A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and BV Nagarathna also held that summary disposal of an earlier petition under Article 32 of the constitution does not bar the present writ petition on grounds of res judicata as there has been no substantive decision on the merits of the issues.
A ponzi scam accused had moved Supreme Court to club 29 FIRs against him in various states. The Court has asked the Centre to come up with a mechanism to ensure the accused are tried once instead of trial in all FIRs against them.
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the counter affidavit from the Central Government on a petition seeking directions to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to register an FIR and probe the alleged duty evasion by 61 companies
The Supreme Court today has deferred its hearing till next Monday in a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged murder of a five-year-old girl at Jadupur village in Nayagarh district, Odisha. The petition has been filed by the victim’s mother. (Saudamini Sahoo Vs Central Bureau of Investigation)