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Failure Of Builder To Obtain Occupation Certificate Is Deficiency In Service: SC

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The NCDRC had dismissed the complaint on the ground that it was barred by limitation and that it was not maintainable since it was in the nature of a recovery proceeding and not a consumer dispute.

Arbitration Can Be Set Aside Only If Award Is Against Public Policy Of India: SC

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

A bench of Justices M R Shah and B V Nagarathna said the award can be set aside under the Arbitration Act, if it is found to be contrary to the fundamental policy of Indian Law, interest of country, justice or morality or if it is patently illegal.


Supreme Court States 'Welfare Of Minor To Be The Predominant Consideration' In Custody Battle Case

The apex court said that when a court decides that it is in the best interest of the minor to remain in the custody of one of the parents, the rights of the other parent are bound to be affected.

Supreme Court Says Writ Petition Cannot Be Maintained Against Proceedings By Banks Under SARFAESI Act

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The bench said the high court orders directing to maintain status quo with respect to possession of secured properties on payment of Rs three crore in all is “absolutely unjustifiable” as the dues are to the extent of approximately Rs 117 crores.


SC Appoints Panel Headed By Ex-Judge Indu Malhotra To Probe Security Breach During PM’s Punjab Visit

The "questions cannot be left to one-sided enquiry" and a judicially trained mind needs to oversee the probe, a bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said while appointing the Justice Malhotra panel.

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11 January, 2022

Mullaperiyar Dam Matter Not Adversarial, Parties Should Assist In Identifying Core Issues: SC

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The Supreme Court said management of water level in the dam is a matter for which an expert committee has already been appointed by the court and safety of the dam is also a related issue which has to be addressed by the panel.


11 January, 2022

SC Reserves Verdict On Pleas Filed By Future Group

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The bench said that the pleas, which are arising from the EA’s award and are pending before it, may not be “relevant now as the final award of the SIAC has already been passed".


11 January, 2022

SC Takes Note Of Surge In Covid Cases, Extends Limitation Period For Filing Cases Till Feb 28

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A special bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices L Nageswara Rao and Surya Kant, which had agreed to extend the limitation period during the hearing, relaxed it in its order uploaded on apex court website late Monday night.


10 January, 2022

PMLA matter: SC To Hear Batch Of Petitions On Jan 25

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Sibal told a bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and C T Ravikumar that they are ready with the matter but the problem is that their juniors are down with COVID.


10 January, 2022

SC Refuses To Interfere With HC Order On Plea Alleging Re-Use Of Expired Medicines

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The bench said the high court has “very rightly” said that the petitioner may approach the concerned authorities in respect of any particular manufacturer or a specific person for alleged breach of rules.


10 January, 2022

SC Raps West Bengal For Not Filing Status Report On Providing Dry Rations To Sex Workers

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A bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and B R Gavai said that with spurt in coronavirus cases the matter needs utmost attention as the issue is of survival while the state government was taking the issue lightly.


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08 January, 2022

Court Employees Demanding Money From Accused 'Unacceptable': SC

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The apex court observed this while modifying the punishment given to a man, who was posted in a district court in Bihar and was dismissed from service on the charge of having demanded Rs 50,000 for acquittal of the accused in a case, to removal so that he may explore the possibility of another employment.


08 January, 2022

SCBA To Hold Candle March To Raise Several Grievances

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The SCBA said its executive committee held a meeting on Friday and unanimously resolved to organise a candle march at a time and date to be decided by the SCBA President and senior advocate Vikas Singh, when lawyers can participate following Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s COVID-19 guidelines.


08 January, 2022

Bulli Bai Row: Women Lawyers' Body Calls Out 'Deafening Silence' Of Govt In Letter To CJI

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Hundreds of Muslim women were listed for 'auction' on the 'Bulli Bai' app with photographs sourced without permission and doctored, and it happened for the second time in less than a year.


08 January, 2022

AIADMK Welcomes SC Verdict On OBC Quota

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In a joint statement, the two leaders said the Friday judgement of the apex court was a 'victory' to the party's long-pending and sustained plea on the OBC quota front, they said, adding it will enable increasing seats in medical admissions.


07 January, 2022

MK Stalin Welcomes Supreme Court's Order On OBC Quota For Admission Into Medical Colleges

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The contributions of both Tamil Nadu, a pioneering state committed to social justice and that of the DMK would find a place in history for sure, the Dravidian party chief said.


07 January, 2022

SCBA Complains To CJI Ramana Over Non Consideration Of Its Members For Elevation As High Court Judges

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The SCBA president had said advocates practicing in the Supreme Court are hardly considered for appointment as high court judges by the collegiums.


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07 January, 2022

SC Grants Last Opportunity To Centre To File Reply On PIL For Identifying Minorities At State Level

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A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M M Sundresh asked the Centre to file its response within four weeks after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta sought more time.


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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