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Article 21

AA Edit | SC move to set guidelines on death penalty welcome

The Supreme Court has found there are flaws in the “procedure by law” while deciding on depriving a person of his life

22 Sep 2022 12:09 AM

Manish Tewari | Social media lynch mobs subverting course of justice

Till the time the highest court has not spoken the above dictum remains the gold standard of both criminal and civil law

12 Sep 2021 2:59 AM

Supreme Court comes to rescue of senior citizens

The SC also wanted to know whether there was any proposal to increase the old age pension for those below the poverty line.

10 Oct 2018 2:20 AM

SC raps Centre, justifies verdict on SC/ST Act

It is likely that a new bench will take up this matter as Justice Goel is due to retire on July 6.

17 May 2018 1:55 AM

SC asks govt to give data on pending criminal cases

The points emerging from the interaction may be recorded and examined by an appropriate committee, which may (be) constituted for the purpose.

06 May 2018 12:59 AM


SC issues notice to Centre, asks to find replacement for execution by hanging

A provision in the Criminal Procedure Code provides that the mode of execution of death penalty would be hanging by the neck.

06 Oct 2017 4:33 PM

Press and privacy

These rules give a broad idea of where the right of privacy ends and rights of the press prevail.

02 Oct 2017 12:26 AM

SC's 'Right to Privacy' ruling a setback for Centre, Aadhaar mandates?

Apex court says Right to Privacy is part of Right to Life that is a fundamental right enshrined in Article 21.

24 Aug 2017 11:31 AM

Constitution Bench to see if Aadhaar violates right to privacy, human dignity: SC

The SC said it deliberately refrained from looking into the issue as all aspects of Article 21 are to be dealt with by the larger bench.

10 Jun 2017 10:14 AM

Larger Supreme Court bench to decide on right to free speech

Justice Misra said that the issue involved gender sensitivity, gender violence and rights of the victims to a fair trial.

21 Apr 2017 1:10 AM