Supreme Court comes to the aid of sex workers (Budhadev Karmaskar vs. State of West Bengal and ors)
BudhadevKarmaskar vs. State of West Bengal and ors. ØThe Supreme Court has reiterated its direction to States and Union Territories to supply dry rations to sex workers identified by the National AIDS Control Organisation and district legal authorities without insisting on the production of identity documents like ration card.
The Supreme Court upheld the Government’s mandate to broaden three Himalayan highways, considered crucial by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for quick troop build-up along the India-China border. (Citizens for Green Doon & Ors Vs Union of India)