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Supreme Court’s Pivot on PMLA Verdict

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.

Disapproval of ‘My Lord’; A Wager

Challenging Tradition, Senior advocate lawyers often address judges as "My Lord" or "Your Lordships" during court proceedings. This practice, some critics argue, harkens back to colonial times and represents a symbol of slavery.

SC Rejects Legalising Same-Sex Marriage in Landmark Verdict

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.

Manipur; Supreme Court’s Call on Violence

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

SC Quashes Extension to ED Chief; Rule of Law

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.

Jellikettu, the Taming Animal Sport, Allowed in Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court on May 18, 2023, upheld the Tamil Nadu government’s law allowing bull-taming sport ‘Jallikattu’ in the state.

SC Upholds 10 %  Quota for EWS; a Look at the...

The Supremecourt of India on November 7, 2022, upheld ten per cent reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the society, a verdict...

Two Finger test; What’s It all About

The Supreme Court on October 31 prohibited "Two-Finger Test" in rape cases and warned that persons conducting such tests will be held...

U U Lalit; Know the New Chief Justice of India

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, who has been appointed the 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI) will assume charge on August 27, a...

Kangaroo Courts And  The Media

Chief Justice of India NV Ramanaon July 22, 2022 said the media is running "kangaroo courts" on issues even experienced judges find...