Wife cannot claim in-law's property for maintenance: SC

16 March 2008 at 19:38

Wife cannot claim in-law's property for maintenance: SC New Delhi, Mar 16 (UNI) The Supreme Court has held that the right of seeking maintenance of a neglected wife is confined only to herhusband and she cannot recover the arrears of maintenance fr

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Brain mapping test for KIMS Director

16 March 2008 at 11:42

Brain mapping test for KIMS Director Hubli, Karnataka, Mar 15 (UNI) M G Hiremath, former director of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), will undergo a brain mapping test at Bangalore today in connection with a shootout incident at KIM

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PIL in SC against Railways levying taxes without House nod

16 March 2008 at 11:42

PIL in SC against Railways levying taxes without House nod New Delhi, Mar 16 (PTI) The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a PIL challenging the Government's policy of levying taxes on railway commuters without legislative approval.But, the court sai

Posted in Taxation |    0 comments |   349 hits


SC restrains Maharastra govt from attaching railway stations

15 March 2008 at 18:19

SC restrains Maharastra govt from attaching railway stations New Delhi, Mar 11 (PTI) The Supreme Court today restrained Maharastra government from attaching Railway Stations of Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL) for allegedly defaulting in payi

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Haneef hires law firm specialised in compensation bids

15 March 2008 at 18:14

Haneef hires law firm specialised in compensation bids Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef is understood to have hired a law firm specialised in compensation bids to seek damages from Australian government for wrongly accusing him of involvement in the fai

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Aviation Min declares proposed strike on Mar 18 as 'illegal'

15 March 2008 at 18:14

Aviation Min declares proposed strike on Mar 18 as 'illegal' New Delhi, Mar 15 (PTI) A proposed strike by almost all sections of Air India employees next Tuesday on various demands, including implementation of agreements relating to wages and cadr

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   345 hits


Teacher arrested for asking girls to disrobe

15 March 2008 at 18:14

Teacher arrested for asking girls to disrobe Rajkot, Mar 13 (PTI) A physical trainer attached with a private school here was arrested for allegedly asking girl students to remove clothes before performing exercises, police said today.Chetan Acharya

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |   353 hits


COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA

15 March 2008 at 17:03

The Competition Commission of India was established in October, 2003 but could not be duly constituted under the Competition Act, 2002 due to legal challenge before the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court delivered its judgement in the matter in January

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CLARIFICATION ON AMENDMENT TO SECTION 271 OF IT-ACT

15 March 2008 at 17:03

n view of the apprehension raised on the retrospective amendment to section 271 of the Income-tax Act, proposed in the Finance Bill, 2008, empowering the assessing officer to, inter-alia, levy penalty in case of concealment of income, the Ministry of

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Court issues fresh production warrant against don Abu Salem

14 March 2008 at 21:04

A court today issued a fresh production warrant against underworld don Abu Salem after the Mumbai police once again failed to produce him for the eighth consecutive time in a six-year-old extortion case.Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Sanjeev Jai

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SC allows construction of third floor in Delhi with conditions

14 March 2008 at 21:04

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed construction of third floor in the residential colonies in the national capital subject to the undertaking given by the owners to abide by its final decision on the validity of the master plan for Delhi (MPD) 2021.

Posted in Property Law |    0 comments |   2318 hits


Every Indian has right to settle any where in the country: SC

14 March 2008 at 17:21

In an apparent rebuff to Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on the issue of North Indians, the Supreme Court has asserted that every Indian has the right to settle any where in the country."India is not an association or confederation of stat

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   364 hits


SC extends interim order lifting ban on Jodhaa Akbar

14 March 2008 at 14:21

The Supreme Court on Friday extended its interim order lifting the ban imposed by various state governments on the screening of controversial Bollywood film 'Jodhaa Akbar'. The apex court had on March four passed the interim order lifting the ban til

Posted in Civil Law |    0 comments |   525 hits


Supreme Court issues notice to JMM Chief

14 March 2008 at 14:21

The Supreme Court issued notices to the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Chief Shibu Soren and the CBI on a petition challenging his acquittal in the Shashi Nath Jha murder case.The apex court also issued notice to the accused persons on an appeal filed

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SC asks Jharkhand to implement model code of conduct

14 March 2008 at 14:21

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Jharkhand government to implement the model code of conduct for municipal polls in the state on 25th March.A Bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhan ordered the state government to provide sufficient number of offi

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   275 hits


Sankararaman case adjourned to 15th April

14 March 2008 at 14:21

The hearing in the Sankararaman murder case in which Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi and his junior Vijayendra Saraswathi are the prime accused was adjourned to 15th April by a court in Puducherry on Friday.Additional District and Sessions J

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Jayalalithaa withdraws plea on I-T case from SC

13 March 2008 at 23:37

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa withdrew her petition from the Supreme Court relating to her controversial disclosure of an income of Rs 1.72 crore, for the assessment year 1998-99 under a special scheme.The AIADMK Chief had challenge

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Govt all set to notify Limited Liability Partnership bill

13 March 2008 at 16:26

New Delhi , Mar 13 (UNI) The KPMG’s and the McKinsey’s of the world will soon have competition from their Indian counterparts as the government is all set to notify the Limited Liability Partnership Bill, 2006 which will provide greater flexibility t

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Gates presses lawmakers for relaxing 'arbitrary' H-1B visa cap

13 March 2008 at 16:19

The "counterproductive" US immigration policies should be revamped to allow more people to get into the country on H-1B visas aimed at highly-skilled professionals, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates has said.Arguing that hiring an 'A'-grade student from

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   370 hits


SC cautions courts against treating anonymous letters as PILs

12 March 2008 at 23:27

The Supreme Court has cautioned judges against treating anonymous letters as PILs and asked them to be vigilant against unscrupulous elements who abuse the judicial process for vested interest through such petitions."In our view, the public interest

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