Category: Apex Courts Judgements

SC Gives Gujarat Government Time Till Early-January To Submit Report On Action Against Convicted Cops. Post-Godhra Riots Gangrape.

  The supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has granted time till the first week of January to the Gujarat government to inform the court whether it had initiated any departmental action against six police officers and two doctors involved in a 2002 post-Godhra riots gangrape case in the state.  

Recognize ‘Right To Reject’ In Elections; If Maximum NOTA Votes, Fresh Elections Be Held: PIL In SC.

A Petition has been filed before the Supreme Court, demanding that the ‘Right to reject’ political parties be recognized and elections be declared invalid if maximum voters opt for the NOTA option. The Petition has been listed on 24 November, i.e. Friday in the Chief Justice’s Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar

Muslim Father Can Act As Legal Guardian Of Minor Daughter To Alienate Immovable Property: Kerala HC

Referring to tenets of Mohammandan law, the Kerala High Court has ruled that Muslim father can act as the legal guardian of his minor daughter so as to alienate immovable property. The ruling was given by dismissing the appeal suit of a Muslim daughter who had sought for partition of property, ignoring the alienation effected by

Orissa HC said that, politics have become criminals’ paradise.

The petitioner in the case, a politician, was accused of murdering his political opponent. Politics have become criminals’ paradise, remarked Justice SK Sahoo of Orissa High Court recently while dismissing a bail application filed by a politician. The court further remarked: “Criminals have built up their nest in politics by virtue of money and muscle power.

Five-judge bench to decide whether 2006 order needs to be revisited: Quota in promotions:

In 2006, a five-judge Constitution Bench had ruled that the state was not bound to provide reservation for SCs/STs in promotions. Whether its 2006 judgment on the reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotions needs to be revisited, Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is going to examine that. The matter was referred to