23 November 2020


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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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Judgments

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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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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.

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Notifications & Circulars

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.....

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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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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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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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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.....

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International Cases

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 .....

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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.

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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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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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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.....

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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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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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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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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 .....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.

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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.....

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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 .....

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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.....

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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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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.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

Tags : Demand, Confirmation, Validity

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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.....

Tags : Punjab & Haryana High Court, Firecrackers

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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.....

Tags : FIR, Quashing, Discretion

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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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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 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 .....

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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.....

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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.....

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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 .....

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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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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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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,.....

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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.....

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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.

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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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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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 .....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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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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.....

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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.

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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.

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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 .....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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),.....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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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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) .....

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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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).....

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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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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 .....

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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 .....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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.....

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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 .....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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 .....

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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......

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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.....

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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 .....

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