SC: Courts are free to determine whether independent conviction is possible in case group prosecution under Section 149 IPC fails

The Hon’ble Supreme Court. on 10.12.2020, in the matter of Rohtas & Anr.  v. State of Haryana held that courts are free to weigh the evidence and determine whether an independent conviction is possible in case group prosecution under Section 149 IPC fails. Questions before the Hon’ble Supreme Court Whether a charge framed with the […]

SC: Court must defer to the understanding of clauses in tender documents by the author thereof

The Hon’ble Suprreme Court, on 08.12.2020, in the matter of The State of Madhya Pradesh & Anr. v. U.P. State Bridge Corporation Ltd. & Anr. held that court must defer to the understanding of clauses in tender documents by the author thereof unless, pithily put, there is perversity in the author’s construction of the documents […]

SC: Admissions to Medical Colleges cannot be permitted to be made beyond sanctioned capacity

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 07.12.2020, in the matter of National Medical Commission v. Mothukuru Sriyah Koumudi & Ors. pronounced that admissions to Medical Colleges cannot be permitted to be made beyond the sanctioned annual intake capacity of a medical college. Directions cannot be issued for increasing annual intake capacity and to create seats. The […]

SC directs CG to make amendments to Tribunal, Appellate Tribunal and other Authorities Rules

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 27th November 2020, in the matter of Madras Bar Association v. Union of India issued directions regarding  selection, appointment, tenure, conditions of service, and ancillary matters relating to various tribunals, which act in aid of the judicial branch. Furthermore it directed the Central Government to make amendments to the Tribunal, […]