Polity News

Judicial Appointments

Four years after the Supreme Court Collegium first recommended his name, the Union Law Ministry on notified the appointment of advocate Wasim Sadiq Nargal as an additional judge of the Jammu & Kashmir High Court. Further it has notified appointment of 8 new judges to various High Courts across the country and transfer of 6 judges across different High Courts.

posted by 2nd Jun 2022

The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991

A Varanasi Court directed the sealing of a spot in the Gyanvapi Mosque complex after being told that a Shiva Linga was found inside premises by the court.

posted by 25th May 2022

Supreme Court on GST

The Supreme Court of India (SC) has ruled that the Union and state legislatures have equal, concurrent, and distinct powers to enact GST legislation, and those the GST Council’s recommendations are not binding on them

posted by 24th May 2022

Look out Circulars (LOC)

It is a notice to stop any individual wanted by the police, investigating agency or even a bank from leaving or entering the country through designated land, air and sea ports.

posted by 23rd May 2022

Sedition

In a brief order delivered in S.G. Vombatkere vs Union of India, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court of India effectively suspended the operation of Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code.

posted by 16th May 2022