The Supreme Court on Friday was apprised by the Centre that as per a 2018 census,the total strength of tigers is 2967 which is spread over in 53 tiger reserves overall in the country.
A Bench of Justice KM Joseph and Justice BV Nagarathna were told that this number constitutes 70% of the world tiger population and the figures continue to grow.
A plea was been heard in the Court which aimed at relocating human settlements from reserve forests to save the tiger population in the country.
Protests have erupted across Kerala after the state government made public a satellite survey report on areas that are to fall within the proposed buffer zone around 22 wildlife sanctuaries and parks in line with the Supreme Court directions. The protests are against what they say is the government’s “hasty” satellite survey of forest areas.
Government’s objection to Saurabh Kirpal’s appointment as a High Court judge because of his sexual orientation goes against the Constitution. Should a lesson be learnt from diverse benches of the UK and US judiciaries?
There is a contention that if women of India are allowed into the labour force as equal partners, India may reach the levels of China and Vietnam on the manufacturing scale. However, age-old religious restrictions may not allow this to ever happen in India.
When the hi-tech sector in America sheds tens of thousands of jobs, the tsunami of firings is felt globally, especially in India, because so many Indians work abroad in the technology sector. These companies are not on the brink of financial ruin. Quite the contrary, so why shed people?
Calcutta High Court dismisses Public Interest Litigation objecting to the transfer of five acres of land of the University of North Bengal to the Department of Tourism, Government of West Bengal to establish a Hotel Management Institute
Retired Justice Rohinton Nariman has said that attempts have been made in the past twice to undo the basic structure doctrine laid down in the Kesavanda Bharti's case, which barred Parliament from amending or altering the basic structure of the Constitution, but have failed miserably.