Default Bail Is An Indefensible Right; It Cannot Be Suspended Even During The Pandemic: Delhi HCDefault bail is a fundamental right which flows from Article 21 of the Constitution and cannot be suspended even during COVID pandemic. The case was of Ab ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The Supreme Court remarked last month in a judgement that rejected criminal proceedings against a property buyer that a civil dispute had been given the appearance of a criminal offence. The bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and J K Mah ..
SC: Criminal Proceedings Cannot Become Weapons Of HarassmentThe case was of Randheer Singh v. State of UP. The decision was given by Justices Indira Banerjee and JK Maheshwari. The Court held that dispute of a civil nature has been given colour of cr ..
Key Takeaways Physical filing of cases by the government will not be allowed after 1 January 2022. The High Courts will be responsible for issuing any circulars or notifications regarding the same. The judiciary has been attempting to digitize courts ..
Key Takeaways Courts are routinely assigning community service as a bail condition. Interpretations of the bail provisions in the Criminal Procedure Code indicate that the courts cannot impose these conditions, and such conditions should be void The ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The Bombay High Court recently granted pre-arrest bail to hospital staff who were charged under the SC/ST Act for allegedly insulting the complainant and other persons (members of the Scheduled Caste community) by detaining their relati ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The Supreme Court stated that a civil court lacks jurisdiction to hear a case based on the Industrial Disputes Act's provisions. The above observation was made by a bench of Justices R Subhash Reddy and Hrishikesh Roy.BACKGROUND In ..
Civil Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Entertain Suit Based On Industrial Disputes ActThe Court said that though civil courts may have limited jurisdiction in service matters, such jurisdiction may not be available to adjudicate on orders passed by discip ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The Supreme Court on Friday gave the Centre and the Indian Army until October 22 to resolve the issue of granting Permanent Commission to women Short Service Commission officers who have no disciplinary or vigilance clearance issues. Th ..
Case title and citationSafiq Ahmad v ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co. Ltd. & Ors.| Special Leave to Appeal (C) No. 1110/2017Key Takeaways The Bar Council should act against the advocates who are aiding in filing fake insurance claims.Backgroun ..