[Order VII Rule 11 Civil Procedure Code]- If Plaint Does Not Disclose Cause Of Action Or Suit Is Barred By Any Law, The Court Has No Option But To Reject The Plaint: Supreme court

[Read Judgment] “The provision of Order VII Rule 11 is mandatory in nature.” In a judgment delivered today, the Supreme Court has observed that the provision of Order VII Rule 11 Code of Civil Procedure regarding ‘Rejection of Plaint’ is mandatory in nature. “It states that the plaint “shall” be rejected if any of theContinue reading “[Order VII Rule 11 Civil Procedure Code]- If Plaint Does Not Disclose Cause Of Action Or Suit Is Barred By Any Law, The Court Has No Option But To Reject The Plaint: Supreme court”

Supreme Court Nullifies Post-March 31 Sale Of BS-IV Vehicles ; Bars Registration Of Such Vehicles [Read Order]

The Supreme Court on Wednesday recalled its March 27 order which allowed sale of 10% of unsold BS-IV vehicles for ten days after the lockdown, in areas except Delhi-NCR, after noting that the automobile dealers sold such vehicles during the lockdown in violation of the order. Following the recall of the order, the bench headed by Justice ArunContinue reading “Supreme Court Nullifies Post-March 31 Sale Of BS-IV Vehicles ; Bars Registration Of Such Vehicles [Read Order]”

Supreme Court Advocate-On-Record Association (SCAORA) urges Chief Justice of India (CJI) S. A. Bobde to look into the demise of a Senior lawyer in Supreme Court premises due to unavailability of medical assistance

Senior Advocate SK Dhingra passed away while in Supreme Court premises and could not be tended to due to unavailability of any medical staff or assistance. Precious time was also lost due to strict protocol. The Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association (SCAORA) has written to the Chief justice of India, Justice SA Bobde, to lookContinue reading “Supreme Court Advocate-On-Record Association (SCAORA) urges Chief Justice of India (CJI) S. A. Bobde to look into the demise of a Senior lawyer in Supreme Court premises due to unavailability of medical assistance”

Transparency in the Functioning of the “Committee for Reforms in Criminal Laws”- Senior Lawyer’s and Former Judge’s urge Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)- “Lack Diversity”

A letter signed by lawyers and former judges raises concerns that the present Committee “lacks diversity both in terms of the social identity of the members, as well as their professional background and experience.” The Criminal Reforms Committee recently constituted by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has been urged by lawyers and former judges toContinue reading “Transparency in the Functioning of the “Committee for Reforms in Criminal Laws”- Senior Lawyer’s and Former Judge’s urge Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)- “Lack Diversity””

Inordinate force has become routine in India: Plea in Supreme court seeks guidelines to fill legal lacuna in dealing with Custodial Death/Torture/Rape

Jeyaraj and his son Bennix died while in the custody of the Sathankulam Police following their arrest on June 19 citing a violation of the COVID-19 curfew The plea before the Supreme Court notes that “Custodial Torture/Deaths/Rapes are a chilling reminder of how the excessive use of force has become a routine in India” leadingContinue reading “Inordinate force has become routine in India: Plea in Supreme court seeks guidelines to fill legal lacuna in dealing with Custodial Death/Torture/Rape”

Death of National Law University Jodhpur student in 2017: Supreme Court asks Rajasthan Police to complete investigation in two months

The Court pulled up the state police for not having finished the investigation despite an order from the Rajasthan High Court to this effect passed in February this year. The Supreme Court today directed the Rajasthan Police to complete its probe into the death of a National Law University, Jodhpur student that took place inContinue reading “Death of National Law University Jodhpur student in 2017: Supreme Court asks Rajasthan Police to complete investigation in two months”

Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction for private aided/unaided schools to waive fees for months of April, May & June year 2020

A petition has been filed in Supreme Court by a group of parents from various States seeking relief from paying school fees in private aided/unaided schools for months of April, May, and June this year due to COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. The petition seeks that the Centre and State governments direct private schools to notContinue reading “Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction for private aided/unaided schools to waive fees for months of April, May & June year 2020”

Awarding Compensation Towards ‘Loss Of Love & Affection’ As A Separate Head In Addition To ‘Loss Of Consortium’ Not Justified: Supreme Court- [Read judgement]

The Supreme Court has observed that there is no justification to award compensation towards loss of love and affection as a separate head, in addition to awarding compensation for loss of consortium. The bench comprising Justices S. Abdul Nazeer, Indu Malhotra and Aniruddha Bose observed that loss of love and affection is comprehended in loss of consortium,Continue reading “Awarding Compensation Towards ‘Loss Of Love & Affection’ As A Separate Head In Addition To ‘Loss Of Consortium’ Not Justified: Supreme Court- [Read judgement]”