Kerala HC: Can’t Condone Delay in Approaching Revision Authority Under Income Tax Act  ||  Karnataka HC: Scope of Judicial Review in Contractual Matters is Extremely Limited  ||  Bom. HC: Release of Film ‘Hamare Baarah’ Permitted After Agreement on Deletion of Certain Portions  ||  All. HC: Without Magistrate’s Permission, Investigation into Non-Cognizable Offence Illegal  ||  Himachal Pradesh High Court: Timeline Cannot be Imposed on Speakers to Decide Resignations of MLAs  ||  Ker. HC: In Quashing Proc. Courts to Look at All Circumstances to See if Case Initiated With Malice  ||  Kar. HC: Women Epicentres of Family Life, Deserve Preferential Treatment in Matters Relating to Bail  ||  Ker. HC: Order Holding Malabar Parota Similar to Bread and Exigible at 5% GST, Stayed  ||  Special Lok Adalat to be Organized by the Supreme Court from July 29  ||  Cal. HC: Bengal Govt. to Ensure Reservation in all Public Employment to Transgender Persons    

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Law Commission Report No. 260 analysing draft model Indian bilateral investment treaty(28.08.2015)

The Law Commission released its 260th Report on 'Analysis of the 2015 Draft Model Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty'. The bi-lateral investment treat.....

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Law Commission Report No. 259 on Early Childhood Development and Legal Entitlements(01.01.1900)

The Law Commission released Report No. 259 on early childhood development analysing and debating legal entitlements to nutrition that will benefit dev.....

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Law Commission Report No. 258 on Prevention of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials and Officials of Public International Organisations—A Study and Proposed Amendments(01.01.1900)

The Law Commission released Report No. 258 examining various international regiames and their approaches in preventing bribery of foreign public offic.....

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International Cases

When law required a thing to be done in a particular manner, same must be done accordingly, and, if prescribed procedure was not followed, it was assumed that, it had not been legally done(14.03.2018)

In facts of present case, 'Complainant' filed a complaint with Commission for alleged violations of Section 10 of Competition Act, 2010/Act. Complaina.....

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ECJ rules allowances under emissions scheme invalid(28.04.2016)

The .....

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Top Story

Paying for the pay raise(23.11.2015)

The Ministry of Finance released the Report of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, propos.....

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Union cabinet clears National Medical Commission bill, 2017 to replace Medical Council of India(15.12.2017)

The Cabinet has approved the draft of National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, in order to ensure transparency. The National Commission for Indian Syst.....

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Cabinet approves Terms of Reference for the Sixteenth Finance Commission(29.11.2023)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, has approved the Terms of Reference for the Sixteenth Finance Commission. The 16th Finance Commission.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Clarification on Regulation 6(d)(ii), 6(e)(ii) and 5(f) of the IRDAI 's (Payment of commission, remuneration or reward to insurance agent or insurance intermediaries) Regulations, 2016(30.03.2017)

Attention is drawn to Reg 6(d)(ii) and 6(e)(ii) of IRDAI 's (Payment of commission, remuneration or reward to insurance agent or insurance intermediar.....

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President Appoints Commission to Examine Sub Categorization of other Backward Classes under Article 340 of the Constitution(02.10.2017)

The President today i.e. on 02.10.2017, in exercise of the powers conferred by article 340 of the Constitution appointed a Commission to examine the s.....

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Cabinet approves rightsizing the Competition Commission of India(04.04.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for rightsizing the Competition Commission of India (CCI) from O.....

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Extension of Powers of Commissioner of Income-tax, Centralized Processing Centre, Bengaluru, headquartered at Bengaluru, Karnataka(30.08.2016)

In continuation to Circular No. 19 of 2016 dated 25th May, 2016, Commissioner of Income-tax, Centralized Processing Centre, Bengaluru, headquartered a.....

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Period for Submission of Agency Commission Claims(12.07.2018)

Please refer to our circular no.DGBA.GBD.N0.3262/31.02.007/2016-17 dated June 15, 2017 through which all agency banks were advised to submit their age.....

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Three day 80th Session of the Policy Commission Meeting of the World Customs Organization concludes in Mumbai(05.12.2018)

The 80th Session of the Policy Commission Meeting of the World Customs Organization (WCO) which concluded in Mumbai today, discussed among others, the.....

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Cabinet approves setting up of a Commission to examine the Sub-Categorization within OBCs(23.08.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved a proposal for setting up of a Commission under Article 340 of the Const.....

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Cabinet approves extension of the term of the Fifteenth Finance Commission up to 30th November, 2019(17.07.2019)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the extension of the term of Fifteenth Finance Commission up to 30th November, .....

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Cabinet approves Constitution of 22nd Law Commission of India for a term of three years(19.02.2020)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved Twenty-second Law Commission of India for a period of three years fr.....

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Judgments

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

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

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Assessee is not required to deduct tax at source on payments of foreign agency commission(24.06.2020)

Present appeal by Assessee has been directed against the Order of the Learned CIT(A), for the Assessment year (AY) 2014-2015, challenging the addition.....

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India - Czech Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation held in Prague(23.10.2018)

The eleventh session of India - Czech Republic Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation (JCEC) was held on 22nd - 23rd October 2018 at Prague. The Ind.....

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CCI to examine - Whether ITC availed or reduction in tax rate actually resulted in commensurate reduction in price of goods or services or both(23.11.2022)

1.In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 171 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Gove.....

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New National Commission for Backward Classes to be constituted in same manner as National Commissions for SCs and STs(30.05.2017)

The new National Commission for Backward Classes will be constituted under Article 338B and will commence functioning as a constitutional authority, i.....

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Conduct of Government Business by Agency Banks - Payment of Agency Commission(13.08.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India issued a clarification on activities that do not come under the purview of agency bank business and are not eligible for pa.....

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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,.....

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Customs and Central Excise Settlement Commission (Amendment) Procedure, 2017(09.05.2017)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (4) of Section 32-I of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) and sub-section (4) of section 127 .....

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Imposition of cost by CESTAT on grounds of quality of adjudication order(22.12.2015)

The Ministry of Finance has released an Instruction to Principal Chief Commissioners and Chief Commissioners of the Department to sensitize adjudicati.....

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Existing regulations on insurance commissions and remuneration to continue(15.03.2016)

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India advised insurers, insurance intermediaries and insurance agents to continue complying with.....

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Court should not interfere with an order of Settlement Commission, passed in exercise of its discretionary powers, unless order contravenes provisions of Act(25.09.2023)

Present appeal has been filed assailing the judgment passed by the High Court whereby the judgment of the learned Single Judge, remanding the matter t.....

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7th Central Pay Commission recommendations approved(29.06.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission on pay and pensionary benefits. The recommendations will be considered ef.....

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Constitution of West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission(27.01.2022)

1. In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (46) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby notifies f.....

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A petition based on unconfirmed news reports without verifying their authenticity should not normally be entertained(19.08.2020)

The Petitioner in present Criminal Miscellaneous Petition/application is the Petitioner in writ petition. The said writ petition was filed under Artic.....

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High Court can interfere into the order of Trial Court in the revisional jurisdiction only when Trial Court has exercised jurisdiction not vested in it by law(05.07.2022)

The present petition has been filed challenging the order whereby the learned Trial Court has rejected the request of the Petitioner for appointment o.....

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CWC and Labour Department more in breach than compliance of child welfare guidelines(04.09.2015)

In a case emerging out a lack of action taken by the police against a person employing children in a welding shop, the Court made a “shocking revelati.....

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Commission earned by NRI for services rendered outside India could not be deemed to be income which had either accrued or arisen in India(12.07.2023)

The bunch of appeals filed by the Revenue are directed against the orders passed by the National Faceless Appeal Centre (NFAC), arising out of the ord.....

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Jammu and Kashmir HC approves suo moto accountability(01.02.2016)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court ruled the State’s Accountability Commission, a body receiving complaints against public functionaries, capable of beginni.....

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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.....

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News

Delhi HC Takes a Look of Current Garbage Disposal Problem, along with National Green Tribunal (NGT)(29.10.2015)

Delhi HC along with NGT while taking note of current garbage disposal problem in Delhi, as safai karamcharis have been on strike for their arrears, ha.....

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CIC Raps MoEF for Withholding Information on K'taka Grasslands Issue(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rapped Environment Ministry for withholding information related to construction work in ecologically- sensiti.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaints against Jaypee Group(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has dismissed five complaints against Jaypee Group entities Jaiprakash Associates and Jaypee Infratech which had .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Karnataka Government(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Karnataka government and non-profit group Kann.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint against Goa's Druggists Association(30.10.2015)

Competition Commission (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made against Goa's Chemists and Druggists Association with regard .....

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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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Punjab and Haryana High Court to State Cops: Find if Forged Court Orders Used to Acquire Govt. Land(25.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Deputy Commissioners of Mohali and Rupnagar to submit report on whether shamlat or government lands have been sanct.....

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CCI Approves Heidelberg-Italcementi Deal(25.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Heidelberg Cement's proposed acquisition of Italcementi SpA. Heidelberg and the Italian company are.....

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CIC Brings Maha Ministers under Ambit of RTI(28.09.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Maharashtra, Ratnakar Gaikwad, has brought offices of all ministers, ministers of state under the ambit of th.....

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CCI Bans 2 Repetitive Violators for Violating Competition Norms(28.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI), has passed directions against two repetitive violators (P V Basheer Ahmed and M C Bobby, office bearers of a Ke.....

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J&K High Court to Govt.: Remove Illegal Constructions on Sindh within 4 Weeks(01.10.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered concerned Deputy Commissioners to remove illegal constructions on river Sindh which flows through Ganderbal,.....

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CIC to Forest Authorities: Whether Forest Clearance Granted to Polavaram Project(01.10.2015)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ordered Union Ministry of Environment and Forests to inform whether forest rights of tribal people were rec.....

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

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

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CCI Approves DLF-GIC Joint Venture Scheme(17.11.2015)

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

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Punjab and Haryana HC Seeks Information on Highway Liquor Vends(17.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Punjab Excise and Taxation Commissioner to inform if there were any liquor vends in state in violation of the court.....

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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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CCI Slams Rs 258 cr Fine on IndiGo, SpiceJet & Jet(18.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has slammed a penalty of Rs 257.91 crore on Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet for colluding in fixing fuel surcha.....

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CCI Asks CIL to Examine Spot E-Auction Scheme Afresh(19.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has asked Coal India Ltd (CIL) to examine afresh its spot e-auction scheme to obviate possible violation of com.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint against Hindustan Sanitaryware(17.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made in complaint filed by Shubham Sanitarywares against .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against SMV Agencies(17.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected complaint alleging that Jaipuria Group's SMV Agencies indulged in unfair business practices with re.....

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CCI Orders Enquiry Against A Leading Taxi Aggregator For Predatory Pricing(21.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an enquiry against a leading taxi aggregator company in India for alleged indulging in predatory pri.....

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CIC Slams Environment Ministry over its Response on Indira Sagar Polavaram Project(21.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Environment Ministry for its repeated response of "files not traceable" on key projects as it ordered.....

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CIC Issues Summon to Secretary to L-G over RTI on Tax Fraud(22.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) while taking serious view of how an RTI application was handled by Lieutenant Governor secretariat, Information C.....

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CCI Approves Koneru Holdings Multi-Layered Deal(24.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved multi-layered deal under which Koneru Holdings Ltd would acquire engineering, procurement, construc.....

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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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CIC Asks Centre to Give Polavaram Project Information to RTI Applicant(12.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause to Environment Ministry’s Public Information Officer H.C. Choudhury for not providing inf.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Arasu Cable TV(12.10.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed complaint filed by Makkal Tholai Thodarpu Kuzhumam Ltd against Arasu Cable TV and rejected allegat.....

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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 Cancels Appointment of UPPSC Chief(15.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court has set aside appointment of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) chairman Dr Anil Yadav, while declaring it “ultra vi.....

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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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CCI Rejects Complaints Against RIL, Reliance Gas Infra(25.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Reliance Industries, BSE and Reliance Gas Tra.....

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CCI Approves Aviva's Additional 23% Stake Buy in Indian Joint Venture(25.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved UK insurer Aviva's proposal to acquire additional 23 per cent stake in its Indian insurance joint v.....

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CIC: Don’t Make Information Public in Mediation Proceedings in Domestic Disputes(26.11.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that information related to mediation proceedings in domestic disputes should not be made public, as ca.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Symantec Corp(26.11.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive business practices made against anti-virus software maker Symantec C.....

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CCI Junks Complaints against Sony, HP(30.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations against Sony India and Hewlett Packard India Sales, alleging anti-competitive business.....

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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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CCI Junks Complaint against DLF Qutab Enclave Complex Educational Charitable Trust and DLF Ltd.(01.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has junked allegations of anti-competitive business practice against two DLF Group firms, DLF Qutab Enclave Comp.....

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Madras HC Directs Tuticorin Commissioner to Clear Waterlogging and Submit Report(08.12.2015)

Madras HC has directed Tuticorin Corporation Commissioner to clear stagnant rainwater from localities listed by Puthiya Tamilagam president K. Krishna.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Single-Bench Order, Nullify West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008(10.12.2015)

Calcutta High Court has upheld a single bench order that nullified the West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008 and rejected appeal by West Be.....

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CIC: Accused Entitled to Copy of Complaint in Sexual Harassment Cases(10.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has clarified that if a complaint of sexual harassment is made against an individual/individuals, they are entitl.....

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CCI Approves Novartis Sale of Animal Health Division(11.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Novartis India’s plan to sell the animal health division to Elanco India Pvt Ltd, the Indian arm o.....

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CIC to Centre: Reveal Names of Those Applying for Lokpal’s Posts(11.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered Centre to reveal names of applicants for the Lokpal's posts to ensure transparent process.

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CIC: Disclose Educational Qualifications of Haridwar MP Pokhriyal(11.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has directed Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University to disclose educational qualifications of Haridwar MP Ra.....

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Madras HC Upholds State Human Rights Commission’s Orders(14.12.2015)

Madras High Court has upheld order of Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission directing a woman Sub Inspector to pay a compensation of Rs 15,000 to an empl.....

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CIC Orders Compensation to RTI Applicants for Wrongful Delay(14.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has awarded compensation to applicants fighting for information on their salary dues and slammed the respective o.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Summon to State Excise Chief over Liquor Shops on Highways(15.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has summoned Excise and Taxation Commissioners (ETCs) of Haryana and Punjab over their failure to stop liquor vends along the na.....

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CCI Nods for Kuoni Travel's Acquisition By Thomas Cook(16.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Kuoni Travel by Thomas Cook (India).

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

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

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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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CCI Approves Piramal’s Acquisition(21.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Piramal Enterprises' lab diagnostics and point-of-care business by DiaSys India.

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Piramal Enterprise



CCI Permits $150-mn JBF Group-KKR Credit deal(21.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved polyster products manufacturer JBF Industries' $150 million deal with global investment firm KKR Cr.....

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SC Declines Urgent Hearing to Stop Juvenile Convict’s Release in Dec 16 Gangrape Case(21.12.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected midnight move of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to stay release of juvenile offender December 16 Gangrape case by giving .....

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CCI: Syringemaker, Hospital Gouging Patients(06.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found Max Super Specialty Hospital, Patparganj and Becton Dickson India Pvt Ltd, a manufacturer of disposabl.....

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CCI Approves Reliance Capital-Goldman Sachs Deal(06.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Reliance Capital Asset Management (RCAM) acquisition of Goldman Sachs' onshore asset management bu.....

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CCI Permits Konecranes-Terex Merger(07.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has permitted US cranes and mining equipment maker Terex's merger with Finland-based Konecranes, which will crea.....

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Delhi HC Sets Aside order Asking SC to Share Information on Reserved Verdicts(08.01.2016)

Delhi HC, while setting aside order of its single judge bench, has held that Central Information Commission (CIC) cannot direct any public authority t.....

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CCI Allows General Atlantic Acquisition of 21.61% Stake in IIFL Wealth(08.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has allowed Global private equity firm General Atlantic Singapore Fund acquisition of 21.6% shareholding in IIFL.....

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CCI Approves Panasonic-GS Yuasa Acquisition Deal(08.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Panasonic's battery business by Japan's GS Yuasa Corp.

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CCI Approves Rs 850-cr Acquisition of GTL's OME Business by E2 Energy Service(08.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Rs 850 crore acquisition of network services firm GTL Ltd's OME business by E2 Energy Service.

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Allahabad HC to UPPSC: Be Much More Thoughtful While Setting Question Papers(24.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has rejected a bunch of petitions challenging results of an examination, conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UP.....

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CCI Permits Euro 2.75 Billion Lanxess-Saudi Aramco Joint Venture Deal(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved speciality chemicals company Lanxess and Saudi Aramco deal to form a joint venture for synthetic ru.....

Tags : Competiition Commission of India, Lanxess , Saudi Aramco



CCI Dismisses Meru’s Complaint against Uber(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint filed by Meru Cabs Company against Uber alleging that they were following predatory pr.....

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

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

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CIC Seeks Information on Action Taken Against Those Who Leaked Information on IFS Officer Sanjiv(31.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Prime Minister's Office to disclose details of any action taken against people for allegedly leaking .....

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CCI Permits Union Bank's 49% Stake Buy in Union KBC AMC(31.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC)has approved Union Bank of India's proposed acquisition of 49 per cent stake in Union KBC Asset Management Company.....

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CCI Permits Avago's Acquisition of Broadcom(04.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its nod to $37 billion acquisition of Broadcom Corporation by chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd.

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SC Directs Government to Appoint 3 ICs in 6 Weeks(08.01.2016)

Supreme Court has directed Government to appoint three Information Commissioners (ICs) in the Central Information Commission (CIC), whose posts are ly.....

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Bombay HC Warns Of Contempt Action Against Commissioners of Every District in State(11.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has warned of contempt action against Commissioners of Civic Bodies and Councils of every district in Maharashtra if they fail to fi.....

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

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

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CCI Dismisses Complaints Against Govt's LTC Policy, Air India(11.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed complaints that Government's Leave Travel Concessions (LTC) policy was resulting in anti-competiti.....

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CCI Junks Compliant Against GVK Power, 2 Others(11.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected complaints against Bangalore International Airport, GVK Power & Infrastructure and Airports Authori.....

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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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NCDRC to Builder: Pay Rs 20k/Month Penalty for Delay in Project(25.01.2016)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has ordered Parsvnath Developers to pay a monthly penalty to buyers for delay in handing over .....

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Central Information Commission Asks if Subsidy was Given to Medanta Hospital(27.01.2016)

Central Information Commission has directed the Centre and Haryana Government to inform it that whether the private hospital Medanta Medicity was give.....

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CIC Pulls Up Delhi CM Office Over Senior Citizen's Pension Issue(28.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has pulled up Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not applying its mind before transferring petition of a se.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against Asian Paints(28.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint of unfair business practices made against Asian Paints with regard to painting services.....

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CIC Asks Centre and Haryana, Medanta was Given Subsidy in Land Allotment or Not(29.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Centre and Haryana Government to disclose if private hospital Medanta was given any subsidy or conce.....

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Cipla Gets CCI’s Approval to Sell 26% in Consumer Healthcare Business(29.01.2016)

Cipla Health Ltd has received approval from Competition Commission of India (CCI) to sell about 26 per cent stake in its consumer healthcare business.....

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Religare Gets CCI’s Approval to Sell 51% in MF Business to Invesco(29.01.2016)

Religare Enterprises has received approval from Competition Commission of India (CCI) to sell a controlling 51 per cent stake in its mutual fund busin.....

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CIC Points Out Serious Procedural Lapses in Inductions of NHAI(15.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has pointed out serious procedural lapses in appointment of officers in important public undertakings like the NH.....

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CIC to Universities and Examining Bodies: Provide Access to Answer Sheets at Rs. 2 Per Page(18.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that Universities and examining bodies cannot charge more than Rs.2 per page for providing copies of ev.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against Maruti Suzuki(18.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed complaint of anti-competitive practices made against Maruti Suzuki.

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NGT Directs TMC to Not to Give Nod for Construction in Forest Areas of Yeoor(19.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while hearing a petition filed by NGO Vanashakti, has asked Thane Municipal Commissioner (TMC) to not issue permissions.....

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CCI Approves Strides Shasun’s Acquisition Plan(19.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Strides Shasun’s acquisition of seven brands from consumer healthcare firm Johnson and Johnson.

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Delhi HC Seeks CVC’s Response over CIL Appointments(19.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on a plea challenging the appointment of eight General Managers in Coal.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Issues Summons to DC, MC Commissioner(21.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has summoned Deputy Commissioner, Municipal Commissioner and a local resident, Daljit Singh under contempt of court proc.....

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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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Tribunal Stays CCI's Ruling Against Alkem Labs(09.02.2016)

Competition Appellate Tribunal has stayed an order by Competition Commission of India's (CCI) imposing a penalty of over Rs 74 crore on Alkem Laborato.....

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CCI Nods for LafargeHolcim Revised Divestment Plan(10.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its nod to the divestment of LafargeHolcim Ltd ‘s interest in Lafarge India Pvt. Ltd.

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report of Investigation Before Feb. 25 on Death of 2 Students in School(10.02.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi to submit detailed status report of investigation and post-mortem report before February 25 .....

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CIC to Delhi CM: Make Expenses Public on Ads(12.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that office of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should disclose expenses incurred on advertising Gov.....

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CCI Nod for Nippon’s Stake Hike in Reliance Life to 49%(12.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Nippon Life's additional 23 per cent stake purchase plan in Reliance Life Insurance in a deal worth.....

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CCI Approves HealthFore-Oscar Investments Deal(12.02.2016)

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

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CCI Dismisses Complaints Against Ola, Uber(16.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business ways against taxi hailing apps Ola and Uber after finding no eviden.....

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CCI Nods for JVs to Set Up LNG Terminal in AP(17.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved two Joint Ventures (JVs) involving GAIL India and Andhra Pradesh Gas Distribution Corporation for .....

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CIC Issues Notice to Tihar over Not Disclosing Information(17.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld dowry convict's right to freedom and issued a showcause notice to Tihar authorities for allegedly supp.....

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CCI Directs Investigation against Monsanto on Govt. Complaint(18.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a detailed inquiry against Monsanto as it found it to be violating competition law in the market of .....

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CCI Junks Air India's Complaint Against IndiGo(22.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected Air India's allegation of predatory recruitment ways made against no-frills carrier IndiGo's parent.....

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CCI Nods for Reliance Communications-Sistema Shyam Merger(22.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed merger of Sistema Shyam Ltd's operations into Reliance Communications, paving way for the .....

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COMPAT Stays CCI's Rs 151-Crore Penalty on Jet Airways(23.02.2016)

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has stayed Competition Commission of India (CCI) ‘s penalty of Rs 151.69 crore imposed on Jet Airways for alle.....

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CCI to PVR: Sell Some Assets for Acquiring DT Cinemas(22.03.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has asked PVR Cinemas to first divest some of its assets if it wants to acquire DT Cinemas, which is real estate.....

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Kerala HC Rejets Petitions Challenging Appointment of CIC(25.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has rejected petitions challenging process of appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners in t.....

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CIC Asks Intelligence Bureau: Why Report on Whistleblower Not Been Made Public(30.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued notice to Intelligence Bureau, an organisation exempted from transparency law except in some cases, as.....

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CIC Issues Notice to HRD Ministry over IGNOU Probe(31.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a showcause notice to Ministry of Human Resource Development and Public Information Officer (PIO) for .....

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CIC: Bar Councils Come Under RTI(31.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that bar associations are constituted under a law made by Parliament and therefore come under Right to .....

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Delhi HC to CIC: Maintain Daily Order Sheet(01.04.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed Central Information Commission (CIC) to maintain daily order sheets following complaints that while appellants' contenti.....

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CIC Slams Environment Ministry for Not Disclosing an Intelligence Bureau Report(01.04.2016)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has given show-cause notice to environment ministry for not disclosing an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report which.....

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CIC: Ministers Answerable Under RTI(14.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that Ministers in Union and State Cabinets are “public authorities” liable to answer public questions a.....

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Balbir Singh Chauhan appointed Chairman of Law Commission(14.03.2016)

Former judge of the Supreme Court, Balbir Singh Chauhan, has been appointed as Chairman of the 21st Law Commission, a position he will hold in additio.....

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CIC Junks Need Of Hard Copies For Online Appeals(16.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has done away with the mandatory provision of sending signed hard copy of appeals through post even though the ap.....

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CIC Seeks Reply from MP, MLA as to Why They Should Not be Declared "Public Authority"(17.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued show cause notices to a BJP MP and a Nagaland MLA, in separate cases, seeking their explanation why th.....

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CCI Orders Inquiry Against AFI(17.03.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered inquiry against Athletics Federation of India (AFI), the apex body for athletics in India, for an al.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against 6 Individuals in Land Sale Case(18.03.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint against six individuals pertaining to sale of land plots in Dehradun, saying it is a di.....

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CIC Seeks CM's Reply over Address Change RTI(21.03.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Kejriwal to respond to this RTI query, which sought to know how he was allowed to change his address du.....

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CCI Nods for Nomura's 35% Stake Sale in LIC Nomura Mutual Fund(08.04.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has permitted Japanese financial services major Nomura’s 35 per cent stake sale in the mutual fund business join.....

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Delhi HC Orders Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi to File Reply Plea Challenging His Decision(11.04.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response of Information Commissioner M A Khan Yusufi on a plea challenging his decision to bar appearance of a lawyer before his b.....

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Kerala HC: Puttingal Temple Fire Tragedy Should be Inquired by CBI(12.04.2016)

Kerala HC, while hearing Justice Chidambaresh's plea seeking ban on high decibel firecrackers, has observed that Puttingal temple fire tragedy should .....

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CIC: Modi’s Claim to Govt. Can’t be Disclosed(13.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has refused to disclose communication President Pranab Mukherjee had with Narendra Modi when he was called to for.....

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CIC Slams BCI for Not Following Mandatory RTI Clause(18.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Bar Council of India (BCI) for not following mandatory proactive disclosure clause of the Right to In.....

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CIC Prevents Indian Seed Companies’ (Using Monsanto Technology) Obligatory Destruction of Seeds(20.04.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said in interim order that Indian seed companies that use global agriculture firm Monsanto's technology will.....

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NCDRC Imposes Penalty on Jaypee Group(10.05.2016)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has ordered Jaypee Group to pay 12% annual penalty to home buyers in Kalypso Court project in.....

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CIC Rules, Cabinet Secretariat Can’t Deny to Disclose Details of Agenda(16.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that Cabinet Secretariat can’t deny access to items on agenda of Cabinet after meeting is over under Ri.....

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NCDRC Imposes Fine of Rs 64 Lakh on Delhi Hospital, Doctors for Negligence(16.05.2016)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has imposed fine of Rs 64 lakh on a Delhi-based private hospital and three of its doctors for.....

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CIC to Green Ministry: Make Coastal Area Expert Panel Report Public(17.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s office to submit the response and to make action taken on expe.....

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COMPAT Stays Rs 1,773-cr Penalty on Coal India, Imposed by CCI(18.05.2016)

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has set aside Rs 1,773-crore penalty imposed on Coal India by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). It al.....

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CCI Approves Acquisition of 2 HUL Rice Brands(18.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of two rice brands of Hindustan Unilever by LT foods, the owners of Daawar brand.

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CIC to NGT: Do Not Charge More Than Rs Two as Photocopy Fee(20.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed NGT to amend its RTI rules and not charge more than Rs two per page for providing photocopies of doc.....

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CIC to DU: Give Information on Law Admissions(05.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Delhi University (DU) to provide information on admission of students to first-year of law degree co.....

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CIC: Notaries Law Need to be Amended(05.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended to Law Ministry to amend law of notaries and update notaries system leaving no scope for falsific.....

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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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CCI Rejects Complaint against Case New Holland(06.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint alleging that Case New Holland Construction Equipment (India) Ltd indulged in anti-comp.....

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CCI Permits PVR-DT Cinemas Deal(06.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved multiplex chain PVR's proposed acquisition of DT Cinemas from DLF while directing the companies to .....

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CIC Issues Fresh Notice to Sonia Gandhi in RTI Matter(09.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a fresh notice to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to explain her case before its Full Bench on allegat.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Realty Firm Ambika Trading & Construction(09.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations that Ambika Trading & Construction indulged in anti-competitive practices with regard t.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Grants Relief to Temporary Govt. Lecturers(13.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has held that temporary lecturers are entitled for minimum pay and perks as per the guidelines of the University Grant Commissio.....

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CIC Denies Disclosure of Assets & Liabilities of SEBI Chairman(14.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that disclosure of assets and liabilities of SEBI Chairman Sinha is "likely to cause unwarranted invasi.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint against Digital Cinema Initiatives(20.06.2016)

Competition Commission India (CCI) has dismissed K Sera Sera Digital Cinema's allegations of unfair business practices made against US-based Digital C.....

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CCI Rejects Allegations against Nissan Motor(20.06.2016)

Competition Commission India (CCI) has rejected allegations that Nissan Motor abused its dominant position in terms of after-sales service.

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CCI Junks Complaint against Vodafone India(20.06.2016)

Competition Commission India (CCI) has dismissed allegations that Vodafone India abused its dominant position by imposing discriminatory charges for i.....

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CCI Clears Blackstone-Mphasis Deal(21.06.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared private equity major Blackstone's multi-billion dollar deal to buy over 50 per cent stake in Mphasis.....

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CIC Lifts ‘Iron Curtain’ over the Kerala Cabinet’s Decisions(23.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC), Kerala, has asked State Government to provide, in ten days, details of agendas and minutes regarding controversi.....

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CIC Suggests Declaration of Threat of Honour Killing in Marriage Form(12.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has suggested to Central and State Governments to include a declaration by couple who intend to have a court marr.....

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Hyderabad HC Stays Excise Dept. Order(12.08.2016)

Hyderabad HC has stayed orders of Excise Commissioner who granted permission for Spencer Group to open four retail outlets in Ranga Reddy district.

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CIC Asks Govt. to Reveal Bio-Safety Data on GM Mustard Trials(16.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Environment Ministry to reveal safety data regarding trials of Genetically Modified (GM) mustard wit.....

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CIC: Duly Consider Public Interest While Deciding RTI on ITR(16.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Income Tax department to "duly consider the larger public interest" while responding to an RTI requ.....

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CIC Issues Show Cause Notice to 2 Scientists in Environment Ministry(17.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause notice to two scientists of Environment Ministry for not following its orders to proacti.....

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CIC: Information on Disbanded Army Intel Unit can't be Sought(19.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has dismissed appeal seeking disclosure of internal Army report on now-disbanded intelligence unit, Technical Ser.....

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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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Kerala HC Asks State Government to Provide Facilities to NRI Commission in a Month(14.10.2016)

Kerala High Court has granted State government a month’s time to provide all infrastructure facilities to the Non-Resident Indians (Keralites) Commiss.....

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NHRC Notices UP Government over Death of Asthma Patient in Ambulance(14.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to UP Government over death of an asthma patient because of an empty oxygen cylinder in ambu.....

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NHRC Seeks Report from Kerala Government over Custodial Death(14.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Kerala Government over death of a man from Tamil Nadu in police custody after he was ar.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner has Power to Transfer Information Commissioner’(17.10.2016)

Bombay HC has ruled that State Chief Information Commissioner has power to transfer State Information Commissioner from one region to other to ensure .....

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CIC Directs JNU to Disclose Steps Undertaken to Prevent Thefts on Campus(17.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) must pro-actively disclose steps taken to ward off menace of thef.....

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NHRC Notices TN Government over Death of Three Girls in Road Mishap(17.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Tamil Nadu government over reported death of three college girls in a road accident invol.....

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CIC Orders Indian Navy to Make Public, Report on Lt Cdr Rahul Nair Death(28.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Indian Navy to make public the inquiry report on death of Lt Cdr Rahul Nair during a 2010 air show ev.....

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Delhi Consumer Commission Imposes Fine of Rs. 25 Lakh for Medical Negligence on Hospital and Doctors(29.09.2016)

Delhi Consumer Commission has directed a private hospital and two orthopaedics to pay Rs. 25 lakh as compensation to a patient who had suffered 40 per.....

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National Human Rights Commission Issues Notice to CBI Over Alleged Torture of Ex-Bureaucrat Bansal(30.09.2016)

National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to CBI over the alleged torture of suspended senior bureaucrat BK Bansal and his family that led to.....

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Competition Commission of India Clears Coffee Day Overseas-Coffee Day Enterprises Deal(03.10.2016)

Competition Commission of India has cleared proposed amalgamation of Coffee Day Overseas with Coffee Day Enterprises, which operates popular CCD chain.....

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Central Information Commission Kendriya Bhandar within the Purview of RTI Act(03.10.2016)

Central Information Commission has declared Government Employees' Cooperative Society Kendriya Bhandar to be a public authority under the Right to Inf.....

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Central Information Commission Slams Income Tax ‘Informer’ for Using RTI to Earn Incentives(03.10.2016)

Central Information Commission has admonished a Right to Information (RTI) applicant who was allegedly seeking massive information from the Income Tax.....

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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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NHRC Notices Odisha Government over Fire at SUM Hospital(20.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), while taking suo motu cognizance of media reports, has issued a notice to Odisha Government on the fire at SU.....

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Gujarat HC Notices Centre, State on Plea to Increase Income Limit for OBC Quota(20.10.2016)

Gujarat High Court has issued notices to State and Central Governments on a PIL challenging recommendation of National Commission for Backward Classes.....

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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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CCI Clears Konecranes-Terex Corporation deal(21.10.2016)

Finland-based Konecranes has received Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) approval to acquire 'material handling and port solutions business' of i.....

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CIC Rejects Plea Seeking Inquiry Report of Collision & Sinking of INS Vindhyagiri(24.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected a plea of providing inquiry / investigation report of collision and sinking of INS Vindhyagiri, whic.....

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CCI Approves Restructuring of Fortis Group(25.10.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed restructuring of Fortis Group, which includes de-merger of Pathology Business, SRL Labs.

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Karnataka HC Stays Criminal Proceedings against Public Service Commission’s Member(25.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has stayed criminal proceedings initiated against Mangala Sridhar, who was suspended as member of Karnataka Public Service Commis.....

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Gujarat HC Rejects Plea Seeking Direction to Furnish Details on Jailbreak under RTI(15.11.2016)

Gujarat High Court has turned down an appeal seeking direction to Chief Information Commissioner to ask Government to furnish details on 2013 jailbrea.....

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Madras HC Directs EC to File Affidavit on Assembly Polls Expenses(15.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Election Commission (EC) to file an affidavit of expenses incurred for conduct of Assembly Elections to Aravakurichi an.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC’s 2012 Order to Disclose Institutional Donors Details to PMNRF(16.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed operation of a 2012 order passed by Central Information Commission (CIC) asking Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMN.....

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CIC Directs Army to Share Macchil Encounter Info(17.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Army to provide details to an RTI applicant about Court Martial of five soldiers in fake encounter o.....

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CIC Notices DU’s CPIO for Rejecting RTI Application on Modi’s Degree(21.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued show cause notice to Delhi University’s Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) asking why maximum p.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Summons UGC Chairman, Secretary over Panjab University Financial Crisis(22.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ordered Chairman and Secretary, University Grants Commission (UGC) that either of two will remain present on December 5 to a.....

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CCI Clears Reliance Aerostructure- Dassault Aviation Joint Venture Deal(30.01.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed joint venture between Anil Ambani-led group firm Reliance Aerostructure and Rafale-maker D.....

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NCDRC Orders Unitech to Pay compensation for Delivery Delay(30.01.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Unitech Hi-Tech Developers to pay over Rs 3 crore to a couple for failing to give.....

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RBI Rejects EC Request to Enhance Withdrawal Limits For Poll Candidates(30.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rejected request of Election Commission (EC) to enhance weekly cash-withdrawal limit, imposed after demonetisation, fo.....

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Delhi HC Notices AAP Govt Over Non Implementation of CIC Order on Environ Cost(01.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought response of Delhi Government on why it has not complied with a 2011 Central Information Commission (CIC) order to display .....

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Gujarat HC Seeks State’s Reply Over Appointment of CIC(02.02.2017)

Gujarat High Court has sought State Government's reply on a PIL seeking transparency in process for selection of next Chief Information Commissioner (.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Election Commission's Reply Over Plea on Poll Freebies(02.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Election Commission (EC) to respond on steps taken to comply with Supreme Court’s directions on poll freebies.

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NCDRC: No VAT on Discounted Items(03.02.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that shops selling goods at 40% discount cannot charge VAT or any other duty on disco.....

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CIC Directs CBSE to Permit Inspection of Smriti Irani’s School Records(18.01.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to permit examination of Textiles Minister Smriti Irani'.....

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Delhi HC Directs DCW to Pay Salary Arrears to Staffs(19.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to pay 50 per cent salary arrears of 35 of its staffers and provide records of staff ap.....

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Bombay HC Drops Contempt Case Against BMC Commissioner(19.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has dropped contempt proceedings against Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta taking note that orders sanctioning and regularising ille.....

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CCI Approves Sony Pictures Deal to Buy Ten Sports(19.01.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared Sony Pictures Networks’ proposed purchase of Ten Sports, owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises.

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CCI Slaps Rs. 2.92 Crore Fine on Three Firms For Bid rigging of Tenders by Indian Railways(20.01.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed penalties totaling about Rs. 2.92 crore on three firms for bid rigging of tenders floated by Indian .....

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CCI Fines Seven Cement Companies For Bid rigging, Cartelization(20.01.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has held seven cement companies guilty of bid rigging and cartelization and imposed a total fine of nearly Rs 20.....

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Supreme Court to Centre: Appoint NHRC Director General Within One Week(23.01.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to appoint a Director General in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) within a week.

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CIC Seeks Information on Declassification of Files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose(12.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner has asked Prime Minister's Office to furnish all documents relating to declassification of files on Netaji Subhas Chand.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks LG, AAP Govt's Reply on BJP Leader's Petition(13.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought reply from Lieutenant Governor and AAP Government on petition by BJP leader Vijender Gupta seeking implementation of 4th F.....

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CIC Slams JKP on Refusal to Give Info About SOPs(18.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) GR Sufi has directed Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) to reveal information, slamming forces over refusal to disclo.....

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CIC Seeks Report on Sale of Illicit Tobacco Trading Inside Tihar(18.08.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Tihar Jail Authorities to inquire and submit a report before it within three months on alleged illi.....

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CIC to CPIO of Supreme Court: Disclose Action Taken in NEET Judgment Leak Case(04.05.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) of Supreme Court to disclose what action has been taken on.....

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CIC to Ministry of Law & Justice: Disclose Status of MoP for Judges, Judicial Accountability Bill(04.05.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has expressed anguish over lack of transparency and accountability in process of appointment of Judges and direct.....

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P & H High Court Seeks State’s Response Over Setting Up of Justice Dhingra Panel(17.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Haryana Government to file an affidavit explaining what material was there before Chief Minister Manohar La.....

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CCI Annuls Anti-competitive Charges Against BookMyShow(20.03.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive practices made against Big Tree Entertainment, which runs movie tic.....

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LCI 265th Report: No Tax Relief on Interest on Money Deposited for Maintenance of Minor Child(21.03.2017)

Law Commission of India in its 265th report has recommended to Government that interest earned on money deposited by a parent for maintenance of a min.....

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UGC Directs Universities to Include Aadhaar, Photographs in Degrees, Certificates(23.03.2017)

University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all Universities and Educational Institutions to introduce identification mechanisms like student’s ph.....

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CCI Imposes Rs 591.1 Crore Fine on CIL, Subsidiaries For Unfair Trade Practices(27.03.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 591.1 crore on CIL (Coal India Ltd) and its subsidiaries for indulging in unfair/ d.....

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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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CIC Directs RBI To Appoint Nodal CPIO(14.06.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Reserve Bank of India to appoint a Nodal Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), in addition to c.....

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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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CIC: 'BCCI' a Public Authority, Must Disclose Information Under RTI(19.06.2017)

Central Information Commissioner has declared BCCI to be a public authority and directed the Board to disclose information sought by RTI applicant.

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Calcutta High Court: Finding Fact of Settlement Commission Not Open to Judicial Review(19.06.2017)

Calcutta High Court has held that a finding of fact made by Settlement Commission is not open to judicial review unless it is established that such fi.....

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ITAT Cochin: ‘Secret Commission’ to Doctors for Scanning & Medical Examinations Are Subject to TDS(20.06.2017)

ITAT, Cochin has held that assessee-company is liable to pay TDS under section 194H of Income Tax Act in respect of payment of secret commission to do.....

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ITAT Cochin: ‘Secret Commission’ to Doctors for Scanning & Medical Examinations Are Subject to TDS(20.06.2017)

ITAT, Cochin has held that assessee-company is liable to pay TDS under section 194H of Income Tax Act in respect of payment of secret commission to do.....

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CCI Slaps Rs 87 Crore Fine on Hyundai for Unfair Discount Curbs(20.06.2017)

Competition Commission of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 87 crore on Hyundai Motor India for unfair business practices with respect to providing di.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint Against DIAL on High Office Rent(19.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations leveled by Airline Operators Committee (AOC), that Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIA.....

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CCI Orders Inquiry against Max Super Speciality Hospital(19.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered inquiry against Max Super Speciality Hospital and Becton Dickinson India for alleged anti-competitiv.....

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

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

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CCI: Movie Producers Have Right to Choose Digital Cinema Provider(29.06.2017)

Competition Commission of India has said there was no contravention of S. 3 & 4 of Competition Act on part of producers for entering into an agreement.....

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CIC Directs Disclosure of Numeric Data of Officers Facing Corruption Charges(04.07.2017)

Central Information Commission has directed Government to disclose numeric details of pending as well as disclosed Departmental/ Vigilance/ Court case.....

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LCI 269th Report on Poultry Birds: New Rules to Stop Cruel Practices Against Egg-laying Hens(04.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 269th Report titled 'Transportation and House-keeping of Egg-laying hens (layers) and Broiler Chickens' sugg.....

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LCI 270th Report: Registration of Marriage Should be Made Compulsory(05.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 270th Report titled ‘Compulsory Registration of Marriages’ to Government suggesting compulsory registration .....

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

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

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Karnataka High Court Directs BBMP to Frame Policy on Hoardings and Posters in Bengaluru(21.08.2015)

Karnataka High Court while referring to number of hoardings and posters that have inundated Bengaluru, has directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike.....

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Supreme Court Stays NCDRC's 12% Interest Penalty on Unitech(21.08.2015)

Supreme Court has stayed order of National Consumers' Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) imposing a penalty on real estate developer Unitech Ltd. f.....

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PMO to CIC: Cannot Declassify Bose’s File(28.08.2015)

Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has admitted before Central Information Commission (CIC) that it has files related to Bose but did not give any specific.....

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SC Questions EC Silence on Barring Convicted Lawmakers for Life from Electoral Politics(12.07.2017)

Supreme Court has pulled up Election Commission for not taking a clear stand on whether lawmakers be barred for life from contesting elections after b.....

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MP High Court Rejects Plea of MPPSC Candidate Declared Not Qualified(17.07.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has upheld the MP Public Service Commission (MPPSC) decision to declare a candidate ‘not qualified’ for the State Civil Serv.....

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Bombay High Court Summons NMC Chief, Commissioner of Police over Allowing Pandals(04.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has summoned Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Chief and Commissioner of Police to give explanation of why they permitted illegal p.....

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Hyderabad HC Directs Election Commission on Mass Deletions from Voters List(04.12.2015)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Election Commission of India to pass final orders and intimate final decision by December 10, on mass deletion of 6......

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CIC Seeks Details of Mining Lease and Orders File Inspection(04.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Indian Bureau of Mines to disclose the plans submitted by private entities seeking mining lease.

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CIC Issues Notice to CBSE Officials for Denying Information to Student on Class XII Papers(04.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause notice to two CBSE (Patna) officials for denying a student his answer-sheet by imposing i.....

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CCI Fines IPO-Bound Alkem Laboratories for Rs 74 Crore(07.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of over Rs 74 crore on IPO-bound Alkem Laboratories and its two officials for indulging in.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Election Commission’s Response on Plea of 12 AAP MLAs(25.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought reply of the Election Commission on the plea of 12 AAP MLAs due to the poll panel’s decision to continue hearing a complai.....

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Delhi HC Upholds CIC Order, Says IB Liable to Share Report on Whistleblower IFS Officer(28.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has upheld order of Central Information Commission directing the Intelligence Bureau & Ministry of Environment and Forests to share w.....

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Allahabad HC Looks for Reply from UP Govt. over Appointment of CIC(16.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court on a plea alleging that the procedure adopted by the committee in selections of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) was not in a.....

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NCDRC Orders Testing of 13 Samples of Maggie Noodles(16.10.2015)

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has ordered 13 samples of Nestle India’s Maggi instant noodles to be sent to a government-run .....

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Gujarat HC Calls Ordinance for Delaying Civic Body Polls ‘Unconstitutional’(21.10.2015)

Gujarat High Court has said that an ordinance or executive order by Gujarat Government, meant to delay civic body polls in the state, is unconstitutio.....

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CIC Discarding Away RTI Applications Without Photo Identity Proof(27.10.2015)

Contrary to the RTI Act rules, the Central Information Commission (CIC) is asking applicants to furnish a copy of a photo identity card with applicati.....

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SC To NCDRC: Formulate Plan For Speedy Disposal, Use of ADR by Consumer Fora(07.09.2017)

Supreme Court has issued directions to ensure speedy resolution of disputes and utilization of alternate dispute resolution mechanisms by the consumer.....

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Madras High Court: Teachers Strike is a Reason for TN Students’ Poor NEET Performance(14.09.2017)

Madras High Court, while censuring government teachers who are boycotting classes as part of their protest demanding implementation of Seventh Pay Com.....

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CIC Directs Disclosure of UPA's Decision over De-Notifying 123 Wakf Properties(01.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered disclosure of all records related to UPA Government's decision to de-notify 123 Wakf properties which.....

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Delhi HC: CCI Can Entertain Patent Rights Abuse Complaints(04.04.2016)

Delhi HC has said that Competition Commission of India (CCI) can entertain complaints regarding abuse of dominance of patent rights as there is no "ir.....

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Delhi HC Pulls Up NCW for Exceeding its Jurisdiction(04.04.2016)

Delhi High Court has rapped National Commission for Women (NCW) for adopting procedures not sanctioned in law and exceeding its jurisdiction, while de.....

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Gujarat HC Observes Inconsistency In State And Central Election Commission Rules(05.04.2016)

Gujarat HC, while observing inconsistency in State and Central Election Commission Rules has said that both Commissions being Constitutional bodies sh.....

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CCI Gives a Go Ahead to Goldman Sachs-Amber Enterprises Deal(06.04.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Goldman Sachs' stake purchase in Amber Enterprises India.

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CIC Directs Govt. to Release Biosafety Data on GM Crops(07.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Environment Ministry to release biosafety data regarding all Genetically Modified (GM) crops in .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint Against Coal India(07.02.2018)

Competition Commission of India has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices against state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) with regard to sale of.....

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CIC Slams NGT over Spending Thousands to Claim Rs.40(12.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed National Green Tribunal (NGT) for apparently paying over Rs 33,000 as litigation fee to contest its d.....

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CCI Issues Combination Regulations to Streamline Norms for M&A Filings(13.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combinations) Amendment Regulations, 2016, has been no.....

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CCI Approves Strides Shasun’ Acquisition Plan(13.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Strides Shasun’ plan to acquire Sun Pharmaceutical's two business divisions in India for Rs 165 cro.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint of Unfair Trade Practices against Omaxe(14.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint against real estate developer Omaxe and another entity for indulging in anti-competiti.....

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CCI Nods for Jaypee-Suraksha Group Deal to Sell 5 Wind Projects(14.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed acquisition of Jaiprakash Associates' five wind power plants by Suraksha Group entities.

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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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LCI 273rd Report: Law Panel Moots Life Term for Torture(31.10.2017)

Law Commission of India in it’s 273rd Report recommended the implementation of ‘United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and.....

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CIC to Govt.: Ensure Officers' APAR Finalised Within Time Frame(26.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Health Ministry to ensure that Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APAR) are finalised within give.....

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Kerala HC Seeks Records on CIC Appointments(01.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has directed State Government to produce records pertaining to proposed appointment of former DGP Vinson M Paul as Chief Information.....

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Delhi High Court Asks CIC to Evolve a Procedure to Avoid Any Confusion(04.03.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Registry of the Central Information Commission (CIC) to evolve a procedure by which applications against non-compliance of .....

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Govt. Relaxes CCI Financial Threshold Limits(08.03.2016)

Government, with a view to improve ease of doing business, has raised financial threshold limit for companies seeking nod from Competition Commission .....

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CIC: Indian Banks Association A Public Authority Under RTI(23.11.2017)

Central Information Commission has declared the Indian Banks Association (IBA) a public authority accountable under the Right to Information Act, 2005.....

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CCI Imposes Rs 52.24 Crore Penalty on BCCI(30.11.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 52.24 crore on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for abuse of its do.....

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CWC Can't Be Mute Spectator to Police Misbehaviour to Kids: Delhi High Court(04.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has lashed out at Child Welfare Commission (CWC) for being a "mute spectator" to misbehaviour towards rescued children by police.

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CCI Junks Complaint Against Kanoria Chemicals(01.07.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has junked allegations that Kanoria Chemicals & Industries abused its dominant position by imposing unfair price.....

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Gujarat HC Stays CIC Order on PM Modi's Degree(04.07.2016)

Gujarat High Court has stayed Central Information Commission (CIC) order asking the Gujarat University to provide details of the MA degree of Prime Mi.....

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Delhi HC Sends Back to EC Plea to Cancel BSP Symbol 'Elephant'(11.07.2016)

Delhi HC has remanded back to Election Commission a plea seeking cancellation of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) symbol 'Elephant', for alleged misuse of pu.....

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LCI 274th Report: Not Necessary to Make Any Amendment to Contempt of Court Act(19.04.2018)

Law Commission of India has submitted the 274th report titled “Review Of Contempt Of Court Act 1971 (Limited To S.2 Of The Act)” to the Ministry of La.....

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LCI 275th Report: Make BCCI an Answerable Public Body, Bring it Under RTI Ambit(19.04.2018)

Law Commission of India has recommended to the Centre that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) be classified as a national sports federat.....

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Supreme Court: Power Regulatory Bodies Must Have a Judicial Member(20.04.2018)

Supreme Court has ordered that one of the members of Electricity Regulatory Commissions should be a person of judicial background, quashing orders of .....

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CIC: L-G Can’t Claim Immunity(26.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed L-G of Delhi and Union Home Ministry to disclose report on basis of which Delhi Assembly was dissolv.....

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CIC: All Agusta Westland Deal Documents in CBI Custody Cannot be Disclosed(27.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has observed that as all documents related to the signing of Agusta Westland deal is in custody of CBI and that t.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC Order to Disclose IB Report on Whistle-blower(09.06.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed Chief Information Commission (CIC) order directing the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to make public its report on alleged haras.....

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CIC Asks MEA to Disclose Bills of Air India Charter Plane for PMs Travel Abroad(27.02.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to disclose records related to the expenses incurred on chart.....

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CCI Imposes Rs 54 cr Penalty on Jet, SpiceJet, IndiGo for Fixing Fuel Surcharge(08.03.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of over Rs 54 crore on Jet Airways, SpiceJet and IndiGo for fixing fuel surcharge, after t.....

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Allahabad HC Upholds CBI Enquiry Against UPPSC Regarding Exams & Their Results(09.03.2018)

Allahabad High Court has upheld the CBI investigation ordered by the Central Government into serious allegations against the Uttar Pradesh Public Serv.....

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CCI Nods for Acquisition of L&T General Insurance by HDFC ERGO(12.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition process of L&T General Insurance by HDFC ERGO General Insurance.

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CIC Asks PMO to be Cautious over Delay in Reply to RTI Queries(15.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has cautioned the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to adopt “due seriousness” in handling of Right to Information ap.....

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SC Seeks Center, Election Commission's Views over Lifetime Ban on Convicted Politicians(15.09.2016)

SC has formally sought views of Centre and Election Commission on a public interest litigation demanding a lifetime ban on convicted politicians after.....

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CCI Directs Inquiry against Jaiprakash Associates in Majority Orders Involving Real Estate Projects(16.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered inquiry against Jaiprakash Associates Ltd through majority orders in two separate cases involving re.....

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CIC: Impediment in Self Defence in Penal Proceedings is Violation of Human Rights(29.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that it is the human right of a person accused of sexual harassment in his capacity as a citizen and acc.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Appointment of CVC(02.07.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea challenging appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K V Chaudhary and Vigilance Commissioner (VC) T M B.....

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LCI 276th Report: Law Commission Recommends Legalisation of Regulated Betting(06.07.2018)

Law Commission of India has released its 276th report recommending that betting and gambling in sports be legalised and regulated.

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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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CIC: Constitution Club Public Authority under RTI Act(19.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that Constitution Club which is a "platform for interaction amongst past and present member of Parliamen.....

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NHRC Notices Maharashtra Government over Death of 740 Tribal Students(19.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) while taking suo motu cognizance of news reports that 740 students of Residential Schools (ashramshalas) in tr.....

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CIC Seeks Info on Steps Taken to Reclaim Koh-i-Noor, Tipu Sultan’s Sword(29.08.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Ministry of Culture to intimate an RTI applicant about the efforts.....

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Gauhati High Court: KN Saikia Commission Was Not Valid(04.09.2018)

Gauhati High Court has held that constitution of K. N Saikia commission was not valid in what may come as major relief for former Assam chief minister.....

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Supreme Court Notice to EC on Misuse of EVMs(05.09.2018)

Supreme Court has sought response of the Election Commission on a PIL filed by Dehradun based journalist alleging unauthorised handling of EVMs by pri.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Madras HC Decision Quashing Appointment of 11 TNPSC Members(10.01.2017)

Supreme Court, while asking what will be fate of a State where a Public Service Commission of Class 10-pass persons interview Class 1 officer-candidat.....

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Supreme Court Notices NHRC over Plea Seeking Law on Custodial Torture(10.01.2017)

Supreme Court has sent to notice National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on a plea seeking framing of an effective law to prevent torture and inhuman .....

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Kerala High Court Upholds Kerala University Decision to Implement UGC Regulation(10.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has upheld Kerala University's decision to implement regulations brought in by University Grants Commission (UGC) that aims to impro.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Asks Election Commission to Check Drugs Supply During Elections(10.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab and Chief Election Commissioner of India to ensure that drugs are not suppli.....

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CIC: PM’s Travel Bills Can’t be Disclosed for Security Concerns(13.01.2017)

Central Information Commission has held that procedure involved in raising bills for chartered flights for Prime Minister's visit abroad cannot be dis.....

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SC Directs Centre to Appoint NCST Chief in Three Months(17.01.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to appoint Chairperson of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) without fail within three months.

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File Report Regarding Steps Taken to Fill Vacancies in Information Commissions: SC to Centre & States(06.12.2018)

Supreme Court has directed Union of India and 8 states to file their status report indicating the steps which have been taken for filling up of vacant.....

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Supreme Court Calls For Joint Decission on Minority Commission for J&K by Centre, State(28.03.2017)

Supreme Court has asked representatives of Centre and Jammu and Kashmir Government to sit together and take a considered decision on formation of a mi.....

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Delhi HC: NCW Has No Adjudicatory, Advisory Powers(29.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has ruled that National Commission for Women (NCW) did not have any adjudicatory or advisory powers.

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ECI Tightens Poll Code Norms for Electronic and Print Media(31.03.2017)

Election Commission of India (ECI) has tightened poll code norms for electronic and print media by disallowing poll outcome forecasts by political ana.....

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MCA Relaxes Norms for M&A Deals Clearance by CCI(31.03.2017)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has eased the criteria for notifying Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) deals to the Competition Commission of India (.....

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CCI Approves NBCC's Takeover of Hindustan Steelworks Construction(04.04.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposal of NBCC India Ltd to acquire Hindustan Steelworks Construction Ltd.

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SERVICE - Candidate in PSC Rank List Doesn't Get Indefeasible Right to be Appointed: Kerala HC(25.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that no candidate can claim a legally enforceable right to be appointed to a particular post merely on the strength of .....

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - EVMs are 'Information' Under RTI Act: CIC(25.02.2019)

Central Information Commission has ruled that an Electronic Voting Machine is “information” under Right to Information Act and can be demanded by an a.....

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Allahabad High Court Set Aside Akhilesh’s Appointments in UP Higher Education Services Commission(08.09.2015)

Allahabad High Court has set aside appointment of three senior members (Veer Singh Yadav, Rudal Yadav and Anil Kumar Singh) of UP Higher Education Ser.....

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Union Cabinet Approves Reconstitution of Law Commission(10.09.2015)

The Union Cabinet has approved the reconstitution of Law Commission. With the approval, the Law Ministry would now constitute the 21st Law Commission .....

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CIC Slaps Max Penalty for Denying Information on Illegal Constructions Near Taj Mahal(06.06.2017)

Central Information Commissioner has imposed maximum penalty of Rs. 25,000 on two officials of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for failing to pro.....

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CCI: Reliance Jio’s Free Services Not Anti-Competitive(12.06.2017)

Competition Commission of India has rejected telecom major, Bharti Airtel’s predatory pricing complaint against Reliance Jio and Reliance Industries L.....

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CIC to Sports Ministry: Is BCCI a National Sports Federation?(12.06.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has questioned status of BCCI, asking Sports Ministry to clarify if it is a national sports federation.

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CIC Asks Government to List Records of all Leased Properties(12.06.2017)

Central Information Commission has directed government to compile records of all properties leased out by government, including prime properties lease.....

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SC Directs ECI to Watch PM Modi Biopic and Decide Whether It can be Screened During Poll Time(15.04.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Election Commission of India to watch biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and report back to court in sealed cover as to.....

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Supreme Court Forms New National Judicial Pay Commission For Subordinate Judiciary(12.05.2017)

Supreme Court has constituted a new National Judicial Pay Commission to examine structure pay and other conditions of Judicial Officers belonging to S.....

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CCI Orders Probe Against Telecom Giants for 'Cartelisation'(12.05.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a probe of telecom majors, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, for allegedly trying to .....

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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission Proposes To Introduce E-Hearing From June(19.05.2017)

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed to introduce e-hearing facility from June, 2017.

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CIC to Indian Navy: Disclose Why India Accepted Cost Escalation for Gorshkov(22.05.2017)

Central Information Commission has asked Indian Navy to disclose reasons for India agreeing to cost escalation by Russia for purchase of refurbished a.....

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CIC: Private Hospitals 'Fleecing' Patients for Cardiac Stent(22.05.2017)

Central Information Commission, while taking a serious view of private hospitals "fleecing" patients for cardiac stents, has directed Employees State .....

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Bombay HC to CBDT: Reconsider Its Proposal to Incentivise CIT (A) to Enhance Assessments(25.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has asked Central Board of Direct Taxes ( CBDT ) to reconsider its decision to incentivize the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) .....

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CIC: Staff Entitled To Know About Financial Status of Company(25.04.2019)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that employee is entitled to know under Right To Information Act 2005 about the financial status of the .....

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Delhi High Court: DRI Has No Jurisdiction to File Writ Against Order of Settlement Commission(23.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has no jurisdiction to file Writ Petition under Article 226 of Constitution o.....

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NHRC Notices DGP, Jharkhand Over Mob Lynching of 7 on Suspicion of Being Child Kidnappers(24.05.2017)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report on mob lynching of seven persons on suspicion of being child k.....

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NHRC Seeks Report From Jharkhand on Abduction, Recruitment of Children By Maoists(24.05.2017)

National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Government of Jharkhand, calling for a report after taking suo motu cognizance of a news artic.....

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LCI 268th Report on Bail Provisions: Reduce Incarceration Period for Unconvicted Undertrials(25.05.2017)

Law Commission of India in its 268th report related to bail system, made significant suggestions to change bail provisions keeping in mind that poor p.....

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CCI Approves Tata acquisition of Docomo Stake in Tata Teleservices(26.05.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Tatas’ purchase of 21.63% stake in group firm Tata Teleservices from Japan’s NTT Docomo, taking lon.....

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Telangana HC to EC: No Poll Notification for Three MLC Seats(10.05.2019)

Telangana High Court has directed Election Commission (EC) not to issue a poll notification to those MLC seats that have become vacant on account of d.....

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CIC: Can't Disclose All Government Email IDs(04.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that email IDs of all government officials cannot be provided under the Right to Information Act as it .....

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NCDRC Orders Spicejet To Pay Rs. 60,000 For Losing Passenger's Luggage(04.01.2016)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has asked SpiceJet airline to pay compensation and penalty of Rs. 60,000 to a Tripura resident.....

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NGT Issues Summon to PWD Secretary over Pollution of Buckingham Canal(05.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Commissioner of Chennai Corporation and Principal Secretary of Public Works Department (PWD) to appear befor.....

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CIC Orders Inquiry Into Notes Exchanged at Delhi Post Office Branches(20.09.2017)

Central Information Commission has ordered an inquiry into the exchange of old currency notes after demonetisation at post office branches in Pinto Pa.....

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Central Information Commission Orders NDMC to Disclose Details of Defaulters(03.10.2017)

Central Information Commission has ordered NDMC to put up all information on the allottees and dues owed to the civic body on its website. Secondly it.....

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Kerala High Court: Human Rights Commission Does not Have Unlimited Jurisdiction(26.07.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that the Human Rights Commission does not have unlimited jurisdiction and that it cannot exercise plenary powers in der.....

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CIC Slams Govt. for Failing to Promote Retired Employee(22.01.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed two government departments to explain why they should not be made to pay Rs 75,000 in penalty and co.....

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CCI Nods for Investment by FIL Capital(22.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has granted approval to proposed investment by FIL Capital Investments (Mauritius) II Limited in Cipla Health Li.....

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Competition Commission of India Fines Aditya Birla Group Firm Grasim for Bid Rigging(06.10.2017)

Competition Commission of India has imposed fines totalling Rs 6.27 crore on Aditya Birla group firm Grasim Industries and two others for bid rigging .....

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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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SIT On Black Money Is Public Authority Under RTI: CIC(12.10.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held the special investigation team on black money a ‘public authority’ as per the Right to Information Act.

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Competition Commission of India Imposes Rs 14 Crore Fine on Jaiprakash Associates(13.08.2019)

Competition Commission of India has imposed a penalty of nearly Rs 14 crore on Jaiprakash Associates for abusing its dominant market position by impos.....

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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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CCI Junks Complaint against Coal India, CIMFR(15.07.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of unfair business ways against Coal India and CIMFR pertaining to a global tender for .....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL for Making Politicians’ Wealth Source Public(20.07.2016)

SC has issued notice to Centre and Election Commission seeking their response to a PIL for making politicians declare their sources of income in their.....

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CIC Seeks Disclosure of Every Action on Misconduct of Lawyers(22.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Bar Council of Delhi to proactively make public the cases of professional misconduct, both proved an.....

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CIC to School Boards: Record Corporal Punishment Data, Take Action(27.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has said that all school education boards must take note of cases of corporal punishment in their schools, form a.....

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

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

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Competition Commission of India Orders Probe into Amazon and Flipkart for Abuse of Competition Law(14.01.2020)

Competition Commission of India has ordered a probe into the alleged Competition Law violations by Amazon and Flipkart over allegations that the e- co.....

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Consumer Forum, Kolkata Directs VLCC to Compensate Client who Sustained Burn Injuries(20.01.2020)

District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Kolkata has directed beauty clinic Vandana Luthra Curls and Curves to compensate a client who sustain.....

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Supreme Court Seeks to Reply on Stay on Poll Bonds(21.01.2020)

Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Election Commission within two weeks on an application seeking an interim stay on a fresh w.....

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Competition Commission of India Approves Divestment of Reliance Jio’s Telecom Towers(21.01.2020)

Competition Commission of India has approved the divestment of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd’s telecom tower assets to Canada’s Brookfield Infrastructure .....

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NCDRC: Consumer Forums Do Not Have Jurisdiction Over Educational Institutions(23.01.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has answered a reference holding that 'educational institutions' do not impart 'services' and hence th.....

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SC Sets Aside NCDRC Findings of Unfair Trade Practice Against Star TV and Bharti Airtel(24.01.2020)

Supreme Court has set aside the order of National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) which directed Star TV and Bharti Airtel to jointly pa.....

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Supreme Court Asks the Election Commission to Draw Up Action Plan to Decriminalize Politics(27.01.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission to draw up an action plan within one week on ways and means to check criminalization of politics in th.....

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SC Questions Centre, AMU About Norms Flouted in Appointment of Vice Chancellor(20.09.2016)

SC while questioning the mode and method in which the Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been appointed, asked that how University.....

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CIC Imposes Penalty of Re 1 on RTI Applicant(21.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slapped penalty of Re one on an RTI applicant who was acting as a front for a pesticide lobbying group seekin.....

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CCI Gives Approval to Pfizer-Piramal Deal(21.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Piramal Enterprises' proposed acquisition of four brands from pharmaceutical major Pfizer.

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CIC: Inquire Fake Birth Certificates Racket in NDMC(26.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered inquiry into "gross irregularities" in issuance of fake birth certificates by North Delhi Municipal C.....

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SC: Permitting Candidate to Inspect Answer Sheet Won’t Affect Public Interest or Govt. Functioning(19.07.2018)

While directing Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission to allow a candidate to see his answer sheets of examination, Supreme Court has observed that .....

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Competition Commission of India Adjourns All Cases Listed Upto May 3(21.04.2020)

Competition Commission of India has adjourned all matters listed before it for hearing up to 3rd May, 2020, stating that fresh dates will be issued fo.....

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SC: Non Joining Duty Vacancy Can't be Filled from Expired PSC Rank List(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has held that Public Service Commission cannot advise any candidate to a Non-Joining Duty vacancy from an expired rank list, if such vac.....

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Madras HC Slams Advocate for Casting Aspersions on Election Commission(02.11.2016)

Madras High Court came down heavily on an advocate for filing a Public Interest Litigation to postpone elections to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur Assembl.....

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Allahabad HC: Information Commission Don’t Have Power to Review or Change its Own Order(03.11.2016)

Allahabad High Court has ordered that UP State Information Commission does not have a power to review and change its own orders, including order of im.....

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CCI Approves Ashok Leyland's Deal to Buy Nissan Stake in Three JVs(04.11.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI's) has approved Ashok Leyland to buyout its Japanese partner Nissan Motors' stake in JVs, which were floated to m.....

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SC Upholds Quashing of Consumer Panel Member’s Appointment(20.09.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld a Himachal Pradesh High Court decision of quashing the appointment of a woman member in the Himachal Pradesh State Consumer D.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Delhi Govt's Reply in Plea Challenging Validity of Delhi Minorities Commission Act(30.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to file a reply in a plea challenging the validity of the Delhi Minorities Commission Act, 1999.

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SC Directs NCDRC to Expeditiously Pronounce Judgment in a Case Which It 'Reserved For Judgment'(31.07.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission to expeditiously pronounce judgment in a case which it had 'reserved fo.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Plea Seeking Stay on Appointment of Delhi Minorities Commission Chairman(31.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre, Delhi government and the lieutenant governor on a plea seeking a stay on further appointment to th.....

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CCI Approves TATA Chemicals-Yara Fertilisers Deal(28.11.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed acquisition of Urea and Customised Fertilisers business of Tata Chemicals by Norway's Yara.....

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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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SC Paves Way for Permanent Commission for India’s First Woman Gallantry Award Wining Army Officer(01.12.2016)

Supreme Court has paved way for first woman gallantry award winning Army officer, Lt Col Mitali Madhumita, to be given permanent commission despite he.....

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Madras HC Directs TNSEC to Submit Assets Declarations of all Elected Councillors(01.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to submit statements of declaration of assets made by all Elected Councill.....

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SC Refers Plea to Make Independent Collegium for Appointment of EC to Constitutional Bench(24.10.2018)

Supreme Court has referred a plea for constituting an independent mechanism for selection of Election Commissioners for the consideration of Constitut.....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL Challenging 2004 NCMEI Act for Not Recognising Minorities at State-Level(28.08.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation challenging validity of provisions of National Commission for Minority E.....

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SC Asks Two CERC Members to Go on Leave Until Appointment of Law Member(31.08.2020)

Supreme Court has asked two members of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission to go on leave until a Law Member is appointed to the Commission.

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Delhi HC Directs UGC to Ensure Setting Up of Grievance Cell in All Varsities(06.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed University Grants Commission (UGC) to ensure that all colleges and universities, including capital’s Delhi University (D.....

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Appointment of Information Commissioners: SC Asks Centre to Disclose Info on Shortlisted Candidates(26.12.2018)

Supreme Court has directed Centre as well as States to disclose information pertaining to shortlisted candidates and the criteria being following for .....

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Allahabad HC Refuses to Quash Charges Against Commissioner of Income Tax(18.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has refused to quash charges in respect of offences of cheating, criminal conspiracy and Corruption against Commissioner of Incom.....

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SC Stays Release Order to Woman Officer Without Considering Claim for Permanent Commission(20.11.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed the order of release issued by the Indian Navy to a woman officer without considering her claim for permanent commission.

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Competition Commission of India Approves Reliance-Future Group Deal(23.11.2020)

Competition Commission of India has approved the acquisition of retail, wholesale, logistics & warehousing businesses of Future Group by Reliance Reta.....

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Delhi HC Directs Extension Of Pro Rata Pension To Non-Commissioned Officers of Defence(26.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the non-commissioned officers of the defence forces are also entitled to the pro rata pension, which is currently only.....

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SC Asks Centre to Submit Response on Status of Women Army Officers' Permanent Commission(26.11.2020)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to file a reply in an application contending that the Indian Army has "not granted Permanent Commission to even 50% of .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Reply Over Appointments in NCSC(08.03.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to respond on a PIL for alleged delay in appointment of Chairperson, Vice-chairperson and other members of National .....

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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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SC Directs Minority Commission to Decide on Guidelines for Identifying "Minorities"(12.02.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the National Commission for Minority (NCM) to take a decision within three months on a representation seeking laying down o.....

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Karnataka HC: SC/ST Commission Not Empowered to Adjudicate Disputes Between Individuals(05.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Karnataka State Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission, is not empowered to adjudicate and decide dis.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Removal of Govt. Control over Appointment(08.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Petition filed by Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind seeking directions to remove the Government control over the appointment of.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Removal of Govt. Control over Appointment(08.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Petition filed by Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind seeking directions to remove the Government control over the appointment of.....

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LCI 267th Report: Panel Calls For Wider `Incitement' Definition to Curb 'Hate Speech'(27.03.2017)

Law Commission of India (LCI) in its 267th Report has recommended introducing more provisions in Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Code of Criminal Procedur.....

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LCI 266th Report: Panel Moots For Banning Strikes by Lawyers, Calls For Amending Advocates Act(27.03.2017)

Law Commission of India (LCI) in its 266th Report has recommended to Centre to amend law to ban strikes by lawyers which had reached "terrifying propo.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Pulls Up DCPCR for Not Taking Issue of Missing Children Seriously(06.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has taken to task the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) for not taking seriously the issue of children going mi.....

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CIVIL - SC Sets Aside Bombay HC Order Penalising Senior Tax Official(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has set aside an order by Bombay High Court that had imposed a fine on Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (Mumbai) and made adversarial r.....

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DIRECT TAXATION - SC Sets Aside Bombay HC Order Penalising Senior Tax Official(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has set aside an order by Bombay High Court that had imposed a fine on Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (Mumbai) and made adversarial r.....

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ELECTION - Why No Order Yet to Ban Political Ads on Social Media: Bombay HC to ECI(08.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has asked Election Commission of India (ECI) why it was hesitant to issue specific directions to prohibit political advertisements o.....

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NCDRC Sentences Directors of Parsvnath Developers to Imprisonment for Failure to Refund Money(08.02.2021)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has sentenced the Managing Director and directors of Parsvnath Developers to three years in prison for.....

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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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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - Delhi HC Stays CIC Order Putting EVMs Under RTI(19.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has stayed Central Information Commission order holding that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) fall within the preview of RTI Act.

Tags : Delhi High Court, RTI Act, Electronic Voting Machines, Central Information Commission



CRIMINAL - Delhi HC Upholds Order Against Former Delhi police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar(22.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has ordered a special cell of Delhi Police to register FIRs against former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar and former assistan.....

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ELECTION - SC to Election Commission: Cross-check More Votes on VVPATs(25.03.2019)

Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission to consider increasing the number of VVPAT’s that are used to randomly verify votes cast by Electronic.....

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ELECTION - Supreme Court Rejects Plea Seeking Ban on Roadshows, Bike Rallies During Polls(25.03.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea filed by former DGP of Uttar Pradesh seeking a direction to the Election Commission to ban roadshows and.....

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION - CIC to Govt.: Share List of Tainted Officers Since 2010(27.03.2019)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered government to reveal names of all the IAS officers against whom prosecution sanction has been grante.....

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Consumer Forum, Hyderabad: Supermarket Charging Cost for Carry Bags an 'Unfair Trade Practice'(22.02.2021)

District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Hyderabad has directed 'More Megastore' to discontinue its unfair trade practice of arbitrarily impos.....

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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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CIC: Initiate Steps to Introduce RTI Stamps for Payment of RTI Fees(08.05.2017)

Central Information Commission has reiterated its recommendation for issue of RTI-stamps or numbered RTI-coupons as mode for payment of RTI-fees.

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Supreme Court Cuts Competition Commission's Penal Powers(09.05.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld an order by Competition Appellate Tribunal (Compat) that penalties imposed by Competition Commission of India (CCI) on compan.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Patna High Court's Order on Recruitment of SIs(08.04.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a judgment of Patna High Court allowing Bihar Police Sub-ordinate Service Commission to go ahead with recruitment process of .....

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Supreme Court Upholds Patna High Court's Order on Recruitment of SIs(08.04.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a recent judgment of Patna High Court allowing Bihar Police Sub-ordinate Service Commission to go ahead with recruitment proc.....

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CCI Gives Green Signal to Larsen and Toubro's Proposal to Take Over Mindtree(08.04.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said that it has approved Larsen and Toubro's proposed acquisition of Bengaluru-based IT firm Mindtree.

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CCI Directs Make My Trip and Go Ibibo to Allow FabHotels, Treebo to be Listed on Online Portals(15.03.2021)

Competition Commission of India has directed Make My Trip and Go Ibibo to allow FabHotels and Treebo to be listed on its online portals, after observi.....

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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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CIC: Disclosure of IT Return Information Under RTI Invades Privacy of Assessee(19.04.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld an order rejecting an RTI application seeking details of income tax returns of a person on ground that.....

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Commissioner of Customs can Recover Movable and Immovable Properties of Defaulters: CESTAT(05.04.2019)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai bench has held that Commissioner of Customs has the power to recover both movable .....

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CCI Clears Star Health Acquisition by WestBridge, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, others(05.04.2019)

Competition Commission of India has said that it has approved a deal involving acquisition of over 90 per cent stake in Star Health and Allied Insuran.....

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CCI Orders Probe into WhatsApp's New Privacy Policy; Finds Prima Facie 'Abuse of Dominance'(25.03.2021)

Competition Commission of India has ordered a probe into the new privacy policy of WhatsApp, after making a prima facie observation that it was violat.....

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SC Holds Army's Evaluation Criteria to Grant Permanent Commission for Women Officers Arbitrary(25.03.2021)

Supreme Court has declared that the evaluation criteria adopted by the Indian Army to consider the grant of permanent commission for women officers to.....

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University Grants Commission Bans Distance Edu in Non-univ Institutes(05.07.2017)

University Grants Commission (UGC) has stated that only universities can offer distance learning programmes in India.

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SC to Centre: Why No Transparent Procedure For Appointing CEC & ECs?(05.07.2017)

Supreme Court has posed several pointed questions to Centre regarding the lack of proper procedure for appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and .....

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SC Seeks EC’s Reply Over Plea for VVPAT Use in Upcoming Gujarat Polls(07.07.2017)

Supreme Court has sought response from Election Commission on a PIL seeking to conduct upcoming Gujarat assembly election through Voter-verified Paper.....

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7th Pay Commission Notified, Minimum HRA Fixed for Different City Categories(07.07.2017)

Seventh Central Pay Commission (CPC) resolution of the government has been published in the Gazette of India. The revised rates of the allowances shal.....

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Central Information Commission to RBI: Disclose Names of Big Defaulters(28.05.2019)

Central Information Commission has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to disclose the list of big loan defaulters it had sent to banks for resol.....

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MP HC Rejects Plea Seeking Action Against Election Commission for Conducting Elections(28.04.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has disposed of a plea filed seeking actions against the Election Commission of India for the State Legislative Assemblies o.....

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CCI Approves Tata Group’s Acquisition of Online Grocery Platform BigBasket(30.04.2021)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition by Tata Digital Limited of up to 64.3% of the total share capital of Supermarket Grocer.....

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Staff Entitled to Know About Financial Status of Company: CIC(26.04.2019)

Central Information Commission has held that an employee is entitled to know under Right to Information Act, 2005 about the financial status of the em.....

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SC Refuses to Interfere With EC's Report Opposing Release of Modi Biopic Before Poll Ends(26.04.2019)

Supreme Court has backed stand of Election Commission in refusing to lift stay on release of the biopic on PM Narendra Modi until the conclusion of Lo.....

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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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Madras HC: ITSC Cannot Force Income Tax Dept to Settle Disputes with Assessees(26.04.2021)

Madras High Court has ruled that Income Tax Settlement Commission (ITSC) cannot force the Income Tax Department to settle disputes with assessees if t.....

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Delhi HC Directs Central Govt. to Nominate Members for Posts at National Commission for Minorities(27.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed that the Central Government to nominate members against all the vacant positions at the National Commission for Minoriti.....

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CCI Rejects Case against Goa's Chemists and Druggists Association(06.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected complaint filed by Royal Agency, Margao alleging of unfair business practices made against Goa's Ch.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Centre to Fill Up CIC, IC Posts in Six Weeks(09.11.2015)

Delhi HC has directed Centre to fill up vacant posts of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (IC) within six weeks.

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Central Information Commission: Officers However High Not Above RTI Act(18.07.2017)

Central Information Commission has treated Chief Vigilance Officer of Employees State Insurance Company (ESIC) as its deemed PIO, and issued him a sho.....

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NCDRC: Law of Limitation Gives No Extra Time to Govt Bodies(19.07.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has held that law of limitation does not permit any extra time for government functionaries that must .....

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LCI 271st Report: Proposes Setting Up Of National And Regional DNA Data Banks(28.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 271st report titled “Human DNA Profiling – A Draft Bill for the Use and Regulation of DNA Based Technology” .....

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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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Air Liquide Arm Gets CCI Nod(29.01.2016)

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

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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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CIC to AMU: Remove Inequality in Re-Check of Supplementary Papers(01.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Executive Council of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to make appropriate changes in process of re—evalu.....

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CCI Nods for Sun Life’s Acquisition in BSLI(01.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given approval to Sun Life's acquisition of 23% more stake in Birla Sun Life Insurance (BSLI), a joint ventu.....

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CIC: No Need to Disclose Records Related to Dorje’s Visit(02.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) , while observing that disclosure of documents related to visit of Ogyen Trinley Dorje to Sikkim can adversly aff.....

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CCI Approves Marriott-Starwood Deal(02.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its approval for acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts by Marriott International.

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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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NHRC Issues Notice to Delhi Govt Over Increasing Incidents Of Violence Among Tihar Jail Inmates(29.09.2021)

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report alleging increasing incidents of violence among inmates in the.....

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CIC Directs Issue of Notices in Names of the-then Chiefs of Political Parties(24.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed its Registrar to issue fresh notices in the names of the then Chiefs of political parties after acti.....

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CIC Directs Rural Development Ministry to Disclose Land Acquisition Ordinance(28.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has given a pro-disclosure order and directed Rural Development Ministry to divulge Cabinet note, file notings an.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint against KAMP Developers(28.06.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made against KAMP Developers with respect to residential .....

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CIC Rules Out Mandatory Video Conferencing for Officials Outside Delhi(29.06.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled out making public authorities based outside Delhi compulsorily avail of video-conferencing in hearings .....

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Cabinet Approves 7th Pay Commission(29.06.2016)

Union Cabinet has approved recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission, a move which will boost consumption by putting extra disposable income in the ha.....

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Competition Commission of India Backs Self- Regulation in E- Commerce Sectors(09.01.2020)

Competition Commission of India has said that marketplace platforms should adopt self- regulatory measures to be more transparent about their ranking .....

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SC Issues Notice on Challenge Against Rakesh Asthana's Appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner(26.11.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on the petitions filed by the NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana .....

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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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NCDRC: No Cure/ No Success Is Not Negligence; Sets Aside Rs 15L Liability On Doctor(19.12.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), while stating that no cure/ no success is not negligence and fastening the liability on the t.....

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Central Information Commission: ED can Withhold Names of Tax Evaders in Panama Papers(10.10.2019)

Central Information Commission has ruled that the names of alleged tax evaders appearing in the Panama Papers leak can be withheld by the Enforcement .....

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CCI Imposes Fine on Maruti Suzuki Finding Its Discount Control Policy Anti-Competitive(25.08.2021)

Competition Commission of India has imposed a fine of Rs 200 crore on India's largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) for its discount.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Publication of Final Result for Commission in Territorial Army(02.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on the petition moved by 8 women candidates seeking publication of final merit list/ result for commission in Terri.....

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CIC: UGC Must Give Clarifications on Recognized Courses(06.10.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC), while rejecting the plea of Higher Education Regulator, has said that UGC and other public authorities cannot de.....

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CCI Rejects Allegation over Power Grid Corporation(06.10.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations that Power Grid Corporation abused its dominant position with policy that materials us.....

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

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

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Delhi Court Seeks Clarification from Election Commission on Smriti Irani’s Educational Qualification(07.10.2016)

A Delhi Court has sought further clarifications from the Election Commission of India over a plea alleging Smriti Irani’s educational qualifications t.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Government to Accept Recommendation of Backward Classes Commission(14.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to accept the recommendation given by the Karnataka State Backward Commission in 2010, which re.....

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SC Grants Relief to Woman Officer Who Lost Permanent Commission Due To Pregnancy-Related Condition(16.12.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the grant of Permanent Commission to a Women Short Service Commission Officer who underwent a temporary aberration in SHAPE.....

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CCI Junks Complaint against Parsvnath Developers(09.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint alleging that realty player Parsvnath Developers abused its dominant position by imposi.....

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SC to Law Commission: Examine if Role of Tribunals Need to be Relooked(10.08.2016)

SC, while expressing concern over piling up of cases against orders by various tribunals, has asked the Law Commission to examine whether tribunalisat.....

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CCI Rejects Allegation of Unfair Business Practices against HSC India(10.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices against government-owned HSCC India with regard to certai.....

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CCI Approves UltraTech Cement’s Rs16,189 Crore Deal with Jaiprakash Associates(11.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved UltraTech Cement’s Rs16,189 Crore deal with Jaiprakash Associates.

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Reveal Probe Records on Lal Bahadur Shastri’s Death: CIC(15.05.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister's Office and Ministries of External Affairs and Home to make public the records o.....

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CCI Directs Investigation Into Apple's App Store Policies on Allegations of Unfair Trade Practices(03.01.2022)

Competition Commission of India has directed investigation into the Apple's App Store policies with respect to allegations of unfair trade practices i.....

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NHRC Issues Show Cause Notice to Commissioner of Delhi Police Against Illegal Arrest(07.01.2022)

National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Commissioner of Police, Delhi, as to why compensation of Rs. 1,00,000/- should not be give.....

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CCI Nods for A&E's Additional Sake in Vardhman Yarns(30.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has permitted American & Efird (A&E) Global to buy an additional 40 per cent stake in Vardhman Yarns and Thread.....

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CCI Imposes Rs 6,700-Crore Penalty on 11 Cement Firms for Cartelisation(01.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed more than Rs 6,700 crore penalty on 11 cement companies - UltraTech, Binani, Ramco, Jaiprakash Assoc.....

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CIC to PMO: Respond to RTI Query on Modi's Black Money Promise(02.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to reply to RTI applicant, who wishes to know status of black money that .....

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CCI Junks Complaint against Bestech(09.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed charges against Gurgaon-based realty firm Bestech India with regard to unfair terms and conditions.....

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National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission Closes Till May 4(17.04.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has decided to remain closed until 4th May, 2020 in light of the extension of the national loc.....

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NCDRC Benches to Conduct Only Physical Hearings from Feb 21 Onwards(16.02.2022)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has resolved that all its Benches shall conduct only physical hearings from February 21, 2022 .....

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CIC Seeks Details of LTC Cases(29.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Department of Space to make public details of the investigation against those officials accused .....

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CCI Orders Investigation on Italy's Esaote for over Unfair Business Practices(29.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a detailed investigation against Italy's Esaote after finding that the imaging diagnostic systems ma.....

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People Legitimately Expect Antiquities Like Koh-i-Noor to be Brought Back: CIC(05.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to spell out the effort.....

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NCRDC: Exclusion of Song from Movie Which Was Included in Trailer Amounts to Unfair Trade Practice(20.02.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has held that inclusion of a song in the promo of the movie when it is not a part of the movie deceive.....

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Competition Commission of India Approves NTPC’s Stake Buy in NEEPCO, THDC India(25.02.2020)

Competition Commission of India has approved the acquisition of Centre’s entire stake in THDC India Limited and North Eastern Electric Power Corporati.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Proceedings Against Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant(08.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the proceedings initiated against Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant and two other police officers, for alleged.....

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Supreme Court Stays Probe of Justice Lokur Commission Constituted by WB Govt In Pegasus Case(17.12.2021)

Supreme Court has passed an interim order to stay the enquiry proceedings by the Judicial Enquiry Commission led by former Supreme Court judge Justice.....

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SC Directs Bombay HC to Dispose of Domestic Violence Case Against Mumbai Commissioner Hemant Nagrale(20.12.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Bombay High Court to consider disposing of the proceedings under the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 against Hemant Namdeor.....

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CCI Revokes Approval For Amazon's Deal With Future Group; Imposes Penalty on Amazon(20.12.2021)

Competition Commission of India has kept in abeyance the approval granted for the American e-commerce giant Amazon's deal with Future Group holding th.....

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CCI: Violation of Competition Laws by Ecommerce Operators to be Dealt with Firmly(27.12.2021)

Competition Commission of India has said that any violation of competition law by ecommerce companies will be dealt with firmly. The Commission has as.....

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Central Government Notifies Rules on Revision of Pecuniary Jurisdiction of Consumer Commissions(31.12.2021)

Central Government has notified new rules to revise pecuniary jurisdiction for entertaining consumer complaints at district, state and national level .....

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CCI Approves HDFC ERGO - L&T General Insurance and HCL-Geometric Deal(22.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given approval to HDFC ERGO - L&T General Insurance deal and also to HCL Technologies' equity swap deal to b.....

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Competition Commission of India Dismisses Unfair Practices Complaint Against Eastern Railway(03.03.2020)

Competition Commission of India has dismissed a complaint of unfair business practices made against Eastern Railway by Abhiraj Associates Pvt. Ltd., n.....

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Competition Commission of India Approves BCP’s 40% Stake Buy in Indostar Capital(04.03.2020)

Competition Commission of India has approved the acquisition of up to 40% stake in Indo Star Capital Finance by BCP V Multiple Holdings on a fully dil.....

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NCLAT Upholds CCI Order on Adani Gas for Abuse of Dominant Position(11.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has upheld the Competition Commission of India’s order holding Adani Gas Ltd. guilty of abuse of dominant posi.....

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P&H HC: Property Acquired Before Commission of Criminal Activity Cannot Be Attached Under PMLA(16.03.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has held that property acquired before the commission of criminal activity or the introduction of Prevention of Money Laun.....

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NCDRC: Builder Can't Levy Maintenance Charge on Flat Purchasers Without Occupancy Certificate(27.01.2022)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that in the absence of obtaining an occupancy certificate, maintenance on the project.....

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Delhi High Court Sets Aside CVC's Inquiry Against Walmart India(05.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has set aside the Central Vigilance Commission's inquiry into bribery allegations against American retail giant Walmart's Indian arm.

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Uttarakhand HC Dismisses Plea Challenging UKSSSC LT Assistant Teacher Recruitment Process 2020(06.04.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a plea that challenges the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission LT Grade Teacher (Arts) Recruitme.....

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CCI Orders Probe Against Zomato and Swiggy On Complaint of Anti-Competitive Practices(06.04.2022)

Competition Commission of India has directed the Director General (DG) to investigate and determine whether the conduct of Zomato and Swiggy are anti-.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court: Appointment of Local Commissioner Does Not Adjudicate Rights of Parties(11.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that an order declining to appoint a Local Commissioner does not decide any issue nor does it adjudicate an.....

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Uttarakhand HC Upholds Amendment to Recruitment Rules During Selection Process(13.04.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the decision of the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission to permit non B.E.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Manufacturer is Eligible to Avail Cenvat Credit on Sales(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has observed that since the sale and manufacture are inter connected, the cenvat credit i.....

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Kerala HC Notices Ex-CM Achuthanandan over Plea Challenging his Appointment as KARC’s Chief(24.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has ordered issue of notice to Former Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on a PIL challenging his appointment as chairman of Kerala Ad.....

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Supreme Court Scraps Congress Plea, Gives Clean Chit to EC(15.10.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed pleas of Congress leaders challenging the fidelity of voter lists and said the Election Commission's bona fides should not.....

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CCI Dismisses Plea Alleging Abuse of Dominant Position by Whatsapp & Facebook(24.08.2020)

Competition Commission of India has dismissed a plea which sought investigation against Whatsapp and Facebook for alleged abuse of dominant position b.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea by WBCPCR Seeking Compensation From Election Commission For Covid Orphans(25.05.2022)

Calcutta HC dismissed a PIL filed by West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) seeking a direction upon the Election Commission t.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Interim Order Restraining CCI from Divulging Confidential Information of Google(26.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has extended its order restraining the Competition Commission of India (CCI) from divulging confidential information of Google In.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax Leviable on Toll Collection(27.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that amount collected by a toll collector during toll-collection activity will no.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner May Transfer Information Commissioner under RTI Act’(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has held that State Chief Information Commissioner has powers under Right to Information Act (RTI) to transfer State Information Com.....

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CCI Rejects Unfair Business Practices Allegation against Picasso Digital(26.10.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Picasso Digital Media saying matter is relate.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC Order against BJP MLA's Wife on MCD Pensions(26.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed Central Information Commission's (CIC) direction to BJP MLA Vijender Gupta's wife to explain how she had authorized disbur.....

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Centre Issues Formal Sanction for Permanent Commission for Women Officers in Indian Army(24.07.2020)

Central Government has reportedly issued formal sanction letter for grant of Permanent Commission to women officers in Indian Army.

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Delhi HC: AO & PCIT Failed to Consider Balance of Convenience And Irreparable Injury(19.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that neither the Assessing Officer (AO) nor the Principal Commissioners of Income Tax (PCIT) have considered the three basic.....

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Delhi HC: AO & PCIT Failed to Consider Balance of Convenience And Irreparable Injury(19.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that neither the Assessing Officer (AO) nor the Principal Commissioners of Income Tax (PCIT) have considered the three basic.....

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Supreme Court Stays Karnataka HC Order on Revising KPSC’s 2006 Selection List(15.12.2016)

Supreme Court has stayed Karnataka High Court order “unsettling” appointment of administrative officers pertaining to 1998, 1999 and 2004 batches made.....

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CCI Approves Abbott Laboratories- St Jude Deal With Certain Limitations(19.12.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved pharma major Abbott Laboratories' proposed acquisition of heart device-maker St Jude Medical Inc, s.....

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Supreme Court Gives Liberty to Election Commission to Fight Paid News(31.10.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed a Delhi High Court order that questioned EC’s remit over content of speech and paid news.

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CCI Asks Google to Respond in Complaint Alleging Abuse of Android Operating System(08.10.2020)

Competition Commission of India has asked Google to respond to a complaint by two lawyers accusing the US-based tech major of abusing its Android oper.....

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NCDRC: Riding High-End Motorcycle Without Orientation May be Negligence(12.10.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that an intentional self-injury cannot be inferred in a case where a person rides a h.....

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ITAT: Law Does Not Mandate Written Agreement to Prove Commission Expenses(13.06.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi bench while deleting an order disallowing expenses has held that there is no law that mandates a written a.....

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Bombay HC Reprimands Principal Chief Commissioners of Customs for Non-Representation in Cases(20.06.2022)

Bombay High Court while warning the Principal Chief Commissioners of customs for non-representation instructed that all Principal Chief Commissioners .....

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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.....

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Delhi HC Orders 50% Salary Arrears Payment to Contractual Employees of DCW(23.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has ordered release of 50% salary arrears of contractual employees of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), that includes acid attack vic.....

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CCI Rejects Abuse of Dominant Position Plea Against Toyota(29.12.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations that Japanese auto major Toyota abused its dominant position with regard to sale of a .....

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NCDRC: Malarial Death by Mosquito Bite An Accident, Insurer Labile to Pay Up(02.01.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that a malaria death caused by mosquito bite is an accident, and directed insurer to .....

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SC: Leaders, Army Not on Same Page on Women Permanent Commission(14.10.2020)

Supreme Court has said that there was a chasm between the thinking of top political leaders and the Army bureaucracy when it came to grant of permanen.....

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NHRC Issues Human Rights Advisory for Protection of LGBTQI+ Rights(21.10.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has issued the "Human Rights Advisory for Protection of the Rights of LGBTQI+ community in context of COVID-19 pandem.....

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CIC to PMO: Re-Examine RTI App. Seeking Information on Planning Behind Lockdown & COVID Control(26.07.2022)

Central Information Commission has directed the Prime Minister's Office to re-examine an RTI application seeking details regarding imposition of natio.....

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MRTP/ COMPETITION LAWS - CCI Clears SoftBank’s 22.44% Stake Buy in Delhivery(28.02.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said it has approved acquisition of 22.44 % stake in logistics firm Delhivery by SoftBank Vision Fund.

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DIRECT TAXATION - In Domestic Company's Global Deal, Commissions and Not Entire Income is Taxable Domestically: ITAT(01.03.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, in a case of Fox International, has held that when a company based in India collects commission on a global deal what i.....

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CIC: Husband Not Entitled to Seek Information Regarding Bank Details & ITR of His Wife(25.01.2021)

Central Information Commission has said that a husband is not entitled to seek information regarding bank details & income tax returns of his wife und.....

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OHCHR Urges Indian Government to Release Bhima Koregaon Activists(25.01.2021)

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) of the United Nations has urged the Indian government to release the activists who are in pri.....

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CCI Urges Govt to Ensure Adequate 5G Airwaves to be Auctioned at Affordable Rates(25.01.2021)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has urged the government to ensure adequate 5G airwaves are auctioned at affordable rates amid acute financial s.....

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SC: Law Commission's Report Against Uniform Civil Code has a Shaky Foundation(03.10.2022)

Supreme Court while refusing to entertain a plea seeking a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for India, has orally remarked that report of Law Commission of In.....

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Bombay HC Directs SEC to Consider Reshma Bhosale As Independent Candidate(09.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to consider Reshma Bhosale as an independent candidate, contradicting decision of Retur.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre’s Reply Over Plea to Appoint NCMEI Chief(10.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought response of Centre on a plea seeking appointment of a chairperson in National Commission of Minority Educational Instituti.....

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CCI Clears Maersk Firm of Anti-Competition Charges(13.02.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has decided that joint ventures or subsidiaries of Maersk-owned APM Terminals have not contravened provisions of.....

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CCI Directs Investigation Against Google Pay for Alleged Abuse of Dominant Position(10.11.2020)

Competition Commission of India has ordered investigation against Google Pay for alleged abuse of dominant position, expressing the prima facie view t.....

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CCI Approves Google’s Investment in Jio Platforms(12.11.2020)

Competition Commission of India has approved Google’s Rs. 33,737 crore investment in Jio Platforms for a 7.73% stake, clearing the way for the interne.....

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Court of Chief Commission for PwD to Practo: Make App And Website Fully Accessible for Disabled(29.08.2022)

Court of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities on Wednesday directed Practo, an online healthcare service provider, to make its website and.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Removal of Govt. Control over Appointment(08.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Petition filed by Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind seeking directions to remove the Government control over the appointment of.....

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NCDRC: Bank Liable for Fraudulent Online Transaction if Account Holder's Fault Not Proved(11.01.2021)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that in case of fraudulent transactions leading to withdraw of money from a person's .....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Appointment of Full-Term Member for National Commission for SC/ST(11.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a plea seeking appointment of full-term Chairman, Vice-Chairman and other members of the National Commissions for S.....

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Del. HC: National Commission For Scheduled Castes Cannot Initiate Enquiry On Specious Complaint(17.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that National Commission For Scheduled Castes (SC) cannot initiate an enquiry under Article 338 of the Constitution of I.....

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Ker. HC Bars Display of Advertisements in State Transport Buses, Cites Distraction to Other Drivers(17.10.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the Transport Commissioner and State Police Chief to take the necessary steps to ensure that no Kerala State Road Trans.....

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SC clears Decks for CCI Probe Into WhatsApp's 2021 Privacy Policy(17.10.2022)

Supreme Court has cleared the path for the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI’s) probe into WhatsApp's updated privacy policy of 2021.

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Chief Information Commissioner Should have Status of Chief Election Commissioner: SC(15.02.2019)

Supreme Court has issued directives regarding filling vacancies in Central and State Information Commissions under RTI Act which include directives th.....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Direction to Central Govt to Appoint Members of Law Commission(25.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notices to the Union of India on a Public Interest Litigation seeking for a direction to the Central Government to appoint th.....

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CCI Dismisses Plea Alleging Anti -Competitive Practices by Google(02.02.2021)

Competition Commission of India has dismissed a complaint alleging abuse of dominant position by Google by integrating the Meet App into the Gmail App.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Alleging Abuse of Dominant Position by BCI(02.02.2021)

Competition Commission of India has dismissed a complaint which alleged that the Bar Council of India was abusing its dominant position by imposing a .....

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Kar. HC to Law Commission: Rethink the age of Consent for Sex(07.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court while observing several cases relating to minor girls above age of 16 years having fallen in love and eloped and had sexual inter.....

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CCI Gives Nod to Schneider-L&T Deal(19.04.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said it has given approval to Schneider's acquisition of Larsen & Toubro's electrical and automation busines.....

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CCI Approves DHFL’s 50% Stake Sale in Pramerica MF(19.04.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its nod for transaction involving US-based Prudential Financial buying out DHFL’s 50 percent sharehold.....

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Madras High Court Directs Election Commission of India to Allot Distinctive Symbols(09.03.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allot distinctive symbols, as far as possible, to the candidates on the fray .....

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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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NCPCR Issues Notice to Netflix to Stop Streaming of Show ‘Bombay Begums’(12.03.2021)

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has issued a notice to Netflix and has asked subscription-based streaming service provider .....

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J&K&L HC: State Consumer Commission Not Empowered to Exercise Powers of Review(19.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that State Consumer Commissions and District Consumer Forums are not empowered to exercise powers of .....

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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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CIC to Centre: 'Clarify Stand on Claims of Taj Mahal Being a Shiva Temple'(14.08.2017)

Central Information Commission has recommended that Ministry of Culture should clarify its stand on conflicting claims regarding Taj Mahal being a Shi.....

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NHRC Notice to UP Govt Over Gorakhpur Hospital Tragedy(16.08.2017)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), while taking suo motu cognizance of media reports over Gorakhpur hospital tragedy, has issued notice to Gover.....

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Gujarat High Court Asks Details, Expenditure of OBC Commission(14.06.2019)

Gujarat High Court has asked for a reply from the State Government on the functioning of the OBC Commission and the work done by it so far since its f.....

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NHRC Seeks Government Response on Chitrakoot Prison Firing Incident(19.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought response from the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police and local and prison authorities of Chit.....

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Delhi HC Stays Proceedings Against DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal(13.03.2023)

Delhi High Court while staying proceedings against Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Swati Maliwal over corruption allegations has asked.....

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NHRC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Post-Poll Violence in West Bengal(05.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission has taken suo moto cognizance taking note of several media reports published in various newspapers on May 4, 2021, re.....

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NCPCR Takes Cognizance, Seeks Action Taken Report from WB Govt.(05.05.2021)

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has written to the Home Secretary of West Bengal raising concerns over post-poll violence i.....

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SC: Consumer Commission Can’t Decide High Disputed Facts or Case Involving Criminal/Tortious Acts(29.03.2023)

Supreme Court has held that proceedings before Consumer Commission being summary in nature, complaints involving highly disputed questions of facts or.....

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CIC to National Medical Commission: Upload Medical College Assessment Data on Your Website(30.03.2023)

Central Information Commission has adviced National Medical Commission to upload Medical College assessment reports for the current academic year on i.....

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Guj. HC: CCI’s Investigation Order Doesn’t Affect Rights and Liability of Party(04.04.2023)

Gujarat High Court while dismissing petition filed by J.K. Paper Ltd. challenging an investigation order by Competition Commission of India (CCI) obse.....

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All. HC to State: Upload OBC Commission's Report on its Website in 4 Days(07.04.2023)

Allahabad High Court has directed State government to upload on its website the report prepared by the dedicated Uttar Pradesh Backward Classes Commis.....

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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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CIC Stays Order on Disclosure of Information on Non-Performing Assets(08.07.2021)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has stayed the order of the First Appellate Authority (FAA) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) which had directed.....

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Kar. HC Allows Petitioner Opposing Lingayat Reservation to Access Background Commission’s Report(30.05.2023)

Karnataka High Court while hearing plea opposing inclusion of Panchamasali Lingayat sub-sect in reservation quota available to Category 2A has directe.....

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279th Law Commission Report: Law Commission Suggests Retention of Sedition Law with Some Amendments(02.06.2023)

The Law Commission of India, in a significant development, has recommended that Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (sedition law) has to be retaine.....

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CIC: Judicial Proceedings & Records Can Be Accessed Through RTI(02.11.2017)

Central Information Commission has held that judicial proceedings and records thereof are public records and a person, even if he is not party to the .....

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CCI Finds All-Kerala Chemist & Druggist Association Guilty Of Anti-Competitive Practices(03.11.2017)

Competition Commission of India has held the All Kerala Chemist and Druggist Association (AKCDA) and its district units in Thrissur and Kasaragod to b.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Anti-Competitive Practices



CCI Finds All-India Film Employees Confederation, Affiliates Guilty of Anti-Competitive Practices(03.11.2017)

Competition Commission of India has held All-India Film Employees Confederation (AIFEC), Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) & its affi.....

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Apex Court Expresses Despair Over Tussle Between Child Rights Commissions of Centre and West Bengal(04.09.2019)

Apex Court has observed that it is sad that both the Commissions i.e. the Child Rights Commissions of Centre and of West Bengal cannot come to a concl.....

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CESTAT: Service Provider Not Liable to Pay Service Tax on Commission Paid to Overseas Agent(17.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the service provider engaged Textile Processing is not liable to pa.....

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All. HC: IT Act 1961 Vests Jurisdiction with Central Government to Appoint CIT (Appeal)(24.07.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that Income Tax (IT) Act, 1961 vests jurisdiction on Central government to appoint an officer as Commissioner of Income-.....

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Denial of Information For Lack of Aadhaar is a Serious Breach of RTI Act: CIC(03.01.2018)

Central Information Commission has held that denial of information for lack of Aadhaar card will be a serious breach of right, which was guaranteed by.....

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CCI Fines Gujarat Chemist Association for Limiting Medicine Supply(08.01.2018)

Competition Commission of India has fined the Chemists and Druggists Association of Baroda and Federation of Gujarat State Chemists and Druggists Asso.....

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Karnataka HC: Commissioner of BBMP Empowered to Adjudicate Upon Rights of Parties(10.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) who also holds quasi-judicial powers and is empowered to .....

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Kerala HC Stays Functioning of Justice V.K. Mohan Commission Investigation into CM(12.08.2021)

Kerala High Court has stayed the functioning of the Justice V.K. Mohan Commission appointed by the State government to investigate whether there was a.....

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CCI Directs Grasim Industries to Cease and Desist from Unfair Business Practices(13.08.2021)

Competition Commission of India has directed Grasim Industries to cease and desist from indulging in unfair business practices after it found the comp.....

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Tel. HC: SHRC Can’t Adjudicate Upon Property Disputes(07.08.2023)

Telangana High Court has observed that as per G.Manikyamma v. Roudri Cooperative Housing Society Ltd. (MANU/SC/1097/2014) it is evident that Section 1.....

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Gujarat HC: Commission Agents Introducing Potential Customers is ‘Service’(27.01.2020)

Gujarat High Court has held that the commission agents who are introducing the potential consumers are to be regarded as providing a ‘service’ and wou.....

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NHRC Seeks Report from Telangana DGP on Complaint of Police Harassment of Anti-CAA Protester(29.01.2020)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Telangana Director General of Police (DGP) on January 22 on a complaint alleging .....

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SC to Centre and States: Fill Vacancies in Information Commissions(31.10.2023)

Supreme Court while directing Central and State Governments to fill the vacancies in the Information Commissions, has observed that failure to do so d.....

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Del. HC: Local Commissioner Can’t Be Appointed by One Party to Marshal Evidence Against Another(03.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that Local Commissioner under Order 26 Rule 10A of CPC can be appointed for determination of issue in suit involving scienti.....

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PM Modi Degree Case: Gujarat HC Rejects Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Review Petition(10.11.2023)

Gujarat HC has dismissed the review petition filed by Delhi CM seeking review of order quashing Central Information Commission’s directions to the uni.....

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Competition Commission of India Orders Probe Against Asian Paints(16.01.2020)

Competition Commission of India has ordered a probe against Asian Paints for allegedly using its domination of the market to hinder the entry of JSW P.....

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Bombay HC: Nothing in RTI Act Empowers CIC to Constitute Any Committee or Conduct Any Enquiry(16.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has ruled that nothing in the Right to Information Act, 2005 empowers the State or Central Information Commission to constitute any .....

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Delhi High Court Asks ECI to Decide Plea for Inspection of Printed Paper Slips of VVPAT Devices(20.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Election Commission of India to decide representations made to it for inspection of record of the printed paper slip.....

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SC Directs States to Fill Up Consumer Commission Vacancies by End of January 2022(08.12.2021)

Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions in the suo-motu case to deal with the vacancies in Consumer Commissions across the country.

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NHRC Takes Suo Motu Cognizance of Media Reports on Killing of Civilians in Nagaland(08.12.2021)

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India has taken suo-motu cognizance of media reports on the killing of at least 14 civilians in Oting village .....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Killing of Civilians in Nagaland



Law Commission Releases Report – Revisiting the Law on Prevention of Damage to Public Property(05.02.2024)

The 22nd Law Commission has released a suo-motu Report titled "Revisiting the Law on Prevention of Damage to Public Property” that recommends amendmen.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against Timex Group India(20.08.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint alleging unfair business practices against Timex Group India with regard to sale of wr.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Election Commission Response on Congress pleas(24.08.2018)

Supreme Court has sought Election Commission response on pleas filed by Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of names in .....

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ITAT, Kolkata: Commissioner Cannot Point Out Issues Other Than Issue Taken Up by AO(22.03.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has held that the Commissioner, while invoking his jurisdiction under section 263 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 c.....

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NHRC Issues Notice to Bengal Government, Police on Birbhum Incident(25.03.2022)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the West Bengal Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police over the violence in .....

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Bom. HC: Can’t Open Reassessment Based on Reasons from Other Departments or Commission Report(30.04.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that re-assessment shall not be re-opened if the grounds for re-opening are based on information taken from Justice M.B. Sh.....

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All. HC Rejects PIL Seeking Release of Justice Rohini Commission Report on OBC Sub-Categorisation(03.05.2024)

Allahabad High Court has rejected a PIL seeking direction to Union Government for publishing report dated 21.07.2023 of Justice Rohini Commission on s.....

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NHRC Takes Cognizance of Mother Pulling Suitcase with Exhausted Kid Sleeping(18.05.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about a mother pulling a suitcase with her small child sleeping on it .....

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Calcutta HC Directs Former WBSSC Advisor To Disclose His Assets in SSC Group-D Recruitment Scam(30.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has affirmed a Single Judge's order directing S.P. Sinha, former West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) advisor to provide d.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea Challenging Appointment of Delhi Chief Secretary as Election Commissioner(05.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation to challenge the decision for appointment of Vijay Kumar Dev, Delhi Chief Secretary as the.....

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SC: No Direction to ECI to Publish Info. Regarding Disclosure of Final Data of Voter Turnout(24.05.2024)

Supreme Court while hearing an application by the NGO Association for Democratic Reforms has refused to pass any interim order directing the Election .....

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Kar. HC: De-Nomination of Chairman of Minorities Commission by Govt. Before Term is Not Arbitrary(29.05.2024)

Kar. HC has observed that Chairman of Karnataka State Minorities Commission is nominated under Section 4 of Karnataka State Minorities Commission Act,.....

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Supreme Court Asks Election Commission, ‘By When Will You Introduce Paper Trail in EVMs’(06.01.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Election Commission to spell out time frame within which it would introduce Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) in EVMs.....

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Kerala HC Terms UGC’s NET Criteria ‘Unconstitutional’(06.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has declared unconstitutional the University Grants Commissions‘s (UGC) National Eligibility Test criterion that top 15 per cent of .....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea on Simultaneous Lok Sabha- Assembly Polls, But Calls it ‘Good Idea’(09.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking directions to Election Commission of India to conduct simultaneous Lok Sabha and State Assembly Polls in .....

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SC: Women SSC Officers Not to be Discharged Pending Consideration of Grant of Permanent Commission(05.08.2020)

Supreme Court has directed that the Petitioners who are serving Women SSC Officers shall not be discontinued from service pending consideration of the.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to Not Conduct 2023 State Assembly Elections(27.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking instructions to the State and Chief Election Commissioner to not conduct the 2.....

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SC Junks Plea of Inquiry in Ram Navami Clashes(27.04.2022)

Supreme Court has junked a plea seeking the setting up of a judicial inquiry commission, headed by a former Chief Justice of India, to probe into the .....

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NCDRC: Pecuniary Jurisdiction to be Determined by Value Of Goods/ Services 'Paid'(07.09.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that for determining the pecuniary jurisdiction of Consumer fora, the value of the go.....

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NCDRC: Pecuniary Jurisdiction to be Determined by Value Of Goods/ Services 'Paid'(07.09.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that for determining the pecuniary jurisdiction of Consumer fora, the value of the go.....

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NCDRC: Pecuniary Jurisdiction to be Determined by Value Of Goods/ Services 'Paid'(07.09.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that for determining the pecuniary jurisdiction of Consumer fora, the value of the go.....

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NCDRC: Pecuniary Jurisdiction to be Determined by Value Of Goods/ Services 'Paid'(07.09.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that for determining the pecuniary jurisdiction of Consumer fora, the value of the go.....

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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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CCI Orders Investigation Against Bookmyshow for Alleged Unfair Competition Practices(24.06.2022)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an investigation against Bookmyshow for alleged unfair competition practices and sought a report fro.....

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CIC Directs Home Ministry to Release Jet Airways Security Clearance Details(05.12.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to release details of security clearances related to Jet Airways.

Tags : Central Information Commission, Ministry of Home Affairs, Jet Airways



CCI Rejects Anti-competitive Practices Complaints Against DLF(07.12.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint of anti-competitive practices against DLF pertaining to 1995-96 period saying competiti.....

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NHRC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Hathras Gang Rape Case(01.10.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Government, asking it file a report, taking suo moto cognizance of the "seriou.....

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NHRC Issues Notice to Govt. on Amnesty's Decision to Close India Operations(01.10.2020)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) takes suo motu cognizance of the matter and directs issuance of the notice to the Home Secretary, Ministry of .....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Amnesty International



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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SC Directs Central Govt to Constitute National Tribunal Commission(27.11.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Central Government to constitute a National Tribunal Commission for the appointment of members in various Tribunals.

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CCI Amend Regulations, Advocates Can Accompany Persons Summoned By DG With Conditions(12.12.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has amended its regulations to allow advocates to accompany parties summoned during an investigation by the Dire.....

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Supreme Court Tells Navy to Grant Permanent Commission to Women by December(30.10.2020)

Supreme Court has extended till 31st December, 2020 the deadline for implementation of its judgement on grant of permanent commission (PC) to women SS.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC’s Order on PM Modi DU Degree Case(24.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has stayed an order of Central Information Commission (CIC) that directed Delhi University to allow inspection of records of all stud.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Central Information Commission, PM, Modi, DU



CIC: Donations Received By Electoral Trusts And Its Distribution Thereof Not Personal Information(25.01.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has said that details of donation received by Electoral Trusts and their further distribution to political partie.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Donations, Electoral Trust



Delhi HC Stays CIC Order Directing Tihar Authority, Govt to Compensate Convict(30.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has stayed order of Central Information Commission (CIC) directing Tihar Jail Authorities and Delhi Government to compensate a convic.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: No TDS on Sales Commission Paid to Overseas Agents(04.12.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that tax cannot be detected at source on Sales Commission paid to Overseas Agents not having Per.....

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Supreme Court: UPSC Cannot Reject Candidates on Trivial Grounds(20.02.2017)

Supreme Court has said Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) cannot reject a candidate for misspelling or entering a wrong date of birth on job appli.....

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CIC: Make Public Godse’s Statement in Bapu’s Assassination Trial(20.02.2017)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ruled that statement of Nathuram Godse, along with other relevant records related to assassination of Mahat.....

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NCRDRC Directs Big Bazaar to Discontinue Practice of Imposing Additional Cost of Carry Bags(28.12.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Big Bazaar to discontinue its unfair trade practice of arbitrarily imposing addit.....

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Delhi HC: Court Must Prevent Miscarriage of Justice While Examining Witness on Commission(08.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that in cases involving question of examining a witness on Commission wherein such a witness is disabled or otherwise not in.....

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SC: Don't Re-notify Election Process for 367 Local Bodies to Implement OBC Quota(29.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the Court had made it clear that Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) shall not re-notify election to provide reser.....

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Delhi HC: National Commission for Scheduled Castes Not Equivalent to Civil Court(01.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that merely because the Commission has the powers of a Civil Court for the purpose of carrying out investigations or enquiri.....

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Bombay HC: Can Maharashtra Backward Classes Commission Decide Whether Marathas Are Backward?(28.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has sought to know from a group of petitioners whether newly constituted Maharashtra Backward Classes Commission can decide if Marat.....

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CIC Rejects Plea Seeking Details of PM Modi’s Passport Application(06.03.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld CPIO’s refusal to provide to an RTI applicant copies of applications submitted by Prime Minister Naren.....

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SC Asks Centre to Explain Irregularities in Appointment of Information Commissioner(23.01.2019)

Supreme Court has required Centre to explain how, in the appointment of Information Commissioners, the selection committee has shortlisted names of th.....

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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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SC Rejects Uddhav Group's Plea to Stop EC from Deciding Shinde's Claim as Real Shiv Sena(28.09.2022)

Supreme Court while refusing the application for stay filed by Uddhav Thackeray group, has refused to stop the Election Commission (EC) of India from .....

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DCDRC: E-Commerce Portal Liable if Seller Does Not Mention Country of Origin of Product(03.10.2022)

District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (DCDRC), Hyderabad while holding an e-commerce platform liable for vendor not displaying country of or.....

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CCI Gives Nod to Acquisition of Reliance Retail's Dairy Business by Heritage Foods(11.04.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Reliance Retail's dairy business by Heritage Foods, owned by Andhra Chief Minister N.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Constitution Amendment Bill for Backward Classes Panel(11.04.2017)

Lok Sabha has passed a Constitution amendment bill to pave way for National Commission for Backward Classes.

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Delhi High Court Upholds Constitutionality of CCI's 'Confidentiality Regulations'(13.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has rejected ‘constitutionality’ challenge against Regulation 35 and proviso to Regulation 37(1) of Competition Commission of India (.....

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CIC Directs IT Department to Probe into Leak of IT Returns to Third Parties(17.04.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Income Tax Department to investigate into an incident of IT returns of an RTI applicant being releas.....

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MRTP/ COMPETITION LAWS - CCI Gives Green Signal to Radiant Life Care-Max Healthcare Merger(14.03.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared purposed deal between KKR-backed Radiant Life Care and Max Healthcare.

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SC: Section 194H IT Act Attracted For 'Supplementary Commission' Earned by Travel Agents(16.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that Section 194H of the Income Tax (IT) Act, 1961 is attracted in the case of Supplementary Commission amounts earned by the t.....

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NCDRC: Doctors Not Liable for Negligence as Long as They Follow Acceptable Practices(28.12.2022)

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that as long as doctor follows practice acceptable to the medical profession of that d.....

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Allahabad HC to SEC: Notify ULB Polls Without OBC Quota(28.12.2022)

Allahabad High Court while observing that State Government doesn't fulfill the Triple Test Formality, has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to .....

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SC to Centre: Produce Files Related to Appointment of Arun Goel as Election Commissioner(24.11.2022)

Supreme Court Constitution Bench has asked Attorney General to produce related to the recent appointment of Arun Goel, a former bureaucrat, as the Ele.....

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CIC: SC’s 1993 Order on Salaries to Imams Violated Constitution of India(30.11.2022)

CIC has held that Supreme Court’s 1993 judgment in All India Imam Organisation v. UOI where Supreme Court had directed the State Waqf Boards to give r.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Response on Plea for Quashing Delhi Minorities Commission(24.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on and sought response of the Central Government, the Delhi Police and publishers on a plea seeking quashing of rep.....

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SC Refuses Modification of 'Permanent Commission to Women' Judgement(25.02.2021)

Supreme Court has denied modification of its judgement granting permanent commission to women officers in the Army, and has directed the officers to a.....

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NCRDRC: Consumer Protection Act Not Applicable to Educational Institutions(25.02.2021)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has reiterated that the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, does not apply to Educational Instituti.....

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UNHCR Notes Charges of Sedition Against Journalists and Activists as Departure from Human Rights(01.03.2021)

United Nations High Commissioner of Rights has stated that the charges of sedition against journalists and activists for reporting or commenting on th.....

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NHRC Issues Notices to Chief Secretaries of Odisha, Chhattisgarh on Hirakud Displacement(02.03.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Chief Secretaries of Odisha and Chhattisgarh over the action taken to alleviate the .....

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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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Rajya Sabha Clears Bill to Regulate Allied & Healthcare Professions(17.03.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020, to regulate and standardise the education and practic.....

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NCDRC: Provisions for Jurisdiction of Consumer Commissions Not Retrospective in Operation(22.03.2021)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has held that provisions regarding Jurisdiction of District, State and National Commission under Secti.....

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AP HC: Can't Appointed Advocate Commissioner to Collect Evidence for Parties(09.01.2023)

Andhra Pradesh High Court while observing that local investigation is best way to find out possession when there is dispute regarding identity of prop.....

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NHRC Issues Notice to U.P. DGP Over Police Framing Dhaba Owner(26.03.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) over policemen allegedly framing an ea.....

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Delhi Court Grants Bail To Man Accused Of Assaulting Swati Maliwal(23.01.2023)

Delhi Court has granted bail to Harish Chander, who is accused of allegedly harassing and assaulting Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Swati Mali.....

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Bombay HC: Reassessment Notice after 4 Years should have the Sanction Of PCIT(23.01.2023)

Bombay High Court has ruled that issuing a reassessment notice after four years is subject to the approval of the Principal Chief Commissioner of Inco.....

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Ker. HC Directs Claims Commissioner To Start Proceedings For Quantification Of Loss From Next Week(25.01.2023)

Kerala High Court has directed the Claims Commissioner to commence proceedings for quantification of the damages caused on account of Flash Hartal cal.....

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SC to Nagaland State Election Commission: Notify Local Body Polls With Women Quota Before March 14(14.02.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Nagaland State Election Commission to notify local body elections with women quota and place before it the official notific.....

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ECI Recognises Eknath Shinde Group as Official Shiv Sena(20.02.2023)

Election Commission of India has recognised Eknath Shinde group as official Shiv Sena and allowed them to use official Bow & Arrow symbol and Shiv Sen.....

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CDRC: Institute Conducting Physical Classes Can't Force Online Classes on Students(06.02.2023)

Delhi Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission while directing medical coaching institution to refund the entire advance fees paid by a student has held .....

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SC Dismisses SLP Seeking Stay of Dismantling of Decommissioned ‘INS Viraat’(13.04.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the SLP filed by a private firm seeking for the staying of the dismantling of decommissioned Indian Navy aircraft carrier .....

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NCDRC Suspends Functioning on Account of Health Ministry’s SOP on Covid-19(19.04.2021)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has suspended sitting of the National Commission with effect from 19th April, 2021 till 30th April, 20.....

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SC: Election Comm’r to be Appointed on Advice of Committee Consisting of PM, Opposition Leader & CJI(02.03.2023)

Supreme Court Constitution Bench has held that Election Commissioners will be appointed by President on advice of a Committee consisting of Prime Mini.....

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SC Upholds Bom HC Order Quashing Rules Prescribing Eligiblity for Consumer Commission Appointments(03.03.2023)

Supreme Court while upholding Bombay High Court decision to quash provisions of Consumer Protection Rules 2020 prescribing eligibility for Consumer Co.....

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Mad. HC: Appointing DCP as Executive Magistrate is violative of Constitution(14.03.2023)

Madras High Court has declared two Government Orders which gave Deputy Commissioners powers of Executive Magistrate while dealing with bonds for keepi.....

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Competition Commission of India Levies Rs 74 Cr Fine on Himalaya Drug and Three Others(05.06.2019)

Competition Commission of India has imposed a total fine of over Rs 74 crore on Himalaya Drug Company and Intas Pharmaceuticals along with its senior .....

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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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NHRC Issues Notice on Viral News of Corpses Found Floating in River Ganga(14.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Centre and the Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar over the viral news of corpses found .....

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AP HC: State Commissioner of Food Safety Can’t Impose Ban on Manufacture & Sale of Gutka, Pan Masala(27.03.2023)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that State Commissioner of Food Safety is neither authorized nor have any jurisdiction to issue notification, prohi.....

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Del HC to CCI: Consider Start-Ups’ Applications Against Google’s New Payment Policy Before April 26(25.04.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Competition Commission of India (CCI) to consider applications against Google’s new in-app user choice billing policy, m.....

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NCDRC: Presence of Arbitration Clause in Agreement Doesn’t Bar Jurisdiction of Consumer Forum(05.05.2023)

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that consumer court retains the power to handle complaints, even if there is an arbitr.....

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SC Gives Split Verdict on Jurisdiction of Settlement Commission w.r.t Goods U/S 123 Customs Act(08.05.2023)

Supreme Court division bench comprising Justices Krishna Murari and Sanjay Karol has delivered a split verdict in respect to issue if jurisdiction of .....

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Ker HC: State Disability Commissioner Can’t Adjudicate Upon Service Matters(08.05.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that State Disability Commissioner has power only to advise and make recommendations to appropriate authorities, has.....

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Delhi HC Permits NHRC to Intervene in Hashimpura Massacre Case(14.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has allowed National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to intervene in appeals filed by victims of Hashimpura massacre of 1987, in which.....

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CCI Seeks Public Comment over 500cr PVR-DT Cinemas Deal(14.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has sought comments from public over PVR’s proposed Rs 500-crore worth acquisition of DT Cinemas, after finding .....

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#Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha Passes Backward Classes Bill(01.08.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed 'The Constitutional (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017' that seeks to give constitutional status to National Commission for Backward .....

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Supreme Court Directs Appointment of Candidate Turned Away By KPSC(08.08.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) to appoint a candidate who had been denied advice memo for appointment as a Lower D.....

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NHRC Issues Notice on Complaint of Farmers’ Protest Violating Covid-19 Norms(26.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments on a complaint that farmers’ protests v.....

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Delhi HC to ECI: Decide AIADMK’s Representation for Updation of Its Amended By-Laws Within 10 Days(12.04.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Election Commission of India (ECI) to decide the representation of AIADMK for updation of its amended by-laws with the r.....

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NHRC Seeks State Govt't Report on 52 Child Deaths in Jharkhand(30.08.2017)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognisance of a report related to death of 52 infants at Jamshedpur’s Mahatma Gandhi Memori.....

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Delhi High Court Directs GST Commissioner to Permit Taxpayer to Rectify Errors Made in TRAN-1 Form(23.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the GST Commissioner to permit a company which had made an error in filing the TRAN-1 Form online to correct the same im.....

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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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SC Directs Union to Take Appropriate Steps on Finance Commission's Recommendations for COVID Relief(01.07.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Union of India to take appropriate steps on the recommendations made by the Finance Commission in its XVth report regar.....

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SC: District Judiciary Shall Not Be Referred as Subordinate Judiciary(22.05.2023)

Supreme Court while passing judgment on enhanced pay scale for judicial officers as per Second National Judicial Pay Commission has stated that Suprem.....

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CCI Permits Virtusa to Acquire 53% Stake in Polaris(24.02.2016)

Virtusa Corp has received Competition Commission of India (CCI)’s nod to acquire 53 per cent stake in Polaris Consulting & Services for about Rs 1,173.....

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Delhi High Court: Why Child Protection Body Posts Still Vacant?(14.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Central government to explain the inordinate delay in appointment of three members in the National Commission for Protectio.....

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NHRC: Chhattisgarh Govt Guilty Of Abetting Ghastly Salwa Judum Crimes, Cover-Up Ops(14.11.2017)

National Human Rights Commission has come down heavily on the Chhattisgarh government for abetting the ghastly Salwa Judum crimes in the state and tur.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Pass Interim Order Granting Permanent Commission to Woman Naval Officer(28.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to issue an order granting Permanent Commission to a woman Naval Officer in the Indian Navy by observing that the grant o.....

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Cal HC: Petition for Removal of State Election Commissioner is Not Maintainable(13.07.2023)

Calcutta High Court while dismissing petition seeking removal of State Election Commissioner, among other reliefs, has observed that such a prayer can.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Removal of Chairman of Delhi Minorities Commission(14.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea seeking removal of Mr. Zakir Khan from the post of Chairman of the Delhi Minorites Commission alleging th.....

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Bom. HC: Upon Application of Deceased’s Legal Heirs, Excise Commissioner Must Cancel Liquor Licence(20.06.2023)

Bombay High Court while observing that transfer of liquor licences is at the discretion of the concerned authority, has held that legal heirs of the d.....

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Mad. HC: CCI has Jurisdiction Over Pleas Filed Against Google's New User Choice Billing System(08.08.2023)

Madras High Court while dismissing majority of pleas filed by Indian startups against Google's new user choice billing system, has observed that the m.....

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CIC: Delhi Soccer Association is a Public Authority Under the RTI Act(04.12.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) is a public authority under the Right to Information Act.

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ITAT, Delhi: TDS Required to be Deductible on Commission to Overseas Agents(15.09.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that the Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) is required to be deductible on the amount of commission pa.....

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NHRC Issues Notice to Four States Citing Adverse Impact on Industries, Transportation(15.09.2021)

National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to four states, calling upon them to submit their respective Action Taken Reports with regard to th.....

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CIC: Disclose File Notings of MHA Order on LG Powers(09.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Ministry Of Home Affairs (MHA) to disclose all file notings related to the controversial notificatio.....

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SC Allows Time to Resolve Issue of Permanent Commission to Women Short Service Commission Officers(18.10.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed time until 22nd October, 2021 to the Centre and the Indian Army to resolve the issue of grant of Permanent Commission to th.....

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SC: Substantial Question of Law Required to Appeal Against Order of Workmen’s Compensation Commission(06.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that considering the objective of Employees Compensation Act, 1923 and the fact that Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner being .....

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SC: Disclosure Made to Settlement Commission Needn't be Something that Wasn’t Discovered by AO(27.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that Section 245C r/w Section 245H of Income-Tax Act only contemplates full and true disclosure of income to be made before Set.....

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Delhi HC to UGC: Ensure Strict Compliance of UGC Act, 1956, with Regard to Specification of Degree(28.09.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed University Grants Commission (UGC) to take appropriate necessary actions to ensure compliance of the provisions of the U.....

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SC Considers Centres Response on Setting Up of Minority Panel in J&K(13.03.2018)

Supreme Court has taken note of the Centres response that the Jammu and Kashmir government has indicated that it would consider setting up of a state .....

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CCI Approves Proposed Combination Between Yum Restaurants and Devyani International Limited(05.02.2020)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposed combination between Yum Restaurants (India) Private Limited and Devyani International .....

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Karnataka HC Directs Government to Accept Recommendation of Backward Classes Commission(14.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to accept the recommendation given by the Karnataka State Backward Commission in 2010, which re.....

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Competition Commission of India Fines Google for Abusing Dominant Position(09.02.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a 136-crore fine on Google for "search bias" and abusing its "dominant position".

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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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SC: Hybrid Mode of Hearings Must be Deployed by SIC(10.10.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that use of technology is no longer an option, has directed all State Information Commissions (SIC) to provide hybrid mo.....

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CCI Rejects Allegations of Anti-Competitive Practices against REC Power Distribution Company(20.05.2016)

Competition Commission India (CCI) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive practices against REC Power Distribution Company even as it said that .....

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Supreme Court Upholds High Court Decision to Quash Manipur Public Service Commission Exam, 2016(25.11.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the Manipur High Court to quash Manipur Public Service Commission 2016 (Main) Exam with directions to conduct.....

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SC: Appeal Against Award Passed by Compensation Commissioner Only on Substantial Question of Law(15.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that an appeal against the award passed by Compensation Commissioner is maintainable only on a substantial question of law .....

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Bom. HC to SIC: Establish Time Limit for Disposal of Second Appeals Under RTI Act(14.12.2023)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra State Information Commission (SIC) to take appropriate steps to formulate some reasonable time limit an.....

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All. HC Allows Petition to Appoint Commission to Inspect the Idgah Mosque(15.12.2023)

Allahabad High Court has allowed a petition seeking the appointment of a court commissioner to inspect the Idgah Mosque in the ongoing Mathura's Krish.....

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CIC Recommends Action Against RTI Activist for Misuse of Law(21.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended action against an RTI applicant for misusing the law to harass his colleagues in Bhai Parmanand I.....

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CIC Directs IB to Provide Info to IFS Whistleblower(25.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Intelligence Bureau (IB) to provide its report to whistleblower Sanjiv Chaturvedi, an Indian Forest .....

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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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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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Bombay HC Grants Maharashtra Government to Fill Up Vacancies in Human Rights Commission(24.09.2021)

Bombay High Court has granted the Maharashtra Government one last chance to fill up vacancies in the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission while h.....

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CIC to Army: Identify Men Mutilated by Enemy(29.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Army to provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by insurgents and enemy soldiers duri.....

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CCI Junks Complaint against E-Retailers(29.07.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has junked complaint alleging unfair trade practices by 23 online retailers and sellers on e-commerce websites.

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CCI Slaps Rs 73-crore Fine on Lupin for Anti-Competitive Practices(02.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a fine of Rs 73 crore on Lupin for 'co-operating' with Karnataka Chemists and Druggist Association (.....

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Mumbai Court Allows Police's Plea To Declare Param Bir Singh "Absconder"(18.11.2021)

Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Mumbai has issued a proclamation against "absconding" accused Param Bir Singh, former Mumbai police commissioner and .....

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ITAT: Commission Expenditure Can’t Be Disallowed For Want of Confirmation Letters From Recipients(18.11.2021)

ITAT, Pune Bench has held that the commission expenditure claimed by the assessee cannot be disallowed merely because the assessee could not furnish t.....

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Mad. HC: Transport Commissioner Cannot Be Appellate Authority Under Petroleum Rules 2002(22.12.2023)

Madras High Court while observing that the Transport Commissioner is not a superior to District Authority, has held that as per the Petroleum Rules 20.....

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Supreme Court Asks States to Show Compliance of Air Quality Commission's Directions(29.11.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Governments of National Capital Territory of Delhi, and the States of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab to file affidav.....

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SC: Consumer Commission Should Issue Bailable Warrant Only If Party Is Not Represented(30.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the Consumer Commission should issue a bailable warrant for the appearance of a party only as a last resort. The issua.....

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SC Directs Centre & Delhi Govt to Implement Directions of Air Quality Management Commission(03.12.2021)

Supreme Court has taken note of the decisions taken by the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and directed the Central G.....

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SC Stays Allahabad HC Order Appointing Commissioner to Inspect Shahi Eidgah Mosque(16.01.2024)

Supreme Court has passed an interim order staying the implementation of the order passed by the Allahabad High Court directing the appointment of a Co.....

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Mad. HC: English Not a Mandatory Subject to Get Eligibility Certificate From NMC(18.01.2024)

Madras High Court while directing National Medical Commission (NMC) to grant an eligibility certificate to a Foreign Medical Graduate, has held that n.....

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CCI Directs Investigation Against Google For abusing Its dominant position(10.01.2022)

Competition Commission of India has directed investigation against Alphabet Inc., Google LLC, Google India Private Limited and Google Ireland Limited .....

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Election Commission Recognizes Ajit Pawar Faction As The Official Nationalist Congress Party(07.02.2024)

Election Commission of India while recognizing the Ajit Pawar faction as the official Nationalist Congress Party has held that Ajit Pawar faction will.....

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Raj. HC: Restrain on Deemed Universities From Offering Distance Programs Under UGC Regulations(19.02.2024)

Rajasthan High Court has restated the application of notices, circulars and guidelines issued by University Grants Commission (UGC) and Distance Educa.....

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Supreme Court: Apple Not Responsible to Trace Stolen Iphone Through Unique Identity Number(21.02.2024)

Supreme Court while observing Odisha State Consumer Commission’s order as unwarrented, has obliterated the order passed by the Commission.

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NCDRC Directs Builder to Compensate Homebuyers for Delay in Refund of Maintenance Deposit(14.02.2022)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has ordered a refund of the refundable maintenance along with delay compensation at 6% for the Flat Ow.....

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Del. HC: Order of CIC Directing CBDT to Give Information Regarding Ram Janmabhoomi Trust Set Aside(01.03.2024)

An order passed by the Chief Information Commission (CIC) that directed the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to provide information regarding Shri.....

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Tel. HC: Constitutional Validity of Section 38(2) of RP Act and Rule 5.7.1 of ECI’s Handbook Upheld(01.03.2024)

Telangana High Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Section 38(2) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 (RP Act) and Rule 5.7.1 of .....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Section 38(2) of RP Act, Election Commission of India, Constitutional Validity



P&H HC Directs Centre to Resolve Anomalies in Defence Pay Scale with 6th Central Pay Commission(17.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Central Government to resolve the anomalies that crept in the defence pay scale with the implementation.....

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AP HC Directs to File Counter Along with Copy of Report of Pay Revision Commission(24.02.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the State government to file a counter along with a copy of the report of the Pay Revision Commission (PRC) wit.....

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Kar. HC: SHRC Can Only Suggest State Government Regarding Action Against Policemen(11.03.2024)

Karnataka High Court has restated that the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) can only suggest State Government to act against policemen and lacks t.....

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Electoral Bonds Data Uploaded on Election Commission of India’s Website(15.03.2024)

The Election Commission of India has uploaded on its website data related to electoral bonds that was supplied by the State Bank of India.

Tags : Election Commission of India, Electoral Bonds, State Bank of India



Commission of India Finds Google Play Store’s Updated Billing Policy Violative of Competition Act(18.03.2024)

Commission of India has prima facie found Google Play Store’s updated billing policy violative of provisions of Section 4(2)(a), 4(2)(b) and 4(2)(c) o.....

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CCI Finds Google Play Store’s Updated Billing Policy Violative of Competition Act(18.03.2024)

Competition Commission of India has prima facie found Google Play Store’s updated billing policy violative of provisions of Section 4(2)(a), 4(2)(b) a.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Google Play Store, Competition Act



SC Decides Against Staying Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners Act, 2023(21.03.2024)

Supreme Court has refused to stay Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners Act, 2023 which removes the Chief Justice of India from.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Election Commissioners' Act(26.03.2024)

Supreme Court while deciding the batch of pleas has refused to stay the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners Act, 2023, which .....

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SC Directs Navy to Grant Permanent Commission for Serving Women SSC Officers(17.03.2020)

Supreme Court has held that serving women, Short Service Commission (SSC) Officers in Indian Navy were entitled to permanent commission at par with th.....

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Rajasthan High Court: Compensation Commissioner Last Authority on Claims(02.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that under the scheme of the Workmen Compensation Act, 1923, the Compensation Commissioner is the last authority to deci.....

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P&H HC: Model Code of Conduct Can’t Stand in Way of Execution of Judicial Order(27.04.2024)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that no code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of India or any order or instructions issued by any o.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Code of Conduct, Judicial Order, Election Commission



Madras HC Grants Interim Stay on Notification to Dissolve & Re-Constitute TN Child Rights Commission(07.03.2022)

Madras High Court has granted an interim stay on the government notification that dissolved the Tamil Nadu Commission for Protection of Child Rights i.....

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SC: Unfortunate That Indian Coast Guard Opposes PC to Women Unlike Army, Navy & Air Force(11.04.2024)

Supreme Court has observed that it is unfortunate that unlike the Indian Army, Air Force and Navy have inducted women on a permanent basis following C.....

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Del. HC: ITSC Can Only Grant Immunity from Penalty & Prosecution in Case of Full & True Disclosure(15.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that the power to grant immunity from penalty and prosecution is entrusted to the Income Tax Settlement Commission (ITSC) on.....

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Supreme Court: Regulations of University Grants Commission are Binding on Universities(16.04.2024)

Supreme Court while directing Jamia Milia Islamia University to reinstate teachers on a permanent basis even after University Grants Commission’s lett.....

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NHRC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Vizag Gas Leak(08.05.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the death of eight persons and over five thousand others falling.....

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Delhi High Court: Application For Compounding Of Offence U/S 276CC IT Act Cannot Be Rejected(08.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that an application for compounding of the offence under Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be rejected on the ground that Assessee.....

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Karnataka HC: Can’t Provide Free Bus Service to Enable Voters to Reach Polling Booth(17.05.2024)

Karnataka High Court has observed that free bus services cannot be provided to enable voters to reach polling booths and stated that the Chief Electio.....

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SC: Centre Recommended to Frame Comprehensive Sentencing Policy(21.05.2024)

Supreme Court has recommended the Central Government to consider introducing a comprehensive policy, by way of getting an appropriate report from a du.....

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Ker. HC: Vacancies Can be Filled by KPSC that Arise During Validity of Rank List(04.06.2024)

Kerala High Court has held that Rule 14 of the Public Service Commission Rules of Procedure empowers the Kerala Public Service Commission to fill vaca.....

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Kar HC: No Need to Share Opinion Given by CVC to Discipl. Authority with Delinquent Bank Employee(07.06.2024)

Kar. HC has observed that the Court does not subscribe to the views that opinion of Central Vigilance Commission to disciplinary authority should alwa.....

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All. HC: DCP Pulled Up for Directing Further Investigation Without Leave of the Magistrate(13.06.2024)

Allahabad High Court has pulled up a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) who directed further investigation without the leave of the court in a case i.....

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President Gives Assent to 123rd Constitution Amendment(13.08.2018)

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to Constitution (One Hundred Twenty-third Amendment) Bill, 2018 giving constitutional status to the Nation.....

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ITAT, Chennai: Provisions of Sec 44AD Not Applicable to Commission Agents(18.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has observed that the provisions of Section 44AD of the Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be applied to commission ag.....

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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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