Supreme Court directs Disaster Management sub-committee, for decrease in water level at Mullaperiyar Dam

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India directed Disaster Management sub-committee of Mullaperiyar Dam to consider reducing the water level up to 139 feet from the present 142 feet. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Indu Malhotra took a serious note of the grim flood situation in Kerala and asked the sub-committee to hold an… Read more »

Supreme Court, questioned Government over adultery law

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court questioned the Centre’s stand defending the adultery law and his submission that the penal provision on adultery was needed to save the sanctity of marriage, saying it does not appeal to common sense that a woman cannot prosecute her husband for adulterous relationship. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief… Read more »