Independent Collegium : Supreme Court

Independent Collegium: A petition was filed in the Supreme Court seeking the constitution of an independent collegium to appoint members of the Election Commission of India (ECI). The petition was filed by the Association for Democratic Reforms. The petition states that the present process of appointing members to the Election Commission, solely by the executive, […]

Article 311 of the Indian Constitution

Article 311: Suspended police officer Sachin Waze, arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the Mukesh Ambani terror scare case, was dismissed from service by Mumbai Police Commissioner under Article 311 (2) (b) of the Indian Constitution without a departmental enquiry. Article 311 says that no government employee either of an all […]

Socially And Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)

Socially And Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC): The supreme court said that the Centre alone is empowered to identify Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) and include them in the Central List for claiming reservation benefits. The President (that is the Central government) alone, to the exclusion of all other authorities, is empowered to identify SEBCs […]

Supreme Court On Plea Made By The Election Commission Of India To Restrain The Media

The Supreme Court Has Declined A Plea Made By The Election Commission Of India To Restrain The Media: The Supreme court has declined a plea made by the Election Commission of India to restrain the media from reporting oral remarks made by a Division Bench of the Madras High court. The HC judges had said […]