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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Malhotra would be the seventh woman judge in the top court since Independence.
Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra is slated to be sworn in as a Supreme Court judge on Friday morning.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
the Centre on Wednesday cleared the name of senior lawyer Indu Malhotra as a judge of the Supreme Court. The decision comes three months after the collegium recommended her name along with
Indu Malhotra will be the first woman judge to be appointed to the top post directly from the bar.
Union law ministry sends back recommendations to the Collegium; CJI to hold fresh round of talks with big four today.