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Kolkata: LGBTQ community people, with a rainbow flag, celebrate the Supreme Court verdict which decriminalises consensual gay sex,in Kolkata on Thursday, Sept 6, 2018. A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court unanimously discriminalised part of the 158-year-old colonial law under section 377 of the IPC which criminalises consensual unnatural sex. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)  (PTI9_6_2018_000201A)

Supreme Court of India 2017-18:A Glorious Term

These are tumultuous times for the Supreme Court (SC). Despite this, the past year has been dramatically successful for India’s Liberal Majority. Liberalism here must...

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A Farewell Note to Justice Dipak Misra

DU Beat bids farewell to CJI Dipak Misra on the last day of his tenure, the man under whom the Supreme Court delivered historic judgements.  On 6 September 2018,...

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An Issue Of Equality Not Entry: Sabarimala Temple 

Located in the Pathanamthitta District of Kerala the Supreme Court ordered the Sabarimala temple to do away with the practice of prohibiting women’s entry in the...

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Delhi University Challenges Delhi High Court order on employees’ pension

The University of Delhi has decided to challenge a Delhi High Court Order in the Supreme Court, which directed the University to grant monthly pension to over 300...

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Elections: A Secular Exercise?

In a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court, the judicial body has passed governance wherein no political party can conjure votes on the foundation of religion, caste and...

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Needed or Overreaction? The Supreme Court to decide on ban on Sardar jokes

The Supreme Court has heard many petitions in the past to ban jokes on the Sikh community. On March 17, it agreed to hear a plea by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak...

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Petition for LGBT Rights: An ‘Enactus Ramjas Initiative

The Supreme Court of India, which is considered the ‘final guardian and interpreter’ of the Indian Constitution sent shock waves across the world as it overturned...

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Bazinga: Emerging dilemma as SC stands for ‘equality’

If there is one institution that people see as something that is truly beyond reproach and has the integrity to do what is right, it is the Supreme Court. The hallowed...