Dr. Sabu Mathew George Vs. Union of India and Others[SC 2017 December]

KEYWORDS: PIL-SEX SELECTION- Exposer to internet- DATE : December 13, 2017- Many are guided by inappropriate exposure to the internet. The respondents have a role to control it and if any concrete suggestion is given by the petitioner, the same shall be incorporated. We command Google India, Yahoo ! India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt. … Continue reading Dr. Sabu Mathew George Vs. Union of India and Others[SC 2017 December]

GUIDELINES FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION by Supreme Court [1988]

[PIL] SUPREME COURT OF INDIA COMPILATION OF GUIDELINES TO BE FOLLOWED FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS RECEIVED IN THIS COURT AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION. (Based on full Court decision dated 1.12.1988 and subsequent modifications). No petition involving individual/ personal matter shall be entertained as a PIL matter except as indicated hereinafter. Letter-petitions falling under the following categories alone will ordinarily … Continue reading GUIDELINES FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION by Supreme Court [1988]

Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors. Vs. State of Kerala & Ors. [SC 2017 October]

[Sabarimala Temple Case] DATE : October 13, 2017 The question as to whether a set of persons constitute a religious denomination is a mixed question of fact and law and should be decided by a competent civil court after examination of documentary and other evidence. In this regard, reliance has been placed on the authority … Continue reading Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors. Vs. State of Kerala & Ors. [SC 2017 October]

Independent Thought Vs. Union of India and ANR.[ SC 2017 October]

DATE: October 11, 2017 Sexual intercourse with a girl below 18 years of age is rape regardless of whether she is married or not. whether sexual intercourse between a man and his wife being a girl between 15 and 18 years of age is rape? Exception 2 to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, … Continue reading Independent Thought Vs. Union of India and ANR.[ SC 2017 October]