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Constitution bench to hear petitions on Maharashtra political crisis and other cases in Supreme Court

Petitions filed by rival factions Uddhav Thackeray and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde in connection with the Maharashtra political crisis

A constitution bench will hear on February 21 the petitions filed by rival factions Uddhav Thackeray and Chief Minister Eknath Shinde in connection with the Maharashtra political crisis.

The constitution bench had refused to immediately refer the cases related to the Maharashtra political crisis to a larger seven-judge bench for reconsideration of the 2016 Nabam Rebia judgment on the powers of assembly speakers to deal with disqualification petitions.

The Supreme Court says whether the Nabam Rebia verdict should be referred to a seven-judge bench can only be decided with the Maharashtra polity case being heard.

A petition filed by the Uddhav Thackeray group against the decision of the Election Commission

Mention will be made before the CJI on February 21 regarding the demand for an early hearing in the Supreme Court on the petition filed by the Uddhav Thackeray group against the decision of the Election Commission.

The Uddhav Thackeray group has filed a petition challenging the decision of the Election Commission.

The Uddhav Thackeray group has said in its petition that the role of the Election Commission has not been fair.

The working behavior of the Election Commission has not been in accordance with its constitutional stature. The petition also states that the Commission erred in basing its decision on the arguments of the MLAs facing disqualification proceedings.

The decision of the commission is flawed in the absence of evidence of a split in the party.

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Plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged lynching of three sadhus from UP in Palghar district in April 2020

The Supreme Court will hear on February 21 a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged lynching of three sadhus from UP in Palghar district in April 2020.

In the last hearing, the court was told that the Maharashtra government is ready for a CBI probe and now nothing much remains in the matter.

Earlier, the Maharashtra government changed its stand and told the Supreme Court that it was ready to hand over the probe into the alleged lynching of three people, including two sadhus, to the CBI.

Petition filed by the Uttarakhand government against Independent MLA Umesh Kumar Sharma

The Supreme Court will hear on February 21 the petition filed by the Uttarakhand government against Independent MLA Umesh Kumar Sharma.

Explain that a case has been registered against Sharma under sedition.

But the present Dhami government wants that the sedition case registered against Umesh Kumar Sharma should not proceed. Therefore, the State Government has filed an affidavit to withdraw the SLP filed.

It may be known that Trivendra Rawat had filed a sedition case against Umesh Kumar Sharma when he was the Chief Minister. In this case, the government has now filed an affidavit.

Petitions filed in the case of Amrapali Group’s projects

The Supreme Court will hear on February 21 the various petitions filed in the case of Amrapali Group’s projects.

The petition was filed by advocate ML Lahoti, appearing for the home buyers.

He had said that there was a need to set up a new bench to hear the complaints of home buyers.

The court, in its July 23, 2019 judgment, had cracked down on the erring builders for breach of trust reiterated by the home buyers.

The court had ordered the cancellation of Amrapali Group’s registration under real estate law RERA and ousted it from prime properties.

Petition filed by businessman Ritika Awasthi

The Supreme Court will hear on February 21 the petition filed by businessman Ritika Awasthi.

A criminal case is going on against Ritika. The court allowed Awasthi to go to London to see her ailing husband, but after going to London, Ritika refused to return to India.

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Pail pleas of Bhima Koregaon accused Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira

The Supreme Court will hear the bail pleas of Bhima Koregaon accused of Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira on February 21.

The petitioners had approached the apex court against the 2019 order of the Bombay High Court which had denied them bail.

However, the court granted bail to Sudha Bhardwaj, another co-accused in the case.

Later, he filed a review petition in the Bombay High Court but the petition was dismissed.

Petition filed by Srishti Nayak from the National Institute of Open Schooling

The Supreme Court will hear on February 21 the petition filed by Srishti Nayak from the National Institute of Open Schooling.

In the last hearing, the court sought a response from the National Medical Council in this matter.

Also directed not to obstruct the admission of NEET-UG candidates.

Petition of Anoop Majhi, the main accused in the coal scam

The Supreme Court will hear the petition of Anoop Majhi, the main accused in the coal scam, on February 21.

Let us tell you that both Anoop Manjhi and the state government have moved the Supreme Court against the ongoing CBI investigation into the coal scam in West Bengal.

Let us tell you here that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs 165.86 crore of Anoop Manjhi alias Lala, accused in the coal smuggling case. This property belongs to the Steel Plant.

It is noteworthy that after the Kolkata CBI, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) had also registered an FIR in Ranchi against the coal mafia Anoop Manjhi alias Lala and his associate Anil Goyal.

Matter of promotion seniority list of government employees in various departments in Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court will hear on February 21 the matter of the promotion seniority list of government employees in various departments in Tamil Nadu.

The Supreme Court had in January 2016 upheld the order of the Madras High Court.

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