Government employee's kin have no right to seek job on his death : SC

29 February 2008 at 11:01

In case of a government employee's death, his or her dependents cannot seek an appointment on compassionate grounds as a matter of right, the Supreme Court has ruled.The Court said a decision on the matter would depend on the financial condition of t

Posted in Family Law |    0 comments |   840 hits


SC upholds Gujarat govt's restriction on cattle slaughter

28 February 2008 at 18:33

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of a Gujarat government notification that prohibited indiscriminate slaughter of bulls and bullocks in the state.A bench of Justices Arijit Pasayat and P Sathasivam dismissed the appeal filed b

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   667 hits


SC shows no mercy to Sarpanch's son in gangrape case

28 February 2008 at 18:33

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) The Supreme Court once again declined to show any leniency to a person found guilty of gangraping a married woman, confirming life imprisonment awarded to him by the trial court and Punjab and Haryana High Court.A bench compri

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |   469 hits


SC upholds Guj govt notification banning slaughter & sale of animals

28 February 2008 at 18:33

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) In a major setback to butchers in Gujarat, the Supreme Court has upheld the validity of Gujarat governmnt notification, dated December 13, 1989, banning the slaughter and sale of meat of bulls, bullocks, calves and other anima

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RS passes Bill to enhance maternity benefits

28 February 2008 at 13:03

The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2007, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday virtually without any debate as the House plunged into pandemonium created by opposition on the farmers' plight.Women working in factories, shops and plantat

Posted in Labour & Service Law |    0 comments |   607 hits


Economic Survey predicts GDP growth at 8.7% for 2007-08

28 February 2008 at 13:03

Pushing for reforms, the Economic Survey said inflationary impact of foreign funds flow, a slowdown in the US, an appreciating rupee and sluggish infrastructure sector were major challenges before economy."The new challenge is to maintain growth at t

Posted in Corporate Law |    0 comments |   648 hits


Sixth pay commission to submit report by 4th April

27 February 2008 at 22:18

The government will submit the Sixth Pay Commission report that was constituted in October 2006 to recommend comprehensive changes in salary structure of the government employees by 4th April."The Commission is to finalise and submit its report withi

Posted in Labour & Service Law |    0 comments |   572 hits


SC seeks Centre's view in Office of Profit law case

27 February 2008 at 22:18

The Supreme Court today sought to know the stand of the Centre on referring a petition, challenging the constitutional validity of the amendment to the law on Office of Profit to a Constitution Bench.A three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice K G Ba

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   554 hits


Sethusamudram project can be operational by Nov if SC okays

27 February 2008 at 22:18

The Sethusamudram ship canal project could become operational by November this year depending on clearance by the Supreme Court, Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways T R Baalu told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.Balu said the government had

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Tenant can be thrown out if he sublets premises: SC

27 February 2008 at 22:11

A tenant can be thrown out of his rented premises if he sublets it to someone including distant kin, the Supreme Court has ruled.A bench of Justices Tarun Chatterjee and Dalveer Bhandari said this while rejecting the plea of a tenant from Capital, Va

Posted in Property Law |    0 comments |   700 hits


Meghalaya and Nagaland gears up for upcoming polls

27 February 2008 at 15:03

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed a rally in Kohima in Nagaland on Wednesday where he called on the people for a change as State Legislative Assembly election campaigning gets underway in North-east.Election preparations are on in Nagaland whic

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   552 hits


SC upholds appointment of 5,500 Assam constables

27 February 2008 at 15:03

New Delhi, Feb 27 (UNI) The Supreme Court today upheld the appointment of 5,500 Assam police constables.A bench comprising Justices S B Sinha and V S Sirpurkar set aside the impugned judgement of Gauhati High Court dated December 6, 2006 quashing the

Posted in Labour & Service Law |    0 comments |   547 hits


HC rescues man from preventive detention

27 February 2008 at 11:34

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) The Delhi High Court today ordered to free a man, incarcerated in jail since October 27 last year, under preventive detention.A division bench, headed by Justices Vikramjit Sena a`nd P K Bhasin, set aside the detaining order p

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |   517 hits


No mall at the Azadpur metro station - HC

27 February 2008 at 11:34

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) Delhi High Court has allowed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to go ahead with their ongoing project of building their station and platform at Azadpur (North Delhi) but the Court has refrained DMRC from making any Mall ther

Posted in Property Law |    0 comments |   1291 hits


SC grounds Chandraswami's plans for foreign visit

26 February 2008 at 21:14

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a Delhi High Court order allowing controversial tantrik Chandraswami, who is facing prosecution in a dozen criminal case, to go abroad to meet his disciples.Chandraswami alias Nemi Chand Jain was allowed to go abro

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |   583 hits


Commission's report on Beltola violence submitted

26 February 2008 at 21:14

The Justice (Retd) R K Manisana Singh Commission, probing the large-scale violence during an Adivasi rally at Beltola in Guwahati on 24th Nov, has submitted its report to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.The commission submitted its 70-page report to

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |   563 hits


MCD officials not interested in completing abattoir project: SC

26 February 2008 at 21:14

The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the MCD for misleading it on infrastructure development for the commissioning of an ultra-modern abattoir in the Capital, the deadline for which has been extended repeatedly due to a dispute between the civic bo

Posted in Corporate Law |    0 comments |   683 hits


Courts should not interfere in economic policies: SC

26 February 2008 at 21:14

The Supreme Court on Tuesday cautioned courts not to interfere in matters related to economic and financial policies, saying it would amount to encroaching into the "domain of the executive and the legislature."Since economic policies involve plannin

Posted in Property Law 1 comments |   605 hits


SC rejects review plea of man who raped his daughter

26 February 2008 at 12:26

New Delhi, Feb 25 (UNI) The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition seeking review of its order dated November 17, 2005, sentencing Asharam from Himachal Pradesh to life imprisonment for raping his minor daughter.A Bench comprising Justices H K Sema

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W Bengal govt denies before SC excesses at Nandigram

26 February 2008 at 12:26

New Delhi, Feb 25 (UNI) The West Bengal government has denied before the Supreme Court all allegations regarding the reported excesses committed by the state administration including police in Nandigram where 14 people were killed in police firing in

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