26 May 2020

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Powers to be exercised by the Principal Chief Commissioner or Chief Commissioner of Customs for the purposes assigning the cases for adjudication of show cause notices issued(05.11.2018)

In exercise of powers conferred by clause (a) of section 152 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government hereby directs that the pow.....

Tags : Cases, Adjudication, Powers


Withdrawal of Central Excise cases older than 15 years(29.02.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs approved filing of applications by the Department to withdraw cases from prosecution. Cases must be pending fo.....

Tags : reducing litigation, pending cases, quantum


Compulsory manual selection of cases for scrutiny during the Financial Year 2015-2016(31.08.2015)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes lay down procedure and criteria for manual selection of returns and cases for scrutiny during the financial-year 201.....

Tags : Tax, scrutiny, cases, manual selection



Cheque Bounce Cases: Madras High Court Directive to Subordinate Courts(10.09.2015)

Madras High Court has issued directions to all subordinate courts in State to ensure that cheque bounce cases were heard only by courts within whose j.....

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Gujarat HC Orders Registration of Separate FIRs in Alleged Police Atrocity Cases(16.09.2015)

Gujarat High Court has ordered filing of FIRs in three separate cases of alleged police atrocity during violence that had erupted over Patel quota agi.....

Tags : Gujarat HC ,Police Atrocity Cases


Delhi High Court Orders Govt. to Speed Up Disposal of Workmen Compensation Cases(28.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has ordered Delhi Government to take steps to ensure that more than 1,100 compensation cases for deaths and injuries pending under Wo.....

Tags : Delhi High Court,Workmen Compensation Cases ,Delhi Government


Punjab and Haryana High Court: Decide 100 Cases of Convicts for Early Release(26.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court in light of the Supreme Court directions has set a month’s deadline for deciding more than 100 pending cases of life pr.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, pending cases


Madras HC: In Cross Cases, Trial in Main Case and Counter case Should be Conducted by Same Judge(02.11.2015)

Madras HC has held that if police is unable to pin down aggressor in murder case in which accused too had sustained grievous injuries and choose to fi.....

Tags : Madras HC , Cross Cases


SC Asks CBI to Accelerate Investigation in Multi-Crore Rupee Chit-Fund Scam Cases(01.12.2015)

Supreme Court has asked CBI to accelerate its investigation in multi-crore rupee chit-fund scam cases against Seashore group of companies in Odisha.

Tags : Supreme Court , multi-crore rupee chit-fund scam cases , Seashore group of companies


Delhi HC Put Stay on Transfer of IPR Cases to Lower Courts(04.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has decided not to transfer out any pending intellectual property rights cases to lower courts irrespective of their pecuniary value .....

Tags : Delhi High Court , Lower Courts, intellectual property rights cases


CIC: Accused Entitled to Copy of Complaint in Sexual Harassment Cases(10.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has clarified that if a complaint of sexual harassment is made against an individual/individuals, they are entitl.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Sexual Harassment Cases


Delhi HC Issues Notice over Plea Seeking Status Report on Child Abuse Cases(20.01.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response of Delhi Government and Police Commissioner on plea filed by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's Bachpan Bachao Andolan se.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Child Abuse Cases


Delhi High Court Extends Stay on Transfer of Commercial IPR Cases(28.01.2016)

Delhi HC has extended a stay on transfer of pending commercial Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) cases up to the value of Rs.1 crore to district cour.....

Tags : Delhi HC, IPR Cases


CBDT Issues Norms for Faster Refund in Pending Tax Demand Cases(02.02.2016)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued guidelines for expeditious tax refund of up to Rs.5,000 in cases where the department wants to adjust .....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Tax Demand Cases


Punjab and Haryana HC Provides Relief to Victims of Hit-and-Run Cases(26.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC, while providing relief to victims of hit-and-run cases, has given direction that compensation be given to them without any dela.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana HC, Hit-and-Run Cases


Karnataka HC Orders Director of Prosecution to Furnish Details of Pending Criminal Cases(14.08.2015)

Karnataka High Court after learning about delay in framing charges in Carlton Towers fire incident during hearing of criminal petition, ordered direc.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court ,Details of Criminal Cases Pending for


Govt. Increases Monetary Limit for Challenging Tax Cases(26.04.2016)

Finance Ministry has raised monetary limit for filing appeals in indirect tax cases to Rs 10 lakh in appellate tribunal, and Rs 15 lakh in High Courts.....

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SC Asks Companies for Pre-Deposits for Fast Hearing(02.05.2016)

SC, while noting that corporate cases are time-consuming for the judiciary, has asked for pre-deposits by companies and said, “People file cases and t.....

Tags : SC, corporate cases


Bombay HC Orders State to Set Up Full-Time Advisory Panel to Curb Dowry Cases(13.06.2016)

Bombay High Court, while addressing PILs filed by Priscilla Samuel and Mahrukh Edenwala, has ordered State Government to set up an advisory board with.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Appeal in Cheque Bounce Case(25.07.2016)

Madras HC has held that private complainants in cheque bounce cases cannot prefer appeals against acquittal of the accused, directly before the High C.....

Tags : Madras HC , cheque bounce cases


RBI Relaxes Norms in Cheque Dishonour Cases(05.08.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed norms in cheque dishonour cases of Rs 1 crore and above.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India , Cheque Dishonour Cases


SC Dismiss Ex-Secretary’s Plea for Joint Trial in Coal Block Allocation Case(09.08.2016)

SC has dismissed a petition by H C Gupta, Ex-Coal Secretary and an accused in coal block allocation cases, for holding joint trial of the eight cases .....

Tags : SC , coal block allocation cases


Himachal HC Forms Norms for Probing Charas Recovery Cases(16.08.2016)

Himachal Pradesh HC, in order to ensure fairness in investigation of charas recovery cases, has formulated guidelines that during search, seizure, ar.....

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SC Upholds Bar on Automatic Arrests in Dowry Cases(22.08.2016)

Supreme Court has upheld a 2014 verdict that men cannot be “automatically” arrested on dowry harassment complaints filed by their wives.

Tags : Supreme Court, Dowry Cases


EPFO Sets Guidelines to Settle Death Claims within Seven Days(02.11.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has said that it has issued guidelines to its Field Offices to settle death claims within seven days and.....

Tags : Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, death claims, retirement cases


Madras HC Stops Practice of Entertaining Cases Filling Till Late in Evening(06.01.2017)

Madras High Court has put a full stop to practice of entertaining filing of cases till late in evening on working days and listing them for hearing on.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Cases Filling


Karnataka HC: Lokayukta SIT Can Probe Only Referred Illegal Mining Cases(12.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has said that Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Karnataka Lokayukta, constituted to probe illegal mining cases, can investigate.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Lokayukta, Illegal Mining Cases


Supreme Court Seeks Status Report of SIT Probe into 1984 Anti-Sikh Riot Cases(17.01.2017)

Supreme Court has ordered Centre to file a comprehensive report on status of investigation conducted by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into 1984 a.....

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Madras High Court: Pendency of Criminal Cases No Bar for Re-issuance of Passport(02.03.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Regional Passport Officer to process actress Khushboo’s application for reissue of passport in her favour.

Tags : Madras High Court, Criminal Cases, Passport


Supreme Court Directs Centre to Deposit Files in 1984 Anti Sikh Riot Cases(24.03.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to deposit more than 190 files in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Tags : Supreme Court,1984 Anti Sikh Riot Cases


Supreme Court: Have Devised 'Mechanism' to Deal With Arrears of Cases(10.04.2017)

Supreme Court has said that it has devised a "mechanism" to deal in a phased manner the issue of arrears of cases which have been a concern for judici.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Arrears of Cases


CBDT Issues Guidelines for Selection of Cases for Scrutiny for the year 2017-18(10.07.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued guidelines for compulsory selection of returns/ cases require scrutiny for the year 2017-18.

Tags : Guidelines for Selection of Cases


1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: SC Appoints Panel to Examine 241 Cases(17.08.2017)

Supreme Court has appointed a panel headed by two of its former Judges to examine justification for closure of 241 anti-Sikh riot cases probed by Spec.....

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SC to HCs: Set-up Special Centres For Examination of Vulnerable Witnesses in Criminal Cases(30.10.2017)

Supreme Court has directed High Courts to set up special centres for examination of vulnerable witnesses in criminal cases.

Tags : Supreme Court, Criminal Cases


Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Against Rakesh Asthana's Appointment as CBI Special Director(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Against Rakesh Asthana's Appointment as CBI Special Director

Tags : The Centre had opposed the plea, saying Asthana had an outstanding career and had supervised over 40 high-profile cases like coal scam, AugustaWestland scam, black money and money laundering cases.


Modi Suggests Installing of 'Justice Clocks' in Court Premises(29.11.2017)

Modi Suggests Installing of 'Justice Clocks' in Court Premises

Tags : Addressing a gathering at a National Law Day event in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday suggested installing of "justice clocks" at various court premises to encourage competition among judges in disposing off cases.


Categorise Undertrial Cases As ‘Priority Sector Litigation’: J&K High Court(03.01.2018)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has reiterated the need to categorize cases relating to undertrial prisoners as a priority sector litigation.

Tags : Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Undertrial Cases


Delhi HC Junks SIT Plea to Cancel Sajjan Kumar’s Bail in 1984 Riots Cases(23.02.2018)

Delhi High Court has disallowed a petition filed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, which sought to cancel anti.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, 1984 Riots Cases


Convenience of One Party Can’t Override That of Prosecution, Others: Supreme Court(13.04.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that ‘convenience of parties’ does not mean the convenience of the petitioner alone who approaches the court seeking transf.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Transfer of Cases


Supreme Court: Stop Clogging Courts with Frivolous Cases(01.05.2018)

Supreme Court has castigated the Centre for repeatedly filing appeals on identical questions of law despite being fined earlier for clogging the justi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Frivolous Cases


Supreme Court Puts End to Practice of Mentioning Cases Before CJI(04.05.2018)

Supreme Court, while putting an end to the practice of lawyers mentioning urgent matters before the Chief Justice, has said that now onwards, such cas.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Mentioning Cases


Delhi High Court Questions Trial Courts’ Act of Referring Serious Cases for Mediation(20.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has questioned the manner in which cases of serious nature like rape, molestation and economic fraud were being referred for mediatio.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Mediation, Serious Cases


Conduct Independent Probe in Dabholkar, Pansare Cases: Bombay HC to CBI(18.01.2019)

Bombay High Court has told CBI and the Maharashtra CID not to completely rely on the revelations made in the Gauri Lankesh case and conduct an indepen.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Dabholkar, Pansare Cases


Conduct Independent Probe in Dabholkar, Pansare Cases: Bombay HC to CBI(18.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Union ministry of environment and forests to examine effect of hookah with respect to indoor air pollution.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Dabholkar, Pansare Cases


Tripura HC Asks Govt Why About 70% of Persons Arrested in NDPS Cases are Out on Bail(23.01.2019)

Tripura High Court has sought explanation from the state government about why 435 out of 660 persons arrested in connection with crime relating to psy.....

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Give Priority to Food Safety Cases: Madras HC to Lower Courts(23.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed all subordinate courts, both civil and criminal, to give priority to food safety cases as they directly affect the heal.....

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P&H HC Rejects Cops' Plea for CBI Probe in Sacrilege & Behbal Kalan Firing Cases(28.01.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected a petition for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the sacrilege and police firing incidents.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Sacrilege & Behbal Kalan Firing Cases


Long Pendency Amounts to 'Special Reason' for Imposing Less Penalty in Corruption Case: SC(07.02.2019)

Supreme Court has reduced punishment imposed on a man who was convicted for receiving a bribe of Rs. 1200 in the year 1985, to 'period already undergo.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Corruption Cases


Non-Examination of 'Best Witness' Not Fatal in MACT Cases: SC(15.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that non examination of 'best witness' in Motor Accident Claim cases is not fatal and said that approach in examining evide.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Takes Notice of 1.7 Lakh Cases Not Taken on File, Issues Directions(25.02.2019)

Madras High Court has issued a slew of directions to Magistrates and Police after it took notice of act of Magistrates in not taking 1,72,602 cases o.....

Tags : Madras High Court, 1.7 Lakh Cases Not Taken on File


SERVICE - Delhi HC Asks Lower Courts to Speedily Decide Old Cases(26.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the six district courts that come under it to allow a maximum of three adjournments in civil cases that are 10 years old or.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Lower Courts, Speedily Decide Old Cases


Dispose Pre-GST Cases Soon to Help Businesses: Allahabad HC to State(19.04.2019)

Allahabad High Court has directed State Govt to dispose of all pre-GST cases so that businesses can plan their business properly.

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Dispose, Pre-GST Cases


Madras High Court: Provision to Enquire 'Man Missing Cases' Should be Included(17.06.2019)

Madras High Court has noted that Section 174 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 should be amended to include man missing cases under this provisi.....

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Supreme Court: Plea Based on Equity/Hardship not Valid in Tax Cases(26.07.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that in a tax statute a plea based on equity or hardship is legally unsustainable and the constitutional validity of taxing pr.....

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Demonetisation Cases: Central Board of Direct Taxes Extends Taxman's Deadline to December 31(27.09.2019)

Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended the deadline up to December 31 for the Income-Tax department to complete the final assessment of about 87,0.....

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Patna High Court to State Government: Courts Clogged with 2 Lakh Booze Ban Cases(22.11.2019)

Patna High Court has pulled up the State Government for leaving an already burdened judiciary saddled with more than 2 lakh booze prohibition related .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs Insistence on Income and Assets Affidavit in Matrimonial Cases(10.01.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed all family courts in the State to insist on affidavit of assets, income & expenditure in all matrimonial ca.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Matrimonial Cases


Supreme Court: Violation of Law by Itself Cannot Lead to Finding of Contributory Negligence(15.01.2020)

Supreme Court has held that a violation of law by itself, without anything more, cannot lead to a finding of contributory negligence while considering.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Contributory Negligence, Motor Accident Cases


Delhi High Court: Time Limit Enhanced Under Section 29A Applicable to Pending Proceedings(05.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the time limit for completion of arbitration proceedings, enhanced by amending Section 29A (1) of the Arbitration and C.....

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Supreme Court: Production of Account Book Not Relevant in Cheque Bounce Cases(05.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the production of the account books or cash book may not be relevant in a criminal case filed under Section 138 of the.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Production of Account Books in Cheque Bounce Cases


Supreme Court Directs Central Bureau of Investigation to File Fresh Status Report in Coal Scam Cases(20.02.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to file a fresh status report within four weeks on a probe into the charges of “abuse o.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Coal Scam Cases


SC Refuses to Entertain PIL Seeking Guidelines for Registration of Sedition Criminal Cases(06.03.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation petition, which sought guidelines for registration of criminal cases for sedition .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Registration of Sedition Criminal Cases


NCLAT Seeks Resolution of IL&FS Cases in 90 Days(13.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has approved the resolution framework for Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) Group an.....

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Delhi HC Directs SIT to Complete Investigation in Plea Seeking Inquiry into Banking Fraud(18.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Special Investigation Team to conclude investigation into banking frauds as expeditiously as possible and in all cir.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Banking Fraud Cases


Kerala HC Directs Union Govt to Remove Karnataka's Border Blockade for Emergency Medical Cases(02.04.2020)

Kerala High Court has directed the Union Government to remove the border blockade imposed by Karnataka to allow entry for patients from Kerala to acce.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Karnataka's Border Blockade, Emergency Medical Cases


Gauhati HC Issues Procedure for Filing & Hearing of Urgent Cases via Video Conferencing(17.04.2020)

Gauhati High Court has decided to hear only urgent matters through video conferencing via Vidyo app until 3rd May, 2020.

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J&K HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Domestic Violence Cases Amid Lockdown(20.04.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of plight of victims in domestic violence cases amidst lockdown and issued notices to the c.....

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Delhi HC Directs Centre, Delhi Govt to Convene High Level Meeting for Domestic Violence Cases(21.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government, Delhi Government, National Commission for Women, Delhi Commission for Women, and other concerned.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Domestic Violence Cases


Competition Commission of India Adjourns All Cases Listed Upto May 3(21.04.2020)

Competition Commission of India has adjourned all matters listed before it for hearing up to 3rd May, 2020, stating that fresh dates will be issued fo.....

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Delhi High Court: Make Sure Domestic Violence Act is Enforced(01.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party Government to effectively implement provisions of the Protection of Women from Domest.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Domestic Violence Cases


Kerala HC: Pending Cases "Ripe For Hearing" Will Also be Taken up During Vacation Period(05.05.2020)

Kerala High Court has released a broad schedule for sitting of vacation benches that will hear urgent cases and other cases that are the stage of disp.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Pending Cases


Supreme Court Eases Deadline for Filing of Cases(07.05.2020)

Supreme Court has extended indefinitely the statutory deadline under Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 for filing of appeals/petitions/suits and .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Deadline for Filing of Cases


Delhi HC Asks Governments to Keep Tab on Rising Cases(25.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has stated that the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party government must keep a tab on the number of COVID-19 cases in the capital and be r.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, COVID-19 Cases


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Supreme Court upholds “chief justice is master of roster”(06.07.2018)

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan has yet again upheld that the chief justice of India is the mas.....

Tags : Cases, Allocation, Chief justice, Master, Roster