19 August 2019


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Supreme Court: Computation of Multiplier Should be Done on Basis of Age of Deceased Bachelor - 16.08.2019

Supreme Court has explained that in Motor accident claims cases, the multiplier should be applied in case of a deceased bachelor on the basis of age of the deceased and not the age of the parents.

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Bombay High Court Pulls Up CBFC Over Film Certification - 16.08.2019

Bombay High Court has pulled up the film certification board for adopting an unrelenting stand on the Children’s Film Chidiakhana, which has been given a U/A certification.

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Supreme Court: Second Appeal not to be Rejected Merely on Ground of 'Concurrent Findings' - 16.08.2019

Supreme Court has ruled that a High Court cannot reject a second appeal merely on the ground that there is a concurrent finding of two Courts (whether of dismissal or decreeing of the suit) and thus such finding becomes unassailable.

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Supreme Court Explains Section 292BB Income Tax Act, 1961 Does not Mean Complete Absence of Notice - 16.08.2019

Supreme Court has observed that Section 292 BB of the Income Tax Act, 1961 applies only to cure the infirmities in the manner of service of notice of assessment/reassessment but not intended to cure complete absence of notice itself.

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Delhi High Court Seeks AAP Govt’s Response on Plea to Ensure Ola, Uber Adhere to City Taxi Scheme - 16.08.2019

Delhi High Court has sought the response of the AAP Government and app-based cab service providers, Ola and Uber, on a PIL seeking directions to the two companies to adhere to the city taxi scheme of 2015. The Court issued notice to the AAP Government, ANI Technologies, which operates under the name Ola, and Uber India seeking their stand on the plea by an NGO which has alleged that the two companies are not complying with the scheme.

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Delhi High Court Asks for Response on Pak Man's Plea to Return - 16.08.2019

Delhi High Court has sought a response from the Centre and the AAP Government on a plea of Pakistani national seeking deportation to his country.

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Apex Court Explains High Court Cannot Reappreciate Evidence While Exercising Revisional Jurisdiction - 14.08.2019

Apex Court has explained that the High Court cannot reappreciate evidence while exercising revisional jurisdiction under Section 20 of the Kerala Buildings (Lease and Rent Control) Act, 1965.

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Kerala High Court Dismisses Petition Against Bail to IAS Officer - 14.08.2019

Kerala High Court has rejected a plea seeking cancellation of the bail granted to suspended IAS officer Sriram Venkitaraman, who was arrested for alleged drunken driving that caused the death of a journalist.

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Delhi High Court Sets Aside AAI Elections - 14.08.2019

Delhi High Court has observed that parallel elections held by the two Archery Association of India (AAI) factions “were not in compliance with the directions issued by the Supreme Court,” and has set aside the polls as well as directed the Union Sports Ministry to constitute a Transitory Committee to run the sport.

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Madras High Court Sets Aside Pleas Against NEET - 14.08.2019

Madras High Court has disposed off a batch of public interest petitions challenging the applicability of National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET) for medical admissions in Tamil Nadu.

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Supreme Court Fines Seven States Over Status of Human Rights Courts - 14.08.2019

Supreme Court has slapped penalty of up to Rs. 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despite its direction last year. The Court imposed cost of Rs. 1 lakh each on Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, noting that neither have they filed the responses nor were their advocates present in the court during the hearing.

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Delhi High Court: Ensure Adequate Supply of Anti-Rabies Vaccine in Delhi Hospitals - 14.08.2019

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre, AAP Government and the municipal bodies to ensure sufficient supply of anti-rabies vaccine in their respective hospitals in the national capital. With the direction the Court disposed of a plea by an advocate alleging non-availability of sufficient amount of anti-rabies vaccine in the government hospitals.

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Supreme Court Chides Noida, Greater Noida Authorities for Delay in Registering Ready Amrapali Flats - 13.08.2019

Supreme Court has pulled up Noida and Greater Noida authorities, warning officials of serious consequences including jail time if the recent court order giving succour to Amrapali homebuyers is not complied with.

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Apex Court Refuses to Seek Status Report on 20 Cases Against Unnao Rape Survivor, Her Family Members - 13.08.2019

Apex Court has declined to direct the Uttar Pradesh Government to file a report regarding the status of 20 cases registered against the Unnao rape survivor and her family members. The Court said that they don't want to widen the scope and interfere in other cases lodged against them in the State.

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NGT Directs Govt to Stop All Illegal Lift Irrigation Schemes in Andhra Pradesh - 13.08.2019

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued stop orders to all illegal lift irrigation schemes undertaken on the Godavari and Penna rivers of Andhra Pradesh after examining a petition filed by former State minister Vatti Vasanth Kumar and Trinadh Reddy.

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Delhi High Court Restrains Portal from Using 'Vistara' on Products - 13.08.2019

Delhi High Court has restrained an aviation studies portal from offering counterfeit 'Vistara' branded products on grounds that it posed security risks at airports as it is a distinctive Tata-SIA airline Trademark in the airline industry.

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Shoppers Stop Summoned by District Consumer Forum - 13.08.2019

District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum, Delhi has summoned Department store, Shoppers Stop over a complaint filed against it for charging a customer for a carry bag.

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Delhi High Court Directs Internet Providers to Ban Websites Pirating Movies - 13.08.2019

Delhi High Court has directed internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to websites like Tamilrockers, Eztv, Katmovies and Limetorrents which are allegedly engaged in unauthorised streaming and distribution of movies and television series of production houses like Warner Bros, Universal and Netflix. The Court in it’s interim order has directed the ISPs to block access to all the URLs and IP addresses of these websites.

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Apex Court: Cannot Compel Inter Religious Couple Who Executed Nikahnama to Register Marriage - 12.08.2019

Apex Court has observed that the Court cannot force a couple being of two different faiths to get their marriage registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. This has diluted the direction issued by the Allahabad High Court to a couple who had executed Nikahnama to register their marriage under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

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Supreme Court Dismisses Farmers’ Plea for Higher Compensation for Land - 12.08.2019

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea by farmers for ‘fair compensation’ for land acquired from them. It said the villagers came to court 21 years later which is too late and thus refused to condone the same.The Court applied the Doctrine of Acquiescence on the farmers. Thus, once the agriculturists acquiesce to certain terms, even if the terms are found wrong, they lose their right to come back and complain.

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Supreme Court Asks Are Descendants of Lord Ram Still There at Ayodhya - 12.08.2019

Supreme Court in a bid of curiousity to know whether anyone from the 'Raghuvansha' (descendants of Lord Ram) was still residing in Ayodhya has put this query to 'Ram Lalla Virajman', the deity and one of the parties in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute.

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Delhi High Court Directs Delhi Man to Plant 50 Trees as Punishment for Electricity Theft - 12.08.2019

Delhi High Court has directed a man to plant 50 trees as community service while agreeing to close criminal proceedings against him in a power theft case. The court said trees shall be planted within a month and asked him to report to the Deputy Conservator of Forest (West), who shall assign him the duty to plant 50 trees in Central Ridge Reserve Forest, Budha Jayanti Park, Vandemataram Marg.

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Bombay High Court: Interest from Motor Accident Compensation not Subject to Income Tax - 12.08.2019

Bombay High Court has ruled that the income tax should not have been deducted from the interest on the motor accident compensation awarded by the court.

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Delhi HC to Police: Are Drinking Water, Sanitation Facilities Provided to Traffic Cops at Duty Sites - 12.08.2019

Delhi High Court has asked the Commissioner of Police whether facilities, including drinking water, sanitation and medical check-up, are being provided to traffic police personnel at their duty locations. The Court observed that these are only the "bare minimum" facilities that are being sought in a PIL for traffic police officers.

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