Surya Kant (judge)

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Justice Surya Kant is a Judge of the Supreme Court of India and the former Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court. He is also former Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court.


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Will hear pleas on CAA after arguments in Sabarimala related matter are over: SC

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said this after senior advocate Kapil Sibal sought urgent hearing of CAA matters and said that till date, the Centre has not filed a reply in the matter...
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'One-month adjournment unjustified': SC asks high court to hear Delhi riots pleas on Friday

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, which also included Justice BR Gavai and Justice Surya Kant, asked the high court to decide on the matter expeditiously.
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SC: Can Nitin Gadkari come to court, explain EV policy?

A minister has never been called to the apex court and explain a policy vision or decision of the government, a task generally carried out by the attorney general, solicitor general or any of the..
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SC grants bail to 17 convicts in 2002 Sardarpura post-Godhra riots case

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant divided the convicts in two groups and said one group would move out of Gujarat and stay at Indore in Madhya Pradesh...
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SC issues notice to UP govt on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

A bench, comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant, issued notice to the state government on an appeal filed by the society against the Allahabad High Court order of..
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Bharat Ratna for Bapu? He is beyond that, says SC, junks PIL

A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant said: "What is Bharat Ratna for Mahatma Gandhi? People hold him in much higher esteem than Bharat Ratna. We agree with you he..
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SC decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act

The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act but refused to stay its operation. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and..
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SC orders 30 grace marks in Haryana judge exam

The decision to award 20 grace marks in civil law paper-I and 10 marks in civil law paper-II was taken by a bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant after candidates..
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SC’s 5-judge bench starts Article 370 hearing

Initiating the arguments, senior advocate Raju Ramachandran, appearing for bureaucrat-turned-activist Shah Faesal and others, told a bench of Justices N V Ramana, S K Kaul, R Subhash Reddy, B R Gavai..
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Build airport away from Taj, SC tells Centre

A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant appeared to agree with environmental lawyer M C Mehta’s objection to expansion of Agra airport, which he said would increase..
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SC to consider according hearing in January on plea seeking stay on electoral bond scheme

A bench, comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant, was told by lawyer Prashant Bhushan that around Rs 6,000 crore had been collected under the scheme, which have been..
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Doctors’ strike must not affect critically ill: SC

A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant issued notices to IMA secretary R V Asokan and health secretary Preeti Sudan on a petition by NGO ‘People for Better..
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SC to hear pleas against polygamy, nikah halala among Muslims after winter break

The Supreme Court Monday said it will hear after the winter break the pleas challenging practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims.The issue was mentioned before a bench comprising Chief..
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SC notice to IPS officer Rajeev Kumar on CBI's appeal challenging his anticipatory bail

While issuing notice to Kumar, a bench headed by Chief justice S A Bobde told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the agency has to convince the top court why custody of the former Kolkata Police..
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CJI Bobde congratulated by Bar leaders; shares dais with senior judges of Jamaica, Bhutan

Justice Bobde, 63, was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday. He was congratulated by Bar leaders on being appointed as the 47th head of the Indian judiciary. The CJI,..
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Babri demolition case: Tenure of special judge extended

The UP government on Friday told the Supreme Court it has complied with its direction and extended the tenure of the special judge, who is conducting trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. A..
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Babri Masjid demolition case: SC asks special judge to deliver verdict within nine months

A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Surya Kant said the recording of evidence in the politically sensitive 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case should be completed within six months and the verdict should..
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