condonation of delay of 12 years
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The length of the delay is a relevant matter which the court must take into consideration while considering whether the delay should be condoned or not.”

UP Board of Madarsa Education Act
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In Anshuman Singh Rathore v. Union of India, 2024 SCC OnLine All 857, U.P. Board of Madarsa Education Act, 2004 was held as unconstitutional for being violative of the principle of secularism, Articles 14, 21 and 21-A of the Constitution and violative of Section 22 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

stipend to MBBS interns
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Clause 3 of Schedule IV of the National Medical Commission (Compulsory Rotating Medical Internship) Regulations, 2021 provides for payment of stipend to all the interns, as fixed by the appropriate authority applicable to the institution/ University or State.

Amravati MP Navneet Kaur Rana's Scheduled Caste Certificate
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Supreme Court set aside Bombay High Court’s 2021 decision whereby, Navneet Kaur Rana’s Scheduled Caste Certificate was cancelled for systematic fraud and fabrication of records.

consumer complaint by company under Consumer Protection Act
Case BriefsSupreme Court

In the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, a body corporate was brought within the definition of ‘person’, indicating that the legislature realized the incongruity in the unamended provision and rectified the anomaly by including the word ‘company’ in the definition of ‘person’.

dishonest intention in Sec. 415 and 420 IPC
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“For attracting the provision of Section 420 of the IPC, the FIR/complaint must show that the ingredients of Section 415 of the IPC are made out.”

Payment of interim compensation discretionary
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If the word ‘may’ is read as ‘shall’, it will have drastic consequences, as in every complaint under Section 138, the accused will have to pay interim compensation up to 20 per cent of the cheque amount and such an interpretation will be unjust and contrary to the well-settled concept of fairness and justice, exposing the provision to the vice of manifest arbitrariness.”

Scientific survey of Bhojshala complex
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The Madhya Pradesh High Court on plea by Hindu Front for Justice, had directed for complete scientific investigation, survey and excavation of the Bhojshala complex.

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“The Court took suo- motu cognizance of the matter and had sought a report from the District Judge and directed for the preservation of the CCTV footage in safe custody.”

Arvind Kejriwal's plea against ED arrest
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A Special Bench comprising of Sanjiv Khanna, MM Sundresh and Bela Trivedi, JJ. was hearing the matter.

Election Commissioners Act
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Section 7 of the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Term of Office) Act, 2023 provides that the Selection Committee would comprise of the Prime Minister, a Union Cabinet Minister and the Leader of the Opposition.

Senior Advocate Gaurav Bhatia
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Senior Advocate and Bharatiya Janata Party’s spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia was physically manhandled, and his band was snatched.

Interim bail to ED officer Ankit Tiwari
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The Enforcement Officer Ankit Tiwari was accused of an offence punishable under Section 7(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

six Congress rebel MLAs
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Six MLAs of the Congress party were disqualified by the Speaker of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly after their cross-vote in the Rajya Sabha polls.

Non-compliance of Section 173(2) of CrPC
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“The form of the police report under Section 173(2) of the CrPC is prescribed by the State Government and each State Government has its own Police Manual to be followed by the police officers while discharging their duty.”

Misbranding of Zero Calorie Sweetener
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The burden of proof cannot be put on the accused to prove that they were not manufacturing table top sweeteners.”

quashes case under S. 306 IPC
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The deceased was frustrated on account of work pressure and was feeling the pressure of working in two different districts.”

suspends sentence of murder convict
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The convict was charged with offence under Sections 147, 148, 302 read with Section 149 of the Penal Code, 1860.

Retweeting dhruv rathee's video
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal retweeted a video, posted by YouTuber Dhruv Rathee where allegations were made against Bharatiya Janata Party’s IT cell.

set aside conviction under NDPS Act
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The Court found glaring loopholes in the prosecution case regarding the preparation of the samples of the contraband and safe keeping of the samples.