Supreme Court collegium treads cautiously on appointing judge who is gay
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 8:24 PM
The Supreme Court may have decriminalised homosexuality, but its collegium is being extremely cautious in appointing a judge, who is gay, to the Delhi High Court. ET has learnt that the SC collegium, which has deferred its decision on the proposed judgeship of this well-known lawyer thrice in the past 10 months, has asked the government for additional information.
Supreme Court to take call on Sabarimala review petitions today
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 10:46 AM
Supreme Court will decide on Tuesday when it will hear a slew of review petitions filed against September-28, 2018, ruling of top-court allowing women of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple. Women aged between 10 and 50 were not-allowed into Ayyappa temple under temple rules a fact challenged in top-court as violative of the right to equality of women. The court upheld their claim.
CJI Misra 'Frankly Confesses' That He's Retiring a 'Content Man'
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 4:35 PM
Delivering his farewell speech, retired Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said, "I'm indebted to the Bar for their assistance...and I go from here wholly satisfied. The contentment in me knows no bounds." "The scales of justice must be balanced as far as possible. It cannot tilt to a side based on one's aggressive views," he added.