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Madras HC accepted mistake by questioning validity of special courts for lawmakers, says SC
India

Madras HC accepted mistake by questioning validity of special courts for lawmakers, says SC

A bench comprising justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose, made the remark while hearing a PIL filed by lawyer and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay seeking speedy disposal of cases against the lawmakers

SC issues notice to Centre over plea challenging constitutionality of minority commission, welfare schemes for religious minorities
India

SC issues notice to Centre over plea challenging constitutionality of minority commission, welfare schemes for religious minorities

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre over a petition challenging the validity of the National Commission for Minorities Act of 1992. The petition claimed that the government is spending Rs 4,800 crore towards "imparting skills to members of minority communities and promoting their culture".

Citizenship Amendment Act is unconstitutional, may sow seeds of ethno-nationalism in North East, says prominent analyst Suhas Chakma
India

Citizenship Amendment Act is unconstitutional, may sow seeds of ethno-nationalism in North East, says prominent analyst Suhas Chakma

'If the government opens the floodgates for more migration, obviously there will be genuine fears of tribal communities,' Chakma said on the Citizenship Amendment Act.

CAA and NRC: Those arguing that the two are discriminatory and tools of persecution must read up on Constitution and Indian law
India

CAA and NRC: Those arguing that the two are discriminatory and tools of persecution must read up on Constitution and Indian law

The debate over Citizenship Amendment Act and the issue of NRC has been raging for over two weeks now, but there is still dearth of legal scholarship on the constitutionality or unconstitutionality of the CAA and the proposed NRC

Future of Citizenship Amendment Act should be decided in Supreme Court; stoking violent unrest will take India down dark path to perdition
Politics

Future of Citizenship Amendment Act should be decided in Supreme Court; stoking violent unrest will take India down dark path to perdition

At a time, when violence is rocking the country and global stock of India as a liberal democracy is plummeting, it would appear that rather than incite trouble, the BJP should use conciliation as the way forward, and let the Supreme Court determine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Act.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill dishonours freedom fighters, says Asaduddin Owaisi; AIMIM chief accuses Centre of reviving Jinnah's two-nation theory
Politics

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill dishonours freedom fighters, says Asaduddin Owaisi; AIMIM chief accuses Centre of reviving Jinnah's two-nation theory

AIMIM chief and Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi said in New Delhi on Wednesday that the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) if implemented "will make India Israel", which is known for "discrimination"

Uniform Civil Code: Fresh PIL filed seeking creation of panel for drafting UCC; Delhi HC to hear petitions on 4 Nov
India

Uniform Civil Code: Fresh PIL filed seeking creation of panel for drafting UCC; Delhi HC to hear petitions on 4 Nov

The Delhi High Court Tuesday said it would hear on 4 November the two petitions seeking its directions for drafting of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) to secure gender justice and to promote fraternity and national integration

'We would like to give little time,' says Supreme Court on plea seeking removal of restrictions on media in Jammu and Kashmir
India

'We would like to give little time,' says Supreme Court on plea seeking removal of restrictions on media in Jammu and Kashmir

Supreme Court said it will take some time before passing any direction on the plea seeking the removal of restrictions on the media in Jammu and Kashmir.

National Conference challenges abrogation of Article 370 in Supreme Court, terms Centre's move 'unconstitutional' in plea
Politics

National Conference challenges abrogation of Article 370 in Supreme Court, terms Centre's move 'unconstitutional' in plea

National Conference mounted a legal challenge in the Supreme Court on Saturday to the changes made in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Article 15: New poster finds Ayushmann Khurrana carrying the torch to end discrimination in India
Entertainment

Article 15: New poster finds Ayushmann Khurrana carrying the torch to end discrimination in India

Ahead of the release of Article 15, the makers of Ayushmann Khurrana-fronted film have dropped a new poster.

Article 15 director Anubhav Sinha on Karni Sena threat: 'People can disagree, but filmmakers can't be constantly bullied'
Entertainment

Article 15 director Anubhav Sinha on Karni Sena threat: 'People can disagree, but filmmakers can't be constantly bullied'

Article 15 director Anubhav Sinha has said that the film has already been cleared by CBFC and it's high time that people started respecting these bodies

Article 15 song 'Shuru Karein Kya' teases an angry rap and 'a call to action' for India's future
Entertainment

Article 15 song 'Shuru Karein Kya' teases an angry rap and 'a call to action' for India's future

Article 15 stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Sayani Gupta, Isha Talwar and Manoj Pahwa in pivotal roles.

Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgment
India

Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgment

The Supreme Court bench told the counsel appearing for the petitioner that it will hear the matter because of the apex court's judgment in the case involving Kerala's Sabarimala temple

Compelling wife to 'cohabit' with husband violates fundamental rights; it's time SC reviewed Section 9 of Hindu Marriage Act
India

Compelling wife to 'cohabit' with husband violates fundamental rights; it's time SC reviewed Section 9 of Hindu Marriage Act

Supreme Court must reconsider the constitutional validity of Section 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act, which empowers courts in India to effectively force a person to live with their spouse against their will

Madhya Pradesh HC sends notice to state, Centre over PIL to protect identity of accused in sexual assault cases
India

Madhya Pradesh HC sends notice to state, Centre over PIL to protect identity of accused in sexual assault cases

The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday served notices to the Centre and state governments on a petition demanding that the name of the accused in cases of sexual assault should not be published.

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law
India

Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before law

There has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.

Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain slams govt, says sedition charge 'dangerous, unresisted abuse of power by ruling dispensation'
India

Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain slams govt, says sedition charge 'dangerous, unresisted abuse of power by ruling dispensation'

These charges show to what extent the administration can go to abuse freedom of expression and suppress dissent, says Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain.

Supreme Court's verdict on Section 377 must spark further legal changes to end alienation of LGBT community
India

Supreme Court's verdict on Section 377 must spark further legal changes to end alienation of LGBT community

Members of the LGBT community are deprived of the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution.

AAP will decide next course of action on minimum wage revision after reading Delhi HC order, says Arvind Kejriwal
India

AAP will decide next course of action on minimum wage revision after reading Delhi HC order, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that AAP will take then next course of action regarding the revision of minimum wage for scheduled employment workers

Supreme Court calls adultery provision in IPC a 'peculiar law', says it fails test of arbitrariness
India

Supreme Court calls adultery provision in IPC a 'peculiar law', says it fails test of arbitrariness

“Both parties in adultery derive the benefit of the act. Despite that, one is treated as a victim and another punished. There is no rationality in it. The provision is a reflection of the times it was drafted," Chief Justice Dipak Misra observed.