Supreme Court of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Supreme Court of India

On January 28, 1950, India’s Supreme Court succeeded the Federal Court of India which was established by Government of India Act 1935 and the Privy Council, which was highest judicial body in the country during British Era. The organisation, independence, jurisdiction, powers and functions of the Supreme Court are provided in articles 124 to 147 ..

Supreme Court: Employee can’t insist on transfer to particular place

Supreme Court has recently ruled that, an employee cannot insist on transfer to a particular place and only employer can shift the staff after considering requirement. Highlights Supreme court observed this while dismissing a petition by a lecturer who challenged the October 2017 order of the Allahabad High Court. Allahabad high court had dismissed the ..

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SC to implement system for Safe Digital Transmission of Bail Orders

Supreme Court of India announced on July 16, 2021, to implement a system for safe digital transmission of its bail orders to jails across India. Key Points With the implementation of ‘safe digital transmission of bail order’ scheme,  authorities will not be required to wait for authentic orders to release prisoners. Bench headed by Chief ..

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Supreme Court’s Suggestion on saving Great Indian Bustard

The Supreme Court of India has given its suggestion in the behalf of the critically endangered Great Indian Bustards after the number of birds falling dead due to collision with power lines is increasing over time. These power line run through the dwindling natural habitats of the Indian Bustards in the states of Gujarat and ..

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Is ‘Disaster Management Act’ related to Extension of Loan Moratorium?

The Supreme Court of India asked the central government to clarify its position on the issue of interest being charged on the installment of loan repayments amid the lockdown. Earlier, by mentioning the power of the center under the Disaster Management Act, the apex court had asked the same to review the issue of charging ..

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K K Venugopal appointed as Attorney General of India

On June 30, 2020, K K Venugopal was re-appointed as Attorney General of India. He has been appointed for a year. Highlights K K Venugopal, a senior advocate was re-appointed as attorney General of India. Also, Tushar Mehta was re-appointed as the Solicitor General for a period of three year. Mr Chetan Sharma, a senior ..

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