4 December 2017


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SC Raps Centre for Seeking More Time to Update Assam NRC 1951 - 01.12.2017

Supreme Court has pulled up the Centre for slow progress in issues like updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and fencing of Indo-Bangladesh border.

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SC Directs Schools to Spread Awareness About Dangers In ‘Blue Whale Game’ - 01.12.2017

Supreme Court, while disposing of a plea seeking ban of Blue Whale game, has directed all the States and Union Territories to spread awareness in the schools run by them so as to make aware the children about the danger such games propagate by bringing people into a trap.

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Supreme Court Sets Guidelines to Curb Road Accidents - 01.12.2017

Supreme Court has issued a set of guidelines to tackle rising accidents, including addition of a chapter on road safety in school curriculum and audits of two most accident-prone stretches of highways/expressways in each state as a pilot programme.

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Delhi High Court Tells Delhi Govt to Set ‘Measurable Targets’ to Mitigate Air Pollution in Delhi - 30.11.2017

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to formulate “measurable targets” to mitigate air pollution in the state in a time-bound manner.

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SC Seeks BCCI Response on Chaudhry's Threat to CFO - 30.11.2017

Supreme Court has sought responses from the BCCI and its treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry on allegations that he had threatened the BCCI's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Santosh Rangnekar with "liquidation" on three occasions.

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Can't Frame Guidelines on FIRs for Dowry Harassment Cases: Supreme Court - 30.11.2017

Supreme Court has said it does not intend to frame guidelines for the police regarding registration of FIRs on subjecting a married woman to cruelty for dowry, as the process has to be governed by statutory provisions.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Dismisses Plea For CBI Probe Over Junaid Khan Lynching Case - 29.11.2017

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the brutal lynching of a 16-year-old boy, Junaid Khan, in June this year.

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Jay Shah Defamation Case: Gujarat High Court Refuses to Lift Gag Order - 29.11.2017

Gujarat High Court has turned down a plea by news website 'The Wire' that challenged a gag order issued against it by a lower court in Ahmedabad in connection with a civil defamation case against the website, stops it from publishing any content “directly or indirectly” related to Jay Shah.

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SC Dismisses Plea By Bengaluru Woman Claiming To Be Jayalalithaa’s Daughter - 29.11.2017

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by a woman claiming to be the biological daughter of the late Jayalalithaa, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, saying the petition under Article 32 cannot be maintained.

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Supreme Court Clears Asthana, Bhushan Flags CVC Query - 29.11.2017

Supreme Court has upheld the appointment of Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) saying it did not find any illegality in it.

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Delhi Lt. Governor Should Show 'Constitutional Statesmanship', Says Supreme Court - 29.11.2017

Supreme Court has said that it expected the Lieutenant Governor to show “constitutional statesmanship” to ensure good governance, especially when the party in power in Delhi and the Centre were different.

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Supreme Court Flays Netas Over Padmavati Remarks - 29.11.2017

Supreme Court has taken strong exception to people in "responsible posts", such as ministers and chief ministers, rushing to comment on "Padmavati" even before the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has cleared the controversy-hit Bollywood movie.

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Supreme Court Allows Centre to Relocate Forces from Darjeeling to Gujarat - 28.11.2017

Supreme Court has permitted Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of the Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for deployment in poll-bound Gujarat.

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Courts Must Respect Political Compulsions of Govt in a Democracy: Supreme Court - 28.11.2017

Supreme Court has said that Courts should respect “political compulsions” of the government in a democracy while refusing to ask the Centre to ratify the International Convention Against Torture.

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Supreme Court to Hadiya: Wife Is Not a Chattel, Husband Can't Be Guardian - 28.11.2017

Supreme Court, while interacting with a Kerala woman, alleged victim of love jihad, has said that a wife is not a chattel and the husband cannot be her guardian.

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Put Online The Complaints On Unauthorised Constructions: Delhi High Court - 27.11.2017

Delhi High Court has asked authorities, including municipal bodies, to put online the details of status of complaints received by them regarding unauthorised constructions in the National Capital.

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Delhi High Court Rejects Plea Against Release of Movie Padmavati - 27.11.2017

Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea against film "Padmavati", observing that such petitions were encouraging those agitating against the movie.

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Muslim Father-In-Law Under No Obligation To Maintain Son’s Widow: Calcutta HC - 27.11.2017

Calcutta High Court has exempted a father-in-law from maintaining his son’s widow, opining that he was under no obligation to maintain her under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.

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Set Up Portal for Refund Claims: SC to Amrapali - 27.11.2017

Supreme Court has directed setting up of a portal to allow people who bought flats in real estate major Amrapali's projects to claim refunds and directed all non-institutional directors to appear before it to present a roadmap to either deliver apartments or return money to investors.

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