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SC directs Centre to frame 'proper guidelines' on granting writers to persons with disability during exams
India

SC directs Centre to frame 'proper guidelines' on granting writers to persons with disability during exams

Expressing its disquiet over the disconnect that exist between govt departments in the matter, the court said that the left hand of the government does not know what the right one is doing

SC sets aside Punjab and Haryana HC order dismissing man's plea on grounds of lawyer's absence
India

SC sets aside Punjab and Haryana HC order dismissing man's plea on grounds of lawyer's absence

The apex court said that the high court ought to have appointed an amicus curiae in the absence of counsel, adding that "the liberty of a citizen cannot be taken away in this manner".

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
India

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process

While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight

Comedian Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges after posting tweets about SC
Entertainment

Comedian Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges after posting tweets about SC

One of the letters seeking Attorney General’s consent for initiation of contempt proceedings against Kunal Kamra claims that the comedian has allegedly attempted to lower the Supreme Court's authority through his tweets after the apex court had granted interim bail to Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami.

SC's demand for apology, arrest of BJP worker shows how Section 66A of IT Act continues to haunt free speech despite being struck down
Politics

SC's demand for apology, arrest of BJP worker shows how Section 66A of IT Act continues to haunt free speech despite being struck down

While Priyanka Sharma has been released and the Supreme Court waived the condition of apology, the fact that she was asked to apologise in the first place raises the question if Section 66A is still in existence

CJI Ranjan Gogoi picks senior-most judge SA Bobde, Justices NV Ramana, Indira Banerjee to probe sexual misconduct allegations against him
India

CJI Ranjan Gogoi picks senior-most judge SA Bobde, Justices NV Ramana, Indira Banerjee to probe sexual misconduct allegations against him

On Tuesday, the CJI set up a fresh bench comprising justices Mishra, R F Nariman and Deepak Gupta to adjudicate the matter relating to sexual harassment levelled against him.

Sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, Indira Banerjee to conduct inquiry
India

Sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi: Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, Indira Banerjee to conduct inquiry

Justice SA Bobde was appointed to conduct an in-house inquiry into the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

Tamil Nadu Governor administers oath to VK Tahilramani, third woman Chief Justice of Madras High Court
India

Tamil Nadu Governor administers oath to VK Tahilramani, third woman Chief Justice of Madras High Court

Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

With swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, Supreme Court now has three sitting women judges for first time in its history
India

With swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, Supreme Court now has three sitting women judges for first time in its history

With the swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, the Supreme Court will for the first time in its history have three sitting women judges. Justice Banerjee is the eighth woman judge in the Supreme Court since Independence.