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Supreme Court asks Centre & states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

The apex court’s direction came days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned a spate of violence across India linked to the cow, saying killing in the name of cow worship was not acceptable.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , Act of Vigilantism , Gau Rakshak , Gau Raksha , Union Government , Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act , 1989 , cow vigilantism , Tehseen Poonawalla

Publish Date : Jul 22, 2017

Right to Privacy in India: Legality, Necessity & Controversies

The ambit of the Right to Privacy is no more limited to search and seizure at the physical level as construed a few decades ago. With the ever growing presence of individuals and the corporate in the digital sphere, it is high time to define the role of the state vis-à-vis citizen in matters of privacy.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , Right to Privacy , Fundamental Rights , Aadhaar Case , Constitution , Privacy , Technology

Publish Date : Jul 21, 2017

Supreme Court allows Union Government to replace MCI oversight committee

MCI oversight committee was set up by the Supreme Court on 2 May 2016 for a term of one year or till a suitable mechanism was brought in by the government to substitute it.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , replace MCI oversight committee , Lodha panel , Medical Coucil of India , Justice R M Lodha

Publish Date : Jul 19, 2017

Fact Box: Issue of Cattle Slaughter in India

The dispute of Cattle Slaughter has a history, which dates back to the founding of the Republic of India.

Recommended for : Cattle Slaughter , India , supreme court , ban on cattle slaughter , Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules , cow

Publish Date : Jul 12, 2017

Kerala Government proposes Stray Dog Zoos

The State government was responding to a question from the Supreme Court on the construction of shelter homes for the stray dog population.

Recommended for : Kerala , Stray Dog Zoos , dog menace in Kerala , 2001 Dog Rules , Animal Welfare Board of India

Publish Date : Jul 11, 2017

Jobs, Admissions secured under reserved category using forged caste certificates cannot be held valid: SC

A bench, headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar, did not concur with the findings of the Bombay High Court that if a person continues in service for a long period of time and the certificate is found to be fake at a later stage, then he or she may be allowed to continue in the service.

Recommended for : Supreme Court of India , Chief Justice JS Khehar , Justice DY Chandrachud , Bombay High Court , Maharashtra government petition , Bombay High Court judgement , Reserved Category , Forged Caste Certificates

Publish Date : Jul 7, 2017

Current Affairs One liner of the day: 28 June 2017

28 June 2017: The one liner of 28 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s covers important happenings like President of the India International Centre, turbaned Sikh woman to be appointed as Canada’s Supreme Court judge and biggest-ever new generation destroyer among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Jun 28, 2017

SC partially stays linking of PAN with Aadhaar

Earlier in March 2017, the Union Government proposed to make the Aadhaar card mandatory to file Income Tax Return (ITR).

Recommended for : Supreme court , linking of PAN with Aadhaar , ITR , India , PAN-Aadhaar linkage

Publish Date : Jun 9, 2017

Instant Triple Talaq Controversy: What & Why

The article analyses the issue of instantaneous triple talaq divorce system among Muslims and the viewpoints stakeholders involved, including the Union Government and the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB).

Recommended for : Triple Talaq , Instant divorce , Muslim Personal law , AIMPLB , Uniform civil code , Supreme Court

Publish Date : May 26, 2017

क्या महिलाओं को मिल सकता है तीन तलाक खारिज करने का हक: सुप्रीम कोर्ट

ऑल इंडिया मुस्लिम पर्सनल लॉ बोर्ड ने 16 मई 2017 को उच्चतम न्यायालय से कहा था कि ये आस्था का विषय है और संवैधानिक नैतिकता के आधार पर इसकी पड़ताल नहीं की जा सकती. तीन तलाक पिछले 1400 साल से जारी है.

Recommended for : Triple Talaq , supreme court of India , AIMPLB , islamic marriage , ट्रिपल तालक , भारत का सर्वोच्च न्यायालय , एआईएमपीएलबी , इस्लामिक विवाह

Publish Date : May 17, 2017

Can women be given option of saying no to Triple Talaq: SC to AIMPLB

The questions were raised by a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar on the fifth day of the hearing on petitions challenging Triple Talaq.

Recommended for : Triple Talaq , supreme court of India , AIMPLB , islamic marriage

Publish Date : May 17, 2017

Triple Talaq Case: Five SC judges of 5 different religions begin hearing pleas challenging Triple Talaq

The bench cumulatively will hear seven petition relating to the issue of triple talaq, with the lead petition titled as 'Quest for Equality vs Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind'.

Recommended for : Triple Talaq , supreme court of India , Islamic practice of Triple Talaq

Publish Date : May 11, 2017

सुप्रीम कोर्ट के पांच अगल-अलग धर्मों के जजों के निगरानी में तीन तलाक पर सुनवाई शुरू

इस याचिकओं पर सुनवाई करने वाले पांच न्यायाधीश अलग-अलग पांच धर्मों से है, मुख्य न्यायाधीश जे एस खेहर (सिख), न्यायाधीश कुरियन जोसेफ (ईसाई), न्यायाधीश रोहिंटन नरीमन (पारसी), न्यायाधीश उदय ललित (हिंदू) और न्यायाधीश अब्दुल नजीर (मुस्लिम).

Recommended for : Triple Talaq , supreme court of India , Islamic practice of Triple Talaq , ट्रिपल तालक , भारत का सर्वोच्च न्यायालय , ट्रिपल तालक के इस्लामिक अभ्यास

Publish Date : May 11, 2017

PM Modi launches integrated case management system of Supreme Court

Supreme Court, Digital System, Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India, Jagdish Singh Khehar

Recommended for : Supreme Court , Digital System , Narendra Modi , Chief Justice of India , Jagdish Singh Khehar

Publish Date : May 10, 2017

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने सुप्रीम कोर्ट की एकीकृत मुकदमा प्रबंधन प्रणाली की शुरूआत की

जस्टिस जेएस खेहर ने कहा की सुप्रीम कोर्ट डिजिटल बनने की शुरुआत कर रहा है. वह सभी 24 उच्च न्यायालयों और निचली अदालतों में एकीकृत प्रणाली शुरू करने का प्रस्ताव रखते हैं.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , Digital System , Narendra Modi , Chief Justice of India , Jagdish Singh Khehar , सुप्रीम कोर्ट , डिजिटल सिस्टम , नरेंद्र मोदी , भारत के मुख्य न्यायाधीश , जगदीश सिंह खेहर

Publish Date : May 10, 2017

Law Commission of India submitted report on Hate Speech

The Law Commission of India submitted the report on ‘Hate Speech’ in pursuance of a recommendation made by the Supreme Court of India.

Recommended for : Law Commission of India , Supreme Court , Hate Speech , Freedom of Speech , Election Commission

Publish Date : Mar 28, 2017

Can colour-blind people pursue MBBS: SC to Medical Council of India

The committee shall include experts from genetics, ophthalmology, psychiatry and medical education from AIIMS, New Delhi and PGIMER, Chandigarh.

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Publish Date : Mar 27, 2017

Process of filling vacancies of HC judges on war footing: Supreme Court

The court said, in the first stage, it will look at filling the existing vacancies of high courts and then look into increasing the number if high court judges.

Recommended for : Chief Justice of India , JS Khehar , Memorandum of Procedure , MoP for appointments to the higher judiciary , Supreme Court Collegium

Publish Date : Mar 21, 2017

भारत-बांग्लादेश सीमा को सुरक्षित करे केंद्र सरकार: सुप्रीम कोर्ट

असम संमिलीता महासंघ, असम पब्लिक वर्क्स तथा ऑल असम अहम एसोसिएशन द्वारा दायर की गयी याचिका पर सुनवाई करते हुए अदालत ने केंद्र सरकार को यह निर्देश दिया था.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , Union Government , India Bangladesh Border , भारत-बांग्लादेश सीमा , सुप्रीम कोर्ट , केंद्र सरकार

Publish Date : Mar 11, 2017

SC asked Union Government to secure India-Bangladesh border

The plea on which the direction was passed alleged the massive influx of illegal migrants from the neighbouring country was a challenge to the integrity and sovereignty of India and has affected the core constitutional values.

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Publish Date : Mar 9, 2017

Effects of Endosulfan devastating: Supreme Court

The order was given by a three-judge Bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar. The Bench stated that Kerala can initiate legal proceedings to recover the compensation money from pesticide companies responsible for the production and sale of Endosulfan.

Recommended for : Endosulfan , Supreme Court , Kerala

Publish Date : Jan 13, 2017

Centre to set up single tribunal to decide inter-state water disputes

The Union government has proposed the creation of one permanent Tribunal. It will be chaired by a retired judge of the Supreme Court.

Recommended for : River Water Dispute , Cauvery River Dispute , Supreme Court , Parliament of India

Publish Date : Dec 19, 2016

Current Affairs One liner of the Week: 12 December to 17 December 2016

The One Liners of the week segment gives you an understanding of important events happened around the world with special focus on India. This article covered all such events between 12 December and 17 December 2016 such as e-Tourist Visa Scheme, Supreme Court directions on growing beard, Government efforts to encourage cashless economic activities, etc.  

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Dec 17, 2016

Book Courts of India-Past to Present compiled by Supreme Court Editorial Committee

The purpose of the book is to trace the evolution of judiciary in the modern Indian beginning from the colonial period.

Recommended for : Supreme Court of India , Judiciary in India , Book on Judiciary , Federal court , Coffee table book

Publish Date : Dec 14, 2016

Supreme Court on national anthem: A comprehensive and comparative study

The Supreme Court of India ordered on 30th November that the national anthem should be sung or played in cinema halls across the country before the beginning of a feature film. The Supreme Court said that there must be National Flag on the screen when the National anthem is played.

Recommended for : Supreme Court , National Anthem , National Flag , National Anthem in Cinema halls

Publish Date : Dec 12, 2016

Justice JS Khehar to be 44th Chief Justice of India

Justice Khehar who will be sworn-in as CJI on 4 January 2017 led the Supreme Court bench that struck down NJAC Act and set aside Presidential rule in Arunachal.

Recommended for : Chief Justice of India , Justice TS Thakur , Justice JS Khehar , Supreme Court

Publish Date : Dec 7, 2016

Third Gender to be included in Rail reservation forms

The decision stands for both offline and online booking. It was taken in accordance with the judgment passed by the Supreme Court of India in the NALSA vs Union of India case.

Recommended for : IRCTC , Transgender , Supreme Court , Third Gender , Indian Railways

Publish Date : Nov 28, 2016

Jagdish Singh Khehar appointed Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority

The Chief Justice of India is patron-in-chief of NALSA while second senior most judge of Supreme Court of India is the Executive-Chairman.

Recommended for : NALSA , National Legal Services Authority , Anil Dave , Jagdish Singh Khehar

Publish Date : Nov 20, 2016

Punjab’s 2004 law terminating SYL agreement unconstitutional: Supreme Court

In 2004, the Punjab State Legislature had passed the  ‘Punjab Termination of Agreement Act’ to escape from the duty of constructing its section of the canal link and sharing river waters with its neighboring states. Seeking legal clarity on the same, a presidential reference was made by the then president, A P J Abdul Kalam. It was taken up for hearing by the Supreme court in March 2016.

Recommended for : The Supreme Court of India , Punjab Government , Sutlej-Yamuna Link , SYL , River Water Sharing , Water Treaty , Amarinder Singh , Justice A R Dave

Publish Date : Nov 11, 2016

Justice Navin Sinha sworn in as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court

Sinha was appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee as per provisions Article 222 of Constitution after following recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) T.S. Thakur.

Recommended for : Navin Sinha , Chhattisgarh High Court , Rajasthan High Court

Publish Date : May 16, 2016
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