“The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday gave its verdict in a 100-year-old property inheritance case that had started in a court in Rajasthan in 1918.” The Indian state of Rajasthan, like Pakistan, was part of British India before partition. Show More Summary
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court has quashed all iron ore mining permits in Goa, one of the country's top producing states for the steel making raw material, an environmental group that petitioned the government to halt the mining said on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Maldives ex-president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday called for India to send an envoy backed by its military to free Supreme Court judges and other detainees held by the government following the imposition of a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago.
Supreme Court of India has invited online application for the post of Law Clerk-Cum-Research Assistant on contractual basis. This is golden opportunity if you want to work in the Supreme court of India. Avail this opportunity by applying before 28th February 2018. Show More Summary
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected bids by two states to re-instate a ban on the release of controversial Bollywood film "Padmaavat", saying it stood by its previous ruling clearing the way for the movie to be shown in theatres.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court on Tuesday did not allow two states to re-instate a ban on the release of controversial Bollywood film "Padmaavat", saying it stood by its previous ruling clearing the way for the movie to be shown in theaters.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court will hear an appeal on Tuesday against a controversial Bollywood film, for the second time in as many weeks, as two states seek to re-impose a ban on the movie, based on an epic poem about a 14th-century queen.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for the release of a controversial Bollywood movie based on an epic poem about a 14th-century queen, a day after its producers went to court to fight bans by several states.
India's top court on Thursday overturned a ban imposed by several states on the release of a Bollywood epic about a mythical Hindu queen. The Supreme Court said the ban, which followed violent protests by members of the Hindu right who claimed the film falsely depicted a romance between the queen and a Muslim ruler, violated creative freedoms. Show More Summary
On August 10, 1971, India decriminalized abortion by passing The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP), just two years prior to America’s Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. Now, the upper house of the Indian...Show More Summary
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Four sitting judges of the Supreme Court of India on Friday said the administration of the highest court was not in order, warning that democracy would not survive in the country unless the institution was preserved.
Four senior judges of India's Supreme Court have come out in the open complaining about the working of the country's top court. The four, led by Justice Jasti Chelameswar, in … Click to Continue »
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Four sitting judges of the Supreme Court of India said on Friday that the administration of the country's highest court was not in order and warned that democracy would not survive in the country unless the institution was preserved.
India's Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed a ruling that ordered the national anthem to be played before movie screenings while audiences stand, a ruling that sparked a spate of arrests … Click to Continue »
India’s Supreme Court has agreed to review the colonial-era law criminalizing gay sex in what could be a major LGBTQ rights breakthrough in the country. The Guardian reports: The court on Monday said it would refer the question of the validity… Read The post India Supreme Court to Review Criminalization of Gay Sex appeared first on Towleroad.
The law has been used to "intimidate, harass, blackmail" queer people in the past.
The court ordered a review of a colonial-era law reinstated in 2013 that criminalizes sex between men. Gay-rights advocates were elated but cautious.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court on Monday put on hold a lower court's order that quashed federal rules mandating larger health warnings on tobacco packages, in a setback for the country's $11 billion tobacco industry.
India’s Supreme Court on Monday announced a review of a hugely controversial ban on gay sex, saying no one should have to live in fear because of their sexuality. The court said it would take up …...