Social Issues News

SC moots verdict for ‘bodily autonomy’

The Supreme Court might overturn a 51-year-old legislation that prohibits unmarried women from terminating pregnancies up to 24 weeks old, deeming the ban "manifestly arbitrary and violative of women's physical autonomy and dignity."

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 6th Aug 2022

Strict compliance of law for senior citizens

The Delhi High Court ordered the city government to ensure strict compliance with the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007. The Act provides for children to provide maintenance for their parents, and the government to provide old-age homes for senior citizens. The court also directed the Delhi State Legal Services Authority to ensure that legal aid is provided to senior citizens and that they are not put to any inconvenience. The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007

posted by 5th Aug 2022

Children’s issues should get top priority: Satyarthi

NOBEL LAUREATE Kailash Satyarthi was in Pune to attend the diamond jubilee celebrations of the graduate wing of Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) where he also delivered the oration.

posted by 5th Aug 2022

Caste based Census

An all-party meeting held in Bihar unanimously decided to start the caste-based census very soon. Those to be involved in the mega exercise will be given proper training and the report will be published.

posted by 3rd Jun 2022

“Act against communal hate”: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court asked the states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh to take “corrective measures” against the peddling of communal hate in ‘dharam sansad’ events. Supreme Court warned that the Chief Secretaries of the two States will be held responsible for any “untoward statements” made during these programmes.

posted by 27th Apr 2022