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 observed that if a vehicle is being used/driven without a valid registration, an insurance claim can be rejected, since it constitutes a fundamental breach of the terms and conditions of the contract of insurance.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an application filed by Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple Trust to exempt it from the audit of 25 years ordered by the Apex Court in July, 2020 for the Shree Padmanabha Swamy Temple at Thiruvananthapuram.
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 Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by an NRI, whose stay in India was involuntary extended on account of Covid-induced lockdown and suspension of international air travel, challenging the notification issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), alleging that it had placed him in the pernicious position of losing his 'non-resident status' for the purpose of Indian Income Tax Act, 1961.