Citizens’ Rights, Not Restrictions, Are Fundamental, Says Supreme Court in Anticipatory Bail Verdict

New Delhi: In a significant judgment on Wednesday, a five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court has said that there can’t be any time limit to anticipatory bail as the rights which are cherished ‘deeply’ by citizens are ‘fundamental’, not the ‘restrictions’. The freedom movement has shown how the likelihood of arbitrary arrest, indefinite detention and the…

Sabarimala verdict not final yet, larger bench to decide: Supreme Court

New Delhi, Dec 05: The Supreme Court on Thursday said its 2018 verdict allowing entry of girls and women of all ages into the Ayyappa temple at Kerala’s Sabarimala was not the “final word” as the matter was referred to a larger bench. The top court’s observation came when senior advocate Indira Jaising, appearing for a…