Polity News

Tribunal Reforms

On August 3, the Lok Sabha passed the Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021 by voice vote.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 3rd Aug 2021

Sedition Law

The Constitutional validity of the Sedition law i.e. Section 124A of the IPC has been challenged in the Supreme Court. During the proceedings the CJI N V Ramana remarked that the colonial era law was used to silence even Mahatama Gandhi and Tilak.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 13th Jul 2021

Court orders de-congestion of all prisons

The Supreme Court has ordered the police to de-congest the overcrowded jails in India.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 9th May 2021

Maratha quota unconstitutional: Supreme Court

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court unanimously declared a Maharashtra law which provides reservation benefits to the Maratha community.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 6th May 2021

Sedition law: SC seeks Centre’s response

The Supreme Court sought response from the Centre on a plea challenging the Constitutional validity of sedition law.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 1st May 2021