The Court has constituted a panel to speed up disposal of cheque bounce cases. It said the centre would allocate space for its functioning and give allowances. The panel has to submit its report within three months.
The Supreme Court today has deferred hearing on a plea filed by Ramachnadapura Math against the decision of the Karnataka High Court which had constituted a “overseeing committee” and handed over the management of the Gokarna Temple to the said committee instead of the petitioner Math.
A supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde pulled up the Centre for not responding to matter concerning appointment of additional judges in high courts, which is causing pendency of cases.
The Apex Court on Friday heard the Petition filed by five women alleging that that thrusting a compulsory practice on a believer was violative of the fundamental right to freedom of religion under Article 25 of the Constitution of India.
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.
The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde has refused to entertain a bail petition by Sameet Thakkar, who was arrested for making objectionable comments against the Maharashtra Chief Minister and his son Aditya Thackeray on social media.
In response to Upadhyay's letter requesting reconsideration, Venugopal reiterated his stand that the issue of contempt is a matter between Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde and Andhra CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy and his principal advisor.
Senior Advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, appearing for West Bengal, said the matter is in the ambit of the concurrent list, where both the Centre and the State can legislate. The State law cannot be rendered repugnant to the Centre’s law, until and unless it is in conflict with the same.