Supreme Court



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Crime, Police, Judicial system, Supreme Court

Rise in lynching and rape: India’s criminal justice system needs fixing

The law and order machinery across states is often corrupt and complicit, allowing criminals free rein.


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Supreme Court, JIT, Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan

Why barring Nawaz Sharif from politics could bring more troubles for Pakistan

Political turmoil in any nation impacts its economy and our neighbour is no exception.


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WhatsApp, Supreme Court, Aadhaar, Right to Privacy

Exposed - Modi government’s doublespeak on right to privacy in Supreme Court

While the Centre is arguing one thing in the WhatsApp data protection case in the apex court, it is contradicting itself in the right to privacy hearings.


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Supreme Court, Constitution, Right to Privacy, Aadhaar

Aadhaar hearing: Why petitioners urged SC not to define privacy

Attorney general KK Venugopal will present the submissions for the Centre on July 25.


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Right to Privacy, Government, Modi, Supreme Court

Privacy is an even bigger issue than Aadhaar: We must care

The key question being adjudicated is whether the right to privacy is a fundamental right under the Indian Constitution or not.


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Supreme Court, Right to Privacy, Aadhaar

Aadhaar case in Supreme Court: Your privacy is at stake

Given all the chaos and concerns, the Constitution Bench hearing is of utmost importance to provide legal perspective and clarity on the issue.


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Madras HC, Cattle slaughter, Supreme Court

Supreme Court extending Madras HC order staying cattle trade restrictions is good for India

The apex court has asked the petitioners to come back if they find Centre’s yet-to-come ‘revised rules’ wanting.


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Emergency, Judiciary, Supreme Court, CJI PN Bhagwati

In memory of Justice Bhagwati, great architect of Indian law and my friend

The former Chief Justice of India was not just an architect of ideas but ensured a rigorous pursuit of juristic techniques.


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Rs 1000, Rs 500, Supreme Court, Demonetisation

Can’t ban deposit of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes: Finally, SC bats for aam aadmi

In an important judicial intervention post demonetisation, the top court has pulled up both the RBI and the Centre.