Triple talaq struck down: Who consented and who dissented in SC

triple-talaqIn a major victory for women’s rights, the Supreme Court of India struck down triple talaq while declaring it unconstitutional. In a 3:2 majority verdict the court held that the practise was unconstitutional and it violates fundamental rights of a woman as it irrevocably ends marriage without any scope of reconciliation.

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IAS officer D K Ravi case: HC adjourns hearing

IMG_0305A petition seeking a directive not to make the contents of the D K Ravi probe death probe report public has been adjourned by the Karnataka High Court to Friday.
Justice Abdul Nazeer adjourned proceedings to Friday after the petitioner sought time to file his objections in the case.

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D K Ravi case and the right to privacy

IMG_0305The Karnataka government would have acted contrary to the legal provisions had it tabled an interim report regarding the investigations into the D K Ravi death case.
On Sunday, Justice Abdul Nazeer of the Karnataka High Court barred the Karnataka government from tabling an interim report relating to the investigations into the death of D K Ravi.Read more