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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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UP Lokayukta and Up-Lokayuktas (Amendment) Act, 2012 constitutional: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India upheld the constitutional validity of the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta and Up-Lokayuktas (Amendment) Act, 2012 (“Act”) against allegations of non-compliance with the constitutional procedure for passing a Bill. The Government of the … Continue reading

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Disciplinary authority cannot impose punishment not prescribed under statutory rules: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the disciplinary authority cannot impose punishment not prescribed under statutory rules after holding disciplinary proceedings. The Court said “Imposing the punishment for a proved delinquency is regulated and controlled by the statutory rules. … Continue reading

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