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SC seeks Centre's response on petition concerning radiation from mobile towers

Jun 29, 2016

SC seeks Centre's response on petition concerning radiation from mobile towers

Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking protection of citizens from "deleterious" effects of radiation emanating from cell phones and mobile towers. #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #PIL #radiation from cell phone towers #mobile phone radiation #Naresh Chand Gupta
SC dismisses plea seeking a ban on WhatsApp and other messaging apps

Jun 29, 2016

SC dismisses plea seeking a ban on WhatsApp and other messaging apps

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking ban on WhatsApp and other communication applications on security grounds and claiming that these services violated the law. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal #WhatsApp #Viber #Telegram #Alabama Supreme Court #Secure Chat
Delhi: Diesel vehicles may be registered on payment of green cess, says SC

Jun 29, 2016

Delhi: Diesel vehicles may be registered on payment of green cess, says SC

In good news for aspiring owners of diesel-run SUVs and cars with engine capacity of 2000 CC and above, Supreme Court on Wednesday said it was open to lifting the ban on their registration. #India #Environment #Delhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Diesel #traffic #Pollution
Triple talaq: A matter to be examined on touchstone of Constitution, says SC

Jun 29, 2016

Triple talaq: A matter to be examined on touchstone of Constitution, says SC

A divorce through 'triple talaq' among the Muslim community is a "very important matter affecting a large section of people" which has to be tested on the "touchstone of constitutional framework", the Supreme Court said. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Indira Jaising #Muslim Community #All India Muslim Personal Law Board #Constitutional Framework #triple talaq #talaq-e-bidat
SC to examine Muslim personal law to check violation of fundamental rights

Jun 29, 2016

SC to examine Muslim personal law to check violation of fundamental rights

The SC will examine to what extent courts can look into Muslim personal laws if they violate the fundamental rights guaranteed by the constitution. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Constitution #fundamental rights #Muslim personal law
LGBT activists move SC to overturn Section 377; petition hearing on Wednesday

Jun 28, 2016

LGBT activists move SC to overturn Section 377; petition hearing on Wednesday

A section of the LGBT community in the country has moved the Supreme Court seeking to overturn the colonial-era law of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Kapil Sibal #Delhi High Court #LGBT #Shashi Tharoor #Section 377 #LGBTI rights
SC guidelines on safe transport of school children continue to be flouted

Jun 24, 2016

SC guidelines on safe transport of school children continue to be flouted

Even the school buses run by the schools don’t comply to the guidelines, forget the private operators following them. #Supreme Court #CriticalPoint #Chennai #Bengaluru #children #Accidents #School transport #SRTS
US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in public universities

Jun 24, 2016

US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in public universities

The US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that race and ethnicity can be taken into consideration when deciding college admissions, upholding a contested affirmative action scheme at the University of Texas. #US #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #University of Texas
Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp

Jun 23, 2016

Supreme Court to hear plea to ban WhatsApp

The Supreme Court will hear next Wednesday a petition seeking a ban on WhatsApp. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Telecom Regulatory Authority of India #WhatsApp #Sudhir Yadav #Hike #vibe #Secure Chat
Ban on big diesel cars, SUVs in Delhi-NCR 'unfortunate', says Prakash Javadekar

Jun 22, 2016

Ban on big diesel cars, SUVs in Delhi-NCR 'unfortunate', says Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said the ban on diesel cars and SUVs with engines above 2,000cc in Delhi-NCR by courts "is not the right way." #Delhi #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #SUVs #Prakash Javadekar #NGT