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Public Prosecutor can’t deemed appointed before High Court: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that a Public Prosecutor appointed to conduct a case before the trial court under the provisions of Criminal Procedure Code (“CrPC”) cannot be deemed to be appointed for the purpose … Continue reading

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Cochin Port Trust assessable to sales tax: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that Cochin Port trust is a ‘dealer’ and falls within such definition under Kerala General Sales Tax Act (“Act”) and is consequently assessable to tax under the Act. Comparing the definition of a ‘dealer’ … 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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Water level to be raised in Periyar dam: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court allowed the raising of water level in Mullaperiyar dam and appointed a supervising committee to look into its workings and restoration. While striking down the Kerala Irrigation Water Conservation Act, the 5 judge … Continue reading

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Use of bulls as performing animals banned: SC

The Supreme Court banned using bulls as performing animals either for Jallikattu events or bullock-cart races across the country and hoped Parliament would elevate the rights of animals to that of constitutional rights. “AWBI [Animal Welfare Board of India] is … Continue reading

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