Centre brings ordinance regarding the control of services in Delhi: Basics Explained

The Centre Friday promulgated an ordinance, The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Ordinance, 2023, to create a National Capital Civil Service Authority that will have the power to recommend the transfer and posting of all Group A…

Kesavananda Bharati Case and Basic Structure Of Constitution: Basics Explained

the Supreme Court, on April 24, 1973, ¬†delivered its judgment in Kesavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru and Ors vs State of Kerala , the landmark case that redefined the relationship between Parliament and the Constitution. A 13-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme…

Supreme Court on the selection process of Election Commission: Basics Explained

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court in Anoop Baranwal vs Union of India ¬†unanimously held that the selection of the Chief Election Commissioner(CEC) and the Election Commissioners would be done by a three-member Committee consisting of the Prime Minister,…

Supreme Court Issues Guidelines undertrial prisoners for the speedy release of Prisoners On Bail

A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Abhay S. Oka of the Supreme Court(SC), 2 February, issued a set of directions related to undertrial prisoners, who have been granted bail, but continue to languish in prison for not being…

The Supreme Court; Euthanasia: Basics Explained

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, 24 January, agreed to modify the guidelines for passive euthanasia for terminally ill patients, in a bid to simplify the process. The new guidelines are said to make the process less complicated for the patient…

Court has allowed a married woman to terminate her 33-week pregnancy : Basics Explained

The Bombay High Court has allowed a married woman to terminate her 33-week pregnancy after the foetus was detected with severe abnormalities. The Court noted that the length of the pregnancy did not matter, as the petitioner had taken an…