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Apr 20, 2019
Indira Jaising questions Attorney General's appearance in hearing on sexual harassment charges against CJIIndira Jaising questioned why Attorney General KK Venugopal appeared in the Supreme Court during the hearing on the sexual harassment allegation against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
Mar 09, 2019
Indira Jaising writes open letter to CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Senior advocate seeks purging of sexist language from Indian courtsOn the occasion of International Women's Day, Jaising wrote an open letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi demanding a "ban on sexist language in courts".
Mar 08, 2019
In SC, annoyed Indira Jaising says she's a person in her own right after AG refers to her as ‘Anand Grover’s wifeThe incident occurred before a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha when Grover told the court that he was appearing for Jaising, who has filed an application seeking to intervene in the contempt petition filed by the Attorney General against activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan.
Feb 06, 2019
Sabarimala hearing: SC reserves verdict as Travancore Devaswom Board does U-turn, says respects verdict on women's entryThe Supreme Court started hearing a bunch of review petitions urging it to revisit an earlier order allowing women to enter Sabarimala shrine. A five-judge bench, led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, remarked that the pleas made by both petitioner and respondent had interesting aspects
Dec 17, 2018
Advocate Madhavi Divan appointed Additional Solicitor General, becomes third woman to hold the post in SCDivan will represent the government in the Supreme Court and will hold office till 30 June, 2020. She is the third woman who has been appointed ASG in the apex court.
Dec 09, 2018
'Constitutional morality can be very dangerous': Attorney General KK Venugopal fears SC may become third Parliament chamberCriticising the top court for depending on the Constitutional morality, the Attorney General while speaking at the Second J Dadachanji Memorial Debate said, "The use of Constitutional morality can be very, very dangerous and we can't be sure where it will lead us to. I hope Constitutional morality dies."
Nov 20, 2018
Kathua rape and murder case: Deepika Rajawat episode throws spotlight on ignored issue of victim's right to representation in trialsThe recent development in the Kathua rape and murder case has also brought focus on an often-ignored aspect of the criminal justice system in India — rights of victims during trials.
Oct 21, 2018
#MeToo in India: Media reports name man at forefront of Kathua protests who was accused of rape in anonymous accountA day after Firstpost published an anonymous account of an incident of rape, media agencies named an activist in the Kathua rape case as the perpetrator
Oct 16, 2018
Criminal defamation law: As MJ Akbar files case against Priya Ramani, it's time to re-examine this instrumentWhile the gravity of the defamation law was subdued by one stroke, the law of contempt which deters even ‘constructive criticism’ and highlighting of genuine cases of judicial corruption, still remains unbridled.
Aug 29, 2018
Bhima Koregaon raids: Romila Thapar, four others move SC against arrests of activists; plea to be heard by CJI Dipak MisraProminent historian Romila Thapar on Wednesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the arrests of Left-wing activists in the case of the Bhima Koregaon violence.