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

Day after Centre calls 'UPSC jihad show' offensive, SC defers Sudarshan TV case by two weeks
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Day after Centre calls 'UPSC jihad show' offensive, SC defers Sudarshan TV case by two weeks

In the affidavit which was filed Wednesday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had annexed its 4 November order by which it has cautioned the channel of "stricter penal action" in case of future violations

'Has to be some decorum': SC judges shocked as lawyer in Sudarshan TV case appears shirtless for online hearing
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'Has to be some decorum': SC judges shocked as lawyer in Sudarshan TV case appears shirtless for online hearing

Justice Chadrachud asked the solicitor-general to speak to the lawyer and ensure that such a mistake is not repeated

Sudarshan TV case: SC says maligning community can't be allowed, 'country can't survive with such agenda'
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Sudarshan TV case: SC says maligning community can't be allowed, 'country can't survive with such agenda'

The apex court, which has imposed a pre-telecast ban on episodes of a TV programme alleging 'UPSC jihad by Indian Muslims', pulled up the Centre and the National Broadcasting Association over alleged inaction

Sabarimala row: Justice Indu Malhotra's fear that permitting PILs in religious matters would open floodgates 'unfounded', says SC minority judgment
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Sabarimala row: Justice Indu Malhotra's fear that permitting PILs in religious matters would open floodgates 'unfounded', says SC minority judgment

Justice RF Nariman, who wrote the minority judgment on behalf of himself and Justice DY Chandrachud, on Thursday's verdict on Sabarimala review petitions said that the fear expressed by Justice Malhotra in the 2018 verdict that permitting PILs in religious matters would open floodgates to interlopers is unfounded

Ferocity of Sabarimala protests proves Hinduism is taking on Abrahamic characteristics to tackle external threats
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Ferocity of Sabarimala protests proves Hinduism is taking on Abrahamic characteristics to tackle external threats

The issue of entry of menstruating women into the Sabarimala temple should never have been the cause for a debate on the touchstone of one-size-fits-all feminism.

SC judge Indu Malhotra recuses herself from hearing pleas against Bombay HC order on laws on beef possession
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SC judge Indu Malhotra recuses herself from hearing pleas against Bombay HC order on laws on beef possession

Justice Indu Malhotra Monday recused herself from hearing a batch of appeals and cross-appeals challenging a Bombay High Court verdict which held that mere possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside the state cannot invite criminal action

Sabarimala hearing: SC reserves verdict as Travancore Devaswom Board does U-turn, says respects verdict on women's entry
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Sabarimala hearing: SC reserves verdict as Travancore Devaswom Board does U-turn, says respects verdict on women's entry

The 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

Sabarimala annual pilgrimage ends: Not Lord Ayyappa's celibacy, but Supreme Court's verdict made headlines
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Sabarimala annual pilgrimage ends: Not Lord Ayyappa's celibacy, but Supreme Court's verdict made headlines

Respondents had earlier argued that the practice of not allowing women of menstruating age to enter the temple is based on the celibate nature of Lord Ayyappa

Sabarimala verdict: Religion should be left to the faithful, but SC has full authority to protect fundamental rights
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Sabarimala verdict: Religion should be left to the faithful, but SC has full authority to protect fundamental rights

In the aftermath of the Sabarimala verdict, it is important to ask: Since when did religion become more significant than the rule of law in the country?

Sabarimala verdict Updates: Judgment gives choice to women instead of imposing tradition, says women panel chief
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Sabarimala verdict Updates: Judgment gives choice to women instead of imposing tradition, says women panel chief

Sabarimala verdict LIVE updates: From reading down Section 377 that criminalised consensual gay sex in adults, to scrapping the adultery law that treated a married woman as a property of her husband, the Supreme Court has championed the tenets of gender parity in its recent judgments

SC decriminalises adultery: Triumph of individual's rights over social institutions like marriage is the real victory
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SC decriminalises adultery: Triumph of individual's rights over social institutions like marriage is the real victory

With the striking down of adultery under Section 497 of the IPC, constitutional law has finally entered the institution of marriage in a bid to ensure constitutional freedoms, destroy hierarchies, eliminate inequalities and attempt to democratise matrimonial relationships

Vedanta's plant in Tuticorin: SC refuses to interfere with NGT's expert committee to gauge environmental impact of copper smelter
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Vedanta's plant in Tuticorin: SC refuses to interfere with NGT's expert committee to gauge environmental impact of copper smelter

The SC on Monday declined to interfere with a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to set up an expert committee to study the impact of Vedanta's copper smelting plant.

Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas seeking disqualification of lawmakers with criminal background
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Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas seeking disqualification of lawmakers with criminal background

Supreme Court reserved the judgement after the parties including the Election Commission and the Central government concluded their arguments.

'Conscious of my own limitations,' says Justice KM Joseph in first public appearance since elevation to SC
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'Conscious of my own limitations,' says Justice KM Joseph in first public appearance since elevation to SC

In his first public appearance after becoming a Supreme Court judge, Justice KM Joseph, on Tuesday, said that at the age of 60-plus he felt "like a baby again" on becoming the junior most judge of the top court, and added he knew of his own "limitations".

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

Section 377 hearing Day 3: SC says stigma linked to LGBTQ community will go when homosexuality is decriminalised
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Section 377 hearing Day 3: SC says stigma linked to LGBTQ community will go when homosexuality is decriminalised

Chief Justice Dipak Misra also rejected a proposal of lawyers, seeking retention of section 377, that public opinion should be elicited on the matter.

Supreme Court stays death sentence of convict in 11-year-old's rape and murder case in Madhya Pradesh
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Supreme Court stays death sentence of convict in 11-year-old's rape and murder case in Madhya Pradesh

According to the police, both of them had raped the minor girl, who was residing in their village along with her family, during the intervening night of 14-15 April last year and then killed her.

Supreme Court is one, Bar our guiding angel, says CJI Dipak Misra in first speech post crisis in judiciary
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Supreme Court is one, Bar our guiding angel, says CJI Dipak Misra in first speech post crisis in judiciary

CJI Dipak Misra, in his first address since the apex court was caught in controversy, said the Supreme Court was united even in its differences.