“Even otherwise, trite law it is in service jurisprudence that a stigmatic order passed on ground of alleged misconduct cannot be sustained unless a proper enquiry in accordance with law has been conducted.”
In a verbose verdict running into 366 pages, the 5-judge Constitution Bench of Dr DY Chandrachud, CJI and Sanjay Kishan Kaul, S. Ravindra Bhat, Hima Kohli, PS Narasimha, JJ wrote 4 opinions on the Same Sex Marriage matter where they agreed on some points and disagreed on others.
A PIL on the implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 is pending before the Supreme Court.
S. 250(1) of Criminal Code Act, 1838, is discriminatory in effect, and breaches Section 16 of the Constitution inasmuch as it criminalises the only natural way for homosexual men to have sexual intercourse.
Supreme Court directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to complete the manual on media briefings by 31-12-2023
“Fiscal legislation having uniform application to all registered persons, cannot be said to be violative of Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution and the question of such statutory provision being violative of Article 302 of the Constitution and in teeth of Article 13 of the Constitution of India does not arise at all.”
“The Central Public Sector Enterprises are entrusted to work efficiently and generate profits for the government. For the same, the Public Enterprises Selection Board needs to appoint better qualified candidates to run and oversee the operations of the said entities.”
The Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972 provides with paternity leave. But such a welfare measure is not provided by the various states in India, including the state of Tamil Nadu. This case marks the need for paternity leave legislation in India.
The Supreme Court viewed that after the introduction of Section 54A in CrPC, an accused is under an obligation to stand for Test identification parade.
“If the plea of the petitioners is accepted, it would amount to opening a Pandora box and several other similarly candidates would start knocking at the doors of this Court with the similar demand and in that case, recruitment will turn out to be a never-ending process as the examination is scheduled on 19-08-2023.”
“When even prisoners have fundamental rights and it has been declared by the Supreme Court that Part III of the Constitution does not stop at the prison gates, it would be ridiculous to suggest that the moment a person becomes a bank employee, he has to bid good-bye to Article 19(1)(a).”
Madras High Court said that there was a prevailing practice of exhibiting a Board in all Temples that non-Hindus are not allowed in the Temple premises. It is not known as to why the State had removed the Board. Therefore, it granted interim status quo ante.
This is one of the cases where the youth in this country are spoiling their lives due to lure of free relationship with the member of the opposite sex aping western culture and not finding any real soulmate in the end.
HIV/AIDS patients have a right of equal treatment everywhere and they cannot be denied job opportunity or discriminated against in employment matters.
Due to non-payment of salary and non-consideration of petitioner’s representation for four years, all of his family members had suffered mentally and financially.
Awareness has to be created in young minds not just from the point of view of emotional and societal pressures that Live -in relationships may create, but also from the perspective that it could give rise to various legal hassles.
The Lawyers being homogeneous class, further creating divisions on any criteria including economic status or otherwise will result in losing faith and ordinary Lawyers will get frustrated, resulting young and talented Lawyers leaving the profession. It is the primary duty of the Judicial Institutions to provide a conducive atmosphere for all the practicing Lawyers enabling them to have utmost trust in the Judicial System.
Tracing the development of LGBTQ+ rights in India with the help of statutory provisions and notable judgments by Supreme Court and Indian High Courts.
The apprehension expressed by the petitioner is that the telecast of film without adhering to the constitutional and statutory safeguards may result in injuring the public order and thereby the sovereignty and integrity of India
Consumption of dog meat is a regarded custom amongst the Nagas since times immemorial and the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 already provides for an appropriate authority to issue prohibition orders.