He also drew attention to Section 10A of Representation of Peoples Act, 1951, dealing with disqualification for failure to lodge account of election expenses. This provision also is silent on hearing, he said. He contended that disqualification of 20 Parliamentary secretaries will have grave civil consequences. According to him, Section 10A is graver than Section 149, of the RPA, as the latter deals with filling up of vacancies in the House of the People, arising out of different reasons. Section 10A provides for disqualification for three years from the date of the order. “Even in this, there is no provision for oral hearing”, he pointed out, and added, “The discretion is with the E.C. whether to grant oral hearing”. … [Read more...] about Office Of Profit: Will Delhi High Court Strike Down Disqualification Of 20 MLAs?
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Ms. Jyoti Singh, S/Shri Mr. Prateek Jalan Mr. Anup Jairam Bhambhani Mr. Sanjeev Narula Mr. Manoj Kumar Ohri The collegium had nine candidates before it. The recommendations were made by the then Acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court on 13th October, 2017, in consultation with her two senior-most colleagues. … [Read more...] about SC Collegium Recommends Elevation of Five Advocates As Judges Of Delhi High Court [Read Resolution]
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First, the Single Judge of the High Court held that shorthand notebook can at best be treated as a memo of what is dictated to a steno to be later transcribed into a draft judgment or an order. When draft judgments and order do not form part of a record held by a public authority, a shorthand note book which is memo of what is dictated and which would later be typed to become a draft judgment or an order can certainly not be held to be ‘record’ held by a public authority, the Judge had held. … [Read more...] about Shorthand Notebooks Are Not Part Of Judicial Record, SC Agrees With Delhi High Court
It then goes on to contend that this year’s exam, conducted by the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, has been the worst conducted examination for entrance in National Law Schools till date. Citing various reports, it submits, “More than sixty-thousand candidates took part in the said examination. The candidates faced multiple technical glitches at various test centres including but not limited to disruption in the examination and wrong seating arrangements, unfair time management, and obstruction while entering the centres. … [Read more...] about ABVP Challenges CLAT2018 Before Delhi High Court