Timeline: From Palgarh girls to Aseem Trivedi, the biggest casualties of section 66A
It was a victorious day for free speech as the Supreme Court scrapped the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act on Tuesday. The verdict was a crucial one as it would impact the way Indians would use Internet and their right to free speech.
Prime Minister Modi will launch various new initiatives under the e-court project, as part of the programme. The e-court project is an attempt by the government to provide services to litigants, lawyers and the judiciary through ICT enablement of courts
Supreme Court directs Centre to produce file related to appointment of Election Commissioner Arun Goel
A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice K M Joseph said it wants to know whether there was any “hanky panky” in Goel's appointment as election commissioner as he was only recently given voluntary retirement from service
The collegium system is a way to appoint judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts. Recently, the Supreme Court also pressed the Centre to clear recommendations made by the collegium. The central government has sent back 19 names recommended by the group for appointment as HC judges