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Women Can’t Be Forced To Choose Between Right To Education And Reproductive Autonomy: Delhi High Court @nupur_0111 #DelhiHC…
“The Constitution as adopted on 26th of November, 1949 served as a pledge that the citizens of India made to themselves. A pledge to disassociate ourselves from the parochial notions of society that prevented the ushering of equality,” #DelhiHighCourt #MaternityLeave
Court: It was without any form of equivocation that the people asserted their right to be treated equally. Irrespective of gender, race, religion or caste, citizens were to claim their opportunities.

#DelhiHighCourt #WomenRights #Pregnancy #MaternityLeave #Education
Court: The citizens could not be forced to choose between their right to education and their right to exercise reproductive autonomy.

#DelhiHighCourt #Education #MaternityLeave
Court: Undoubtedly, in exercise of its power under Article 226, this court cannot create a different compartment for the purposes of relaxation of attendance.

At the same time, the interests of candidates seeking maternity leave are also required to be catered to.
Court: man could then well enjoy parenthood while pursuing his higher education, whereas a woman necessarily has to undergo pre and post pregnancy care. It is not her choice, but the will of nature. What is, however, left for us to decide is the consequence we would impose upon a……

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May 30
#SupremeCourt hears matter of alleged abduction of 20 year old girl. Girl has appeared in person.

She states that she doesn't live with her family & that her brothers harass her sexually.

Justice Bela Trivedi: Aap aise allegations nahi lagayenge. Kuch bhi bole jaa rahe hai. Image
Justice Bela Trivedi: Zarurat se zyaada smart ho rahe hai. Kuch bhi bole jaa rahe hai.

Counsel: The girl has decided on her own to move out.

Justice Bela Trivedi: No, there is something fishy. How did she know of this case? She's not even a party.

Counsel: Let her 164 be recorded. Let the protection be extended till then. I'll come back.

Justice Trivedi: There is no protection granted to you.

Counsel: There is, please see.

#SupremeCourt #SupremeCourtofIndia
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May 30
#SupremeCourt hears matter pertaining to statements made against a judicial officer.

Justice Bela Trivedi: You cannot malign the judiciary like this. Independence of judiciary doesn't just mean independence from executive but also from outside forces.

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Advocate Akshay Sapre: He is extending an unconditional apology. Let him not be arrested. It's about a man's liberty. He is a common man running a temple.

#SupremeCourtofIndia #SupremeCourt
Sapre: Imprisonment is unwarranted. He is a 60 year old man.

Justice Bela Trivedi: Let this be a lesson to him and others. Ofcourse it is warranted. He shouldn't have made comments against judicial officers

#SupremeCourtofIndia #SupremeCourt
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May 30
#SupremeCourt hears plea of Akhtar Dhebar (accused in Chattisgarh Liquor Scam case) challenging provisions of PMLA.

Dr Singhvi: We have instructions to withdraw. I am withdrawing the main writ.

ASG: But there should be an observation that he cannot come back.

#SupremeCourt Image
Singhvi: If circumstances change then we will come back

Justice Trivedi: If circumstances change you'll always have liberty.

SG Mehta: The circumstances can't change on vires.

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Dr Singhvi: I cannot come back again on the vires part. I agree. I won't say anything on that.

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May 30
BREAKING - Delhi High Court Rejects Manish Sisodia's Bail Plea In Delhi Liquor Policy Case, Says Allegations Against Him Are Serious.

#ManishSisodia #BailDenied #CBI Image
"The allegations are very serious in nature that the excise policy was formed at the instance of South Group with mala fide intention to give undue advantage to them": Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma. #Manishsisodia
"Such a conduct points towards the misconduct of the applicant who was admittedly a public servant and was holding a very high position," Justice Sharma said.
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May 30
Delhi High Court will today pronounce its decision on the bail plea of #AamAadmiParty leader and former Deputy Chief Minister #ManishSisodia in the CBI case alleging corruption in implementation of excise policy for 2021-22. Image
Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma had reserved the order on May 11. Sisodia is currently in judicial custody in the cases registered by the CBI and ED. He was denied bail by the special judge in CBI case on March 31. He was later denied bail in the ED case also by the trial court.
The judgement is expected to be pronounced at 10:30 am. Sisodia had argued that no evidence of money trail has been found from him by CBI in the alleged liquor policy scam case and that the allegations against him are “in the realm of likelihood.”
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Government’s decision to dispense with Rs. 2000 currency notes not towards demonetisation: #DelhiHighCourt

“It cannot be said that the decision of the Government is perverse or arbitrary or it encourages black money, money laundering, profiteering or it abets corruption,” court…… Image
A division bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad made the observations while dismissing PIL by @AshwiniUpadhyay challenging notifications of RBI and SBI that permit exchange of Rs. 2000 currency notes without requirement of any ID proof.
“In order to ensure that there is a smooth transition of Rs.2000 denomination banknotes, which continue to be a legal tender till September, 2023 i.e. for four months, banks have provided facilities for conversion of these banknotes to other denomination banknotes,”……
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