fee won't hold
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The increase of fee does not amount to a per se ineligibility, reaching to the level of voiding the Tribunal’s appointment, and terminating its mandate.”

18 months D.El.Ed. diploma NIOS
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The Uttarakhand High Court erred in its findings that 18 months Diploma in Elementary Education conducted through ODL mode in elementary education by the NIOS is a valid Diploma”.

Criminal Conspiracy as scheduled offence under PMLA
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The Court also held that it is not necessary that a person against whom the offence under Section 3 of the PMLA is alleged, must be shown as the accused in the scheduled offence.”

interim relief to Journalists over Article on Adani Group
Case BriefsSupreme Court

An article titled “Documents Provide Fresh Insight Into Allegations of Stock Manipulation That Rocked India’s Powerful Adani Group” was published on the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (‘OCCRP’) website.

SC acquits in rape case
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Both the victim and accused have a right to fair trial, and therefore when the victim’s statement does not inspire confidence and creates doubt, the Court must look for corroborative evidence.

recover motor accident compensation
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The burden of proving that there was a failure on the part of the vehicle owner in carrying out due diligence apropos driving licence before employing a person to drive the vehicle is upon the insurance company.

appointment of 50-year-old as Postal Assistant
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If the candidature is not rejected at the threshold and candidate is allowed to participate in the selection process and ultimately his name was there in the merit list, though such candidate has no indefeasible right to claim appointment, he does have a limited right of being accorded fair and non-discriminatory treatment”.

plea against Senior Advocates' designation
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“There has been large growth in the legal profession of first- generation lawyers making their mark, some of them young ones, coming from National Law Schools and other prominent Law Schools”.

weighted average method for captive user
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The weighted average shareholding method is applied by taking average shareholding held by particular shareholder for the year for the purpose of calculating proportionate electricity required to be consumed by it in terms of the second proviso of Rule 3(1)(a).

Wipro's 'Chandrika' trade mark
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Wipro Enterprises has a registered all India trade mark ‘Chandrika’ since 1976.

bail to murder accused
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Court did not express anything on the merits of the case and released the accused considering the period in custody and reasonable time for conclusion of Trial.

bail to NDPS accused
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The accused had spent nearly 6 years and 2 months in jail, which is more than half the period of punishment for the offences he was charged with.

NLU Tripura admissions cancellation
Case BriefsSupreme Court

NLU, Tripura is ready for fresh admissions in 2023-2024 with all the available facilities.

vacancy from selected candidate's resignation
Case BriefsSupreme Court

A candidate who had secured the merit rank in 2007 in higher judicial service recruitment examination was seeking appointment to the post, alleging that the post cannot be kept vacant in arbitrary manner once a selected candidate resigns from post.

judicial interference with arbitral awards
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“Arbitration is a private form of dispute resolution, however, the arbitral proceedings must meet the juristic requirements of due process and procedural fairness and reasonableness, to achieve a ‘judicially’ sound and objective outcome or award”.

expeditious trials under s. 138 ni act
Case BriefsSupreme Court

In a suo motu petition for expeditious trial of cases under Section 138 of the NI Act, the Supreme Court directed for creation of Special Courts with retired judicial/administrative officers, as a pilot study for a period of one year from 01-09-2022 to 31-08-2023.

section 10-a of mmdr act
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“Section 10A(1) of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 mandates that all applications received prior to 12-01-2015 shall become ineligible”.

acquits murder convict on ground of insanity
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If the conclusion of the Trial Court is a plausible one, merely because another view is possible on reappreciation of evidence, the Appellate Court should not disturb the findings of acquittal and substitute its own findings to convict the accused”.

cruelty under hindu marriage act
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“What is cruelty for a woman, may not be cruelty for a man, and hence, a more elastic and broad approach is required when a wife seeks divorce.”

onus of proof in disciplinary proceedings
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If the records of the enquiry officer reveal that the findings are based on some evidence, it is not the function of the Court in a judicial review to re-appreciate the same and arrive at an independent finding on the evidence”.