SC dismisses BOPEE plea for disallowing medico higher studies

SC dismisses BOPEE plea for disallowing medico higher studies

SRINAGAR: The Supreme Court of India has dismissed an appeal filed by J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) against J&K High Court’s verdict, directing it to permit a candidate to join MS General Surgery Course in GMC Jammu. “Exception from filling certified copy of the impugned judgment (by division bench of the high court) […]

an on cattle trade for slaughter to regulate: Govt to SC

an on cattle trade for slaughter to regulate: Govt to SC

BNew Delhi: Government of India told the Supreme Court on Thursday that its notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter was aimed at having a “regulatory regime” on cattle trade across the country. The Centre’s submission came as the apex court sought its response on the pleas challenging the […]

Govt order banning cattle trade for slaughter challenged in SC

Govt order banning cattle trade for slaughter challenged in SC

NEW DELHI: The controversial central notification banning sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter was on Wednesday chal-lenged in the Supreme Court which said it would hear the matter on June 15. The matter was mentioned before a vacation bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Deepak Gupta for an early hearing. The […]

SC starts triple talaq hearing; may not debate polygamy

SC starts triple talaq hearing; may not debate polygamy

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today commenced its historic hearing on a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the practice of triple talaq and nikah halala among Muslims, saying it would first determine whether the practice is fundamental to Islam. A five-judge constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, however, made […]

Judicial Activism of Sorts

Judicial Activism of Sorts

The Supreme Court of India had told the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association that it would ask the administration to take a step back in Kashmir if the Association could persuade stone pelters off the streets. The Court had overlooked the Centre’s objection to a court mediated process while urging the bar to […]

BOPEE scam: SC directs conclusion of trial in 3 months

BOPEE scam: SC directs conclusion of trial in 3 months

New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India on Thursday directed Special Judge Anti-Corruption Srinagar to conclude the trial into multi-crore cash-for-paper scam of Common Entrance Test 2012, allegedly engineered by the former chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer, within three months. “The request made by the Special Judge, Anti Corruption, […]

Triple talaq: SC allows Khurshid to assist as amicus curiae

Triple talaq: SC allows Khurshid to assist as amicus curiae

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid to assist it in hearing a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of ‘triple talaq’, ‘nikah halala’ and polygamy practices among the Muslims. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul […]

Aadhaar mandatory to avoid fake PAN cards: Govt tells SC

Aadhaar mandatory to avoid fake PAN cards: Govt tells SC

NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday defended in the Supreme Court its decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for issuing of PAN cards, saying it was done to curb the use of fake PAN cards across the country. Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi told a bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan that the […]

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