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Do away with hanging, make right to die with dignity as a fundamental right: PIL

Privacy wins! Here`s what the 9 judges said

landmark ruling on Thursday, a nine-bench judge ruled that privacy is a fundamental right under and part of Article 21 which guarantees life and liberty of an individual. A nine-judge Supreme Court (SC) bench, lead by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, signed ... Zee News, 1 month ago

Tewari comes out with book, calls it 'ode to free speech'

Congress leader Manish Tewari has come out with a book a collection of various articles written over the past year or so which he calls his "ode to free speech".The articles in "Tidings of Troubled Times" touch upon subjects like Indo-Pak relations, China, ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Privacy verdict to have 'some bearing' in beef matters: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said its verdict declaring right to privacy a fundamental right would have “some bearing” in matters related to the possession of beef in Maharashtra. The apex court made the observation while hearing a batch of appeals filed against the Bombay high court’s May 6, 2016 verdict decriminalising the possession of beef in case of animals slaughtered outside the state.   A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan was informed by an ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Verdict recriminalizing gay sex unsustainable: SC  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Section 377 to go? In SC privacy verdict, strong case for protection of sexual orientation

The Supreme Court said that right to privacy and the protection of sexual orientation lie at the core of the fundamental rights guaranteed by Articles 14, 15 and 21 of the Constitution.
 India Today1 month ago

Passive euthanasia verdict reserved

The Supreme Court reserves its verdict on the 'living will' in cases of passive euthanasia. The petitioner argued before the court that the Right to die peacefully is part of Right to Life guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution.The government yesterday opposed granting recognition to "living will" in cases of passive euthanasia, telling the Supreme Court that it could be misused and may not be viable as a public policy.The Centre told a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago Passive euthanasia case: Centre opposes the living will  Sify6 days ago

SC to begin hearing on plea favouring euthanasia today

Good morning and welcome to the Live! news commentary on up, the Supreme Court's Constitution bench will today begin the hearing on a plea favouring euthanasia.A five-judge constitution bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, will hear the case.Besides the CJI, the bench also comprises justices A.K. Sikri, A.M. Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan.The court had in February 2014 referred to a Constitution bench a plea ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Supreme Court to begin hearing on plea favouring euthanasia today  catchnews.com1 week ago

Aadhaar is against Arthashastra, Hadith and Bible

Justice Bobde underlines that the 'Arthashastra prohibits entry into others' house, without the owner’s consent’. He also observes that, 'In Christianity, we find the aspiration to live without interfering in the affairs of others in the text of the Bible', while the Hadith 'makes it reprehensible to read correspondence between others', writes Gopal Krishna. The third in a 7-part series. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ In his 40-page order as part of the unanimous verdict ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

How Aadhaar promotes a digital caste system

The linking of biometric UID/Aadhaar number to all public services makes “We, the People of India” worse than slaves, says Dr Gopal Krishna. The second in a 7-part series. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/   While adding some 24-page-long words of concurrence with the opinions of Justices Chelameswar, SA Bobde, Rohinton Fali Nariman and Dr DY Chandrachud in the verdict of  August 24, 2017, on the right to privacy, Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre refers to 'We, the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Govt fails to fill CIC vacancies despite pending cases

The Centre's lack of seriousness in bringing transparency in governance through the Right to Information medium is evident, with it failing to make appointments for three vacant information commissioners' (IC) positions at the Central Information Commission ...
 DNA1 week ago

PIL seeks to replace rape laws with gender-neutral versions

A petition filed in the Delhi High Court (HC) has sought replacement of the current rape laws with their gender neutral versions. The PIL, filed by Sanjjiiv Kkumaar, has suggested that India did have gender-neutral rape laws for 58 days — from February ...
 DNA2 weeks ago HC seeks govt's reply on plea for gender-neutral rape law  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago SC notice to Centre, EC on plea for candidates to provide proof with affidavit  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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