The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain individual petitions arising out of the November, 2016 decision of the Centre on demonetisation, directing the petitioners to approach the authorities by way of a representation under the Union government for relief
A 4:1 Constitution Bench verdict absolved the Narendra Modi government of rushing in with demonetisation, but the dissenting verdict notes the RBI did the government’s bidding without applying its mind.
Justice BV Nagarathna held demonetisation of the whole series of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes was a serious matter. She's part of other Constitution Benches that will hear important cases, including the electoral bonds case.
Supreme Court upholds demonetisation by 4:1 majority, with most of the justices holding the decision to be legal, while Justice B.V. Nagarathna dissents to hold that the November 8, 2016 notification was unlawful
Supreme Court dismisses 58 petitions challenging the Union government's 2016 decision, which ceased the legal validity of currency notes in the denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1000, says the decision, being taken by the Executive's Economic Policy, cannot be reversed now