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Railways Liable To Pay Compensation For Late Arrival Of Trains If Delay Is Not Justifiable

The Supreme Court has held that the railways are liable to pay compensation unless they provide evidence and explain the late arrival of a train to establish and prove that delay occurred because of the reasons beyond their control. The decision was given by a Bench of Justice MR Shah and Justice Aniruddha Bose. The case was of Northern Western Railway and Another v. Sanjay Shukla. 

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Mutation Entry Does Not Confer Any Right, Title Or Interest In Favour Of Any Person

The case was of Jitendra Singh v. State of Madhya Pradesh. The decision was given by Justice MR Shah and Justice Aniruddha Bose. Advocate Rajesh Inamdar appeared for the petitioner and Advocate G.V. Chandrasekar appeared for the respondent. The judgement of the High Court was upheld. The Special Leave Petition was dismissed. Mutation entry in the revenue record is only for fiscal purposes and does not confer any right, title or interest in favour of a person.

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Director Of Enforcement Can Be Appointed For A Period Of More Than Two Years

The case was of Common Cause (A Registered Society) v. Union of India. The decision was given by Justice L. Nageswara Rao and Justice B.R. Gavai. The counsels present were Sr. Advocate Dushyant Dave and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta. The Court held that the tenure extension to the Director who has attained the age of superannuation must be given only in rare and exceptional circumstances.

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Karnataka HC: Ensure Insurance Companies Transfer Unclaimed Policy Amounts To Senior Citizen Welfare Funds

The decision was given by a division bench of Acting Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Sachin Shankar Magadum. The Karnataka High Court directed the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) to ensure that all insurance companies follow the master circular issued by it and the companies transfer unclaimed amounts to the Senior Citizens Welfare Funds, established under the Finance Act, 2015. 

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Courts Should Be Cautious That Under Allegation Of Marriage, Victim Isn't Used As Shield To Escape From Offences By Accused

The Allahabad High Court has cautioned and warned the courts to ensure that the allegation of marriage with her/victim/girl is not used as a shield to escape from the offences or perpetuation of offences by the accused. The decision was given by the Bench of Justice Surya Prakash Kesarwani and Justice Piyush Agrawal. The case was of Umashankar and Another v. State Of UP and 2 Others.

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