The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the petition of Richa Dubey, wife of main accused Vikas Dubey in Kanpur Bikru case where she sought quashing of the FIR lodged against her. However, the court allowed Richa Dubey to file a bail petition after surrendering; giving seven days time to surrender.
Part of the three-judge bench led by Justice U.U. Lalit, which set aside the Bombay High Court's skin-to-skin contact order earlier on Thursday, Justice S. Ravindra Bhat has noted down a concurring opinion though separate from the operative judgement by Justice Bela Trivedi.
The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea against the Bombay High Court judgment, which said that groping a minor without "skin-to-skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault, as defined under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea filed by the doctors who had registered for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Postgraduate) exam, seeking direction to allow Centre Change Option to the aspirants and to postpone the exam of NEET-PG 2021.
The petition contended that Section 12 and 13 of the Disaster Management Act have laid down the guidelines for granting minimum standard of relief to the persons affected by disasters like Covid-19, which has been denied to them by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation