SC to hear pleas on farm laws today

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear today, the pleas relating to controversial farm laws and the ongoing farmers’ protest at Delhi borders, even as the agitators confirmed that they will go ahead with their proposed tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day. Continue Reading

Editorial: Agri, disagree

The Supreme Court has pulled up the Union government for its handling of the farmers protest against the new farm laws. The apex court said it is extremely disappointed with the way negotiations between them were going and it will constitute a committee headed by a former Chief Justice of India to resolve the impasse. Continue Reading

Will farm laws be stayed? SC to decide today

The Supreme Court will pronounce orders today on various issues related to the new farm laws and the farmers’ ongoing protest at Delhi borders and may take a call on setting up of a committee headed by a former Chief Justice of India (CJI) to find ways to resolve the impasse. Continue Reading

Editorial: Right, right

Courts in the country have recently passed two important orders, aimed at protecting the rights of citizens. In the first case, right of being represented through a lawyer is part of due process clause , the Supreme Court said while setting aside the Allahabad High Court order which had dismissed an appeal filed by a man in a 1987 murder case noting that his counsel had not appeared during the hearing. Continue Reading

Editorial: Unity in ‘divorceity’

In a crucial development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to consider forming a uniform code in matters of divorce laws to remove the anomalies in different personal laws and implement a uniform system. Continue Reading

SC okays Homeopathy treatment for Coronavirus

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that homeopathy medical practitioners can prescribe medicines for prophylaxis, amelioration and mitigation of Covid-19 patients and the prescription has to be given only by institutionally qualified practitioners. Continue Reading

Will protesting farmers be removed from Delhi? SC to decide

The Supreme Court will today hear a petition seeking removal of farmers protesting against the Centre’s farm laws, from Delhi borders. Continue Reading

Editorial: People’s responsibility

The Union government recently told the Supreme Court that India is unequivocally against forcing family planning on its people and any coercion to have a certain number of children is counter-productive and leads to demographic distortions. Continue Reading

Modi lays foundation for new Parliament building

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attended the foundation stone laying ceremony to formally launch the construction of a new Parliament building in New Delhi. Continue Reading