More Than A Lakh Comments In Fake FB Page of Supreme Court Urges It To ‘Save Sabarimala’

An impostor Facebook page in the name of Supreme Court of India is getting huge traffic, thanks to Sabarimala verdict. The page, which is absolutely unrelated to Supreme Court of India, seems to have been started by a Youth from Uttar Pradesh. The page has been updated with recent photos of swearing of CJI Ranjan … Continue reading More Than A Lakh Comments In Fake FB Page of Supreme Court Urges It To ‘Save Sabarimala’

Can Lord Ayyappa Assert His Property Rights?

In his judgment, Justice DY Chandrachud addressing the contention put forth by Advocate Sai Deepak about rights of deity, observed as follows: The deity may be a juristic person for the purposes of religious law and capable of asserting property rights. However, the deity is not a ‘person’ for the purpose of Part III of … Continue reading Can Lord Ayyappa Assert His Property Rights?

Sri Krishna, The ‘Blasphemer’

Young Krishna got curious seeing the Gopas arranging things for a Yajna to please God Indra. He asked his father, Nanda: Father, what is going on here? I am eager to know. Is this tradition ordained by scriptures or is it an ordinary custom? Nanda explained the importance of the Yajna and told his son: … Continue reading Sri Krishna, The ‘Blasphemer’

For The Sake Of Victims, Let The ‘Rarest Of Rare’ Test Be Abolished

The parliament amended the Indian penal code introducing death penalty as a maximum punishment for rape of children below 12 years of age. One such crime occurred in Madhya Pradesh, and the accused got arrested the next day and was charge sheeted within three days. The Trial court completed trial within 46 days and delivered … Continue reading For The Sake Of Victims, Let The ‘Rarest Of Rare’ Test Be Abolished

SC Has Not Recognized Right Of A Non Ayyappa Devotee To Enter Sabarimala For Activities Other Than Offering Prayers/Worship

The Supreme Court in its Judgment in Sabarimala case, in effect, held that Ayyappa devotee women of whatsoever age cannot be denied entry to the shrine to offer worship of Lord Ayyappa. The judgment does not consider any rights of non believers of Ayyappa to enter the shrine as of right. It also does not … Continue reading SC Has Not Recognized Right Of A Non Ayyappa Devotee To Enter Sabarimala For Activities Other Than Offering Prayers/Worship

RS Chairman Has Discretion To Admit Or Reject The Impeachment Motion

This is what Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan tweeted: “What!! VP Naidu rejects impeachment motion against CJI signed by 64 RS MPs! On what grounds? He has no power to say that charges are not made out. That's for the inquiry committee of 3 judges. He only has to see if it's signed by >50 MPs … Continue reading RS Chairman Has Discretion To Admit Or Reject The Impeachment Motion