23 November 2020


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SC: When Death Takes Place Inside Privacy of House, Onus on Residents to Give Explanation - 20.11.2020

Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a husband for the murder of his wife after noting that he had not offered an explanation for the death which took place within the privacy of the home.

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Kerala HC Restrains Revenue from Recovering Amount Refunded as Levy of Service Tax - 20.11.2020

Kerala High Court has restrained the Revenue from recovering the amounts refunded since the levy of service tax on the payment in lieu of foreign agency commission will not be leviable as ‘Business Auxiliary Service’ prior to April 18, 2006.

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SC: Travel Restrictions to India Not to be Considered in Future Visa Applications of Tablighi Members - 20.11.2020

Supreme Court has clarified that the condition imposed by the Karnataka High Court, while quashing criminal proceedings against eight foreigners belonging to the Tablighi Jamaat, that they would not visit India within the next ten years, would not be considered while deciding their application for visa.

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SC Allows Uttarakhand Govt. to Demolish 4 Illegal Religious Structures on Public Land - 20.11.2020

Supreme Court has allowed the state of Uttarakhand to demolish four illegal religious structures on public land in Haridwar by the extended deadline of May 31, 2021.

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Madras HC Permits Private Educational Institutions to Collect Balance 35% Tuition Fee - 20.11.2020

Madras High Court has permitted private educational institutions to collect 35% of the balance tuition fee for the academic year 2019-2020, taking note of the scant possibility of reopening of schools for physical classes during this academic year.

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SC Restores Petition Challenging Farm Laws Enacted by Parliament - 19.11.2020

Supreme Court has restored for admission the petition which challenges the three farm laws that have been enacted by the Parliament recently and have attracted intense opposition from several farmers' groups across the country.

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice on Plea Against Custody of Persons Arrested with Siddique Kappan - 19.11.2020

Allahabad High Court has issued notices on a Habeas Corpus petition filed by 3 alleged PFI Members, arrested by the Deputy Superintendent of Police while they were going to Hathras to meet family of the deceased gang-rape victim and later remanded to judicial custody by CJM Mathura.

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SC Asks Petitioner Challenging GST on Hand Sanitizers to Approach HC - 19.11.2020

Supreme Court has required the petitioner challenging the levy of Goods and Services Tax on hand sanitisers under the same Tariff Heading as insecticides etc to approach the High Court.

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging External Affairs Minister’s Election to Rajya Sabha - 19.11.2020

Supreme Court has issued notices on a batch of petitions challenging the election of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.

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IBBI Amends Regulations Related to Corporate Insolvency Proceedings - 19.11.2020

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) amended Regulations relating to corporate insolvency proceedings which came to be known as the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2020.

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Allahabad HC: DNA Test Most Legitimate Way to Prove if Wife Unfaithful - 18.11.2020

Allahabad High Court has ruled that a DNA test to establish a child’s paternity is the “most legitimate and scientific means” that can be used by a man to assert claims of his wife’s infidelity.

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ITAT, Mumbai: Mobilisation Fees Not ‘Royalty’ Under India-Singapore Tax Treaty - 18.11.2020

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the mobilisation fees received from the time charter of the vessel would not fall within definition of ‘royalty’ under the India-Singapore tax treaty.

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SC: CBI Investigation Not Vitiated for Not Obtaining Consent of State Government - 18.11.2020

Supreme Court has observed that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation is not vitiated merely for not obtaining prior consent of the State Government under Section 6 of the Delhi Special Police Establishment (DSPE) Act, 1946, unless it is shown that prejudice has been caused to the accused.

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Delhi HC Restraints Bakery from Using Mark 'FACEBAKE' - 18.11.2020

Delhi High Court has restrained a bakery from using the mark 'FACEBAKE' in a trademark infringement suit filed by Facebook.

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Delhi HC: Providing Information Regarding Ongoing Investigation to Informer, Injurious - 18.11.2020

Delhi High Court has cautioned that providing information regarding an ongoing investigation in an income tax case to its informer is not only inappropriate, but also injurious to the investigation.

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Meghalaya HC: JJ Boards to Adhere to Provisions of JJ Act Strictly - 18.11.2020

Meghalaya High Court has observed that all the Juvenile Justice Boards in the State should strictly adhere to the statutory provision of Section 12 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 while considering the issue of grant or refusal of bail for a Child in Conflict with Law and to approach any case where a juvenile is involved with care and sensitivity.

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HP HC: Employee Who Retired on 31st of a Month Not Entitled to Increment - 17.11.2020

Himachal Pradesh High Court has held that an employee, who has retired on the 31st of a month, cannot claim the benefit of an increment which became due on the 1st of the next month, as on that day, his status is not that of an employee but of a pensioner.

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SC: Citizens Should Approach High Courts First for Enforcing Fundamental Rights - 17.11.2020

Supreme Court has said that it wished to discourage petitions under Article 32 in the Court for enforcement of fundamental rights and said that citizens should instead approach High Courts for appropriate relief under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949.

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Karnataka HC: Mere Registration of Multiple Cases Not a Ground to Cancel Bail - 17.11.2020

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a rape survivor seeking to cancel bail granted to the accused on the ground that he is a habitual offender and has similar cases registered against him.

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MP HC Directs Authorities to Consider Application for Citizenship of Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe - 17.11.2020

Madhya Pradesh High Court had directed the Government authorities to consider the application filed by a "Padmashri" award recipient Bhalchandra Dattatray Mondhe seeking Indian Citizenship.

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Delhi HC Orders Inspection of Detention Centre's Living Conditions by Judicial Officer - 17.11.2020

Delhi High Court has directed the Principal District & Sessions Judge (HQs.) to depute a Judicial Officer to visit a detention centre located in Delhi and inspect the same with respect to the conditions prevailing there.

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