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NEET-PG Admissions: Centre Seeks Urgent Hearing Of EWS Quota Case

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

A bench of justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who mentioned the matter before the court on behalf of the Centre, that the EWS quota matter is being heard by a three-judge bench of the top court.

76 Lawyers Urge CJI To Take Cognisance Of 'Ate Speeches' At Events In Delhi, Haridwar

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The letter has been signed by senior advocates Salman Khurshid, Dushyant Dave, and Meenakshi Arora among others.

Judges appointing judges, a propagated myth: CJI Ramana

He was delivering the fifth Sri Lavu Venkatewarlu Endowment Lecture on "Indian Judiciary - Challenges of future" at Siddhartha Law College, Vijayawada.

"Judges Appointing Judges" A Propagated Myth- CJI Ramana

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Governments are expected and duty bound to create a secure environment so that the judges and judicial officers can function fearlessly," he said.

Judiciary Faces Perennial Problems, If Unsolved Will Haunt My Successors Too, Says CJI Ramana

He said there is a need to develop judicial infrastructure and it would result in more respect towards courts.

26 December, 2021

2021 Wrap For Supreme Court: 9 New Judges, Pegasus Probe Ordered And Much More


For the first time, three women judges - Hima Kohli, Nagarathna and Bela M Trivedi -- got the judgeship at the Supreme Court of India. But there's more to the changes that the apex court saw in 2021.

16 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Directs Commission To Work On Permanent Solution


Delhi Air Pollution: The Supreme Court has directed the Commission for Air Quality Management to find a permanent to the national capital’s pollution issue.

15 December, 2021

CJI Ramana Rues Quite Low Representation Of Women In Judiciary

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“This is why I had recommended last time for some form of uniform policy of reservation for girls for entry into law colleges across the country,” he said.

14 December, 2021

SC Acquits Bank Official Accused In Fraudulent Withdrawal Of Rs 10 lakh, Raps CBI For 'Casual' Probe

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Sparing the accused from criminal case, the bench, however, said that it has already held that the appellant was “deemed to be guilty of gross departmental misconduct”, for which the punishment of dismissal from service has been adequately awarded.

10 December, 2021

CJI Pays Tributes To Sorabjee, Ashok Desai, Says Achievements Of Doyens Of Bar Difficult To Describe

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The CJI termed his death due to COVID as “shocking” and said Sorabjee will always be remembered as a legend who added strength to the pillars of democracy.

10 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Permits Panel To Decide On Curbs


Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court(SC) permitted the commission on air quality management to examine requests of various organisations about relaxation of conditions.

06 December, 2021

Pollution: SC Refuses Urgent Hearing Of Builders’ Plea For Resumption Of Construction Activities In Delhi-NCR

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The Supreme Court Monday refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea by builders' body seeking vacation of November 24 order by which the ban on construction activities in Delhi and national capital region (NCR) was re-imposed to contain the spike in air pollution.

05 December, 2021

Air pollution: Builders' body moves SC against construction ban in Delhi-NCR

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A builders' body has moved the Supreme Court seeking to vacate its order by which it had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

02 December, 2021

SC asks Centre, Delhi Govt To Come Out With Suggestion To Control Air Pollution Within 24hours

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Nothing is happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours, observing, "you cannot fire bullets from our shoulders".

02 December, 2021

Air Pollution: SC Lashes Out At Delhi Govt Over ‘Red light On, Gaadi Off’ Campaign

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Delhi air pollution: The Supreme Court said Delhi government’s ‘Red light on, Gaadi off’ campaign is ‘nothing’, but only a ‘popular slogan’, while saying the later had made various assurances including work from home and lockdown.

01 December, 2021

Supreme Court Is Unhappy With ONGC's Approach To Arbitration

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Despite the apex court's direction that the arbitrators themselves fix their fees, to be borne by both the parties, the ONGC insisted on paying the fees as enumerated under the clause of the contract.

29 November, 2021

Pollution: SC Seeks Responses From UoI, Delhi, NCR States On Compliance Of AQM Panel Directions

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The Supreme Court Monday directed the Centre to respond to issues related to construction activities including the Central Vista project under its domain besides asking Delhi and NCR states to file their replies to show compliance of directions issued by the commission on air quality management to curb pollution.

27 November, 2021

Cannot Be In Situation Where It Is Difficult To Implement Laws: Rijiju

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One cannot be in a situation where it becomes difficult to implement laws passed by the legislature and verdicts delivered by the judiciary, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Saturday.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz