20 March 2017


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Uttarakhand HC: Zenith of Civilization Can Only Be Gauged How Clean Cities & Towns Are - 17.03.2017

Uttarakhand High Court, while disposing a petition against pollution in Dhela river, has issued landmark guidelines on solid waste management and said that 'every citizen has a fundamental as well as human right to clean and hygienic environment.'

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Calcutta High Court Orders CBI Probe into Sting Operation By Narada News - 17.03.2017

Calcutta High Court has passed an order asking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to launch a probe into sting operation conducted by Narada News, which showed several Trinamool Congress leaders receiving cash.

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Delhi HC Orders CAG Audit on Tree Felling Since 2010 - 17.03.2017

Delhi High Court has asked Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to conduct an audit into number of trees felled here for various projects and disposal of timber.

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Bombay High Court to State: Frame Policy to Permit Victorias to Ply Officially - 17.03.2017

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to consider framing a new policy that permits iconic Victoria horse-drawn carriages to ply officially.

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SC: Ban on Dubbed Serials Violates Competition Laws - 17.03.2017

Supreme Court has said that prohibition on exhibition of dubbed serial on television hinders competition in market and such an act amounts to violation of Competition Act, 2002.

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Patna High Court: Gazette Notification Not Sine Qua Non For Setting Up EOPS - 16.03.2017

Patna High Court has held that there is no requirement in law that an ‘Economic Offence Police Station’ (EOPS) can only be created by a Gazette Notification.

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Madras High Court Says No to ‘Alternation in Birth Date’ Post SSLC Exam - 16.03.2017

Madras High Court has made it clear that any correction in date of birth, name or initial of a person has to be made before completing SSLC examination.

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Bombay High Court Scraps 97 of 99 Allotments Under Urban Land Ceiling Norms - 16.03.2017

Bombay High Court has scrapped 97 of 99 allotments made between 1990 and 2007 of land declared surplus under Urban Land Ceiling Act (ULCA) in Nagpur.

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Bombay High Court Enhances Motor Accident Compensation Amount After 21 Years - 16.03.2017

Bombay High Court has increased amount of compensation awarded by Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal (MACT) 21 years ago against State Government and others by over five times.

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Delhi High Court Vacates Stay by ITAT on Rs 525 Crore Penalty on NDTV - 16.03.2017

Delhi High Court has vacated a stay granted by Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) on Rs 525 crore penalty on New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV), saying that Tribunal does not have any powers in this matter.

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Bombay High Court Seeks BMC’s Report on Land For Muslim Cemeteries - 15.03.2017

Bombay High Court has asked Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to place on record its policy with regard to allotting land for a Muslim cemetery in each ward, and whether it is done based on population of community in ward.

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Bombay High Court Asks State to Check Legality of Nursing Homes - 15.03.2017

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to find out if nursing homes are functioning with licences.

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Allahabad High Court: ‘Acquittal Obtained by Fraud is No Acquittal’ - 15.03.2017

Allahabad High Court has held that when an acquittal was obtained by playing fraud upon Court, it is no acquittal in eyes of law, and in such a case bar of Section 362 CrPC would not come into play.

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Hyderabad High Court Notices Centre, State Over Talaq via Whatsapp - 15.03.2017

Hyderabad High Court has issued notices to Centre, State of Telangana and others to state their stand on a petition that challenged inaction of authorities when two non-resident Indian (NRI) men living in US divorced their wives by pronouncing talaq thrice through WhatsApp.

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Calcutta High Court: Indian Army Best Judge on Who is Fit to Join Army - 15.03.2017

Calcutta High Court has made it clear that it is for Indian Army to judge who is medically fit to join force and doctors in civilian hospitals should have no say in matter.

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SC on Goa Hung Mandate: No Stay on Manohar Parrikar's Oath Taking, 'Orders Immediate Floor Test' - 14.03.2017

Supreme Court has ordered an immediate floor test in Goa after hearing a Congress petition challenging Governor's decision naming Manohar Parrikar as new Chief Minister of Coastal State.

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Lok Sabha Passes Maritime Admiralty Bill - 14.03.2017

Lok Sabha has passed Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016 that aims to establish a legal framework to consolidate existing laws relating to admiralty jurisdiction of courts, admiralty proceedings on maritime claims, arrest of vessels and related issues.

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Reserve Bank of India Lifts All Limit on Cash Withdrawals - 14.03.2017

Reserve Bank of India has lifted all limits on cash withdrawals from banks and ATMs.

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Supreme Court: ‘Can’t Allow Attempt to ‘Throttle’ Freedom of Press, Media’ - 14.03.2017

Supreme Court, while stating that it would not allow any attempt to “smother” and “throttle” freedom of media, has dismissed a PIL demanding an investigation into alleged kickbacks received by Indian journalists to write in favour of multi-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

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Supreme Court Allows Urgent Hearing Plea Challenging Appointment of Parrikar as Goa CM - 14.03.2017

Supreme Court has agreed to urgently hear a Congress petition challenging former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's appointment as Goa CM.

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