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Supreme Court seeks union government’s reply on plea to decriminalise consensual sex between minors above the age of 16 years

SC has sought the centre's response on a PIL seeking decriminalisation of consensual sex between minors of age 16 to 18.

Supreme Court dismisses petition challenging use of ‘male terminology’ in constitutional provisions like the use of “Chairman” instead of “Chairperson”

Chief Justice asked whether the petitioner really thought that constitutional provisions should be struck down for such reasons. The court also expressed dissatisfaction over such petitions filed under Article 32. 

The SG’s argument in ‘same sex marriage’ hearing that people will soon demand legalisation of incest is not hollow rhetoric: Here is how it...

Given the recent arguments about gender, privacy, and sexual autonomy in the Indian Supreme Court, petitions seeking legal sanction for incest are not 'far-fetched' five years down the line.

Supreme Court stays ED-CBI probe in municipal recruitment scam ordered by Calcutta HC, orders transfer of teacher recruitment scam case to a different judge

Supreme Court stays Calcutta HC's Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay order for ED probe in municipal job scam, orders to transfer teacher recruitment scam case from the same judge

As Bench headed by CJI objects to the interview of Calcutta HC Judge Abhijit Ganguly, here is what the Judge had said about Abhishek...

The Supreme Court ruled that Justice Abhijit Ganguly cannot hear a case regarding Abhishek Banerjee if he had made comments about him in the media.

‘Politicians cannot have special immunity’: SC refuses to entertain PIL by 14 political parties claiming CBI and ED are being used to target Opposition

A division bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice JB Pardiwala refused to consider the plea, stating that it was impossible to issue general directions without regard to specific factual context.

‘Stop running behind small peddlers’: SC grants bail to Sabir who was caught with 8 kg of illegally farmed opium

Sabir's bail application was opposed by the Additional Solicitor General Vikramjit Banerjee, who pointed out that the accused had been convicted twice.

‘When you lock a bogey, set it on fire and pelt stones, it is not just stone pelting’: Gujarat Govt opposes the bail plea...

The Gujarat government counsel argued that Godhra train carnage was a deliberate act of homicide and not mere stone-pelting.

CJI-led bench takes over plea against religious conversions, earlier Justice Shah-led bench asked Centre to collect information on forced conversions

Justice Shah, who headed the former bench of Supreme Court, had said that religious conversions was a serious issue.

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