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Supreme Court Judgement on Right to Privacy

The nine-judge Bench Supreme Court judgement has pronounced in the “Privacy Case” by upholding the Right to Privacy as one protected by Article 21...

‘Talaq-e-biddat’ Or ‘Triple Talaq’ Declared Unconstitutional

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court by 3:2 majority struck down triple talaq, saying the practice was void, illegal and unconstitutional. The apex...

SC Bans Cattle Markets on Indo-Bangladesh Border

In order to curb the smuggling of bovines across the border, the Supreme Court has directed the Centre to ensure that there are no...

Supreme Court Ruling on Parliamentary Secretaries

The Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice J. Chelameswar, Justice R.K. Agrawal and Justice A.M. Sapre has declared Assam Parliamentary Secretaries (Appointment, Salaries, Allowances and...

President’s Order on Mercy Petition Quashed by Court

The Delhi High Court has commuted Sonu Sardar’s death sentence to life imprisonment, quashing the orders of the President of India and the Governor...

Supreme Court Judgement on Aadhar-PAN Linkage

The Supreme Court of India in its Landmark Judgement in (Binoy Viswam vs Union of India) has upheld Section139AA of the Income Tax Act,1961...

Declared ‘Cow’ as India’s National Animal: Court

The Rajasthan High Court directed the state government to coordinate with the Centre and take necessary steps to declare cow as a national animal. The...

Justice Karnan Approaches President and Parliament

Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan, who is fighting a judicial battle in the contempt of court case, has written a letter...

Integrated Case Management Information System Launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Supreme Court’s Integrated Case Management System. The system will help litigants access data and retrieve information online and will...

SC Upholds Death Penalty in Delhi Rape Case

India’s Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty for four men convicted in the horrific gang rape of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi that...

Right To Protest A Valuable Right: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court refused to entertain a PIL that alleged that political organisations were resorting to hartals to hoodwink repeated judicial pronouncements banning strike...

SC Commutes Death Sentence in Double Murder Case

The Supreme Court commuted to life term the capital punishment awarded to a murder convict, noting that death penalty “somehow breaches the reformative theory...