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SC verdict on Sabarimala a silver lining for protestors and devotees, but a lot will depend on definition of constitutional morality
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SC verdict on Sabarimala a silver lining for protestors and devotees, but a lot will depend on definition of constitutional morality

The majority judgment, in effect, may be interpreted as leaning towards taking a sympathetic view of argument propounded by Sabarimala protestors and Lord Ayyappa devotees who have pointed out that the earlier judgment violates the essential customs and practices at the temple that are based on the celibate nature of the deity. This statement bears expansion.

Rafale verdict: Rahul should apologise, says BJP; ex-Congress chief claims SC judge's remarks opened 'huge door' for JPC probe
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Rafale verdict: Rahul should apologise, says BJP; ex-Congress chief claims SC judge's remarks opened 'huge door' for JPC probe

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed all review petitions against the December 2018 order in the Rafale case.

Rafale controversy's collapse after Supreme Court verdict an important lesson for Opposition leaders living in ivory towers
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Rafale controversy's collapse after Supreme Court verdict an important lesson for Opposition leaders living in ivory towers

Political miscalculation often consists in being off-center during power play. Rahul Gandhi maladjustment between hub and wheel to make Rafale as BJP's Bofors scam in the run-up to 2019 election was primarily due to his consistent effort with inconsistent facts which instead of unraveling a scam created a further wall of thick smoke.

SC verdict on Sabarimala: Judicial remedy sought against ban on women for first time in 2006 against 1991 Kerala HC ruling; a timeline
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SC verdict on Sabarimala: Judicial remedy sought against ban on women for first time in 2006 against 1991 Kerala HC ruling; a timeline

SC refers to larger seven-judge bench for re-examining various religious issues, including entry of women into Sabarimala temple and mosques and the practice of female genital mutilation in the Dawoodi Bohra community. Five-judge bench gives 3:2 majority verdict, keep pending the review pleas.

Rafale verdict: Supreme Court dismisses petitions to review December 2018 verdict, warns Rahul Gandhi not to 'drag court into political discourse'
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Rafale verdict: Supreme Court dismisses petitions to review December 2018 verdict, warns Rahul Gandhi not to 'drag court into political discourse'

A three-member Bench of the Supreme Court dismissed all petitions seeking review of the apex court’s 2018 order in the Rafale fighter jets deal case, holding that the pleas were without merit

Supreme Court Updates: Rahul Gandhi let off with warning in Rafale contempt case; status quo remains in Sabarimala, but review plea referred to larger bench
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Supreme Court Updates: Rahul Gandhi let off with warning in Rafale contempt case; status quo remains in Sabarimala, but review plea referred to larger bench

Supreme Court Verdict Today LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court has dismissed the review petition on its Rafale judgment. The court held that there was no ground to launch an enquiry into the defence deal.

CJI office brought under RTI, but conditions apply: SC says recommendations by Collegium can be disclosed, but not reasons
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CJI office brought under RTI, but conditions apply: SC says recommendations by Collegium can be disclosed, but not reasons

The move to bring the office of the CJI under the transparency law was initiated by RTI activist SC Agrawal. His lawyer Prashant Bhushan had submitted in the top court that though the apex court should not have been judging its own cause, it is hearing the appeals due to "doctrine of necessity".

Justice Indu Malhotra appointed to in-house inquiry panel to probe sexual harassment allegations against CJI
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Justice Indu Malhotra appointed to in-house inquiry panel to probe sexual harassment allegations against CJI

Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra was Thursday appointed as a new member of the in-house inquiry panel set up to examine the allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, following the recusal of Justice NV Ramana.

CJI sexual harassment case: Coddling of Utsav Bains, treatment of Ranjan Gogoi's accuser reveal structural sexism
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CJI sexual harassment case: Coddling of Utsav Bains, treatment of Ranjan Gogoi's accuser reveal structural sexism

The contrast between the two hearings can’t have been starker and offers a startling view into the structural sexism at play here, and the absurd differences in how both parties are being treated in the highest court of the land.

Irrespective of outcome, sexual harassment charge against CJI Ranjan Gogoi should set strong precedent in such cases
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Irrespective of outcome, sexual harassment charge against CJI Ranjan Gogoi should set strong precedent in such cases

If the allegations of sexual harassment against CJI Ranjan Gogoi are proved, the apex court should not hold back from levelling punishment on one of their own

Ex-SC staffer accuses Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, CJI refutes charges, says 'conspiracy against judiciary'
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Ex-SC staffer accuses Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, CJI refutes charges, says 'conspiracy against judiciary'

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said, in an urgent Supreme Court hearing on Saturday morning, that charges of sexual harassment against him will be examined by other senior judges and not by himself and labelled the allegations as a threat to judiciary.