Supreme Court Current Affairs - 2019

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Rishi Kumar Shukla appointed CBI Director

IPS officer Rishi Kumar Shukla has been appointed as the chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a fixed tenure of two years.  Rishi Kumar Shukla is currently serving as the chairman of Madhya Pradesh Police Housing Corporation in Bhopal. The appointment of the Rishi Kumar Shukla was approved by the Appointments Committee of Read More…

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Corruption Perceptions Index 2018: Facts about India

Corruption Perceptions Index of Transparency International ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt a country’s public sector and judiciary are perceived to be by experts and business executives. It is the most widely used indicator of corruption worldwide and it does not consider corruption in the business sector. The corruption perception index draws on Read More…

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Survey of Elephants in Captivity

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has submitted the affidavit with the findings of the first Survey of Elephants in Captivity to the Supreme Court. Findings of the Survey The Survey was undertaken after the order of the Supreme Court which had asked the Union Government to identify elephants in captivity and whether Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Lokpal Search Committee holds its First Meeting

The Lokpal Search Committee headed by former Supreme Court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai held its first meeting and discussed modalities related to the appointments of the chief and members of Lokpal. The other members of the committee include former chief of State Bank of India (SBI) Arundhati Bhattacharya, Prasar Bharati chairperson Surya Prakash, former Indian Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Supreme Court refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court has refused to stay the amendments to Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018. These amendments were brought in to nullify the safeguards instituted by the Supreme Court to prevent its misuse. Safeguards proposed by Supreme Court Expressing concerns over the misuse of the various provisions under Read More…

Month:  Categories: Constitution & Law

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Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Validity of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code. The petitioners had questioned the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code based on the following grounds: The constitutional validity of IBC was questioned as a violation of Article 14 of the Constitution. The petitioners argued that IBC doesn’t make an intelligible differentiation in Read More…

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SC to take ‘in-chamber’ decision on listing of plea challenging Article 35-A

The Supreme Court has announced that it would take ‘in-chamber’ decision on listing of plea challenging Article 35-A. ‘In-chamber’ decision refers to a process of decision making where the orders are issued from the Justice’s chambers without a formal court proceeding. Article 35A of the Indian Constitution Article 35A empowers the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature to decide who all are Read More…

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