Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Thursday came down heavily on the Central government for forcing the retirement of Justice (Retd) AIS Cheema as chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), stating that the way the order was passed, was 'Awkward'.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice on a petition filed by the Centre against the Calcutta High Court order, which had appointed Justice (Retd) Ranjit Kumar Beg of Calcutta High Court as sole arbitrator to settle the dispute between one Tarun Kanti Das, a contractor and Eastern Railways (Kolkata), arising out of a contract.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned to September 13 the hearing on a batch of petitions seeking probe into the alleged snooping carried out by the Central government on a number of politicians and journalists with the help of Israeli spyware Pegasus.
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court to expeditiously start hearing in the case related to the forced compulsory retirement of an IRS officer of the 1985 batch, who was compulsorily retired in 2019, in accordance with Fundamental Rule 56 (j).
Mukul Rohatgi, Senior Advocate for Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy started making submission that penalty proceedings were initiated, to which Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted that penalty proceedings are different.
The Supreme Court dismissed a plea filed by a prosecutrix challenging bail granted to a rape accused alleging she was raped on false pretext of marriage. The bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant observed that the prosecutrix was already married when she came into contact with accused.
The Supreme Court, while hearing an anticipatory bail plea filed by a man accused in a murder case on Tuesday, observed that FIR is not an exhaustive document. If it does not indicate who the conspirators are, it does not mean the FIR is faulty.
The Trinamool Congress’ (TMC) post-victory evolution in West Bengal has happened quickly and in Technicolor. The BJP’s former Union minister Babul Supriyo, who had lost all bearing in his party after his defeat, has joined the TMC.