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Consumer Complaint 'Not Maintainable' Against Power Distributor: Supreme Court

The Hon'ble Supreme Court held that a consumer's complaint is not maintainable against a power distributor for raising an additional bill on account of short-assessment. The consumer had earlier approached the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) against the demand. NCDRC however dismissed the complaint, holding that there was no 'deficiency of service' on the part of the power company and that the bill was for recovery of… read-more

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 08:42 PM / by Akansha Tiwari

Tags: Supreme Court, NCDRC, national consumer, legal Update

Courtesy: Live Law

Samyukt Kisan Morcha

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Supreme Court Slammed Kisan Mahapanchayat For Strangulating The City

Farmers' Kisan Mahapanchayat asked Supreme Court (SC) for permission to hold a protest at Jantar Mantar, however, SC slammed them by stating that you may have a right but citizens too have a right. After hearing the petition Justice A.M. Khanwilkar stated that the farmers have strangulated the entire city. They are obstructing everything. Tamil Nadu, Chhatisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand, and Andhra Pradesh had extended their support for… read-more

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 12:54 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Kisan Mahapanchayat, Samyukta Kisan Morcha, Supreme Court, Bharat Bandh

Courtesy: Times Now News

Pegasus Case

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'We Will Pass Order On Pegasus Next Week', Says CJI NV Ramana

Following the Pegasus snooping row case, an inquiry committee will be set up by the Supreme Court, said CJI NV Ramana on September 23. "We wanted to pass an order on the matter before this week. We will try to pass an order on Pegasus next week" he said. The Wire purported that leaders, journalists and industrialists were on the target list. 

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 05:03 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: pegasus snooping case, Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India, Justice NV Ramana

Courtesy: NDTV

Mississippi Law

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US Supreme Court To Hear Plea Over Mississippi's Abortion Act 2018

Owing to the long-running abortion case of Mississippi, the US Court announced that it will hear the case on December 1. However, the Biden led-government has requested the SC to retain the landmark decision of 1973 'Roe v.Wade' which legalizes abortion done within 24 weeks of pregnancy, and abolish the Mississippi law which prohibits abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Besides, the Mississippi Act was passed in 2018.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 08:40 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Mississippi law, Roe V wade, Supreme Court, United States

Courtesy: CNN

Covid deaths in India

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Centre Issues Guidelines To Estimate Covid Deaths In India

Owing to Supreme Court's order, the central government and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have jointly issued Covid related death guidelines for issuing 'official documents'. Guidelines outline- those diagnosed positive through RT-PCR/Antigen test, or an in-patient facility by a physician, are to be considered as Covid death. Also, deaths within 30 days, however, ICMR advised within 25 days, are to be treated as Covid deaths.… read-more

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 - 08:41 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Central Government, Supreme Court, ICMR

Courtesy: The Indian Express

The Supreme Court of India

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Supreme Court Rejects PIL Demanding Door To Door COVID-19 Vaccination

The Supreme Court has rejected the PIL on September 8 suggesting door-to-door vaccination across the country. "Given the diverse Covid situations and administrative complexities in the country, door to door vaccination is not feasible, especially when vaccination is proceeding extremely well," Court said. However, the apex court also rejected the other PIL demanding compensation for medical negligence to the kin of every Covid death case.

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 07:33 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: Covid-19, Supreme Court, rejected, Compensation

Courtesy: The Times of India

A poster of NEET Exam 2021

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NEET 2021 Exam To Be Held As Scheduled, Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has on September 6 denied postponing the scheduled date, September 12, for NEET 2021 issued by National Testing Agency (NTA). A bench of three judges said they're ''neither impressed nor willing to postpone NEET 2021''. Earlier, the bench had on September 3 said the demand was unnecessary. As per the schedule, students can download admit cards on September 9 from read-more

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 02:53 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: NEET, CBSE, Board Examination, Supreme Court

Courtesy: Times Now News

Supreme Court

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SC Strikes Centre For Delaying Covid Guidelines

The Supreme Court on September 3 "striked" the Central government for delaying the framing of Covid relief guidelines. The SC instructed the center to speed up the process of issuing compensation and death certificates to those who died. Also, the apex court asked the centre to roll out the new guidelines ahead of a possible third wave and to submit a compliance report before September 1.

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 07:41 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Supreme Court, Central Government, Covid-19, guidelines


The Supreme Court of India.

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SC Collegium Sends 68 Names To Centre To Fill Vacancies In HCs

Three-member Collegium led by the Chief Justice NV Ramana has recommended 68 names, including 10 women, to the Centre to fill the vaccines in Indian High Courts. As of September 1, there were vacancies of 281 permanent judges and 184 for Additional judges in 25 Indian High Courts. The Allahabad High Court has 68 vacancies, followed by 40 each in Punjab & Haryana and 36 in Calcutta.

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 03:33 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: High Court, Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court, Allahabad

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Judges Taking an oath of office as Supreme Court judges


Nine Judges Take Oath As SC Judge; Creates Historical Moment

For the first time! Nine new judges, including three women, altogether took the oath of office as Supreme Court judge creating history. However, the total number of judges at the apex court has increased to 33. While the swearing-in ceremony was conducted, Chief Justice N V Ramana administered oaths to the newly appointed judges. Moreover, Justice Nagarathna is expected to become the first woman CJI in September 2027.

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court, Judge, Oath, Supreme Court Judges

Courtesy: The Times of India