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Centre sets up high-powered committee to suggest measures to end discrimination against queer community [Read Order]
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Centre sets up high-powered committee to suggest measures to end discrimination against queer community [Read Order]

Centre forms committee to end discrimination against the queer community, chaired by the Cabinet Secretary, following a Supreme Court directive.

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Need to safeguard judiciary from unwarranted pressures: 21 ex-judges write letter to CJI Legal Insiders
Need to safeguard judiciary from unwarranted pressures: 21 ex-judges write letter to CJI

21 ex-judges write to CJI Chandrachud urging protection of judiciary from pressures undermining its integrity and autonomy.

SC notice to Centre on plea to safeguard interests of intersex children Judiciary
SC notice to Centre on plea to safeguard interests of intersex children

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on PIL for safeguarding intersex children's interests and regulating medical interventions. Details inside.

SC refuses to stop Puja at 'Vyasji Ka Tehkhana' at Gyanvapi mosque Judiciary
SC refuses to stop Puja at 'Vyasji Ka Tehkhana' at Gyanvapi mosque

Supreme Court refuses to halt Hindu prayers in cellar of Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, orders status quo; final hearing set for July.

"Threat to judiciary's integrity”: A group of lawyers writes to CJI Chandrachud raising alarm [Read Letter] Legal Insiders
"Threat to judiciary's integrity”: A group of lawyers writes to CJI Chandrachud raising alarm [Read Letter]

In a letter to CJI DY Chandrachud, group of lawyers flagged their concerns over attempts by a "vested interest group" to influence the judiciary.

Ponmudi to be sworn in as Minister, TN Governor relents before SC

Tamil Nadu Governor relents to Supreme Court's order, agrees to swear in DMK leader K Ponmudi as Minister after court's rap.

'Bribery not protected as Parliamentary privileges,' SC overrules 1998 majority view in P V Narasimha Rao case [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court rules bribery not protected under Parliamentary privileges, overturning 1998 judgment, ensuring accountability and integrity.

'Can't be automatic vacation of stay after 6 months,' SC overrules 2018 judgment

Supreme Court reverses 2018 ruling on automatic stay order expiry after 6 months, emphasizing judicial discretion over fixed timelines.

‘If you do not do it, we will do it’, SC to Centre on permanent commission to woman officer in coast guard

Supreme Court urges Centre to grant women in Coast Guard permanent commission, emphasizing equality and readiness to intervene if necessary.

CJI Chandrachud Champions Ayurveda and Vegan Lifestyle, Inaugurates AYUSH Wellness Centre at SC

CJI Chandrachud advocates Ayurveda and veganism, opens AYUSH Wellness Centre at Supreme Court, highlighting holistic health for judiciary staff.

Sandeshkhali: PIL asks SC for court monitored CBI probe; transfer outside WB

Plea in Supreme Court seeks a direction for a Court-monitored probe by the CBI or a special investigation team into sexual assault of women in Sandeshkhali in West Bengal.

SC refuses to stay new law on appointment of CEC and ECs

Supreme Court refuses to stay new law on CEC and ECs' appointments, despite NGO's plea over exclusion of CJI from the panel.

Post of Deputy CM doesn't breach Constitution: SC

SC rules Deputy CM appointments in states constitutional, dismissing a plea questioning their validity and basis, affirming their alignment with the law.

Law officers should remain impervious to the politics: CJI [Read Speech]

CJI Chandrachud stresses law officers' apolitical stance and ethics at CLEA Conference, highlighting modern courtroom needs and equitable tech use.

CJI inaugurates staff library in SC premises [Read Statement]

CJI Chandrachud inaugurates a staff library in the Supreme Court with RFID tech, aiming to boost reading and professional growth among employees.

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