Justice BV Nagarathna
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Justice B V Nagarathna
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Justice B. V Nagarathna is currently serving as a Judge of Supreme Court of India. She formerly served as a Judge of Karnataka High Court until her elevation to the Supreme Court. Justice Nagarathna is also the potential contender for the first ever woman Chief Justice of India.

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Case BriefsSupreme CourtSupreme Court (Constitution/Larger Benches)

The issue emerged after SP leader Azam called the unfortunate incident of 2016 gang-rape of a minor and her mother in Uttar Pradesh a “political conspiracy only and nothing else”. V Ramasubramanian, J delivered the verdict for himself and SA Nazeer, AS Bopanna, BR Gavai, JJ, however, BV Nagarathna, J, while agreeing with the reasoning and conclusions arrived at by the majority on certain questions referred, went on to lend a ‘different perspective’ on some issues.

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Justice BV Nagarathna: Igniting hope for the first ever woman Chief Justice of India
Know thy Judge

by Arunima Bose†

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Case BriefsSupreme Court

“There is a trend of poorly pleaded public interest litigations being filed instantly following a disclosure in the media, with a conscious intention to obtain a dismissal from the Court and preclude genuine litigants from approaching the Court in public interest.”

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Case BriefsHigh Courts

Karnataka High Court: A Division Bench of B V Nagarathna and Hanchate Sanjeev Kumar, JJ. allowed the petition and directed the release

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Legal RoundUpSupreme Court Roundups

The Supreme Court of India delivered some important judgments in the month of February, like striking down the electoral bonds scheme, declaring Kuldeep Kumar as Mayor for Chandigarh Municipal Corporation, and more as covered in the monthly roundup.

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Constitutional Law Judgments
Experts CornerSiddharth R Gupta

by Siddharth R. Gupta* and Prakruthi N.**

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Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court directed that any demand for payment of taxes under the UP Municipal Corporation Adhiniyam, 1959 made and thereby paid by the respondent to Municipal Corporation shall not be refunded.

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Tadoba Scam
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court directed the investigation be conducted quickly and a decision on the investigation’s conclusion should be taken by the Investigating Authority.

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2024 SCC Vol. 1 Part 1
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Advocates Act, 1961 — Ss. 16 and 23(5) — Designation of Advocates as Senior Advocates — Validity of: The classification of advocates

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Supreme Court Roundup January 2024
Legal RoundUpSupreme Court Roundups

This roundup revisits the analyses of Supreme Court’s judgments/orders on Bilkis Bano Gang Rape case; Rules on post-retirement benefits; Second National Judicial Pay Commission; Accessible India Campaign; Right to claim Set-off in CIRP; and more. It also covers explainers on important law points; Never reported Judgments; Cases Reported in SCC Weekly in January; Know thy Judges; and appointment of new judges.

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landmark Constitutional law judgments
Experts CornerSiddharth R Gupta

by Siddharth R. Gupta*
Cite as: 2024 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 10

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Bilkis Bano Gang Rape Case
Hot Off The PressNews

All the convicts will have to surrender by 22-01-2024

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Law Reports and Law Reporting
OP. ED.SCC Journal Section Archives

by Justice N.V. Ramana†

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dismissal of 6 female Judges
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The termination orders were passed based on their unsatisfactory performance during the probation period.

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Bilkis Bano Gang rape case
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Gujarat Government had released the 11 convicts on 15-08-2023 as the convicts have completed 14 years sentence in prison and due to their good behavior. Aggrieved by this, Bilkis Bano filed a petition against the premature release of the convicts.

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Bilkis Bano gang rape case
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“A woman deserves respect howsoever high or low she may be otherwise considered in society or to whatever faith she may follow or any creed she may belong to”

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Bilkis Bano gangrape case
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Bilkis Bano was 21 years old and five months pregnant when she was gang raped. She saw 14 of her family members being killed, including her 3-year-old daughter, in the 2002 Gujarat riots that broke out after the Godhra train burning.

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Constitutional Law Judgments
Experts CornerSiddharth R Gupta

by Siddharth R. Gupta*
Cite as: 2024 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 2

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