The court underscored that Article 17 was written into the Indian Constitution with the hope that the practice of untouchability in general and manual scavenging, in particular, would not continue in a free and independent India.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday, while addressing the challenge faced by the Indian judiciary pertaining to delay in judicial appointments to various High Courts, urged the Central Government to speed up the process.
Memories on the net are written in indelible ink. However much you want to forget and move on, even with laws permitting it, data is always available in some corner on the Internet, waiting to do damage.
The Orissa High Court has refused to quash the criminal proceeding against the head of Infratech Pvt Ltd and BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda and his wife Jagi Mangat Panda in an alleged case of land grabbing by a company promoted by the family.