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SC Seeks Centre’s Reply On Covid-19 Vaccination Of Pregnant Women Plea

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and B V Nagarathna issued notice to the Centre on the plea of Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) and sought its response within two weeks.

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SC Seeks Centre's Response On Door-To-Door Covid Vaccination For Differently Abled

The bench noted that the plea seeks relief in the nature of door-to-door vaccinations to the extent feasible for the differently abled, preference in scheduling of vaccinations and a dedicated helpline for the differently abled apart from the CoWIN portal.

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Courts Can''t Exercise Power To Summon As Accused In ''Casual, Cavalier'' Manner: SC

A bench of justices K M Joseph and P S Narasimha while dealing with a criminal case said, "This is yet another case where summons issued purporting to invoke power under Section 319 of the CrPC has brought the newly summoned person to this court."

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Centre Concedes In SC, Permits Prematurely Retired NCLAT Chairperson To Continue Till Sep 20

The apex court also on Wednesday, in related proceedings, had expressed displeasure over the "hurried" appointment of Justice M Venugopal as Acting Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT).

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Ex-Gratia For Kin Of Deceased Lawyers

The bench, also comprising Justices Vikram Nath and B V Nagarathna, said several people have died due to COVID-19 in the country and there is already a judgement passed by the apex court dealing with framing of guidelines for disbursement of compensation to kin of those who have died as a result of coronavirus.

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Will Seek Transfer Of Mehbooba Mufti''s Plea In PMLA Case To SC, Centre Tells Delhi HC

Section 50 of the Act empowers the authority, that is, officers of ED, to summon any person to give evidence or produce records.

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SC To Pass Interim Order On Pleas Seeking Independent Probe Into Pegasus Snooping Allegations

The Centre had earlier filed a limited affidavit in the top court saying the pleas seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus snooping allegations are based on "conjectures and surmises or on other unsubstantiated media reports or incomplete or uncorroborated material".

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Employee Can't Insist On Transfer To Particular Place, Says SC

The high court had dismissed her plea against the rejection of her representation by the authority concerned for transfer from Amroha to Gautam Buddha Nagar.

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Magistrate Not Competent Authority To Extend Time To Complete Investigation In UAPA Cases: SC

A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit said the only competent authority to consider such request would be the Special Courts set up under National Investigation Agency Act.

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Responsibility Of Govt To Design Convenient Tax System So That Individuals Can Budget & Plan: SC

Referring to the work of 18th-century economist Adam Smith in 'The Wealth of Nations', the bench said it needs to be observed here that in taxation regime, there is no room for presumption and nothing can be taken to be implied.

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Cannot Order For Use Of Traditional Remedies Like ‘Red Ant Chutney’ As Cure For COVID-19: SC

The bench said, “The problem started with the High Court directing the director general of Ayush ministry and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to take within three months a decision on a proposal to use red ant chutney as a remedy for COVID-19. We want to put an end to it”.

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Future-Reliance Retail Deal: Supreme Court Stays Delhi HC Order For Seizure Of Future Group's Assets

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana, in a consent order, also directed the statutory authorities like National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Competition Commission of India (CCI) and market regulator Sebi not to pass any final order related to the merger deal for next four weeks.

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Directions To Fill Vacant Posts In NHRC

A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao noted that former apex court judge Justice Arun Mishra has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission.

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Supreme Court Upholds Retrospective Extension Of S K Mishra's Tenure As ED Director

The top court said that a reasonable period of extension can be granted to facilitate the completion of cases of ongoing investigations only after recording reasons by the committee constituted under section 25 of the Central Vigilance Commission Act.

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NGT Umbrella Authority To Ensure Departments Work In Tandem For Environment Protection: SC

A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar said the NGT cannot take over the job of the concerned authority under the respective enactments but it can force them to work in a manner which is required by the law.

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