SC notice to Centre on uniform marriage age

SC notice to Centre on uniform marriage age

New Delhi, February 2

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking transfer of petitions demanding uniform minimum age of marriage for men and women pending in the High Courts of Delhi and Rajasthan to the top court to avoid multiplicity of litigation and conflicting views.

SC recalls order on employees’ pension

  • The SC has recalled its 2019 order upholding the Kerala HC verdict removing the salary ceiling of Rs15K for employees’ pension
  • The SC decided to reconsider its previous order and posted the matter for hearing on February 25

A Bench, headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, asked the Centre to respond to Delhi BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay’s petition after senior advocate Geeta Luthra submitted that the top court needed to give an authoritative pronouncement on the contentious issue. — TNS

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