High Court Supreme Court West India Women

Nagpur Branch HC judge held opening minor girl pants zip not sexual assault under POCSO

Judge Pushpa Ganediwala Days after ruling on ‘skin-to-skin contact’, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has said.,  that holding a minor girl’s hand and opening her pants zip cannot be termed as ‘sexual assault’ under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012. Such acts would amount to sexual harassment under Section Read More…

High Court Voice West India

Gujarat bench castigated BJP Government in Gujarat over COVID-19 management dismantled

The new bench of Chief Justice Vikramnath Singh and Justice Pardiwala, headed by the Chief Justice, will now hear the public interest litgations (PILs) concerning state of COVID-19 management in Gujarat.   Following a scathing order of May 22 where a division bench headed by Justice J B Pardiwala and Justice Vora of Gujarat High Read More…

Legal Opinion Supreme Court

Judiciary geared in favour of rich and powerful : SC Justice Deepak Gupta

Justice Gupta, who retired on Wednesday, was speaking at his farewell organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) through video conferencing.   In the Supreme Court’s 70-year-old history, Justice Gupta became the first judge to get a virtual farewell.   Justice Gupta said that judges cannot live in ivory towers but must be aware Read More…

High Court Supreme Court Voice Women

Chennai Chief Justice Tahilramani resignation triggered debates on Gujarat Riots

Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani, the senior most High Court judge in the country, has decided to put in her papers in the wake of a decision taken by the Supreme Court Collegium (comprising top five judges) to transfer her from the chartered High Court to a relatively small High Court of Read More…

Supreme Court Women

Women Judges now majority in the panel to inquire harassment charge against CJI

ustice Indu Malhotra a women judge replaces Justice NV Ramana who had, hours earlier, withdrawn from the panel after the complainant questioned his presence in the committee.   Justice Indu Malhotra has been inducted as the second woman member of the committee set up to look into allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of Read More…

Indian Subcontinent National Supreme Court

What made Justice Sikri taken back his consent for Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal,

Justice Sikri, 65, has now turned down the post of president/member of the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal, the arbiter of disputes among 53 countries in the Commonwealth.   He was to take up the job after his retirement on March 6. Sources say Justice Sikri told the centre he had decided to withdraw his Read More…