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Supreme Court directs states to set up Gram Nyayalayas

On February 3, 2020, the Supreme Court of India directed the states to establish “Gram Nyayalayas” within four weeks’ time span. The apex court has directed the corresponding state high courts to expedite the process of consultation with the state governments. Highlights The Gram Nyayalayas act, 2008 was passed to provide establishment of Gram Nyayalayas ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Justice SA Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

On 18 Nov, Justice SA Bobde administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. He is appointed as 47th  Chief Justice of India. Mr Bobde’s tenure in the Supreme Court witnessed some of the most controversial moments in the past of the higher judiciary such as sexual harassment charges against his predecessor. He ..

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Apex Court discusses ‘voluntary code of conduct’ for Cabinet Ministers

The Supreme Court is examining if additional restriction should be put on public functionaries’ right to freedom of speech and expression. The apex court’s discussion of arguments on whether Cabinet Ministers at both the Central and State levels should have a “voluntary mode code of conduct”  was made before the five-judge Bench led by Justice ..

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