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