Restriction are being lifted slowly in J&K, Union government files statement in SC

19 September 2019 at 17:46

The Central government had recently filed a statement in the Supreme Court explaining the scenario in the Kashmir and the future stage of the state where restriction will no longer be required.Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, the Secretary to the Government of J

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Centre responds to petition seeking liberalized provisions for abortion under MTP Act,1971

19 September 2019 at 17:46

A petition was filed by Dr. Nikhil Datar, in 2009 in the Supreme Court, challenging the provisions of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, with contention to increase the timeline to terminate the pregnancy from the current ceiling of 20 weeks

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Government bans E-Cigarette in every part of the country

19 September 2019 at 17:46

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has announced the prohibition all kinds of E-Cigarettes in the Indian market. The ban on production, manufacturing, import, export, transport, sale, or even distribution, storage and advertisement will c

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Hospital fined 25 lakhs for not addressing sexual harassment complain

19 September 2019 at 17:45

Justice Rohit Arya of Madhya Pradesh High Court has imposed a hefty fine of Rs. 50,000 on Medanta Hospital in Indore for absence of an Internal Complaints Committee, which is mandatory under Section 4(1) of the Sexual Harassment of Women At workplace

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Wildlife offenders convicted under PMLA

16 September 2019 at 14:55

Two persons were convicted by the Special CBI judge under section 3 and 4 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The accused were arrested by the joint team of Delhi Police Crime branch, Maharashtra Forest Department and the Wildlife Crime Contro

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'Dream Girl' movie violates copyright laws: Delhi High Court restrains usage of song

16 September 2019 at 14:55

Delhi High Court in its recent judgement has restrained the use of ‘Dhagala Lagli’ song by Balaji Telefilms in their recent release ‘Dream Girl’, due to copyright violation as they have neither given the license fee nor the re

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Hindu Succession Act is gender discriminatory: Law student files petition in P&H High Court

16 September 2019 at 14:55

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to the Union Government on a petition filed by Daksh Kadian, a Student from National Law School of India challenging the constitutionality of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956.The petitioner contends

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Mumbai Industrial Development Corporation to pay 5 crores for polluting water bodies

16 September 2019 at 14:55

The Principal Bench of National Green Tribunal on Friday has slammed a hefty fine of 5 crores on the Mumbai Industrial Development Corporation for discharging industrial effluents, in the Taloja industrial area on the outskirts of Mumbai.Earlier in 2

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OTP for transaction on international websites: Delhi HC dismisses PIL

16 September 2019 at 14:55

A writ petition filed by Amit Sahni asking for directions to the central government to introduce mandatory OTP for transactions made on international websites was rejected by the Delhi High Court.The petition suggested urgent need of mandating requir

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Assam's NGO suggests 'Standard Operating Procedure' for Foreigner's Tribunal to Supreme Court

10 September 2019 at 15:26

An intervention application has been filed in the Supreme Court by the Brahmaputra Valley Civil Society, an Assam based NGO, in the petition filed by the All Assam Minority Students Union challenging the constitutional validity of the Foreigner&rsquo

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Petition challenging Kashmir's lockdown is to be heard on 16th Sep.

10 September 2019 at 15:26

Petition filed by Anuradha Bhasin, Executive Editor of Kashmir Times and Teseen Poonawalla against the media curb, detention of political leaders and curfew measures, following the abrogation of the special status are to be heard by the Supreme Court

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CBI to summon Kalyan Singh in Babri Masjid Demolition Case

10 September 2019 at 15:26

An application to summon Kalyan Singh, the former UP chief minister was initiated by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the CBI Court on 8th September, soon after the end of his term as the Governor of Rajasthan.Kalyan Singh was the chief ministe

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Session Court Grants Interim Bail To Kashmiri Activist Against Sedition Charges

10 September 2019 at 15:26

Earlier in August, Shehla Rashid, a social activist and leader of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement, raised question on the mobilization of troops in the valley of Kashmir in regard with the abrogation of Article 370 and also claimed human ri

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SC rejects plea: Uber to be investigated for Anti-Competitive Pricing

09 September 2019 at 12:15

An appeal filed by Uber against the inquiry initiated by the Competition Commission of India, for looking into anti-competitive practices was rejected by the Supreme Court of India.The complaint by Meru and COMPACT laid down details of many abusive p

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Unfair Inside: CCI initiates investigation against Intel

07 September 2019 at 12:46

Earlier this August, the Competition Commission of India has issued order to the Director General for initiating investigation and filling a report on the abuse of dominant position by Intel Corporation and Its Indian subsidiary Intel Technology Indi

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No VIP treatment: Rajasthan HC denies life-long services for Ex-CMs

07 September 2019 at 12:46

On the 4th of September, Rajasthan HC made a significant judgement to abolish the life-long free facilities like government bungalows, cars and telephone provided to the former CMs of the state.The petition was filed against Section 7BB and 11(2) of

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Supreme Court Addresses Parking Problem in Delhi

07 September 2019 at 12:45

The Apex Court of India has issued guidelines to put a check on the vehicle parking problem across Delhi NCR, the bench believes the increased number of cars in recent years and lack of proper allocation of land as the root cause of the problem.The w

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Ministry of Home Affairs officially labels 4 individuals as terrorists

07 September 2019 at 12:45

Government of India has brought down Section 35(1)(a) of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act, 2019 into full effect by pressing terrorism charges against 4 individuals. The Ministry of Home affairs in their recent notification has off

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IRDAI slaps 1.11 cr penalty on Policy Bazaar

07 September 2019 at 12:45

Policy Bazaar Insurance Web Aggregator is fined with a penalty of 1.11 crore for violating regulations of IRDA (Web Aggregators) Regulations, 2013 by the Insurance regulator Development Authority of India.They have suppressed four charges on the Poli

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PIL against Paytm; RBI comes to rescue

07 September 2019 at 12:45

Abhijit Mishra, a financial economist, has successfully moved a PIL against Paytm’s Postpaid Wallet service in Delhi High Court. The petition filed against the credit and loan disbursement activity by Paytm Payment Bank Ltd, calling it illegal

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