In 2006, the Supreme Court passed a judgement that clearly stated that a Director General of Police (DGP) of a state should be appointed by involving both the state government and UPSC. Since the judgement has been passed, many states are trying to avoid involving the UPSC for selection of a DGP and West Bengal, currently is at the focus of it after Manoj Malaviya became the DGP of West Bengal. After the appointment, the government led by Mamata Banerjee demanded the autonomy of the state from the Supreme Court. DGP, which is the top police post according to the Supreme Court, should be appointed only after the state government has consulted with UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).
New Delhi/IBNS: Worried by the alarming COVID-19 situation in Kerala, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the state government's decision to hold the offline exams for Class 11.
Former Supreme Court judge Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman used the pandemic lockdown to pen in two volumes the book titled 'Discordant Notes'. The book traces and analyses all dissenting judgements in the history of India's apex court till date. While a lay person understands a dissenting judgment as a judgment or an opinion of a judge who ‘dissents’ or disagrees with the majority opinion of a larger bench he is part of, the eminent legal mind at the recent event Kitaab, organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement, explains the nuances of law. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings you excerpts
Hyderabad/IBNS: The Andhra Pradesh government has cancelled the Class 10 and Class 12 board exams after the Supreme Court warned that the state will be held responsible for even "one fatality".
New Delhi/IBNS: The Andhra Pradesh government, which is keen on holding the Class 12 examination, on Tuesday received a warning from the Supreme Court as well as two days' time to decide on the matter.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has told the Supreme Court the class 12 students will be marked in the final exams according to their performances in class 11 and class 10 result, according to media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it will allow an extra attempt to the UPSC aspirants who could not take their last attempt for the preliminary exam held in October 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to declare the results of 10th and 12th compartment examinations as soon as possible to enable those students passing out these exams to get admission in colleges in the current academic year.
New Delhi/IBNS: Nearly 16 lakhs students will on Sunday take the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) - for admission to medical courses across the country.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected for the second time the plea to postpone the engineering and medical exams JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) and NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) in view of the coronavirus crisis, said media reports.
New Delhi, Aug 17 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a bunch of petitions seeking to postpone JEE Main 2020 and NEET UG examinations after National Testing Agency assured the apex court that all precautions for Covid-19 would be taken during tests.
New Delhi/UNI: Supreme court on Friday refused to interfere with the petition filed seeking direction to pass appropriate orders with respect to school fee and fee hike for online classes, and asked them to approach the respective High Courts for relief.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to come up with a solution by June 23, Tuesday on how the remaining papers of Class 10th and 12th board exams, slated from July 1-15, can be conducted or evaluated keeping in view prevailing COVID-19 situation.
Kolkata, Sept 12 (IBNS): By decriminalizing homosexuality, India celebrated a momentous occasion by including the LGBT community and its rights into the constitution.
New Delhi, May 26 (IBNS) : The Central Board of Secondary Education is likely to announce CBSE Class XII Results on Saturday, ending the wait of nearly 1.5 crore students who appeared for school leaving exams, media reports said.