On November 16, the court received the CVC report in a “sealed cover”, and allowed Mr. Verma to respond (also through a sealed cover). During the Constituent Assembly debates, there was a proposal that all cases involving fundamental rights be decided within a month. A petition for divorce, separation, custody or parenting time MUST have already been filed, or must be filed at the same time as the forms in this packet. 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However, if Mr. Verma was correct in his claim — and the Supreme Court finally held that he was — then the substance of the allegations against him was irrelevant to his legal challenge against his removal. Recent events have confirmed this fear. Further, according to the Division Bench, the end of an academic session was not “fixated as on June, even though, most of the universities and their academic session in June 30th. The doctrine of stare decisis can be aptly invoked in such a situation. 7. A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences. 16.24 of the University, applicable to them, contending that they were entitled to continue beyond the last date of the month in which each of them attained the age of superannuation, till the “30th of June following” in terms of that provision. This is not the first time that an important, time-sensitive case has been dragged on in a manner that materially affects the situation of the parties. They are not usually delivered on the same day of the hearing but some time afterwards. The question was a straightforward one, because it required the court to interpret three legal instruments: the Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act (that brought the CBI into existence), the CVC Act, and the Supreme Court’s own prior judgment in Vineet Narain. 10943/2020) along with four other appeals has observed that long standing or established status quo brought about by judgments interpreting local or state laws, should not be lightly departed from. 65 years). Supreme Court Judgments Search by Year All 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 The Division Bench said that Statute No. Below you will find the latest judgment(s) handed down by the Supreme Court. 16.24 (2)}. On November 20, the court passed a cryptic order stating that “for reasons that need not be recorded, we are not inclined to afford the parties a hearing today”, and adjourned the case to November 29. In high stakes cases, time-sensitive cases, the court must ensure two things: that the judgment is timely, and that the judgment is clear. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day's newspaper in one easy-to-read list. 16.24 [Professor Sri Krishna Khandelwal and Binod Kumar Singh (supra)] too were correctly decided.”, Finally, Bench then concludes in the last para 15 that, “For the foregoing reasons, the impugned judgment and orders of the High Court are set aside. In 1994, the Supreme Court, while dealing with the Acquisition of Certain Areas of Ayodhya Act, ordered the protection of the latest “status quo”: No mosque but a makeshift temple and legally protected darshan at the site. 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A scrutiny of the Supreme Court's judgments makes it clear that the Centre cannot hand over any land, superfluous or not. In response to a transfer petition filed by the RBI, the Supreme Court today issued a status quo order. (1958) [Ch] 574), there is well-established authority for the view that a decision of long standing on the basis of which many persons will in the course of time have arranged their affairs should not lightly be disturbed by a superior court not strictly bound itself by the decision.””, SC Bench then very rightly holds in para 14 that, “This Court is consequently of the opinion that the impugned judgment is in error. "Suppose the Supreme Court holds the entire exercise to be completely ultra vires the Constitution, then it is a nullity. That statute reads as follows: “16.24 (1) The age of superannuation of a teacher of the University, whether governed by the new scale of pay or not shall be sixty-five years. 3493/2020 (Arising out of SLP (C) No. And this was of crucial significance: Mr. Verma retires at the end of January. Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations. Written judgments are generally issued for more complex cases or where they involve questions of law which are of public interest. The Supreme Court on Tuesday virtually stayed elections in seven municipal areas in West Bengal as it ordered a status quo in the matter after the state contended that polls could be held after these bodies are converted into municipal corporations. The appellants are entitled, consequently, to continue till the end of the following June on re-employment. They argued that they were entitled to continue in service, on extension up to the end of June, 2021. They are aggrieved by an office order dated 21.12.2019 which set out their respective dates of retirement (which were the last dates in the months they attained the age of superannuation, i.e. Effectively, therefore, by mixing up the two questions, the Supreme Court dragged on for months a case that could have been decided within days. The Alok Verma Case — or “CBI vs CBI”, as it has come to be popularly known — reveals some of the pathologies that have plagued the Supreme Court’s conduct in recent high-profile cases. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. The status quo is not a status quo as on the date of inventory but the status quo as of September 15, 1988. The Supreme Court has, in a lot of cases, under Article 356 done that because the actions of the government were found to be ultra vires." 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