Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up

Horrendous Acts Of Mobocracy Can’t Be Allowed Become New Norm: SC Condemns Lynching Incidents, Issues Directions

In a landmark judgment Supreme Court of India on Tuesday condemned the lynching incidents across the country. The Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said the horrendous acts of mobocracy cannot be allowed to become a new norm in the Country.

Detaining Authority Under National Security Act Must Send Report To Govt At The ‘Earliest Time Possible’; Delay Caused Must Be Explained

The Supreme Court in Hetchin Haokip vs State of Manipur observed that the detaining authority under the National Security Act should send report to the state government at the ‘earliest time possible’ and any delay caused in this regard must be due to unavoidable circumstances beyond the control of the authority and not because of administrative laxity.

Permitting Candidate To Inspect His Answer Sheet Won’t Affect Public Interest Or Govt Functioning

While directing the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) to allow a candidate to see the answer sheets of the examination in which he participated, the Supreme Court observed that permitting a candidate to inspect the answer sheet does it affect the efficient operation of the government.

 SC Clarifies On Retirement Age Limit Of ITAT President, Members; NCDRC Members Told To Continue Till New Appointments Are Made

The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that a person selected as the member of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) will continue till the age of 62 years and the person holding the post of president shall continue till the age of 65 years.

Medical Admission Scam: SC Dismisses CJAR’s Review Petition

The Supreme Court dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre For Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) against the dismissal of a plea for a probe by the Special Investigation Team into medical admission scam.

 SC Asks Centre To Expeditiously Shortlist Names For Appointment As Lokpal; AG Says Selection Panel Meet On July 19 

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to expeditiously shortlist names for appointment as Lokpal after the Attorney General submitted that the selection committee headed by Prime Minister will be meeting on July 19.

SC Issues Notice To Centre On Puducherry MLA Nomination Row; Refuses To Stay Notification

A Supreme Court bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan issued notice to the Centre on a plea which challenged the Madras High Court order dismissing the plea against the nomination of three BJP MLAs to the Puducherry Legislative Assembly made by the Centre without consultation with Chief Minister V Narayanasamy.

 What Is The Liability Of E-Commerce Companies In Cheating Committed Through Their Website: SC Issues Notice On India Mart’s Plea

The Supreme Court issued notice in a Special Leave Petition filed by Managing Director of India Mart, an e-commerce company, seeking to quash a complaint alleging cheating registered against the website