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Supreme Court schedules Babri Masjid hearing for January first week
By Paul Linus On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Supreme Court schedules Babri Masjid hearing for January first week

Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph said the matter of Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit will be listed before an appropriate bench in January. The More...

Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as 46th CJI
By Paul Linus On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as 46th CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Wednesday in Rashtrapati Bhawaj in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and other dignatories. More...

Aadhaar
By Paul Linus On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Aadhaar is constitutionally valid: Supreme Court

Aadhaar scheme is constitutionally valid, said Indian apex court on Wednesday defining it as unique and better than being the best. The Supreme Court said Aadhaar is following sufficient security measures in protecting More...

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...