“Restrictions imposed by law for supply and serving of tobacco products including serving hookah cannot be said to be violative of Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution.”
Following a meticulous assessment of the qualifications, integrity, capabilities and giving due consideration to a range of factors, the Supreme Court Collegium recommended and Centre Government approved the appointment of Justice Satish Chandra Sharma as Judge of the Supreme Court of India.
“Bar Council of India is directed to examine the representation of the petitioner after taking note of the Supreme Court’s observations in the case of Bar Council of India v. Bonnie Foi Law College.”
“In an organisation like CRPF, which is India’s largest paramilitary Force, a member with a mental condition cannot be expected to perform his duties with utmost commitment and discipline.”
“The legislature itself has defined the books and newspapers separately. The wrath of Article 14 of the Constitution is attracted only when equals are sought to be treated differently.”
“Immersion of the Idols made of Plaster of Paris must only take place in baby ponds created by Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.”
“The respondents were directed to count the service of the workman from the date of removal till his death with all attendant benefits payable to the petitioner but without back wages.”
The Court directed the State to reconsider the petitioner’s request for issuance of Pattadar Pass Book-cum-Title Deed for agriculture lands without insisting to submit her Aadhar Card or its details.
The Court also revisited the difference between disturbances relatable to ‘law and order’ and disturbances caused to ‘public order’ and said that it is trite that breach of law in all cases does not lead to public disorder.
Justice Hima Kohli was the first woman Chief Justice of the High Court for the State of Telangana and is currently serving as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India. She was the ninth woman to be elevated to the Supreme Court of India.
The Division Bench said that the Single Judge ought to have appreciated the appellants' possession and the question of title could not have been examined.
“No material was brought on record to show any financial loss to the public exchequer due to the payments made to the company, completing the construction, hence, the action of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation was just, fair and reasonable”.
Justice PV Sanjay Kumar is a judge of the Supreme Court of India. He has formerly served as the Chief Justice of Manipur High Court and Judge of Punjab & Haryana High Court as well as Andhra Pradesh High Court.
“The right to freely profess, practice or propagate any religion, includes in it the citizens right to say that they do not believe in any religion, and they do not want to profess, practice, or propagate any religion. The State cannot compel the citizen to profess or declare that he belongs to one religion or the other.”
Justice Alok Aradhe was sworn in as Chief Justice of Telangana High Court on 23-07-2023 by the Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan. He succeeded Justice Ujjal Bhuyan who has been elevated as a Judge in the Supreme Court of India. Justice Aradhe has formerly served as Judge in Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh High Courts.
On 05-07-2023, the Supreme Court Collegium had recommended the appointment of Justice Ujjal Bhuyan, Chief Justice, High Court for the State of Telangana to the Supreme Court of India. Upon acceptance of the recommendation by the Law Ministry, Justice Bhuyan took oath as Supreme Court Judge on 14-07-2023.
1 woman judicial officer has been recommended by the Collegium for elevation as High Court Judge out of the 6 recommended names.
Consequent upon superannuation of Shri Justice Ponugoti Naveen Rao on 14.07.2023, Shri Justice Abhinand Kumar Shavili, the senior-most puisne Judge of the High Court of Telangana will perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of the High Court of Telangana
Supreme Court Collegium recommended the elevation of Justice Bhuyan and Justice Bhatti on 05-07-2023, which was cleared by the Ministry of Law and Justice within 1 week, i.e. on 12-07-2023.
“Constitutional morality impacts upon any law which deprives the LGBT individuals of their entitlement to a full and equal citizenship. LGBT individuals living under threats of conformity grounded in cultural morality have been denied basic human existence. Constitutional morality does not permit such discrimination and must supersede cultural morality.”