Law

Plea before Supreme Court to increase smoking age from 18 to 21 years

A PIL filed in the apex court seeks to increase the age of smoking from 18 to 21 years.

Supreme Court to live stream court proceedings soon

Live streaming of court cases from the Supreme Court of India could soon become a reality.

Court to pronounce verdict on Karti Chidambaram’s bail plea in bribe-for-visa case on June 3

A Delhi court will pronounce its verdict on Karti Chidambaram's anticipatory bail plea on June 3.

Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea attends court for first time after bail

Indrani Mukerjea walked out of Byculla Jail in Mumbai on Friday after more than six years. Earlier this week, the Supreme Court granted her bail in the Sheena Bora murder case.

History of Indian courts ruling in favour of sex workers

Read about past rulings by Indian courts in favour of sex workers.

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre on plea challenging provisions of surrogacy law

Delhi High Court has sought the Centre’s stand on a plea challenging provisions of surrogacy law.

St Stephen’s vs Delhi University: What does the 1992 SC judgement say?

Find out what the 1992 Supreme Court judgement says in the St Stephen's vs Delhi University case.

Supreme Court Collegium recommends transfer of 6 HC judges

The Apex Court has recommended the transfer of a total of six high court judges.

Derogatory post against Sharad Pawar: Thane court rejects Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale's bail

The Magistrate's court said that the crime was of a serious nature and thus the bail was denied to the Marathi actress.

Ex-BJP MLA, wife get interim relief from arrest in disproportionate assets case

Former BJP MLA Narendra Mehta and his wife have been granted interim relief from arrest in a disproportionate assets case.

Allow us to exercise reproductive choices: Plea challenges surrogacy law in Delhi HC

A plea has been filed in the Delhi Court challenging the existing surrogacy law that does not allow single men and married women who already have children to opt for surrogacy.

Explained | How Supreme Court intervention will change lives of sex workers

Will the lives of sex workers change now that the Supreme Court has ruled that prostitution is a legal profession? Read on to find out.

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