CJI Calls For Equal Access To Justice

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Justice DY Chandrachud on Tuesday said we must create a multitude of equitable ways for different groups — women, members of the LGBT+ community, persons with disabilities, elderly, poor and marginalised — to engage and participate in the process of adjudication. While delivering a speech in Delhi High Court’s … Read more

Our Culture To Ensure Nobody Goes To Sleep Empty Stomach: Supreme Court

The matter is posted for a resumed hearing on December 8. New Delhi: It is our culture to ensure nobody goes to sleep empty stomach, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday and asked the central government to see to it that foodgrains under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) reach the last man. A bench … Read more

MK Stalin’s Party Seeks Review After Supreme Court Upholds Quota For Poor

DMK said there was an apparent error in the Supreme Court judgment on EWS quota. (File) New Delhi: Tamil Nadu’s ruling DMK on Monday sought a review of the November 7 verdict of the Supreme Court which upheld 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) in educational institutions and government jobs that … Read more

Supreme Court’s Cognizance After President’s Concern On Non-Release Of Poor Prisoners

A bench of Justices Kaul and Abhay S Oka on Tuesday directed the jail authorities to submit the details. New Delhi: Days after the emotional speech of President Droupadi Murmu flagging the plight of poor tribals languishing in jails in petty offences despite bail, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed prison authorities across the country to … Read more

Can’t Be Liable To Compensate For Deaths Due To Covid Vaccines: Centre To Supreme Court

Affidavit said Centre has made substantial efforts in ensuring a safe, effective vaccination programme New Delhi: The government cannot be held liable to compensate for the deaths due to an adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) post administration of Covid-19 vaccines, the Centre has told the Supreme Court.  The affidavit filed in the Supreme Court by … Read more