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Ministry of Women and Child Development links Portal 'SHe-Box' to central/ state ministries and districts for speedy disposal of cases(22.11.2018)

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) has linked SHe-Box, the online portal to report complaints of Sexual Harassment at Workplace, to al.....

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International Cases

Public law acts were to be regarded and relied upon as lawful unless and until they were set aside by Courts(27.09.2018)

Appeal was against decision of Tribunal which it handed down on 2 June 2017. Tribunal's decision related to a special plea taken by both Goodyear Sout.....

Tags : Complaint referral, Compliance, Provisions



Central Government amends Insurance Ombudsman Rules for better resolution of complaints(03.03.2021)

In order to improve the working of the Insurance Ombudsman mechanism and to facilitate resolution of complaints, the Government notified amendments to.....

Tags : Complaint, Ombudsman Rules, Amendment



Once Court recognized its jurisdiction over a public interest matter, applicant is not entitled to halt proceedings by unilateral withdrawal(14.09.2018)

Issue involved in present case was relating to maintainability of proceedings initiated vide Show Cause Notice No. 70/2012 dated 14th June 2012 (SCN').....

Tags : Jurisdiction, Complaint, Withdrawal



A Court’s finding of its lack of jurisdiction prevents any binding decision by that court on merits of the matter(03.06.2019)

The Respondent, Mr Anil Bhagwan Maharaj, a professional racehorse trainer, instituted proceedings in terms of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention.....

Tags : Complaint, Unfair discrimination, Remittal



Firm exercising characteristics of power against one player due to contractual relationship between the two, cannot be interpreted to imply that, it would be able to do so on a broader level(23.11.2017)

Present matter concerns two interlocutory applications, an amendment application and an exception application, arising from a private complaint referr.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Publishing of investor charter and disclosure of complaints by Debenture Trustees on their websites(30.11.2021)

1. In order to facilitate investor awareness about various activities where an investor has to deal with DTs for availing various services, SEBI has d.....

Tags : Publishing, Investor Charter, Disclosure, Complaints



IBBI amends IBBI (Grievance and Complaint Handling Procedure) Regulations, 2017 and IBBI (Inspection and Investigation) Regulations, 2017(15.06.2022)

With a view to put in place, a streamlined and swift complaint handling procedure, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India notified the Insolvenc.....

Tags : Complaint Handling, Procedure, Amendment



IBBI disposes off 6,172 complaints and grievances out of 6,231 against service providers under IBC(08.08.2022)

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Grievance and Complaint Handling Procedure) Regulations, 2017 enable stakeholders to file a grievance or.....

Tags : Complaints, Service providers, Disposal



Notification regarding new technology to strengthen SEBI Complaint Redressal System for Investors(01.04.2024)

In its continuous pursuit of protection of interests of investors in the securities market, SEBI has launched the new version of the SEBI Complaint Re.....

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Notification regarding new technology to strengthen SEBI Complaint Redressal System for Investors(01.04.2024)

In its continuous pursuit of protection of interests of investors in the securities market, SEBI has launched the new version of the SEBI Complaint Re.....

Tags : New technology, Complaint Redressal System, Investors



RBI releases Annual Report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme(26.11.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released the Annual Report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme 2006: 2014-2015. Some highlights include receipt of 85,131 compla.....

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Publishing investor charter and disclosure of investor complaints by Merchant Bankers on their websites for private placement of units by InvITs proposed to be listed(16.12.2021)

1. With a view to provide investors relevant information about the primary market issuances by InvITs, an Investor Charter has been prepared by SEBI i.....

Tags : Investor charter, Disclosure, Investor complaints



Telecom Regulatory Authority of India launches Complaint Management System portal and app(09.01.2020)

As per TRAI Act, 1997, consumer protection is an important mandate of TRAI. TRAI has taken several initiatives, over the years to protect the interest.....

Tags : Portal, Launch, Consumer Complaints



Incognito visits to check banks’ customer service(16.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India is set to undertake incognito visits to bank branches to check the culture towards customer complaints in banks. It will als.....

Tags : Banks, Customer complaints, culture, charter



News

Telangana HC Imposes Cost on Petitioner for Lodging Ingenuine Complaint Against Ex-Wife(20.07.2020)

Telangana High Court has imposed costs of Rs. 5,000/- on a Petitioner for lodging ingenuine complaint against his ex-wife, with an intention to "bolst.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Ingenuine Complaint Against Ex-Wife



Karnataka HC Initiates Suo Moto Case to Quash Private Complaint Against Judicial Magistrate(24.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Registrar General of the High Court to register a suo-motu criminal Petition under Section 482 of the Code of Cr.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Private Complaint Against Judicial Magistrate



Second Complaint Maintainable If There is Discovery of New Fact: Supreme Court(13.07.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that a subsequent complaint would be maintainable if there is the discovery of a new fact after disposal of the first com.....

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SC Asks NCDRC President to Look into Grievance of Adjournments in Consumer Complaints(17.08.2020)

Supreme Court has requested the President of National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission to look into grievance that it is granting long adjournme.....

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Bombay High Court Slams State Government for Failure to Constitute Police Complaint Authorities(20.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has rapped State Government for not constituting Police Complaint Authorities, which were to start functioning by October 15.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Police Complaint Authorities



Karnataka HC Stays Private Complaint Registered Against Judicial Officer(28.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has stayed the private complaint registered against a Judicial Magistrate First Class, under Sections 166, 205, 120 (A) 211, 219,.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Private Complaint Against Judicial Officer



Chhattisgarh HC bar University From Replacing Guest Lecturer Except by Way of Regular Appointment(05.05.2022)

Chhattisgarh High Court has reiterated that because a person is selected as a Guest Lecturer at a college or a University, doesn’t mean that he/she do.....

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Chhattisgarh HC bars University From Replacing Guest Lecturer Except by Way of Regular Appointment(05.05.2022)

Chhattisgarh High Court has reiterated that because a person is selected as a Guest Lecturer at a college or a University, doesn’t mean that he/she do.....

Tags : Chhattisgarh High Court, contractual appointments, legitimate expectation, Guest Lecturer, complaint



Karnataka HC: SC/ST Act Cannot be Invoked Merely Because Victim’s Mother is SC(06.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a person, whose one parent belongs to the scheduled caste community and another parent to forward caste, will have .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Schedule Caste, Complaint



Kerala HC to State: Appoint Independent Chief Investigating Officer in SPCA Expeditiously(08.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the State to finalise the appointment of an independent Chief Investigating Officer in the State Police Complaints Auth.....

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'Cheque Bounce' Complaint Based on Second Notice After Re-Presentation of Cheque Maintainable: SC(18.01.2019)

Supreme Court has held that a 'cheque bounce' complaint filed based on the second statutory notice issued after re-presentation of cheques, is maintai.....

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Kerala HC: Court Cannot Take Cognizance of Private Complaint Against Notary Public(09.11.2020)

Kerala High Court has observed that no Court shall take cognisance of any offence committed by a notary public in exercise or purported exercise of hi.....

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P&H HC: Only Family Members or Near Relatives of Deceased Can File Defamation Complaint(07.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that only the 'family members' or 'near relatives' of the deceased person, against whom imputations have be.....

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SC: RERA Does Not Bar Consumer Fora from Entertaining Complaints by Allottee(07.12.2020)

Supreme Court has reiterated that Section 79 of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 does not bar the Consumer fora from entertainin.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Fora, RERA Complaints



Delhi HC: ICC Not to Presume Guilt of Sexual Harassment Accused, Until Proved Guilty(28.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) is meant to tackle sexual harassment at workplace and help affected women, not to t.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Internal Complaints Committee, sexual harassment



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

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

Tags : Bombay High Court, State Police Complaints Authority



Punjab & Haryana HC Sends Panel Name for PCA Chairman Post(05.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sent a panel of three retired judges for post of Chairman of Police Complaint Authority (PCA), which has been lying .....

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IBBI Amends Regulations on Grievance & Complaint Handling Procedure and Inspection & Investigation(16.06.2022)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has notified IBBI (Grievance and Complaint Handling Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022 and IBBI .....

Tags : IBBI, Grievance and Complaint Handling Procedure, Inspection and Investigation.



Cheque Bounce Complaint Against Director Not Maintainable if Company is Not Arraigned as Accused: SC(25.01.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that a 'cheque bounce' complaint against the director of the company is not maintainable if the company is not arraigned .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Cheque Bounce Complaint



Karnataka HC Directs Station House Officer to Clean Road Outside Station as Punishment(24.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the station house officer of the Station Bazar Police Station, Kalaburagi, to clean the road in front of his police .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Punishment for Failure to Record Complaint



SC: Consumer Complaint Against Bank Maintainable Over Dispute on Encashment of FD(23.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that consumer complaint in a dispute regarding premature encashment of Joint Fixed Deposit by bank in contravention of terms an.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Complaint, Bank



SC: Consumer Complaint by Allottee Against Builder Not Barred by RERA Act(03.11.2020)

Supreme Court has held that a complaint before Consumer Fora by allottees against builders is not barred by the Real Estate (Regulation and Developmen.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Complaint by Allottee Against Builder



J&K&L HC: Magistrates Can't Forward Original Complaints to Police(08.08.2022)

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that a Judicial Magistrate may face administrative action as well as charge for destroying the record o.....

Tags : Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Original Complaint, Court Record



SC to BCI: Dispose Off Complaints Against Lawyers by December 31(03.10.2022)

Supreme Court while extending time for Bar Council of India (BCI) to dispose off complaints against advocates received by it by 31st December, has hel.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Bar Council of India, Complaints



Delhi HC Sets Aside LCC’s Order on Sexual Harassment Complaint(07.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has set aside an order of a Local Complaints Committee (LCC) which had rejected an employee’s sexual harassment at work place complai.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, LCC’s Order on Sexual Harassment Complaint



Criminal Complaints can't be Quashed Just because Allegations Appear to be of Civil Nature: SC(13.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that criminal complaints cannot be quashed only on the ground that the allegations made therein appear to be of a civil nat.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Criminal Complaints, Criminal Complaints can't be Quashed Merely Because Allegations Appear to be of Civil Nature



J&K HC: Complaint Under Section 498A is Maintainable Even If Marriage is Void(04.01.2021)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has held that even if the complainant woman's marriage with a man is void, still the man and his relatives could be prosecu.....

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Karnataka HC: If Organization of Women Makes Complaint, Officers to Act Expeditiously(05.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said if an organization of women makes a complaint about illegal sale of liquor, the State Government and its officers will h.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Complaint Made by Organization of Women



Kerala HC: Non-Delivery of Demand Notice No Reason to Quash Complaint(17.11.2022)

Kerala High Court has refused to quash a complaint under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act, merely because the demand notice issued in local l.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Complaint, Demand Notice



Madras HC: Failure to Act Upon Complaints Against Government Officials Unconstitutional(02.11.2022)

Madras High Court while criticizing public authorities delaying action upon complaints by citizens against government officials and held that failure .....

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SC: Magistrate Must Ensure if Complaint Constitutes Only Civil Wrong Before Summoning Accused(04.01.2023)

Supreme Court has held that when the violation of law alleged is clearly debatable and doubtful, the Magistrate must ensure clarification of the ambig.....

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Del. HC: Can’t Quash Harassment Complaint Merely Because ICC Failed to Complete Enquiry in 90 Days(10.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that complaint of sexual harassment and inquiry proceeding can’t be quashed merely because internal complaints committee (IC.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Sexual Harassment, Internal Complaints Committee, POSH



SC: Unexplained Inordinate Delay Can be a Crucial Factor for Quashing Criminal Complaint(19.12.2022)

Supreme Court while observing that law is meant to exist as a shield to protect the innocent, rather than it being used as a sword to threaten them, h.....

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CONSUMER - Consumer Forums have Jurisdiction to Dismiss Complaints In Limine: SC(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that consumer forums have the jurisdiction to dismiss the complaint in limine and decline its admission without notice to t.....

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SC: Multiple Complaints by Same Party Against The Same Accused Impermissible(09.03.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that multiple complaints by the same party against the same accused in respect of the same incident is impermissible. The C.....

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Consumer Complaints by Subsequent Transferee of Flats Not Always Barred: SC(28.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that consumer complaints by subsequent transferee of flats are not always barred and clarified that decision in Haryana Urban D.....

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

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

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Bombay High Court Notices State Over 'Police Complaint Authority' at State, District Level(18.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to file an affidavit with details of Police Complaint Authority that needs to be set up at State and Dist.....

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Kerala HC: Form Committee for Sexual Harassment Complaints in All Colleges(23.12.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed competent authorities of colleges and other statutory authorities to constitute an Internal Complaints Committee for Se.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Internal Complaints Committee, UGC Regulations, Sexual harassment



Madras High Court Directs Completion of Probe of Woman IPS Officer's Sexual Harassment Complaint(03.05.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Crime Branch, Crime Investigation Department (CB-CID) to complete the probe into the alleged sexual harassment of a.....

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Meg. HC: Application U/S 12 DV Act Not a Complaint(06.03.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that application under Section 12 of Domestic Violence Act is not a complaint, has held that procedure and procee.....

Tags : Meghalaya High Court, Domestic Violence, CrPC, Complaint



Calcutta HC: Same-Gender Sexual Harassment Complaints Maintainable Under POSH Act(14.01.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that same-gender complaints are maintainable under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition a.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Same-Gender Sexual Harassment Complaints



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, National Commission For Scheduled Castes, complaint, Article 338



All. HC: Special Court Can Treat Application Filed U/S 156 (3) CrPC As A 'Complaint'(20.10.2022)

Allahabad High Court in a significant decision, has ruled that it is permissible for the Special Court designated under the SC/ST Act to take cognizan.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, cognizance, complaint



Patna HC Orders to Create Dedicated Covid Complaint Email ID for Private Hospitals(26.04.2021)

Patna High Court has directed that if any Dedicated Covid Hospital (private) has a grievance that it is not getting supply of oxygen because of reason.....

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Allahabad HC: Complaint for Dishonour of Cheque Cannot be Dismissed Because Date Not Mentioned(15.06.2021)

Allahabad High Court has held that a complaint for dishonour of cheque under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, cannot be dismissed .....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Complaint for Dishonour of Cheque



SC: All Consumer Complaints Should be Heard as Per Pecuniary Jurisdiction Under CPA 1986(16.03.2021)

Supreme Court has held that consumer complaints filed before the coming into effect of the Consumer Protection Act 2019 (CPA 2019) should continue in .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Complaints Under CPA 2019



Karnataka HC Suggests Setting Up of Facility for Complaints of Violation of Social Distancing Norms(07.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has suggested the State government to consider setting up a facility allowing citizens to lodge complaints about violation of soc.....

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Madras High Court: Police Complaints Authority not Authorized to Issue Directions to Register FIR(31.07.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that the Police Complaints Authority was not authorized to issue directions to police for registration of FIR or further i.....

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Madras High Court Extends CB-CID Probe in Woman IPS Officer's Sexual Harassment Complaint(22.06.2021)

Madras High Court has extended by six weeks, the time granted to CB-CID for completing the probe into alleged sexual harassment of a woman IPS officer.....

Tags : Madras High Court, CB-CID Probe in Woman IPS Officer's Sexual Harassment Complaint



Apex Court: Initiating Criminal Complaint for Settling Civil Dispute is Abuse of Process of Law(09.08.2019)

Apex Court has ruled that initiating criminal proceedings and filing a criminal complaint for settling a civil dispute is nothing but an abuse of the .....

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Kar HC: Can’t Quash Wife’s Complaint U/S 498A Merely Because Filed After Husband Demand’s Divorce(06.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court has observed that there can’t be a declaration of law that once the divorce notice is sent by the husband, the complaint register.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Complaint, Section 498A, Divorce



Madras HC Directs State to Install Complaint Boxes in Schools for Sexual Abuse Complaints(21.07.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State government to install complaint boxes in every school to encourage students to shun hesitation and complain f.....

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Madras HC Directs Lower Court to Complete Trial in Sexual Assault Complaint of IPS Officer(03.08.2021)

Madras High Court has directed a lower court in Villupuram to complete the trial in the sexual assault complaint of a woman IPS officer against the su.....

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SC: Unexplained Inordinate Delay Crucial Factor to Quash Complaint(19.05.2023)

Supreme Court while quashing criminal case against President and Vice President of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has held t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Quashing, Criminal Complaint



Delhi Cab Driver Arrested for Trying to Abduct Woman Judge(29.11.2017)

Delhi Cab Driver Arrested for Trying to Abduct Woman Judge

Tags : The judge, in her complaint, told the police that instead of taking her to the Karkardooma Court, the driver started driving towards Hapur on the NH-24 on Monday, police said.



FIR Against PVR's Directors, Promoters for Cheating, Forgery(29.11.2017)

FIR Against PVR's Directors, Promoters for Cheating, Forgery

Tags : The case came to light when Elan Group filed a complaint in the court, which on November 17 directed the local police to register an FIR against Chairman and Managing Director of PVR Limited Ajay Bijli, and directors Niharika Bijli, Sanjeev Kumar Bijli and others.



SC Closes Suo Moto Case for Monitoring Sexual Harassment Complaint Against Senior Special DGP(19.08.2021)

Supreme Court has closed the suo moto case registered by the Madras High Court for monitoring investigation of sexual harassment complaint made by a I.....

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SC: Consumer Complaint Against Common Carrier Not Maintainable Without Serving Prior Notice(20.08.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that a consumer complaint against a common carrier is not maintainable if prior notice under Section 6 of Carriers Act, 186.....

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Rajasthan High Court Dismisses Defamation Complaint Against Akshay Kumar Concerning 'Jolly LLB 2'(06.08.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a criminal complaint for defamation filed in the year 2017 against Actor Akshay Kumar concerning the movie - Jolly .....

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Bom. HC: Can’t Dismiss Complaint U/S 138 NI Act Because Complainant Failed to Disclose Amount in ITR(22.08.2023)

Bombay High Court has observed that complaint which is otherwise maintainable under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments (NI) Act is not liable to be.....

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Bombay High Court: Set Up Complaint Boxes in Every Civic School(03.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has recommended to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to set up complaint boxes in each of its schools to tackle the problems pe.....

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SC: Can File Complaint Under Repealed FERA Provisions During Sunset Period After Enforcement of FEMA(25.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that Officer appointed under repealed provisions of FERA has competence to file complaint for the offences punishable under the.....

Tags : Supreme Court, FERA, FEMA, Sunset Period, Complaint



Delhi HC: Procedure for Adjudication of Complaint Provided in Act to be Adhered to(17.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that the procedure for adjudication of a complaint as mentioned under the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 198.....

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P&H HC: Accused has Right to be Heard in Revision Challenging Dismissal of Complaint(24.11.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that where a complaint has been dismissed by Magistrate and the said order is challenged in revision petition b.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Revision, Complaint, Dismissal



Karnataka High Court Directs SIT to Consider Report of ACP Who Probed Complaint(10.11.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to peruse the report prepared by Assistant Commissioner of Police, MC Kavitha, .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Report of ACP Who Probed Complaint



SC: Complaint Filed Under Section 138 NI Act Filed on Behalf of Company Not Liable to be Dismissed(11.11.2021)

Supreme Court has held that a complaint filed on behalf of a company under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 is not liable to be dis.....

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SC Issues Notice to PMO on Whistleblower's Plea on Corruption Complaints Against Central Ministers(03.02.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on a Special Leave Petition moved by Whistleblower Indian Foreign Service officer.....

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Bombay HC: Domestic Violence Complaint Cannot be Filed Where Woman Only Casually Visiting(06.12.2021)

Bombay High Court has said that a domestic violence complaint cannot be filed at a place a woman is only casually visiting and proceedings must be ins.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Domestic Violence Complaint



Supreme Court: Lawyers Making Judges' Lives Miserable(30.09.2015)

Supreme Court has expressed grave concern over continued habit of a section of lawyers to file complaints casting aspersions on integrity of “defencel.....

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Calcutta HC Disposes of Plea Alleging Police Inaction in Complaint Registered By Same-Sex Couple(25.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has disposed of a plea moved by a same sex couple alleging police inaction after noting that the concerned police authorities had .....

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Delhi HC Upholds CIC Order Denying Information to Husband About Complaints Filed by Estranged Wife(31.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has upheld an order passed by Central Information Commission denying information to a husband about complaints lodged by his estrange.....

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SC: HC Decision to Allow Criminal Proceeding for Bigamy Despite No Prior Marriage, Abuse of Process(27.01.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that a High Court's decision to allow the criminal proceeding to proceed for offences under Sections 494 and 495 of the Ind.....

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Bom. HC: Domestic Violence Complaint Not Maintainable Against Father and Brother of Daughter-in-Law(09.01.2024)

Bombay High Court has observed that while the object and purpose of the DV Act, 2005 is to protect a woman from domestic violence, it does not confer .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Domestic Violence, Complaint, Daughter in Law



All. HC: Cognizance of Offence u/s 174A IPC to be Taken Only on Written Complaint of Concerned Court(10.01.2024)

Allahabad High Court has held that offence punishable under section 172 of IPC will be cognizable by the court only when a complaint in writing is fil.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Cognizance, Written Complaint, FIR



SC: Joint Complaint May be Filed by Consumers Having Same Grievance(20.12.2021)

Supreme Court has held that where there are more consumers than one having similar grievance, it is not necessary that they must file consumer complai.....

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Karnataka HC: Private Complaint Before Magistrate Court Alleging Offence u/s 191 IPC Maintainable(17.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that a private complaint made before the magistrate court alleging offence under section 191 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 .....

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SC Upholds Decision Holding RSS Member Has Locus Standi to Maintain Defamation Complaint(28.03.2022)

Supreme Court has upheld the Kerala high court decision wherein it was held that any member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has the locus standi .....

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Supreme Court: Second Complaint on Same Facts Not Maintainable(06.03.2020)

Supreme Court has held that if the earlier disposal of the complaint had been on merits and in a manner known to the law, the second complaint on "alm.....

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SC: Complaint u/s 138 NI Act Cannot be Quashed When Disputed Question of Facts are Involved(12.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that a cheque bounce complaint under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 cannot be quashed when disputed qu.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Complaint under Section 138 Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881



Gujarat High Court Refuses to Quash Trial Court Order Dismissing Private Complaint(02.03.2022)

Gujarat High Court has observed that the Trial Court had duly followed the procedure under Section 203 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, affirm.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Dismissal of Private Complaint



Karnataka HC: Magistrate Can't Take Cognizance of Complaint Unless Filed By Appropriate Authority(02.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has reiterated that the under section 28 of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection).....

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Bom HC: Pre-Condition of Complaint Can’t be Insisted by Hospitals to Provide Care to Pregnant Minor(12.04.2024)

Bombay High Court while directing State Government to provide medical care to a pregnant minor girl who didn’t file complaint against her minor partne.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Medical Care, Pregnant, Police Complaint



SC: Case to Proceed as Pvt. Complaint if Cognizance of Additional Materials Taken With Protest Petiti(22.04.2024)

Supreme Court has held that a protest petition is to be treated as a private complaint under Section 200 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 if co.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Additional Materials, Protest Petition, Private Complaint



Kerala High Court Refuses to Quash Woman's Complaint Against Youth Who Followed Him(24.02.2020)

Kerala High Court has refused to quash a criminal case against a man accused of following a woman, a total stranger to him, and inviting her to accomp.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Woman's Complaint Against Youth Who Followed Him



Bombay HC Seeks State’s Report over Dowry Complaints(04.10.2016)

Bombay HC has asked Maharashtra Government to file a report on dowry-related complaints received by its grievances redressal forum, set up recently.

Tags : Bombay HC , Maharashtra Government, Dowry Complaints



Judgments

If goods bought or services hired or availed by a person for commercial purpose, then said person would not be consumer(16.08.2016)

Consumer complaint alleging deficiency in service on part of opposite party in respect of Builder-Buyer Agreement executed between members of associat.....

Tags : Deficiency of service, Complaint, Maintainability



Contradictory statement by a person in judicial proceeding not always sufficient to justify prosecution(23.11.2016)

Instant appeal challenged legality of proceedings under Section 340 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 initiated by High Court. Appeal before High Co.....

Tags : Pre-condition, Complaint, Validity



Heirs of complainant can continue the prosecution(03.11.2017)

Instant appeal has been filed against the judgment of the High Court allowing an application filed by the legal representatives of Petitioner. Chandra.....

Tags : Complaint, Prosecution, Legal heirs



Act of issuance of process is a serious business; a trial cannot be based on vague and incomplete allegations in complaint(26.09.2018)

Present application has been filed for invoking inherent powers of present Court, by the original accused No. 2 in order to challenge order of issue o.....

Tags : Complaint, Proceedings, Validity



High Court has inherent power to quash criminal proceedings even in the cases which are not compoundable but where parties have settled the matter between themselves(02.12.2019)

By way of present petitions filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) a prayer has been made on behalf of the Petitioner(.....

Tags : Complaint, Quashing of, Settlement, Parties



Onus to prove medical negligence lies largely on the complainant and that this onus can be discharged by leading cogent evidence(19.03.2018)

In facts of present case, the Complainants' (Nos. 1 & 2) son, met with bike accident. Immediately he was admitted in Sterling Hospital (OP) at Rajkot......

Tags : Complaint, Medical negligence, Proof



Court has to be prima facie satisfied that, there have been instances of domestic violence before issuing notice(22.01.2020)

Present appeal arises out of the impugned judgment passed by the High Court by which the High Court has dismissed the petition filed by the Appellants.....

Tags : Complaint, Cognizance, Jurisdiction



Power under Section 482 of the CrPC cannot be exercised for upsetting concurrent findings of two courts below in absence of any perversity(13.03.2020)

The Petitioners have filed the present petition under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) with the prayers to allow the presen.....

Tags : Powers, Complaint, Quashing of



A Corporate Debtor would not be liable for any offence committed prior to commencement of CIRP and would not be prosecuted, if a resolution plan has been approved by Adjudicating Authority(13.03.2020)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition impugning an order, whereby the Trial Court had taken cognizance of the offences punishable under the Co.....

Tags : Complaint, Cognizance, Quashing of



For determining pecuniary jurisdiction, value of the goods or services paid as consideration alone has to be taken(28.08.2020)

In facts of present case, on 2 June, 2016, Complainant had taken Insurance Coverage from National Insurance Company Limited, under its Standard Fire a.....

Tags : Complaint, Maintainability, Jurisdiction



Commission is not empowered to enquire into any complaint not falling within its jurisdiction(28.09.2020)

The Petitioner prayed for issuance of writ of mandamus declaring the impugned order passed by Respondent No. 's 1 and 2 as null and void, as the same .....

Tags : Complaint, Jurisdiction, Legality



When disputed questions of facts are involved which need to be adjudicated after parties adduce evidence, complaint under Section 138 of NI Act ought not to be quashed(06.04.2021)

The complainant filed a complaint under Sections 138/141/142 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (NI Act) before the learned trial Court for remedies .....

Tags : Complaint, Quashing of, Entitlement



An order of dismissal of a complaint under Section 203 of CrPC has to be made on judicially sound grounds(21.06.2021)

The complainant in private complaint is before present Court against the order passed by the learned Judicial Magistrate. The Petitioner/complainant h.....

Tags : Complaint, Dismissal, Validity



Affidavit could only be considered as piece of evidence, when statute permits so(08.05.2017)

Applications under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Cr.PC) have been filed with prayer to quash proceedings of Criminal Complaint Case.....

Tags : Complaint, Quashing



Section 499 of the IPC does not give absolute privilege to statements made in a Court of law in the judicial proceedings(10.03.2021)

Present petition is filed under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Cr.P.C) by the accused for quashing complaint and all proceedings aga.....

Tags : Absolute privilege, Complaint, Quashing of



Consumer complaints filed before coming into effect of Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (CPA, 2019) should continue in the fora in which they were filed as per pecuniary jurisdiction(16.03.2021)

The Appellants instituted a consumer case before the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission on 18 June 2020. The consumer case was instituted.....

Tags : Pecuniary jurisdiction, Complaints, filing of



Complaint filed on behalf of a company under Section 138 of the NI Act not to be dismissed merely for reason that it stated the name of Managing Director first followed by Company's name(10.11.2021)

The case made out in the complaint is that, a sum of Rs.1,60,000 was advanced to the Respondent by the Company and the cheques were issued to repay th.....

Tags : Cheque bounce, Complaint, Maintainability



Losing the case on merits after the advocate argued the matter is not deficiency in service on the part of the advocate for filing consumer complaint(08.11.2021)

The Petitioner filed three complaints before the District Forum through his three advocates against BSNL. All the three complaints came to be dismisse.....

Tags : Deficiency in service, Complaint, Maintainability



An inquiry would commence only when Disciplinary Authority is of the opinion that there are grounds to enquire into the matter(12.12.2017)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition, impugning a "status report" prepared by Respondent No. 5, holding that, the complaint of sexual harassm.....

Tags : Complaint, Sexual harassment, Time barred



Sine qua non for invoking Section 35(1)(c) of CP Act, 2019 is that all consumers on whose behalf or for whose benefit the provision is invoked, should have the same interest(17.12.2021)

The builder has come up with the present appeal challenging an order of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, passed under Section 35(1.....

Tags : Joint complaint, Filing of, Conditions



Complaint cannot barred by limitation, where there is case of continuing cause of action(10.01.2018)

Instant first appeal has been filed under Section 19, read with Section 21(a)(ii) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against the impugned order, pas.....

Tags : Complaint, Maintainability, Possession



Provision of hostel facilities to nurses so as to facilitate better medical care is a positive duty enjoined upon hospital and cannot be linked to any commercial activity(14.11.2019)

In present matter, the Appellant’s case is that Respondent No. 1/Opposite Party No. 1 had developed two buildings ‘Madhuvan’ with thirty two ‘1 BHK’ f.....

Tags : Complaint, Maintainability, Transaction, Nature



Key ingredient of having a dishonest or fraudulent intent under sections 405, 419 and 420 of IPC must be established, mere breach of contract is not cheating(26.10.2021)

Present appeal is directed against the judgment and order passed by the High Court filed by the Appellants under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal P.....

Tags : Complaint, Chargesheet, Quashing



Failure of a builder to obtain occupation certificate is a deficiency in service under Consumer Protection Act, 1986(11.01.2022)

The appeal arises from a judgment and order of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission. The complaint was filed by the Appellant for refun.....

Tags : Refund, Complaint, Maintainability



Court, in exercise of its jurisdiction under Section 482 of CrPC cannot go into the allegations made in the complaint or delve into the disputed question of facts(13.04.2022)

The present petition under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) has been filed by the Petitioner for quashing the Criminal Complaint.....

Tags : Complaint, Proceedings, Quashing of



Summoning of the accused in a criminal case is a serious matter and should not be resorted to as a matter of course(20.10.2022)

The Petitioner has preferred the present petition under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 ("CrPC) for setting aside the impugned ord.....

Tags : Complaint, Dismissal, Legality



Without specific allegations in the complaint reflecting the role of the accused, the persons named cannot be summoned in case under Section 138 of NI Act(08.08.2022)

The Respondents had filed the complaints under Section 138 read with Section 141 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1985 (N.I. Act) against Pantel Tech.....

Tags : Complaint, Proceedings, Quashing of



Court can exercise power under Section 482 of the CrPC, if the complaint on the face of it does not make out any case against the accused(03.07.2023)

The present petition has been filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC), praying for quashing of the Criminal Complaint u.....

Tags : Complaint, Jurisdiction, Quashing



Medical practitioner can only be held liable where his conduct fell below that of the standards of reasonably competent practitioner in his field(20.04.2022)

The demise of husband of Appellant no.1 after his long illness has resulted in initiation of the legal proceedings at the instance of Appellant no.1 a.....

Tags : Complaint, Medical Negligence, post operative care



A Company can file complaint under Consumer Protection Act(20.03.2024)

Present appeal under Section 67 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 has been preferred by the Appellant for assailing final order rendered by Nationa.....

Tags : Complaint, Filing of, Jurisdiction



Jurisdiction of consumer fora not barred, even if, provisions to provide compensation are laid down in Railway legislation(18.01.2017)

Present first appeal has been filed under Section 19, read with Section 21(a)(ii) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, against impugned order passed .....

Tags : Complaint, Compensation, Jurisdiction



Principles of natural justice are to be followed, when civil right of person already appointed or employed are affected(31.03.2017)

By present petition filed under Article 226 of Constitution of India, Petitioner questions order/communication issued by Chancellor, Rashtrasant Tukdo.....

Tags : Complaint, Appointment, Validity



Mere reference of numerous members not having the same interest does not raise presumption of non-maintainability(12.08.2015)

In a case where the Petitioner, with over 3,000 members, alleged non-maintainability of a suit filed by one member disputing a resolution taken in an .....

Tags : Company, jurisdiction, single member, complaint



If goods bought and/or services availed are exclusively for purpose of earning livelihood by means of self-employment, such an activity shall not fall within definition of commercial purpose.(26.07.2017)

Present first appeals have been filed under Section 19 read with Section 21(a)(ii) of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against impugned orders, passed by.....

Tags : Complaint, Maintainability, Service, Availment



The period of delay is to be counted from the knowledge of the deficiency(14.09.2017)

Instant first appeal has been filed by the Appellant against the order passed by the State Commission. Appellant/complainant had purchased the first f.....

Tags : Complaint, Delay, Maintainability



Court orders perjury proceedings against untruthful ‘victim’(05.12.2015)

A Special Fast Track Court in Delhi directed initiation of proceedings against a prosecutrix for perjuring in her complaint for rape. The Court had no.....

Tags : Perjury, false complaint, rape



In a complaint under Section 138 of NI Act, only drawer of the cheque who can be prosecuted(21.02.2024)

Present petition has been filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 ('Cr.P.C') praying for quashing of the complaint filed by th.....

Tags : Complaint, Provision, Applicability



Second complaint lie only on fresh facts or on previous facts, only if, a special case is made out(02.03.2020)

In the facts of present case, the father of the complainant passed away. It is submitted that, on 2nd November, 2010, vehicle maruti -800 owned compla.....

Tags : Forged documents, Second complaint, Maintainability



A valid authorization is necessary to institute a complaint under the NI Act(01.04.2024)

In present case, judgment and order passed by trial Court acquitting Respondent from offence under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act (the .....

Tags : Complaint, Dismissal, Legality



Sessions Judge is empowered to call for and examine record of any proceeding before any subordinate criminal court situated within its jurisdiction(23.02.2018)

Appellant filed a complaint before the jurisdictional police station under Sections 420, 467, 468, 471, 120B, 506 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) and.....

Tags : Complaint, Cognizance, Remand order, Validity



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