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Information can’t be denied under RTI Act: P&HHC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recently ruled that right to information cannot be denied under the Right to Information Act merely because a statutory mechanism is evolved and prescribed under a different Act where alternative procedure and conditions … Continue reading

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Equal pay for equal work: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently reiterated that even temporary/adhoc government employees would be entitled to same pay scale as regular employees if they perform the same duties and denial of same pay scale would be violative of the Indian … Continue reading

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Compensation received from Govt for a deceased employee should be deducted from total compensation: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the compensation received from the Government by the dependents of a deceased employee in a motor vehicle accident should be deducted from the total compensation payable to such dependents by the tortfeasor or … Continue reading

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Difference between Appellate & Revision jurisdiction of High Court: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that the High Court has the power in its revisional jurisdiction to satisfy itself to the regularity, correctness, legality or propriety of the impugned decision or the order of the … Continue reading

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Deemed vesting of surplus land under Urban Land Ceiling Act would not amount to taking de facto possession of land by govt: SC

In an important ruling that will clear many cases pending under Urban Land Ceiling Act (“Act”), the Supreme Court of India has clarified that the deemed vesting of surplus land under Section 10(3) of the Act would not amount to … Continue reading

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SC pronounces directions over decline in female child ratio

Concerned over enough progress not being made in controlling the decline in female child ratio in the country, the Supreme Court of India pronounced the following directions: 1. The Central Supervisory Board and the State and Union Territories Supervisory Boards, … Continue reading

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