22 July 2024


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Blast from the Past

Drawing distinction between human and animal life(21.03.1968)

Poaching and hunting animals for game has witnessed only a gradual build up in public ire. Animal life is rarely seen as equatable to human life, and .....

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International Cases

In order to satisfy requirement of an absence of criminal proceedings, an applicant would have to prove that, no criminal proceedings were pending in connection with seized firearms(02.12.2019)

In present case, on 25 June 2014, the South African Police Services (SAPS) seized certain firearms (the firearms) from the Respondents in terms of a s.....

Tags : Seized firearms, Retention, Legality

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A dealer may trade in firearms and ammunition only on premises specified in the dealer’s licence(24.05.2023)

The issue before the Supreme court is whether Regulation 67 of the Firearm Control Regulations entitles one firearms’ dealer to store firearms at its .....

Tags : Firearms, Regulation, Storage

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Clifford Chance settles professional negligence case out of court(14.12.2015)

Clifford Chance, a leading law firm in the UK and one of the largest law firms in the world, settled a professional negligence case out of court for a.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Committee of Experts submits its report on Regulating audit firms and the Networks(31.10.2018)

The Committee of Experts has submitted its report on Regulating audit firms and the Networks to the Government of India through the Secretary, Ministr.....

Tags : Report, Audit firms, Regulations

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Powers conferred by Section 405 of the Companies Act, 2013(22.01.2019)

S.O.368(E).--Whereas, the Central Government vide notification number S.O. 5622(E), dated the 2nd November, 2018 has directed that all companies, who .....

Tags : Powers, Provision, Confirmation

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First meeting of Search Committee for recommending a panel of names for appointment as Chairperson and Members of the Lokpal(30.01.2019)

The first meeting of the Search Committee for recommending a panel of names for appointment as Chairperson and Members of the Lokpal was held on 29th .....

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Firewall between Credit Rating Agencies and their Affiliates(21.09.2022)

I. SEBI (Credit Rating Agencies) Regulations, 1999 ("CRA Regulations") provide for a principle-based regulation of Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) focus.....

Tags : Firewall, Credit Rating Agencies, Regulations

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First Meeting of National Msme Council Held With Emphasis on Raising And Accelerating Msme Performance Programme (Ramp)(10.05.2023)

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India organised the first meeting of the National MSME Council at Vigyan Bhawan, Ne.....

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Amendment in First Schedule under Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act, 1985(05.05.2022)

Whereas the Central Government, having regard to the development and promotion of export of de-oiled rice bran, considers it necessary and expedient t.....

Tags : Amendment, First Schedule, Promotion, Export

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No permission to foreign law firms to open Liaison Office(29.10.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has notified, in compliance with Supreme Court of India directions that foreign law firms are not allowed to open Liaison Of.....

Tags : Foreign law firm, liaison, office, rbi

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Amendment in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 in Section XVI in Chapter 85(02.04.2018)

WHEREAS the Central Government on being satisfied that the import duty leviable on populated, loaded or stuffed printed circuit boards, falling under .....

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CBEC reduces requirements for registering as first stage dealer and importer(28.06.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs specified requirements for those seeking to register as a first stage dealer and importer.

A perso.....

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Recovery of confirmed demands during pendency of stay application(04.07.2016)

The Ministry of Finance brought changes to its 2013 notification on the recovery of confirmed demands while assessee’s stay application remains pendin.....

Tags : excise, confirmed demand, stay application

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RBI Working Paper No. 07/2020: Impact of Leverage on Firms' Investment: Decoding the Indian Experience(01.07.2020)

The Reserve Bank of India today placed on its website a Working Paper titled "Impact of Leverage on Firms' Investment: Decoding the Indian Experience".....

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News

Madras HC Expresses Concern over Establishment of Illegal Fireworks Shop(26.10.2016)

Madras High Court has expressed shock over a statement made by Joint Chief Controller of Explosives (JCCE) that several fireworks shops had been estab.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Businessman’s Plea to Stay Criminal Proceeding in Jessop's Factory Fire Case(27.10.2016)

Calcutta High Court has refused to stay proceedings against Businessman Pawan Ruia in connection with a case filed by CID following a fire at Jessop's.....

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Madras HC Rules ‘Mere FIR Cannot Debar a Candidate from Contesting Election’(27.10.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking to reject nomination of AIADMK candidate for Aravakurichi constituency, Senthil Balaji, stating that an .....

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Madras HC Orders Rs. 3 Lakh Interim Compensation to Fire Victims of Sivakasi(27.10.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered an interim compensation of Rs 3 Lakh each to families of nine people who died due to a fire accident at a cracker shop i.....

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Bombay HC Notices NMC over Empress Mall Violations Case(27.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and its other departments on their failure to take action against owners of .....

Tags : Bombay HC, Empress Mall, fire Safety

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Delhi HC Warns Officials for Fire Threat at Khan Market(28.10.2016)

Delhi High Court, while slamming Civic Authorities for forgetting Uphaar Cinema Fire Tragedy, has said, eateries operating from first-floor flats of K.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Uphaar Cinema Fire, Khan Market, Fire Threat

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Bombay HC Sets Aside FIR against Five Youths on Condition to Perform Social Works(02.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has set aside a First Information Report (FIR) against five youths, accused of outraging the modesty of two girls, on condition that.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, social work, FIR, outraging modesty

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Orissa HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to SUM Hospital Trustees in Fire Mishap Case(25.11.2016)

Orissa High Court has granted anticipatory bail to Saswati Das and Arati Ranjana Nayak, both trustees of SUM Hospital where fire mishap had occurred o.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, anticipatory bail, SUM hospital, fire

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Supreme Court Bans Fire Crackers in Delhi, NCR to Curb Air Pollution(25.11.2016)

Supreme Court has ordered ban on sale of fire crackers in Delhi and NCR to curb increasing pollution levels.

Tags : Supreme Court , Fire Crackers, Ban, Delhi, NCR

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Gujarat HC Disposes Plea Seeking FIR Against State’s Health Minister over Forged Degree Case(01.12.2016)

Gujarat High Court has disposed of a petition seeking FIR against State Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shankar Chaudhary, for allegedly havin.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, FIR, forge degree, Shankar Chaudhary

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Shoe Manufacturer for Hurting Religious Sentiments(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has quashed an FIR registered against a shoe manufacturer for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of a minority community observi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, FIR, shoe manufacturer, religious sentiments

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Kamala Mills Fire: Bombay HC Tells BMC to File Report on Implementation of Safety Recommendation(23.11.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to file a report on status of implementation of safety recommendations mad.....

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Long Delay in Registration of FIR can be Condoned if There is No Motive for False Implication: SC(28.11.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that even a long delay in registration of First Information Report (FIR) can be condoned if the witness has no motive for f.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Registration of FIR, Condonation of Delay

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Bombay HC Allows Metro Tunnelling Under Two Fire Temples(03.12.2018)

Bombay High Court has allowed tunnelling under consecrated premises of two heritage highest grade fire temples for Mumbai Metro with strict monitoring.....

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RBI Says No Fresh Permission to Foreign Law Firms for Liaison Office(30.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said it would not grant fresh or renewed permission to any foreign law firm to open a liaison office in the country.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Foreign Law Firms

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Delhi HC: `Crackers Have No Religious Sanctity; Limit Availability To Make Ban Effective'(06.11.2015)

Delhi High Court while rejecting a woman's plea for a temporary licence to sell crackers in her shop, has backed a “public outcry“ against firecracker.....

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Supreme Court Says '50 Lakh Crackers Should Be Enough For Delhi, NCR'(12.09.2017)

Supreme Court has banned transportation of firecrackers in the National Capital. In the order Court mentioned that there is enough stock of firecracke.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Centre to Frame Policy to Curb Celebratory Firing(18.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Centre and other authorities to frame a policy within three months to curb the practice of celebratory firing.

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Supreme Court: FIR Cannot be Filed in Respect of Disputes Completely Settled in Lok Adalat(20.08.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that FIR cannot be lodged in respect of a dispute settled settled in Lok Adalat. The Court also ruled that filing of FIR after.....

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Cooperative Bank Scam: Bombay High Court Orders FIR Against Ajit Pawar, Others(23.08.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Mumbai Police's Economic Offences Wing to register an FIR against NCP leader Ajit Pawar and over 70 others in the Mahar.....

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Supreme Court Favors Suspension of Fire Cracker Licenses(14.11.2016)

Supreme Court has said it would ask Centre not to issue fresh licences to sellers and suspend existing licences to tackle pollution crisis.

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Green Firecrackers Only for NCR, Not for Entire Country: Supreme Country(31.10.2018)

Supreme Court has clarified that its order on green crackers is only for the National Capital Region for now and not for the whole country.

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Green Firecrackers Only for NCR, Not for Entire Country: Supreme Court(31.10.2018)

Supreme Court has clarified that its order on green crackers is only for the National Capital Region for now and not for the whole country.

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Kamala Mills Fire: Bombay High Court Rejects Bail Pleas of Pub Owners(02.11.2018)

Bombay High Court has rejected the bail pleas of the owners of two eateries in central Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound which were gutted in a fire last.....

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Karnataka HC: Registration of FIR Not Required on Secret Information About Crime About to Occur(12.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said the ratio laid down in the judgement of Lalita Kumari vs Government of Uttar Pradesh and Others which states that a stat.....

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Chhattisgarh HC: No FIR Can be Registered for Offence Under Section 188 of IPC(14.10.2020)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that the police cannot register a First Information Report for the offence under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Husband's Plea to Quash FIR Filed for Causing Injuries to Wife(14.10.2020)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a plea filed by the husband to quash the First Information Report under Section 307 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Notice Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh Govt Over 'Caste Column' in FIRs(18.04.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to Governments of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on a PIL that wants the column giving caste details d.....

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Supreme Court: FIR Can Be Partly Quashed If No Cognizable Offence is Made Out Against Accused(20.04.2017)

Supreme Court has observed that an FIR can be quashed in part against some accused against whom no cognizable offence is made out.

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Fresh FIR on Receipt of Subsequent Info in Respect of Same Incident(20.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that there cannot be a fresh FIR on receipt of every subsequent information in respect of same cognizable offence or same i.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, FIR, Subsequent Information

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Bombay HC Asks TMC to Seal Hospitals Not Having Fire Department NOC(19.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) in Maharashtra to seal all private hospitals and nursing homes that were operating wi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Private Hospitals, Thane Municipal Corporation, Fire Department NOC

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Bombay HC Asks TMC to Seal Hospitals Not Having Fire Department NOC(19.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) in Maharashtra to seal all private hospitals and nursing homes that were operating wi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Private Hospitals, Thane Municipal Corporation, Fire Department NOC

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Bombay HC Asks TMC to Seal Hospitals Not Having Fire Department NOC(19.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) in Maharashtra to seal all private hospitals and nursing homes that were operating wi.....

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P&H HC: Partner Cannot Claim Experience of Erstwhile Firm in Independent Capacity(22.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a person who was earlier a partner of an erstwhile partnership firm could not claim the benefit of experie.....

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INSOLVENCY - NCLT Orders Commencement of Insolvency Process Against Orchid Pharma's Promoter Group Firm(29.03.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ordered commencement of corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) against Orchid Healthcare Private, a p.....

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FIR Delay May be Condoned if Complainant Appears to be Reliable and Without Motive: SC(02.04.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that the delay in lodging FIR can be condoned if the complainant appears to be reliable and without any motive for implic.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Petition Seeking Fire Engines at Public Spots(04.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has declined to entertain two PILs by an NGO seeking that fire engines be deployed at all major public places along with “anti-terror.....

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Firm which is Not a Shareholder in Pvt. Company can’t be Taxed for Deemed Dividend: ITAT(04.04.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Kolkata bench has held that a Firm, which is not a shareholder in a private company cannot be taxed for deemed d.....

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Firm which is Not a Shareholder in Pvt. Company can’t be Taxed for Deemed Dividend: ITAT(04.04.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Kolkata bench has held that a Firm, which is not a shareholder in a private company cannot be taxed for deemed d.....

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RBI Releases First Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20(04.04.2019)

Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced its resolution under first bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-.....

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Delhi HC : FIR Cannot be Quashed on Ground that Victim Decided to Compromise Matter(31.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that an FIR filed under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 cannot be quashed on the groun.....

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SC Forwards Justice Sinha Report To UP Govt To Decide Compensation Over 2006 Meerut Fire(27.04.2017)

SC has ordered handing over of probe report submitted by Former Judge Justice S B Sinha on 2006 Meerut fire which claimed 60 lives, which fixed respon.....

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Supreme Court Says 'FIRs' Sine Qua Non For Encounters Even in AFSPA Areas(28.04.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld its direction for mandatory registration of FIR against Armed Forces Personnel, even in disturbed areas under Armed Forces Sp.....

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Delhi HC Notices MHA, AAP Govt, Commissioner Over Compensation to Victims of 'Celebratory Firing'(01.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Delhi Government and Commissioner of Delhi Police seeking their stand over liabi.....

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Gujarat HC Sets Aside Single Judge Order Restraining Inquiry Commission from Submitting Report(05.04.2021)

Gujarat High Court has set aside a Single Bench order restraining a State-appointed Inquiry Commission from pronouncing its report in the unfortunate .....

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Delhi HC: Second FIR in Respect of Offence Committed in Course of Same Transaction Impermissible(06.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the second FIR in respect of an offence or different offences committed in the course of the same transaction is not o.....

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Patna HC Grants Compensation to Father of Boy Who Died in Munger Maa Durga Pooja Firing Accident(08.04.2021)

Patna High Court has granted Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to the father of a 18 years old boy who died in October, 2020 in the Munger Maa Durga Pooja f.....

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Government: Firms Must Disclose Securities Deals Above Rs 10 lakh by May 31(17.05.2017)

Government has asked all companies to disclose shares and bond transactions involving Rs 10 lakh or more in a financial year to Income Tax department .....

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United Kingdom’s First Tier Tribunal: POEM OF Mauritius Managed Trust in UK(22.05.2017)

United Kingdom’s Tribunal while ruling on Place of Effective Management (“POEM”) of two Guernsey based trusts having UK settlors and a Mauritius based.....

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Supreme Court: Persons Named in FIR, But not Charge-sheeted can be Summoned Even at Stage Of Protest(16.05.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that a lower court can summon under Section 319 of the Criminal Procedure Code,1973 those persons named in FIR, but who were n.....

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Delhi High Court to Police: Allow FIRs via SMS, Email, WhatsApp in Cases of Missing People(27.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the police to consider allowing lodging of FIRs through SMS, Email and WhatsApp in case of missing persons to prevent lo.....

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Telangana HC Asks to Consider Representation for Registration of FIR Against Twitter Users(28.04.2021)

Telangana High Court has asked the Central Government to consider a representation seeking FIR against Twitter and its users, who are spreading hatred.....

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Bombay High Court Directs Ensuring All Hospitals are Fire Compliant(30.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has said it would expand the scope of the Public Interest Litigations regarding Covid-management and has asked the civic authorities.....

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Bombay High Court Confirms Life Sentence of Accused Who Killed His Grandmother(18.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has confirmed life sentence of a 34-year-old man charged with murdering his 85-year-old grandmother because he did not want to look .....

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Bombay High Court Confirms Life Sentence of Man for Killing Pregnant Wife(19.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has confirmed life sentence awarded to a man for killing his pregnant wife by setting her afire for not meeting his dowry demands.

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Delhi High Court: Guidelines to Give Fire Safety Clearance ‘Moronic’(31.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has observed while criticising the guidelines for fire safety norms that the safety norms are “moronic” and a reason for fire acciden.....

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Delhi HC Asks Govt and Police to Respond on PIL Seeking Fire Safety in Coaching Centres in Delhi(31.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the AAP Government, the police and the fire department to respond to a PIL seeking directions to them to ensure fire safety.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Gives Former CM Parkash Singh Badal Clean Chit in Kotkapura Firing Case(26.04.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has given a clean chit to former CM Parkash Singh Badal in the Kotkapura Firing Case. The Court has noted that the Polic.....

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IRDA Specifies Procedure to be Followed to Deal with Resignation of ISPs of IMFs(29.05.2017)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has issued procedure to be followed to deal with resignation of ISPs of IMFs which says that s.....

Tags : Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, Insurance Sales Persons (ISPs), Insurance Marketing Firms (IMFs)

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Supreme Court Allows Bihar Liquor Firms to Dispose Stock Outside State(29.05.2017)

Supreme Court has granted time till July 31 to liquor manufacturers and sellers in Bihar to dispose of their existing stock outside the state.

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Bombay HC Restricts Civic Body, Police From Taking Action Against Hawkers at Musafirkhana(30.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has refrained police and civic authorities from taking action against 200 hawkers at Musafirkhana near Crawford Market.

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ITAT, Hyderabad: Deduction Granted in First Year Cannot be Denied in Subsequent Years(11.05.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Hyderabad has ruled that the deduction under section 80IA(4) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 granted in first year c.....

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Gujarat HC Directs Government to Find Out Persons Accountable for Hospital Fire(12.05.2021)

Gujarat High Court has directed the Government to find out who is accountable for the fire at Bharuch’s Patel Welfare Hospital, in which 18 persons in.....

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Allahabad High Court Stays FIR Against CMO Running Covid Vaccination Service(14.05.2021)

Allahabad High Court has stayed a First Information Report lodged against a Chief Medical Officer, who is running vaccination services, at the instanc.....

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Delhi HC: Holding Firearms Not a Fundamental Right(10.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has remarked that there is no fundamental right of an individual to hold a firearm, while ruing how possession of Arms has become a s.....

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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.....

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Allahabad High Court Allows FIR Filed Against GST Evaders(17.06.2019)

Allahabad High Court has upheld a First Information Report (FIR) against GST evaders under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973.

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Relief to Singh & Singh Law Firm in Trademark Suit(07.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted interim relief to the Singh & Singh law firm, restraining "Singh + Singh LLP" and its partners/promoters, associates, fam.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Levy of Penalty on Proprietor and Firm Would Amount to Double Jeopardy(08.06.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the levy of penalty on the sole proprietor of a firm along with the c.....

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Delhi HC: Law Firm Cannot & Ought Not to Report on Ongoing Proceedings(10.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed that, a law firm cannot, and ought not, run the website/blog, in respect of the proceedings, which are being prosecuted .....

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Madras HC Suggests “Liberal Approach” for Tamil as Compulsory First Language(25.11.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered authorities to adopt a “liberal approach” on applications filed by students seeking exemption from the rule stipulating .....

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CCI Junks Complaint against DLF Qutab Enclave Complex Educational Charitable Trust and DLF Ltd.(01.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has junked allegations of anti-competitive business practice against two DLF Group firms, DLF Qutab Enclave Comp.....

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'No Firecracker Sale in Delhi-NCR This Diwali', Rules Supreme Court(09.10.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld its earlier verdict banning sale of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region ahead of Diwali. The Court said that it wants to tes.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Modify October 9 Order on Cracker Sales in Delhi-NCR(13.10.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to modify its October 9 order suspending the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till November 1.

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P&H High Court: Burst Crackers Only From 6.30-9.30 pm on Diwali in UT, Punjab, Haryana(16.10.2017)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has fixed a three-hour slot for bursting of crackers on Diwali. “The bursting of firecrackers within territorial locations.....

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Bombay High Court Gives Temporary Relief to KPMG Firm BSR Against Proceedings in IL&FS Case(05.09.2019)

Bombay High Court has stayed the proceedings against the audit firm BSR in the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal until further order.

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Allahabad HC: Lodging of FIR Even on Basis of Involvement of Person in Single Case(10.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has observed that the lodging of a first information report under the Uttar Pradesh Gangsters and Anti-Social Activities (Prevent.....

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Gujarat High Court Suspends JMFC over Corruption Charges(23.12.2015)

Gujarat High Court has suspended a Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) who was facing corruption charges.

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Delhi HC Issues Notice To Ansal Brothers In Evidence Destruction Case(24.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Ansal brothers and others on a plea seeking transfer of a case of alleged destruction of evidence in the 1997 Up.....

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Journalists Appeal Against Jail Term For 'Breach of Privilege', Karnataka High Court to Hear on Monday(29.11.2017)

Journalists Appeal Against Jail Term For 'Breach of Privilege', Karnataka High Court to Hear on Monday

Tags : The Assembly, during its ongoing winter session, re-confirmed the one-year-jail term and Rs 10,000 fine for writing articles that "breached the privilege of MLAs".

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FIR Against PVR's Directors, Promoters for Cheating, Forgery(29.11.2017)

FIR Against PVR's Directors, Promoters for Cheating, Forgery

Tags : The case came to light when Elan Group filed a complaint in the court, which on November 17 directed the local police to register an FIR against Chairman and Managing Director of PVR Limited Ajay Bijli, and directors Niharika Bijli, Sanjeev Kumar Bijli and others.

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Delhi High Court Directs AAP Government to Ensure Fire Safety in Delhi Schools(16.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the AAP Government to ensure implementation of the Education Department's circular regarding the installation of fire sa.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Quashes Service Tax Commissioner Order Confirming Recovery of CENVAT Credit(26.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has quashed the Service Tax Commissioner’s Order confirming recovery of CENVAT cre.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Fire Department to Conduct Mock Drill for Identifying Shortcomings(26.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Fire Services to conduct a mock drill in the Nehru Place Market, on a working day, for the purpose of identify.....

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SC Agrees To Reconsider Jail For Ansals in Uphaar Fire Tragedy Case(08.01.2016)

Supreme Court has agreed to reconsider whether Gopal and Sushil Ansal, builders of the Uphar cinema in Delhi where nearly 60 people died in a fire in.....

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Delhi High Court Directs AAP Government to Fill Vacancies in Fire Department(17.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the AAP Government to fill up as early as possible and practicable the vacancies in the fire department, which, accordin.....

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Supreme Court: FIR Cannot be Registered Without Sanction of Competent Authority in TADA Offences(17.10.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that an First Investigation Report with respect to commission of an offence under Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevent.....

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Court Directs to File FIR Against SIT Members that Investigated Kathua Rape-Murder Case(23.10.2019)

Local Court has directed the police to file a First Investigation Report against six members of the Special Investigation Team which probed the case, .....

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Delhi High Court Grants Bail to Two Men Accused of Firing Bullets in Riots Case(17.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted bail to two men namely Shiva and Nitin accused of allegedly firing bullets during the North East Delhi riots. The Court h.....

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NGT Directs Punjab, Haryana Govts to Keep Daily Tabs on Farm Fires(03.10.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Governments of Delhi and Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to set up special cells to monitor pollution.....

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Delhi High Court Directs AAP Govt to Take Action Against Buildings Lacking Fire Safety(03.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the AAP Government, its fire department and municipal authorities to take action against buildings, including sealing th.....

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RBI Eases Ban for those Looking to Buy Stake of Foreign Firms in India(04.10.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has clarified that there would be no “blanket ban” on Indian companies wanting to buy stakes in overseas firms, which alre.....

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SC Upholds Arbitration Award in Favour of Anil Ambani Group Firm(10.09.2021)

Supreme Court has upheld a 2017 arbitration award worth over Rs 2,782 crores along with further interest in favour of Anil Ambani group firm, Delhi Ai.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Application Filed by Jafar Ali Sher Ali Sayyad Seeking Quashing of FIR(13.09.2021)

Bombay High Court has dismissed an Application filed by one Jafar Ali Sher Ali Sayyad, seeking to quash a First Information Report registered against .....

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RBI Releases First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17(05.04.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17, lowered key interest rates by 25 basis points to 6.5 per.....

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SC: Prosecution on Basis of Second FIR not Valid if Substratum is Common as That of First One(10.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the prosecution of a person on the basis of a second First Investigation Report is not sustainable if its substratum i.....

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SC: First Appellate Court Should Comply with Requirements of Order XLI Rule 31 CPC(13.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that a judgment of a First Appellate Court has to set out points for determination, record the decision thereon and give it.....

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CBDT Notifies Forms for Firms to Avail Lower Corporate Taxes(17.02.2020)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified Forms 10-IC and 10-ID for existing companies that want to avail lower Income Tax rates and new manuf.....

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Delhi High Court Denies Quashing of FIR Against Rape Accused(10.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has refused to quash an FIR containing allegations of rape against a Government Servant. The court has observed that such an FIR cann.....

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Orissa High Court Quashes FIR Considering Inaction To Conclude Investigation For Long 15 Years(10.01.2022)

Orissa High Court quashed the FIR and the consequent proceedings taking into account the inaction of the investigating agency to conclude the investig.....

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NHRC Notices Odisha Government over Fire at SUM Hospital(20.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), while taking suo motu cognizance of media reports, has issued a notice to Odisha Government on the fire at SU.....

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Delhi HC Quashes FIR against Minister in Extortion Case(24.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has quashed an FIR in an alleged extortion case against Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain and four of his associat.....

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SC Refuses Complete Ban on Sale of Firecrackers, Fixes Duration for Bursting Crackers(23.10.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled against imposing complete ban on firecrackers and also fixed duration for bursting of crackers on the day of Diwali and other .....

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Supreme Court Bans Online Sale of Firecrackers(23.10.2018)

Supreme Court has banned online sale of firecrackers, restraining e-commerce websites from carrying out its sale.

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No Protection Under Article 25 if Religious Practice Threatens People’s Health: Supreme Court(24.10.2018)

Supreme Court while allowing only less polluting green crackers, has observed Article 25 is subject to Article 21 and if a particular religious practi.....

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P&H HC: Submit FIR Details Against All Serving Police Officers in the State(14.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked for details of the First Information Reports registered against all serving police officers in the State of Pu.....

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US Supreme Court Strikes Down New York Law Limiting Guns in Public(24.06.2022)

United States Supreme Court has struck down a New York law that placed strict restrictions on carrying concealed firearms in public for self defense b.....

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Bombay HC Asks Maharashtra to Strictly Regulate Sale of Firecrackers(18.10.2016)

Bombay HC has said that shops storing firecrackers should not be set up in residential areas and directed civic bodies in Maharashtra to ensure strict.....

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SC: Failure to Lodge FIR Complaining Dowry & Harassment Before Death of Victim Inconsequential(17.08.2020)

Supreme Court has set aside the bail granted to a man accused in a dowry death case by Allahabad High Court, stating that the failure to lodge a First.....

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SC Criticizes ‘Cyclostyled Manner’ of Quashing FIRs, Direct to Follow Arnesh Kumar’s Guidelines(03.06.2022)

Supreme Court while showing displeasure has stated that the matters pertaining to quashing of FIR were disposed in ‘Cyclostyled’ manner by Uttarakhand.....

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AAR: Training and Awareness Programme on Fire Prevention and Emergency Attracts 18% GST(03.06.2022)

Karnataka Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that training and awareness programme on fire prevention and emergency attracts 18% GST.

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Delhi HC Quashes Rape FIR Against Father-in-Law In Matrimonial Disputes(06.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that in matrimonial offences, quashing of First Information Report is welcome as it shows that parties have decided to put a.....

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Gujarat HC Dismisses Plea to Quash FIR Against Ex-ASG IH Syed in Extortion Case(06.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has refused to quash FIR registered against former Assistant Solicitor General and Senior Advocate IH Syed for alleged assault and .....

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Uphaar Fire Tragedy: Sushil Ansal Misled Govt & Courts to Obtain Passport, Says Delhi HC(26.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that real estate tycoon and 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case convict Sushil Ansal had misled the Court that he has not been con.....

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Uphaar Fire Tragedy: Sushil Ansal Misled Govt & Courts to Obtain Passport, Says Delhi HC(26.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that real estate tycoon and 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case convict Sushil Ansal had misled the Court that he has not been con.....

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P&H HC Asks for Details on FIRs Registered Against Serving Police Officers(30.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked for details of the First Information Reports registered against the serving police officers of all ranks in th.....

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Chhattisgarh HC: Special Court Under SC-ST Act Has Power to Direct Registration of FIR(02.11.2020)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that the Special Courts constituted under Section 14 of the Scheduled Caste and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of A.....

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P&H HC Asks Police to Look into Process of Registering FIRs in State(02.11.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Police authorities to look into the process of registering First Information Reports in the State and ensu.....

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J&K&L HC: Pending Matrimonial Litigation in UAE Not Ground To Quash FIR Against Husband in Srinagar(27.07.2022)

Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh High Court has held that the proceedings for divorce or restitution of conjugal rights are of civil nature whereas the purpos.....

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SC: No High Court Should Protect Accused From Arrest While Refusing to Quash FIR(11.01.2017)

Supreme Court has ruled that no High Court should protect an accused from arrest while rejecting his petition for quashing of First Information Report.....

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SC Pulls Up Gujarat Government in COVID-19 Designated Hospital Fire(02.12.2020)

Supreme Court has pulled up the Gujarat Government in a matter pertaining to the fire which had broken out at a COVID-19 designated hospital in Rajkot.....

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NGT Imposes Ban on Use and Sale of Fire Crackers During COVID19 Pandemic(03.12.2020)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a total ban on sale and use of all kinds of fire crackers during COVID-19 pandemic in the National Capital Region .....

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SC: Magistrate Can Order Registration of FIR for Offences Under Mines And Minerals Act(04.12.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the bar under Section 22 of the Mines & Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957 (MMDR Act) is not attracted when.....

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SC: Long Delay in FIR Can be Valid Consideration for Grant of Anticipatory Bail(04.12.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that a long delay in lodging First Information Report can be a valid consideration for grant of anticipatory bail.

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Madras HC: Magistrate Can’t Act as Post Office & Direct for Registration of FIR Mechanically(22.08.2022)

Madras High Court while heavily criticizing the order of Magistrate directing registration of FIR against an accused, without due application of mind,.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Initiates PIL on Karol Bagh Hotel Fire(27.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has initiated a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to look into recent fire at a hotel in Karol Bagh that claimed 17 lives.

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MP HC Issues Directions for Registration of FIRs in Respect of Economic Offences(14.01.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued directions to the Police authorities in the State, to make sure that the complaints/ first information reports fi.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Decide on Complete Ban on Use of Firecrackers(25.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to within 3 months decide on the prayers made in two petitions, seeking a complete ban on use o.....

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Delhi HC: Non-Signatory Confirming Party to Arbitration Clause, Can Invoke Arbitration(13.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a confirming party to a Contract, who is not bound by the terms of the Contract and on whom no liability is affixed und.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Sale And Import of Only Green Firecrackers With QR Code in The State(13.10.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Pollution Control Board as well as the state police authorities to prevent the importation and sale of fire.....

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SC Refuses Urgent Listing for Plea Against Firecrackers Ban in Delhi-NCR(13.10.2022)

Supreme Court while refusing to grant urgent listing for matter pertaining to bursting of green crackers on Diwali, has stated that the matter shall b.....

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Delhi HC: 'Unexplained Delay of 10 Years in Corruption Probe, Chargesheet Still Awaiting Sanction'(17.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has quashed the three FIRs that were registered by Anti Corruption Branch against a senior doctor in 2012 and 2013, observing that th.....

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NGT Junks Petition Explaining Importance of Bursting Firecrackers on Festivals(13.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has junked a petition on how bursting firecrackers is an essential part of Hindu religion and should not be regulated or.....

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Supreme Court Bans Four Toxic Chemicals from Crackers(01.08.2017)

Supreme Court has prohibited use of five chemicals, labelled as toxic by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), in manufacture of firecrackers.

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Delhi High Court to Local Bodies : Make Sure Community Halls Are Not Disobeying Fire Safety Norms(18.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the Municipal Corporations to file a list of community halls and banquet halls that are operating without a license or i.....

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Tripura HC: People Who Have Received First Dose Cannot be Made to Wait Indefinitely(12.07.2021)

Tripura High Court has observed that people who have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, including both Covishield or Covaxin, cannot be ma.....

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SC: If Sufficient Evidence of Involvement Exists, Person Not Named in FIR can be Added as Accused(08.06.2023)

Supreme Court has held that if evidence on record shows the involvement of a person in the commission of a crime, the said person can be arraigned as .....

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Cal. HC: Police Can’t Use Power U/S 160 CrPC to Call/Arrest Someone Unconnected With Alleged Offence(09.06.2023)

Calcutta High Court has observed that practice adopted by adopted by investigating agency during investigation to call someone not named in FIR or not.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Against Order Declining to Quash FIR on Grounds of Sedition Against Tribals(20.09.2019)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a petition challenging the judgment of the Jharkhand High Court which declined to quash an FIR for sedition registe.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Applicable on Transporter of Firewood(18.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax is applicable on transporter of firewood as carting .....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Applicable on Transporter of Firewood(18.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax is applicable on transporter of firewood as carting .....

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Supreme Courts Orders Stay on Disbursement of Compensation in 2012 Sea-Firing Incident(19.08.2021)

Supreme Court has ordered a stay on the disbursement of the compensation of 2 crores to the owner of the boat named "St Antony" which was attacked by .....

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SC: FIR Sought to be Quashed on Ground of Personal Vengeance Must be Looked into More Closely(11.08.2023)

Supreme Court has held that when the accused seeks for quashing of FIR on the ground that the same is based on ulterior motive for wreaking personal v.....

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SC Issues Direction for Court’s Security Amid Recent Gun Firing Incidents in the Court in Delhi(14.08.2023)

Supreme Court has issues directions to ensure safety within court premises in light of the recent incidents of gun firing within court premises in Del.....

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Allahabad HC Refuses to Quash FIR Registered Under UP Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955(20.09.2021)

Allahabad High Court has refused to quash an FIR registered under the U.P. Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955 against 7 persons, booked under Secti.....

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Delhi High Court Refuses to Quash FIR For Offence of Attempt to Murder(22.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to quash an FIR registered for an offence under 307 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code 1860, observing that an offence of At.....

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SC Dismisses Chhattisgarh Govt's Appeals Against HC Stay on FIR Against BJP Leaders(22.09.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the petitions filed by the State of Chhattisgarh challenging Chhattisgarh High Court's order staying investigation in the .....

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Karnataka HC: Registration of Second FIR on Same Incident Would be Hit by Doctrine of Sameness(27.09.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that registration of the second FIR on the same incident would be hit by the "doctrine of sameness" and will have to be .....

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JH HC: Delay in Filing FIR in Rape Cases Not Fatal, if Proper Explanation Given(09.10.2023)

Jharkhand High Court has held that in case of a rape wherein dignity and prestige of family is at stake, the time is also taken in deciding whether to.....

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Bombay High Court Rejects Plea Seeking FIR Against Kumar Mangalam Birla(12.11.2019)

Bombay High Court has rejected a criminal application filed by one Pratap Teli seeking registration of First Information Report against Kumar Mangalam.....

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Delhi High Court: Marriage not ‘Good Enough’ to Quash Rape FIR(20.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has observed that marriage between a rapist and a survivor is not enough to quash a “heinous” offence like rape. The Court noted the .....

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P&H HC Directs DGP to Not Register FIR Under SC/ST Act at Instance of Third Party(19.10.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Director-General of Police, Punjab to not register FIR under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tri.....

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SC: Can’t Allow use of Barium Nitrate Merely Because it Would be 30 Per Cent Less Polluting(25.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that allowing the use of Barium Nitrate in firecrackers merely because it is indicated that the formulation as a whole would be.....

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Kar. HC: Continuing in Service After Expiry of Probation Period Doesn't Imply Automatic Confirmation(27.09.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that by mere expiry of period of probation and continuing in service after expiry of the period of probation, a civil se.....

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Delhi HC Grants Relief to 14 More Drug Firms(18.03.2016)

Delhi HC has granted interim relief to 14 more healthcare majors and stayed ban imposed by Centre on sale of some of their fixed dose combination (FDC.....

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Supreme Court: Second FIR by Different Person Based on Different Allegations Not Prohibited(20.03.2018)

Supreme Court has held that there is no prohibition in law to file a second FIR in relation to the same incident, if it was not filed by the same pers.....

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Allahabad High Court Issues Direction to Not File FIR Under Section 66A IT Act(14.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has issued a direction to all the District Courts in Uttar Pradesh and to the Director-General of Police, Uttar Pradesh that no F.....

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Del. HC: Can’t Lodge FIR if a Relationship Doesn’t Work Out(03.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that it is a settled law that if a relationship does not work out, the same cannot be a ground for lodging an FIR for th.....

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Ker. HC Bans Bursting of Firecrackers in Religious Places at Odd Hours(06.11.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that no crackers shall be burst in religious places at odd time as prima facie there is no commandment in any of the holy b.....

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Bombay High Court Permits Bursting of Firecrackers for 3 Hours in Mumbai(07.11.2023)

Bombay High Court has permitted bursting of firecrackers for 3 hours in Mumbai and directed Municipal Corporations to ensure that firecrackers are not.....

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Delhi High Court: For Poor, Registration of FIR Impossible(25.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has expressed anguish when it found that no FIR was lodged by the police despite a woman's complaint that her daughter has been missi.....

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Delhi High Court Junks Petition Seeking CBI Probe in Delhi Factory Fire(10.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a petition seeking judicial as well as Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the Anaj Mandi fire incident.....

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Delhi High Court: Can Use General Urdu, Persian Words in FIRs, Avoid Archaic Usage(11.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has clarified that it had in an earlier order only directed that First Investigation Reports should be registered in simple language .....

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Supreme Court Sets Aside Calcutta HC's Total Ban of Firecrackers in West Bengal(02.11.2021)

Supreme Court has set aside the order of the Calcutta High Court which imposed a complete ban of use of firecrackers in the State of West Bengal.

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P&H HC Grants Bail to Person Alleged of Floating Bogus Firms to Facilitate Big Firms to Save GST(09.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to a person alleged of floating bogus firms to facilitate big firms to save on Goods and Services tax i.....

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SC: If Delay in Filing FIR is not Properly Explained, It Could be Fatal to the Prosecution(14.12.2023)

Supreme Court has held that if the delay in filing FIR is not satisfactorily explained and it appears that cause for delay had been necessitated to fr.....

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Police Diary Entry Not a Must to Lodge FIR: Supreme Court(28.05.2018)

Supreme Court has held that entering details of a crime in the General Diary of a police station is not a precondition either for the lodging of an FI.....

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Allahabad High Court Issues Direction to Not File FIR Under Section 66A IT Act(14.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has issued a direction to all the District Courts in Uttar Pradesh and to the Director-General of Police, Uttar Pradesh that no F.....

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SC Asks Delhi HC to Decide on Plea Seeking FIR Against Politicians for Alleged Hate Speech(17.12.2021)

Supreme Court has asked the Delhi High Court to decide expeditiously, preferably within three months, a writ petition seeking registration of FIR and .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Measures to Address Default in Sharing Data with DSLSA Apropos FIRs(20.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought to streamline the process of supplying FIRs pertaining to commission of sexual offences to the Delhi State Legal Services .....

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Gujarat HC Issues Notice on Plea to Quash FIR Over Alleged Religious Conversion Conspiracy(27.12.2021)

Gujarat High Court has issued a notice to the state government on a petition filed seeking quashing of a First Information Report (FIR) registered ove.....

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SC: Information Disclosing Cognizable Offence to Be Recorded as FIR & Not in General Diary(27.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that except in cases where preliminary inquiry is needed, commission of cognizable offence should be recorded as a First Inform.....

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Gujarat HC Notices State Government over Petition Seeking Thangadh Police Investigation Report(05.10.2016)

Gujarat HC has issued notice to State Government on a petition filed by father of one of three Dalit youths killed in Thangadh police firing in 2012 s.....

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Delhi High Court Agrees to Quash FIRs 2 Men Filed Against Each Other, if They Plant 100 Trees(24.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has allowed the request of two men to quash FIRs they had filed against each other, on the condition that they undertake social work .....

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P&H HC: Person Not Being Complainant Cannot Ask in FIR for Addition of Offences(19.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a no complainant can seek directions of addition of particular offences in a First Information Report .....

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Delhi HC: FIR for Non-Compoundable Offences Can be Quashed in Matrimonial Disputes(20.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that First Information Report or complaints can be quashed even with regard to non-compoundable offences pertaining to matri.....

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Bombay HC Allows 2 Weeks Protection to Narayan Rane, Union Minister(22.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has allowed two weeks interim protection to Narayan Rane, Union Minister in a First Information Report over his slap comment against.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Narayan Rane, First Information Report, Uddhav Thackarey, Chief Minister of Maharashtra

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P&H HC: Government Asked to Submit Details of Steps Initiated to Control Fire(05.06.2024)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued notice to the Haryana Government asking them to file a written response with regard to the fire being active at.....

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Delhi HC Suggests Electronic Communication of FIRs(22.09.2016)

Delhi HC, while observing that delays by police in sending FIRs before area magistrate were fatal to prosecution case, leading to acquittals in danger.....

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Supreme Court Relief For Stressed Power Firms(12.09.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to halt a lower court from hearing cash-strapped power producers seeking protection from bankruptcy proceedings.

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Even Unregistered Partnership Firm Can Maintain ‘Cheque Bounce’ Complaint: HP High Court(17.09.2018)

Himachal Pradesh HC has held that even an unregistered partnership firm can maintain acheque bounce complaint under Section 138 of the Negotiable Inst.....

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Even Unregistered Partnership Firm Can Maintain ‘Cheque Bounce’ Complaint: HP High Court(17.09.2018)

Himachal Pradesh HC has held that even an unregistered partnership firm can maintain acheque bounce complaint under Section 138 of the Negotiable Inst.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Stays Action Against Punjab Police Officers in 2015 Firing(17.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed the proceedings against three Punjab Police officers booked in connection with the Behbal Kalan police firing in Fari.....

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AP HC: Criminal Proceedings Can't be Quashed if Specific Accusations Made Against Accused U/S 482(28.04.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has reiterated that when there are definite accusations in the First Information Report, charge sheet and witness statement .....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, First Information Report, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Section 482

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Meg HC: Forgiveness from Victim Can’t be Used as a Ground to Quash FIR in Serious Offences Like Rape(03.07.2024)

Meghalaya High Court has held that to quash an FIR against an accused in serious offences like rape, forgiveness from the victim towards the accused a.....

Tags : Meghalaya High Court, FIR, Forgiveness

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Delhi High Court: What Steps Have Been Taken to Fill Vacancies in Fire Dept?(17.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has sought a response from the city government on whether it had done anything to fill over 45% vacancies in the Delhi Fire Service (.....

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Delhi HC Directs Police to Take Steps to Take Down Photographs of Woman from Porn Website(20.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to take immediate steps to take down the photographs of a woman which were posted on a pornographic web.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Immediate Registration of FIR for Police Excesses

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Directions to Ensure Supply Copy of FIR to Accused Within 24 Hours(23.07.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed seeking issuance of directions to the Director General of Police of States and respective Home Secretaries for devising a .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Copy of FIR to Accused

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Issuance of Directions to Ensure Supply Copy of FIR to Accused(24.07.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed seeking issuance of directions to the Director General of Police of States and respective Home Secretaries for devising a .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Supply Copy of FIR to Accused

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J&K&L HC: If Allegations in FIR Are Not Substantiated, Continuance of Investigation is Abuse of Law(20.05.2022)

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while quashing an FIR against a SHO has observed that if allegations made in the FIR are not substantiated by th.....

Tags : Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Corruption, FIR, Abuse of process of law

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Rajasthan HC: Bail Granted to Accused Who Fired on Police to Evade Arrest(17.07.2024)

Rajasthan High Court has granted bail to an accused who was booked under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS), 1985 for allegedly ope.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, NDPS, Open Firing

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Madras High Court Bans Online Sale of Firecrackers Till Nov 15(17.10.2018)

Madras High Court has passed an interim order staying online sale of firecrackers till November 15.

Tags : Madras High Court, Firecrackers Ban

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Gujarat HC: Mere Delay in Filing FIR not Fatal in Motor Accident Claims if Adequate Reason Offered(24.05.2022)

Gujarat High Court has directed the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal to consider the claim petition filed by a motor accident victim, even though there .....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Motor Accident Claims, FIR

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Karnataka HC: Perception of Words Differs From Person to Person, Can't Quash FIR Without Trial(26.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court while refusing to quash the case of abetment of suicide against an accused, has observed that perception of threatening word diff.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, FIR, Suicide

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Federal Court: Non-Lawyers Providing Legal Advice in Debt Cases are Protected by First Amendment(27.05.2022)

Federal Court in New York has ruled that non-lawyers will be allowed to provide legal advice to low-income New Yorkers who face debt collection action.....

Tags : Federal Court, Non-lawyer, First Amendment

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Patna HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Former VC of Magadh University, Dismisses Plea to Quash FIR(27.05.2022)

Patna High Court has dismissed the plea to quash the FIR registered against former Vice Chancellor (VC) of Magadh University Dr. Rajendra Prasad. The .....

Tags : Patna High Court, Anticipatory Bail, Quashing of FIR

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Madras HC to Police: Register FIRs Irrespective of Jurisdiction(10.10.2016)

Madras HC, while directing State police to “learn a lesson” from reported murder of a woman from Tirunelveli due to non registration of complaint of a.....

Tags : Madras HC, FIR

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SC: Claims of Insurance Can't be Rejected on Definitions of Terrorism(03.05.2022)

Supreme Court has ruled that the parties, including insurance firms, cannot rely on definitions of terrorism in various penal laws to reject insurance.....

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Supreme Court Asks SAD Leader to Approach High Court for Quashing of FIR(11.05.2022)

Supreme Court has granted liberty to Shiromani Akali Dal Leader Bikram Singh Majithia to approach the Division Bench of P&H High Court for the quashin.....

Tags : Supreme Court, First Information Report, narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, Shiromani Akali Dal, Bikram Singh Majithia

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Calcutta HC Stays FIR Registered by WB Police Against CBI Officers Probing Coal Scam(30.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has granted interim stay for 6 weeks on the FIR registered by State police authorities against CBI officers for allegedly harassin.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, FIR, Interim Stay

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Delhi HC Refuses to Stay FIRs Registered Under Triple Talaq Law(16.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has noted that as per its prima facie view, merely because triple talaq has been declared to be void and illegal, it does not mean th.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, FIRs Registered Under Triple Talaq Law

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SC: Court Hearing First Appeal in Criminal Matter Required to Form Its Own Opinion(21.10.2020)

Supreme Court has reiterated that the Court hearing First Appeal in criminal matters required to form its opinion on the basis of the evidence on reco.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Court Hearing First Appeal in Criminal Matter

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Uttarakhand HC: Subsequent FIR May Not Always be Termed as Counter Blast(26.10.2020)

Uttarakhand High Court has told Bharatiya Janta Party Member of Legislative Assembly, Mahesh Negi that subsequent FIR may not always be termed as coun.....

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Delhi Court Upholds Ansal Brothers' Conviction in Evidence Tampering Case(19.07.2022)

Delhi Court has dismissed the appeals of real estate barons Sushil Ansal and Gopal Ansal challenging their conviction in the evidence tampering case i.....

Tags : Delhi Court, Evidence Tampering, Uphaar Fire Tragedy

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Allahabad High Court to State: Consider Banning Firecrackers to Check Air Pollution(18.11.2016)

Allahabad High Court has directed State Government to consider imposing ban on use of generators and firecrackers to check air pollution.

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NGT Asks All States to Issue Guidelines on Manufacture, Sale & Burning of Firecrackers(21.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) Asks all States to issue guidelines on manufacture, sale and burning of firecrackers keeping in mind that these were a m.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, firecrackers, guidelines, pollution

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Petition for Quashing FIR can be Entertained Even if Chargesheet is Filed During its Pendency: SC(16.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that High Courts can entertain a petition filed under Section 482 CrPC seeking quashing of FIR, even if the charge sheet is fil.....

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SC Orders Status Quo on Raising Capital Over Shares Held by Mistry's in Tata Sons(23.09.2020)

Supreme Court has ordered status quo against Mistry firms and Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry on raising capital against security of their shareholding in T.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Mistry firms & Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry

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Delhi HC: Summons U/S 160 CrPC Cannot be Issued Without Registration of FIR(13.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that summons under Section 160 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Cr.PC) can be issued by a Police Officer in order to set i.....

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Delhi HC Dismissed Plea Seeking FIR Against Anurag Thakur & Parvesh Verma for Hate Speeches(14.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed petition filed by CPM leader Brinda Karat and politician KM Tiwari against a trial court order rejecting their plea for.....

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Judgments

Notwithstanding fact that offence is non-compoundable, FIR can be quashed, if Court otherwise satisfied that, facts and circumstances of case so warrant(29.08.2016)

Present petition under Section 482 CrPC for quashing of FIR, under Section 324/325/34 IPC registered at Police Station on basis of compromise deed exe.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing, Non-compoundable

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NGT Expands Scope of Hearing in Case Against Use of Firecrackers in Delhi NCR(05.11.2020)

National Green Tribunal has decided to consider measures for improving the air quality in as many as 18 States and Union Territories, in addition to D.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Use of Firecrackers

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Calcutta HC Imposes Blanket Ban on Fireworks to Curb Air Pollution Amid Covid Pandemic(06.11.2020)

Calcutta High Court has clamped a blanket ban on fireworks to curb pollution amid the Covid-19 pandemic in Bengal till the end of November, 2020 “for .....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Ban on Fireworks

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NGT Bans Sale/ Use of Firecrackers in Delhi NCR And Places All Over India with Poor/ Worse AQI(09.11.2020)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a total ban on sale/ use of all kinds of firecrackers in Delhi NCR from the midnight of November 9-10, 2020 to the.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Ban on Sale/Use of Firecrackers in Delhi

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SC Affirms Calcutta High Court's Ban on Sale & Bursting of Firecrackers in West Bengal(11.11.2020)

Supreme Court has affirmed the Calcutta High Court order banning the sale and bursting of firecrackers during Diwali, Chatt Puja, Kali Puja, etc. in t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Ban on Firecrackers

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Telangana HC Directs State to Immediately Ban Sale/Use of Fireworks During Diwali(13.11.2020)

Telangana High Court has directed the State to immediately ban the sale and use of fireworks by the people and by organisations noting that uncontroll.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Ban Sale/Use of Fireworks

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No Income Tax Deduction to Law Firm for Expenses Incurred for Pleasure Tour by Counsels: ITAT(08.01.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi, has held that no income tax deduction can be given to the law firm, Luthra & Luthra, for the expenses inc.....

Tags : ITAT, Income Tax Deduction to Law Firm,Pleasure Tour by Counsels

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FIR can be quashed in case of non-compoundable offences, if Court is satisfied that facts and circumstances of case so warrant(20.10.2016)

Present petition filed by Petitioners, for quashing of FIR No.653/2013 dated 17th July, 2013, under Sections 498-A/406/34 Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC.....

Tags : FIR, Inherent powers, Quashing

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For attracting the provisions of offence punishable Section 7 of Essential Commodities Act,1955/Act the order under Section 3 of Act is essential.(08.03.2017)

By way of filing these applications, Applicants have prayed to quash and set aside respective first information reports, registered against them for .....

Tags : FIR, Proceedings, Quashing

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RBI Directs Banks Not to Grant/Renew Permissions to Foreign Law Firms for Opening Liaison Offices(24.11.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has directed the banks not to grant fresh permissions/ renewal of permission to any foreign law firm for opening of Liaison Offi.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Permissions to Foreign law Firms

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SC Stays Andhra Pradesh HC’s Gag Order on Reports on Amaravati Land Scam FIR(25.11.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed the Andhra Pradesh High Court's gag order on media reporting and social media comments on the contents of the Amaravati land .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Amaravati Land Scam FIR

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Allahabad HC: Weapon's Recovery from Place Unknown to Everyone Underlines Confirmation Theory(09.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that recovery of weapon by accused from a place unknown to anybody else including the investigating officer is a fact th.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Recovery of Weapon, Confirmation Theory

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P&H HC to DGP: Specify Steps Taken to Ensure That Religion of Accused, Victim isn't Mentioned in FIR(19.09.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the DGP, Punjab to file an affidavit specifying what steps have been taken to ensure that the religion of t.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, FIR, Religion

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Executive Magistrate can’t Order Police to Register FIR: SC(14.12.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that Executive Magistrate can’t direct the police to register an F.I.R. on basis of a private complaint lodged before him.

Tags : Supreme Court, Executive Magistrate, FIR

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SC Refuses to Stay Bombay HC Judgment Permitting Metro Tunneling Under Fire Temples(19.12.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to stay the Bombay High Court judgment permitting metro tunneling under Fire temples in Maharashtra.

Tags : Supreme Court, Bombay High Court, Fire Temple

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SC: Successive FIRs by Same Informant Against Same Accused on Same Allegations Not Permissible(02.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that registration of multiple FIRs by same person against same accused based on the same set of facts and the same cause of act.....

Tags : Supreme Court, FIR, Article 21

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High Court dispenses with delayed FIR and lack of corroborating evidence in accepting statement of prosecutrix(19.08.2015)

In a case where the underage Prosecutrix was kidnapped by the Appellants and subjected to rape by several persons, the High Court upheld the convictio.....

Tags : Criminal, rape, prostitution, delay, fir

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High Court dispenses with delayed FIR and lack of corroborating evidence in accepting statement of prosecutrix(19.08.2015)

In a case where the underage Prosecutrix was kidnapped by the Appellants and subjected to rape by several persons, the High Court upheld the convictio.....

Tags : Criminal, rape, prostitution, delay, fir

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Statement of person relied upon in confirming demand be allowed to be cross-examined(13.06.2017)

Appellants are engaged in manufacture of copper tubes and availed benefit of CENVAT credit on various inputs, including copper ingots. On basis of inv.....

Tags : Witnesses, Cross-examination, Demand, Confirmation

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Knowledge of a specific person against whom a suit can be instituted is required under “first learns”(28.08.2015)

The Supreme Court held that Standard Chartered Bank's claim borne from a purchase of bonds worth nearly Rs. 50 crores for which it only received a pho.....

Tags : Bond, limitation, first learns, knowledge

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Mere delay cannot be a ground for discarding entire prosecution case(23.06.2017)

In instant case, Trial Court framed charge against Appellant under Section 9(m) of Act punishable under Section 10 of Protection of Children from Sexu.....

Tags : Conviction, Validity, FIR, Delay

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Bombay HC Clubs FIRs Against Ketaki Chitale And Nikhil Bhamre(23.08.2022)

Bombay High Court has clubbed twenty-two first information reports (FIRs) registered against Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale for alleged objectionable .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, FIR, Sharad Pawar

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SC Quashes FIR Against Father For Taking Away Son From Mother's Custody(26.08.2022)

Supreme Court while quashing First Information Report which was registered against a father for secretly taking away his son from his mother's custody.....

Tags : Supreme Court, FIR, Child Custody

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Supreme Court Directs Tech Giants to Develop Firewalls to Check Offensive Material(02.02.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Internet search engines Google, Microsoft and Yahoo and social media sites Facebook and WhatsApp to develop a "firewall" of.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Google, Microsoft, firewall

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Delhi HC: Unconscious Possession of Firearms Not to Attract Arms Act, 1959(05.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has reiterated that "unconscious possession" of firearms would not attract the rigours of the Arms Act, 1959 while hearing a criminal.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Unconscious Possession of Firearms

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Allahabad HC: Writ Jurisdiction for FIR Can’t be Invoked Without Availing Statutory Remedies(06.01.2021)

Allahabad High Court has observed that informants/ complainants should not directly invoke the writ jurisdiction of the High Court for direction to th.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Writ Jurisdiction of FIR

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Lucknow Court Orders Registration of FIR Against Flipkart Officials for Selling Fake Apple AirPods(12.10.2022)

Lucknow Court has ordered the registration of a First Information Report (FIR) against Flipkart Officials after admitting a complaint filed before it .....

Tags : Lucknow Court, FIR, Flipkart, Fake

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Handling of transportation of goods, by itself unless it is an organised activity would not fall within definition of cargo handling service(10.07.2017)

In facts of present case, Respondent was engaged in providing services relating to shifting and loading of railway sleepers to M/s. Rural Engineering .....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Payment of duty at enhanced value and clearance of goods in urgency cannot exclude or preclude Assessee form challenging assessed bill of entry(28.06.2018)

In facts of present appeal, the Appellant who is an importer had filed 200 bills of entry during the period w.e.f. 4th September, 2015 to 27th June, 2.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Differential duty

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CENVAT credit on GTA service is not eligible from factory to buyer's premises and eligible only upto place of removal which is factory gate(09.07.2018)

The Appellants are manufacturers of radiators and parts and are availing the facility of CENVAT credit of duty paid on inputs and service tax paid for.....

Tags : Credit, Eligibility, Demand, Confirmation

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Relatives of husband should not be roped in on basis of omnibus allegations unless specific instances of their involvement in crime are made out(21.08.2018)

In instant case, Respondent No. 2 submitted a complaint to the Police Station, Cyberabad, alleging harassment by her husband and his family members in.....

Tags : FIR, Proceedings, Quashing

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P&H HC Quashes FIRs against Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga(12.10.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed an FIR against BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, who was accused by Punjab Police of spreading misinforma.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, FIR, Misinformation

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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

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SC Transfers All FIRs Against Times Now Anchor Navika Kumar to Delhi Police(23.09.2022)

Supreme Court has directed that FIRs registered against Times Now anchor, Navika Kumar, over the remarks made by Nupur Sharma about Prophet Muhammed o.....

Tags : Supreme Court, FIR, Delhi Police

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Delhi HC: No PMLA Proceedings After Quashing of FIR Against Accused(28.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while seting aside the proceedings under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 against Indiabulls Housing and Finance L.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, PMLA, FIR

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Kerala High Court Notices State Over Plea Against Ban on Fireworks at Kottaram Temple(07.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has sought opinion of State Government on a petition challenging decision of Ernakulam District Collector banning fireworks at Kotta.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Kottaram Temple, firework

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Kerala High Court Gives Green Signal to Firework at Maradu Temple(08.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has granted permission to Committee of Maradu Kottaram Bhagavathy Temple to conduct fireworks display based on certain conditions.

Tags : Kerala High Court, Maradu Temple, Firework

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Supreme Court Turns Down Ansal's Plea For More Time to Surrender in Uphaar Tragedy Case(08.03.2017)

Supreme Court, while refusing any relief to Gopal Ansal, has ordered real estate mogul to surrender on Thursday in connection with Uphaar fire tragedy.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Uphaar fire tragedy

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FIR cannot be quashed at the threshold itself without allowing the investigation to proceed(01.08.2018)

In present petition, the Petitioners crave the indulgence of present Court in quashing the FIR registered against them at Police Station. The complain.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing of, Entitlement

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No bar to a trial or conviction of an offender under two different enactments, but bar is only to punishment of offender twice for offence(20.09.2018)

In present matter, First Information Reports (FIRs) were registered for transportation and sale of Gutka/Pan Masala for offences punishable Under Sec.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing, Validity

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice To Lokayukta Police On Plea To Upload FIRs On Website(19.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has issued notices on an Advocate's Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to upload the First Information Reports (F.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Public Interest Litigation, FIR

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UK. HC Bans Storage, Sale Of Fire Crackers In Haldwani's Ramlila Maidan For Safety Of Residents(21.10.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has directed the state authorities to forthwith stop the storage or retail sale of firecrackers in the Ramlila maidan area of H.....

Tags : Uttarakhand High Court, Ramlila, Nainital, firecrackers

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Madras HC: Court No Place for Political Parties to Score Over One Another(28.10.2022)

Madras High Court while hearing petitions filed by former AIADMK Minister SP Velumani to quash the FIRs filed against him alleging irregularity in gra.....

Tags : Madras High Court, FIR, Political Party

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Bombay HC Imposes ?25k Fine on State for Registering FIR Against a 9 Year Old(28.10.2022)

Bombay High Court while quashing criminal case registered against 9 year old boy, has imposed costs of ?25,000 on the State, stating that registration.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, FIR, Minor

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Supreme Court Sentences Gopal Ansal to One Year Jail For Uphar Fire Tragedy, Asks Him to Surrender(09.02.2017)

Supreme Court, while reviewing its 2015 judgment on Uphar fire tragedy, has sentenced Gopal Ansal to one year jail and asked him to surrender within f.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Gopal Ansal, Uphar fire tragedy

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Supreme Court Refuses to Lift Ban on Firecracker Sale(13.02.2017)

Supreme Court has extended its November 2016 ban on sale and stockpiling of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR despite pleas made by traders to modify order.

Tags : Supreme Court, firecrackers

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Mere mentioning of product in the tariff is not sufficient to attract excise levy(18.10.2016)

Appellant is engaged in the manufacture of dry battery cell liable to central excise duty. They were availing Cenvat Credit of duty paid on inputs and.....

Tags : Demand, Penalty, Confirmation

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FIR can only be quashed in order to prevent abuse of process of law or to otherwise secure the ends of justice(17.10.2018)

In the instant petition filed under Section 561-A of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC), the Petitioners seek quashment of FIR registered at Poli.....

Tags : FIR, Cognizance, Quashing of

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Inherent power has to be exercised in accordance with guidelines en-grafted(02.11.2018)

The Accused of Regular Criminal Case pending on the file of Judicial Magistrate First Class, has approached for quashment of First Information Report .....

Tags : Inherent powers, Quashment, FIR

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Once there is a prima facie case in existence against Petitioner, his allegation of malafide are of no consequence(26.10.2018)

Instant is a petition invoking Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) for quashing of entire proceeding pending in case registered.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing of, Evidence

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CIVIL - Just Because FIR Contains Inquest Number it Can't be Said That FIR was Registered After Inquest: SC(21.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that merely because Inquest number is mentioned in First Information Report, it does not affect the prosecution case nor do.....

Tags : Supreme Court, FIR, Inquest Number

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CRIMINAL - Just Because FIR Contains Inquest Number it can't be Said That FIR was Registered After Inquest: SC(21.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that merely because Inquest number is mentioned in First Information Report, it does not affect the prosecution case nor do.....

Tags : Supreme Court, FIR, Inquest Number

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CIVIL - Bombay HC Raps Anil Ambani Firms for 'Attempt to Mislead'(22.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has described arguments of Reliance group companies regarding alleging misconduct on part of Edelweiss group companies in sale of pl.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Anil Ambani Firm, Reliance Group Companies, Edelweiss group

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SC: Need to Consider Time needed for Rape Survivor to Come Out of Trauma(18.11.2022)

Supreme Court while cancelling bail granted to a rape accused has observed that time taken by a rape survivor to come out of trauma and shock needs to.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Rape, FIR

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Gujarat High Court: Unregistered Firm Has Locus to File Criminal Complaint for Cheque Dishonour(03.03.2017)

Gujarat High Court has ruled that an unregistered partnership firm can file a criminal complaint for a dishonoured cheque under section 138 of Negotia.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Unregistered Firm, Negotiable Instruments Act.

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SC: Proceedings Can be Quashed When FIR Doesn’t Disclose Any Act of Accused in Crime(29.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the criminal proceedings can be quashed when the complaint on the basis of which FIR was registered does not disclose any .....

Tags : Supreme Court, FIR, Quashed

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Kerala HC to Police: Register FIR Within an Hour of Receiving Information About Attack on Doctors(02.12.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the Police to register the FIR and take cognizance of the offence of attack against the doctors and other healthcare pr.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, FIR, Doctor

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CENVAT credit can be availed on the basis of debit notes(14.12.2018)

In instant matter, the Appellant herein is a Public Sector Undertaking engaged in manufacture of various petroleum products and have been availing the.....

Tags : Demand, Penalty, Confirmation

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Transaction value is a normal price at which such goods are ordinarily sold by Assessee to a buyer where buyer is not related persons and price is sole consideration(15.11.2018)

The Appellants are engaged in manufacture of sponge iron, ingots, billets and silicon manganese. They are availing the credit of Cenvat duty paid on i.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Supreme Court: Prepare Inventory of Fire Crackers in Delhi NCR Within 6 Weeks(10.04.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare within six weeks an inventory of existing firecrackers with traders in De.....

Tags : Supreme Court, firecrackers

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Sale of Client Relationship and Goodwill by CA Firm Constitute Capital Gain: ITAT(10.04.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi bench has held that sale of client relationship and goodwill by firm is capital asset under section 2(14),.....

Tags : ITAT, CA Firm, Sale of Client Relationship and Goodwill

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IT Law Doesn’t Bar Partners to Draw Remuneration from More than One Firms: ITAT(15.04.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Kolkata bench has held that the income tax law does not prohibit a partner from drawing remuneration/ salary fro.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Remuneration, Partnership Firm

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Bombay HC: Social Media is Important Pillar of Democracy, if Not Misused(21.12.2022)

Bombay High Court while quashing a FIR lodged against man who had hacked Facebook page of MLA Ravi Rana, has held that social media has become a power.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Social Media, FIR, Democracy

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Bombay HC Imposes Cost on Law Firm for Disclosing Rape Victim’s Name in Petition(27.12.2022)

Bombay High Court has observed that despite Section 228A of IPC and repeatedly telling Advocates that it is an offence to disclose name of rape victim.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Rape Victim, Name, Law Firm, Cost

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CIVIL - Centre Appoints Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as First Lokpal of India(20.03.2019)

Centre has appointed former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as Chairperson of first Lokpal under the Act.

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Extended period of limitation is only applicable in case of fraud, collusion, wilful mis-statement, suppression of facts or contravention of provision with intent to evade payment of Service Tax(04.12.2018)

The present appeal is directed against the impugned order passed by the Commissioner (Appeals) whereby the Commissioner (A) has rejected the appeal of.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Extended period, Legality

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When Appellant has reversed Credit as per Rule 6(3A)(ii) of CCR, 2004, Department cannot insist Appellant to pay an amount equal to 6% of value of the exempted services/products(11.02.2019)

The Appellants are engaged in providing 'Beauty Treatment Service' and 'Health Club and Fitness Service'. They are also engaged in trading activity an.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Registration of FIR on directions of Sub-Divisional Magistrate is impermissible in law(13.12.2018)

The Appellants are aggrieved by the denial to quash the criminal prosecution against them under Sections 420, 406, 467, 468, 471, 504, 506, 34 of Indi.....

Tags : FIR, Registration, Validity

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Orissa HC to DGP: Explore Option of Registering e-FIRs, Especially in Cases of Crimes Against Women(06.12.2022)

Orissa High Court has directed the Director General of Police, Odisha (DGP) to explore the possibility for registration of 'e-First Information Report.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, e-FIR, Crime Against Women

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Orissa HC Issues Guidelines for Compulsory Registration of FIRs(07.12.2022)

Orissa High Court has issued guidelines to the Director General of Police, Odisha (DGP) for compulsory registration of First Information Reports (FIRs.....

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Bombay HC to State: Compensate Man Named in Baseless FIR(06.01.2023)

Bombay High Court while directing State to compensation a man for lodging FIR despite no offence having been disclosed, has observed that police being.....

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Patna HC Grants Compensation to Father of Boy Who Died in Munger Maa Durga Pooja Firing Accident(08.04.2021)

Patna High Court has granted Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to the father of a 18 years old boy who died in October, 2020 in the Munger Maa Durga Pooja f.....

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SC Issues Notice in Plea Against Alleged Use of Banned Chemicals by Firework Manufacturers(09.04.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the manufacturers in application filed against alleged use of banned chemicals by firework manufacturers, mislabell.....

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Kerala High Court Quashes Kerala Police FIRs Against Enforcement Directorate(16.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has quashed the two FIRs registered by the Kerala Police Crime Branch against "unnamed officials" of the Enforcement Directorate for.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, FIRs Against Enforcement Directorate

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FIR or complaint can be quashed even in non-compoundable offences, if Court is satisfied that parties have settled disputes amicably(09.04.2019)

The present petition is maintained by the Petitioners under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) for quashing of FIR under Secti.....

Tags : Compromise deed, FIR, Quashing of

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Demand cannot be sustained unless all relied documents have been furnished to Appellant to enable them to defend themselves(07.06.2017)

Appellant is engaged in manufacture of brass, zinc, nickel, tin and lead alloys falling under Tariff Subheading 74.03 of 1st schedule to Central Excis.....

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Charge of clandestine clearance cannot be established merely on basis of statement of Director(14.06.2019)

In facts of instant case, Appellant No. (1) is engaged in the manufacture of sponge iron falling under Chapter 72 of Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 a.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Calcutta High Court Asks WB-CID to Submit Status Report on CISF Firing in Cooch Behar(19.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to submit a progress report of the investigation into Sital.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Register FIR Against Journalist Reporting on Information Given by Identifiable Source(13.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while quashing FIR against a journalist, has observed that restrains can’t be placed on Press by registering F.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Journalist, FIR, Identifiable Source

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JKL HC: Cross FIRs Permissible in Case of Different Versions of Parties Regarding Same Incident(14.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that there can’t be two FIRs with regard to same occurrence but registration of cross FIRs is permiss.....

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Tripura High Court Quashes FIR Against Accused for His Facebook Post(31.03.2021)

Tripura High Court has quashed an FIR filed against man for offences punishable under Sections 120B, 153B & 505 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 who had all.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Quashes Rape FIR Against Indian Railway Officer In Case Of Malicious Prosecution(27.01.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has quashed a First Information Report (FIR) registered against the then Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Bhopal Gaura.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Quashes Rape FIR Against Indian Railway Officer In Case Of Malicious Prosecution(27.01.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has quashed a First Information Report (FIR) registered against the then Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Bhopal Gaura.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, First Information Report, clerk, malicious prosection

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Vague and general allegations not enough to incriminate remote relatives of husband(04.06.2019)

The Applicants preferred present application under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) seeking relief to quash and set aside th.....

Tags : FIR, Proceedings, Quashing of

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JKL HC: Proceeding U/S 12 DV Act Not Bar to Criminal Action Under Section 498A IPC(24.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that merely because proceedings have been initiated by a wife against her husband under Protection of.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Domestic Violence, Cruelty, FIR

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SC: HCs’ Must Maintain ‘Hands Off’ Approach at Investigation Stage in Corruption Cases(03.03.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that it would be desirable if high courts maintain a hands-off approach and not quash a FIR pertaining to corruption cases,.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Corruption, Quashing, FIR

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Del. HC: Infirm Person Can Seek Bail Under PMLA Even if Not Sick(18.03.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that since 'sick' and 'infirm' are separated by 'or', "a person who, though, not sick but infirm would still be entitled to .....

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NGT Imposes ?100 Crore Fine on Kochi Corporation for Negligence(18.03.2023)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principle Bench has imposed ?100 Crore Fine on Kerala state authorities for their failure to manage waste effectively a.....

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SC: If Serious Offences are Subsequently Added in FIR, Bail Can be Cancelled(20.03.2023)

Supreme Court while setting aside bail in a Casting Couch case has held that if serious offence are added in FIR, Court can direct that accused be arr.....

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Kerala HC: Refusal of ICAI to Allowing Registration of Firm Violative of Right to Practice Profession(30.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has observed that the refusal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) to recognise the retirement of a Chartered Accountant.....

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Opposing an interim injunction does not necessarily constitute submitting a first statement on the substance of the dispute(11.08.2015)

Waiver of a right by a party to enforce the arbitration agreement must be gathered from the facts and circumstances of the case. The Court noted that .....

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Once duty has been demanded on finished goods cleared in DTA, no duty demand can be made on the raw material(21.05.2019)

The Appellant No. 1 is a 100% EOU engaged in the manufacture of Polyester Twisted Yarn (PTY). One of the raw materials used by the Appellant No. 1 to .....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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A second or successive FIR filed in connection with same or connected cognizable offence committed in course of same transaction is not maintainable(18.06.2019)

In facts of present case, the Respondent No. 2 had lodged an F.I.R. on 15th December, 2016 based on which, case was registered under Section 498(A) of.....

Tags : Second FIR, Proceedings, Quashing of

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When Act contemplates a particular procedure, police in exercise of their general powers under CrPC cannot usurp jurisdiction to register case and investigate matter(13.06.2019)

Petitioners are aggrieved by the prosecution initiated against them in Crime case for the offences punishable under Sections 7 and 19 of the Karnataka.....

Tags : FIR, Registration, Legality

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Kerala HC: Collector Should Oversee Implementation of Solid Waste Management Rules(09.03.2023)

Kerala High Court while hearing suo motu proceedings initiated in light of fire at Brahmapuram Solid Waste Management Plant, has observed that whateve.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Solid Waste Management Rules, District Collector, Brahmapuram Fire

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BCI Allows Registration of Foreign Lawyers/Law Firms in India(15.03.2023)

Bar Council of India has notified the Bar Council of India Rules for Registration and Regulation of Foreign Lawyers and Foreign Law Firms in India, 20.....

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Madras High Court Refuses Plea to Quash FIRs Against Pro-Tamil Activist in Cases of 'Hate Speech'(10.07.2019)

Madras High Court has declined petitions by pro-Tamil activist Thirumurugan Gandhi seeking to quash eight FIRs registered against him for alleged hate.....

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Supreme Court Imposes Rs 60 Crore Fine on Ansal Brothers in Uphaar Cinema Fire Tragedy Case(19.08.2015)

Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 60 crore on Ansal brothers in connection with 18-year-old Uphaar Cinema Fire Tragedy Case.

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Supreme Court Junks CBI’s Plea for Further Hearing in Uphaar Fire Tragedy Case(21.08.2015)

Supreme Court has junked plea filed by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for further hearing in Uphaar Fire Tragedy Case.

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NHRC Seeks Government Response on Chitrakoot Prison Firing Incident(19.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought response from the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police and local and prison authorities of Chit.....

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When the actual cost towards handling charges are available, notional addition is not legally tenable(23.08.2017)

The Appellant is engaged in air transport business both in domestic and international sector. They operate some of their air crafts in domestic sector.....

Tags : Demand, Penalty, Confirmation, Legality

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Sub-contractor is independently liable to pay service tax even though service tax liability has been discharged by main contractor(05.08.2019)

The brief facts of the case are that, the Appellant had obtained work orders from Gujarat State Police Housing Corporation Limited (GSPHCL) and accord.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Kerala HC: FIR in Corruption Cases Need to be Registered Only After Conducting Preliminary Enquiry(14.06.2021)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a writ petition seeking the registration of certain corruption complaints, ruling that the First Information Report in.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, FIR in Corruption Cases

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U’khand HC Bans Firearms At Religious/Marriage Procession,Other Public Assemblage(27.07.2017)

Uttarakhand High Court has ordered that no person shall carry any firearm to a fair, religious procession/ marriage procession or other public assembl.....

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Karnataka HC Pulls Up Police for Not Registering Any FIRs Over Violation of Covid Protocols(26.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has pulled up the Police Commissioner of Belagavi for not registering even a single First Information Report over the violation o.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, FIRs Over Violation of Covid Protocols

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Del. HC: Can’t Cancel Appointment Offer Merely for Involvement in FIR Without Considering Reasoning(12.04.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that appointment offer can’t be denied based on generalization merely on the basis of registration of FIR without considerin.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Appointment Offer, FIR, Cancel

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Supreme Court Rejects Petition Challenging NGT Order on Use of Firecrackers in Delhi-NCR, Upholds Ban(23.07.2021)

Supreme Court has rejected the petition challenging the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order on the usage of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region. Th.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Refuses to Quash FIR Against Senior IPS Officer Charged With Sedition(26.07.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has refused to quash an FIR against a suspended Additional DGP, who has been accused of tarnishing the reputation of the Gover.....

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Trading is an exempted service, Rule 6(3) of CENVAT Credit Rules applies in case credit has been taken on input/input services used in trading activity(07.08.2019)

The Appellant is a manufacturer of air conditioners and refrigeration products. They also undertake works contract service, erection commissioning and.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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A breach of a promise cannot be said to be a false promise(21.08.2019)

In present matter, the High Court dismissed an application under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC). The Appellant sought the .....

Tags : FIR, Registration, Quashing of

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FIR Cannot Be Filed In Respect Of Disputes Completely Settled In Lok Adalat(19.08.2019)

In facts of present case, the Appellant is the owner of the house and let out this house to Respondent No. 3 on monthly rent. The officials of the Enf.....

Tags : FIR, Registration, Legality

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Reimbursable cost of expenditure is to be treated as a consideration for taxable services(08.12.2017)

Instant appeals are against the common impugned order of Commissioner of Service Tax. Both Revenue as well as the Assesses preferred appeal. The Appel.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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When contract between service provider and service recipient is of manufacturing, demand under man power supply cannot be made(18.10.2019)

The brief facts of the case are that, the Appellant entered into agreement with Nirma Limited, Bhavnagar (Nirma) accordingly to which the Appellant wa.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Gauhati HC: Concept of Post Investigation FIR is Alien to Principles of Criminal Jurisprudence(19.06.2023)

Gauhati High Court while rapping Assam police for creating a post-investigation FIR in a murder case, has observed that such a procedure is totally al.....

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NGT, New Delhi Awards Compensation to Victims of Fire Accident at Achankulam in Virudhunagar(22.06.2021)

National Green Tribunal, New Delhi, has awarded higher compensation of up to Rs. 20 lakh to the victims of a fire accident at Sree Mariyammal Firework.....

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NGT Orders Compensation to Victims Injured From Blast in Palghar Fire Cracker Factory(29.06.2021)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the State Government to provide compensation to the victims in a suo moto case registered by it on the basis.....

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SC: Registration of FIR in Corruption Case is Sufficient for ED to Launch Probe(18.05.2023)

Supreme Court while clarifying that generation and acquisition of proceeds of crime are like Siamese twins which would amount to money laundering, has.....

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Bom HC: FIR can be Against IO if he Fails to File Chargesheet Within 180 Days in NDPS Case(19.05.2023)

Bombay High Court while directing prosecution of investigating officer (IO) for failing to file chargesheet within time stipulated of 180 days under S.....

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NCLAT Upholds NCLT’s Order Allowing Insolvency Proceedings Against ‘Go First’ Airline(23.05.2023)

NCLAT while rejecting the plea filed by lessors of aircrafts of Go First Airlines to take possession of the aircrafts, has upheld the order of NCLT De.....

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Registration of FIRs by itself cannot have any nexus with breach of maintenance of public order and the authority can take recourse under IPC(10.01.2018)

Instant petition is against the order of detention passed by the Respondent No. 1 in exercise of powers conferred under Section 3[2] of the Gujarat Pr.....

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Where shortage was insignificantly low as compared to total production and in absence of any positive evidence of clandestine removal, charge of clandestine removal cannot be sustained(01.11.2019)

Present appeal has been filed by Appellant against the confirmation of demand of Central Excise, interest and imposition of penalty under Section 11AC.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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High Court may quash the criminal proceeding if possibility of conviction is remote and continuation of proceeding would cause prejudice(10.10.2017)

By the present application, the Applicant Nos. 1, 2 and 3 prayed to quash and set aside first information report lodged by the Applicant No. 1 against.....

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To hold the product as excisable, actual marketing or sale of goods is not necessary(12.10.2017)

In facts of present case, the Respondent is a manufacturer of agarbathi perfumes. The agarbathi perfumes are odoriferous compound prepared by the Resp.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Mere storage cannot be construed as an attempt to commit an offence under Section 328 of IPC(13.09.2019)

The Petitioners, who are arraigned as accused in FIR registered for the offences punishable under Sections 179, 188, 273 and 328 of the Indian Penal C.....

Tags : FIR, Proceedings, Quashing of

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Once goods were certified to be warehoused by consignee, consigner cannot be held responsible for contravention of law(12.09.2019)

The brief facts of the case are that, the Appellants are engaged in the manufacture of Polyester Knitted Fabrics from Polyester Yarn. They are clearin.....

Tags : Demand, Penalty, Confirmation

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Hyderabad High Court : Delay in Inquiry is No Ground for Quashing FIR(16.11.2015)

Hyderabad High Court has made it clear that mere delay in investigation cannot be sole ground for quashing an FIR unless delay is without any justific.....

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Delhi High Court to AAP Government: Indicate Steps Taken to Fill Vacancies in Fire Department(08.08.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the AAP Government to indicate steps it has taken to fill the vacancies in the fire department, which according to a plea, .....

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Delhi High Court to Delhi Police: Why Use Urdu, Persian Terms in FIR(08.08.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to explain why Urdu or Persian terms are used in an FIR when the same are not used by the .....

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US Supreme Court Rules Against Affirmative Actions in College Admission Process(30.06.2023)

United States Supreme Court has struck down affirmative action policies in student admissions programs at Harvard University and the University of Nor.....

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Kar. HC: Lost Passport Can’t be Re-issued Without Registration of FIR with Police(05.07.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that right to travel abroad is regulated by Passport Act and rules thereunder which prescribes format of documents to ac.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Passport, Re-Issue, FIR

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Guj. HC: Duty of Press to Delete News Article Related to Case After FIR has been Quashed(28.07.2023)

Gujarat High Court while observing that if article which shows that a criminal case is lodged against a person is visible to the public, anyone may re.....

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FIR cannot be quashed, when complainant has a case that, settlement arrived between parties was made under guise of threat and coercion(25.10.2019)

The Appellant herein, is the informant in crime registered in FIR on the file of Mahila Police Station. On her complaint, the aforesaid crime is regis.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing, Legality

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FIR as well as criminal proceedings can be quashed to prevent abuse of process of any Court, even in not compoundable cases, where parties have settled the matter(04.10.2019)

Present petition has been preferred under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) for quashing of FIR registered under Sections 354(D) .....

Tags : FIR, Proceedings, Quashing of

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JH HC Issues Directions to Ensure Strict Implementation of Fire Safety Measures Across State(21.08.2023)

Jharkhand High Court has issued directions to ensure stringent implementation of fire safety measures across the State. This came in response to the t.....

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SC: Statement by an Injured Person Recorded as FIR Can be Treated as a Dying Declaration(21.08.2023)

Supreme Court has held that statement by an injured person recorded as FIR can be treated as a dying declaration and is admissible under Section 32 of.....

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NGT Directs Firecracker Firm to Stop Production(20.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), Pune, has ordered Suraj Firecrackers in Solapur to stop production of firecrackers due to its impact on animals, enviro.....

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AP High Court to State DGP: Can't Register FIR For Proceedings U/S 107 & 145 of CrPC(04.10.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the State Director-General of Police (DGP) to instruct the Station House Officers of all Police Stations that a.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, First Information Report, Registration

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SC to Delhi Police: Cases Against Persons Bursting Firecrackers Not the Solution(15.09.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that filing cases against persons bursting firecrackers may not be the solution as there is no point in taking action af.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Firecracker Ban, Delhi Police

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Madras HC Stresses Need for CBI to Probe Into Reasons for Thoothukudi Firing(14.09.2021)

Madras High Court has stressed the need for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to find out the circumstances under which the police fired at unarme.....

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No service tax liability accrues from pure sale un-associated with any service component(13.12.2019)

The Appellant is a manufacturer of pharmaceutical products as well as trader. Proportionate denial of CENVAT credits taken on trading which was consid.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Del. HC: Courts Can’t be Used as a Forum for the Purpose of Facilitating Marriages(05.09.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that Courts of law cannot be used as a forum for the purpose of facilitating marriages by first lodging an FIR allegi.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Facilitating Marriages, Bail, FIR

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All. HC Explains the Scope of S.4 of UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act 2021(07.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court has observed that under Section 4 of UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act 2021, FIR can be filed under the Act b.....

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Delhi High Court Asks for 100 FIR Copies to Check if Urdu, Persian Words Being Used by Police(27.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked for 100 First Information Report copies to ascertain whether a recent police circular to its stations to stop the use of 38.....

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SC: Firecrackers Regulation Not Against Any Particular Festival or Community(29.10.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that firecrackers regulation was not against any particular festival or community but it could not permit others to play wi.....

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Bom. HC: Unregistered Partnership Firm Can be Made an Accused in Cheque Bounce Case(19.10.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that registration or non-registration of the partnership firm will have no bearing insofar as Section 141 of Negotiable Ins.....

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A purely civil dispute can be given a colour of a criminal offence to wreak vengeance, it is necessary to draw a distinction between a civil wrong and a criminal one(05.05.2018)

In instant petition, filed under Section 561-A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, the Petitioners seek the indulgence of present Court in quashi.....

Tags : FIR, Registration, Validity

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For minor procedural lapse, substantial benefit cannot be denied(14.02.2020)

The Appellant is a manufacturer of dutiable goods-HDPE Pipes/LLDPE Pipes. PVC Moldings, fittings, etc. which are dutiable and also manufacturer of exe.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Code of Criminal Procedure does not provide for reinvestigation. In a rare case, re-investigation can be ordered to meet ends of justice(27.08.2018)

The present petition is maintained by the Petitioner under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) for re-investigation in the FIR .....

Tags : FIR, Re-investigation, Quashing of

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Grant of exclusive right to use the “know-how” would not fall in definition of Intellectual Property Right (IPR) for levying tax under Section 65(105)(zzr) of the Finance Act(08.06.2020)

Present Appeal has been filed to assail the order passed by the Commissioner to the extent it confirms the demand made under “intellectual property ri.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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SC: Guidelines/Directions Regarding Firecrackers are Applicable to All States and Not Just Delhi(08.11.2023)

Supreme Court has clarified that its direction dated 07.11.2023, against the use of barium and banned chemicals in firecrackers is applicable not only.....

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SC: Limited Anticipatory Bail can be Granted by HC/Sessions Court Even if FIR Filed in Another State(20.11.2023)

Supreme Court has held that High Court/Session Court should grant limited anticipatory bail in the form of interim protection under section 438 of CrP.....

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Kerala HC: Puttingal Temple Fire Tragedy Should be Inquired by CBI(12.04.2016)

Kerala HC, while hearing Justice Chidambaresh's plea seeking ban on high decibel firecrackers, has observed that Puttingal temple fire tragedy should .....

Tags : Kerala HC, Puttingal temple fire tragedy , National Human Rights Commission

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Govt. Relaxes Norms for Foreign Firms to Set Up Branch Offices in India(13.04.2016)

Government has relaxed approval process for foreign firms to set up their branch, liaison and project offices in the country.

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Kerala HC Permits Low-Decibel Fireworks Display(15.04.2016)

Kerala HC has permitted low-decibel fireworks display during the ongoing Pooram festival in Thrissur, exempting it from the ban imposed in the wake of.....

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Karnataka High Court Imposes Cost on Police Officers for Registering FIR Under Section 66A of IT Act(17.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed two police officers to pay a cost of Rs. 10,000 each for registering a First Information Report under Section 66 (A).....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, First Information Report, Information Technology Act

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Deemed exports cannot be clubbed for the purpose of calculation of clearances in DTA(14.08.2018)

Present appeals have been filed by Surya Life Sciences Limited and its director against confirmation of demand of duty and imposition of penalties. Le.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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When there are only two partners and one has agreed to retire, the retirement amounts to dissolution of the firm(26.05.2020)

In present matter, on 29th March 1989, Guru Nanak Industries and Swaran Singh filed a civil suit against Amar Singh claiming that, the latter had reti.....

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High Court has inherent power to quash criminal proceedings even in cases which are not compoundable and where the parties have settled the matter between themselves(04.08.2020)

By way of present petition filed under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC), prayer has been made on behalf of the Petitioner for qu.....

Tags : FIR, Compromise, Quashing of

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Clandestine removal has to be established beyond doubt by adducing strong, sufficient and positive evidence and burden of proving the same is on Department(13.07.2020)

In facts of present case, the Appellant was issued a show cause notice proposing the recovery of excise duty amounting to Rs. 7,61,199 alongwith the d.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Calcutta HC Quashes FIR Against Mithun Chakraborty for Alleged Hate Speech, Stays Investigation(10.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has quashed the FIR registered against renowned actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty by a member of the TMC party over his alle.....

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SC to HCs’: Application for Bail Arising Out of Same FIR Should be Listed Before Same Bench(19.12.2023)

Supreme Court has directed all High Courts to list bail applications arising out of the same FIR before the same bench to avoid conflicting decisions,.....

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SEBI Bans First Financial Services, 28 Others from Markets for 3 Years(03.04.2018)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred First Financial Services and 28 others from the markets for three years for orchestrating a f.....

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Delhi High Court Asks AAP Govt, Police, MCD to Inspect Illegal Shoe Factory at Sultanpuri(12.04.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi government, police and municipal corporation to inspect the premises of an illegal shoe factory, located in a res.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Shoe Factory, Fire

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Israeli National Found With Live Rifle Cartridge(16.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has recently quashed an FIR lodged against a 61-year-old woman who had allegedly found in possession of a live rifle cartridge while.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, live rifle cartridge, Israeli National, FIR

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Delhi HC: Where No Conscious and Knowledgeable Possession of Firearm, Case Cannot Proceed(30.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that if there is nothing in the First Information Report which indicates a conscious and knowledgeable possession of a firea.....

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Competent authority being a creature of the statute cannot act beyond its statutory jurisdiction(02.09.2020)

The Appellant is aggrieved by the order of the High Court affirming the demand by Respondent No. 1 for Rs. 51,97,196 plus interest, penalty and recove.....

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SC: In case of Fire Insurance, Precise Cause of Fire is Immaterial if Claimant Didn’t Instigate it(29.11.2023)

Supreme Court has held that in cases of fire insurance the precise cause of a fire, whether attributed to a short circuit or any alternative factor, r.....

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All. HC: Cognizance of Offence u/s 174A IPC to be Taken Only on Written Complaint of Concerned Court(10.01.2024)

Allahabad High Court has held that offence punishable under section 172 of IPC will be cognizable by the court only when a complaint in writing is fil.....

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Gujarat HC: Registration of FIR Does Not Implicate Person as Perilous to Maintenance of Public Order(24.02.2020)

Gujarat High Court has held that mere registration of First Information Report (FIR) against a person does not mean that he is a threat to the mainten.....

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Karnataka High Court Pulls Up State for Not Acting on Complaints Against Police(28.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has observed that endorsements made by the police on complaints made by victims and family members of the two deceased persons in.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Mangalore Police Firing Case

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P&H HC Makes Declaration Regarding Status of Minor Children from First Marriage Mandatory(20.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it mandatory for parties moving the High Court with their protection pleas in case of Live-in relationships or .....

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Insult or Abuse of SC-ST Person within four walls of a house is not an offence under SC-ST Act(05.11.2020)

The challenge in the present appeal is to an order passed by the High Court whereby the petition filed by the Appellant under Section 482 of the Code .....

Tags : FIR, Charge-sheet, Quashing of

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If the invoice issued by manufacturer contains details of Assessee as consignee, they are entitled to Cenvat credit even if the buyer is unregistered(09.11.2020)

The facts of the case in brief are that, the Appellant is engaged in the manufacture of Pully, Belt Conveyor, parts and components of Conveyor System......

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Holding peaceful processions, raising slogans cannot be considered as an offence under Constitution of India, 1950(22.02.2021)

The Petitioner, who is an Advocate and member of the Shimla District Courts Bar Association, has come up before present Court seeking quashing of FIR,.....

Tags : Peaceful processions, FIR, Quashing of

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Where the police fails in its duty to register and investigate a cognizable offence, the aggrieved person may file a complaint before concerned Magistrate(19.04.2021)

The present petition has been preferred under Article 227 of the Constitution of India, 1950 read with Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.....

Tags : FIR, Cognizance, Legality

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P&H HC: If Second FIR Registered Regarding Incident on Which Prior FIR Exists, Abuse of Process(24.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if a second FIR is registered regarding an incident on which a prior FIR already exists, it amounts to abu.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Abuse of Law Process, Filing of Multiple FIRs

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Patna HC: Telecom Companies Violating TRAI Guidelines By Not Lodging FIRs in Cyber Frauds(13.01.2022)

Patna High Court has observed that the Telecom companies are violating the guidelines of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) by not regis.....

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SEBI’s Directions to Listed Firms on Audit Qualifications(30.05.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has asked all listed companies to disseminate the cumulative impact of all audit qualifications in a sep.....

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Supreme Court: Celebratory Firing in Weddings Misuse of Arms(23.03.2020)

Supreme Court has said that “celebratory gunshots” in weddings and other functions is a misuse of firearms, and that the owner of the gun cannot be ab.....

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Delhi HC: First Learns to Mean Actual Knowledge and Not Merely Speculative Knowledge(03.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has clarified that the phrase first learns used in the Limitation Act 1963 vide Articles 68 and 91(a) in its Schedule means actual kn.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Definition of First Learns

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Calcutta HC: Delay in Lodging FIR in Rape Cases Not to Vitiate Prosecution Case(03.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that there is existing social stigma associated with the offence of rape and accordingly held that a delay in lodging.....

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If there is a legal dispute which involved interpretation of law, mala-fide intention with intent to evade payment of service tax cannot be attributed to the assessee(19.04.2021)

The brief facts of the case are that, the Appellants were engaged in supply of manpower to various industrial organizations as per the arrangements wi.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Sale price realized by an Assessee be regarded as price inclusive of excise duty(15.05.2017)

In present case, Appellant was manufacturing un-branded Soft Drink Concentrates and were classifying said goods prior to April 2005 under six digit cl.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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In cases pertaining to heinous offences, especially those of non-bailable offences, bails should be granted in a judicious manner(10.05.2021)

The present petition has been preferred by the Petitioner seeking bail in FIR under Sections 323, 341 and 354 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) and Sec.....

Tags : FIR, Bail, Entitlement

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SC: Discrepancies Between FIR and Subsequent Statement Not Grounds for Discharge(07.02.2022)

Supreme Court observed that discrepancies between the FIR and any subsequent statement under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 canno.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Discrepancies Between FIR and Subsequent Statement

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Bombay High Court: Kamala Mills Fire an Opportunity to Improve System(13.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that authorities must take the Kamala Mills fire incident as an opportunity to start monitoring hotels, restaurants and oth.....

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Bombay High Court: Kamala Mills Fire Institutional Failure of BMC, Excise Dept(19.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that considering the scale of violation of regulations, it is impossible to accept that Kamala Mills fire incident could ha.....

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Telangana HC: Mental Infirmity Can Be Caused By Physical Defects(23.11.2021)

Telangana High Court has held that mental infirmity for the purpose of Order XXXII Rule 15 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 could also be caused b.....

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Karnataka High Court: FIRs Cannot be Transferred by Invoking Powers Under Section 407 CrPC(24.01.2024)

Karnataka High Court has held that First Information Reports (FIRs) cannot be transferred by invoking powers under Section 407 of the Code of Criminal.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, First Information Reports, Section 407 CrPC, Transfer

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Delhi High Court: First-Come-First-Serve Criteria Under Election Symbols Order, 1968 Upheld(05.03.2024)

Delhi High Court has upheld the criteria of ‘First-Come-First-Serve’ that allots free symbol to an unrecognized political party under the Election Sym.....

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Once Superior Officer approves closure, It is not open for officer inferior in rank to direct re-investigation of case(04.06.2021)

Through the instant petition, the Petitioner has challenged order issued by the Superintendent of Police, /Respondent No.3 whereby the said Respondent.....

Tags : FIR, Reinvestigation, Legality

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Unless the fees is for provision of information/data, the arrangement cannot fall under OIDAR for levy of service tax(05.07.2021)

Appeals have been filed to assail the order by which the two show cause notices have been adjudicated upon and service tax amounting to Rs. 2,02,31,14.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Kerala HC Grants Bail to All 41 Accused in Temple Fire Case(11.07.2016)

Kerala HC has granted bail to all 41 accused in Kerala's Kollam temple fire tragedy that claimed over 100 lives because police failed to file chargesh.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Compensation Given to Children from Deceased's First Marriage(08.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld the compensation given to two children from the deceased's first marriage reiterating that legal representatives of a pers.....

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Supreme Court: Guns Should Not be Used for Celebratory Firing During Marriages(12.03.2024)

Supreme Court while calling out the exercise of using guns for celebratory firing during a marriage ceremony which caused the death of an individual, .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Celebratory Firing, Marriage Ceremonies

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Rajasthan HC Quashes FIR Against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Anna Vetticad(08.04.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has quashed the First Information Report (FIR) registered against Twitter Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jack Dorsey and film cri.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, FIR Against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Anna Vetticad

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Police Officer's Plea Seeking Quashing of FIR Under SC/ST Act(16.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea moved by a police officer seeking quashing of a First Information Report (FIR) against him which was regi.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Police Officer's Plea Seeking Quashing of FIR Under SC/ST Act

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CCI Imposes Rs 6,700-Crore Penalty on 11 Cement Firms for Cartelisation(01.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed more than Rs 6,700 crore penalty on 11 cement companies - UltraTech, Binani, Ramco, Jaiprakash Assoc.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Cement Firms

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Activity of Freight Forwarding per se is not includible in CHA Services(26.07.2021)

The present appeal is directed against the impugned order passed by the Commissioner of Service Tax, confirming the demand of service tax of Rs. 84,81.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Substantive right cannot be denied merely on procedural irregularity(12.07.2021)

The present appeal is directed against the impugned order passed by the Commissioner of Central Tax (Appeals) whereby the Commissioner has rejected th.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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SC asks All States, UTs to Upload FIRs on Websites within 24 Hours(07.09.2016)

SC has directed all States and Union Territories to upload the FIRs on their websites within 24 hours of registration at police stations.

Tags : SC , States, Union Territories, FIRs

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Delhi High Court Pulls Up Cops for Failure to Register FIR(27.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has pulled up the police for not lodging a case of cheating against a real estate firm for cheating several persons by inducing them .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, FIR

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SC: Mere Delay in Forwarding FIR to Magistrate is Not a Ground to Acquit Accused(27.05.2020)

Supreme Court has stated that the delay in sending the First Information Report to the Magistrate in compliance of Section 157 of the Code of Criminal.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: No Compromise with Dead Man, FIR u/s 306 IPC Can't Be Quashed on Compromise(04.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed the petition which seeks quashing of a First Information Report under Section 306 Indian Penal Code, 1860 .....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, quashing of an FIR, Section 306 Indian Penal Code, 1860, compromise

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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Tender Invitations Issued By PSUs for Empanelment of Law Firms(21.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation challenging the Tender invitations issued by Public Sector Undertakings and other register.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Refuses to Quash FIR Against Yuvraj Singh(22.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected the petition seeking quashing of FIR against the cricketer Yuvraj Singh, in Hansi, Haryana for using the wo.....

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RTI is beneficial legislation cannot be used to harass(24.11.2015)

The Delhi High Court rejected claims of a Petitioner claiming willful non-compliance by the police in not providing him information under the Right to.....

Tags : Rti, police, fir, record, peruse

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When the notification is very clear, there is no scope for entertaining any interpretation(31.08.2021)

The Appellant is engaged in the manufacture of cookies, biscuits, cakes, chocolates, sugar confectionaries; appellant was availing exemption under 8/2.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Notes of HSN can be relied upon to decide the classification(04.10.2021)

The Appellant is a manufacturer of medical and dental equipment and furniture and is registered with Central Excise department. Its records were audit.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Juvenile Justice Board has exclusive jurisdiction relating to children in conflict in law; not for offences against children(12.10.2021)

Present petition is filed to quash the FIR registered against the Petitioners and thereby quashing every other proceeding undertaken in the said FIR. .....

Tags : FIR, Quashing, Grant

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Supreme Court: Deceased Partner’s Legal Heirs Not Liable for Liability of Partnership Firm(09.04.2024)

Supreme Court has held that upon the death of a partner of the partnership firm, legal heirs of the deceased do not become liable for any liability of.....

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Karnataka HC Becomes the First Court to Hear Arguments of Speech & Hearing-Impaired Advocate(09.04.2024)

Karnataka High Court has created history by becoming the first court in the country to hear submissions advanced by a speech and hearing-impaired advo.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, First Court, Sign Language Interpreter, Speech & Hearing-Impaired

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Bombay HC: Court Setting Aside Magistrate's Order for Police Investi. Won’t Lead to Quashing of FIR(15.04.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that if a revision court sets aside a Magistrate’s order to conduct a police investigation in a cognizable offence under Se.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Section 156(3) of CrPC, First Information Report, Magistrate's Order

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File All NCLT Petitions on Shell Firms by August: CBDT to IT Department(30.07.2018)

CBDT has directed the Income Tax Department to ensure filing all its petitions before the NCLT by next month to recover due taxes worth crores of rupe.....

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SC Refuses Former DGP's Plea Seeking Quashing of FIRs for Disobeying Lockdown(05.05.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation filed by former police chief of Uttar Pradesh, Vikram Singh seeking directions to .....

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Delhi HC: Relationship Between Client & Foreign Law Firm is Commercial in Nature(13.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the relationship between a client and the foreign law firm engaged by it was commercial in nature in terms of Sections .....

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Lack of care and caution on the part of an employer in detecting the fraud could act as acquiescence and as a consequent waiver of irregularity in certain cases(01.12.2021)

Present application is directed against a judgment and order passed by the Learned Central Administrative Tribunal, thereby affirming an order issued .....

Tags : Dismissal, Affirmation, Legality

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There has to be some concrete evidence which would show clandestine manufacture of goods(27.12.2021)

The Appellants are engaged in the manufacture of copper ingots. A show cause notice was served upon the Appellant proposing the recovery of amount of .....

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When a cognizable offence takes place before the eyes of police personnel, it is his obligation and duty to register a FIR(16.03.2018)

The Petitioner, the President of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha ("GJM"), has filed present Writ Petition under Article 32 of the Constitution of India praying.....

Tags : FIR, Investigation, Transfer

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Freedom of an individual cannot be curtailed merely on the basis of suspicion(17.03.2018)

Apprehending his arrest, bail Petitioner, has approached present Court by way of instant petition for grant of pre-arrest bail in FIR registered under.....

Tags : FIR, Pre-arrest bail, Grant

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Charge of clandestine clearance is a serious charge and the onus to prove the same is on the Revenue by adducing concrete and cogent evidence(21.12.2021)

The instant Appeal has been filed by the assessee (Appellant) against the Order-in-Original passed by the learned Commissioner, confirming the demand .....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Provisions of Section 9D of the Central Excise Act, 1944 are mandatory in nature and have to be followed by the Adjudicating Authority, the absence of which vitiates the adjudicating process(06.01.2022)

The Appellant is a trader of Iron & Steel products and is engaged in purchase and sale of CTD/TMT bars. According to the Department, present is a case.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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An emoji is sent to express ones feeling about something, it cannot be treated as an overt act on others.(05.06.2018)

In facts of present case, all the Petitioners are working in BSNL Department and the Second Respondent/de-facto complainant is also in BSNL Department.....

Tags : Cognizance, FIR, Quashing of

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Once the Excise duty has been paid on DTA clearances, no customs duty can be demanded on raw material(31.01.2022)

In facts of present case, the Appellant, a 100% EOU, during the period September 2003 to November 2003 was engaged in manufacture of Texturized Yarn, .....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Service tax can be levied only if consignment notes are issued(27.01.2022)

Present appeal has been filed to assail the order passed by the Commissioner, Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax, Commissionerate, confirming the d.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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VAT and service tax are mutually exclusive and cannot be simultaneously levied(07.02.2022)

The Appellants are engaged in the business of supply, erection, commissioning and maintenance and repairs of lifts, elevators. They hold Central Excis.....

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P&H HC: Second FIR Can Be Quashed if First FIR to Same Incident Has Already Been Registered(21.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that in case an FIR with respect to an incident has already been registered, then a second FIR with respect.....

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Del. HC: Government Directed to Implement Fire Safety Norms in Nursing Homes Within 4 Weeks(06.06.2024)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to decide the representation for framing and implementation of fire safety norms in small hospitals.....

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Supreme Court: Reasons for Cancelling Bail to Co-Accused Also Applies to Another Accused(05.04.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the reasons which weigh with the Court to cancel the bail granting to co-accused would also apply in bail preferred by ano.....

Tags : Supreme Court, First Information Report, cancel the bail

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Delhi HC: Partial Quashing of FIR, Qua Accused with Whom Complainant has Settled Matter Permissible(13.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that partial quashing or part quashing of First Information Report only qua the accused with whom the complainant has compro.....

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In absence of any consideration paid for the alleged commission agent services, no service tax can be demanded(07.02.2022)

The Appellant are merchant exporter and engaged in export of textiles goods such as fabrics, scarves, sarees, dress materials etc. to various countrie.....

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FIR must disclose a cognizable offence has been committed. If that condition is satisfied, investigation must go on(12.07.2018)

The Petitioners are aggrieved by the registration of FIR against them in Police Station under Sections 406, 420 and 120B of the Indian Penal Code, 186.....

Tags : FIR, Registration, Quashing of

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Highest Bidder has no vested right to have the public auction concluded in his favour(02.03.2022)

The instant appeal arises from the judgment and order passed by the Division Bench of the High Court setting aside the order passed by the Financial C.....

Tags : Auction sale, Confirmation, Validity

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When adopting a particular process, if a transformation takes place, which makes the changes in the character and usage of the product, the process would amount to "manufacture"(23.07.2018)

The Appellants herein are the house labour contractors of Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L & T) who is the principal manufacturer of transmission towers and is.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Institute in academics, cannot be presumed, to have a lack of clarity qua the language of legal provisions and respective notifications/circulars(30.07.2018)

The facts relevant in present case are that, IILM Institute of Higher Education is being run by a charitable society registered under Societies Regist.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Magistrate taking cognizance of an offence on the basis of a police report can issue summons to any person not arraigned as an accused in the police report or in the FIR(16.03.2022)

The question involved in present appeal is whether a Magistrate taking cognizance of an offence on the basis of a police report in terms of Section 19.....

Tags : FIR, Summons, Issuance

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Breach of contract cannot give rise to criminal prosecution for cheating(22.03.2022)

Present appeal is directed against the judgment passed by the High Court filed by the Appellants praying for quashing of proceedings pending before th.....

Tags : Charge sheet, FIR, Validity

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For invoking extended period of limitation, there should be an intention to evade duty(14.09.2018)

The Appellants are having a unit of Maidens Hotels for providing Renting of Immovable Property Services, Mandap Keeper Service, Dry Cleaning Services,.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Electricity charges reimbursed to the service provider by the service recipient not includible in gross value of service(11.04.2022)

In present case, an enquiry was conducted against the Appellant and on verification of documents, department noticed that, assessee are providing 'Bus.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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To make out a case against a person for the offence under Section 420 of IPC, there must be a dishonest inducement to deceive a person to deliver any property to any other person(10.05.2022)

The original writ petitioners before the High Court have preferred the present appeal against impugned judgment and order passed by the High Court by .....

Tags : Proceedings, FIR, Quashing

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High Court should not exercise its jurisdiction under Section 482 of CrPC to quash the charges of rape on ground that parties have entered into a compromise(05.04.2022)

The present petition has been filed by the Petitioner under Article 226 of the Constitution of India read with Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Pro.....

Tags : FIR, Proceedings, Quashing of

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Bank can avail credit of the Service Tax on the deposit insurance service provided by DICGC(10.06.2022)

In facts of present case, on the basis of intelligence received that the Appellant-bank had wrongly availed CENVAT Credit in respect of the Service Ta.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Once there is no suppression of facts, question of imposition of penalty does not arise(10.06.2022)

The Appellants in the present case are engaged in the manufacture of Sponge Iron, Ingot, Billet, Silico Manganese etc. They are also availing the Cenv.....

Tags : Demand, Penalty, Confirmation

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IT services provided by Assessee to associate Company in USA amounts to export of service(06.06.2022)

The issue involved in the present case is that whether the IT Service provided by the Appellant to their associate company Celtic Cross Holding Inc. U.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Buyer's premises cannot in law be a "place of removal" under Section 4 of Central Excise Act(30.06.2022)

The Appellants are engaged in manufacture of excisable goods. During the scrutiny of their records, it was noticed that the Appellants were recovering.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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If interest-free funds available with the assessee exceed the investments made in funds yielding exempt income, then no disallowance is called for(15.07.2022)

Present is an appeal filed by the assessee against the order of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) on ground that, CIT(A) has grossly erred in c.....

Tags : Disallowance, Confirmation, Legality

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FIR cannot be quashed at the early stage when even a draft charge-sheet has not been submitted to the Magistrate(22.08.2022)

The present petition has been filed by the Petitioner seeking quashing of FIR registered under Sections 376, 377, 323 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code,.....

Tags : FIR, Proceedings, Quashing of

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Mere shortage cannot ipso facto lead to the allegation of clandestine removal(13.09.2022)

Present appeal has been filed challenging the Order-in-Appeal passed by the Commissioner (Appeals), by which the learned Commissioner dismissed the ap.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Penalty

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Breach of contract does not give rise to criminal prosecution for cheating unless fraudulent or dishonest intention is shown right at the beginning of the transaction(01.03.2023)

The Appellant having failed before the High Court has filed the present appeal. A prayer was made for quashing of F.I.R. under Sections 420, 120-B and.....

Tags : Criminal prosecution, FIR, Quashing

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Only profit element in excess stock should be brought under the purview of the tax(16.03.2023)

The assessee is a private limited company engaged in rice bran (solvent) and rice bran oil refinery. A survey was conducted under Section 133A of the .....

Tags : Assessment, Addition, Confirmation

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Cases arising out of matrimonial differences should be put to quietus, if the parties have arrived upon a genuine settlement(17.04.2023)

The present petition has been filed seeking quashing of FIR under Sections 498A/406/34 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC). The marriage between Petition.....

Tags : Settlement, FIR, Quashing of

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Cases arising out of matrimonial differences should be put to quietus, if the parties have arrived upon a genuine settlement(17.04.2023)

The present petition has been filed seeking quashing of FIR under Sections 498A/406/34 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC). The marriage between Petition.....

Tags : Settlement, FIR, Quashing of

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Commission paid to Managing Director for services rendered by him as per terms of payment is eligible as deduction under Section 36(1)(ii) of IT Act(05.09.2023)

The only issue to be decided in present appeal is as to whether the learned CIT(A) was justified in confirming the disallowances to Director's commiss.....

Tags : Assessment, Disallowance, Confirmation

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Court has an inherent power to quash criminal proceedings even in non-compoundable matters, where parties have settled matter between themselves(22.09.2023)

Present petition has been filed under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) seeking quashing of case FIR under Sections 420/34 of Ind.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing of, Settlement

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Court while exercising its jurisdiction under Section 482 of Cr.P.C. or Article 226 of Constitution is empowered to take into account the overall circumstances leading to registration of case(22.12.2023)

By present Application under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, the Applicants invoke inherent powers of this Court and seeks quashi.....

Tags : FIR, Registration, Legality

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An FIR can be quashed, if accusations therein do not disclose a cognizance offence but constitutes only a non-cognizable offence(18.04.2018)

Present is a petition under Section 561-A of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) whereby Petitioner seeks quashing of FIR registered against him i.....

Tags : FIR, Investigation, Quashing of

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Complaint under Section 138 NI Act cannot be quashed when disputed question of facts are involved(10.02.2020)

Present appeals arise out of the impugned judgment passed by the High Court dismissing Criminal Miscellaneous Application thereby declining to quash t.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing of, Legality

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Security service provided by the police department to various agencies and consideration received by them is not liable to service tax under security agency service(15.02.2024)

The issue involved is that the service of security escort/ detecting agency provided by the Police Commissioner, Surat and consideration received thei.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Transfer of ownership takes place at the factory gate, when the goods are delivered(14.02.2024)

The Respondent is engaged in the manufacture of "M.S. Fabricated Hot Dip Galvanized Steel Structures (Tower)". During the course of Audit, it was obse.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Once the duty on final products has been accepted by the department, CENVAT credit availed need not be reversed, even if, the activity not amount to manufacture(14.12.2023)

In facts of present case, the Appellant is engaged in the manufacture of excisable goods viz. Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) Steel Tubes. They avail.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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A penal statute is required to be construed strictly, it is not open to expand the scope of the words used in a penal statute so as to fasten liability(05.02.2024)

Present is an application under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) to quash the complaint lodged by the Income Tax Authorities.....

Tags : Penalty, Confirmation, Legality

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Where addition has been made on estimation basis, no penalty under Section 271(1)(c) of IT Act could be made qua such addition(16.02.2022)

Present appeal is filed by the assessee against order passed by the Learned Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals) relating to the assessment year 2010-.....

Tags : Penalty, Confirmation, Legality

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Freight/insurance amount is not includable in assessable value of goods for charging excise duty(05.04.2024)

In present matter, the Appellant entered in contract with IOCL, HPCL. As per the contract the appellant is responsible for delivery of goods to the de.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Demand cannot be confirmed by comparing the ST -3 returns with balance sheet figures, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary(29.02.2024)

In facts of the present case, in the course of an audit by the Audit Commissionerate, the figures of ST-3 Returns filed during the period April 2015 t.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Mere breach of contract, by one of the parties, would not attract prosecution for criminal offence in every case(12.03.2024)

The Appellants before present Court have challenged the order of the High Court by which their petition under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedur.....

Tags : Civil dispute, FIR, Quashing of

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Dishonest inducement is the sine qua non to attract the provisions of Sections 415 and 420 of IPC(20.03.2024)

The present appeal challenges the order passed by the learned Single Judge of the High Court, whereby the High Court rejected the petition filed by th.....

Tags : FIR, Provision, Applicability

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TDS deposited to IT Department in relation to the payment made to foreign service provider over and above invoice value of services, is not liable to service tax(31.01.2024)

The Appellant has imported services like testing, auditing, consultancy etc. from outside India against a consideration. Show Cause Notice was issued .....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Mere failure to pay duty without any collusion, fraud or willful misstatement not sufficient to invoke extended period of limitation(30.01.2024)

The facts of the case are that the Appellant was engaged by Steel Works Construction Limited (HSCL) and Baghel Infrastructure Private Limited, Relianc.....

Tags : SCN, Demand, Confirmation

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Vehicles hired through a contract for transportation of the goods does not make Appellant liable to service tax(20.05.2024)

The appellants are manufacturers and suppliers of Pre-Stressed Concrete Poles (PSC Poles) for the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). The transport.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Any activity which is directly or indirectly in relation to manufacture would be eligible for credit(04.03.2024)

The appellant is engaged in manufacture of "Epoxy Resins and Hardeners" and holds Central Excise registration. During the course of verification of th.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Penalty

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Power to grant a pre-arrest bail under Section 438 of the CrPC is extraordinary in nature and is to be exercised sparingly(17.05.2024)

The present application is filed under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) read with Section 482 of the CrPC seeking pre-arrest.....

Tags : FIR, Bail, Grant

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Mark up value in ocean freight is not liable for service tax under Steamer Agent Service(12.07.2024)

The Appellants are registered with the Service Tax Department under the category of 'Custom House Agents', 'Transport of Goods by Road' and 'Business .....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Extended period of limitation cannot be invoked when there is no intention to evade payment of Service Tax(04.06.2024)

In facts of present case, the Appellant have executed two work orders dated 31.07.2007 and 24.03.2007 for their client viz. Vedanta Aluminium Limited,.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Activity of cutting, shearing, welding etc., on the goods amounts to manufacturing and therefore, cannot be taxed under Business Auxiliary Services(27.05.2024)

In present case, the Appellant is engaged in undertaking job work in the nature of bending, cutting, shearing and punching on goods fabricated / manuf.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Mere reference to invoices raised without reference to specific provisions of a contract or working arrangement, will not indicate employer-employee relationship(19.06.2024)

The Appellant is a small-scale unit, manufacturing flush doors. On scrutiny of their records, it was found that they had raised labour charge invoices.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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In frivolous proceedings, Court owes a duty to look into many other attending circumstances emerging from record of the case over and above the averments(03.07.2024)

Petitioners seek quashing of criminal proceedings qua them in Regular Criminal Case pending on the file of the Judicial Magistrate First Class, arisin.....

Tags : FIR, Vague allegation, Quashing of

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Advances are adjusted against the bills received on completion of stages of contract and therefore, same are in the nature of earnest money and not liable to tax at the time of receipt(05.07.2024)

In present case, the Appellant are engaged in providing taxable services in the category of (i) erection, Commissioning or installation (ii) maintenan.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Service tax is not payable on the TDS paid by the Appellant on behalf of the foreign service provider(02.07.2024)

The Appellant are service providers under the category of Intellectual Property Right Service, Scientific and Technical Consultancy Service etc. and w.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Magistrate can order registration of FIR under Section 156(3) of CrPC for offences under Mines And Minerals Act as bar under Section 22 of MMDR Act is not attracted(03.12.2020)

Present appeals are against impugned common judgment and order of High Court dismissing the applications filed under Section 482 of Code of Criminal P.....

Tags : Cognizance, FIR, Quashing of

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There Should be no Impediment in Quashing the FIR, if COURT is Otherwise Satisfied that the Facts and Circumstances of Case so Warrant(20.02.2017)

Present writ petition has been filed by Petitioner, for quashing of FIR No. 604/2016, under Sections 323/354/506/509/34 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 reg.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing, Discretion

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Ownership of goods is immaterial for the purpose of fixing duty liability(13.01.2021)

Present Appeal has been filed against confirmation of demand of Central excise, Interest and Imposition of Penalty. Learned Counsel for the Appellant .....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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Extra consideration received for subject goods in form of subsidy or otherwise has to be treated as part of assessable value(30.03.2017)

Appellant is in appeal against Order-in-Original passed by Commissioner, whereunder various demands along with interest and equivalent penalties have .....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Open enquiry at pre-FIR Registration stage in cases relating to allegations of corrupt practice is permissible(24.03.2021)

Appeal was against impugned judgment passed by the High Court by which the High Court has dismissed the writ petition challenging notice dated 4th Mar.....

Tags : Pre-FIR Registration, Enquiry, Validity

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Heinous and serious offences cannot be fittingly quashed even though the victim or victim's family and the offender have settled the dispute(04.10.2017)

In present matter, High Court of Gujarat dismissed an application under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC). The Appellants sou.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing, Grant

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For an FIR lodged by a deceased person to be treated as substantial, its contents must be proved(30.11.2017)

By present application under Article 227 of the Constitution of India, the Applicants - original accused persons call in question the legality and val.....

Tags : FIR, Contents, Proof

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In absence of investigation of consignee/buyer of goods, demand is not sustainable(13.12.2017)

In facts of the case, based upon search by the officers of Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence, Assessee-appellant was issued with Sho.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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Reimbursable expenses are not includible in the taxable value of services(19.04.2024)

The Appellant is in appeal against the impugned order wherein the demand of service tax has been raised on account of non-inclusion on reimbursable ex.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Legality

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