20 May 2019

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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.

Tags : Delhi High Court,16-year-old boy death, school



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.....

Tags : Contempt, mci, b.sc, medicine


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