17 June 2019


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'This Can't Go On, We Need Answers': SC Directs Nitish Govt to File Response on Encephalitis Deaths in 7 Days - 24.06.2019

The court asked the government to reply on the adequacy of medicines, nutrition and hygiene, following which the state said that 'things were under control' and sought 10 days to file a written reply.

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News18 Daybreak | SC to Hear Petition on Encephalitis Outbreak Today and Other Stories You Need to Watch Out For - 24.06.2019

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Congress Accuses BJP of 'Politicisation' of Judiciary, Ignoring Collegium Recommendation - 24.06.2019

BJP government's collusive laxity in ignoring repeated requests of SC to impeach J Shukla & overzealousness to ignore J.A.A.Kureshi from being appointed CJ stinks of politicisation of judiciary with the intent to remote control the temple of justice," Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted

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Dabholkar case: Lawyer Sanjeev Punalekar Sent in Judicial Custody Till July 6 - 23.06.2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday told the court it does not require any further custody of Punalekar, following which the judge sent the accused in judicial remand till July 6.

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Maharashtra Woman Pleads to Have Baby With Estranged Hubby, Court Grants Permission - 23.06.2019

Holding her request for her husband to donate his sperms for artificial insemination as a 'legitimate, eugenic choice of hers', the court directed the couple to an assisted reproductive technology (ART) expert.

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Delhi HC Junks Plea Against Installation of Mobile Tower - 23.06.2019

The high court noted in its order that a division bench had held that "there is no scientific data available to show that installation of mobile phone towers and the emission of the waves by the said towers is in any way harmful for the health or hazardous to the health of citizens."

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Man Who Broke Spinal Cord Performing Stunt for TikTok Video Dies - 23.06.2019

The Madras High Court had recently banned the mobile app on a petition which contended that pornographic contents were uploaded on it.

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All 7 Men Accused of Harassing Former Miss India in Kolkata Granted Bail - 22.06.2019

Public prosecutor Partha Sarathi Mukherjee opposed their bail prayer submitting before the court that investigation was on to identify and arrest other accused persons in the case.

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Justice RS Chauhan Sworn in as Telangana HC Chief Justice; KCR, Assembly Speaker PS Reddy Present - 22.06.2019

Before Governor ESL Narasimhan administered Justice Chauhan's oath of office, he was serving as acting Chief Justice of the state High Court.

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CJI Gogoi Writes to PM Modi Seeking Increase in Strength of Supreme Court Judges, Raise in Retirement Age - 22.06.2019

Rajan Gogoi has also urged the prime minister to make tenure appointments of retired apex court judges and high court judges under Articles 128 and 224A of the Constitution respectively to clear the backlog of cases pending for years.

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Lawyer Who Shot Dead First Woman President of UP Bar Council in Agra Court Dies During Treatment - 22.06.2019

Manish Sharma had shot himself after killing Bar Council President Darvesh Singh Yadav on June 12. He had been in coma and was kept on ventilator in Gurugram's Medanta hospital where he was declared dead on Saturday afternoon.

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Kotdwar Bar Association to Withdraw Notice Restricting its Members from Representing Lawyer's Killer - 22.06.2019

At an emergency meeting convened by the Kotdwar Bar Association after the arrest of the accused, the lawyers body issued a strict warning to its members asking them not to represent the accused in the court or face eviction.

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Tadvi Suicide Case: Maharashtra Court to Decide on Three Doctors' Bail Pleas on Monday - 22.06.2019

Payal Tadvi, 26, a second-year postgraduate medical student attached to BYL Nair Hospital, allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room on May 22.

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7 Men Accused of Harassing and Molesting Former Miss India in Kolkata Granted Bail - 22.06.2019

Public prosecutor Partha Sarathi Mukherjee opposed their bail prayer submitting before the court that investigation was on to identify and arrest other accused persons in the case.

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Madras High Court Says Rape Victims Can End Pregnancy Sans Medical Board Nod - 22.06.2019

Justice N Anand Venkatesh said in all cases of unneeded pregnancy suffered by a victim, she need not be referred to the medical board if the length of pregnancy does not exceed 20 weeks.

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Celebs, Copters, State Bigwigs: Gupta Brothers' Auli Wedding Has it All, Including High Court's Vigilant Eye - 21.06.2019

Another marriage will take place on Friday when Sashank, son of younger brother Atul, marries daughter of a Dubai-based businessman. The family plans to make the event a 'memorable one'.

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Maharashtra Court Asks Cops Not to Arrest Kerala CPI-M Chief's Son in Rape Case till Monday - 21.06.2019

The woman, a former bar dancer, alleged in her complaint with suburban Oshiwara police that Binoy raped her after promising to marry her and he is the father of her five-year-old son.

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Dabholkar Murder Case: Court Sends Lawyer Sanjeev Punalekar to CBI Custody till June 23 - 21.06.2019

Sanjeev Punalekar, who had represented some of the other accused in the case, was in CBI custody after his arrest but was later sent to judicial custody.

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'Pave Way for Construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya': VHP in Haridwar Passes Resolution - 21.06.2019

VHP here passed a resolution, which stated that the judiciary should not turn away from its responsibility regarding the case which is pending before the SC for long despite being a matter of national importance.

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Pragya Thakur's Plea for Exemption from Court Appearance Over Health Issues Rejected - 20.06.2019

Thakur had also said that being a 'sadhvi' (a woman ascetic), she has to follow strict discipline for her 'sadhna' (worship) and adhere to certain dietary rules.

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Elderly Indian Woman Dies After Months of Torture, Starvation by Son in Dubai - 20.06.2019

The Court of First Instance was informed that the 29-year-old man and his 28-year-old wife tortured the elderly woman repeatedly. They even cut her right eye iris out and part of her other eye.

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Delhi University's First Cut-Off to be Out on June 28 - 20.06.2019

DU had earlier extended its registration date to June 22 after the Delhi High Court ordered it to follow the last year's eligibility criteria for granting admission.

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Mumbai Court Orders Zakir Naik to Appear Before it on July 31 in Money Laundering Case - 20.06.2019

The court warned that if Naik fails to appear before it by July 31, a non-bailable warrant will be issued against him.

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SC to Hear Plea Seeking Formation of Team for Treatment of Kids Affected by Encephalitis in Bihar - 19.06.2019

The petition will be heard by the Supreme Court next Monday after the petitioner's counsel sought an urgent listing of the matter.

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Can't Dub Person Terrorist on Mere Use of Word 'Jihad', Says Maharashtra Court - 19.06.2019

The Akola-based court of special judge AS Jadhav made the observation while hearing a case against the three persons accused under the stringent the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), the Arms Act and the Bombay Police Act.

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'Such Acts of Assault Would Scare Citizens': HC Lambasts Delhi Police Over Mukherjee Nagar Case - 19.06.2019

The observations by the court came while issuing notices to the Centre, AAP government and Delhi Police seeking their stand on a PIL for an independent CBI probe into the alleged assault on a tempo driver and his minor son in northwest Delhi.

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'Rs 3,800 Crore Seized During April-May': SIT Probes Use of Black Money in Lok Sabha Polls - 19.06.2019

Justice Pasayat said the SIT that was formed in 2014 has already prepared its seventh interim report to be submitted to the Supreme Court in July this year.

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As Strikes End, SC Defers Hearing on Security of Doctors, Keeps Open 'Larger Issue' of Their Safety - 18.06.2019

A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant said it will not issue notice to the Centre but is keeping the larger issue of protection of doctors open.

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SEBI Imposes Rs 12 Lakh Fine on NDTV for Disclosure Lapses - 18.06.2019

Sebi noted that Indiabulls Financial Services in January 2008 acquired 40 lakh shares of NDTV, amounting to 6.40 per cent of the total share capital of the firm. Further, the promoters of NDTV acquired 20.28 per cent of the total share capital of NDTV pursuant to an open offer in July 2008.

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SBI, 25 Other Bankers Take Jet Airways to NCLT Over Rs 8,500 Crore Dues; Hearing from Tomorrow - 18.06.2019

Jet Airways, started over 25 years ago by airline-ticketing-agent-turned-entrepreneur Naresh Goyal, stopped flying on April 17 after it ran out of cash and the unpaid lessors took away most of its 100-odd operational airplanes.

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Four Held for Illegal Mining Near Yamuna in Noida, Flouting NGT Norms - 18.06.2019

Around a dozen machines, including tractors with mounted stone crushers and a JCB, were also seized from the spot by the district administration.

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Pregnancy of Minor Rape Victim Terminated, AIIMS Tells Delhi High Court - 17.06.2019

The high court had, on June 14, asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to examine whether it was necessary to end the pregnancy of the 14-year-old rape victim and to carry out the procedure expeditiously.

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As Doctors Protest Against Attacks on Colleagues, SC to Hear Plea Seeking Their Safety Tomorrow - 17.06.2019

Due to the protests, the healthcare services in the country have been badly disrupted and many people are dying because of absence of doctors, the plea said.

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Apex Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case - 14.06.2019

Apex Court has given relief to NCP leader Dhananjay Munde which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government land.

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Bombay High Court Gives bail to Accused in Malegaon Blasts Case - 14.06.2019

Bombay High Court has granted bail to four accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case. The four accused have been in jail since their arrest in 2013 and had approached the High Court in 2016 after a special court dismissed their bail pleas.

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Jharkhand High Court Provides Relief to Old Man From Starvation - 14.06.2019

Jharkhand High Court has taken cognizance of the plight of old man and ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Dhanbad to submit a report on the issue. Following the Court's order, the district administration swung into action and provided food grains to Munilal within hours.

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Madras High Court: Cell Phone Tower Erection Cannot Be Stopped On Mere Apprehension of 'Radiation' - 14.06.2019

Madras High Court has held that erection of the cell phone towers cannot be stopped on a mere apprehension about the effect of radiation from the cell phone tower. The Court held that "Till a positive finding is given in this regard, cell phone towers cannot be prevented to be installed on mere apprehensions."

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Karnataka High Court Asks Govt to Ensure Sufficient Number of Decibel Meters - 14.06.2019

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Government to ascertain shortfall of decibel meters to record noise levels, in the police force and to acquire decibel meters for proper implementation of Noise Pollution Rules.

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Surat Fire Tragedy: Gujarat High Court Asks for Probe Report From State Government - 13.06.2019

Gujarat High Court has asked for a detailed report from the State Government on the investigation into the Surat fire tragedy that claimed lives of 22 students of a coaching institute last month. The Court also issued a notice to the State Government on the petition moved by Jaysukh Gajera, father of a 17-year- old girl, who died in the fire at a four-storey commercial complex in Surat.

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ITAT Delhi: Rent from Fit-Out Hire Charges Will Fall Under Business Income - 13.06.2019

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has noted that the income received from Fit-out Hire Charges would constitute “business income” under the Income Tax law. ITAT has observed that from the perusal of the Rent Agreement it can be seen that it is with the sole purpose for rent in respect of the entire building to the Multi-National Company IBM.

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National Green Tribunal Directs Railways to take Remedial Measures Against Pollution - 13.06.2019

National Green Tribunal has directed the Railway Board to look into the matter, take appropriate action and apprise the Tribunal of the action taken within one month on the question for the initiation of remedial action taken against pollution at and around Railway Godown, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh in the course of loading and unloading of cement, fertilizers and grains by trucks, polluting the air quality and causing respiratory problems.

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Kerala High Court Starts Suo Moto Proceedings Over Snapped Power Line Claiming Two Lives - 13.06.2019

Kerala High Court has taken suo moto notice of the tragic death of two persons due to electrocution from a broken power line and registered a writ petition to ensure that the Kerala State Electricity Board comes up with "concrete proposals" for preventing such mishaps in future. The Court further said that the proceeding was "vital and pertinent" as the State was facing monsoons.

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ITAT Delhi: Remuneration to Director in Proportion to Experience Having No Impact is Not ‘Dividend’ - 12.06.2019

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Delhi has noted that the remuneration paid to Director of company, who is an experienced Chartered Accountant in proportion with his experience which has no bearing on his shareholding, cannot be construed as ‘Dividend’ under the Income Tax Act, 1961.

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ITAT Chennai: Entries in Books of Accounts Does Not Prove Genuineness of Expenditure - 12.06.2019

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai has held that mere entries in the books of accounts do not prove genuineness of the expenditure. The Tribunal further noted that the contention that profit arising on account of sale of the property cannot be brought to tax as the land was sold in the capacity of holding power of attorney cannot be accepted because the profits were assessed under the head "profit and gain of business".

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Karnataka High Court Quashes Case Against ENT Surgeon - 12.06.2019

Karnataka High Court has quashed and set aside an order passed by the lower Court taking cognizance of a complaint filed by a patient against an ENT surgeon, alleging medical negligence. The Court allowed the plea filed by Dr Prabhakar who sought to quash the proceedings on grounds that no expert opinion was taken before taking cognizance as is prescribed in cases of medical negligence.

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Supreme Court Waives Tamil Nadu Temple's Bail Condition Over Stampede Case - 12.06.2019

Supreme Court while providing relief to the priest of the temple arrested following the death of seven pilgrims in a stampede outside temple, waived the condition of paying Rs. 70 lakh for grant of bail to him. The chief priest of the temple in Tiruchirappalli had moved the Supreme Court against the order of the Madras High Court which had imposed a bail condition on him that he would pay Rs. 10 lakh each by bank drafts in the name of one family member of each of the seven victims.

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Supreme Court Directs Status Quo Over Road Widening in Greater Kailash Traffic Bottleneck - 12.06.2019

Supreme Court has directed status quo for eight weeks on a project to widen the road near Savitri Cinema intersection in Greater Kailash, South Delhi. A few hundred-meter patch is a traffic bottleneck, which is hanging fire for nearly a decade, and often leads to traffic jam for hours.

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Karnataka High Court: Even God Heard Out Adam and Eve - 11.06.2019

Karnataka High Court has quashed an order which asked tenant to deposit rent without hearing him. It noted that even God gives an opportunity to hear out the accused. The Lower Court cannot do away with the principles of natural justice. Moreover the tenant who was made a party in a case was ordered on the same day to deposit the rent.

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Bombay High Court: Attempt to Rape Injurious Not Only Physically But Also Morally - 11.06.2019

Bombay High Court has noted that attempt to rape is equally injurious, not only to the victim physically but morally. Court was hearing an appeal filed by the Accused Vishal Bhalerao, a 24-year-old man from Pune convicted of raping a 12-year-old girl.

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Delhi HC: Centre Compulsorily Reqd to Implement Delhi Govt's Suggestion on Pay Scales of Prosecutors - 11.06.2019

Delhi High Court has ordered the Centre to extend all the benefits to the prosecutors as recommended by the Government of NCT of Delhi way back in year 2015 while observing that the Centre is bound to accept the recommendations made by the Delhi cabinet with regard to revision of pay scales of the prosecutors since the Lieutenant Governor has to act on the aid and advice of the Cabinet in matter of appointment of Public Prosecutor.

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Kerala High Court Rejects Criminal Cases Against Officials Accused of Abetting a Student to Suicide - 11.06.2019

Kerala High Court has rejected criminal cases against two bank officials accused of abetting suicide of a student. After the bank dismissed her applications seeking education loan, the student namely Sruthi committed suicide by consuming pesticide.

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Supreme Court Directs Release of Journalist Prashant Kanojia - 11.06.2019

Supreme Court in a major relief to Prashant Kanojia, the journalist arrested by UP Police for online comments against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered his immediate release on bail. The Court passed the order in a habeas corpus petition filed by Jagisha Arora, wife of Kanojia, seeking his release. It was further observed that the arrest and remand was illegal, resulting in deprivation of personal liberty.

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SC: Writ Petition Challenging Termination of Teacher Maintainable Against Private Unaided Institution - 10.06.2019

Supreme Court has held that a writ petition challenging the dismissal of services of a teacher is maintainable against a private unaided educational institution. The Court held so while rejecting an appeal by Marwari Balika Vidyalaya, a private school, against a Calcutta High Court judgment, which had directed the reinstatement of a dismissed teacher named Asha Srivastava with back wages by invoking writ jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India.

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Supreme Court Allows Ex-Karnataka Minister Reddy to Visit Ailing Father-In-Law - 10.06.2019

Supreme Court has allowed former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, accused in a multi-crore illegal mining case, to visit his home town to see his ailing father-in-law. The Court also expressed concern over the delay in trial in the Rs 35,000 crore mining scam as charges have not been framed against the accused persons in the last six years despite its order for expeditious trial

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Madras High Court: Strike Call by Ambulance Unions Illegal - 10.06.2019

Madras High Court while terming a strike call by two ‘108’ ambulance workers unions in Tamil Nadu during Deepavali last year illegal has imposed costs of Rs 10,000 on the unions. The Court A division was allowing a petition by P Selvarajan who said the strike was illegal.

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Bombay High Court Gives ‘Limited Relief’ to Rs 2000 Crore Scammer - 10.06.2019

Bombay High Court has granted ‘limited relief’ to Mohammed Farooq Mohammed Hanif Sheikh, a Rs 2000 Crore Scammer who sought bail citing the health of his wife. The Court has granted him a limited bail till June 18,2019 enabling him to take care of his wife and three children.

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