A single-judge bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a Criminal Misc Bail Application filed by Arun Mishra @ Arun Kumar Mishra granted conditional anticipatory bail to Arun Mishra, accused of cheating and criminal conspiracy.
Mishra was appointed as Judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court in 1999, and also served as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court and Calcutta High Court before being elevated to the Supreme Court in 2014. He retired from the Supreme Court on September 3, 2020.
As a debate raged over conducting the exams during the pandemic, it reached the apex court which said that if they were postponed, the careers of students would be at peril. Finally, JEE Main was held on September 1