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Observer Desk

Posted on 05.10.17 by

Azam Khan Case: Freedom of Speech and Expression – Day 1 – 7 Arguments

On 29th July 2016, a young girl and her mother were allegedly gang-raped on National Highway 91, while passing through Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh. When the victim filed a complaint, Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan made a statement terming it a ‘political conspiracy against the Uttar Pradesh Government’. The victims approached the Supreme Court and filed a writ petition… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 15.09.17 by

The Assam Accord Case – Days 3 to 6 Arguments (2017)

In 2017 Day 1 and Day 2 arguments for the Assam Accord case were heard on 7th and 14th Feb. (Day 3) – In the next hearing on 8th March 2017, Mr. P.S. Patwalia , Additional Solicitor General presented the status report of border fencing. Mr. Patwalia made the statement that a work order has been… Read More

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Posted on 15.09.17 by

The Assam Accord Case – Day 1 and 2 Arguments (heard in 2017)

This matter is being heard before two Supreme Court benches – a five judge constitutional bench and a two judge bench. The constitutional question before the 5-Judge Bench, comprising of Justices Madan B.Lokur, R.K.Agrawal, Prafulla Chandra Pant, D.Y.Chandrachud, and Ashok Bhushan is the validity of Section 6A of Citizenship Act, 1955, which sets a different… Read More