The state’s repeal of a law regulating forcible religious conversion is part of the ongoing political one-upmanship there. The right to freedom of religion does not grant the right to forcibly convert anyone
In a significant move towards revamping the higher education system in India, the University Grants Commission unveiled draft regulations to facilitate the entry of foreign higher educational institutions in India. However, the draft is not without some contradictions.
Acknowledging the dilemma that women undergo while taking a decision to terminate a pregnancy, the Delhi High Court noted that “the ultimate decision in such cases ought to recognize the choice of the mother, as also the possibility of a dignified life for the unborn child.”
Recently, the Union government proposed to establish the Higher Education Commission of India for regulating higher education in the country. The present system is over-regulated, but under governed and to address this issue, a complete overhaul is planned. Can it work?
The centre has again sought time from the Court to decide on demands to grant minority status to Hindus in states where their numbers are less than other communities. It said that the matter was sensitive.
The electoral bonds scheme has run into rough weather ever since it began and the Court will soon be hearing petitions challenging it. They allege that it has opened the doors to unlimited, unchecked funding to political parties in the country
Following a clutch of petitions, the Court has said that there can be no comparison between the kirpan and turban of Sikhs and the hijab of Muslim women as the former was allowed under the Constitution