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Supreme Court Allows 27% Reservation For OBC In Medical Institutions

The Supreme Court announced judgement over a petition, filed against OBC/EWS reservation.  On January 20, the Top Court allowed 27% reservation by Central Government for OBC/EWS for medical institutions admission. The SC bench led by Justice DY Chandrachud said, "Reservation is not at odds with merit but furthers the distributive consequences of social justice." Furthermore, SC bench said criteria to determine EWS quota will be heard in March… read-more

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 02:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: NEET, Medical institutions, Supreme Court, EWS-OBC, Central Government

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SC Consider PIL Filed EVMs Usage For Voting, Ahead Of Polls

The Supreme Court considered to hear a PIL against EVMs usage. On January 19, CJI NV Ramana reviewed the PIL, which mentioned imposing EVMs for voting as per 61A of the Representation of People Act is "illegal & unconstitutional" and should be quashed. The petitioner said, the Section 61A is not permitted by Parliament and is not valid. Notably, EVMs are being used tor voting instead of ballot papers now. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 08:27 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: EVMs, Representation of People Act, Supreme Court, Section 61A, Assembly Elections

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SC Issues Summons To Andhra Pradesh & Bihar Over Non Payment Of Ex-Gratia

Hearing a petition filed by Gaurav Bansal, a lawyer, the Supreme Court on January 18, summoned chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar. Notably, the two state governments failed to provide ex-gratia to COVID-19 victims' families. "They are not above the law," said Apex Court bench headed by Justice MR Shah. The chief secretaries were asked to be present before the Apex Court at 2 pm, through video conferencing. 

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 01:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Ex-Gratia, COVID-19 Victims, Andhra Pradesh, Incognito mode

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SC Forms Committee To Probe PM Modi's Security Lapse Issue

The Supreme Court formed a panel to probe the PM Modi Security breach issue, on January 12. Headed by former SC Judge Indu Malhotra, the panel include Director General of NIA, Registrar of Haryana and Punjab High Courts and Director General of Security of Punjab. The Apex Court bench led by CJI NV Ramana, Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Surya Kant ordered independent probe by the formed committee. 

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 01:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Modi Security Lapse, Supreme Court, National Investigation Agency, Punjab Government, Committee

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SC Forms Committee, Orders Probe In PM Modi's Security Lapse Issue

The Supreme Court reviewed PM Modi's security breach issue on January 10. During the hearing over recent security lapses on PM Modi's Punjab visit, the SC bench, led by CJI NV Ramana, agreed for a probe and ordered to form a Court-monitored independent committee, headed by former SC Judge to probe the issue. In addition, the Court also asked Central and State Government to dismiss their respective investigations. 

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 03:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, CJI NV Ramana, PM Modi, Security Lapse, Punjab Government

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SC To Review PM Modi Security Breach Matter On Jan 10

Supreme Court is going to hear the PM Modi Security Breach, plea on January 10. CJI NV Ramana, Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli will review the matter, filed by Lawyer's organisation, over security lapse during PM Modi's Punjab visit. In the last hearing, the Apex Court ordered the registrar of Haryana and Punjab HC to submit records of PM Modi's visit and ordered to halt investigation in the matter. 

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 06:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Modi, Supreme Court, Security Lapses, Punjab Government, CJI NV Ramana

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NEET-PG Counselling To Begin From Jan 12, Tweets Minister Mandaviya

The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, on January 9, announced NEET-PG Counselling from January 12. "NEEG-PG Counselling is being started by MCC from January 12, following the orders of hon'ble Supreme Court," said Mandaviya in a tweet. Notably, SC ordered to conduct NEET-PG Counselling soon, after hearing a plea of FRDA over the delay. The counselling will include 27% OBC and 10% EWS reservations in India. 

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 06:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: NEET-PG counselling, Supreme Court, India, Mansukh Mandaviya, FRDA

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SC Hears PM Modi Security Lapse Plea, Directs To Halt Investigation

Hearing the PM Modi security lapse issue, the Supreme Court, on January 7, ordered to preserve PM Modi's travel record. The court directed the Registrar General of Punjab and Haryana High Courts, to preserve travel records of PM Modi's Punjab visit. In addition, the Court also asked the Central and the Punjab Government to halt their investigation until January 10. The Court also claimed security lapse "National Security" issue. 

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 06:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Security Lapse, Supreme Court, PM Modi, investigation, Punjab Government

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 NEET PG counselling with OBC and EWS quota

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Supreme Court Allows EWS, OBC Quota In NEET-PG Medical Counselling

The Supreme Court on January 7, has allowed the resumption of the NEET-PG 2021-2022 counseling process of admission. The Apex Court allowed 27% quota for Other Backward Classes and 10% for Economically Weaker Section, said bench led by Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna. They also accepted the income cut-off of Rs 8 lakh for the EWS quota as per the recommendation of Ajay Bhushan Pandey.

Fri, 07 Jan 2022 - 02:44 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: NEET, NEET PG Counselling, Supreme Court, EWS, OBC

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Supreme Court To Conduct Virtual Hearing From Jan 3, Issues Circular

The Supreme Court to conduct virtual hearing for the next two weeks, announced on January 2. The Apex Court issued a circular regarding the same, stating, amid the rising number of Omicron and COVID-19 cases, the Court decided to conduct hearing in "online mode".  The circular was released today evening, and will come in effect from January 3. Notably, the Top Court is reopening from January 3, after winter vacation. 

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 09:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, omicron, Covid-19, Notification, virtual hearings

Courtesy: One India