Social Issues News

Same-Sex Marriage

A constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court held that only the legislature can recognize or regulate same-sex marriage.

posted by 18th Oct 2023

Palliative Care

Palliative care is a specialized medical care approach that focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and their family. It is often associated with end-of-life care, but it can be initiated earlier in the course of an illness, alongside curative or life-prolonging treatments.

posted by 17th Oct 2023

Abortion Laws

Chief Justice of India said India’s Abortion Law was liberal and far ahead of other countries while hearing the case of a married woman who wants to medically terminate her 26 week pregnancy. The CJI referred to Roe vs wade Case of USA.

posted by 14th Oct 2023

Reproductive Rights

A division Bench of two women judges of the Supreme Court were in split in their opinions about the decision of a married woman to abort her 26-week pregnancy and the centre’s resolve to save the “Unborn Child”. The case was referred to the Chief Justice of India to form 3 judge bench.

posted by 12th Oct 2023

Caste Based Census

The Bihar government released the report of Bihar Jati Adharit Ganana 2022 (caste survey) conducted in the state, saying “it is only compiled date and no analysis of it has been done yet.

posted by 3rd Oct 2023