Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicSupreme Court of India

Topic: Supreme Court of India

Sex workers welcome SC order against abuse, but fear of police runs deep

A Supreme Court order has legally empowered India's sex workers, but decades of police and societal abuse means ingrained cynicism and fear aren't going go away overnight.

GST has muddied the entire lake of India’s federalism. SC ruling only put a stamp on it

Fixing India’s ailing GST does not merely entail technical measures to boost tax buoyancy but also re-establishing trust between the Union and states.

SC panel recommends murder charges for cops who ‘encountered’ 4 gangrape accused in Hyderabad

The top court committee was tasked to probe the circumstances that led to the deaths of the men accused in the 2019 gangrape and murder of 27-year-old veterinarian.

With sedition, SC has dipped its toes in the civil liberties pool. Now we wait for the dive

Until the safeguards are laid down to prevent misuse of laws like UAPA, NSA or PSA, sedition’s departure might not have too much of an effect on ground.

SC should set an example for lower courts by avoiding delays in criminal trial

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan praising India’s foreign policy is cause for anxiety, not satisfaction

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

SC appoints ex-judge Sikri as chairperson of High Powered Committee on Chardham project

The apex court agreed to Attorney General KK Venugopal's suggestion & appointed Justice (retd) Sikri; after accepting resignation of Professor Ravi Chopra as he wished to relinquish his post.

Covid didn’t give much of a choice to UPSC aspirants. Modi govt should learn from states

Despite promising UPSC candidates one more attempt and an increase in the age limit, Modi govt's U-turn is more than insensitive, it has consequences.

‘Don’t mislead students,’ board exams will be offline, rules Supreme Court

The court was hearing a plea that sought directions to authorities to consider other modes of assessment.

India’s public prosecutors aren’t independent. This is how it can be fixed

The lack of independence for public prosecutors results in executive interference, which affects their unbiased functioning.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Narendra Modi addresses the bureaucrats at Vigyan Bhawan | Photo: Praveen Jain| ThePrint

Modi govt’s assault on democracy is more sinister than the Emergency. Look at the differences

While the Emergency was brutal and sudden, Modi govt's moves are far more insidious and systemic and will undermine our society for a long time.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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