6 November 2017


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CCI Finds All-Kerala Chemist & Druggist Association Guilty Of Anti-Competitive Practices - 03.11.2017

Competition Commission of India has held the All Kerala Chemist and Druggist Association (AKCDA) and its district units in Thrissur and Kasaragod to be in contravention of provisions of the Competition Act, 2002.

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Delhi HC Upholds Upper Age Limit for Nursery Admissions in Schools - 03.11.2017

Delhi High Court has upheld the upper age limit prescribed by AAP Government for admissions to entry level classes.

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Delhi High Court: All Physical Contact Not Harassment - 03.11.2017

Delhi high court has ruled that unwelcome or accidental physical contact without undertones of a sexual nature doesn't amount to sexual harassment.

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Supreme Court: 'LG Has Primacy', But We Can Make More Room for Delhi Govt - 03.11.2017

Supreme Court has said that Constitution prima facie gave the Delhi lieutenant governor primacy in administrative matters of the Capital, but added that the Court could attempt a constructive and harmonious interpretation of the provision to allow elected government to take decisions in its domain.

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Supreme Court: Arbitration Initiated After Imposition Of Moratorium Under IBC is Non Est in Law - 03.11.2017

Supreme Court has held that arbitration proceedings instituted after the imposition of moratorium under Section 14 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 is non est in law.

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Bombay High Court Restricts Hawking to Designated Zones Only - 02.11.2017

Bombay High Court has restricted hawking to designated zones only, while banning the activity on foot-and rail-over-bridges and within 150 metres of railway stations.

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Delhi High Court Stops Ad ‘Disparaging’ Reckitt’s Harpic brand - 02.11.2017

Delhi High Court has stopped Mumbai-based Jyothy Laboratories from airing a commercial for its T-Shine toilet cleaner that allegedly disparaged the British company’s Harpic brand.

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Delhi HC Upholds Eviction of Sons From Father’s House For Not Paying Maintenance - 02.11.2017

Delhi High Court has upheld the eviction of two sons from their father’s house for not paying maintenance as agreed by them.

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SC Restrains Centre From Taking Action Against ED Officer Rajeshwar Singh - 02.11.2017

Supreme Court has restrained Centre from initiating any action against Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer Rajeshwar Singh, who has been investigating the Aircel-Maxis in 2G and Sahara cases based on anonymous complaints against him.

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Supreme Court: Set Up Special Courts to Try Cases Against Politicians - 02.11.2017

Supreme Court has asked central government to match its commitment to decriminalise politics by setting up special courts to exclusively try pending criminal cases against politicians in a time bound manner.

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Supreme Court Puts Swachh Drive to Test, Seeks Details on Solid Waste Management - 02.11.2017

Supreme Court has virtually put the Narendra Modi government's pet 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' to test by asking the Centre to furnish in four weeks details of steps taken to implement the 18-month old Solid Waste Management Rules across the country.

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Govt Extends Deadline for Income Tax Audit & Return Filing to Nov 7 - 01.11.2017

Central Government has declared that due date for tax audit and return filing under the provisions of Income Tax Act is extended to November 7th. Earlier, the due date was October 31st.

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Gauhati HC: Witch-Hunt Still Prevalent In Many States; Need Special Law To Tackle It - 01.11.2017

Gauhati High Court has observed that branding of a man or a woman as a witch and then resorting to witch hunting is the most dehumanising act and is one of the worst forms of human rights violations.

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Delhi High Court: Arvind Kejriwal Can't Use Court For Fishing Enquiry - 01.11.2017

Delhi High Court has said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal cannot be allowed to use the judiciary for a "roving and fishing enquiry" as it dismissed his plea to summon the minutes of meetings of cricket body DDCA between 1999-2014 in a defamation suit filed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley.

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Supreme Court Seeks Data on Conviction of Politicians in Criminal Cases - 01.11.2017

Supreme Court has sought to know the rate of conviction of politicians in criminal cases and asked whether its direction to complete trial against them within a year was being effectively implemented.

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Supreme Court: Undertrial Review Panel's Functioning Needs Fine-Tuning - 01.11.2017

Supreme Court has said that jail officials must be made part of Undertrial Review Committees (UTRCs) in the states and a standard operating procedure in this regard should be put in place.

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NGT: Minister Cannot Overrule Wildlife Board - 31.10.2017

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ruled that the Environment Ministry cannot reject the majority view of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) without any proper reason.

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Delhi HC: 'Vande Mataram' Does Not Need Law to Command Respect - 31.10.2017

Delhi High Court, while dismissing a PIL that wanted official recognition to treat 'Vande Matram' at par with national anthem, has observed that the song commands respect & love and doesn't require any "crutches".

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Supreme Court: Why No Separate Schools for Children Suffering From Autism - 31.10.2017

Supreme Court has questioned the lack of separate schools and distinctly trained teachers for students who suffer from autism, blindness and deafness.

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Supreme Court to EC: Don't Post Officials Facing Disciplinary Action in Gujarat Polls - 31.10.2017

Supreme Court has directed Election Commission (EC) not to post any official, against whom disciplinary proceedings have been initiated, in key positions for poll duty during the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections.

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Supreme Court to Unitech: Deposit Rs. 750 Crore by December - 31.10.2017

Supreme Court has directed Unitech to deposit Rs. 750 crore by December to secure bail for its director Sanjay Chandra, who is in jail in a case of alleged forgery lodged by buyers of Unitech’s housing project in Gurugram.

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Supreme Court in Kerala 'Love Jihad' Case: Consent of Girl is Important - 30.10.2017

Supreme Court has observed that the consent of girl for the marriage is paramount as she is an adult by law.

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SC Slams Mamata Govt on Aadhaar plea, Says State Can't Challenge Law Passed by Centre - 30.10.2017

Supreme Court came down hard on Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government for challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and emphasised that a State cannot challenge a law passed by the Union government.

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Govt Extends Time Limit for Intimation of Details of Stock held Before Opting for Composition Levy - 30.10.2017

Central Government has extended time limit for intimation of details of stock held on the date preceding the date from which option for composition levy is exercised in FORM GST CMP-03 to 30th November 2017.

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST) One-Nation_One-Tax

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Bombay High Court: Woman Can’t Claim Maternity Benefits During Her ‘Entire Gestational Period’ - 30.10.2017

Bombay High Court, while observing that law relating to maternity benefits has been enacted to achieve the object of securing social justice for women workers, has said these benefits, however, could not be claimed “since the time when a woman conceives and during her entire gestational period”.

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Supreme Court: Electricity Commission Has No Inherent Power To Alter Tariff Under PPA - 30.10.2017

Supreme Court has held that tariff fixed in terms of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the power producer and distributor cannot be altered invoking inherent powers by the State Electricity Regulatory Commission.

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Supreme Court: Consent of Husband Not Needed for Abortion - 30.10.2017

Supreme Court has declined to interfere with a judgment of Punjab and Haryana High Court holding that consent is required only of the woman undergoing medical termination of pregnancy, and the husband cannot force his wife to continue an unwanted pregnancy.

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