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

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

  On 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 ...

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

  On 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 ...

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

  On 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

  On 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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SC urges Centre to make a permanent mechanism to track assets of lawmakers

  On 14 March 2019 at 11:13

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of India asked for an explanation from the Central Government as to why there is no permanent mechanism to keep an eye on the undue rise of assets of elected representatives. The apex court said last year that undue incr ...

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Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case: SC reserves decision on mediation

  On 06 March 2019 at 17:49

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the order in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. It heard a case pertaining to appointing a court-monitored mediator in order to come out with a 'permanent solution' in the Ayodhya Ram ...

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Supreme Court suggests implementation of Article 224A in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana High courts

  On 05 March 2019 at 16:41

As per the reports, charges of corruption and professional misconduct have come into light against nearly 60-odd candidates recommended for appointment as judges of the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana High Courts. As a result of which, no appointment ha ...

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Cabinet approves the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019

  On 01 March 2019 at 11:06

Cabinet approves the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Amendment Order, 2019Promotion Benefits for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes in services in J&K10% Reservation for economically weaker sections in educational instituti ...

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