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The Supreme Court will hear a 2004 public interest litigation (PIL) that was filed in the wake of the Kumbakonam fire tragedy that killed 94 children in a school. Photo: Satish Kaushik/Mint
The Supreme Court will hear a 2004 public interest litigation (PIL) that was filed in the wake of the Kumbakonam fire tragedy that killed 94 children in a school. Photo: Satish Kaushik/Mint

Fresh case against section 377 filed in Supreme Court

The apex court will also hear a petition seeking ban on triple talaq

New Delhi: The Supreme Court reopens today. Here’s a look at the cases that will engage the court’s attention.

Fire safety for schools

The Supreme Court will hear a 2004 public interest litigation (PIL) that was filed in the wake of the Kumbakonam fire tragedy that killed 94 children in a school. Read more

Ban on end-to-end encrypted messaging platforms

A PIL seeking ban on messaging services that have end-to-end encryption such as WhatsApp and Hike will be heard. Read more

Muslim women’s personal law rights

The apex court will also hear a petition seeking ban on triple talaq. In the last hearing, the court had asked the government to submit a report, assessing the impact of family laws on women, with the court. Read more

Read here to know why voices seeking ban on triple talak are growing louder.

Air pollution control case

The Supreme Court will hear luxury automakers against a ban on sale and registration of diesel vehicles of 2000cc engine capacity or more. Read more

Fresh case challenging Section 377 of IPC

A fresh case has been filed in the apex court challenging the controversial provision in the penal code that criminalises homosexuality. Read more

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