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Supreme Court Section 377

Supreme Court to decide constitutional validity of Section 377

The Center will leave the matter of the constitutionality of Section 377 to be decided by the Supreme Court.The notion was put forth by Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who is representing the Center before the five-judge constitution bench of the top court, as it hearing of pleas on Section 377 of the Indian Penal

SC slams Khap Panchayat, asks Centre for suggestions to protect couples

SC slams Khap Panchayat, asks Centre for suggestions to protect couples

The Supreme Court on Monday cracked a whip against Khap Panchayats in connection with cases pertaining to so called honour killing. The apex court told the Khap Panchayat to “not become conscience keepers” as the “law will take its own course”.Meanwhile, the top court asked the Centre and petitioners to come up with effective suggestions for

Loya matter 'serious', will examine all matter: SC

Loya matter ‘serious’, will examine all matter: SC

Loya matter ‘serious’, will examine all matter: SC. New Delhi, (Jan 22) The Supreme Court on Monday said the controversy surrounding the death of Special CBI court judge B.H. Loya is “serious” and it will look into the circumstances leading to his death in November 2014.Judge Loya was holding the trial into the staged shootout deaths

Supreme Court declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

SC to resume hearing in Aadhaar matter

The five-member Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday will continue Aadhaar hearing matter. The bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will begin hearing a number of petitions filed challenging the validity of the identification number.Since inception, the validity of the Aadhaar and possible leakage of data has cropped up time and again. The top court has

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Playing of national anthem in cinemas optional: SC

The Supreme Court today made the playing of national anthem in cinema halls before screening of movies optional, modifying its earlier order. The apex court modified its November 30, 2016, order by which it had made the playing of the anthem mandatory in cinema halls before the screening of a film. A bench headed by Chief Justice

Cow vigilantism: SC asks seek compliance report from states

Cow vigilantism: SC asks seek compliance report from states

The Supreme Court on Friday asked for report from all the states in connection with the cow vigilantism. The top court three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and comprising of Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud said that all states are under an obligation to compensate the victims of cow vigilante violence