27 November 2017


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Routers, Hubs, Switches Are ‘Computer Peripherals’, Attracts 4% Sales Tax: Madras HC - 24.11.2017

Madras High Court has held that routers, hubs and switches would come within the meaning of ‘computer peripherals’ for which lower rate of 4% VAT is applicable under the Tamil Nadu General Sales Tax Act, 1959.

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Delhi High Court Asks JKSTC to Vacate Office in 3 Months - 24.11.2017

Delhi High Court has asked Jammu & Kashmir State Transport Corporation (JKSTC) to vacate and handover in three months possession of its office here to the Delhi government for the purpose of redeveloping the Tis Hazari Court Complex.

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Supreme Court to Bombay High Court Receiver: Get Sahara's Aamby Valley Auctioned - 24.11.2017

Supreme Court has directed Official Receiver of Bombay High Court to help the Liquidator in getting the Sahara Group's Aamby Valley property auctioned.

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Supreme Court Stays Allahabad HC Nod for Admission to Lucknow Medical College - 24.11.2017

Supreme Court has stayed an Allahabad High Court order granting permission to a medical college, which was blacklisted by the Centre, to admit students for the academic year 2017-18.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down PMLA Section on Stringent Bail Conditions - 24.11.2017

Supreme Court has struck down as unconstitutional Section 45 (1) of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002, which imposed stringent conditions on the grant of bail.

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CIC: Indian Banks Association A Public Authority Under RTI - 23.11.2017

Central Information Commission has declared the Indian Banks Association (IBA) a public authority accountable under the Right to Information Act, 2005.

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Delhi High Court Asks Municipal Corporations to Map Dengue Affected Areas in Delhi - 23.11.2017

Delhi High Court has directed Municipal Corporations of National Capital to provide a geographic map of the city areas which are usually affected by vector-borne diseases like dengue.

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Delhi High Court Refrains From Passing Interim Order in JD(U) Symbol Row - 23.11.2017

Delhi High Court has refrained from passing any interim order against ECI's order rejecting the claim of Sharad Yadav faction of Janata Dal (United) over the 'Arrow' symbol.

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Delhi High Court Rejects Plea Against Rahul Gandhi - 23.11.2017

Delhi High Court has rejected a plea against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi alleging he had skipped SPG security and put himself in danger.

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Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Petcoke, Furnace Oil in Delhi, Neighbouring States - 23.11.2017

Supreme Court has upheld ban on use of petroleum coke in and around New Delhi as the country battles to clean the air in its capital.

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Gujarat HC Rejects Plea Alleging Violation of Election Code of Conduct by GST Council - 22.11.2017

Gujarat High Court has dismissed a PIL which sought that the decisions taken by the GST council at its Guwahati meeting be declared null and void on the ground that it violated the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).

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Kerala High Court Overrules I&B, Says Screen S Durga at IFFI - 22.11.2017

Kerala High Court has ordered the screening of Malayalam film 'S Durga' at the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), days after the Information & Broadcasting Ministry dropped its screening at the festival.

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Kerala High Court: Muslim Father Can Act As Legal Guardian Of Minor Daughter to Alienate Property - 22.11.2017

Kerala High Court has ruled that Muslim father can act as the legal guardian of his minor daughter so as to alienate immovable property.

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RTI Act Won’t Prevail Over Supreme Court Rules: Delhi HC - 22.11.2017

Delhi High Court, while holding that there is no inconsistency in Supreme Court Rules and RTI Act, has held that access to information under SCR, which includes right of inspection, search of copies would all be judicial functions of Supreme Court which is not covered under RTI Act.

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CCTV Needs to be Installed in Courts in Public Interest: Supreme Court - 22.11.2017

Supreme Court has said that there is no need for privacy in courtrooms as nothing private happens there as it favoured early installation of closed circuit televisions in the courts

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UIDAI: PAN–Aadhaar Linking Not applicable to NRIs, PIOs, OCIs - 21.11.2017

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has clarified that PAN – Aadhaar linking is not applicable to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Person of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs).

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Ban Marathi Movie ‘Dashkriya’ - 21.11.2017

Bombay High Court has rejected a plea seeking ban of a movie titled Dashkriya. The movie is based on Baba Bhand’s novel Dashakriya and the theme is commercialization of after death rituals performed by the section of Brahmin community who is supposed to lead all the last rites.

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Supreme Court Allows Karti Chidambaram to Travel Abroad - 21.11.2017

Supreme Court has granted Karti Chidambaram permission to travel to the United Kingdom for 10 days for the admission of his daughter in a Cambridge University college.

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Supreme Court Rejects Plea to Delete Objectionable Scenes from 'Padmavati' - 21.11.2017

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking deletion of certain alleged objectionable scenes from the upcoming movie 'Padmavati', terming it as premature.

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Gadoli Encounter: Prima Facie No Conspiracy by Gurgaon Cops - 20.11.2017

Bombay High Court has observed that prima facie it did not appear that the Gurgaon Police had hatched a conspiracy to kill gangster Sandeep Gadoli while granting bail to two of the four accused personnel of the Gurgaon Police.

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Bombay High Court to Hear CBI Appeal Against Acquittal in Scarlett Death Case - 20.11.2017

Bombay High Court has passed an order to hear the CBI's appeal challenging the Goa children court's order which acquitted the two accused in the mysterious death of Scarlett Keeling, who was found dead on Anjuna beach in February 2008.

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Amity Death: Delhi High Court Seeks ‘evidence’ - 20.11.2017

Is there any evidence that law student Sushant Rohilla was harassed to such a degree that he decided to take his own life, the Delhi High Court asked police while hearing a plea initiated by the Supreme Court in September 2016 on the alleged suicide and transferred to it.

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Ryan Case: P & H High Court Seeks Status Report - 20.11.2017

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the CBI to produce the status report or the case diary pertaining to the investigation carried by the agency in the Pradhyumn Thakur murder case so far.

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National Green Tribunal Lifts Ban on Construction, Entry of Trucks in Delhi-NCR - 20.11.2017

National Green Tribunal has lifted the ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR after the Central Pollution Control Board and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee submitted data on the present pollution levels in the national capital. It has also directed the authorities to strictly monitor the movement of trucks.

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