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Why inmates in jails despite recommendations for release: SC

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 15  |    0  |  General Legal Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today expressed shock at the large number of people languishing in jails in “complete violation” of their rights despite recommendations for their release by the legal services authority, saying such a situation was unacceptable. “What is this happening? People are languishing i.....
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If public toilets not maintained, will people use them: Delhi HC

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 7  |    0  |  General Legal High Court

An annoyed Delhi High Court today criticised authorities responsible for maintaining public toilets in the city, saying if they do their job properly, people would not have to come to courts. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar came down hard on the authorities .....
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Malegaon: SC for final hearing on plea against Sadhvi on Oct 31

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 7  |    0  |  General Legal High Court Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today fixed October 31 for the final hearing of a plea challenging the Bombay High Court order granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. A bench comprising Justices R K Agarwal and S Abdul Nazeer listed the matter for final hearing .....
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Plea in SC to bring CBI under ambit of transparency law

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 8  |    0  |  General Legal

A plea challenging the government’s 2011 decision to keep the CBI out of the ambit of the Right to Information Act has been moved to the Supreme Court, seeking an early hearing.The case was first filed in the Delhi High Court but later transferred to the top court after the Centre had said that seve.....
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SC verdict tomorrow on plea to restore ban on firecracker sale

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 8  |    0  |  General Legal Supreme Court

The Supreme Court would pronounce tomorrow its verdict on the issue whether firecrackers would be sold in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) during the upcoming festive season of Diwali. A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri had on October 6 reserved its order on a plea seeking restoration of .....
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Insurance claim can’t be denied due to delay in filing it: SC

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 8  |    0  |  General Legal Insurance Supreme Court

Insurance claims cannot be rejected if the reason for the delay in filing it is satisfactorily explained, the Supreme Court has said while granting relief to a man who was denied the claim for his stolen vehicle. A bench of Justices R K Agrawal and S Abdul Nazeer said that rejection of the claims.....
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No legal heir certificates to Jaya niece, nephew

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 15  |    0  |  Family Law General Legal

CHENNAI: Former CM Jayalalithaa's nephew Deepak Jayakumar and niece Deepa Jayakumar have been denied legal heir certificates by revenue officials, who have advised them to move the appropriate court for getting the document.Their application was rejected on the ground that only the immediate family .....
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Can not act on wrong complaint, say police; legal experts differ

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LUCKNOW: After having debunked claims by a retired judge about a robbery in his house in the city, Lucknow Police now say there is no law under which it can take action despite being of the view that wrong information was furnished. Legal experts, however, say police can file a case under Section 18.....
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Maintenance plea: Can’t rely on I-T returns alone, says HC

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 13  |    0  |  Family Law General Legal

MUMBAI: Doubling an interim maintenance for a woman and her two minor children to Rs 10,000 each, the Bombay high court held that income tax returns cannot be relied on while assessing an estranged husband's income. "Whatever income is given to the Income Tax authorities in the 'returns' may not .....
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Snapdeal gets Rs 300-cr legal notice

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BENGALURU: Quickdel Logistics, the parent of GoJavas, the e-commerce-focused logistics firm that had raised investment from Snapdeal, has sent a Rs 300crore legal notice to Snapdeal founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, and Jasper Infotech, the entity which runs Snapdeal.Anand Rai, who had acquired .....
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Barala’s lawyer cries foul over Kundus taking ‘legal advice’ for complaint

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 15  |    0  |  General Legal

Chandigarh: The lawyer for Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala's son Vikas and his friend Ashish Kumar, in an application moved in court on Friday, demanded Sector 26 police station's CCTV footage of the night the duo was arrested for allegedly staking Panchkula-based DJ Varnika Kundu. In the applic.....
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SEBI Issues New Rules To Streamline Mutual Fund Schemes

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 23  |    0  |  General Legal

Market regulator SEBI today asked mutual funds to categorise all their schemes within five baskets, a move that will weed out the practice of multiple funds being launched on similar themes.The schemes will be broadly classified in five groups – equity, debt, hybrid, solution oriented and other sche.....
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Transparent and public: Supreme Court to now post online why judges are appointed or rejected

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 13  |    0  |  General Legal Supreme Court

Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court A P Shah on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court collegium’s decision to place its decisions in the public domain, saying that “transparency” is required in the “process of appointment” of judges to the higher judiciary. Justice Shah told The Indian Express t.....
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SC reserves verdict on plea to restore ban on firecracker sale

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 15  |    0  |  General Legal Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a plea seeking restoration of its last year’s order banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-National Capital Region. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) supported the plea before a bench headed by Justice A K Sikri and said November 11, 201.....
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SC notice to govt, Amrapali on plea of home buyers

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 10  |    0  |  General Legal Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today sought the response of the government and two Amrapali Group firms on a plea by over 100 hassled home buyers seeking that their interests be safeguarded by treating them as secured creditors like banks and financial institutions. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Ju.....
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