Supreme Court of India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

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 ..

Apex court upholds SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018

The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act of 1989 was legislated to protect the scheduled communities from harassment and atrocities. In March 2018, the Supreme court gave a judgement diluting the original act and it even granted anticipatory bail for those booked in the atrocity case. After huge protest, the government ..

Yudvir Singh Malik appointed as CMD of Unitech

Retired IAS Officer Yudvir Singh Malik has been recently appointed as the Chairman and Managing director (CMD) of crisis-hit realty firm Unitech as per the terms of the order of the Supreme Court of India. He assumed office on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. A few days back, the Supreme Court directed the Centre to take ..

Delhi gets its first ‘Smog Tower’

In view of the alarming pollution levels in the capital city of India, in November 2019, the Supreme Court of India to combat air pollution has directed the Central Government along with the Delhi Government for the installation of Smog Towers across the National Capital Region (NCR). On Thursday, 2nd January 2, 2020, the first ..