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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 |   842 Views

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 |   673 Views

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 |   474 Views

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 ..

Posted in Others |   519 Views

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 |   610 Views

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 |   653 Views

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 |   575 Views

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 |   556 Views

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 ..

Posted in Others |   522 Views

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 |   706 Views

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