Tag Archives: State

Elders have right to live with dignity; Court to monitor progress: SC

In an important decision relating to the recognition and enforcement of the fundamental rights of the elderly in the country, the Supreme Court of India has agreed to ‘continuously monitor’ the progress in the implementation of the constitutional mandate to … Continue reading

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FIRs’ to be uploaded within 24 hrs after registration: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that First Information Report (“FIR”) shall be uploaded on the police websites or on a State’s official website (if there is no police website) within twenty-four (24) hours of being registered so that the … Continue reading

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Ar. 233(2) bar is only for appointment of DJ: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the bar under Article 233(2) of the Constitution of India is only regarding the appointment of the District Judge and not for the participation in the selection process by the candidates. Article 233(2) … Continue reading

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No bungalows to Uttar Pradesh’s Ex-CMs: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the State of Uttar Pradesh cannot allot government bungalows for life to its ex-Chief Ministers and hence declared Ex-Chief Ministers Residence Allotment Rules, 1997 issued by executive orders as invalid and illegal. … Continue reading

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FAQs on Goods and Services Tax (GST): Govt.

Indian Government has provided answers to the various frequently asked questions relating to GST http://goo.gl/gImsMO

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Second Complaint maintainable in District Forum: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that a second complaint to the District Forum under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is maintainable when the first complaint was dismissed for default or non-prosecution. “….there is no provision parallel to the … Continue reading

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Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division in the High Courts Ordinance, 2015: Govt.

The President of India has promulgated an Ordinance for the constitution of Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division in the High Courts for adjudicating commercial disputes of specified value and for matters connected there with or incidental thereto. … Continue reading

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Online filing of RTI applications: Govt.

Government of India has started a RTI online web portal whereby Right to Information (RTI) applications can be filed online by Indian citizens, including those who are living abroad.   The detailed procedure in filing of on-line RTI application is as … Continue reading

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Guidelines for allowing visitors inside jails: Govt.

The Government of India issued guidelines for all the States to be followed scrupulously while allowing entry into the prison to any individual/ press/ NGOs or company, whether Indian or foreigner for the purposes of making documentaries, writing articles, interviewing … Continue reading

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No caste centric definition of backwardness: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India set aside Union Government’s decision to include Jats (community) in the Union List of Other Backward Classes (OBC) category that entitled them to reservations in jobs and educational establishments. “The aforesaid … Continue reading

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