SCO Shorts: Zakia Jafri and the 2002 Gujarat Riots
The SC decision upholding the ‘clean chit’ given to the accused in the 2002 Gujarat Riots, ends Mrs. Zakia Jafri’s long legal battle.
30th Jun 2022More
SC Upholds Multi-Member Wards for Municipalities in Gujarat
Supreme Court upholds Gujarat Municipal Law which allows multiple members from a single municipal ward to be elected to a local body.
12th Mar 2021More
Court Strikes Down Gujarat’s Relaxation of the Factories Act
Trade Unions challenge Gujarat government notification under Factories Act exempting factories from working hour regulations.
20th Oct 2020More
Gujarat Shrine Restoration
State of Gujarat v Islamic Relief Committee of Gujarat
The Court held that diversion of tax proceeds for restoring religious shrines destroyed even due to State's negligence violates the principles of Secularism. The court underlined a conception of Secularism based on Strict Separation principle. Additionally, the court further hinted that compensation can be sought only for violation of Right to Life and not for other fundamental rights.More
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Bench:P.C. Pant J, Dipak Misra CJIMore