The move by Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh to bar people accused of crimes against women from government jobs seems a populist one. Will it curb such crimes and does it not violate the right to a fair trial?
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the National Green Tribunal's order in the JSPL Raigarh blast case, which directed that the heirs of the deceased would be entitled to Rs 20 lakh each, and the injured would be entitled to Rs five lakh each, payable by the JSPL within one month
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central government to seek response from the Health Secretaries of Rajasthan, Bihar and Chhattisgarh within four weeks regarding the women healthcare crisis in these states
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.