Bhopal gas tragedy hearing, What happened today in Supreme court?

What is nikah halala, why Supreme Court make a bench on it?

The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on the Center’s curative petition for increased compensation for victims of the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy from the US-based Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), now owned by Dow Chemicals. The Court told the Center that it cannot act as a “knight in shining armour” and decided its curative case seeking … Read more

Haldwani protest: Supreme Court stays HC’s eviction order

Haldwani protest: Supreme Court stays HC’s eviction order

The Supreme Court has put a stay on the Uttarakhand High Court’s decision to run an ‘encroachment removal campaign’ from railway land in the Banbhulpura area of Haldwani. A bench consisting of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice Abhay S Oka approved the order and sent the matter for hearing on February 7, calling on … Read more

28 support staff still in service of former CJI U U Lalit

28 support staff still in service of former CJI Justice Lalit

More than a month after his retirement, former Chief Justice of India UU Lalit has a support staff of 28 for the smooth running of his home and residential office. A Times of India report claims that when Justice Uday Umesh Lalit (UU Lalit) was the country’s Chief Justice, more than 40 laborers and support … Read more

Familial relationships may take the form of … queer relationships: SC

Supreme court Queer Families

In a case, supreme court judges observed and acknowledged the existence of atypical [non-traditonal] families in Indian society. The apex court observation also mentioned that these families should be protected under the same law. The court observed, “Atypical families which are different from traditional family units also entitled to equal protection of the law- Familial … Read more

Gangubai Kathiawadi controversy: SC suggests name change

Gangubai Kathiawadi controversy SC suggests name change

Ground Report | New Delhi: The Supreme Court has suggested the makers of the film Gangubai Kathiawadi change the name of the film. This film is going to release on Friday. Babuji Raoji Shah, who called himself the adopted son of Gangubai Kathiawadi, had filed a petition in this regard in the Supreme Court. Alia Bhatt has played … Read more

SC wants states to setup community kitchen, How this will help?

Ground Report | New Delhi: States to setup community kitchen; The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central government to work with the states to provide data on starvation deaths, hunger and malnutrition across the country. It also directed the Central government to work with the states to provide data on starvation deaths, hunger and … Read more

Haridwar Hate speech case in Supreme court, Yes for hearing

Modi failed to condemn anti-Muslim event in Haridwar: Experts

Ground Report | New Delhi: Haridwar Hate speech case in Supreme; The petition seeking an independent inquiry into the speeches of the Parliament of Religions of Haridwar will be heard in the Supreme Court. The court has agreed to hear this petition.  A bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana took note of the submission of … Read more

Supreme Court Slams Government on Delhi Pollution and Stubble Burning

1.8 million people died in 2019 due to pollution in cities

Ground Report | New Delhi: Supreme Court on Delhi Pollution; During a hearing on the air pollution crisis on Wednesday, the Supreme Court slammed the Centre and state/city governments of the national capital region (NCR). After hearing the Centre’s arguments, the Supreme Court ordered Delhi and the NCR states to follow the decisions made at … Read more

Student killed in fake encounter 19 years ago, SC slams UP govt

Student killed in fake encounter 19 years ago, SC fines UP government

Ground Report | New Delhi: Student killed in fake encounter; The Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 7 lakh on the Uttar Pradesh government in connection with the killing of a student named Pradeep in a fake encounter 19 years ago in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh. The Supreme Court said that the Uttar Pradesh Police … Read more

2011 caste census data unusable: Center to Supreme Court

2011 caste census data unusable: Center to Supreme Court

Ground Report | New Delhi: 2011 caste census data; India’s regional political parties are pressurizing the Modi government at the Center for the caste census, but on Thursday, the government seemed to be running away from it. The Center has told the Supreme Court that the caste enumeration of backward classes is administratively very difficult … Read more