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Curious Case Of Contradictory Bail Orders Uploaded On Jharkhand HC Website: SC Closes Controversy

Posted 8 hours ago  |    0  |  Bail/Anticipatory Bail High Court Supreme Court

Image courtesy - wikipedia.com The Supreme Court recently closed an issue of the curious case of two contradictory orders of Jharkhand High Court, one rejecting bail and another granting bail, to the husband of Jharkhand’s Congress leader Nirmala Devi. During the course of hearing of a spe.....
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SC notice to Centre, Guj Govt, NCBC on PIL for including farmers in OBC

Posted 9 hours ago  |    0  |  Supreme Court

Image courtesy - The National The Supreme Court has called for a response from the Centre, the Gujarat Government and the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) on a PIL praying that ‘farmers’ be included in the category of Other Backward Classes (OBC) irrespective of their caste and.....
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Pained by undertrials languishing in jail despite bail: Delhi HC

Posted 9 hours ago  |    0  |  High Court

Image courtesy - sabrangindia.com The Delhi High Court has said it is “pained” by undertrials languishing in Tihar Jail despite getting bail as they could not furnish a bond or surety due to poverty and issued a slew of directions to be followed by trial courts to ensure that such people get .....
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Supreme Court Levels Field Between Overseas, Domestic Operational Creditors

Posted 8 hours ago  |    0  |  General Legal Supreme Court

Image courtesy - clearias.com The Supreme Court removed two hurdles to bring overseas operational creditors on a par with their Indian peers to initiate insolvency proceedings under India’s new bankruptcy law. The court, in a judgement yesterday, clarified that for filing claims under the Inso.....
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Pursuit Of Proof Over Truth Ails India’s Criminal Courts, Says Fali Nariman

Posted 2 days ago  |    0  |  Criminal Defense General Legal

India needs more judges pushing more cases to a speedier resolution, Senior Supreme Court Advocate Fali Nariman said at an event in New Delhi organised by Harvard Law School Centre. In its emphasis on proof rather than truth, the nation has not yet developed an ideal crime control model, Nariman .....
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No Relief For Congress Seeking Verification Of 25% Votes In Gujarat

Posted 2 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

The Supreme Court of India today declined the Gujarat Congress’ request seeking directions to the Election Commission to verify 25 percent of votes cast in Gujarat by matching them with the paper trail. The Congress party had moved the Supreme Court after the exit polls projected that the Bharatiya .....
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What Is Net Neutrality? Should India Be Worried?

Posted 2 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

The US Federal Communications Commission or FCC voted on Thursday to Scrap Net neutrality that requires internet service providers to treat all internet traffic equally. This move marked a victory for internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon Communications and handed them power over.....
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Vodafone U.K. Arbitration: Supreme Court Allows Arbitrator, Proceedings Not Before Jan. 10

Posted 3 days ago  |    0  |  Arbitration Supreme Court

Image courtesy -  radiokerry.ie The Supreme Court of India today allowed the appointment of arbitrators in Vodafone’s U.K. tax arbitration but ruled that proceedings will not start before Jan. 10 next year. The apex court was hearing the central government’s plea against a Delhi High Court.....
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Bodies should be handled in a dignified way, says Bombay HC

Posted 3 days ago  |    0  |  High Court

Image courtesy - livemint.com The Bombay High Court today rapped a hospital and the railways over the handling of bodies of 23 victims of the stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station that were numbered on foreheads with marker pens and called for a more humane approach. A division benc.....
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SC clears 12 special courts to try cases against politicians

Posted 3 days ago  |    0  |  Corruption Supreme Court

Image courtesy - livemint.com The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the green signal for the Centre's scheme to set up 12 fast track courts to exclusively Prosecute and dispose of 1,581 criminal cases pending against Members of Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies within a year. A Ben.....
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SC extends deadline to link Aadhaar with mobile phone numbers to March 31, 2018

Posted 3 days ago  |    0  |  Civil Litigation Supreme Court

Image courtesy - gadgetsnews.com The Supreme Court on Friday refused to issue a stay on linking Aadhaar to government schemes but extended the deadline of linking Aadhaar with mobile phone numbers to March 31, 2018. The government had on Thursday told the Supreme Court it had extended the dea.....
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NGT clarifies Amarnath cave shrine not declared as silent zone

Posted 3 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image courtesy - newspatrolling.com Following protests over its decision, the National Green Tribunal today clarified it has not declared a “silence zone” at the Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said that due sil.....
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No mantra chanting or bells at Amarnath cave as NGT declares it Silent Zone 

Posted 4 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image courtesy - newspatrolling.com NEW DELHI: In a bid to preserve the eco- sensitive Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, the National Green Tribunal today declared it a "silence zone" and prohibited religious offerings beyond the entry point.    A bench headed by NGT chairp.....
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Supreme Court to hear Centre’s plea on Vodafone arbitration tomorrow

Posted 4 days ago  |    0  |  Arbitration Supreme Court

Image courtesy - radiokerry.ie The Supreme Court is likely to hear tomorrow a plea of Centre challenging the Delhi High Court order asking it and the Vodafone Group to participate in dual arbitration proceedings initiated in connection with a tax demand of Rs 11,000 crore through a retrospect.....
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Delhi HC directs the police to install CCTVs at vulnerable areas in the city

Posted 4 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal High Court

Image courtesy - warringtonworldwide.co.uk Continuing with its efforts to make Delhi safe for women, the Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government and the Delhi Police to ensure that CCTVs are installed at all vulnerable areas in the city within eight weeks and all dark spots are lit.....
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