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Supreme Court rejects Curative Petitions filed over Nirbhaya Case: What are Curative Petitions?

On March 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of India rejected the curative petitions filed over Nirbhaya case. A Brief outlook In September 2013, a fast track court of Delhi found the defendants guilty and pronounced death penalty to those accused of rape and murder of a 23-year old female. Since then the accused were appealing ..

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Supreme Court CJI rules out limited shut down of the court

On February 15, 2020, the Chief Justice of India Bobde announced that total shutdown of Supreme Court and other courts are not possible. The SC on the other hand is to launch virtual courts. The SC Court commences on March 16, 2020 after Holi holidays Legislation Article 145 of the Constitution empowers Supreme Court to ..

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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 ..

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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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