Supreme Court Bats For Press Freedom

The petition has sought detailed guidelines for law agencies seizing journalists’ devices New Delhi: Mediapersons have their sources for gathering news and the centre should prepare separate guidelines for the seizure of journalists’ digital equipment for any investigation, the Supreme Court said today. The strong remarks by the bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and […]

Supreme Court Raps Gujarat High Court

The court was hearing a petition by a rape survivor, seeking permission to terminate her pregnancy New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Gujarat High Court, the Supreme Court today said any court passing an order against a superior court’s ruling is against constitutional philosophy. The matter relates to a petition by a rape survivor, seeking […]

Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud: No “Concubine”, “Ladylike”, “Dutiful Wife”: Supreme Court’s New Handbook

The handbook has now been uploaded on the Supreme Court website New Delhi: Prostitute, hooker, whore, keep, mistress, slut — these are among 40-odd words red-flagged by the Supreme Court in its latest handbook to sensitise judges against inadvertently furthering gender biases by using stereotypical words in court judgments. Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud […]

Supreme Court In Telangana BRS MP Case

Every citizen has the right to vote based on an informed choice, the Supreme Court said New Delhi: The right to vote, based on an informed choice, is a crucial component of the essence of democracy, the Supreme Court said upholding a Telangana High Court order dismissing an application of a Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) […]