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Observer Desk

Posted on 01.12.17 by

Judicial Relevance of Parliamentary Report: Summary of Arguments

A five-Judge Bench was constituted in the Supreme Court to adjudge the judicial relevance of a Parliamentary Standing Committee Report (PSCR) in the case of Kalpana Mehta v UOI. The Bench consisting of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan and started listening to arguments on 12.10.2017. The arguments from the respondents, represented by… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 26.10.17 by

Judicial Relevance of Parliamentary Reports : Day 3 Arguments

On 25.10.2017, the third day of hearings in Kalpana Mehta vs UOI continued before the five-judge bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan. Mr Harish Salve began by reiterating that under the Indian Constitutional Scheme, the Parliamentary Standing Committee Report (PSCR) could not be used by the courts except for two… Read More