Polity News

SC to study if POCSO Act can be used against minors

The Supreme Court has decided to examine whether the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act can be employed to punish teenagers for “consensual” physical relationships which later turn “sour.”

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Mar 2021

Poll bond sale can go ahead: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court refused to stay the sale of electoral bonds prior to the Assembly elections in crucial States such as West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 27th Mar 2021

SC asks government about Collegium's recommendations

The Supreme Court asked the government to clarify on the status of 55 recommendations made by the Collegium for judicial appointments to High Courts.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 26th Mar 2021

Supreme Court bats for women officers in Army

The Supreme Court held that the Army’s “selective” evaluation process discriminates against women.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 26th Mar 2021

Supreme Court flags concern over misuse of electoral bonds

The Supreme Court flagged its concern that political parties could misuse crores of rupees received as donations through electoral bonds.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 25th Mar 2021