27 June 2022


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An urge towards protecting vulnerable witnesses(16.12.2015)

The Madras High Court confirmed a conviction and sentence of the accused by a trial court for the rape of a minor. It rejected contentions that the vi.....

Tags : Rape, minor, competent victim, vulnerable

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Cabinet approves Special Remission Scheme for prisoners(18.07.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister grants Special Remission to Prisoners as part of Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma G.....

Tags : Prisoners, Remission Scheme, Approval

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Widow has right to be ‘maintained’ on property(06.11.2015)

Hearing an appeal against a High Court order stating that a life estate vested in the widow of the deceased became her absolute property under Section.....

Tags : Widow, maintenance, absolute owner, estate

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International Cases

Court has discretion and will exercise that discretion to award costs to one party, where it is just to make costs order(11.07.2017)

In facts of present case, Plaintiff and Defendant carried on a pharmacy business in partnership. Plaintiff holds 60% interest and Defendant 40% intere.....

Tags : Partnership, Dissolution, Cost

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A caveatable interest must be a proprietary interest in land(23.04.2018)

The Plaintiff seeks an order pursuant to Section 138C(1) of the Transfer of Land Act, 1893 extending the operation of caveat lodged on 29th September,.....

Tags : Caveats, Extension, Equitable co-owner

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Costs of winding up of a partnership are to be paid out of the partnership assets unless there are good reasons to the contrary(18.06.2020)

In present matter, On 11 March 2019 the Plaintiff, in his own capacity and in his capacity as executor of the deceased's estate, brought an applicatio.....

Tags : Winding up, Costs, Assets, Partnership

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Prescription shall commence to run as soon as the debt is due(21.09.2020)

Present case is about whether or not a claim to divide the fruits of a universal partnership can prescribe in terms of the Prescription Act 68 of 1969.....

Tags : Universal partnership, termination, Prescription

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Attorney is entitled to move single application for the removal of their name from the roll of attorneys and their admission as an advocate(14.12.2020)

In present matter, the Respondents had all been admitted and enrolled as attorneys and wished to be advocates. They relied on Section 115 of the Legal.....

Tags : Enrolment, Legal practitioner, Right

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Payment obligation is only applicable as long as the land lease remained valid(05.08.2021)

Appeal is against impugned order of High Court, which upheld an application brought by Capital Propfund 4 (Pty) Ltd, for an order declaring a leases a.....

Tags : Leases assignment, Agreement, Ownership rights

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Global power play spills into Russian court(19.04.2016)

Russia’s Constitutional Court ruled against acceding to a European Court of Human Rights denouncement against Russian law that prohibits prisoners fro.....

Tags : russia, constitution, disenfranchisement, echr, prisoner rights

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Judgments

No court shall make any declaration where Plaintiff being able to seek further relief, than a mere declaration of title, omits to do so(01.06.2017)

Present writ petition is against judgments whereby, suit filed by Petitioners and appeals filed by them were dismissed respectively. Further, order da.....

Tags : Land, Ownership, Injunction

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State Government Obliged To Provide Medical Treatment To Prisoners In Need(18.06.2018)

By way of this writ petition filed under Article 226 of Constitution of India, prayer has been made on behalf of petitioner seeking his release on par.....

Tags : Parole, Medical Treatment, Prison, Prisoners

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In absence of any pleadings and evidence that, pujari built the temple, same cannot be claimed as private temple(27.02.2019)

Present appeal arises out of the judgment passed by the High Court in and by which the High Court dismissed the Second Appeal thereby affirming the fi.....

Tags : Temple, Ownership, Proof

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Person, who claims title over property on strength of adverse possession is required to prove his case only against true owner of property(18.04.2017)

Dispute in instant Appeal relates to an agricultural land. Trial Court, by judgment/decree decreed Appellant's suit. It was held that, Appellant (Plai.....

Tags : Land, Ownership, Proof

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Plaintiff must establish shape and active functioning of partnership if made orally(13.08.2015)

A right to participate in the profits of the trade does not, by itself, demonstrate the existence of a partnership; the relationship also depends on t.....

Tags : Partnership, existence, intention

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Partner intending to retire from business not the same as partner who died in the course of the partnership(11.08.2015)

A partnership does not automatically stand dissolved if a partner shows an intention to retire, or even serves notice of retirement to the other partn.....

Tags : Partnership, notice, retire, dissolution

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Disputes and liabilities between parties need to be adjudicated, based upon partnership deed(03.04.2017)

Appellant-Original Defendant has filed Appeal and prayed to quash and set aside impugned Judgment passed by Single Judge. In facts of present case, Ap.....

Tags : Partnership, Recovery, Validity

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An auction purchaser cannot be called upon to clear past arrears(27.07.2017)

In the facts of present case, City Union Bank Limited, Second Respondent issued a tender/sale notice under Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financ.....

Tags : Past arrears, Previous owner, Payment

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Protect identities of examiners to ensure fair play(04.02.2016)

The Supreme Court allowed in part appeals questioning the decision of the Kerala High Court that the Respondents were entitled not only to get informa.....

Tags : Rti, disclosure of identity, examiner

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Women can be ‘karta’ of Hindu Undivided Family(22.12.2015)

Eldest co-parcener, even if a woman, can be ‘karta’ of a Hindu Undivided Family. The Delhi High Court noted that Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act.....

Tags : Co-parcener, eldest daughter, karta, huf

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Rights of daughters in coparcenary property are not lost merely because a preliminary decree has been passed in a partition suit(01.02.2018)

The Appellants herein contested the suit by claiming that, they were also entitled to share in the joint family properties, being daughters of Gurulin.....

Tags : Partition, Share, Coparceners

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Attorney General's Consent is not necessary in Suo Motu Contempt Proceedings(14.08.2020)

A petition came to be filed in present Court by Mahek Maheshwari bringing to the notice of present Court, a tweet made by Mr. Prashant Bhushan, Advoca.....

Tags : Contempt Proceedings, Attorney general, Consent

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Bank has no right to withhold the documents of security under the right of general lien especially when the entire loan amount is repaid(13.06.2022)

By invoking the jurisdiction of writ, the question raised by the Petitioner in the present writ petition is whether the Respondent-Bank has right to w.....

Tags : Right, General lien, Documents

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Notifications & Circulars

Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession (Amendment) Rules, 2016(08.12.2016)

In exercise of powers conferred by section 13 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957), the Central Government he.....

Tags : Rules, Concession, Minerals

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Clarification on Regulation 6(d)(ii), 6(e)(ii) and 5(f) of the IRDAI 's (Payment of commission, remuneration or reward to insurance agent or insurance intermediaries) Regulations, 2016(30.03.2017)

Attention is drawn to Reg 6(d)(ii) and 6(e)(ii) of IRDAI 's (Payment of commission, remuneration or reward to insurance agent or insurance intermediar.....

Tags : Regulation, Clarifications, Commission, remuneration

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New environment standards for gensets(22.03.2016)

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change notified new environment.....

Tags : Environment, pollution, generators, standards

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External Commercial Borrowings - Revised Framework(30.03.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India notified amendments to the External Commercial Borrowings regime to encourage longer term lending, particularly for infrastr.....

Tags : ecb, infrastructure, mining, refinery

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Fifteenth Finance Commission invites suggestions/views from general public, institutions for higher inclusive growth(22.02.2018)

The Fifteenth Finance Commission has invited suggestions/views on issues related to the terms of reference from the members of the general public, ins.....

Tags : General public, institutions, Suggestion, Inclusive growth

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India-US Strategy Energy Partnership Joint Statement(17.04.2018)

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan and U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry co-chaired the inaugural meeting here today of the U.....

Tags : Partnership, Joint Statement, Energy Co-operation

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Visa Exemption to Foreign Designers in Handicrafts Sector(26.06.2018)

Handicrafts sector has been exempted from minimum salary condition (Rs. 16.25 lakhs per annum) for grant of employment visa to foreign designers for a.....

Tags : Visa, Exemption, Foreign Designers

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Saudi ARAMCO and ADNOC sign MoU for participating in the Ratnagiri Refinery project in Maharashtra(25.06.2018)

Saudi Aramco and ADNOC signed an MoU today to jointly develop and build an integrated refinery and petrochemicals complex at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra......

Tags : MOU, Signing of, Refinery project

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Zimbabwe for cooperation in the field of geology, mining and mineral resources(06.12.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India.....

Tags : MOU, Approval, Mineral resources

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Valuation of second hand machinery(05.02.2020)

1. Representations have been received from the trade regarding Circular No. 25/2015-Customs dated 15th October, 2015 on valuation of second hand machi.....

Tags : Valuation, Second hand, Machinery

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India joins Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence as a founding member to support the responsible and human-centric development and use of AI(15.06.2020)

India today joined the league of leading economies including USA, UK, EU, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Repub.....

Tags : Global Partnership, Artificial Intelligence

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India-US Strategic Energy Partnership: Sustainable Growth Pillar India Energy Modeling Forum Launch on July 2, 2020(15.07.2020)

Sustainable Growth Pillar is an important pillar of India-US Strategic Energy Partnership co-chaired by NITI Aayog and USAID. The SG pillar entails en.....

Tags : Energy Partnership, Sustainable Growth

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Measures to achieve energy transition towards clean energy(25.03.2021)

Government of India has set a target for installing 175 GW of Renewable Energy capacity (excluding large hydro) by the end of 2021-22 which includes 1.....

Tags : Measures, Energy transition, Clean energy

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Imposition of cost by CESTAT on grounds of quality of adjudication order(22.12.2015)

The Ministry of Finance has released an Instruction to Principal Chief Commissioners and Chief Commissioners of the Department to sensitize adjudicati.....

Tags : Excise, adjudication, costs, commissioner

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Report on revitalising PPP model of infrastructure development released(28.12.2015)

A Committee formed to revisit and revitalise the Public Private Partnership Model for infrastructural development has released its Report. PPP, provis.....

Tags : Public private partnership, transparency, infrastructure

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General allocation of special drawing rights by the IMF(01.09.2021)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has made an allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) 12.57 billion (equivalent to around USD 17.86 billion at the .....

Tags : General allocation, Drawing rights, IMF

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Clarifications on the Income Declaration Scheme, 2016(14.07.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes released additional clarifications on the Income Declaration Scheme 2016.

In answers to ten additional qu.....

Tags : income declaration scheme, revision, directors, partners

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Retention of ISO containers to meet future requirements(18.01.2022)

1. Kind attention is invited to Board's Instructions Nos.07/2021-Customs dated 24.04.2021, 08/2021-Customs dated 27.04.2021 and 12/2021-Customs dated .....

Tags : Retention, ISO containers, Future requirements

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Collaboration with Banks for creation of integrated Pensioners' Portal to enhance 'Ease of Living' of Pensioners(21.06.2022)

A two day Bankers' Awareness Program was organized by Department of Pension & Pensioners' Welfare at Udaipur on 20th & 21St June, 2022 for officers of.....

Tags : Collaboration, Creation, Pensioners' Portal

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Liberalization of visa regime of India during the last one year(14.11.2018)

India has a robust visa regime to facilitate smooth entry, stay and movement of foreigners in India for legitimate purposes while ensuring the securit.....

Tags : Liberalization, Visa regime, Foreigners

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and France on technical bilateral cooperation in the field of new and renewable energy(10.01.2019)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and France on tec.....

Tags : MOU, Approval, Renewable energy

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Enforcement of Various Labour Laws in Central Sphere(27.03.2017)

A well-established Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM) is in place to enforce various labour laws in Central Sphere. The country-wide networ.....

Tags : Machinery, Labour Laws, Enforcement

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Cabinet approves issue of Notifications for "General Elections to the Lok Sabha 2019"(13.03.2019)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the ""General Elections to the Lok Sabha 2019) -for issuance of statutory notif.....

Tags : General Elections, Lok sabha, Notification, Issuance

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Cabinet approves Cooperation Agreement between India and Denmark in the field of Renewable Energy with focus on Offshore Wind Energy(15.04.2019)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for a Cooperation Agreement between Ministry of New and Re.....

Tags : Agreement, Approval, Renewable Energy

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Accession to the Council of Europe Convention on Transfer of Sentenced Persons(05.11.2015)

The Union Cabinet has approved formally requesting the Council of Europe for India’s accession to the ‘Council of Europe Convention on the Transfer of.....

Tags : Europe, convention, sentenced prisoners, transfer, accession

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Principal Director General of Income Tax (Systems) to be the designated authority for furnishing the 'bulk information' on certain identified parameters(21.06.2017)

In pursuance of sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of Section 138 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, the Central Government, hereby specifies .....

Tags : Director General, Authority, Bulk Information

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Amendment in notification number S.O. 2655(E), dated the 23rd September, 2015(25.03.2021)

S.O.1355(E).--In exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Livestock Importation Act, 1898 (9 of 1898), the Central Government hereby makes.....

Tags : Bovine Animal, Generic Marker

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Examination for confirmation of enrolment of GST Practitioners to be conducted by NACIN(14.05.2019)

The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorized vide Notification No. 24/2018-Central Tax dated 28.5.2018, t.....

Tags : Examination, Enrollment, GST Practitioners

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Implementation of Electronic Sealing for containers by exporters under self-sealing procedure prescribed by Circular 26/2017-Cus dated 1st July, 2017 and Circular 36/2017 dated 28th August, 2017(20.09.2017)

1. Representations have been received from several associations seeking information on the availability of RFID Tamper Proof One-time-bolt container s.....

Tags : Electronic Sealing, Containers, Implementation

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De-notification of Inland Container Depots/Container Freight Stations/Air Freight Stations(16.08.2021)

1. It has come to the notice of the Board that difficulties are being faced by the custodians of Inland Container Depots (ICDs) and Container Freight .....

Tags : De-notification, Inland Container Depots

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Power Ministry mandates energy accounting of DISCOMs with a view to reduce electricity losses(11.10.2021)

As an important step under the ongoing power sector reforms, Ministry of Power today mandated electricity distribution companies to undertake energy a.....

Tags : Energy accounting, DISCOMs, Electricity losses

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Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2016(01.03.2016)

The Ministry of Finance notified Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2016 to amend Service Tax Rules, 1994. Amongst the changes is a substitution in the tr.....

Tags : service tax, partnership, advocates, deadline

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Cabinet approves an MoU between India and Hellenic on Renewable Energy Cooperation(07.03.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field.....

Tags : MoU, Approval, Renewable Energy

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Amendment to general notification of sale of Government of India Treasury Bills/Cash Managements Bills by auction(23.12.2021)

The Government of India hereby makes the following amendments to its Notifications in the Ministry of Finance No. F.4(2)-W&M/2018 dated the 27th March.....

Tags : Amendment, General notification, Auction

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Technical Committee Report on Large Scale Integration of Renewable Energy(18.04.2016)

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy released a report on ‘Large Scale Integration of Renewable Energy, Need for Balancing, Deviation Settlement M.....

Tags : renewable energy, integration, dispute resolution

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Existing regulations on insurance commissions and remuneration to continue(15.03.2016)

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India advised insurers, insurance intermediaries and insurance agents to continue complying with.....

Tags : Insurance, brokers, commission, remuneration

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Cabinet approves National Mineral Exploration Policy(29.06.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved the National Mineral Exploration Policy to encourage participation of the private sector.

Under the policy, the.....

Tags : national mineral exploration policy, mining, database

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Time for a dedicated think tank for the North Eastern Region (NER) at the Central Government level(15.05.2018)

Need for thrust on Water and Waterways Strength in the Region, Improving Economic Corridors, Digital Technology as the Future of Connectivity, Address.....

Tags : Think tank, NER, Level, Central Government

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EPFO Introduces 'View Pension Passbook' Service for the pensioners through Umang App(03.05.2018)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which is providing a host of e-services for its stakeholders, has now introduced a new service through .....

Tags : Passbook, Service, Pensioners, Umang App

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Air Conditioner and its related Parts, Hermetic Compressor and Temperature Sensing Controls (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2020(18.05.2020)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 16 read with sub-section (3) of section 25 of the Bureau of Indian Standard.....

Tags : Amendment Order, Air Conditioner, Public interest

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Extension of Powers of Commissioner of Income-tax, Centralized Processing Centre, Bengaluru, headquartered at Bengaluru, Karnataka(30.08.2016)

In continuation to Circular No. 19 of 2016 dated 25th May, 2016, Commissioner of Income-tax, Centralized Processing Centre, Bengaluru, headquartered a.....

Tags : Powers, Extension, Commissioner

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Aadhaar mandatory for pensioners(14.12.2016)

There is, at present, no proposal to make Aadhaar seeding mandatory for release of pension to the Central Government pensioners. Eighty-seven percent .....

Tags : Pensioners, Aadhaar, Mandatory

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Government of India and the World Bank sign $300 Million Agreement to help scale-up India's Energy Efficiency Program(28.08.2018)

The Government of India and the World Bank signed here today a $220 million Loan Agreement and a $80 million Guarantee Agreement for the India Energy .....

Tags : Agreement, Signing of, Energy Efficiency Program

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Examination for Confirmation of Enrollment of GST Practitioners(10.10.2018)

The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) is conducting an examination for confirmation of enrolment of Goods and Services.....

Tags : Enrollment, GST Practitioners, Examination

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Indian Railways to extend all support to the developers for installing solar power plants on Railway's vacant un-encroached land(27.08.2020)

In order to achieve its objective of becoming 100% self sustainable for all it's power needs and also to contribute to national solar power goals, Ind.....

Tags : Energy consumption, Solar power, Installation

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Extension of last date to receive comments/counter-comments on TRAI Consultation Paper on "Issues Relating to Media Ownership"(07.06.2022)

1. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India had released a Consultation Paper on "Issues Relating to Media Ownership" on 12th April, 2022. The last date .....

Tags : Extension, Last date, Media Ownership

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Guidelines for early Resolution of Stuck Public Private Partnership projects at Major Ports(11.05.2022)

Background

In the past decade, Government of India invited private investment into Major Port Sector and several projects were awarded under .....

Tags : Guidelines, Early Resolution, Partnership projects

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Permanent residency status for foreigners(29.11.2016)

The Government has decided to grant Permanent Residency Status (PRS) for 10 years with multiple entry to foreign investors making investment of minimu.....

Tags : Status, Residency, Foreigner

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Others

Parameters for Splitting of GST Revenue Between Centre and States(11.08.2015)

Under the proposed General Sales Tax regime, the Centre would levy and collect Central Goods and Services Tax, and States would levy and collect the S.....

Tags : general sales tax, levy, apportion

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News

Delhi HC Takes a Look of Current Garbage Disposal Problem, along with National Green Tribunal (NGT)(29.10.2015)

Delhi HC along with NGT while taking note of current garbage disposal problem in Delhi, as safai karamcharis have been on strike for their arrears, ha.....

Tags : Delhi HC , safai karamcharis, Police Commissioner

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Delhi HC: CAG Cannot Audit Private Discoms(30.10.2015)

Delhi HC while allowing plea filed by Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd, BSES Yamuna Power, BSES Rajdhani Ltd., has junked AAP Govt.’s decision to get.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)

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Punjab and Haryana HC Rejects Miner’s PLea on Contract Term(02.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has rejected plea of mining lease holders from Haryana that period of mining contract should commence after obtaining environmen.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana HC , Miner, State Government

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Madras HC Permits TANGEDCO to Process Udangudi Tender, but Asks Not to Finalise it(02.11.2015)

Madras HC has held that Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) could process fresh bids received for Udangudi Supercrit.....

Tags : Madras HC , Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited,Udangudi Supercritical Thermal Power Project

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Delhi High Court Directs Centre to Fill Up CIC, IC Posts in Six Weeks(09.11.2015)

Delhi HC has directed Centre to fill up vacant posts of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (IC) within six weeks.

Tags : Delhi HC, Centre , Chief Information Commissioner

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Madras High Court : Only IG of Prisons Entitled to Transfer Prisoners(09.11.2015)

Madras High Court has held that a remand prisoner can be transferred from one prison to another only on the basis of a written order passed by Inspect.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Transfer Prisoners

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Calcutta High Court Questions IAS Officer Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s Appointment as SEC(12.10.2015)

Calcutta HC has questioned State Govt’s decision to appoint senior IAS officer Alapan Bandyopadhyay, as the acting State Election Commissioner (SEC) a.....

Tags : Calcutta HC , State Govt, IAS Officer Alapan Bandyopadhyay, State Election Commissioner

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NGT Slams Major Refinery for Encroachment on Wildlife Corridors in Kaziranga's Non-Development Zone(12.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed Numaligarh refinery in Assam for violating forest laws and blocking encroaching on wildlife corridors in Kaz.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Numaligarh refinery

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Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement reached(05.10.2015)

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement between North American countries and those in South-east and Far-east Asia was reached on 5 October, 2015. The.....

Tags : Trans pacific partnership, united states, china, asia, aiib

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Suven Life Gets Patent Registered for Neuro-Degenerative Drug(14.10.2015)

Drug firm Suven Life Sciences has been granted patent by Australia, China, Europe, South Korea and the US for a drug used in the treatment of neuro-de.....

Tags : Suven Life , Patent , Neuro-Degenerative Drug

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SC Stays Allahabad HC’s Order Against UP Advocate General(03.08.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed Allahabad High Court Order summoning Chief Secretary in a case and rebuking States’s Advocate General Raghvendra Singh for no.....

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Kerala HC Junks Amendment Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015(08.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has junked an amendment brought in to provisions of Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015 allowing renewal of permits of quarr.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015

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Madras HC Directs Tuticorin Commissioner to Clear Waterlogging and Submit Report(08.12.2015)

Madras HC has directed Tuticorin Corporation Commissioner to clear stagnant rainwater from localities listed by Puthiya Tamilagam president K. Krishna.....

Tags : Madras HC, Tuticorin Corporation Commissioner

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report from DSLSA on Women Undertrial Prisoners(08.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has irked over condition of women undertrial prisoners who are still suffering in jails despite undergoing detention for half of thei.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, undertrial prisoners

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SC Rejects FIMI Plea Against Retrospective Levy of Social Impact Fund(08.12.2015)

SC has refused to entertain plea by lobby group Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI), which challenged retrospective levy of royalty for its.....

Tags : SC, Federation of Indian Mineral Industries

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NGT Continues Stay on Expansion by Numaligarh Refinery(09.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to stay its order restraining Numaligarh Refinery Limited from carrying out any construction activity in the.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Numaligarh Refinery Limited

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Suven Life Sciences Books Patent for Neuro-Degenerative Drug(14.12.2015)

Drug firm Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent each by Eurasia, Europe, Israel and Macau for a drug used in the treatment of neuro-degenerati.....

Tags : Suven Life Sciences , Patent , Neuro-Degenerative Drug

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Delhi High Court: Why Women Prisoners Denied Benefits?(05.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought responses from Delhi government, Lieutenant Governor (L-G) and Director General of Prisons as to why women prisoners are b.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Women Prisoners

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CCI Gives Nod to JSW Energy-Jaiprakash Deal for 500MW Bina Plant(20.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved JSW Energy's purchase of the 500MW Bina thermal power plant from Jaiprakash Power Ventures.

Tags : CCI, JSW Energy, Jaiprakash Power

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Bombay HC Reduces Punishment of Prisoner who Overstayed Furlough(26.09.2016)

Bombay HC has reduced punishment of a prisoner who overstayed for 93 days, the period of furlough leave granted to him as his wife was unwell, citing .....

Tags : Bombay HC, prisoner

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CBEC: No Service Tax for Yoga Practitioners(27.09.2016)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified that entity promoting yoga will not have to pay service tax for a period between 1 July, 2012 .....

Tags : CBEC, Yoga Practitioners

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Burning an Effigy Prima Facie Does Not Amount to Organising a Mock Funeral: Allahabad HC(22.08.2018)

Allahabad High Court has opined that burning effigy of a living person prima facie does not amount to organising a mock funeral, which is an offence u.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Funeral

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Bombay HC to ASG: Find Out Exact Rate at Which Securities Transaction Tax Should be Collected(24.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has told the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) to take instructions from the Central Board of Direct Tax by August 28 on the exact .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Additional Solicitor General, Central Board of Direct Tax, Securities Transaction Tax

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SC: Coparcener Has No Right To Challenge Sale Made By Karta To Meet Legal Necessity(24.08.2018)

While dismissing a suit filed by son against his father, the Supreme Court has observed that no coparcener has a right to challenge the sale made by t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, co-coparcener, karta

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AP HC Stays Order Reducing Tariffs of Incentivised Wind Power Generators(24.08.2018)

Andhra Pradesh HC has stayed state regulator’s order reducing tariffs of electricity supplied by wind projects that received generation-based incentiv.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh HC, generation-based incentive

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Supreme Court: Elephants Owners Cannot be Unkind to Animals(21.10.2016)

SC while observing that those keeping elephants in captivity, whether private individuals or temples, do not care for animals or law, has said owners,.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Elephants Owners

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Madras HC Directs ADGP to Consider Transferring Policeman on Heath Grounds(21.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) to consider a plea made by a policeman suffering from Guillain Barre Syndr.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Additional Director General of Police, Guillain Barre Syndrome

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Rajasthan HC Says ‘No Special Treatment to VIP Prisoners’(24.10.2016)

Rajasthan High Court has directed State Government that no special treatment should be provided to VIP prisoners, and has asked Government to file tot.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner May Transfer Information Commissioner under RTI Act’(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has held that State Chief Information Commissioner has powers under Right to Information Act (RTI) to transfer State Information Com.....

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Madras High Court Asks AIADMK to Remove Illegal MGR Banners from Chennai(01.10.2018)

Madras High Court has directed removal of all unauthorised banners erected across the city in connection with the valedictory function of the centenar.....

Tags : Madras High Court, MGR Banners

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NGT Orders Inspection of Three Waste-to-Energy Plants in Delhi(01.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has constituted a "high-powered team" to inspect three waste-to-energy plants in capital while directing it to submit a repor.....

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NCLT Rejects Plea Seeking Stay on TATA’s EGM on Feb 06(01.02.2017)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has refused to grant a stay on Tata Sons’ decision to call an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on February 6, .....

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Gujarat HC Seeks State’s Reply Over Appointment of CIC(02.02.2017)

Gujarat High Court has sought State Government's reply on a PIL seeking transparency in process for selection of next Chief Information Commissioner (.....

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Delhi HC: Office of Advocate General Not A ‘Public Authority’ Under RTI(06.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that Office of Attorney General of India is not a "public authority" as defined under Right to Information Act, since AG's ".....

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NGT Imposes Rs 25 Cr Fine on Okhla Energy Plant(06.02.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has allowed Okhla waste-to-energy plant to function while imposing an environmental compensation of Rs. 25 lakh on it fo.....

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Supreme Court Agrees to Examine Validity of 10% General Category Quota(25.01.2019)

Supreme Court has decided to examine Centre's decision to grant 10% reservation in jobs and education to poor candidates belonging to general category.....

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SC Asks State to Provide Information on Detention Centres and Foreigners Detained in Assam(29.01.2019)

Supreme Court has required the State to furnish details of the number of Detention Centres in Assam and the number of inmates they house while hearin.....

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy: SC Agrees to Hear Petition for Additional Compensation from Union Carbide(29.01.2019)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear in April the curative petition filed by the Centre in 2011 for additional compensation for Bhopal gas tragedy victims.....

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Gujarat High Court Says No to Place For Reserved Candidates in General Merit List(16.03.2017)

Gujarat High Court has held that various reserved category candidates availing of age relaxation cannot claim a place in general category merit list f.....

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Delhi HC Orders CAG Audit on Tree Felling Since 2010(17.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to conduct an audit into number of trees felled here for various projects and disposa.....

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CIVIL - SC Slams Assam Government over Functioning of Foreigners Tribunal(14.03.2019)

Supreme Court has pulled up Assam Government over inadequacies in the functioning of foreigners tribunals in the state and sought details on it by Mar.....

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CIVIL - Parishioners can't be Deprived of Their Right to Burial in Church Cemetery: Kerala HC(15.03.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that irrespective of his/her allegiance, a parishioner cannot be deprived of his/her right to burial in the church of which.....

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CIVIL - Meghalaya Miners: SC Asks Petitioner to Talk to Families of Miners(18.03.2019)

Supreme Court has asked petitioner who had petitioned against calling off of rescue operations of labourers who were trapped in a flooded illegal ra.....

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CIVIL - Karnataka HC Gives Relief to Renewable Energy Companies(18.03.2019)

Karnataka High Court has quashed state Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission's (KERC) order imposing ‘wheeling and banking’ charges on wind, hy.....

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DIRECT TAXATION - Partners can’t be Taxed for Transaction Made by Firm: ITAT(18.03.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal ( ITAT ), Pune has held that the partners cannot be taxed for transaction made by the Firms.

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Warner Music Group Loses Copyright over ‘Happy Birthday to You’ Song(24.09.2015)

United States District Court in Los Angeles has held that long claimed copyright on “Happy Birth day to You,“ the most popular tune in the English lan.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court to State Cops: Find if Forged Court Orders Used to Acquire Govt. Land(25.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Deputy Commissioners of Mohali and Rupnagar to submit report on whether shamlat or government lands have been sanct.....

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CIC Brings Maha Ministers under Ambit of RTI(28.09.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Maharashtra, Ratnakar Gaikwad, has brought offices of all ministers, ministers of state under the ambit of th.....

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J&K High Court to Govt.: Remove Illegal Constructions on Sindh within 4 Weeks(01.10.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered concerned Deputy Commissioners to remove illegal constructions on river Sindh which flows through Ganderbal,.....

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CIC to Forest Authorities: Whether Forest Clearance Granted to Polavaram Project(01.10.2015)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ordered Union Ministry of Environment and Forests to inform whether forest rights of tribal people were rec.....

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Delhi High Court Directs GST Commissioner to Permit Taxpayer to Rectify Errors Made in TRAN-1 Form(23.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the GST Commissioner to permit a company which had made an error in filing the TRAN-1 Form online to correct the same im.....

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SC Seeks AG's Assistance to Deal with Public Property Damage Cases(15.01.2016)

SC has asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to assist it on approach to be adopted in dealing with cases where public property has been damaged in lar.....

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India to join International Energy Agency - Ocean Energy Systems(13.01.2016)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for India becoming a member country of the International En.....

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NGT Directs TMC to Not to Give Nod for Construction in Forest Areas of Yeoor(19.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while hearing a petition filed by NGO Vanashakti, has asked Thane Municipal Commissioner (TMC) to not issue permissions.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Issues Summons to DC, MC Commissioner(21.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has summoned Deputy Commissioner, Municipal Commissioner and a local resident, Daljit Singh under contempt of court proc.....

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RBI: Pensioner's Account Not to Exceed More Than 14 Credit Transactions in a Year(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed banks that a pensioner's account should not exceed more than 14 credit transactions in a calender year for re.....

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Karnataka High Court: Learners Licence Valid, Trainer not Must(11.09.2019)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that a Learners License issued by a competent authority is a valid license and a rider or learner need not accompany an.....

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CCI Approves Rs 850-cr Acquisition of GTL's OME Business by E2 Energy Service(08.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Rs 850 crore acquisition of network services firm GTL Ltd's OME business by E2 Energy Service.

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SC Directs Government to Appoint 3 ICs in 6 Weeks(08.01.2016)

Supreme Court has directed Government to appoint three Information Commissioners (ICs) in the Central Information Commission (CIC), whose posts are ly.....

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Bombay HC Warns Of Contempt Action Against Commissioners of Every District in State(11.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has warned of contempt action against Commissioners of Civic Bodies and Councils of every district in Maharashtra if they fail to fi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Commissioners of Civic Bodies , Councils

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NGT Slams Delhi Govt. over Delay in Operationalisation of Bawana Plant(14.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed Delhi Government and North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for inordinate delay in operationalising Bawan.....

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Delhi High Court Acquits Man of Murdering Wife, Says He Was of Unsound Mind(29.11.2017)

Delhi High Court Acquits Man of Murdering Wife, Says He Was of Unsound Mind

Tags : The bench said that certain circumstances of the case, like the "ghastly manner" in which the woman was killed, which was evident from 24 injuries on the woman's body caused by several household articles, were perhaps "reflective of his chronic mental state".

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Supreme Court: Order Calling for General Court Martial can be Challenged Before AFT(29.11.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that an order convening a General Court Martial can be challenged before an Armed Force Tribunal. The Court noted that as ther.....

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Suven Life Sciences Books Patent for Neuro-Degenerative Drug(30.06.2016)

Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent from Europe and two product patents from Eurasia for a drug used in the treatment of neuro-degenerative .....

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Govt. Eases Salary Reporting Norms(05.07.2016)

Govt. has notified Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Amendment Rules, 2016 and simplified salary reporting requirements.....

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Suven Life Books Patents for Neuro-Degenerative Drug(13.07.2016)

Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent each by India and South Africa for a drug used in treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases.

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Non-Maintenance of General Diary Per Se Won’t Render Whole Prosecution Illegal: SC(21.05.2018)

Supreme Court has held that non-maintenance of General Diary per se will not render the whole prosecution illegal, though it may have consequences on .....

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EU's New Data Protection Rules Come Into Effect(25.05.2018)

European Union's new data protection laws known as General Data Protection Regulation has came into effect today.

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Allahabad High Court Prohibits Raising of Banners and Posters in Court Premises(12.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has prohibited the raising of banners and posters in the Court premises, during elections to the High Court Bar Association, keep.....

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AAR, Karnataka: Homeowner Association Liable to Pay GST on Contributions Made by Members(12.02.2020)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has held that the homeowner association is liable to pay Central Goods and Service Tax and State Goods an.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Appointment of CVC(02.07.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea challenging appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K V Chaudhary and Vigilance Commissioner (VC) T M B.....

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Supreme Court: Magistrate’s Order Not Necessary to Obtain Accused’s Fingerprint Specimen(03.07.2018)

Supreme Court has held that a police officer need not obtain an order from a Magistrate for obtaining a specimen of fingerprints of the accused under .....

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Kerala HC Allows Plea of Cat Owner Who Was Denied Pass to Buy Pet Food(06.04.2020)

Kerala High Court has allowed a cat owner's plea to allow him to buy pet-food amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Release of Detainees in Assam Foreigners' Detention Centres(08.04.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Centre and Assam Government on a plea seeking the release of persons who have spent more than two years in the fore.....

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SC Directs States and UTs to Make Safe Transit of Prisoners Released During National Lockdown(08.04.2020)

Supreme Court of India has directed all States and Union Territories to ensure that prisoners who have been released from jails are provided safe tran.....

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MCA Allows Companies to Hold Video Extraordinary General Meetings(09.04.2020)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has allowed companies to hold extraordinary general meetings through videoconferencing or other audio-visual means.....

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Delhi HC Allows Release of Under Trial Prisoners on Bail Upon Furnishing of Personal Bond(13.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has agreed with the decision of the High Powered Committee to do away with sureties and release the under trial prisoners on bail upo.....

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Supreme Court Moots Framing of a Pragmatic Policy for Children of Women Prisoners(06.08.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern about the children of women prisoners and has also suggested framing of a pragmatic policy for looking after such .....

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Supreme Court Moots Framing of a Pragmatic Policy for Children of Women Prisoners(06.08.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern about the children of women prisoners and has also suggested framing of a pragmatic policy for looking after such .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: SC Order for Release of Prisoners Not to Mean Compulsory Release(21.04.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has clarified that the Supreme Court's order dated 23rd March, 2020 for release of prisoners is not to be interpreted so.....

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Calcutta HC Requires Colour Blind Land Owner to be Employed Suitably by Acquiring Authority(23.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has declared that a member of a family whose land has been acquired with an assurance of providing an employment over and above th.....

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Bombay HC Directs High Power Committee to Discuss Discriminatory Release of Prisoners(27.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the high power committee constituted by the State Government to decide whether the distinction made between prisoners/u.....

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SC Sets Aside Insurer's Liability to Compensate MP Government(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has set aside the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission's order requiring Bajaj Allianz General Insurance to pay Rs. 64 lakh b.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Bans Resurgere Executives for GDR Violation(24.02.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has restrained the officials of Resurgere Mines and Minerals India from accessing securities market for up to t.....

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Gauhati HC Sets Aside Foreigners Tribunal Order Declaring Son of Indian Citizens as Foreigner(26.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has set aside the order of a Foreigners Tribunal for declaring a person as a foreigner, despite his parents being declared as India.....

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ITAT, Bangalore: Reimbursement of Vehicle Expenses by Cab Owners Not Subject to TDS(27.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has held that the payments made by the cab owners which are in the nature of reimbursement of vehicle .....

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Securities Appellate Tribunal Allows Lenders to Sell Reliance General Insurance(28.02.2020)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has upheld the right of Nippon India Mutual Fund and Credit Suisse to sell shares of Reliance General Insurance followin.....

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Allahabad High Court: No Protection for Married Live-In Partners(02.03.2020)

Allahabad High Court has held that where a man and a woman, during the subsistence of their marriages to other persons, reside as a live-in couple, th.....

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Gauhati HC Sets Aside Ex Parte Order of Foreigners Tribunal Declaring Person as Foreigner(02.03.2020)

Gauhati High Court has set aside ex parte order of Foreigners Tribunal declaring a person as foreigner noticing that the Tribunal had declared a perso.....

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Madras HC Expresses Concern on Allowing Prisoners to Keep Children with Them(29.09.2016)

Madras HC has impressed upon the need for Judicial Magistrates to desist from passing orders in a “mechanical fashion” permitting prisoners to keep ch.....

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Delhi HC Asks Why There Is a Cut In Prisoners' Salary(13.09.2018)

Delhi high court has questioned the Tihar Jail authorities’ decision to deduct 25 per cent of the prisoners’ salary for victim compensation fund, sayi.....

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NGT Directs Closure Of 5 UP Tanneries For Extracting Ganga Water Without Permission(13.09.2018)

NGT has directed the closure of five Kanpur-based tanneries for discharging effluents in river Ganga after CPCB informed it that the units lacked NOC .....

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SC Questions Logic Of Separating Families Of ‘Foreigners’ Detained In Assam Jails(14.09.2018)

Supreme Court has questioned the logic of separating family members of the declared foreign nationals in detention centres.

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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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Delhi HC: Termination of Probationer During Period of Probation is Not Retrenchment(17.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has states that termination of a probationer during the period of probation does not amount to retrenchment within the meaning of Sec.....

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Gujarat HC Rejects Plea Seeking Direction to Furnish Details on Jailbreak under RTI(15.11.2016)

Gujarat High Court has turned down an appeal seeking direction to Chief Information Commissioner to ask Government to furnish details on 2013 jailbrea.....

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NGT Asks UP Government’s Action Plan on Regulating Tanneries(21.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has questioned Uttar Pradesh Government and its Pollution Control Board over regulation of tanneries on banks of river G.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, tanneries, Ganga , Kanpur

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre’s Reply over Change in Aviation Policy(22.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought response from Centre over a challenge brought to its recent aviation policy, which restricts Airports currently operating .....

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SC Refers Plea to Make Independent Collegium for Appointment of EC to Constitutional Bench(24.10.2018)

Supreme Court has referred a plea for constituting an independent mechanism for selection of Election Commissioners for the consideration of Constitut.....

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Rajasthan HC Fines ICICI with Rs. 10 Lakhs for Trying to "Wrongfully Influence" Judges(26.10.2018)

Rajasthan High Court has recently slapped ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company with penal costs of Rs. 10 lakhs for impleading several judges of Di.....

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Slow Learner can't be Declared as 'Mentally Retarded': Bombay High Court(26.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has given a girl charge of her father's estate and observed that merely because a student is a slow learner and not good in her stud.....

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SC Allows Centre for 'Comprehensive Re-look' on Order Excluding Assam from 'Inner Line Permit' Area(01.09.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed the Central Government 4 weeks to have a comprehensive re-look in the plea challenging the Adaptation of Laws (Amendment) Or.....

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Hyderabad HC Suspends Circular Proposing Ban on Flexies Manufacturing(29.12.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has suspended circular issued by Director of Municipal Administration of Telangana proposing to ban manufacture of flexies and ba.....

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NGT Warns Delhi Civic Authorities of Consequences over Waste-to-Energy Plants(29.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has warned of imposing environmental compensation of Rs 5 lakh per violation on Delhi Civic Authorities whenever waste-t.....

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Supreme Court: No Prior Consent of Landowners Needed to Lay Overhead Power Lines(30.12.2016)

Supreme Court, while removing roadblocks in reaching electricity to every village, has ruled that no prior consent of landowners was required to lay o.....

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SC Reduces Punishment of Medical Shop Owner as he wasn’t Aware of Obtaining Drug Licence(05.12.2018)

Supreme Court has reduced the sentence of one-year imprisonment to three months to a medical shop owner who stored certain drugs without a valid drug .....

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Dispose of Cases Against Legislators on Priority: SC Directs Kerala and Patna HCs(05.12.2018)

Supreme Court has asked Kerala and Bihar High Court to dispose of on priority basis pending criminal matters in which existing or former legislators .....

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SC Allows Foreigners to Submit Representations Seeking Permission to go Back(16.10.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed foreign citizens, who are facing criminal proceedings in Delhi for participating in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Niza.....

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Madras HC Closes Sasikala’s Plea Against Appointment of AIADMK’s General Secretary(03.01.2017)

Madras High Court has closed a pending civil suit against V.K. Sasikala elevation as General Secretary of AIADMK, moved by expelled party Rajya Sabha .....

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Vehicle Owner Liable for Accident Even if Occurred Within 30 Days Period of Reporting Transfer: SC(17.12.2018)

Supreme Court held that, if an accident occurs within the period prescribed for reporting transfer of a vehicle, the transferor is not absolved of the.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Quashes Circulars that Restrict Tribal Groups from Undergoing ‘Sterilization’(19.12.2018)

Chhattisgarh High Court has quashed government circulars that restrained Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) from ‘family planning’ by underg.....

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Madras HC Restrains Political Parties from Erecting Digital Banners on Roads in TN(20.12.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained all the political parties in Tamil Nadu from erecting digital banners and hoardings on arterial roads posing a risk t.....

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Delhi Court Orders Deportation of 8 Foreigners During Pendency of Revision Against Their Discharge(09.11.2020)

Delhi Court has ordered for deportation of 8 Kazak nationals related to Tablighi Jamaat while a revision petition against their discharge is pending b.....

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Delhi HC Agrees to Extend Interim Bail of Prisoners Released to Decongest Prisons(11.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has agreed to extend for 30 more days the interim bail granted to prisoners to decongest jails in light of COVID-19 pandemic.

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AG Grants Consent for Initiation of Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra(13.11.2020)

Attorney General for India, KK Venugopal has granted his consent for initiation of contempt proceedings against comedian Kunal Kamra, over his tweets .....

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Supreme Court Convicts Sasikala in DA Case, Sentences Her to 4 Year Jail Term(14.02.2017)

Supreme Court has convicted AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala in 20-year-old disproportionate case and sentenced her to four years jail term.

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Bombay High Court Seeks Progress Report on Rehabilitation of Victoria Owners(16.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Government of Maharashtra to file an affidavit within 14 days explaining their progress on developing a rehabilitation pla.....

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CIC: Make Public Godse’s Statement in Bapu’s Assassination Trial(20.02.2017)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ruled that statement of Nathuram Godse, along with other relevant records related to assassination of Mahat.....

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SERVICE - Kerala HC Stays Order Sanctioning Eligible Leave with Salary for Government Employees(27.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has stayed a Government order which accorded to grant eligible leave/casual leave to the Government employees and teachers who had n.....

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS - Bombay HC Directs Spotify to Deposit Rs. 6.5 Crore in Warner/Chappell Copyright Case(01.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed music streaming app Spotify to deposit Rs. 6.5 crore after a suit for infringement was filed by music publisher Warner/.....

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CRIMINAL - Pulwama Terror Attack Remarks: Gauhati HC Grants Interim Anticipatory Bail to Papri Banerjee(05.03.2019)

Gauhati High Court has granted interim anticipatory bail to Papri Banerjee, Assistant Professor at Icon College, accused of posting a controversial co.....

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Rajasthan HC Asks State to Ensure Lack of Discrimination While Assigning Menial Jobs to Prisoners(21.12.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has asked the State Government to ensure that the prisoners are not forced to indulge in menial jobs like cleaning toilets etc. m.....

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Lieutenant General can't be Tried in General Court Martial Consisting of Members Below His Rank: SC(05.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that an army officer holding the rank of Lieutenant General cannot be tried by the General Court Martial (GCM) consisting o.....

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Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional: Madras HC(07.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that Rule 481 of Tamil Nadu Prison Rules, 1983 is unconstitutional to the extent it provides for deduction of 50% of the wa.....

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Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional: Madras HC(08.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that Rule 481 of Tamil Nadu Prison Rules, 1983 is unconstitutional to extent it provides for deduction of 50% of the wages .....

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Madras HC Says No to Banners on Jayalalithaa Birth Anniversary(14.02.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to permit two AIADMK district office bearers to erect digital banners in view of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s .....

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SC Allows Woman Declared as Foreigner to File Review in Gauhati High Court(27.01.2021)

Supreme Court has granted liberty to a woman, who was declared as a foreigner by a Foreigners Tribunal in Assam, to file a review petition in the Gauh.....

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SC: Possession Once Taken By State, Title of Landowner Ceases(29.01.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that once possession is taken by the State, the land vests absolutely with the State and the title of the landowner cease.....

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P&H HC: Choice of Partner is Important Facet of Right to Life(01.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that parents and guardians cannot assume the right to dictate to their wards how and with whom they should spe.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Choice of Partner

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Bombay HC Drops Contempt Case Against BMC Commissioner(19.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has dropped contempt proceedings against Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta taking note that orders sanctioning and regularising ille.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Municipal Commissioner, Contempt Case

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Supreme Court to Centre: Appoint NHRC Director General Within One Week(23.01.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to appoint a Director General in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) within a week.

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Chief Information Commissioner Should have Status of Chief Election Commissioner: SC(15.02.2019)

Supreme Court has issued directives regarding filling vacancies in Central and State Information Commissions under RTI Act which include directives th.....

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MCA Issues Clarification on Holding of Annual General Meeting Through Video Conferencing(15.01.2021)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has issued Clarification on the holding of annual general meetings (AGM) through video conferencing (VC) or anothe.....

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Delhi High Court Stays Removal of Mohit Saraf from L&L Partnership(18.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has stayed the termination of L&L Partners Senior Partner Mohit Saraf from the firm's partnership pending the conclusion of arbitrati.....

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OHCHR Urges Indian Government to Release Bhima Koregaon Activists(25.01.2021)

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) of the United Nations has urged the Indian government to release the activists who are in pri.....

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Delhi HC Permits To Export Patented Drugs For Specific Purposes(08.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has allowed generic drug manufacturers to export patented drugs for purposes of development, clinical trials and regulatory clearance.....

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Gujarat High Court: Woman Can’t Accuse Her Live-in-Partner of Rape(09.03.2017)

Gujarat High Court has held that a woman can't accuse her live-in partner of rape over a false promise of marriage and desertion.

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Govt Eases General Provident Fund Norms, Now Withdrawal Possible Within 15 Days(09.03.2017)

Government has relaxed norms for withdrawal of General Provident Fund (GPF) enabling employees to receive payments within 15 days, and also making it .....

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Allahabad HC Quashes Cabinet’s Move Quashing Interest Payable By Sugar Mill Owners to Farmers(10.03.2017)

Allahabad High Court has quashed a cabinet decision of October whereby interest to tune of Rs 2000 crore, payable by sugar mill owners to sugarcane fa.....

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CIVIL - SC Sets Aside Bombay HC Order Penalising Senior Tax Official(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has set aside an order by Bombay High Court that had imposed a fine on Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (Mumbai) and made adversarial r.....

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DIRECT TAXATION - SC Sets Aside Bombay HC Order Penalising Senior Tax Official(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has set aside an order by Bombay High Court that had imposed a fine on Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (Mumbai) and made adversarial r.....

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DGFT Introduces E-Tariff Rate Quota System for Imports(08.02.2021)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has announced the introduction of an online e-Tariff Rate Quota (e-TRQ) System for imports. DGFT has prepa.....

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CRIMINAL - Delhi HC Upholds Order Against Former Delhi police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar(22.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has ordered a special cell of Delhi Police to register FIRs against former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar and former assistan.....

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Madras HC Asks Govt to Prohibit Future Ownership of Elephants by Individuals, Temples(24.02.2021)

Madras High Court has asked the State Government to come up with a policy prohibiting future ownership of elephants by any individual and/or temples, .....

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Delhi HC: Give Prisoners Choice Between Video Conferencing & Physical Appearance(24.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked Director General Prisons, Delhi, while hearing a petition filed by Pinjra Tod activists Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita.....

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Delhi HC Directs Filing of Status Report in Alleged Murder of 23-Year Old Undertrial Prisoner(25.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to file a status report within 3 days in a compensation petition on the alleged murder of a 23-year old.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Compensate Petitioner Whose Daughter Died in Government Hospital(01.03.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State of Tamil Nadu to provide a compensation of Rs. 5 Lakhs to a Dalit Petitioner whose daughter had died as a res.....

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SC Slams Assam Government Over Illegal Foreigners(02.04.2019)

Supreme Court has accused Assam Government of playing hide and seek with court's resolve to unravel the mystery of over 40 lakh people not figuring in.....

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Commissioner of Customs can Recover Movable and Immovable Properties of Defaulters: CESTAT(05.04.2019)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai bench has held that Commissioner of Customs has the power to recover both movable .....

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Attorney General Refuses Consent to Initiate Contempt Proceedings Against Rahul Gandhi(24.03.2021)

Attorney General for India, KK Venugopal has declined to grant consent to initiate criminal contempt of proceedings against Congress Member of Parliam.....

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Attorney General Refuses Consent to Initiate Contempt Proceedings Against Rahul Gandhi(24.03.2021)

Attorney General for India, KK Venugopal has declined to grant consent to initiate criminal contempt of proceedings against Congress Member of Parliam.....

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NHRC Issues Notice to U.P. DGP Over Police Framing Dhaba Owner(26.03.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) over policemen allegedly framing an ea.....

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Maharashtra CIC Directs State Government to Maintain E-register of RTI Applications, Disposal(18.04.2017)

Maharashtra State Chief Information Commissioner has directed Chief Secretary of Government of Maharashtra to maintain an e-register with details of a.....

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MCI to Medical Practitioners: Say 'No' to Brand Name Drugs, Say 'Yes' to Generic Drugs(24.04.2017)

Medical Council of India (MCI), while asking all registered Medical Practitioners to ensure that they prescribe drugs with generic names only, has war.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Nayara Energy Entitled to Cenvat Credit(18.03.2021)

Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has ruled that Nayara Energy is entitled to Cenvat Credit in respect of all the se.....

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SC Stays Order Sentencing Major General of Indian Army to Civil Imprisonment(19.03.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the execution of an order sentencing a Major General of Indian Army and Defence Estates officers to civil imprisonment for 2 .....

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P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Enforcement of Prisoner’s Conjugal Rights(19.03.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued notice to the State of Haryana seeking response of the State regarding enforcement of rights to have matrimonia.....

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Lok Sabha Clears Bill to Amend Mines & Minerals Act; Remove End Use Restrictions of Minerals(22.03.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2021 by voice vote. The Bill seeks to amend the Mines and Min.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Summon to State Excise Chief over Liquor Shops on Highways(15.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has summoned Excise and Taxation Commissioners (ETCs) of Haryana and Punjab over their failure to stop liquor vends along the na.....

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Allahabad HC Cancels Auction to Private Party for Realisation of Fee from Minor Minerals Vehicles(16.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has quashed an auction carried out by government officials, in which a private party was given the contract for realisation of fe.....

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NGT Directs Inspection of Waste-to-Energy Plants in Delhi(18.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over delay in operationalizing waste-to-energy plants in Delhi and constituted a high-powered team to inspect .....

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NGT Permits 3 Dozen Tanneries to Operate(22.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has allowed around 3 dozen tanneries of Kanpur to operate. The tribunal granted conditional permission to industrial uni.....

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Supreme Court: Owner Must Act Within 12 Years or Squatter Will Get Rights(08.08.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that if a rightful owner of an immovable property fails to take action to get back possession within the limitation period the.....

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DGFT: Importer Not Required to Furnish Quarterly Returns for Import of Water-Mark Bank Note Paper(14.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified that the importer is no longer required to furnish quarterly returns for import of Water-mark Ba.....

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Madras HC Makes Production of Life Certificates of Principal Landowners Must for Registration(02.12.2015)

Madras HC has upheld authority of Inspector General of Registration (IGR) to issue circular instructing Sub-Registrars across State to insist on produ.....

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Rajasthan HC Directs DGP to Monitor Investigation in 18cr Land Case(02.12.2015)

Rajasthan High Court has directed Director General of Police (DGP) Manoj Bhatt to monitor investigation into a cheating case involving Rs 18 crore in .....

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Bombay High Court Summons NMC Chief, Commissioner of Police over Allowing Pandals(04.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has summoned Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Chief and Commissioner of Police to give explanation of why they permitted illegal p.....

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SC: Candidate who has Applied for General Category Cannot Claim Seat Reserved for Disabled Candidate(30.08.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that a candidate who has applied for General Category cannot claim the seat reserved for disabled candidates at a later stage......

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DGFT Extends Date for Mandatory Electronic Filing of Non-Preferential CoO(20.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the date for Mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential Certificate of Ori.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report on Impact of Extension of Interim Orders on Undertrial Prisoners(20.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought status report from the Delhi Government on the impact of extension of interim orders, and interim bails granted to the und.....

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CIC Seeks Information on Declassification of Files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose(12.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner has asked Prime Minister's Office to furnish all documents relating to declassification of files on Netaji Subhas Chand.....

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Bombay High Court Criticises BJP City Chief Over Banner Appeals in Newspapers(14.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has criticised public appeal published by BJP City Chief Ashish Shelar to party workers not to put up illegal banners and hoardings .....

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CIC Slams JKP on Refusal to Give Info About SOPs(18.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) GR Sufi has directed Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) to reveal information, slamming forces over refusal to disclo.....

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CIC Slaps Max Penalty for Denying Information on Illegal Constructions Near Taj Mahal(06.06.2017)

Central Information Commissioner has imposed maximum penalty of Rs. 25,000 on two officials of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for failing to pro.....

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MP HC: Need to Decongest Prisons Housing Double the Number of Their Capacity(12.05.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that in view of the fact that all the Jails in Madhya Pradesh are presently housing prisoners almost double the.....

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Orissa HC Seeks Status Report on Release of Prisoners Unable to Avail Bail(17.05.2021)

Orissa High Court has sought a status report by 31st May, 2021 from the State Government on the release of prisoners, who are languishing in jails and.....

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SC: Prisoner is Entitled to be Treated With Dignity and Sympathy(08.02.2016)

SC has said that prisoner is entitled to be treated with dignity,sympathy and directed Undertrial Review Committee to see that undertrial prisoners ar.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Landowners Entitled to Compensation(09.02.2016)

P&H High Court, while deciding PIL seeking direction to Union of India to award compensation on account of restrictions imposed on petitioners for use.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report of Investigation Before Feb. 25 on Death of 2 Students in School(10.02.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi to submit detailed status report of investigation and post-mortem report before February 25 .....

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SC Orders IEX to Pay Rs 31 Crore Dividend to FTIL(15.02.2016)

Supreme Court has asked India Energy Exchange to pay Rs 31 crore dividend to Financial Technologies (India) within two weeks.

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Delhi High Court: Cannot Entertain Petitioner When Apex Court has Stopped him from Filing PILs(18.09.2019)

Delhi High Court has declined to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by NGO, Suraz India Trust through its Chairman Rajiv Daiya against.....

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Madras HC Allows Tangedco Appeal Against Order Directing Provision of Employment(09.08.2021)

Madras High Court has allowed an appeal preferred by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) against a Single Bench order that d.....

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DGFT Removes Import Restrictions on Refined Palm Oil, Refined Palm Olein, Potatoes(02.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has temporarily removed import restrictions on refined palm oil, refined Palm Olein, Potatoes. According to a.....

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SC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Release of Prisoners Lodged in Agra Jail(02.07.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a plea seeking the release of 13 prisoners who have been lodged in Agra Jail for periods ranging from 14 to 22 year.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Immediate Covid-19 Vaccination Drive for Prisoners(05.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation seeking Covid-19 vaccination drive for prisoners across the State on an urgent .....

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MP HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Man Accused of Raping Live In Relationship Partner(05.07.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a man accused of raping his live in relationship partner on the promise to marry her by imp.....

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P&H HC Directs to Issue Appropriate Directions to Judicial Officers on Manner of Reflecting Facts(12.07.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has directed the Director, Chandigarh Judicial Academy to issue appropriate directions to the judicial officers on the man.....

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Karnataka High Court Follows SC Order, Dashes Bar Owners’ Hopes(23.08.2017)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed the petitions filed by owners of liquor outlets in and around National Highway-4 and 7 seeking directions to the St.....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Government’s Response on PIL Seeking Measures to Protect Medical Practitioners(30.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has sought the State government’s response on a Public Interest Litigation petition seeking measures to protect medical practitio.....

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DGFT Introduces Online Deemed Exports Application Module on Its Website(30.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has introduced an online Deemed Exports Application Module on its website. The members of the trade are hereb.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: LLPs Not Liable to Pay Service Tax Under Reverse Charge Mechanism(03.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), being not a “Body Corporate” u.....

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DGFT Issues Export Authorisation for SCOMET Items from New Online Restricted Exports IT Module(05.08.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Export Authorisation for Special Chemicals, Organisms, Materials, Equipment, and Technologies .....

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Delhi High Court Grants Relief to Miners over Social Impact Funds(23.12.2015)

Delhi HC has directed Government not to force miners to pay retrospectively for a social impact fund under the amended Mines and Minerals (Development.....

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Madras HC Dismisses PILs Against AIADMK's General Council Meet at SRMC(31.12.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed two PILs against the event for AIADMK's general council meeting to be held at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Cen.....

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NGT Issues Summon to PWD Secretary over Pollution of Buckingham Canal(05.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Commissioner of Chennai Corporation and Principal Secretary of Public Works Department (PWD) to appear befor.....

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Madras HC: Sales Tax is Leviable on Sale of REP License(17.10.2017)

Madras High Court has upheld the levy of sales tax on sale of REP license under the provisions of the Tamil Nadu General Sales Tax Act.

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Madras High Court: Don't Erect Banner, Hoarding of a Living Person(25.10.2017)

Madras High Court has imposed a blanket ban on erecting hoardings, flex banners and signboards from the state's skyline with images of individuals who.....

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ITAT, Bangalore: Payment to Federation of Indian Mineral Industries Deductible Business Expenditure(24.08.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has held that the payment made to the federation of Indian Mineral Industries is deductible from the b.....

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Tripura HC Discharges Machinery Due to Expiry of E-Way Bill on Undertaking(27.08.2021)

Tripura High Court has released the Machinery detained due to the expiry of the E-Way bill on an undertaking stating that if any tax or Penalty is cry.....

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SC Seeks Report on Attack on Kanhaiya Kumar in Patiala House District Court Complex(18.02.2016)

SC has sought reports from Delhi Police and Delhi High Court Registrar General on circumstances under which Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader.....

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NGT Imposes Rs 50 Cr Fine on 5 Illegal Miners in Saharanpur(19.02.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed five persons involved in illegal mining in Saharanpur area to pay an environmental compensation of Rs 50 cr.....

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Indian Patent Office Denies to Software Patents(23.02.2016)

India's patent office, administered by Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CGPDT), has issued an order excluding software patents i.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill, 2017(28.12.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed a bill that provides for establishing Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) in Andhra Pradesh to impart high quality .....

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P&H High Court Issues Directions To Ensure Proper Functioning Of Prisons(04.11.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has passed mandatory directions to ensure that the prisons in the state function properly and that humane living conditi.....

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Allahabad HC: Two Adults Have the Right of Choice of Matrimonial Partner(17.09.2021)

Allahabad High Court has observed that it cannot be disputed that two adults have the right of choice of their matrimonial partner irrespective of the.....

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Kerala HC Rejets Petitions Challenging Appointment of CIC(25.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has rejected petitions challenging process of appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners in t.....

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SC Seeks Centre’s Response over Elephant Ownership(30.03.2016)

SC has asked Centre and States including Kerala and Goa to apprise it on whether a person can keep an elephant in his custody as owner under wild life.....

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CIC Slams Environment Ministry for Not Disclosing an Intelligence Bureau Report(01.04.2016)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has given show-cause notice to environment ministry for not disclosing an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report which.....

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Supreme Court to Odisha: Let Miners Resume Operations(05.04.2016)

SC, while citing provisions of the amended Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulations) Act, 1957, has asked Odisha to consider allowing 102 minin.....

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Karnataka HC: Apartment Subjected to Apartment Ownership Act, Ownership Flats Act Won't Apply(28.09.2021)

Karnataka High Court has declared that once an Apartment, Building, Property is subjected to the provisions of Karnataka Apartment Ownership Act (KAOA.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response on Application of Foreigners Act, 1946 on Religious Minorities(29.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's stand on the application of the Foreigners Act, 1946 in respect of prosecution of religious mino.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill to Amend Mines, Minerals Act(17.03.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed a bill to amend the Mines and Minerals Act to allow transfer of captive mining leases not granted through auction.

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Bombay High Court Raps Goa for Letting Off Illegal Sand Miners with Paltry Fines(20.12.2019)

Bombay High Court has rapped the Goa Government for its practice of releasing seized loads of illegally-extracted sand and gravel on payment of a palt.....

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court to State Govt: Provide Facilities to Prisoners as per SC Directions(27.12.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked the State Government to provide all facilities to prisoners in Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladak.....

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Gauhati High Court Orders Release of Woman Declared Foreigner Even Before Tribunal’s Order(27.12.2019)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Superintendent of Police (Border) Sivasagar to release a woman from the detention centre at Jorhat on the account .....

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DGFT Notifies Extension of Date for Mandatory Electronic Filing of Non-Preferential CoO(16.11.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the Date for Mandatory electronic filing of Non-Preferential Certificate of Ori.....

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Mumbai Court Allows Police's Plea To Declare Param Bir Singh "Absconder"(18.11.2021)

Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Mumbai has issued a proclamation against "absconding" accused Param Bir Singh, former Mumbai police commissioner and .....

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SC Denies to Cancel Rahul Raj Singh's Anticipatory Bail(30.05.2016)

Supreme Court has denied to cancel anticipatory bail issued to Rahul Raj Singh in the Pratyusha Banerjee suicide case.

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Kerala HC Moots for Unified Legislation for Medical Practitioners in State(04.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that the state government has been alarmingly lethargic in taking steps for a unified legislation for medical practitio.....

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SC: Claim Under Section 163A MV Act not Valid Against Owner/Insurer of Vehicle Borrowed by Deceased(08.01.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that a claim under Section 163 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 is not maintainable against the owner and insurance company .....

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SC Issues Notice on Challenge Against Rakesh Asthana's Appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner(26.11.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on the petitions filed by the NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana .....

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Calcutta High Court Rejects Anticipatory Bail Plea of Mamata Banerjee's Polling Agent Sheikh Sufiyan(30.11.2021)

Calcutta High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea moved by TMC leader Sheikh Sufiyan in the West Bengal post-poll violence case currently be.....

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DGFT Issues Advisory on Safe Custody of Digital Tokens, Documents, Scrips(30.11.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Advisory on safe custody of digital tokens, documents, scrips, etc. Under the revamped online.....

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Director-General of Foreign Trade Issues Trade Notice All IEC Holders or Members of Trade(21.09.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Trade Notice addressing All IEC Holders or Members of Trade, DGFT Regional Authorities, and Ex.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Grant Interim Relief to Abhishek Banerjee in Plea Seeking Quashing of Summons(22.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to grant interim relief to All India Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee and his wife in their plea seeking quashing .....

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Kerala HC Directs State to Disburse Prize Amount to Winner of Government Lottery(23.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State government to disburse the prize amount of Rs. 40.95 lakh to the winner of the government’s ‘win win’ lottery.....

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DGFT Extends Export Obligation Period of Specified Advance and EPCG Authorisations(24.09.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the export obligation period of specified Advance and Export Promotion Capital .....

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Tripura HC Stays Investigation Against Trinamool Congress General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee(24.09.2021)

Tripura High Court has stayed investigation against Trinamool Congress General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee, MP Dola Sen, West Bengal Minister Bratya B.....

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Hyderabad HC Stays Excise Dept. Order(12.08.2016)

Hyderabad HC has stayed orders of Excise Commissioner who granted permission for Spencer Group to open four retail outlets in Ranga Reddy district.

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SC Put Stay on Cases against Miners’ Payment towards Additional Royalty(17.08.2016)

SC has stayed all cases at various High Courts across the country relating to miners having to pay additional royalty under the amended Mines and Mine.....

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Madras HC Seeks List of Prisoners Lodged in Jails outside their States(22.08.2016)

Madras HC, while seeking to offer succour to prisoners lodged in jails outside their home states and suffering due to language barrier, has directed a.....

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CCI Approves HDFC ERGO - L&T General Insurance and HCL-Geometric Deal(22.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given approval to HDFC ERGO - L&T General Insurance deal and also to HCL Technologies' equity swap deal to b.....

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Kerala HC Seeks Response of Karnataka Advocate General on Blockade of Inter-State Roads(31.03.2020)

Kerala High Court has sought the response of Advocate General of Karnataka on the issue of Karnataka Government blocking the roads to Kerala in the wa.....

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Delhi HC: Mother-in-Law Being Owner Not Barred from Claiming Eviction Against Daughter-in-Law(15.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that the mother in law being the owner of the property is not barred from claiming eviction against her daughter in law .....

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SC Directs Bombay HC to Dispose of Domestic Violence Case Against Mumbai Commissioner Hemant Nagrale(20.12.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Bombay High Court to consider disposing of the proceedings under the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 against Hemant Namdeor.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Proceedings Against Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant(08.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the proceedings initiated against Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant and two other police officers, for alleged.....

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Gauhati High Court Denies Relief to Person Declared Foreigner on Admission of Guilt(08.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that its inherent power under section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 is not to be exercised in a routine mann.....

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SC Refuses Plea Seeking Directions to Grant Promotion to Post of Major General(08.02.2022)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a petition seeking direction to the Centre and the Military Secretariat to grant him promotion to the post of M.....

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DGFT Notifies Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised System) 2022 as per Finance Act, 2021(11.02.2022)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised System) 2022 (ITC (HS) 2022) to sync with the Fina.....

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NCLT Chennai Admits Application Initiating CIRP Against Coastal Energen Pvt. Ltd.(11.02.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Chennai has admitted the application of State Bank of India/ Financial Creditor for initiation of corporate insolvency .....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice to UP, 42 Jail Officials(14.07.2016)

Allahabad HC has issued notices to 42 jail officials who were posted at Pilibhit district jail in 1994 and who had been found guilty and named in char.....

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SC: Landowner Can Seek Compensation from Builder under Consumer Protection Act(25.07.2016)

SC has held that a landowner who signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a builder to develop apartments on his land is a consumer and can dema.....

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State Obliged to Provide Medical Treatment to Inmates/Prisoners in Need: Bombay High Court(20.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that it is the duty of the state to provide free medical assistance to any inmate or prisoner.

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SC Directs Government to Free Prisoners on Bail/Parole(24.03.2020)

Supreme Court has ordered all States and Union Territories to take steps to release those convicts and undertrials on parole or bail who have not been.....

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Calcutta HC Refuses to Initiate Suo Moto Proceedings Against Advocate General(18.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has declined a plea to initiate suo moto proceedings against Advocate General S.N Mookherjee for purportedly misleading the Court .....

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Madras High Court Quashes FIR Over FB Post Against General Bipin Rawat(27.01.2022)

Madras High Court has quashed a First Information Report registered against a man over a Facebook post made by him against Late CDS General Bipin Rawa.....

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Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Voting Rights for Prisoners(13.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking voting rights for prisoners, stating that statutory rights are subject to restrict.....

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SC Denies Relief to Horse Cart Owners Who Wanted to Ply on Table Land at Panchghani(17.02.2020)

Supreme Court has denied permission sought by horse cart owners to use the famous tourist spot, 'Table Land', in Panchghani, for plying their carts. H.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Service Tax Payable on Job of Manufacturing Plastic Jars, Containers(03.01.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that no service tax is payable on the job of manufacturing Plastic Jar.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Inner Line Permit System in Manipur(04.01.2022)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a plea filed challenging the system of Inner Line Permit in State of Manipur in a writ petition which has also soug.....

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NHRC Issues Show Cause Notice to Commissioner of Delhi Police Against Illegal Arrest(07.01.2022)

National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Commissioner of Police, Delhi, as to why compensation of Rs. 1,00,000/- should not be give.....

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Gauhati HC Sets Aside Order of Forigners Tribunal Declaring Resident of Jorgah Village as Foreigner(14.01.2022)

Gauhati High Court has set aside an order passed by a Foreigners' Tribunal declaring a resident of Jorgah village, Sonitpur as a foreigner after notin.....

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Allahabad HC Directs UP Government to Remove Banners of Riot-Accused(11.03.2020)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Lucknow administration to remove banners containing pictures and details of the riot accused, stating that the m.....

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Rajya Sabha Approves Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020(13.03.2020)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The Bill proposes amendments to the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Validity of Provision Prohibiting Prisoners from Voting in Elections(16.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to declare Section 62(5) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 which prohibits prisoners from voting in elections.....

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SC: Section 69 (2) Partnership Act Only Bars Contract Between Firm with Third Party Defendant(01.02.2022)

Supreme Court held that to attract the bar of Section 69(2) of the Partnership Act, 1932, the contract in question must be the one entered into by par.....

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Rajasthan High Court: Compensation Commissioner Last Authority on Claims(02.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that under the scheme of the Workmen Compensation Act, 1923, the Compensation Commissioner is the last authority to deci.....

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Gujarat HC Sets Aside Income Re-Assessment Notice for Taxing Remuneration from Capital Account(02.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has set aside the income re-assessment notice issued by the Income Tax Department to the partner of a firm, holding that there is n.....

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Supreme Court: No Re-Election in Uncontested Panchayat Seats in WB(24.08.2018)

In a relief for Mamata Banerjee, Supreme Court has turned down the pleas of CPI(M) and BJP seeking cancellation of elections on uncontested local body.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Release Prisoner Whose Residence was in Notified Containment Zone(07.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to release a prisoner as his residence fell in the notified containment zone in Delhi.

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Delhi HC Extends Interim Bail Granted to Undertrial Prisoners for 45 Days(11.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has extended the interim bail granted to Under Trial Prisoners (UTP) for 45 days in light of the continuing COVID19 pandemic on the r.....

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Madras HC Denies Bail to NRI Company Director Accused of Money Laundering(30.03.2022)

Madras High Court has refused to grant bail to Ahmed A.R Buhari, director and promoter of M/s Coastal Energen Private Limited (CEPL) who was accused u.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Section 3 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, of M/s Coastal Energen Private Limited

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Gujarat HC: Revenue Can’t Ignore Mandatory Requirement of Pre-Consultation(30.03.2022)

Gujarat High Court has ruled that the revenue cannot bypass the compulsory requirement of pre-consultation notice the origin of the show cause notice .....

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Kerala HC Rejects Appeal Against Order Refusing Interference with Consecration of New Catholics(04.04.2022)

Kerala High Court rejected an appeal moved by Orthodox parishioners against a single-judge order that refused to interfere in the consecration of new .....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea Challenging Appointment of Delhi Chief Secretary as Election Commissioner(05.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation to challenge the decision for appointment of Vijay Kumar Dev, Delhi Chief Secretary as the.....

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Madras HC: Probationer Cannot be Terminated Without Notice & Reason(14.11.2016)

Madras High Court has ruled that a probationer cannot be terminated without assigning a notice and giving a reason.

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Madras HC Dismisses Medical Practitioners Plea to Prescribe Modern Medicines Without Qualification(14.11.2016)

Madras High Court has vacated a ten-year-old interim injunction which helped members of Private Medical Practitioners Association of India to prescrib.....

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Bombay HC: Members of General Public with Grievances May Approach Court Directly(05.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has observed that if any members of the general public may have grievances regarding lack of supply of essential goods especially in.....

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Bombay HC Refuses to Quash Decision Classifying Categories of Prisoners for Temporary Release(07.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has refused to quash the decision of the High Power Committee constituted by the State for decongestion of prisons due to the threat.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Remuneration Paid to Partner Out of Profit Cannot be Treated as Salary(25.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the remuneration paid to Partner out of the share of profit cannot be treated as salary to .....

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Kerala HC Annuls Appointment of General Manager of KMRL on Minimum Age Requirement(25.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has annulled the appointment of Nireesh C, the General Manager of Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL), (marketing, alternative revenue a.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner has Power to Transfer Information Commissioner’(17.10.2016)

Bombay HC has ruled that State Chief Information Commissioner has power to transfer State Information Commissioner from one region to other to ensure .....

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Suven Life Sciences Secures Patent for Neuro-Degenerative Drug(18.10.2016)

Drug firm Suven Life Sciences has been granted one product patent each by Europe and Israel for a drug used in treatment of Neuro-Degenerative Disease.....

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Delhi HC Directs DG (Prisons) to Conduct Inquiry and Submit Report on Release of Prisoners(22.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Director General (Prisons) to conduct an inquiry as to on how many occasions were the prisoner not released within 2.....

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Allahabad HC Grants Bail To Under Trial In Jail for Over 11 Years(13.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to an under trial prisoner who has been in jail for over 11 years regarding an attempt to murder case. The court.....

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Delhi HC: Fairness Assured by Article 21 Would Receive Jolt If Period of Deprivation Becomes Long(13.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that if the period of deprivation pending trial or disposal of criminal appeal becomes unduly long, the fairness assured by.....

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Delhi HC: Extraordinary Power U/S 482 CrPC Can't Be Exercised At Disposal of Affluent Accused(16.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that extraordinary powers of High Court under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure are not meant to be exercise at .....

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SC Allows Centre for 'Comprehensive Re-look' on Order Excluding Assam from 'Inner Line Permit' Area(01.09.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed the Central Government 4 weeks to have a comprehensive re-look in the plea challenging the Adaptation of Laws (Amendment) Or.....

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Gujarat HC: All Women Entitled to Compete for Posts Earmarked for General Category(03.09.2020)

Gujarat High Court has stated that all women, irrespective of whether they belong, or do not belong, to the reserved category are entitled to compete .....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea Against Appointment of Additional Advocates General(03.09.2020)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation contending that there can be only one Advocate General in a State and that appointment.....

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Madras HC: Differentiating Between Single Class of Pensioner Based on Date of Retirement is Arbitrary(01.06.2022)

Madras High Court has observed that persons belonging to the same class cannot be discriminated against by creating an artificial class between them o.....

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P&H HC: Candidate if Not Found Entitled to Reservation Must be Considered in General Category(06.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that regardless of whether a candidate is found or not found entitled to reservation sought by him, he still ha.....

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Gujarat HC: 5 Days Period to Register FIR From Date of Seizure Mandatory Under GMR, 2017(08.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that registration of FIR within 45 days from the date of seizing machinery involved in illegal mining activities is mandat.....

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Madras HC: Arbitration Clause Contained in Partnership Deed Survives Termination of Deed(25.04.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the arbitration clause contained in a partnership deed survives the termination of the deed. The Court held that the c.....

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Allahabad HC Imposes Cost on Man Who Sought Reiteration of General Mandamus Against Arbitrary Arrest(25.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court recently imposed a cost of Rs. 20,000 on a person who sought reiteration of a general mandamus, which has already been issued by .....

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Delhi HC: Nominative Fair Use Permissible If it Does Not Depict Sponsorship by Trademark(26.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the nominative fair use is permitted in so far as the use is such that it does not illustrate sponsorship by the trade.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to Not Conduct 2023 State Assembly Elections(27.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking instructions to the State and Chief Election Commissioner to not conduct the 2.....

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SC: Quota Candidates Getting More Marks Allowed to General Category Seats(29.04.2022)

Supreme Court has said that candidates belonging to the Other Backward Class (OBC) category are necessary to be accustomed against the general categor.....

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Gauhati HC: Assam Minerals Dept Can't Stop Railway From Moving Goods in Course of Inter-State Trade(29.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has prima facie observed that the Assam Mineral Development Corporation can't stop the Railways from transporting goods, in this ca.....

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Delhi HC Clarifies That Distinction Can’t be Made Between Prisoners on Parole by Jail or Court(16.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has clarified that no distinction can be created between prisoners who were released on parole by the jail authorities and those who .....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Quash Registrar General's Order Mandating Submission of Court Fee(21.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to set aside the order passed by the Court's Registrar General whereby submission of Court fee and duly attested affidavi.....

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Bombay HC Slams State over Delay in Appointing Advocate General(29.11.2016)

Bombay High Court pulled up State Government over delay in making an appointment to post of Maharashtra Advocate General.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks DGP’s Report over Witness Protection in Jat Agitation Case(05.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) to file an affidavit about steps taken to protect witnesses relate.....

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SC: NDPS Trial is Not Vitiated Merely Because Ownership of Vehicle Not Established(11.09.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that, to prove the case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, the ownership of the vehicle from w.....

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Uttarakhand HC Directs State to Ensure Implementation of Measures to Control Sale of Drugs(26.10.2016)

Uttarakhand HC, while taking cognizance of death of a teenager in Bhowali town, allegedly from an overdose of whitener and an adhesive product, has di.....

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Higher Remuneration Paid to Director of Company Can’t be Disallowed: ITAT(03.10.2018)

ITAT, Mumbai has held that the excess Remuneration paid to the Director of the Government cannot be disallowed since there is no requirement to get ap.....

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Delhi HC Turns Down Ailing Undertrial Prisoner’s Plea to Wear Jeans, Sports Shoes in Jail(03.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has refused to allow an ailing undertrial prisoner to wear jeans and sports shoes in jail, asserting that his fundamental rights are .....

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Calcutta HC: Not More Than 6 Kins of Person Who Has Died of COVID-19 Allowed to Attend Funeral(23.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that not more than 6 close kins of a person, who had died of COVID, would be allowed to accompany the dead body for the .....

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SC Upholds Categorization of Prisoners for Temporary Release Due to Covid-19(23.09.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed the National Alliance for People's Movements plea challenging the decision of the High Power Committee in Maharashtra to c.....

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Karnataka HC Sets Aside Order of IT Deaprtment to Withhold Tax on The Payments to Walmart Employees(28.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has set aside an order of the Income Tax Department that called upon Flipkart Internet to withhold tax on the payments it made to.....

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ITAT: Hospitals Need to Deduct TDS for Payments to Doctors Engaged as Retainers And Consultants(01.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi Bench has held that the hospitals shall deduct TDS under Section 194J of the Income Tax Act, 1961 in respe.....

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Bombay HC Quashes FIRs Against Tablighi Jamaat Foreigners(24.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has quashed the First Information Reports filed against a total of 29 foreign nationals who were booked under various provisions of .....

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Orissa HC Directs Inspector General of Registration to Ensure Strict Compliance with RERA(23.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has directed the Inspector General of Registration to ensure strict compliance with the provisions of the Real Estate Regulatory Aut.....

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Gujarat AAAR: LNG Jetties is Not in the Nature of 'Plant And Machinery'(25.05.2022)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling has ruled that LNG jetties are not in the nature of "plant and machinery" and so, applicant cannot avail 'input .....

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Orissa HC: Hon’ble Discharge in Departmental Proceedings Would Nullify Criminal Prosecution(25.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that honorable exoneration in departmental proceedings would warrant quashment of criminal prosecution which emanated from .....

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Calcutta HC Refuses Contempt Action Against TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee for Alleged Derogatory Remarks(31.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court dismissed a petition seeking initiation of suo motu contempt proceedings against TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee for his alleged derogato.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Asks Election Commission to Check Drugs Supply During Elections(10.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab and Chief Election Commissioner of India to ensure that drugs are not suppli.....

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Bombay HC: Sex Partners Cannot be Compelled to Marry(17.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that just because two individuals are sexually involved they cannot be compelled to marry.

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Attorney General Grants Consent for Contempt Action Against Artist Rachita Taneja(02.12.2020)

Attorney General for India, KK Venugopal has granted consent to a law student for initiating contempt of court proceedings against a comic illustrator.....

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AG KK Venugopal Refuses Consent for Contempt Action Against Shefali Vaidya(03.12.2020)

Attorney General for India, KK Venugopal has refused to grant consent for initiating contempt proceedings against author Shefali Vaidya for her tweets.....

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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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Calcutta HC Directs Disclosure of Status of CCTVs in All police Stations and Child-Friendly Corners(17.11.2020)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Home Secretary, Government of West Bengal to disclose the status of CCTVs in all police stations including child-.....

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Appointment of Information Commissioners: SC Asks Centre to Disclose Info on Shortlisted Candidates(26.12.2018)

Supreme Court has directed Centre as well as States to disclose information pertaining to shortlisted candidates and the criteria being following for .....

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Allahabad HC Refuses to Quash Charges Against Commissioner of Income Tax(18.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has refused to quash charges in respect of offences of cheating, criminal conspiracy and Corruption against Commissioner of Incom.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects MML Plea to Add Counter Claim to Petition of JSW Steel Ltd.(25.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a Mysore Minerals Ltd (MML) plea to add a counterclaim of about Rs 1,172.79 Crores to a petition of JSW Steel Ltd, w.....

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Bombay HC Upholds Conviction of Boarding House Owner for Sexually Assaulting Boys(22.01.2019)

Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction and 10-year sentence awarded to a 28-year-old man for sodomising and sexually assaulting three minor boys .....

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SC Asks Centre to Explain Irregularities in Appointment of Information Commissioner(23.01.2019)

Supreme Court has required Centre to explain how, in the appointment of Information Commissioners, the selection committee has shortlisted names of th.....

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SC: Candidates Belonging to Reserved Categories Eligible for General Category Vacancies Based on Meri(21.12.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the candidates belonging to reserved category are eligible to fill general/open category vacancies also based on merit.....

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Kerala HC Quashes Order Granting 'Eligible Leave' to Employees During Nationwide General Strike(03.02.2021)

Kerala High Court has quashed the State Government order that granted eligible leave/casual leave to the Government employees and teachers who had not.....

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International Arbitration Tribunal Directs India to Pay Damages to Cairn in Tax Dispute(24.12.2020)

International Arbitration Tribunal has asked India to pay Rs 8,000 Crores as damages in a tax dispute to the UK oil major Cairn Energy Plc. to rever.....

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SC Extends Time to Surrender for Chhattisgarh Prisoners Released on Interim Bail/Parole(31.12.2020)

Supreme Court has extended the time to surrender for prisoners in Chhattisgarh who were released on interim bail or parole as per the directions of th.....

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Karnataka High Court Strikes Down Rules Levying Extra Fee on Minor Minerals from Other States(11.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has struck down Rule 42 (7) of the Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1994, introduced by way of an amendment dated 30th J.....

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Calcutta HC Directs State Government to Hand Over Terminally Ill Prisoners to Next of Kins(11.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed State Government to hand over Terminally Ill Prisoners identified by it in its affidavit dated 09th October, 2020 to .....

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Madras HC Directs Narcotics Control Bureau to Pay Compensation to Petitioner-Accused(17.02.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Narcotics Control Bureau to pay a compensation of Rs. 1 lakh to the Petitioner-accused noting that the petitioner's.....

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Gauhati HC Quashes Order of Foreign Tribunal Declaring Woman as Foreigner(08.02.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that "citizenship of a person is a valuable right" while quashing an order of a Foreigners Tribunal which declared a w.....

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SC: Shifting of Baner Garbage Plant is in Public Interest(09.02.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that given the number of residences around the Pune Municipal Corporation’s wet garbage processing plant on Sus Road in Ban.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Criminal Prosecution on Director General of BSF(09.02.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed as withdrawn a petition seeking criminal prosecution of Rakesh Asthana, the present Director General of Border Security Fo.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea Claiming Ownership of Land Offered for Ayodhya Mosque(09.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition filed against the allotment of land in Ayodhya's Dhannipur village for the construction of a mosque, fol.....

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SC Directs Bajaj Allianz to Come Up with Draft Guidelines for Compensation Disbursement Process(15.02.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company, to come up with draft guidelines for facilitating compensation disbursement pr.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Status Report on Foreign Prisoners From Centre(04.05.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to file a report on latest status of foreign nationals, including those from Pakistan, languishing in jails after havin.....

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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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Delhi HC Directs 3499 Undertrial Prisoners to Surrender Before Jail Superintendents(08.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed all 3499 undertrial prisoners who were granted interim bails on the recommendations of the High Powered Committee, to su.....

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HP HC: Distant Relationship of Judge’s Wife with Petitioner Not to Imply Judge is Prejudiced(12.03.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has dismissed a plea seeking a declaration of a sitting Judge's dissenting view as Coram non-judice and non est in the eye.....

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SC: Officer Serving Ruling Govt Can't be Appointed as State Election Commissioner(12.03.2021)

Supreme Court has held that a government officer serving a state government cannot be appointed as the State Election Commissioner of that state. The .....

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UNHCR Notes Charges of Sedition Against Journalists and Activists as Departure from Human Rights(01.03.2021)

United Nations High Commissioner of Rights has stated that the charges of sedition against journalists and activists for reporting or commenting on th.....

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SC Refuses to Extend Bail of Prisoners Released to Decongest Prisons During Covid-19(02.03.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to extend the bail of the prisoners who were released last year to decongest jails in Delhi due to the outbreak of Covid-19 .....

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MCA: Mandatory to File Overdue Returns Before Applying for Striking off Name for LLPs(29.05.2017)

Government has amended Limited Liability Partnership Rules, 2009 making it mandatory for LLPs to file overdue returns before filing an application to .....

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US Supreme Court Rules Lexmark Can’t Sue Toner-Cartridge Fillers for Patent Infringement(31.05.2017)

US Supreme Court has reaffirmed that patent-holders cannot keep their rights over a product once they sell it, ruling against a large printer maker in.....

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Supreme Court: Company Includes Partnership Firm or Other Association of Individuals(28.05.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that the expression "company" used in Section 141 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 includes a partnership firm or as.....

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Madras High Court: Conversations Between a Prisoner and Spouse Should be Unmonitored(29.05.2019)

Madras High Court has held that the conversations between a prisoner and spouse should be unmonitored in recognition of the conjugal rights of prisone.....

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Apex Court Gives Mamata Banerjee's Critic 7-Day Protection from Arrest(31.05.2019)

Supreme Court has granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a criminal case filed in Beng.....

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Delhi HC Directs Government to Seek Instructions on Computer Facility for Under-Trial Prisoners(14.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi government to seek instructions on prayers for computer, internet facility with limited website access, and physic.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Seeks Information on Highway Liquor Vends(17.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Punjab Excise and Taxation Commissioner to inform if there were any liquor vends in state in violation of the court.....

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NGT Warns Authorities of Okhla Waste-to-Energy Plant(19.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has warned authorities of Okhla waste-to-energy plant of shutting it down if it did not urgently install equipment to se.....

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Bombay HC Irks Over Retired Policemen Getting Government Houses(20.11.2015)

Bombay High Court has irked over Government decision to allot tenements on ownership basis to retired and serving policemen at city's BDD chawls. The .....

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Bombay HC Allows Shri Warna Minerals (India) PVT. Ltd. to Carry Mining Activities in Kolhapur(23.11.2015)

Bombay High Court has granted interim relief to Shri Warna Minerals (India) Private Limited, for carrying out mining activities in Kolhapur and allowe.....

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Gujarat High Court Directs Covid Testing of Prisoners Whose Bail Pleas are Allowed(27.04.2021)

Gujarat High Court has directed that prisoners, whose bail pleas are allowed, should be made to undergo the Covid-19 Test, stating that it is only in .....

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CIC: 'BCCI' a Public Authority, Must Disclose Information Under RTI(19.06.2017)

Central Information Commissioner has declared BCCI to be a public authority and directed the Board to disclose information sought by RTI applicant.

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#GST Rollout: Govt Starts Registration for GST Practitioners(26.06.2017)

Govt has opened registration for GST Practitioners. Standardised formats (GST PCT-1 to GST PCT- 5) have been prescribed for making application for enr.....

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Gauhati High Court: No Authority to Transfer Proceedings Pending Before Foreigners' Tribunal(11.06.2019)

Gauhati High Court has noted that a proceeding before one Foreigners' Tribunal cannot be transferred to another Foreigners' Tribunal in exercise of p.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Details on Prisoners Who are Liable to be Released(18.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought details from the State Government as to the number of prisoners who are lodged in jails in Assam who are liable to be re.....

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Allahabad HC Looks for Reply from UP Govt. over Appointment of CIC(16.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court on a plea alleging that the procedure adopted by the committee in selections of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) was not in a.....

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Supreme Court Rejects PIL Challenging Law that Allows Inner Line Permit in States(02.07.2019)

Supreme Court has rejected a PIL challenging a law that empowers States such as Nagaland to make it mandatory to have an Inner Line Permit for the ent.....

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DGFT Changes Export Policy of Injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients(15.06.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the changes in the Export policy of Injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical In.....

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SC Seeks Reply on Plea Seeking Setting Up of Separate Pay Commission for Judges(15.09.2015)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Centre, State and Registrar General of all high courts on a petition filed by All India Judges Association, seeking.....

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Supreme Court Seeks AG’s Assistance in Hearing Assets Plea Against Ex-CJI K G Balakrishnan(16.09.2015)

Supreme Court has sought help of Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi to hear PIL, seeking CBI inquiry into alleged amassing of wealth by kin of Ju.....

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CCI Approves Koneru Holdings Multi-Layered Deal(24.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved multi-layered deal under which Koneru Holdings Ltd would acquire engineering, procurement, construc.....

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Govt Prescribes Procedure Export and Sealing of Containerized Cargo(05.07.2017)

Government of India has prescribed procedure for export and for sealing of containerized cargo.

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SC to Centre: Why No Transparent Procedure For Appointing CEC & ECs?(05.07.2017)

Supreme Court has posed several pointed questions to Centre regarding the lack of proper procedure for appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and .....

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Karnataka High Court Bails Out Vehicle Owner, Requests Insurer to Compensate(14.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has noted that the licence to drive a light motor vehicle like a car can also be used for transport vehicles.It absolved a pickup.....

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Supreme Court Stays Trading in Renewable Energy Certificates(09.05.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed trading in Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), whose prices have been reduced by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission .....

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Bombay HC to CBDT: Reconsider Its Proposal to Incentivise CIT (A) to Enhance Assessments(25.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has asked Central Board of Direct Taxes ( CBDT ) to reconsider its decision to incentivize the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Plea for Interim Release of Non-Heinous Crimes' Prisoners(29.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government, the police and prison authorities on a plea by one Shobh.....

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Madras HC Directs Family Members of Remand Prisoner to Receive Body for Last Rites(30.04.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the family members of Muthu Mano, a remand prisoner who was killed inside Palayamkottai Central Prison, to receive the .....

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APTEL Directs TANGEDCO to Supply Electricity to Vedana Sterlite’s Copper Plant in Tuticorin(05.05.2021)

Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has directed the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to supply electricity to Ved.....

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Supreme Court Asks UoI To Revisit National Mineral Policy(03.08.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Central government to revisit National Mineral Policy, 2008, and announce a fresh and more effective, meaningful and implement.....

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Allahabad HC Requests SC to Consider on Distribution of Food Grains to Vulnerable Section of People(25.05.2021)

Allahabad High Court has requested the Supreme Court to consider the issue of distribution of food grains to the vulnerable section of people and ensu.....

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AP HC Directs All Convicts and Under Trial Prisoners to be Released on Interim Bail(31.05.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed that all convicts and under trial prisoners to be released on interim bail of 90 days who were readmitted to pr.....

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SC: Constitution of HPC Not to Stand in Way of Remission Boards Considering Remission of Prisoners(02.06.2021)

Supreme Court has clarified that the constitution of High-Powered Committees in State Governments to de-congest prisons will not stand in the way of r.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Details of Female Foreigners Staying in Jails with Children Below 6 Years(17.05.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the State Government to give details of the mothers, declared as foreigners, who are presently in jails with their chi.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Rahul Shivshankar in Probe Over 'Defamatory' Audiotape on Abhishek Banerjee(29.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed Times Now news channel's Editor-in-Chief, Rahul Shivshankar to appear through Video Conferencing mode in probe over t.....

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Karnataka HC: Husband's Extra-Marital Partner Not Respondent in Domestic Violence Proceedings(29.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that a wife cannot make the woman with whom her husband is having an illegal relationship as a respondent in the applica.....

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Rajasthan High Court Cancels Allotment of Public Utility Land to AREPRL(30.06.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has ordered to cancel the allotment of public utility land measuring 1,452 bigha near Pokhran in Jaisalmer to the Adani group-own.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Applications Filed by WB Govt, CM Mamata Banerjee for Accepting Affidavits(30.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has allowed the applications filed by State of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and the State Law Minister Moloy Ghata.....

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SC Sets Aside MP HC Order to Disburse Amount to Land Owners as Compensation(14.07.2021)

Supreme Court has set aside the Madhya Pradesh High Court order that directed the disbursal of the amount of about Rs. 1.96 Crores deposited by Defenc.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice in Mamata Banerjee's Election Petition Against Nandigram Results(15.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice to Suvendu Adhikari, the elected candidate of BJP on the election petition filed by West Bengal Chief Minister M.....

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DGFT Amends Forms ANF-2C to Reduce Exporter’s Regulatory Compliance Burden(16.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has amended the ANF-2C to reduce the exporter’s regulatory compliance burden. The DGFT has deleted paragraph .....

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Chhattisgarh HC: Under Trial Prisoners in Cases of Anti-National Activities Not Entitled to Release(12.07.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has observed that the under trial prisoners who are facing trial for offences investigated by specialized agencies, cases invo.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Importer Cannot be Held Liable for Non-Generation of Bills of Entry Numbers(17.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the importer cannot be held liable for the non-generation of Bills of.....

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DGFT Notifies Procedure and Criteria for Applications for Export of Antigen Tests(19.08.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the Procedure and Criteria for submission, approval of applications for export of COVID-19 Rapid.....

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Chhattisgarh High Court Seeks Data of Prisoners Not Released Despite Supreme Court's Direction(21.07.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the State Government and State Legal Service Authority (SLSA) to provide data of all such prisoners who were not .....

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Delhi HC Transfers CBI Investigation into Allegation of Killing of Undertrial Prisoner in Tihar Jail(22.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has transferred to Central Bureau of Investigation the investigation into alleged killing of an undertrial prisoner by jail officers .....

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SC Directs NOIDA to Pay Compensation to Land Owner Who Was Dispossessed Illegally(09.08.2021)

Supreme Court has directed New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) to pay compensation to aggrieved land-owners who were dispossessed of th.....

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Lok Sabha Passes LLP (Amendment) Bill to Boost Ease of Doing Business(10.08.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2021 which seeks to encourage the start-up ecosystem and further boost the ea.....

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Karnataka HC: Commissioner of BBMP Empowered to Adjudicate Upon Rights of Parties(10.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) who also holds quasi-judicial powers and is empowered to .....

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Parliament Passes General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Amendment Bill 2021(12.08.2021)

Parliament has passed the General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Amendment Bill 2021 which removes the condition that the Central Government sho.....

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Supreme Court: Rs. 25 Lakh Compensation for Illegal Kochi Flat Owners for Now(27.09.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that the owners of 343 flats in four illegally constructed high-end buildings in Kochi that have been scheduled for demolition.....

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Madras High Court Allows Welcome Banners to be Put Up for Modi-Xi Summit(04.10.2019)

Madras High Court has permitted the State Government to erect banners from the Chennai airport till Mahabalipuram town (60kms away) to welcome Prime M.....

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DGFT Notifies Extension of Date for Mandatory Electronic Filing on Non-Preferential CoO(20.10.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the Date for Mandatory electronic filing of the Non-Preferential Certificate of.....

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Delhi HC Issues Directions to Ensure Custody of Undertrial Prisoner Not Extended Mechanically(20.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued slew of directions to ensure that the custody of an undertrial is not extended mechanically in view of sec. 167(2) of the .....

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Bombay HC Issues Notice to Govt., RBI in Case of Pensioners’ Issues(26.02.2016)

Bombay HC, while taking suo motu PIL on problems faced by pensioners while withdrawing pensions, has issued notices to Union of India through Ministry.....

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SC Asks Advocate to Get AG's View on Contempt Plea in JNU Row(01.03.2016)

SC has asked petitioners to get opinion of Attorney General (AG) before it accords hearing to his plea seeking contempt action against JNUSU President.....

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Kerala HC Seeks Records on CIC Appointments(01.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed State Government to produce records pertaining to proposed appointment of former DGP Vinson M Paul as Chief Information.....

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Bombay HC Directs Shifting of Terminally Ill Undertrial Prisoner in Naxal Blast Case(09.09.2021)

Bombay High Court has allowed a terminally ill prison inmate suffering from stage four cancer to take palliative care or pain management at a hospice .....

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Gauhati High Court Sets Aside Ex-Parte Order Declaring Man as Foreigner(14.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that citizenship, being an essential right of a person, ordinarily, should be decided based on merit by considering th.....

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Madras HC Stresses Need to Codify Prisoners’ Rights(22.06.2016)

Madras HC has stressed need for legislature to codify the rights of prisoners after observing that they were also human beings and “crime does not red.....

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#Union Budget 2020-2021: New Power Generation Companies to be Taxed at 15%(01.02.2020)

Central Government with an aim to boost power generation capacity, has extended the new corporate tax regime for new manufacturing plants to new power.....

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Chhattisgarh High Court Directs State to Reconsider Appointment of Deputy Advocate General(03.02.2020)

Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the State Government to reconsider its appointment of Rajneesh Singh Baghel as Deputy Advocate General, who is ac.....

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Bombay HC: Simpliciter Termination of Probationer Judge, Principles of Natural Justice Not Necessary(05.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that in case the order of termination of a probationer judge is simpliciter termination, it is not necessary to follow the .....

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DGFT Issues Notice on Non-Compliance and Misclassification of Imported Goods(20.01.2020)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the notice stating that Non-Compliance and Misclassification of Imported Goods under ‘Others’ C.....

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Karnataka HC Restrains New Development Activity Near Bannerghatta National Park(21.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has restrained any new commercial or development activities, within 10 kilometres radius of Bannerghatta National Park, until the.....

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Delhi HC: Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks is Industry u/s 2(j) ID Act(21.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the office of a Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks is an industry under Section 2(j) of the Industr.....

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DGFT: Goods Imported as Gifts Can be Allowed Import Free on Payment of Full Applicable Fees(23.01.2020)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has clarified that the goods imported as gifts can be allowed to import free on payment of full applicable.....

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CESTAT: No Penalty Can be Imposed on Partners if Penalty Imposed on Partnership Firm(23.01.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that when a penalty is imposed on a partnership firm, a penalty canno.....

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CBIC Notifies GST Payable on Food Preparations Put Up in Unit Containers(01.10.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs(CBIC) notified that 5% GST payable on Food preparations put up in unit containers, intended for free distr.....

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Supreme Court Permits OCI Candidates To Appear For Counselling In General Category For 2021-22(01.10.2021)

Supreme Court has passed an interim order allowing Overseas Citizens of India(OCI) candidates to participate for the NEET-UG counselling in the genera.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Police Not to Harass Restaurant Owners Unnecessarily(22.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the city police not to harass owners of restaurants and bars that serve herbal hukkahs. The Court has however permitted .....

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Madras HC Rejects Rajesh Das's Challenge to Trial Court Jurisdiction in Sexual Harassment Case(29.10.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a plea by suspended Special Director General of Police (DGP) Rajesh Das challenging the jurisdictional competence of t.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Prisoner Cannot be Deprived of Attending Important Family Event(01.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a prisoner cannot be deprived of attending an important family event owing to the reason that immediat.....

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Allahabad HC Directs UP DGP to Train Officers on Manner of Conducting Investigations(31.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh to issue a circular/order informing all the investigating Officers thr.....

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Delhi HC Asks HPC to Clarify Whether Guidelines Can be Applied to Under Trial Prisoners(01.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked its High Powered Committee to clarify as to whether the guidelines issued this year can be applied to under trial prisoners.....

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Jharkhand HC Issues Notice in Contempt Plea Against Advocate General & Additional Advocate General(02.09.2021)

Jharkhand High Court has issued notice to the Advocate General Rajiv Ranjan Mishra and Additional Advocate General Sachin Kumar in a petition seeking .....

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Delhi High Court Denies Anticipatory Bail to Hotel Owner in Minor Rape Case(06.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has denied anticipatory bail to the owner of a hotel where a 16-year old minor girl was allegedly kept and raped for four days, after.....

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Madras High Court: No Tax Deduction for Replacement of Machineries(15.01.2020)

Madras High Court has held that the replacement of the machineries as a whole cannot be held to be current repairs or allowable revenue expenditure.

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Central Administrative Tribunal, Chandigarh Quashes Appointment of Director General of Police, Punjab(20.01.2020)

Central Administrative Tribunal, Chandigarh has quashed the appointment of Dinkar Gupta as the Director-General of Police, Punjab.

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Delhi HC Orders Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi to File Reply Plea Challenging His Decision(11.04.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response of Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi on a plea challenging his decision to bar appearance of a lawyer before his b.....

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General Motors Books Indian Patent for New Hybrid Engine(13.04.2016)

General Motors Corporation (GM) has secured an Indian patent for invention on a control method for a hybrid power train system for vehicles.

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SC: Appeal Against Award Passed by Compensation Commissioner Only on Substantial Question of Law(15.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that an appeal against the award passed by Compensation Commissioner is maintainable only on a substantial question of law .....

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DGFT Issues Trade Notice to Importer-Exporter Codes for Deactivation(22.11.2021)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the trade notice to all Importer-Exporter Codes (IECs) which have not been updated after Januar.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Stand on Non-Payment of Margin Amount to Fair Shop Owners(24.11.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought the stand of the Delhi Government in a plea against non-payment of margin amount to fair price shop owners as per the mand.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Ensure Medical Practitioners Nominated to Karnataka Medical Council(30.11.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to ensure that five medical practitioners are nominated to the Karnataka Medical Council only a.....

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DGFT Notifies Date for Electronic Filing of RCMC or RC through Common Digital Platform(01.12.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the Trade Notice in respect of the Electronic filing of Registration Cum Membership Certificate (R.....

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SC Issues Notice to State of Uttar Pradesh on Applicability of New Policy on Release of Prisoners(06.12.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the State of Uttar Pradesh on the issue whether the cases of those prisoners serving life-sentence which were requi.....

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Delhi HC: Assessment of Work of Probationer is Function of Employer and Court(27.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has noted that the assessment of work and performance of a probationer is the function of the employer and the Court should only invo.....

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GSTN Invites Interested and Qualified Companies for E-Invoice Registration Partner(29.12.2021)

Goods and Service Tax Networks (GSTN) has invited interested and qualified companies to become E-Invoice Registration Partner (IRP), the registrations.....

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Karnataka HC: Probationer in Karnataka Police Department Cannot be Terminated for Misconduct(11.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that a probationer in the Karnataka police department cannot be terminated on the grounds of misconduct without carrying.....

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CCI Nods for Acquisition of L&T General Insurance by HDFC ERGO(12.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition process of L&T General Insurance by HDFC ERGO General Insurance.

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Bombay HC: Prisoners Cannot Claim a Right to Strike(13.09.2016)

Bombay HC, while approving transfer of several prisoners, after they staged a hunger strike, demanding better food, easier parole and furlough guideli.....

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Bombay HC Directs CIDCO for Payment of Wages to Gardeners(14.05.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra for making gardeners work during the lockdown without pa.....

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NCLT, Mumbai: Retired Partner Cannot Initiate Resolution Proceedings to Claim Retirement Dues(02.03.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai has rejected the Section 9 application filed by the Operational Creditor on the ground that a retired partner ca.....

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GoAir-Indigo Domain Name Tussle: Bombay HC Questions Usage of Generic Words(07.10.2016)

Bombay High Court while dealing with ongoing dispute between private carriers GoAir and Indigo over an alleged ‘similarity’ in their domain names has .....

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SC: Retirement of Partner Amounts to Dissolution of Partnership Firm(28.05.2020)

Supreme Court has stated that when there are only two partners and one has agreed to retire, then the retirement amounts to dissolution of the firm.

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Gujarat HC: GST Officials Cannot Provisionally Attach Personal Properties of Partner(25.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has quashed an order of provisional attachment, holding that the Goods and Services Tax officials cannot provisionally attach perso.....

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Rajasthan HC Allows to Waive Condition of Two Sureties for Release of Prisoners(13.04.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has waived the condition of furnishing two surety bonds by each inmate for their release on parole, considering these "peculiar c.....

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Meghalaya HC Takes Serious Note of Obstruction Caused to Funeral Of COVID-19 Infected Doctor(17.04.2020)

Meghalaya High Court has taken serious note of the obstruction caused to the funeral of a senior doctor who died due to COVID-19. The Court observed t.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Questions Related to Aviation Security of CM Mamata Banerjee(22.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the Centre's response on questions related to aviation security of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The Cour.....

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ITAT, Kolkata: Commissioner Cannot Point Out Issues Other Than Issue Taken Up by AO(22.03.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has held that the Commissioner, while invoking his jurisdiction under section 263 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 c.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs RGUHS to Take Action Against Delinquent Examiners(24.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) to take action against delinquent examiners, taking note of i.....

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Delhi High Court: Application For Compounding Of Offence U/S 276CC IT Act Cannot Be Rejected(08.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that an application for compounding of the offence under Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be rejected on the ground that Assessee.....

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P&H HC: Owner of Vehicle Not Vicariously Liable for Any Misdeclaration by Owner of Goods(10.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the owner of the vehicle who is seeking only release of the vehicle is not liable to pay fine for the conf.....

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Chennai Court: Partners of Quixotic Health Care Guilty of Supplying Poor Quality Variants(10.03.2022)

Chennai Court has found the partners of Himachal based Quixotic Health Care guilty of supplying poor quality variants of the drug Oflovis, thereby con.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Entertain PIL for Premature Release of Old Aged Prisoners(11.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a PIL seeking premature release of old aged and infirm prisoners in terms of recommendations made by Mulla C.....

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CCI Orders Probe Against Zomato and Swiggy On Complaint of Anti-Competitive Practices(06.04.2022)

Competition Commission of India has directed the Director General (DG) to investigate and determine whether the conduct of Zomato and Swiggy are anti-.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Director General, Zomato, Swiggy, anti-competitive, Section 3(1) and Section 3(4) of the Competition Act, 2002

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Punjab & Haryana High Court: Appointment of Local Commissioner Does Not Adjudicate Rights of Parties(11.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that an order declining to appoint a Local Commissioner does not decide any issue nor does it adjudicate an.....

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Delhi HC: Continuing Cause of Action in Trademark Suits No Defence to Multiple Proceedings(11.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a trademark owner cannot drag a Defendant to multiple fora, being a higher court or before a court of coordinate jurisd.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Red Bull Application for Interim Injunction Against PepsiCo(12.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed Red Bull AG's application for interim injunction against PepsiCo India, holding that prima facie, the latter's tagline,.....

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SC: Patient’s Death on Face of it Cannot be Medical Negligence(21.04.2022)

Supreme Court has said that even death of a patient cannot, on the face of it, be said to be medical negligence. The court said that it emerges from t.....

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Delhi HC: Criminal Justice Machinery Should Not be Kept in Limbo(22.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the criminal justice machinery shall not be kept in limbo and that the proceedings cannot remain stayed before the Tri.....

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ITAT, Ahmedabad: CIT(A) Shall Condone Delay and Dispose Appeal on Merits(03.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has ruled that the Commissioner (Appeals) shall condone the delay and dispose the appeal on merits if the ass.....

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Delhi HC States Sale of Counterfeit Products Has Become Prolific on Internet(05.05.2022)

The Delhi High Court has observed that the sale of counterfeit or knock-off products has become prolific on the internet and needs to be arrested in o.....

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AAR, Tamil Nadu: PSA Medical Oxygen Generation Plant Attracts 18% GST(06.05.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Tamil Nadu has ruled that Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Medical Oxygen Generation Plant attracts 18% Goods and Service.....

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Allahabad HC Grants Bail To Undertrial In Jail for Over 11 Years(13.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to an undertrial prisoner who has been in jail for over 11 years regarding an attempt to murder case. The court .....

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Delhi HC: AO & PCIT Failed to Consider Balance of Convenience And Irreparable Injury(19.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that neither the Assessing Officer (AO) nor the Principal Commissioners of Income Tax (PCIT) have considered the three basic.....

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Delhi HC: AO & PCIT Failed to Consider Balance of Convenience And Irreparable Injury(19.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that neither the Assessing Officer (AO) nor the Principal Commissioners of Income Tax (PCIT) have considered the three basic.....

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Delhi HC: Delhi Govt Can't Implement Doorstep Ration Delivery Scheme Without LG's Approval(20.05.2022)

Delhi High Court while setting aside the Delhi government's scheme for doorstep delivery of ration has observed that the decision of the Council of Mi.....

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ITAT: Section 40 A(2)(B) Can’t Be Invoked Without Corroborative Evidence(23.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai bench, has held that Section 40 A(2)(b) of Income Tax Act can’t be invoked without corroborative evidenc.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Rule 8(1) of Mineral Concession Rules, 2006(05.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has quashed Rule 8(1) of Minerals (other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules, 2016, pertaining to li.....

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Madras High Court Asks DC to Take Action Against Theatres Screening Over Four Shows.(31.10.2018)

Madras High Court has directed district collectors to take action against the owners violating provisions of Cinematorgraphic Act and its rules.

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Basic Amenities Must be Provided to Prisoners: Madras High Court(06.11.2018)

Madras High Court has made it clear that the State is bound to provide water, medical care, clothing and other basic amenities to the prisoners.

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Bombay HC Reprimands Principal Chief Commissioners of Customs for Non-Representation in Cases(20.06.2022)

Bombay High Court while warning the Principal Chief Commissioners of customs for non-representation instructed that all Principal Chief Commissioners .....

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Bombay HC to AG: Visit Prisons in The State And Submit Report(21.06.2022)

Bombay High Court has directed the State Advocate General (AG) to visit prisons in the state to gauge the situation and facilities in prisons and subm.....

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DGFT Changes Watermelon Seeds Import from Restricted to Free Till 30 September, 2022(24.06.2022)

Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified an amendment to the Import Policy Condition under the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 to allow th.....

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