Quick consideration of mercy petition and swift rejection the same cannot be ground for judicial review: SC on rejecting a petition by Nirbhya Rape-Murder Accused

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA JUDGMENTS

Mukesh Kumar vs UOI-Article 32 of the Constitution-a death-row convict -The petitioner has filed the writ petition challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President of India and seeking commutation of his death sentence inter alia on the following grounds

Syllabus for Delhi Higher Judicial Services Examination 2019 with study materials

The candidates applying for the Delhi Higher Judicial Services examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination, for which they are admitted by this Court viz. Preliminary Examination (objective), Main Examination (written) and the viva-voce shall be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

Delhi Higher Judicial Service Examination 2019 Vacancies Declared-General Caste 17 – LAST DATE- 21.01.2020

In continuation of this Court’s notice published In varIOUS newspapers, on the website and elsewhere on 28.12.2019 whereby 19 vacancies [16 existing vacancies and 03 anticipated vacancies] have been advertised for Delhi Higher Judicial Service Examination­2019, it is hereby notified that the category wise bifurcation of 19 vacancies for Delhi Higher Judicial Service Examination – 2019 shall now be read as under:

Apex Court is in favour of disclosing marks of Main Exam before conducting viva-voce in Judicial Services-13/12/2019

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA JUDGMENTS

Pranav Verma & Others Vs. The Registrar General of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh & anr-As regards the petitioners’ plea that marks of the Main Exam should be disclosed before conducting viva-voce, we are of the considered opinion that such a practice may not insulate the desired transparency, rather will invite criticism of likelihood of bias or favourtism.As the written examination assesses knowledge and intellectual abilities of a candidate, the interview is aimed at assessing their overall intellectual and personal qualities which are imperative to hold a judicial post.

When the Order  of the Magistrate issuing process against the accused can be quashed or set aside

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The Magistrate has been given an undoubted discretion in the matter and the discretion has to be judicially exercised by him. Once the Magistrate has exercised his discretion it is not for the High Court or even the Supreme Court, to substitute its own discretion for that of the Magistrate or to examine the case on merits with a view to find out whether or not the allegations in the complaint, if proved, would ultimately end in conviction of the accused. These considerations are totally foreign to the scope and ambit of an inquiry u/s 202 which culminates into an order u/s 204.