A five-judge Constitution bench will begin hearings on a batch of petitions seeking legal recognition for same-sex marriages from April 18. Will India become the 33rd country in the world, and the second in Asia, to legally acknowledge homosexual unions?
The Supreme Court bench of Justice KM Joseph and Justice BV Nagarathna dismissed a plea seeking the setting up of a Renaming Commission of India. Can’t let the past weigh down the present and the future, noted the judges.
Uttarakhand has brought in an ordinance to crack down on paper leaks and use of unfair means with hefty fines and jail terms. Can law eliminate cheating in exams, especially for recruitment to government jobs?
A 4:1 Constitution Bench verdict absolved the Narendra Modi government of rushing in with demonetisation, but the dissenting verdict notes the RBI did the government’s bidding without applying its mind.
The central government told the Supreme Court recently that it can’t be held liable for the rare deaths caused by adverse effects of the Covid-19 vaccine. Two young women in Telangana and Tamil Nadu died after vaccination.
At a Supreme Court Bar Association event on the eve of Constitution Day, Chief Justice of India Justice DY Chandrachud reiterates the need for stakeholders to sort out disagreements between Bench, Bar and Executive,
The recent proposal by the PM to have one uniform for all police in the country may be a radical idea a little too early. Instead, the need of the hour is to focus on police reforms instead of cosmetic feel good.