25 March 2019

Search Results for Tag : SC


Gujarat High Court Issues Notice to ED, State & DGP on SIT Probe Demand on Hawala Scam(03.08.2015)

Gujarat High Court has issued notices to the State Government, the Director General of Police and the Director of Directorate on a PIL that sought to .....

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Supreme Court Upholds Jail Term of Om Prakash Chautala, Son Ajay in Teachers’ Recruitment Scam(04.08.2015)

Supreme Court has upheld the 10 years’ jail terms of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay Chautala in the Teachers’ Recr.....

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SC/ST Bill Passed by Lok Sabha(05.08.2015)

Lok Sabha has passed a bill which provides for stringent action against those compelling any member of SC or ST communities to carry human or animal c.....

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Bombay High Court: Preserve Valuables of Scientists(05.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has suggested to the Maharashtra and Central Government that steps should be taken to ensure protection and preservation of valuabl.....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Raps CBI Director to Explain Steps Taken to Solve Vyapam Cases(12.08.2015)

Madhya Pradesh High Court issued summon against director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) posted at Bhopal to explain what steps it has taken .....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Government’s Reply to PIL on Boy's Death in School(12.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has asked City Government to explain how a 16-year-old boy died after sustaining injuries while playing at his school.

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Aadhar card not mandatory(11.08.2015)

The Supreme Court, deciding that citizens are not required to obtain Aadhar cards, directed the government to disseminate the same widely. Save for th.....

Tags : right to privacy, aadhar, government scheme


Madras High Court Orders Enquiry Against Those Who Excoriate Sitting Judge(13.08.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered police to find out people who condemned sitting judge of court by printing pamphlet in name of Tamil Nadu Private School.....

Tags : Madras High Court ,Tamil Nadu Private School Teachers and Employees Association (TNPSTEA)


Supreme Court Turns Down PILs Filed for Court-Monitored Enquiry in PDS scam(13.08.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected a bunch of PILs seeking court-monitored CBI enquiry into alleged public distribution system(PDS)scam in Chhattisgarh.

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Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Filed by Union Government Draging Armymen Into it(13.08.2015)

Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Union Government against an order of Delhi HC granting benefit to civilian employees in Army under Assu.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Govt’s Reply on Reconstruction of Minority School(13.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has directed State Government to file its response to a PIL filed by civil activist Firoz Bakht Ahmed, seeking reconstruction of a bu.....

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Collection of fee for preventing illegal activities of unrelated third parties a gambit for preventing manufacturers from exporting industrial alcohol(12.08.2015)

Duty payable for grant of permit to export rectified spirit from the state, favouring buyers of rectified spirit in the state, is a tax not a fee. Fro.....

Tags : excise, rectified alcohol, discourage export



Programmes for skill development and provision of apprenticeships(13.08.2015)

To provide skill training on a large scale, the government has introduced the 'Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana' and 'Apprentice Protsahan Yojana'.....

Tags : scheme, workforce, skill, development


Fodder Scam Case: Supreme Court Issues Notice to Lalu Prasad(17.08.2015)

Supreme Court has issued notice to RJD leader Lalu Prasad regarding Fodder Scam Case, asking why the corruption charges against him cannot be revived.

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Notifications & Circulars

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2015.(14.08.2015)

SEBI made regulations to amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2009. The amendm.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2015(14.08.2015)

SEBI made regulations to amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2009. These are .....

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Delhi HC Seeks AAP’s Reply on CNG Scam Commission(20.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought a response from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government on petition challenging its notification on setting up of CNG Scam Commis.....

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Certification as Scheduled Caste by becoming 'resident' does not give benefit of reservation in education(13.08.2015)

The Court held that merely by residing in a Union Territory to become 'resident', an immigrant from another State cannot gain benefits from a Presiden.....

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Central Government hereby rescinds the notification No. 89/2009-Customs, dated the 31st August, 2009(18.08.2015)

The Central government rescinded its notification dated 31.08.2009 which imposed anti-dumping duty on imports of 'Flexible Slabstock Polyol', origina.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Bail to Ex-UP Minister Kushwaha in NRHM Scam(21.08.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected interim bail to Ex UP Cabinet Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha who is in jail since March 3, 2012 in multi-crore National Rural.....

Tags : Supreme Court,National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam case


Bombay HC Gives Government Three Weeks to Set Deadline for Reducing Weight of School Bags(24.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has told the State Government to decide on a deadline that by when it would be implementing its own resolution to bring down weight .....

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Delhi High Court Restrains Action Against Delhi Discoms(24.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has restrained the Government from taking any action on the basis of a Draft Comptroller and Auditor General report on the functionin.....

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Court dismisses petition against Devendra Fadnavis for not disclosing imprisonable offences in nomination(19.08.2015)

Determining an application against a petition against Devendra Gangadhar Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, for not having disclosed pending cha.....

Tags : Election, material fact, disclosure, nomination


Supreme Court Directs CBI to Take Over All 212 Cases in Vyapam Scam(24.08.2015)

Supreme Court has asked Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to takeover all investigations related to the controversial Vyapam scam.

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Guidelines for Relief Measures by Banks in Areas Affected by Natural Calamities(21.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released guidelines based on a Central government notification reducing the criteria of crop loss from 50 per cent to 33 per.....

Tags : Rbi, relief, farmers, loan, reschedule, crops


Recommendation of select committee for appointment cannot be negated without good and plausible reason(11.08.2015)

In a petition against a decision of the State government to not appoint the Petitioner, after her successful selection by the select committee, the Co.....

Tags : Appointment, select committee, discretion, appointing authority


Amendment in paragraph 3.06 and 3.08 of Handbook of Procedures of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20(26.08.2015)

The Director General of Foreign Trade made amendments in paragraphs 3.06 and 3.08 - Jurisdictional RA / RA Concerned and Port of Registration of Scrip.....

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Madras HC Seeks Centre’s Response Over Crop Insurance Scheme(01.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Central Government to file affidavit stating as to when the proposed new crop insurance scheme for farmers will be final.....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Seeks Report from M.P. Govt. on Vyapam Scam(03.09.2015)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has sought report from State Government on the Vyapam recruitment scam within a week.

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SC Stays J&K HC Order Directing Arrest of Army Officer in Custodial Disappearance Case(03.09.2015)

SC has stayed J&K High Court order, which had directed SIT of J&K Police to arrest Brigadier Kishore Malhotra. SC has also directed state police not t.....

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SC Permits Spl. Court to Deliver Final Verdict on Gulbarg Society Massacre Case(03.09.2015)

SC has permitted special SIT court to deliver final verdict in 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case - the only litigation among all post-Godhra riot cas.....

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J&K High Court Directs CBI Inquiry into Multi-Crore JKCA Scam(03.09.2015)

J&K High Court has directed CBI inquiry into multi-crore Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) scam.

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

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

Tags : Tax, scrutiny, cases, manual selection


SC Stays Gujarat HC Orders on One Ward, Four Councillors(07.09.2015)

SC has stayed Gujarat HC order dismissing petition challenging holding of local body elections under certain provision which increased number of counc.....

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SC Rejects Plea Seeking Directions to Appoint Teachers and Build Schools as per RTE Act(07.09.2015)

SC while rejecting a plea seeking directions to Centre and States to appoint teachers and build schools as per Right to Education Act, has said that i.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Judicial Intervention in FTII Crisis(07.09.2015)

SC has dismissed plea seeking its intervention to end standoff by students of Pune's Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), over Gajendra Cha.....

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SC Rejects Relief to Ex- Union Minister Santosh Bagrodia in Coal Scam Case(08.09.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected plea filed by former Union Minister Santosh Bagrodia, seeking exemption from personal appearance before a special court in .....

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SC: CBI Duty-Bound to Probe Seized Hindalco Diary(08.09.2015)

SC has sought fresh status report by CBI stating as to why it had decided not to register cases under Prevention of Corruption Act based on facts of d.....

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Supreme Court Says Court Must Deal Corrupt People With an Iron Hand(08.09.2015)

SC while ordering termination of services of conductor in UP State Road Transport Corporation for allowing 25 passengers to travel ticketless in 1992,.....

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SC Slams Subordinate Court over Delay in Charging BSP Lawmaker in Murder Case(09.09.2015)

SC while taking exception to non-framing of charges by subordinate court in UP against a lawmaker in a murder case even two decades after he was accus.....

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MCI in contempt of court for giving liberty to third party to challenge formal decision of court detracting from undertaking(02.09.2015)

The Court, in a contempt petition against the Medical Council of India and the central government, found the parties guilty, but gave another opportun.....

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TRAI notifies Tariff Amendment Orders relating to commercial subscribers(08.09.2015)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India notified tariff amendment orders relating to television services for commercial subscribers. Under the order.....

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Top Story

RBI Consumer Confidence Survey(10.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has been conducting consumer surveys on economic conditions, income spending and prices and other criteria since 2010. It re.....

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RBI Consumer Confidence Survey(10.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has been conducting consumer surveys on economic conditions, income spending and prices and other criteria since 2010. It re.....

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RBI Consumer Confidence Survey(10.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has been conducting consumer surveys on economic conditions, income spending and prices and other criteria since 2010. It re.....

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RBI Consumer Confidence Survey(10.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has been conducting consumer surveys on economic conditions, income spending and prices and other criteria since 2010. It re.....

Tags : Contempt, mci, b.sc, medicine


SC to Centre and BCI: Review Rules to Ensure Lawyers Are Fit to Conduct Full Trial(14.09.2015)

SC has asked Centre and Bar Council of India (BCI) to revisit Advocates Act and pertinent rules to make certain that lawyers who start arguing a case .....

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SC to CBI: Take Over all Vyapam Cases, Whatever Their Stage Is(14.09.2015)

Supreme Court has denied to acknowledge CBI's plea to distinguish between cases which were under inquiry and those pending trial in courts. The court .....

Tags : SC , CBI


SC Approves Panel Selected to Inquire against CBI Ex-Chief Ranjit Sinha(15.09.2015)

SC has approved team selected by former CBI special director M L Sharma in order to give shape to high-level team to inquire whether former CBI direct.....

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SC Rejects ONGC Plea Against RIL(16.09.2015)

SC has dismissed plea by ONGC against Reliance Industries seeking re-opening of arbitration in London over dispute with Govt related to Panna-Mukta an.....

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SC to States: Stop Divisive Fights over Boundary Disputes(17.09.2015)

SC has suggested that states should refrain from creating “border inside the border” by fighting over their territorial boundaries. The court asked st.....

Tags : SC ,Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland


SC: It's Essential to Prove that Govt. Official had Demanded Money in a Bribery Case(17.09.2015)

SC has acquitted an assistant director of Andhra Technical Education Department, caught redhanded taking Rs 500 in cash in 1996 and has ruled that Gov.....

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SC Stays Provisions Prescribing Minimum Educational Qualifications for Haryana Panchayat Polls(18.09.2015)

SC has stayed Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 provisions prescribing minimum educational qualifications for panchayat polls contestants, .....

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Assessing Officer cannot reopen assessment on erroneous assumptions(15.09.2015)

To reopen a concluded income tax assessment for escaped income, a reason to suspect cannot be a reason to believe, which must be rational and bear a d.....

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Additional disclosures by NBFCs in public issue of debt securities(15.09.2015)

The Securities Exchange Board of India notified new disclosures to be made by Non-Banking Financial Corporations in offer documents for public issue o.....

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SC Suspends Gujarati Film Release, Saying that Homosexuality Akin to Social Evil for Some(21.09.2015)

SC while admitting appeal by Gujarat against Gujarat HC order allowing entertainment tax exemption to a Gujarati film that depicts “sufferings of a ho.....

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SC Asks: Can Manager be Held Guilty for eBay Ads?(21.09.2015)

SC after quashing Section 66A of Information and Technology Act, while deciding petition filed against Sharat Babu Digumarti, senior manager of eBay u.....

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SC Asks Govt, States: How to Stop Criminal-Politician Nexus(21.09.2015)

SC while taking plea filed against Allahabad HC order constituting committee of eminent persons to suggest ways to check criminalization of politics, .....

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SC Rejects PIL on Confidential Documents on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose(21.09.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected PIL seeking direction to Centre to declassify confidential documents on Subhash Chandra Bose.

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SC Refuses to Step in to Make Good Deficiency in Administration, Saying That its Not the Right Forum(22.09.2015)

SC has said that it was aware of governance deficit in Delhi because of continuous confrontation between Centre, AAP Govt. but has refused to step in .....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Govt.'s Allegation Over RIL Arbitration(23.09.2015)

SC has dismissed Govt.'s allegation of biasness against an arbitrator in an ongoing arbitration to resolve a row with Reliance Industries over Panna-M.....

Tags : SC ,RIL Arbitration ,Panna-Mukta oilfields


SC: Sanofi Case Needs Consideration(23.09.2015)

SC has admitted I-T department's appeal to recover R1,058 crore in taxes from the French company for its 2009 purchase of Hyderabad-based Shantha Biot.....

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SC: `No Reservation in Single Vacancies'(24.09.2015)

SC has ruled that reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs would not apply in case Govt. was filling up a single post in one of its cadres. However if person.....

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Hyderabad High Court Orders TSPSC to Stay Recruitment Process(24.09.2015)

Hyderabad High Court on petition filed by B Mallesh, challenging ongoing recruitment process of agriculture officers and agriculture extension officer.....

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Supreme Court Raps Government for Not Complying With Its Orders(25.09.2015)

SC has rapped government while taking note of government’s delay in implementing its directions on providing promotional avenues and financial upgrada.....

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SC Asks If Death Penalty is to be Done Away, Then Shouldn't Life Term be Till Death?(25.09.2015)

SC while taking note of push on abolition of death penalty, has asked from legal experts whether abolition of death penalty and limiting life term to .....

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SC to Centre: Can Govt. Force to Retain Surname Before Permitting Individual to Start Business(28.09.2015)

SC has issued notice to Centre on plea of Nishant, alleging violation of his constitutional rights, as though he has a passport, a PAN card and even a.....

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Delhi HC Put Stay on Govt Order on Pvt. Driving Schools(28.09.2015)

Delhi HC while staying Govt. order on Pvt. Driving Schools, has ruled that condition restraining relatives of Transport Department officials to operat.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Essar’s Plea Challenging Special Court's Jurisdiction(30.09.2015)

Supreme Court has dismissed pleas of Essar Teleholdings Ltd and its promoters questioning Special CBI court's jurisdiction to hold trial against them .....

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SC Dismisses Petition Seeking Fulfillment of Promises Made During Telangana 's Creation(30.09.2015)

SC has dismissed petition filed by S Venu Gopala Chary, seeking direction to Centre to make good financial and material assistance that was promised a.....

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SC Allows Team Access to Sinha Visitors' Diary(01.10.2015)

SC while monitoring coal scam inquiry, has granted access to original visitors' diary at former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha's residence to ex-CBI Specia.....

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Essar’s petition for trial with other 2G scam accused dismissed(29.09.2015)

The Supreme Court, dismissing Essar’s plea to be tried with other accused in the 2G scam, held that a Penal code offence could not be tried with a Pre.....

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RBI Eases MFI Norms to Provide Cheaper Loans to SCs Below Double Poverty Line(05.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has eased micro finance norm of maximum 4 % variance in interest rates for small loans offered to Scheduled Castes (SCs ).....

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SC: Give Bail to Repetitive Offenders Cautiously(05.10.2015)

Supreme Court has held that habitual offenders could be a nuisance, terror to society and asked courts to be cautious in granting bail to such individ.....

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SC Awards US Citizen Rs 2cr Accident Compensation after 27 years of Legal Battle(09.10.2015)

SC has awarded a compensation of around Rs 1.17 crore along with interest of 6% to be paid by Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation whose bus had.....

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SC Forms Bench to Decide on Aadhaar Scheme 's Constitutionality(09.10.2015)

Supreme Court has agreed with Centre's plea to decide Constitutional validity of Aadhaar scheme at the earliest and set up a Constitution bench to hea.....

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Supreme Court: Hummer Case Shows Rich Getting Egocentric and Megalomaniacs(12.10.2015)

SC has dismissed bail plea of Kerala businessman Mohammed Nisham, who was jailed for allegedly crushing to death a security guard with his Hummer SUV .....

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SC Questions Govt. for its Mandate on Framing Uniform Civil Code for all Religions(13.10.2015)

SC while hearing petition challenging legal provision that compels Christian couples to wait for at least 2 years for divorce, whereas this period is .....

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SC Rejects Pleas Seeking Enquiry into Kargil Scam(13.10.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected a bunch of pleas seeking enquiry into alleged multi-crore scam in purchase of defence equipments in 1999 Kargil operations.

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Supreme Court Terms Order on Protecting Teesta Setalvad a Technical Mistake(13.10.2015)

SC has termed as a “mistake” on technical grounds an order extending interim protection from arrest granted to Teesta Setalvad and her husband, indica.....

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Apple Loses Patent Suit to WARF(14.10.2015)

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) sued Apple in January 2014 alleging infringement of its 1998 patent for improving chip efficiency and US j.....

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SC Serves Notice to Teesta Setalvad in Foreign Donations Case, Extends Bail in Another(15.10.2015)

SC has served notice to Teesta Setalvad on petition by CBI alleging that her NGO received foreign grants which were prohibited under then Foreign Cont.....

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SC Directs Maharashtra Assembly Not to Take Coercive Action against Shobhaa De(15.10.2015)

SC has directed Maharashtra Assembly not to take any coercive step against Shobhaa De, regarding the statement she gave while criticising decision of.....

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SC: Aadhaar Card May Be Used Voluntarily For Social Schemes(15.10.2015)

SC while providing relief to the government which has been trying to persuade the Supreme Court to extend Aadhaar's uses, has said that Aadhaar Card m.....

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SC Grants Relief to Lanco Infratech(19.10.2015)

SC while providing relief Lanco Infratech, has directed Andhra Pradesh Power Utilities to refund about Rs 175 crore of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) col.....

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International Cases

Financial settlements between spouses reopened for non-disclosure of assets(14.10.2015)

The United Kingdom Supreme Court considered the effects of material non-disclosure at financial settlement between husband and wife on divorce in

Tags : Divorce, settlement, non-disclosure, financial, order


Lowered education loan criteria for SC/ST students to be decided by RBI and Government(13.10.2015)

Kerala High Court dismissed petitions against the decision of the State Bank of Travancore to not grant the petitioners educational loans for failing .....

Tags : Education, loan, lower, eligibility, scheduled caste


Aadhaar useable for more government schemes; remains voluntary(15.10.2015)

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court delivered a succinct verdict on the Aadhaar card, picking up where it previously left off. It allowed the Ca.....

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Daughter of Indian immigrant in UK gets British passport(18.10.2015)

Calling the British Home Office’s assertions of Deelavathi Bondada being fathered by someone other than her claimed biological father “absurd” in ligh.....

Tags : Passport, british, uk, descent


‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ copied screenplay claims registered copyright holder(18.10.2015)

‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, after its ‘selfie’ headache, visits the court again, this time for claims that the movie’s screenplay is copy of a story that was.....

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Supreme Court Transfers 300 Cases to NGT, Central and State-Level Committee(21.10.2015)

SC in order to speed up various projects across the country that are stuck awaiting for permission from Supreme Court’s Green Bench, has transferred m.....

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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 .....

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Bombay HC Irks over Violations of Transport Rules and Malpractices in Transportation of School Kids(26.10.2015)

Bombay HC while taking serious note of violations of transport rules and malpractices in transportation of school children, has issued detailed direct.....

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Google wins lawsuit against scanning of copyrighted works(16.10.2015)

A United States Court of Appeal ruled in favour of Google in a lawsuit concerning its book scanning activities. It determined that such digitisation o.....

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Reserve Bank of India (Gold Monetization Scheme) Direction, 2015.(22.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India has introduced a ‘Gold Monetization Scheme’, amending the ‘Gold Deposit Scheme’ and ‘Gold Metal Loan Scheme’. It encompasses Dir.....

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SC: In National Interest, Scrap Quota in Higher Education Institutions(28.10.2015)

SC while dealing with issue of reservation in super-specialty courses in medical institutions, has said that there should really be no reservation in.....

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RBI Allows NRIs to Investment in National Pension Schemes(30.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to subscribe to pension scheme, which is governed, administered by Pension Fund Re.....

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Madras High Court Preserves Vandiyur Lake(02.11.2015)

Madras High Court has said that it would never permit Madurai district administration to establish a Traffic Park Driving Training School on the weste.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Against Mahesh Sharma in Kailash Hospital Land Scam(02.11.2015)

Supreme Court has dismissed a petition against Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma challenging his acquittal from Kailash Hospital land scam case.

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Ministry of Finance “E-Sahyog" Pilot Project to Facilitate Taxpayers(27.10.2015)

The Ministry of Finance has launched a pilot project, “e-Sahyog” to reduce the need for taxpayers to appear physically before tax authorities. It will.....

Tags : Tax, sahyog, scrutiny, online, response


Government to set up National Tribal Advisory Council(29.10.2015)

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs will set up a National Tribal Advisory Council to monitor and implement tribal welfare schemes. The Council is proposed.....

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SC Issues Notice to J&K Traders Who Challenged Sarfaesi Act(03.11.2015)

SC on special leave petition challenging judgment of J&K HC, which ruled that Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of.....

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2G Scam Case: SC Dismisses Kanimozhi Karunanidhi Plea But Allows her to Move High Court(04.11.2015)

Supreme Court while dismissing Kanimozhi Karunanidhi's plea for quashing charges against her in an alleged bribe-turned-corporate loan case, has allow.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Reliance from Launching Copy of Roche's Breast Cancer Drug(05.11.2015)

Delhi High Court has restrained Reliance Life Sciences from launching a copy of Swiss Pharma Company Roche's breast cancer drug trastuzumab.

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Calcutta HC Puts Madan Mitra under House Arrest in Saradha Chit Fund Scam(06.11.2015)

Calcutta High Court has ordered that Bengal transport and Sports Minister, Madan Mitra, an accused in the Rs 2,500-crore Saradha Chit Fund scam, to be.....

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SC Confirms Kerala Govt.’s Decision to Ban Online Lottery(06.11.2015)

SC while upholding Kerala Government decision to ban online lottery, has termed gambling through lottery as a social evil destroying poor families and.....

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Kerala High Court Denies to Grant Immediate Stay on Vigilance Court Order in Bar Bribery Scam(09.11.2015)

Kerala HC has denied to grant an immediate stay on a Vigilance court order directing further inquiry against state Finance Minister K M Mani in bar br.....

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Delhi HC Quashes Quota for Bureaucrats’ Children in Sanskriti School(09.11.2015)

Delhi HC while referring to the " Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb" to underscore need to have an inclusive primary education system where students from diverse b.....

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Draft Regulations to address informal broadcast agreements(03.11.2015)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released draft Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Interconnection (Digital Addressable .....

Tags : Television, broadcaster, operator, disconnect


CCI Approves Pramerica's Acquisition of Deutsche MF Business(10.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Deutsche Bank's asset management business in India by global fund house Pramerica As.....

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SC Clears Appointment of Candidate for Range Officer Post while Setting Aside J&K High Court’s Order(16.11.2015)

SC while setting aside J&K High Court’s order whereby it was upheld that candidate having BSC degree with Forestry as major subject was ineligible for.....

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Orissa HC Rejects Plea Seeking Judicial Action over Leaving of Cuttack from Smart City Scheme(17.11.2015)

Orissa High Court has rejected plea seeking judicial intervention alleging that millennium city of Cuttack was left out from Central Government-sponso.....

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SC Salms Uttar Pradesh Govt. Over Bad Roads Condition around Taj(17.11.2015)

SC has slammed UP Govt. and said, "Taj Mahal was built in 17th century by hands, hammer and chisel. But your government can't build a proper road wit.....

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CCI Approves DLF-GIC Joint Venture Scheme(17.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the joint venture scheme of India's largest real estate developer, DLF with Singapore's sovereign .....

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SC Directs Akhilesh Govt.to Pay Rs 10 Lakh Compensation for His Father's Wrong(18.11.2015)

SC has directed Akhilesh Govt to compensate for harassment it meted out to Dr Ram Lakhan Singh,Indian Forest Service officer by UP Govt led by his fat.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Govt.'s Response on Chautala's Parole(19.11.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought Delhi Government's response on plea of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, serving 10-year jail term in a t.....

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SC Asks Centre to Draft MoP, Based on Suggestions Given by People(19.11.2015)

SC has asked Centre to frame draft of Memorandum of Procedure (MoP), based on suggestions given by people, to be followed by collegium for appointment.....

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Calcutta High Court Cancels Madan Mitra's Bail, Accused in Saradha Scam(20.11.2015)

Calcutta High Court has accepted petition of Central Bureau of Investigation seeking cancellation of bail granted to Trinamool Congress leader Madan M.....

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SC Issues Notice to MP Governor, Centre over Vyapam Scam(20.11.2015)

SC has issued notice to Centre, Madhya Pradesh Govt. and Governor of MP on a plea seeking removal of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav for his .....

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SC Raps Tripura High Court over Dismissing Woman's Plea to Clailm ‘Streedhan’(23.11.2015)

SC has rapped Tripura HC for dismissing plea of woman for 'streedhan' on ground that she lost right over it after judicial separation. The court said .....

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SC Stay on Delhi HC Order over Permanent Commission to Women Navy Officers(23.11.2015)

SC has stayed Delhi High Court order allowing women, serving as short service commission officers, to get permanent commission in the Indian Navy.

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Delhi HC Grants Bail to MCD Officials and Other in Commonwealth Games Scam Case(24.11.2015)

Delhi High Court has granted bail to MCD Executive Engineer OP Mahla, civic body's tender clerk Gurcharan Singh and private firm Sweka Powertech Engin.....

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Supreme Court Junks Plea Based on Justice Katju's Blog(24.11.2015)

SC has junked plea challenging a Delhi HC order rejecting a PIL seeking CBI inquiry into allegation of former apex court judge Justice Markandey Katju.....

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SC: No Govt. Bungalow Can Be Used for Purposes Other Than Residence(24.11.2015)

SC while taking objection to official residences getting converted into memorials for departed political leaders, has ordered, "Henceforth, no memoria.....

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SC Appoints Arbitrator to Adjudicate Dispute between Sidhu and Star India(24.11.2015)

SC has appointed retired judge Justice S B Sinha as an arbitrator to adjudicate a dispute between former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu and TV ch.....

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SC Says, We Cannot Be Soft on Terror Accused(25.11.2015)

SC has refused to grant an interim release from Tihar jail on health grounds to Marie Emmanuelle Verhoeven, accused of murdering Chilean senator in te.....

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Supreme Court: No Trademark Allowed on Gods, Religious Texts(25.11.2015)

SC has ruled that names of gods or holy books cannot be trademarked to sell goods and services, as allowing such a thing could offend people’s sensibi.....

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SC Suugests Contempt Case against Hospital, if not Giving Free Treatment to Acid Attack Victims(25.11.2015)

SC on being informed that private hospitals were not giving free treatment to victims of acid attack, has suggested to an NGO to file a contempt case .....

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Madras HC Stays Principal’s Decision to Discharg a UKG, Class II Students(25.11.2015)

Madras HC has stayed order of Principal of C.E.O.A. Matriculation Higher Secondary School discharging a Class II girl and a UKG student from school fo.....

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SC Denies to Examine Urgently a Plea Seeking Answer as to, Can Muslims in Forces Sport Beard?(26.11.2015)

SC has denied urgently examining of legal issue that whether Muslim personnel can assert sporting beard as a facet of their fundamental right to freed.....

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SC: Competent Lawyers Should be Appointed to Represent Govt.(30.11.2015)

SC while hearing case on appointment of government lawyers in district courts in Uttar Pradesh, said, "In choosing them (lawyers), the State will not .....

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Delhi HC Notice to CBI over 2010 Commonwealth Games-Related Street Lighting Scam(30.11.2015)

Delhi HC has issued notice to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on bail application filed by Superintending Engineer of Municipal Corporation of D.....

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SC Dismisses Anil Kumar Yadav’s Plea against Allahabad HC Order(30.11.2015)

SC has dismissed UPPSC Chairperson Anil Kumar Yadav’s plea, whose appointment was held as "illegal" by the Allahabad High Court and upheld the high co.....

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Compact Disc is a ‘document’ under Section 294 CrPC(24.11.2015)

The Supreme Court ruled that a Compact Disc (CD) is a document under Section 294 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and courts were not required .....

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SC Extends Stay on Defamation Proceedings against DMDK Leader Vijayakanth(01.12.2015)

SC has extended stay on summons issued by a lower court to DMDK leader and actor Vijayakanth, in criminal defamation complaint filed by Tamil Nadu Gov.....

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

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

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SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 Comes into Force(01.12.2015)

SEBI on 2 September 2015 notified SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, which has come into force from 1 December .....

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Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case: SC Says Centre Has 'Primacy' in Release, Not State(02.12.2015)

SC has ruled that “States have no power to unilaterally remit sentences even under a state law if the case had been investigated by a central investig.....

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SC: NI Act Ordinance 2015 is Retrospective(04.12.2015)

SC has held that, in view of the Amended Section 142(2) of NI (Amendment) Second Ordinance 2015, place where a cheque is delivered for collection i.e......

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No proposal to discontinue the Digital Life Certificate for the Pensioners(30.11.2015)

Various State departments and the Ministry of Science and Technology have clarified that the practice of Digital Life Certificate for continuation of .....

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Introduction of system-driven disclosures in securities market(01.12.2015)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India proposed information disclosure by stock exchanges, depositories and register and share transfer agents thr.....

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Supreme Court: No SC/ST Reservation in Higher Judiciary(08.12.2015)

Supreme Court while rejecting a plea of a district-level judge from Uttarakhand who sought to be promoted as a high court judge, has refused to provid.....

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

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

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Google Files Patent for Needle-Free Blood Draw Device with USPTO(10.12.2015)

Google Life Sciences has filed a patent for a needle-free blood draw device with US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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SC Seeks Records on Quadricycle Safety Standards(10.12.2015)

SC asked Union Govt. to give records of deliberation with regards to safety standards of the quadricycle- a light weight vehicle for intra-Delhi trave.....

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SC: Delhi Pollution 'Embarrassing'(11.12.2015)

SC has irked over alarming pollution levels in Delhi and called for a multi-pronged approach to counter what it said was an 'embarrassing' situation. .....

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

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

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SC to UP Govt.: Introducing More Electric Furnaces at Crematorium, Offer Last Rite Services Free(15.12.2015)

SC while responding to UP Govt.’s plea that shifting crematorium which stands next to Taj Mahal will hurt “religious sentiments”, has asked Uttar Pra.....

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SC Directs BSES Power Discoms to Reply over Rs 6,000-Crore Dues(15.12.2015)

Supreme Court has sought response from Reliance Infra-backed BSES power discoms as to why they should not be asked to immediately clear their electric.....

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SC: We Can’t Force Anyone to Do Yoga(15.12.2015)

SC while declining a request by 85-year-old advocate petitioner J C Seth seeking early hearing of his PIL seeking to make yoga compulsory in schools, .....

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SC Directs Finance Secretary to Probe into BSP MLC’s Rs 10k Cr Assets(15.12.2015)

SC on PIL filed against BSP Member Mohd Iqbal alleging that he possess assets worth more than Rs 10,000 crore through illegal means and had attempted .....

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SC Directs Gujarat Govt. to Reply Hardik Patel's Fresh Plea(16.12.2015)

SC has sought a response from Gujarat Government on a fresh plea of Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel challenging High Court's decision declin.....

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SC Stays J&K High Court’s Verdict Ending Quota in Promotions(16.12.2015)

SC has issued notices to J&K Government and other respondents in an appeal filed against recent verdict of State High Court wherein it had struck down.....

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SC Backs Delhi Govt.'s Odd-Even Car Formula, Mulls Banning Entry of Trucks Registered Before 2005(16.12.2015)

SC has backed Delhi Government's odd-even car policy but refused to stamp it. The court also hinted at increasing Environment Compensation Charge and .....

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Supreme Court Bans Registration of 2000cc+ Diesel Cars in NCR(16.12.2015)

SC has banned registration of diesel-run SUVs and cars having engine capacity beyond 2000 cc with immediate effect till March 31, 2016. Commercial veh.....

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SC Directs Centre to Prepare MOP on Appointment of Judges(16.12.2015)

SC has asked Centre to take into consideration suggestions on issues of eligibility, transparency, setting up Secretariat for appointment of judges, r.....

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Supreme Court Denies to Pass Order on Sanskriti School's Quota Abolition(17.12.2015)

Supreme Court has denied to pass any order on plea of Centre challenging Delhi High Court decision quashing 60 per cent quota in Sanskriti School here.....

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Madras High Court Ruling on Incentive Increments of Schoolteachers(17.12.2015)

Madras High Court has held that cap of two sets of incentive increments fixed by the State government for schoolteachers who acquire additional educat.....

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SC Put Stay on Class Suit Proceedings Against Nestle(17.12.2015)

SC has stayed class suit proceedings initiated against Nestle India by Centre before National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) over Magg.....

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SC Issues Notice to Kerala Govt. and Vizhinjam over Construction of Port in Vizhinjam(17.12.2015)

SC has issued notices to Kerala Govt. and Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd, on a plea seeking to stop construction of a deep sea port in Vizhinjam,.....

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RBI dispels rumour on non-acceptance of scribbled-on currency(14.12.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India issued a clarificatory statement to dispel rumours in social media that banks will not accept currency notes which have been.....

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SC: Finish Proceedings Against Employees Within 6 Months(18.12.2015)

SC while taking note of inordinate delay in completing departmental proceeding, has asked all organisations and companies,private or public to conclud.....

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Supreme Court Pulls Up Centre for Delay in Appointing CIC and IC(18.12.2015)

SC has pulled up Centre over delay in appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (IC) and said“fill up the vaca.....

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SC Takes Up Plea Against UP Lokayukta's Appointment(21.12.2015)

SC while taking plea agaist UP Lokayukta’s appointment, has raised some pointed question as to how name of Justice Virendra Singh was placed before it.....

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Delhi HC Refrains from Passing Order on PILs against Aap’s Odd-Even Scheme(21.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has refrained from passing any order on a batch of petitions against AAP Government's plan to impose odd-even number plate formula fo.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Grants Bail to Ex-MP Minister in Vyapam Scam(21.12.2015)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has granted bail to former state minister Laxmikant Sharma, an accused in 2012 scam of police constable recruitment examinat.....

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PFRDA Switches to PAN for Online Enrolment Under NPS Scheme(21.12.2015)

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India (PFRDA) has started using PAN instead of Aadhaar for validation of new customers who can no.....

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RBI Says No Deadline for Resolving Complaints under Banking Ombudsman Scheme(23.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that there is no time limit for resolution of complaints under Banking Ombudsman scheme, aimed at seeking redress.....

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Hyderabad HC Put Stay on Building Regularization Scheme(23.12.2015)

Hyderabad HC has ordered Telangana Government and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation not to regularize any illegal constructions under its new Bu.....

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Cisco Wins U.S. Patent Dispute over Wifi Technology(29.12.2015)

A U.S. Appeals Court has cleared Cisco Systems Inc of infringing another company's wifi technology, reversing a near $64-million judgement against the.....

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SC Orders Acquittal in Murder Case on Finding that Govt Lab Outsourced DNA Test(29.12.2015)

SC has acquitted a man of killing his wife by reversing verdict of a trial court and Patna HC, as it found loopholes in enquiry when a government fore.....

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CCI Approves RBS India-Sanctum Wealth Acquisition Deal(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group's India wealth management business by Sanctum Wea.....

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Delhi HC to Govt.: Why Exempt Women, Two-Wheelers from Odd-Even Scheme(30.12.2015)

Delhi HC has asked Delhi Government why women and two-wheelers have been exempted from the odd-even traffic rule effective for 15 days starting Januar.....

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Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable) Services (Fourth) (Addressable Systems) Tariff (Sixth Amendment) Order, 2015(29.12.2015)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released the Sixth Amendment to its Broadcasting and Cable Rules, in an effort to ensure choice availabl.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Kapil Sibal’s Assistance in Sanskriti School Quota Case(05.01.2016)

Supreme Court has sought assistance of senior lawyer Kapil Sibal in adjudicating the row over 60 per cent quota for children of Group-A bureaucrats in.....

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SC to Gujarat Govt.: Make Functional Cooperative Tribunal(05.01.2016)

SC has directed Gujarat Govt. to make functional Gujarat State Cooperative Tribunal by filling up the vacant posts including that of judicial members......

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SC to Centre: Let Retired Brigadier Not Be Harassed(05.01.2016)

SC has taken exception to Centre's move challenging an order of Armed Force Tribunal by which a retired brigadier was exonerated of all charges in rec.....

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SC Permits Gujarat Police to File Chargesheet Against Hardik Patel(06.01.2016)

SC has permited Gujarat police to file a chargesheet by Friday in a trial court in a criminal case lodged against quota stir leader Hardik Patel for a.....

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SC Pulls Up Delhi Govt. over Inadequate Public Transport Facility(06.01.2016)

SC has pulled up Delhi Govt. and said, "Delhiites have cooperated with government's odd-even vehicle rule. But look at the way they have travelled in .....

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President Gives Nod to SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act and others(08.01.2016)

President has given nod to Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Ac.....

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Delhi HC Extends Stay On Trial Court Proceedings In CNG Fitness Scam(08.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has extended till January 22 stay on trial court proceedings in CNG fitness scam till it decides who will prosecute the case.

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SC Dismisses Center’s Appeal Against 2012 Judgment by Punjab and Haryana HC(08.01.2016)

SC has shot down yet another attempt by Centre to deny differently-abled three per cent reservation in promotional posts and dismissed an appeal filed.....

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SC Asks Nabam Rebia to Establish Plea’s Maintainability(08.01.2016)

SC has asked Nabam Rebia, who was allegedly removed by rebel Congress and BJP MLAs from the post of Assembly Speaker in Arunachal Pradesh, to establis.....

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Supreme Court Acquits Ballistic Expert of Perjury Charge, in Jessica Lall Murder Case(11.01.2016)

SC has junked perjury proceedings initiated against a ballistic expert in Jessica Lall murder case by Delhi High Court in 2013 saying it was unjust to.....

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SC Recalls Order for Promotion Quota in Banks(11.01.2016)

Supreme Court has recalled its direction to grant quota in promotions to SC/ST employees in higher grade posts in public sector banks, and left it to .....

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SC Approves Trade in Lapsed LIC Policies(11.01.2016)

SC, while upholding judgment of Bombay HC which had stated that insurance policies are “transferable and assignable in accordance with provisions of I.....

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SC Says Vehicle Overloading Cant be Sole Ground to Deny Insurance(11.01.2016)

SC has ruled that overloading of vehicle cannot be sole ground for insurance company to reject claims for damages caused to vehicle in a road accident.....

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SC to AAP: Explain How Stenos Selected(11.01.2016)

SC, over petition by Ved Prakash Aggarwal, who questioned rationale behind spending Rs 21 lakh every month from exchequer for two data entry operators.....

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SC Questions Ban on Women Entry in Sabarimala Temple(12.01.2016)

SC has asked why women could not be allowed to enter Sabarimala temple. The court said women cannot be denied entry according to the Constitution of I.....

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Bombay HC: Implement GR to Reduce Weight of School Bags(14.01.2016)

Bombay HC, while hearing plea on reducing weight of school bags and for direction to implement an earlier Government Resolution (Govt. Resolution), ha.....

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Delhi HC Denies to Order CBI or SIT Inquiry into Scorpene Deal(14.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has denied to order a court-monitored investigation by a Special Investigative Team (SIT) or CBI into allegations of irregularities a.....

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SC Denies to Take Urgent Hearing over Odd-Even Scheme(14.01.2016)

Supreme Court has denied to hold urgent hearing of a plea challenging Delhi High Court’s order which allowed the odd-even scheme saying people should .....

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

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

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Delhi HC Disposes Schools' Plea on Bus(15.01.2016)

Delhi HC has disposed of a plea challenging AAP Government's decision asking private unaided schools to lend buses to handle greater passenger burden .....

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SC: Power to Grant Minority Status is With Centre(18.01.2016)

SC has said , “The power to grant minority status to an institute entirely vests with Central Government, which may decide it based on relevant materi.....

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SC Adjourns Babri Demolition Case Hearing for Four Weeks(18.01.2016)

SC has adjourned Babri Demolition case for four weeks after several parties sought adjournment for filing documents in connection with criminal conspi.....

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SC Seeks Discoms' Response over Plea Filed Against HC’s Order(18.01.2016)

SC has sought reply from private power distribution companies (Tata Power, Delhi Distribution Ltd., BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd.....

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Composition and Ownership of Deposits with Scheduled Commercial Banks(11.01.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India released data related to the composition and ownership pattern of deposits with scheduled commercial banks as of March 31, 2.....

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Supreme Court Orders Police Protection for Petitioner and Lawyer in Sabarimala Case(19.01.2016)

SC has asked Delhi Police to ensure safety of the petitioner in Sabarimala case. The court told police to ensure safety of lawyer Naushad Ahmed Khan .....

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Delhi HC to Sanskriti School: You Can’t Keep Admission Process Pending Indefinitely(19.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has told Sanskriti School that it cannot keep its admission process pending indefinitely on ground that its plea against quashing of .....

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SC Put Hold on Disciplinary Proceedings Initiated by Kerala Government Against a Bureaucrat(19.01.2016)

SC has put on hold disciplinary proceedings initiated by Kerala Government against a bureaucrat who had praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a news.....

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Supreme Court to Centre: Maintain Status Quo on Hindustan Zinc Disinvestment(19.01.2016)

SC has directed Centre to maintain status quo on proposed disinvestment of Hindustan Zinc Limited.

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SC Dismisses UP Govt’s Plea to Defer Hearing over Lokayukta Appointment(20.01.2016)

SC has dismissed Uttar Pradesh Government’s plea to defer hearing on a plea challenging appointment of Justice (retd) Virendra Singh as Lokayukta, say.....

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SC Extends Nursery Admission Deadline Till This Month End for Sanskriti School(20.01.2016)

Supreme Court has extended Delhi Government's deadline of January 22 for accepting nursery admission forms till this month end for Sanskriti School an.....

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Delhi HC: Private Schools on DDA Land Need Prior Government Sanction to Fee Hikes(20.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has ruled that private unaided schools on land allotted by DDA have to take prior government sanction before hiking fees, while sayin.....

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Delhi HC Scraps Civic Pension Scheme(21.01.2016)

Delhi HC has scrapped failed scheme of old-age pension floated by North, South and East civic bodies in Delhi, who have defaulted in payment for the p.....

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SC: Development More Important Than Tigers(21.01.2016)

SC, while hearing a matter which challenged development projects, over stretch of NH-7 between Nagpur and Jabalpur passing through Pench tiger reserve.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Detailed Defunct Textile Mill Workers’ Rehab Schemes(21.01.2016)

Bombay HC, while hearing a petition filed by Girni Kamgar Sanghatana, which had sought rehabilitation for mill workers, has ordered State Government t.....

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SC Directs Sanskriti School to Not to Restrict 60% Quota(22.01.2016)

Supreme Court directed Sanskriti school to admit wards of all central government employees with transferrable jobs for upcoming academic year 2016-17 .....

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SC: NGT Not Barred from Hearing Plea on Delhi Pollution(22.01.2016)

SC has clarified that it has not stopped National Green Tribunal (NGT) from passing any order in matters pertaining to pollution in Delhi and asked a.....

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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.....

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SC Suggests Imposing Fine of Rs 50,000 on Construction Sites for Dust Pollution(22.01.2016)

SC has favoured imposing a fine of Rs 50,000 on a daily basis on construction sites for generating high levels of dust in Delhi and National Capital R.....

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SC Seeks Response from Bombay HC and Maharashtra Govt. over Arundhati’s Article(25.01.2016)

SC has sought response from Bombay High Court and Maharashtra Govt. after Arundhati Roy alleged that criminal contempt proceedings initiated against h.....

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SC: No Open Tenders for Critical Defence Spares(25.01.2016)

SC, while taking note of India’s substantial role as a defence power and need to keep lives of its personnel safe, has upheld Government’s policy agai.....

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SC Slams Tamil Nadu Builders over Failure to Comply with NGT Order(25.01.2016)

SC has ordered Centre to bring out comprehensive chart on status of environmental clearance and building projects of 7 builders from Tamil Nadu. The c.....

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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 .....

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SC Gives Back Possession of Mine to Rajasthan Govt from UltraTech(25.01.2016)

SC has held that Rajasthan Government will take back possession of a mine from Gotan Limestone Khanji Udyog Pvt Ltd (GLKUPL), which was transferred to.....

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Regulatory disclosure and public interest(16.12.2015)

The Supreme Court dismissed appeals arising out of Central Information Commission’s orders requiring the Reserve Bank of India to disclose information.....

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SC/ST Act, 2015 in force from 26 January 2016(18.01.2016)

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has notified 26 January, 2016 as the date on which the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Preve.....

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SC Denies to Interfere in Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro Fares Issue(28.01.2016)

Supreme Court has denied to interfere in ongoing petition in Bombay High Court over Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro fares.

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SC Admits Cipla’s Plea against La Roche(28.01.2016)

SC has admitted plea of generic drug manufacturer Cipla Ltd challenging Delhi HC order holding it guilty of infringing Swiss pharma company Hoffmann-L.....

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SC Cancels Appointment of Ex-Judge As UP Lokayukta, Names Another(28.01.2016)

SC has cancelled appointment of Justice Virendra Singh as UP Lokayukta and picked another ex-judge.

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Delhi HC to Delhi Govt.: Consider Plea to Bring Back Odd-Even Plan(28.01.2016)

Delhi HC has asked Government to treat as representation a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to reintroduce odd-even scheme in Delhi through aw.....

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SC Restrains Assam Govt.’s Electoral Gimmick Welfare Schemes(29.01.2016)

SC has restrained Assam Government from giving financial benefits under Chief Minster’s Rs 500 crore-welfare schemes following allegations of large-sc.....

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Air Liquide Arm Gets CCI Nod(29.01.2016)

Air Liquide's subsidiary Schulke has received Competition Commission of India (CCI) approval to acquire Healthcare Antisepsis Solutions (HAS) business.....

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SC Refuses to Take PIL Seeking CBI Investigation in Goa Iron Ore Scam(01.02.2016)

SC has refused to entertain a fresh PIL seeking CBI investigation into alleged irregularities in iron ore mining scam in Goa.

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Delhi HC Slams Delhi Govt. over Schools Demanding Money Under Management Quota(01.02.2016)

Delhi HC has told Delhi Government to take action against private schools that were “demanding money” from parents to admit kids under the management .....

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SC Issues Contempt Notice over Allowing Demolition of Ambedkar Sthal-Bhagidhari Bhawan Boundary Wall(01.02.2016)

SC has issued contempt notices to UP Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary of Urban Planning Department for allegedly violating its orders by allowi.....

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SC Seeks Details of Actions Taken by States on Misuse of Forest Land(01.02.2016)

SC has sought details of action taken by States against those who wrongly claimed forest land as traditional forest dwellers under a 2006 Act amid cla.....

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SC Pulls Up States for Not Implementing MGNREGA and Other Schemes(01.02.2016)

SC has pulled up certain States for not implementing welfare legislation National Food Security Act, saying that why a state like Gujarat is not imple.....

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SC Cancels Its Earlier Request on AP Governor's Report(01.02.2016)

SC has cancelled its earlier request for a copy of the documents on report in which it was recommended that President's rule do not have to be shared .....

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Imperium of Constitutional Courts cannot be stifled(29.01.2016)

Whereas the Supreme Court recently rejected a petition asking for investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation into an alleged iron ore mining.....

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SC Asks Centre: Explain Move to Introduce GM Mustard(02.02.2016)

SC has sought an explanation from Central Government on its proposed move to introduce herbicide resistant mustard, cotton and corn in the face of a c.....

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Govt. Bans Zero Duty Import of Capital Goods for Power Plants under EPCG Scheme(02.02.2016)

Government has banned duty- free import of capital goods for power generation and transmission projects under Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) sc.....

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SC Appoints Committee to Refund PACL Investors(02.02.2016)

SC has appointed a committee under the chairmanship of EX-Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha, empowering Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) .....

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SC Vacates Madras HC's Order Staying Patta under FRA(03.02.2016)

SC has vacated an interim order of Madras High Court staying issue of patta under Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition .....

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Delhi HC Reserves Order on Nursery Admissions Controversy(03.02.2016)

Delhi HC has reserved its order regarding Delhi Government’s scrapping of a list of 62 criteria being followed by private unaided schools in their adm.....

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Madras HC Issues Notice to Tamil Nadu over TNPSC Appointments(04.02.2016)

Madras High Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Government on a petition filed by senior DMK leader T.K.S. Elangovan challenging appointment of advo.....

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SC Asks NGT to Take Decision on Sea Port in Vizhinjam(04.02.2016)

SC has asked National Green Tribunal (NGT) to consider finally a case regarding construction of a deep sea port in Vizhinjam, near Kovalam, Kerala. Th.....

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SC to PSCs: Reveal Answer Books, Interview Marks, If Asked To(05.02.2016)

Supreme Court, while backing demands for transparency and accountability in selection of bureaucrats, has ordered two public service commissions—in Ke.....

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SC to Delhi Govt.: Shift Millennium Bus Depot or Amend Master Plan(05.02.2016)

SC has asked Delhi Government and DTC to either shift out Millennium Bus Depot on banks of Yamuna within a year or get the master plan amended to lega.....

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

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

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SC Issues Contempt Notice over Filing Plea Challenging SC Order in District Court(08.02.2016)

As the top most court of the country, the Supreme Court’s verdict is final but a resident of Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh did the unthinkable and challeng.....

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Delhi Government order towards 75% quota-free school admissions stayed(04.02.2016)

Delhi High Court restored the management quota in private, unaided schools, after the same had been done away with pursuant to a government order. The.....

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Protect identities of examiners to ensure fair play(04.02.2016)

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

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SC Asks Madhya Pradesh to Defreeze NTPC’s Bank Accounts(09.02.2016)

SC has asked MP Government to defreeze NTPC’s bank accounts and withdraw its notice to cancel registration of its 4,760-megawatt (MW) Vindhyachal Supe.....

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SC: Governor Can't Summon Assembly Session on His Whims, Fancies(09.02.2016)

SC has said that Arunachal Pradesh Governor, Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa, can't summon on his "whims and fancies" the assembly session to test majority of C.....

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SC Seeks CBDT, SFIO Reports on Mohammad Iqbal(09.02.2016)

SC, after being informed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) that it had found evidence linking former MLC Mohammad Iqbal of BSP to the National Rural Hea.....

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SC: Examiners Identity Can't Be Revealed Under RTI(10.02.2016)

SC has held that revealing identity of examiners evaluating answer sheets in competitive exams under the RTI Act will lead to dire consequences and cr.....

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SC Observes, Economic Empowerment of Women is Need of The Hour(10.02.2016)

SC, while observing bi-directional relationship between economic development and women’s empowerment, has said that women have gradually shattered gla.....

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SC Junks Reckitt Benckiser Ad Claims for “Moov”(11.02.2016)

SC has upheld Kolkata-based consumer goods firm Emami's allegations against Reckitt Benckiser 's ad for its pain balm Moov, which had disparaged Emami.....

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SC Says, Nothing Wrong in Blocking Internet Services to Maintain Law and Order(11.02.2016)

SC, while upholding Gujarat Government decision to block mobile internet services during Patel quota agitation violence in August last year, has said .....

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CCI Approves HealthFore-Oscar Investments Deal(12.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved e proposed merger of healthcare IT solutions provider HealthFore Technologies with Oscar Investment.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response From L-G, MHA over Odd-Even Scheme(12.02.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response from L-G Najeeb Jung and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on PIL which alleges that Government has maliciously misdirected .....

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SC: How Can Women Be Discriminated from Entering Temple, As Men and Women, All Are Equal in God’s Eye(15.02.2016)

SC has questioned, how women could be barred from entering Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala when god did not discriminate between men and women, and refer.....

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SC Orders Appointment of Officer for Release of IS Hostages(15.02.2016)

SC has directed Centre to appoint a Nodal Officer to coordinate and oversee efforts for release of Indians who have been held hostage by the Islamic S.....

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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.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Army's Policy Of Preferential Promotion(15.02.2016)

SC, while backing Army's policy of preferential promotion to those in combat units, has directed Government to create 141 extra posts of Colonel to ac.....

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SC Dismisses Petition Seeking Inquiry into Salman’s Case(15.02.2016)

SC has dismissed petition seeking inquiry as to whether Salman Khan used money to secure acquittal.

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Blast from the Past

Taking the discrimination out with the guesswork(28.08.1981)

Courts nowadays usually work off a simple formula when faced with differing terms and conditions for appointment and retirement of men and women for t.....

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SC: Let Centre and Parliament Take Decision on Euthanasia(16.02.2016)

SC has asked Centre and Parliament to take a call on legalizing euthanasia saying that issue needed to be first debated and decided by people's court.

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SC Issues Notice to Centre on Appeal Against Dismissal of Jat POs in Banks(16.02.2016)

SC has issued a notice to Centre to submit a reply on appeal against dismissal of the 40 Jat Probationary Officers (PO) serving in three public sector.....

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SC Ready to Examine Possible Guidelines to Curb Sardar Jokes(16.02.2016)

SC has said it would examine framing of guidelines to stop circulation of racist or communal jokes on internet after petitions sought blocking of joke.....

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SC to RBI: Disclose Names of India's Biggest Loan Defaulters(17.02.2016)

SC has sought list of companies from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) who have defaulted in paying back loan to PSU banks and have contributed to massive l.....

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SC Denies to Intervene in AP Political Crisis(17.02.2016)

SC has declined to intervene in Arunachal Pradesh political controversy.

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SC Issues Notice on IAF Martyr’s Father’s Petition Challenging AFT Rules(17.02.2016)

SC has issued notice to Union Government and agreed to hear a plea by an IAF martyr’s father challenging the constitutional validity of Sections 30 an.....

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SC Orders Govt. to Ensure Flights to Uneconomical Sectors Such as Delhi-Shimla(17.02.2016)

SC has asked Government to ensure that every airline had flights to uneconomical sectors such as Delhi-Shimla, instead of opting only for profitable s.....

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Govt. Decides to Cut Returns on Small Savings Schemes(17.02.2016)

Government has said that interest rates of small saving schemes would be recalibrated on a quarterly basis instead of annual basis from April 1, 2016,.....

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SC Restricts Entry to Patiala House Court in Kanhaiya Kumar Sedition Case(17.02.2016)

SC has said that only lawyers representing Kanhaiya Kumar, his family members, five members of the press and five police personnel, excluding the Inve.....

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

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

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SC Terms Patiala House Court Violence as "Extraordinary Circumstances"(19.02.2016)

SC has termed as "extraordinary circumstances” , the violence in Patiala House Courts and rejected a lawyer's contention that exceptional importance w.....

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SC To JNU Student Kanhaiya Kumar: Go To High Court For Bail(19.02.2016)

SC, while taking petition of Arrested JNU student Kanhaiya Kumar that he didn't feel safe to move any other court for bail because of violence and pro.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea Against Second-Phase of Odd-Even Scheme(19.02.2016)

Delhi HC has rejected a plea seeking non-implementation of second phase of odd-even scheme, saying that it is premature.

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Karnataka Govt. Launches Self-Certification Scheme for Industries(22.02.2016)

Karnataka Govt. has finalised and published a voluntary self-certification scheme for industries, which would free them from repeated inspections.

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SC Junks Congress' Plea Seeking Permission for Floor Test in Arunachal Assembly(22.02.2016)

SC has rejected plea of Congress leaders seeking an interim direction that it be allowed to go in for a floor test in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly t.....

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SC Slams AAP Government over Munak Canal Row(22.02.2016)

SC has slammed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi Government over controversy surrounding Munak canal row. The court also issued notices to Haryana Gover.....

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SC Directs Maharashtra Govt. to Shift Saibaba Out of Jail(23.02.2016)

SC has questioned Maharashtra Government for putting Delhi University professor and alleged Naxal sympathiser G N Saibaba in solitary confinement in N.....

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SC: Can Dismiss New Arunachal Government(23.02.2016)

SC has refused to pass an interim order on a fervent plea of Congress against "illegal" swearing-in of its rebel leader Kalikho Pul-led government in .....

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SC Says, There is Nothing Explosive in Patiala House Courts Mob Violence Reports(23.02.2016)

SC has said that there was nothing explosive in reports filed separately in sealed covers by Delhi Police, Registrar General of Delhi HC and its own t.....

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SC: Anti-Graft Act Covers All Pvt. Bank Staff Too(24.02.2016)

SC, in a move to expand scope of the Prevention of Corruption Act, has brought all private bank employees within the ambit of the anti-graft law, whic.....

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SC Issues Notice to Centre and Passport Office on Plea by Prashant Bhushan(24.02.2016)

SC has issued notice to Centre and Regional Passport Office at Ghaziabad on plea of lawyer Prashant Bhushan who gets passport for a period of only one.....

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SC Seeks Response from Maharashtra over Dance Bars(24.02.2016)

SC has sought reply from Maharashtra Police on objections raised against its various conditions, like videographing entire dance performance and segre.....

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Allahabad HC Upholds Convictions in Noida Land Plot Scam(25.02.2016)

Allahabad HC has upheld Ex- Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Neera Yadav and IAS officer Rajeev Kumar's conviction in a scam related to plots of land in .....

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SC Disposes Petition on Delhi’s Water Crisis(25.02.2016)

Supreme Court has disposed off a petition filed by Government of NCT Delhi with regard to the maintenance of regular water supply from Munak Canal in .....

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SC Junks Review Pleas of Chautalas(26.02.2016)

SC has denied reviewing petitions of Ex-Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala and his son Ajay Singh in the JBT scam case.

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Delhi HC Seeks Suggestions to Frame Guidelines to Prevent Mishaps In Schools(26.02.2016)

Delhi HC has said that no untoward incident should occur in any school in future like the ones in which the two kids died after falling into water tan.....

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Supreme Court Sets Aside Delhi High Court Verdict on Quota Benefits(26.02.2016)

SC has set aside a Delhi High Court verdict which held that selected persons cannot be accorded quota benefits on account of non-submission of OBC cer.....

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Madras HC: CBSE Schools Need Not File Self Declaration Forms(26.02.2016)

Madras HC has restrained School Education Department from insisting that CBSE schools should submit self declaration form, in accordance with amendmen.....

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Government to receive suggestions on protecting children from pornography(26.02.2016)

The Supreme Court directed the Union of India to receive comments on ways and means to curb the viewing of pornography in public places and further st.....

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SC Asks Advocate to Get AG's View on Contempt Plea in JNU Row(01.03.2016)

SC has asked petitioners to get opinion of Attorney General (AG) before it accords hearing to his plea seeking contempt action against JNUSU President.....

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SC Grants Custody of Child to Hindu Adoptive Father Against Biological Mother(02.03.2016)

Supreme Court, while giving priority to welfare of the child, has passed custody of him to his Hindu adoptive father by disposing a petition filed by .....

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Government cannot fix fees for unaided private schools(29.02.2016)

Constitution of a Fee Committee to fix and collect fees in private schools unaided by government funds is beyond the powers of the government of Puduc.....

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SC Extends Teesta’s and Her Husband’s Bail Till April 28(10.03.2016)

SC has extended, till April 28, interim bail granted to social activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in alleged misuse of funds collec.....

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SC Issues Notice to Delhi, TN, Along with Other States(10.03.2016)

SC Bench who authored May 13 verdict, regarding photographs of politicians on government advertisements, has given six weeks to file response to State.....

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SC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to Call India “Bharat”(11.03.2016)

SC has observed while dismissing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the Union and States to uses Bharat instead of India, “those .....

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SC declines rule reserving promotions for SC/ST beneficiaries(11.03.2016)

The Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking directions to constitute a Committee or appoint a Commission to survey Scheduled Castes and Tribes in s.....

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Govt. Makes Mandatory Online Application for Withdrawal under New Pension Scheme(15.03.2016)

Govt. has made online application for withdrawal under New Pension Scheme mandatory, with effect from April 1, 2016.

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SC Refuses Petition Seeking Abolition of Death Sentence(15.03.2016)

SC has refused to re-examine Constitutional validity of death sentence in light of evolving jurisprudence across world to do away with extreme punishm.....

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Kerala HC Disposes Petition Seeking Probe Into Solar Scam Case(15.03.2016)

Kerala HC has disposed petition seeking probe into possibility of a conspiracy behind solar scam accused Saritha S Nair's revelation that she paid bri.....

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Bombay HC Seeks State’s Reply on School Bags Policy Implementation(17.03.2016)

Bombay HC has asked State Government to inform the court whether the policy to reduce the weight of school bags has been implemented.

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SC Allows Photos of Governors, Chief Ministers and Ministers in Government Ads(18.03.2016)

SC has allowed use of photographs of State Governors, Chief Ministers and Ministers both at Central and State level in all Government ads, acceding to.....

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Bombay HC: Obscene Acts In Private Place Not Offence(21.03.2016)

Bombay HC, while quashing a case against 13 men who were arrested for allegedly indulging in obscene acts with women in a flat, has said any such acti.....

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Govt. Slashes Interest Rate on Small Savings Schemes(21.03.2016)

Government has slashed interest rates on all small savings schemes, including Public Provident Fund, by 60 basis points, and Kisan Vikas Patra, by 90 .....

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Name of person selling SIM card not required on form(11.03.2016)

Customer Acquisition Forms for acquiring a SIM card, completed at the Point of Sale, do not require the name of the person verifying the document.

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Circular on Mutual Funds(18.03.2016)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India notified amendments to increase.....

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Obscene acts in private place not a ‘public offence’(10.03.2016)

Obscene activities in private place not causing disturbance or disruption to others cannot be taken cognisance of by police under Section 294 of the I.....

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SC to SEBI: Sell Sahara Group’s Realty Assets(30.03.2016)

SC has asked Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to sell real estate assets belonging to Sahara Group, estimated at Rs 40,000 crore, to rais.....

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

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

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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.....

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SC Put Stay on Execution Of Rape Convict, Murderer Of 5-Year-Old(30.03.2016)

SC has stayed execution of man, who was to be hanged on Wednesday for raping and killing a five-year-old last year in Madhya Pradesh and sought respon.....

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Bombay HC Asks State to Check Implementation of GR on School Bags(01.04.2016)

Bombay HC has asked State Government to inform it by April 28, the mechanism it has put in place to check that schools implement the last year's Gover.....

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SC Rejects Drunk Delhi Policeman Petition Seeking Compensation(01.04.2016)

SC has rejected petition of Delhi Police Head Constable Salim PK seeking compensation for his wrong portrayal in a video that went viral on social med.....

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SC Denies to Take PIL to Raise Retirement Age of its Judges(04.04.2016)

SC has refused to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to Centre to set up an authority to consider increasing retirement age of the apex court judges .....

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Japanese whalers hunt over 200 pregnant whales for ‘science’(04.04.2016)

Japanese fishermen’s haul of whales from their recent expedition in the Antarctic was met with an unsurprisingly apoplectic reaction from neighbouring.....

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Kerala HC Rejects Saritha's Plea for CBI Inquiry in Solar Scam(05.04.2016)

Kerala HC has rejected solar scam accused Saritha S Nair's plea for a CBI inquiry into role of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the scandal.

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SC Grants Bail to DU Professor Saibaba, Accused of Alleged Maoist links(05.04.2016)

SC has granted bail to Delhi University Professor GN Saibaba, who has been arrested and is facing trial for alleged Maoist links.

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SC Dismisses Petition Seeking Directions to Amend Constitution to Make Hindi as Official Language(05.04.2016)

SC has junked a petition seeking direction to amend Constitution to make Hindi as official language of work in the apex court and High Courts. Taking .....

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

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

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SC to Centre: Formulate National Plan for Disaster Management(06.04.2016)

SC has directed Government to formulate a national plan for disaster management to provide relief and rehabilitation to calamity- affected persons.

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SC Urges to Not to Politicise Issue of Guidelines to Curb Sikh-Centric Jokes(06.04.2016)

SC has counselled various parties before it seeking guidelines for curbing racial comments and jokes on Sikhs and a clampdown on websites carrying Sik.....

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SC Pulls Up Centre over Not Taking Action to Provide Relief to Drought-Hit People(07.04.2016)

SC has slammed Centre for not taking action to provide relief to those affected by drought which forced many farmers to commit suicide and directed th.....

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SC Junks Plea to Inquire Bribery Charges Against Ranjit Sinha(07.04.2016)

SC has dismissed a plea to order an inquiry into bribery allegations against Ex- CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, accused of demanding money from a person f.....

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SC to Vijay Mallya: Disclose Assets as Banks Reject His Settlement Offer(07.04.2016)

SC has ordered Vijay Mallya to make a full disclosure of all assets after banks rejected his settlement offer as being inadequate and subject to too m.....

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Cabinet Relaxes Fiscal Rules for Some States(07.04.2016)

Union Cabinet, while formally signing off on the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission (FFC), has allowed conforming states to relax the exis.....

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SC Raps Centre over Delay in Setting Up of SHRC(11.04.2016)

SC has asked Centre why there was delay in setting up State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in Delhi despite City Government completing the necessary g.....

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SC Seeks Plan for Welfare of Senior Citizens(11.04.2016)

SC has expressed concern for over 10 crore senior citizens in the country, a majority of whom are deprived of love, care and respect by their kin in a.....

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SC Questions Delhi Police over Presence of Some Unsolicited Persons in Court(12.04.2016)

SC has questioned Delhi Police over presence of some unsolicited persons in black robes in a courtroom where JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar was allege.....

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SC Irks over Bad Loans, Wondering Why Banks Act Negligent on Such Big Defaulters(12.04.2016)

SC has irked at huge outstanding bad loans in banking system and castigated banks for failing to go after big defaulters and blamed them for only goin.....

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SC Pulls Up Haryana Govt. over Plea on Submitting Affidavit on Drought-Hit Areas(12.04.2016)

SC has pulled up Haryana Govt. over submitting affidavit giving incomplete data on drought-hit areas and said, "Why should we take incomplete affidavi.....

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SC Pulls Up Air India over Lack of Air Connectivity to Shimla, Northeast(13.04.2016)

SC, while taking strong note of lack of air connectivity to places in the North East and Shimla, has rapped Government and Air India for “promoting in.....

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SC: Whether Govt. Can Take Over Cricketing Activities of BCCI(15.04.2016)

SC has moved a proposal to have Government take over “public functions” of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) through a law enacted in Parli.....

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SC: Private Schools Need Govt.’s Prior Approval to Fire Teachers(18.04.2016)

SC has upheld validity of Section 8(2) of the Delhi School Education Act (DSEA) which requires the managements of the private unaided schools to obtai.....

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Govt. Notifies SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Rules, 2016(18.04.2016)

Amendments done in the Principal Rules namely the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules, 1995 by the Scheduled Ca.....

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SC: No ‘Senior Advocate’ Designation Till Scrutiny of Process(19.04.2016)

SC has put on hold use of its discretionary power to confer coveted 'senior advocate' designation on lawyers as recognition of their ability, court c.....

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SC Raps Maharashtra for Non-Compliance of Order on Dance Bars(19.04.2016)

SC has taken strong note of non-compliance of its order asking Mumbai Police to grant licenses to dance bars within ten days after they complied with .....

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SC Says, Dismissal of PIL on Kohinoor May Deny Govt.'s Legit Claim(19.04.2016)

SC has said that dismissal of a PIL seeking government action for the return of Kohinoor diamond from the United Kingdom may lead to denial of India's.....

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SC Raps States, UTs over Illegal Religious Structures(19.04.2016)

SC has rapped States and Union Territories for their failure to comply with its directions to file affidavits spelling out steps they have taken for r.....

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Delhi HC to Govt.: Submit Response to Plea Against Odd-Even Scheme(20.04.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought Delhi Government's response on a plea to quash the odd-even traffic plan.

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SC Raps AAP Govt. over it’s "Ill-Advised" Move on Demarcation of Constitutional Powers(20.04.2016)

SC has rapped AAP Government for its "ill-advised" move seeking a direction to the Delhi High Court to refer adjudication of a bunch of petitions for .....

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SC Allows Deemed Varsities to Move NAAC for Up-Gradation(20.04.2016)

SC, while giving a fresh ray of hope for deemed varsities graded 'B' and 'C' categories, has granted them liberty to seek upgradation by moving the Na.....

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SC Imposes Fine of Rs 25 Lakh Each on 3 Firms for Loss of 'Judicial Time'(20.04.2016)

SC has imposed fine of Rs 25 lakh each on three companies, GGL, MGG and RUIAS, which have been involved in legal battles emanating from their contract.....

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SC: Father Can Give Property to Married Daughter(21.04.2016)

SC has ruled that a man is legally entitled to nominate his married daughter to own his cooperative society flat after his death, depriving his wife a.....

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SC Slams Gujarat over Not Submitting Affidavit on Drought Situation(21.04.2016)

SC has slammed Gujarat for submitting a note instead of an affidavit on the drought situation and said, “Why have you not filed affidavit? Don't take .....

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SC Paves Way for Shimla Flights by May 4(22.04.2016)

SC has put virtually Shimla on air route map and tourists would soon be able to fly their way to the city to beat the scorching heat of plain within h.....

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SC on Dance Bars: Better to Dance than to Beg(25.04.2016)

SC has irked at Maharashtra Govt., as had made dance bar associations "impossible" to get licences, despite the apex court’s nod and observed that it .....

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Government rescinds Notification on premature EPF withdrawals(21.04.2016)

The Central Government notified withdrawal of Notification dated 10 February 2016 which amended rules regarding withdrawal of funds from the Employees.....

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Supreme Court Denies BCCI’s Claim to Act as an Association(26.04.2016)

SC has denied Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) claim to act as an association, saying the board cannot be a monopoly which holds full sw.....

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SC Seeks AG's View on Jairam's PIL on Aadhaar(26.04.2016)

SC has sought Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi's stand on Congress MP Jairam Ramesh's PIL challenging introduction of Aadhaar bill in Parliament as a 'm.....

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SC Slams Sabrimala Temple Board(26.04.2016)

SC has slammed Sabrimala temple board saying, “Can a biological phenomenon be a reason for discrimination?" The court also said that all religious pra.....

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SC: Do Images on Condom Packets Violate Law?(27.04.2016)

SC has sought a report from Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh on whether explicit pictures on condom packs were “actionable” and breached la.....

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SC Dismisses Mallya's Plea, Directs Disclosure of All Assets to Banks(27.04.2016)

SC has said Vijay Mallya will have to give banks all details of assets held abroad and rejected defence that he didn't have to do so because he was a .....

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SC Asks Govt. to Bring in Banking Reforms to Deal with NPAs(27.04.2016)

SC has asked Central Govt. to overhaul the banking system to prevent bad loans and hasten recovery from defaulting borrowers, instead of acting as if .....

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SC Extends Stay of Italian Marine, Accused of Killing 2 Fishermen off Kerala Coast in 2012(27.04.2016)

SC has extended stay of marine Massimiliano Latorre, who along with his colleague Salvatore Girone is accused of killing two fishermen off Kerala coas.....

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SC Denies to Take Plea against Sinha's Re-Appointment(27.04.2016)

SC has refused to entertain a plea challenging reappointment of U K Sinha as Chairman of Security and Exchange Board of India till 2017, saying there .....

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SC Orders Shifting of IPL Matches(27.04.2016)

SC has rejected plea of Maharashtra and Mumbai Cricket Associations against the Bombay High Court order directing shifting of IPL matches outside the .....

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SC Orders to Extend President’s Rule in Uttarakhand(27.04.2016)

SC has extended President’s rule in Uttarakhand, ruling out a floor test in the State assembly that was scheduled on April 29.

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SC to Sahara Group: Furnish Details of All Properties(28.04.2016)

SC has directed Sahara Group to furnish details of all its properties in a sealed cover to ascertain fact as to whether they are sufficient for paying.....

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SC: Common All-India Medical Entrance Test to be Held This Year(28.04.2016)

SC has said that a common all-India medical entrance test will be held this year for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses.

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SC: French Woman In Tihar Jail Will Be Extradited To Chile(28.04.2016)

SC has rejected a French woman's challenge against extradition to Chile, where she is wanted over the assassination of a key supporter of General Augu.....

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SC Drops Contempt Proceedings Against Delhi and Tamil Nadu Governments(29.04.2016)

SC has dropped contempt proceedings against Delhi and Tamil Nadu Governments for allegedly misusing public money for “glorifying“ Arvind Kejriwal and .....

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SC Refuses Purohit’s Plea in Malegaon Blast Case(29.04.2016)

SC, while refusing to entertain plea of Malegaon blast accused Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit, who had challenged framing of charges again.....

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SC Slams BCCI over Issue of Capping Age of Its Office Bearers(02.05.2016)

SC has pulled up BCCI for resisting Justice R M Lodha-led committee's recommendation on capping age of its office bearers to 70 years , observing "whe.....

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

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

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Brokers to disclose proprietary commodity trading(25.05.2016)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has mandated disclosure of proprietary trading by brokers in the commodity derivatives market to clients. P.....

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Committee on monetary policy sees glass half empty(28.04.2016)

The minutes of the 40th meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee on monetary policy painted a fiscal picture somewhere between bleak and tepid. Its.....

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SC Forms Committee to Oversee Functioning of MCI(02.05.2016)

SC has constituted a committee of Justice (Retd.) R.M Lodha, Dr. Shiv Sareen of the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) and former CAG Vino.....

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Bill developments in Parliament(02.05.2016)

The Lok Sabha passed the Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016. The Bill encourages education, training and research in the field of biotechnol.....

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SC Questions Practice Of Barring Women of Age Group of 10 to 50 Years at Sabarimala(03.05.2016)

SC has questioned centuries-old practice of barring entry of women between age group of 10 to 50 years to Sabarimala temple in Kerala saying it would .....

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SC: Cricket Bodies Need to Fall in Line(03.05.2016)

SC has made it clear that all state cricket associations have to "fall in line" with recommendations of Justice R M Lodha led-panel on structural refo.....

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SC Asks Mukul Rohatgi about Feasibility of Holding Floor Test in Uttarakhand(03.05.2016)

SC has asked Attorney General to take instruction and apprise it about feasibility of holding a floor test in Uttarakhand Assembly under its supervisi.....

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SC to Centre: Apprise Us By May 6 on Uttarakhand Floor Test(05.05.2016)

SC has accepted plea of Centre that two more days be given to it to respond to its suggestion about the feasibility of holding a floor test in Uttarak.....

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SC Questions Singur Land Allocation for Tata Motors(06.05.2016)

SC has questioned the manner in which over 400 acres of land was allotted to Tata Motors without adhering to section 4 and 5 of Land Acquisition Act w.....

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SC : No MBBS Entrance Test by Private Colleges(06.05.2016)

SC has ruled out separate entrance tests this year by private medical colleges for admission to MBBS/BDS courses but said it would consider the states.....

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SC: Uttarakhand Floor Test on May 10, But 9 Rebel MLAs Can't Vote(06.05.2016)

SC has fixed May 10 as date for floor test to ascertain if ousted Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat enjoys majority support in the State's assem.....

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SC Directs CBI to Complete Navrauna Disappearance Case by Oct 31(09.05.2016)

SC has directed CBI to complete within six months its inquiry into mysterious disappearance of 12-year-old schoolgirl Navrauna Chakravarty from Muzaff.....

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Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes and Protection of Depositors’ Interests Bill, 2015(03.05.2016)

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Havells wins trade mark battle against upcoming IPO(30.04.2016)

Havells Pvt. Ltd. trade mark infringement suit against a similarly titled company survived dismissal for lacking a fresh cause of action. The suit was.....

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No bail for those behind money circulation schemes(23.09.2003)

Ponzi schemes have the benefit of being complex in implementation, but easy in description. Such was one scheme run by ‘Job Work Com. Private Limited’.....

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SC Directs Principal Secretary to Act as Observer of Floor Test(09.05.2016)

SC has made appointment of a neutral observer necessary for floor test of Uttarakhand Assembly on May 10 and ordered Principal Secretary, Legal and Pa.....

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SC Agrees to Allow Diesel Taxis with All-India Permit to Carry BPO Employees in Delhi, NCR(10.05.2016)

SC has agreed to relax its order banning diesel-run all-India tourist permit taxis which ferry BPO employees in Delhi and NCR.

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SC Seeks Response of Finance Ministry, RBI & SEBI on Panama Plea(10.05.2016)

SC has sought response from Finance Ministry, RBI and SEBI on a plea seeking a CBI probe against those named in the Panama papers.

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Karnataka HC Convicts 5 to Life Imprisonment in 2005 IISc Terror Attack(11.05.2016)

Karnataka HC has convicted five persons to life imprisonment in Dec 28, 2005, terror attack at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru.

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Supreme Court Eases Directives on Diesel Taxis(11.05.2016)

SC has modified its earlier order, which will now benefit 64,000 taxis and employees of BPO firms, who are picked up from Delhi and dropped to their o.....

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SC Slams Centre for Denying State Human Rights’ Body in Delhi(11.05.2016)

SC has slammed Centre saying that there was no logic behind its refusal to have a State-Level Human Rights Commission for Delhi. The Bench made the re.....

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SC to BCCI: Don’t Want to Reduce Popularity, Seek More Transparency(11.05.2016)

SC has clarified to Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) that it does not intend to reduce the popularity of the Board or hinder its growth, .....

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SC Announces Harish Rawat as Winner, Centre to Revoke President's Rule in Uttrakhand(11.05.2016)

SC, a day after Uttarakhand Assembly floor test, has announced Harish Rawat as winner and allowed Centre to revoke President's rule in Uttrakhand.

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SC Asks Centre to Create a Disaster Mitigation Fund(11.05.2016)

SC has asked Centre to create a disaster mitigation fund to tackle drought-like situation and directed Agriculture Ministry to hold a meeting within a.....

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SC: Palmolein Case Trial can Continue(12.05.2016)

SC has dismissed a petition filed by Ex-Chief Vigilance Commissioner P J Thomas to quash the 1992 palmolein import corruption case. It observed that t.....

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SC Seeks Centre's Response on PIL for Doubling Number of Judges(12.05.2016)

SC has sought response from Centre on a PIL seeking a direction for doubling the number of judges as recommended by the Law Commission.

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SC Directs Inquiry into Wife-Swap by Naval Officers(13.05.2016)

SC has ordered Kerala Government to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe allegations of a Navy officer's estranged wife that her husband.....

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SC Quashes Pansare’s Plea(13.05.2016)

SC has quashed petition of activist-academic Megha Pansare seeking a stay in framing of charges against the prime accused, Sameer Gaikwad, an activist.....

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SC Imposes Fine of Rs 10 Lakh on SpiceJet for Offloading Disabled Flyer(13.05.2016)

SC has directed SpiceJet to pay Rs 10 lakh as damages to a flyer, suffering from cerebral palsy, who was forcibly offloaded in 2012, saying the manner.....

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SC Issues Notice to Centre on PIL Seeking Stricter Penalty in Cases of Animal Cruelty(13.05.2016)

SC has sought response of Centre on a PIL seeking its intervention to address rising instances of barbaric cruelty to animals and inhuman exploitation.....

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SC Rules, In Case of Heinous Crime, Onus Is on 'Juveniles' to Prove They're Under 18(13.05.2016)

SC has ruled that a juvenile accused of heinous crime would be tried as an adult if the court found documents produced to support that he/she was belo.....

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SC Says, Govt. Has to Compensate Drought-Hit Farmers for Delayed Payment(13.05.2016)

SC has directed Centre to compensate farmers for delayed payment and crop loss, days after asking Government to revise its seven-year-old guidebook on.....

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Delhi HC Grants Bail to Rungta Brothers In Coal Scam(16.05.2016)

Delhi HC has granted interim bail till July 31 to two directors of Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd (JIPL), RS Rungta and RC Rungta, who were convicted and sen.....

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SC Summons Centre over Turf War with Delhi Govt.(16.05.2016)

SC has taken cognizance of Delhi Government’s suit under Article 131 of the Constitution and issued summons to the Centre. Delhi Government had moved .....

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SC Seeks Reply on Plea for Release of Imprisoned Pakistani Survivor in Samjhauta Blasts Case(16.05.2016)

SC has sought responses from Centre and Punjab on plea of father of a Pakistani national, who landed in Amritsar jail after surviving the 2007 terror .....

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SC Put Stay on NGT’s Order of Demolition of McLeodganj Bus Stand Hotel(17.05.2016)

SC has stayed National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order for demolition of a hotel constructed as part of a multipurpose commercial bus stand at Mcleodganj.....

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SC: Daughter-in-Law Should be Treated as a Family Member and Not Maid(17.05.2016)

SC, while expressing concern over instances of brides being burnt and tortured in the country, has said, ”daughter-in-law should be treated as a famil.....

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SC Asks Jiah Khan’s Mother to Move Bombay HC for SIT Probe(18.05.2016)

SC has denied to stay trial court proceedings against Bollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi in Jiah Khan suicide case and asked her mother to approach the B.....

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SC Put Stay on P&H High Court Order for Electoral Roll Revision(18.05.2016)

SC has stayed an order of Punjab and Haryana High Court for revision of electoral rolls at the instance a person who wanted to contest the Kurukshetra.....

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SC Issues Bailable Warrants against CPCB Chairman(18.05.2016)

SC has issued bailable warrants against Chairman of the apex pollution monitoring body after he failed to appear and apprise it about the steps taken .....

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SC Denies Stay on CBI Inquiry into Muslim's Murder by Vigilante Group(18.05.2016)

SC has denied to stay a CBI probe into murder of a Muslim youth of Uttar Pradesh allegedly by activists of a cow protection group while he was transpo.....

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SC Denies To Stay Non-Bailable Warrant against Pankaj Bhujbal(19.05.2016)

SC has denied to stay a Non-Bailable Warrant against Pankaj Bhujbal, son of senior NCP leader Chaggan Bhujbal, in a money laundering case in connectio.....

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Free Data: Having your cake and eating it too(19.05.2016)

After the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India spurned advances of the private sector offering ‘free’ internet for all by banning read»

13 communities to be added to Scheduled Tribes list(25.05.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved introduction of bills bringing amendments to the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order 1950 to include several new communit.....

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Paperless tax assessment expanded to Hyderabad and Kolkata(25.05.2016)

Scheme for e-assessment for income tax has been extended to include Hyderabad and Kolkata for Financial Year 2016-2017.

The ‘paperless’ sch.....

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SC Put Stay on Warrant Against CPCB Chief(31.05.2016)

SC has stayed bailable warrant issued against Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) Chairman but directed him to appear before it on June 30 to give .....

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Income Declaration & Tax Dispute Resolution Schemes to Come into Force from Tomorrow(31.05.2016)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said that the Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 and the Direct and Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Schemes 2016.....

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SC Put Stay on AFT Order Demoting Mehta from Lt General to Brigadier Rank(31.05.2016)

SC has stayed an Armed Force Tribunal (AFT) order demoting an officer of the rank of Lt General to Brigadier for allegedly misrepresenting facts and i.....

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Injured witness’s testimony to not be accepted without scrutiny(03.06.2016)

The Supreme Court cautioned that though an injured witness was “generally reliable”, nonetheless his or her testimony should still be subjected to scr.....

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Saradha Scam: Supreme Court Refuses to Entertain Bail Plea of Ex-Union Minister(07.06.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain the bail plea of former Union Minister Matang Sinha, arrested in connection with Saradha chit fund scam case, a.....

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Party partaking in arbitration waives right to object validity(21.02.2002)

By participating in arbitration proceedings without protest, or objection before a court at the initial stage, a party is deemed to have waived its ri.....

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Madras HC Comes Down Heavily on Tobacco Sale Near Schools(14.06.2016)

Madras High Court has directed public health department and police officers to crack down on tobacco sale and use in the vicinity of schools and said,.....

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SC Declines to Take Plea to Stay Screening of ‘Udta Punjab’(17.06.2016)

SC has declined to take plea seeking a stay on release of film Udta Punjab and asked it to approach the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which is seized.....

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Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets(13.06.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India formulated a scheme for resolution of large stressed accounts. The Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets, or.....

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SEBI proposes changes to InvIT disclosures(15.06.2016)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India released a consultation paper

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Inconsistent witness testimony fails to deter SC from relying on it(16.06.2016)

The Supreme Court overlooked discrepancies in the testimony of a prosecution witness, and upheld the conviction on its basis, determining the inconsis.....

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SC Denies to Stay Culling of Nilgai, Wild Boar, Monkey(20.06.2016)

SC has denied to stay Centre's notification allowing culling of nilgai, wild boar in Bihar, monkey in Himachal Pradesh. It also declined to stay killi.....

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Finance Ministry: No Audit for Turnover of Up to Rs 2 Crore if Opted Presumptive Taxation Scheme(21.06.2016)

Finance Ministry has said that small businesses with a total turnover of up to Rs 2 crore will not be required to get their accounts audited if they o.....

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SC Declares Old Dilapidated School Building as 'Unsafe'(24.06.2016)

SC has denied permission to a Mumbai school to continue its academic session from an old building, declared unsafe and unauthorised by civic authoriti.....

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AIFIs to submit balance sheets, consolidated prudential reports(23.06.2016)

RBI introduced the Reserve Bank of India (Financial Statements of All India Financial Institutions - Presentation, Disclosure and Reporting) Direction.....

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Children have right to promotion in minority institution up to elementary level(10.06.2016)

Applying the ‘best interest’ principle, Kerala High Court granted an elementary school student benefit of Section 16 of the Right of Children to Free .....

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SC Irks over Unaffiliated Colleges and Other Educational Institutions(30.06.2016)

SC has irked over unaffiliated colleges and other educational institutions admitting students, saying such conduct has become a "disease" which is a ".....

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SC: No Right to Seek Parole or Premature Release for Terrorists(30.06.2016)

SC, while setting aside a P&H High Court judgment directing Gujarat Govt. to release life convict Lal Singh alias Manjit Singh