June 19, 2024
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Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Amid Election Season

The Supreme Court of India has provided interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal until June 1, 2024, amid the ongoing seven-stage Lok Sabha elections. Kejriwal, leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), was previously detained in connection with an alleged scam involving Delhi’s liquor policy. His arrest by the Enforcement Directorate on March […]Continue Reading
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Supreme Court Upholds Use of EVMs, Rejects Petitions for Paper Ballots

The Supreme Court of India on Friday dismissed multiple petitions calling for a thorough cross-verification of votes recorded by Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) against the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips. A bench consisting of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta concluded that the existing procedures for ensuring the transparency and accuracy of Continue Reading
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Supreme Court Declines Direct Intervention in Election Commission’s EVM Process

In a recent hearing, the Supreme Court stated that it does not possess the authority to control the Election Commission, responding to petitions demanding an extensive cross-verification of votes cast on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) with Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs). Advocates for the petitioner, including Prashant Bhushan representing the Association Continue Reading
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Supreme Court Advocates for Child-care Leave for Mothers of Children with Disabilities

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court emphasized that women’s participation in the workforce is a Constitutional duty, not a privilege. The bench, led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justice JB Pardiwala, highlighted the significance of child-care leave (CCL) for mothers of children with disabilities. The court declared that denying CCL to […]Continue Reading