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India's Apex Court Lifts Ban On Gay Sex
By Paul Linus On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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India’s Apex Court Lifts Ban On Gay Sex

Celebrations sparked in India on Thursday when the apex court lifted ban on gay sex. The landmark judgment was welcomed by LGBTQ activists on the scrapping of a colonial-era ban, which means Parts of Section 377 More...

Justice Ranjan Gogoi Recommended As Next CJI
By Paul Linus On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Justice Ranjan Gogoi Recommended As Next CJI

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra wrote to Union government Tuesday recommending the name of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor following his retirement on October 2. Gogoi is one of the most senior Supreme More...

Apex Court Says Gay Relationships To Be Accepted
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Apex Court Says Gay Relationships To Be Accepted

The opposing party to Indian Penal Code Section 377 may hope to rejoice their challenge as the Apex Court on Tuesday said same-sex relations between two consenting adults in private if considered as violation of More...

Aadhaar Hearing -Sibal Repeats Modi's Davos Speech 'One Who Controls Data Would Control World'
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Aadhaar Hearing: Sibal Repeats Modi’s Davos Speech ‘One Who Controls Data Would Control World’

One who controls data would control the world. This sentence was delivered by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi very recently in Davos during the World Economic Forum. The same is now being said by West Bengal More...

SC To Hear Plea Of Rajasthan, MP Governments Over Padmaavat Release
By Paul Linus On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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SC To Hear Plea Of Rajasthan, MP Governments Over Padmaavat Release

The plea of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh governments will be heard by Supreme Court on January 23 for the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s most controversial movie Padmaavati, retitled as Padmaavat. A bench More...

Supreme Court Asks EPCA To Come With Long Term Plan For Air Pollution Issue
By Paul Linus On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Supreme Court Asks EPCA To Come With Long Term Plan For Air Pollution Issue

A comprehensive plan with long term measures is required for Delhi-NCR to deal with severe air pollution, said a Supreme Court bench comprising Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta on Monday. Responding to the recent More...

Indian Court Rules Sex With Minor Wife Is Rape
By Paul Linus On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Indian Court Rules Sex With Minor Wife Is Rape

Indian apex court ruled Wednesday sexual intercourse with underage wife is to be considered as rape. The court added even consensual sex with woman under 18 years would be seen as the same under the law. The legal More...

Liquor Bar Near Highways But Within City Not Under Ban- Supreme Court
By Paul Linus On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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Liquor Bar Near Highways But Within City Not Under Ban: Supreme Court

Highways within city limits are like internal or district roads and hence the ban on liquor sale within 500 metres of highways may no apply, said Supreme Court. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D More...

Supreme Court Seeks Center's Explanation On Ban Of Cattle For Slaughter
By Paul Linus On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Supreme Court Seeks Center’s Explanation On Ban Of Cattle For Slaughter

The ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter has been put on hold by the Supreme Court asking for explanation from the government. The Apex Court said the ban issued by the ruling party is unconstitutional and it More...

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By Paul Linus On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Indian Apex Court Sets Permanent Alimony As 20% For Estranged Wife

Estranged wife in India will be getting 25 percent of net salary of husband as alimony to ensure the woman lives with dignity after the separation. The Supreme Court bench of Justices R Banumathi and M M Santanagoudar More...