The Right of speedy trial is a fundamental right, and its violation causes prejudice even to the accused person
The issue emerged after SP leader Azam called the unfortunate incident of 2016 gang-rape of a minor and her mother in Uttar Pradesh a “political conspiracy only and nothing else”. V Ramasubramanian, J delivered the verdict for himself and SA Nazeer, AS Bopanna, BR Gavai, JJ, however, BV Nagarathna, J, while agreeing with the reasoning and conclusions arrived at by the majority on certain questions referred, went on to lend a ‘different perspective’ on some issues.
Supreme Court: A Constitution Bench of S Abdul Nazeer, AS Bopanna, BR Gavai, V Ramasubramanian & BV Nagarathna, JJ, delivered
Manipur High Court: While deciding a case, wherein a five-year old girl came in contact with an electrical overhead line
Supreme Court: In a writ petition filed against forced religious conversion the division bench of M.R. Shah and Hima Kohli said that
Kerala High Court: In an appeal filed against the judgment of a Single Judge transferring the appellant from the post
Patna High Court: A Division Bench of Sanjay Karol, C.J. and S. Kumar, J. declared Bihar Municipal (Amendment) Act, 2021
Supreme Court: In a case where a detenu was provided with the illegible copy of documents relating to his detention, the bench
Kerala High Court: In a case relating to a complaint for offences under Sections 143, 147, 149 and 283 of
Madras High Court directed the State to treat a transgender person seeking admission in Nursing College as a special candidate in light of Supreme Court’s 2014 NALSA verdict
Allahabad High Court: In an appeal filed under Section 19 of the Family Courts Act, 1984 for setting aside the
Allahabad High Court: In a bail application filed by the applicant for committing offence under Section 302 of Penal Code,
Madras High Court: In a petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India praying to issue a writ
“When the legislature acts within its power to usher in a valid law and rectify a legal error, even after a court ruling, the legislature exercises its constitutional power to enact the law and does not overrule an earlier court decision.”
Gauhati High Court:In a case relating to suo motu Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the police atrocities, which took place at Paltan
Punjab and Haryana High Court: A writ petition was filed seeking the relief of protection of life and liberty at the hands
“After today, young women will come of age with fewer rights than their mothers and grandmothers had”.
Supreme Court of The United States: In a far-reaching decision concerning an American woman’s right to abortion, the Court held that the
by Barkha Tandon*
United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) No.6 explicitly recognises sanitation rights. Delay in providing sanitation facilities, in particular reference to women impedes in achieving SDG No.5 that talks about gender equality, and thereof pulling back all other associated goals.