Same Sex Marriage Ruling Due on Tuesday, Constitutional Bench to Hear Electoral Bonds Case; Device Seizures Make Mockery of Landmark Privacy Ruling
UP Goonda Act being used to crush dissent, Bangalore courts gagging media, Vizhinjam port may be game changer for India, how India should cope with rising age profile of population,
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Snapshot of the day
October 16, 2023
Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has referred the challenge to the electoral bonds scheme, which facilitates anonymous donations to political parties, to a Constitution Bench of five judges, who will begin to hear the matter on October 31. The petitioners want a ruling before the general elections.
One ruling which is definitely coming tomorrow is the Supreme Court’s verdict on the constitutionality of the bar on same sex marriage.
India’s first deep water port, the Adani-built Vizhinjam in Kerala, is finally up and running with the arrival of its first mega vessel on Sunday. Analysts believe Vizhinjam will help turn India into a major global transshipment hub.
The Adani group has predictably latched on to an unsubstantiated allegation made by a BJP MP, Nishikant Dubey that Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra’s
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