The recent Supreme Court’s ruling that the provision under the RTE act which provides 25% reservation to economically disadvantaged students in private unaided institutions as constitutionally valid brought a lot of cheer to the disadvantaged people who hope to receive education on par with the affluent sections of societies.
The Supreme court’s recent ban on Jallikattu has been welcomed by animal lovers and animal rights activists in the country. This landmark judgement has reignited the debate about the limits of judicial reach in the cases of long held cultural practices and also about the question whether animals also enjoy certain rights like right to life just like human beings do.
In this land mark judgement, Supreme court has augmented its efforts to ‘uncage the parrot’-shield the CBI from political inerference, by striking down Section 6A of DSPEA and declaring it as unconstitutional.
Sec 6A of DSPE act requires CBI to seek permission from Central Govrnment before initiating any investigation or enquiry against officers of union government in the rank of Joint secretary and above.
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