Apex Courts Judgements

Consumer Court directs refund for student who quit FITJEE even after no exit clause in contract.

December 9, 2018

District Consumer Court in Delhi recently directed leading IIT/JEE entrance coaching institute, FITJEE to refund the fees paid by a student who chose to discontinue attending classes. After paying his fee Rs 87,000, the student had attended only about 17 days of classes and found the coaching unsatisfactory, moving further he chose to withdraw his […]

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Student cannot be denied from class XI admission in same school who clears Class X exams from same school : Calcutta HC

December 6, 2018

Recently, calcutta high court came to case where a student has been denied from promotion in class 11th after clearing class 10th exam from same school where he was studying. Echoing the views in two Supreme Court judgments – Principal, Cambridge School v Payal Gupta and Principal, Kendriya Vidyalaya v Sourabh Chaudhary, Justice Shekhar B Saraf emphasised, “… a school cannot abandon […]

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Supreme Court directs to hear cases on priority basis against MP/MLAs in Bihar, kerala.

December 4, 2018

Today in a order, supreme court directed that cases against sitting and former law makers be heard on priority basis. This order will currently apply to the States of Kerala and Bihar. The High Courts of these States will be at liberty to designate as many Sessions and Magistrate courts as it deems fit to […]

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NGT slaps Rs 25 crore fine on Delhi Govt for Air Pollution.

December 3, 2018

The National Green Tribunal Monday asked the Delhi government to deposit Rs 25 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for their failure to curb the problem of pollution in the city. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also asked the AAP government to furnish a performance guarantee of Rs 25 crore […]

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The Silence Of The Lawmen Does More Harm To The Society Than The Violence Of The Laymen…

December 1, 2018

“That the Constitution is meant for everyone- the young and the old, the rich and the poor, women and children, and the marginalised- and that the compassion of the court is not charity but the bounden duty of a constitutional judge”,  Attending his farewell ceremony on Thursday, Supreme Court Justice Kurian Joseph added these words. “The […]

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Bar Council of Delhi sends legal notice to news channel Aaj Tak for showing lawyers in bad light.

November 22, 2018

TheBar Council of Delhi has sent a legal notice to news channel ‘Aaj Tak’ for depicting lawyers in the bad light in one of its programs. The notice asserts that the telecast is defamatory and shows serious derogatory aspersions on the legal profession. “The contents of the advertisement/promo of your TV program in toto is against […]

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Can’t Dismiss Petitions Like This: AG KK Venugopal To CJI.

November 12, 2018

On Monday, Attorney General KK Venugopal expressed his strong disapproval at the manner in which CJI Ranjan Gogoi deals with cases. Justice Gogoi has been taking tough stance & disposing of matters in a jiffy. Today when a case came up that has AG Venugopal appearing in it, Justice Gogoi was willing to dismiss it. […]

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Update on Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case.

November 12, 2018

Shocked that former Cabinet Minister cannot be traced for a month. The Supreme Court pulled up the Bihar Police today for its failure to arrest the ex-cabinet minister Manju Verma in relation to the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case. The Bench of Justice Madan Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta has summoned the Director General of Police(DGP), Bihar seeking an explanation on the […]

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Andhra Pradesh to get its own HC On 1st January 2019 : SC.

November 9, 2018

Andhra Pradesh will get its own high court in Amaravati on 1st January 2019. The present high court building in Hyderabad would be housing the High Court of Telangana. The Supreme Court on 29th October passed an order wherein it said that it expects a notification bifurcating the courts into the High Court of Telangana […]

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Antim Darshan’ Of Ganga Campaigner Late Swami Sanand In AIIMS Hospital allowed by SC.

November 6, 2018

“We, therefore, permit the aforesaid arrangement, namely, darshan by 10 (ten) followers in a group subject to a limit of 50 (fifty) followers within the hospital premises for a period of one hour every Sunday for the next 10 consecutive Sundays meaning thereby a total of 500 (five hundred) followers.” The Supreme Court on Friday, allowed […]

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Appearing For Maoists Not A Crime : Madras HC.

November 5, 2018

Meeting of an accused person in the prison by a lawyer, would not relate him with the criminal and no one can say  that there was criminal conspiracy between them.’ While discharging a lawyer from a criminal case, the Madras High Court observed that appearing for a Maoist is not a crime and if a […]

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You must speak in English in Supreme Court : CJI Ranjan Gogoi.

November 3, 2018

‘In Supreme Court, you must speak in English’: CJI Ranjan Gogoi tells judge after hearing him argue in court in Hindi. “A Judge may hold his court in Hindi, but he must speak in English when addressing the Supreme Court. Gogoi, who was hearing an Additional District Judge’s promotion plea, was shocked to hear the […]

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Filing of RTI applications : Changes

November 1, 2018

COMMON CAUSE PETITIONER(S) VERSUS HIGH COURT OF ALLAHABAD & ANR. RESPONDENT(S) Supreme Court ruled that RTI fee no more than Rs 50. The SC bench said that public authorities cannot ask for more than Rs 5 for each page for photocopying charge, & motive need not to be disclosed while filing out the form. A […]

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