The Supreme Court in a reportable judgement on Wednesday (December 2) set aside the conviction and life sentence awarded by the Uttarakhand High Court to three persons of the same family under Sectio...
The Court said we are of the opinion that the violators cannot be permitted to go Scot free on payment of penalty only. There must be some stringent provisions which may have deterrent effect so that the violators may think twice before committing such offences
Balwant Singh Rajoana was given a death sentence for the murder of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh who died in a bomb explosion in Chandigarh on August 31, 1995. In 2012, Rajoana filed a mercy petition before the President but it hasn’t been decided to date.
The three-Judge Bench Justice passed the Judgement while dismissing a Writ Petition filed by Skill Loto Solutions Pvt Ltd seeking a declaration that the levy of tax on the lottery is discriminatory and violative of Articles 14, 19(1)(g), 301 and 304 of the Constitution of India.
The Supreme Court on Thursday while upholding the conviction of a man accused of Rape of a mentally ill girl has said a person suffering from a mental disorder or mental sickness deserves special care, love, and affection and is not to be exploited.
The petitioner has submitted that the true danger with this new so-called "love jihad" law lies not in its explicit textual basis, which seems fairly innocuous prima facie. Instead, its threat lies in its ambiguity
Justice Bhushan asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta whether the government can issue a state-wise advisory that such acts should not be followed by the states, to which Mehta said an advisory of the Central government has already been issued to the states.