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 apex court has pulled up the centre for only issuing an advisory on the use of disinfectants and UV rays on humans. It has directed the government to come up with directions to ban/regulate their use.
In accordance with a 2018 order of the apex court, the Delhi government has said it will allow the use, manufacture and sale of only green crackers this Diwali and formed squads to check on compliance.
The Supreme Court offered a ray of hope to victims of domestic violence when it gave an order recently which dealt with questions of law pertaining to the interpretation and working of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.
A new roster, effective October 5, says that letter petitions and PIL matters will be assigned to benches lead by Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justices NV Ramana, RF Nariman, UU Lalit, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and Nageswara Rao.
The University Grants Commission has directed that final exams should be held, with Covid-19 precautions observed and in a possible hybrid form. Proceedings in the Supreme Court on the issue are examining the likely options which affect the future of all students
The right to life as enshrined in Article 21 of the Constitution has been interpreted by the Supreme Court to mean the “right to live a life with dignity”, which, in turn, ensures that the State does not shy away from its moral obligation of ensuring this.