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A Justice Ashok Bhushan led bench of the Supreme Court to hear a batch of petitions today seeking to postpone the NEET-UG exams set to be held on September 13.

@advocate_alakh @anubha1812
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There are three cases listed. Lead case of Keshav Maheshwari is set to be argued by @advocate_alakh .. the other two of Arijit Sau and Pragya Pranjal too seeks to postpone NEET-UG exams. Pleas filed through @anubha1812

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Item 6 is being heard at the moment by the 3 judge bench
Item 10 (NEET) matter to come up in a bit

@advocate_alakh @anubha1812 @MPKTSTulsi
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Justice Ashok Bhushan led bench is currently hearing the review petition filed against Supreme Court’s Aug 17 verdict declining to postpone #JEE_NEET exams. The bench began in-chamber consideration at 1.30 pm.

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The order in the review petition will be uploaded by evening. It would be posted on this thread. (in-chamber hearings are not open to journalists or the public).

Supreme Court rejects review plea filed to postpone the conduct of #NEET_JEE exams.

Three-judge bench says plea does not merit reconsideration

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《Challenge to UGC Guidelines in Supreme Court - Day 3》

Justice Ashok Bhushan led bench to shortly hear the plea challenging @ugc_india guidelines mandating universities to conduct final year exams by Sept 30 amid #COVID19

@advocate_alakh @anubha1812 #31StudentsInSCAgainstUGC
The three-judge bench of Justices Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah had asked MHA to make its stand clear regarding this and also parties to file a reply
Delhi Government had informed the court that it would not hold final year exams in state Universities #ugc_cancel_exam #ugccancelonlineexam…
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A Justice Ashok Bhushan led bench of the Supreme Court to shortly hear a batch of pleas challenging the UGC Guidelines mandating completion of final year exams by universities before Sept 30

The crucial hearing comes after the top court issued notice to @ugc_india and sought to know if health concerns raised by students apprehensive of appearing in the exams amid #COVID19 is misplaced.

@advocate_alakh @anubhavsinha
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.@ugc_india has maintained that it would not budge from its September 30 deadline to conduct exams as they have given universities flexibiltiy to conduct exams in online, offline or blended mode.…

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[BREAKING] UGC to file affidavit in the Supreme Court today in the case seeking cancellation of final year exams across Universities. UGC sources have told @barandbench that it WOULD NOT be cancelling the exams.

The official has confirmed that the UGC will "stick" to the ground taken in the Bombay HC that student's future will be "irreparaby damaged" if final year exams are cancelled.…
The UGC will also submit before the Supreme Court that students who are unable to appear for the examinations conducted until September, a special exam may later be held for such a student at a later point of time.

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Karnataka High Court will continue to hear arguments on 3 petitions filed against Karnataka CET at 230 PM.

1) Group of Students & NSUI
2) Adv Pradeep
3) Adv AM Khan

@Rintumariam will be reporting live

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Karnataka Deputy CM Ashwatnarayan while speaking to media had said that Karnataka CET will go ahead as per UGC guidelines.

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As per media reports as of yesterday, there were 16,005 containment zones in Bangalore alone.

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Basic premise of all the petitions is that if the final year exams are conducted before September 30 especially with rising COVID19 cases each day, the entire student body will be exposed to the risk of infection.

Pleas demand a similar treatment of the exams as done with #CBSE
Earlier on July 23, the same bench led by Justice Bhushan had dismissed a plea by National Student Union of India's Bhopal wing head demanding to scrap all pending exams in India at the moment
On July 25, @ugc_india told Bombay HC that the Maharashtra Government’s Resolution allowing Universities and Colleges to graduate its final year students without the prior conduct of final year exams is without legislative competence...
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SC Bench headed by Justices L Nageswara Rao to shortly hear plea by 31 students across India seeking the cancellation of final year university exams

UGC has mandated universites across India to wrap up final year exams by Sept 30 amid #COVID19

One among the 31 petitioners is COVID-19 positive. The petitioners have urged that the planned examinations be cancelled in the interest of justice for the students
Plea says after cancelling the final year exams of all universities, the results of such students should be calculated on the basis of their internal assessment or past performance. It is also urged that the students' mark sheets should be issued before July 31.
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