Kerala High Court: Imposition of Unaffordable Cost is Akin to Denial of Relief  ||  SC: People Can’t be Asked to Prove Citizenship on Mere Suspicion Without Sharing Material  ||  Bombay High Court: State Government’s Decision to Hike Lease Rentals Not Arbitrary  ||  Bom. HC: State Obligated to Protect Liberty of Foreigners Coming to the Country  ||  Ker. HC: State Govt. to Form SOP for Collection of DNA Samples of Children Surrendered For Adoption  ||  SC: Court Can’t Take Cogni. of Offence Committed by Public Servant Without Following S. 19 of PC Act  ||  Karnataka HC: Illegal to Impose Condition of Furnishing Bank Guarantee While Granting Bail  ||  Allahabad High Court Makes History by Delivering Judgement in Three Languages  ||  Supreme Court: Directions Issued to States/UTs for Prevention of Overcrowding of Prisons  ||  SC: Caution Must be Exercised by Trial Court in Accepting Dock Identification of Accused Without TIP    

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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.....

Tags : consumer protection, vehicles, comercial use, directors

Blast from the Past

Insurers cannot be excluded from proceedings on non-statutory grounds(11.05.1959)

In 1959 the Supreme Court answered the question – can a motor vehicle insurer escape being arrayed as a defendant on grounds not mentioned in statute .....

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MoRTH issues notification to promote transparency in the sale and purchase of registered vehicles through dealers(28.12.2022)

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification G.S.R 901(E) on 22 December, 2022 to promote ease of doing business and .....

Tags : Registered vehicles, Issuance, Notification

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 enforced from 1st September, 2019 imposing steeper fines for violating traffic rules(02.09.2019)

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 was enacted with a view to consolidate and amend the laws relating to motor vehicles. The Act was enacted to give effect .....

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Government notifies concessions under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy(07.10.2021)

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a Notification 720(E) dated 5th October, 2021, in the Gazette of India, which shall come into f.....

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Central Government approves E- Vehicle policy(15.03.2024)

The Union Government has approved a scheme to promote India as a manufacturing destination so that e-vehicles (EV) with the latest technology can be m.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Draft fuel efficiency norms for heavy duty vehicles to be released on 1st April, 2017 says Petroleum Minister(16.01.2017)

Shri Pradhan urges everyone to turn off vehicle engine at traffic signal; could save 2% of fuel translating to Rs 14000 cr Over 1.60 Cr BPL households.....

Tags : Norms, heavy duty vehicles, Release

Amendments Proposed to Central Motor Vehicles Rules, Fastags and Vehicle Tracking System to be Made Mandatory for All National Permit Commercial Vehicles Driving License(17.07.2018)

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified draft amendments to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, making FASTags and Vehicle Tracking System .....

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Leasing of vehicles purchased and leased prior to 1st July, 2017 would attract GST at a rate equal to 65% of the applicable GST rate (including Compensation Cess)(12.10.2017)

In order to provide relief to old/existing leases of motor vehicles, GST Council in its 22nd Meeting held on the 6th October, 2017 in the national cap.....

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Government inserts new policy condition under Chapter 87 of ITC (HS), 2017-Schedule-1 (Import Policy)(28.08.2019)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amend.....

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Penalties under Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act(05.12.2019)

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 inter alia provides for enhancement of penalties for offences for ensuring greater compliance and enhancing d.....

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Green tax to be imposed on older vehicles soon, to clean up the environment by phasing out unfit and polluting vehicles(25.01.2021)

The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Sh. Nitin Gadkari has approved a proposal to levy a "Green Tax" on old vehicles which are polluting.....

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Re-registration rules proposed to be made simpler for passenger vehicles, while re-locating from one state to another(28.04.2021)

New system of vehicle registration to be available on pilot test mode for Defence personnel, Central/State Govt employees, Central PSUs and private se.....

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Draft Notification Issued Allowing Motor Vehicles and their Parts to be Affixed with Microdots(29.07.2019)

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued a draft notification GSR 521(E) dated 24th July 2019, amending Central Motor Vehicle Rules, allow.....

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EU-India join forces to promote start-up collaboration on Recycling of E-Vehicles Batteries under Trade and Technology Council(09.04.2024)

The European Union (EU) and India today launched an Expression of Interest (EoI) for startups working in Battery Recycling Technologies for Electric V.....

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Frame Rules to Pay Compensation to Accident Victims by Auctioning Uninsured Vehicles: SC to States(17.09.2018)

Supreme Court has observed each state and union territory to frame appropriate rules to put uninsured motor vehicles in public auction and pay compens.....

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SC: Purpose of Compensation Under MV Act is to Restore the Aggrieved to Position Prior to Accident(24.08.2018)

While enhancing the compensation awarded to the victim by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal by almost three times, the Supreme Court observed that th.....

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Patna High Court Summons Traffic SP in Matter of Seized Vehicles from Police Stations(27.04.2022)

Patna High Court has summoned the Superintendent of Traffic Police, Patna in the subject of removal of roadblocks including seized vehicles at Gandhi .....

Tags : Patna High Court, Superintendent of Traffic Police, roadblocks, seized vehicles, Gandhi Maidan Police Station

Delhi HC Restricts Entry of Heavy Vehicles in Sainik Farms Area(03.11.2016)

Delhi High Court, in a bid to clamp down on “rampant unauthorized construction” in Sainik Farms Area, has banned entry of all heavy vehicles except fo.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Sainik Farms , Heavy Vehicles

Gujarat HC: Income Tax Not Applicable on Interest Awarded by Motor Accident Claim Tribunal(06.05.2022)

Gujarat High Court has observed that the interest awarded by the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal (MACT) under Section 171 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 198.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, section 171, Motor Accident Claim Tribunal

Bombay HC Issues Guidelines for Claims Settlement Under Motor Vehicles Act(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued several guidelines regarding disposal of claims for accidents under Motor Vehicles Act by Motor Accident Tribunals in Sta.....

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Vehicle Manufacturers/Dealers Liable to Pay Tax U/S 6 of Bihar Motor Vehicles Taxation Act: SC(20.12.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the manufacturers and dealers of vehicles are liable to pay additional tax under Section 6 of the Bihar Motor Vehicles Tax.....

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Kerala HC Lays Down Condition to Claim Compensation in Plea Alleging Negligence of Driver(16.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the petitioners must prove not only the negligence on the part of the driver but also prove that the person who sustai.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Motor Vehicles, Compensation

Supreme Court Sets Deadline on Sale of BS-IV Vehicles(25.10.2018)

Supreme Court has held that Bharat Stage IV-compliant vehicles should not be permitted to be sold in India after 31st March, 2020 and also observed ob.....

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SC: BS IV Compliant Public Utility Vehicles Purchased Before 31st March Can be Registered(21.09.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed Public Utility Vehicles which are BS-IV complaint purchased before 31st March, to be registered, subject to scrutiny by Envi.....

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SCDRC: Insured Should Take All Reasonable Steps to Safeguard Vehicle Insured From Loss or Damages(14.07.2022)

State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Chandigarh has held that insured should take all reasonable steps to safeguard the vehicle insured from l.....

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Kerala HC: Limitation Period for Filing Motor Accidents Claim Applicable Only Prospectively(06.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the limitation period for filing motor accident claims as per Section 166(3), which was introduced by Motor Vehicles (.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Motor Vehicles, Limitation, Prospective

Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Ban on Vehicles Movement in Cubbon Park(15.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government on a public interest litigation seeking a ban on the movement of vehicles inside Cubbon.....

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NGT Notices Delhi Govt over NOC to Old Diesel Vehicles(10.01.2017)

National Green Tribunal has sent a notice to Delhi Government regarding granting of No Objection Certificates (NOC) to old diesel vehicles to run outs.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Delhi Government, Diesel Vehicles, NOC

J&K&L HC: Non-Incorporation of Finer Elements of Pleadings Under MV Act Not Necessarily Fatal(18.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that finer elements of pleadings, which are required to be mentioned in proceedings like a civil suit.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Regarding Non Implementation of Guidelines for Scrapping of Vehicles(18.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea filed by the Society for Alternate Fuel and Environment (SAFE) for non implementation of the Guidelines f.....

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J&K&L HC: Passenger Injured on Account of Mine Blast Entitled to Compensation Under MV Act(26.09.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that even if the cause of accident is remote or as a result of subversive activity involved, the vict.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Motor Vehicles, Compensation

Supreme Court Seeks BS-III Vehicles Details From Car Makers(20.03.2017)

Supreme Court has sought details of unsold BS-III vehicles manufactured after December 2015, from car makers.

Tags : Supreme Court, BS-III vehicles

Supreme Court Junks Plea Seeking to Stop Use of Helmets for Motorbike(22.03.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL seeking directions to Government to stop use of helmets for motorcycle riders under Motor Vehicles Act.

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Allahabad HC: Amendments in Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 Yet to be Notified(23.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has clarified that amendments proposed to Section 166 (Application for compensation) of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 are yet to b.....

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Allahabad HC Calls Upon Transport Commissioner in Plea for Compliance of Motor Vehicles Act(25.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has called upon the Transport Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh to respond on the issue with regard to compliance of the mandatory prov.....

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Ker HC: Requirement to Intimate Transfer of Vehicle to Insurance Company Under MV Act Only Directory(01.11.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that provision under Section 157(2) of Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, 1988 to intimate about the transfer of a vehicle to the Ins.....

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Supreme Court Allows Automakers to Sell BS III Vehicles Post April 1 Deadline(27.03.2017)

Supreme Court (SC) has passed its judgment in Bharat Stage IV emission norms case allowing them to sell BS III vehicles after April 1, but they will n.....

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SC Says 'Citizen's Health' More Important Than 'Commercial Interests', Bans BS-III Vehicles(29.03.2017)

Supreme Court has banned sale of BS-III vehicles, saying that health of citizens is more important than commercial interests of auto manufacturers.

Tags : Supreme Court, BS-III vehicles

ELECTION - Avoid Bringing Crowds to Rallies on Vehicles: Madras HC to Parties(15.03.2019)

Madras High Court has directed political parties to not bring crowds on hired vehicles for campaign rallies for the Lok Sabha elections.

Tags : Madras High Court, Rallies, Avoid Bringing Crowds to Rallies on Vehicles

CIVIL - Do CNG Vehicles Cause Air Pollution: Delhi HC Asks State(15.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Government whether CNG vehicles contribute to the air pollution in national capital, while hearing a PIL claiming tha.....

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CIVIL - Bombay HC Asks Authority to Clear Roads of Abandoned Vehicles Where Metro Work is On(06.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed state and Mumbai traffic police to crack down on illegally parked and abandoned vehicles on roads where Metro construct.....

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CIVIL - Charging Fee for Parking Vehicles Outside Home is Absurd: SC(07.03.2019)

Supreme Court has disapproved proposal to charge residents for parking cars outside their houses in residential colonies, saying such a policy was not.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2016, Fines Raised by 5 Times(11.04.2017)

Lok Sabha has passed Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to reduce crashes, deaths and injuries on roads and bring reforms in road transport .....

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Supreme Court: Only BS-IV Compliant Vehicles in India From April 01, 2017(14.04.2017)

Supreme Court has reiterated that from April 1, 2017, only such vehicles that comply with BS-IV standards shall be manufactured, sold and registered a.....

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Delhi HC Stays Suspension of Subsidy on Tata’s Nexon Electric Vehicles(11.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has stayed the Aam Aadmi Party government’s decision to suspend subsidy on Tata’s Nexon electric vehicles (EVs).

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Kar. HC: Insurance Company Not Exempted from Third Party Liability for Breach of Policy(07.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that even if the court comes to the conclusion that there is a breach of any policy condition recognized under Section 1.....

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NGT Denies to Modify its Order on Ban on 10 Year Old Vehicles(13.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal has refused to modify its order which has banned running of diesel vehicles which are over 10 years old in Delhi-NCR.

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ITC Available on Vehicles Supplied to Customers on Lease Rent Subject to Conditions: AAR(19.04.2019)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Madhya Pradesh has ruled that Input Tax Credit (ITC) is available on GST paid on vehicles provided to different cu.....

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J&K HC Quashes State's Circular Mandating Re-Registration of Vehicles Registered Outside J&K(30.04.2021)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has quashed a Circular issued by Regional Transport Office, Kashmir, mandating the vehicle owners who have purchased their .....

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ENVIRONMENT - NGT Refuses Permission for Registration of New Vehicles for Garbage Disposal(25.02.2019)

National Green Tribunal has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order refusing permission for registration of new vehicles of municipal corporation.....

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NGT Seeks Report on Number of Vehicles Entering Delhi from All Points(30.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought report on number of vehicles entering Delhi from all entry points.

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Delhi HC to State: Ensure Strict Compliance of SOP on Accepting e-Copies of Driving Licenses(10.02.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Government to ensure strict compliance of a SOP issued by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on December 17, .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, SOP, Motor Vehicles, Driving Licenses

Madras HC: Install Speed Governors in All Motor Vehicles at Manufacturing Stage(22.04.2021)

Madras High Court has ordered that speed governors should be installed in motor vehicles, including two-wheelers, at the manufacturing stage itself, o.....

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Ker. HC to Centre: Consider Allowing Vehicles to Pass Without Paying Toll During Busy Hours(20.03.2023)

Kerala High Court has directed Centre to consider allowing vehicles to pass through toll booths without paying toll during busy hours of traffic when .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Toll, Vehicles, Busy Hours

Rajasthan High Court: Scrap Driving Licences of Those Who Cannot Read(29.05.2019)

Rajasthan High Court has directed the State Government to withdraw driving licences given to persons who can't read signboards, warning signs and othe.....

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

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

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SC Poses Question on Relevant Authority for Applications Seeking Registration of Vehicles(12.04.2021)

Supreme Court has posed a question as to which authority should it refer the applications seeking registration of vehicles to, in the case of MC Mehta.....

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Bombay HC: Damages Under MV Act Applicable Only When Injury/Fatality Is Due to Collision(29.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Section 163-A of Motor Vehicles Act is applicable only if injury or fatality is result of collision and a consequence.....

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KHC Recommends Drive to Check Illegal Vehicles Which Shuttle School Kids in Violation of MV Act(19.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court (KHC) has recommended to the State Government and police authorities to carry out a special drive outside schools, to check on il.....

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Karnataka HC Permits Jurisdictional Police to Release Vehicles by Collecting Fine Amount(09.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has permitted the jurisdictional police to release the vehicles by collecting a tentative fine amount as deposit in a partial rel.....

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Del. HC to Centre: Ensure Strict Compliance of Law Against Unauthorized Alteration(08.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Central government to ensure strict compliance of law against unauthorized alteration or fitment of crash guards or bull.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Unauthorized Alteration, Motor Vehicles

MP HC: Mother has First Claim Over the Compensation for Deceased Bachelor Son(21.04.2023)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that since deceased was a bachelor, by virtue of Section 8 of the Hindu Succession Act, except mother, no other Cla.....

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NGT Bench Recuses Itself from Hearing Pleas over Volkswagen Vehicles(24.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) Bench, headed by Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, has recused itself from hearing pleas seeking ban on manufacture a.....

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New Motor Vehicles Act Enforced from 1st September, 2019(02.09.2019)

The new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 has been enforced from 1st September, 2019 as a result of which violating traffic rules will attract hars.....

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Madras HC Restrains Transport Dept. from Allowing LPG Auto Permit Holders to Purchase Diesel Auto(20.07.2017)

Madras High Court has restrained the Transport Department from invoking the powers conferred on it under Section 83 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and th.....

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President Gives Assent to Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019(12.08.2019)

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill which has now become an Act will tighten road traffi.....

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Government Amends Central Motor Vehicles Rules to Incorporate Provisions for Vintage Motor Vehicles(19.07.2021)

Union Government amended Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 to incorporate special provisions for registration of vintage motor vehicles. The amended .....

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Del HC: Don’t Insists on Requirement of Fitment of Speed Governors in Vehicles for G20 Submit Guests(05.06.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed State to not insist on the requirement of fitment of speed governors in high-end vehicles to be used as taxis for the gu.....

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NGT: No Registration of Diesel Cars in Delhi Till January 6(14.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed that no diesel vehicles be registered in the capital till January 6.

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NGT Refuses to Lift Ban on 10-year-old Diesel Vehicles in Delhi-NCR(14.09.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has dismissed Centre's plea seeking modification of its ban order on diesel vehicles and refused to lift a ban on 10-yea.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019(24.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019, to amend the provisions under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. It was passed through a voi.....

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Kerala HC Directs Transport Commissioner to Ensure Motor Vehicles Violating Rules Not to be Used(05.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has called for the Transport Commissioner to take necessary steps through the concerned officers in the Motor Vehicles Department to.....

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Kerala HC: Display of Name of Court on Name Boards of Motor Vehicles Unauthorized(07.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has held that the display of the name of the court by state law officers and central government counsel in the name-boards of their .....

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Delhi HC Wants Uniform Law on Cabs Running in Delhi-NCR(16.12.2015)

Delhi HC has said, "The Motor Vehicles Act needs to be relooked. It is old and need changes. If entire Delhi-NCR could be looked as one state so that .....

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Allahabad HC Cancels Auction to Private Party for Realisation of Fee from Minor Minerals Vehicles(16.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has quashed an auction carried out by government officials, in which a private party was given the contract for realisation of fe.....

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NGT Directs Centre, Delhi Government to Rerply Car Dealers' Plea(16.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to Ministries of Road Transport, Environment and Forests and Heavy Industries as well as Delhi Govern.....

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Supreme Court Bans Registration of 2000cc+ Diesel Cars in NCR(16.12.2015)

SC has banned registration of diesel-run SUVs and cars having engine capacity beyond 2000 cc with immediate effect till March 31, 2016. Commercial veh.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Reply on Stickers for Vehicles Specifying Fuel(01.10.2019)

Supreme Court has sought reply from Delhi, UP, Haryana and Rajasthan Governments on the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority's ple.....

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Del. HC: Provisions of Motor Vehicles Act Applicable for Electric Vehicles(15.09.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that all the provisions under the Motor Vehicle (MV) Act and the Central Motor Vehicle Rules pertaining to requirement of re.....

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NGT Asks Centre on Policy to Move Old Vehicles to Other Cities That Are Less Polluted(02.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) while deciding a petition that sought issuance of a no-objection certificate for selling old vehicles plying in Delhi to.....

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SC Permits Registration of All BS VI Compliant Diesel Vehicles in NCT Delhi(07.08.2023)

Supreme Court has clarified that registration of all BS VI Compliant diesel vehicles is allowed to be done in NCT Delhi irrespective of their requirem.....

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NGT Bans Over 10 Years Old Diesel Vehicles in 6 Cities in Kerala(24.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in 6 municipal corporations in Kerala. The Court also preven.....

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Del. HC Orders Release of “End of Life Vehicles” on Undertaking by Owners(23.08.2023)

Delhi High Court has ordered for release of “end of life vehicles” upon an undertaking by their owners that such vehicles won’t be plied or be parked .....

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Madras HC Quashes Notification Increasing Speed Limit of Motor Vehicles on Expressways(15.09.2021)

Madras High Court has quashed a notification issued by the Centre on April 6, 2018 increasing the speed limit of motor vehicles to 120 km/hr on expres.....

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Mad. HC to State: Prevent use of Stickers such as ‘Police’ or ‘GOI’ on Private Vehicles(29.09.2023)

Madras High Court has directed State to ensure that stickers and artifacts containing “Emblem”, “Govt of India”, “Government of TN”, “High Court” and .....

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NGT Rejects Plea Seeking Review of Order Denying Permission for Registration of SPG's Diesel Vehicles(14.10.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rejected a plea seeking review of its order refusing permission for registration of diesel vehicles of the Special P.....

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Madras HC: Vehicles Sold from 1st September Should Have 5-Year Insurance Cover(27.08.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State Transport Secretary to ensure that all motor vehicles sold in Tamil Nadu from 1st September, 2021 get bumper-.....

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Ker.HC: Owners Also Liable u/s 113 (3) of Motor Vehicles Act When Vehicle Driven With Excess Weight(24.01.2023)

Kerala High Court has observed that owners of the vehicles are also liable to be prosecuted under Section 113(3) of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 in ca.....

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Kerala HC Grants KSRTC Time to Install Tracking System, Emergency Buttons in Public Vehicles(28.10.2021)

Kerala High Court has acceded to the request put forth by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation's (KSRTC) seeking further extension in time to c.....

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Ker. HC to Police: Take Action Against Vloggers Promoting the Use of Modified Vehicles(04.10.2023)

Kerala High Court has directed Police and Enforcement Officers in the Motor Vehicles Department to take appropriate action against some vloggers promo.....

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Madras HC: Amendment to TN Motor Vehicles Act Unconstitutional(06.04.2016)

Madras High Court has declared that the amendment made to Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Taxation Act,1974, by the government, which imposed a tax on omni .....

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Insurer Can’t Raise Defence of Victim’s Negligence in Proceedings U/s 163A MV Act: SC(28.11.2017)

Supreme Court has held that in a proceeding under Section 163A of Motor Vehicles Act, it is not open for the insurer to raise any defence of negligenc.....

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Karnataka High Court Junks Law on Vehicles Registered Outside Karnataka(10.03.2016)

Karnataka High Court has declared as unconstitutional the law that forced owners of vehicles registered outside Karnataka to pay lifetime tax in the S.....

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Kerala HC: MVD Officials Do Have Power to Seize Records of Modified Vehicles(18.03.2016)

Kerala HC has clarified that Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) officials have power to seize records of a vehicle that is modified or altered from its o.....

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Supreme Court Explains the Ambit of Term “Owner” Under Motor Vehicles Act(07.02.2018)

Supreme Court has held that for the purposes of MV Act, the person whose name is reflected in the records of the registering authority is the owner wi.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Register New Non-Transport Vehicles As Per Prior Rules(08.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to register new non-transport vehicles and fully-built transport vehicles on first sale as per .....

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Madras HC Grants Injunction Against Mandate Restraining Use of Vehicles Over 8 Yrs Old(13.12.2021)

Madras High Court has granted an interim injunction on the Tamil Nadu State Government mandate that vehicles that are beyond eight years old cannot be.....

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NGT Slams Govt. over Not Filing View on Banning Govt.'s Old- Age Diesel Vehicles(11.02.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Government agencies why they have not submitted their views on phasing out over a decade old diesel vehicles i.....

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Kerala HC: Non Wearing of Helmet Can’t be Ground to Fix Contributory Negligence(15.02.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that non-wearing of helmet, though an offence under the relevant provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, could not be taken a.....

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Bombay High Court to BMC: Suggest Ways to Restrict Vehicles in Mumbai(30.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government and civic authorities to suggest ways to limit the number of vehicles on Mumbai roads.

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SC: Motor Vehicles Hired from a Contractor not Sale of Goods, Won’t Attract Sales Tax or VAT(11.01.2024)

Supreme Court has held that hiring of motor vehicles/cranes from a contractor can’t be considered as sale of goods as sale involves possession and con.....

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SC to Centre: Frame Policy for Phasing Out Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles(12.01.2024)

Supreme Court has directed Central Government to formulate a policy of phasing out heavy­ duty diesel vehicles and replacing them with BS­VI vehicles .....

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Supreme Court: Light Blue Sticker for Petrol/CNG, Orange for Diesel Vehicles in NCR By Oct 2(17.08.2018)

Supreme Court has directed that hologram-based colour code stickers be put on vehicles for identification of type of fuel being used—light blue for pe.....

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Delhi Government Decides to Deregister Diesel Vehicles That Complete 10 Years on January 1, 2022(17.12.2021)

Delhi Government has decided that it would be de-registering all the diesel vehicles that will complete 10 years on January 1, 2022 in view of a 2016 .....

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Bombay HC to State Transport Dept.: Ensure School Buses Follow Rules(04.07.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed the state transport department to reply to a PIL filed for seeking that light motor vehicles, BEST and MSRTC buses used.....

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Delhi HC: LMV Licence Includes Authorization To Drive Transport Vehicle, Including Tractor(01.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has reiterated that a licence issued to drive Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) includes authorization to drive transport vehicle, includin.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Govt to Reconsider Order Mandating Face Masks Inside Private Vehicles(02.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has called the order passed by the Delhi Government mandating wearing of face mask inside private vehicle as absurd, asking further a.....

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Remove Designations Like Police, HC, Journalist, Army Etc. from Private Vehicles: Uttarakhand HC(09.07.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has ordered for removal of words such as Police, High Court, Journalist, Army etc. from private vehicles within 72 hours.

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Karnataka HC Allows Police to Release Vehicles Seized for Lockdown Violations(01.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has allowed the Bengaluru police to release 35,000 vehicles which were seized for violation of lockdown norms.

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NGT Nods for Registration of Diesel Vehicles for Waste Disposal(13.06.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Delhi Government to register two new diesel vehicles which are conforming to BS-IV norms and would be used .....

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Kerala HC Stays NGT’s Order Banning 10-Year-Old Diesel Vehicles(13.06.2016)

Kerala High Court has stayed a National Green Tribunal Circuit Bench order banning light and heavy diesel vehicles, which are more than 10 years old, .....

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Supreme Court Rejects Plea Seeking Extension of Deadline for Sale of BS-IV Vehicles(17.02.2020)

Supreme Court has rejected a plea seeking an extension of the 1st April, 2020 deadline by one more month to sell Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) norms complia.....

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Compensation in Accident Cases a Right, Not Dole: Supreme Court(08.03.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that award of compensation is an entitlement under law which must be commensurate with the pain and suffering of those injured.....

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Kerala HC Refuses to Stay Circular Imposing Stricter Conditions for Driving Tests(03.05.2024)

Kerala High Court has refused to pass an interim order staying the implementation of the circular dated February 25, 2024 issued by Motor Vehicles Dep.....

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Nitin Gadkari Introduces The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in Lok Sabha(09.08.2016)

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways has introduced the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha, proposing hefty pen.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Plea on BS-IV Vehicles(19.03.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to hear the plea of automobile dealers seeking permission to sell BS-IV vehicles beyond the March 31 deadline, when BS-VI no.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Compensation of Rs 86 Lakhs Awarded in Motor Vehicles Claim(25.03.2020)

Madras High Court has set aside a motor accident award of Rs 86 Lakhs and remanded the matter back to the Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (Special Sub.....

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SC Allows Sale Of 10% Of Unsold BS-IV Vehicles for 10 Days After Lockdown(30.03.2020)

Supreme Court has granted some relaxations to the 31st March, 2020 deadline for the sale and registration of BS-IVvehicles.The Court allowed the sale .....

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Bombay HC: Asks Cab Aggregators To Apply For Licenses Under New Motor Vehicle Rules By March 16(08.03.2022)

Bombay High Court In a sign of accountability for all cab aggregators in Maharashtra like Uber India and Ola has ordered them to apply for new licence.....

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Supreme Court Allows Registration of Some BS-IV Vehicles(14.08.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed registration for BS-IV vehicles whose sales details were uploaded on Vahan or those with temporary registration.

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SC Allows Registration of BS-IV Vehicles Which Could Not be Registered Due to Lockdown(18.08.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed registration of BS-IV Vehicles which could not be registered in March, 2020 due to the lockdown.

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Kerala HC: Strict Actions to be Taken Against Illegally Modified Vehicles & Recording Video(05.06.2024)

Ker. HC has issued a set of directions for the State to take strict actions under the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988, against individuals having Illegally.....

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Ker HC: Min. of Transport Asked About the Actions Taken Against Vloggers Promoting Modified Vehicles(10.06.2024)

Ker HC has directed Deputy Solicitor General of India-in-Charge to get necessary instructions from Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on action t.....

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Orissa HC Partially Lifts Ban on Using Two Wheelers, Orders Release of Seized Vehicles on Undertaking(13.04.2020)

Orissa High Court has observed that until the availability of essential commodities at "walkable distance" is ensured by the State, an absolute ban on.....

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Kerala HC Directs Release of All Vehicles Seized for Lockdown Violations on Personal Bond of Owner(17.04.2020)

Kerala High Court has passed a general order directing the release of all vehicles seized by police for alleged violations of lockdown guidelines on t.....

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Rajasthan HC Dismisses PIL Challenging De-Registration of Diesel Vehicles and Not Petrol Vehicles(15.04.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation filed praying that notification dated 22.01.2018 be declared ultra vires as direction .....

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SC: Registration of CNG Vehicles Can't be Rejected as Emission is Within Limits(02.12.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that the registration of CNG vehicles cannot be rejected as the emission from such vehicles is within the limits in a bat.....

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Supreme Court Allows Registration of BS-IV Vehicles' Sale Uploaded on E-Vahan Portal(02.12.2021)

Supreme Court has permitted registration of those BS-IV vehicles whose sales were uploaded on e-Vahan portal before 31.03.2020 provided that the tempo.....

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