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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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
On 13 Nov, the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogai said that the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a ‘public authority ‘under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005. The court decision dismissed the earlier three appeals filed by ..
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On 13 Nov, the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi struck down rules in the amended Finance Act 2017 on tribunals and directed the government to reformulate fresh norms with respect to appointment of tribunal members. The bench directed the Ministry of law to conduct impact study and submit report to the apex court. The ..