The five Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has upheld the Governor’s decision of inviting Eknath Shinde to form the Government in the State of Maharashtra and has refused to quash Udhav Thackeray’s resignation as it was submitted voluntarily before the floor test. This Explainer not just provides a Bird’s-Eye view of the Supreme Court Judgment for easy reference but also gives a detailed point-wise breakdown of each issue.
Don’t miss out on the Constitution bench verdicts delivered on appointment of members of the Election Commission of India and the curative petition seeking enhancement of compensation for the victims of the world’s largest industrial disaster- the Bhopal Gas Tragedy.
Don’t miss out on the Constitution bench verdicts delivered on conducting All India Bar Examination and the issue relating to ex-communication of a person from the Dawoodi Bohra community. Judgments Delivered
This roundup contains many interesting rulings including the Shiv Sena Party Name and Symbol Dispute, Negligence committed by doctors and Compensation therein, Amendment to Section 178(6) of the Income Tax Act, Initiation of the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process and more.
On the question of reference, the coram on 17-02-2023 had stated that the matter could not be decided in isolation and divorced from the facts of the case and same needed to be decided along with the merits of the case.
The petitioner contended that Eknath Shinde’s appointment as the CM violates Article 164(1-B) of the Constitution and that the provisions for prevention of defection serves no purpose, as defectors were being rewarded for committing the constitutional sin of defection. The matter will next be heard on 14.02.2023.
City Sessions Court, Mumbai: In a bail application filed by Pravin Raut (A3) and Sanjay Raut (A5) against arrest made
Supreme Court: In a significant development in Maharashtra’s political turmoil, the vacation Bench comprising Surya Kant and J.B. Pardiwala, JJ., directed to
Supreme Court: After hearing the Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena’s plea today against the decision of the Maharashtra Governor inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form the
Supreme Court’s three-judge bench comprising of N.V. Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna, JJ., heard the Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena’s plea today against the