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Supreme Court of India asks Centre, states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

, New Delhi, Jul 21
A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the Centre that law and order is a state subject but it does not support any kind of vigilantism in the country. dh file photo
A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the Centre that law and order is a state subject but it does not support any kind of vigilantism in the country.
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and the states not to protect any kind of vigilantism and sought their response on violent incidents of cow vigilantism.

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Country’s secular fabric should not be disturbed, observes Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Friday cautioned non governmental organisations from making allegations which would disturb the country’s secular fabric.
A three-judge bench of Chief Justice R.M. Lodha and Justices Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Nariman, hearing a writ petition filed by NGO Jayati Bharatam, seeking a SIT probe into incidents of conversion of Hindu girls into Muslims, said making averments without any supporting material would disturb the secular fabric.

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India’s Supreme Court to review "pro- Hindu" ruling, to curb religious extremism

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/India%E2%80%99s-Supreme-Court-to-review-p...
by Nirmala Carvalho
In 1995, the country's highest court ruled that seeking votes in the name of Hinduism is not a form of corruption. The verdict was heavily criticized, because the defendant in that trial had been elected on the back of Hindutva, a nationalist ideology . The president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC ) urges a favorable decision of the Supreme Court in view of the general elections of May 2014. "In states where Hindutva is pursued, minorities live in insecurity".

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Supreme Court of India reinstates criminality on gay relations. GCIC welcomes decision

Supreme Court of India reinstates criminality on gay relations

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pronounced its verdict on a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi High Court judgement decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private.
It is for legislature to look into desirability of deleting section 377 of IPC, says Supreme Court.

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