38.6c New Delhi, India, Thursday, February 29, 2024

Constitution of India

Constitution of India

Business
Delhi High Court to Examine Constitutional Validity of Surname Change Restrictions for Married Women

Delhi HC examines legality of restrictions on married women's surname change, challenging the policy's constitutionality. Awaiting response by May 28.

Read Full Article
Judiciary

SC to deliver judgment on Feb 29 on automatic vacation of stay

Judiciary

Bail pleas not to be shut out for one reason or another: SC [Read Order]

Judiciary

Judicial delay can't be questioned by writ petition: SC [Read Order]

Supreme Court Directs Jammu & Kashmir to Publish Internet Restriction Review Orders

SC orders Jammu and Kashmir to publish review orders on Internet curbs, emphasizing transparency and legal compliance, contrasting with previous reluctance.

Uniform Civil Code: Paving the Way for Equal Rights Across India's Diverse Communities

Explore the need for a Uniform Civil Code in India to ensure equality, end legal disparities across religions, and promote national integration.

Supreme Court Orders Rs 60 Lakh Compensation for Woman Officer Discharged Due to Marriage, Strikes Down Gender Bias [Read Order]

Supreme Court rules against gender bias, orders Rs 60L for a woman officer discharged due to marriage, affirming equality and rights.

AIBA cautions West Bengal about President's Rule over Sandeshkhali [Press Release]

All India Bar Association writes to West Bengal CM cautioning about demands for President's Rule over Sandeshkhali violence.

Electoral Bonds Scheme unconstitutional: SC

Supreme Court strikes down Electoral Bonds Scheme as unconstitutional, citing RTI violations and potential for quid pro quo arrangements.

Cash-for-vote case: SC issues notice to CM on plea to transfer trial against him

SC issues notice to Telangana CM on plea to transfer 2015 cash-for-vote case trial to Bhopal, citing concerns for a fair trial.

'It is not that Preamble can't be amended,' SC on plea against inclusion of socialist & secular

SC debates amending Preamble to remove 'socialist' and 'secular,' added in 1976, citing the unchanged adoption date of 1949 in a plea by Swamy.

SC refuses to entertain Soren's plea against arrest; asks him to approach HC

SC declines Hemant Soren's plea against arrest in a land scam, advises seeking bail from Jharkhand HC, highlighting the judiciary's procedural norms.

SC gives more Speaker to decide disqualification plea against Maharashtra Dy CM Ajit Pawar & other MLAs by Feb 15

SC extends deadline for Maharashtra Speaker to decide on disqualification of Dy CM Ajit Pawar, other MLAs by Feb 15, amid NCP split.

Why was January 26 chosen to be India’s Republic Day?

Why do we celebrate our Republic Day on January 26? The answer lies in the history of the Indian freedom struggle.

Supreme Court frees woman from family’s “illegal detention”, irked by Karnataka HC’s insensitive approach

While coming to the rescue of a woman whom her family illegally detained, the Top Court pulled up Karnataka HC for its insensitive approach in a habeas corpus plea.

Sena vs Sena: SC to hear on Jan 22 UBT-led Shiv Sena's plea against Speaker’s decision

Supreme Court to hear Shiv Sena's plea against Maharashtra Speaker's decision on January 22, 2024, with political implications.

'Air pollution adversely affects health,' SC tells Centre to frame policy on phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court orders Centre to frame policy in 6 months for phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles, emphasizing the fundamental right to a pollution-free environment.

AMU is not & cannot be a minority institution, Centre tells SC [Read Submission]

Centre upholds that Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is not a minority institution, aligning with constitutional principles and the 1967 Azeez Basha case.

Supreme Court Issues Notice to Uttar Pradesh Govt Over Ban on 'Halal' Certified Products

The Supreme Court of India has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government regarding its decision to ban 'Halal' certified products. This move comes after petitions filed by Halal India Pvt Ltd an...

Calls grow for the re-establiment of Hindu Rashtra in Nepal

Did Nehru reject the proposal of Nepal-India merger? Let's find out in this detailed video.

Supreme Court issues strict guidelines for High Courts on summoning govt officials to prevent unnecessary appearances [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court of India establishes new guidelines for summoning government officials to court. The SOP aims to protect officials from undue pressure and unnecessary personal appearances, emphasizing v...

Congress leader and advocate challenge new law on Chief Election Commissioner appointments in Supreme Court

Explore the details of recent legal challenges against the December 2023 law concerning the appointment of India's Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners. This article delves into the ...

President approves controversial Act redefining appointment of Election Commissioners, defying SC's earlier mandate [Read Act]

India's President approves the new Act for the appointment and terms of the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners, sparking debates over its alignment with the Supreme Court's directi...

Fundamental right to hold passport can’t be curtailed without due procedure of law: Andhra Pradesh HC [Read Order]

The Andhra Pradesh High Court recently came to the rescue of a Non-resident of India whose passport was illegally seized by the authorities. How? Find out here.

New criminal laws, yet another watershed moment in legislative reforms by Modi govt

Explore the comprehensive overhaul of India's criminal laws under the Modi government. Major reforms include replacing the Indian Penal Code and introducing new chapters on crimes against women, child...

Can animals be slaughtered in the name of God?: Calcutta High Court to decide

Can animals be slaughtered in the name of God? The Calcutta High Court hears a PIL in this regard. Read to know the highlights of the hearing.

"Another mother should not be forced to approach us like this," Kerala High Court says, in Death from Shawarma case

Hearing a mother who lost her 16-year-old child after the child consumed popular Lebanese dish Shawarma, the Kerala High Court has ordered for Food Safety and Standard Authority of India’s (FSSAI) ...

Supreme Court Rejects Expansion of Workplace Harassment Laws to Include LGBTQIA+ Community [Read Order]

The Supreme Court upholds the gender-specific nature of anti-sexual harassment regulations, declining to extend protections to LGBTQIA+ individuals through judicial orders, emphasizing the original ai...

Supreme Court grants protection from arrest to Congress leader Randeep Surjewala in 23-year-old case [Read Order]

The Supreme Court of India has granted interim protection from arrest to Congress leader Randeep Surjewala in a case dating back to 2000, involving a protest in Varanasi. With a non-bailable warrant i...

'Same-sex marriage judgment treats homosexuals as sub-par humans,' plea filed in SC for review

Review petition filed in Supreme Court against same-sex marriage judgment, arguing it treats homosexuals unfairly. The plea highlights errors in the judgment and calls for protection of fundamental ri...

‘Governor positioned himself as political rival’, TN govt files plea in SC against delay in assenting bills

Tamil Nadu government appeals to Supreme Court over Governor R N Ravi's alleged delay in assenting bills, claiming constitutional deadlock and malafide exercise of power, demanding judicial interventi...

Are "Socialist" and "Secular" words in Preamble unconstitutional?

Why there is a debate over the words “Socialist” and “Secular”, which were added in the Preamble of the Constitution of India during the Emergency period in India? Read this whole report to kn...

Supreme Court Upholds Merit Based Classification of Senior Advocates, Dismisses Writ Petition [Read Judgment]

Read about the Supreme Court's decision upholding the classification of senior advocates based on a transparent merit-based mechanism. The court dismisses a writ petition challenging the designation, ...

Supreme Court to Review Validity of SC/ST Reservations in Legislative Bodies

Explore the Supreme Court's decision to review the validity of the Constitution's 104th Amendment Act 2019, which extends reservations for SC/STs in legislative bodies. Learn about the key issues and ...

Sanatan Dharma is a set of eternal duties, why should it be destroyed: Madras High Court [Read Order]

Explore the Madras High Court's perspective on 'Sanathana Dharma' as a set of 'eternal duties,' dispelling misconceptions about casteism and untouchability. Learn about the court's concern over a cont...

Amicus curiae supports plea for permanent disqualification of convicted lawmakers [Read Report]

Explore the plea for permanent disqualification of convicted lawmakers in India. Discover why legal experts argue that limiting disqualification to six years is arbitrary and violates Article 14 of th...

Supreme Court expresses concern over NLU’s relying solely on contractual teaching staff [Read Order]

The Supreme Court expresses concern over National Law University, Jodhpur, relying solely on contractual teaching staff, deeming it “unacceptable and undesirable." The court seeks a remedy from the ...

Karnataka High Court: Cabinet Rank Status Not Equivalent to Ministerial Position [Read Order]

Karnataka High Court clarifies that Cabinet rank status does not equate to ministerial position, dismissing a PIL challenging political appointments to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

Supreme Court Declares Retroactive Prosecution of Central Govt Officers in Corruption Cases [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court ruling: Central government officers can be prosecuted in corruption cases without prior sanction, applying retrospectively to pending cases. Learn about the 2014 judgement's impact on Se...

Supreme Court's Landmark Ruling: No Prior Sanction Required for Prosecution of High-Ranking Officials Since 2003

Supreme Court declares 2014 judgement on prior sanction in graft cases applies since 2003. Get insights on the ruling and its implications for corruption cases involving high-ranking public servants.

The commitment to name the country India is not a recent one, but exactly 74 years ago, on September 18, 1949, constitutional experts discussed it.

However, it was not possible then. But now, when the Modi government has called a special session on the same September 18, questions are arising: Will the changes that couldn't happen in history back...

Women can’t be denied job for not being married: Rajasthan High Court [Read Judgment]

Rajasthan High Court rules that denying a woman a job due to her marital status violates fundamental rights. Learn how the court quashed this discrimination.

Pro Pakistan National Conference Leader Files Affidavit in Supreme Court Upholding Constitutional Provisions [Read Affidavit]

National Conference leader Mohd Akbar Lone files an affidavit in the Supreme Court upholding constitutional provisions amid controversy over his pro-Pakistan stand in the Article 370 matter. Get the l...

INDIA vs BHARAT: Watershed moment, if name of country restored as Bharat

Explore the historical significance of the name change from 'India' to 'Bharat' and the debate it has sparked in this watershed moment. Learn about the constitutional background, cultural context, and...

'J&K is an integral part of India,' SC asks lead petitioner in Art 370 to file affidavit

The Supreme Court has asked the lead petitioner challenging the abrogation of Article 370 to file an affidavit affirming allegiance to the Indian Constitution and opposition to secessionism. This requ...

Lead petitioner in Art 370 matter raised Pakistan Zindabad' slogan, supported terrorism, secessionism in J&K, SC told

The lead petitioner challenging the abrogation of Article 370 faces allegations of supporting secessionism, raising pro-Pakistan slogans, and promoting terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. The Supreme Cour...

Only Central Govt empowered to undertake census, Centre tells Supreme Court [Read Affidavit]

The Centre's statement on its exclusive authority to conduct the census in India, amidst calls for caste-based census, raises significance. Opposition parties' demands and implications on welfare meas...

Stop Dividing India On Minority-Majority Basis: BJP LEADER ASHWINI UPADHYAY

The Constitution of India is by the Indians and for the Indians. Globally, there are 6000 plus languages. Can we consider a Chinese or French-speaking person a linguistic minority? If yes, then India ...

TRENDING NEWS


ADVERTISEMENT



Join Group

Signup for Our Newsletter

Get Exclusive access to members only content by email