PIL filed to bring Political Parties under the ambit of The RTI Act in SC

01 April 2019 at 17:01

A petition was filed by Ashwani Kumar Upadhyay in the Supreme Court of India praying that all the political parties registered with the Election Commissionof India be brought under the Right to Information Act (RTI). He also prayed that political par

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SC Pulls Up WB Govt For Unofficial Ban Of Film "Bhobishyoter Bhoot"

28 March 2019 at 18:20

The Supreme Court pulled up the West Bengal Government after it was brought to its notice that the film ""Bhobishyoter Bhoot" has not been screened within the limits of Kolkata.The bench comprising of Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice

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SC Collegium recommends eight advocates for elevation to Karnataka High Court

28 March 2019 at 17:53

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended that eight lawyers be elevated as judges of the Karnataka High Court.The eight advocates are Savanur Vishwajith Shetty, SR Krishna Kumar, Maralur Indrakumar Arun, Mohammed Ghouse , Ashok Kinagi, Govindaraj

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Madras High Court orders to prescribe minimum work experience to appear in High Courts and the Supreme Court

28 March 2019 at 17:52

The Madras High Court propounded that there should be minimum experience criteria for lawyers to practice before the High Court.Further, the court stated in the order that legal profession is not a child’s play. In its observation the Court con

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Usage of carbide for ripening of fruits is impermissible by law : Telangana HC

28 March 2019 at 13:33

The bench was considering a suo motu PIL registered by the High Court in 2015 taking note of a report Eenadu Telugu daily News paper which highlighted the use of prohibited chemicals in ripening fruits in Gaddi Annaram fruit market. It noted the subm

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Tapping phone calls in the interest of the nation within rules; the CBI and the Centre to the High Court

27 March 2019 at 17:18

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Central Government informed the Delhi High Court that telephonic surveillance is carried out for the benefit of national security within the rules given under the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885.The above

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Supreme Court notice in plea seeking Consecutive sentence in cases of terrorism, separatism, corruption

26 March 2019 at 12:54

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Law Commission, Ministry of Law and Justice and Ministry of Finance in a petition praying that sentence imposed in cases relating to terrorism, separatism, and corruption be consecutive and not concurrent.

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Justice CS Karnan to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections, files nomination from Central Chennai

26 March 2019 at 12:54

He has filed his nomination from the Central Chennai constituency.Mr Karnan was the first sitting judge to be convicted for contempt of court. He underwent a six-month prison sentence after his retirement in June 2017.He also said that he has declare

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Former Supreme Court judge Justice Satya Brata Sinha passes away

19 March 2019 at 17:22

He was born on 8 August 1944 at Dhanbad in the present day state of Jharkhand. He received his Bachelor of Laws (B.L) Degree from Chota Nagpur Law College in 1967. He joined the Dhanbad District Court in 1968 after which he shifted his practice to Ra

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Rajasthan HC notice in plea for marks concession for Persons with Disabilities in Teachers Selection Exam

19 March 2019 at 17:22

In March 2011, the Rajasthan government had issued an order directing that 20 percent concession be given to persons with disabilities as defined in Section 2 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Partic

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CIC order stayed by Delhi High Court declaring EVMs as information under the RTI Act

19 March 2019 at 17:21

The Delhi High Court yesterday stayed an order passed by the Central Information Commission (CIC) stating that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) fall within the definition of ‘information’ under Section 2(f) the Right to Information Act.T

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Kerala High Court condemns and quashes sexist hostel rules imposed by a college

18 March 2019 at 18:01

The Kerala High Court in its recent judgment highlighted that college administrative authorities cannot impose moralistic and discriminatory rules on students, explicitly when the rules have no relation with the object to maintain discipline and deco

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SC issues notice seeking explanation for delay in completing time bound murder trial

18 March 2019 at 18:01

The Supreme Court took note of negligence on part of the lower court judge for not abiding order of the apex court passed in 2016 to wind up the trial in a murder case within six months. However, about two years later, Special Judge (SC/ST Act) of De

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Registration of political parties under Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951

18 March 2019 at 11:03

Registration of political parties under Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 - Public Notice PeriodRegistration of Political parties is governed by the provisions of Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. A pa

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The Madras High Court has confirmed death sentence to a man accused of brutal murder of a love couple

15 March 2019 at 15:54

The prosecution case against Kattavellai @ Devakar was that he threatened the couple with an aruval and demanded that the jewels worn by the girl be entrusted to him. When they refused to part with the jewel, the accused cut both side of the neck of

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The BCI instructed by the Supreme Court to review the rule mandating age limit for law courses

14 March 2019 at 17:52

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of India passed an order asking the Bar Council of India (BCI) to review the rule of setting an upper age limit for admission in law courses.The BCI proposed the Rules on Standards of Legal Education framed under the Advo

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Madras High Court imposed fine of Rs. 1 Lakh on Indian National Congress and eight other political parties

14 March 2019 at 17:50

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed at Madras High Court seeking to direct the Election Commission to instruct the electoral candidates to submit their Election Manifestos separately, focusing on his or her contesting constituency. The Court

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Additional accused cannot be summoned under Section 319 of the Code in casual and cavalier manner in the absence of strong and cogent evidence : SC

14 March 2019 at 17:48

In the complaint filed by S. Nallasamy, it was alleged that his In Laws, wife and other relatives (15 women and 35 men) came by vehicles and forcibly entered his house and scolded him. An FIR was registered against some accused under Sections 147, 44

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SC: Not permissible for the High Court to reappreciate evidence on record while deciding the 2nd appeal under Sec 100 of the CPC

14 March 2019 at 16:57

"While deciding the second appeal under Section 100 of the CPC, it is not permissible for the High Court to re-appreciate the evidence on record." : SCThe Supreme Court, in a judgment delivered on Wednesday, again reminded the High Courts a

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SC holds Preferential Rights u/s 22 of Hindu Succession Act are applicable to Agricultual Land

14 March 2019 at 16:57

In an appeal filed against the judgment of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, the apex court said that the preferential rights of the heir of Hindu under Section 22 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 are applicable in case property in dispute is agricul

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