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For first time in Supreme Court's history, single-judge bench to hear appeals of bail, transfer petitions
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For first time in Supreme Court's history, single-judge bench to hear appeals of bail, transfer petitions

Supreme Court has for the first time since its inception provided for sitting of a single-judge bench to hear appeals of bail and anticipatory bail in cases related to offences entailing jail term.

EPFO pension News: Private sector employees to get higher retirement benefit as SC dismisses plea filed against Kerala HC order
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EPFO pension News: Private sector employees to get higher retirement benefit as SC dismisses plea filed against Kerala HC order

The EPFO caps the figure on which contribution is calculated at a maximum of Rs 15,000 per month.

Union Cabinet approves ordinance to restore 200-point roster on reservation in faculty jobs at higher education institutes
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Union Cabinet approves ordinance to restore 200-point roster on reservation in faculty jobs at higher education institutes

The Union Cabinet in its last meeting before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls approved a proposal by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development for ordinance for the restoration of a 200-point roster when it comes to faculty quota in higher education.

Govt may approve ordinance to restore 200-point roster system: What is this appointment process for SC/ST faculty?
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Govt may approve ordinance to restore 200-point roster system: What is this appointment process for SC/ST faculty?

Under the 200-point roster system, 99 faculty posts are reserved for SC, ST and OBC communities, and the remaining 101 posts are kept for the unreserved.

Sentenced to death for raping minor, Madhya Pradesh school teacher challenges penalty in Supreme Court
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Sentenced to death for raping minor, Madhya Pradesh school teacher challenges penalty in Supreme Court

According to the prosecution, the Madhya Pradesh convict had raped the minor girl after kidnapping her from her house on 1 July, 2018 and later dumped her in the bushes. The girl received severe injuries in the incident and was admitted to a Delhi-based hospital

Aarushi Talwar murder case: Before moving SC, CBI must first find illegality in Allahabad High Court judgment
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Aarushi Talwar murder case: Before moving SC, CBI must first find illegality in Allahabad High Court judgment

The CBI will have to first show that a substantial question of law exists in the Aarushi Talwar murder case that needs to be settled by the apex court before it can move the SC against the acquittal of Nupur and Rajesh Talwar

Supreme Court dismisses Special Leave Petition filed gainst Reliance Communications
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Supreme Court dismisses Special Leave Petition filed gainst Reliance Communications

The Supreme Court has dismissed the Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by the Income Tax department against Reliance Communications (RCOM) on taxing of the proceeds of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds.

Cauvery issue: Karnataka’s stand does not amount to contempt of SC, says BV Acharya
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Cauvery issue: Karnataka’s stand does not amount to contempt of SC, says BV Acharya

Senior advocate BV Acharya questions how a two-judge bench can arrogate to itself the power that a three-judge bench when a previous order of the bigger bench already exists.

Cauvery row: Why the tribunal failed to resolve dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
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Cauvery row: Why the tribunal failed to resolve dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

As in the case of peninsular rivers which are monsoon dependent, sharing of the water of Cauvery also becomes a contentious issue and source of conflict between the two states, every time monsoon plays truant.

Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan files caveat in Supreme Court
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Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan files caveat in Supreme Court

Salman Khan has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court urging it to grant him a hearing before passing any order on Maharashtra government's appeal.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Maha govt to move Supreme Court against actor's acquittal
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Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Maha govt to move Supreme Court against actor's acquittal

Salman Khan may face fresh trouble with the Maharashtra Government informing the Bombay High Court on Wednesday that it has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the verdict acquitting him of all charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Delhi jurisdiction row: Centre challenges High Court order in SC
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Delhi jurisdiction row: Centre challenges High Court order in SC

The jurisdiction row between Centre and Delhi government reached Supreme Court on Wednesday with the former challenging the Delhi High Court's order that termed as "suspect" a notification of Union Home Ministry barring the Anti-corruption Branch from acting against its officials.

DoT to file petition before SC against Vodafone, others in SIM renting case
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DoT to file petition before SC against Vodafone, others in SIM renting case

The DoT found that Vodafone, Airtel and Idea allegedly sold bulk connections to third parties, who in turn were selling those Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) to retail subscribers in 2007.