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Cannot force people to get vaccinated against their wish: Centre tells Supreme Court

The Union government told the Supreme Court on Monday that it has gone to great lengths to ensure that all people of the country get vaccinated, but that it cannot force an individual to do so against their will. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in an affidavit filed in response to a… Continue reading Cannot force people to get vaccinated against their wish: Centre tells Supreme Court

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SC to hear Maharashtra’s plea seeking recall of order on OBC seats to be notified as general ones

The Supreme Court decided Monday to hear the Maharashtra government's appeal against its December 15 ruling instructing the state poll commission to announce 27% of local body seats previously reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) as general category seats. A bench of justices A M Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheswari, and C T Ravikumar was informed by… Continue reading SC to hear Maharashtra’s plea seeking recall of order on OBC seats to be notified as general ones

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Supreme Court upholds 27% OBC Quota in NEET

Recently, The Honorable Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of 27% Other Backward class (OBC) reservations in All-India Quota - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test(NEET). A division bench comprising Jt. D.Y. Chandrachud & Jt. A.S. Bopanna gave the judgement (Neil Aurelio Nunes and others versus Union of India and others, 2022). The court observed… Continue reading Supreme Court upholds 27% OBC Quota in NEET

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RETROSPECTIVE AMENDMENT TAKING AWAY VESTED RIGHT TO PROMOTION AND PENSION, VIOLATIVE OF ARTICLE 14 AND 16: SUPREME COURT

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, 11 Jan, 2022, in its judgement in the case of The Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank v. the Registrar, Cooperative Societies and Ors., held that an amendment with retrospective effect taking away the benefits available to employees under existing rules would be violative of fundamental rights that are guaranteed… Continue reading RETROSPECTIVE AMENDMENT TAKING AWAY VESTED RIGHT TO PROMOTION AND PENSION, VIOLATIVE OF ARTICLE 14 AND 16: SUPREME COURT

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RULE FRAMED UNDER ARTICLE 309 CAN’T BE REPLACED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER ISSUED UNDER ARTICLE 162: ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

The Allahabad High Court has seen that any standard outlined under Article 309 of the Constitution of India must be supplanted by an Act of a suitable assembly and the equivalent can't be supplanted by a chief request gave under Article 162 of the Constitution of India. The Bench of Justice Vivek Chaudhary noticed along… Continue reading RULE FRAMED UNDER ARTICLE 309 CAN’T BE REPLACED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER ISSUED UNDER ARTICLE 162: ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

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WHY WAS HONG KONG’S PRO-DEMOCRACY STAND NEWS FORCED TO CLOSE?

Hong Kong police stormed the office of pro-democracy news website Stand News on Wednesday, arresting seven current and former staff members on suspicion of “conspiracy to print seditious publications”. So, what went down at Stand News HQ on Wednesday? Over 200 national security personnel searched the publication's headquarters on Wednesday morning, police said. The police… Continue reading WHY WAS HONG KONG’S PRO-DEMOCRACY STAND NEWS FORCED TO CLOSE?

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NON-AVAILABILITY OF ADEQUATE INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES FOR DISABLED VIOLATIVE OF ARTICLE 21: DELHI HIGH COURT

The Delhi High Court has recently, in the case concerning Jyoti Singh v. Nand Kishore & Ors. Has observed that lack of availability of adequate enabling infrastructural facilities for persons with disabilities amounts to be a violation of Right to Life under Article 21 of the Constitution.  The observation came when the Single Judge Bench… Continue reading NON-AVAILABILITY OF ADEQUATE INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES FOR DISABLED VIOLATIVE OF ARTICLE 21: DELHI HIGH COURT

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TELANGANA HIGH COURT ON FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY

Recently, Telangana High Court on a PIL was filed by a social activist SQ Masood, issued a notice to the state government and the Hyderabad city police commissioner, seeking an explanation on the usage of facial recognition technology. Telangana police was supposedly using the technology to profile criminals and keep a watch on their activities… Continue reading TELANGANA HIGH COURT ON FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY

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NEGATIVE DISCRIMINATION CAN’T BE CLAIMED UNDER ARTICLE 14 & 16 REFERRING TO PERSONS ERRONEOUSLY REGULARISED: SUPREME COURT

While considering a unique leave request attacking Jharkhand High Court's organization concerning guarantee for regularization, the Supreme Court has seen that one can't guarantee contrary separation qua the people who have been mistakenly allowed the advantage of regularization under Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution. The seat of Justices Ajay Rastogi and AS Oka… Continue reading NEGATIVE DISCRIMINATION CAN’T BE CLAIMED UNDER ARTICLE 14 & 16 REFERRING TO PERSONS ERRONEOUSLY REGULARISED: SUPREME COURT