Fresh case against section 377 filed in Supreme Court1 min read . Updated: 29 Jun 2016, 11:45 AM IST
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
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