‘Me Too’ protest against panel clearing Chief Justice

‘Me Too’  protest against panel clearing Chief Justice

NEW DELHI: While the TV networks are paying more attention to election news, the ‘Me Too’ activists have been venting their anger at the Supreme Court. Over the past week, there has been news about the progress of a case of alleged sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India. Sexual harassment allegations against India’s […]

Nothing is more sinister than female foeticide- SC

Nothing is more sinister than female foeticide- SC

Fall in sex ratio has not only demographic impact, but also leads to trafficking of women and bride-buying. The Supreme Court on Friday refused to dilute stringent provisions of the PNDT Act under which a medical practitioner could be sent to jail for up to three years for even anomalies in paperwork and not keeping […]

Changing Good Friday holiday challenged in Supreme Court

Changing Good Friday holiday challenged in Supreme Court

Catholics have challenged in Supreme Court the decision of two federally ruled territories to cancel traditional Good Friday holiday, making it restricted holiday. The administrations in the western Indian territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu have moved Good Friday from the list of public holidays to restricted holidays when staff have […]

Plea to restrict fake news refused by SC

Plea to restrict fake news refused by SC

Fake news going around on different social media has always caused misunderstanding, pain, riots and social disruption thus putting people’s lives in danger. To curb this menace of fake news on social sites a plea was filed by advocate Anuja Kapoor, saying there should be accountability, liability and responsibility of the authorities and departments concerned […]

SC to take up petition challenging 10 % quota

SC to take up petition challenging 10 % quota

The Supreme Court will take up the petition challenging the 10% quota for the poorer sections to see if a five-judge constitution bench needs to look into the constitution amendment. The petition challenging the constitution amendment Act contends that the law alters the 1“basic structure” of the Constitution. The PIL argues that the new quota […]

Translation headache for SC over Ayodhya case

Translation headache for SC over Ayodhya case

NEW DELHI, Feb 27: Over 11,000 pages of documents, mostly deposition of witnesses in Hindi, need to be translated into English, a task that would require 120 working days, for the Supreme Court hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute matter, says an IANS report. As per information provided by the Supreme Court’s Secretary General to […]

CBI Director Alok Verma Reinstated by The Supreme court

CBI Director Alok Verma Reinstated by The Supreme court

On Tuesday The Supreme Court reinstituted CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) Director Alok Kumar Verma, setting aside the Centre’s decision to divest him of his powers. Though he has been restrained from taking any major policy decision till the CVC (Central Vigilance Commission) investigation into corruption charges against him is over. The apex court said […]

Govt cocks a snook at SC with new Aadhar Amendment Bill

Govt cocks a snook at SC with new Aadhar Amendment Bill

The Union government on Wednesday ( Jan 2) introduced amendments to the Aadhaar law in a move that is widely seen as an attempt to circumvent the Supreme Court’s September verdict that restricted the bio-metric identification usage and ease the way for commercial exploitation of biometric data. The Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018, […]

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