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Sabarimala verdict: The reality

It would be an invitation to constitutional complications if the judiciary were to dismiss matters of faith in response to the sentiments of rights activists.

published on : 30th September 2018

Sabarimala verdict: Religious practices no-go area for courts, says Justice Indu Malhotra

Justice Malhotra, who was the lone dissenter, said it is not for the judiciary to decide which faith-related practices are to be struck down except in issues of social evils like 'Sati'.

published on : 28th September 2018

Can women enter Sabarimala temple? SC to rule today

The Supreme Court will consider whether the exclusion of women (between the 10-50 age group) amounts to 'discrimination' and is therefore against the Constitution.

published on : 27th September 2018

Right to health at stake in struggle for equality amongst gender and sexual minorities: Supreme Court

Justice Nariman said the present definition of mental illness in parliamentary statute makes it clear that homosexuality is not considered a mental illness.

published on : 7th September 2018

History owes apology to LGBT community: Justice Indu Malhotra

Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code - which criminalised consensual sexual acts of same-gender adults in private -- is violative of Articles 14, 15, 19, and 21 of the Constitution, the Judge ruled.

published on : 6th September 2018

Section 377 verdict: Supreme Court legalises homosexuality

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and comprising Rohinton Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra pronounced the verdict.

published on : 6th September 2018

Feel like 'baby again' at age of 60: Justice KM Joseph on elevation to Supreme Court

Justice Indira Banerjee, who was elevated to the apex court along with Justices Saran and Joseph, said she would try her level best to live up to the oath of office which she has taken.

published on : 15th August 2018

Sabarimala case: Supreme Court appoints woman judge 

The SC on Friday announced the setting up of a new Constitution Bench with Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A M Khanwilkar, Justice D Y Chandrachud, Justice R F Nariman and Justice Indu Malhotra.

published on : 7th July 2018

Indu Malhotra takes oath as Supreme Court judge

Malhotra would be the seventh woman judge in the top court since Independence.

published on : 27th April 2018

Indu Malhotra to be sworn in as Supreme Court judge today

Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra is slated to be sworn in as a Supreme Court judge on Friday morning.

published on : 27th April 2018

Elevation of Justice KM Joseph: Government’s reasoning for rejecting Supreme Court collegium’s recommendation doesn’t hold water

The three reasons - regional representation, seniority and absence of SC/ST judges - cited by Centre for withholding the SC collegium’s recommendation to elevate Justice K M Joseph do not hold water.

published on : 27th April 2018

Tussle between judiciary and Centre reaches all-time high: Justice Joseph’s elevation spiked

Centre chose to accept the docket on senior advocate Indu Malhotra for elevation as a Supreme Court judge but spiked that on Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph.

published on : 27th April 2018

Indu Malhotra to be sworn in as Supreme Court judge tomorrow, first woman to make it from Bar

She was designated senior advocate by the top court in 2007 and became the second woman to be designated as such by the apex court after a gap of over 30 years.

published on : 26th April 2018

CJI says Centre within its right to send back recommendation for reconsideration; refuses to stay appointment of Indu Malhotra as SC judge

Supreme Court refused to stay Presidential warrant appointing senior woman lawyer Indu Malhotra as an apex court judge and termed the plea of advocates on it as "unimaginable."

published on : 26th April 2018

Reconsider recommendation on Justice K M Joseph's elevation, Centre tells Supreme Court collegium  

The move comes a day after government cleared appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as Supreme Court judge and kept in abeyance a decision on Joseph,  who heads the Uttarakhand High Court.

published on : 26th April 2018
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