Employer liable to imprisonment, fine for not providing protective gear; must ensure workers’ life insured
Water bodies in isolated pockets polluted with arsenic, fluoride, heavy metals
NGT warns of amount forfeiture if environmental norms not followed in construction of Udhampur-Banihal highway
Directs association to provide copy of petition to Solicitor General
The significance of the judgment lies not just in its protection of the right to privacy but in its insistence that no government, majoritarian or otherwise can violate the rule of law. Life is not a gift of the state but is a natural right, because it is.
The historical import of such moments is not complete without a reflection of cases past and especially when ‘ghosts’ of certain cases need to be exorcised to enable a vocabulary of non-discrimination and equality in our daily lives inside and outside of the courtroom.
Section 144 imposed outside the Supreme Court