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NEET PG Counselling Put On Hold, Won\'t Start Until Validity Of OBC-EWS Reservation Is Decided
NEET PG Counselling Put On Hold, Won't Start Until Validity Of OBC-EWS Reservation Is Decided

The counselling for NEET-PG has been put on hold. This will remain postponed until the Supreme Court decides the validity of the Centre's decision for introducing reservation for OBC (Other Backward Classes) and EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) in the All India Quota (AIQ).

Supreme Court
Candidate can't claim cadre of choice after qualifying civils: SC

A candidate, as a matter of right, cannot claim allocation of cadre of his/her choice, after qualifying the civil services examination, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday

Supreme Court
State can't issue sweeping directions to withdraw consent for CBI probe: Centre to SC

Centre told the Supreme Court that the state government cannot claim a right to issue omnibus, sweeping, and overarching directions to withdraw consent for a CBI probe into any matter

Farmer protest
Farmers Have Right To Protest, But Roads Can't Be Blocked Indefinitely: SC

"People have right to go on roads, it cannot be blocked", noted the bench.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence
Dragging Your Feet, Can't Be Unending Story: SC To UP On Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

The top court had registered a petition on the basis of a letter by two lawyers seeking a probe by the CBI in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

CBI Can Directly Register Case, Preliminary Probe Not Mandatory: SC
CBI Can Directly Register Case, Preliminary Probe Not Mandatory: SC

SC bench said that precedents of the top court and the provisions of the CBI manual make it abundantly clear that a preliminary enquiry is not mandatory in all cases which involve allegations of corruption.

Supreme Court
Hybrid Mode Not Working, Courts Have To Function Physically, Says SC

The bench said it wants the courts to open for the public and justice accessible for all the citizens.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence
Not Satisfied With Action Of State: SC On UP Govt's Probe In Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

Salve admitted before the top court that what has been done by the state is not satisfactory and remedial action will be taken soon, and urged the bench to put the matter for hearing immediately after the Dussehra vacation.

Supreme Court
Help EWS Category Kids Overcome 'Stark Consequences' Of Digital Divide: SC

The needs of young children who are future of the country cannot be ignored, the apex court said.

'Who Are Accused, Whether Arrested Or Not': SC Seeks Answers On Lakhimpur Kheri Violence
'Who Are Accused, Whether Arrested Or Not': SC Seeks Answers On Lakhimpur Kheri Violence

SC told the UP government counsel that the grievance is that "you are not properly investigating the matter".

SC Rules NGT Has Powers To Take Suo Moto Cognisance On Environmental Issues

A bench of Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, Hrishikesh Roy, and C.T. Ravikumar delivered the judgment on a batch of petitions which raised the issue whether the NGT has suo motu jurisdiction.

Supreme Court on Lakhimpur Kheri Incident
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC takes suo moto cognizance, to hear case on Thursday

The Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, where farmers were allegedly mowed down by a car on October 3, triggering a violent backlash.

Supreme Court
NEET-SS Exam In Nov As Per Old Pattern; Govt Has Been Very Fair, Says SC

The top court was hearing a plea by Prateek Rastogi and 40 postgraduate qualified doctors, who challenged the abrupt last-minute changes, contending that they were made to favour the general medicine candidates.

NEET-SS Exam Pattern Change: SC Says Medical Education Has Become A Business
NEET-SS Exam Pattern Change: SC Says Medical Education Has Become A Business

A bench headed by justice D.Y. Chandrachud said: "The impression we get is, that the medical education has become a business and medical regulation has also become a business".

Easy To Criticise Govt, Court: SC On Probe Into Oxygen Supply Crisis During 2nd Wave
Easy To Criticise Govt, Court: SC On Probe Into Oxygen Supply Crisis During 2nd Wave

Even in most developed nations in the world, they were not able to contain the pandemic. You see, it is very easy to criticise the government or for that matter courts, unless you are in the hot seat, the bench said.

Farmers Protest
SC Notice To Farmer Leaders, Groups On Plea Against Road Blocks

On September 30, the Supreme Court had emphasised that roads cannot remain blocked perpetually and asked the Centre, what steps has it taken to remove the road blockade by farmers, protesting against three agriculture laws, at Delhi borders.

SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Cancellation Of NEET Undergraduate Exam

The apex court dismissed the plea saying that cancellation of the exam cannot be at the cost of lakhs of students.

Supreme Court
Can't Deny Rs 50K Ex Gratia if Death Certificate Doesn't Mention Covid: SC

The top court said that this Rs 50,000 amount will be over and above the amounts paid by the Centre and states under various benevolent schemes.

Farmer Protest
Can't Be Blocked Perpetually: SC Asks Centre For Steps Taken To Clear Roads Blocked By Farmers

The top court was hearing a plea filed by Monicca Agarwaal seeking directions to remove road blockades, which impedes free movement of traffic between Delhi and Noida.

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'Can't Allow People To Suffer, Die': SC On CBI's Report On Firecrackers

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued show-cause notice to manufacturers, and sought an explanation why contempt proceedings should be not initiated against them, and why their licenses not be cancelled.

DMET CBK Mohanty
Odisha To Comply With SC Directive, Provide Rs 50,000 Ex-gratia To Kin Of Those Who Died Due To Covid-19

Odisha government will provide Rs 50,000 compensation to the kin of those who died due to Covid19. Besides, kin of those who died by suicide within 30 days of testing COVID positive are also entitled for compensation.

DMET Chief CBK Mohanty
Odisha To Provide Compensation To Kin Of Covid Victims: DMET Chief

As per the Supreme Court's directive, Odisha government will soon be providing a compensation of Rs 50,000 to the families of Covid-19 victims. This information was share by the Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty on Tuesday (Sept 28).

Firecrackers: Cannot Infringe Right To Life Of Other Citizens Under Guise Of Employment, Says SC

The apex court had earlier refused to impose complete ban on sale of firecrackers and said that sale can happen through only licensed traders and that only green crackers can be sold. Online sale of firecrackers has been completely banned.

Supreme Court
Chairman, MD, ED Can't Be Held Vicariously Liable For Criminal Acts Of Company: SC

The bench noted that there are no specific allegations with respect to the role played by senior officials in their capacity as chairman, managing director, executive director, deputy general manager and planner and executor.

Pegasus Row
Pegasus Row: SC Likely To Set Up Panel To Probe Snooping Allegations

The Centre had already proposed to constitute an expert panel, comprising of independent members, to examine the snooping allegations