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Attorney general to help Supreme Court hear pleas seeking live telecast of court proceedings

Wikimedia commons The Supreme Court on Friday directed that petitions seeking the live streaming of cases of national importance should be referred to the Central Agency, Bar and Bench reported. This will enable Attorney General KK Venugopal (pictured above) to help the court in the matter, the bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud said. The ... Read More »

Disabled people have right to get higher education: Supreme Court

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act provides for reservation of not less than five per cent seats for persons with benchmark disabilities.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo) People with disability have a right to get higher education and not making adequate provisions to facilitate their proper education would amount to “discrimination”, the Supreme Court said on Friday. It directed the government institutions ... Read More »

Why the Supreme Court special education case about a boy with autism is so sickening

(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) There is something sickening about a case the Supreme Court just heard about a boy with autism and what level of public education he — and other students with disabilities — deserve. Here’s some background: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is a federal law requiring public schools to provide children with disabilities a “free appropriate public ... Read More »

NEET ordinance: Supreme Court to hear challenge on 7 July

The petition that sought the quashing of the ordinance questioned the Centre’s flip-flop on the issue. The Centre had initially accepted the apex court’s order and later partially reversed it through the ordinance. Photo: Mint New Delhi: A Supreme Court bench presided by justice Anil R. Dave will hear on 7 July a legal challenge to an ordinance, which pushed ... Read More »