The Centre moved the application in June for extending the deadline by six months citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Advocate M L Sharma petitioner in-person referred to the bench, also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, the World Health Organization (WHO) report of October 15 and said that nowhere these medicines are designated officially as medicines for coronavirus.
It has also directed that High Courts will not entertain any new petitions in this regard
Some of the counsels appearing in the matter opposed the transfer of writ petitions and said that it would be better if the high courts decide the issue, and the top court will have the benefit of judgement of the high court.
The high court verdict came on two separate petitions filed by two journalists – Umesh Sharma and Shiv Prasad Semwal — seeking quashing of FIR lodged against them in July this year under various provisions of the IPC.
The apex court had stayed the implementation of the 2018 Maharashtra law granting reservation to Marathas in education and jobs last month, but made it clear that the status of those who have availed of the benefits will not be disturbed.
In the meanwhile, there shall be stay of operation of the impugned judgment and order of the High Court, the bench said, while issuing notice to Lalit Modi in the matter.
The NGO, 'Association for Democratic Reforms', had earlier also moved a similar plea seeking stay on the scheme ahead of Delhi Assembly polls in January this year. The apex court had refused to grant the interim stay on the scheme.
The Supreme Court directed the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court to oversee the Central Bureau of Investigation’s investigation of the Hathras case.
While the Mistry family, controlling owners of the SP group, maintains that the value of their stake is Rs 1.78 trillion, the Tata Group pegs the valuation far lower.
It is not expressing any opinion either way on the merits of the process to be adopted or about the decision to be reached by the ECI, the bench said in its order.
The State Bank of India-led consortium of banks also informed the Supreme Court that Rs 11,000 crore were still needed to be recovered from fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde passed the order while considering the Centre’s stand that it is coming out with comprehensive legislation to deal with air pollution, including the aspect of stubble burning.
The apex court has sent the issue back to the Karnataka High Court and directed it to decide on the issue within six weeks
The high court did not allow Franklin Templeton to distribute money in cash–positive schemes that the fund house has received.
The apex court was hearing a petition filed by Youth Bar Association of India and advocate Sanpreet Singh Ajmani which suggested that alternate and pre-litigation processes be made mandatory to reduce pendency of cases in various courts.
The plea further sought directions to the Bar Council of India for introduction of a mandatory subject of Legal Writing in Plain English in all law schools, in which law students would be taught to draft precise and concise legal documents in easily understable language.
Brushing complaints about judicial misconduct under the carpet only gives the executive a lever to influence judges, and by extension, judgments
The had announced a moratorium on repayment of term deposits for 3 months citing COVID-19 pandemic in March. Later it was extended till August 31 to give borrowers more time to clear payments of EMIs, without being classified as NPAs.
The state government, which earlier said that probe into the case may be conducted by the CBI in a time-bound manner, has said that the court may direct CBI to submit fortnightly status reports on the investigation to the state government which can be filed by the DGP, UP, in the Supreme Court.
A three-judge bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi sought response from the Haryana government, state pollution control board (SPCB) and the NGO on whose plea the tribunal had passed the order.
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The mere inclusion in the select list does not give an indefeasible right to a candidate. The employer has right to refuse appointment to the candidate included in the select list on any valid ground.
The top law officer was appearing before a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar to assist it in the hearing of the 2009 contempt case against activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan and journalist Tarun Tejpal.