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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea to Make Yoga Compulsory in Schools

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL, which had sought to make Yoga compulsory in schools across India. A bench headed by Justice MB Lokur dismissed the plea and said it is for the government to take a decision on such an issue. “We are nobody to say what is to be taught in schools. It is none of ... Read More »

No Immediate Arrest Under Dowry Harassment Law, Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that an accused in a dowry harassment case cannot be arrested immediately. The court said that police would have to conduct a preliminary inquiry before making arrests. A bench of Justices AK Goel and UU Lalit said family welfare committees should be set up in every district to look into every dowry-related complaint made under ... Read More »

Supreme Court allows 10-year-old rape victim abort pregnancy

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the government to allow a 10-year-old rape victim abort her 26-week-old pregnancy. Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said that a medical board will look in to the possible risk on the girl’s life due to the abortion. “Before the matter is taken up for hearing on July ... Read More »

Anurag Thakur tenders unconditional apology in Supreme Court

Former President of BCCI, Anurag Thakur has tendered an unconditional apology in the Supreme Court on Thursday mentioning that it was not his intention to wilfully undermine the majesty of the Supreme Court. The apex court which directed Thakur to be present personally on 14th of July has asked him to file a one page short affidavit tendering the apology. ... Read More »

If Fake Caste Certificate Got You The Job, Face Punishment: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said anyone found guilty of using a forged caste certificate for getting education and employment will lose their degree and their job. “They will also be punished ” said the court . In the case of employment, the court said it doesn’t matter how long a person has held their job. “Even if a person ... Read More »

Supreme Court allows abortion of 26-week-old foetus, cites medical report

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed a woman to abort her over 20-week-old foetus with severe abnormalities. A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and A.M. Khanwilkar, dictating the order in an open court, took note of the mental stress suffered by Sharmishta Chakraborty. The law does not permit abortion if the foetus is over 20 weeks old. Ms. Chakraborty had approached ... Read More »

Karnan will go to jail, Supreme Court says, denies interim bail for arrested ex-judge

Karnan, who retired in Calcutta High court judge, was arrested in Coimbatore on Tuesday evening. The Supreme Court denied interim bail for former judge C S Karnan . Karnan was sentenced to six months in jail by Supreme Court after finding him in contempt for defaming the judiciary. A vacation bench of the Apex court said it cannot modify the ... Read More »

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on plea challenging cattle slaughter ban

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre on the plea challenging the notification banning sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. The Supreme Court has given the Centre two weeks to file its response and for hearing on July 11. The Supreme Court, however, has not put a stay on the Centre’s notification as ... Read More »

Sasikala files for the review petition in SC

AIADMK Gen Secretary VK Sasikala who is lodged in parpanna agrahara jail in Bengaluru has filed for a review petition in the Supreme Court where in she has mentioned that she cannot be convicted on a disproportionate assets case. She is behind the bars serving the sentence of 4 years handed over to her by the Supreme Court couple of ... Read More »

Reinstate the DGP – SC orders Kerala Government

T P Senkumar, the DGP of Kerala who was transferred ‘unfairly and arbitrarily’ was asked by the Supreme Court to be reinstated. Noting the political vendetta behind the transfer, SC said that the rule of law should not become a casualty to the whims and fancies of political executive by referring to the Prakash Singh case of 2006. Supreme Curt said ... Read More »

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