SC: MACT can’t award compensation under separate head ‘loss of love and affection’

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 7th September 2020, in the matter of The Oriental Insurance Company Limited v. Smt. Rinku Devi And Others pronounced that there is no justification for award of compensation under separate head ‘loss of love and affection’ in a claim for award of compensation under Section 166 of Motor Vehicles Act, […]

SC:Freedom of speech and expression cannot be exceeded to scandalize the institution

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 31st August 2020, in the matter of Prashant Bhushan and Anr. observed that though a fair criticism of judgment is permissible in law, a person cannot exceed the right under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution to scandalize the institution. While exercising the powers under Article 129 of the Constitution, the Court […]