Bom. HC: Maharashtra Govt Criticized for Exhibiting Mindset to Curtail Liberty of Undertrials  ||  Ori. HC: Stay of Execution Proceedings Under Arbitration Act Governed by Provisions of CPC  ||  SC: Intricate Enquiry Whether Claims are Time Barred Must Not be Conducted by Referral Courts  ||  Mad. HC: Proposed Changes in Criminal Laws Could have been Brought Through Amendments  ||  Bom. HC: Govt’s Decision to Exempt Pvt. Schools From 25% RTE Quota 'Unconstitutional'  ||  Ker. HC: To Proceed Against an Offence Committed Partly in India, Sanction of Centre Not Required  ||  Del. HC: Court to Take up Matter Referred to Arbitral Tribunal if Urgency Occurs  ||  Guj. HC: Asking Unknown Woman her Name, Address Doesn’t Constitute Sexual Harassment  ||  SC: In Cases of Long Incarceration, Watali Judgement Cannot be Cited as a Precedent  ||  Kerala HC: BNSS to be Applicable in all Criminal Appeals after 1st July, 2024    

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Statute

The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015(31.12.2015)

Approved by the Rajya Sabha earlier in the year, The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 201.....

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Blast from the Past

Personal laws not disturbed by fundamental rights(24.07.1951)

What could the Bombay High Court have said that stung Finance Minister Arun Jaitley so, leading him to call it “one of the most adverse judgments”. Af.....

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Judgments

Credit co-operative society providing credit etc. to its members cannot be treated as a ‘co-operative bank’ carrying on banking activities(27.11.2017)

The Assessee, in the present case, is a credit co-operative society who provided credit/loan facilities to its members and accepted deposits from them.....

Tags : Credit Cooperative Society; Cooperative Bank, Deduction



Socio-economic offences constitute a class apart and need to be visited with a different approach in the matter of bail(20.03.2019)

Present is an application under Section 439 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) praying for bail of Petitioner, who has been in detention in co.....

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Entities registered under the Karnataka SouhardaSahakari Act, 1997 fit into the definition of "co-operative society" as enacted in Section 2(19) of the IT Act(16.09.2021)

The Assessee, a Co-operative registered under Section 6(1) of the Karnataka Souharda Co-operative Act, 1997 has claimed deduction under Section 80P(2).....

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IPRS succeeds against "He Said She Said"(22.12.2015)

Bombay High Court passed an order in favour of IPRS, restraining the Defendants from using musical works without its permission. Defendant club, 'He S.....

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Bar Councils and Associations duty bound to provide information(17.03.2016)

Information pertaining to ethical standards of advocates with Bar Councils and Bar Associations cannot be denied upon requests for information as the .....

Tags : rti, bar association, statutory body



Married daughter continues to ‘belong to father’s family’(10.03.2016)

Deceased father can nominate property to married daughter under Rules 127 and 128 of the West Bengal Co-operative Societies Rules, 1987. The court acc.....

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Top Story

INDIA –BRAZIL SIGNED SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT(16.03.2017)

India and Brazil signed a Social Security Agreement which will exempt detached workers from making social security contributions in either countries,.....

Tags : Agreement, Bilateral, Social security



PFRDA permits Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) to enrol under National Pension System at par with Non-Resident Indians(30.10.2019)

In a significant decision aiming to enhance pension coverage, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has now permitted Overseas Cit.....

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Central Government notifies Companies (CSR) Rules, 2021(22.01.2021)

The Central Government amends the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014. These rules may be called the Companies (Corporate S.....

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Central Government notifies Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021(25.02.2021)

Central Government introduces Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 for digital content, social me.....

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SEBI notifies simplified norms for processing investor’s service requests by RTAs and norms for furnishing PAN, KYC details and nomination(17.11.2023)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) vide its Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/POD-1/P/CIR/2023/181 dated November, 17, 2023, has simplified th.....

Tags : SEBI, Registrars’ Association of India, Benami Transactions (Prohibitions) Act, 1988, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002



Ministry of Labour and Employment mandates Aadhar Information for Social Security Benefits(05.05.2021)

Ministry of Labour and Employment has now been mandated to seek the 12-digit unique identification number Aadhaar from people like employees and unorg.....

Tags : Social Security Benefits, Aadhar Information, Necessity



Faridabad Bar Association Bars Outstation Lawyers from Appearing in Courts Sans Local Counsel(22.06.2018)

The District Bar Association of Faridabad has passed a resolution barring all out station advocates from appearing in any court without local counsel......

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Notifications & Circulars

Budget to engage more through social media(22.02.2016)

The Finance Minister laid out the Economic Survey 2015-2016 in Parliament on 26 February 2016, while the General Budget 2016-2017 will be presented on.....

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Social security scheme for artisans(27.12.2017)

Khadi artisans are self-employed artisans of the Khadi and Village Industry (V.I.) Institutions. To protect the interest of artisans, Khadi and Villag.....

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Approval of Centre for Brain Research, Bangalore by the Central Government in the category of 'Scientific Research Association'(28.11.2018)

It is hereby notified for general information that the organization M/s Centre for Brain Research, Bangalore (PAN:AABTC7082K) has been approved by the.....

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Representation from all India Saccharin manufacturing Association-implementation of Hon'ble Gujarat High Court order dated 07.02.2018 in Special Civil Application No. 1399 of 2018(25.10.2018)

Kind attention is invited to the Civil Notice dated 12.02.2018 in the Special Civil Application No. 1399/2018 in the Hon'ble High Court of Gujarat and.....

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Central Government hereby declares the Sikhs For Justice as an unlawful association(10.07.2019)

Whereas the Sikhs For Justice (hereinafter referred to as the SFJ), has been indulging in activities, which are prejudicial to internal security of In.....

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Review of Agricultural Income Insurance and Social Security Scheme(17.03.2020)

Government has implemented an income assurance scheme for the land owning farmers, namely, the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). Under the.....

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Modi Government simplifies process for re-issue of OCI Cards(15.04.2021)

In a decision which is expected to significantly ease the process for re-issue of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards, the Modi Government has decid.....

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Code on Social Security (Employee's Compensation) (Central) Rules, 2021 - Draft(03.06.2021)

The following draft rules, which the Central Government proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 155, 158 and 159 of the Code .....

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Oxytocin formulations ban to come into effect from 1st July 2018, KAPL to manufacture the drug for domestic use only(27.06.2018)

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has restricted the manufacture of Oxytocin formulations for domestic use to public sector only from 1st July.....

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Clarification regarding applicability of Social Welfare Surcharge on goods exempted from basic and other customs duties/cesses(01.02.2022)

1. References have been received seeking clarification on the issue of applicability of Social Welfare Surcharge (SWS) on goods that are exempted from.....

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Directions under Section 35A read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (As Applicable to Co-operative Societies) - Shushruti Souharda Sahakara Bank Niyamita, Bangalore(07.04.2022)

1. It is hereby notified for information of the public that in exercise of powers vested in it under sub section (1) of Section 35A of the Banking Reg.....

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Cabinet approves setting up of a national level multi-state cooperative organic society under Multi State Cooperative Societies (MSCS) Act, 2002(11.01.2023)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved a historic decision of setting up and promoting a national l.....

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New Initiatives for Social Justice and Empowerment(15.12.2015)

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment released its Year End Review 2015, describing the various initiatives undertaken and achievements of 20.....

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Digitization of Co-operative Societies(05.04.2023)

A Centrally sponsored project for Computerization of 63,000 functional PACS/ LAMPS across the country with a total financial outlay of Rs. 2,516 Crore.....

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Engagement of Research Associates and Consultants) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022(01.06.2022)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 240 read with section 194 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (No. 31 of 2016), the Insolvency .....

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Supersession of notification numbers S.O. 12(E), dated the 5th January, 2007 and S.O. 36(E), dated the 5th January, 2009(04.03.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 7B of the Citizenship Act, 1955 (57 of 1955) and in supersession of the notification.....

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Report on measures for improved monitoring of CSR released(01.01.1900)

A High Level Panel constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has released a report suggesting measures for monitoring the progress of implement.....

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Report on measures for improved monitoring of CSR released(19.10.2015)

A High Level Panel constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has released a report suggesting measures for monitoring the progress of implement.....

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Central Government hereby notifies 'Himachal Pradesh Computerization of Police Society'a body established by the State Government, in respect of the specified income arising to that body(14.07.2021)

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 .....

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Direction to Copyright Societies regarding alleged collection of royalties(24.07.2023)

1. Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has received several complaints, representations, grievances from the general public.....

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System for reporting banks’ associations discontinued(30.06.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India discontinued the Quarterly Reporting System - foreign branches/subsidiaries/joint ventures/associates of Indian Banks , with.....

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Clarification regarding taxability of consortium members(07.03.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes moved to dispel ambiguities behind treatment of consortiums as an ‘Association of Persons’ for the purposes of taxat.....

Tags : Association of persons, consortium, taxability



CSR expenditure during 2014-2015(03.05.2016)

The Minister of Corporate Affairs released figures on expenditure towards Corporate Social Responsibility activities between 2014 and 2015. A grand to.....

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Frequently asked questions on Corporate Social Responsibility(25.08.2021)

1. The broad framework of CSR has been provided in Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 (herein after referred as 'the Act'), Schedule VII of the Ac.....

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Others

PF Settlement Made Quicker(11.08.2015)

The Government of India has granted authorization to market transportation fuels, namely, MS, HSD and ATF to the new entrants including the private s.....

Tags : epfo, social security, india, canada, austria



News

President Gives Nod to SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act and others(08.01.2016)

President has given nod to Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Ac.....

Tags : Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act; Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act; Commercial Courts,Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act; Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015



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

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

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Jaiprakash Associates, Suraksha Group



SC Asks Jaypee to Deposit “Substantial Amount” To Prove Bonafide(07.11.2017)

Jaypee Associates suffered a setback when the Supreme Court has refused to allow it to deposit Rs 400 crore with its registry as against Rs 2,000 cror.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Challenge to Election of Badminton Association of India President(10.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has dismissed as infructuous a Petition challenging the election of Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta as President of the Badminton Association .....

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Supreme Court Orders JAL Directors to Appear Before It(14.11.2017)

Supreme Court has directed the non-institutional directors of embattled real estate firm Jaiprakash Associate Limited (JAL) to appear in person before.....

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Supreme Court Asks Jaiprakash Associates Directors To Furnish Personal Assets Details(15.11.2017)

Supreme Court has directed the non-institutional directors of infrastucture firm Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL) to appear in person before it nex.....

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

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

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Delhi HC Pulls Up Sainik Farms RWAs over Collection of Toll(19.05.2016)

Delhi High Court has pulled up Sainik Farms Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) and questioned how they were collecting toll from commercial vehicles.....

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President Nods for Two UP Bills for Controlling Anti-Social Elements(19.05.2016)

President Pranab Mukherjee has given nod to two controversial bills — UP Control of Goonda Amendment and UP Gangsters and Anti-social Amendment.

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Supreme Court Admits Plea Seeking Implementation of Lodha Reforms on Badminton Association of India(05.03.2018)

Supreme Court has admitted a petition seeking the ouster of ministers like Himanta Biswa Sarma as office-bearers of the Badminton Association of India.....

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Continue with CoA in Hyderabad Cricket Association: Hyderabad High Court(14.03.2018)

Hyderabad High Court has asked the BCCI to continue the Committee of Administrators (CoA) which was appointed by it to streamline the administration o.....

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Supreme Court: Transfer Charges Collected by Co-operative Societies Exempted from Income Tax(14.03.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the transfer charges, non-occupancy charges and common amenity fund charges and certain other charges, collected by Co-ope.....

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Calcutta High Court Issues Show Cause to President and Secretaries of Striking Bar Associations(13.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the President and Secretaries of the concerned Bar Associations to show cause for not initiating contempt proceedings ag.....

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Gujarat HC: Cricket Association Eligible for Tax Exemption for Income from International Matches(15.01.2020)

Gujarat High Court has upheld the order by the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal that Baroda Cricket Association engaging in international matches does no.....

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SC to Centre: Take Possession of Adarsh Cooperative Society(22.07.2016)

SC has permitted Centre to take possession of the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society in Mumbai and told Maharashtra Government to initiate proceedings.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Equates Inciting Violence on Social Media to Waging War Against Govt(07.06.2018)

Punjab and Haryana high court has rejected the bail plea of Arvinder Singh, an alleged member of the Sikh militant organisation Babbar Khalsa Internat.....

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SC Asks Centre to Devise Mechanism to Stop Circulation of Derogatory Comments on Social Media(12.02.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre, social media platforms and Non- Governmental Organizations to consider devising a mechanism to stop the circulatio.....

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Bombay High Court Grants Interim Protection from Arrest to TISS Student Booked For Slogans(12.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has granted interim protection from arrest to Urvashi Chudawala, a 22-year-old Masters student of the Tata Institute of Social Scien.....

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AAR, Karnataka: Homeowner Association Liable to Pay GST on Contributions Made by Members(12.02.2020)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has held that the homeowner association is liable to pay Central Goods and Service Tax and State Goods an.....

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Madras High Court Directs Welfare Department to Take Action Against Officials(10.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Social Welfare Department to look into allegations that funds under various welfare schemes were sanctioned .....

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Delhi HC: Failure of Government to Reduce Air Pollution Amounts to "Genocide".(11.11.2016)

Delhi HC, while slamming Central & AAP Government over alarming rate of Air Pollution in National Capital, has said that, failure of Government to red.....

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Bombay HC Puts on Hold Transfer of Employee Having Mentally Challenged Child(14.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has stayed transfer of an employee of Maharashtra Association for Cultivation of Science, an autonomous body under Union Government .....

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Patna HC Directs Government to Ensure Transgender Persons Benefit Under Social Security Schemes(26.05.2020)

Patna High Court has directed the Government to ensure that the persons belonging to the Transgender community are not deprived of food grains distrib.....

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AP HC Initiates Contempt Action for Posting Abusive Social Media Posts Against Judges(27.05.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued suo moto contempt notices to 49 persons, including a Member of Parliament and a former Member of Legislative Asse.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Social Media- Aadhaar Linkage to Remove 'Fake' Accounts(27.05.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Petition filed by the Bharatiya Janta Party leader, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking the linkage of Aadhar with social med.....

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Supreme Court Stays HC Demolition Order Against Adarsh Society(11.01.2017)

Supreme Court has allowed Adarsh Housing Society’s appeal against High Court’s demolition order of 31-storey structure for allegedly violating green n.....

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Delhi HC Slams Lawyers For ‘Defacing’ Court Premises With Election Posters(12.01.2017)

Delhi High Court came down heavily on lawyers for “defacing” court premises by putting up posters for the upcoming elections for Executive Committee o.....

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Hyderabad HC Refuses to Stay Cricket Association’s Election(12.01.2017)

Hyderabad High Court has refused to stay elections of Hyderabad Cricket Association scheduled to be held on January 17.

Tags : Hyderabad High Court, Hyderabad Cricket Association, Election



Convict’s Socio-Economic Condition Must be Considered While Awarding Sentence: SC(13.12.2018)

Supreme Court, while commuting death sentence awarded to a man convicted for murdering six members in a family, has observed that socio-economic condi.....

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Convict’s Socio-Economic Condition Must be Considered While Awarding Sentence: SC(13.12.2018)

Supreme Court, while commuting death sentence awarded to a man convicted for murdering six members in a family, has observed that socio-economic condi.....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Age Based Control of Access and Profile Verification Mechanism(14.10.2020)

Supreme Court has issued a notice in a Public Interest Litigation filed by two law students seeking for age-based control of access to social media an.....

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Allahabad HC Asks DGP to Prepare 'Definite Modus Operandi' to Ensure Social Distancing(16.10.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Director General of Police to file a personal affidavit, indicating a "definite modus operandi" by which he propose.....

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Bombay HC: Decision to Redevelop Property is Collective Decision of Society’s Majority Members(26.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that decision to redevelop a property is collective decision of majority members of cooperative housing society and dissent.....

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Delhi HC Bars 3 Copyright Societies From Issuing Music Licenses(29.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has restrained three copyright societies from issuing any licenses for playing music and songs of various artists in public.

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Karnataka HC Directs KMC Not to De-register IMA Members(30.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has directed Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) not to de-register until further orders doctors who are members of Indian Medical As.....

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Supreme Court Declines to Interfere with Ongoing Elections of Archery Association of India(20.11.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the ongoing election process of Archery Association of India (AAI), but made it clear that its result woul.....

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Delhi HC Directs Adoption of Measures Against Child Porn Content to Social Media Platforms(27.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has passed an order directing intermediaries i.e social media platforms to take all effective measures available with them to ensure .....

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Gujarat HC Raps State Government for Invoking PASA Act on Basis of Religious Sentiments(27.10.2020)

Gujarat High Court has rapped the State Government for making religious sentiments the basis for invoking Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Act, 19.....

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Madras HC Stays Tender Notification Issued by Indian Ports Association(11.02.2019)

Madras High Court has stayed a tender notification of Indian Ports Association for selection of law firms for legislative drafting of proposed revamp .....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Petition to Regulate Social Media Platforms(03.03.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition that sought a direction to the Centre to take necessary steps to control, monitor, guide and form a panel o.....

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Central Government Issues Notification Granting Rights to OCI Cardholders(05.03.2021)

Central Government has issued a notification granting some new rights to Overseas Citizen of India Cardholders.OCI Cardholders can now apply for multi.....

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Gujarat HC Proposes to Prohibit Social Exclusion of Women Based on Menstrual Status(09.03.2021)

Gujarat High Court has proposed to prohibit the social exclusion of women on the basis of their menstrual status at all places, be it private or publi.....

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Gujarat HC Asks State to Warn Citizens Towards Social Distancing Norms(11.03.2021)

Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to warn citizens that if they did not shed their carefree attitude and negligent behaviour towards s.....

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Gujarat HC Orders Registration of Separate FIRs in Alleged Police Atrocity Cases(16.09.2015)

Gujarat High Court has ordered filing of FIRs in three separate cases of alleged police atrocity during violence that had erupted over Patel quota agi.....

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Madras HC Grants Interim Stay on Cancellation of Greenpeace's FCRA Registration(17.09.2015)

Madras High Court has granted an interim stay to Greenpeace India Society for eight weeks on cancellation of NGO's registration under Foreign Contribu.....

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Bombay High Court Issues Contempt Notice against Kolhapur Bar Association and Others(17.09.2015)

Bombay HC has issued criminal contempt notice against office-bearers of Bar Association of Kolhapur, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Satara districts for ta.....

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Delhi High Court Orders “Swacchta Abhiyan“in Delhi Court Complexes(17.09.2015)

Delhi High Court while taking note of lack of cleanliness in Delhi court complexes, has ordered all bar associations and district judges heading each .....

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Kerala HC Issues Conditional Stay of Memo Issued to Kerala Judicial Officers' Cooperative Society(10.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has issued a conditional stay of the stop memo issued by the Kochi Corporation to the Kerala Judicial Officers' Cooperative Society .....

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Delhi HC Directs Govt to Take Immediate Steps to Ensure Transparent Allocation of Tocilizumab Doses(11.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre and the Delhi Government to take immediate steps to ensure that the Tocilizumab doses received by tonight and.....

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Delhi HC to DU: Don’t Act Against Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) President till Dec 17(30.10.2015)

Delhi HC has extended till December 17 the restraint on Delhi University (DU) from taking any action against DUTA president and St Stephen’s college p.....

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

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

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Rajasthan HC Ousts Lalit Modi from RCA President Office(06.11.2015)

Rajasthan High Court has ousted Lalit Modi from office of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) president by allowing a compromise arrangement and quash.....

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

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

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Delhi HC: No Relief For Salman Khurshid in DPS Society Expulsion(25.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has refused to give any relief to Congress leader Salman Khurshid on his plea seeking interim stay on his expulsion from the membersh.....

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Tripura HC Stays Probe into Facebook Post by Person Associated with Political Party(05.07.2021)

Tripura High Court has stayed probe in a matter wherein a person, associated with a political party, had put a post on his Facebook account "Finish th.....

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Patna HC Directs State to Set Up Website for Civil Society Members to Register(28.04.2021)

Patna High Court has asked the State to set up a website where civil society members, who want to help the Government in combating the Covid-19 surge .....

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SC: Persons Putting Out Public Appeals Through Social Media Cannot be Targeted Through Arrests(04.05.2021)

Supreme Court has sent a strong message that persons who are putting out public appeals for help in social media during the COVID-19 crisis cannot be .....

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Delhi HC Directs Framing of Structured Response in Plea for Social Security of Migrant Workers(06.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued direction to the Delhi Government to frame a structured response so that the voiceless and the marginalized sections of th.....

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Delhi HC Issue Directions to Ensure Immediate Availability of Tocilizumab for Critically Ill Patients(06.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to inform the Court about the stock available for distribution of the Covid drug Tocilizumab to various Hospi.....

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Ministry of Labour & Employment Mandates Aadhar Information for Social Security Benefits(06.05.2021)

Ministry of Labour & Employment has now been mandated to seek the 12-digit unique identification number Aadhaar from people like employees and unorgan.....

Tags : Ministry of Labour & Employment, Aadhar Information for Social Security Benefits



Bombay HC Rejects UltraTech Cement's Plan to Buy JP Associates’ Cement Plants in MP(29.02.2016)

Bombay High Court has rejected the scheme of arrangement for the acquisition of two cement plants of JP Associates by UltraTech Cement, citing the new.....

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SC Raps BCCI for Objecting to Lodha Panel Report(04.03.2016)

Supreme Court, while rapping BCCI, State Cricket Associations for objecting to Lodha panel report, has said it will not allow these cricketing bodies .....

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CBDT: Contractors in Consortium Not to be Taxed as AOP(08.03.2016)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said those working in a consortium will not be taxed as Association of Persons (AOP) if each entity's earning.....

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Apex Court: Bar Associations are not Supposed to Resolve Disputes by Resorting to Strikes(03.09.2019)

Apex Court has criticized the call for strikes made by Bar Associations of Allahabad and Oudh by noting that they are not supposed to settle their dem.....

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Supreme Court Pulls Up Govt Over Linking of Social Media Accounts With Aadhaar(13.09.2019)

Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response in the matter regarding the linking of social media accounts with Aadhaar card and said that the issue .....

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Karnataka High Court Drops Contempt Proceedings After Davanagere Bar Association Apologizes(12.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dropped the suo motu criminal contempt petition filed against officer bearers of the District Bar Association at Davanagere. .....

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Delhi HC Rejects Azad’s Plea for SIT Probe(09.02.2016)

Delhi High Court has rejected plea of Ex-Indian cricketers Kirti Azad and Bishan Singh Bedi seeking court monitored SIT probe into alleged financial i.....

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Madras High Court: Social Media Companies Cannot Avoid Liability for Damage Caused Through Fake News(23.09.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that social media companies cannot escape liability for the damage done to society through fake news or rumours spread thr.....

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SC to Centre: Frame Regulations to Curb Social Media Misuse(24.09.2019)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre to frame Regulations to check social media misuse and to strike a balance between the privacy and reputation of ind.....

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SC: Legal Regime Needs to Know Originators of Social Media Posts, Fix Intermediaries' Accountability(26.09.2019)

Supreme Court has favoured fixing accountability of intermediaries such as WhatsApp and Facebook when social media is used to threaten integrity and s.....

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ITAT, Amritsar Allows Registration Under Section 12A to Educational Welfare Society(19.10.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Amritsar has allowed Registration under Section 12A of the Income Tax Act, 1960 to an Educational Welfare Societ.....

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Madras HC Permits OCI Candidates to Appear for Counselling in General Category for 2021-22(20.10.2021)

Madras High Court has passed an interim order allowing Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) candidates to participate for the NEET-UG counselling in the g.....

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Supreme Court Maintain Status Quo ban on Jaiprakash Associates Asset Sales(11.01.2018)

Supreme Court has maintained a ban on sale of assets or a stake in Jaiprakash Associates Ltd, while saying it would hear, at a later date, a plea by t.....

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State Bar Council Not Empowered To Interfere With Bar Association Elections: Madhya Pradesh HC(22.01.2018)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has ruled that State Bar Councils cannot interfere with the election process or election of a Bar Association.

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Supreme Court Directs Centre to Submit Report on Social Media Misuse(22.10.2019)

Supreme Court has transferred to itself all cases related to the linkage of social media profiles with Aadhaar pending in different high courts and al.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Social Media Firms to Remove Defamatory Video on Ramdev(24.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed social media platforms Facebook, Google, its subsidiary YouTube, and Twitter to forthwith remove, block or disable on a .....

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Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice to Rajasthan HC Bar Association at Jaipur(05.10.2021)

Supreme Court has issued contempt notice to the office bearers of the Bar Association of the Rajasthan High Court at Jaipur for boycotting a bench of .....

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Delhi HC Protects Singers’ Right(24.08.2016)

Delhi HC has directed a Delhi-based restaurant to stop playing music or performing songs in any manner without obtaining permission from the Indian Si.....

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Co-Operative Society Is Not An ‘Industry’: Bombay High Court(29.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a co-operative housing society cannot be said to be an ‘industry’ within the meaning of Section 2(j) of Industrial Dis.....

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Social Media Can’t Be Exploited to do Online Baiting: Kerala High Court(29.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that the platform of social media cannot be exploited to do online baiting.

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Supreme Court Tells Jaiprakash Associates: Deposit Rs 600 Crore to Refund Home Buyers(05.07.2018)

With Jaiprakash Associates Ltd failing to deposit Rs 1,000 crore, the Supreme Court has asked the real estate firm to pay Rs 600 crore to pay back to .....

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ITAT, Chandigarh: Cancellation of Registration to Society Cannot be Ground for Imposing Penalty(02.03.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chandigarh has held that penalty under Section 271(1) (a) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be levied on a char.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Removal of Fake News from Social Media Platforms(11.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Central Government and platforms like Google, Facebook and Twitter in a plea seeking removal of hate speeche.....

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Supreme Court Directs IIT to Treat OCI Student At Par with Indian Student With Respect to Fees(08.02.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT) to treat a student belonging to Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) category at pa.....

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SC Seeks Centre’s Response on Bureaucrat’s Plea in Adarsh Society Scam(17.08.2016)

Supreme Court has sought Centre’s response on a plea of Ex - Maharashtra Government official seeking to implead himself as a party in the Adarsh Socie.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Society Imparting Training to State Govt. Employees Eligible for Tax Exemption(19.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the society formed to impart training to the State Government employees is eligible for inc.....

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J&K HC Dismisses Intervention Application of Association of Pellet Survivors as "Unnecessary"(24.02.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court have dismissed an application filed by Association of Pellet Survivors to intervene in an ongoing Public Interest Litigat.....

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Karnataka HC Summons Office Bearers of Hubli Bar Association for Resolution Against Sedition Accused(27.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has summoned the office bearers of the Hubli Bar Association in the hearing of a Petition filed against the resolution passed by .....

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Karnataka HC Directs Member of Hubbali Bar Association to Appear for Sedition-Accused Students(28.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has observed that a member of Hubbali Bar Association should appear on behalf of three Kashmiri students charged with sedition fo.....

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#Union Budget 2022-2023: Union Budget Reduces Alternate Minimum Tax for Cooperative Societies(01.02.2022)

Union Budget reduces alternate minimum tax for Cooperative societies to 15% . Surcharge has also been reduced to 7% for those cooperative having incom.....

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SC to Adarsh Society: Can You Pay for Upkeeping(30.08.2016)

SC has asked Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society to consider bearing maintenance expenses of the 28-storey scam-tainted building.

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Bombay HC Pulls Up CBI for ‘Not Applying Mind’ while Filing Report(02.09.2016)

Bombay HC has pulled up Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for non-application of mind while filing a report with regard to a criminal application,.....

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Supreme Court: Social Distancing is a Duty(07.04.2020)

Supreme Court has said that every individual and institution must implement Government steps meant to reduce the COVID-19 spread. The Court further st.....

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Gujarat High Court Denies Bail to Gulbarg Convicts(09.04.2020)

Gujarat High Court has denied bail to three convicts in the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case, who wanted temporary bail so that they could support t.....

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Delhi HC: Production of Indian Spouse for Processing OCI Card Application not Always Possible(01.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has affirmed an order passed by the single judge excusing Iranian woman from producing her estranged Indian husband before the author.....

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Delhi HC: Production of Indian Spouse for Processing OCI Card Application not Always Possible(01.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has affirmed an order passed by the single judge excusing Iranian woman from producing her estranged Indian husband before the author.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Plea Challenging Caps on Withdrawal Limit(07.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a batch of petitions filed by a number of Co-operative Societies wherein they had challenged clause in Demonetisati.....

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BCI Extends Deadline to Furnish Details of Advocates Registered with District Bar Associations(11.08.2020)

Bar Council of India has extended the deadline for submission of details of all practising Advocates registered with the concerned District and Taluka.....

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J&K HC: Govt. Generating Lot of Litigation Due to Ad-hocism in Recruitments, Promotions(13.08.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has sought comments from the Union Territory Administration as to how to make all recruitments and promotions strictly in.....

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Bombay HC: Time for State to Introduce Stricter Norms to Deal with Inflammatory Social Media Posts(24.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has observed that it is time for the State to impose stricter norms to deal with rapid rise of 'absolutely avoidable, uncalled for a.....

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Delhi HC Orders Najafgarh Mandi Association To Vacate Delhi Jal Board's Land(20.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed members of a fruits and vegetables sellers association to vacate a land belonging to Delhi Jal Board for construction of.....

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Karnataka HC: Abuses Hurled in Basement Which was Not in Public View is Not Offence(22.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court while quashing proceedings under Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015, has he.....

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SC Refuses to Stay Amendments Made to SC/ST Act(25.01.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to stay the amendments made to SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which restored the no anticipatory bail provision for th.....

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Flat Owners Consent is Must Before Any Additional Construction in Housing Society: Bombay HC(04.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has held that it is mandatory for promoters to fully disclose their construction plans in a sanctioned layout plan to flat owners an.....

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SC Asks Centre, States to Suggest Measures to Ensure Compliance of Social Distancing(04.12.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre and State Governments to put forth suggestions for proper implementation of guidelines and SOP's for social dist.....

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ITAT: Co-Operative Society Providing Financial Help Without RBI License is Eligible for Exemption(08.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai Bench has held that the cooperative society providing financial accommodation to members without Reserve.....

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Bengaluru Court Directs Social Media to Take Down Photo Against Justice Surya Kant & Pardiwala(13.07.2022)

Bengaluru Court has directed social media platforms Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram and Whatsapp to take down a widely circulated photograph wh.....

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SC: JJB Should Mandatorily Take Assistance of Psychologist/Psycho-Social Workers(14.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that when the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) does not comprise a practicing professional with a degree in child psychology or chi.....

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Allahabad High Court: Photo Identification System to Continue(09.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court has ordered that photo identification system initiated by Allahabad High Court Bar Association (HCBA) would continue and HCBA wou.....

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Delhi High Court Directs MCDs to Deseal Towers, Fix Network(12.10.2015)

Delhi HC on application moved by a telecom company and Cellular Operators Association of India claiming that around 130 of their mobile towers have be.....

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Rajasthan High Court Grants Permission to Count Votes for State Cricket Association Election 2017(30.05.2017)

Rajasthan High Court has granted permission for counting of votes for Rajasthan Cricket Association elections on June 2.

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SC Tells Archery Association to Hold Fresh Polls in Four Weeks(02.05.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the Archery Association of India (AAI) to hold fresh polls within four weeks for various positions of office-bearers in the.....

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Kerala HC Directs Against Use of Social Media by Staff of High Court(05.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the staff of the High Court and the district judiciary not to use social media for criticising the policies and actions.....

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Madras HC: Women Residing in India Temporarily, OCI Cardholders Entitled to Relief Under DV Act(02.02.2023)

Madras High Court has held that persons who were living temporarily in India and foreign citizens who are Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cardhold.....

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Delhi HC: DDCA Can't Hold Twenty20 World Cup Without Compliances Certificate(21.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has said that Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) will not be allowed to host ICC World Twenty20 matches unless it acquires.....

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Supreme Court Tells Jaypee to Pay Rs 50 Lakh to 10 buyers(14.09.2017)

Supreme Court has asked realty firm Jaiprakash Associates to pay Rs 50 lakh as an interim relief to 10 homebuyers of its Kalypso Court project along t.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Report on Medical Treatment of Accused in Bhima-Koregaon Case(28.05.2021)

Bombay High Court has sought a report from the private hospital regarding the medical treatment of Delhi University Associate Professor Hany Babu, an .....

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MP HC: Citizens Violating Social Distancing Norms Should Not Subjected to Corporal Punishment(28.05.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has reiterated its earlier direction that no citizen who is found not wearing mask or not following social distancing norms .....

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Bom HC: To Hate/Treat Stray Dogs With Cruelty Not Acceptable Approach from Persons of Civil Society(29.03.2023)

Bombay High Court while urging a housing society to take a compassionate view over feeding of stray dogs has observed that that if society continues t.....

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Cal. HC Orders Probe in ‘Fake Writ Petition’ Filing By Co-operative Society Members(30.03.2023)

Calcutta High Court has directed ADGP, CID, West Bengal to initiate criminal proceedings and probe against persons who were allegedly involved in fili.....

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Bombay HC Permits Maharashtra Schools to Hike Fees by 15% for 2016-17(23.12.2015)

Bombay HC has passed an interim order allowing schools to hike fee without seeking approval from executive committees of the Parent-Teachers’ Associat.....

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Supreme Court Expresses Concern About Abusive Comments On Social Media(06.10.2017)

Supreme Court has expressed concern over the uncharitable comments, trolls and aggressive reactions on social media platforms on almost every issue, i.....

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MP HC Bars Judicial Officers From Using Social Media During Court Hours(09.10.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has restrained judicial officers and other officials from using any social media such as WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook etc. duri.....

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Madras HC Seeks Response on Plea Challenging Move to Assess NEET Impact on Socially Backward(30.06.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Government to file its counter-affidavit on a plea challenging its decision to set up a committee for th.....

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PIL in SC: Seeking 2 Yrs. Cooling Off Period for Retired Judges Before Accepting Political Appt.(31.05.2023)

Bombay Lawyer’s Association has filed PIL in Supreme Court seeking cooling off period of two years before any retired judge of Supreme Court or High C.....

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Ker. HC: Unexplained Delay in Issuing Detention Order is Ground for Quashing(02.06.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that as per the Kerala Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act, 2007, a detention order issued against a person can be quas.....

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CCI Imposes Penalty on Jaiprakash Associates for Abusing its Dominant Position(21.08.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a fine of Rs 13.82 crores on Jaiprakash Associates Limited for abusing its dominant position in cont.....

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Madras High Court: No Plan to Restrict Social Media(22.08.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that it was absolutely not interested, at any point of time, in addressing a plea made by two public interest liti.....

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Madras HC Directs BCTNP to Obtain Details of Members of Bar Associations(17.08.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (BCTNP) to write to 250 plus Bar associations in the State and obtain deta.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on OCI Couple's Plea Seeking Parity with Domestic Couples for Child Adoption(18.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to CARA (Central Adoption Resource Authority) on a writ petition filed by an OCI couple, stating that despite havin.....

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SC to BCI: Give Details of Action Taken Against Bar Associations for Court Boycotts(18.07.2023)

Supreme Court has directed the Bar Council of India to furnish details within two weeks of the instances where any Bar Association has called for a st.....

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Kar. HC: Right to Associate and Association are Constitutionally Guaranteed(19.07.2023)

Karnataka High Court while observing that Right to associate and association are constitutionally guaranteed, has held that people gathering to pay ho.....

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SC Asks Centre Whether Social Networking Sites Can be Banned for Circulate Offensive, Vulgar Material(07.12.2015)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to examine if social networking sites like Facebook and WhatsApp can be prosecuted for use of their platforms to circul.....

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Patna High Court Orders Inquiry Into Wrongdoings in Bihar Cricket Association(24.07.2019)

Patna High Court has asked the state police to investigate the matter with regards to a sting operation wherein members of the Bihar Cricket Associati.....

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Madras HC: RWA Liable to Pay GST on Member’s Monthly Contribution(14.07.2021)

Madras High Court has held that the Resident Welfare Association (RWA) liable to pay Goods and Services Tax on the members’ monthly contribution, only.....

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Bom. HC: Change in Social Policy After Change in Government is Not per se Arbitrary(22.06.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that a change in social policy followed by a change in government is part of the democratic process and a change in impleme.....

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Madras HC to Madras Bar Association: Give Bar Membership Without Any Discrimination(23.06.2023)

Madras High Court while criticizing Madras Bar Association (MBA) for its strict bye-laws making it difficult for lawyers to become a member of MBA res.....

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Madras HC: Untouchability Includes All Forms of Social Ostracism, Not Merely Caste-Based Practice(26.06.2023)

Madras High Court has observed that Untouchability goes beyond the specific Caste-based practice and includes all practices of social ostracism and ex.....

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Bombay HC Orders Adarsh Society Building Demolition(02.05.2016)

Bombay HC has ordered Union Environment Ministry to demolish 31-storey Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society.

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Worried About Reckless Circulation of Posts on Social Media: Delhi HC(23.02.2018)

Delhi High Court has expressed deep anguish over the manner in which posts were being circulated on social media without any “sense of responsibility”.....

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Andhra Pradesh High Court Directs Taking Down of Abusive Social Media Content(02.11.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube to take down abusive contents against judges, observing that judge bas.....

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Rajasthan HC Stays Arrest Warrant Issued Against Dhir & Dhir Associates' Alok Dhir in SBI Loan Scam(10.11.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has stayed an arrest warrant issued against Dhir & Dhir Associates' managing partner and an employee of Alchemist Asset Reconstru.....

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Karnataka HC: Legality of Notification Restricting Admission of OCI Candidates in NRI Quota Upheld(11.11.2021)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the legality of the March 4, 2021 notification issued by the Central Government under the Citizenship Act, 1955 restri.....

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Kar. HC Stays Proceedings Against Advocates Accused of Obstructing Policeman, Snatching His Phone(06.12.2023)

Karnataka HC has stayed criminal proceedings initiated against four advocates of Chikkamangaluru Bar Association who allegedly stopped police officer .....

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SC: Associations That Are Formed Due to Mandate of Law Cannot File Consumer Complaint(17.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that ‘voluntary consumer association' appearing in Section 12(1)(b) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is a body formed .....

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Madras HC: Appointment of Independent Directors in Social Audit of MGNREGA is Must(18.02.2020)

Madras High Court has directed the State of Tamil Nadu to issue fresh Government Order prescribing the qualifications for the appointment of independe.....

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Karnataka HC: OCI Cardholders Can Seek Matrimonial Relief Before Appropriate Courts in India(03.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cardholders can seek matrimonial reliefs before appropriate courts in India, ag.....

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Supreme Court: Stamp Duty Not to be Paid on Every Increase in Share Capital(09.04.2024)

Supreme Court has held that if stamp duty has already been paid on the increase in share capital of the company and the Articles of Association remain.....

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SC: Comments on Social Media Platforms Distorting Court Proceedings Require Consideration(11.04.2024)

SC observed that nowadays there is a misuse of social media on which messages, comments, articles etc. are posted in respect of matters pending in Cou.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea to Link Aadhaar to Social Media Accounts(15.10.2019)

Supreme Court has rejected a fresh public interest litigation seeking to link the 12-digit Aadhaar number to social media accounts, asking the Petitio.....

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Delhi HC Quashes FIR Against 13 Persons Over Scuffle During Bar Association Elections at Local Court(03.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has quashed an FIR registered against 13 persons in connection with a scuffle that ensued during Bar Association Elections at Dwarka .....

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Mad. HC: Allegation of Discrimination on the Basis of Caste in Madras Bar Association is Far-fetched(09.11.2023)

Madras High Court while observing that allegation of petitioner that there is discrimination on the basis of caste in the Madras Bar Association is fa.....

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Mad. HC to State: Consider a Procedure for Registering Deed of Familial Association for LGBT Couples(20.11.2023)

Madras High Court while directing State Government to consider the proposal for introducing “Deed of Familial Association” to recognize the civil unio.....

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Ker HC: Detention Order Must Reflect How Public Order Would be Vitiated if the Person isn’t Detained(20.11.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that detention order must reflect how public order would be vitiated if the person concerned is not detained invoking the p.....

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CCI Slaps Rs 73-crore Fine on Lupin for Anti-Competitive Practices(02.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a fine of Rs 73 crore on Lupin for 'co-operating' with Karnataka Chemists and Druggist Association (.....

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Himachal High Court Quashes FIR against HPCA(03.08.2016)

Himachal Pradesh HC has quashed controversial FIR registered by State’s Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau against Himachal Pradesh Cricket Associat.....

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SC Asks Jaiprakash Associates to Deposit Rs. 100 Crore by May 10(16.04.2018)

Supreme Court has asked realty firm Jaiprakash Associates Limited to deposit Rs. 100 crore with its registry by May 10 and directed the Insolvency Res.....

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Govt Can’t Reduce Payscale of Employee Upon Re-classification of Co-operative Society: Kerala HC(27.04.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that the government cannot reduce the pay scale of an employee upon re-classification of co-operative society resulting in .....

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Cal. HC: Social Boycott of a Citizen Has No Place in Civilized Society(02.01.2024)

Calcutta High Court has observed that any social boycott of a citizen or his family member by the local residents has to be dealt with strictly by the.....

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Ker HC: If 1st Detention Order Passed Before 31.12.2014, it Won’t be Considered for Subsequent Order(05.01.2024)

Kerala High Court while observing that S.12 of Kerala Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act, 2007 and 2014 amendment would operate only prospectivel.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Ban on Tobacco Products(16.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has asked Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) to approach State in event of any problem rising in implementation of order date.....

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Compat Sets Aside CCI’s Order in IATA’s Anti-Competitive Practices Case(18.11.2016)

Competition Appellate Tribunal (Compat) has set aside an order of Competition Commission of India (CCI) in a case of alleged abuse of dominant positio.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Decide on Bar Association's Plea for Loans(05.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to consider and take a decision on a representation made by the Belgavi Bar Association, seekin.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea Challenging Ban on Army Officers Using Social Media(05.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has rejected a plea challenging the policy of the Indian Army which requires all members of the armed forces to delete their social m.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Ban on Social Media Use by Defence Staff(06.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has upheld the ban on social media for defence personnel, observing that it is a policy decision by the Government based on feedback .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Can’t Base Rules for Recruitment on Political Agenda(05.06.2024)

P&H HC while setting aside rules for recruitment of Group C and D posts which provided for additional five percent marks under socio-economic criteria.....

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Delhi HC Lifts Ban from Manufacture and Sale of Oxytocin by Private Companies(17.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has quashed the notification issued by Central Government which prohibited the manufacture and distribution for domestic use, of the .....

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Delhi HC Asks AJL to Vacate Herald House in 2 Weeks(24.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has ordered Associated Journals (AJL), the publisher of National Herald to vacate its premises within 2 weeks.

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ITAT, Delhi Allows Exemption to Association of State Road Transport Undertaking(29.09.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), New Delhi has allowed the exemption under Section 11 and 12 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 to Association of State .....

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Telangana HC Seeks Reply in Plea Against Publication of Communal Content on Social Media(05.10.2020)

Telangana High Court has directed the Central Government to file its reply in the plea against circulation of communally painted content on social med.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Narinder Batra from Discharging Functions as President of IOA(27.06.2022)

Delhi High Court while restrained Narinder Dhruv Batra from discharging functions as President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has held that purit.....

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Patna HC: Societal Approval of Intimate Relations Not Basis for Granting Recognition Under Law(29.06.2022)

Patna High Court has held that societal approval of intimate personal relationships is not a basis for granting them recognition in the eyes of law.

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Ker. HC: Registrar of Co-operative Societies A Public Authority, Expected to Provide Information(04.07.2024)

Kerala High Court has held that it is well settled that the Registrar of Co-operative Societies is a public authority and is expected to provide the i.....

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Madras HC: Mother of Murdered Dalit Son Entitled to Enhanced Compensation(24.01.2017)

Madras High Court has said that a Dalit woman whose son was murdered by a group of caste Hindus in May 1995 is entitled to enhanced compensation of ?8.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC Orders CBI to Probe Social Media Posts About Judges(13.10.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation inquiry into objectionable comments made about the Court and its judges on soc.....

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AAR: GST Not Payable on Monthly Collection Upto Rs.7500 Per Member of RWA(08.06.2022)

Telangana Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that GST is not payable on monthly collection not exceeding Rs. 7500 per member of the Resident W.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Petition Seeking Enquiry Into Water Users Association Elections(09.06.2022)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed for formation of an Investigation Team under the head of a retired High Court Judge for inquiring int.....

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SC Rejects Plea Seeking to Release Persons Arrested for Sharing Jayalalithaa’s Health Information(25.10.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu Government to release persons arrested for sharing information about h.....

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Supreme Court Declines To Stay Anti-Atrocities Act(10.09.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to stay the operation of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, which Parliament had passed in last session.

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NCLT Notice To Jaiprakash Associates Over ICICI Bank Claim of Rs 12 Billion Dues(11.09.2018)

Allahabad bench of NCLT has issued a notice to Jaiprakash Associates in an insolvency case initiated by ICICI Bank.

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Delhi HC Asks Centre to Submit Its Policy on Social Media Ban in Army(15.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government to submit in a sealed cover its policy regarding the use of social media by members of armed forc.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Take Action Against Political Figures Violating Social Distancing(20.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to take action against political figures who do not follow norms of social distancing and weari.....

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P&H HC Stays Order Prohibiting Circulation of News Via Social Media(21.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed a "blanket bar" imposed by the Karnal administration on circulation of news via social media platforms.

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Bombay High Court: Flat Owner Cannot Recover House Repair Cost from Society(27.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that a flat owner cannot recover cost of repairs to his flat from the society.

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Delhi Court Denies Bail to Jamia Alumni President in Delhi Riots Larger Conspiracy Case(08.04.2022)

Delhi Court has denied bail to Shifa-Ur-Rehman, President of Jamia Millia Islamia Alumni Association in connection with the Delhi riots larger conspi.....

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ITAT, Vishakhapatnam: Use of Agricultural Produce for Feeding Children is Charitable Activity(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Vishakhapatnam has observed that the activity of agricultural products for feeding children in the orphanage is charita.....

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AAAR, Maharashtra: No GST & TDS on Renting of Immovable Property to Social Justice Department(13.04.2022)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra has observed that the renting of immovable property to the social justice department is exempt from.....

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Kerala HC: State Has to Wake Up and Legislate Appropriate Enactments to Curtail Social Media War(13.05.2020)

Kerala High Court has observed that the State has to wake up and legislate appropriate enactments to curtail the social media war, highlighting the li.....

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ITAT, Delhi: Assessing Officer Cannot Apply Wrong Method in Lack of Audited Financials of AE(04.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the Assessing Officer cannot give benefit to the assessee for non-cooperation in providing audited.....

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Hyderabad HC Appoints Former Judges to Administer Affairs of HCA(24.03.2017)

Hyderabad High Court has appointed Justice Anil R Dave, retired judge of Supreme Court, and Justice G V Seethapathy, Former Judge of High Court, to ac.....

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CIVIL - Sharing Social Media Posts Akin to Endorsing Them: Madras HC(25.02.2019)

Madras High Court has rejected anticipatory bail plea of a BJP leader and observed that sharing social media posts or forwards is akin to endorsing th.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Political Parties to Instruct Members on Social Distancing Norms(25.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to political parties-Bharatiya Janata Party, Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (M), Indian Nat.....

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Supreme Court Expresses Concern Over Involvement of Youths, Kids in Violent Protest in J&K(11.04.2017)

Supreme Court has expressed willingness to walk into volatile situation in Kashmir Valley and make security forces tackle violent protests more human.....

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FAMILY - Extramarital Affairs Dangerous Social Evil: Madras HC(07.03.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that extramarital affairs have become a social evil and asked Union ministry of family welfare about the possibility of.....

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Karnataka HC: OCI Cardholders to be Treated as Indian Citizens for Admission to Professional Courses(15.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that OCI Cardholders have to be treated as Indian Citizens for the purpose of admission to Professional Educational Inst.....

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Bombay HC Imposes Fine of Rs 1 Lakh on Social Worker Accused of Assaulting Doctor(27.10.2020)

Bombay High Court imposed a hefty fine of Rs 1 Lakh on a Social Worker, accused of assaulting a Doctor and abusing medical staff of the hospital after.....

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Bombay HC: OCI Card Can be Cancelled Upon Dissolution of Marriage(02.11.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card issued to someone of foreign origin is liable to be cancelled upon dissolution of.....

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Madras HC Releases on Probation Mother Who Killed Her 2 Daughters Due to Societal Taunts(21.07.2022)

Madras High Court has released a mother, convicted for killing her two daughters, on probation of good conduct. The Court found that the Convict was u.....

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Bombay HC Asks Police Not to Take Action Against VCA For Norms Violation(03.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed police not to take any coercive action against Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) officials for alleged fire-safety and.....

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AP HC: Stopping Payment of Social Security Pension Without Inquiry is Illegal(09.09.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that stopping payment of social security pension to the Petitioners without conducting any enquiry or without issui.....

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Kerala HC Directs State & Centre to Finalize Socio Economic Caste Survey(10.09.2020)

Kerala High Court has directed the State and Central Governments to take steps to finalise the report of socio-economic study of socially and educatio.....

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Delhi HC Grants Time to Centre to Respond on Draft Measures for Social Media Account Suspension(08.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted further time to the Centre to respond on the draft regulatory measures, if any, relating to social media platforms includ.....

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Relief to 'SOCIAL' Restaurant Chain, Against 'SOCIAL 75' From Using Its TM(09.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while granting ex-parte ad-interim injunction in favour of famous restaurant and bar chain 'SOCIAL', has restrained a Jharkhand based.....

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CRIMINAL - Mere Use of Word 'Harijan' During Speech Not an Offence Under SC-ST Act: Orissa HC(14.03.2019)

Orissa High Court has observed that mere use of word 'Harijan' during the course of speech, without intention to insult anybody, does not fall within .....

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SC Appoints Former Judge L Nageswara Rao for Amending IOA’s Constitution(23.09.2022)

Supreme Court has appointed its former Judge L. Nageswara Rao, to take over the process of amending the Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) constitutio.....

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SC Permits Spl. Court to Deliver Final Verdict on Gulbarg Society Massacre Case(03.09.2015)

SC has permitted special SIT court to deliver final verdict in 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case - the only litigation among all post-Godhra riot cas.....

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to De-freeze Bank Accounts of Adarsh Housing Society(08.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to de-freeze two bank accounts of scam-hit Adarsh cooperative housing society.

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ITAT Chennai: Activities of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association are Not ‘Commercial’(08.06.2017)

ITAT Chennai has held that activities of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association are not “Commercial” in nature and hence exemption to assessee under section 1.....

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Kerala HC: Provisions of KCS Act for Determining Continuance of Membership Are Mandatory(12.10.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that when specific provisions have been provided under the Kerala Co-operative Societies (KCS) Act, 1969 for determining th.....

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Madras High Court Orders Enquiry Against Those Who Excoriate Sitting Judge(13.08.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered police to find out people who condemned sitting judge of court by printing pamphlet in name of Tamil Nadu Private School.....

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Rajasthan HC: 2015 Amendments to Sec. 30 of Rajasthan Co-Operative Societies Act Unconstitutional(18.05.2017)

Rajasthan High Court has held that 2015 amendment to Section 30 of Rajasthan Co-operative Societies Act is ultra vires to Article 243-Z, 243-ZK and 24.....

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Delhi HC asks BCD to Consider Rouse Avenue Bar Associates as a Bar Association(18.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) to consider application filed by Rouse Avenue Bar Associates seeking recognition as a bar ass.....

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Model Code of Conduct Not Applicable to Co-operative Society Not Funded by Government: Gujarat HC(22.04.2019)

Gujarat High Court has held that Model Code of Conduct is not applicable to a co-operative society which is not wholly or partially funded by Governme.....

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Kerala HC: NGOs Should Avoid Using ‘Central’ or ‘State’ or ‘National’ in Name(01.02.2021)

Kerala High Court has observed that Non-Government Organizations or association, or societies, as far as possible, should avoid, using the name 'Centr.....

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SC Directs CBI Probe in Odisha’s Barabati Stadium Land Encroachment(04.04.2017)

Supreme Court has directed CBI probe into the alleged land encroachment by Odisha Olympic Association in Barabati Stadium, located on government land.

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SC Gives Relief to Litigant Who Suffered Ex-Parte Decree Due to Boycott by Bar Association's of Court(15.02.2019)

Supreme Court has set aside an ex-parte decree passed by Subordinate court in 2009 providing relief to defendant who suffered ex-parte decree because .....

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Madras HC: Amendments Made to Bye-laws for Society Wouldn’t Operate Retrospectively(23.02.2021)

Madras High Court has ruled that amendments made to bye-laws for Society would not operate retrospectively while granting registration under section 1.....

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Gujarat HC Directs Labour Court to Re-Examine Order Refusing Interest to Workers(25.07.2022)

Gujarat High Court while stating that Courts have a duty to interpret statutes with social welfare to further the statutory goal, has directed the Lab.....

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Delhi HC: No Distinct Status for Rifle Association Members Under Arms Act(02.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a member of a Rifles' Association or Club cannot hold more than two firearms by claiming exemption under Section 3(2) o.....

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U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offender Social Media Ban(20.06.2017)

U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously struck down a North Carolina law that bars use of commercial social networking sites, including Facebook, by regist.....

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Kerala HC: Social Stigma No Reason to Transgress Statutory Prohibition for Termination of Pregnancy(08.11.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that economic backwardness or possibility of social stigma can’t be a ground for transgressing the statutory prohibition pr.....

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Delhi Court: Society's Outrage Not a Justification for Suppressing Free Speech(14.11.2022)

Delhi Court while dismissing complaint filed against Kerala MLA K.T. Jaleel over his remarks regarding Kashmir on social media, has observed that Indi.....

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Kerala High Court Upholds Slapping of KAAPA on Muhammed Nisham(31.07.2015)

Kerala High Court has upheld state government order of slapping Kerala Anti-social Activities (Prevention) Act 2007 (KAAPA) on Muhammed Nisham, an acc.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notices on Plea for Action Against Social Media Sites(11.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a Petition filed by an advocate seeking action against major social media platforms for revealing the identity o.....

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Kar. HC: Karnataka Societies Registration Act Does Not Permit Two Societies With Same Name(18.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that under Section 7 of the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960, once a Society is registered with a particular .....

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Delhi HC Requests Division Bench to Decide Petitions Against Police Atrocities At Early Date(28.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has requested division bench to decide at an early date petitions concerning allegations of police atrocities in Jamia Millia Islamia.....

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Gauhati HC: Appoint 2 Women Social Workers in State Committee Under Anti-Manual Scavenging Law(03.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed State to include 2 women social workers in State Monitoring Committee constituted under Section 26 of the Prohibition .....

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Bombay HC: Social Media is Important Pillar of Democracy, if Not Misused(21.12.2022)

Bombay High Court while quashing a FIR lodged against man who had hacked Facebook page of MLA Ravi Rana, has held that social media has become a power.....

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Kurnool Consumer Court Orders 4.5 lakh Compensation to Patient for Kidney Removal Without Consent(29.06.2017)

Karnool District Consumer Forum has ordered Indian Medical Association based in Hyderabad, to pay Rs 4.5 lakh as compensation and medical expenses to .....

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Madhya Pradesh HC: Grave Socio-economic Crimes Should Not Be Lightly Taken up(30.06.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed Trial Court to impose minimum sentence specified in Statute in offences of grave socio-economic crime where a p.....

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J & K High Court Orders Social Media Platforms to Delete Posts Identifying Bandipora Rape Victim(20.05.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered Youtube, Facebook and Twitter to remove all posts from their platforms which disclosed the identity of a thre.....

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Madras HC: Elected Office Bearers Not Allowed to Contest Bar Elections Consecutively(10.02.2021)

Madras High Court has ruled that elected office bearers should not be allowed to contest for the second time consecutively with an aim to end monopoly.....

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SC Allows Rajasthan HC Bar Association Elections(16.12.2022)

Supreme Court has allowed Rajasthan High Court Bar Association to conduct elections for the post of office-bearers on Friday, December 16, strictly in.....

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Delhi High Court to City Police: Use Social Media to Trace Missing Persons(28.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to flash photographs of missing persons on social media "without fail" to ensure such persons are traced so.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Directs Restaurant Chain to Use Fine Amount For Mid-day Meal at Orphanages(28.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed major Indian restaurant chain to use Rs. 20L fine imposed on company for violating the trademark of French Luxury fashio.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Activities Undertaken by Builders Association Not Trade, Commerce or Business(16.03.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has allowed the exemption under section 11(1)(a) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 as activities undertaken by .....

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All. HC: Can’t Quash Proceedings on The Basis of Compromise Between Accused and Victim(18.01.2023)

Allahabad High Court while refusing to quash proceedings on the basis of compromise between accused and injured victims has held that crimes was again.....

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Central Government Eases Guidelines for OCI Cardholders(16.04.2021)

Central Government has eased the guidelines for Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), stating that they will not be required to register for a fresh OCI c.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Response on How It Intends to Obtain Supply of Tocilizumab Drug(17.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought Centre's response on the demand of Tocilizumab drug and how does the Centre intend to obtain the supplies of the said drug.....

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Delhi HC: Use of Photographs from Social Media on Pornographic Website, Offence u/s 67 IT Act(22.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that photographs taken from Facebook and Instagram accounts uploaded on pornographic website without the consent of such per.....

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Gujarat HC Pulls Up Tribal Land Owners And Lawyer For Misusing Atrocities Act(14.07.2017)

Gujarat High Court pulled up tribal land owners and a lawyer for blackmailing and extorting money from builders by utilizing the “powerful potent weap.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Supertech Homebuyers’ Pleas For Stopping Banks From Charging EMIs(17.03.2023)

Delhi High Court has dismissed Supertech Urban Home Buyers Association (SUHA) Foundation and other home buyer’s petitions seeking directions for finan.....

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SC to IOA: Follow Draft Constitution Framed By Justice L.N. Rao Pending its Finalization(07.04.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Indian Olympic Association (IOA) that it is obligated to comply with a draft constitution framed under the supervision of t.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL for Action Against Alleged Police Atrocities During Lockdown(16.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation filed by an advocate seeking directions to concerned Station House Officers to registe.....

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MP HC Issues Notice on Display of Obscene Content on Social Media Platforms(18.06.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued notice on a plea filed alleging that social media companies, including WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram & Twitter ar.....

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Delhi HC Calls for High Level meeting for Assessing Demand for Tocilizumab in India(07.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has called for a high level meeting for assessing the demand for Tocilizumab in India and also to discuss the modalities for import a.....

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Madras HC: Why Only Games Like ‘Rummy’ Being Banned in the Name of Social Evil(28.04.2023)

Madras High Court while hearing challenge to Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Act 2022, has questioned as to w.....

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

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

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Declares Strike by Junior Doctors Association as Illegal(07.06.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has declared the strike by the Junior Doctors Association (JUDA) in the State as illegal while noting that they have chosen .....

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Madras HC Division Bench Stays Single Judge’s Decision on Madras Bar Association Membership(04.07.2023)

Madras High Court has stayed single judge order that directed Madras Bar Association to distribute membership without discrimination and observed that.....

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Cal. HC: Being Tagged In Comments on Social Media Doesn’t Confer Liability on Person Being Tagged(05.06.2023)

Calcutta High Court while quashing proceedings against accused of spreading communal hatred through comments on social media, has observed that being .....

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Supreme Court to Jaypee: 'Behave Like a Good Child', Pay Rs 275 Crore by Year-End(23.11.2017)

Supreme Court has told Jaypee Associates not to alienate their personal properties and advised the developer to "behave like a good child" and pay bac.....

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Supreme Court to Hear Fresh Plea to Stall Release of Padmavati Outside India(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court to Hear Fresh Plea to Stall Release of Padmavati Outside India

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Allahabad High Court: Housing Society is not Industry and its Employees are not Workmen(20.09.2019)

Allahabad High Court has clarified that a housing society is not an industry within the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 and its employees are not workme.....

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SC Stays Prohibition Order by NGT on Socio-Cultural and Commercial Use of Delhi Parks(03.08.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the National Green Tribunal order prohibiting the use of parks in Delhi for social, cultural, commercial and other functions .....

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SC to States: Examine Socio Economic Reasons Behind Demand for Illegal Arms(17.05.2023)

Supreme Court in a suo motu case has directed State Governments and Union Territories to file their response as to why is there a demand for such kind.....

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Govt. Notifies SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Rules, 2016(18.04.2016)

Amendments done in the Principal Rules namely the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules, 1995 by the Scheduled Ca.....

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Delhi HC Issues Directions for Conducting Elections for Delhi Capital Badminton Association(13.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued directions for the purpose of conducting elections for Delhi Capital Badminton Association after observing that the ultima.....

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SC Refuses to Interfere With HC Order Against S.Ve Sheker for his Remarks Against Women Journalists(22.08.2023)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain appeal against Madras High Court’s order against actor and politician S.Ve Sheker for his derogatory remarks ag.....

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AP High Court Fixes Remuneration of Hyderabad Cricket Association CoA at Rs. 1 Lakh Per Day(17.10.2017)

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Court has agreed to a proposal submitted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Hyderabad Cricket Associat.....

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Supreme Court Says 'No' to Jaypee on Yamuna Expressway Sale(26.10.2017)

Supreme Court has refused permission to Jaiprakash Associates Ltd to hive-off the rights of Yamuna Expressway, which connects Greater Noida with Agra .....

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Delhi HC: Presence of Estranged Husband Not Required to Process OCI Card Application(26.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that imposition of the condition mandating the presence of both spouses for the purpose of processing an OCI (Overseas Citiz.....

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Allahabad HC: Resolution to Not Appear in Criminal Cases Involving Lawyers is Unconstitutional(27.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has held that a resolution passed by the Bar Associations that none of its members will do pairvi in any criminal case against a .....

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SC Closes Contempt Proceedings Against Office Bearers of Bharatpur Bar Association(13.07.2023)

Supreme Court has closed the contempt proceedings against officer bearers of the Bharatpur Bar Association for allegedly obstructed the work of legal .....

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SC: Bar Association Can’t Bring Judicial Working to a Standstill to Condole Lawyer's Death(13.09.2023)

Supreme Court while issuing notice to Odisha Bar Association for abstaining from court work citing the death of one of its members, has observed that .....

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SC: Non Banking Cooperative Society Providing Credit to Members Eligible for Section 80P Deduction(15.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that a co-operative society that is not a co-operative bank under Section 56 of Banking Regulation Act, 1949, then such society.....

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Ker. HC: Legislature Must Look into the Aspect of Defamation in the Backdrop of Social Media Mania(18.09.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that there is no proper punishment for defamatory statements and posters on Facebook, has stated that legislature mu.....

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SC: Bail Condition Must be in Line With Socio-Economic Background of the Accused(26.07.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that courts should impose realistic bail conditions after considering the economic and social position of the undertrial pr.....

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Del. HC Imposes Cost on Restaurants Assoc. for Not Complying With Order on Service Charge(28.07.2023)

Delhi High Court while providing last opportunity to Restaurant Associations for filing affidavits in compliance of the order on Service Charge, has i.....

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CCI Approves UltraTech Cement’s Rs16,189 Crore Deal with Jaiprakash Associates(11.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved UltraTech Cement’s Rs16,189 Crore deal with Jaiprakash Associates.

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on ‘Club or Association Service’ if Received Amount Wholly Transmitted(23.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the department cannot levy Service Tax on amounts received by the App.....

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Allahabad HC Asks UP Government to Submit Report on Allegations of Police Atrocities(28.01.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government to submit a report on allegations of police atrocities against anti-Citizenship Amendment .....

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Karnataka HC: Co-Op Society Under Karnataka Souharda Sahakari Act Eligible of Tax Deduction(29.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that the entity registered under the Karnataka Souharda Sahakari Act, 1997 fits into the definition of “co-operative soc.....

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All. HC: Changing Partners Every Season Not a Hallmark of a Stable and Healthy Society(01.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court has observed that having a free live-in-relationship is being shown as a sign of a progressive society while being unaware of the.....

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Supreme Court Asks Maharashtra Cricket Association to Postpone Elections(02.05.2018)

Supreme Court has asked the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) not to hold its elections for now, insisting that no state body can conduct election.....

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Dispose of Grievances on Co-operative Societies Poll in 8 weeks: Madras High Court(10.05.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu State Cooperative Societies Election Commission to dispose of complaints/applications/grievance petition.....

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#Union Budget 2020-2021: Tax on Co-Operative Societies Reduced(01.02.2020)

Central Government has reduced the Tax on Co-operative societies to 22% plus surcharge, as against current 30%.

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Madras High Court Directs Police to Set Up Special Cells to Check Social Media Abuse(03.02.2020)

Madras High Court has directed the Director-General of Police to constitute dedicated cells in every police station in the State to track unscrupulous.....

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Tripura HC Directs State to Issue Necessary Guidelines in Association with Aids Control Society(22.10.2021)

Tripura High Court has directed the State government as well as the Union to issue necessary guidelines to its authorities in association with the Aid.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea to Regulate Police Officers' Social Media Disclosures on Investigations(25.10.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a writ petition seeking issuance of directions to the Centre for framing rules and regulations or guidelines to gov.....

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Madras HC Upholds Decision to Not Issue Eligibility Certificate to OCI Medical Student to Practice(26.10.2021)

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

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JKL HC: Director’s Resignation to Take Immediate Effect if No indication About Same in AoA(23.10.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in the absence of any indication as regards the effect of resignation in the Articles of Associa.....

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Del. HC: Fresh Air is Lifeline, However Socio-Cultural Activities are Equally Essential(05.10.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that while it needs no reiteration that fresh air, oxygen and healthy environment is the lifeline for survival of individual.....

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All. HC: Principles of Natural Justice Should Compulsorily be Followed(28.11.2023)

Allahabad High Court while setting aside an order of blacklisting and cancellation of the mining lease, has observed that in a civilized society princ.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on OCI Candidate's Plea Seeking Parity with Indian Students(12.01.2022)

Supreme Court has issued notice in an interlocutory application filed by an Overseas Citizen of India(OCI) candidate seeking parity with Indian Citize.....

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Kerala HC: Non-Commercial Associations Can Use Kerala, India In Their Names(12.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that an association formed by private individuals cannot be prevented from naming after Kerala or Bharat or India under th.....

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Supreme Court: Accused Absolved of Charges Under IPC Can’t Be Charged Under UP Gangsters Act(20.02.2024)

SC has held that to prosecute accused under Section 3(1) of Uttar Pradesh Gangsters and Anti-Social Activities(Prevention) Act, 1986 it should be prov.....

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Bombay HC Sets Aside FIR against Five Youths on Condition to Perform Social Works(02.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has set aside a First Information Report (FIR) against five youths, accused of outraging the modesty of two girls, on condition that.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Adarsh Society’s Plea Challenging Defence Ministry’s Title Suit(03.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a plea filed by Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society, opposing a title suit filed by Ministry of Defence regarding land .....

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Delhi HC: Every Retweet of Defamatory Content on Social Media Amounts to Defamation u/s 499 IPC(06.02.2024)

Delhi HC while ruling that every retweet of defamatory content on social media would amount to “publication” for attracting the offence of defamation .....

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Bom HC: Arb. Clause Can’t be Invoked By Individuals/Minorities Of Housing Society In Dev. Agreement(09.02.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that individual/minority members of society cannot invoke arbitration clauses in development agreements against developer b.....

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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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Bombay High Court Tells Mumbai Cricket Association to Appoint CoA(04.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed Mumbai Cricket Association to appoint a Committee of Administrators (CoA) to oversee the implementation of the Justice .....

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Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Direction to Link Social Media Accounts with Aadhaar(09.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea seeking direction to link social media accounts with Aadhaar to control fake news. The Court noted that the info.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Bar Associations Rules Framed by Delhi Bar Council(17.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a petition challenging Bar Associations (Constitution, Recognition and Conduct of Elections) Rules, 2019 framed .....

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MP HC: Casting Doubt on Conduct of Elections via Social Media not an Offence u/s 505(2) of IPC(22.01.2024)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that merely casting a doubt upon the conduct of free and fair Legislative Assembly elections through a social media.....

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Gulberg Society Massacre Case: 24 Convicted, 36 Others Acquitted(02.06.2016)

A special designated court has convicted 24 of the 66 accused in the Gulberg Society massacre case involving the killing of 69 people. Of the 24 convi.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses DDCA’s Objections Against Proposed Articles of Association(26.03.2018)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the objections raised by the Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) against amendments to its Articles of Associatio.....

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Tripura High Court: Government Staff Can Join Rallies and Post Views on Social Media(13.01.2020)

Tripura High Court has said that Government employees can take part in political programmes, including meetings, and freely post their opinions on soc.....

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Allahabad HC: Writ Won't Lie for Dispute Over Bar Association’s Office Bearer(30.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has observed that disputes regarding the office bearer of a Bar Association can't be decided in a writ petitioner as the Bar Asso.....

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Supreme Court to CBI Court: Accept Adarsh's Land as Security to Defreeze Society’s Bank Account(03.08.2018)

Supreme Court has allowed defreezing of bank account of Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society Ltd by furnishing security of the land in which the housing.....

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Allahabad HC Stays Arrest of 2 Journalists Who Posted About Cop's Misconduct on Social Media(23.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has stayed the arrest of 2 Journalists booked under sections 411 and 413 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 by making a prima-facie obser.....

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MeitY: Social Media Intermediaries to Take Permission Before Launching AI Products in Country(04.03.2024)

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) has issued advisory to social media intermediaries and artificial intelligence platforms an.....

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

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

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States Resisting Social Audits by NCPCR Appear to be “Hiding Something”: Supreme Court(13.07.2018)

Supreme Court has noted with concern the fact that a large number of States have not permitted National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCP.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Cognisance of Alleged Murder of Social Activist Anis Khan in Amta(22.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo moto cognisance of the alleged murder of social activist Anis Khan in Amta in Howrah district. The incident led to w.....

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Delhi High Court: Appropriate to Hold Elections of All Bar Associations in One Day for Two Years(20.03.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that elections of all the bar associations shall be held on one single day for a uniform period of two years which shall avo.....

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Kerala HC: Ex-communication or Externment Illegal and Impermissible Under Wakf Act(08.02.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that ex-communication or externment, whether declared or undeclared, is illegal and impermissible under the Wakf Act. The C.....

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Rajasthan HC Restrains from Issuing Registration Certificate to Senior Lawyers Association(09.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has restrained state from issuance of registration certificate to Rajasthan High Court Senior Lawyers Association, Jaipur till fu.....

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Kerala HC: Declaration Proving Single Status Of OCI Acceptable for Marriage Registration(09.02.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that when an Indian citizen intends to solemnise their marriage with a OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Card holder, any de.....

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NCLT, Mumbai: Co-Operative Society Is Not a Corporate Person Under IBC(14.02.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai has dismissed an application filed under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 against Sangola T.....

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P&H HC: Courts Should Not Engage in Social Mores in Protection Petition(27.05.2020)

P&H High Court has remarked that a Court hearing a Protection Petition filed by runaway couples need not preach on morality or human behaviour and mus.....

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Gujarat HC: Anticipatory Bail Can Be Granted If No Prima Facie Offence Is Made Out(08.03.2022)

Gujarat HC has observed that anticipatory bail can be granted if no prima facie offence is made out against the person charged under the Scheduled Cas.....

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Karnataka High Court: SC /ST Prevention Of Atrocities Act Is Prospective In Nature(08.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989, is prospective in nature and all.....

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Delhi High Court: Man Held Guilty of Criminal Contempt for Posting Video Defaming Judges(23.05.2024)

Delhi High Court has held a man guilty of criminal contempt under the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 for posting a video on social media platform that d.....

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Del. HC: Central Govt.’s Circular Banning Sale and Breeding of 'Dangerous & Ferocious Dogs' Quashed(18.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has quashed the circular dated 12th March 2024 issued by the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department o.....

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Gujarat HC Orders Status Quo in BCA’s President Appointment Controversy(04.01.2017)

Gujarat High Court has ordered all members of Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) to maintain status quo on issue of appointment of its president.

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Delhi HC Disposes Petition Seeking to Quash Bar Election(05.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that it hopes impending elections to Delhi Bar Association are conducted in a free and fair manner and in congenial atmosphe.....

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P&H HC: Being Member of Social Media Group with Objectionable Content Makes One Accomplice(27.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has opined that the fact that one is a member of the social media group where an objectionable video was circulated make.....

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Delhi HC Orders Appointment of Full-Time Chairperson & CEO With Intellectual Disabilities(27.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment to make sure appointment of full-time Chairperson and Chief executive offic.....

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AP HC: Caste-Based Insult Over Telephone Conversation Not an Offence U/S 3 SC/ ST Act(29.04.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has reiterated that to constitute an offence under Section 3(1)(x) of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevent.....

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ITAT, Delhi: Amount from Indian Associate for Support Service is not Fees and not liable to Tax(02.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that amount expected from Indian Associate for Support Service is not Fees for Included Services and.....

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Delhi High Court: Stray Cases Aside, Oxytocin Misuse Not Rampant(31.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has noted that there may be some “stray cases” where private pharmaceutical companies may be involved in illegal Oxytocin supply but .....

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2024 Elections: Supreme Court Directs Minimum 1/3rd Women's Reservation in Bar Association Posts(03.05.2024)

Supreme Court has directed implementation of a minimum 1/3rd women's reservation in the posts of the Supreme Court Bar Association from 2024 elections.....

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Delhi HC Directs Police Investigation Against Use of Oxytocin in Dairy Colonies(03.05.2024)

Delhi High Court has ordered action against the use of spurious Oxytocin hormone in dairy colonies in Delhi and directed that the cases registered be .....

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Uttrakhand High Court Stays Arrest of Umesh Kumar’s Associates(03.11.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has stayed the arrest of Praveen Sahni and Saurabh Sahni, two associates of Samachar Plus CEO Umesh Sharma who is currently in .....

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Bombay HC: Interference in Affairs of Co-Operative Society Should be Avoided(07.09.2020)

Bombay High Court has observed that cooperative societies are a part of the constitutional scheme and should have the necessary space and autonomy to .....

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Madras HC: Bar Associations Cannot Pass Resolutions Against Representing a Person(25.05.2022)

Madras High Court while condemning the act of the Karaikudi Bar Association in passing a resolution stating that no one shall represent certain accuse.....

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Orissa HC Quashes Election Notification Issued by Appealing Body of OMSA(01.06.2022)

Orissa High Court has quashed election notification issues by appealing body of Odisha Medical Services Association (OMSA) notifying election of Assoc.....

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BCI: Bar Associations to Refrain from Protests and Agitations Against New Criminal Laws(27.06.2024)

After receiving representations from several bar associations expressing concerns about the new criminal laws, the Bar Council of India has appealed t.....

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Mad. HC: Co-operative Society Registered Under TN Co-operative Societies Act Not Public Authority(10.06.2024)

Mad. HC has observed that a co-operative society registered under Tamil Nadu Co-operative Societies Act is not bound by RTI Act to provide information.....

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Mad. HC: Bar Associations to Pay 15000 to 20,000 to Junior Lawyers Practicing in State(13.06.2024)

Mad. HC highlighted that young lawyers should not be forced to go through struggles of earlier generations and directed Bar Council of Tamil Nadu & Pu.....

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