19 March 2018


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Chartered Ship Owned by Third Party Can’t Be Arrested in Maritime Claim Against Charterer: SC - 16.03.2018

Supreme Court has held that a maritime claim against the charterer of a ship, who is not the de jure owner of the ship, cannot be enforced through a restraint order against the ship owned by a third party.

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Delhi High Court Seeks Response From Police On Suhaib Ilyasi - 16.03.2018

Delhi High Court has sought a response from the Delhi Police on former TV anchor and producer Suhaib Ilyasi's plea challenging his conviction and life imprisonment for killing his wife Anju 18 years ago.

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Supreme Court: Can’t Overrule Courts with Retrospective Amendments - 16.03.2018

Supreme Court has held that the legislature cannot overrule judgments by amending a law retrospectively, saying this will amount to violation of the principle of separation of powers among the three organs of the state, which is impermissible.

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CBSE Affiliated Schools Should Only Follow NCERT Syllabus: Madras High Court - 16.03.2018

Madras High Court has said that all the schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) should follow only the syllabus prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).

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Supreme Court Calls for Meeting Between Amrapali and Home Buyers on 17 March - 15.03.2018

Supreme Court has directed that a meeting be convened between home buyers and real estate group Amrapali on Saturday to arrive at a consensus on the status of its various housing projects.

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Supreme Court Stays Defamation Proceedings by Jay Shah Against News Portal - 15.03.2018

Supreme Court has asked a Gujarat Trial Court not to proceed till April 12 with the criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP president Amit Shah's son Jay Shah against a news portal and its journalists.

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Karnataka High Court: Can't Book Customer After Raid on Sex Workers - 15.03.2018

Karnataka High Court has quashed a prostitution case against a ‘customer’ and reiterated that provisions of the Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act do not apply to ‘customers’.

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Allahabad High Court: Health Facilities in UP are ‘Ram Bharose’ - 15.03.2018

Allahabad High Court has said that the medical services in the state was “Ram Bharose” and depends on “destiny and fate”.

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Contempt of Court If Pandals Not Allowed for Fests: Bombay High Court - 15.03.2018

Bombay High Court has warned all major municipal corporations of issuing contempt of court if they fail to abide by the court's directions over granting permission to construct pandals during festivals.

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Lok Sabha Passes Finance Bill, Appropriation Bill by Voice Vote - 14.03.2018

Lok Sabha has passed the Finance Bill approving the budget for the fiscal year beginning April 1. Applying the guillotine process, the Bill was passed without any discussion as the opposition continued to disrupt the proceedings for the eighth day.

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SC Grants Exemption to Persons Donating Money for Construction of Specified Hospital - 14.03.2018

Supreme Court has held that persons who want to donate money for construction of the specified hospital by the petitioner, Prashanti Medical Services And Research Foundation, can claim tax exemption.

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Supreme Court Asks Developer To Pay Rs. 2.27 Cr Compensation To Buyer - 14.03.2018

Supreme Court, while observing that the rule of measuring damages from the time of breach of contract is flexible, has modified compensation of Rs 3.65 crore awarded by NCDRC to a flat buyer in a redevelopment project to Rs 2.27 crore.

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Administering Oath to Accused While Recording Confessional Statement Unconstitutional: Sikkim HC - 14.03.2018

Sikkim High Court has held that administering oath to an accused while recording his confessional statement under Section 164 CrPC violates Article 20 (3) of the Constitution of India.

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Bombay High Court: Dying Declaration Can’t be Rejected Because It Was Not Read to Declarant - 14.03.2018

Bombay High Court has observed that dying declaration cannot be rejected merely because the same is not read over to the declarant and the declarant admitting the same to have been correctly recorded.

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Supreme Court Says Foreign Law Firms Can’t Practice in India - 13.03.2018

Supreme Court has held that foreign law firms cannot practice in the country, but allowed foreign lawyers to visit India on a “fly in and fly out” basis for rendering legal advice to their clients in India.

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Hyderabad High Court Seeks Info on Language Courses - 13.03.2018

Hyderabad High Court has directed the Andhra and Sri Venkateswara Universities to submit details regarding admissions to Sanskrit, Urdu, Telugu and English courses from 2015-16 to the current academic year.

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Hyderabad High Court Stays Insolvency Proceedings Against Anrak Aluminium - 13.03.2018

Hyderabad High Court has stayed proceedings against Anrak Aluminium at the National Company Law Board on an insolvency petition filed by State Bank of India.

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Supreme Court Sets Six-month Deadline for 2G Case Probes - 13.03.2018

Supreme Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to complete investigation into all 2G spectrum scam cases, including the Aircel-Maxis deal case, in six months.

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Hooda Government Defrauded Farmers of Rs 1,500 Crore: Supreme Court - 13.03.2018

Supreme Court has slammed the erstwhile Congress government in Haryana for helping builders acquire huge tracts of farm lands at prices much lower than market rates, by threatening acquisition by the state at throwaway prices.

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Delhi HC Orders for Expeditious Appointment of Daulat Ram College Girls’ Hostel Warden - 12.03.2018

Delhi High Court has directed the governing body of Delhi University’s Daulat Ram College to initiate the process of appointment of warden within two weeks.

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Kerala High Court Allows Power of Attorney of Husband To Sign in Marriage Register - 12.03.2018

Kerala High Court has directed the Registrar of Marriage to allow power of attorney holder of the husband to sign in the marriage register, after verifying the identity of the husband by holding a video conference.

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Delhi High Court to DSIIDC: Pay Rs 10 Lakh Compensation to Kin of Manual Scavengers - 12.03.2018

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (DSIIDC) to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation each to the families of two manual scavengers who died while cleaning a sewer in Bawana Industrial Area.

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Backdoor Selection of Candidates Deplored: Madras High Court - 12.03.2018

Madras High Court has observed that practice of picking candidates through backdoor and subsequently regularising them needs to be deprecated.

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Madras High Court Refuses to Legalise Red Hills Building - 12.03.2018

Madras High Court has said that if unauthorised illegal constructions are allowed to be regularised, law abiding citizens will also be encouraged to violate law and take advantage of the situation.

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