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The supreme Court observed that the Single Bench of the High Court rightly granted relief to the Respondent. By the impugned judgment and order, the Division Bench of the High Court dismissed the Appeal of the Appellants and directed that the Respondent would have to be treated in service from the date of removal till the date of actual reinstatement in service and would accordingly, be entitled to seniority and the right to be considered for promotion, but would not be entitled to back wages.
The Bench found no infirmity with the concurrent findings of the Single Bench and the ...
Central Bank of India and Others v. Dragendra Singh Jadon
August 1, 2022
REED 2022 SC 08003
After empowering the Court to pass an order directing the accused to pay interim compensation under Sub-Section 1 of Section 143A, Sub-Section 2 then mandates that such interim compensation should not exceed 20 per cent of the amount of the cheque. The period within which the interim compensation must be paid is stipulated in Sub-Section 3, while Sub-Section 4 deals with situations where the drawer of the cheque is acquitted. Said Sub-Section 4 contemplates repayment of interim compensation along with interest as stipulated. Sub-Section 5 of said Section 143A then states “the in...
Noor Mohammed v. Khurram Pasha
August 1, 2022
REED 2022 SC 08002
Relevant Clauses of the Circular No.7296 on Promotion Policy makes it clear that Law Officers of the Transferor Banks, who were already Generalist Officers in Scale IV, prior to the Scheme, cannot be considered as Specialist Officers after the Scheme. The petitioners, who were Generalist Officers working in the specialist segment cannot automatically claim that they should be treated as Specialist Officers and any such conversion would be subject to the promotion policy of the Union Bank of India.
Admittedly, in the case on hand, the petitioner had not challenged the validity of...
All India Union Bank Officer Staff Association and Others v. Government of India and Another
April 28, 2022
REED 2022 Mad 04004
In the case at hand, at the most, there could be irregularity in the bank proceedings, therefore there was no mens rea in the case and any irregularity done without mens rea could not amount an offence. Further, civil liability & claims cannot be settled by applying pressure with the aid of criminal proceedings and criminal prosecution should not be used as an instrument of harassment or for seeking private vendetta or with an ulterior motive to pressure the accused. Even if all the averments made in the FIR were taken to be correct, the case for prosecution under 409, 420, 467,...
Hariom Sharma v. State of M.P.