Referred to Larger Bench XV: Gracious Compassion

Original Scheme – Appointment on Compassionate Grounds

Substituted Scheme – Ex Gratia Payment


State Bank of India, (2010) 11 SCC 661 + MGB Gramin Bank, (2014) 13 SCC 583

Governing Scheme: Original Scheme or Substituted Scheme?

Answer/Principle: ‘Inconsistent’, ‘Irreconcilable’.

Canara Bank, (2015) 7 SCC 412


“Bench of Appropriate Strength.”

Hon’ble Justice U.U. Lalit and Indu Malhotra.

[State Bank of India v. Sheo Shankar Tewari, SLP (Civil) No. 30335 of 2017].