In the last few days, allegations, counter-allegations and explanations have swirled around the issue of whether the Rajasthan assembly has recently passed an amendment Bill to The Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act, 2009, which has legitimised child marriage. It is alleged by many that the new Bill will legitimise child marriage.
The Supreme Court's Collegium headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana and also comprising of Justices Uday Umesh Lalit, A M Khanwilkar, Dr DY Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao has recommended names of 13 advocates for elevation as the judges of the Allahabad High Court.
In the plea, the 29-year petitioner woman has challenged the order of Rajasthan High Court whereby the High Court has granted bail to her Brother- Mukesh Chaudhary, who was involved in the brutal murder of her husband- Amit, in an honor killing incident on 17.05.2017.
Asaram Bapu had moved the Supreme Court for bail saying he wanted to undergo Ayurvedic treatment in Uttarakhand. Rajasthan government affidavit says this is his third attempt to get his sentence reduced. The father of the rape victim has also expressed fear that he and his daughter will be killed.
Hearing the matter of increasing deaths of forest rangers, the bench of Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian expressed concern and CJI Bobde said each forest officer is entitled to more protection than others.
The list of 13 districts include Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Pali, Nagore, Ajmer, Tonk, Sikar and Ganganagar. All the marketplaces, workplaces and commercial complexes will remain closed from 7 pm, unless a special permission is obtained from the officer authorised by the District Collector in this regard.