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The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal. Supreme Court of India comprises of a Chief Justice and 25 other Judges appointed by the President of India. The proceedings of the Supreme Court are conducted in English only. Decisions of Supreme Court are binding on all Courts within the territory of India.

The Supreme Court takes up appeals against judgments of the High Courts of the states and territories. Also, disputes between states or petitions involving a serious infringement of fundamental and human rights are usually brought directly to the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court has been conferred with power to direct transfer of any civil or criminal case from one State High Court to another State High Court or from a Court subordinate to another State High Court. The Supreme Court can also withdraw the cases pending before it or before one or more High Courts and can dispose of all such cases. Articles 124 to 147 of the Constitution of India lay down the composition and jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India.

Supreme Court of India,
Tilak Marg, New Delhi