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Case against former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren “fabricated”, petitioners argue

The Enforcement Directorate argued that CM Arvind Kejriwal's interim bail was granted on different circumstances that do not apply to Soren

21st May 2024

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Supreme Court reserves judgement in Arvind Kejriwal’s plea challenging his arrest

The ED argued that reasonable suspicion of guilt is enough to determine whether a person could be arrested under PMLA

17th May 2024

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Sufficient material to implicate Arvind Kejriwal, Enforcement Directorate argues

The ED argued that Arvind Kejriwal bypassed procedures by directly approaching the High Court to challenge his arrest

16th May 2024

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PMLA: From Prosecuting Drug Lords to Going after Critics and Farmers?

At the start of 2024, news broke out about summons being issued under the PMLA to two farmers by the ED

25th Jan 2024

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PMLA Judgement Review deferred as Union government requests extra time

Senior Advocate A.M. Singhvi argued that the Vijay Madanlal judgement incorrectly upheld provisions which were declared unconstitutional

23rd Nov 2023

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PMLA provisions need to be reconsidered by a larger bench, argue petitioners

In Vijay Mandanlal, a three-judge Bench had upheld the wide powers of the ED while also holding that the PMLA is not a penal statute

22nd Nov 2023

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Monthly Review: October 2023

October saw the marriage equality judgement, revival of seven-judge benches, Justice Bhat’s retirement and more

3rd Nov 2023

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2022 Supreme Court Review: 10 Key Judgments

In 2022, the Supreme Court delivered important Judgments on reservations, religious freedoms, freedom of speech and more.

22nd Dec 2022

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SCO Shorts: The Money Laundering Judgment (PMLA)

On July 27th, 2022, the SC held that the Prevention of Money Laundering Act must be stringent, as it was designed to tackle a heinous crime.

9th Aug 2022

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Justice A.M. Khanwilkar’s Notable Judgments: Bail, Entry Taxes and the Gujarat Riots

Justice Khanwilkar wrote a number of impactful Judgments including a flurry of decisions delivered at the end of his 6-year tenure.

28th Jul 2022

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Monthly Review: March 2022

The SC delivered Judgments on the One Rank One Pension policy and Vanniyar reservations in Tamil Nadu.

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Karti P. Chidambaram v Enforcement Directorate

The Supreme Court will decide if the Enforcment Directorate is obligated to provide the accused with the EDIR filed against them, and if the reversal of the presumption of innocence in money laundering cases is constitutional. The outcome of this review will have an impact on the rights of an accused person in India’s criminal jurisprudence. It will decide if an accused can be presumed guilty until proven otherwise.

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