Law

Prostitution recognised as ‘profession’. Top points from Supreme Court’s judgement

Recognising prostitution as “profession”, the Supreme Court held that sex workers are entitled to equal protection under the law.

SC sets aside Delhi HC order staying probe into 9 Sahara group companies

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a Delhi High Court stay on a probe into 9 Sahara group companies.

Sex work legal. Police can't interfere, take criminal action, says SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that prostitution is a legal profession and sex workers must be treated with dignity.

What are the sections under which court has found Yasin Malik guilty?

A Delhi court has sentenced Kashimiri separatist Yasin Malik to life imprisonment and imposed fines on him under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act in a terror funding case. Read on to find out more about Malik’s conviction.

Is Kapil Sibal's exit a setback for Congress's legal team?

Kabil Sibal's exit from the Congress is seen as a setback not only for the party but also for its legal team.

Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale booked for Facebook post on Buddhism seeks bail

Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale has applied for bail after being arrested for a Facebook post on Buddhism.

Elgar Parishad accused threatens hunger strike over conditions in jail

Sagar Tatyaram Gorkhe, an accused in the Elgar Parishad case, has written to Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil, alleging harassment by the Taloja Jail superintendent. He has also threatened to go on a hunger strike until death.

'Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb' not mere tolerance of differences but heartful embrace of diversity: Allahabad HC

While granting bail to an accused in connection with a criminal case over an altercation between political rivals that suddenly escalated into a violent brawl, the Allahabad High Court observed that the 'Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb' is not mere tolerance of differences but a heartful embrace of diversity.

Bombay High Court grants relief to Pune cop accused of extorting money from an accused

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted relief to a Pune cop accused of extorting money from an accused.

Bombay High Court orders Pune farmer to pay Rs 25,000 fine for assaulting engineer

The Bombay High Court has ordered a Pune farmer to pay Rs 25,000 for assaulting an engineer.

No relief for filmmaker booked for sharing picture of Amit Shah and arrested IAS officer Pooja Singhal

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday rejected the transit pre-arrest bail plea filed by filmmaker Avinash Das, who was booked for sharing a photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Jharkhand cadre IAS officer Pooja Singhal, who was recently arrested by the ED in a money laundering case.

Qutb Minar never place of worship, Archaeological Survey tells court

The Archaeological Survey of India said on Tuesday that there is no evidence that the mosque in Delhi's Qutb Minar complex was built on top of a demolished structure.

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