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Fundamental Rights

TN files plea in SC for release of disaster relief fund
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TN files plea in SC for release of disaster relief fund

Tamil Nadu files plea in Supreme Court for release of disaster relief fund, citing delays and violation of fundamental rights. Learn more.

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Remaining silent during an investigation is a fundamental right: Telangana HC [Read Judgment] Executive
Remaining silent during an investigation is a fundamental right: Telangana HC [Read Judgment]

Telangana High Court has held that the right to remain silent is a fundamental right safeguarded under the constitution.

Restricting Political Activities as Bail Condition Violates Fundamental Rights: SC [Read Order] Judiciary
Restricting Political Activities as Bail Condition Violates Fundamental Rights: SC [Read Order]

Supreme Court deems restraining political activities as bail condition unconstitutional, overturns Orissa HC's ruling in BJP leader's case.

‘Piercing knife at hearts of innocent tribals in Wayanad’: Kerala HC quashes assignment of govt land at ₹100 per acre [Read Judgment] Judiciary
‘Piercing knife at hearts of innocent tribals in Wayanad’: Kerala HC quashes assignment of govt land at ₹100 per acre [Read Judgment]

Kerala HC has quashed government assignment of land to an encroacher Church at Rs 100 per acre.

SC stays criminal proceedings against Karnataka CM, others for 2022 demonstration [Read SC Order] Judiciary
SC stays criminal proceedings against Karnataka CM, others for 2022 demonstration [Read SC Order]

Supreme Court halts legal action against Karnataka CM over a 2022 protest, weighing democratic rights to peaceful assembly and speech.

“Not a picnic spot, Hindus too have rights”: Madras HC prohibits entry of Non-Hindus to Palani Temple [Read Order]

The Madras High Court ordered the Authorities to make sure non-Hindus are not allowed to enter beyond the flagpole area of the temple.

Top 25 Supreme Court judgments of 2023

As 2024 begins, we at Lawstreet Journal bring to you the top 25 Supreme Court verdicts from 2023. Read more here.

Fundamental right to hold passport can’t be curtailed without due procedure of law: Andhra Pradesh HC [Read Order]

The Andhra Pradesh High Court recently came to the rescue of a Non-resident of India whose passport was illegally seized by the authorities. How? Find out here.

“Can’t restrain people from performing religious duties”: Madras HC rules in favour of SC community

Ensure all castes allowed in temple festival, Madras HC directed the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department while upholding the religious rights of the SC community.

“If education is your priority, how can this be?” Delhi High Court pulls up Delhi govt for holding up funds for 6 new school buildings

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Manmohan and Justice Mini Pushkarna of the Delhi High Court today pulled up the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government for non-release of funds for additional classrooms ...

Supreme Court Rejects Plea to Quash FIR Against Retired Major General V K Singh Over RAW Secrets Book [Read Order]

Supreme Court refuses to quash FIR against retired Major General V K Singh over his book revealing RAW secrets. Singh alleges vendetta, highlights corruption in India's external intelligence agency.

India Water Foundation President, Dr. Arvind Kumar, Advocates for Sustainable Water Access at 54th UNHRC Session

Explore the fundamental human right to a clean and sustainable environment with insights from Dr. Arvind Kumar, President and Founder of India Water Foundation. Learn about India's constitutional prov...

Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Plaster of Paris Ganesh Idols, Citing Environmental Concerns

Supreme Court declines to challenge Madras High Court's ban on Plaster of Paris Ganesh idols. Legal battle over eco-friendly idol-making during Vinayakar Chaturthi.

Supreme Court Directs MHA to Develop Guidelines for Media Briefings Aimed to Curb Media Trials in Criminal Investigations

Supreme Court directs Ministry of Home Affairs to create guidelines for media briefings, emphasizing the need to prevent media trials and protect the rights of victims and accused in criminal investig...

Supreme Court Declares Retroactive Prosecution of Central Govt Officers in Corruption Cases [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court ruling: Central government officers can be prosecuted in corruption cases without prior sanction, applying retrospectively to pending cases. Learn about the 2014 judgement's impact on Se...

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