US: Supreme Court Justice suggests more regulations for social media platforms like Twitter

A US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has said that Congress should consider whether laws should be updated to better regulate social media platforms that have “unbridled control” over “unprecedented” amounts of speech. According to CNN, the provocative and controversial opinion comes as Twitter banned former President Donald Trump from its platform for violating its rules on incitement of violence. Some […]

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on petition to define ‘minority’

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre after hearing a petition filed by lawyer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, seeking the apex court’s order to define the term minority and issue necessary guidelines for its identification. A three-judge bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice […]

Justice Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI of India

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday administered the oath of office of the Chief Justice of India to Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde. Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi on October 18 had recommended Justice Bobde, the second senior-most Judge of the apex court, as his successor. Justice Bobde, the 47th CJI, would […]