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Critically introspect on progress in fulfilling constitutional values on Independence Day: Justice DY Chandrachud.

Written By- Pretika Tiwari While addressing the ‘Eleventh Convocation Ceremony and Founder’s Day celebration of Jindal Global University, Justice DY Chandrachud emphasized that even after 75 years of Independence, many individuals and citizens have not yet tasted the fruits of the democracy that we have inherited. He said, “Because of our hierarchical social and economic structures, many of our citizens […]

Vijay Mallya sentenced four months imprisonment for contempt of court along with the order of depositing 40 million US Dollars: SC

Vijay Mallya, a fugitive liquor baron, was given a four-month prison term and a 2000 rupee fine by the Supreme Court on Monday for contempt of court.Beside the orders passed in a case filed by a consortium of banks led by the State Bank of India, Vijay Mallya was found guilty of transferring USD 40 million to his children, son […]

Supreme Court grants Mohammed Zubair 5-day interim bail in UP police FIR, bans him from tweeting

written by Rhythm Agal The Supreme Court granted interim bail for 5 days to Mohammed Zubair, the co-founder of fact checking website Alt News, in connection with the FIR brought against him by the UP Police over a tweet in which he allegedly labelled 3 Hindu seers ‘Hate mongers’The panel of Justices Indira Banerjee and JK Maheshwari decided he can’t […]

Delhi high court ruled in PIL against Delhi government that schoolgirls should have uninterrupted supply of sanitary napkins

Written by Rhythm Agal While disposing of the PIL against the Delhi government, Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad directed that the girls studying in school should be provided with an uninterrupted supply of sanitary napkins under the Kishori Yojana as formulated and adopted under the Department of Education (DOE). However, according to the PIL, the program […]

Mohammed Zubair, co-founder of Alt news remanded in police custody for four days

Written by Rhythm Agal For allegedly hurting religious sentiments and promoting enmity through his tweet, Delhi court on Tuesday remanded Mohammed Zubair. According to CMM Snigdha Sarvaria the recovery of device through which the tweet was made is pending as Mohammed is not cooperative. The submissions regarding the image included in the tweet in question being a part of the […]

Bombay High Court grants bail to UAPA suspect despite oath acknowledging ISIS Chief as Muslim Caliph

written by Rhythm Agal Mohammad Raisuddin, who was detained in 2016 under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) on suspicion of having ties to the Islamic State, was granted bail by the Bombay High Court on Monday (ISIS).In the case, Mohammad Raisuddin v. NIA & Ors, Justices Revati Mohite Dere and VG Bisht grants bail to UAPA accused saying that […]

16-YEAR-OLD MUSLIM GIRL CAN GET INTO A CONTRACT FOR MARRIAGE

                                   Gulam Deen and another v. State of Punjab and others The Punjab And Haryana High Court last week granted protection to a Muslim Girl (16 Year Old) who married a Muslim boy (21 year old) while observing  that she is of Marriageable Age under Muslim Personal Law. Essentially, the Bench of Justice Jasjit Singh Bedi was hearing a protection […]

Supreme Court affirms Narendra Modi’s SIT clean chit; rejects Zakia Jafri’s plea: Gujrat Riots

Zakia Ahsan Jafri vs Gujarat, the Supreme Court dismissed Zakia Jafri’s petition challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clean chit in the 2002 Gujarat riots.No evidence suggested a bigger criminal plot on the side of the State that resulted in violence, according to the Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari, and CT Ravikumar’s bench. The Court, therefore, ruled that the SIT’s report […]

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