Page-4 of Supreme Court of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Ayodhya Verdict

The Supreme Court on November 9, 2019 pronounced its judgement on Ayodhya Ram Janma Bhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. The security arrangements were tightened across the country before the pronouncement of the verdict. Section 144 was imposed in UP, Delhi and other states. Also schools and educational institutions were closed for the safety of the ..

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3-judge Supreme Courtbench to review 2018 SC/ST Act Judgement

The Supreme Court has referred the Centre’s plea seeking review of the verdict which had virtually diluted provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act to the three-judge bench. What was the verdict of Supreme Court? The Supreme Court in its verdict had diluted the provisions citing gross misuse by complainants. The Supreme Court had noted ..

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Reviewing the Process of Appointment of Governors

In a recent appointment of governors for five states, the central government has appointed persons who are deeply embedded within the ruling party ecosystem. The governor of Telangana was the Tamil Nadu state head of the ruling party. All these appointees have recent, strong and uncompromising links with the ruling regime. These appointments put the ..

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Reforming the Law Commission

The Law Commission of India is a non-constitutional, non-statutory body constituted by the Government of India from time to time. It was originally constituted in 1955 and is re-constituted every three years. Colonial Legacy The Law Commission’s origin can be traced to British times. When the British rulers unified the three presidencies of Madras, Bombay ..

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Post Retirement Jobs of Judges: Conflict of Interest

The appointment Justice Sunil Gaur, the retired Delhi High Court judge who delivered judgments in the cases which the opposition criticized as political witch-hunt as stirred up a new controversy. Other Similar Controversies Earlier this year in January 2019 Justice AK Sikri was forced to turn down an offer from the government to nominate him to ..

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