Supreme court

Powers under preventive detention law 'exceptional', can't be exercised routinely: Supreme Court

The apex court noted that although according to the authority, the detenus were involved in more than 30 cases but only four cases of chain snatching were considered as ground for detention.

published on : 25th June 2022

Places of Worship Act validates temples illegally made by 'barbaric invaders': PIL in SC

The plea sought to direct and declare that Section 3 of the Places of Worship Act, 1991 is void and unconstitutional for being violative of Articles 14, 15, 21, 25, 26, 29 of the Constitution.

published on : 25th June 2022

US abortion ruling: Democrats seek probe of tech's use of personal data

The CEOs of Google and Apple were urged to prohibit apps on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store from using data-mining practices that could facilitate the targeting of individuals.

published on : 25th June 2022

Like Lord Shiva drank poison, Modi endured pain of false allegations over 2002 riots: Amit Shah

Shah sought an apology from people who leveled "politically motivated" allegations against the then Gujarat Chief Minister following the 2002 riots.

published on : 25th June 2022

US Supreme Court ruling on abortion 'huge blow' to women's human rights, gender equality: UNHR Chief 

The UN Women added that when safe and legal access to abortion is restricted, women are forced to resort to less-safe methods, too often with damaging or disastrous results.

published on : 25th June 2022

Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions

The governors also pledged to "protect against judicial and local law enforcement cooperation with out-of-state investigations, inquiries and arrests" regarding abortions performed in their states.

published on : 25th June 2022

Supreme Court upholds SIT’s clean chit to Narendra Modi

The bench, also comprising justices Dinesh Maheshwari and C T Ravikumar, termed Zakia’s plea devoid of merit.

published on : 25th June 2022

SC order not enough: Sex workers’ network

During the pandemic, she was left with no work or place to live. For almost a year, the NGO Sangama provided her with shelter and basic necessities.

published on : 25th June 2022

Tears rolling down cheeks of Statue of Liberty: P Chidambaram on US SC's abortion ruling

He also asserted that constitutional rights are not given by the court, they are birthrights, and the court cannot take away a right that it has not given.

published on : 25th June 2022

US President Joe Biden assails 'extreme' court ruling on abortion laws

A competing faction demonstrated in favor of the ruling, holding signs saying 'the future is anti-abortion' and 'dismember Roe'.

published on : 25th June 2022

'States can ban it': US Supreme Court ends constitutional protections for abortion

The ruling came more than a month after the stunning leak of a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito indicating the court was prepared to take this momentous step.

published on : 24th June 2022

SC awards death to man for kidnapping, raping and killing physically and mentally challenged minor

Condemned convict Manoj Pratap Singh, then 28 years of age, had kidnapped the physically and mentally challenged minor girl in front of her parents from their fruit and vegetable vending cart.

published on : 24th June 2022

No material to support 2002 Godhra riots were pre-planned events: Supreme Court

The top court also said inaction or non-responsive administration, can be no basis to infer hatching of criminal conspiracy by the authorities of the State Government.

published on : 24th June 2022

Disgruntled officers of Gujarat govt need to be in dock for making false revelations on 2002 riots: SC

The apex court said the present proceedings by Zakia Jafri have been pursued for the last 16 years with the audacity to question the integrity of every functionary involved in the process.

published on : 24th June 2022

Gujarat riots: Disappointed by Supreme Court verdict, says Ehsan Jafri's son

Ehsan Jafri was killed during the riots. Zakia Jafri, his wife, had filed the petition challenging the Special Investigation Team's report giving a clean chit to Modi and 63 others.

published on : 24th June 2022
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