Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear transgender woman’s plea, who was denied job by Air India as a cabin crew member; court to be held after three weeks.
Rhea Chakraborty’s appeal to have the case transferred from Patna to Mumbai has been rejected.
Justice R Banumathi was appointed as the sitting woman judge of the Supreme Court in August 2014
The triple talaq practice was deemed by the Supreme Court to be “void and illegal”, and was first banned in 2017, then criminalised in 2019.
The apex court also observed that the tests be conducted only at authorized labs. The court in its order also observed that the amount of INR 4,500 being charged by the private laboratories for the tests was unfeasible.
A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Ajay Rastogi said, “If you have the will and change of mindset, it can be done.”
The accused were already acquitted by a trial court in February 2003. However, against this, a petition was filed by the state of Haryana.
“Boldness is the indispensable disposition and quality for women lawyers. The study of law is an extremely liberating and strengthening experience. It helps in personality development” – Lily Thomas
Ammini through her plea wants the SC to bring about provisions to control physical and virtual attacks against women wanting to visit the Sabarimala temple.
The Supreme Court found that the reason behind granting of bail was “habituated to sex” and it quickly rescinded the bail granted to Rizwan.
The SC bench has adjourned the matter for the next 10 days as the concerned parties have requested for four weeks time to submit their responses on the plea.
The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to respond by November 5. The notice to Centre was accepted by lawyer Rajat Nair on Friday.