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BJP welcomes SC verdict on Yakub Memon, calls those opposed to sentence as 'mentally challenged'

Jul 29, 2015

BJP welcomes SC verdict on Yakub Memon, calls those opposed to sentence as 'mentally challenged'

BJP on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict rejecting the plea of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, to escape the gallows, and said justice has been finally delivered to the victims. #BJP #NewsTracker #Supreme Court verdict #Death Penalty #Mercy plea #Yakub Memon #1993 Mumbai blast case
Daughter-in-law has no right to parents-in-law's property, says Delhi court

Jan 05, 2015

Daughter-in-law has no right to parents-in-law's property, says Delhi court

A Delhi court has denied a woman the right to reside in a house owned by her father-in-law,saying she has no right in a property which exclusively belongs to her parents-in-law. #Supreme Court verdict #TheySaidIt #property #Delhi court #daughter-in law
Sharia courts as family settlement forums are not completely bad

Jul 08, 2014

Sharia courts as family settlement forums are not completely bad

The Supreme Court verdict on Monday terming Sharia courts in the country and the fatwas issued by them as illegal is certain to generate new discussions on Muslim personal law, but the least it should do is letting zealots demonise Islam. #India #ConnectTheDots #Supreme Court verdict #SC #Muslims #Fatwas #Sharia courts #marriage disputes #family disputes
Murugan's daughter to Rahul I am going through even more pain

Feb 20, 2014

Murugan's daughter to Rahul I am going through even more pain

In this interview by email, Harithra, the daughter of two of Rajiv Gandhi's convicted assassins,, Murugan and Nalini, says she shares Rahul's pain on the loss of his dad, but she has been without both parents for 23 years too. #Supreme Court verdict #TheySaidIt #Murugan #Nalini #Rajiv Assassination #Rajiv's killers #Harithra
Supreme Court verdict on 377 violates human rights, says AAP

Dec 12, 2013

Supreme Court verdict on 377 violates human rights, says AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party issued a statement today condemning the Supreme Court's decision to overturn a Delhi High Court order which had declared section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional, thereby decriminalizing homosexuality. #Supreme Court #Gay #Homosexuality #Arvind Kejriwal #Homosexuality in India #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #article 377 #Supreme Court verdict on Article 377
SC ruling on 377 It makes office a nightmare for queers

Dec 11, 2013

SC ruling on 377 It makes office a nightmare for queers

It doesn't worry me that the SC verdict might see me in jail some day. It makes me angry that it asks me not to be myself for a greater part of the day, every day I live. How is that fair? #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Gay #Homosexuality #Homosexuality in India #article 377 #Supreme Court verdict on Article 377
'Indian legal system would never attend to sexual minorities with any urgency'

Dec 11, 2013

'Indian legal system would never attend to sexual minorities with any urgency'

This is an extract from Gaysia, a book by Australian non-fiction author Benjamin Law. Law has written extensively for Australian and international publications. One chapter in Gaysia is devoted to India and its gay culture. The following excerpt looks at the way the movement to de-criminalise Section 377 began and its victory in the Delhi High Court in 2009. #Homosexuality #Homosexuality in India #gay sex #Indian law #Indian legal system #Supreme Court verdict on Article 377
CBI can share probe findings with its prosecutors Supreme Court

Oct 29, 2013

CBI can share probe findings with its prosecutors Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today modified an earlier order by allowing the CBI to share the probe findings in the coal scam with its in-house prosecutors who will render their assistance in preparing the status reports to be presented before it #coal #Supreme Court #CBI #Supreme Court verdict #coal scam #Coalgate #RM Lodha
Cabinet nod to amendments negating SC order on convicted MPs, MLAs

Aug 22, 2013

Cabinet nod to amendments negating SC order on convicted MPs, MLAs

The proposal, in the form of Amendments to the Representation of People Act, will ensure that a lawmaker cannot be disqualified after conviction if his or her appeal is pending before a court and sentence is stayed. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Supreme Court verdict #Cabinet #Representation of People Act #Convicted MPs and MLAs
Centre seeks review of SC verdict on convicted MPs, MLAs

Aug 12, 2013

Centre seeks review of SC verdict on convicted MPs, MLAs

The Centre contended that protecting convicted MPs and MLAs from disqualification during pendency of appeal is necessary "to protect the House and to ensure that governance is not adversely impacted". #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Centre #Review Petition #Supreme court verdict on convicted MPs