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In a surprising twist, the Supreme Court dissolves the bench overseeing petitions for the reconsideration of its 2022 verdict on the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and the powers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED). This unexpected move prompts the Court to enlist the Chief Justice of India's assistance in forming a new bench, signalling a potential shift in legal perspectives.
In a scathing critique of law enforcement and the government's response to the ethnic violence in Manipur, the Supreme Court has expressed deep concern over the delay and inefficiency in the police investigation. Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, leading the bench, referred to the investigation as "tardy" and "lethargic," highlighting the delayed registration of FIRs and statements
Dive into the ICJ's groundbreaking ruling on Russia's violation of global treaties in the Ukraine invasion. Uncover the complexities, controversies, and geopolitical implications surrounding this decisive judgment
Justice Rohit Deo of the Bombay High Court's Nagpur bench, made a decision to resign in open court, citing personal reasons and a need to protect his self-respect. Making the announcement in his courtroom in Nagpur, where the high court has a bench, Justice Deo said he could not compromise on self-respect. He was scheduled to retire on December 4, 2025.
The protesting wrestlers, including Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, and Bajrang Punia, announced that their fight against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the WFI...
Ever since the Supreme Court brought the patient-doctor relationship under the ambit of the Consumer Protection Act in 1995, the number of complaints against doctors has gone up. But in the absence of information, no one really knows how many such cases occur. Also, the law does not clarify the difference between “gross negligence", 'error of judgement", "accident" and "recklessness".
Nepal, the sole country in the Indian subcontinent to legalize same-sex unions, recently marked a historic moment by officially recognizing the marriage of a queer couple. This landmark decision follows an interim order by the Supreme Court in June, permitting the registration of same-sex marriages. Maya Gurung, a 35-year-old transgender woman, and Surendra Pandey, a 27-year-old cisgender male, who have been together for nearly a decade, sought legal recognition of their union, culminating in the formal registration of their marriage in the Lamjung district of western Nepal.
In a long-awaited decision, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled against legalizing same-sex marriage. The apex court's judgment declares that the right to marriage is not considered a fundamental one. It underscores its inability to alter the provisions of the Special Marriage Act or reinterpret its language, all while emphasizing that homosexuality extends beyond urban or elite contexts.
Read about the Supreme Court's decision to invalidate the extensions given to SK Mishra, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) chief. Discover how this decision upholds the rule of law, preserves the ED's independence, and allows it to conduct investigations without interference.
Explore the ongoing human rights challenges in India, from discriminatory policies to restricted freedoms. Human Rights Watch reveals a troubling pattern, urging international attention."