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Law Commission Report No. 260 analysing draft model Indian bilateral investment treaty(28.08.2015)

The Law Commission released its 260th Report on 'Analysis of the 2015 Draft Model Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty'. The bi-lateral investment treat.....

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Law Commission Report No. 259 on Early Childhood Development and Legal Entitlements(01.01.1900)

The Law Commission released Report No. 259 on early childhood development analysing and debating legal entitlements to nutrition that will benefit dev.....

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Law Commission Report No. 258 on Prevention of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials and Officials of Public International Organisations—A Study and Proposed Amendments(01.01.1900)

The Law Commission released Report No. 258 examining various international regiames and their approaches in preventing bribery of foreign public offic.....

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Statute

Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance, 2016(08.01.2016)

The President has promulgated the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinan.....

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Presidential assent concludes legislation season(11.01.2016)

Having been passed by the Parliament in its Winter Session, several Bills received Presidential assent on 31st December 2015 becoming the first Acts o.....

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The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2014(30.09.2015)

The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill proposes establishment of National State Advisory Boards for the regulation and supervision of .....

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Legislation passed in Winter Session, 2015(28.12.2015)

The Goods and Services Tax framework for a homogenous tax code may have been put to bed yet again, but Parliament did break through an early onset of .....

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Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016(07.03.2016)

The Union Government introduced the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of.....

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Houses of Parliament pass several Bills(14.03.2016)

The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha kept up frenetic legislative activity, passing several Bills in the ‘first half’ of the Budget session. Of note is the R.....

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International Cases

ECHR derides pre-trial detention in Russia(24.03.2016)

The European Court of Human Rights rejected the Russian Government’s application to strike part of the case against alleged unjust pre-trial detention.....

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ECHR derides pre-trial detention in Russia(24.03.2016)

The European Court of Human Rights rejected the Russian Government’s application to strike part of the case against alleged unjust pre-trial detention.....

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When law required a thing to be done in a particular manner, same must be done accordingly, and, if prescribed procedure was not followed, it was assumed that, it had not been legally done(14.03.2018)

In facts of present case, 'Complainant' filed a complaint with Commission for alleged violations of Section 10 of Competition Act, 2010/Act. Complaina.....

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Appellate Court must not substitute its own opinion for that of sentencing magistrate merely because it has exercised its sentencing discretion in a manner different from sentencing magistrate(26.07.2018)

Mr Sevim was charged with one offence of indecent assault contrary to Section 323 of the Criminal Code (WA). Mr Sevim pleaded guilty on the first day .....

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Appeal may be dismissed when issues are of such a nature that, decision sought will have no practical effect or result(20.05.2019)

In present appeal, counsel were at the outset of the hearing, asked to address the Court on the preliminary question whether the Full Court’s order mu.....

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Seriousness of offence must be determined by taking into account statutory penalty for offence, circumstances of commission of the offence, any aggravating factors and mitigating factors(01.07.2019)

In present case, the Appellant attempted to possess a prohibited drug, namely cocaine, with intent to sell or supply it to another. On 17 December 201.....

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Russian Constitutional Court can look into decisions of international courts(15.12.2015)

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has granted assent to a Bill that allows Russia’s Constitutional Court to look into decisions of international cour.....

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Payment obligation is only applicable as long as the land lease remained valid(05.08.2021)

Appeal is against impugned order of High Court, which upheld an application brought by Capital Propfund 4 (Pty) Ltd, for an order declaring a leases a.....

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Agreement could be terminated by either party in terms of the legislation(28.10.2022)

The issue in the appeal was whether the Appellant, KeyHealth Medical Scheme (KeyHealth), was entitled to revoke the agreement it had with the Responde.....

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Reliance on headings and explanatory notes, when classifying goods must be understood as providing explanations and guidance; they were not intended to override or contradict legislation(09.10.2023)

The appeal revolved around the classification of imported bicycle parts destined for assembly and the related customs duty payable on such imports. Th.....

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Impermissible disclosure of confidential information is no less impermissible because information is passed on in confidence, or “off the record”(19.10.2016)

Claim by Ingenious Media and Mr McKenna was brought by way of an application for judicial review, it was a straightforward claim for breach of a duty .....

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In passing off proceedings, the court must consider all extraneous factors in reaching a conclusion that confusion is likely(01.12.2022)

The dispute was about a shape of a water bottle. Since 2011, Tupperware has been selling a plastic bottle that has the shape of the registered mark, a.....

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If provision gave no power to grant permission in form described, then, there is no valid grant(03.07.2019)

Present appeal concerns the permitted uses of a retail store in Streatham in the area of the London Borough of Lambeth (“the Council”). Planning permi.....

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To avoid multiplicity of proceedings and unnecessary expense, Court will in general order the joinder of parties(05.09.2023)

The issue raised in present case is whether it was open to present Court to enter into the merits and make an order on appeal, absent the joinder of c.....

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EPA’s Clean Power Plan suffers setback(09.02.2016)

The United States Supreme Court took the steam out of the Government’s Clean Power Plan halting enforcement of the same. It stayed the “Carbon Polluti.....

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Global power play spills into Russian court(19.04.2016)

Russia’s Constitutional Court ruled against acceding to a European Court of Human Rights denouncement against Russian law that prohibits prisoners fro.....

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ECJ rules allowances under emissions scheme invalid(28.04.2016)

The .....

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Top Story

A little more compassion for married daughters(30.11.2015)

It may not quite be the “but-for-sex”, but Chhattisgarh High Court’s ruling took a step in quelling another probably archaic, certainly egregious gove.....

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Paying for the pay raise(23.11.2015)

The Ministry of Finance released the Report of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, propos.....

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Civil Aviation Policy: Trading lower fees for higher taxes?(15.06.2016)

The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the National .....

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Possession of old 500 & 1000 rupee notes set to become illegal(29.12.2016)

The Central Government Cabinet had approved an ordinance in respect of possession of old notes as a penal offence. The Cabinet has approved promulgati.....

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Possession of old 500 & 1000 rupee notes set to become illegal(29.12.2016)

The Central Government Cabinet had approved an ordinance in respect of possession of old notes as a penal offence. The Cabinet has approved promulgati.....

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IPR Toolkit launched by Central Government for Law Enforcement Agencies(04.01.2017)

In a major step towards high-tech investigations in India, the Union Commerce and Industry Minister launched an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enf.....

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Union cabinet clears National Medical Commission bill, 2017 to replace Medical Council of India(15.12.2017)

The Cabinet has approved the draft of National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, in order to ensure transparency. The National Commission for Indian Syst.....

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Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia, issues guidelines(09.03.2018)

The Supreme Court while holding that right to live with dignity is a fundamental right has allowed passive euthanasia for terminally-ill patients. The.....

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Cabinet approves Special Remission Scheme for prisoners(18.07.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister grants Special Remission to Prisoners as part of Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma G.....

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India - Russia annual bilateral summit held in October, 2018(05.10.2018)

Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi and President of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladimir V. Putin met for the 19th edition of the Annual Bilater.....

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Government restricts import in ‘others’ category without HSN Code(15.01.2020)

In a 6th National Standards Conclave, the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal said that, no imports will be allowed witho.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Finance Bill, 2020 without Discussion amid Coronavirus Pandemic(27.03.2020)

Lok Sabha has passed the Finance Bill, 2020 with amendments as political parties agreed to clear the Central Government’s financial and tax proposals .....

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Legislation seems to be the hardest word()

With the impending conclusion of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament of India, the inconvenient question of how it bettered the nation for economic .....

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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.....

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Finance Minister launches e-Bill system to enable paperless submission of bills/claims(02.03.2022)

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs launched the e-Bill system for Central Government Ministries. Finance Ministry has enabled the ne.....

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Supreme Court directs political parties to furnish donations details received through electoral bonds(12.04.2019)

In a verdict on the legality of the electoral bonds scheme, Supreme Court has declined to stay Electoral Bond Scheme ahead of 2019 general elections. .....

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Cabinet approves National Green Hydrogen Mission(04.01.2023)

The Union Cabinet has approved National Green Hydrogen Mission. Mission aims to make India a Global Hub for production, utilization and export of Gree.....

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Cabinet approves Terms of Reference for the Sixteenth Finance Commission(29.11.2023)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, has approved the Terms of Reference for the Sixteenth Finance Commission. The 16th Finance Commission.....

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DGFT relaxes provision of the submission of a "Bill of Export" for supplies made to the SEZ units(07.06.2022)

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has relaxed the provision of the submission of a "Bill of Export" for supplies made to the SEZ units in ca.....

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Committee of Experts releases report on ‘Onshoring the Indian Innovation to GIFT IFSC’(25.08.2023)

A Committee of Experts to ‘Onshoring the Indian Innovation to GIFT IFSC’ constituted by International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) sub.....

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Expert Committee on Climate Finance submits First Report on Transition Finance to IFSCA(02.07.2024)

The Expert Committee on Climate Finance submitted its first report on Transition Finance to the Chairperson, International Financial Services Centres .....

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News

Delhi HC Seeks AAP’s Reply on CNG Scam Commission(20.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought a response from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government on petition challenging its notification on setting up of CNG Scam Commis.....

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Andhra Pradesh High Court Order Directives on Defence Quota Admissions(20.08.2015)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed NTR Health University and Telangana State to consider case of children of armed forces personnel for admission.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs BBMP to Frame Policy on Hoardings and Posters in Bengaluru(21.08.2015)

Karnataka High Court while referring to number of hoardings and posters that have inundated Bengaluru, has directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Bail to Ex-UP Minister Kushwaha in NRHM Scam(21.08.2015)

Supreme Court has rejected interim bail to Ex UP Cabinet Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha who is in jail since March 3, 2012 in multi-crore National Rural.....

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Supreme Court Stays NCDRC's 12% Interest Penalty on Unitech(21.08.2015)

Supreme Court has stayed order of National Consumers' Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) imposing a penalty on real estate developer Unitech Ltd. f.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Notice to Haryana Govt. over EWS Children Admissions in Pvt. Schools(25.08.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has issued notice to State Govt. regarding stay on circular issued by it on admission mechanism to be adopted in private unaided.....

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CIC Seeks Information on Declassification of Files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose(12.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner has asked Prime Minister's Office to furnish all documents relating to declassification of files on Netaji Subhas Chand.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks LG, AAP Govt's Reply on BJP Leader's Petition(13.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought reply from Lieutenant Governor and AAP Government on petition by BJP leader Vijender Gupta seeking implementation of 4th F.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Filed by Union Government Draging Armymen Into it(13.08.2015)

Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Union Government against an order of Delhi HC granting benefit to civilian employees in Army under Assu.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Admission Notification Issued by Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University(13.08.2015)

Madras HC has quashed Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University's admission notification which does not prescribe any age limit and directed it to issue a fr.....

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CIC Slams JKP on Refusal to Give Info About SOPs(18.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) GR Sufi has directed Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) to reveal information, slamming forces over refusal to disclo.....

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CIC Seeks Report on Sale of Illicit Tobacco Trading Inside Tihar(18.08.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Tihar Jail Authorities to inquire and submit a report before it within three months on alleged illi.....

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Delhi HC Takes a Look of Current Garbage Disposal Problem, along with National Green Tribunal (NGT)(29.10.2015)

Delhi HC along with NGT while taking note of current garbage disposal problem in Delhi, as safai karamcharis have been on strike for their arrears, ha.....

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CIC Raps MoEF for Withholding Information on K'taka Grasslands Issue(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rapped Environment Ministry for withholding information related to construction work in ecologically- sensiti.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaints against Jaypee Group(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has dismissed five complaints against Jaypee Group entities Jaiprakash Associates and Jaypee Infratech which had .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Karnataka Government(29.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Karnataka government and non-profit group Kann.....

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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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Gujarat High Court asks SEC to include NOTA in Gujarat Local Body Elections(02.11.2015)

Gujarat High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to include option of NOTA (None Of The Above) in the upcoming local body polls in the .....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court to State Cops: Find if Forged Court Orders Used to Acquire Govt. Land(25.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Deputy Commissioners of Mohali and Rupnagar to submit report on whether shamlat or government lands have been sanct.....

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CCI Approves Heidelberg-Italcementi Deal(25.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Heidelberg Cement's proposed acquisition of Italcementi SpA. Heidelberg and the Italian company are.....

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CIC Brings Maha Ministers under Ambit of RTI(28.09.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Maharashtra, Ratnakar Gaikwad, has brought offices of all ministers, ministers of state under the ambit of th.....

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CCI Bans 2 Repetitive Violators for Violating Competition Norms(28.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI), has passed directions against two repetitive violators (P V Basheer Ahmed and M C Bobby, office bearers of a Ke.....

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J&K High Court to Govt.: Remove Illegal Constructions on Sindh within 4 Weeks(01.10.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered concerned Deputy Commissioners to remove illegal constructions on river Sindh which flows through Ganderbal,.....

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CIC to Forest Authorities: Whether Forest Clearance Granted to Polavaram Project(01.10.2015)

Central Information Commissioner (CIC) has ordered Union Ministry of Environment and Forests to inform whether forest rights of tribal people were rec.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint against Hindustan Sanitaryware(17.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made in complaint filed by Shubham Sanitarywares against .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against SMV Agencies(17.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected complaint alleging that Jaipuria Group's SMV Agencies indulged in unfair business practices with re.....

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CCI Orders Enquiry Against A Leading Taxi Aggregator For Predatory Pricing(21.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an enquiry against a leading taxi aggregator company in India for alleged indulging in predatory pri.....

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CIC Slams Environment Ministry over its Response on Indira Sagar Polavaram Project(21.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Environment Ministry for its repeated response of "files not traceable" on key projects as it ordered.....

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CIC Issues Summon to Secretary to L-G over RTI on Tax Fraud(22.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) while taking serious view of how an RTI application was handled by Lieutenant Governor secretariat, Information C.....

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CCI Approves Koneru Holdings Multi-Layered Deal(24.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved multi-layered deal under which Koneru Holdings Ltd would acquire engineering, procurement, construc.....

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CCI Approves Pramerica's Acquisition of Deutsche MF Business(10.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Deutsche Bank's asset management business in India by global fund house Pramerica As.....

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CCI Approves DLF-GIC Joint Venture Scheme(17.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the joint venture scheme of India's largest real estate developer, DLF with Singapore's sovereign .....

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Delhi HC to Government: Trace Missing Girls(17.11.2015)

Delhi HC while initiating suo moto proceedings in case of mysterious disappearance of three minor girls from a Delhi orphanage, has issued notice to D.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Seeks Information on Highway Liquor Vends(17.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has directed Punjab Excise and Taxation Commissioner to inform if there were any liquor vends in state in violation of the court.....

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Gujarat HC Directs SEC to do NOTA Promotion for Local Body Elections(17.11.2015)

Gujarat High Court has ordered State Election Commission (SEC) to further promote option of None Of The Above or NOTA among voters in coming local bod.....

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CCI Slams Rs 258 cr Fine on IndiGo, SpiceJet & Jet(18.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has slammed a penalty of Rs 257.91 crore on Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet for colluding in fixing fuel surcha.....

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Calcutta High Court Questions IAS Officer Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s Appointment as SEC(12.10.2015)

Calcutta HC has questioned State Govt’s decision to appoint senior IAS officer Alapan Bandyopadhyay, as the acting State Election Commissioner (SEC) a.....

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CIC Asks Centre to Give Polavaram Project Information to RTI Applicant(12.10.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show cause to Environment Ministry’s Public Information Officer H.C. Choudhury for not providing inf.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Arasu Cable TV(12.10.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed complaint filed by Makkal Tholai Thodarpu Kuzhumam Ltd against Arasu Cable TV and rejected allegat.....

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Gujarat High Court Issues Notice to Govt., EC on PIL Alleging Minister’s Fake MBA Degree(14.10.2015)

Gujarat HC has served notices to State Government, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Shankar Chaudhary and Election Commission (EC) on a.....

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Allahabad High Court Cancels Appointment of UPPSC Chief(15.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court has set aside appointment of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) chairman Dr Anil Yadav, while declaring it “ultra vi.....

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Gujarat High Court Slams State Election Commission(15.10.2015)

Gujarat HC has slammed State Election Commission and said that election commission was for furtherance democracy and not for diluting the process of l.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Women Should Get Preference Over Men in Compassionate Appointments(24.11.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has ruled that women should be given preference over men in compassionate appointments, when both are born of public servants dy.....

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CCI Rejects Complaints Against RIL, Reliance Gas Infra(25.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Reliance Industries, BSE and Reliance Gas Tra.....

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CCI Approves Aviva's Additional 23% Stake Buy in Indian Joint Venture(25.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved UK insurer Aviva's proposal to acquire additional 23 per cent stake in its Indian insurance joint v.....

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CIC: Don’t Make Information Public in Mediation Proceedings in Domestic Disputes(26.11.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that information related to mediation proceedings in domestic disputes should not be made public, as ca.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Symantec Corp(26.11.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive business practices made against anti-virus software maker Symantec C.....

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CCI Junks Complaints against Sony, HP(30.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations against Sony India and Hewlett Packard India Sales, alleging anti-competitive business.....

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Gujarat HC to SEC: Make Poll Affidavits Available Online(01.12.2015)

Gujarat High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to upload all the poll affidavits of candidates contesting local body polls within the.....

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Kerala HC Junks Amendment Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015(08.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has junked an amendment brought in to provisions of Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015 allowing renewal of permits of quarr.....

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Madras HC Directs Tuticorin Commissioner to Clear Waterlogging and Submit Report(08.12.2015)

Madras HC has directed Tuticorin Corporation Commissioner to clear stagnant rainwater from localities listed by Puthiya Tamilagam president K. Krishna.....

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Delhi HC Asks Govt. to File Status Report on Manu Sharma's Plea for Parole in Jessica Lal Murder Case(08.12.2015)

Delhi HC has asked the Delhi Government to file its report regarding status of application of Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma, seeking a m.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Single-Bench Order, Nullify West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008(10.12.2015)

Calcutta High Court has upheld a single bench order that nullified the West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008 and rejected appeal by West Be.....

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CIC: Accused Entitled to Copy of Complaint in Sexual Harassment Cases(10.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has clarified that if a complaint of sexual harassment is made against an individual/individuals, they are entitl.....

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Delhi HC Grants Parole to Manu Sharma in Jessica Lall Murder Case(10.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has granted parole to Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Manu Sharma, Jessica Lall Murder Case



CCI Approves Novartis Sale of Animal Health Division(11.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Novartis India’s plan to sell the animal health division to Elanco India Pvt Ltd, the Indian arm o.....

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CIC Orders Compensation to RTI Applicants for Wrongful Delay(14.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has awarded compensation to applicants fighting for information on their salary dues and slammed the respective o.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Summon to State Excise Chief over Liquor Shops on Highways(15.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has summoned Excise and Taxation Commissioners (ETCs) of Haryana and Punjab over their failure to stop liquor vends along the na.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana HC, Excise and Taxation Commissioners (ETCs) of Haryana and Punjab



Madras High Court Raps Trial Court for Wrong Conviction(16.12.2015)

Madras HC has pulled up a Sessions Court for having convicted five people under wrong provisions of law in a highway robbery case and set aside convic.....

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Madras High Court Issues Notice to TN Govt. on Nalini’s Plea(16.12.2015)

Madras High Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Government on a petition by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan, undergoing life.....

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CCI Nods for Kuoni Travel's Acquisition By Thomas Cook(16.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Kuoni Travel by Thomas Cook (India).

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SC Put Stay on Class Suit Proceedings Against Nestle(17.12.2015)

SC has stayed class suit proceedings initiated against Nestle India by Centre before National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) over Magg.....

Tags : SC , National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Maggi



CCI Junks Complaints against Prestige Estates Projects(18.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made against Bengaluru-based Prestige Estates Projects.

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Karnataka HC Put Stay on Admission to KG Classes Under RTE Act(23.12.2015)

Karnataka HC has restrained State from sending children to pre-school sections such as lower and upper kindergarten for admission under Right to Educa.....

Tags : Karnataka HC, Right to Education (RTE) Act, Admission to KG Classes



Allahabad HC to UPPSC: Be Much More Thoughtful While Setting Question Papers(24.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has rejected a bunch of petitions challenging results of an examination, conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UP.....

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CCI Permits Euro 2.75 Billion Lanxess-Saudi Aramco Joint Venture Deal(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved speciality chemicals company Lanxess and Saudi Aramco deal to form a joint venture for synthetic ru.....

Tags : Competiition Commission of India, Lanxess , Saudi Aramco



CCI Dismisses Meru’s Complaint against Uber(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint filed by Meru Cabs Company against Uber alleging that they were following predatory pr.....

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CCI Approves RBS India-Sanctum Wealth Acquisition Deal(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group's India wealth management business by Sanctum Wea.....

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11 Women Jailed for Outraging Modesty of a 22-Year-Old Woman in Sewri in 2010(30.12.2015)

A Mumbai Sessions Court, while rejected defence plea that women cannot be held guilty under charge of outraging modesty of a woman, has sentenced 11 w.....

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CIC Seeks Information on Action Taken Against Those Who Leaked Information on IFS Officer Sanjiv(31.12.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Prime Minister's Office to disclose details of any action taken against people for al