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Parliament Passes the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(30.07.2019)

Parliament passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, to ban practice of Triple Talaq. The bill is a historic step to prot.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Witness Protection Scheme(10.07.2019)

Witness Protection Scheme, 2018 provides for protection of witnesses based on the threat assessment and protection measures inter alia include protect.....

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Financial Action Task Force Public Statement(18.11.2019)

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has called on its members and other jurisdictions to apply counter-measures to protect the international financ.....

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Landmark Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 gets Parliamentary approval(06.08.2019)

Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 would ease the overall process of consumer grievance redressal: Shri Ramvilas Paswan

The Parliament today gave.....

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Restrictions on Promoters and Whole-Time Directors of Compulsorily Delisted Companies Pending Fulfillment of Exit Offers to the Shareholders(07.09.2016)

In terms of section 21A of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (SCR Act) read with rule 21 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules,.....

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Providing Safety and Protection to Women Workers in Both Organised and Unorganised Sectors(25.07.2018)

The Government has provided protective measures especially to women workers in various labour laws like the Factories Act, 1948, the Mines Act, 1952, .....

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Unique Identification Authority of India introduced ‘Virtual ID’ Enhancing Protection to Biometric IDs(10.01.2018)

With the aim to strengthen privacy protection for Aadhaar ID number holders, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced ‘Virt.....

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Judgments

Once the election process has been set in motion, the Court ought not to interfere(09.04.2018)

By the present writ petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution of India, the Petitioner seeks a writ of mandamus to direct the West Bengal St.....

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Recommendation of Legal Framework for Protection of Interests of Migrants(01.03.2017)

A Government appointed Panel has recommended necessary legal and policy framework to protect the interests of the migrants in the country, stating tha.....

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Submission of Information to the Office of Informant Protection(24.12.2019)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 (PIT Regulations) was amended, vide notification dated Septe.....

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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation(10.10.2018)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental .....

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Supreme Court Approves Witness Protection Scheme, 2018(05.12.2018)

Supreme Court has approved the draft prepared by Centre on Witness Protection Scheme, 2018. In furtherance of approval, Apex Court has directed the Un.....

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Central Government introduces an Ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to protect members of healthcare services(22.04.2020)

Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 22nd April, 2020 has approved promulgation of an Ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to ensure saf.....

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Government committed to uphold and protect interest of homebuyers while ensuring ease of doing business in real estate sector(13.05.2020)

The Government is committed to uphold and protect the interest of homebuyers while ensuring ease of doing business in the real estate sector. Subseque.....

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India and Finland sign MOU for developing cooperation in the field of environmental protection and biodiversity conservation(26.11.2020)

India and Finland today signed a MOU for developing cooperation between two countries in the field of Environment protection and biodiversity conserva.....

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Petition for police protection under Section 482 of CrPC is not maintainable(11.01.2021)

The Petitioner Company was running a Factory at Ranipet and it had employed nearly 146 persons to carry on with its operations. Certain demands were r.....

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International Cases

It is necessary to make a restriction order, when Court is satisfied that, a person is a high risk serious offender(25.02.2022)

In present case, On 25 November 2021, the State of Western Australia applied for a restriction order in respect of the Respondent, Jason Guy Hapke, un.....

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Applicant must establish, on balance of probabilities, that Respondent has committed an act of domestic violence(15.07.2022)

The Appellant brought an application for a protection order against the Respondent in terms of Section 4(1) of Domestic Violence Act, 1998 in the Bloe.....

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New Labour Code(12.12.2022)

The Government has formulated four Labour Codes, namely, the Code on Wages, 2019, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Code on Social Security, 20.....

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Lok Sabha passes Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023(03.08.2023)

In order to protect right of individuals and their digital personal data, Lok Sabha passes Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023. The Bill prote.....

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Department of Consumer Affairs organizes stakeholder consultation on protection of consumers from online fake reviews(15.05.2024)

The Department of Consumer Affairs held a stakeholder consultation here today on protection of consumer interest from online fake reviews. Mrs. Nidhi .....

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Measures Taken by Government to Protect Ancient and Traditional Knowledge of Indigenous Medicinal Systems(18.07.2017)

Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) is a pioneering Indian initiative to prevent exploitation and to protect Indian traditional knowledge fro.....

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News

Lok Sabha Passes Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019(02.08.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill, which has already been passed in Rajya Sabha, d.....

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NCPCR Issues Notice to Netflix to Stop Streaming of Show ‘Bombay Begums’(12.03.2021)

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has issued a notice to Netflix and has asked subscription-based streaming service provider .....

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P&H HC to Police: Consider Protection Request of Same-Sex Couple(07.04.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that State can’t shirk its duty to ensure the safety of its citizens, has directed SSP (UT, Chandigarh) .....

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P&H HC: Questions on Validity of Marriage Not Grounds for Denial of Protection to Couple(25.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has reaffirmed that in protection petitions, questions surrounding validity of the marriage cannot be a ground for denia.....

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SC Raps Tripura High Court over Dismissing Woman's Plea to Clailm ‘Streedhan’(23.11.2015)

SC has rapped Tripura HC for dismissing plea of woman for 'streedhan' on ground that she lost right over it after judicial separation. The court said .....

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P&H HC Orders Protection to Major Couple on Basis of Right to Life(08.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered protection to a 50-year-old married woman and her live-in partner, a 30-year-old man noting that every perso.....

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Delhi HC Extends Interim Protection of UP Woman Who Converted to Islam Till July 22(05.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has extended till 22nd July, 2021 the interim protection granted to a Hindu woman who converted to Islam and sought protection while .....

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Vehicles purchased by company for officers’ personal use not excluded from consumer protection law(08.07.2016)

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission held that vehicles purchased by a company for its directors for their personal use are not exclude.....

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P&H HC Suggests Safe Houses for Protection of Couples Married Against Family’s Wishes(12.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has suggested that safe houses be made available in each district of Punjab, Haryana as well as the Union Territory of C.....

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NCPCR Takes Cognizance, Seeks Action Taken Report from WB Govt.(05.05.2021)

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has written to the Home Secretary of West Bengal raising concerns over post-poll violence i.....

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President Assents Haryana’s Cow Protection Law(20.11.2015)

Haryana’s Cow Protection law has come into force with effect from 19 November, after President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent. With issuance of notificatio.....

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

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

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Calcutta HC: Section 44 (3) UAPA Act Mandates Courts to Undertake Protection of Identity of Witness(08.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that Section 44 (3) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) mandate Courts to undertake measures to .....

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MP HC Directs to Set Up 'Public Land Protection Cells' Across State to Check Encroachments(15.06.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the Chief Secretary of the State to devise a permanent body designated as Public Land Protection Cell with Dist.....

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SC: Definition of ‘Consumer’ Includes ‘Consumers’(17.05.2023)

Supreme Court while referring to Brigade Enterprises Ltd. v. Anil Kumar (MANU/SC/1285/2021) has held that upon a conjoint reading of Section 2(1)(b)(i.....

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Bombay HC Constantly Following or Watching Child With Bad Intention Is Offence Under POCSO Act(04.10.2017)

Bombay HC has ruled that if a person with sexual intent repeatedly or constantly follows or watches or contacts a child either directly or through oth.....

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SC: Members of RPF Can Seek Benefit Under Employees Compensation Act(03.10.2023)

Supreme Court has held that an officer of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) can seek compensation under Employees Compensation Act, 1923 even though .....

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Delhi HC: Merely Because Complainant Married to Accused Does Not Entail Quashing of Rape, POCSO FIR(10.11.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that merely because the complainant married the accused does not entail quashing of an FIR registered against him for th.....

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Rajasthan HC Refuses to Give Directions in Plea Seeking Protection and Maintenance of Wildlife(07.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has refused to give directions in a plea seeking protection & maintenance of wildlife to control man-animal conflict & rescue and.....

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ECJ keeps door open for deporting asylum seekers(08.03.2016)

If the exodus of asylum seekers from war torn countries into Europe was not a handful, Member States of the European Union are now grasping with the m.....

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Mad. HC: Providing Police Protection to Person With Criminal Background Would Send Wrong Signals(03.04.2024)

Mad. HC has held that if the Court directs to give police protection to persons with criminal background, it will send a wrong signal to society and a.....

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SC Allows Impleading States in PIL Seeking Protection of Migrant Children's Fundamental Rights(09.03.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed impleading the States in the Public Interest Litigation filed by Child Rights Trust seeking directions for protection of the.....

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J&K HC Issues Directions on Provision of Protection to Inter-religious Married Couple(24.05.2021)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued directions to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir for protection to an inter-religious married couple, af.....

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Kerala HC Orders Police Protection for Municipal Chairperson After Alleged Abuse by Political Rivals(10.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the police to protect the Chairperson of the Thrikkakara Municipality Ajitha Thankappan from any threat from any source.....

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SC: Landowner Can Seek Compensation from Builder under Consumer Protection Act(25.07.2016)

SC has held that a landowner who signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a builder to develop apartments on his land is a consumer and can dema.....

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Delhi HC Directs Delhi Police to Give Protection to UP Woman Who Converted to Islam(02.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi police to ensure the safety of the woman from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who converted to Islam religion w.....

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Draft Telecom Consumers Protection (Tenth Amendment) Regulations, 2016(05.07.2016)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority released draft

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SC Directs Delhi Police to Provides Protection to 20-Year Old Girl From Her Own Family Members(31.05.2023)

SC has directed the Delhi police to provide protection to a 20-year old girl who expressed apprehension regarding a threat to her life by her own fami.....

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P&H HC: Married Couple Cannot be Deprived from Seeking Protection Merely because Marriage is Void(14.10.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that married couple even if is case of invalid or void marriage or absence of any marriage cannot be depriv.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Seeks Details on Intention of State to Promulgate Advocates Protection Act(20.12.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has sought details about the present situation and the intention of the State with regard to promulgating the Advocates Prot.....

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Madras High Court Grants Bail to Godman Siva Shankar Baba in POCSO Case(21.04.2022)

Madras High Court has granted bail to CN Siva Sankaran, self styled godman (commonly known as Siva Sankar Baba) accused under the Protection of Childr.....

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Kerala HC Directs State to Ensure All Steps Taken to Provide Protection to Doctors, Nurses(27.08.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State government to ensure that all steps are taken to provide adequate and effective protection to those manning t.....

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JKL HC: S.482 CrPC Cannot be Invoked to Challenge Proceedings Initiated U/S 12 J&K DV Act(25.07.2023)

Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh HC has held that Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) cannot be used to challenge the proceedings initiated under.....

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Uttarakhand High Court Grants Protection to Gay Couple in Live-In Relationship(20.12.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has granted protection to a Gay couple in a live-in relationship by directing the Police to provide them immediate protection a.....

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SC to Centre/State: Amend CP Rules on Appointment Process of Commission Members(15.03.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Centre & States to comply with direction in Secretary, Ministry of Consumer Affairs v. Dr. Mahindra Bhaskar Limaye (MANU/SC.....

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Gujarat HC: High Court Can Quash Domestic Violence Act Complaints like FIRs(30.11.2015)

Gujarat HC has held that HC can quash complaint filed by women against their in-laws under Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005 under .....

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Madras High Court: Change ‘Women Protection' Laws to Prevent Misuse(19.08.2019)

Madras High Court has suggested to bring an amendment in ‘women protection’ laws so as to prevent its misuse and to safeguard the interest of the ‘inn.....

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Delhi HC Orders Rs 3 Lakh Compensation to Boy Sexually Assaulted in School(25.07.2016)

Delhi HC has awarded Rs 3 lakh as compensation to a minor boy who was sexually assaulted in school by 3 senior students in 2013, observing that provis.....

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Gujarat HC Directs to Take Prompt Measures for Protection of Asiatic Lions in Gir Sanctuary(22.09.2021)

Gujarat High Court has observed that Asiatic Lions are not only the pride of Gujarat but they are the pride of Asia and that prompt measures are expec.....

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SC Dismisses NSEL Plea Challenging Applicability of Maharashtra’s Depositors Protection Law(27.10.2016)

Supreme Court has dismissed a case filed by National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL), challenging applicability of Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depo.....

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Madras HC Directs HC Registry to Take Steps to Notify Witness Protection Scheme 2018(05.08.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the High Court Registry to take steps through the government to notify the Witness Protection Scheme, 2018, and impleme.....

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Supreme Court Grants Interim Protection to Raj Kundra From Coercive Action(16.12.2021)

Supreme Court has directed that no coercive action shall be taken against Raj Kundra in a 2020 porn videos case registered by Nodal Cyber Police Stati.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Dismisses Couple’s Plea for Police Protection(20.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has said that a live-in-relationship is morally and socially unacceptable while rejecting a petition filed by a runaway .....

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Allahabad HC Refuses Protection to Woman/Girl Claiming to Have Married Hindu Man(08.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has refused to pass a protection order in favor of a woman/girl claiming to have married a Hindu Man noting that she did not prod.....

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Supreme Court Grants 2 Months Protection to 'The Wire' Journalists from 3 UP Police FIRS(08.09.2021)

Supreme Court has granted two months protection to the "The Wire" and three of its reporters from three FIRs registered against them by the Uttar Prad.....

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Statute

Cabinet approves Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016(20.07.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved the introduction of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016 in Parliament.

The Bill envisages .....

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Parliament Passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015(23.12.2015)

Parliament has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015 with the passage of the bill in the Rajya Sabha.

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Bombay High Court Directs Mumbai Police to Protect Trans Person(19.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has directed the Mumbai police to protect a 23-year-old person identifying as a transgender male, from being forced to leave the cit.....

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Gauhati High Court: Notify the Child Protection Policy and the rules under the Juvenile Justice Act(01.04.2024)

Gauhati High Court has asked the State Government to notify the rules under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015, and the Child Protec.....

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Central Government Notifies Date for Provisions of Consumer Protection Act to Come Into Force(17.07.2020)

Central Government has issued a notification stating that most of the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 shall come into force on 20th Ju.....

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SC Refuses to Entertain Habeas Corpus Plea Seeking Protection of Girl in Interfaith Relationship(16.03.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Habeas Corpus plea filed seeking protection of a girl in an inter-faith relationship with the petitioner, who.....

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SC Directs Magistrates/Collectors to Take Steps as per SOP for Care and Protection of Children(16.11.2021)

Supreme Court has directed all the District Magistrates/ Collectors of all the state governments and UTs to take steps in accordance with the Standard.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea of MP Seeking CRPF Protection Against Threats(22.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Ministry of Home Affairs in a plea moved by Member of Parliament from Andhra Pradesh, Kanumuru Raghu Rama Krishn.....

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Gujarat HC Refuses to Quash FIR for Dumping Chemicals in Open Land(27.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has refused to quash a FIR lodged for violation of the Environment (Protection) Act against a factory owner for allegedly dumping c.....

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SC Extends Interim Protection From Arrest Granted To Kailash Vijayvargiya & Others In Rape Case(17.11.2021)

Supreme Court has extended the interim protection from arrest granted earlier to BJP Leader Kailash Vijayvargiya RSS member Jisnu Basu, and Pradeep Jo.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019(23.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019, amid Opposition call to refer the Bill to a select committee. The Bill f.....

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Rajasthan HC Grants Protection to Live-In Couple Involving Married Woman(23.09.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has recently held that neither the State nor the society can intrude into the private lives of two adult individuals who seek to .....

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SEBI guidelines on utilisation of Investor Protection Fund(07.06.2016)

SEBI issued guidelines on utilisation and investment aspects of the Investor Protection Fund.

It notified use of the Fund for investor educ.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Constitution of Mithi River Panel(18.01.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing ‘Government property becomes a squatters' property’, has dismissed petitions challenging constitution of Mithi Rive.....

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Allahabad HC Disposes PIL for Protection of Sanitation Workers Amid Covid-19(10.12.2020)

Allahabad High Court has refused to issue directions for protection of sanitation workers, said to be working not only colonies in different cities, b.....

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Cal. HC Constitutes Humane Committee for Animal Protection(24.02.2023)

Calcutta High Court has proposed to form a Humane committee for five districts which shall takes steps for protection and preservation of the animals .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Opinion over Conflict Between POSCO, IPC(06.01.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Central Government to examine need to amend a colonial-era provision in IPC that provides immunity to a man from being prosecu.....

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SC Upholds Bom HC Order Quashing Rules Prescribing Eligiblity for Consumer Commission Appointments(03.03.2023)

Supreme Court while upholding Bombay High Court decision to quash provisions of Consumer Protection Rules 2020 prescribing eligibility for Consumer Co.....

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Allahabad High Court Grants Protection to Homosexual Couple from Harassment(04.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has granted protection from harassment to a homosexual couple from Uttar Pradesh stating that the Petition highlights the stark r.....

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Bombay HC Extends Interim Protection from Arrest Granted to TISS Student by 3 Weeks(25.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has extended the interim protection from arrest granted to Kris Chudawala, a Masters student of the Tata Institute of Social Science.....

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SC: Protection u/s 53A Available to Person Put in Possession and Has Agreement of Lease(18.08.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that protection under Section 53A of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 is available to a person who is put in possession p.....

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SC Issues Notice on CPI MP Binoy Viswam's Plea Seeking Data Protection on UPI Platforms(16.10.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation filed by Binoy Viswam, which sought for directions to Reserve Bank of India and Nation.....

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Allahabad HC: Can't Detain Minor in Protection Homes Against Her Wishes(28.07.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that even a minor has a right to keep her person and even the parents cannot compel the detention of a minor against her.....

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Supreme Court Refuses Protection to Suspended Chhattisgarh IPS Officer in Corruption Case(04.01.2022)

Supreme Court has refused to grant protection to suspended Additional Director General of Police Gurjinder Pal Singh in a case filed against him under.....

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Kerala HC: Provide Adequate Protection to Passengers of Online Cab Services(21.12.2016)

Kerala HC has ordered that passengers of online cab services should be provided adequate protection.

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Rajasthan HC Denies Police Protection to Runaway Couple Apprehending Threat from Families(13.01.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has denied Police protection to a runaway couple, apprehending threat from their families. The Court has observed that there is n.....

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CCPA Slaps Fine on Paytm Mall and Snapdeal for Selling Substandard Pressure Cookers on Platforms(28.03.2022)

Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has slapped a fine of Rs. 1 lakh each on Paytm Mall and Snapdeal for sale of substandard pressure cooker.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019(25.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 entailing amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexu.....

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Central Government Proposes Amendments to Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020(23.06.2021)

Central Government has proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020. The new draft proposes a host of changes such as: (i) .....

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MP HC to DGP: Think of Creating WhatsApp Groups for Purpose of Summoning Witnesses(26.09.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed Director General of Police (DGP) and Director, Prosecution to take suggestion from police officers and other ex.....

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Bombay HC Issues Notice to Government on PIL for Protection of Rights & Identity of Rape Victims(03.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to the Union of India and State of Maharashtra in a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions for implementati.....

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At an interlocutory stage, it cannot be said that, Plaintiff did not have a chance of success at the trial(28.02.2020)

In a suit for infringement of copyright, the Plaintiff has sought interim reliefs by present application. Learned senior advocate appearing for the Pl.....

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Bombay HC Suggests Centre to Allow Cops to Lodge Complaints Under Environment Laws(28.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Union Government to consider allowing police officers to lodge complaints for offences under Environmental Protection A.....

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SC to HCs: Appoint Special Prosecutors to Deal With Cases of Crime Against Children(07.04.2017)

Chief Justice of India has directed high courts to appoint special public prosecutors to deal with cases of crime against children and to create child.....

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Gujarat HC Orders State to Furnish Details on Women Protection Homes(09.10.2020)

Gujarat High Court has ordered the state authorities to furnish details regarding the functioning of the Women Protection Homes and the total amount o.....

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Karnataka HC: Right to Get Protection from Human Beings is a Guaranteed Right to Animals(15.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set aside an order of the Magistrate Court handing over custody of ten dogs given to their owner who treated them with cruelt.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill to Amend Juvenile Justice Act(25.03.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021. The Bill seeks to re-define the category of "serious.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Notices State Over Plea Against Cow Protection Act(24.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to Haryana Government on a plea challenging decision of Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP Government banni.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Case on Risk of COVID-19 Infection in Children Protection Homes(07.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has taken a suo moto case on measures to be taken to protect children lodged in Protection Homes from the Corona virus. The Court .....

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SC: Cannot Make Advocates Liable for Deficiency of Service Under Consumer Protection Act, 1986(14.05.2024)

SC has held that advocates cannot be made liable for deficiency of service under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 as re-enacted in 2019 and observed .....

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Patna HC Seeks Report on Implementation of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act(31.08.2020)

Patna High Court has sought a report from the Central as well as the State Government, delineating the steps taken by them to implement the welfare pr.....

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P&H High Court Orders Police Protection for a Live in Couple(28.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that there is a need to shift perspective from didactics of the orthodox society, shackled with the strong .....

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SC: Reconsideration Required of the Judgement That Brought Doctors Under Consumer Protection Act(15.05.2024)

Supreme Court while deciding whether advocates can be held liable under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, has observed that the judgement that brough.....

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SC Asks UP Govt. to File Witness Protection Plan in Hathras Rape Case(06.10.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the State of Uttar Pradesh to file an affidavit stipulating Witness Protection Plan for the family and witnesses of the 19-.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Plea Alleging Dilution of Whistleblower Law(16.01.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to examine a petition alleging dilution in Whistleblower Protection Act and seeking interim measures to protect whistleblowe.....

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RERA Doesn’t Bar Homebuyers Complaint Under Consumer Protection Act Against Builder: NCDRC(18.04.2019)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) does not bar filing of.....

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Del. HC to State: Hold Stakeholder Consultation on Draft Advocates Protection Bill(26.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has asked State government to hold stakeholder consultation on the draft Delhi Advocates (Protection) Bill which seeks to provide saf.....

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MP HC Grants Protection to Couple Receiving Threats from Parents(15.07.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has granted protection to a couple receiving threat from their parents after observing that persons, being major, voluntaril.....

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Bom. HC Quashes Rule 6(1) of the Consumer Protection Rules, 2020(23.10.2023)

Bombay High Court while quashing Rule 6(1) of the Consumer Protection Rules, 2020, has observed that rule was diluting the involvement of the judiciar.....

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P&H HC: Employee Cannot Seek Protection Against Dispensation of Services(07.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that an employee cannot seek protection against the dispensation of services if he has attained the employment .....

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Govt Extends Due Date of Transfer of Shares to IEPF Authority, New Dates to Notify Soon(31.05.2017)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has extended due date of transfer of shares to Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Authority which earlier was.....

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A document is restricted information, if the disclosure of same could reasonably be expected to frustrate the deliberative process of the Competition Commission(13.10.2017)

The initial complaint was submitted to the Commission by Mr Parsons ("the Parsons complaint") wherein he alleged that the tyre manufacturers simultane.....

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Bom HC: SC/ST Act Applicable Even if Victim not Recognized as SC/ST in Place of Offence(04.09.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that a person belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe is entitled to protection under SC/ST Act in any other part o.....

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Rajasthan HC Denies Police Protection to Married Lady in Live-in Relationship(16.08.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has denied police protection to a married lady, who is in a live-in relationship with another man and who sought police protectio.....

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SC Takes Suo Moto Case on Risk of COVID-19 Infection in Children Protection Homes(02.04.2020)

Supreme Court has taken a suo moto case on the conditions of children protection homes across the country in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

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SC Seeks Centre’s Response in Plea for Introducing Penal Laws for Protection of Transgenders(13.10.2020)

Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response on a Public Interest Litigation seeking to fill a void in penal law to protect transgenders from sexual.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea for Protection Against Unlawful Conversion Ordinance(15.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed as withdrawn petitions filed by a Muslim man and his family from Etah who had prayed that the Court grant protectio.....

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Supreme Court Directs Centre to Frame Model Rules For Consumer Courts(22.11.2016)

Supreme Court, while emphasizing that “a systemic overhaul of entire infrastructure is necessary if Consumer Protection Act, 1986, is not to become a .....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice Directing Protection of Great Indian Bustard(08.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government and directed it to place on record the immediate steps it proposes to take for protecti.....

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

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

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Allahabad HC Seeks UP Government's Response on Implementation of Witness Protection Scheme 2018(09.12.2020)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Government on a public interest litigation seeking effective implementation of the Witness.....

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Uttarakhand HC to UEPPCB: Shut Units Polluting Ganga(31.03.2017)

Uttarakhand HC has ordered Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) to "close down all hotels, ashrams and industries whi.....

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P&H HC: Every Adult has Right to Live With Person of Choice(28.09.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while granting protection to live-in couple, has held that every major person has the right to live with a person of the.....

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MP HC: right to Life Also Includes Right to Health; State to Provide Adequate Measures for Protection(20.04.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has referred to various Supreme Court judgments which have interpreted Article 21 of the Constitution of India, 1949 so as t.....

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SC to WhatsApp: Widely Publicise That Users Aren't Bound to Accept 2021 Privacy Policy(02.02.2023)

Supreme Court Constitution Bench has directed WhatsApp to widely publicise its stand that WhatsApp users in India don’t have to accept its 2021 privac.....

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Allahabad HC Orders Extension of Protection to Muslim Woman Who Converted to Hindu Religion(27.05.2021)

Allahabad High Court has ordered to extend and provide necessary protection to the life and limb of a Muslim woman who converted to the Hindu religion.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Consumer Protection Bill, 2019(07.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2019. The Bill seeks to establish authorities for timely and effective administration and settlem.....

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Allahabad High Court Orders Protection for Married Woman Residing With a Man(15.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed the police authorities especially the Superintendent of Police, Gonda to protect the life and liberty of a married w.....

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Central Government Establishes Central Consumer Protection Authority(24.07.2020)

Central Government has established the Central Consumer Protection Authority with its headquarter at New Delhi, with effect from 24th July 2020.

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Gauhati HC: Protection to Judges While Discharging Judicial Functions is Absolute(21.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has stated that the protection available under the Judges (Protection) Act, 1985 is absolute and is available not only to a sitting.....

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Allahabad High Court Directs Implementation Of Witness Protection Scheme(18.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court last week has directed the Uttar Pradesh Government and all its concerned authorities/committees to implement the Witness Protect.....

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Delhi High Court: Why Child Protection Body Posts Still Vacant?(14.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Central government to explain the inordinate delay in appointment of three members in the National Commission for Protectio.....

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Whistle-blowing protection in Part IVA of Employment Rights Act, 1996 extends to district judges as well(16.10.2019)

Present case is about the employment status of district judges, but it could apply to the holder of any judicial office. The issue is whether a distri.....

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Bombay HC: Protection u/s 41A CrPC Will Not Apply If Accused Destroys Incriminating Material(09.08.2021)

Bombay High Court has dismissed businessman Raj Kundra and his associate's pleas, stating that protection granted to a suspect under S. 41A of the Cod.....

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SC Seeks Government Response on Doctor’s PPE Plea for Medical Fraternity(02.04.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Government to respond to a doctor’s plea for a Court direction to the Government to urgently step up and issue World Healt.....

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Delhi HC: Restraint Order Against Husband Under DV Act from Making Arrangement for Child Visitation(21.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the domain and extent of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and Family Courts Act, 1984, being two c.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre, States Reply Over Protection of Witnesses in High-Profile Cases(11.09.2017)

Supreme Court, while emphasizing on witness protection programme, has asked Centre and State governments about the steps being taken to ensure that wi.....

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Tel. HC to State Lake Protection Committee: Notify Buffer Zone for Water Bodies in Greater Hyderabad(28.07.2023)

Telangana High Court while observing that State Lake Protection Committee has not issued any guidelines in respect of tanks and water bodies, the buff.....

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Karnataka Govt Tables Bill to Impose Restrictions on Religious Conversion, Inter-Faith Marriages(22.12.2021)

Karnataka Government has introduced the Karnataka Protection of Right To Freedom Of Religion Bill, 2021, which seeks to impose restrictions on religio.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(26.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 to ban the practice of triple talaq among Muslims and punish the g.....

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Supreme Court Sets Aside Interim Protection Granted to Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd. Officers(15.02.2024)

Supreme Court while setting aside the interim protection granted to Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd. officers in an FIR, has held that the extraordinar.....

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CCPA Directs to Stop Misleading Advertisements Imposing Penalty(14.02.2022)

Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has passed two orders against GlaxoSmithKline Asia and Naaptol Online Shopping and directed them to immed.....

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SC: A Trust Cannot Be a Complainant Before Consumer Forum(09.03.2017)

Supreme Court has observed that a Trust cannot file a consumer dispute under provisions of Consumer Protection Act.

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SC: Not Including Content Shown in Trailer, in Main Movie Doesn’t Amount to ‘Deficiency of Service’(23.04.2024)

SC has held that if movie creators do not include the contents of a movie trailer in the main movie, that does not amount to deficiency of service on .....

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Kar. HC: No Bar on Adoption of Privately Owned Elephants Under Wildlife Protection Act(14.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Section 40 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 permits private ownership of live elephants and there is no bar .....

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Allahabad HC Junks Live-in Couple Plea Demanding Protection(02.12.2016)

Allahabad High Court has rejected plea of a live-in couple that they be provided protection on ground that the woman in question happened to be marrie.....

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Bombay HC Asks State to Disclose State-Wise List of People with Police Protection(24.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has criticized Maharashtra Government for failing to take effective steps to recover government dues from people, to whom police pro.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Dismisses Couple’s Plea for Police Protection(20.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court Dismisses Couple’s Plea for Police Protection

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Delhi HC Directs Delhi Police to Provide Protection to Witness in Chhatrasal Murder Case(04.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to provide protection to a witness in the Chhatrasal Stadium Murder case leading to death of former jun.....

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Madras HC Grants Police Protection to Queer Woman Harassed by Family Members(07.07.2021)

Madras High Court has granted police protection to a queer woman belonging to the LGBTQIA+ community alleging harassment by her family members after d.....

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Not precluded as ‘consumer’ even if outcome commercial(22.07.2016)

Unless a party approaching the consumer disputes redressal forums is a partner or a co-adventurer in a business from which dispute arises, it remains .....

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Delhi HC: Convict Under POCSO Act Not Barred From Seeking Parole(09.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has reiterated that a convict under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 is not barred from seeking parole, as d.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Police to Protect Rape Accused from His Accuser(22.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Police to protect a man, after he alleged that a woman, who has lodged a rape case against him, is harassing him phys.....

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SC to States: Start Appointment Process for Consumer Commissions 6 Months Before Vacancies Arise(27.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that Rule 6(4) of the Consumer Protection Rules 2020 require that the process of appointments shall be initiated by the state g.....

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Allahabad High Court: No Protection for Married Live-In Partners(02.03.2020)

Allahabad High Court has held that where a man and a woman, during the subsistence of their marriages to other persons, reside as a live-in couple, th.....

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Kar. HC: PoC Act Provides Two Fold Protection to Public Servants(11.10.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that PoC Act has conferred a two-fold protection to public servants for offences under the Act; firstly, a prior approva.....

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Delhi HC Asks Govt to Check if Temporary Protection Officers Can be Appointed(27.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the concerned authorities to consider whether temporary Protection Officers can be appointed, till regular appointments are.....

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Karnataka HC: Court Cannot Direct State to Make Law for Protection of 'Gig Workers'(14.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said the Court cannot direct the State to make a law or the protection of 'gig workers', stating that they may submit a repre.....

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Central Government Notifies Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020(24.07.2020)

Central Government has notified Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 to prevent unfair trade practices in e-commerce, direct selling and also .....

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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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SC: Healthcare Services Covered Under Consumer Protection law(02.05.2022)

Supreme Court has said that doctors and healthcare services are not barred from the ambit of the Consumer Protection Act of 2019 and termed the concer.....

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Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea for Implementation of Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2014(24.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction upon the Parliament to bring into force the Whistle Blowers.....

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SC Extends Interim Protection from Arrest for BJP MLA Jayakumar Gore in Forgery Case(24.06.2022)

Supreme Court has extended the interim protection from the arrest of BJP MLA Jayakumar Gore who has been accused of allegedly forging documents in the.....

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Supreme Court Gives Green Signal to 24x7 Witness Protection Scheme(06.12.2018)

Supreme Court has directed state governments to provide round-the-clock police protection to witnesses who face threats for deposing against those acc.....

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Application for Interim Measure of Protection Maintainable Even After Arbitration Award: Kerala HC(28.11.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that application under Section 9(1)(ii) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 seeking an interim measure of protect.....

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Position Limits for Hedgers(19.08.2016)

1. As per Section 131(4) of Finance Act, 2015 all rules, directions, guidelines, instructions, circulars, or any like instruments, made by the erstwhi.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL for Financial Protection to Media Persons(11.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on a Public interest litigation seeking directions to the State and media houses to pro.....

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P&H HC: Married Individual Living in Live-In Relationship Also Entitled to Police Protection(16.10.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that right to life is to be treated on highest pedestal and can’t be taken away, except in accordance wi.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Adequate Protection, Standardised PPE Kits, and Free Treatment(15.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea seeking directions to both the Centre and the Delhi Government to ensure adequate protection of healthcare pro.....

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Consumer Protection Bill, 2015(10.08.2015)

The government introduced the Consumer Protection Bill, 2015 in the Lok Sabha on 10.08.2015. The Bill aims to provide protection of the interests of c.....

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SC: Commercial Transactions Not Within the Purview of Consumer Protection Act, 1986(08.04.2024)

Supreme Court has held that commercial disputes cannot be decided in summary proceedings under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 but the appropriate r.....

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Protection From Arrest to SpiceJet Promoter Ajay Singh in Fraud Case(08.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted interim protection from arrest to Ajay Singh, SpiceJet Promoter in an alleged fraud case with regard to transfer of airli.....

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Allahabad High Court Grants Protection to Homosexual Couple from Harassment(04.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has granted protection from harassment to a homosexual couple from Uttar Pradesh stating that the Petition highlights the stark r.....

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EU's New Data Protection Rules Come Into Effect(25.05.2018)

European Union's new data protection laws known as General Data Protection Regulation has came into effect today.

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Parliament Passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(31.07.2019)

Parliament has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 five days after it got the nod from Lok Sabha. This comes nearly .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre Stand on Plea by Delhi Waqf Board Seeking Protection of Religious Properties(22.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought Centre's stand on the petition moved by Delhi Waqf Board seeking preservation and protection of religious/waqf properties .....

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Delhi HC: Maintenance Under DV Act Cannot Be Denied Solely Because Grievance Arose in Second Marriage(21.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has set aside a lower Court order, which had denied maintenance to the wife under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 200.....

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Delhi HC Grants Police Protection to Girl Alleging Harassment from Media Houses(05.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted police protection to a Hindu Girl who alleged that certain media houses are harassing her by airing programmes against he.....

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Delhi HC Directs Police to Provide Protection to Run-away Homosexual Wife(11.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed Police to provide protection to a woman who ran away from her matrimonial home saying she was a homosexual, but was thre.....

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SC Upholds State’s Power to Attach Properties of ‘Defaulting’ Financial Establishments(17.05.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld State's power to issue ad interim order u/s 3 of Tamil Nadu Protection of Interests of Depositors Act, 1997, attaching immova.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019(27.11.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019. The Bill on protection of rights of transgenders was passed after a .....

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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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SC: Blanket Order of Protection from Arrest Cannot be Passed by High Court(10.03.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that a blanket order of protection from arrest cannot be passed by the High Court while dismissing a petition filed under S.....

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EU countries not obliged to extend extradition protections to non-nationals(10.05.2016)

The

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Punjab & Haryana HC Grants Interim Protection From Arrest To Akali Leader Bikram Singh Majithia(11.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted interim protection from arrest to Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia in Drugs Case on the stip.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea by WBCPCR Seeking Compensation From Election Commission For Covid Orphans(25.05.2022)

Calcutta HC dismissed a PIL filed by West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) seeking a direction upon the Election Commission t.....

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Allahabad HC Dismissed With Cost, Protection Plea Filed by Married Woman and Her Live-In Partner(22.07.2022)

Allahabad High Court while dismissing a protection plea filed by married woman and her live-in partner with cost has held that they failed to demonstr.....

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Delhi Court: Domestic Violence Act Does Not Override Personal Laws(04.08.2016)

A Delhi Court, while observing that the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (PWDV) Act does not override personal laws completely’, has reduce.....

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Good samaritans protected by SC, government guidelines – in theory(30.03.2016)

The Supreme Court allowed a petition seeking affirmation of the recently released central government guidelines for the protection of good samaritans......

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Delhi High Court: No Interim Protection to Two Jamia Students(19.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has refused to grant interim protection from coercive action to two women students of Jamia Millia Islamia, in relation to the protes.....

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CCPA: Hotels/Restaurants Can't Add Service Charge Automatically or by Default in Bill(05.07.2022)

Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has issued an order barring Hotels and restaurants from levying service charges automatically or by defau.....

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Supreme Court Declines Centre Offer to Submit Srikrishna Report on Data Protection(31.07.2018)

Supreme Court has turned down the centre's proposal to submit the Srikrishna Committee report on data protection.

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Telecom Users Have Right Over Personal Data: TRAI(18.07.2018)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has said users have primary right over their personal information while entities controlling or processin.....

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Meghalaya HC: Act of Holding Hands Of Child Can’t be Considered As Sexual Assault Under POCSO Act(30.05.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has ruled that the act of holding the hands of a child and saying that her hands are beautiful cannot be considered an act of sex.....

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Telangana HC Seeks Report on SC Order for Protection of Children in Child Care Institutions(07.04.2020)

Telangana High Court has asked all the Juvenile Justice Boards and Children Courts in the state to file a status report in terms of the Supreme Court .....

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