Legal

‘Getting more judges cannot prove to be the panacea of all evils’ says the CJI junkiing the plea of Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay to double number of judges. In the Supreme Court, Justice Chandrachud opined that such kind of PIL petitions deserve to be dismissed since they are fake and take  up public time. Today on …

Arun Goel’s paperwork was approved in “alacrity” and a “shredding hurry,” according to the Supreme Court, which on Thursday questioned the procedure used to choose him as an Election Commissioner (EC). The Centre, via Attorney General R Venkataramani, asked the court to fully investigate the case after the top court noted that the paperwork related …

On this November 19, Saturday, Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud stated that senior attorneys should pay their subordinates adequate remuneration and avoid treating them like “slave laborers.” “We have treated the young people in our profession like slaves for far too long. As a result of the way we were raised, he said, this …

The draft is ready and now is in public domain for people of India to have a look. The published draft of the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill by the government is now open for public views. The Digital Data Protection Bill draft mandates penalties of up to rupees five hundred crore against non-compliance and …

Actor Suhasini Mulay has offered to act as a surety for activist Gautam Navlakha’s house arrest. Navlakha has been imprisoned since April 2020 on suspicion of having connections to the Maoist movement. Considering  Mr. Navlakha’s assertions that he has a number of medical issues, the Supreme Court decided last Monday that he be placed under home …

Gautam Navlakha gets Supreme Court relief, to be placed under house arrest. Asserting that Gautam Navlakha is “in touch with Kashmiri radicals” and the Pakistani intelligence agency “ISI,” the NIA has rejected his request to be placed under home detention. On Thursday, the Supreme Court approved Gautam Navlakha’s one-month house imprisonment in connection with the …

The 103rd Constitutional Amendment, which included a 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in education and public employment, has been maintained by a 3:2 majority of the Supreme Court Constitution Bench. Justice S Ravindra Bhat issued a dissenting verdict to overturn the 103rd Constitution Amendment, which was backed by Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Bela Trivedi, …

After the erroneous ruling that the Supreme Court just issued about such a horrible crime, can Law truly be described as “just”? The mother of the Chhawla gang rape victim sobbed after learning that all three defendants had been found not guilty by the Supreme Court on Monday. “We have not just lost the struggle, …

People call for additional rallies as Iran protests continue. Iran’s protests are still going strong; demonstrations are still taking place in different places, and organisers are calling for additional marches and acts of civil disobedience in the coming days. Tuesday night, protesters in Tehran’s capital screamed slogans from roofs and behind windows, and some organised …

Supreme Court Declares the Two-Finger Test Unscientific and Patriarchal, Banning It for Rape Survivors, according to the court, a woman’s privacy and dignity are violated by the “two-finger test.” The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the 2-finger test for rape survivors calling it unscientific and a symbol of patriarchy. The top court said that it …