Thursday, 30 June, 2022
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Topic: Supreme Court

SC has ordered Perarivalan release, but here’s why other 6 Rajiv convicts are still in jail

Convicts sought clemency from Tamil Nadu governor in 2015. Last month, SC questioned governor’s decision to send Perarivalan’s plea to President when he himself could take the call.

‘No reason to hold them back’ — how courts have become a support system for same-sex couples

In May, Kerala HC allowed lesbian couple Adhila Nassrin and Fathima Noora to live together despite family objections. Other court orders show wishes of same-sex partners being heeded too.

SC reserves order on petitions soliciting special stray round of counselling for NEET PG 2021

The petition was filed by doctors who appeared in NEET-PG-21 and underwent previous rounds of counselling. It aims to fill the 1,456 seats that are still empty after these rounds.

India needs more women judges, but judiciary has a long way to go

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As HC YouTube channels become a hit, SC panel plans exclusive platform to livestream courts

Supreme Court e-committee felt the need for a streaming platform after six HCs launched their own YouTube channels. But livestreaming of court proceedings likely to be voluntary.

‘Sex work not illegal? Should sex workers be arrested?’ 4 questions SC has asked Modi govt

In 2011, the SC dismissed the appeal of a man who was accused of murdering a sex worker. The case led to the court’s decade-long monitoring of efforts to rehabilitate sex workers.  

Order VII, Rule 11 — Code of civil procedure that will decide if Gyanvapi plea even stands  

A Varanasi court is hearing an application against a 2021 suit seeking right to worship ‘Hindu deities’ in mosque complex. A look at the law under which the suit has been challenged.

How SC wants to streamline tribunal appointments even if govt objects to court’s choice

SC devises mechanism for tribunal appointments after being informed that Appointments Committee of Cabinet cleared only 22 of 41 names approved in 2019 by panel led by SC judge.

‘Peace uppermost on our minds’ — why SC transferred Gyanvapi mosque civil suit to senior judge

The bench was hearing appeal filed by the Committee of Management Anjuman Intezamia Masjid against Allahabad High April order on mosque survey.

Modi calling regional languages India’s soul tells BJP to desist politics in Hindi’s name

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Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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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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