Friday, January 22, 2010
[Sikhs petition SC to wriggle out of Hindu embrace Times of
- Jan 18, 2010 India
The Bench agreed with the counsel that immigration authorities in Middle-East countries were stubborn but counselled the petitioner to move the appropriate authority in government for a solution rather than approaching the court. It allowed the petition to be withdrawn.
SC sidesteps Sikh tag plea Calcutta Telegraph - The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition demanding Sikhs be taken out of the definition of “Hindu” as provided in the Constitution.
“We do not have the power to direct Parliament to amend the law,” a bench headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) said.
SC rejects plea for separate religious identity for Sikhs Indian Express]
Savitri Era Party demands that Savitri Era Religion, too, be recognized as a separate religion in deference to Justice Chinnappa Reddy’s considered opinion. [TNM]