14 September 2020


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Kerala HC Seeks Response from Govt on SARFAESI Proceedings on Loan Accounts - 11.09.2020

Kerala High Court has sought response from the Central Government about the banks' plea seeking permission to continue Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI) proceedings with respect to loan accounts which were declared as Non-Performing Assets prior to the declaration of lockdown.

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Madhya Pradesh HC Allows Withdrawal of Plea Challenging NLAT 2020 - 11.09.2020

Madhya Pradesh High Court has allowed withdrawal of plea by a CLAT aspirant who had moved the Madhya Pradesh High Court challenging the sudden withdrawal of NLSIU Bangalore from CLAT 2020, to hold a separate entrance test namely NLAT (National Law Aptitude Test) 2020.

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P&H HC: Pre-Arrest Bail to Accused in Assault of On-Duty Police Sends Wrong Signal to Society - 11.09.2020

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that if the concession of pre-arrest bail is granted to the persons accused of assaulting public servants on duty that may further embolden the people to take law in their own hands and indulge in further such acts.

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SC: Backwardness Can’t Justify as Ground for Reservation in Breach of 50% Cap - 11.09.2020

Supreme Court has said that social, educational and economic backwardness or inadequate representation of a community in public services cannot be a ground to grant it reservation in breach of the 50% ceiling fixed by the Court.

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SC Dismisses Plea to Apply 30% Domicile Reservation to 2019-20 Academic Year - 11.09.2020

Supreme Court has approved the decision of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata to not apply the benefit of 30% domicile reservation to the academic year 2019-2020.

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SC Asks Adani Gas to Deposit Amount for Stay of Recovery of Penalty Imposed by CCI - 10.09.2020

Supreme Court has granted a conditional stay of the recovery of the penalty imposed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against Adani Gas Limited for abuse of dominance position.

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SC Seeks Evidence Suggesting Alleged Terror Links of Suspected LeT Operative - 10.09.2020

Supreme Court has granted two weeks to the National investigating Agency (NIA) for placing on record requisite evidence as to why Mohammad Irfan Gaus, an alleged member of banned terror outfit Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) should not be released.

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SC Stays Implementation of Reservation for Maratha Community in Government Jobs - 10.09.2020

Supreme Court has stayed implementation of reservation for the Maratha community in government jobs and admissions to educational institutions under the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act, 2018 and referred the entire matter to a Constitution bench to decide validity of the law.

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Karnataka HC Convicts Reporter & Editor for Defamation - 10.09.2020

Karnataka High Court has reversed the acquittal of a reporter and an editor of a magazine for criminal defamation, observing that the right to life guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution of India, 1949 cannot be invaded under the garb of freedom of speech and expression.

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Delhi HC Disposes of Plea Opposing National Health Data Management Policy's Consultation - 10.09.2020

Delhi High Court has disposed of a Petition challenging the consultation process for the National Digital Health Mission: Health Data Management Policy indicating that it shall not decide the adequacy of the consultation process at this stage but the same can be looked into if the final policy is challenged on substantive grounds later.

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SC: Bangalore Club Not Liable to Pay Wealth Tax - 09.09.2020

Supreme Court has held that 'Bangalore Club', one of the oldest club in Bangalore, is not liable to pay Wealth tax under the Wealth Tax Act, 1957.

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Orissa High Court Directs Mediation Between Private Schools and Parents - 09.09.2020

Orissa High Court has ordered the School and Mass Education Department of the State to convene a meeting between all the stakeholders including the parents and the private schools to arrive at an amicable settlement.

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AP HC: Stopping Payment of Social Security Pension Without Inquiry is Illegal - 09.09.2020

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that stopping payment of social security pension to the Petitioners without conducting any enquiry or without issuing any notice is illegal, arbitrary, discriminatory and against the object of social security pension scheme.

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SEBI Rejects Appointment of 2 Shareholder Directors of NSE - 09.09.2020

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has rejected the reappointment of two long-time shareholder directors on the board of the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

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Supreme Court Approves Char Dham National Highway Project - 09.09.2020

Supreme Court has given its final seal of approval to the Char Dham national highway project to provide all-weather connectivity to four holy towns of Uttarakhand, but has restrained the Centre from widening roads in the hills beyond 5.5 metres.

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Karnataka HC Stays 25% Domicile Reservation for Karnataka Students in NLSIU - 08.09.2020

Karnataka High Court has passed an interim order to stay the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Amendment Act, 2020 passed by the Karnataka Assembly to grant 25% domicile reservation to Karnataka students in NLSIU, Bengaluru.

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Delhi HC Orders Government to review Cadre Restructuring of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force - 08.09.2020

Delhi High Court has passed an order directing the Government to review its cadre restructuring exercise pertaining to the General Duty Cadre and the Non-General Duty Cadre of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP).

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Delhi HC Directs DU to Issue Digital Degrees in 7 Days to Students with Urgent Need - 08.09.2020

Delhi High Court has given Delhi University seven working days to issue digital degree certificates to students who have already graduated and urgently require the document for taking admission in a foreign university or for employment.

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Rajasthan HC Says Schools Cannot be Deprived of Tuition Fees - 08.09.2020

Rajasthan High Court has made a prima facie observation that schools cannot be deprived of tuition fees from students with respect to online classes.

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J&K HC: Fake or Invalid Driving Licenses Not Valid Defenses to Avoid Liability of Insurer - 08.09.2020

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has observed that mere absence, fake or invalid driving license or disqualification of the driver to drive at the relevant time, are not in themselves defenses available to the insurer either against the insured or the third parties.

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SC Directs States & UT's to File Detailed Affidavit Stipulating Measures for Elderly Care - 07.09.2020

Supreme Court has directed States & Union Territories to file a detailed affidavit within 4 weeks stipulating measures to ensure that senior citizens who are living alone amidst the COVID-19 pandemic are given proper care.

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P&H HC: Parole Cannot be Denied on Apprehension of Absconding - 07.09.2020

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reiterated that parole is "reformative process" and the same cannot be denied to a convict merely on apprehensions that he shall abscond or commit further offences.

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Delhi HC Orders Ministry of Corporate Affairs to Set Aside Disqualification of Directors - 07.09.2020

Delhi High Court has passed an order to set aside the disqualification of Petitioners as Directors who were disqualified under a retrospective application of the Companies Amendment Act, 2018 in June, 2017.

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Bombay HC: Interference in Affairs of Co-Operative Society Should be Avoided - 07.09.2020

Bombay High Court has observed that cooperative societies are a part of the constitutional scheme and should have the necessary space and autonomy to function and develop to its full potential. Thus, interference in its affairs should be avoided unless there is serious statutory breach or compelling necessity.

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