A bench Supreme Court said that the suo motu extension of limitation period will stand withdrawn with effect from October 1, 2021. The Court observed that as the COVID-19 cases have come down and indicated that a buffer period of 90 days will be given with effect from October 1.
The committee constituted on the agricultural laws submitted the sealed report to the Supreme Court. The opinion on the report submitted on March 19 is taken from the farmers' organizations and experts.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to hear a petition filed by C.R. Jaya Sukin seeking a direction to the Election Commission to stop using electronic voting machines (EVM) and instead use ballot paper in future elections.
A move by the Election Commission ahead of the Bihar polls to allow those aged 65 and above to vote via postal ballot petered out after Opposition allegations that it would expose them to influence and mischief