Bombay High Court’s bizarre verdict on sexual assault stayed by the Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Recently, a bizarre verdict was given by the Bombay High Court while hearing a case on sexual harassment, which was stayed by the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The decision of the Bombay High Court has been challenged in the Supreme Court by a petition filed by the Youth Bar Association of India. The bench presided by the Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, issued a notice to the accused in the case and instructed them to reply within two weeks. Justice Pushpa Ganediwala (Nagpur Bench) of the Bombay High Court…

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Against NCLAT, Supreme Court reserves it’s order on Tata-Mistry petitions

Tata vs Mistry

Against the order of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), the Supreme Court reserved it’s order on the petitions filed by the Tata Sons Pvt Ltd and Cyrus Investments Pvt Ltd. The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) ordered Cyrus Mistry to be reinstated as the executive chairman of the Tata group, worth more than $100 billion. Later, Tata Sons filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the NCLAT’s order. After which Cyrus Investments also filed a petition against Tata’s petition. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice…

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Supreme Court grants Arnab Goswami interim bail says Bombay HC clearly erred

Arnab Goswami Bail

On Wednesday evening, The Supreme Court granted interim bail to Republic TV Chief Editor Arnab Goswami. Arnab was sent to 14-day judicial custody in the 2018 abetment-to-suicide case by the Bombay High Court. Along with Goswami, the other two accused Nitesh Sarda and Feroz Shaikh in the Anvay Naik and his mother’s suicide case were also sent to judicial custody by the Bombay High Court. They were also granted interim bail by the Supreme Court. Hearing the petition filed by Arnab Goswami through video conference, the Supreme Court’s two-judge bench…

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Arnab Goswami files petition in SC for bail

Arnab Goswami

On Tuesday, Republic TV’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami filed a petition for bail in the Supreme Court. Arnab Goswami has opposed the Bombay High Court’s order in the Supreme Court, which denied him interim bail in the 2018’s suicide case. Goswami and two others are accused of allegedly abetting an architect and his mother to commit suicide in 2018. On Monday, the Bombay High Court refused to grant interim bail to Arnab Goswami and said that he should go to the lower court for bail. A  bench consisting of Justice S.…

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Hathras Case will be monitored by Allahabad High Court: Supreme Court

Hathras Case

On Tuesday, The Supreme Court said that the ongoing CBI probe in the shocking Hathras Case, in which a Dalit girl was reportedly gang-raped after which she succumbed to the fatal injuries, will now be carried out under the supervision of the Allahabad High Court. The Supreme Court ordered that all facets of the case, including investigation, giving security to the family of the victim comprising witnesses will now be facilitated by the High Court of Allahabad. The plea that was filed to transfer the trials away from Uttar Pradesh…

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Centre to propose legislation in order to tackle Delhi’s rising air pollution

Delhi Air Pollution

To handle the annual problem of Delhi’s air pollution, the Central Government may soon form a permanent body that will manage, assess, and tackle the capital’s degrading air quality. Forwarding notification to the Supreme Court, the legislation will be soon passed by the government. As a result, The Supreme Court has suspended it’s the order of 16th October that formed a one-man committee of retired Justice Madan Lokur. The apex court will decide further alterations according to the submission of the Central Government and then will layout the aim, work…

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Maharashtra withdraws it’s general consent, restricts CBI

Uddhav Thakrey

The Maharashtra Government has decided to withdraw it’s general consent given to CBI for carrying out investigation in the state. This implies, that CBI will now have to seek permission everytime from the state or the Supreme Court before initiating any investigation within it’s border. This move comes after the CBI had sought a request from UP police along with permission of the centre to investigate TRP Scam in Lucknow. With CBI seeking probe of the TRP Scam in UP, it would have also considered to take over the investigation…

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