Seven government ministers stepped down after Oli’s dissolution saying it was violation of the “popular mandate” given to them in a 2017 general election. Protesters burned effigies of him in the streets.
India’s Supreme Court, which prides in being the world’s most powerful judiciary, is in the unenviable position of being “damned if you do, damned if you don’t.”
The apex court bench issued notice to the Centre and the governments of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi on the batch of pleas and granted permission to implead farmer organisations.
For now, it’s a progressive move by Pope Francis to let civilian courts try cardinals and bishops who have defaulted (“Pope allows Vatican courts to try cardinals and bishops,” April 30, Gulf Today).
The Supreme Court’s verdict in the Maratha reservation case is in keeping with its restrictive approach towards affirmative action.
In the judgment delivered last week, the court struck down the 2018 Maharashtra law providing reservation for the Marathas in educational
In a big relief to thousands of air passengers, the Supreme Court on Thursday approved the Directorate General of Civil Aviation's proposal on air tickets refund and credit shell on flights booked prior and during lockdown.
India’s Supreme Court is quietly grappling with repeated attempts by the government to put back into the law certain ideas it has rejected as unconstitutional.