Madras HC sets aside order transferring army man to J&K

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CHENNAI: Observing that it is the duty of the Army to motivate youngsters to join the armed forces not only for good salaries but better service conditions, court made the observations when setting aside a transfer order of a havildar to Jammu and Kashmir. Justice S Vimala set aside the order transferring Havildar B Sakthivel from Chennai… Read more »

Identity of rape victim can’t be disclosed says SC

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court issued important directives to protect privacy and reputation of victims of rape crimes including those who have died, cannot be disclosed “even in a remote manner.  A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta said this while refusing to agree with an argument that in certain matters, the victim’s name should… Read more »

Madras HC notice to TN govt on plea seeking for reservation of transgender in govt jobs

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CHENNAI: Madras high court has ordered notice to Tamil Nadu state government on a plea seeking special reservation for transgenders in appointments for government jobs. Justice S Vimala passed the order on the plea moved by P Sudha, a transsexual and resident of Chennai.  Though transgenders have been identified as the third gender, no proper welfare measures are… Read more »

Uttarakhand HC dismisses plea seeking ban on Kedarnath for hurting religious sentiments

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UTTARAKHAND: The Uttarakhand High Court Thursday dismissed a PIL filed against Sara Ali Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Kedarnathfor allegedly hurting religious sentiments and ‘lowering the dignity’ of the eponymous deity. The Uttarakhand government has now decided not to impose any prohibition on the screening of the film. Set against the backdrop of the 2013 deluge, the… Read more »