SC in Hijab Case: K’taka govt has power to mandate school uniforms

Posted on: September 15, 2022 at 3:15 pm, in
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As a petitioner contesting the hijab ban contended that the state lacked the right to enforce uniforms or forbid hijab, the Supreme Court noted on Wednesday that the Karnataka government has the ability to enforce uniforms at educational institutions. The abilities they possess. While the court was still hearing a number of petitions contesting the […]

Siddique Kappan gets bail from SC after nearly two years in jail

Posted on: September 9, 2022 at 5:30 pm, in
Siddique Kappan

Siddique Kappan, a journalist from Kerala who had been detained by the police in Uttar Pradesh on suspicion of having affiliations to the Popular Front of India (PFI) and facing charges under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, was granted bail by the Supreme Court on Friday. He must appear before the trial court within three […]

Transgender sues Air India: SC asks Centre to formulate policy on employment to third gender

Posted on: September 9, 2022 at 2:14 pm, in
Transgender sues Air India

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act of 2019 requires that appropriate accommodations for transgender people be made in all businesses covered by its provisions, and the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Center to develop a policy in that regard within three months. In an interim decision, the government was urged to confer with […]

SC to examine validity of reservations on basis of economic conditions

Posted on: August 30, 2022 at 1:41 pm, in
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The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that the final hearing in the case involving the constitutional legality of reservations for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in higher education and concerns of public employment based on financial circumstances will commence on September 13. The constitutional validity of the 103rd Amendment Act, 2019, which allowed the state […]

SC to Ramdev: Why accuse other systems of medicine?

Posted on: August 23, 2022 at 7:06 pm, in
SC: "Baba Ramdev must restrain (from) condemning the other medical systems."

Baba Ramdev has popularised yoga, but Chief Justice NV Ramana, who is presiding over a Supreme Court bench, questioned why he should criticise alternative medical practises and said that “he must restrain (from) condemning the other systems.” “He has amazing insight into his system. Why should he accuse all physicians, allopathy, and all medical systems? […]