COVID-19 pandemic: Supreme Court proposes to lift extension of limitation period

The Supreme Court Wednesday said it proposes to lift the extension of limitation period for filing appeals which was granted by it with effect from March 15 last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic situation. The apex court had on March 23 last year invoked its plenary power under Article 142 of the Constitution to extend […]

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Cheque dishonor cases can’t be filed or continued against firms facing insolvency proceedings: SC

The Supreme Court Monday held the cheque bounce cases can neither be instituted nor be continued against companies which are facing insolvency proceedings and are protected under a provision of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) putting a moratorium on legal proceedings against them. The top court, however, did not extend the benefit of moratorium on […]

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DSLSA opposes in HC plea for extending emergency parole of aged, ailing prisoners

New Delhi: The state legal services authority (DSLSA) on Wednesday opposed in the Delhi High Court a plea seeking extension of emergency parole of prisoners who are above the age of 65 and prone to COVID-19 infection due to some ailments and medical conditions. DSLSA member secretary Kanwaljeet Arora told a bench of Chief Justice […]

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