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Union cabinet decides to prohibit the use of red beacon light(19.04.2017)

In a bid to curb VIP culture from country, Union Cabinet issued a Notification to ban use of red beacon by VIPs from May 1. However, President, Vice-.....

Tags : Decision, Red beacon, Ban



Domiciling a special class: a new reservation(27.10.2015)

The Supreme Court, hearing petitions against State policies of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu to restrict eligibility of students to super-s.....

Tags : Article 370, article 371, special class, Andhra Pradesh, telangana



International Cases

Discretion may be interfered only if the Court is satisfied that it was not exercised judicially or had been influenced by wrong principles(13.04.2022)

Present appeal arises from a successful application by the Appellants, the Central Energy Fund SOC Limited (CEF) and the Strategic Fuel Fund Associati.....

Tags : Compensation, Decision, Review



A mark can be opposed or cancelled, if it is identical to or similar to a trade mark which is already registered(14.12.2023)

The applicant, a Mexican company which traded in many countries including South Africa, was the proprietor of the impugned mark. It was registered in .....

Tags : Leave to appeal, Special circumstances, Existence



Judgments

Incidence of duty in two Enactments independent to each other and one duty can be levied without other(24.08.2016)

Notification No. 37 of 1996 dated 23.7.1996, issued by Government pursuant to trade treaty whereby specified goods in Notification when imported into .....

Tags : Special additional duty, Refund, Entitlement



If Court finds that transaction is not for agreement of sale, no relief of refund of advance can be granted(02.01.2017)

Principal District Judge accepted case of Defendant in toto and rejected relief of specific performance. However granted decree for refund of a sum of.....

Tags : Agreement, Nature, Specific performance



Jurisdiction to Decree Specific Performance is Discretionary. Yet, Discretion of Court is Not Arbitrary but is “Sound and Reasonable”, to be “Guided by Judicial Principles”(21.02.2017)

Instant Appeal arises from a judgment rendered by a Single Judge of Madras High Court. Dismissing second appeal, Single Judge confirmed judgment of Pr.....

Tags : Payment, Specific performance



Supreme Court need not re-appreciate evidence while affirming the judgments of Courts below in criminal cases(16.11.2017)

In facts of present case, the Animal Husbandry Officer, received information that wrongful withdrawal of treasury bills was being made. He constituted.....

Tags : Conviction, Re-appreciation, Evidence



An order of detention cannot be rendered illegal merely because it does not specify period of detention(10.04.2018)

In instant case, the High Court has set aside an order of detention issued under Section 3(1)(ii) of the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Preventi.....

Tags : Detention, Period, Specification



Court could hear appeal on any other substantial question of law not formulated by it, but only after recording reasons that, case involves such a question(15.02.2019)

The Appellant had filed the suit for specific performance of Agreement to Sell that was decreed by the Court of Additional Civil Judge, by the judgmen.....

Tags : Specific performance, Agreement, Entitlement



Grant of relief of specific performance is a discretionary and equitable relief(07.01.2019)

The Appellant filed the civil suit against the Respondents claiming specific performance of the contract in relation to the suit land. The Respondents.....

Tags : Agreement, Specific performance, Entitlement



Court is empowered to impose imprisonment of less than one year, if some special reasons in favour of Accused are made out(05.02.2019)

The Appellant was working as "Kanoongo/Patwari" was prosecuted for commission of the offences punishable under Section 5(2) of the Prevention of Corru.....

Tags : Sentence, Modification, Special reasons



Power of attorney holder cannot testify in respect of matters which principal alone have knowledge(01.10.2019)

The Defendant is in appeal, aggrieved by the concurrent findings decreeing the suit for specific performance filed by the Respondent. The Plaintiff fi.....

Tags : Specific performance, Decree, Validity



Any property or money endowed for performance of any specific service or religious charity in a math or temple constitutes specific endowment(03.09.2019)

Present appeal is directed against judgment passed by the High Court, whereby the appeal filed by the Appellants under Section 70(2) of the Tamil Nadu.....

Tags : Specific endowment, Institution, Nature



Specific performance of a contract cannot be enforced in favour of a person who fails to prove readiness to perform essential terms of agreement(04.10.2019)

The Plaintiff assails correctness of the order allowing the second appeal of the Defendants. By the impugned order, the High Court set aside the concu.....

Tags : Obligation, Agreement, Specific performance



An appeal is a continuation of proceedings of original Court and Court of first appeal must record its findings only after dealing with all issues of law as well as fact(12.02.2020)

Present is the Plaintiff's appeal challenging the judgment passed by the High Court, whereby the High Court has confirmed the judgment and decree pas.....

Tags : Contract, Specific performance, reasoned order



Prosecution of a remedy before the Consumer Forum is a valid ground to invoke and apply the provisions of Section 14 of Limitation Act(23.06.2021)

The present appeal challenges the concurrent findings rendered by the Courts below, holding that Section 14 of the Limitation Act, 1963 was not applic.....

Tags : Specific performance, time barred, Legality



Arbitral award shall not to be challenged on the ground that the arbitrator had drawn his own conclusion or had failed to appreciate facts(18.01.2022)

The Appellant-claimant has preferred present appeal against the judgment passed by the Division Bench of the High Court partly allowing the appeal pre.....

Tags : Arbitral award, Appreciation of Facts



Additional depreciation of 20% of the cost of new plant and machinery acquired and installed is allowable under Section 32(1)(iia) of IT Act(23.08.2022)

The assessee is a company engaged in the business of manufacturing of sweets, namkeens and running of restaurants. It filed its return on 30th Novembe.....

Tags : Disallowance, Deletion, Additional depreciation



Prayer Clause is a sine qua non for granting decree of refund of earnest money(14.12.2022)

The present appeal is directed against the judgment passed by the High Court whereby a second appeal preferred by the Appellants was dismissed and jud.....

Tags : Sale Agreements, Termination, Specific performance



Appellants must show that exceptional and special circumstances exist to reverse the findings, even after, leave is granted(28.08.2023)

The Appellants had filed a suit for partition and mesne profit way back in the year 1988, before the Court of Principal Munsif, claiming ancestral rig.....

Tags : Partition suit, Right, Special circumstances



CIRP cannot be initiated for defaults arising within 12 months period beginning 25th March, 2020(14.09.2023)

The Borrower had raised funds for `Celebrity Football Match' to be held at Dubai. Since the Borrower had not repaid the loan, the Appellant had invoke.....

Tags : CIRP, Initiation, Specified period



Every allegation of fact in the plaint, if not denied in the written statement shall be taken to be admitted by the Defendant(04.03.2024)

The issue under consideration in the present appeal is regarding genuineness of the Will dated 9th October, 1984, which is a registered document, exec.....

Tags : Written statement, Specific admission, Admission



For specific performance of contract, Plaintiff is required to prove readiness and willingness to perform his part of obligations under contract(06.07.2017)

Present First Appeal is against judgment and decree passed by Civil Judge. By impugned judgment, Plaintiff's suit for specific performance of contract.....

Tags : Agreement, Specific Performance, Refusal, Validity



Court to not compel specific performance of contract unless the whole contract can be executed(21.08.2015)

In a case where the Defendant agreed to sell property in its entirety but it later emerged that he had only a third of the share in the property, the .....

Tags : Specific performance, sale, property, part share



CBI not investigating agency of court(23.12.2015)

The Delhi High Court allowed petitions against an order of the Special Court under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 directing the Central Bureau.....

Tags : Special court, corruption, investigation, cbi



Court can refuse to grant discretionary relief of specific performance, even if, contract is not voidable but circumstances make it inequitable to enforce the same(11.09.2019)

In facts of present case, Mohinder Kaur, predecessor in interest of the Appellants entered into an agreement with Bahadur Singh, predecessor in intere.....

Tags : Discretionary relief, Specific performance, Validity



It is the duty of First Appellate Court to appreciate entire evidence and arrive at its own independent conclusion(04.12.2017)

The Appellant filed a suit in the Court of City Civil Judge, against the Respondents for a declaration and permanent injunction in relation to the lan.....

Tags : Appreciation, Evidence, Appellate Court, Duty



All decisions of a multi-member body are expressed by opinion of majority of members present except where special majorities are provided in statute itself(08.02.2018)

In facts of present case, the writ Petitioners have permanent permit for two routes, one Gwalior to Bhander and second Gwalior to Datia. Respondent No.....

Tags : Decision, Validity



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

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

Tags : child rights, state commission, special public prosecutor



ATMs are to be treated as computers, entitled to a high rate of depreciation(16.06.2020)

Assessee is engaged in the business of manufacture of automated teller machines (ATMs) and distribution of NCR book products and commissions in India......

Tags : Assessment, Expenditure, Depreciation



Once execution of agreement to sell and payment of sale consideration is admitted by vendor, nothing further is required to be proved by vendee(11.04.2022)

The Appellant herein original plaintiff has preferred the present appeal against impugned judgment and order passed by the High Court, by which the Hi.....

Tags : Specific performance, Agreement, Execution



Notifications & Circulars

Decisions related to operational aspects of the Scheme of cancellation of legal tender character of old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes(24.11.2016)

The Central Government has been reviewing the issues related to the cancellation of legal tender character of old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes. The Gove.....

Tags : Scheme, Decision, Legal Tender



Private Placement of Special Securities under UDAY scheme(19.09.2016)

The Punjab Government proposes to issue Special Securities of a notified amount of 559.12 cr, under the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojna Scheme (UDAY). I.....

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CCI orders widening the scope of investigation by the Director General in the matter relating to alleged unfair pricing by super-specialty hospitals in and around Delhi(05.09.2018)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is inquiring into a matter (Case No. 77 of 2015) for alleged violation of provisions of Section 3 and 4 of t.....

Tags : Investigation, Unfair pricing, Super-specialty hospitals



Cabinet approves Implementation of the Cabinet's decision dated 28th December, 2016 regarding pharmaceutical companies in the public sector - seeking modification therein(17.07.2019)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following decisions:

Modifying the earlier decision dated 28.12.2.....

Tags : Pharmaceutical companies, Decision, Implementation



Modifications in the contract specifications of commodity derivatives contracts(14.11.2019)

1. SEBI vide its circular ref. no. SEBI/HO/CDMRD/CIR/2016/88 dated September 20, 2016 had inter-alia prescribed at Para 3(c) provisions regarding perm.....

Tags : Modifications, Contract specifications, Derivatives contracts



1023 Fast Track Special Courts will be set up for Speedy disposal of Rape and POCSO Act Cases(09.01.2020)

Incidents of rape and gang rape of minor girls below age of twelve years and similar heinous crimes against women have shaken the conscience of the en.....

Tags : Fast Track, Special Courts, Speedy disposal



Implementation of decisions taken by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) regarding interventions to deal with the current crisis in the sugar sector(07.06.2018)

Pursuant to the decisions taken by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its meeting held on 06.06.2018, Department of Food & Public Distrib.....

Tags : Crisis, Sugar sector, Decisions, Implementation



Central Government notifies a debt raised from the Special Window for Affordable and Middle-Income Housing Investment Fund(19.03.2020)

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (15) of section 5 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016), the Central Government hereb.....

Tags : Investment fund, Debt, Special Window



Special liquidity scheme for NBFCs/HFCs(01.07.2020)

1. The Government of India has approved a scheme to improve the liquidity position of NBFCs/HFCs through a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to avoid any .....

Tags : Special liquidity, Scheme, NBFCs/HFCs



Government takes note of the decision of the RBI Monetary Policy Committee to keep the policy rate and policy stance unchanged(04.10.2017)

The Government has taken note of the decision of the RBI Monetary Policy Committee to keep the policy rate and policy stance unchanged.

Foll.....

Tags : Committee, Decision, Unchanged , Rate, Monetary policy



Life Insurance Corporation of India (Special Allowance for In-House Development of Actuarial Capability) Second Amendment Rules, 2021(07.07.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 48 of the Life Insurance Corporation Act, 1956 (31 of 1956), the Central Government hereby makes the fo.....

Tags : Special Allowance, Amendment, Rules, 2021



Tax on arbitral tribunal services to be borne by recipient(18.05.2016)

Service tax liability for services provided by an arbitral tribunal shall be on the service recipient if it’s a business entity.

The Depar.....

Tags : Service tax, arbitral tribunal, recipient, reverse charge



Special Court provisions in Companies Act now in force(18.05.2016)

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified 18 May 2016 as the date on which Sections 2(29)(iv), 435 to 438 and 440 of the Companies Act 2013 came into.....

Tags : Special court, companies act, 2016



Imposition of anti-dumping duty on specified goods at the specified rate(06.12.2021)

1. Whereas in the matter of 'Certain Flat Rolled Products of Aluminium' (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under chapter heading 7.....

Tags : Imposition, Anti-dumping duty, Specified goods



Steel Minister Gives Green Signal to Joint Venture for First Auto-Shredding Plant in India for Recycling of Specialized Steels and Other Non-Ferrous Metals(08.08.2016)

For setting up a Joint Venture Company for the first Auto Shredding Plant in India, a Joint Venture agreement was signed between MSTC Limited and Mahi.....

Tags : Joint Approval, Recycling, Specialized Steels



Cabinet approves preparations for India's G20 Presidency(15.02.2022)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today approved the setting up of a G20 Secretariat and its reporting structures, whic.....

Tags : Approval, G20 Presidency, policy decisions



Issuance of special securities(23.02.2022)

Government of India hereby notifies the issue of (i) Non-interest bearing (Non-transferable) Special GoI Security, 2032; (ii) Non-interest bearing (No.....

Tags : Issuance, Special securities, Notification



Special drive for disposal of applications for fixation of Brand Rate of Duty Drawback(28.05.2020)

1. To mitigate the hardship caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to the trade and industry and other stakeholders, Board vide Instruction No. 03/2020-Custo.....

Tags : Special drive, Disposal, Applications



Premature redemption of a part of outstanding stock of Non-interest bearing Government of India IDBI Special Security, 2024(31.03.2022)

Government of India, hereby notifies further premature redemption on Non-interest bearing Government of India IDBI Special Security, 2024 (hereinafter.....

Tags : Premature redemption, Outstanding stock, Special Security



Product specifications pertaining to the Electronic Gold Receipts segment in India(28.03.2022)

1. SEBI vide Circular no. SEBI/HO/CDMRD/DMP/CIR/P/2022/07 dated January 10, 2022, has issued framework for operationalizing the Gold Exchange in India.....

Tags : Product specifications, Electronic, Receipts



Expert Committee set up to review Specific Relief Act, 1963(28.01.2016)

The Legislative Department of the Ministry of Law and Justice has constituted a five-member committee to review the Specific Relief Act, 1963. The rev.....

Tags : Specific relief, review, committee



Transfer of rights in specified land in the mentioned Government company(19.06.2023)

WHEREAS, on the publication of the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Coal, number S.O. 1705(E), dated the 12th April, 2023, p.....

Tags : Specified land, Rights, Government company



Notification regarding specified bank to mean a banking company which is a scheduled bank and has been appointed as an agent under Section 45 of Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934(02.09.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of Explanation to section 194P of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government here.....

Tags : Specified bank, Banking company, Notification



Special Campaign 3.0 of CBDT to begin from 2nd October, 2023(11.09.2023)

The Government of India undertook Special Campaign 2.0 for Swachhata in Government offices and disposal of pending matters from 2nd October, 2022 to 3.....

Tags : Public grievances, Special Campaign 2.0, Pending matters



Cabinet approves continuation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Fast Track Special Courts for further three years(29.11.2023)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the continuation of Fast Track Special Court (FTSCs) as, a Centrally S.....

Tags : Continuation, Scheme, Fast Track Special Courts



Central Government notifies 'SEEPZ Special Economic Zone Authority' as an Authority constituted under the Special Economic Zone Act, 2005(20.04.2022)

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 for .....

Tags : Special Economic Zone, Income Tax Act



Firm and Decisive Government Action taken to preserve value and assets of IL and FS(01.10.2018)

IL&FS, incorporated in 1987, is a large Systemically Important Non-Deposit Accepting Core Investment Company (CIC-ND-SI). It has numerous infrastructu.....

Tags : Assets, Preservation, Decisive Action



Special knowledge or practical experience useful to banking companies(24.11.2016)

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 10A(2)(a)(ix) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, Section 19A(1)(a)(viii) of State Bank of India Act, .....

Tags : Special knowledge, Utility, Companies



Statement by the Finance Minister regarding bold and courageous decisions being taken to transform the economy such as demonetization and GST(11.01.2017)

GANDHINAGAR - THE Union Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley, reiterated the advantage of taking bold and courageous decisions to transform Indian econom.....

Tags : Decisions, Economy, Transformations



Central Government specifies the sovereign wealth fund as the specified person for the purposes of clause (b) of Explanation 1 to section 10(23FE) of the Income-tax Act, 1961(27.06.2022)

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-clause (vi) of clause (b) of the Explanation 1 to clause (23FE) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 o.....

Tags : Sovereign wealth fund, Specified person, Provision



Designating all CJM Courts of Chhattisgarh as Special Courts for the purposes of Sec. 280A of IT Act, 1961 & Sec. 84 of Black Money Act, 2015(22.08.2022)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 280A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) read with section 84 of the Black Mone.....

Tags : Magistrate Courts, Special Courts, Designation



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

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

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



Central Govt. specifies pension fund, namely, CPPIB India Private Holdings Inc., as specified person in respect of eligible investment made by it in India on or after publication of this notification(17.08.2022)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (iv) of clause (c) of the Explanation 1 to clause (23FE) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (.....

Tags : Pension fund, Specified person, Eligible investment



Central Government hereby notifies the dealers in precious metals, precious stones as persons carrying on designated businesses or professions(28.12.2020)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (iv) of clause (sa) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Prevention of Money-laundering Act, 2002 .....

Tags : Dealers, Precious metals, Designated businesses



Liquidity Adjustment Facility - Repo and Reverse Repo Rates(06.04.2017)

As announced in the First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 Resolution of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), it has been decided to keep.....

Tags : Repo-rate, Decision, Unchanged



Central Government specifies California Public Employees Retirement System as the specified person for the purposes of section 10(23FE) of IT Act(25.01.2023)

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-clause (iv) of clause (c) of the Explanation 1 to clause (23FE) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 o.....

Tags : Specified person, Eligible investment, Notification



Central Government hereby specifies Canada Pension Plan Investment Board as the specified person for the purposes of the clause (c) of the Explanation 1 to clause (23FE) of Section 10 of IT Act, 1961(22.04.2021)

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-clause (iv) of clause (c) of the Explanation 1 to clause (23FE) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 o.....

Tags : Pension fund, Investment Board, Specified person



Central Government hereby specifies the sovereign wealth fund, namely, the CDC Group Plc as the specified person for the purposes of clause (23FE) of Section 10 of the Income-Tax Act, 1961(13.05.2021)

1. In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (vi) of clause (b) of the Explanation 1 to clause (23FE) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 196.....

Tags : Sovereign wealth fund, Specified person



GST rate for specified items for Physically Challenged Persons(04.07.2017)

Some questions are raised about GST rates fixed for specific devices for physically challenged persons. This matter is explained here in below.

Tags : GST rate, Specified items, Physically Challenged Persons



Cabinet approves Extension of time period of the Scheme "Special Industry Initiative for J and K" (Sll J and K) - Udaan(20.09.2017)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs .....

Tags : Extension, Scheme, Special Industry Initiative



Special Economic Zones (Third Amendment) Rules, 2023(05.07.2023)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 55 of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (28 of 2005), the Central Government hereby makes the follow.....

Tags : Special Economic Zones, Amendment, Rules



Cancellation of a part of outstanding stock of Non-interest bearing Government of India IDBI Special Security, 2024(19.07.2023)

Government of India, hereby notifies cancellation of Non-interest bearing Government of India IDBI Special Security, 2024 (hereinafter briefly describ.....

Tags : Cancellation, Special Security, 2024. Notification



Exemption from the provisions of sections 387 to 392 Companies Act, 2013 to the specified companies(05.08.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 393A of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby exempts, from the provision.....

Tags : Exemption, Provisions, Specified companies



Central Government hereby specifies the pension fund in respect of the eligible investment made in India(03.08.2021)

1. In exercise of powers conferred by sub-clause (iv) of clause (c) of the Explanation 1 to clause (23FE) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (4.....

Tags : Pension fund, Specified person, Eligible investment



Securities and Exchange Board of India grants recognition to Metropolitan Clearing Corporation of India Limited(28.09.2021)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India, having considered the application for grant of renewal of recognition under Regulation 12 of the Securitie.....

Tags : Recognition, Grants, Specified conditions



Central Government specifies one crore rupees as minimum amount of default for purposes of Section 4 of IBC(24.03.2020)

In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to section 4 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016), the Central Government hereb.....

Tags : Minimum amount, Default, Specification



Central Government specifies pension fund, BPC Penco XVII Corporation as specified person in respect of eligible investment made by it in India(01.11.2023)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (iv) of clause (c) of the Explanation 1 to clause (23FE) of section 10of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (4.....

Tags : Pension fund, Specified person, Eligible investment



Committee recommends modifications to Specific Relief Act 1963(20.06.2016)

An Expert Committee set up to bring changes in specific performance trends submitted its report proposing amendments to the Specific Relief Act 1963.<.....

Tags : Specific relief, damages, public contracts



Telecom Consumers Protection (Tenth Amendment) Regulations (TCPR), 2016(19.08.2016)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released The Telecom Consumers Protection (Tenth Amendment) Regulations, 2016 for permitting Special .....

Tags : Special Data Vouchers, longer validity, Regulations



News

Plaintiff to Prove Willingness to Perform His Part of Contract in Specific Performance Suit: SC(09.10.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that in order to obtain a decree for specific performance, the plaintiff has to prove and establish his readiness and wil.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Specific Perfomance



No Bar for Developer for Specific Performance of Development Agreement in Sec.14(3)(c) SR Act : SC(10.10.2018)

Supreme Court has held that Section 14(3)(c) of Special Relief Act does not bar a developer from seeking specific performance of development agreement.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Special Relief Act



SC Grants Time to Centre, RBI to File Affidavit to Bring on Record Policy Decisions on Grievances(05.10.2020)

Supreme Court has granted a week's time to the central government, the Reserve Bank of India, the Indian Banks Association and the individual banks to.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Policy Decisions



Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Provisions of Special Marriage Act, 1954(07.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea challenging the provisions of the Special Marriage Act, 1954 that require inter-faith couples to send a n.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Special Marriage Act, 1954



Kerala HC: States Can Provide In-Service Quota in PG-Super Speciality Medical Courses(12.10.2020)

Kerala High Court has directed that the 40 % in-service quota under the Kerala Medical Officers Postgraduate and Service Quota Act, 2008 should be giv.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, PG-Super Speciality Medical Courses



SC: Specific Performance Suit Filed Within Limitation Cannot be Dismissed on Sole Ground of Delay(13.10.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that a suit for specific performance filed within limitation cannot be dismissed on the sole ground of delay or laches.

Tags : Supreme Court, Suit of Specific Performance



Madras HC Upholds President’s Decision to Cancel Vellore Poll(18.04.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed two writ petitions filed against President’s decision to rescind poll notification for Vellore parliamentary constitue.....

Tags : Madras High court, Vellore Poll, President’s Decision



Penalty Proceedings can’t be Initiated Without a Specific Charge: ITAT(19.04.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Indore bench has ruled that no penalty proceedings can be initiated on a suspected defaulter assessee without sp.....

Tags : ITAT, Penalty Proceedings, Specific Charge



Special Court Remands Sachin Waze to NIA Custody in Case of Explosives Found Near Ambani’s House(15.03.2021)

Special Court has remanded Mumbai Police officer Sachin Waze to the National Investigating Agency's (NIA) custody till March 25, in connection with hi.....

Tags : Special Court, Sachin Waze, Mukesh Ambani



Madras HC Asks Tamil Nadu Govt to Suspend Special DGP Charged with Sexual Harassment(17.03.2021)

Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu State Government to suspend the Special Director General of Police who has been charged with sexual harassm.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Suspension of Special DGP



Kerala HC Directs State DHS to Constitute Special Medical Boards(17.03.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State Directorate of Health Services (DHS) to constitute Special Medical Boards throughout the State, for the purpo.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Special Medical Boards



Kerala HC Directs State on Convening Special Medical Board to Assess Disability of Special Children(18.03.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State government to take an appropriate decision on convening special medical boards to assess the disability of sp.....

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INX-Media Case: Special Court Sends Chidambaram to Tihar Jail(06.09.2019)

Special Court has sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case. The Special Judge sent Chidambaram to 14-.....

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Aircel-Maxis Case: Special Court Grants Anticipatory Bail to P Chidambaram, Karti(06.09.2019)

Special Court has granted anticipatory bail to P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in both ED and CBI cases in Aircel-Maxis matter. The Specia.....

Tags : Special Court, Chidambaram



SC: Relief of Specific Performance can be Declined for Non Performance of Essential Promise(12.09.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a vendee who does not perform one of the essential promises in a contract is not entitled to the discretionary relief .....

Tags : SC, Specific Performance



Special Judge Convicts Wildlife Offenders for Money Laundering(13.09.2019)

Special Judge has convicted two persons for committing an offence under Sections 3 and 4 of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002. The Court also o.....

Tags : Special Judge, Money Laundering



CBDT Notifies Constitution of Special Court for Income Tax and Black Money Cases(06.08.2021)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified the constitution of special courts under section 280A(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and section 84 .....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Special Court for Income Tax and Black Money Cases



CBDT Notifies Determination of Income of Specified Fund of Units Held by Non-Residents(11.08.2021)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has inserted Rule 21AJ under Income-tax Rules, 1962 which provides for the determination of income of a specified.....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Determination of Income of Specified Fund of Units Held by Non-Residents



Special CBI Court Sentences 30 to 7 Years Jail and Middleman to 10 Years in Vyapam Case(26.11.2019)

Special CBI Court has sentenced 30 people to seven years' imprisonment and sent a middleman to jail for 10 years in a police recruitment scam dating b.....

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Tripura High Court: Courts have no Jurisdiction to Interfere with Policy Decisions(26.11.2019)

Tripura High Court has reiterated that Courts do not have the jurisdiction to interfere in policy decisions of the Government. The Court ruled that th.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019(28.11.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which will now protect the Prime Minister and members of his immediate family.....

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INX Media Case: Special CBI Court Extends Chidambaram’s Judicial Custody till December 11(28.11.2019)

Special CBI Court has extended the judicial custody of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram till December 11 in INX Media money laundering case.....

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Special NDPS Court Extends Judicial Custody of Aryan Khan and 7 Others in Cruise Ship Drug Case(22.10.2021)

Special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Court, Mumbai has extended the judicial custody of Aryan Khan and seven others till 30th October 20.....

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Delhi HC Issue Notice on Plea Challenging Decision Not to Allow Unvaccinated Staff in School(25.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a plea challenging the decision of Delhi Government not to permit teachers and staff working in the city schools.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Interfere with Decision Not to Allow Student to Write Screening Test(26.10.2021)

Madras High Court has refused to interfere with a decision taken by the National Medical Commission (NMC) not to allow a student who had pursued medic.....

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Special NDPS Court: Blanket Order to Bar Courts from Taking Cognizance of Affidavit Cannot be Passed(26.10.2021)

Special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Court, Mumbai has observed that it cannot pass blanket orders to bar courts from taking cognizance .....

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SC: Offences Under Special Statutes Can Also Be Quashed By Exercising Powers u/s 482 CrPC(26.10.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that criminal proceedings arising out of Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act), 1989 can.....

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Kerala High Court Establishes Policy Decision to Interdict Self-Financing Institutions(27.10.2021)

Kerala High Court has established that a policy decision taken by the State to interdict self-financing institutions from commencing new courses in th.....

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Allahabad HC Allows Recital of Azan from Minarets of Mosques(15.05.2020)

Allahabad High Court has allowed the Muezzins of various mosques in the State to recite the Azan, even amid lockdown, holding that recital of Azan is .....

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Delhi HC: Elaborate Investigation at Stage of Framing Charges Discouraged(05.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that an investigation into the offence and elaborate appreciation of evidence is not important and is rather not encouraged .....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Appeal of Specially-Abled Tennis Player for Participating in Deaflympics(06.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the appeal filed by a specially-abled tennis player that seeks to participate as a substitute player in the Deaflympics.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Deaflympics, specially-abled tennis player, Brazil, May 2022, vested right



ITAT, Delhi: Depreciation not Allowable On Non-Compete Fee(06.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that the depreciation is not allowable on non-compete fee under section 32 of the Income Tax Act, 19.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Depreciation Allowable on Marketing Information and Non-Compete Fee(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the depreciation is allowable on intangible assets such as marketing information comprising of.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Service Not Made Available Physically, Can’t be Chargeable to Service Tax(12.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that recipient of the service has not physically made available to the servic.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt to Inform Policy on Special Trains(11.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Government to place on record its policy laying down the manner in which all the migrant workers who wish to .....

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SC Dismisses Plea for Constituting "Special Purpose Fund" to Financially Assist NRIs(11.05.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Petition seeking for the constitution of a "Special Purpose Fund" for Non-Resident Indians and emigrant workers who are .....

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CESTAT, Bangalore Holds Service, Being Export of Service, Cannot be Chargeable to Service Tax(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that service recipient has not physically made accessible any goods to the se.....

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Orissa HC: Court for Deciding Applications Arising Out of Arbitration Agreement is Commercial Court(15.04.2022)

Orissa High Court has observed that the Court for the purpose of deciding all the applications arising out of the arbitration agreement between the pa.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Dept Bound to Accept Description of Goods on CA Certificate(21.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that the customs department is bound to accept the description of goods on the ba.....

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Patna HC Rejects PIL for Special Package of Rs 1.25 Lakh Crore(21.09.2016)

Patna HC has rejected PIL seeking its direction to Central Government for implementation of special package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore for Bihar which was .....

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Special Courts For MPs/MLAs: SC Seeks Response From HC Registrars, Chief Secys Of States(13.09.2018)

Supreme Court directed Chief Secretaries and Registrar General of HCs of 18 states to furnish information on its queries regarding setting up of fas.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report from Govt. on Setting Up Special Cell for Honour Killing Victims(13.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Principal Secretary (Home) of the Delhi Government to file a status report in a plea seeking strict compliance with .....

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Karnataka HC Asks VTU to Reconsider Possibility of Online Option for Special Exams(14.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Visvesaraya Technological University (VTU) to reconsider the feasibility of holding online examination as an opt.....

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SC: Action Instituted u/s 31 Specific Relief Act is Arbitrable as It is Not Action in Rem(21.08.2020)

Supreme Court has held that an action instituted under section 31 of the Specific Relief Act, 1963 is not an action in rem, but an action in personam,.....

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ITAT: 30% Depreciation Allowable to Motor Lorries Used for Transportation of Goods on Hire(31.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Cuttack bench has held that 30% depreciation is allowable to motor lorries in the business of transportation of .....

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Bombay High Court: Person Running Court Canteen is in Temporary Possession of Premises(10.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that a person running a canteen on Court premises is in temporary possession and therefore is not entitled to relief u.....

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ITAT: Depreciation Not Allowable on Office Premises if it is Assessed as House Property Income(24.06.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Mumbai has held that the Assessee is not eligible to claim depreciation on office premises granted on the lease a.....

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Payal Tadvi Case: Special Court Dismisses Bail Pleas of 3 Women Doctors(25.06.2019)

Special Court has dismissed the bail pleas of three senior doctors of a civic hospital arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a junior colleag.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019(27.06.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to allow trusts to set up units in special economic zones by am.....

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Rajya Sabha Clears Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019(28.06.2019)

Rajya Sabha has cleared the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on 27th June, 2019 that seeks to allow trusts to set up units in special eco.....

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SC: Can’t Draw Adverse Inference Against Plaintiff for Merely Not Producing Bank Passbook(10.01.2023)

Supreme Court has held that adverse inference cannot be drawn against a plaintiff in a suit for specific performance for not producing his passbook un.....

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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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AJL Land Allotment Case: Special ED Court Grants Bail to Hooda and Vora(07.11.2019)

Special Court of the Enforcement Directorate in Panchkula has granted regular bail to former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Senior C.....

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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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Gauhati HC Directs GST Commissioner to Decide Application Seeking Fixation of Special Rate(20.08.2021)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Goods and Service Tax Commissioner to decide the application seeking for fixation of a special rate to the value a.....

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Delhi HC: Lower Courts May Not be Bound by SC Decision When Another SC Bench Refers to Larger Bench(23.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has remarked that once a Supreme Court Bench has doubted the correctness of an earlier bench of equal strength and referred the issue.....

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Bombay HC: It Is AO’s Duty to Adjust Unabsorbed Depreciation(25.07.2023)

Bombay HC while quashing the reassessment order has observed that the Assessing Officer (AO) has no jurisdiction to reopen the assessment as he had in.....

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CBDT Notifies New Depreciation Rates on Vehicles Purchased Between 23.08. 2019 to 31.03.2020(24.09.2019)

Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) has notified new depreciation rates of 30% and 45% on vehicles purchased between 23.08.2019 to 31.03.2020. The rat.....

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Special CBI Court Sends Shivakumar to Judicial Custody till 1st October(26.09.2019)

Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court has remanded senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar to judicial custody till 1st October in a mone.....

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Special Court Extends Custody of P Chidambaram till October 17, Allowed Food from Home(04.10.2019)

Special Court has observed that Former Union Minister P Chidambaram will have to remain in Delhi's Tihar jail till October 17. But he will be allowed .....

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SC Dismisses Special Leave Petition Filed by NLSIU Against Order of Karnataka High Court(26.08.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the special leave petition filed by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) against an order of the Karnataka .....

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SC: When Contract Doesn’t Fix Time for Specific Performance, Limitation Runs from Notice of Refusal(14.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that when no time is fixed for specific performance of the contract, the court will have to determine the date on which the pla.....

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Delhi HC Denies to Order CBI or SIT Inquiry into Scorpene Deal(14.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has denied to order a court-monitored investigation by a Special Investigative Team (SIT) or CBI into allegations of irregularities a.....

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Maharashtra, the First State to Grant 180 Days Maternity Leave in Surrogacy Cases(21.01.2016)

Maharashtra Government has sanctioned a special childcare leave provision for its women employees who have had a child through a surrogate.

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Honeypreet Played a Key Role in Panchkula Violence After Dera Chief's Conviction, Says Chargesheet(29.11.2017)

Honeypreet Played a Key Role in Panchkula Violence After Dera Chief's Conviction, Says Chargesheet

Tags : The chargesheet, accessed by CNN-News18, says Honeypreet played a major role before and during the riots that occurred in the aftermath of the verdict by a special CBI court in Panchkula on August 25, killing over 40 people.



7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for 3610+ Judges of SC & HCs Approved(29.11.2017)

7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for 3610+ Judges of SC & HCs Approved

Tags : The decision will directly impact the computation of salaries, gratuity, allowance structure, and pension of the in-service as well as retired judges of Supreme Court as well as High Courts across the country.



Trial of Sohrabuddin Sheikh Fake Encounter Case to Start From Next Week(29.11.2017)

Trial of Sohrabuddin Sheikh Fake Encounter Case to Start From Next Week

Tags : "The court has issued summons to Sohrabuddin's brother Nayamuddin and some others, and the recording of evidence will start from November 29," said special CBI prosecutor B P Raju.



Kerala HC: Marriages Under Special Marriage Act Can be Registered Through Video Conference(07.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has ruled that considering the technological advancements in place, marriages under the Special Marriage Act (SMA), 1954 can be regi.....

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SC: Woman is the Ultimate Decision Maker on Abortion(22.08.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that right of dignity entails recognising authority of every woman to take reproductive decisions, including the decisio.....

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Karnataka HC Sets Aside Order Appointing Advocate Ravindranath Kamath as the SPP(21.10.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set aside the Government Order of appointing advocate Ravindranath Kamath as the Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) for conducti.....

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Special NDPS Court Refuses Baiil to Aryan Shahrukh Khan in Cruise Ship Drug Case(21.10.2021)

Special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Court has observed that the WhatsApp chats prima facie reveal that accused Aryan Khan is dealing in.....

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All. HC: Relationship Between Logic and Experience Important in the Context of Invoking Precedents(28.08.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Government to provide infrastructure and financial assistance for procuring essential electronic gadgets for condu.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court has observed that to decide a case with similar facts and circumstances, relationship between logic and experience is important in the context of invoking precedents, and they must not be applied mechanically.



Del. HC: Gender-Specific Laws are Not Meant to be "Anti-Opposite Gender"(29.08.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that it is crucial to recognize that gender specific laws aren’t meant to be "anti-opposite gender" but rather serve the.....

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Del. HC: Legislative Intent of 2018 Amendment of SRA was Towards Stronger Enforcement of Contracts(06.09.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that intent behind 2018 Amendment of Specific Relief Act was to introduce more certainty in enforcement of contracts,.....

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Special Court Allows Banks to Use Assets Seized from Vijay Mallya(02.01.2020)

Special Court has permitted a consortium of 15 banks led by the State Bank of India to utilise movable assets of former liquor baron Vijay Mallya towa.....

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Tamil Nadu Special Court Rejects Karti Chidambaram's Discharge Plea in Tax Evasion Case(08.01.2020)

Tamil Nadu Special Court has dismissed a discharge petition filed by Congress MP Karti Chidambaram and his wife Srinidhi in connection with a tax evas.....

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Special Court in Mumbai Allows Central Bureau of Investigation to File Supplementary Extradition Plea(09.01.2020)

Special Court in Mumbai has allowed Central Bureau of Investigation to submit more documents including its recently filed supplementary charge sheet i.....

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Mumbai NDPS Court Orders De-Freezing of Rhea Chakraborty's Bank Account(11.11.2021)

Special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Court, Mumbai has allowed de-freezing of her bank accounts subject to certain conditions. The NCB f.....

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UP Court Convicts Former UP Minister Gayatri Prajapati in Chitrakoot Gang Rape Case(11.11.2021)

Special Court in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh has convicted former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati and two others in the Chitrakoot Gang Rape Case .....

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Del HC: Rahul Gandhi’s Speech Calling PM, Amit Shah and Adani as “Pick Pocketors” Not in Good Taste(22.12.2023)

Delhi High Court while directing ECI to take action against Rahul Gandhi has observed that his speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with .....

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Delhi High Court: Ensuring Central Schools in Each District and Common Syllabus is Policy Decision(14.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that ensuring atleast at least one Central school in each Taluka and having common syllabus for all schools is a policy dec.....

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Kerala HC Upholds Lakshadweep Admin Decision to Close Dairy Farms, Modify Mid Day Meals(22.09.2021)

Kerala High Court while disposing of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) assailing the reforms introduced by the new Lakshadweep Administration, reiter.....

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DGFT Extends Export Obligation Period of Specified Advance and EPCG Authorisations(24.09.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified the extension of the export obligation period of specified Advance and Export Promotion Capital .....

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Del. HC: Writ Jurisdiction Doesn’t Extend to Resolving Disputes Over Boundary Delineations(09.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that specialized bodies are better equipped with necessary technical expertise to navigate complexities of land demarcation .....

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Delhi HC to Special Olympics Bharat: Strictly Comply with National Sports Code in Elections(10.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has asked Special Olympics Bharat to ensure strict compliance with National Sports Development Code, 2011, for all upcoming elections.....

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CESTAT Mumbai: Clearances to Special Economic Zones Developers is Export(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal- Mumbai has ruled that the clearances made by the Appellant without payment of duty to Special Economi.....

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Special NIA Court Refuses Temporary Bail to Anand Teltumbde to Visit Mother(02.12.2021)

Special National Investigation Agency Court has rejected Dalit scholar and Bhima Koregaon - Elgar Parishad case accused Anand Teltumbde's plea for tem.....

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SC Directs WB Govt to Designate More Special Courts to Try Offences Specified in NIA Act's Schedule(03.12.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the State of West Bengal to designate more dedicated Courts of Sessions as Special Courts for the trial of offences specifi.....

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Delhi HC: Call Detail Records of Special Task Force Officers Must Not Be Exposed(03.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that the call data records of the Special Task Force officers must not be exposed unless it is extremely necessary for t.....

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Del. HC: Special Courts Can Try Offences Against Persons Who Had Ceased to be MP or MLA(09.01.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that Special MP/MLA Courts are eligible to try offences pending against the persons who had ceased to be an MP or MLA at the.....

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SC: Specific Performance of Sale Deed Can Only be Availed When Buyer Adheres to Specific Condition(11.01.2024)

Supreme Court has held that when there is a specific condition in a contract with regard to the time frame in which the consideration is to be paid, t.....

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CBI Court Acquits Ex- Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa in Bribery Case(27.10.2016)

CBI Special Court has acquitted Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and all others accused of accepting Rs 40 crore in kickbacks from mining c.....

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SC Restores Punishment of Cashiering' Imposed on Army 'Medical Specialist(31.07.2020)

Supreme Court has restored the sentence of cashiering from service imposed on an Army Officer who while working as Medical Specialist had allegedly mi.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Challenge to Notification Conferring Powers of Special Courts(25.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea challenging the notification conferring powers of Presiding Officer of the Designated Court and Special Court co.....

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Kerala HC: Details of Funds in Possession Not Necessary in Plaint for Specific Performance(26.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that even if the plaintiff has not provided details of funds in her possession in a suit for specific performance or the w.....

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CBI Special Director Arrest: Maintain Status Quo, Delhi High Court Tells CBI(24.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has directed the agency to maintain “status quo” until October 29 on proceedings against its special director Rakesh Asthana who soug.....

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Madras HC: Succeeding Govt Can Continue Policy Decision of Previous Govt(23.05.2022)

Madras High Court has held that if a decision taken by an erstwhile Government is good to the public and the society at large, the successive Governme.....

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ITAT, Delhi Allows Taxmann Publication Claim of Depreciation on Intangible CMS Software(16.07.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has directed the Assessing Officer to allow the Assessee, Taxmann Publication to claim depreciation on the.....

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P&H HC: Party Under Legal Obligation to Opt Where Effective Remedy is Available U/S 41(h) SR Act(06.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while dealing with a revision petition, held that it is well-settled law that under Section 41(h) of the Specific Relie.....

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SC: Condition of Pre-Deposit Before Filing Appeal is Required to be Satisfied(06.05.2022)

Supreme Court while considering Special Leave Petition where the High Court had held that the requirement of pre-deposit is not mandatory, has observe.....

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ITAT, Ahmedabad: Delay Due to Liquidation Proceedings Constitute Reasonable Cause(10.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has ruled that if dominion ownership of car rest with the assessee, the assessee is eligible for depreciation.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Computers, Including Computer Software, Are Eligible to 60% Depreciation(11.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that depreciation of 60 % can be allowed to ‘computers including computer software’ under Rule 5 of.....

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CESTAT: Period of Depreciation Should Extend Up to Date of Payment of Duty(24.06.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad Bench has held that period of depreciation should extend up to the date of pay.....

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Special CBI Court, Lucknow Acquits All Accused in Babri Masjid Demolition Case(30.09.2020)

Special Central Bureau of Investigation Court, Lucknow has acquitted all 32 persons accused of hatching the criminal conspiracy behind the demolition .....

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Manipur HC Directs Government to Establish Two Special Courts(05.10.2020)

Manipur High Court has directed the State Government to create two exclusive Special Courts at Imphal at the Sessions and Magisterial levels.

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Delhi HC: Vacant Seat in Super-Speciality Course Won’t Serve Any Purpose(27.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to admit a doctor in its specialised course, in the next academic sessio.....

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CBDT Notifies Special Courts for Trial of Offences Under Income Tax Act 1961(29.06.2022)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified Special Courts for Trial of Offences under the Income Tax Act, 1961 in Dehradun.

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ITAT: Goodwill Acquired Under Slump Sale Agreement Eligible for Depreciation(04.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Hyderabad Bench has held that the depreciation is allowed on goodwill acquired under a slump sale agreement unde.....

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Delhi HC: Minutes of Inter-Ministerial Meetings Cannot Supersede a Legislation(01.12.2016)

Delhi High Court, while quashing Minutes of a March 2010 Meeting of erstwhile UPA government regarding citizenship to children born to Tibetan refugee.....

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Ministry of Finance Repeals SICA With Effect From Today(01.12.2016)

Ministry of Finance has repealed Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985 (SICA) with effect from today.

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Bombay HC Slams State for Failure to Create Conducive Environment for Specially-Abled Students(05.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has rapped State Government and a Private School for their failure to create a conducive environment for specially-abled students un.....

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Bombay HC Suggests Formation of Special Task Force for Assessment of Parking Problem in Navi Mumbai(08.12.2016)

Bombay High Court, while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on parking spaces in Navi Mumbai has observed that, “If you have an aerial view in.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Provisions of Special Marriages Act, 1954(17.09.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a plea challenging provisions of the Special Marriages Act, 1954 in so far as they require the parties to the marri.....

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SC: Relief of Specific Performance of Contract No Longer Discretionary(21.09.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that relief of specific performance of a contract is no longer discretionary, after the 2018 amendment.

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Delhi HC: Specifications of Invention Before & After Amendment Need Not Be Identical(07.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that amendments to a patent specification or claims prior to grant ought to be construed more liberally than narrowly, and o.....

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SC: Section 436A CrPC Applicable to Special Acts in Absence of Any Specific Provision(14.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that Section 436A of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) would apply to the Special Acts also in the absence of any specific .....

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Supreme Court Notices Centre, 7 States Over Plea to Return Unused Land Acquired for SEZs(10.01.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Centre and seven States, including Tamil Nadu, on a PIL seeking return of unused land acquired for setting up of Sp.....

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SEZ Rules Amended to Make Legal, Accountancy Services From Foreign Entities Possible in SEZs(16.01.2017)

Govt has amended Special Economic Zones Rules to removes exclusion of Legal Services & Accounting from ambit of ‘services’, thereby waving a way to ma.....

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Bombay HC Gives 120 Days to State For Raising Police Cell to Check Illegal Construction(17.01.2017)

Bombay High Court, while expressing its displeasure at the fact that over 400 illegal buildings have come up in Navi Mumbai since its July 2015 order .....

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Delhi HC: Sex Worker Entitled to All Rights But Cannot Claim Special Treatment if She Violates Law(08.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that although a sex worker is entitled to all rights available to a citizen, but at the same time, if she violates the law, .....

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SC Dismisses Plea Challenging Mandate for Advance Notice & Publication of Personal Details(30.08.2022)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a petition challenging certain provisions of the Special Marriage Act, 1954 (SMA) which mandate parties to marr.....

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Kerala HC: Anticipatory Bail Application Can Only be Filed Before Special Court & Not High Court(05.09.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that in cases of alleged offences under the SC/ST Act, an application for anticipatory bail can be filed only before Specia.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report on Special Task Force on Women’s Safety from Lieutenant Governor(22.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Office of Lieutenant Governor to apprise it whether any special task force (STF) on women's safety was in place in National.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Report from State of Impartial Decision on Pre-Mature Release of Lifers(14.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to state government on a petition seeking transparency and fairness in working of the Sentence Review Board (SRB), .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging GGSIPU’s Decision of Conducting Exams Physically(04.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea moved by law students of various colleges affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU.....

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SLP Against Death Sentence Not to be Dismissed Without Giving Reasons: SC(23.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that Special Leave Petitions filed in those cases where death sentence is awarded by the courts below, should not be dismissed .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Appointment of Special Public Prosecutors(10.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea challenging the appointment of eleven Special Public Prosecutors for conducting cases pertaining to the r.....

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HP HC Grants Interim Bail to 58-Year Old Taking Into Consideration His Age and Stress on Family(10.11.2020)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has granted interim bail to a 58-year-Old man, taking into account his age and the contention that he and his family membe.....

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Karnataka HC Directs NLSIU to Conduct Special Repeat Exam for Student(12.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed and set aside a communication issued by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) to one of its students by.....

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SC: 2018 Amendment to Specific Relief Act is Prospective in Nature(29.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the 2018 amendment to the Specific Relief Act is prospective and cannot apply to those transactions that took place prior .....

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SC: Special Leave to Appeal Against HC Judgment Enforcing Foreign Award Only on Narrow Ground(15.10.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that an appeal under Article 136 of the Constitution of India, 1949 against a High Court judgment that recognizes and enfor.....

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ITAT: Decision Taken by Authorities in Previous Year Would Not Operate as Res Judicata(04.08.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Ahmedabad Bench has held that decision taken by authorities in previous year would not operate as res judicata f.....

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Mumbai Court Extends Sanjay Raut’s ED Custody(05.08.2022)

Mumbai Special Court has extended Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of Sanjay Raut in Patra Chawl Scam case till August 8.

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Karnataka HC Directs SWR to Examine Complaint on Illegal Operation of Special Train(13.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court has directed General Manager, South Western Railway (SWR), to hold a meeting to examine a complaint on illegal operation of a spe.....

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Special Fee for Enrolment of Retired Employees by Bar Council is Illegal: SC(25.01.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed the special leave petitions filed by the Bar Council of Kerala against the Kerala High Court ruling that collection of spe.....

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SC Asks Centre to Decide in 4 Weeks Representation on Petrol Pumps Fleecing Customers(04.02.2019)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to take call on petition highlighting how petrol pumps have been swindling customers by dispensing less fuel for price .....

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Allahabad HC Seeks Reply on Plea for Establishment of Special Human Trafficking Courts(09.12.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government about the steps taken to establish special Courts for trying cases relating to human traff.....

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Karnataka HC Turns Down Plea For SIT Probe into Diary Row Disclosing Pay-off to Central Leaders(07.03.2017)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a PIL which sought setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe allegations and counter allegations by .....

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SERVICE - Delhi HC Asks Lower Courts to Speedily Decide Old Cases(26.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the six district courts that come under it to allow a maximum of three adjournments in civil cases that are 10 years old or.....

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Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 Receives President Assent(01.03.2017)

Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017 that provides for cessation of liabilities on specified bank notes has received assent fr.....

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Plaintiff has to Prove Actual Possession on Date of Filing Suit U/S - 38 SR Act: SC(07.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that in a suit filed under Section 38 of the Specific Relief Act, permanent injunction can be granted only to a person who .....

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Special NIA Court Allows Sudha Bharadwaj Access of Five Books a Month(14.01.2021)

Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court has allowed access of five books a month to lawyer and activist Sudha Bharadwaj, who is accused in t.....

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Muzaffarnagar Riots Case: Special Court Sentences BJP MLA Vikram Saini to 2 Yrs. in Prison(12.10.2022)

Special court in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffar Nagar district has sentenced BJP MLA Vikram Saini, and 10 others to 2 years in imprisonment in connection wi.....

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Bombay HC to State: Appoint Senior-most Teachers as HOD, OSD in SSH(17.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has sternly directed Maharashtra government to appoint senior most professors as Head of Department (HOD) or Officers on Special Dut.....

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FAMILY - Married Daughter has Right of Succession in Lease Premises Under Goa Succession Law: SC(14.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a married daughter would have a right of succession in the "lease premises", as per the provisions of Goa Succession, .....

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NGT Orders Dissolution of Special Task Force on Industrial Pollution(01.02.2021)

National Green Tribunal has ordered to dissolve the Special Task Force monitoring environmental pollution caused by discharge of effluents by the tie .....

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SC: Court Should Frame Specific Issue on Readiness & Willingness in Suit for Specific Performance(10.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that a specific issue on readiness and willingness on the part of the plaintiff must be framed by the trial court in a suit for.....

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Supreme Court: No Wrong in Bihar CM Appointing 'Special Advisor'(10.04.2017)

Supreme Court has said that there was nothing wrong if a Chief Minister appointed a special advisor even if exchequer had to bear expenses related to .....

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SC Upholds Madras HC Direction Appointing Retired Police Officer to Head SIT Probing Idol Theft Case(15.04.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the Madras High Court's appointment of A.G. Ponn Manickavel as the head of Special Investigation Team to probe Idol Theft cas.....

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SC Upholds Madras HC Direction Appointing Retired Police Officer to Head SIT Probing Idol Theft Case(15.04.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the Madras High Court's appointment of A.G. Ponn Manickavel as the head of Special Investigation Team to probe Idol Theft cas.....

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Kerala HC: Non-Constitution of Special Courts Cannot Affect Seizure & Confiscation Proceedings(05.12.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that non-constitution of Special Courts under Section 30B of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 .....

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ITAT, Ahmedabad: Transaction Not Colorable Because Assessee Claimed Depreciation on Goodwill(19.11.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Ahmedabad has held that the transaction cannot be regarded as a colorable device merely on the basis that assess.....

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SC: Can’t Compel Defendant to Enter into Agreement With 3rd Party for Specific Performance(14.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that a Court cannot grant the relief of specific performance against a person compelling him to enter into an agreement with a .....

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Uttarakhand HC Vacates Stay on Cutting of Trees for Construction of Sahastradhara Road(19.09.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court while allowing proposed cutting of 2057 trees for road-widening project in the Sahastradhara passage leading to Mussoorie, has .....

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Madras HC to State: Show Seriousness in Removal of Invasive Plant Species Else Forests Will be Gone(19.09.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the state government should show seriousness in removing invasive plant species from forests. The bench held that if s.....

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1993 Mumbai Serial Blasts Case: TADA Court Convicts Abu Salem, Five Others; Abdul Qayyum Acquitted(16.06.2017)

A Special Terrorism and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA) court has convicted Abu Salem and five others in 1993 Mumbai serial blast case and acquitted .....

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Gujarat HC Quashes Demand Notice to Adani Port and Special Economic Zone(10.03.2021)

Gujarat High Court has quashed a demand notice issued by the customs department to the Adani Port and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) because the relate.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on PIL Challenging Provisions of Places of Worship Act(12.03.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Home Ministry, Ministry of Law and Ministry of Culture on a Public Interest Litigation filed by BJP leader Ashw.....

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J&K&L HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Reimbursement Under PM Special Scholarship Scheme(28.12.2022)

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has dismissed a Jaipur-based University's plea for reimbursement of expenses incurred by it with regard to tuiti.....

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ELECTION - Madras HC Dismisses Plea for ?1 Crore Compensation from ECI(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by a member of Naam Tamilar Katchi seeking compensation of Rs. 1 crore from Election Commission .....

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SC: Subsequent Purchaser Can Challenge Readiness of Plaintiff in Specific Performance Suit(22.02.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that subsequent purchaser of the suit property can challenge the readiness and willingness on part of the plaintiff in a sp.....

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Madras HC: Third Gender Candidates Entitled To Special Reservation(14.10.2022)

Madras High Court has directed the state Health and Family Welfare Department and Directorate of Medical Education to provide special reservation to t.....

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Kar. HC: Application For Recording Statement Of Accused Can Only be Made Before Sessions Court(21.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that in light of the statutory framework of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, applications for recording statements of.....

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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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Rajya Sabha Passes National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws Second (Amendment) Bill, 2020(10.02.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote. The Bill seeks t.....

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Mangaluru Court Directs Police to Pay ?5 Lakh for Falsely Implicating Man in POCSO Case(08.12.2022)

Mangaluru Special Court has directed two-woman police sub-inspectors of the Mangaluru Women police station to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation to an accused.....

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SC: Courts Can’t Grant Refund if it is Not Specifically Prayed for in Specific Performance Suit(15.12.2022)

Supreme Court has held that unless a plaintiff specifically seeks the refund of the earnest money at the time of filing of the suit or by way of amend.....

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SC Division Bench Delivers Split Verdict in Civil Appeal from Specific Performance Suit(16.01.2023)

Supreme Court division bench comprising Justices M.R. Shah and B.V. Nagarathna a split verdict in a civil appeal arising out of a suit seeking specifi.....

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CRIMINAL - Special Court Slams NIA for Investigation Methodology in Samjhauta Case(29.03.2019)

Special Court, which acquitted all the four accused in the Samjhauta Express bomb blast case, has reprimanded the National Investigation Agency (NIA) .....

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Special NIA Court, Mumbai Refuses Bail to Stan Swamy in Bhima Koregaon Case(22.03.2021)

Special National Investigation Agency Court, Mumbai has refused to grant bail to 83-year-old Father Stan Swamy, a tribal rights activist, from Ranchi,.....

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SC Issues Notice on Subramanian Swamy's Plea Challenging Provisions of Places of Worship Act(26.03.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy challenging the Constitutional validity of the P.....

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SC Issues Notice on Subramanian Swamy's Plea Challenging Provisions of Places of Worship Act(26.03.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy challenging the Constitutional validity of the P.....

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Special Court Acquits Former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand(30.03.2021)

Special Court has acquitted former Union Minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand of keeping a law student in his captivity at Shahjahanpur allegedl.....

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Calcutta HC Decides a 72 Years old Case(17.01.2023)

Calcutta High Court has decided a case that has been pending for over 72 years. The case was instituted in the year 1951 on the original side of the C.....

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Delhi HC Seeks ECI Response on Plea to Bar Parties With Religious, Casteist, Ethnic, Linguistic Names(24.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Election Commission of India in a petition seeking banning of political parties with religious, ethnic, ling.....

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SC Directs Governments on Saving Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican Bird Species(20.04.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Governments of Rajasthan and Gujarat to save critically endangered Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican from extinc.....

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Mumbai Special Court Convicts Twelve Men Accused in 7/11 Train Blasts Case(11.09.2015)

Twelve men accused of planting bombs on Mumbai's local trains that killed 189 people and injured more than 800 nine years ago, have been convicted by .....

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Calcutta HC Stays Special CBI Court Order Granting Interim Bail in Narada Scam Case(18.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has stayed the order of Special CBI court, which granted bail to two TMC Ministers Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, TMC MLA Mad.....

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SC: Provision of Review Not to Scrutinize Correctness of Decision(16.02.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that the provision of review is not to scrutinize the correctness of the decision but to correct the error, if any, which i.....

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NIA Court Grants Permission to Akhil Gogoi to Take Oath as Legislator of Assam Assembly(12.05.2021)

Special National Investigation Agency Court has allowed jailed anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi, to take oath as legislator of Assam Assembly, stating th.....

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JKL HC: Creation of Special Authority No Reason to Condone Delay(06.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that creation of an Authority under special legislation cannot be a reason to condone delay and i.....

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Govt: Specified Notes Confiscated on or before 30.12.2016 Can be Deposited in Any RBI Branch(17.05.2017)

Govt has notified rules regarding deposit of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 Currency Notes confiscated on or before 30.12.2016 which makes it possible for enfor.....

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Supreme Court: Mere Summary Disposal Of Special Leave Petition Does Not Conclude The Issue On Merits(06.05.2019)

Supreme Court has observed while setting aside a Jammu and Kashmir High Court judgment that a mere summary disposal of a Special Leave Petition does n.....

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Madras HC Asks Police to Ensure Special Arrangements for Movement of Vehicles(07.04.2021)

Madras High Court has asked the Police authorities to ensure that in making special arrangements for movement of vehicles/ convoy of VIPs/ dignitaries.....

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Tel. HC: Arbitration Under Section 42 of SEZ Act Would Override Contractual Arbitration Clause(27.02.2023)

Telangana High Court has held that arbitration under Section 42 of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Act, 2005 would override a contractual arbitration.....

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Karnataka High Court Asks Govt to Ensure Sufficient Number of Decibel Meters(14.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Government to ascertain shortfall of decibel meters to record noise levels, in the police force and to acquir.....

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Ayodhya Terror Attack: Special Court Grants 4 Life Term(19.06.2019)

Special Court in Prayagraj has sentenced four of the accused to life imprisonment and acquitted one in the Ayodhya Terror Attack Case fourteen years a.....

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SC: Declarants of Exotic Live Species Ownership Immune from Prosecution as Per 2020 MoEFCC Advisory(28.03.2023)

Supreme Court has held that individuals who have made declaration of ownership of 'exotic live species' in accordance with 2020 advisory issued by MoE.....

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P&H HC: Application Under Section 311 CrPC Can be Filed by Anyone(30.03.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that Section 311 CrPC can be invoked by anyone and not just prosecution or complainant, who is able to show.....

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CBIC Notifies Ad hoc Exemption from IGST on Imports of Specified COVID-19 Relief Material(04.05.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the Ad hoc Exemption from Integrated Goods and Services Tax on imports of specified CO.....

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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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Madras High Court: Complete Inquiry Against Area Director of Special Olympics(06.08.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the concerned authorities to complete the inquiry into the allegations raised against J.Paul Devasagayam, area director.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Government Reply on Special Educators(08.08.2019)

Delhi High Court has sought a reply from the AAP Government and the Chief Secretary on a contempt plea alleging failure to initiate the process of rec.....

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SC: Action Under Section 31 of SRA to Cancel Instrument is Not ‘In Rem’(01.05.2023)

Supreme Court has held that actions taken under Section 31 of Specific Relief Act (SRA), 1963 for cancellation of an instrument are not an action in r.....

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Court Raps CBI for Framing Ex- Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh, 3 Telecoms in 2G Case(16.10.2015)

A Special Court has rapped CBI for filing a “false and fabricated“ chargesheet against former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms,.....

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Gujarat High Court Stays Acquisition Process in Dholera SIR(11.12.2015)

Gujarat High Court has stayed land acquisition process in Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) being developed in 35,000-hectare coastal area which.....

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Special Court Sentences Abu Salem To Life, 2 Get Death In Mumbai Blasts Case(07.09.2017)

A Special Court has sentenced to life in jail Gangster Abu Salem in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, while two other convicts, Tahir Merchant and Feroz Kh.....

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Special Court Grants Bail to Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia(16.07.2019)

Special Court has granted bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in connection with a defamation suit f.....

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SC: Special Court Can Take Cognizance of Offence Without Committal if Special Act Authorizes It to Do(24.07.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that when there is a clear provision in the Special Act empowering the Special Court to take cognizance of an offence without .....

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Special Court Sends Chidambaram for Further Custodial Interrogation by CBI for 4 Days(27.08.2019)

Special Court has directed Congress leader and Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram to be subjected to further custodial interrogation for four days .....

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Special NIA Court Rejects Bail Application of Anand Teltumbde in Bhima-Koregaon Case(13.07.2021)

Special National Investigation Agency Court has rejected the bail application of former IIT professor and academic Anand Teltumbde, booked under the U.....

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Calcutta HC Restrains Special Audit of Bank Headed by BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari(19.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has held that the West Bengal government's Co-operative Department shall not conduct a special audit of the Contai Cooperative Ban.....

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J&K&L HC: J&K Special Tribunal Can Refer Contempt Matters to High Court(29.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that J&K Special Tribunal is deemed to be a court subordinate to High Court for purposes of Secti.....

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President Gives Assent to Law to Protect Unauthorised Colonies, Slums in Delhi(02.01.2018)

The President of India has given assent to National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Act which intends to prote.....

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Special Court Extends Chidambaram's Judicial Custody till October 3(19.09.2019)

Special Court has extended till October 3 the judicial custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media corruption ca.....

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SC: If a Statute Contain Both General and Specific Provision, the Latter Must Prevail(06.07.2023)

Supreme Court while dealing with the issue of classification and taxability of ‘maize starch’ under the Tamil Nadu General Sales Tax Act, 1959, has ob.....

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Meg. HC: 16 Year Old Person is Capable of Making Conscious Decision Regarding Sexual Intercourse(23.06.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that looking into the physical and mental development of an children of age around 16 years, it is logical that such.....

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Meghalaya HC Orders Centre to Enforce AFSPA in Garo Hills(03.11.2015)

Meghalaya High Court has ordered Centre to enforce Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, (AFSPA) 1958 in insurgency-ravaged districts of Garo Hills to co.....

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Del HC: MSMED Act Not Applicable to CA Firms Appointed as Special Auditors(10.07.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that MSMED Act, 2006 is not applicable to a CA firm appointed as ‘Special Auditor’ under Section 142(2A) of the Income Tax A.....

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Meg. HC: HC/SC Can’t Interfere with Views of Specialized Body Unless Grossly Inappropriate(10.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has held that body that deals with a particular type of matters is expected to have greater command over law applicable in the fi.....

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All. HC: Review Jurisdiction can be Exercised Only if there is Error Apparent on face of the Record(02.08.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that review jurisdiction can only be exercised if there is an error apparent on the face of the record or interfere on a.....

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SC: HC Can’t Reverse Spl. Court Findings on Sanction’s Validity Except in Case of Failure of Justice(04.08.2023)

Supreme Court has held that no finding, sentence or order passed by the Special Judge under Prevention of Corruption Act shall be reversed or altered .....

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SC: HC Can’t Reverse Spl. Court Findings on Sanction’s Validity Except in Case of Failure of Justice(04.08.2023)

Supreme Court has held that no finding, sentence or order passed by the Special Judge under Prevention of Corruption Act shall be reversed or altered .....

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Ker HC: Party Can’t Take Defence of Defective Title Once it Enters into Agreement to Convey Property(04.08.2023)

Kerala High Court has observed that once a party enters into an agreement to convey the property, it is not open for them to defend the claim for spec.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Specific Relief Bill(16.03.2018)

Lok Sabha has passed the Specific Relief (Amendment) Bill, 2018 by a voice vote amid din.

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Centre Declares United Arab Emirates as Reciprocating Territory Under Section 44A of Code of Civil Pr(20.01.2020)

Central Government of India has declared United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a reciprocating territory under Section 44A of the Code of Civil Procedure, 190.....

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Supreme Court Tells Parliament to Rethink Powers of Speaker to Disqualify(22.01.2020)

Supreme Court has said to the Parliament to rethink whether the Speaker of a House should continue to have powers to disqualify, observing that he als.....

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CESTAT: No denial of Credits to Recipient Even if Duty was Legally Not Payable by Supplier(23.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that Input tax credits cannot be denied to the recipient even if the duty was lega.....

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ITAT Mumbai Allows Depreciation on Goodwill Resulting from Acquisition of Business Unit(28.01.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Mumbai has allowed depreciation on goodwill resulting from the acquisition of Business Unit of Lee & Muirhead Pvt.....

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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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Government Caps Depreciation Rate at 40% a Year(10.03.2016)

Government has capped rate of deduction under accelerated depreciation, as a result many companies could see their tax liability going up and cash flo.....

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SC to T.N.: Admit Candidates from Other States to Medical Courses(15.07.2016)

SC has ordered Tamil Nadu Government to admit 28 candidates from other States who were successful in cracking the exams held for super specialty cours.....

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SC Notices ECI on Plea Seeking Disqualification of Convicted Lawmakers(22.07.2016)

SC has issued a notice to Election Commission of India (ECI) to respond to a plea with regard to disqualifying convicted Members of Parliament and Mem.....

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Bombay HC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Distinction Between Accused Under IPC & Special Acts(06.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to the State of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Prison Department, Director General of Prisons and the Undertrial Review .....

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Bombay HC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Distinction Between Accused Under IPC & Special Acts(06.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to the State of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Prison Department, Director General of Prisons and the Undertrial Review .....

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Madras HC Dismisses Criminal Revision Petition Filed by Suspended Special DGP Rajesh Das(28.10.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a criminal revision petition filed by suspended special Director General of Police (DGP) Rajesh Das, questioning the t.....

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Madras HC Rejects Rajesh Das's Challenge to Trial Court Jurisdiction in Sexual Harassment Case(29.10.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a plea by suspended Special Director General of Police (DGP) Rajesh Das challenging the jurisdictional competence of t.....

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Special Court, New Delhi Rejects Tharoor's Plea Seeking Production of Pushkar's Tweets(31.01.2020)

Special Court, New Delhi has dismissed Shashi Tharoor's plea seeking a copy of tweets posted by Sunanda Pushkar moments before her death, stating that.....

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Delhi HC Question Special Court’s Jurisdiction in Nido Tania’s Case(11.04.2016)

Delhi HC has raised questions over jurisdiction of special court conducting trial in case of Nido Tania, in 2014, while pointing out that charges agai.....

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Delhi High Court: Nikah After Marriage Under Special Marriage Act, Divorce Petition Maintainable(26.03.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that Family Court can entertain and try a petition for dissolution of marriage under the Special Marriage Act, if the partie.....

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Tripura High Court Directs Appointment of Special Prosecutors Within 2 Weeks(22.11.2021)

Tripura High Court has asked the state government to appoint special public prosecutors for conducting the proceedings in the cases related to Tripura.....

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SC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Decision Declaring Tanti/Tatwa as Synonyms to Paan/Sawasi(23.11.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a plea filed challenging the Bihar Government's 2015 decision declaring Tanti/Tatwa, an extremely backward class as.....

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SC: Certifed Copy of Specimen Sign Can Be Procured From Bank if Sign on Cheque Disputed by Accused(30.01.2024)

Supreme Court has held that in a complaint under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 if accused is disputing the signature on cheque, then.....

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SC: No Need to Refer Pleas Challenging Repeal of J&K Special Status to Larger Bench(02.03.2020)

Supreme Court has held that there was no need to refer to larger bench the Petitions challenging the Presidential Orders issued under Article 370 on A.....

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Allahabad HC: Special Courts Under SC/ST Act Empowered to Take Direct Cognizance of IPC Offences(12.03.2020)

Allahabad High Court has held that Special Courts under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (SC/ST Act) are e.....

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ITAT, Chennai Allows Depreciation on ATMs(23.03.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai has held that the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) would be eligible for the higher rate of depreciation .....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response in PIL Seeking Establishment of Special Courts for NDPS Cases(17.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought response from the State government in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking the establishment of Special .....

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SC: Decree for Obtaining Specific Performance Cannot be Obtained Behind Bona Fide Purchaser(19.01.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that a decree for obtaining specific performance of a decree cannot be obtained behind the back of a bona fide purchaser es.....

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Supreme Court: Judicial Decisions Do Not Lead to Infringement of Fundamental Rights(22.02.2024)

Supreme Court has restated that a judicial decision that has been given by a court of competent jurisdiction cannot be challenged on the grounds of vi.....

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Special Court Awards Life Imprisonment to 11 Convicts in Gulberg Society Massacre Case(17.06.2016)

A Special Court has sentenced 11 convicts to life imprisonment,12 others to seven years and one more to ten years in jail in the Gulberg Society massa.....

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Special PMLA Court, Mumbai Rejects Nirav Modi’s Request Against Enforcement Directorate Plea(25.02.2020)

Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act Court, Mumbai has rejected Nirav Modi’s request seeking to be heard in a plea submitted by the Enforcement .....

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Special NDPS Court Denies Bail to Siddharth Pithani, Flatmate of Late Actor Sushant Singh Rajput(16.12.2021)

Special Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Court, Mumbai has rejected the bail application filed by Siddharth Pithani, flatmate of late actor.....

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MP High Court Dismisses PIL Challenging Govt's Decision to Reopen Schools with Cost(22.12.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Petition (PIL) plea with Rs. 5000 costs which had questioned the decision of the MP State Go.....

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Supreme Court: Granting Decree of Specific Performance is Discretionary(04.03.2024)

Supreme Court has held that granting a decree of specific performance is discretionary and that discretion should be based on equitability.

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Supreme Court: No Presumption That Decision Taken by Persons Occupying High Posts is Valid(12.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that there is no presumption that a decision taken by persons occupying High posts is valid and that all power vested in th.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Allocation of Specific Area for Loading/Unloading Tomatoes(03.02.2022)

Madras High Court has dismissed a plea filed by Thanthai Periyar Tomato Traders Association seeking exclusive allocation of a specific area for loadin.....

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Bombay HC Slams State Government over ‘Intentionally’ Delaying Procurement of Decibel Meters(05.10.2016)

Bombay HC has taken strong exception to delay in procurement of decibel meters in Maharashtra saying State Government was “deliberately and intentiona.....

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Special CBI Court Convicts Lalu Prasad Yadav in Doranda Treasury Case(15.02.2022)

Special Central Bureau of India Court has convicted former Chief Minister of Bihar, Lalu Prasad Yadav in the case of illegal withdrawal of 139.5 crore.....

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Supreme Court: Unnecessary Intervention Should be Avoided by Judiciary in Administrative Decisions(13.03.2024)

Supreme Court has held that the judiciary must exercise restraint and avoid unnecessary intervention qua administrative decision(s) of the executive i.....

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Kerala HC Constitutes Special Bench to Hear Bail Applications Through Video Conferencing(07.04.2020)

Kerala High Court has constituted a Special Bench to hear Bail Applications. The Court has started hearing bail applications from 6th April, 2020 thro.....

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SC Approves MP Governor's Decision to Direct Floor Test Even While House is in Session(13.04.2020)

Supreme Court has held that the power exercised by the Governor of Madhya Pradesh to convene the assembly for a floor test cannot be regarded as “cons.....

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Madras HC Issues Notice for Notifying Lockdown Period as Special Holidays(20.04.2020)

Madras High Court has issued notices on a Petition seeking a direction to the State Government to notify the period of lockdown as "special holidays" .....

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Special Court, Mumbai Grants Bail to 9 Accused in Case Related to Property Sale in Delhi(17.02.2022)

Special Court in Mumbai has granted bail to nine accused including Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, his wife Bindu and businessman Gautam Thapar in a cas.....

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SC: In Absence of Special Court for UAPA Cases, Sessions Court Will Have Jurisdiction to Try them(19.04.2024)

Supreme Court has held that the Court of Sessions will have the jurisdiction to try offences punishable under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.....

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Meghalaya HC: Plaintiff May File Application u/s 151 r/w Order XX Rule 6A Where No Decree Drawn(04.03.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that a plaintiff may file application under Section 151 read with Order XX Rule 6A of Civil Procedure Code, 1908, where .....

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Allahabad HC: Special Leave to Appeal Can be Granted When View of Acquitting Judge Is Unreasonable(04.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that special leave to appeal as envisaged under Section 378(4) of the Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) could .....

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Del. HC: For Purposes of Article 19(6) of COI National Council for Teacher Education is ‘State’(23.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that for the purposes of Article 19(6) of the Constitution of India, National Council for Teacher Education shall come under.....

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SC Rejects Plea Challenging Jurisdiction of Special 2G Court in Aircel-Maxis Case(18.10.2016)

Supreme Court has dismissed plea challenging jurisdiction of Special 2G Court to try Aircel-Maxis deal case in which Ex-Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Mar.....

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SC: No Need for PMLA Acc. to Fulfill S. 45 Conditions When Furnis. Bond After Appearing Before Court(16.05.2024)

SC has observed that if accused appears before Special Court pursuant to summons, it cannot be treated that he is in custody. Therefore, it is not nec.....

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Kar HC: State to Not Take Action Against Old Vehicles For High-Security Number Plates Till June 12(23.05.2024)

Karnataka State Government has submitted an undertaking in the Karnataka High Court that no precipitative action shall be taken by the Government in m.....

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Special Court: Wife Entitled for Maintenance from Husband, Not In-Laws(12.10.2016)

A Special Court in Delhi has said that a wife is entitled to seek maintenance only from her husband and is not liable to be maintained by her in-laws.

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Madras HC: Can't Claim Specific Post When Two Posts Are Same Cadre with Identical Pay Scale(07.03.2022)

Madras High Court has iterated that when two posts carry equivalent scale of pay and are treated as equal categories under the Rules, the petitioners .....

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Mumbai Special Court Denies Bail to Anil Deshmukh in Money Laundering Case(15.03.2022)

Special PMLA Court in Mumbai has denied bail to former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in an alleged money laundering case. Deshmukh, an NCP l.....

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ECI Directed to Ensure Appointment of Vote Counting Staff Strictly Through Prescribed Guidelines(04.06.2024)

Calcutta High Court has directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to ensure the appointment of counting staff for Lok Sabha polls 2024 strictly .....

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Special Mumbai Court Imposes Death Sentence upon Stalker in Preeti Rathi Acid Attack Case(08.09.2016)

A Special Mumbai Court has sentenced a 25-year-old man to death for hurling acid at a woman, which resulted in her death three years ago.

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Kerala HC: Non Release of Seized Documents in Supreme Court is Illegal(01.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the income tax department is unauthorized to retain the seizure of title deeds under Section 132 of the Income Tax Act.....

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Ker. HC: Facts Indicating Special Knowledge Must be Estd. by Prosecution to Shift Burden of Proof(29.05.2024)

Kerala High Court has observed that facts indicating special knowledge must be established by the prosecution to shift the burden of proof on the accu.....

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Ker. HC: Facts Indicating Special Knowledge Must be Estd. by Prosecution to Shift Burden of Proof(29.05.2024)

Kerala High Court has observed that facts indicating special knowledge must be established by the prosecution to shift the burden of proof on the accu.....

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ITAT, Ahmedabad: Higher Rate of Depreciation Available to Vehicles Let Out on Hire(22.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has ruled that the assessee can avail higher rate of depreciation that is accessible to vehicles to let out o.....

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