8 July 2024

Search Results for Tag : States

International Cases

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.....

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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 .....

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Notifications & Circulars

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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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US Federal Court Allows Unshorn Hair and Beards for Sikhs in Marine Corps' Boot Camp(30.12.2022)

United States Federal Court has ordered Marine Corps to allow Sikh recruits with unshorn hair and beards to immediately begin basic training, while a .....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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US Supreme Court Rules Against Affirmative Actions in College Admission Process(30.06.2023)

United States Supreme Court has struck down affirmative action policies in student admissions programs at Harvard University and the University of Nor.....

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

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

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SC 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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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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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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#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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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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