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Bombay HC Asks State To Look For Space For Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission

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Legal News
 |  High Court Human Rights

The Bombay High Court today asked the state government to look for larger premises for the State Human Rights Commission.The bench of Justices VM Kanade and PR Bora were hearing a PIL filed by Naresh Gosavi pointing out problems faced by the State Human Rights Commission. Problems like inadequate st
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Allahabad HC Upholds Detention Under NSA For ‘Cow Slaughter’ Provocation

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Legal News
 |  General Legal High Court

Upholding a detention order passed against a person under the National Security Act for allegedly slaughtering cows, the Allahabad High Court has observed that slaughter of cow hurts the sentiments of the Hindus, which affects public order as it is likely to incite communal tension, hence, it is not
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Not serving poor quality food to jawans: BSF to Delhi HC

Posted 17 hours ago  |   Views: 26  |    1  | 
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 |  General Legal High Court Human Rights

The BSF today told the Delhi High Court that the allegation of one of its jawans on social media that poor quality food was being served to its troopers posted along the LoC was “false” as no complaint was ever made in this regard.“Concerned jawan (Tej Bahadur Yadav) or any other jawan of the
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Centre writes to CJI over pending adoption cases

Posted 18 hours ago  |   Views: 17  |    1  | 
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 |  Family Law High Court Supreme Court

Concerned over a large number of adoption cases pending in courts across the country, the Centre has written to Chief Justice of India on the need to sensitise judges.Maneka Gandhi-led Women and Child Development Ministry has also suggested a slew of measures in order to hasten the legal process.
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Navy war room leak case: SC upholds sacking of naval officers

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 |  Armed Forces Tribunal Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has upheld the government’s decision to sack two naval officers facing criminal trial in the 2005 Navy war room leak case.A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra refused to intervene with the 2013 order of Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) rejecting the contention of senior naval officer
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Extra-judicial killings: Life term for 4 UP policemen

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 |  Criminal Defense Human Rights

A special court here today awarded life sentence to four Uttar Pradesh Police personnel in a case of extra judicial killing of four youths 20 years ago.Inspector Lal Singh, Sub Inspector Joginder Singh and constables Surya Bhan and Subhash Chand were convicted by the special CBI court for murder, de
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Delhi HC asks govt to explore ways to rehabilitate women prisoners

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 |  High Court Human Rights

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre and Delhi government to explore appropriate programmes for mainstreaming and rehabilitating women prisoners.A bench of Justices Gita Mittal and Anu Malhotra observed that the status of women prisoners was extremely “sad and unfortunate”.“In several cas
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4-year jail for man for abetting wife’s suicide

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 |  Criminal Defense Family Law General Legal

A 25-year-old man, whose wife killed herself due to his extra-marital affair, has been sent to four years in jail, with a court here saying he was mature enough to understand the consequences of his act.Additional Sessions Judge Manoj Jain also said that the man’s relentless involvement with his p
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E-waste burning: NGT orders inspection of Ganga floodplains

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 |  General Legal

The National Green Tribunal has directed inspection of Ganga flood plains to probe dumping and burning of waste after a plea alleged illegal processing of electronic waste on the banks of Ramganga in western UP.A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed officials from the Env
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84 riots: Witness gives conditional consent for polygraph test

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 |  Criminal Defense General Legal

Arms dealer Abhishek Verma today said he was ready for a lie-detector test in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case if Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, given a clean chit by CBI for his alleged role, also agreed to it.Verma, who apprehends threat to his life and to his family, told a city court that he had no
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TRAI’s inaction against Reliance Jio escalating at TDSAT

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 |  General Legal Revenue

The Telecom Disputes Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) on Monday asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to submit a copy of Reliance Jio’s ‘Welcome Offer’ and ‘Happy New Year Offer’ by February 23. The next hearing is on February 28.The TDSAT is hearing appeals filed by Airtel a
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Sad state of affairs for women prisoners, Delhi HC laments while acquitting murder accused

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 |  High Court Human Rights

Just a few days before International Women’s Day, the Delhi High Court has made some pertinent observations regarding the condition of women prisoners in the capital.The observations came in a judgment penned by Justice Gita Mittal in an appeal by a woman convicted for murder and sentenced to
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Why the Kalikho Pul matter raised more questions than it answered:

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 |  Supreme Court

It’s not often that one gets to see a real life potboiler unfold layer by layer, but today was an exceptional day. The Kalikho Pul matter, which grabbed media attention once the contents of the explosive letter purported to have been written by the former Chief Minister came out, today became the
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Middle class flat owners fight rich realtors with deep pockets/ Builders are going to face hard Time

Posted 2 days ago  |   Views: 41  |    0  |  Property/Real Estate

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Commenting on the Supreme Court judgement regarding the Rs. 1 Crore criteria for the plea in NCDRC – While the Supreme Court judgement has brought a semblance of relief to the concerned home buyers, it has opened the floodgates on similar lawsuits which will look to bypass the due process set fort
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Realty still likely to be unaffordable post remonetisation and RERA

Posted 3 days ago  |   Views: 27  |    1  | 
Legal News
 |  General Legal Property/Real Estate

BENGALURU: On November 8, 2016, the Government of India de-notified specified bank notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 as legal tender. The temporary shortage of cash adversely impacted several sectors that depended on cash, notably wholesale markets, informal sector and even parts of the real estate
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India, Britain decide to expedite requests for Vijay Mallya's extradition

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Legal News
 |  Consumer Protection Immigration International Law

NEW DELHI: In the backdrop of India pressing Britain to extradite Vijay Mallya, the two countries today decided to expedite the requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance pending on either side. The External Affairs Ministry said both sides resolved to strengthen legal cooperation in pursu
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NITI Aayog finalising model law on contract farming

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 |  General Legal Labour & Service

NEW DELHI: In a move intended to protect farmers against price volatility, particularly in perishables like onions, tomatoes and potatoes, the Niti Aayog is drawing up a model law on contract farming for approval by the Cabinet by June. As market fluctuations have made distress sales -- with dramati
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Flat owners can join hands to move national consumer forum against builders

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 |  Consumer Protection Property/Real Estate Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: In the David vs Goliath fight of middle-class flat owners against builders with deep pockets, the Supreme Court came to the rescue of the former. It ruled on Tuesday that flat owners could join hands to directly approach the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) against
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Prevent Uploading Of Rape Videos, Child Porn: Amicus To Centre

Posted 3 days ago  |   Views: 29  |    0  | 
Legal News
 |  Supreme Court

The amicus curiae in the matter where Supreme Court took suo motu cognizance of gangrape videos circulating on the internet has asked the government to take all steps to prevent uploading and dissemination of rape videos, revenge porn, child pornography etc including through revision of intermediary
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Big Relief To Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth As ITAT Holds ‘Propagation Of Yoga’ As Medical Relief

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Legal News
 |  Taxation & Duty

The Delhi bench of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has granted exemption status under Sections 11 and 12 of the Income Tax Act to Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth and held that propagation of yoga qualifies as medical relief.Challenging the order of the Commissioner, the assessee had cont
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