Thursday, September 6, 2018

Giving respite to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender community, the Supreme Court has restored a landmark judgment passed by the Delhi High Court in 2009 while decriminalising homosexuality. The five Judge bench of the Supreme Court has partially struck down Section...

Monday, August 27, 2018

In the case against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) or “khatna”, widely practised within the Dawoodi Bohra community, a sect of Shia Muslims, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud was told o...

Sunday, August 19, 2018

The issue of marital rape was being heard by the Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar. Now, with Justice Mittal being appointed Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court and the case being adjourned for now beca...

Sunday, August 19, 2018

The Supreme Court became pro-active in trying to ameliorate the pains of the flood affected people of Kerala when, on Friday (August 17), it talked about exploring the possibility of reducing the level of water at the Mullaperiyar dam in Tamil Nadu from the current 141...

Friday, August 17, 2018

The Supreme Court of India has taken up a case that draws parallels with the Hadiya case, which had made international headlines.

A Habeas Corpus petition has been filed by one Mohd Ibrahim Sidhiqui (appellant) who converted to Hinduism and took the name of Aryan A...

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