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SC: Financial Capacity of the complainant if questioned needs to be explained under Section 138 NIA act

  On 11 April 2019 at 10:18

The Supreme Court of India noticed that in a cheque bounce case the complainant is bound to unfold the details of his/her financial capacity, while a question is raised by the accused through leading evidence to that effect.The accused questioned the ...

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Disclosure of Foreign Assets & ITR of 5-years are now mandatory for Lok Sabha & Assembly election contestants

  On 09 April 2019 at 15:38

Candidates planning to contest the elections for Legislative Assembly of the states or Lok Sabha have to fulfill certain criteria. They also have to submit a list of documents without which their nomination will be rejected.The government has recentl ...

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SC orders ECI to increase VVPAT verification from one EVM to five in each constituency

  On 09 April 2019 at 15:37

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has been directed by the Supreme Court to increase the verification of Voter Verified Paper Trail (VVPAT) from one Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) per constituency to any five randomly picked up EVMs in a consti ...

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

  On 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 Collegium recommends eight advocates for elevation to Karnataka High Court

  On 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

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

  On 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

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

  On 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

  On 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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