TNPSC Thervupettagam
February 25 , 2024 55 days 348 0
  • Eminent jurist and senior Supreme Court advocate Fali Nariman died recently at New Delhi.
  • He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1991 and Padma Vibhushan in 2007.
  • He was appointed the Solicitor General of India in 1972, but he resigned in 1975.
  • He was also the President of the Bar Association from 1991 to 2010.
  • During his time, he left an imprint on the law and the legal profession in a vast array of landmark cases.
    • The Second Judges Case: Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association v. Union of India.
    • National Judicial Appointments Commission case
    • Parliament cannot curtail fundamental rights: I.C. Golak Nath v. State of Punjab
    • Bhopal gas tragedy: Union Carbide Corporation v. Union of India (1989)
    • Governor to act only upon the aid and advice of the council of ministers, chief minister: Nabam Rebia, and Bamang Felix v. Deputy Speaker
    • Cauvery Water Dispute: State of Karnataka v State of Tamil Nadu.

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