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SC grants Arnab Goswami interim bail | Cannot curtail personal liberty | Oneindia News [Video]

SC grants Arnab Goswami interim bail | Cannot curtail personal liberty | Oneindia News

The SC on Wednesday granetd bail to Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami in a 2018 case of alleged abetment to suicide of an interior designer. The top court held a special session to hear the..

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HCs should avoid unnecessary, off-the-cuff remarks: SC

High courts should avoid making unnecessary and "off-the-cuff remarks" during hearings as they may have serious ramifications, the Supreme Court said on Friday.
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Covid second wave: How High Courts have taken up matters relating to shortage of essential supplies

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Not supplanting HCs, can’t be a mute spectator amid national crisis: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it was taking up the national crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and did not intend to supplant the role being played by the executive or the high courts, which..
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SC asks states to file report on health infrastructure, says ‘not restraining high courts from passing any order on COVID’

The bench asked the central government to explain the basis and rationale behind the pricing of anti-COVID vaccines and other necessary items. The court fixed the matter for hearing on Friday and..
Zee News - Published

Mamata demands withdrawal of central forces who may be infected with Covid, accuses PM of insensitivity

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday demanded withdrawal of central forces in the next phase of polling in a bid to contain Covid spread in the state, while welcoming Madras High Courts..
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Courts should not enlarge history sheeters on bail with 'blinkered vision': SC

Referring to its earlier verdicts, the apex court said when a stand was taken that the accused was a history sheeter, it was imperative for high courts to scrutinise every aspect and not capriciously..
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‘Bail, not jail’ norm not for gangsters: SC

The Supreme Court has advised all high courts not to mechanically apply the ‘bail not jail’ principle while giving relief to gangsters, sharpshooters and heinous offenders and must weigh the effect..
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SC says Dave misinforming people about its order on Covid-19; Salve quits as amicus

The Supreme Court on Friday accused senior advocate Dushyant Dave of spreading misinformation that the apex court was transferring Covid management proceedings pending before six high courts to itself,..
IndiaTimes - Published

We never intended to transfer COVID-crisis cases from various High Courts: SC - Published

SC allows Harish Salve to withdraw as amicus, raps some senior lawyers for imputing motives to it

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, who is demitting office as the CJI Friday itself, rapped some senior advocates for making statements without reading its order passed on Thursday and observed..
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'You have imputed motives to us': Supreme Court to senior advocate Dushyant Dave

The Supreme Court on Friday rapped senior advocates who had criticized it for taking over ongoing Covid-19 related cases from the high courts. "You have imputed motives to us without reading our..
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Judges pro tem: On appointment of ad hoc judges in High Courts

Roping in retired HC judges to clear backlog should not be at cost of regular appointments
Hindu - Published

Lawyers' body moves SC, says high courts best suited to deal with Covid-19 issues at local levels

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Higher court judges retire young in India: SC

At a time when justice dispensation by the High Courts are challenged by an unprecedented crisis arising from an unsavoury cocktail of huge pendency of 57 lakh cases and nearly 40% vacancy in Judge..
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High Courts in crisis situation with huge vacancies, says Supreme Court

Centre should appoint judges within 3-4 weeks if collegium reiterates its recommendations unanimously, it says.
Hindu - Published

Supreme Court paves way for ad-hoc judges in High Courts

Terming pendency of around 57 lakh cases in High Courts as “docket explosion”, the Supreme Court activated a “dormant” constitutional provision to pav
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Letters to the Editor — April 19, 2021

Judicial vacanciesGoing by the statement of the Attorney General, 220 vacancies, which is a staggering figure, to the various High Courts have not bee
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Some allegations against judges are "shockingly false", says Supreme Court

The court recommends fixed tenure of two or more years for ad-hoc judges if they are appointed in high courts to reduce the backlog of pending cases.
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Successful lawyers shouldn’t refuse invitations to become judges of SC or high courts, says CJI

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Ad hoc judges should not be appointed in lieu of regular recommendations, says Supreme Court

‘Chief Justices of State HCs should only opt for ad hoc judges if their efforts to fill the judicial vacancies in their respective High Courts have hit a wall even as pendency has reached the red..
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Supreme Court, high courts flouted norms on judge appointments: Government

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Centre promulgates Tribunals Reforms Ordinance

In as many as nine laws, the Centre has replaced the existing appellate authorities and vested those powers in the High Courts through an ordinance, t
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SC orders stay on proceedings pending for regulation of OTT platforms

A bench, headed by Justice DY Chandrachud, stayed further proceedings of pleas pending before various high courts and said it would hear the petitions pending before it on a similar issue in the second..
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SC stays hearings related to Covid-19 vaccines in Delhi and Bombay high courts

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Centre urges SC to step in as HCs’ vaccine orders may cause confusion

The Centre asked the Supreme Court on Monday to take up issues relating to vaccination policy, manufacturing and exports as orders by various high courts could create confusion in the fight against the..
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Javed files Caveat in SC in Kangana's plea

Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court saying that he be heard in connection with Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel's plea seeking transfer..
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