Orders and Judgments Duration July 08-22, 2019

The Supreme Court (SC) has reiterated that, in matter of condonation of delay, the Consumer Commission should take liberal view. The bench set aside an order of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission which had refused to condone a delay of 207 days in filing the revision Petition before it. Referring to an old Supreme Court judgment in Ramlal v. Rewa Coalfields Ltd., the Consumer Commission had held that the Petitioner had not properly explained the delay and thus no case is made out to condone the delay.
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Orders and Judgments Duration – March 23, 2019 – April 07, 2019

The Supreme Court (SC) has reiterated that the principle of Res Judicata is applicable to Writ Petitions as well. In P. Bandopadhya v. Union of India, a judgment of Bombay High Court was challenged before the SC. The present writ Petition was filed by former employees in the Overseas Communications Service, a Department of the Government of India. The High Court dismissed their plea holding that they were not eligible to avail pensionary benefits under the Government of India, since they had served for less than 10 years on the date of their

Orders and Judgments Duration – March 08 to March 22, 2019

The Supreme Court (SC) has referred to larger bench the correctness of its judgment in Himangni Enterprises v. Kamaljeet Singh Ahluwalia, in which it was held that where the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 applied between landlord and tenant, disputes between the said parties would not be arbitrable. The bench was considering the appeal against Calcutta High Court (HC) order appointing an Arbitrator