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#SupremeCourt to shortly hear a plea challenging last minute changes to the syllabus for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG Super Speciality exam 2021 (NEET SS 2021) #NEET2021 Image
Sr Adv Shyam Divan: there is urgency in this. We had circulated written submissions too.

Adv Gaurav Sharma for National Medical Commission : we will file a reply by next week
SC: We are now dealing with young doctors who will appear for super speciality exams. you notify the exams on July 23 and you change the syllabus by August 31. how can you do this
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#SupremeCourt hears a batch of petitions seeking proper rehabilitation for the slum dwellers who were evicted from the Khori Gaon area by Faridabad Municipal Corporation
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AAG Haryana Arun Bhardwaj: almost 900 persons are eligible for the accommodation. Upto Sept 19, 2021, we received 2416 applications, out of this 899 are eligible. eligible means they have the documents
Justice Khanwilkar: if we add certain documents then can they be made eligible?

AAG: Let us come on 4th and say if there are any alternate documents
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#SupremeCourt dismisses plea seeking implementation of National Health Policy. Justice DY Chandrachud observed that Petitioners in a #PublicInterestLitigation must do their homework and not leave the burden entirely on the State or Court otherwise Petitions should not be filed. Image
Justice DY Chandrachud: File a petition which has specific issues after studying the issue. Not this, you know, example of one person.

What is the source of knowledge? Can we give directions on an all-India basis with on example?

Justice DY Chandrachud: You can’t just annex a report and just say okay, now you take charge. You must do your homework also in your Petition.

This is the problem with such petitions.

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Lady Advocates of Supreme Court of India to felicitate Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and judges of the top court. The event will start at 11 am
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The event will be live-streamed here:
CJI NV Ramana is the Chief Guest of the event
Justice Indira Banerjee is the Guest of Honour
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[Information commissioner vacancies]

#SupremeCourt to hear the plea filed by RTI activist Anjali Bhardwaj seeking to fill posts of Information Commissioners at national and state level

Advocate Rahul Gupta: Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan is appearing before Court No.6. I am seeking a Passover.

Justice Nazeer: We have some problem today afternoon. We will fix it some other day. Next week? What date you want?

(No response)

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#SupremeCourt is hearing plea by students who have qualified JEE Mains 2021 in their 3rd attempt seeking accommodation to appear for JEE (Advance) Exam for 2021 #JEEAdvanced
Adv Sumanth for petitioners: The petitioners here are those have qualified JEE Mains & are seeking permission to appear for #JEEAdvanced

#SupremeCourt: did you approach the authorities? Once the decision is taken after deliberation, then how can we allow it again?
SC: How can we relax that condition, it'll be a policy matter.?
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Supreme Court bench led by CJI NV Ramana to hear petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Tribunal Reforms Act 2021 and the case pertaining to mounting vacancies in various tribunals across India
#SupremeCourt #TribunalVacancies #TribunalReformsAct
In an affidavit filed by the Centre on Tuesday, it was submitted that no recommendations made by any of the SCSCs now remain pending with the government.

#SupremeCourt #TribunalVacancies…
Attorney General for India KK Venugopal to address the bench on behalf of Central government
#supremecourt #tribunalvacancies
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The #SupremeCourt on Tuesday criticized the timelines provided in the housing policy proposed by the Faridabad Municipal Corporation for rehabilitation of persons affected by the demolition of #KhoriGaon jhuggis in Faridabad, Haryana.
The Court ordered that the corporation has to give provisional accommodation to the dwellers in State flats after provisional scrutiny which will be subject to the final adjudication and final draw of lots.
As per the policy, the Jhuggi dwellers will be shifted to the housing facility by April 2022 but the Bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari was not impressed by the same stating that rehabilitation cannot take so long.
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Khori Gaon Demolition:

#SupremeCourt is hearing a plea seeking rehabilitation for the Jhuggi dwellers who were evicted after forest areas were cleared by the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad at Khori Gaon in Faridabad, Haryana

The Faridabad Municipal Corporation (FMC) has submitted before the Supreme Court a housing policy for rehabilitation of persons affected by the demolition of Khori Gaon jhuggis in Faridabad, Haryana…
Sr Adv Atmaram Nadkarni: We have filed a writ on behalf of anantpur villagers who too face threat of demolition. we seek listing of the case

Justice Khanwilkar: Yes we will see
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One Time Spectrum Charge case in #SupremeCourt

SG Tushar Mehta: I need some time to prepare. Please grant me two to three days

Justice MR Shah: Please argue we will continue
Sr Adv Arvind Datar: there is a letter for adjournment

Justice Shah: we are not adjourning. Mr. Mehta this is an important issue and it has to be decided. Everyday speculation in newspapers. everything will end with the case
Justice Shah: Do you want to file a rejoinder Mr Mehta?

SG: Yes, my Lord

Justice Shah: we cannot compel you to file a counter. its a policy decision.
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#SupremeCourt hears petitions over Reservation policy

Justice L Nageswara Rao: we will not reopne the issue decided in the M Nagaraj judgment

Sr Adv Indira Jaising: the issue remaining open will be on benchmarks for adequacy on how a state will decide on which groups are backwards

SC: it's not for us to tell the govt how to implement policy. Directions have been passed in the nagraj judgemnt
Justice Rao: that it is for each state to finalise how they will implement

AG KK Venugopal- nearly all issues have been covered in the Judgments. Each aspect has been considered, clarified or struck down. If your lordships take up the issues considered in these judgemnts
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#SupremeCourt continues hearing case of missing minor girl traced by the #DelhiPolice.

Senior Advocate KV Viswanathan was appointed by the Court last week to represent the girl. Court to hear recommendations by ASG RS Suri on further steps.
Read details of previous proceedings here.…
Sr Adv Viswanathan: I have seen the two status reports and the suggestions of the Solicitor and the counsel appearing for the Petitioner. Appearing for the girl my primary duty is as an officer of the Court.

#SupremeCourt #DelhiPolice
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Justice DY Chandrachud led bench hears a plea seeking ex- gratia payment of Rs. 50,00,000/- to kin of an advocate who has died within 60 years of age due to CoVID or in any other manner #supremecourt #covid19
Justice Chandrachud to Adv Pradeep Kumar Yadav
: we will have to impose cosrt. If we see your grounds, there isnt even one ground which is relevant. App agar cut paste kar denge toh aisa nahi hota ki judges padhenge nahi
SC: time has come that we have to stop the lawyers from filing these bogus PILs. This is a Publicity Interest Litigation and just because you are in black coat, doesn't mean your life is more precious than others ! #supremcourt
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#SupremeCourt to continue hearing plea filed by the mother of a 13 year old who was missing since July 8, 2021 alleging that despite filing an FIR with Gorakhpur Police and making efforts to file complaint with the Delhi Police, no action has been taken till date.
Earlier, the Delhi Police found the 13-year-old girl missing for the last 2 months in Kolkata and also arrested the kidnapper after the apex court directed the Uttar Pradesh Police to hand over the case files.
On the last date of hearing Supreme Court had directed the investigation to be transferred to the Delhi Police from the Uttar Pradesh Police.…
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Supreme Court to deliver a judgment on - whether punishment of life imprisonment for a criminal offence means simple imprisonment for life or rigorous imprisonment for life
#SupremeCourt #LifeImprisonment
Supreme Court: The petition is dismissed

#supremecourt #lifeimprisonment
SC: There is no need to reexamine the issue in light of judgments of the Supreme Court, SLP is dismissed
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#SupremeCourt to hear Attorney General's plea against Bombay HC order acquitting accused under section 8 of the POCSO Act stating accused had no sexual intent in committing the offence under POCSO Act because there was no direct skin to skin contact.
Earlier, the Court had directed the Supreme Court Legal Service Authority to make available service of a Senior Advocate and AOR for representing Accused in the matter.
The bench noted that they will have to hear the matter again as earlier the Counsel for the accused was not there.

The bench was informed that the AG is on his legs in another matter.

The Court will decide at the end of the board if the matter can be taken up.
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Supreme Court is hearing plea relating to Centre's compliance with top Court’s directions for framing of guidelines for issuance of death certificates & steps taken on recommendations made by Finance Commission #supremecourt #covid19 Image
Justice MR Shah: In the counter affidavit you have said that if a person has committed suicide after COVID then there would be no compensation, this cannot be prima facie be accepted. You have to re-consider this

SG: this needs to be revisited. We will do it
Justice MR Shah: What about the decision to be taken under Section 10?

SG: We will file the compliance affidavit on the next day. Please have it after 10 days
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#SupremeCourt hearing plea challenging order of the Himachal Pradesh High Court constituting district level committee in a PIL over the issues related to COVID19. Image
Adv Abhinav Mukerji appearing for the State of HP submits that Milords we are doing everything possible.

Justice Chandrachud- We see that you have already constituted committees.

Mukerji- Yes Milords this is the first Committee to manage the covid19 cases, basic community level
Mukerji- 3 other committees which we have, district level committee, it has CMO.
Another is regarding logistics, and the last is state committee, deals with all the issues.
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#SupremeCourt hears a plea by 234 technical support staff members with various consumer forums or commissions across India, employed under third-party contracts, seeking parity with the staff working at judicial forums or commissions such as the High Courts, District Courts
Justice Chandrachud: You are recruited by him..

Adv Om Prakash Parihar: this is generally advertised..

SC: Who does it?

Parihar: National informatics centre
Parihar: these employees are at the whims and fancy of the contractors

SC: How long have you been working?

Parihar: most of them have been working more than one year. In HC and district court similar employees are absorbed.
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#SupremeCourt hears a custody battle where the father seeks custody of his daughter back to Singapore

Justice Surya Kant: How old is she?
Lawyer: She is a 3 year old girl
Justice Kant: Then is she a table or chair that she can be moved to Singapore back?

Justice Kant: How can you file a habeas corpus petition? She is with her can the mother become an illegal detainer?

Lawyer: But here only Singapore court has jurisdiction and she is here without permission of court

Justice Kant: then you have to lead with evidence
Justice Hima Kohli: It is your contention that Singapore is place of residence. But the mother has come to India. if you have an order then see how it can be executed. but you cannot come here in a writ of habeas corpus.
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#SupremeCourt hearing plea seeking framing of policy for Orphan children whose parents during #COVID19.

Adv Sachin Patil appearing for the Maharashtra Government we have decided for Rs. 5 Lakhs fixed deposit each. Image
Justice Chandrachud- This 25 Crores, the Government may devise something more than that,

Patil- Yes Milords I'll write to the Secretary.
There are 593 who lost both their parents. We are in the process of identifying more.
Court- About 19000 children have lost atleast one parent due to Covid 19 pandemic and 593 have lost their both parents, Government of Maharashtra has formulated a policy in June that an amount of Rs 5 Lakh will be deposited as a Fixed Deposit.
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Justices DY Chandrachud & BV Nagarathna asks the State of Maharashtra to come back with a plan on how to spend a sum of Rs 25 crores for the welfare of the 593 children who lost both their parents to COVID-19 pandemic #supremecourt #covid19 @OfficeofUT
Justice Chandrachud: It has been informed that 593 children have lost both parents to covid and 19,000 children have lost one parent. Under the State policy , a sum of 5 lakhs will be placed in Fixed deposit per child who lost both the parents and will be paid when they attain 18
Justice Chandrachud: an amount of Rs 20 crore which was directed to be paid in 2016 has now become 25 crores with interest. Mr Sachin Patil has made an objective suggestion in which Rs 25.53 cr can be provided to these children who lost both parents
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Important hearing at SC:

Batch of Pegasus petitions — seek probe into the #pegasus Controversy.

On the last date, Centre had told court that it will file an additional affidavit in Court.

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The position is like this : petitions before your lordships seeking inquiries into unauthorised surveillance. I have filed an affidavit stating that in view of prevailing statutes, we are in compliance: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta
Nonetheless, issue is important so inquiry committee will be set up: Tushar Mehta, SGI
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Justice DY Chandrachud: You cannot withdraw from a resolution plan after it has been submitted for adjudication. {Ebix Singapore Vs Committee of Creditors of Educomp }

#SupremeCourt #IBCCode
Justice DY Chandrachud: Judicial delay was the reason why the earlier insolvency regime failed and we cannot let the same happen with the current insolvency regime which came to being after the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.

#SupremeCourt #IBCCode
Justice DY Chandrachud: Once the Committee of Creditors submits a resolution plan for stressed assets under #IBCCode, it cannot be modified or withdrawn by resolution applicant #supremecourt
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