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    Supreme Court of India Today has held that a Judge cannot assume the power on the basis of his individual perception or notion. The Division Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh has further held that “It is well settled in law that a Judge is expected to act in consonance and accord […]

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    Supreme Court of India Today has slammed the colleges admitting students without affiliation terming that “this kind of conduct has become a disease, and when the conduct becomes a disaster, it is a disastrous phenomenon”.  The two Judge Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh has dismissed the Appeal filed by Committee of Management […]

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    Supreme Court of India Today has issued notice in a PIL filed by Dr Naresh Chand Gupta seeking Guidelines to monitor and control ill effects of radiation (Radio Frequency Radiation or RFR) from cell phones and towers in humans and animals. The Bench comprising of Chief Justice TS Thakur and Justice Khanwilker has issued notice […]

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    Udta Punjab continues to soar at the box office. Thanks in no small part to the free publicity engineered by Pahlaj Nihalani and his “cutting” edge crew at the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). Close on the heels of our propensity to “ban” (books, beef and all else that allegedly offend our rather sensitive selves), the urge to “cut” […]

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    Supreme Court will reopen Tomorrow after a 45 day summer break to a packed schedule. Following are the main issues of public interest coming up in the immediate future: VERDICT IN ARUNACHAL CASE: Supreme Courtis soon expected to deliver its verdict on an appeal against the Gauhati High Court order that upheld the discretionary powers […]

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    “We will pay the money for the child’s admission” said Bombay High Court Judge Justice V.M Kanade when school authorities refused a poor widow’s request to pay admission fee in instalments. Justice V.M Kanade was presiding the Division Bench which considered the plea of a widow whose kid was denied admission without paying Rs. 30,000 as Admission […]

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    The Vacation Bench of the Supreme Court has quashed an Order of Labour Court dated 22.10.1997 directing to reinstate a Conductor, who was terminated by UPSRTC for misconduct, along with entire back wages holding that the punishment awarded him was excessive. The respondent-employee was employed as a conductor with UPSRTC on 25.12.1988. On 08.10.1990, in […]

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    On February 12, 2015, within 40 minutes of the Gujarat High Court order denying anticipatory bail to social activists, Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand, the Gujarat police arrived at their residence in Mumbai. Thanks to the Supreme Court issuing a stay on the high court order on the same day, and extending this stay from […]


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Arbitration proceedings not barred under Section 69(3) of the Partnership…

June 30, 2016

Arbitral Proceedings will not come under the expression “other proceedings” of Section 69(3) of the Partnership Act, the Court held.....


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Cabinet considers Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and…

June 30, 2016

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has considered the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of....


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Cabinet approves Implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay…

June 29, 2016

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central....


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Monsoon session of Parliament to be from July 18 to…

June 29, 2016

Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu discusses legislative agenda with about 30 Ministers Government hopeful about passage of GST Bill during Monsoon session;....



LIMB

LIMB will help in organizing otherwise scattered Information at one…

June 28, 2016

A two day workshop for nodal officers of all the ministries to provide hands on training on its ambitious Legal Information....


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NIA Special Court rejects Bail Application of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur…

June 28, 2016

The Special NIA Court in Mumbai Today has dismissed the Bail Application filed by Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, an accused in the 2008....


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Merely because a Person has been named in the Suicide…

June 28, 2016

Merely because a person has been so named in the suicide note we are not to immediately jump to the....


Manipur HIgh Court

Women’s commission empowered to issue arrest warrant at the stage…

June 28, 2016

The Manipur High Court, refusing to quash an arrest warrant issued by State women’s Commission, has held that, at the....


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Madras HC “Disciplinary Rules” Fallout: Lawyers to boycott courts indefinitely

June 27, 2016

Reiterating their demand of unconditional withdrawal of new “Disciplinary” rules notified by the High Court, the Madras High Court Advocates’....


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US Supreme Court aborts Texas strict Abortion Law [Read Opinion]

June 28, 2016

The Supreme Court of United States in WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT, by 5-4 majority, has struck down a strict....


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Obama’s Immigration Policy stalled by US Supreme Court

June 24, 2016

The United States Supreme Court by a divided bench of 4:4 in United States v Texas has today allowed an....


US Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action in University Admissions

Breaking; US Supreme Court upholds race conscious admission programs at…

June 23, 2016

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court of United States has held that the race-conscious admissions program at the University....


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U.S. Appeals Court upholds Obama Government’s “net neutrality” Rules [Read…

June 15, 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday upheld the Obama Government’s “net neutrality” rules....


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AdWord Case; US Supreme Court rejects Google’s Appeal

June 7, 2016

Supreme Court of United States (SCOTUS) has rejected an Appeal filed by Google to dismiss a class action law suit....



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CIC reiterates recommendation to introduce special ‘RTI stamps’ for payment…

June 29, 2016

The Chief Information Commission has again recommended introduction of Special RTI stamps for payment of RTI fees. In a letter....


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When a citizen holding the position of CM wants to…

May 12, 2016

The Central Information Commission has directed the PIOs of Delhi University and Gujarat University, Ahmadabad to make best possible search....


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CIC directs IB to disclose report on IFS Officer Sanjiv…

April 22, 2016

The Central Information Commission on Thursday directed the Intelligence Bureau to provide its report in relation to the false cases....


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Misuse of RTI by employees of Public authorities be considered…

April 19, 2016

Taking serious note of misuse of RTI, the Central Information Commission has observed that such misuse by the employees of....


Manan Kumar Misra and Madabhushi Sridhar

CIC pulls up Bar Council of India for not complying…

April 17, 2016

Central Information Commission has pulled up Bar Council of India for not having complied with Mandatory RTI requirements. Information commissioner....



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RGNUL – Global Constitutionalism: Emerging Trends

June 28, 2016

Special Course “GLOBAL CONSTITUTIONALISM: EMERGING TRENDS” Organized by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab and Supported by Ministry of....


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NLSIU: Admissioin to the Research Degree Programmes

June 28, 2016

National Law School of India University has invited Applications for admission to the following Research Degree Programmes: Phil D. (in....


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16th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2016

June 28, 2016

16th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law will be held in New Delhi from 22nd to....


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Seminar on the Law on Medical Malpractices and Possible Reform…

June 28, 2016

Gopinath N. Shenoy will be sharing his experience as member of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) on the....



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IDEX

IDEX Legal presented the 13th edition of The Legal Counsel Congress and 5th…

April 30, 2016

In association with Thomson Reuters, IDEX Legal curated the 13th edition of The Legal Counsel Congress (LCC) and 5th edition....


NLU Delhi Death Penalty Clinic

Release of the NLU Delhi Death Penalty India Report on 6th May 2016

April 26, 2016

The Centre on the Death Penalty at National Law University, Delhi announces the release of the ‘Death Penalty India Report’....


Intellectual Property Rights Protection

Effectual Services conducts workshop on IPRs at JSS Academy of Technical Education

April 21, 2016

Effectual Knowledge Services, a leading firm in the IP space, recently announced a first of its kind initiative of conducting....


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Submissions open for the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono 2016

April 12, 2016

Submissions are open for the 3rd edition of the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono, the world’s leading global pro bono....


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