Central government departments can't take conflicting stands in same case: Supreme Court

The top court stated so after taking note of the contradictory stance taken by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs and the Ministry of Commerce and Industries in a case relating to Adani Ports.
Justices BR Gavai and CT Ravikumar
Justices BR Gavai and CT Ravikumar

The Supreme Court on Thursday impressed upon the Union government on the need to evolve a mechanism to ensure that conflicting stands of different government departments in Courts are resolved at the government level itself [Central Warehousing Corporation vs Adani Ports SEZ and ors].

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