By: Manu Sebastian 20 Feb 2019 11:52 AM GMT In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court struck down Rule 5A of the Bihar Civil Service(Judicial Branch)(Recruitment) Rules 1995, as per which only 10% of the candidates who appear in the preliminary examination will be selected for mains. The Court found that this rule was contrary to the dictum in Malik Mazhar Sultan v UPPSC (2008) 17 SCC 703, which held that candidates should be selected for main judicial service examination after preliminary examination in the ratio 1 : 10 with respect to advertised vacancies. The judgment was delivered in a writ petition filed before the Supreme Court under Article 32 of the Constitution of India by 13 contestants. Based on the said rule, only 1843 candidates out of nearly 17000 contestants were called for main examination as against 349 advertised vacancies. Applying the dictum in Malik Mazhar, 3490 candidates ought to have been called. The Division Bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Naveen … [Read more...] about Candidates For Main Judicial Exam To Be Selected From Prelims In 1: 10 Ratio Of Vacancies; SC Strikes Down Rule 5A Bihar Rules.
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Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Apoorva Mandhani August 7, 2018 12:09 pm Change Font Size The swearing-in ceremony of Justice Indira Banerjee as a Supreme Court judge held today did more than just appoint her to the highest judicial institution of the country— it also gave the Apex Court its eighth woman judge. Today Justice Banumati is presiding Court Number 12, Justice Indu Malhotra sits with Justice RF Nariman in Court Number -9 and Justice Indira Benerjee sits with Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice DY Chandrachud in Court Number-1 and, The event is noteworthy because this is the first time in the history of the Supreme Court that three woman judges will be sitting in the Supreme Court at the same time. The enormity of the situation dawns in with the realisation that the history being spoken of is 68 years long, with a total of 233 judges (including the newly appointed judges). The legal profession, in general, has often been … [Read more...] about In A First Supreme Court Has Three Sitting Woman Judges Today
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Akanksha Jain August 2, 2018 1:40 pm Change Font Size Lamenting how judicial infrastructure has been given relatively low importance with infrastructure in courts in interior parts of the country being on ventilator, the Supreme Court on Thursday underlined some vital features which have to provide in all court complexes across India including court managers with MBA degree for ensuring efficient court administration in every judicial district. “Professionally qualified court managers, preferably with an MBA degree, must also be appointed to render assistance in performing the court administration. The said post of Court managers must be created in each judicial district for assisting Principal District and Sessions Judges. Such Court Managers would enable the District Judges to devote more time to their core work, that is, judicial functions. This, in turn, would enhance the efficiency of the District Judicial … [Read more...] about Breaking: SC Directs Appointment Of Professionally Qualified Court Managers In All Principal District And Sessions Courts For Better Court Administration [Read Judgment]
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Akanksha Jain August 2, 2018 1:40 pm Change Font Size Lamenting how judicial infrastructure has been given relatively low importance with infrastructure in courts in interior parts of the country being on ventilator, the Supreme Court on Thursday underlined some vital features which have to provide in all court complexes across India including court managers with MBA degree for ensuring efficient court administration in every judicial district. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said, “…judicial infrastructure which has been given relatively low importance, if not long neglected. That needs an overhaul. Apart from the metropolitan cities and State capitals, infrastructure in Courts, especially in the interior parts of the country, is dying out. It would not be wrong to say that some of them are just on the ventilator”. The bench was hearing an … [Read more...] about Judicial Infrastructure On Ventilator, SC Suggests Vital Features For Courts Including Court Managers With MBA Degree Across India [Read Order]
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Apoorva Mandhani July 29, 2018 8:37 pm Change Font Size A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court demanding a direction to the Centre as well as the States to formulate a policy or issue guidelines for doctors and hospitals conducting Cesarean deliveries. The petition, filed by Mr. Reepak Kansal through Advocate Dr. Ashutosh Garg, alleges “flagrant violations and abuse of health norms” due to the lack of such policy, claiming that several private hospitals and maternity homes often conduct unnecessary C-section deliveries in order to make money. “The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that Caesarean section could be performed only when it is medical necessity. However in India, there are numerous instances where C-sections are performed without medical reasons and with an intention to make money by the private maternity homes/hospital / Clinics … [Read more...] about Plea In SC Raises Alarm Over “Unnecessary” Cesarean Deliveries; Demands Guidelines Or National Policy