The Jharkhand High Court has said that equal pay in lieu of equal work is not a fundamental right, but looking at the Directive Principles of State Policy it appears to be a fundamental right. For this reason, the demand for equal pay in lieu of equal work cannot be considered unnecessary.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.