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When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation


When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation



Deceased student entitled to compensation against future prospects even if unemployed(12.08.2015)

The Court rejected the arguments of the Appellant that the deceased did not have future prospects as the income worked out by the MACT was notional. I.....

Tags : Motor, future prospect, unemployed, compensation


Delay in formal confirmation does not result in crucial evidence being disregarded(19.08.2015)

Where the trial court had excluded casette tapes of voice recordings of kidnappers for not having been authorised by the appropriate authority, the Hi.....

Tags : Criminal, phone tap, authorisation, delay


Breach of terms and conditions of motor vehicle insurance policy need not be considered at hearing for interim compensation(20.08.2015)

An insurer can plead an insurance contract to not be binding upon it at the final hearing to recover interim compensation from the driver/owner of the.....

Tags : Motor, interim compensation, insurer, privity



RBI Withdraws Banks' 25% Compensation(28.08.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has withdrawn 25 per cent compensation to banks for detecting fake notes.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India,25 per cent compensation


Notifications & Circulars

Bank Holiday on Second and Fourth Saturdays from September 1(28.08.2015)

All scheduled and non-scheduled banks - public, private, foreign, cooperative, regional rural and local area banks - will observe public holiday on se.....

Tags : Banking, holiday, saturday


Punjab and Haryana HC Reduces Compensation Amount Drastically in Haryana Land Compensation Case(09.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has drastically reduced amount that farmers were to receive from Haryana Government for 142.38 acres acquired in 1979 fo.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana HC,Haryana Land Compensation Case


Bombay High Court Issues Contempt Notice against Kolhapur Bar Association and Others(17.09.2015)

Bombay HC has issued criminal contempt notice against office-bearers of Bar Association of Kolhapur, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Satara districts for ta.....

Tags : ombay High Court ,Bar Association of Kolhapur, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Satara


Himachal High Court Seeks Rescue Report on Tunnel Collapse(21.09.2015)

HP High Court has ordered Border Roads Organisation and Central Govt. to file a status report in ongoing operation to rescue three labourers trapped i.....

Tags : HP High Court , Border Roads Organisation,Central Govt.


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

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

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


UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

Tags : Lok adalat, merits, compensation, electricity


UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

Tags : Lok adalat, merits, compensation, electricity


Compensation for youth tortured in police custody(21.09.2015)

In a case where the police illegally detained and tortured a young man who had applied for a position as a constable in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.....

Tags : Police, custody, torture, compensation


Over Rs.1 crore in compensation to American injured in road accident upheld(08.10.2015)

The Supreme dismissed an appeal against award of damages to an American citizen injured by a Rajasthan roadways bus in 1988. It noted that the already.....

Tags : Motor, compensation, accident, American, dollar


SC Levies 'Environment Compensation Charge' of Rs 700 & Rs 1300 on Commercial Vehicles entering Delhi(13.10.2015)

Supreme Court has levied 'Environment Compensation Charge' of Rs 700 and Rs 1300 on commercial vehicles entering Delhi from November 1 for 4 months. T.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Environment Compensation Charge



Telecom companies to compensate for dropped calls from 2016(16.10.2015)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India introduced the read»

RBI Issues Guidelines for the Gold Monetisation Scheme(23.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued guidelines for the Gold Monetisation Scheme. RBI has issued directions for banks on implementation of the gold .....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India , Gold Monetisation Scheme


RBI invites Applications for authorising Bharat Bill Payment System Operating Units(20.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India has invited applications for authorization from entities engaged in bill payments and wishing to operate as a ‘Bharat Bill Payme.....

Tags : Repetitive, bill, payments, authorisation


P&H HC Rejects Emblem Misuse Petition Against Aamir Khan(04.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected a petition filed against actor Aamir Khan for allegedly making improper use of national emblem in his TV sh.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Amir Khan, Satyamev Jayate


SDMC Toll Tax Contractor Starts Collecting ECC as per SC Order(09.11.2015)

SMYR Consortium, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) contractor for toll tax , has agreed to collect Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) from h.....

Tags : SMYR Consortium, Environment Compensation Charge


Surviving spouse entitled to compensation even if both were earning members(29.10.2015)

In a case regarding compensation for the death of a woman in a motor vehicle accident, the Bombay High Court determined that though the surviving husb.....

Tags : Dependency, compensation, earning spouse, savings


Minimum Deposit to be 30 grams of Raw Gold in Gold Monetisation Scheme(03.11.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has modified the minimum amount of gold that can be deposited under the Gold Monetisation Scheme. Under the modified provisi.....

Tags : Gold, monetisation, minimum deposit


Court derides lack of legislation on rehabilitation for sexual assault victims(03.11.2015)

In a case involving the rape of a minor and birth of a child as a consequence, the Allahabad High Court, taking note of the physical and mental trauma.....

Tags : Rape, rehabilitation, victim, child, compensation


Indian Railways Issues Letter of Award for Setting Up of Diesel Locomotive to GE Global Sourcing India Pvt. Limited(09.11.2015)

Indian Railways awarded GE Global Sourcing India Private Limited a Letter of Award to set up a Diesel Locomotive Factory in Bihar. In furtherance to i.....

Tags : Railway, locomotives, decentralisation, deregulation


TRAI releases Highlights of Telecom Data for September, 2015(18.11.2015)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India released data for telecom subscribers for September, 2015. The figures showed a continuing of established tr.....

Tags : Trai, compensation, telecom data, 2015


SC Permits Accused to Bring on Record Taped Telephonic Conversations as Defence(25.11.2015)

Supreme Court for the first time has permitted an accused to bring on record taped telephonic conversations to prove his innocence in a child sexual a.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Taped Telephonic Conversations


Include acid attack victims on disability list(07.12.2015)

The Supreme Court awarded Rs. 13 lakhs to two victims of acid attacks and ordered the State of Bihar to take full responsibility for their treatment a.....

Tags : Acid attack, compensation, disability list


HP High Court Orders Rs. 20 Lakh Compensation For Parents of Students Drowned In Beas River(04.01.2016)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has ordered payment of compensation of Rs. 20 lakh to parents of each of 24 engineering students of a Hyderabad college wh.....

Tags : Himachal Pradesh High Court, compensation


PF Body Removes 5-Day Grace Period for Contribution by Employers(11.01.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has removed the grace period of five days given to employers to deposit the Provident Fund (PF) contribu.....

Tags : Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, Provident Fund (PF) contribution


Rs. 20 lakh compensation for kin of Beas river deceased(02.01.2016)

The Himachal Pradesh High Court increased severally the interim compensation awarded to parents of students who drowned in Beas river in 2014. The inc.....

Tags : beas tragedy, 2014, compensation, assessment


ILO recommendations on transition from informal to formal economy approved(06.01.2016)

The Union Cabinet has approved presenting before Parliament the International Labour Organization’s Recommendations (No. 204) concering ‘read»

RBI Simplifies Gold Monetisation Scheme(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has simplified Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) for bulk depositors, in order to help temple boards to do so and also allowe.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India , Gold Monetisation Scheme


Govt. Reiterates Tax on Gold Monetisation Scheme(25.01.2016)

Govt. has said that interest earned on deposits under Central Government’s Gold Monetisation Scheme will not attract any tax; gain through trading or .....

Tags : Govt., Gold Monetisation Scheme


Labour Ministy to Cut Cos' EPFO Coverage Threshold to 10 Workers From 20(02.02.2016)

Labour Ministry, in order to provide social security to additional 50 lakh workers under retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (.....

Tags : Labour Ministry, Employees' Provident Fund Organisation


States ordered to better compensation for rape vicitims(11.02.2016)

The Supreme Court ordered States and Union Territories to establish uniform compensation for rape victims under the Victim Compensation Scheme. It pre.....

Tags : Victim compensation scheme, uniform, rape


Application to regularize assets held abroad to be sent to RBI(10.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India notified consideration of applications at its Central Office in Mumbai seeking regularisation of assets held abroad by a per.....

Tags : Rbi, foreign asset, black money, regularisation


EPFO Raises Rate Marginally to 8.8% for FY16(17.02.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has marginally raised interest rate on retirement savings to 8.80% for 2015 -16 from 8.75% last year but.....

Tags : Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, interest rate on retirement savings


EPFO Decides to Give Interest on Inoperative Accounts from April 1(30.03.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to give benefit of accrual of interest on the inoperative accounts, reversing the decision t.....

Tags : Employees' Provident Fund Organisation , Inoperative Accounts


SC Raps Govt. for Outsourcing Sterilisation Drives to NGOs(30.03.2016)

SC has deprecated practice of sterilisation drives being outsourced by Governments to NGOs, which conduct such operations in a reckless and unhygienic.....

Tags : SC, Sterilisation Drives


EPFO Stays New PF Withdrawal Norms Till April 30(04.04.2016)

Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has deferred till April 30, implementation of new norms that restrict 100 per cent withdrawal of providen.....

Tags : Employees Provident Fund Organisation , New PF Withdrawal Norms


How long can builders keep paying compensation(11.05.2016)

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission passed yet another order against a property developer for its prolonged failure to deliver possess.....

Tags : property developer, possession, delay, compensation


MACT Awards Rs 30 L Damages to a Man Disabled in Road Mishap(18.05.2016)

Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded Rs 30 lakh as compensation to a Delhi resident who got partly disabled in a road accident in 2014.

Tags : Motor Accident Claims Tribunal , compensation


International organisations conducting religious pilgrimage exempt from tax(17.05.2016)

The Ministry of External Affairs exempted from tax international organisations facilitating religious pilgrimage services offered by the Ministry.

Tags : Religious, pilgrimage, international organisation, external affairs


Equalisation Levy of 6 % to Come in Force from Tomorrow(31.05.2016)

Equalisation levy of 6 per cent on services pertaining to cross border digital transactions will come into effect from June 1.

Tags : Equalisation levy , cross border digital transactions


Direct Tax Dispute Resolution and Equalisation Levy effective 1 June 2016(31.05.2016)

The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 under Chapter X of the Finance Act 2016 came into effect on 1 June 2016. Declarations in respect of tax .....

Tags : direct tax, dispute resolution, equalisation levy, finance act, 2016


MACT award not classifiable as “income”(02.06.2016)

Compensation awarded by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, and interest accruing therefrom, are not subject to TDS (tax-deducted-at-source) and the s.....

Tags : mact, compensation, interest, tds, welfare


Doctors risking life by exposure to deadly diseases no less than facing bullets(31.05.2016)

The Central Information Commission faced moral quandary hearing a plea for compensation from a mother of a young doctor who died from exposure to swin.....

Tags : government, compensation, death on duty, doctor, swine flu


Doctors risking life by exposure to deadly diseases no less than facing bullets(31.05.2016)

The Central Information Commission faced moral quandary hearing a plea for compensation from a mother of a young doctor who died from exposure to swin.....

Tags : government, compensation, death on duty, doctor, swine flu


Easier refunds, more compensation: DGCA(13.06.2016)

The Director General of Civil Aviation released proposals to ease flyers’ woes in the event of cancelled flights or when they are denied boarding. Als.....

Tags : air travel, refund, cancellation, disability, compensation


Bombay HC Rejects PIL against Satyamev Jayate(22.06.2016)

Bombay HC has rejected a public interest litigation which had taken objection to the use of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ as the title of a show hosted by actor A.....

Tags : Bombay HC , Satyamev Jayate


EPFO: 8.16% Extra Benefit to Pensioners if They Defer Withdrawal(23.06.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has said that pensioners who defer withdrawal of pension for two years after reaching the age of 58 year.....

Tags : Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), pension


Madras HC Orders School to Pay Rs.7 Lakh Compensation to LKG Girl(05.07.2016)

Madras HC has directed a private school in Tirunelveli district to pay a compensation of Rs.7 lakh to a minor girl who lost her vision in the right ey.....

Tags : Madras HC , Compensation


Railway to pay for deaths of ‘roof riders’(05.07.2016)

The Supreme Court awarded compensation to kin of deceased who died while riding on the roof of train carriages.

The tragedy occurred when h.....

Tags : railway, compensation, death, roof rider


Long road to justice after unauthorised laying of road on private land(05.07.2016)

The High Court of Himachal Pradesh directed the State to compensate a land owner for unauthorised and free use of his land for laying a road.


Tags : land acquisition, unauthorised, compensation, road laying


EPFO Eases UAN Rule for PF Settlement, But Sets Riders(15.07.2016)

Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has relaxed provision that requires furnishing of Universal Account Number (UAN) for settlement of claims.....

Tags : Employees Provident Fund Organisation , Universal Account Number


NHRC Awards Compensation of Rs 50,000 over Delay in Registration of FIR(27.07.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has awarded a compensation of Rs 50,000 to a 25-year-old woman from Ghaziabad owing to a delay of three months.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission , Compensation


Madras HC: Injury Need Not be Physical Always(01.08.2016)

Madras HC, while clarifying that injury doesn’t always need to be physical, has held that parents of a minor girl who was allegedly abducted and marri.....

Tags : Madras HC, Tamil Nadu Victim Compensation Scheme


National Commission has to exercise the jurisdiction only if State Commission or the District Forum either failed to exercise their jurisdiction or exceeded jurisdiction by acting illegally(02.08.2016)

Appellant-Society is a charitable institution running a girls hostel at Surat for the benefit of Adiwasi children. Appellant-Society purchased vitrifi.....

Tags : Defective tiles, Compensation, Liability


Contract of insurance is a contract of good faith (uberrima fides)(02.08.2016)

Instant First Appeal filed against impugned order of State Commission. Complainant obtained an insurance policy from the respondent, United India Insu.....

Tags : Insurance, Compensation, Contract, Good faith


International Cases

Victim’s entitlement to compensation measured by reference to the law of state of accident, routes to recovery provided by Directives he or she invokes(03.08.2016)

In present case, Respondent, a United Kingdom resident, was on holiday in Greece. Walking along the verge of a road, she was struck from behind by a v.....

Tags : Compensation, Liability, Jurisdiction


Lok Sabha Passes Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016(10.08.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed the Employee's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016, that would raise the cap on amount of compensation to be taken up by high cou.....

Tags : Lok Sabha, Employee's Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016


Special Advance Authorisation Scheme for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories(11.08.2016)

Central Government makes amendments in the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-2020 with effect from 1st September 2016, In exercise of the powers conferr.....

Tags : Apparels, Export, Authorisation Scheme


No legal contract will come into force unless the offer and acceptance of proposal is made(09.08.2016)

Wife of complainant/petitioner, took housing loan from HDFC Ltd. For security of said loan, HDFC loan cover term insurance policy was purchased from H.....

Tags : Insurance, Proposal, offer and acceptance, Compensation


Doctrine of sovereign immunity not applicable to cases of fundamental rights violation, hence, cannot be used as a defence in public law(12.08.2016)

In present writ petition, Petitioners, migrants of State of Jammu & Kashmir State had planned to take out a peaceful protest March upto Delhi for vent.....

Tags : Fundamental rights, Violation, Compensation


Revisional powers of National Commission can be exercised only if there is some prima facie jurisdictional error appearing in impugned order(19.08.2016)

In instant case, deficiency in service alleged against present Petitioners was in respect of cancellation of flight. State Commission allowed Complain.....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation


Punjab and Haryana HC: Injury while Leaning Out of Train not Self-Inflicted(23.08.2016)

P&H HC, while setting aside decision of a tribunal that had denied compensation to kin of a passenger who died after falling from a train, has held th.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana HC, compensation


Complainant obliged to get property insured, failure on part of opposite party not amount to deficiency of service(22.08.2016)

Complainant/Respondent No.1 was sanctioned loan by Opposite Party /Appellants and complainant executed various documents and hypothecated/mortgaged pr.....

Tags : Insurance, Obligation, Deficiency, Compensation


Interest claimed is taken into consideration for purpose of deciding pecuniary jurisdiction of Commission(29.08.2016)

Flat Buyers Agreement executed and booking made by Complainants. Possession of flat was not offered to complainant within 27 months from execution of .....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation, Pecuniary Jurisdiction


SC: Centre Should Do Away with Sterilisation Camps in 3 Years(15.09.2016)

SC has directed Centre to do away with sterilisation camps within 3 years and strengthen primary healthcare centre system, saying "it is time that wom.....

Tags : SC , Centre, sterilisation camps


State has no business to expropriate property, if an award made and necessary steps to complete acquisition have not been taken for a period of five years or more(09.09.2016)

In instant case, a Notification under Section 4 of Land Acquisition Act, 1894, was issued on 24th October, 1961, stating that public purpose for acqui.....

Tags : Compensation, Acquisition, Proceedings, Lapsed


Hyderabad HC Grants Compensation to Parents of Snake Bite Victims(03.10.2016)

Hyderabad HC has directed Central Government and Sarva Siksha Abhiyan'sTelangana Project Director to pay a compensation of Rs 8 lakh each to the paren.....

Tags : Hyderabad HC, Snake Bite Victims, Compensation


SC Grants Relief to NMRCL on Satkar Land(03.10.2016)

Supreme Court, while granting relief to Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL), has stayed decision of Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on the.....

Tags : SC , Satkar Land


SC Fines Delhi Health Minister over Chikungunya Menace(03.10.2016)

SC has ordered Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain to cough up a cost of Rs 25000 in his personal capacity over delay in disclosing names of officers.....

Tags : SC, Delhi Health Minister, Satyendra Jain, dengue , chikungunya


CIC: Develop System to Compensate Prisoners Kept in Jail for More than Term(07.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked country's largest prison Tihar to develop a system of giving compensation to inmates who have been inca.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Tihar, compensation


Madras HC Orders Compensation for 7 Women who Lost Vision(10.10.2016)

Madras HC has directed State Government to pay a compensation of Rs.3 lakh each to seven women who lost vision in one of their eyes after a cataract s.....

Tags : Madras HC , State, compensation , cataract surgery


Report of the Internal Working Group (IWG) on Rationalisation of Branch Authorisation Policy(06.10.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India placed on its website, the Report of the Internal Working Group (IWG) on Rationalisation of Branch Authorisation Policy (Cha.....

Tags : Authorisation Policy, Rationalisation, Report


Bombay HC Asks Government to Increase Compensation for Victims of Rail Accident(17.10.2016)

Bombay HC has said that Government must enhance the compensation paid to victims of rail accidents to ensure that the amount marches with time.

Tags : Bombay HC, compensation, rail accidents


Inadvertent fall while boarding running train not a criminal act or self-inflicted injury to deny compensation(06.10.2016)

In instant case, Appellant is aggrieved by Railway Tribunal’s order dismissing Appellants’ claim petition by holding that, death of deceased was not o.....

Tags : Accidental fall, Compensation, Grant


Hyderabad HC Orders Recovery of Pay, Allowances from Andhra Pradesh Ex-Minister(18.10.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Secretary to Andhra Pradesh State Legislative Assembly to take steps to recover pay and allowances paid to Former Mi.....

Tags : Hyderabad High Court, Satrucharla Vijayarama Raju


Bombay HC: Parent Age Should Be Considered While Deciding Insurance Compensation(24.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has ruled that when an unmarried person dies in a road accident, the average age of his or her surviving old parents should be consi.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Parent Age, Insurance Compensation


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

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

Tags : Madras HC, Interim Compensation, Fire Victims, Sivakasi


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

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

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


Delhi HC Reserve Order on Plea Against 1 Crore Compensation to Ex-Armyman’s Kin(07.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has reserved AAP Government’s decision to award Rs. 1 Crore compensation and a job to next of kin of Ex-Serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal,.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, AAP Government, compensation, Ex-Serviceman


Government Demonetises Rs. 500 & Rs. 1000 Currency Notes, ATMs Shut for 2 Days, Banks Closed Today(09.11.2016)

Taking Nation by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced demonetisation of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 notes with effect from midnight of Nov. 8.....

Tags : Prime Minister, Modi, demonetisation, black money


Bombay HC Rejects Plea to Suo Moto Take Up Issue of Demonetisation of 500 & 1000 Rs. Currency Notes(10.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has turned down plea of two advocates, who had appealed to it to suo moto take up issue of inconvenience citizens are facing after d.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, demonetisation, 500, 1,000, currency notes


Madras HC: 'Demonetisation Good for Country'(10.11.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed against Government move to scrap old notes of denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 and observed that d.....

Tags : Madras High Court, demonetisation, Rs 500, Rs 1,000


Delhi HC Directs AAP Government to Expedite Process on Satellite Maps of Sainik Farm(14.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked AAP Government to expedite process of getting high resolution satellite maps of posh Sainik Farms Colony from 2007-2016 to .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, AAP Government , satellite maps, Sainik Farms


Rupees 500 and 1000 denomination notes are no more a legal tender : Union Government(08.11.2016)

The Prime Minister of India in a surprise move announced demonetization rupees 500 and 1000 denomination notes with effect from midnight of 8th Novemb.....

Tags : Rupees, De-monetisation, Black money


Acceptance of old demonitised 500 and 1000 rupee notes for making payments to Central and State Governments including Municipal and local bodies(10.11.2016)

The Central Government has taken a decision that old 500 & 1000 rupee notes will be accepted for making payments towards fees, charges, taxes and pena.....

Tags : Notes, De-monetisation, Facility


SC Agrees to Hear Centre's Plea Seeking Stay on Proceedings Before Various HC Against Demonetisation(17.11.2016)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear a fresh plea of Centre seeking stay on proceedings before various High Courts and Other Courts, apart from Apex Court.....

Tags : Supreme Court, High Courts, stay, Demonetisation, Rs 500, Rs 1,000


In a master and servant relation, master is vicariously liable for acts of omission of servant and liable to pay compensation for negligence and deficiency in service(15.11.2016)

21-year old educated son of complainant, lost his life by drowning at Boat Club, owned by Appellant, Paradeep Port Trust. Appellant has tried to shift.....

Tags : Compensation, Liability, Vicarious


Bombay HC Seeks RBI’s Response Over Inconsistencies in Demonetization Directives to Co-operative Bank(22.11.2016)

Bombay HC, while observing that prima facie there were some inconsistencies in two circulars issued by Reserve Bank to District Co-Operative Banks on .....

Tags : Bombay HC, Reserve Bank, Co-Operative Banks, demonetisation


Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Transfer of Cases Relating Demonetization of Rs 500 & Rs 1000 Notes(23.11.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to stay transfer of proceedings against demonetisation of Rs500 and Rs1,000 currency notes across various High Courts in the.....

Tags : Supreme Court, demonetisation, Rs500, Rs1,000, currency notes


Delhi HC: Demonetization Must Not Affect Timely Relief to Rape Victims(24.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that demonetization should not come in way of banks releasing timely payments to compensate rape victims.

Tags : Delhi High Court, demonetization, rape victims, compensation


Bombay HC Seeks Centre’s Reply over Plea to Enhance Compensation to 26/11 Victims(25.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Union Government for its response to a 2014 order to frame a policy to enhance compensation given to terror attack victims.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, 26/11, compensation


Delhi HC Refuses to Examine Correctness of Demonetisation Policy(28.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has said it would not look into correctness of the Centre's policy on demonetisation, as the issue was already under consideration in.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, demonetisation


No one shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment(08.11.2016)

Present case originated in twenty-eight applications against Russian Federation lodged with Court under Article 34 of Convention for Protection of Hum.....

Tags : Detention, Degrading treatment, Compensation


Lok Sabha Passes Income Tax Amendment Bill(29.11.2016)

Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill 2016, which proposes 30% tax on undisclosed income plus 10% penalty beside a 33% surcharge and 75% tax and 10% p.....

Tags : Taxation Laws, Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill 2016, demonetisation, Lok Sabha


Supreme Court Directs Centre to List Out Measures Taken to Ease Inconvenience of Rural People(05.12.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to spell out measures taken to ease sufferings and inconvenience of people in rural areas, who are mostly dependent on .....

Tags : Supreme Court, demonetisation, Co-operative banks


Delhi HC Rejects Plea Challenging Cash Withdrawal Limits(05.12.2016)

Delhi HC has said that restrictions on daily withdrawal of cash is a policy decision that is beyond the scope of judicial review and dismissed a PIL a.....

Tags : Delhi HC, demonetisation, withdrawal


Every act of assault or injury to specific persons does not lead to public disorder(28.11.2016)

By way of present petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropriate writ,.....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Validity


Supreme Court Defers Demonetisation Pleas Hearing to December 09(05.12.2016)

Supreme Court has deferred hearing on pleas against Central Government’s demonetisation decision to December 9.

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation, Central Government


Karnataka HC Rejects Plea Challenging Caps on Withdrawal Limit(07.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a batch of petitions filed by a number of Co-operative Societies wherein they had challenged clause in Demonetisati.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Co-operative Societies, withdrawal limit, Demonetisation


Karnataka HC Dismisses Petition against Demonetisation(09.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing the petition against demonetization has upheld certain restrictions that accompanied the decision saying they ar.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Demonetisation


SC to Centre: Was Demonetisation Policy Confidential(09.12.2016)

Supreme Court while hearing a plea on demonetisation has asked Centre that whether its demonetisation decision was taken in absolute secrecy.

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation


Delhi HC: Child Born As a Result of Sexual Offences Entitled to Compensation(14.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has held that a child born out of rape is clearly a victim of offence and entitled to compensation.

Tags : Delhi High Court, child, rape, compensation


Supreme Court to Centre: Adhere to Rs. 24,000 per week Withdrawal Cap Notification(16.12.2016)

Supreme Court has said that Centre should adhere to its notification allowing withdrawal of Rs 24,000 per week from bank accounts after demonetisation.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation, Central Government


Supreme Court Questions Centre over Access to Large Piles of New Currency by Few(16.12.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Government how some individuals had access to large piles of new currency when banks refused customers even their weekly quota.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation, Central Government


Madras High Court Seeks Centre's Response over Plea Seeking Sufficient Funds in Banks & ATMs(16.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Assistant Solicitor General G.R. Swaminathan to take notice on behalf of Principal Secretary to Prime Minister and Unio.....

Tags : Madras High Court, demonetisation, Rs 500, Rs 1,000


Supreme Court Refuses Interim Relief over Demonetization Drive(19.12.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to grant interim relief in a batch of cases challenging Government’s demonetization scheme and referred them to a constituti.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Demonetisation, Central Government


Union Government: Deposits Above Rs 5,000 in Scrapped Currencies Allowed Once Per Account Till Dec 30(19.12.2016)

Central Government has said that deposits totaling more than Rs 5,000 in scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes can be made only once per account until De.....

Tags : Central Government, Demonetisation, deposits, Rs 500, Rs 1,000, December 30


NGT: Impose Fine on Airlines Disposing Excreta Before Landing(21.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed aviation regulator DGCA to issue a circular to all airlines asking them to pay Rs. 50,000 as environmental .....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, environmental compensation, airlines, excreta


RBI Relaxes Deposits Norm of More Than Rs 5,000 in Old Denominations For KYC A/Cs(21.12.2016)

Reserve Bank of India has relaxed its notification, specifying that deposits of over 5000 rupees could be made only after furnishing a satisfactory re.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Old Denominations, Deposits, KYC A/Cs, demonetisation


Delhi HC Adjourns Sine Dine Pleas Challenging Demonetisation Notification(22.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has adjourned indefinitely hearing on pleas challenging Government’s demonetisation move after it was informed that Supreme Court has.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Demonetisation, Supreme Court, proceedings


Madras HC Directs TNSTC to Pay Compensation Amount Via Electronic Fund Transfer(26.12.2016)

Madras High Court has devised a new methodology to ensure that Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) does not delay payment of compensation i.....

Tags : Madras HC, TNSTC, compensation, electronic fund transfer


Deposit of compensation amount in government treasury is not equivalent to compensation paid to landowners/persons interested(20.12.2016)

Instant Petition by Petitioners claiming to be legal heirs of owner of land situated at Talavali village, Taluka and District Thane within municipal l.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Proceedings, Lapse


RBI Extends Note Exchange Deadline for NRI’s till June 30(02.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has said that Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can exchange old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes till June 30, 2017.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Rs. 500, Rs. 1000, Demonetisation


President Clears Currency Ban Ordinance(02.01.2017)

President Pranab Mukherjee signed the Specific Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016 that seeks to extinguish RBI’s liability in respe.....

Tags : Demonetisation, Ordinance, President of India, Rs. 500, Rs. 1000


A person is entitled to compensation, if there is delay in settlement of legitimate claim thereof(21.12.2016)

Present petition has been filed to set aside award passed by second Respondent, Sole Arbitrator in so far as the failure to consider claim for compens.....

Tags : Delay, Compensation, Entitlement


Delhi HC Rejects Petition to Regularize Unauthorized Colonies(04.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that Jhuggi Jhopri (JJ) clusters are normally “born out of need” and unauthorized colonies are “born out of greed” while rej.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Unauthorized Colonies, regularisation


Madras HC Rules: Aged Parents of Deceased Person Eligible for Workmen’s Compensation(18.01.2017)

Madras High Court has ruled that aged parents of a deceased person is also eligible for compensation sanctioned under Workmen Compensation Act.

Tags : Madras High Court, Workmen Compensation Act, aged parents


When driving in city, one must anticipate that pedestrians will cross road, if they see a gap in the traffic(02.12.2016)

Present action arises out of a road traffic accident which occurred at the junction of Merrion Row and Merrion Street Upper in the city of Dublin. Whi.....

Tags : Accident, Causation, Contributory negligence


Jurisdiction of consumer fora not barred, even if, provisions to provide compensation are laid down in Railway legislation(18.01.2017)

Present first appeal has been filed under Section 19, read with Section 21(a)(ii) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, against impugned order passed .....

Tags : Complaint, Compensation, Jurisdiction


Rationalisation of Labour Laws(06.02.2017)

Reforms in labour laws are an ongoing process to update legislative system to address the need of the hour and to make them more effective and contemp.....

Tags : Labour laws, Reforms, Rationalisation


EPFO Introduces Common Form For Withdrawals(22.02.2017)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), has introduced a new window for its subscribers to submit their claim forms directly to body without at.....

Tags : Employees' Provident Fund Organisation


Supreme Court: Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal Has to be Constructed(23.02.2017)

Supreme Court has made it clear that state of Punjab would have to comply with its order on construction of Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) canal, saying ong.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) canal


Bank is Liable to Pay Compensation, if the Original Title Deed had been Lost(20.02.2017)

Instant first appeal has been filed against the impugned order passed by Kerala State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission vide which, Consumer Comp.....

Tags : Compensation, Entitlement, Limitation


Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 Receives President Assent(01.03.2017)

Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 that provides for cessation of liabilities on specified bank notes has received assent fr.....

Tags : Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017


Bombay High Court: Regularizing Illegal Homes Will Lead to Uncountable Litigations(08.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that Maharashtra Government’s proposed regularisation policy for unauthorised constructions across State would create many .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, unauthorised constructions, regularisation


Dismissal of claimant automatically unfair due to non-completion of statutory dismissal procedure(21.02.2017)

Present case deals with claim of unfair dismissal. Issue to be determined by tribunal was whether the claimant was an employee of Respondent. In claim.....

Tags : Dismissal, Statutory Procedure, Compensation


Bombay High Court Enhances Motor Accident Compensation Amount After 21 Years(16.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has increased amount of compensation awarded by Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal (MACT) 21 years ago against State Government and othe.....

Tags : Bombay High Court , Motor Accident Compensation


Comments invited on the working paper of the high level committee to review the Institutionalisation of Arbitration Mechanism in India by 7 April 2017(16.03.2017)

The Government of India has emphasised the need for promoting arbitration as a preferred dispute resolution mechanism for commercial disputes. Pursuan.....

Tags : Arbitration, Mechanism, Institutionalisation, Review


Supreme Court on Demonetisation: Why Old Notes by Citizens Not Accepted Till March 31?(21.03.2017)

Supreme Court has said that Modi Government's decision to close March 31 RBI window to deposit old notes smacked of arbitrariness and sought to know w.....

Tags : Supreme Court , demonetisation, old notes


Rajya Sabha Passes Employees Compensation Bill; Enhances Compensation For Death, Occupational Injury(23.03.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Employees Compensation (Amendment) Bill 2016 which enhances compensation in case of death and occupational injuries and makes i.....

Tags : Rajya Sabha, Employees Compensation Bill


Bombay HC Asks State to Frame Rules on Settling Rape Cases Post Compensation(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to consider framing rules to deal with cases of rape victims, after accepting compensation, settle .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Rape, Compensation


Reserve Bank of India to Allow Exchange of Rs 4500 in Old Notes in Nepal(27.03.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will allow exchange of up to Rs 4,500 in banned Indian currency notes to each Nepali national.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Demonetisation


When identical lands which are situated nearby are acquired for same purpose, it would not be proper to discriminate between land owners unless there are strong reasons(21.03.2017)

Instant appeals arise out of common judgment passed by High Court of Jammu and Kashmir affirming compensation of Rs. 2,50,000/- per Kanal awarded to A.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Validity


Application of general law may produce a more favourable result for claimant than statutory planning assumptions(22.02.2017)

Instant appeal concerns assessment of compensation for compulsory acquisition of two parcels of grazing land, formerly owned by present Appellant (“cl.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Determination


Andhra HC Acquits Dalit Man Held For Rape, Murder(03.04.2017)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has acquitted Satyam Babu of all charges after he was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Ayesha Meera rape and murder cas.....

Tags : Andhra HC, Dalit man, Satyam Babu


SC: SEBI Circulars Cannot be Challenged in SAT(04.04.2017)

SC has ruled that any action taken by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in its administrative & legislative capacity cannot be appeale.....

Tags : Supreme Court, SEBI, SAT


Employee's Compensation Amendment Bill Gets President Nod(13.04.2017)

Employee's Compensation Amendment Bill that aims at providing payment of compensation to employees and their dependants in case of injury by industria.....

Tags : Employee's Compensation Amendment Act


Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017 Gets President Nod(13.04.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017 that aims to compensate States for loss of revenue due to implementation of GST has receive.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017


Delhi HC: Projects in Vicinity of Airports in City Needs Global Aviation Body Clearance(14.04.2017)

Delhi HC has directed MoCA and AAI to refer to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) case of three builders seeking an aeronautical survey .....

Tags : Delhi HC, International Civil Aviation Organisation


MP High Court Allows Applicant to Deposit Court Fees On Failure to Deposit It Due to Demonetisation(19.04.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has allowed an applicant to deposit a requisite court fees in a criminal complaint case after he prayed due to demonetizatio.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Demonetisation, Court Fees


EPFO Eases Withdrawal Rules, Self-declaration to Replace Need for Certificates(28.04.2017)

Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to allow individuals to withdraw money for treatment of illnesses, purchase of equipment for .....

Tags : Employees Provident Fund Organisation, Withdrawal Rules


Party complaining breach of contract is entitled to reasonable compensation whether or not actual loss is proved to have been caused(21.04.2017)

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited ('MTNL') has filed present petition under Section 34 of Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 challenging an Award da.....

Tags : Damages, Compensation, Validity


SC: Subsequent Parties Entitled To Seek Declaration that Land Acquisition Proceedings Have Lapsed(05.05.2017)

Supreme Court has held that subsequent purchaser, assignee, successor in interest, power of attorney, etc., are all persons who are interested in comp.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act


FIR is not a substantive piece of evidence; it can be used only for purposes of corroboration or contradiction of maker only(08.05.2017)

Aggrieved by nil award passed by learned Member, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, present appeal is preferred by appellant-claimants. Appellant claimed.....

Tags : Nil Award, Compensation, Entitlement


National Commission has powers to call for records and pass appropriate orders in consumer disputes, where State Commission has exercised the jurisdiction not vested in it or acted illegally(26.05.2017)

Instant appeals have been filed against impugned order, passed by State Commission. Complaints were filed alleging deficiency in service rendered by O.....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation


Subjective satisfaction of Detaining Authority and consequent detention order vitiated as it was based on possibility of Petitioner's husband applying for bail again(31.05.2017)

In present writ petition, challenge is to order of detention passed by Joint Secretary to Government of India against husband of Petitioner directing .....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Validity


India Ratifies Two More ILO Pacts to End Child Labour(19.06.2017)

India has ratified International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) two conventions on child labour reaffirming its commitment for a child labour free India.

Tags : International Labour Organisation, child labour


Bona fide of injured person as a railway passenger has to be proved for claiming compensation(09.06.2017)

Claim application was filed by Applicant/injured seeking compensation of Rupees Four Lac for injuries sustained by him in an alleged train untoward in.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Bonafide


Delhi HC To DSLSA: Pay Compensation u/s 357A to Relatives of Murder Victim(04.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has awarded compensation to relatives of two murder victims, drawing from various judicial precedents, and noting that the fine order.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Compensation


Demonetisation: SC Suggests Centre to Allow Genuine People To Deposit Old Notes(04.07.2017)

Supreme Court has suggested Centre to accept old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 of genuine persons and take a decision after verifying authenticity of in.....

Tags : Demonetisation, Supreme Court


Courts can always apply reasonable amount of guesswork to balance equities in order to fix a just and fair market value(07.07.2017)

Present appeals are filed by land owners against final judgment and order passed by High Court of Karnataka, whereby High Court allowed appeals in par.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Re-determination, Validity


Gujarat HC Notices RBI As Accused Wants Seized Money Back In New Currency Notes(19.07.2017)

Gujarat High Court has issued a notice to Reserve Bank of India on a petition filed by an accused in a kidnapping case who wants Rs. 2.5 lakh, seized .....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, demonetisation


Insurance Company cannot repudiate claim in toto in case of loss of vehicle due to theft(13.07.2017)

Challenge in present Revision Petition under Section 21(b) of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is to order passed by Maharashtra State Consumer Disputes .....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Direction, Validity


Sovereign Gold Bond-Dematerialisation(08.08.2017)

The Reserve Bank of India, in consultation with the Government of India, has issued nine tranches of Sovereign Gold Bonds for a total value of Rs. 603.....

Tags : Dematerialisation, Gold bonds, Issuance


E-Shakti initiative of NABARD(08.08.2017)

E-Shakti is a pilot project of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for digitisation of Self Help Groups (SHGs). It was initia.....

Tags : E-Shakti, initiative, digitisation


If actual market value of acquired land is higher, Reference Court could grant higher compensation(10.08.2017)

In facts of present case, The Government had acquired the land of the Respondent from different survey holdings for the stated purpose pursuant to the.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Legality


Preventive detention order can be passed if activities of the detenue are dangerous to the maintenance of public order(21.08.2017)

By way of present writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, the Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropri.....

Tags : Detention, Subjective satisfaction, Legality


Discharge voucher cannot be obtained by any kind of pressure or compulsion upon the insured(16.08.2017)

In present case, the complainant company obtained a Standard Fire and Special Perils Policy for the period from 3rd November, 2012 to 2nd November, 20.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant


Mere availability of injured/dead-body in a railway yard does not per-se prove that, dead-body is of a passenger travelling in a train(17.08.2017)

The present claim application has been filed by parents of the deceased under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1989 seeking compensation.....

Tags : Untoward accident, Compensation, Entitlement


Cabinet approves promulgation of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017(30.08.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the proposal of the Finance Ministry to promulgate an ordinan.....

Tags : Promulgation, Approval, Compensation, States


A mere plea without supported by any corroborative evidence, has no gravity in the eye of law(14.09.2017)

Case has been preferred before this Tribunal by the wife and sons of the deceased being sole dependants under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribuna.....

Tags : Untoward accident, Compensation, Grant


Bombay High Court to State Government: Why Modify Compensation of Rape Survivors(06.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked the State Government to spell out the “purpose” due to which it decided to modify its existing scheme of granting compensa.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Compensation


Allahabad HC Refuses To Entertain Borrower’s Loan Default Due To Demonetisation, GST(26.10.2017)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a plea challenging recovery proceedings initiated against a borrower firm, which challenged recovery proceedings on.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Demonetisation, GST


Belting system is applicable when large pieces of land having different locations are acquired for determining market value(27.10.2017)

The landowners filed Reference Petitions under Section 18 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 before the Additional District Judge, praying for enhancem.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Enhancement


Govt Should Compensate Victims of Its Inaction: Delhi High Court(28.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that Government should provide financial assistance and support to people who are the victims of their inaction and omission.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Compensation


Supreme Court Grants Time to Gujarat For Action Report Against Cops in Bilkis Bano Case(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court Grants Time to Gujarat For Action Report Against Cops in Bilkis Bano Case

Tags : The Supreme Court bench, however, made it clear that the separate plea, seeking enhancement of compensation to be awarded to Bilkis Bano, would be taken up next week for hearing.


Human Rights Commission Can’t Direct Payment of Compensation: Chhattisgarh HC(01.12.2017)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that State Human Rights Commission is only a re-commendatory body and it has no power and jurisdiction to direct paym.....

Tags : Chhattisgarh High Court, Compensation


State Human Rights Commission is only a recommendatory body and has no power and jurisdiction to direct payment of compensation.(07.11.2017)

The present petition is filed by the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (Petitioner) for challenging the order passed by the Chhattisgarh Human Righ.....

Tags : Human Rights Commission, Compensation, Recommendatory Authority


Every act of assault or injury to specific persons does not lead to public disorder(07.12.2017)

By filing instant petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, the Petitioner prays to issue a writ of mandamus or any other appropriate w.....

Tags : Detention, Validity, Subjective satisfaction


If a person drives vehicle without a licence, he commits an offence that may not lead to finding of negligence as regards accident(15.12.2017)

The present appeal arises from a judgment of the High Court of Karnataka. Appellant who was riding a motorcycle met with an accident with a mini lorry.....

Tags : Contributory negligence, Basis, Compensation


Burden of proving that, victim is not a bona fide passenger lies on Railways(19.12.2017)

In facts of present case, according to Appellant, the deceased used to travel in train by purchasing II class ticket and that they came to know from t.....

Tags : Bona fide, Burden of proof, Compensation


Satyam Scam: SEBI Bars Price Waterhouse From Auditing Any Listed Company(12.01.2018)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred Price Waterhouse (PW) from auditing any listed company in India for a period of two years for.....

Tags : SEBI, Satyam


Publication of an advertisement for sale at a bargain price of goods that are not intended to be offered for sale or supplied at said bargain price amounts to an unfair trade practice(12.01.2018)

The Petitioner is engaged in the business of selling Woodland Brand of shoes and apparels. The complainant/respondent went to a store of the Petitione.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Validity


Interference in exercise of revisional jurisdiction is to be made only if there is a material defect or jurisdictional error in concurrent findings recorded by consumer fora below(29.01.2018)

Present revision petition has been filed under Section 21(b) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against the impugned order, passed by the State Comm.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Insurance claim


Rationalisation of long term capital gains proposed, Revenue gain of about Rs.20,000 crores expected in the first year(01.02.2018)

The Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today proposed to tax long term capital gains exceeding Rs.1 lakh at the rate of 10.....

Tags : Rationalisation, Capital gains, Proposal


A claimant for compensation ought not to be burdened with following a trail of successive transfers, which are not registered with registering authority(06.02.2018)

In instant case, an accident took place. By its award, the Tribunal granted compensation. The Tribunal noted that, the registration certificate of the.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Liability


Authorisation to Sign Pathology Report(06.02.2018)

As per clause (c) of sub-section (2) of Section 15 of IMC Act, 1956, no person other than a doctor having qualification recognized by MCI and register.....

Tags : Pathology Report, Signing of, Authorisation


Prison modernisation reforms(06.02.2018)

Prisons being a State subject, modernization of prisons is undertaken by respective State Governments. The Ministry of Home Affairs is supporting the .....

Tags : Reforms, Prison, Modernisation


Multiplier should depend on the age of the deceased and not on the age of the dependants(09.02.2018)

In a motor accident which occurred on 22nd September, 2009, Ajit Singh, who was at the relevant time 23 years of age died. His parents, who were in th.....

Tags : Compensation, Determination, Multiplier


Supreme Court Slashes Compensation for Five Men Framed in Murder Case by 95%(01.03.2018)

Supreme Court has reduced the compensation for five innocent men, who were framed in a murder case and jailed for 93 days, from Rs 2 lakh each to Rs 1.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Murder, Compensation


Claimants are entitled to seek compensation from any of the wrongdoers, when it is found to be a case of composite negligence(21.02.2018)

In the instant case, on 08th December, 2012, the wife of the Appellant No. 1, was travelling in an auto-rickshaw, which was given a violent dash from .....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Validity


Statute refers to an actual practice of "Sati" and not to a visual depiction of an imaginary work of fiction portrayed in the film(22.02.2018)

Present writ petition seeks directions to the Central Board of Film Certification, to take "appropriate steps to stop glorification of the practice of.....

Tags : Sati, Glorification, Scenes, Deletion


Benefit of future prospects should not be confined only to those who have a permanent job and would extend to self-employed individuals(06.03.2018)

In present case, the Appellant was injured in a motor accident. The Tribunal awarded compensation of Rs. 12,81,228 for the injuries suffered by him. T.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Enhancement


Cabinet approves promotion of agricultural mechanisation for in-situ management of crop residue in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi(07.03.2018)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for promotion of Agricultural Mecha.....

Tags : Approval, Promotion, Agricultural mechanisation


“Light Motor Vehicle" would include a transport vehicle as per the weight(06.03.2018)

The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal allowed a claim for compensation filed by the third Respondent. The claim arose from the death of the husband of th.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Liability


Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Reply on Plea Seeking Implementation of AP Reorganisation Act(03.04.2018)

Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking direction to the government for proper implementation of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisa.....

Tags : Supreme Court, AP Reorganisation Act


Once deceased with valid train ticket is found on railway track, which is not near place of residence or work, onus of proof shifts upon railway to show that, deceased was not a bonafide passenger(05.04.2018)

In facts of the case, the deceased, Appellants' son, while travelling by train accidently fell down from the running train near the housing board colo.....

Tags : Bonafide passenger, Compensation, Grant


Compensation should be adequate and there must be no injustice with the land owners(16.04.2018)

In facts of present case, The Government of Haryana, vide Notification under Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 dated 18th October, 2005 has .....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Validity


Proof of rashness and negligence on part of driver of vehicle is sine qua non for maintaining a claim petition(12.04.2018)

In instant case, The Appellant filed a claim petition under Section 166 of the Motor Vehicle Act,1988 on account of multiple grievous injuries sustain.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Proof, Negligence


RBI Rationalised External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) Policy(27.04.2018)

In light of requests received from corporates and other entities and in administering the ECB regime, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided, in cons.....

Tags : Investment, Policy, Rationalisation


Applicability of provisions of Para 2.20 of HBP, 2015-20 on Advance Authorisations issued under 2009-2014, FTP(25.04.2018)

1. This office has received a request for clarification regarding the date of applicability of provisions of para 2.20(d) of HBP 2015-20 on the Advanc.....

Tags : Provisions, Applicability, Advance Authorisations


Whenever money has been received by a party and when its refund is ordered, right to get interest follows, as a matter of course(25.04.2018)

In facts of present case, the complainant purchased plot in Central Greens, Sector 105 and the total sale price of the plot, in question, was fixed at.....

Tags : Plot, Possession, Deficiency, Compensation


Centre Amends Motor Accident Compensation Scale Under No-Fault Liability(24.05.2018)

Central Government has issued a notification to amend the compensation scales for motor accident claims under Second Schedule of the Motor Vehicles Ac.....

Tags : Motor Accident Compensation


Use of a vehicle in a public place without a permit is a fundamental statutory infraction(17.05.2018)

The legal representatives of the deceased, preferred a claim petition before the Tribunal claiming compensation to the tune of Rs. 36,00,000. The clai.....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Liability


Railway administration cannot be held liable for preserving relevant documents after expiry of 6 months from date of delivery of consignment(05.06.2018)

Present appeal under Section 23 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 is against the judgment and order passed by the learned Railway Claims Tribun.....

Tags : Loss, Compensation, Validity


Lok Sabha passes Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017(23.07.2018)

In order to reduce undue delay in final resolution of cheque dishonour cases and to provide relief to payees of dishonoured cheques, Parliament has pa.....

Tags : Bill, Amendment, Cheque bounce, Compensation


Status of Norms Fixation of Advance Authorisations obtained under Self declaration basis(16.08.2018)

Attention of Trade and Industry is invited to new facility introduced by DGFT EDI division which enables exporters who obtained Advance Authorizations.....

Tags : Status, Norms Fixation, Advance Authorisations


NGT Directs Taloja CETP to Pay Rs 10 Crore as Environmental Compensation(23.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Taloja Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) Co-operative Society Limited to pay Rs 10 crore as environmen.....

Tags : NGT, Environmental Compensation


Compensation not payable unless disease predominantly arose from discipline which was unreasonable and harsh on part of employer(23.08.2018)

In instant case, the Appellant (Mr Suleski), was employed as a crane supervisor by the Respondent (Pilbara Iron). At a meeting with his superintendent.....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Legality


Claimant cannot maintain a claim on basis of his own fault or negligence(31.08.2018)

National Insurance Co. Ltd. has filed present appeal challenging the judgment whereby the High Court has directed the Appellant-insurer to pay the com.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Direction, Validity


Punjab and Haryana High Court Orders 90 Lakh Compensation For Rape(12.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed the convict and his mother to pay Rs 90 lakh compensation to the survivor In the abduction and rape case of a minor.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Compensation for rape


Frame Rules to Pay Compensation to Accident Victims by Auctioning Uninsured Vehicles: SC to States(17.09.2018)

Supreme Court has observed each state and union territory to frame appropriate rules to put uninsured motor vehicles in public auction and pay compens.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Motor Vehicles, Compensation


Consumption of liquor beyond a safe limit disqualifies the insured from getting benefits of insurance policy(04.09.2018)

The complainant/Respondent owned a vehicle which he had got insured with the Petitioner Company. The vehicle having met with an accident, on 4th Decem.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Legality


One time relaxation for regularisation and issue of EODC for exports made prior to imports where Advance Authorisation issued for import of Natural Rubber/Silk(13.09.2018)

1. In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 1.03 and 2.58 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby g.....

Tags : Regularisation, Relaxation, Exports


Delhi High Court Upholds Life Term in Sodomy Case, Awards Rs 5 Lakh to Minor(19.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has awarded the maximum possible compensation of Rs 5 lakh to a child victim of sexual assault who gave an “unambiguous” testimony ag.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Sodomy case, compensation


MACT Claims: HC Should Assign Reasons for Increasing or Reducing Compensation, Says Supreme Court(21.09.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that High Court while sitting in appeal above MACT order, should assign the reasons for not granting enhancement of compe.....

Tags : Supreme Court, MACT, Compensation


SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Goods and Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017(04.10.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of Goods And Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017, as well as the Goods and Services T.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Goods and Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017


Satellite Mapping will Help Identify Illegal Structures: Bombay High Court to State(05.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked state government and the BMC to implement the policy on satellite mapping and aerial photography to identify and act again.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Satellite Mapping


Powers of Policy Relaxation Committee, while making its recommendations are wide and are purely discretionary(26.09.2018)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition challenging impugning orders. By the impugned order dated 23rd February, 2016, the Policy Relaxation Com.....

Tags : Extension, Duty Free Import, Authorisation


Onus to prove seed’s good quality is on Manufacturer of seeds as Complainants are not expected to store some of seeds for future testing(28.09.2018)

Complainants, who are farmers, purchased onion seeds from the Opposite Parties ("Horticultural Foundation"), and sown the same in their fields; that e.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Validity


Petroleum Minister launches SATAT initiative to promote Compressed Bio-Gas as an alternative, green transport fuel(01.10.2018)

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship today launched an innovative initiative .....

Tags : SATAT initiative, Launch, Compressed Bio-Gas, Promotion


Bombay High Court Quashes FIR Against Mumbai Woman Who Deposited Fake Notes(09.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has quashed an FIR and trial against a 25-year-old woman who was charged with depositing five counterfeit currency notes in her bank.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Fake Notes, Demonetisation


Emotional dependence cannot be measured to be in part; either it is there or is not there(03.10.2018)

In present matter, the daughter of the Appellants (hereafter the victim) died on August 2, 1999 in a rail accident. The accident claimed the lives of .....

Tags : Compensation, Denial, Validity


If any judgment or order is obtained by fraud, it cannot be said to be a judgment or order in law(10.10.2018)

Present appeal is against the order passed by the Tribunal. Aggrieved of said order passed in the review petition as also the basic award, the Appell.....

Tags : Compensation, Grant, Review


Interest on Compensation Amount to be Awarded from Date of Accident: SC(03.11.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that while awarding interest on the compensation to an employee, under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, it is to be awarded .....

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A procedural lapse could not be made basis to reject claim petition(16.11.2018)

Present appeal is filed by the claimants against the final judgment passed by the High Court whereby the High Court dismissed the appeal filed by the .....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Grant


In a case of composite negligence where liability is joint and several, it is choice of claimants to claim compensation from either of tortfeasor(17.11.2018)

Instant appeals arise out of the same accident. Tribunal fastened the entire liability upon the Insurance Company to pay compensation on the ground th.....

Tags : Negligence, Compensation, Entitlement


Railway administration is not liable to pay compensation, if passenger dies or suffers injury due to- suicide or attempted to suicide by him or self-inflicted injury(21.11.2018)

The Applicant has filed present claim petition under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 seeking compensation for an amount of Rs. 4,0.....

Tags : Compensation, Payment, Exemption


Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit(29.11.2018)

1. Please refer to the operational instructions for the captioned scheme contained in RBI circular on Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shi.....

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Supreme Court Rejects CCI and Jio’s Cartelisation Pleas Against Airtel, Voda Idea(06.12.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed Competition Commission of India and Reliance Jio Infocomm’s pleas to probe cartelisation charges levelled by Jio against B.....

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CIC Asks RBI to Provide Info on Number of Rs. 2000 & 500 Notes Printed During Demonetisation(18.12.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered disclosure of information on number of Rs. 500 and Rs. 2000 notes printed daily from November 9, 2016.....

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Owner of a vehicle who transfers it to another person is liable to pay compensation in case of an accident unless sale is reflected in Regional Transport Authority (RTA) records(14.12.2018)

Present appeal challenges the judgment passed by the High Court. The Appellant, original owner of a Santro Car sold said vehicle to Saveta Sharma, fir.....

Tags : Compensation, Accident, Liability


Loss of earning capacity must be determined at 100 percent for entitlement to compensation(17.12.2018)

Present appeal has been filed challenging the award of the Commissioner. The contention of the Appellant is that, the loss of employment suffered by h.....

Tags : Disability, Compensation, Grant


Standardisation of Handicrafts Industry(03.01.2019)

To organize and standardize the Indian Handicrafts, Government has registered approximately 22.85 lakhs artisans under Pahchan initiative. Moreover, 3.....

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RBI releases guidelines on Tokenisation - Card Transactions(08.01.2019)

The Reserve Bank has today released guidelines on tokenisation for debit / credit / prepaid card transactions as a part of its continuous endeavour to.....

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Central Government approves recapitalisation of Export-Import Bank of India(16.01.2019)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the recapitalization of EXIM Bank. Recapitalization Bonds by Government of India to the.....

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Competition Commission of India decides the Third Lesser Penalty case in respect of cartelisation in Indian Zinc-Carbon Dry Cell Batteries Market(17.01.2019)

The Competition Commission of India ('CCI') passed a Final Order imposing penalty on Panasonic Energy India Co. Limited ('Panasonic') and Godrej and B.....

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Supreme Court Admits Trai Plea Against TDSAT Predatory Pricing Order(22.01.2019)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) plea challenging Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal’s .....

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Delhi HC Grants Relief to Leprosy Patients Rendered Homeless After Decriminalisation of Beggary(28.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has come to the rescue of leprosy patients who had been eased out of government-run shelter homes due to de-criminalisation of beggin.....

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Mere relationship or being an acquaintance cannot be sole ground to discard the testimony of an otherwise reliable witness(18.01.2019)

Rajinder Kumar Sharma, owner of the vehicle in question has filed the instant appeal assailing the award passed by the Tribunal. A claim petition was .....

Tags : Award, Compensation, Validity


Discrimination on grounds of religious belief and political opinion is unlawful(17.12.2018)

The claimant was employed by the Respondent on a regular but not formal basis from March 2016 until 16 May 2016, on which latter date he signed a cont.....

Tags : Discrimination, Termination, Compensation


Calcutta High Court Gives Anticipatory Bail to Mukul Roy in TMC MLA’s Murder Case(14.02.2019)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas's murder case and said that BJP l.....

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - CIC Pulls Up RBI for Non-Disclosure of Demonetisation Records(19.02.2019)

Central Information Commission has pulled up Reserve Bank of India for "perfunctory handling" of an RTI application seeking records of its board meeti.....

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CIVIL - Liability of Past Dues Rests Only with RCom and Not with Reliance Jio: TDSAT(27.02.2019)

Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has said that liability of past dues related to Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) rested only with Re.....

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CIVIL - Liability of Past Dues Rests Only with RCom and Not with Reliance Jio: TDSAT(27.02.2019)

Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has said that liability of past dues related to Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) rested only with Re.....

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TDSAT Directs DoT to Reconsider RCom's Plea Seeking Nod for Sale to Jio(27.02.2019)

Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) directed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to reconsider Reliance Communications (.....

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CIVIL - TDSAT Directs DoT to Reconsider RCom's Plea Seeking Nod for Sale to Jio(27.02.2019)

Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) directed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to reconsider Reliance Communications (.....

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CRIMINAL - Compensate Woman for Arrest at Night: Gujarat HC to Govt(05.03.2019)

Gujarat High Court has directed state government to pay Rs. 2,500 to a woman, who was arrested after sunset, for breach of law that stipulates no such.....

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In cases of medical negligence, where a special skill or competence is attributed to a doctor, a doctor need not possess highest expert skill, at risk of being found negligent(25.02.2019)

The sad demise of the wife of the Appellant has resulted in the legal proceedings being initiated by the Appellant on a belief that, the cause of her .....

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Shri Dharmendra Pradhan hands over 100th Letter of Intent under SATAT scheme(27.02.2019)

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today handed over the 100th Letter of Intent (L.....

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A person who cannot be identified, cannot be sued under a pseudonym or description, unless circumstances are such that, service of claim form can be effected or properly dispensed with(20.02.2019)

The question at issue on present appeal is in what circumstances, is it permissible to sue an unnamed Defendant. On 26 May 2013, Ms Bianca Cameron was.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Liability


MOTOR VEHICLES - No Limits on Compensation for Accident Death: Madras HC(18.03.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that utilizing multiple options to get compensation for death of a person in a motor accident, by their family, pa.....

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Discontinuation of physical copy of Advanced/EPCG Authorisation - Procurement from SEZs(11.03.2019)

It has come to the notice of this Directorate that procurement from SEZs has been adversely affected due to the discontinuation of TRA facility for au.....

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ELECTION - Madras HC Dismisses Plea for ?1 Crore Compensation from ECI(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by a member of Naam Tamilar Katchi seeking compensation of Rs. 1 crore from Election Commission .....

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It is the age of deceased which has to be taken into account and not age of dependents while determining compensation(09.04.2019)

The only legal issue canvassed in present matters, which were in the nature of cross appeals, is that, in the case of a motor accident where there is .....

Tags : Compensation, Age, Deceased


Bombay HC tells Tribunal to Consider Hurt Cyclist’s Plea for Compensation(18.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed accidents claims tribunal to consider plea of Mumbai Port Trust employee, who met with an accident while participating .....

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Mere presence of a body on railway premises will not be conclusive to hold that, injured or deceased was a bona fide passenger for compensation claim(09.04.2019)

The Applicant has filed present claim petition under Section 16 of the Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 seeking compensation for an amount of Rs. 4,0.....

Tags : Cause of death, Proof, Compensation, Entitlement


Bombay High Court Relief for Two for Withdrawing Rs 1.2L via Cheques During Demonetisation(13.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has struck down the FIR against two Nashik firm executives booked for withdrawing Rs 1.2 lakh from a bank through cheques two days a.....

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Expert opinion is not mandatory while adjudicating a complaint of medical negligence(02.05.2019)

Challenge in present Revision Petition under Section 21 (b) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is to the order passed by the State Commission. By th.....

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CERC: Compensation to power plants for coal imports in times of domestic coal shortage allowed(17.05.2019)

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has allowed compensation to GMR Group for running its power plant on imported coal in the event of co.....

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Onus of proving medical negligence and resultant deficiency in service is on complainant(08.05.2019)

Present complaint has been filed before this Commission under Section 17 of the Consumer Protection Act 1986 by Smt. Sunita Kumar and another, residen.....

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Non-requirement of submission of Hard Copy of application at RAs for issue of Advance Authorisation and EPCG Authorisation(15.05.2019)

Attention is invited to Para 4.02(ii) of HBP 2015-20 which explicitly states that "Applicant shall upload documents as prescribed in ANF 4A, if any, a.....

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Security is to be furnished by insured owner prior to release of compensation amount by insurer(20.05.2019)

Present appeal is directed against the judgment passed by the Additional District & Sessions Judge cum Member, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, (the T.....

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Judgment on all issues is to be pronounced mandatorily(04.06.2019)

Present appeal has been filed by the original Claimants challenging the dismissal of their claim petition under Section 166 of the Motor Vehicles Act,.....

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SAT Stays SEBI’s Order Directing Prannoy, Radhika to Step Down from NDTV(19.06.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has stayed an order passed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) stopping New Delhi Television (NDT.....

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SAT Fines SEBI for 2017 Order(20.06.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has imposed a penalty of Rs 50,000 on Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) after a person aggrieved by a .....

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Concurrent findings of lower Fora can only be challenged on ground of miscarriage of justice or if order was against existing law or perverse(17.06.2019)

In facts of present case, the Petitioner/Complainant stated in his Complaint that, he handed over a carton 50 pcs of Gun metal bushes to Opposite Part.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Entitlement


SAT Levies Rs 50,000 Penalty on SEBI for Lapses in Probe(01.07.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has levied a penalty on the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in a rare instance of the capital market.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses DoT Plea Against TDSAT Order on RCom's Past Liabilities(03.07.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed the Department of Telecommunications' (DoT) plea against an order of the Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TD.....

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Tribunal cannot accept disability certificate without examining Doctor concerned(26.06.2019)

Present appeal has been filed by the original claimant for enhancement of compensation. He had filed Petition before Motor Accident Claimed Tribunal, .....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Entitlement


Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply Over Accident Compensation Tax Provision(15.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked for the response of Central Board of Direct Taxes on a plea seeking quashing of the provision mandating tax deduction on th.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019(06.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 that seeks to abolish Article 370 and Article 35A of the Constitution of India.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019(07.08.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019. The Bill scraps the special status given to the State of Jammu and Kashmir under.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Farmers’ Plea for Higher Compensation for Land(12.08.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea by farmers for ‘fair compensation’ for land acquired from them. It said the villagers came to court 21 years later .....

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SAT Declines to Stay Hotel Leela’s Postal Ballot to Seek Nod for Brookfield Deal(16.08.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has declined to stay the postal ballot of Hotel Leela seeking fresh shareholder approval for its sale of assets to.....

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CCI Levies Rs 17 Cr Fine on JTEKT Corp for Cartelisation(16.08.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has levied more than Rs 17 crore fine on Japan's JTEKT Corp and its Indian subsidiary for cartelisation with NSK.....

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Madras High Court Directs Payment of Compensation to Accident Victims Only Through Annuity Scheme(16.08.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the implementation of the Motor Accident Claims Annuity Deposit Scheme from October 1 while clarifying that the victi.....

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Rejection of report of its own Surveyor by Insurance Company in absence of any valid reason or proof cannot be sustained(07.08.2019)

In present matter, aggrieved by the order passed by the State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New India Assurance Company Ltd. preferred the p.....

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Deliberate disobedience of an order does not require a specific intention to break the law(14.08.2019)

Present proceedings arise from a dispute about noise disturbance between the owners of units in a block of units in Bay View Terrace. Unit 1 is a grou.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues Guidelines on Victim Compensation(06.09.2019)

Karnataka High Court while observing that trial courts are delivering justice more oriented towards the rights of accused persons and the same is not .....

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Satyam Scam: SAT Quashes 2-Year Ban on PwC from Auditing Listed Companies(09.09.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) in a major setback to Securities and Exchange Board of India has overturned the markets regulator's order banning.....

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SAT Sets Aside Rs 3 Lakh Penalty on Central Bank of India(10.09.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has set aside a penalty of Rs 3 lakh levied by markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) on C.....

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Jammu & Kashmir HC Declines to Entertain Plea Challenging Reorganization of State and Lockdown(12.09.2019)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has refused to entertain a plea challenging the bifurcation of the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Terr.....

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Supreme Court Increases Compensation to Family of Carpenter who Died in Accident(13.09.2019)

Supreme Court has observed while enhancing the compensation awarded to the family of a carpenter who died in an accident that what proof they can lead.....

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RBI releases the Report of the Committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market(09.09.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India had constituted a Committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market, on May 29, 2019, with Dr. Harsh Var.....

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

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

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SAT Rejects ITC’s Appeal Over Sale of Leela Hotels to Brookfield(27.09.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has rejected an appeal by ITC Ltd challenging the sale of Hotel Leelaventure Ltd’s assets to Brookfield Asset Mana.....

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Karnataka High Court: Rape Victim not Entitled to Compensation if She Turned Hostile During Trial(01.10.2019)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a petition filed by a rape victim seeking compensation under the victim compensation scheme as she turned hostile du.....

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AHC:Employees Compensation Act is Social Security Statute Providing Speedy Payment of Compensation(01.10.2019)

Allahabad High Court (AHC) has explained that Employees Compensation Act, 1923 is a social security legislation providing speedy and efficient machine.....

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SAT Dismisses Gautam Thapar's Appeal Against SEBI Order(03.10.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has dismissed an appeal filed by CG Power’s ex- chairman Gautam Thapar, its former directors and Avantha Holdings .....

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SAT Reduces Market Ban on Inventure Growth(11.10.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has reduced the market ban period on Inventure Growth and Securities to three years as well as set aside restrictions on.....

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Supreme Court Declines to Interfere with High Court Order in Rs 7,200 Crore Satyam Fraud Case(15.10.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the Hyderabad High Court’s order that set aside an Enforcement Directorate order provisionally attaching .....

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Supreme Court: All Kochi Flat Owners to Get Uniform Interim Compensation(25.10.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that all the owners of 343 flats in four illegally constructed high-end buildings in Kochi that have been scheduled for dem.....

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Bombay HC Enhances Compensation in Accident That Killed 10-Yr-Old Girl(04.11.2019)

Bombay High Court has enhanced compensation granted to kin of victims, a 10-year-old girl and her mother, who died in an accident 29 year ago after a .....

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TRAI releases Scheme for Registration of Consumer Organisations(30.10.2019)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released Scheme for Registration of Consumer Organisations. One of the important objectives of TRAI.....

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Karnataka High Court Enhances Compensation to Youth who Lost Genitals in Road Accident(06.11.2019)

Karnataka High Court has increased the compensation granted to a youth who lost his genitals in a road accident from Rs 2,70,000 to Rs 24 lakh awarded.....

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SC: Relinquishment of Shares by Dependent does not Disentitle her from Claiming Compensation(06.11.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that relinquishment of share by a claimant (dependant of the deceased) does not disentitle her from claiming compensation. .....

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Federal-Mogul Open Offer Case: SAT Rejects Tenneco Appeal, Asks to Deposit Amount Within 4 Weeks(08.11.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has rejected appeals against Securities and Exchange Board of India’s order for an higher open offer price for sharehold.....

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SAT Quashes SEBI's Order Banning Tree House Education, Accessories and Officials(08.11.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has set aside Securities and Exchange Board of India order banning Tree House Education and Accessories and its official.....

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SAT Removes SEBI Ban on Ex-Gammon Head(11.11.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has overturned a Securities and Exchange Board of India order banning former Gammon India chairman Abhijit Rajan from tr.....

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Supreme Court Stays SAT's Order Holding that SEBI Lacks Power to Bar Auditors(19.11.2019)

Supreme Court has stayed an order of the Securities Appellate Tribunal which had ruled that markets' watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India d.....

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Supreme Court Reiterates that Motor Accident Compensation can be Granted in Excess of Claimed Amount(22.11.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that it is permissible to grant motor accident compensation of any amount in excess to that which has been claimed. The C.....

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SAT to SEBI: Hear Bajaj Finance Plea(04.12.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has asked the Securities and Exchange Board of India to hear Bajaj Finance’s plea against the capital market regulator, .....

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SAT Declines Relief to Lenders in Karvy Case(05.12.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has refused to give any further relief to HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance and Indusind Bank in Karvy Broking share .....

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Accused is not eligible for grant of anticipatory bail, when accused fails to join investigation on false pretexts or sham/farce excuses despite being given opportunities(11.12.2019)

The Petitioner has filed the present application under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) for the grant of anticipatory bail. .....

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SAT Refuses Relief to Axis Bank in Karvy Case, Asks it to Approach SEBI(18.12.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has refused relief to Axis Bank in the Karvy case. The private lender had approached the Tribunal seeking the shares ple.....

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Delhi HC: Widow's Right to Claim Compensation for Death of Husband will not Abate on Remarriage(20.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the right of a widow to claim compensation on account of death of her husband due to motor vehicle accident will not a.....

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A comprehensive policy would cover liability of insurer for payment of compensation for occupant in car(13.12.2019)

In both the appeals, the Appellant - owner of the offending vehicle challenges the legality and correctness of the award in Claim Petition passed by t.....

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RBI Extends Availability of Relaxed Terms for Securitisation Transactions by NBFCs to June 30, 2020(02.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has extended the availability of relaxed terms for securitisation transactions or sale of assets by non-bank lenders to banks to.....

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For determining future prospects, age of victim as on date of accident is to be taken as starting point for calculation(24.12.2019)

Present appeal has been filed under Section 173 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 against a judgment of Tribunal in MACT case, passed in an application .....

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CESTAT Bangalore: No Service Tax Would be Applicable on VSAT Hire Charges and VSAT Usage Fee(06.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has held that Very Small Aperture Terminal equipment Hire Charges and Very Small Aperture.....

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Complainants cannot be made to wait indefinitely for delivery of possession, when they had already paid almost entire consideration(23.12.2019)

Instant Consumer Complaints, under Section 21 read with Section 12(1)(a) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 have been filed by the Complainants, the.....

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State cannot be permitted to perfect its title over the land by invoking doctrine of adverse possession to grab property of its own citizens(08.01.2020)

The Appellant now almost 80 years old, was undisputedly the owner of land admeasuring about 3.34 Hectares in Himachal Pradesh. The Respondent-State to.....

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Gujarat High Court: Probability or Improbability of Realisation to be Considered in Realistic Manner(15.01.2020)

Gujarat High Court has held that the probability or improbability of realization has to be considered in a realistic manner and there is no real accru.....

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Supreme Court: Earning Heirs Entitled to Compensation Under MV Act(20.01.2020)

Supreme Court has held that employed sons and married daughters can apply for compensation for the death of their parent, and would qualify as ‘legal .....

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AAR: Compensation Paid for Setting Up of SEZ to be Considered as ‘Supply of Services’(21.01.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Goa has held that the compensation paid for setting up of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) unit will be considered as a ‘supp.....

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Karnataka HC: Trial Courts Can Only Recommend Compensation Under POCSO Rules(24.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Trial Court or Special Court has to recommend the District Legal Services Authority to decide and award the com.....

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Madras HC Upholds Decision of Sessions Court to Award Compensation to Victim of Custodial Torture(24.01.2020)

Madras High Court has upheld the judgment of the Sessions Judge awarding compensation of Rs. 1 Lakh to the victim who suffered torture, bodily injury .....

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Interest can start only from date, when possession is taken(21.01.2020)

Present appeal has been preferred by the Appellant-claimant aggrieved by the judgment passed by the High Court enhancing the compensation to Rs. 3,00,.....

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Railway cannot deny liability to pay amount of compensation, even if passenger died or injured due to his own negligence(17.01.2020)

In present case, the Tribunal came to the conclusion that, deceased fell down due to his own negligence and, therefore, claimant is not entitled for c.....

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Compensation or damages assessed for personal injuries should be substantial to compensate injured for deprivation suffered by injured throughout his/her life(05.02.2020)

In present case, Kajal was a bright young girl. She used to attend school, play with her friends and lead a normal life like any other child. Unfortun.....

Tags : Compensation, Enhancement, Eligibility


Supreme Court: Relevant Date for Determination of Compensation Payable is Date of Accident(14.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the relevant date for the determination of compensation payable under the Employee's Compensation Act 1923 is the date.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Private Company to Compensate Woman Terminated From Service(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed a private company to pay Rs 1.2 Lakhs to a woman, whose services were allegedly terminated because she had raised sexual.....

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A curfew enforced by electronic tagging, clocking in and clocking out, and arrest or imprisonment for breach was a “classic detention or confinement”(12.02.2020)

Present case is about the meaning of imprisonment at common law and whether it should, or should not, now be aligned with the concept of deprivation o.....

Tags : False imprisonment, Compensation, Legality


Delhi High Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Compensation for Injured Student(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notices to Delhi Police and Central Government in a plea seeking compensation for a student who has incurred severe injuri.....

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Exclusion of song from movie which was included in trailer amounts to unfair trade practice(18.02.2020)

The complainant, who is a teacher by profession, on watching the promos of the film, namely, “Fan” decided to watch the said film with her family memb.....

Tags : Compensation, Direction, Validity


Bombay High Court Directs Railways to Pay Compensation to Deceased(24.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed Central railways to pay Rs.8 Lakhs as compensation to the family of Arjun Gawande who died while alighting from a train.....

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Calcutta HC: 'Persons Interested' Include Those Who Have Stake in Compensation Proceedings(02.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that 'persons interested' in land acquisition proceedings include, not only persons who have an interest in the acquisiti.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Government's Compensation Scheme for Victims of Delhi Riots(04.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to intervene in a plea challenging the compensation announced by the Delhi Government for the victims of Delhi Riots. The.....

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Certificate lost, stolen, mutilated, defaced or destroyed beyond recognition cannot be replaced by any post office(02.03.2020)

A Complaint was filed by the Respondent before the District Forum contending that, 88 Indira Vikas Patras ('IVP') of the denomination of Rs. 5000 each.....

Tags : Deficiency, Compensation, Legality


ITAT, Delhi: No Income Tax on Compensation Received on Compulsory Acquisition of Agricultural Land(12.03.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that income tax cannot be levied on the compensation or enhanced compensation received on compuls.....

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Delhi Court: False Claim of Impotency Amounts to Mental Cruelty(16.03.2020)

Delhi Court has held that falsely accusing a spouse of impotency amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce.

Tags : Delhi Court, False Accusation of Impotency


Madras HC Sets Aside Compensation of Rs 86 Lakhs Awarded in Motor Vehicles Claim(25.03.2020)

Madras High Court has set aside a motor accident award of Rs 86 Lakhs and remanded the matter back to the Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (Special Sub.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Compensation in motor Vehicles Claim


Delhi HC: Environmental Compensation Can't be Imposed Without Giving Notice to Violator(27.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the Central Pollution Control Board to reconsider its decision against Public Works Department, Government of National Capi.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Environmental Compensation


Centre Notifies Act Providing Domicile Reservation for Govt. Jobs in Jammu & Kashmir(01.04.2020)

Ministry of Home Affairs has promulgated the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Order, 2020, which comes into force with imme.....

Tags : Ministry of Home Affairs, Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Order, 2020


SC Rejects Plea Seeking Nationalisation of Health Care Sector Amid COVID-19 Outbreak(14.04.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to direct the Government to nationalize India's healthcare sector to combat the threat of COVID-19.

Tags : Supreme Court, Nationalisation of Health Care Sector


SC Directs UOI to Compensate Former RAW Employee(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Union of India to pay "constitutional compensation" to the tune of Rs. 1 Lakh for impugning upon the Fundamental rights.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Constitutional Compensation


Prescription Act does not apply to claims for compensation under the RAF Act(06.05.2020)

Present appeal concerns the question whether the running of prescription in respect of Mr Koos Jacobs’ claim for damages under the Road Accident Fund .....

Tags : Compensation, Enactment, Applicability


Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit-Extension(13.05.2020)

1. Please refer to the operational instructions for the captioned Scheme contained in RBI circular on Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shi.....

Tags : Interest Equalisation, Scheme, Extension


MP HC: Students to Satisfy Bond to Serve at Government Hospital Executed at Time of Admission(26.05.2020)

MP HC has held that since there is no fundamental right to pursue post-graduation medical education, it is obligatory for the students to execute bond.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Students to Satisfy Bond to Serve at Government Hospital


Cessation of 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018(27.05.2020)

1. Government of India has vide Notification F.No.4(28)-(W&M)/2017 dated May 27, 2020 announced that the 7.75 percent Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018 sh.....

Tags : Subscription, Cessation, Bonds


Compensation for loss of future earning has to be proper and just and not elusive(10.06.2020)

The Appellant was travelling in a bus of the Respondent Corporation and met with an accident due to rash and negligent driving of the bus driver who h.....

Tags : Inadequacy, Compensation, Enhancement


Test whether a vehicle is designed for use on a road is objective(22.06.2020)

Mr Simphiwe Robert Makutoana (the deceased) was a pedestrian at the Multipurpose Terminal, Cape Town Harbour, when a large industrial vehicle Reach St.....

Tags : Accident claim, Compensation, Nature, Vehicle


Compensation towards loss of love and affection not to be awarded as a separate head(30.06.2020)

In facts of present case, the deceased was residing in Doha, Qatar since 1984. The deceased was visited India in November, 1998, he was riding a scoot.....

Tags : Accident, Compensation, Determination


Doctor is not liable for negligence, if he performs his duty with reasonableness and with due care(29.06.2020)

The Complainant Satbir Singh ('the patient') while attending marriage of his friend due to fire cracker explosion suffered burn/crush injury to his ri.....

Tags : Injury, Compensation, Entitlement