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Sep 28, 2018 • 36 tweets • 6 min read
#Sabarimala: Five Judge Constitution Bench will deliver the Judgment in a 2006 PIL filed by Indian Young Lawyers Association challenging the centuries-old tradition of Sabrimala Temple banning entry of women of menstruating age inside the temple now
Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra And Justices RF Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra is going to pronounce the verdict after eight-day long marathon hearing
Sep 26, 2018 • 65 tweets • 9 min read
Bench consisting of CJI, Justices Chandrachud, Sikri, Khanwilkar and Bhushan to sit shortly to deliver Aadhaar judgment. #Aadhaar
Sep 6, 2018 • 22 tweets • 8 min read
#Section377 : The Constitution Bench assembles for pronouncement of verdict
CJI says its a unanimous verdict expressed through four separate but concurring judgments
Jul 17, 2018 • 41 tweets • 10 min read
#Section377 Day 4 : Adv. Manoj George, representing two Christian Associations, starts arguments in support of #Section377 IPC
He submits that there is intelligible differentia in #Section377 as classification is based on whether carnal intercourse against "order of nature" or not
Jul 12, 2018 • 37 tweets • 12 min read
#Section377 Day 3 Session 1 : Shyam Divan, Senior Advocate, has resumed arguments. He is appearing for intervenor "Voices Against 377" #LGBTQ
Divan emphasises on positive dimension of Article 14, states that it includes 'equal protection of law'. Refers to Justice Nariman's judgment in Triple Talaq case case to highlight 'equal protection of law'
Jul 11, 2018 • 56 tweets • 28 min read
ASG Thushar Mehta submits that Union of India will leave the matter of constitutionality of #Section377 to be decided by the Court. #Sec377#LGBTQ
ASG further submits that the practises like incest should not be promoted. CJI allays such apprehensions by retorting that such relationships are void under law
Jul 10, 2018 • 8 tweets • 2 min read
In a significant judgment, SC has ruled that members of the medical profession owe a constitutional duty to treat the have-nots & that they cannot refuse to treat a person in dire need of treatment merely on the ground that he can't afford the fee. [1/n]
Allowing the appeals preferred by Union of India, a bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit set aside the Delhi High Court order that had quashed the circular issued by the Government of NCT of Delhi. [2/n]
Jul 10, 2018 • 41 tweets • 11 min read
#Section377 DYC,J to Rohatgi: "When you are referring to gender and not just the orientation, then the rights which emanate from it are much larger than those related to sexual orientation."
#Section377 - ASG says the petitioners should confine their arguments only to 377 and not more.