Supreme court Current Affairs, GK & News

SC Recognises Sex Work as ‘Profession’

Recently, the Supreme Court passed an order recognizing sex work as a “profession” and said that its practitioners across the country are entitled to equal protection as well as dignity under the law of the nation. What judgments were passed by the Supreme Court regarding sex workers? Criminal Law: Under this law, the sex workers ..

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Perarivalan Case: What is ‘Article 142’ of the Constitution?

Exercising the powers conferred under Article 142 of the Constitution, the Supreme Court ordered to release of A.G. Perarivalan (former PM Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict). What are the factors considered by the Supreme Court while giving a release order? The convict’s prolonged period in jail, his satisfactory conduct, his educational qualifications acquired during his ..

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SC: GST Council Recommendations not binding on Centre, States

The Supreme Court recently ruled that recommendations of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council are not binding on the Centre and states. What are the highlights of the judgment of the Supreme Court? The Supreme Court held that recommendations of the GST Council only have a persuasive value and are not binding in nature. ..

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Appointment of Supreme Court judges in India

Recently, the Union government notified the appointment of two judges as judges of the Supreme Court. Who are the two new judges of the Supreme Court? Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia: Justice Dhulia hails from Uttarakhand and is the grandson of a freedom fighter who took part in the Quit India Movement. He became the Chief Justice ..

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FASTER (Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records)

The Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records (FASTER) software has been launched by the Chief Justice of India NV Ramana so that court orders can be transmitted securely and swiftly via electronic mode thus ensuring that judicial orders can be communicated quickly. Overview: Through the use of this software orders that were passed by ..

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