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International Cases

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.....

Tags : Litigation privilege, Documents, Disclosure, Protection



Notifications & Circulars

No Revenue appeals against interest on refund of excess TDS(26.04.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued a notification stating that no appeals are to be filed against interest be claimed by a tax deduct on refund .....

Tags : litigation reduction, tds, refund, interest



Taxability of surplus on sale of shares and securities - Instructions in order to reduce litigation(29.02.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued instructions in situations when Assessing Officers hold whether surplus generated from sale of listed shares .....

Tags : capital asset, shares, determination, litigation



Withdrawal of Central Excise cases older than 15 years(29.02.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs approved filing of applications by the Department to withdraw cases from prosecution. Cases must be pending fo.....

Tags : reducing litigation, pending cases, quantum



Statute

Rajasthan Vexatious Litigation (Prevention) Bill, 2015(19.10.2015)

Taking heart from Madhya Pradesh’s somewhat inappropriately timed ‘Tang Karnewali Mukadmebazi (Nivaran) Vidheyak’ or Vexatious Litigation (Prevention).....

Tags : Rajasthan, bill, vexatious, litigant, litigation, court



Top Story

When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation



Adjudication of notices issued on CERA/CRA objection(08.04.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs added to its efforts to reduce litigation arising out of indirect tax disputes. Its latest Circular has prescr.....

Tags : Cbec, demand notice, litigation, cag



CBDT endeavours to reduce litigation over bad debt(30.05.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes bolstered Departmental policies to reduce litigation arising from assessees writing off sums as ‘bad debt’.

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Tags : income tax, bad debt, irrecoverable, reducing litigation



When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation



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......

Tags : Faridabad Bar Association, Outstation Lawyers, Litigation, Practice



Judgments

A stranger to agreement cannot be impleaded as a party so as to convert a suit of one character into a suit of different character(11.09.2020)

Petitioner has assailed the order passed by the Additional Civil Judge vide which the application under Order 1 Rule 10 read with Section 151 of Code .....

Tags : Legal right, Litigation, Impleadment



No entertaining of petition by seeker of 'a halo of a persecuted man'(31.07.2015)

Taking note that the Petitioner had filed 218 petitions before court, with 20 petitions dated 20 August, 2015 alone, the High Court directed the Regis.....

Tags : frivolous, vexatious, litigation, barred



Advocate shall not stipulate for a fee contingent on results of litigation or agree to share the proceeds thereof(05.12.2017)

Instant appeal has been preferred against order of High Court thereby, High Court declined to quash the proceedings initiated against the Appellant un.....

Tags : Advocate’s fee, Contingency, Litigation, Misconduct



News

Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Against Reopening of Schools for Unvaccinated Children(29.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation which challenged the decision of Delhi government to recommence physical classes for schoo.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Physical class, Public Interest Litigation



Karnataka HC Rejects Plea to Award Bharat Ratna Award to Late Sri Shivakumara Swami(04.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a public interest litigation seeking a direction to be issued to the Prime Minister of India to consider the represe.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, public interest litigation, Bharat Ratna award



Allahabad High Court Imposes Cost on Insurance Co. for Keeping Litigation Alive for 20 Yrs(17.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has imposed Rs. 5,00,000 on an insurance company while noting that it kept the litigation alive for almost 20 years in connection.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Keeping Litigation Alive



Bombay HC Rejects PIL Seeking New Commission to Probe Gandhi Murder(07.06.2016)

Bombay HC has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking appointment of a Commission of Inquiry to probe afresh the murder of Mahatma Gandhi.....

Tags : Bombay HC, public interest litigation



Del. HC: PIL Seeking Constitution of High Powered Committee Affairs of Cooperative Banks, Rejected(02.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that sought the constitution of the High Powered Committee to look into affairs of co.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Public Interest Litigation, High Powered Committee



SC: Can’t Include Time Spent in Contesting Bonafide Litigation at Wrong Forum, While Computing Limi.(04.04.2024)

SC has held that Section 14 of Limitation Act, 1963 makes it clear that an applicant who has prosecuted another civil proceeding with due diligence, b.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Section 14 of Limitation Act, Bonafide Litigation, Limitation



Public Interest Litigation to Ban Cross-Gender Massages in Spas Dismissed by Delhi High Court(04.04.2024)

Delhi High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) which sought the banning of cross-gender massages in spas on the ground that a single ju.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Cross Gender Massages



Bom. HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Additional Fees Imposed for Delay in Applying for Vehicle Services(04.04.2024)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that challenged the imposition of additional fees for several vehicle services like.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Additional Fees



Public Interest Litigation to Remove Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Refused by Delhi High Court(05.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a public interest litigation that sought the removal of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the ground that th.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Chief Minister



NGT Directs PIL Filer to Disclose Source Of Litigation Funding(17.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal has warned a serial Public Interest Litigant of consequences including debarment, if he fails to disclose the source of fundin.....

Tags : NGT, Source Of Litigation Funding



Rajasthan HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to Conduct Census to Centre in Specific Time Frame(20.04.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation seeking a direction to Union government to conduct the Census in scheduled timeline, s.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, a public interest litigation, Union government, Section 3 of the Census Act, 1948, ultra vires



Delhi HC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking to Fill up Staff Vacancies in City Prisons(20.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation seeking filling up of various staff vacancies in city prisons with those of Medical.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Medical Officers, Welfare Officers, Counsellors, Teachers for Education, Yoga Teachers, Education Vocational Counsellors



Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea to Centre Challenging Vires of Waqf Act(20.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a public interest litigation filed seeking uniform law for Trust and Trustees, Charities and Charitable Institut.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, public interest litigation, Waqf Act, 1995, Charities and Charitable Institutions and Religious Endowments



Allahabad HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to CM Adityanath to Disclose Actual Name(26.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation plea filed seeking direction to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to reveal.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, 1 Lakh



Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to Not Conduct 2023 State Assembly Elections(27.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking instructions to the State and Chief Election Commissioner to not conduct the 2.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, public interest litigation, Election Commissioner, Assembly election, people's representatives



Delhi HC Seeks Response for Providing Holistic Treatment Under Allopathy, Ayurveda, Homeopathy(27.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has issued a notice on a Public Interest Litigation filed by Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay, seeking adoption of a Holistic Integrated Med.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Holistic Integrated Medicinal, Ashwini Upadhyay



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.....

Tags : Supreme Court , healthcare services , Consumer Protection Act of 2019 , Public Interest Litigation



Punjab & Haryana HC Asks Lower Courts Not to Permit Prolonged Litigations(20.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has called upon Lower Courts to be in control of proceedings and not permit prolonged litigation in order to reduce pend.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court , prolonged litigation



Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Aadhar Requirement for Availing Ration(06.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation that challenges the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar card to avail free ration under the N.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, public interest litigation, National Food Security Act, 2013, Aadhaar card



Rajasthan HC Imposes 25K Cost on PIL Challenging Dr. Anula Morya's Appointment as VC(03.05.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a Public interest litigation challenging the appointment of Dr. Anulya Morya as Vice Chancellor of Jagadguru Ramana.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, public interest litigation, Dr. Anulya Morya, Vice Chancellor, Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University



Bombay HC Rejects Plea to Prohibit Newspapers From Publishing Pictures of Gods & Goddesses(03.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has dismissed an Advocate's Public Interest Litigation seeking information for a policy restricting publication of photographs of go.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Public Interest Litigation, photographs, newspapers, garbage bin



Allahabad HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Upgradation of Overall Working Conditions of CBI Prosecution Cadre(06.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation plea seeking a direction to the Department of Personnel and Training and the Central B.....

Tags : Public Interest Litigation, Allahabad High Court, Central Bureau of Investigation, Department of Personnel and Training, working condition



Rajasthan HC: Bar Expected to Advise Parties Against Pursuing Lumber Litigation, Save Judicial Time(09.05.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that if any litigation, with passage of time or due to prolonged life of the litigation has lost its merits; the par.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, lumber litigation, judicial time



Delhi HC: Refusal of Defendant to Settle Dispute Satisfies Requirement of Pre-Litigation Mediation(01.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that when the plaintiff makes an offer to the defendant to amicably settle the dispute and the defendant refuses the offer t.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Pre-Litigation Mediation, Commercial Courts Act



Delhi HC: Procedural Formalities in CPC Not Intended to be Abused as Instrument of Oppression(12.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the procedural formalities in the Code of Civil Procedure are "intended to facilitate litigation" by prescribing the co.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, CPC, Oppression, Litigation



Supreme Court: "We Do Not Want Politics to Shift to Courts"(02.12.2016)

Supreme Court, while hearing arguments on whether a political party can file and pursue a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), has observed that, "We do .....

Tags : Supreme Court, political party, public Interest Litigation



CESTAT: Rejection of Refund on Flimsy Ground Defeats The Purpose of Rebate Schemes(26.07.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata Bench has held that the rejection of refund on flimsy ground would defeat the pur.....

Tags : CESTAT, Rebate, Litigation



Raj. HC Asks Grandparents Seeking Minor’s Custody to Deposit Rs. 50K as Advance Litigation Cost(10.11.2022)

Rajasthan High Court while hearing a petition seeking release of their 5+ years old grandson, who is suffering from a rare disease, from alleged illeg.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Advance Litigation Cost, Custody



Kerala HC: PIL Based Purely on Paper Report Not Maintainable(27.11.2020)

Kerala High Court has stated that Public Interest Litigation filed purely on the basis of paper report is not maintainable.

Tags : Kerala High Court, Public Interest Litigation



SC: NALSA Recommendation on Pre-Litigation Mediation Settlement of Cheque Bounce Cases Not Feasible(19.01.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that NALSA's recommendations on pre-litigation mediation for settlement of cheque bounce cases under Section 138 of the Neg.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Pre-Litigation Mediation Settlement



Supreme Court: Adjudication of Litigation Should be Done on Merits(09.07.2019)

Supreme Court observed that “Litigation should not be terminated by default either of the Plaintiff or the Defendant”. The Court further observed that.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Litigation



Bombay HC Fines 75-year-old Woman Rs. 10 Lakh for Frivolous Litigation(03.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has imposed a fine of Rs. 10 lakh on a 75-year-old businesswoman for filing a “frivolous litigation” against the Brihanmumbai Munici.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Frivolous Litigation



SC: No Benefit of Lapse Available if Delay in Possession is Due to Pending Litigation(17.01.2023)

Supreme Court has held that delay in taking possession of land due to pending litigation does not entitle original owner of land the benefit of lapse .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Land Acquisition, Benefit of Lapse, Pending Litigation



MP High Court Junks Plea Alleging Illegality In Sale Of Tickets in Ind vs. NZ ODI Match(23.01.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court while observing that a PIL on the basis of newspaper reporting is not maintainable, has dismissed a PIL alleging that illega.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Cricket Match, India, New Zealand



Delhi HC Asks Centre, Police To Respond To PIL Seeking Better Treatment Of Cows(17.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has sought a reply from the Centre and Delhi Police in a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking remedial steps for treatment of lum.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Delhi Police, public interest litigation



Centre Tells SC: No direction Can be Issued to Parliament to Frame UCC(19.10.2022)

Law Ministry has told the Supreme Court that the court cannot direct Parliament to frame or enact any law, as it sought dismissal of Public Interest L.....

Tags : Law Ministry, Public Interest Litigation, Uniform Civil Code



Karnataka HC Issues Notice To Lokayukta Police On Plea To Upload FIRs On Website(19.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has issued notices on an Advocate's Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to upload the First Information Reports (F.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Public Interest Litigation, FIR



Delhi HC: Frivolous Litigations Can be Put to End At Any Stage(28.10.2022)

Delhi High Court while observing that judiciary is grappling with huge pendency due to frivolous litigations has held that an attempt must be made by .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Frivolous Litigations, delay



SC: 40% of Litigation by Union and State Governments are Unnecessary(09.05.2023)

Supreme Court while expressing displeasure over State’s practice of filing ‘frivolous’ and ‘unnecessary’ appeals, has orally remarked that Forty per c.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Litigation, Appeals



Madras HC Rejects PIL Seeking Increase in Sports Quota in Higher Educational Institutions(02.06.2023)

Madras High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking increase in the number of seats under the Sports Quota in higher education .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Sports Quota



Allahabad HC Says Farmers’ Plea Seeking Return of Land Cannot be a PIL(03.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking return of land to farmers from nine villages in Varanasi district on the gro.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Public Interest Litigation



Telangana HC: State Must Have a Litigation Policy(28.07.2023)

Telangana High Court while observing that State cannot be the biggest litigant and that State also has a stake in the Justice Administration System, h.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Litigation Policy, Justice Administration



SC: If Frivolous Litigations by the Union is Curtailed, 70% of Court’s Role Would be Reduced(14.08.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that if the Union of India decides, 70 percent of litigation can be curtailed if so many frivolous litigations by the union.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Frivolous Litigations, Government



Telangana High Court Makes Lord Venkateswara a Respondent in Public Interest Litigation(21.01.2020)

Telangana High Court has made Lord Venkateswara a Respondent in a Public Interest Litigation which questioned the construction of a temple in a park. .....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Lord Venkateswara, Party in Public Interest Litigation



SC: No Party Ought to be Vexed Twice in a Litigation for One and the Same Cause(22.09.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that the doctrine of Res Judicata is based on public policy flowing from the age-old legal principle that in the interest o.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Res Judicata, Litigation



Madras HC Finds Two Lawyers Guilty of Contempt of Court for Vexatious Litigation(31.08.2021)

Madras High Court has found two lawyers guilty of contempt of Court for having pursued 'vexatious litigation' to remove a Registrar (Vigilance) by fil.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Vexatious Litigation



Delhi HC: Pending Litigation Cannot Become Subject of Private Correspondence by Litigant and Judge(27.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has deprecated the act of a student sending personal email while highlighting the pendency of his case since last 8 years, observing .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Pending Litigation



SC Directs Integration of Technology Adopted to Streamline Stages in Government Revenue Litigation(03.12.2021)

Supreme Court has directed for integration of the technology adopted to streamline and monitor all stages in government revenue litigation , to the In.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Stages in Government Revenue Litigation



Supreme Court: Public Interest Litigations Raising Personal Grievances Can’t be Entertained(29.01.2024)

Supreme Court while dismissing a Public Interest Litigation which sought directions to implement the recommendations of the NITI AYOG on streamlining .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Public Interest Litigation, NITI AYOG



Kerala HC Asks Assistant Passport Officer in Kottayam to Shell Out Litigation Expenses from Salary(04.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has asked an Assistant Passport Officer in Kottayam to shell out litigation expenses amounting to Rs. 25,000 from his own salary for.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Litigation Expenses from Salary



All. HC: Filing PIL on Issues Already Decided Amounts to Manipulation & Misleading of Court(08.04.2024)

Allahabad High Court while imposing a fine of Rupees Fifty Thousand on Bhartiya Kisan Union Pathik for filing Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on issu.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Public Interest Litigation, Bhartiya Kisan Union Pathik, Manipulation



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