Supreme Court strikes Triple Talaq by 3:2 majority
With its trial to give an end to the issue of the Triple Talaq in Muslim community, the five judges of five faith of the Supreme Court of India in its judgement on 22 August 2017 struck down the validity of triple talaq by a majority of 3:2.
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Strict action to be taken against violators of sex determination laws, Bombay HC
The Bombay High Court has raised its concern over declining sex ratio in the state of Maharashtra.

The court stated that matters pertaining to violation of sex determination laws cannot be decided leniently. This followed a recent judg More..





Justice Dipak Misra appointed as 45th Chief Justice of India
The Union government on 8 August 2017 appointed Justice Dipak Misra as the  45th Chief Justice of India (CJI). Justice Misra will be sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind on 27 August 2017.

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Rajya Sabha passes Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017
The Rajya Sabha on 1 August 2017 passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that amends Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009.

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Supreme Court bans use of five harmful metals in firecrackers
The Supreme Court of India on 31 July 2017 announced a ban on the use of five metals including lithium, mercury, arsenic, antimony and lead in firecrackers, deeming them as harmful for the environment.

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Lok Sabha passes Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017
The Lok Sabha passed the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017 by voice vote. The Bill declares the IIMs as institutions of national importance.

The bill seeks to empower these institutions to attain standards of global exce More..





Supreme Court asks Centre & states not to protect any kind of vigilantism
The Supreme Court of India on 21 July 2017 asked the Union Government and the states not to protect any kind of vigilantism. It also sought their response on violent incidents of cow vigilantism.

A three-judge bench of the apex court h More..





Lok Sabha clears Indian Institute of Information Technology Public Private Partnership Bill 2017
The Lok Sabha on 19 July 2017 passed the Indian Institute of Information Technology Public Private Partnership (IIIT-PPP) Bill 2017.
The bill was passed through a voice vote in the lower house.

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Right of Children to Free & Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill scheduled for consideration in Lok Sabha
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017 is scheduled to be brought up for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha on 18 July 2017. The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-Private Partnership) B More..





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