The bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and S Ravindra Bhat issued the directive, while hearing pleas regarding appointments to tribunals and challenging the Tribunal Rules, 2020. Justice Singh was appointed as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi on April 11, 2008 and he retired on September 21, 2016. He was first appointed as the IPAB chairman in July 2017, for a period of three years.
The Supreme Court today ordered that a fresh investigation has to be initiated into the mysterious death of a student of the National Law University, Jodhpur. The student, Vikrant Nagaich, was found dead on August 14, 2017.
Former CJI, JS Khehar stated that, all constitutional courts are obligated to protect the rights and liberties of all persons and cases involving custody of a person must be heard on priority, Covid-19 pandemic notwithstanding.
The court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse avenue is hearing a criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani for her allegations of sexual harassment against Akbar. This case is headed by Vishal Pahuja.