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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

SC dismisses plea for CBI probe against Lalu Prasad in 'land for railway job scam'

A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said the present petition cannot be entertained under Article 32 and he can approach the high court with his grievances.

published on : 5th September 2018

Having a separate constitution for Jammu and Kashmir was an aberration: Ajit Doval

His remarks on Kashmir come at a time the Supreme Court is hearing pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35-A of the Constitution.​

published on : 5th September 2018

Article 35-A row: People's Democratic Party criticises Additional Solicitor General's stand in Supreme Court

Article 35-A, which was incorporated in the Constitution by a 1954 Presidential Order, accords special rights and privileges to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 3rd September 2018

IIT-Bombay study finds microplastic in table salt brands

The team from IIT-B's Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering found 626 microplastic particles in the tested samples.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Delhi made many mistakes on Kashmir, steps should be taken to win hearts: Farooq Abdullah

The National Conference president and MP said that it hurts people of the state whenever issues like revocation of Article 35-A are raised.

published on : 1st September 2018

Article 35-A row: Life limps back to normalcy after two-day strike in Kashmir

Business and other activities also resumed in the twin central Kashmir districts of Budgam and Ganderbal.

published on : 1st September 2018

Supreme Court defers hearing on Article 35A to January next year

A three judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra adjourned the pleas till the second week of January 2019.

published on : 31st August 2018

Shutdown over Article 35A affects life in Kashmir Valley

All shops, public transport, other businesses and educational institutions remained closed in Srinagar and other places in the valley.

published on : 31st August 2018

Kashmir shuts to protest scrapping of Article 35A

Protests have been held across the length and breadth of Kashmir over the past month in support of continuing Article 35-A.

published on : 30th August 2018

Train services suspended in Kashmir ahead of strike over Article 35-A

Train service remained suspended for the second day today on this route.

published on : 30th August 2018

J-K government seeks adjournment of hearing on Article 35A in SC citing local body polls

The apex court is hearing a bunch of petitions in the matter, including the one filed by NGO We the Citizens seeking quashing of article 35-A, which confers special status to permanent residents.

published on : 29th August 2018

J-K MLA appeals to people of Jammu, Ladakh provinces to support 2-day strike call over Article 35-A

Independent MLA Abdul Rashid Sheikh today appealed to people of Jammu and Ladakh provinces to support the two-day strike call in support of Article 35-A of the Constitution.

published on : 29th August 2018

Amended President Order on unified service rules for teachers quashed

The bench said that clause (1) of Article 371D confers power on the President to make provisions.

published on : 29th August 2018

Delhi HC dismisses plea to amend election rules on using same pen to cast vote

The court was hearing a petition filed by advocate Amit Sahni claiming that the Election Commission (EC) provides a common instrument or article, i.e. pen, to voters for marking ballot paper.

published on : 28th August 2018
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