Tag: Supreme Court

Rape survivor wins fight against ‘monstrous’ abortion law

Acting on a plea challenging the validity of abortion laws in India, the apex court has delivered an historic judgment on Monday. The Supreme Court has permitted the termination of a 24-week-old pregnancy after medical reports confirmed that the foetus had severe abnormalities and could gravely endanger the “mental and[Read More…]

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Apologise or face trial: Supreme Court tells Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been directed to either tender an apology to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for his defamatory remarks or face trial. The apex court said Rahul should not have resorted to collective denunciation of the right-wing group, when, back in 2015, he alleged “RSS people” killed Mahatma[Read More…]

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SC quashes petition seeking ban on WhatsApp

The Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by Haryana-based activist Sudhir Yadav to ban social messaging application WhatsApp. His reasoning included that it is a threat to national security as it enables terrorists to communicate given its end-to-end encryption. The apex court asked Yadav to approach the Centre or any[Read More…]





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