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Adani-Hindenburg Row: Supreme Court forms experts committee to look into Hindenburg report on Adani Group; Head AM Sapre

The Supreme Court ordered an experts committee to be set up, headed by a retired Supreme Court judge, AM Sapre, after a batch of PILs was filed on the recent Adani Group shares crash triggered by the US-based short-seller Hindenburg Research’s allegations of fraud. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court also told the Securities and Exchange Board […]

Supreme Court Dismissed NEET PG 2023 Petition to Postpone Exam

NEET PG 2023 NEET PG 2023: The petition seeking the demand to postpone the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test NEET PG 2023 Exam has been dismissed by the Supreme Court of India. The NEET PG 2023 exam is scheduled to take place on 5th March 2023. The petition was filed by the NEET PG 2023 […]

Supreme Court on Menstrual leave and its global standing

SC on Menstrual leave and its global standing The Supreme Court of India declined to consider a PIL requesting menstruation leave for workers and students nationwide, citing the issue as one of policy. It was emphasised that menstrual pain leave had various “dimensions” and that, despite the fact that menstruation was a biological event, such […]

CJI DY Chandrachud Launched “Neutral Citations” For All Supreme Courts

The Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud announced that the Supreme Court has launched “neutral citations” of judgments to ensure a uniform pattern of citing its decisions. Earlier, the Supreme court informed that steps had been taken for the introduction and implementation of a uniform, reliable and secure methodology for identifying and citing decisions in […]

Supreme Court back to full strength with two more High Court Justices

India’s Supreme Court is now back to its full strength of 34, with the elevation of two High Court Chief Justices to the apex court. The last time the apex court was at its full strength was in September-November 2019. The Chief Justices of the Allahabad High Court and the Gujarat High Court are the […]

Centre Notifies Appointment Of 5 Judges To Supreme Court of India, Working Strength Rises To 32

The Union government notified the appointment of five new judges to the Supreme Court. With their appointments, the number of judges in the Supreme Court will rise to 32. Currently, the Supreme Court of India has a sanctioned strength of thirty-four Judges and is presently functioning with twenty-seven Judges. Now there remain only two vacancies […]

In 4:1 Majority Verdict, Supreme Court Finds no Flaw in Demonetisation Process

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court upheld the Modi government’s 2016 decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, saying the decision was about executive policy and could not be reversed. The court rejected the 58 petitions challenging demonetisation and said the decision-making process of the government was not flawed. Bank Maha Pack includes […]

Supreme Court Collegium recommends 5 names to Centre as apex court judges

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended to the Centre the names of five high court judges for appointment as apex court judges. The recommendation came after the meeting of the six-member Collegium, led by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud. After the elevation of justice Dipankar Datta, former chief justice of Bombay High Court, […]

Justice Dipankar Dutta takes oath as judge of Supreme Court

Justice Dipankar Dutta has took oath as a judge of the Supreme Court. Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud administered the oath to Justice Dutta in the swearing-in ceremony in the Supreme Court in the presence of all judges. With the appointment of Justice Dutta, the Supreme Court will have 28 judges out of the […]

What is Supreme Court Collegium system in India?

What is a Collegium System and How Did It Evolve? The Collegium System of Supreme Court is one of the very important topics in understanding the appointment of the Supreme Court judges and the judicial system. It is the system of appointment and transfer of judges that has evolved through judgments of the SC, and […]