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Govt can’t impose a language as the only medium of instruction: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that a child has a constitutional right to choose the medium of instruction at the primary school stage and government cannot impose a language, including the mother tongue, as the … Continue reading

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Transgenders recognized as ‘Third Gender’: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India recognized transgenders as a ‘third gender’ in an aim to give them a legal status and better protection and privileges. “Recognition of transgenders as a third gender is not a social … Continue reading

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Returning Officer can reject nomination paper if information not provided in affidavit: SC

Clarifying its earlier decisions, a large Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that the Returning Officers (during elections) has power to reject the nomination paper of a candidate if it (candidate) fails to provide information required in the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of India refers ‘mother tongue’ as medium of instruction case to a Constitution Bench

Considering the constitutional importance of the question whether the mother tongue or the regional language can be imposed by the State as the medium of instruction at the primary education stage, the Supreme Court of India referred the case to … Continue reading

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