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SC Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction : 129. Supreme Court to be a court of record The Supreme Court shall be a court of record and shall have all the powers of such a court including the power to punish for contempt of itself. • Inherent Power -  Subramanian Swamy vs Arun Shourie  • Compliance – Subrata Roy Sahara vs Union of India • Two objects of Contempt Jurisdiction – Mininderjit Singh Bitta vs Union of India • Special Jurisdiction – SCBA vs Union of India • Truth as a Defence – Subramanian Swamy vs Arun Shourie • Unfettered Suo Moto power of Contempt – Subramanian Swamy vs Arun Shourie 131. Original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the Supreme Court shall, to the exclusion of any other court, have original jurisdiction in any dispute. (a) between the Government of India and one or more States; or (b) between the Government of India and any State or States on one side and one or more other States on the other; or (c) between two or more States,

Delhi Development Authority Versus Anita Singh & Ors.

Delhi Development Authority  Versus Anita Singh & Ors.  Landmark Cases  of India /  सुप्रीम कोर्ट के ऐतिहासिक फैसले Civil Appeal No.2994/2023 REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION Civil Appeal No. 2994 of 2023 Delhi Development Authority … Appellant Versus Anita Singh & Ors. … Respondents J U D G M E N T Rajesh Bindal, J. 1. The order dated 22.08.2017 passed by the High Court of Delhi in Writ Petition (C) No.5339/2016 has been impugned before this Court. Vide aforesaid order, the Writ Petition filed by the Respondent no.1 invoking Section 24(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as “the 2013 Act”) was allowed and it was opined that acquisition in question has lapsed. Page 1 of 19 Civil Appeal No.2994/2023 2. The facts of the case as are available on record are that the Respondent no.1 had filed a writ petition stating that she had purcha