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SC upholds Constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET
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SC upholds Constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET

January 21, 2022

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday upheld the Constitutional validity of providing 27 percent reservation to Other Backward Caste (OBC) candidates in NEET AIQ (All India Quota) seats. It also noted that the reservation was not at odd with merit instead it furthers the distributive consequences of social justice. A two-Judge Bench headed…

Supreme Court hearing today
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Supreme Court hearing today

January 11, 2022

New Delhi: In the midst of Congress’ padayatra from Mekedatu to Bengaluru that has generated heat in the State, the Supreme Court (SC) is set to hear Tamil Nadu’s petition on the project today. Tamil Nadu had approached the SC against the order of the Principal Bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Mekedatu balancing…

‘B Kharab’ land row at foot of Chamundi Hill: SC dismisses State’s review petition
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‘B Kharab’ land row at foot of Chamundi Hill: SC dismisses State’s review petition

November 26, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a review petition by the Karnataka Government against a High Court’s judgement proclaimed on Dec. 15, 2020 which declared the ownership of 1561.31 acres of prime land at Kurubarahalli of Mysuru Taluk Kasaba Hobli, Alanahalli and Chowdalli in favour of the erstwhile Mysore royal family. The State Government…

Apex Court to hear Karnataka’s plea on TN’s Cauvery river project
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Apex Court to hear Karnataka’s plea on TN’s Cauvery river project

November 16, 2021

Bengaluru: The Supreme Court will hear the Karnataka’s Government’s plea questioning Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to go ahead with its plans of taking up  Cauvery-Vellaru-Vaigai-Gundar river link canal works near Kunnathur in Pudukkottai district , for the purpose of utilising 45 TMC of additional water of Cauvery river, this week, it is learnt. Tamil Nadu…

‘Demolition of religious structures unscientific’
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‘Demolition of religious structures unscientific’

September 13, 2021

Senior advocate O. Sham Bhat urges CM to withdraw order  Outrightly razing structures violates Supreme Court orders Mysore/Mysuru: Noted senior advocate from Mysuru, O. Sham Bhat has urged Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to withdraw the order to demolish religious structures as it is unscientific and would hurt the religious sentiments of people and the devout. …

In a first, 9 Supreme Court Judges take Oath in one go
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In a first, 9 Supreme Court Judges take Oath in one go

August 31, 2021

Justice B.V. Nagarathna, former Karnataka High Court Judge, to become India’s first woman Chief Justice in 2027 New Delhi: Nine new Supreme Court (SC) Judges, including three women, were administered their oaths of office by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana this morning. This is the first time in the history of India’s highest Court that nine…

Kurubarahalli Survey No.4 And Alanahalli Survey No.41: Supreme Court rejects State’s Special Leave Petition
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Kurubarahalli Survey No.4 And Alanahalli Survey No.41: Supreme Court rejects State’s Special Leave Petition

July 27, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In a setback to the State Government, the Supreme Court yesterday dismissed its Special Leave Petition against a High Court’s judgement on land at Kurubarahalli Survey Number 4, Alanahalli Survey Number 41 and Chowdalli Survey Number 39.  Former Deputy Commissioner of Mysuru P.S. Vastrad had declared the land as ‘A Kharab’ (private land) and…

Old Laws and Congress Party
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Old Laws and Congress Party

July 17, 2021

Two days ago, the Supreme Court heard a plea challenging the Constitutionality of the Sedition Law (IPC Section 124A). It was a proud moment for us as Mysureans because the challenge came from Major General S.G. Vombatkere (retd.), a resident of Mysuru. While hearing the plea, Chief Justice of India, Justice N.V. Ramana, asked Attorney…

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