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13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor to abort pregnancy – Supreme Court


In a historical verdict, The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old alleged rape survivor to terminate her 32-week-old pregnancy after taking note of a medical report. Section 3(2)(b) of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act prohibits abortion of a foetus after 20 weeks of pregnancy which means it is a punishable offence. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices ... Read More »

Ex SC Judge name considered for VP nomination by Trinamul Congress & Left

The retired Supreme Court Justice V Gopala Gowda has been considered by the Trinamul Congress, Left Parties and the Opposition as its joint candidate for the vice-presidential election. Mr Gowda was the on who ruled in favour of the farmers in the Singur land acquisition case last year, precisely in August 2016 when he passed the order prompting the West Bengal government to ... Read More »

The first woman chief justice of Nepal SC reinstated

  The Supreme Court of Nepal has reinstated its First Woman Chief Justice and has asked the Parliament to halt the impeachment motion that was issued against her.  Post the order, Sushila Karki returned to her office. Karki has done her Masters in Political Science from Banaras Hindu University. Supreme Court assistant spokesperson Bishwo Raj Paudel said, “She will start legal work ... Read More »

SC says BIC is a permanent establishment : F1 to pay tax

Supreme Court has said that Buddh International Circuit(BIC) is a permanent establishment and that it is liable to pay taxes for the income earned in India. The judgement was delivered by a Bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan yesterday. While Senior Advocate S Ganesh appeared for Formula 1/ FOWC, Senior Advocates Arvind Datar and Dushyant Dave appeared for Jaypee ... Read More »

Babri Masjid Demolition Case: Will LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi Face Trial? Decision Today


Today might be the judgment day in Babri Masjid demolition case for top BJP leaders LK Advani, Uma Bharti, Murli Manohar Joshi and many more. Today the Supreme Court will decide if LK Advani and other top leaders of the BJP should be tried for criminal conspiracy in the demolition Babri Masjid. LK Advani, Uma Bharti and Murli Manohar Joshi ... Read More »

Frame Rules To Stop Misuse Of SIM Cards: SC to Centre

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The Supreme Court of India (SC) ordered the Indian Central government to frame rules to stop the misuse of the sim cards within one year. The rules to be created considering the government’s push for digitization and mobile banking. The government has informed the SC that it will require at least an year to ensure the linkage of sim cards ... Read More »

Former CAG Vinod Rai to head BCCI: Supreme Court of India

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The Supreme Court of India (SC) has appointed former CAG Vinod Rai to lead the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). It also appointed historian Ramachandra Guha, former Indian cricketer Diana Edulji and IDFC official Vikram Limaye to lead the BCCI. The SC declined the Centre’s request to include secretary of sports ministry as the member of the committee. ... Read More »

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