19 September 2022


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Real Estate Act, 2016 marches ahead with newly notified Real Estate (Regulation and Development) (General) Rules, 2016 for 5 Union Territories(31.10.2016)

The Central Government has notified the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) (General) Rules, 2016, to be applicable to the five Union Territories.....

Tags : Real estate, Rules, Union Territories

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

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

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International Cases

Where a range of meanings are available and it is possible to light on one meaning which is not defamatory, Court is not obliged to select non-defamatory meaning(03.04.2019)

The Respondent to present appeal, Ronald Stocker, is the former husband of the Appellant, Nicola Stocker. Their marriage ended in acrimony in 2012. Mr.....

Tags : Defamatory statement, Re-determination, Words

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Court can make an order relieving a person from civil liability for a broad range of contraventions if the person concerned acted honestly and no substantial injustice is caused to any person(15.07.2021)

In facts of present case, on 13 May 2021, the Plaintiff, Jit Sun Investments Pte Ltd (Jit Sun Investments), filed an originating process seeking order.....

Tags : Deregistered Company, Reinstatement, Registration

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Blast from the Past

Winding a fine line between ‘public interest’ and interest(02.08.2004)

Tobacco advertising occupies a grey area in the debate on moral policing. On the one hand is consumer will and freedom to consume a legal substance, o.....

Tags : Pan masala, public interest, ban, state

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Court can make a winding up order on the just and equitable ground by reason of mismanagement or lack of confidence in the conduct and management of the company's affairs(01.07.2022)

By originating process which was amended on 14 February 2022, the Plaintiff seeks orders under the Corporations Act ,2001 for the reinstatement of Inf.....

Tags : Winding up, Reinstatement, Grant

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Winding a fine line between ‘public interest’ and interest(02.08.2004)

Tobacco advertising occupies a grey area in the debate on moral policing. On the one hand is consumer will and freedom to consume a legal substance, o.....

Tags : Pan masala, public interest, ban, state

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US Supreme Court dismisses claim against Austrian train operator(01.12.2015)

The US Supreme Court dismissed a suit against an Austrian train operator brought by an American woman who suffered severe injuries after falling onto .....

Tags : United states, sovereign immunity, Austria, injury

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How effective must counsel be?(05.10.2015)

The United States Supreme Court reversed a ruling that James Kulbicki’s defense team were unconstitutionally ineffective and had deprived him of a fai.....

Tags : United states. Effectiveness, counsel

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Statute

Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015(09.12.2015)

The Union Cabinet has approved amendments to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015 made by the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha. The .....

Tags : Real estate, bill, 2015, amendments

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Notifications & Circulars

Online Statement Of Transaction (e-SOT) and the e-PRAN card launched for Atal Pension Yojana (APY) subscribers(25.04.2017)

With a view to digitally empower the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) subscribers and improve the quality of service, the facility of online viewing of the s.....

Tags : Pension Yojana, Online Statement, Transaction, Launch

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Disclosure in "Notes to Accounts" to the Financial Statements- Divergence in the asset classification and provisioning(18.04.2017)

1. Please refer to paragraph 22 of the Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2015-16 announced on September 29, 2015 on the captioned subject. .....

Tags : Statements, Disclosure, Asset classification

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Rs. 200 crore set aside for Central Victim Compensation Fund(14.10.2015)

Ministry of Home Affairs introduced the Central Victim Compensation Fund to provide support to victims of various attacks, including acid attacks, rap.....

Tags : Victim, fund, central, state

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WCD Ministry Issues Model Guidelines for Foster Care(19.10.2015)

Ministry of Women and Child Development has issued Model Guidelines for Foster Care. Though the Guidelines provide a template for interactions and pro.....

Tags : Foster, care, model guidelines, 2015, states

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

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

Tags : Promulgation, Approval, Compensation, States

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Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies(06.12.2017)

Rationalisation of Merchant Discount Rate

1. In recent times, debit card transactions at 'Point of Sales' have shown significant growth. With.....

Tags : Statement, Regulatory Policies, Discount Rate

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India-US Strategy Energy Partnership Joint Statement(17.04.2018)

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

Tags : Partnership, Joint Statement, Energy Co-operation

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Financial Action Task Force Public Statement(18.11.2019)

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has called on its members and other jurisdictions to apply counter-measures to protect the international financ.....

Tags : FATF, Public Statement, Financial system, Protection

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Roll out of new Annual Information Statement(01.11.2021)

Income Tax Department has rolled out the new Annual Information Statement (AIS) on the Compliance Portal which provides a comprehensive view of inform.....

Tags : Roll out, Information, Statement

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Creating credible data on Inter-State Migrants(18.07.2018)

In Order to safeguard the interest of the Migrant workers, the Central Government has enacted the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employmen.....

Tags : Data, Inter-State Migrants, Creation

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International Financial Services Centres Authority (Form of Annual Statement of Accounts) Rules, 2022(28.02.2022)

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) of sub-section (2) of section 27 read with sub-section(1) of section 16 of the International Financi.....

Tags : Financial Services, Annual Statement, Accounts, Rules

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Rebate of State Levies on Export of Garments- revised rates regarding(09.11.2016)

Attention is drawn to Ministry's Circular Nos.43/2016-Customs dated 31.08.2016 and 47/2016-Customs dated 20.10.2016 regarding implementation of the Sc.....

Tags : Export, Rebate, State levies

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Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 34 the meeting held on 19th March, 2019 regarding GST rate on real estate sector(19.03.2019)

GST Council in the 34th meeting held on 19th March, 2019 at New Delhi discussed the operational details for implementation of the recommendations made.....

Tags : GST Council, Meeting, GST rate, Real estate sector

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Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-2018(07.06.2017)

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to.....

Tags : Bi-monthly, Monetary Policy, Statement

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First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 Resolution of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Reserve Bank of India(06.04.2017)

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to.....

Tags : Statement, Bi-monthly report, Resolution

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Disclosure in the "Notes to Accounts" to the Financial Statements - Divergence in the asset classification and provisioning(01.04.2019)

Please refer to our circular DBR.BP.BC.No.63/21.04.018/2016-17 dated April 18, 2017, on the captioned subject, requiring disclosures by banks where di.....

Tags : Disclosure, Financial Statements, Asset classification

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Notification of scheme to provide for the remission of State Levies on export of garments through the mechanism of rebate(27.06.2017)

In pursuance of the decision of the Government of India to initiate measures for reforms to boost employment generation in the employment intensive te.....

Tags : Notification, Remission, State Levies

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Recommendations of States in GST council(25.06.2019)

The 35th Meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council was held on 21.06.2019 in New Delhi.

All matters relating to Centre and the Sta.....

Tags : Recommendations, States, GST council

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CBDT extends due date for filing of TDS statement in Form 24Q(04.06.2019)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had earlier notified amended Form 24Q for filing TDS statement by deductors of tax vide Notification No. 36/2.....

Tags : TDS statement, Filing of, Extension

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Separate Department of Disability Affairs to be set up by States(18.05.2017)

Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment while addressing the "15th National Review Meeting of State Commissioners for Per.....

Tags : States, Department, Separate, Disability affairs

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Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms(14.09.2015)

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry released a report assessing implementation of business reforms by the States. It delves into the different areas.....

Tags : Business, state, implement, graphs, ease of doing

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Third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 Resolution of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Reserve Bank of India(02.08.2017)

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to.....

Tags : Monetary Policy, Statement

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Statement on behalf of the Government on the Supreme Court Judgement on Right to Privacy(24.08.2017)

The nine-judge Bench Supreme Court judgement has today pronounced in the "Privacy Case" by upholding the Right to Privacy as one protected by Article .....

Tags : Statement, Government, Judgement, Right to Privacy

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Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies(07.08.2019)

This Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures in the areas of Financial Markets; Payment and Settlement Systems; Bankin.....

Tags : Statement, Regulatory Policies, Measures

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Guidelines for preferential issue of units and institutional placement of units by a listed Real Estate Investment Trust(27.11.2019)

Regulation 2(1)(zd) of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Real Estate Investment Trusts) Regulations, 2014 ("REIT Regulations"), defines a "prefe.....

Tags : Guidelines for preferential issue of units and institutional placement of units by a listed Real Estate Investment Trust

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Diamond Dollar Account - Reporting Mechanism(23.03.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India has dispensed with quarterly and fortnightly statements previously submitted by banks giving details of the name and address.....

Tags : Diamond dollar, bank account, statement

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Statement by the Ministry of Finance on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)'s Policy Statement(06.12.2017)

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) released its fifth Bimonthly Policy Statement today. The MPC recognized that inflation remains firmly under contro.....

Tags : Bimonthly, Policy Statement, Release

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Roll-out of e-Way Bill system for Intra-State movement of goods in the States / Union Territory of Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Puducherry from 25th April, 2018(23.04.2018)

As per the decision of the GST Council, e-Way Bill system for Inter-State movement of goods has been rolled-out from 01st April, 2018. As on 20th Apri.....

Tags : E-Way Bill, Roll-out, Intra-State, Movement, Goods

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Roll out of e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods in the States of Assam and Rajasthan(14.05.2018)

As per the decision of the GST Council, e-Way Bill system for inter-State movement of goods has been rolled out from 01st April, 2018. As on 13th May,.....

Tags : E-Way Bill, Roll out, Intra-State, Goods, Movement

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Implementation of Indian Accounting Standards(23.06.2016)

RBI asked banks to submit Proforma Ind AS (Indian Accounting Standards) Financial Statements for half year ending 30 September 2016 by 30 November 201.....

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Union Government reaches the landmark of distributing more than 3 Crore N95 Masks to States(13.08.2020)

In the relentless work of State/UT governments for containment and management of COVID-19, the Union Government's central role has been in strengtheni.....

Tags : N95 Masks, States, Distribution

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Central Government hereby delegates all powers exercisable by the Director in relation to inter-State trade and commerce to the Controller of Legal Metrology in the State of Bihar(16.12.2020)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (7) of section 13 of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 (1 of 2010), the Central Government, with the co.....

Tags : Powers, Delegation, Inter-State trade

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Monetary Policy Statement, 2022-2023 Resolution of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) May 2 and 4, 2022(04.05.2022)

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) at its meeting today (May 4, 20.....

Tags : Monetary Policy Statement, Resolution, MPC

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Overlapping/Conflict between Central and State Labour Laws(07.12.2016)

The 'Labour' is a subject included in the Concurrent List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India. The concept of "Appropriate Government.....

Tags : Conflict, Labour Laws, Centre-state

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Special Window to States for meeting the GST Compensation Cess shortfall(15.10.2020)

Under Option-I States were to be provided a Special Window of Borrowing of Rs. 1.1 lakh cr, and over and above that, an authorisation for additional O.....

Tags : Special Window, States, GST Compensation Cess, Shortfall

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Reserve Bank of India renews its Statement of Commitment to the FX Global Code(20.07.2022)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signed its renewed Statement of Commitment (SoC) to the FX Global Code ("Code"). The Code, which was initially lau.....

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Judgments

Introducing higher standards in tender for renewal not illegal(28.07.2015)

In a case where the Petitioner, a civil contractor, urged that a tender by the government raised standards specifically to exclude him, the Court foun.....

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Opposing an interim injunction does not necessarily constitute submitting a first statement on the substance of the dispute(11.08.2015)

Waiver of a right by a party to enforce the arbitration agreement must be gathered from the facts and circumstances of the case. The Court noted that .....

Tags : arbitration, waive, right, first statement

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Compat: Flat buyers need not apply(26.04.2016)

The Competition Appellate Tribunal affirmed what the Competition Commission has been trying to tell residential flat buyers all along - builders canno.....

Tags : compat, real estate, dominant position

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“No Brokerage Policy” not anti-competitive conduct(03.05.2016)

The Commission dismissed a complaint by the Confederation of Real Estate Brokers’ Association of India against the “No Brokerage Policy” advertised on.....

Tags : Real estate, internet portal, brokerage

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Once option is given, same cannot be withdrawn, notwithstanding this clause, employees had a right to withdraw offer during validity period but not thereafter(29.08.2016)

Appellant Corporation obtained permission for winding up of appellant’s Corporation due to losses. Considering closure of Corporation, a Scheme called.....

Tags : Voluntary Retirement, Reinstatement, Validity

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Effect of mis-representation on contract is same as that of non-disclosure; it affords ground for avoiding contract to aggrieved party(20.10.2016)

In facts of present case, Husband of complainant obtained an insurance policy namely Money Plus Plan from Petitioner corporation, insuring his life to.....

Tags : Contract, False Statement, Repudiation

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If there is calculated effort to undermine judiciary, Courts will exercise jurisdiction to punish offender for contempt(21.10.2016)

Appellants were found guilty of committing contempt by High Court of Rajasthan. Simple imprisonment of two months and fine was imposed. Aggrieved by s.....

Tags : Derogatory statements, Contempt, Penalty

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Court shall pronounce judgment where a party failed to present written statement within time permitted or fixed by Court(14.12.2016)

Plaintiff has filed present appeal impugning an order passed by d Joint Registrar whereby applications filed by Defendants for seeking permission to f.....

Tags : Written Statement, Filing, Time period

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CCI dismisses complaint against DLF(04.01.2016)

The Competition Commission of India dismissed a complaint against DLF Universal Limited, a real estate company of national renown, for abusing its dom.....

Tags : Dominant position, real estate, gurgaon, dlf

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State has no power to legislate in respect of denatured alcohol which is incapable of human consumption(13.12.2017)

The Petitioners are manufacturers of denatured spirit and have obtained a license for manufacturing under the Rules. The Petitioners claim that they h.....

Tags : Denatured spirit, Regulation, Power of state

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Supervisory jurisdiction conferred on High Court is confined only to see whether an inferior Court or tribunal has proceeded within parameters of its jurisdiction(15.12.2017)

The present appeal arises from a judgment of the High Court by which an order of the trial Court allowing an application filed by the Appellant for am.....

Tags : Written Statement, Amendment, Validity

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Mere non-supply of the inquiry report does not automatically warrant reinstatement of the delinquent employee(10.11.2017)

The Respondent was appointed as a driver with the Appellants-Road Transport Corporation. On 27th October, 1995 while driving a vehicle on Karnal-Harid.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Direction, Validity

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Regularization by management gives no right to retrenched employee to claim re-employment(02.01.2019)

Present appeal is directed against the final judgment passed by the High Court whereby the Division Bench of the High Court dismissed the appeal filed.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Back wages, Validity

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To classify a person employed in an industry as a workman, not only nature of work performed but also terms of appointment in job performed are relevant considerations(18.04.2019)

The Petitioner-Trust has challenged concurrent orders passed by the Labour Court and Industrial Court by filing the present writ petition. It is claim.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Direction, Validity

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Existence of a sufficient cause for permitting Defendant to file written statement is imperative for granting extension of time(10.10.2019)

Present petition under Article 227 of Constitution of India, 1950 takes exception to an order passed by the learned Judge, whereby the learned Judge a.....

Tags : Written statement, Filing of, Delay

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Written statement is not liable to be struck off the record, if sufficient cause is shown for delay(20.03.2020)

Present is an application filed by the Plaintiffs under Order VIII Rule 1 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 [CPC] for a direction that, the written.....

Tags : Written statement, Filing, Delay

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In case of reinstatement, payment of back wages is not a matter of right(29.06.2020)

Present are two petitions arising out of the impugned award passed by the Presiding Officer, Labour Court by which the Workman was reinstated into ser.....

Tags : Past conduct, Reinstatement, Legality

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Allottees of real estate projects are "financial creditors" and may trigger the IBC against the real estate developer(09.08.2019)

Writ petitions have been filed in present Court to challenge the constitutional validity of amendments made to the Code, pursuant to a report prepared.....

Tags : Allottees, Real estate projects, Amendment

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Where the negligence of the State authorities is clear from the record, appropriate compensation to the family of the victims is to be awarded(24.08.2020)

Present writ petition is filed by the Petitioners who are the legal heirs of Late Sh. Manish (aged 23 years) who lost his life on 31st August, 2014 as.....

Tags : Negligence, State authorities, Compensation

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Copies of correspondence which are confidential shall not be granted, except under the orders of the Court(02.11.2020)

Appeal was against impugned order denying issuance of Copies of the statements under Section 108 of Customs Act, 1962 on basis that the statements wer.....

Tags : Statements, Copies, Denial

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Consumer fora has no jurisdiction to accept the written statement beyond the period of 45 days(11.02.2021)

The Petitioners have preferred the present special leave petition against the impugned order passed by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commis.....

Tags : Written statement, Delay, Condonation

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State financial corporation's rights impeded by right of workers to wages in insolvency(07.08.2015)

The right of a state financial corporation under Section 29 of the State Financial Corporations Act, 1959 is subject to rights of workers of the compa.....

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State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex and place of birth or any of them(28.05.2021)

The Union Government for safeguarding the Minorities had set up a National Commission for Minorities under the National Commission for Minorities Act,.....

Tags : State Minority Commission, Sub-classification of minorities

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Extension of limitation will not be applicable in circumstances where the Defendant was not prevented from filing written statement(17.12.2021)

Present order will dispose of the application filed by the Defendants under Order VIII Rule 1 read with Section 151 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (.....

Tags : Delay, Condonation, Written statement

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Where the inquiry is found to be defective, the employer can lead evidence before the authority to prove misconduct(08.12.2021)

The order passed by the High Court is the subject matter of challenge in the present appeal at the instance of the employer whereby the order passed b.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Direction, Legality

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Reinstatement with full back wages is not automatic in every case of unlawful termination/ dismissal(20.09.2021)

The present appeal has been preferred by the Appellant-Bank against the order passed by High Court quashing the Industrial Tribunal’s order of directi.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Compensation

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Reinstatement cannot flow as a matter of right, when acquittal is not an honourable acquittal(10.02.2022)

The present petition has been filed assailing the order of the Respondent, whereby the Petitioner was dismissed from service under Rule 19(i) of the C.....

Tags : Acquittal, Reinstatement, Entitlement

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Tribunal has power under Section 11A of ID Act to interfere with the punishment inflicted on an employee by the Management(12.09.2022)

The Petitioner in the present Writ Petition is aggrieved by the Award passed by the Presiding Officer. Vide the impugned Award, the learned Industrial.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Workman, Legality

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Resignation would be effective on its acceptance, even if the acceptance is not communicated(02.05.2022)

By present writ petition, the Petitioners i.e. the Management and the School have challenged judgment, passed by the School Tribunal, whereby oral ter.....

Tags : Direction, Reinstatement, Legality

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Award granting reinstatement should not be passed in the cases of daily rated employees(06.06.2022)

Present petition, filed under Article 227 of the Constitution of India, 1950 challenges the award passed by the Labour Court. The learned advocate for.....

Tags : Reinstatement, Direction, Validity

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Commercial matters to not be kept lingering in no-contest(07.09.2015)

The Delhi High Court allowed a trade mark suit in favour of international food chain, ‘Burger King’ despite the Defendant’s non-cooperation. Arising f.....

Tags : Trade mark, summons, written statement, ex parte

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Statement of a person recorded by officers of NCB or CBN after arrest of such person is inadmissible in evidence(10.10.2017)

The instant appeal has been preferred by the accused Appellant being aggrieved of the judgment passed by the learned Special Judge, whereby, the Appel.....

Tags : Conviction, Statement, Admissibility

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CCI inundated by real estate complaints(29.03.2016)

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Mazahar to not be treated as previous statement unless versions exist(08.12.2015)

Video recordings made by investigating officer during preparation of scene mahazar cannot be used as a previous statement under Sections 145 and 155 o.....

Tags : Mazahar, video, previous statement

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Casual workers covered under Employees State Insurance Act, 1948(29.02.2016)

The Supreme Court rejected submissions of the Royal Western India Turf Club Ltd. that casual workers employed by it were outside the ambit of the Empl.....

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Every student with disability cannot be expelled without giving further opportunity to attain necessary levels(16.02.2018)

The Petitioner, a physically-disabled student enrolled in M.Sc. Mathematics in Respondent No. 1- Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in academic yea.....

Tags : Reservation, Reinstatement, Grant

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Bombay HC: Harness Whatsapp to receive child rights complaints(02.05.2016)

Hearing a PIL for women lawyers being given priority appointments as Special Public Prosecutors under the Protection of Child Rights Act, the Bombay H.....

Tags : child rights, state commission, special public prosecutor

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Setback to AAP Government as Delhi High Court ruled against it(04.08.2016)

High Court pronounced that, National Capital Territory continues to be a Union Territory and the Lieutenant Governor is its administrative head.....

Tags : Legislative powers, Executive power, Exercise, Delhi, Statehood

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Law presumes that, every person committing an offence is sane and liable for his acts, though in specified circumstances, it may be rebuttable(02.07.2018)

The Appellant assails his conviction under Section 302 and 324 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC), rejecting his defence that he was of unsound mind.....

Tags : Conviction, Mental state, Benefit of doubt

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News

Calcutta High Court Seeks Reply on Outdoor Advertising Policy in West Bengal(14.09.2015)

Calcutta HC on PIL by Ascent Welfare Organization seeking order against back-to-back advertisement on windshields of AC buses owned by state transport.....

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SC: Unregistered NGOs Can’t Run Children Homes(14.09.2015)

Supreme Court has directed Centre and State Governments to shut down all children homes run by unregistered NGOs as many of these been found to be eng.....

Tags : Supreme Court,Centre ,State Governments

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SC Seeks Reply on Plea Seeking Setting Up of Separate Pay Commission for Judges(15.09.2015)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Centre, State and Registrar General of all high courts on a petition filed by All India Judges Association, seeking.....

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Kerala High Court Seeks Report on Action Taken Against Thachankary(15.09.2015)

Kerala High Court has ordered State Govt. to file report explaining action taken on recommendation by State Police Chief to initiate disciplinary acti.....

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court Issues Notice to J&K on Beef Ban(17.09.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued notice to State on a petition challenging constitutional validity of beef ban, asking it to reply within a wee.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Issues Notices on Centre, State and Oil Marketing Firms over LPG Scam(21.09.2015)

Madhya Pradesh HC has issued notices to Central and State Govt. along with three major oil marketing companies, including Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, .....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh HC,Centre, State

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Ninth Circuit Sets Fair Use Guideline through YouTube ‘Dancing Baby’ Copyright Ruling(24.09.2015)

On clash over copyright in “dancing baby” case, United States Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco has held that copyright holder mu.....

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

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

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Bombay HC Directs State Govt. to Issue Circular for Reducing Weight of School Bags(25.09.2015)

Bombay HC has directed State Government to issue circular to schools, within 4 weeks, for implementation of recommendations on reducing weight of scho.....

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Madras HC Orders State Government to Pay Compensation to Village Panchayat(29.09.2015)

Madras HC on PIL filed by a villager of Arkonam Taluk in Vellore District, alleging that K Mani, who was granted licence for quarrying earth in villag.....

Tags : Madras HC ,State Government

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Bombay High Court: Conduct Fire Audit of Courts Within 4 Months(30.09.2015)

Bombay High Court has ordered State Government to conduct fire audit in courts in Maharashtra, within a period of 4 months. The court also asked gover.....

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Sikkim High Court Orders Government to Establish Dispensaries in Prison(01.10.2015)

Sikkim High Court has ordered State Government to establish dispensaries in Central Jail at Rongyek in East Sikkim and South district prison at Namchi.....

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NGT to Centre and States: Suggest Ways for Implementation of E-Waste Rules(15.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Centre and State Governments to recommend a scheme for effective implementation of E-Waste Rules for enviro.....

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Bombay HC to State: What Steps Taken to Fill up Vacancies at Women's Commission(15.10.2015)

Bombay High Court on a petition filed by RTI activist Vihar Dhruve, has asked State Government to inform what steps it had taken to fill up vacant pos.....

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Gauhati HC Serves Notice to State Govt. over Bicycle Scam(16.10.2015)

Gauhati HC while taking cognizance of a complaint of alleged scam in the procurement of women's bicycles by Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam,.....

Tags : Gauhati HC, State Govt.

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Madras HC Seeks Report from State over Steps Taken by it for Preservation of Folk Arts(19.10.2015)

Madras HC while taking a serious note of an article published in The Hindu Tamil on pitiable plight of folk artists in State, has directed State Gover.....

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SC to Centre and States: Why Do Appeals Drag On(19.10.2015)

Supreme Court while taking note of long delays in hearing of appeals by various high courts, has asked Centre and State Governments as to what they pr.....

Tags : Supreme Court , Centre, State Governments

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Gujarat HC Seeks Report on Investigation of Patel Quota Agitation Custodial Death Case(20.10.2015)

Gujarat High Court has directed State CID to file a progress report on investigation into custodial death case of a youth in Ahmedabad during Patel co.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, State CID

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Allahabad HC: Immediately Audit Local Bodies Which Have Not Been Audited Since Long Time(08.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court has ordered State Chief Secretary to immediately order an external audit of local bodies that have not been audited for several y.....

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Gujarat HC Directs Govt. to Asks It Before Making Any Change in New Policy for Gir Sanctuary(08.10.2015)

Gujarat High Court has directed State Government not to make any changes in new policy for Gir Sanctuary, the last abode for Asiatic lions, without it.....

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

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

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Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement reached(05.10.2015)

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

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Allahabad High Court Orders Demolition of Real Estate Projects in Greater Noida(13.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court has ordered demolition of a number of real estate projects launched by major builders including Supertech, Amrapali and Jagat Tar.....

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Allahabad HC Directs Counsel to Seek Instructions For Security for Lawyers in Ayodhya Matter(27.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court has ordered counsel for Centre and State to seek instructions on an application alleging that proper security was not being provi.....

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Patna HC Stays Basic Grade Doctors’ Appointment(28.10.2015)

Patna HC has stayed appointment of basic grade doctors till the next order. The court directed the state to file its reply why it has given permission.....

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J&K High Court Denies to Impose Strict Ban on Sale of Liquor in State(30.10.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has said that it cannot direct the state government to impose strict ban on sale of liquor in the state, in view of the c.....

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

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

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Bombay HC Orders State Government to Act Against Private Bus Operators(02.11.2015)

Bombay High Court has ordered State Government to take action against private luxury buses and vehicles ferrying passengers in the state thereby causi.....

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Gujarat High Court asks SEC to include NOTA in Gujarat Local Body Elections(02.11.2015)

Gujarat High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to include option of NOTA (None Of The Above) in the upcoming local body polls in the .....

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Kerala High Court Upholds Land Acquisition by KSIDC(04.11.2015)

Kerala High Court while dismissing a batch of appeals has allowed Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) decision to acquire land for.....

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GSFC Books Patent for Gujcon Nylon Products(10.11.2015)

State-run Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd has received a process patent for its Gujcon products range under Nylon-6 that will improve qualit.....

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Gujarat HC Directs SEC to do NOTA Promotion for Local Body Elections(17.11.2015)

Gujarat High Court has ordered State Election Commission (SEC) to further promote option of None Of The Above or NOTA among voters in coming local bod.....

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Rajasthan HC to State Govt.: Fill Vacancies in Education Department by June 30(19.11.2015)

Rajasthan High Court has ordered State to fill all vacancies in the education department by June 30, 2016 and said that government must give importanc.....

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Kerala HC Notice to Ex-State Finance Minister KM Mani and others over Corruption Case(23.11.2015)

Kerala High Court has served notice to Ex-State Finance Minister KM Mani and others including Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau Director on whether.....

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J&K HC Pulls Up State Against Appointing Relatives as PROs(23.11.2015)

Jammu Kashmir High Court while taking note of ministers appointing their relatives as PROs (Public Relations Officers), has ordered State Government t.....

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Hyderabad High Court Denies to Condone Inordinate Delay in Filing Appeal(23.11.2015)

Hyderabad High Court has rejected petition filed by State Government seeking condoning of delay of 800 days in filing an appeal against acquittal of a.....

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Gujarat HC Issues Notice to Centre on Pak Woman's Plea on LTV(06.01.2016)

Gujarat HC has issued notice to Ministry of External Affairs, State Government and Panchmahal district SP in response to a petition by a Pakistani wom.....

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NGT Orders Surat Collector to Recover Rs 75 Crore from SMC(06.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over delay in formulating a concrete action plan for solid waste management in Surat and ordered district coll.....

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Bombay High Court Comes Hard Over Drink and Drive(08.01.2016)

Bombay HC, while ordering Central and State Governments to adopt zero tolerance policy over cases of drink-driving, has stressed that mere presence of.....

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NGT to All States: Stop Illegal Sand Mining on Riverbeds(08.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed all State Governments to ensure that there is no sand mining on the riverbeds being carried without prior e.....

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Kerala High Court Seeks Govt. Views on Panel for Tribes(08.01.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed Centre and the State Governments to inform court of their views on its suggestion for constitution of a broad-based com.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint of Unfair Trade Practices Against Aura Real Estate and Waghere Promoters(11.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of abuse of dominant position made against Aura Real Estate and Waghere Promoters relat.....

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Gujarat High Court Put Ban on Chinese Lantern(23.12.2015)

Gujarat HC has directed State Government to ban manufacturing and sale of Chinese lantern within three days as the lanterns are not only dangerous, .....

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J&K HC Directs State Government to Hoist State Flag on Buildings of Constitutional Authorities(28.12.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the state govt. to hoist state flag on official buildings and vehicles of constitutional authorities in adhe.....

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J&K High Court Stays Order to Hoist State Flag on Buildings(04.01.2016)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has stayed a single judge order asking Jammu and Kashmir Government to hoist State flag on all its buildings and flagpole.....

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SC Orders Centre, Drought-Hit States to Come Up with Relief Plan within 10 Days(05.01.2016)

Supreme Court has directed Centre and eight states to respond within ten days on steps taken by them to provide free foodgrains and employment under M.....

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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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Supreme Court Allows Centre to Withdraw Force from Darjeeling Hills(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court Allows Centre to Withdraw Force from Darjeeling Hills

Tags : A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud agreed to the Centre's plea to relocate half of the remaining paramilitary forces from the state's strife-torn districts to the poll-bound state.

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

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

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

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COMMERCIAL - 120 Days Deadline to File Written Statement in Commercial Suits is Mandatory: SC(19.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that proviso added to Code of Civil Procedure by Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015, is mandatory and n.....

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COMMERCIAL - Deadline of 120 Days to File Written Statement in Commercial Suits is Mandatory: SC(19.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that proviso added to Code of Civil Procedure by Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015, is mandatory and n.....

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CIVIL - SC Pulls Up Governments for ‘Pathetic’ State of Court Infrastructure(20.02.2019)

Supreme Court has blamed decades-old apathy of Centre and state governments for “unimaginably pathetic” condition of court buildings and lack of adequ.....

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CIVIL - Kerala HC Issues Guidelines for Appointment of Guardian to Patients Lying in State of Coma(21.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that no specific provision is available in any Statutes to deal with procedure for such appointment of Guardian to a vi.....

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CIVIL - Kerala HC Issues Guidelines for Appointment of Guardian to Patients Lying in State of Coma(21.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that no specific provision is available in any statute to deal with procedure for appointment of Guardian to a victim l.....

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Gujarat High Court Says No to ‘Experience Norm’ For Judicial Services(17.03.2017)

Gujarat High Court has set aside a provision of State Judicial Service Rules which requires five years experience for candidates working with legal de.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Details of Children in State Prisons(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State to reply on how many children are there in its 32 prisons and how much amount has been spent to establish anganwadis.....

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P&H High Court Directs State to Pay Rs 589.2 Crore to State Warehousing Corporation For Pension(27.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Punjab Government to pay Rs 589.2 crore to State Warehousing Corporation that has failed to clear pension dues.....

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Kerala High Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Bank Merger(27.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a batch of Public Interest Petitions challenging decision of State Bank of India (SBI) to acquire State Bank of Travan.....

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Delhi State Commission for Consumer Disputes Orders Rs 3 Lakh Compensation For Baggage Loss(27.03.2017)

Delhi State Commission for Consumer Disputes has said that no amount of monetary compensation can pay for harassment and agony a flyer goes through du.....

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CRIMINAL - IS recruit Areeb Majeed Can Get Call Records: Bombay High Court(28.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has allowed alleged Islamic State recruit Areeb Majeed’s application seeking call data records of the conversations between his fath.....

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RBI Releases First Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20(04.04.2019)

Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced its resolution under first bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-.....

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Gujarat HC Allows Inquiry Against Ex-DGP Sreekumar in 2002 Gujarat Riots Case(07.09.2015)

Gujarat High Court has allowed State Government to initiate a departmental inquiry, pending since 2005, against former director general of police (DGP.....

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NGT Seeks Pollution Report on All Hotels from OSPCB(07.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) and Chief Secretary to take stock of pollution level at all hotel.....

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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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Bombay HC: Tenant Occupying Premises Before Enactment of Public Premises Act to be Ruled by State Act(26.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that such persons who are in occupation prior to premises belonging to or taken on lease by government companies and co.....

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Bombay HC: Tenant Occupying Premises Before Enactment of Public Premises Act to be Ruled by State Act(26.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that such persons who are in occupation prior to premises belonging to or taken on lease by government companies and co.....

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Bombay High Court Directs Builders to Meet July 31 Rera Registration Deadline(27.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed a group of builders to comply with a July 31 registration deadline under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) A.....

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Supreme Court: Rulers of Princely States were ''Maharajas Without Praja''(01.08.2019)

Supreme Court observed that rulers of princely states were ''Maharajas'' (kings) without ''praja'' (subjects). It was also noted that sovereignty and .....

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Bombay HC Orders State to Make Policy During 'Paryushan'(15.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to frame a policy as regards to two-day meat ban and closure of abattoirs during the Jain festival of .....

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Madras HC to TN: Set Up High Power Committee to Study Floods(17.12.2015)

Madras HC has ordered notice on a PIL praying for a direction to State Government to constitute a high powered committee to study the factors that led.....

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SC's Notice to Centre over Plea on Free Food Grains(17.12.2015)

Supreme Court has sought response of Centre and eight drought-hit states on a plea seeking direction to make available free food-grains guaranteed und.....

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CCI Junks Complaints against Prestige Estates Projects(18.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made against Bengaluru-based Prestige Estates Projects.

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Delhi HC Asks SEC to Hold By-Polls to 13 Wards(21.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to hold by-elections to vacant seats in 13 municipal wards of Capital by April 30 next.....

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Kerala High Court Upholds Job Quota for Arrack Workers(22.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has upheld a single judge’s directive to State Government to implement a 2002 government order providing 25 per cent of daily wage e.....

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Gujarat HC Directs State to Appoint 2 Information Commissioners(22.12.2015)

Gujarat HC has directed State Government to appoint two more information commissioners in State Information Commission for speedy disposal of cases an.....

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Supreme Court Allows J&K Communist Leader to Go Back to Home State(16.09.2019)

Supreme Court has permitted CPI(M) leader Mohd Yusuf Tarigami to go back to his home state Jammu and Kashmir. The Court said that the former MLA does.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Issues Notice to State(14.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to State, while acting on a petition alleging that the procedure adopted by Haryana Government for rec.....

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Gujarat High Court Issues Notice to Govt., EC on PIL Alleging Minister’s Fake MBA Degree(14.10.2015)

Gujarat HC has served notices to State Government, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Shankar Chaudhary and Election Commission (EC) on a.....

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Allahabad High Court Permits Appointment, Training of 3,469 Sub-Inspectors(14.10.2015)

Allahabad HC while deciding petition alleging that many candidates from reserved categories have been wrongly adjusted in general, has permitted appoi.....

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Gujarat High Court Slams State Election Commission(15.10.2015)

Gujarat HC has slammed State Election Commission and said that election commission was for furtherance democracy and not for diluting the process of l.....

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Sikkim State Assembly Passes Bill Prohibiting Cow Slaughter(31.08.2017)

Sikkim has passed a Bill banning cow slaughter, which is titled as 'Sikkim Prevention of Cow Slaughter Bill, 2017'.

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Delhi State Consumer Commission Orders Unitech to Pay Rs 33 Lakhs(20.08.2019)

Delhi State Consumer Commission has noted that homebuyers cannot be expected to wait indefinitely for the possession of flats and directed real estate.....

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Gujarat HC Issues Notice to State over Entry Tax on Goods Bought through E-Commerce Portals(29.04.2016)

Gujarat HC has issued a notice to State Government on a petition filed by online retail major Flipkart against entry tax in State on goods bought thro.....

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Real Estate Bill Becomes Act Now(02.05.2016)

Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016 has became an act on May 1.

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SC Issues Notice to Centre, States on Uploading of FIRs within 24 Hours(03.05.2016)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Central and all State Governments on a PIL seeking direction that "each and every" FIR on the official website of p.....

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CCI Dismisses Allegations Against Real Estate Websites(05.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations that five real estate websites, including Housing.com and Magicbricks.com, abused thei.....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Orders Reverse Real Estate Insolvency Process(12.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has passed an order for a reverse insolvency process, which could set a template for stressed real estate proj.....

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SC: HC Cannot Quash Criminal Proceedings on Basis of its Assessment of Statements u/s 161 CrPC(12.02.2020)

Supreme Court has held that criminal proceedings cannot be quashed on the basis of statements recorded before Police officials in terms of Section 161.....

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SC Directs Madhya Pradesh HC to Reinstate Woman Judge Who Made Sexual Harassment Allegations(13.02.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Madhya Pradesh High Court to consider reinstating a woman judge, claiming only her seniority to be maintained, who had .....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Order Disqualifying Panchayat President(14.10.2016)

Madras High Court has set aside an order issued by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) disqualifying a Panchayat president, on ground that th.....

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SC Slams Centre for Failure to Prevent Racial Discrimination against Northeast People(19.10.2016)

Supreme Court has slammed Centre for not being able to take enough measures to prevent racial discrimination of people from Northeastern States in Del.....

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Madras HC Notices State Government, Opposition over Local Body Polls(19.10.2016)

Madras High Court has noticed Principal Opposition Party - DMK and State Government on an appeal moved by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC).....

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SC Reserves Verdict on Cauvery Appeals(20.10.2016)

Supreme Court has reserved its judgment on nature of awards being given by Water Tribunals set up under Inter-state River Disputes Act, 1956, and its .....

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

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

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Karnataka HC Wants State to Modify State Level Committee Constituted To Supervise Covid-19 Hospitals(28.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the state government to consider modifying the constitution of the State Level Expert Committee constituted based on th.....

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SERVICE - Bombay High Court Orders Reinstatement Of HIV+ve Man As Coast Guard(25.03.2019)

After 14-years, Bombay HC has ordered reinstatement of an HIV positive man who was invalidly discharged on being diagnosed with HIV and tuberculosis.

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SERVICE - Madras HC Directs Reinstatement of Teacher Terminated 22 Years Ago(25.03.2019)

Madras High Court has came to the rescue of a 40-year-old secondary grade teacher whose services were terminated 22 years ago on the ground that her d.....

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CIVIL - SC to TN Govt.: Ensure There is no Defacement of Public Places With Political Slogans And Photos(27.03.2019)

Supreme Court has directed State of Tamil Nadu to take all necessary steps to ensure that there is no defacement/disfigurement of any public places by.....

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Karnataka HC Asks Govt About Steps for Survey of All Quarries in State(24.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked the state government to inform whether it will be carrying out a survey of all quarries in the State in a phased manner.....

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Madras HC: Builders Cannot Escape Provisions of RERA Where Amenities Not Provided(26.02.2021)

Madras High Court has held that builders and real estate developers cannot escape from the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 if they .....

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P&H HC Seeks Information on Cases Pending Against MPs/MLAs of State(26.02.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has sought information of all the cases pending against the Members of Parliament/Members of Legislative Assembly in the S.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses Relief to Govt Employee in Bribery Case(07.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to a MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd) employee who was charged with accep.....

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Bombay High Court: State Doesn’t Seem To Value Human Rights Panel(14.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that State Government does not seem to care about State Human Rights Commission despite rise in instances of human rights v.....

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CIVIL - Obligation of State to Procure Land for New Court Complex: Bombay HC(07.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to submit proposals for the allotment of suitable land to host a new modernised High Court build.....

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Karnataka HC: Coffee Estates Not Excluded from Application of SARFASEI Act(05.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that the banks and other financial institutions can invoke provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financ.....

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Allahabad HC Directs Reinstatement of Home Guard Sacked for Being Homosexual(10.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed reinstatement of a home guard who had been sacked on the charge of “indecency” on the basis of a video in which he w.....

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

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

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Punjab and Haryana HC Dismisses Plea By Hotel, Restaurant Owners on Renaming of State Highways(19.04.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed a plea by seven hotel and restaurant owners challenging UT Administration’s decision to not rename Madhya .....

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Government Notifies Remaining Sections of RERA, Act Shall Come into Full Force From May 1, 2017(20.04.2017)

Central Government has issued a notification announcing that sections 3-19, 40, 59-70, 79 and 80 of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016.....

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Amend Employees State Insurance Act to Cover Internal Injuries: Madras HC(18.04.2019)

Madras High Court has recommended that Centre should amend the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948, to cover internal injuries suffered by employees.

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Karnataka HC Dismisses KSAT Chairman's Plea Claiming Salary Equivalent to HC CJ(19.04.2019)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by its former Judge Justice K Bhakthavatsala, who is presently, Chairman of Karnataka State Admini.....

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Bombay HC: Goa State Cooperative Bank Ltd. is Not a 'State' Under Article 12(08.03.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that the Goa State Cooperative Bank Ltd. is not a 'State' nor does it fall within the ambit of 'any other authority' for th.....

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NGT Raps DSIIDC Over Functioning of CETPs in Okhala and Lawrence Road(31.07.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rapped Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (DSIIDC) over functioning of common eff.....

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Patna High Court Raps Bar Council for 'Boycott' Call(31.07.2015)

Patna high court observed that the State Bar Council showed its double standards by giving a call to lawyers across the state for abstaining from cour.....

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US Supreme Court Strikes Off Law Favoring Mothers Over Fathers in Citizenship Case(14.06.2017)

US Supreme Court has ruled that unwed mothers and fathers may not be treated differently in determining whether their children may claim American citi.....

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NCDRC: Builder-Buyer Agreements Often Favours Builders’ Interest(15.06.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), while terming some builder- buyer agreements as ‘unconscionable contracts’, has observed that.....

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#GST Rollout: All 30 States, Union Territories sans J&K Ready For GST From July 1(22.06.2017)

All States and Union Territories, barring Jammu and Kashmir, have passed their State GST Act, paving the way for rollout of Goods and Services Tax fro.....

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AAR: GST Leviable on Advisory & Management Fees Recd. in Indian Rs. for Services Provided to AIF Fund(21.06.2019)

Maharashtra State Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that GST is payable on advisory and management fee received by asessee in Indian Rupees .....

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MP HC Asks Centre to Take Responsibility for Provision of Vaccination Doses to State(26.05.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the Central Government to take upon itself the responsibility of providing required number of vaccination doses to.....

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Bombay High Court Issue Notices to Police Chief and Maharashtra Government on Hotel Raids(21.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to Police Chief and State Government of Maharashtra to file reply on raids on hotels, during which consenting coup.....

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MP High Court Issue Notices to Pvt Medical College, State Govt. and MCI For Giving Illegal Admissions(26.08.2015)

MP High Court has issued notices to State Director of Medical Education and Medical Council of India (MCI) while hearing petition demanding inquiry ag.....

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United States Supreme Court Explains Trademark Registration(11.07.2017)

United States Supreme Court, while explaining trademark registration has observed that principle underlying trademark protection is that distinctive m.....

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Government: RERA Applies to All Incomplete Projects(11.07.2017)

Government has made it clear that developers can claim exemption from Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act only if work on their apartment or .....

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Karnataka Notifies RERA, Builders to Disclose Size of Apartment Based on Carpet Area(11.07.2017)

Karnataka government has notified Real Estate Regulatory (Regulation and Development) Act making it mandatory for all the builders to register with th.....

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Telangana HC Directs Telangana State Public Service Commission Officers to Appear in Contempt Case(15.06.2021)

Telangana High Court has directed Telangana State Public Service Commission Chairman B. Janardhan Reddy, who earlier worked as School Education Princi.....

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Supreme Court Asks Unitech to Deposit 14% Interest on Investment by Home Buyers(25.04.2017)

Supreme Court has directed real estate firm Unitech to deposit 14 per cent interest on Rs. 16.55 crore invested by 39 home buyers in its project in Gu.....

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RERA Kicks in Today, Only 13 States/UTs Notified Rules So Far(01.05.2017)

Real Estate Act comes into force from today with a promise of protecting right of consumers and ushering in transparency but only 13 states and UTs ha.....

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SCDRC Directs Bank to Pay 1L Compensation For Failure to Inform Loan Applicant of Rejection(02.05.2017)

State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Maharashtra has held that failure to inform an applicant about rejection of his loan application constit.....

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SC: 'Admission' Made by Accused to Police Officer Before Commencement of Investigation Admissible(25.04.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a statement made by the accused to a police officer before the investigation commences, is admissible in evidence, if .....

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HRERA to Developers: Don’t Use Buyers’ Funds to Repay Loans(25.04.2019)

Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority (HRERA) has ordered that Developers should not repay loans taken from banks and financial institutions by usi.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Details Regarding Law and Order Situation in State(10.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the details regarding the latest status of the law and order situation in the State, dealing with a public interest pet.....

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Manipur HC Refuses to Issue Directions for Procurement of Medical Oxygen in State(12.05.2021)

Manipur High Court has refused to issue directions for procurement/ supply of medical Oxygen in the State, saying that it would be inappropriate to is.....

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NGT Seeks Reply on Plea Alleging Illegal Sand Mining At Jalaun and Hamirpur(01.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) on plea against alleged illegal sand mining being carried out in Jalaun and Hamirpur districts of Uttar Pradesh, has iss.....

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Washington State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Seattle’s Gun Tax(11.08.2017)

Washington State Supreme Court, while upholding Seattle’s tax on gun and ammunition sales, has ruled 8-1 to affirm a previous decision by King County .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Detail of Complainants in Gurugram's Unitech Project(17.08.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Delhi Police to furnish details of number of flat buyers of Unitech's project in Gurugram who had approached it for registe.....

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Supreme Court: Inter-State Sales Between Successor States Inapt to be Treated as Intra-State Sales(10.07.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that creation of a new political State must be given full legal effect and the Inter-State sales between the two successor Sta.....

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Kerala HC Sets Aside Judgment on Regulation of Lotteries of Other States(18.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has set aside a single judge’s judgement restraining the State government from interfering with marketing and sale of lottery ticket.....

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Delhi HC Directs SBI to Open FCRA Accounts of NGOs Within 10 Days of Receiving Centre's Approval(24.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the State Bank of India (SBI) to ensure that applications for opening the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (F.....

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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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Bombay HC to Govt.: Not to Act on Circular Defining Guideline for Cops to Book People Under Sedition(23.09.2015)

Bombay HC has stayed State Govt’s circular defining guidelines for police to book people under sedition charges. The issue raised during hearing of PI.....

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NGT Issues Notice over Unauthorized Structures on Green Belt in Gaziabad(24.09.2015)

NGT on plea seeking demolition of unauthorized structures located on green belts in Gaziabad, has issued notice to Ministry of Environment and Forests.....

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#RERA: 23 States Notify Rules, Six Misses July 31 Deadline(01.08.2017)

The July-31 deadline to register projects under the Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA) is over, however, six states are yet to notify rules. These incl.....

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SC Gives Time to Tamil Nadu SEC to Conduct Local Body Elections in Nine New Districts(23.06.2021)

Supreme Court has given the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (SEC) time to work, if necessary 24 hours a day, and hold the local body elections in.....

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Gauhati HC Denies Bail to Former DIG for Leaking State Police Recruitment Examination Paper(28.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has rejected the bail pleas filed by three primary accused persons including a Retired Deputy Inspector General of Assam Police in .....

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National Green Tribunal Fines Four Real Estate Developers(29.09.2017)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine on four real estate developers in Delhi, as it was found that the rainwater harvesting systems installed by.....

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SC Upholds Citizen's Right to Challenge Constitutional Amendment Affecting States' Power(21.07.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that when a citizen of India challenges a constitutional amendment as being procedurally infirm, it is the duty of the Cour.....

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J&K HC: Omission to Record Statement of Accused Not Fatal to Validity of Trial(21.07.2021)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has held that in the absence of any prejudice to the accused or demonstrated failure of justice, omission to record his sta.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC Seeks Response on Availability of Covid Facilities in State(26.07.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has sought response of the State Government on the availability of Covid 19 facilities in the State with regards to the am.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC Seeks Response on Availability of Covid Facilities in State(26.07.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has sought response of the State Government on the availability of Covid 19 facilities in the State with regards to the am.....

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Apple Books Patent on Two Techniques, Tip Self-Healing Tech, Dual Rear Cameras in Future iPhone(11.01.2016)

Apple has been granted two new patents by United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for "Automated Maintenance of an Electronic Device" and fo.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to State on Appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries(12.01.2016)

Karnataka HC has ordered issue of notice to State Government on a PIL questioning appointing of 10 MLAs and one MLC as Parliamentary Secretaries and g.....

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NGT Issues Notice to All States over Plea to Ban Cattle Slaughter(12.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought response from all State Governments on a plea filed by a lawyer seeking nationwide ban on slaughter of indige.....

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Gujarat HC Issues Notices on State Government Authorities(12.01.2016)

Gujarat High Court has issued notices to various State Government Authorities while hearing a PIL seeking a directive on the issue of school children .....

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NGT Disposes Plea Against Running of Inter-State Diesel Taxis(13.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has disposed of petitions which alleged that diesel powered inter-state taxis operating in Delhi were violating Supreme .....

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Delhi Govt. to State and Centre Entities Operating in Delhi: File VAT Returns(14.01.2016)

Delhi Government has issued a notification asking all entities of the State and Centre having offices in Delhi to furnish an online quarterly return o.....

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Allahabad High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Shutting Down of Uttar Pradesh State Medical Faculty(25.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a plea seeking direction to the Government of India along with the Government of Uttar Pradesh to shut down Uttar P.....

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Supreme Court: State Legislature Cannot Enact Law Providing Direct Appeal to Apex Court(16.10.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that a State Legislature cannot enact a law providing an appeal directly to the Apex Court of India. The Court struck down Sec.....

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Supreme Court Explains State Consumer Commission Cannot Set Aside Ex-Parte Order(24.10.2019)

Supreme Court has explained that District Consumer Forums and the State Commissions have no power to set aside ex-parte order thereby reiterating the .....

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Telangana High Court Seeks Detail Report on TSRTC Employees Strike(30.10.2019)

Telangana High Court, by describing the report presented by the State government on the ongoing strike by Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (.....

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Telangana High Court Seeks Detail Report on TSRTC Employees Strike(30.10.2019)

Telangana High Court, by describing the report presented by the State government on the ongoing strike by Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (.....

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Government Curtails CIC Tenure From 5 Years to 3 Years(30.10.2019)

Government has curtailed the tenure of information commissioners in central and state information commissions from five years to three years by notify.....

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SC Clarifies Filling Up Vacancies in State Consumer Commissions as per Directions(22.10.2021)

Supreme Court has clarified that the process of filing up vacancies in the State Consumer Commissions as per directions issued by it on 11th August 20.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Grant of Liquor Licence to Bangalore Club(06.11.2015)

Karnataka HC has directed State Government to consider renewal of its CL-4 licence (liquor vending permit for clubs), as an interim measure, while sta.....

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Supreme Court to Government: Do State Panel for Women Really Exist?(23.10.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Centre if State Commissions for Women (SCW) actually exist across the country, as it dealt with the issue of precarious condi.....

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Delhi HC: Transfer of Hospitals Under Employees State Insurance Corporation To State Govt. Illegal(23.10.2017)

Delhi High Court has declared as “illegal” the transfer of hospitals and medical colleges under Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to State.....

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Supreme Court to Unitech: Deposit Rs. 750 Crore by December(31.10.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Unitech to deposit Rs. 750 crore by December to secure bail for its director Sanjay Chandra, who is in jail in a case of al.....

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AP HC Directs Renewable Cos to Approach State Electricity Regulator Against Renegotiated Tariffs(25.09.2019)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed solar and wind energy companies to approach state electricity regulator after they opposed the renegotiation of.....

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Kerala HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Karnataka to Reopen Borders Adjacent to State of Kerala(28.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a plea seeking Karnataka to reopen its borders adjacent to the State of Kerala and to allow entry of passengers from K.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC: Government Should Locate State Human Rights Commission Within State(06.07.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has indicated to the government that it should locate the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) within the State of Andhra Pr.....

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SC Directs Union, States to File Status Reports on Vacancies in Central & State Information Commissio(07.07.2021)

Supreme Court has directed Union of India and all States to file status reports on the latest developments regarding vacancies and pendency in the Cen.....

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Madras HC Directs to Suspend State Tax Officer for Misleading Court(08.07.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State government to suspend a State Tax Officer for having misled the court during the hearing of a batch of cases .....

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Orissa HC Orders Inquiry into Complaints of Medical Negligence at State-Run COVID Facility(12.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has formed a committee to conduct an inquiry into the allegations of medical negligence in the treatment of victims during COVID-19 .....

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NGT Directs States to Penalise Farmers for Stubble Burning(11.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered state governments to take action against persistent defaulters of crop residue burning and directed them to .....

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MSCDRC: Higher, But Not Abnormal, Pathology Report No Ground For Denying Insurance Claim(10.10.2017)

Maharashtra State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission has ruled that if some results of the blood pathology are higher but not abnormal or show noth.....

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NCLAT Upholds NCLT Order to Initiate Insolvency Against Aditya Estates(09.09.2019)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has rejected a plea challenging National Company Law Tribunal’s (NCLT's) order to initiate insolvency .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Response on Plea for Declaring PM CARES Fund as State Under Article 12 Delhi(18.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to file its reply on a petition seeking declaration that PM CARES Fund is "State" under Article 12 of the Consti.....

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Kerala High Court Permits Interstate Travel from Kerala to Karnataka for Emergency Situations(18.08.2021)

Kerala High Court has permitted interstate travel from Kerala to Karnataka for emergency situations like death in the family or medical treatment, irr.....

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Allahabad HC: No Requirement for Director of Laboratory to Prove Report from State Laboratory(20.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has held that since a report of State Forensic Science Laboratory is admissible in evidence as per the provision of Section 293 o.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015(11.03.2016)

Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015, which intends to protect home buyers, bring in transparency and plug the flow of unaccounted mone.....

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Parliament Approves The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013(16.03.2016)

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013, has been approved by Parliament.

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HP High Court Asks Centre and State to Take Steps To Check Misuse Of Drugs(16.03.2016)

HP High Court has rapped Central and State Government authorities on misuse of oxytocin and directed for measures to regulate manufacture, import and .....

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Chhattisgarh HC Issues Notice to State over Property Tax Hike(21.03.2016)

Chhattisgarh HC has issued notices to State Government, Urban Administration Department and Commissioner Bislaspur Municipal Corporation over hike in .....

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Administering Oath to Accused While Recording Confessional Statement Unconstitutional: Sikkim HC(14.03.2018)

Sikkim High Court has held that administering oath to an accused while recording his confessional statement under Section 164 CrPC violates Article 20.....

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Calcutta HC: Exercise of Power of Privilege by State Legislature is Open to Judicial Review(05.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has quashed an order passed by the Speaker of West Bengal Legislative Assembly imposing a punishment on a person for allegedly vio.....

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Orissa High Court Directs Postponement of State Film Awards Ceremony(14.12.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the postponement of the Odisha State Film Awards ceremony which was scheduled to be held tomorrow and the day after tom.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Govt. Employee Who Quit Job to Contest Zilla Panchayat Elections(08.02.2016)

Karnataka HC, while providing temporary reprieve to a 33-year-old employee of a government high school who “quit” his job to contest the elections to .....

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Karnataka HC Slams State over Delay in Setting Up Additional Special Courts for Corruption Cases(08.02.2016)

Karnataka HC, while expressing displeasure over delay on part of State in setting up additional special courts for corruption cases in Bengaluru city .....

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Bombay HC to Govt.: Stop Illegal Parking Under Flyovers(09.02.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government and other statutory agencies to remove illegal parking from under flyovers in Mumbai within three mont.....

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Bombay HC to State: Finalize Witness Law(09.02.2016)

Bombay HC has pulled up State Government for delay in bringing legislation for protecting witnesses in criminal cases as well as whistle-blowers.

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CCI Nods for GSPL’s Stake Hike in Sabarmati Gas(15.02.2016)

Gujarat State Petronet (GSPL) has received approval from Competition Commission of India (CCI) to raise stake in Sabarmati Gas Ltd by 13.71 per cent t.....

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RBI Imposes Fine on SBI for Failure to Comply with Fraud Classification Rules(19.10.2021)

Reserve Bank of India has slapped a fine of Rs 1 crore on State Bank of India for failing to comply with fraud classification rules. The regulator sai.....

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SC: Period for Filing of Written Statement Directory In Civil Suits; But Mandatory in Commercial Suit(20.10.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the period of 90 days for filing of written statement under Order VIII Rule 1 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 in civi.....

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Allahabad HC Seeks Govt.’s Reply on Police Constables Recruitment Policy(28.01.2016)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice to Advocate General and also directed State Government to file its reply to writ petition challenging new rules.....

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Delhi HC for Bye- Elections in 13 MCD Wards Within 3 Months(29.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed State Election Commission to hold bye-elections within three months in 13 municipal wards of Delhi.

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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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Gauhati HC: Absence of Petitioner After Filing Written Statement No Basis to Pass Order Against Him(28.12.2019)

Gauhati High Court has noted that the mere fact that proceedee has remained absent after filing written statement and documents cannot be a justificat.....

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Kerala High Court Issues Strict Instructions to Expeditiously Remove Illegal Flag Posts in State(16.11.2021)

Kerala High Court has issued strict instructions to the State to ensure that no new unauthorised flag posts are installed in the State and to remove t.....

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Tripura HC Directs Closure of Shops in State Selling Wild Animals, Birds Notified Under Wild Life Act(18.11.2021)

Tripura High Court has directed the authorities under the Wildlife (Protection) Act to take action regarding the closure of all such shops in the stat.....

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Bombay HC to State, Pollution Board and BMC: Report Feasibility of Implementing Odd-Even Plan(18.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to State Government, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to report f.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Reply from State over Vehicular Parking under Flyovers(18.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has sought an explanation from State Government as to why vehicular parking is being allowed beneath flyovers in Mumbai despite its .....

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Bombay High Court Irks over State for Not Demolishing Illegal Shrines(21.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has irked over State Government, as not even 10 per cent of illegal religious shrines have been demolished in three months and aske.....

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Supreme Court: No Ban on Filing Counter-Claim after Filing Written Statement(20.11.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that a Court can exercise its discretion and permit the filing of a counter claim after the written statement till the stage o.....

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CCI to Investigate Odisha State Civil Supplies Corp for Anti-Competitive Practices(21.11.2019)

Competition Commission of India has ordered a detailed investigation against Odisha State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd for alleged unfair business w.....

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SC: Conviction Based on Disclosure Statement Sustained Only When Resultant Recovery Is Unimpeachable(09.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that to convict an accused exclusively on the basis of his disclosure statement and the resultant recovery of inculpatory m.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Exemption of Speed Governors for Some Transport Vehicles(26.11.2015)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to State Government on a PIL petition questioning exemption given by the Union government to vehicle manufactur.....

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Gujarat HC to SEC: Make Poll Affidavits Available Online(01.12.2015)

Gujarat High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to upload all the poll affidavits of candidates contesting local body polls within the.....

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Bombay HC to Govt.: Encourage Village Youth to Take Up Farming(07.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has suggested to State Government to encourage young people in villages to entirely or partially take up farming, instead of taking .....

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Karnataka HC Asks KSLSA to Compensate Father of Deceased Daughter who Died Following Dowry Demand(07.12.2015)

Karnataka HC has directed Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA) to take appropriate steps to award suitable compensation payable to father .....

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Consumer Courts Not Meant For Enriching Consumers: Delhi State Commission(05.12.2017)

Delhi State Consumer Commission had held that Consumer Courts are not meant for enriching the consumers.

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SC: Reinstatement with Full Back Wages Not Automatic in Every Case(21.09.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that reinstatement with full back wages is not automatic in every case, where termination / dismissal is found to be not .....

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Kerala HC: Embargo in Section 172(3) CrPC Does Not Take Away Right to Use Previous Statements(22.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has held that the embargo in Section 172(3) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) does not take away the right of the accus.....

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Bombay HC: Apply FSSAI Circular on Duty-Free Shops(01.09.2016)

Bombay HC has directed Centre and State Government to ensure the implementation of the recent Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) cir.....

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Bombay HC: Can Police Provide Number to Report Traffic Violations?(02.09.2016)

Bombay HC has sought information from State Government on whether it is possible to introduce a software for automatic registration of complaints agai.....

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SC Denies to Take Fresh Plea on Police Reforms(06.09.2016)

SC has refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to the Centre, State Governments and the Law Commission for implementation of police reforms an.....

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SC asks All States, UTs to Upload FIRs on Websites within 24 Hours(07.09.2016)

SC has directed all States and Union Territories to upload the FIRs on their websites within 24 hours of registration at police stations.

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Orissa High Court Directs Postponement of State Film Awards Ceremony(14.12.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the postponement of the Odisha State Film Awards ceremony which was scheduled to be held tomorrow and the day after tom.....

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Kerala HC: Failure to Mark Omissions from Witness’ Previous Statements(14.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has ruled that failure to mark omissions from a witness' previous statements during their cross-examination is not always a valid gr.....

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Kerala HC: Vague Statement in Victim's Testimony with No Indication of Penetration Not Rape(16.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has observed that a statement from the victim that the accused hugged her with no indication of penetration would not attract the of.....

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Bombay HC Issues Notice to Govt. for Hiking E-Tender Limit(29.07.2016)

Bombay HC has directed issuance of notice to State Government for increase in the e-tender allotment amount from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.

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Rajasthan HC Seeks Report from State Government on Welfare Measures for Inter-State Workers(01.04.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has issued notice to the State Government and directed them to file a status report regarding measures taken by the Government to.....

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Telangana HC Directs to Postpone Class X State Board Exams Indefinitely(01.04.2020)

Telangana High Court has directed the state authorities to indefinitely postpone Class 10th State Board Examinations in the State, till the impending .....

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

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

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Madras HC: Time Limit for Filing Written Statements to Counter Claims Not Mandatory(31.01.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the mandatory time limit of 120 days to file a written statement in a commercial suit is not applicable to written sta.....

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Allahabad HC: No Absolute Bar on Maintainability of Writ Against State in Contractual Matters(31.01.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that there is no absolute bar on the maintainability of a writ petition against the state and its instrumentalities .....

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Tripura HC Slams State over Noise Pollution(19.07.2016)

Tripura High Court has directed State Government and Pollution Control Board to implement the law regulating noise pollution or face action for contem.....

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Jharkhand HC to Govt.: Pay Rs 1 Lakh to Minor Boy’s Family after Alleged Custodial Death(21.07.2016)

Jharkhand HC has directed State Government to pay a compensation of Rs 1 lakh to the family of the minor boy, who died in custody allegedly due to pol.....

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J&K HC to Govt.: Take Action against Media Creating ‘Hysteria’ in State(22.07.2016)

Jammu and Kashmir HC has asked State Government to take action against news channels that have created “hysteria” about Kashmir and its people, and bl.....

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Kerala HC Orders Ban on Gatherings in Court Premises(26.07.2016)

Kerala HC has banned gatherings of any kind within and outside the high court premises and ordered State Police Chief to take action against such acti.....

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Himachal HC Issues Notice to Authorities over Private School Fee Hike(26.07.2016)

Himachal Pradesh HC has stayed fee hike by a private school in Shimla and has issued notices to Secretaries of State Education Department and Union Hu.....

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Telangana HC: Ambulances to be Made Available on National/State Highways(29.05.2020)

Telangana High Court has stated that the State must ensure that Ambulances are available on National and State Highways being presently used by migran.....

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Kerala High Court Condemns Practice of Erecting Flags, Festoons Announcing State Meeting(02.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has condemned the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for erecting flags, festoons, and boards announcing the party’s State meeting t.....

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Delhi HC Issues Restraining Orders on Bank Strike(12.07.2016)

Delhi HC has issued interim orders restraining staff and officers associations from going on strike against proposed merger of associate banks with St.....

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Kerala High Court Asks Over 400 KSRTC Employees to Rejoin Duty in 45 Days(05.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed over 400 workers of the State Road Transport Corporation, who have availed a long leave and taken up jobs abroad, to re.....

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Kerala HC Directs State Tax Officer to Reconsider Plea Seeking Copies of Witness Statements(19.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that there is a clear distinction between refusing to consider an application and rejecting one with reasons, while finding.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Ensure Release of Amount to Karnataka State Legal Services Authority(25.01.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to ensure the release of Rs. 7 crore to the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority at the ear.....

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Gujarat HC: Maximum Limit of 90 Days for Filing Written Statement Directory Not Mandatory(27.01.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that the maximum limit of 90 days for filing the written statement as under Order VIII Rule 1 of Code of Civil Procedure, .....

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Kerala High Court Grants More Time To State To Frame Comprehensive Policy On Illegal Flag Masts(28.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has granted three more weeks’ time to the State government to draw up a comprehensive policy to deal with the menace of illegal flag.....

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Rajasthan HC Orders Dissolution of State’s OBC Commission(21.10.2016)

Rajasthan High Court has ordered dissolution of State Other Backward Classes (OBC) Commission, saying it was constituted without State Assembly enacti.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Against Bihar State Pharmacy Registration Council(06.08.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Bihar Government on a Petition filed against an order of the Patna High Court whereby the plea against fake registr.....

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SC Directs Centre to File Affidavit on Implementation of Audio-Video Recording of Witness Statements(07.08.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to file its affidavit before 7th September, 2020 on the issues of implementation of audio-video recording of wit.....

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Allahabad HC: Compliance of Pre-Deposit Mandatory Under RERA Act Before Entertainment(18.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that the statutory compliance of a pre-deposit under Section 43(5) of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act,.....

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Rajasthan HC: Panchayat Has No Authority to Decide Question of Revenue Entries(18.04.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that Panchayat has no right to decide the question of the revenue entries as the same lies in the domain of the revenue .....

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AAR, West Bengal: No GST on Service Provided to State Government for Collection and Disposal of Bio-M(18.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, West Bengal has ruled that service provided to the State Government for the collection and disposal of bio-medical waste.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Appoint Chairman of Tamil Nadu Private Schools Fee Determination Committee(04.10.2016)

Madras HC has directed the State Government to fill within four weeks the post of Chairman, Tamil Nadu Private Schools Fee Determination Committee, af.....

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Madras HC Cancels Civic Polls Notification(05.10.2016)

Madras HC has set aside notification for civic polls issued by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission and directed Commission to issue fresh notificatio.....

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Delhi HC: Magistrates Should Record Statements of Juveniles Through Video Conferencing(30.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed that the statements under section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 of children in need of care and protection' s.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Directs to Restore Customs Broker Licence(22.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that no document to support the allegation and directs to reinstate the custo.....

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Kerala HC: Amounts Collected From Persons Based on Unconstitutional Levy Entitled to Refund(28.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that persons from whom a fee was collected under a State Circular calling for applications for use of unnotified land for o.....

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Calcutta HC: Electricity Distribution Company Can Install Electric Poll on Private Land(28.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has the right to install electric polls on private la.....

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Gujarat HC Notices State on PIL Seeking Disposal of Cow Carcass(04.08.2016)

Gujarat HC has issued notice to State on a PIL seeking direction to Government to ensure systemic disposal of cow carcasses and pro-active action agai.....

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MHA Allows Interstate Movement of Workers(30.04.2020)

Ministry of Home Affairs has relaxed lockdown rules to allow movement of migrant workers across states, but with strict health protocols. The Ministry.....

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MHA Allows Interstate Movement of Workers(30.04.2020)

Ministry of Home Affairs has relaxed lockdown rules to allow movement of migrant workers across states, but with strict health protocols. The Ministry.....

Tags : Ministry of Home Affairs, Interstate Migrant Workers.

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Himachal Pradesh HC Issues Notice on Plea Restraining State Government from Paying Income Tax of MLAs(29.03.2022)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued a notice to the state government on a plea challenging the provisions of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assem.....

Tags : Himachal Pradesh High Court, State Government, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Allowances & Pension of Members) Act, 1971, Salaries & Allowances of Ministers (Himachal Pradesh) Act, 2000

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Calcutta HC Seeks Medical Report in Rape Case of 11-Yr Old in WB's Basirhat(31.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State government to submit the case diary along with a status report that pertains to the investigation into the .....

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AAR, Gujarat: Transportation of Parcels by GSRTC in Its Buses Attracts 18% GST(04.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Gujarat has held that 18% goods and services tax (GST) is payable by the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC).....

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AAR, West Bengal: No GST on Service for Collection and Disposal of Bio-Medical Waste(18.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, West Bengal has ruled that service provided to the State Government for the collection and disposal of bio-medical waste.....

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Kerala HC: Private Parties Can't Approach Courts Seeking Attachment of Properties in Foreign States(19.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that the Indian Courts can’t entertain any request for attachment of properties from any private parties or institutions t.....

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Patna HC Calls for Fresh Demand Survey in Shortage of Fuel Pumps on National & State Highways Case(19.04.2022)

Patna High Court has directed the Central and State Governments to present a detailed report on the issue of non-availability of adequate number of pe.....

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AAR, Telangana: Liquidated Damages and Penalties Due to Breach of Contract Exigible to GST(19.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Telangana has observed that the liquidated damages and penalties received by the applicant due to breach of conditions of.....

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Gujarat HC: Employer Liable to Pay Wages to Workman Against Labour Court's Reinstatement Order(20.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has reiterated that when a Labour Court directs reinstatement of any workman and the employer prefers any proceedings against such .....

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Karnataka HC: Lodging Electoral Expenditure Accounts Ensures Transparency of Candidates(22.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition, passed by the Karnataka State Election Commission by disqualifying from continuing as the elected membe.....

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Bombay HC to State: Ensure Implementation of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act in State(23.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has told State Government to ensure proper implementation of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and to see to it that no event.....

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Madras HC: State is Not Responsible for Man’s Suicide over School Fees(27.06.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed appeal filed by a woman seeking compensation from State Government for death of her husband who committed suicide after killin.....

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Bombay HC Irks over State Government on Wetlands Issue(28.06.2016)

Bombay HC has irked over State Govt. for seeking modification of its March 2013 order which banned construction and reclamation on wetlands.

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Central Excise Duty on Manufacture of CO2 Gas During Manufacture of Beer(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that central excise duty cannot be levied during the manufacture of beer on the.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, central excise duty, manufacture of beer, carbon dioxide gas, alcoholic liquors, consumption, State subject

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MP HC: State Services Exam Rule Barring Meritorious Reserved Category Candidates Discriminatory(08.04.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has struck down Rule 4(3)(d)(III) of Madhya Pradesh State Services Examination Rules, 2015 that barred meritorious candidate.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Rule 4(3)(d)(III) of Madhya Pradesh State Services Examination Rules, 2015, meritorious candidates, reserved categories

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AAR, West Bengal: Services for Collection and Disposal of Bio Medical Waste Iis Exempt From GST(12.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, West Bengal has held that services provided for collection and disposal of bio-medical waste to the State Government is .....

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

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

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Madras HC Reduces Accident Compensation by Rs 6 Lakh(13.10.2016)

Madras HC has partly allowed an appeal of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), which contended that it was not liable to pay compensation t.....

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SC Asks Madhya Pradesh HC to Consider Reinstatement of Ex-District Judge(15.07.2020)

Supreme Court has recommended to the Madhya Pradesh High Court to consider the reinstatement of the former Additional District and Sessions Judge from.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Audio-Video Recording of Witness Statements by Police(17.07.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs on a Petition seeking implementation of audio-video recording of witness stateme.....

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P&H HC: Courts Must Be Cautious While Exercising Discretion to Condone Delay in Filing WS(23.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the provisions of Order 8 Rule 1 of the CPC are directory in nature, however, the Courts must exercise the.....

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Delhi HC: Suo Moto Proceedings Cannot be Initiated by Real Estate Appellate Authority(27.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the Real Estate Appellate Authority is not vested with the power to initiate suo moto proceedings or on its own motion.

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P&H HC: Previous Statement of Witness Should be Put to His Notice if it’s Used For Contradicting Him(31.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if the witness was not confronted with that part of the statement with which the defense wanted to contrad.....

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Government Notifies Real Estate Regulatory Act for Five Union Territories(02.11.2016)

Government has notified Final Rules to implement Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 for five Union Territories, that aims to bring tra.....

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SC Sets Aside Order Allowing Minister Chinmayanand Access to Victim's Statement(08.10.2020)

Supreme Court has set aside the Allahabad High Court order which had allowed former Union Minister and Bharatiya Janta Party leader Chinmayanand to se.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Anil Ambani's Plea Seeking Impleadment of Chinese Banks(13.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in an application moved by Anil Ambani seeking the impleadment of Chinese banks in his pending Petition challenging.....

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Orissa HC Reinstates Police Constable Terminated 25 Years Ago for Height Deficiency(13.10.2020)

Orissa High Court has directed reinstatement of a police constable who was terminated from service 25 years ago on the ground of deficiency of height .....

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Delhi HC: Non-Examination of 4 Year Old Rape Victim Not Fatal To Prosecution(14.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld life sentence awarded to accused for committing rape on a 4 year old minor girl within his close family. The Court observe.....

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Orissa HC: State Vigilance Department Can't be Completely Exempted from RTI Act(22.06.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that the State Vigilance Department cannot be completely exempted from Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 and directed th.....

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RBI Releases Fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, Maintains Status Quo on Repo Rate(08.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued its sixth Bi-monthly Policy Statement for the year, wherein Apex Bank decided to hold on to repo rate at 6.25 p.....

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Kerala HC Quashes Rules to Regulate Sale of Other-State Lotteries(04.01.2021)

Kerala High Court has quashed the rules brought by the Kerala government to regulate sale of other-state lotteries holding that the state government l.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Make Complaints Authority Functional Within a Month(27.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State government to make State Complaints Authority functional within a month in view of petitions alleging lack of redres.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Pin Pointed Pollution Plan From AAP Govt(27.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed AAP Government to give a "pin-pointed" action plan for cleaning an open drain near Anand Vihar Inter State Bus Terminus .....

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COMPANY - NCLAT Slams RCom's Lender SBI over Rs. 37,000 Crore Asset Sale(12.03.2019)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has slammed lenders of Reliance Communications, State Bank of India, for painting a rosy picture of Anil Amban.....

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Kerala HC Stays Tenders Floated by Kerala State Electricity Board(16.02.2021)

Kerala High Court has stayed the tenders floated by the Kerala State Electricity Board to procure electric poles of 8 m length and a working load of 1.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Asks State Government to Investigate into Embezzlement of Student’s Fund(21.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Haryana Government to investigate into funds meant for four lakh students being embezzled from State's Educati.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Election of Malavalli MLA(21.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition that questioned election of P.M. Narendraswamy of Congress to State Legislative Assembly from Malavalli .....

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SC Invalidates MP State Bar Council Election to the Post of Representative to BCI(26.11.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld Madhya Pradesh High Court order that invalidated the election conducted by the State Bar Council in 2014 to the post of repre.....

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Rajasthan HC Directs Magistrate to Re-Record Statement of Minor Victim(24.11.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has ordered the Judicial Magistrate hearing the Baran rape case to immediately proceed to record the statements of the prosecutri.....

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Allahabad HC Asks Government on Reducing Air Pollution in State(26.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government and the State Pollution Control Board about the steps taken by it to reduce air pollution .....

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Delhi HC Asks Police to File Report on Inquiry on Confessional Statement of Jamia Millia Student(27.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked police to file a report on an internal vigilance inquiry conducted to probe allegations that a confessional statement of a .....

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CIC: Records of Loans to Adani Groups Cannot be Disclosed under RTI(28.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that records related to loans given to industries promoted by Gautam Adani cannot be disclosed as these .....

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Bombay HC Directs State Government to Make SPCA Functional Within Two Weeks(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that State Police Complaints Authority (SPCA) should start functioning in two weeks.

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Karnataka High Court Summons Vijay Mallya in Contempt Case(05.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has ordered Businessman Vijay Mallya to appear before Court on 19 January for charges to be framed in a contempt case filed by pu.....

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Haryana Government Passes Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020(06.11.2020)

Haryana Government has passed a bill, Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020 providing 75 per cent reservation for local candidates a.....

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Allahabad HC: Ensure Transparency & Objectivity in System to Select & Appoint State Law Officers(25.08.2022)

Allahabad High Court has stressed on the need to reform the system of selection and appointment of the State Law Officers and has remarked the entire .....

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Gujarat HC: Reinstatement a Normal Course When Section 25(F) ID Act is Violated(25.08.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that the benefits of reinstatement would be a 'normal course' that ought to follow once there is a violative of Section 25.....

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J&K&L HC: Acts Which Gravely Prejudice Public Order Qualify as Acts Prejudicial to Security of State(26.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that every act which is prejudicial to the security of the state would qualify to be an act prejudici.....

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US Federal Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Barring Devas-Antrix Agreement(02.03.2021)

United States Federal Court has issued a temporary restraining order barring start-up firm Devas Multimedia from entering any agreement with Antrix Co.....

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NGT Issues Bailable Warrants against State Representatives(19.08.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued bailable warrants of Rs 10,000 each against Resident Commissioners of States Gujarat, Karnataka, Manipur, Miz.....

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MHA: Permission for Inter-State Travel Not Meant for Persons Who Otherwise Reside Normally(04.05.2020)

Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a clarification with respect to the order allowing inter-state movement of persons stranded due to lockdown, stati.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC Passes Slew of Directions to State Authorities in Vizag Gas Leak(08.05.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court noted that Styrene is notified as a dangerous substance under the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act, 1986 and a.....

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ITAT, Bangalore: Irrecoverable Advances for Land for Real Estate Development Business Allowable(02.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that the advances agreed for purchase of land in the normal course of business of carrying on real .....

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SC Asks MP SEC to Notify Local Body Election Programme Within 2 Weeks(11.05.2022)

Supreme Court has directed the Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission (SEC) to notify the programme for local body elections in the state within two.....

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Delhi HC Declines to Issue Notice on Plea Seeking Declaration of PM CARES Fund as "State"(10.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has said that it was not inclined to issue notice on a plea seeking declaration of the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief.....

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

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

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J&K HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Establishment of State Anti-Doping Agency(10.02.2021)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has dismissed a plea seeking establishment of a State Anti-Doping Agency on the guidelines of National Anti-Doping Agency. .....

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Supreme Court Rules, Income from Palace Rents Not Taxable Under IT Law(06.12.2016)

Supreme Court has held that income earned by erstwhile rulers of a princely state or their heirs by renting out a portion of residential palace was no.....

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Demolition in Prez estate: Delhi HC Questions Centre, AAP Govt & Cops(12.12.2016)

Delhi HC has questioned the demolition of a slum dwelling, allegedly located in the precincts of the Presidential Estate for the past 40 years, and so.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Demolition, Prez estate

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Compat Reduces Penalty to Rs 2 cr in a Major Relief to State Insurers(12.12.2016)

In a major relief to four state- run insurers namely National Insurance, New India Assurance, Oriental Insurance and United India Insurance Competitio.....

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Migrant Not to be Recognised as Scheduled Caste of Migrant State: Supreme Court(16.11.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that merely because in the migrant state the same caste is recognised as Scheduled Caste, the migrant cannot be recognise.....

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SC: SDRF Cannot be Diverted, Revert to SDRF Diverted Amount(12.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that money from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) cannot be diverted or used for any other purpose and it would be proper.....

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ITAT: Deduction of Compensation for Breach of Contract Can’t be Allowed Based Only on Bank Statement(13.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Pune Bench has held that deduction of compensation paid for breach of contract cannot be allowed based on bank s.....

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CBDT: Now File Statement of Financial Transaction at Tin Facilitating Centers(02.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has enabled filing of Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT) at Tin Facilitating Centers (TIN-FC).

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Road to GST: 24 States Pass State GST Bill While 7 Yet to Pass(07.06.2017)

Twenty Four States have passed State GST (SGST) Bill till 5th June, 2017 while 7 States viz. Meghalaya, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Jammu &.....

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Kerala HC: Priests/Nuns Too Have Rights of Intestate/ Testamentary Succession of Property(09.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has ruled that a person cannot be denied his/her property rights on the mere fact of being a priest or nun.

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Assam Govt Issues Guidelines for Enrolment of GST Practitioners(12.06.2017)

Assam State Government has issued a memo containing guidelines for enrolment of GST practitioners. As per the rules, portal for enrolment of GST pract.....

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SC: Writ Petition Not Maintainable Against Orders Passed by State Consumer Commission(16.03.2021)

Supreme Court has opined that a writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949 challenging judgments and orders passed by the Stat.....

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Madras HC Cautions MK Stalin Against Linking CM to Kodanad Case(05.04.2019)

Madras High Court has cautioned DMK president MK Stalin that it will be constrained to vacate an interim stay order on defamation proceedings against .....

Tags : Madras High Court, MK Stalin, Edappadi K Palaniswami, Kodanad Estate murder-cum-robbery case

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice Questioning Legality of Nominating People to State Board for Wildlife(16.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation questioning the legality of nominating nine people, including the son of an MLA.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice Questioning Legality of Nominating People to State Board for Wildlife(16.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation questioning the legality of nominating nine people, including the son of an MLA.....

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SC Seeks Audit Report From CAG on Spending of Rs 5,000 Crore of Real Estate Cess(13.04.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to file an audit report to explain how authorities had spent Rs 5,000 crore of a real.....

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Madras High Court Orders Status Quo on Service Conditions of Migrant Bank Employees(13.04.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered status quo on service conditions linked to terminal benefits, pension and seniority of migrant employees of five banks w.....

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

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

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Supreme Court Says Karnataka Has No Right Over Historic 'Beaulieu Estate'(17.04.2017)

Supreme Court has said that Karnataka has "no right" over historic Beaulieu Estate in the heart of Bengaluru city as it was purchased nearly 117 years.....

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Supreme Court Slaps Rs. 5 lakhs Exemplary Cost on HSCLCFL for Abusing Judicial Process(05.05.2017)

Supreme Court has ordered Haryana State Cooperative Labour and Construction Federation Ltd. (HSCLCFL) to pay exemplary costs of Rs. 5 lakhs for “abuse.....

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NCDRC: Only Registered Home Buyers' Body Can File Complaint Against Builders(08.05.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has clarified that only registered Residents' Welfare Associations (RWAs), consumer organisati.....

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Supreme Court: Plea Of Hardship Cannot Be Raised If Not Pleaded In Written Statement(10.05.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a Defendant in a specific performance suit should plead in his written statement the hardship that will be caused if t.....

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Delhi HC Directs to Block Defamatory Tweet, Social Media Posts Against India Today(15.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed 'TheCognate' to block the tweet in the form of infographic and other social media posts made against India Today News Ch.....

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MCA Allows Board of Directors to Approve Financial Statements, Board’s Report via Video Conferencing(16.06.2021)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has scrapped the Rule restraining the presentation of approval of the annual financial statements, approval of the.....

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US Supreme Court Partially Allows President Trump’s Executive Order On Travel Ban(27.06.2017)

United States Supreme Court has partially allowed President Trump’s Travel Ban order that imposes a ban on entry of individuals from six countries nam.....

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Kerala HC Asks Excise Dept to Avoid Long Queue Formations in Front of Liquor Shops(10.07.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed State Excise Department to take proactive steps to avoid long queue formations in front of liquor shops all across the .....

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Supreme Court: State Probation Rules Cannot be in Absolute Contradiction to Section 433A CrPC(27.06.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that there cannot be State Probation Rules in total contradiction to Section 433A of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973(CrPC). T.....

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Kerala Consumer Forum: 3D Glasses Necessary to Watch Movie to be Made Available Free of Cost(20.04.2021)

Kerala State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has ruled that 3D glasses necessary for watching 3D movies in theatres should be made available fr.....

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Karnataka HC issues Notice to State Road Transport Employees Over Strike(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to Karnataka State Road Transport Employees League, which has called for an indefinite strike of all bus servic.....

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Kerala HC Sets Aside Single Bench Judgment Which Quashed Rules Regulating Other-State Lotteries(17.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has set aside the judgment of a Single Judge Bench that quashed the rules brought by the Kerala government to regulate sale of other.....

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P&H HC Issues Directions on RAT and RTPCR Test Rates in State(28.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued slew of directions on the aspects concerning uniformity in rates of RAT and RTPCR in States including Punjab,.....

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Maharashtra Real Estate Appellate Tribunal: Right to Reserve Flat Includes Right to Cancel(29.04.2021)

Maharashtra Real Estate Appellate Tribunal has observed that the right to reserve a flat includes the right to cancel the reservation. Therefore, a bu.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses PIL for Prosecution of Errant State Officials for Covid-19 Deaths(29.04.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking action against Government authorities, including CM Yogi Adityanath's 'Team-11.....

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Mizoram Passes Mizoram Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017(26.05.2017)

Mizoram State Assembly has unanimously passed Mizoram Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Bill, 2017.

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Delhi Assembly Passes State Good And Services Tax (GST) Bill(01.06.2017)

Delhi Assembly has passed State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pitched for capping tax rate at a maximum of .....

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Delhi State Commission Consumer Court Grants Rs. 25L to Woman as Compensation for Medical Negligence(06.06.2019)

Delhi State Commission Consumer Court has granted Rs. 25 lakh damage to a woman who became a victim of medical negligence and lost her baby after a ho.....

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Uttarakhand High Court Orders Government to Conduct Audit of Covid-19 Deaths in State(10.06.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has ordered the Government to conduct an audit of Covid-19 deaths in the state and submit its report by 21st June, 2021 in plea.....

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Madras High Court Directs State to Keep its Word on Building Juvenile Home(20.10.2015)

Madras High Court has asked State Government to adhere to the commitment given to the court on constructing a new building for a juvenile home in Madu.....

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Bombay HC Directs State Govt. to Inform Steps Taken to Prevent Farmers’ Suicides(23.10.2015)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to inform it about steps taken by it to help farmers, especially in Marathwada, concerned over rising .....

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Gujarat High Court Orders Enquiry into PDS Scam(26.10.2015)

Gujarat HC has rapped State Government for avoiding an investigation in an alleged multi-crore scam in Panchmahal Public Distribution System (PDS), an.....

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Gauhati HC Seeks Response on Constitution of State Mental Health Authority(16.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has sought the response of State Government as to whether the State Mental Health Authority has been constituted under the mandate .....

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MP HC Imposes Rs. 2 Lakh Exemplary Cost on SBI for 'Inhuman Approach'(29.07.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has imposed exemplary cost of Rs. 2 lakhs on the State Bank of India (SBI) for adopting a very 'inhuman approach' while deal.....

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Kerala HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Minority Status of Christians and Muslims in State(30.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has ruled that no power is vested with the Central Government to redetermine minority status. The Court has observed that there is n.....

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Gauhati HC Directs to Call for Reports on Implementation of Orders Passed by State(30.07.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Director of Social Welfare Department, Government of Nagaland to call for reports on the implementation of orders .....

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SC: Magistrate Not Required to Record Statement of Public Servant Complaint Before Summoning Accused(05.08.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that a Magistrate is not required to record statement of a public servant who filed the complaint in discharge of his offic.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Removal of 'Health' from State List and Exclusive Inclusion in Union List(29.06.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea filed seeking directions to Centre to remove subject of ‘Health’ from State list and include it exclusiv.....

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SC Directs States/UTs to Strictly Implement Inter-State Migrant Workmen Act 1979(30.06.2021)

Supreme Court has directed all the States/Union Territories to register all establishments and license all contractors under the Inter-State Migrant W.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC Seeks Response on Availability of Covid Facilities in State(26.07.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has sought response of the State Government on the availability of Covid 19 facilities in the State with regards to the am.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC Seeks Response on Availability of Covid Facilities in State(26.07.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has sought response of the State Government on the availability of Covid 19 facilities in the State with regards to the am.....

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Allahabad HC: Accused Cannot Claim Confessional Statement to be Considered for Some Offences(20.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has held that when a conviction is made as a whole regarding any occurrence or set of occurrences, the accused cannot, at a later.....

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P&H High Court: No Preference in Jobs for TET-2011 Candidates(22.02.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that candidates for master cadre cannot seek preference on ground that they passed Punjab State Teache.....

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NGT Calls Meeting for Deciding Noise Standards(23.02.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) in Pune has called a meeting and said that it will preside over a consultative process on March 21, involving senior tra.....

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J&K HC Stays State’s Order over Mandatory Use of Aadhaar Card(25.02.2016)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has stayed State Government’s order which made use of Aadhaar card compulsory for availing any government benefit, includin.....

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Madras High Court Directs PCCF to Prepare Catalogue of All Captive Elephants in State(06.09.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) to prepare a catalogue of all captive elephants in the State. The Cou.....

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Madras HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Amendment Transferring 'Education' from State List(15.09.2021)

Madras High Court has issued notice to the Central government on a petition that challenged Section 57 of the Constitution (42nd Constitutional amendm.....

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SC Asks Centre to Consider Withdrawing Insurance Exemption for State Public Transport Corporations(12.08.2021)

Supreme Court has asked the Central Government to examine the possibility of withdrawing exemption from insurance for State Corporations that run publ.....

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MP HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Ban on Inter- State Bus Transportation Amid Covid -19(16.08.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a plea challenging ban on inter-state bus transportation amid Covid-19, by observing that prohibition on vehic.....

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Allahabad HC: Proviso on Recording of Sexual Offence Victim’s Statement Not Being Followed(16.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has observed that in majority of cases, 1st and 2nd proviso to Section 161 (3) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, which man.....

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Supreme Court: State Police Has Duty to Continue with Investigation of Schedule Offence(21.10.2021)

Supreme Court observed that the State police has a duty to continue with the investigation of a schedule offence till the National Investigating Agenc.....

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Kerala HC: Failure to Mark Omissions from Witness’ Previous Statements(14.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has ruled that failure to mark omissions from a witness' previous statements during their cross-examination is not always a valid gr.....

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SC: Irrigation Department of State Not An 'Industrial Establishment' Under Section 25L Of ID Act(30.09.2021)

Supreme Court has held that to decide as to whether a Department is an Industrial Establishment or not, the test would be to consider the predominant .....

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RBI Releases First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17(05.04.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17, lowered key interest rates by 25 basis points to 6.5 per.....

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Allahabad HC Imposes Cost on State for Delaying Payment of Post-Death Dues of Employee(24.01.2020)

Allahabad High Court has imposed costs on State authorities for delaying the payment of post-death dues of an employee, for over 24 years.

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Supreme Court Says State Cannot Behave Like Private Litigant(27.01.2020)

Supreme Court has remarked that State, as a litigant, cannot behave like a private litigant as it has a solemn and constitutional duty to assist the C.....

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Kerala HC: CIAL is not State Instrumentality Under Article 12 of Constitution of India(29.01.2020)

Kerala High Court has held that Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) cannot be said to be an instrumentality of State within the meaning of Article.....

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Allahabad HC: Police Can't Question Prosecutrix/Victim Regarding Variations in Statements(25.10.2021)

Allahabad High Court has observed that putting questions to the prosecutrix/victim with regards to the change in the version by her in the statements .....

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Karnataka High Court Directs Police Officers to Strictly Follow Circular of State Government(26.10.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed police officers who are in-charge of investigations to strictly follow the circular issued by the State government a.....

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Kerala HC Extends Term of Judicial Members of State Administrative Tribunal by Three Weeks(01.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has extended the term of the present Judicial Members of the Kerala Administrative Tribunal (KAT) by another three weeks, during whi.....

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Kerala HC Directs BEVCO to Abide by Orders of Excise Commissioner to Relocate or Equip Liquor Stores(03.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has asked the Kerala State Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) to abide by the instructions of the Excise Commissioner in relocating the 8.....

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Kerala High Court Urges Complete Abolition of Gawking Wages in the State(06.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has condemned the ongoing practice of charging 'gawking wages' in the State despite a Government Order in 2018 to abolish the same. .....

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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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Kerala HC: No Absolute Privilege for Statements Made on Oath or Otherwise in Judicial Proceedings(14.01.2020)

Kerala High Court has reiterated that if a party to a judicial proceeding is prosecuted for the criminal offence of defamation in respect of a stateme.....

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Tripura High Court Rejects TMC's Plea to Hold 'Protest' Rally in State(23.09.2021)

Tripura High Court has dismissed a plea filed by the All India Trinamool Congress seeking permission to organize a protest rally despite State Governm.....

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Delhi HC Asks Delhi Government to File Statement to Ensure Access to Adequate Food(24.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi Government to file a statement, indicating a "future roadmap" for ensuring that poor, needy and marginalized non-.....

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SC Raps BCCI for Objecting to Lodha Panel Report(04.03.2016)

Supreme Court, while rapping BCCI, State Cricket Associations for objecting to Lodha panel report, has said it will not allow these cricketing bodies .....

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Delhi HC: Minor Inconsistency in Statement Does Not Make Unreliable Witness(02.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that minor inconsistency in a statement made by a wife during cross-examination by husband before Family Court in divorc.....

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Delhi HC Directs to Decide Application Seeking Statistics of State Sponsored Electronic Surveillance(02.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission (CIC) to decide within 8 weeks, the appeals filed by Apar Gupta, founder of the Inter.....

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Delhi High Court Disposes Plea Seeking Directions for Establishment of State Animal Welfare Board(09.11.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to treat as representation a PIL seeking directions for establishment of a State Animal Welfare Board in the .....

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Telangana High Court Releases BJP State President Bandi Sanjay for Alleged Violation of Covid Norms(06.01.2022)

Telangana High Court has released BJP State President Bandi Sanjay Kumar who was sent to a 14-day judicial remand for allegedly violating Covid-19 nor.....

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Allahabad HC: Failure of Investigating Agency to Record Statements to be Recorded Seriously(10.01.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that the failure of the investigating agency to record statements of witnesses during an investigation must be viewe.....

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Calcutta HC Urges West Bengal State Election Committee to Postpone Proposed Elections(17.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has urged the West Bengal State Election Commission to postpone the proposed elections to four municipal corporations for a period.....

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Delhi HC: No Extension of Limitation Where Defendant Not Prevented from Filing Written Statement(20.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that the Supreme Court's orders on extension of limitation will not be applicable in circumstances where the defendant w.....

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HP HC Directs State to Constitute State Transport Appellate Tribunal Within a Month(23.12.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the State Government to constitute an independent State Transport Appellate Tribunal within a month as per Se.....

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Allahabad HC Directs to Regularly Update State Enactments, Amendments on Official Websites(24.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has called upon the Uttar Pradesh Government to regularly update the text of the state laws, along with the amendments, if made, .....

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Jharkhand Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill Providing For Punishment for Culprits(22.12.2021)

Jharkhand State Assembly has passed a law to prevent Mob Lynching in the state, The Jharkhand (Prevention of Mob Violence and Mob Lynching) Bill, 2021.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice on Plea Against Statements of Shia Waqf Board Chairman(24.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh Government and sought its counter affidavit on a plea filed against the alleged disputed.....

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P&H HC on RERA: Inconvenience In Making Pre-Deposits Not A Circumstance Warranting Relaxation(28.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court held that mere hardship in making pre-deposits which include diverting funds is not an arduous circumstance in any manne.....

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Himachal HC Slams State for Forcible Possession of Firm(30.05.2016)

Himachal High Court has imposed costs of Rs 25,000 on State Government for taking possession of company ‘Saber Paper Limited’, Una, without following .....

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Bombay High Court: Courts While Acting in Administrative Capacity Are “State” Within Art. 12(08.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held Courts, while dealing with their employees or acting in other matters purely in administrative capacity, fall within the de.....

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Delhi HC: Reinstatement Not Matter of Right Where Acquittal is Not Honourable(14.02.2022)

Delhi High has observed that reinstatement in public service cannot flow as a matter of right where the acquittal of such person is not an honourable .....

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Ministry of Corporate Affairs Extends Due Date of Filing Annual Return and Financial Statement(15.02.2022)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs ( MCA ) has again extended the due date of filing Annual Return and Financial Statement. The MCA has also relaxed the le.....

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Tamil Nadu Govt Notifies Amendment to State Subordinate Police Officers’ Conduct Rules(18.02.2022)

Tamil Nadu Government has notified an amendment to the State's Subordinate Police Officers' Conduct Rules,1964 by the inclusion of Rule 24-C, prohibit.....

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Kerala HC Stays Demand Notice Asking State Co-Operative Bank to Pay Outstanding Amount(22.02.2022)

Kerala High Court has stayed the demand notice issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax asking the State Co-operative Bank to pay the outstandi.....

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Bombay HC Asks Pvt. Unaided Medical Colleges on Domicile Rule in State(15.09.2016)

Bombay HC has asked the unaided medical colleges how were they prejudiced by Maharashtra Government's new domicile criteria in medical admissions.

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Delhi HC Directs Haryana Govt to Allow Inter-State Movement of Essential Goods(15.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Haryana Government to open up the borders to allow free inter-State movement of trucks carrying essential goods as w.....

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Bombay HC: Students Passing 10th/ 12th Standard from Outside Maharashtra Not Eligible for State Quota(16.03.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that a medical aspirant domiciled in Maharashtra, but having passed 10th or 12th standard from outside the state shall not .....

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Gujarat HC: Offending Driver's Statement Can't Form Part of Charge-Sheet(21.03.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that when proceedings against a driver are instituted for negligence causing a motor accident, then such driver's statemen.....

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SC to State Bar Councils: Complete Lawyers’ Verification by June 30(18.05.2016)

Supreme Court has asked all state bar councils to make an effort to conclude verification of all advocates registered with them by June 30.

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U’khand HC Tells Govt to Amend IPC, Frame Rules Under State Police Act 2007(15.05.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has passed a string of directions, including payment of reasonable travel allowance on date of recording of statement, adequate.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Society Imparting Training to State Govt. Employees Eligible for Tax Exemption(19.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the society formed to impart training to the State Government employees is eligible for inc.....

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National Company Law Tribunal, Delhi Approves Adani’s Bid to Buy Aditya Estates(24.02.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal, Delhi has approved the resolution plan of Adani Properties to acquire Aditya Estates for a total deal value of Rs 400 C.....

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Madras HC Directs CRPF to Reinstate Constable Who Failed to Fire During Militant Attack(02.03.2020)

Madras High Court has granted relief to a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable who failed to open fire during a militant attack in Manipur in.....

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AAR, Gujarat: RTC Attracts 18% GST for Enabling GTA for Door to Door Delivery of Parcels(05.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Gujarat has observed that Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation for enabling goods transport authority for door to do.....

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#Union Budget 2022-2023: Financial Assistance to States for Capital investment(01.02.2022)

Under the scheme for Financial Assistance to States for Capital investment, for 2022-23, the allocation is 1 lakh crore to assist States. This will be.....

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SC: Limited Estate Given to Wife for Maintenance Would Mature as Absolute Estate(03.02.2022)

Supreme Court has held that Section 14(1) of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 does not bar the bequeathing of a limited estate to a female by way of a W.....

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SC: Discrepancies Between FIR and Subsequent Statement Not Grounds for Discharge(07.02.2022)

Supreme Court observed that discrepancies between the FIR and any subsequent statement under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 canno.....

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ITAT, Delhi Allows Exemption to Association of State Road Transport Undertaking(29.09.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), New Delhi has allowed the exemption under Section 11 and 12 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 to Association of State .....

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Kerala HC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Kerala State Commission for SC-STs Act(01.10.2020)

Kerala High Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Kerala State Commission for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Act, 2007.

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Bombay HC: BCCI Liable to Pay Employees Contribution Under ESI Act(30.06.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is engaged in commercial activities and earning profits from the same and.....

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Rajasthan HC: Respondents Have Right to Legal Representation Before Regulatory Authority/ Tribunal(29.04.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that Section 56 of the Rajasthan Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, inasmuch as it excludes right o.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Section 56 of the Rajasthan Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, Appellate Tribunal, Regulatory Authority, adjudicating officer, ultra vires

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

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

Tags : Gauhati High Court, Assam Mineral Development Corporation, No Objection Certificate, inter-state trade

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Kerala HC: State Govt Bound to Consider Requests for Bharat Series Registration of Vehicles(29.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the State government is bound to consider the application of the petitioner for registration of his vehicle with a Bha.....

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Orissa HC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Section 34 RP Act(02.05.2022)

Orissa High Court upheld the Constitutional validity of Section 34 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 that specifies that eligible citizens.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Section 34, Representation of the People Act, 1951, State Legislative Assembly, Member of Parliament

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Delhi HC: State Govt Can't Cause Impediment to Grant/ Refuse Recognition to Institutes(22.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that while it is for the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) to grant or refuse recognition to the institutes upon.....

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Company Directors Receiving Remuneration are Also 'Employees' Under ESI Act: SC(06.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that Directors of Company, who are receiving remuneration, comes within the purview of "employee" under sub-section (9) of Sect.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Employees' State Insurance Act

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Kar. HC: Karnataka State Commission for SC/ST Cannot Direct Govt to Withhold Grants to School(21.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Karnataka State Commission for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act, 2002 does not empower the Commission .....

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J&K&L HC: Mere Reinstatement Without Clean Chit in Depart Inquiry Not Ground to Quash Cr. Proceeding(23.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that mere reinstatement into service without a clean chit in departmental inquiry is not a ground to .....

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AAR, West Bengal: Services for Collection and Disposal of Bio Medical Waste Iis Exempt From GST(12.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, West Bengal has held that services provided for collection and disposal of bio-medical waste to the State Government is .....

Tags : Authority for Advance Ruling, services, bio-medical waste, State Government, Goods and Services Tax

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Enhancement of Value Cannot be Ground to Invoke Penal Provisions/Confiscation(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed enhancement of value cannot be a ground on voluntary statement to invoke penal p.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, voluntary statement, penal provisions

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Rajasthan HC: Appeals u/s 58 RERA Act to be Filed with Court Fees(13.04.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that where there is no specific provision for payment of Court fees on appeals under Section 58 of the Real Estate Regul.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Real Estate Regulatory Authority Act, 2016, Rule 37, Section 58

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Bombay HC: Water is for All, No Region Can Claim Right over It(26.09.2016)

Bombay HC has directed State Government to formulate a State Water Resources plan within six weeks and asked them to frame an integrated water plan to.....

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Hyderabad HC Nods for Telangana Govt.'s Egg Scheme(27.09.2016)

Hyderabad HC has upheld the decision of the Telangana State that made it mandatory for poultry farms to obtain National Egg Coordination Committee Cer.....

Tags : Hyderabad HC , Telangana State, National Egg Coordination Committee Certification

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J & K HC Seeks Data on State Security to Pvt./Political/Retired Persons(24.08.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has called for information from the Home Secretary and the Director General of Police regarding the security cover provid.....

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Gujarat HC Sets Aside Injunction on Construction of Railway Tracks Near Dargah(16.05.2022)

Gujarat High Court while setting aside an order of the State Waqf Tribunal which granted injunction in favour of the concerned Trustee of Dargah has h.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, State Waqf Tribunal, Dargah, railway land

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Bombay High Court: State Quota in Medical, Dental Colleges Not For Out of State Students(01.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that children of Central Government employees, who are not posted in Maharashtra, cannot seek admission to medical and dent.....

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Madras HC Directs State Government to File Reply on Goonda Raj in the State(25.08.2020)

Madras High Court has directed the State Government to file a "proper reply" to the queries raised by the Court with regard to prevalence of Goonda Ra.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Goonda Raj in the State

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Bombay HC: Wife Best Suited to be Guardian of a Husband in Vegetative State(31.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that in a marriage, husband and wife are equal partners and the wife is best suited to be the guardian of her husband who i.....

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Kerala HC to State: Appoint Independent Chief Investigating Officer in SPCA Expeditiously(08.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the State to finalise the appointment of an independent Chief Investigating Officer in the State Police Complaints Auth.....

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Karnataka Issues Circular Regarding Revocation of Canceled GSTIN Beyond 90 Days Based on Court Orders(10.06.2022)

Karnataka State (GST) Department has issued a circular regarding revocation of cancelled GSTIN beyond 90 days by LGSTO’S/SGSTO’S based on Appeal order.....

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Guj. HC: Workmen Terminated in Violation of Retrenchment Procedure is Entitled to Reinstatement(22.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that where a workman is terminated in violation of the procedure for Retrenchment & Re-Employment provided under Sections .....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Retrenchment, Reinstatement

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Calcutta to State: Disburse Funds for Victim Compensation in 6 Weeks(23.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court while directing the State government to ensure disbursal of adequate funds within 6 weeks has reprimanded State Legal Services Aut.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Government’s Reply to Telcos’ Understated Income(14.12.2016)

Punjab & Haryana HC has sought responses from Government, Ministry of Communications, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Comptroller.....

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Delhi HC Directs 'Zee News' to Disclose Source of Confessional Statement of an Accused(16.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed a TV News Channel 'Zee News' to file an affidavit clearly disclosing the source from where the alleged confessional stat.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Source of Confessional Statement

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SC to States: Inform if State Haj Committees Have Been Constituted(16.08.2022)

Supreme Court has directed State governments to inform the Court, by way of an affidavit, if Hajj committees are constituted in their in their respect.....

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Involuntary Statement Leading to Recovery has No Evidentiary Value: SC(15.01.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that there is no evidentiary value to an involuntary confessional statement made under undue pressure and compulsion from t.....

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US Supreme Court Rejects Trump-Backed Texas State's Suit to Invalidate Results in Favor of Joe Biden(14.12.2020)

Supreme Court of the United States of America has rejected a legal challenge attempted by the State of Texas backed by Donald Trump to undo the electi.....

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Bom HC: Children Born in State But Completed Schooling from Outside Entitled to State Quota for Adm(14.09.2022)

Bombay High Court while holding that candidates born in the State but completed their 10th/12th from outside due to parent’s army posting are entitled.....

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SC: State Reorganization Can’t Take Away Right of Citizens to Reside & Settle in Any Part of Country(15.09.2022)

Supreme Court while observing that there is only one domicile i.e. domicile of the country and there is no separate domicile for a State, has held tha.....

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Govt. Amends Employees Insurance Norms to Increase Wage Ceiling From Rs 15,000 to Rs 21,000 P/M(05.01.2017)

Ministry of Labour and Employment has notified amendments to Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950 to increase wage ceiling from INR 15,000.....

Tags : Ministry of Labour and Employment, Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, 1950

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Karnataka High Court Rejects Bail Plea of IS Suspect Masroor Biswas(09.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has refused to grant bail to Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a Bengaluru-based techie, who was arrested on charge of promoting and supporti.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Islamic State, Twitter

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Multiple Proceedings on Same Issue Not Permissible Under RERA 2016: Maharashtra RERA(29.12.2018)

Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority has held that multiple proceedings on the same issue cannot be allowed under the Real Estate (Regulation .....

Tags : Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority, Multiple Proceedings

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Cal. HC: Influential Accused Take Shelter in State-Run Hospital(25.07.2022)

Calcutta High Court while observing that Influential Accused Take Shelter in State-Run Hospital, has directed the Enforcement Directorate to shift Wes.....

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SEBI Notifies New Norms for Issue of REITs(20.12.2016)

SEBI has notified detailed guidelines for public issuance of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) including allocation of units to institutional inve.....

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Madras HC Seeks Reason to Abolish Puducherry State Information Commission(21.12.2016)

Madras High Court has asked that under what circumstances did Centre has decided to abolish State Information Commission in Union Territory of Puduche.....

Tags : Madras High Court, State Information Commission, Puducherry

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Gujarat HC: Yes Bank is a Private Entity And Not Amenable to Writ Jurisdiction(28.07.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that 30% shareholding of State Bank of India (SBI) cannot make Yes Bank a State under Article 12 of Constitution, and ther.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Yes Bank, Writ Jurisdiction, State

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Madras HC: False Statements Before Criminal Court to Protect Fellow Officer Amounts To Misconduct(04.08.2022)

Madras High Court while upholding the disciplinary action against a police official has held that police officials making false or incorrect statement.....

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