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SC rules in favour of permanent commission to women officers

The Supreme Court has upheld Delhi High Court’s judgement of granting permanent commission to women officers in the Indian Army. The Supreme Court says that the permanent commission will apply to all women officers in the Army in service, irrespective…

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Publish details of tainted candidates: SC to parties

The Supreme Court ruled and handed down a series of directions aimed at checking the criminalization of politics. Parties that field candidates with criminal records must from now on tell the public why they have chosen tainted candidates over those…

SC/ST (PoA) Amendment Act, 2018 (A.A 27/2018) w.e.f Section 18A introduced 18 A (1) (a) preliminary enquiry shall not be required for registration of a First Information Report against any person; or (b) The investigating officer shall not require for the arrest, if necessary, of any person against whom an accusation of having committed an offence under this Act has been made and no procedure other than that provided under this Act or the Code shall apply. 18A (2) The provisions of section 438 of the code shall not apply to a case under this Act, notwithstanding any judgment or order or direction of any Court.

SC upholds constitutional validity of SC/ST Amendment Act, 2018

The Supreme Court  upheld the constitutional validity of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act 2018. A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, upheld the amended Act, which said neither is a preliminary inquiry required before lodging…

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Internet access a fundamental right under Article 19 rules Supreme Court

In a significant judgment Supreme Court(SC) noted that the SC in a catena of judgments has recognized free speech as a fundamental right, and, as technology has evolved, has recognized the freedom of speech and expression over different media of…

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SC Upholds Right Of Government To Appoint Teachers In Aided Minority Educational Institutions

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of West Bengal Madrasah Service Commission Act 2008       observing that the Government has right to  appoint teachers in aided-minority educational   institutions.               A bench of Justices…

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INDIA’S FIRST LOKPAL:JUSTICE PINAKI CHANDRA GHOSE

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was appointed as the country’s first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman. The Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, which envisages appointment of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states to look into cases of corruption against…

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CHILD FROM MARRIAGE OF MUSLIM MAN AND HINDU WOMAN LEGITIMATE, ENTITLED TO FATHER’S PROPERTY: SC

In a far reaching judgement Supreme Court(SC) ruled that  child born out of a marriage between a Muslim man and a Hindu woman is a legitimate one and is entitled to a share in his father’s property. Though such a marriage…