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Special Advisory Jurisdiction Of Supreme Court in India

SYNOPSIS The Special Advisory Jurisdiction has been conferred upon the Supreme Court through Article 143 of the Constitution. In accordance with it, the President may, at any point of time, seek opinion, from the Supreme Court, in form of an advice, on such matters which, he think..

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Status Of Law Commission Reports Related To Ministry Of Law & Justice, Department Of Legal Affairs

Two reports are related to the Department of Legal Affairs (Implementation Cell) as under Report No.184 was submitted under the Sixteenth Law Commission headed by Chairman: Mr. Justice B. P. Jeevan Reddy (2000-2001) and Chairman Mr. Justice Jagannadha Rao (2002-2003) on "The Legal Education & Professional Training an..

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Plea Filed In Supreme Court Challenging Legal Recognition Of Bigamy Among Muslims

SUMMARY Advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain on the behalf of five individualshas filed petition in the Supreme Court for striking down Section 494 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 seeking declaration of bigamy as unconstitutional for all religions. It has also praye..

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Article 32 Is An Important And Integral Part Of Basic Structure Of Constitution: Supreme Court

WHAT IS ARTICLE 32 It is one of the fundamental rights listed in the Constitution that each citizen is entitled. Article 32 gives the right to move the Supreme Court by appropriate proceedings for the enforcement of the rights conferred by in Part III of the Constitution. It sta..

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Status Of Law Commission Reports

Department of Legal Affairs under the Ministry of Law & Justice has been allocated the task related to Law Commission as per the Government of India {Allocation of Business} Rules, 1961. So far, there have been 22 Law Commissions have been constituted and 277 reports are available in the public domain. The Reports of the La..

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High courts may invoke Article 226 to grant bail in suitable cases

WHO IS ARNAB GOSWAMI? Arnab Ranjan Goswami is an Indian news anchor, who is the managing director and editor-in-chief of Republic Media Network. His Republic Media Network presently owns and operates two channels namely Republic TV in English and Republic Bharat in Hindi. p style..

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Right To Marry A Person Of Choice Irrespective Of Caste Or Religion Is A Fundamental Right

MATTER IN ISSUE Ramya, a software engineer wanted to marry her colleague and lover Wajeed. Wajeed's mother had no objection but Ramya's parents did not give their consent. She submitted to the Court, on being produced before it, that she is staying at Mahila Dakshatha Sa..

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Exclusion Of Advocates For Consideration As Judicial Members In Tribunals Contrary To SC Judgments

MATTER IN ISSUE • A batch of petitions were filed in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the Tribunal, Appellate Tribunal and other Authorities (qualifications, experience and other conditions of service of members) Rules, 2020 for contravening the principle of separation of powers. p style="te..

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Supreme Court slaps Rs.15K costs on up government for delayed SLP filing

OVERVIEW • The case in reference is The State of Uttar Pradesh &Anr. vs. Prem Chandra [SLP (C) Diary No(s).  971/2020] where the Coram were Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Roy. • The Supreme Court while dismissing the Special Leave Petition filed by the Stat..

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Reducing the burden on Supreme Court of India

WHAT DOES THE THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA DEAL WITH? • At present the Indian Supreme Court deals with 400 types of cases such as matrimonial matters , landlord-tenant disputes, bail matters and land acquisition cases, etc. • Contrary to its counterpart courts, such as in United ..

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Reservation policy to apply in effecting promotions to new posts created by restructuring of Cadres

BACKGROUND • An original application was filed in Central Administrative Tribunal, Patna pertaining to the restricting of the post of Central Excise Inspector with the higher scale of Superintended in Bihar. • The view of tribunal in the application was challenged in High Court..

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Judgment which attains finality cannot be challenged in Article 32 petition

SUMMARY • The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Muhammad Moin Faridulla challenging its March 21, 2013 decision upholding the sentence of rigorous imprisonment for life. • Qureshi, who was 17 years and 3 months old when he loaded vehicle..

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All you need to know about 26th November

INTRODUCTION If you are a person who is a citizen of India, this is something you should know about the   National Law Day. On the 26th of November every year, this day is celebrated. Constitution Day (or Samvidhan Divas), also known as National Law Day, is celebrated in India on 26..

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Karnataka High Court Directs Survey Of Children Forced To Do Street Vending violation Of Articles 21, 21A

MATTER IN ISSUE • The division bench of the Karnataka High Court was hearing a petition filed by Letzkit Foundation. • The bench constituted of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice S. Vishwajith Shetty. • The Court observed that childr..

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"We are trying to cut down the Article 32 jurisdiction": CJI S.A. Bobde

DECISION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA The Chief Justice of India (CJI) S.A. Bobde on Tuesday during the hearing of a plea filed under Article 32 of the Constitution said that the Court is trying to discourage petitions filed under Article 32 against the infringement of any fundamental right before the Supreme Court o..

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