Tag Archives: 2006

States not to collect data on backwardness of SC/ST: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the States need not collect quantifiable data on backwardness of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (“SC/ST”) for giving quota in job promotions to SC/ST employees. Refusing to reconsider … Continue reading

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English Court’s interlocutory order maintainable: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the execution of an order of an English Court related to a dismissal of challenge to its jurisdiction is ‘maintainable’ in Indian courts. Dismissing a number of arguments from the appellant, the … Continue reading

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Foreign Law/Accounting firms may work in SEZs: Govt.

Indian government has amended Special Economic Zones Rules, 2006 and in doing so may have allowed the entry of foreign law and accounting firms in these Special Economic Zones (“SEZ”). The Ministry of Commerce and Industry vide its Gazette notification … Continue reading

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Amend penal provisions to control milk adulteration: SC

In an attempt to control the menace of growing sales of adulterated and synthetic milk in different parts of the country, the Supreme Court of India has urged the Union Government to consider making suitable amendments in the penal provisions … Continue reading

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Confessional statements in one case are not an admissible evidence through the statements of the persons to whom the confessions were made in another case: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that the confessional statements made by the accused in a case related to all the bomb blasts in Mumbai since 2005 (case 1) is not an admissible evidence through the statements of the persons … Continue reading

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