Justices KS Radhakrishnan and NV Ramana favoured the petition filed by NRI doctor Shamsheer who said that staff at Indian missions abroad can cast their vote at the embassy or High Commission premises, without being physically present in the country. The Election Commission should permit them to exercise their right through facility available at the Indian missions abroad. The bench also asked the Election Commission to respond to their petition by Friday.
“The judgment was reserved on March 27, 2012 but it was delivered after around 21 months. During this long period, lots of changes took place, including amendment in laws. But these changes were failed to be considered by the Bench which delivered the judgment,” said senior advocate Ashok Desai during the hearing.
Justices KS Radhakrishnan and JS Khekar said that they are only on enforcement of their orders and not on punishment at this stage. The punishment for contempt of court will be dealt with only when the hearing is concluded. Any suggestion that Roy and other two directors were jailed under contempt charges is completely irrelevant at this stage.
The change has been made changes in rule 12 of the Income Tax Rules 2014.
The judgment was delivered by a bench headed by Justice RM Lodha. According to the bench, trial courts will have to fetch an explanation to the Chief Justice of the representative High Courts if they fail to ensure the completion of trials against MPs and MLAs within a year.
Both Reliance and UTV accused these associations of using their influence to deny free access to others in the markets of their regions. According to the complaint lodged in CCI, both the production houses were forced to have their movies first registered with these associations.
According to reports, the Supreme Court will look into the burning question of whether or not a terminally ill person should be allowed to ask for voluntary euthanasia instead of living in a vegetative state on life support systems. The apex court will refer the issue in response to a recently filed PIL.
A trial court is free to use its power under the Criminal Procedure Court to kickstart criminal proceedings against a […]
Wednesday, the plea by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) that children adopted by the Muslims should not […]
The UK court of appeals stands up for the life sentence given to McLoughlin against the belief of the European Court of Human Rights.