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Fraud Not Necessary Element for Passing Off if Defendant Has Adopted Plaintiff's Trademark: SC
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:50:11 IST

Supreme Court has observed that though passing off is an action based on deceit but fraud is not a necessary element of a right of action, if otherwise the defendant has imitated or adopted the plaintiff's mark. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Allahabad HC Amends 10-Day Bail Rule, Cuts It Down to 2 Days
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:49:55 IST

Allahabad High Court has amended its 10-day bail rule, bringing down to two days the mandatory 10-day notice served to the government counsel on a bail plea before it is taken up for hearing. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

SC Orders Release of 'Unapologetic' Litigant from Jail After He Tenders Unconditional Apology
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:49:30 IST

Supreme Court has ordered the release of a litigant, who was sent to jail for being 'unapologetic' and for not complying its order, after he stated that he complied with its order and tendered an unconditional apology. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

'Shocked' By 20-Year Delay, Supreme Court Transfers Murder Trial from UP to Delhi
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:49:14 IST

Supreme Court has transferred the case from UP to Delhi, which has seen 55 adjournments so far, on a plea made by the victim's family, which submitted that there was no hope left to see the case conclude in their lifetime. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Labour Court Can Examine Charges on Merits Only if Domestic Enquiry Is Held Illegal: SC
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:48:57 IST

Supreme Court has held, while upholding the dismissal of a bank employee who was found drunk during duty, that labour court can examine charges on merits only if domestic enquiry is held illegal (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

SC Appoints Nandan Nilekani to Examine Possibility of Computer Network Based/ AI Solution
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:48:40 IST

Supreme Court has appointed Mr. Nandan Nilekani for examining the possibility of a computer network based or artificial intelligence based technological solution for inspection of medical colleges by the Medical Council of India. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Supreme Court Directs Status Quo on Relocation of Van Gujjars
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:48:24 IST

Supreme Court has directed that "status quo" be maintained, giving a major relief to Van Gujjars or nomadic pastoralists residing in the Corbett Tiger Reserve who were directed to be relocated by the Uttarakhand High Court. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Madras High Court Acquits Accused and Makes Witness Take His Place
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:48:07 IST

Madras High Court has acquitted a convict from all charges levelled against him in a child rape case and ordered de novo trial by implicating one of the witnesses as the accused. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Bombay High Court Allows Abortion in 30th Week of Pregnancy
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:47:50 IST

Bombay High Court has allowed a 33-year-old woman, who is in her 30th week of pregnancy, to undergo an abortion, after a medical test revealed that the foetus has a developmental birth defect. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Encroachment on Forest Land Can't Be Protected: Delhi High Court
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:47:36 IST

Delhi High Court has said encroachment on forest land cannot be protected while refusing to direct the authorities not to demolish a five-decade-old temple, built on a forest land, in the capital. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Fill Up Teaching Vacancies in School for Visually Impaired: Delhi HC to State
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:47:17 IST

Delhi HC has directed the state government to appoint 10 contract teachers to vacant posts in a school for visually impaired boys and provide the students with "assistive devices" like audio recorders to help them study. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi Court Discharges Sisodia, AAP MLAs in Case Related to 2014 Protest Outside Tihar Jail
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:47:00 IST

A Delhi court has discharged Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, AAP MLAs Amanatullah and Sanjeev Jha and others in a case related to a protest held by them outside the Tihar jail in 2014. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Agrees to Quash FIRs 2 Men Filed Against Each Other, if They Plant 100 Trees
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:46:43 IST

Delhi High Court has allowed the request of two men to quash FIRs they had filed against each other, on the condition that they undertake social work and plant 100 trees in the capital as a "gesture of goodwill to society". (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Refuses to Grant Custody of Girl to German father
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:46:28 IST

Delhi High Court has refused to grant the custody of a five-year-old girl to her father in a custodial dispute between an Indian mother and a German father. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Bombay High Court Imposes Fine of Rs.1.5 Cr on Two Pharma Companies
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:46:06 IST

Bombay High Court has imposed a cost of Rs.1.5 Cr on two pharma companies for repeatedly infringing copyright and selling illegal drugs. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Frooti Is A Beverage, 2% Tax applicable: Chhattisgarh High Court
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:45:51 IST

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that, ' Frooti ' is a beverage within Entry 14 of Schedule-II of the Chhattisgarh Entry Tax Act, 1976 and would be charged at the rate of 2%. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Section 438 CrPC (Anticipatory Bail) Applicable in Uttarakhand, Declares Uttarakhand High Court
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:45:36 IST

Uttarakhand High Court has declared that provision for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure is applicable in the State of Uttarakhand. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Gujarat High Court Allows Payment of GST Arrears in Installments
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:45:22 IST

Gujarat HC has directed the petitioners M/s Indus Projects Ltd, to pay the tax dues of Rs. 3.85 crores in instalments by paying 20% amount initially and five per cent of the remaining amount between 1st and 5th day of every month. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Stay of Execution of Decree Pending Suit Shall Be Granted Only in Exceptional Cases: Chhattisgarh HC
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:45:06 IST

Chhattisgarh High Court has observed that stay of execution of decree pending suit between decree-holder and judgment-debtor shall be granted only in exceptional and extraordinary cases. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

NGT Bans Hot Mix Plants for Road Work in Kolkata, Howrah
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:44:49 IST

NGT has ordered the state government to ban the use of hot mix plants and burning fossil fuel for road construction in Kolkata and Howrah to curtail air pollution. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Personal Expenses of Directors of Company Can't be Disallowed Without Sufficient Proof: ITAT
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:44:35 IST

Delhi bench of ITAT, has held that while deleting an addition against the assessee-Company, that the personal expenses of the Directors/ Office bearers cannot be disallowed without having sufficient proof. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Pay PF Dues Before Repaying Creditors, NCLT Tells Liquidator of Precision Fasteners
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:44:20 IST

NCLT has ordered the resolution professional handling liquidation of Mumbai-based Precision Fasteners to pay up employee dues to provident fund organisations before repaying creditors. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Government Letter Cannot Override Government Order: Madras High Court
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:44:02 IST

Madras High Court has held that a government letter cannot override a Government Order while disposing of a retired teacher's petition seeking direction to be reemployed. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

No Bar for Mere Accused in Criminal Case to Enroll As A Lawyer, Holds Madhya Pradesh High Court
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:43:47 IST

Madhya Pradesh High court has held that a person cannot be barred from enrolling as a lawyer merely for being an accused in a criminal case for offences where guilt is yet to be proved. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

SC Allows Those Aspirants Whose Applications Reached Late, to Participate in Judicial Services Exam
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:39:10 IST

Supreme Court has permitted aspirants for judicial officer posts to appear for the main examination for appointment to the post of Additional District Judge in the State of Madhya Pradesh, even though their applications reached later than the last date fixed by the high court, due to postal delay. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Uttarakhand High Court Orders Sealing of All Illegal Slaughter Houses Across State Within 72 Hours
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:38:53 IST

Uttarakhand High Court has ordered all illegal slaughter houses running in the state to be sealed within 72 hours. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

MACT Claims: HC Should Assign Reasons for Increasing or Reducing Compensation, Says Supreme Court
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:03:58 IST

Supreme Court has reiterated that High Court while sitting in appeal above MACT order, should assign the reasons for not granting enhancement of compensation and/or its reduction. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case: Supreme Court Lifts Blanket Ban on Media Reporting
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:03:43 IST

Supreme Court has said that there cannot be a blanket ban on media reporting on cases of rape and sexual abuse but such incidents should not be sensationalized. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

No Automatic Back Wages Upon Reinstatement By Court, Holds Supreme Court
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:03:29 IST

Supreme Court has held that back wages could not be awarded by the court as of right to the workman consequent upon setting aside of his dismissal/termination order. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Food Safety Violations Can Be Prosecuted Under IPC As Well, Holds Supreme Court
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:03:12 IST

Supreme Court has held that Food Safety Officers can lodge complaints alleging offences under the provisions of the Indian Penal Code against the persons transporting, stocking and/or selling the prohibited goods. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Supreme Court Stays Mack Soft Insolvency Proceedings
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:02:55 IST

Supreme Court has stayed insolvency proceedings at Mack Soft Tech, an Indian subsidiary of Irish business group Quinn that owns Q-city, an IT park in Hyderabad (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Ends 11 PILs on Illegal Buildings
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:02:39 IST

Delhi High Court has disposed PILs pointing out that once an action plan has been drawn to prevent further illegal constructions and removing the existing ones, the concerns raised by the petitioners would be fulfilled. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Bombay High Court Go-Ahead for Mahim Bus Depot Revamp, Luxury Tower
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:02:24 IST

Bombay High Court has cleared decks for BMC to consider grant of completion and occupation certificate to a 24-storey luxury tower and the Mahim bus depot re-modelling and redevelopment project. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Chennai-Salem Project: Madras High Court Asks Government Not to Create Problem
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:02:09 IST

Madras High Court has directed the state government not to precipitate any problem, pursuant to the proposed acquisition of land for the multi-crore Chennai-Salem green corridor project. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Kerala HC Directs Local Self Government Institutions to Remove Illegal Hoardings/Flex Boards
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:01:55 IST

Kerala HC has directed Local Self Government Institutions to take steps in removing illegal hoardings and flex boards all across the state and also formulate certain guidelines to be followed in the installation of hoardings and flex boards in future. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Gujarat High Court Stays Kutch DM's Order on Livestock Export Ban From Tuna
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:01:39 IST

Gujarat High Court has stayed the order of Kutch District Magistrate prohibiting the movement of livestock at Tuna port after complaints of alleged violations of legal provisions and animal rights. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Sale of Substandard Drugs: J&K High Court Seeks Action Taken Report
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:01:22 IST

J&K High Court has disapproved Government's tardy approach to act against influx of substandard drugs and sought action taken report with regard to the substandard drugs especially found to have been supplied by J&K Medical Supplies Corporation Ltd. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Not Only Chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants Can Also Certify IGST Refund Claims: CBIC
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:01:01 IST

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has authorized the Cost Accountants to certify the 'IGST Refund Claims' of exporters whose records were not transmitted from GSTN to Customs due to the mismatch in GSTR 1 and GSTR 3B. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

NCLT Clears BRS Ventures' Resolution Plan for Assam Company
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:00:46 IST

Guwahati bench of NCLT has approved the resolution plan of Abu Dhabi-based BRS Ventures Investment Ltd. run by BR Shetty for Assam Company India Ltd. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Collection of Toll Charges by Sub-Contractor Exempt from GST: AAR
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:00:30 IST

Authority for Advance Rulings, Madhya Pradesh has ruled that no GST is payable on collection of toll charges by sub- contractors. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Jammu & Kashmir Acting DGP Dilbag Singh to Continue in Office, Says Supreme Court
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:43:10 IST

Supreme Court has said that newly appointed acting Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir shall continue in office till Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) takes a decision on the matter. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Person Who Remains in Encroached Property Disqualified From Being Member of Panchayat: SC
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:42:57 IST

Supreme Court has held, overruling its previous decision, that a person who shares an encroached property by residing there, he/she has to be treated as disqualified from being a Member of Panchayat. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

SC Upholds Quashing of Consumer Panel Member's Appointment
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:42:42 IST

Supreme Court has upheld a Himachal Pradesh High Court decision of quashing the appointment of a woman member in the Himachal Pradesh State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

President Ram Nath Kovind Gives Assent to Ordinance to Make Triple Talaq a Criminal Offence
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:55:39 IST

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the ordinance passed by the Union Government to make Triple Talaq a criminal offence. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Supreme Court Asks Maharashtra Police to Present 'Best Evidence' Against Arrested Activists
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:55:24 IST

SC has demanded that Maharashtra police present their "best evidence" against five arrested activists who have moved court against their "random" arrests which they claim was designed to quell dissidence in the country. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Tenant Can't Be Evicted On Ground Of 'Change Of User' Sans Negative Covenant: SC
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:55:09 IST

SC has held that in absence of any negative covenant in lease agreement restricting the tenant to run business only relating to the purpose for which the premises were let out, use of lease premises for other purposes will give no ground for eviction of tenant. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Assam NRC: Filing of Claims to Begin on September 25, Says Supreme Court
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:54:53 IST

Supreme Court has ordered the resumption of filing of claims and objections by those who have been left out in the draft Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) would begin on September 25 and will go on for next 60 days (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Panel on Waste Management Should Set Deadlines: Supreme Court
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:54:39 IST

Supreme Court has said that expert panel set up to deal with issues relating to solid waste management in Delhi should set "specific time targets" on how projects need to be carried out. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Entry into Reserve Forest Area Prohibited by Madras High Court
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:54:18 IST

Madras High Court has prohibited any person including members of the Nilgiris Wildlife and Environment Association from entering into the reserve forest area in Nilgiris district, except forest officials to discharge their official functions alone. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Madras High Court Allows Ola to Operate at Chennai Central for 6 Months
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:53:59 IST

Madras High Court has allowed Ola Cabs to operate cab services at Chennai Central for six months while rejecting writ petitions by two call taxi firms against a tender that was decided in favour of the online taxi aggregator. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

'Can't Deny Food Benefits to Kids Without Aadhaar: Bombay High Court
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:53:40 IST

Bombay High Court has directed that no child in Maharashtra should be deprived of benefits of Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) for want of an Aadhaar card. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Bombay High Court Gives Relief to Adani in Coal Imports Case
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:53:20 IST

Bombay High Court has granted an interim stay on letter of requests sent by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence to other countries in connection with probe into allegations of overvaluing of Indonesian coal imports. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea Asking Centre to Reveal Fuel Price Formula
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:53:04 IST

Delhi High Court has dismissed an application seeking direction to Centre to produce records on the basis of which daily prices of fuel are being fixed by oil companies. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Check Illegal Path Labs, Suggest Steps to Regulate Them: Delhi High Court
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:52:44 IST

Delhi High Court has directed state government to regulate unauthorised pathological labs and clinics in the city and also sought a report from the government on steps that can be taken to control such entities in absence of a specific law. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

CCI Imposes Fine on Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:52:27 IST

Competition Commission of India has imposed a penalty of Rs. 12.35 crore on Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar for alleged contravention of provisions of Competition Act. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

CCI Dismisses Complaint Against Shree Yashashree Construction
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:52:13 IST

Competition Commission of India has dismissed a complaint alleging unfair business practices against real estate firm Shree Yashashree Construction with regard to sale of residential flats in Nashik. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

NGT Raps Odisha, Bengal for Illegal Sand Mining in Subarnarekha
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:51:55 IST

National Green Tribunal has directed Odisha and West Bengal to come up with a joint restoration plan for damages inflicted on the river. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

NCLAT Sets Aside Rs. 87 Crore CCI Penalty on Hyundai Motor
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:51:21 IST

NCLAT has set aside an order of CCI imposing a Rs 87 crore fine on Hyundai Motor India for allegedly adopting unfair business ways with respect to discounts for passenger cars. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Madras High Court Slams 'Mechanical' Mylapore Priests for Laxity in Reporting Idol Thefts
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:51:04 IST

Madras High Court has slammed the priests of the Kapaleeswarar temple in Mylapore, Chennai, for their laxity in reporting the theft of idols that took place under their watch in 2004. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

No GST on Educational Institutions Providing Degree Courses Under Related Curriculums: AAR
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:50:48 IST

Authority for Advance Rulings, Karnataka has held that the service of providing Degree courses under related curriculums by educational institutions to students exempt from the liability to GST. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Compensate Parents for Loss of Child in Accidents: SC Lays Down Concept of 'Filial Consortium'
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:23:15 IST

Supreme Court has observed that in a case where a parent has lost their minor child, or unmarried son or daughter, the parents are entitled to be awarded loss of consortium under the head of filial consortium. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Union Cabinet Approves Ordinance on Triple Talaq
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:13:05 IST

Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance making triple talaq a punishable offence after the government failed to pass it through both houses of Parliament. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Supreme Court Pulls Up Media Over Haryana Gang Rape Reports
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:21:48 IST

Supreme Court criticized a section of the media for revealing the identity of the Haryana gang-rape victim and asked how such disclosures could be stopped. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Supreme Court Takes Note of 3,597 Deaths Due to Pothole-Related Accidents in 2017
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:21:29 IST

Supreme Court has taken note of almost 3,600 deaths reported last year alone due to potholes on roads across the country and said it was "unfortunate" that some states were disputing the data published by the Centre on such accidental deaths. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Make Plans for Urban Homeless by October 31: Supreme Court to States
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:20:44 IST

Supreme Court has asked all states and Union Territories to prepare action plans for the urban homeless by October 31 and while setting the deadline, SC has made it clear to states that non-compliance with orders for ensuring shelter for the homeless may invite heavy penalties. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Prove Charge of Deceit Against ArcelorMittal: Supreme Court to Numetal
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:20:25 IST

Supreme Court has asked Numetal, which was against ArcelorMittal (AM) to stop it from bidding for Rs 50,000 crore debt-ridden Ruias-led Essar Steel, to prove allegations that AM 'deceitfully' exited out of loan-defaulting Uttam Galva to be eligible to submit resolution plan. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Court Must Not Go Deep into Merits of Matter While Considering Bail Application: Supreme Court
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:20:00 IST

Supreme Court has cancelled bail granted by the High Court to an influential businessman accused in a murder case, taking into account his past attempt to evade the process of law, and also implications of the clout enjoyed by him in the community. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Allow Bhajiyawala Family to Operate PPF Accounts: Gujarat High Court
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:19:37 IST

Gujarat High Court has directed the Income Tax department and SBI to permit Surat-based financier Jignesh Bhajiyawala and his family members to operate PPF accounts, which were blocked in January 2017. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Upholds Life Term in Sodomy Case, Awards Rs 5 Lakh to Minor
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:19:09 IST

Delhi High Court has awarded the maximum possible compensation of Rs 5 lakh to a child victim of sexual assault who gave an "unambiguous" testimony against the offender. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Asks Delhi Zoo to Preserve Documents on Animal Deaths
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:18:43 IST

Delhi High Court has asked the zoo authority to preserve and protect the missing documents and post-mortem reports related to the deaths of several animals at the capital's National Zoological Park (NZP). (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Allows Ramleela at Dusshera Ground in Janakpuri Area
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:18:21 IST

Delhi High Court has allowed the holding of Ramleela at the Dusshera Ground in Janakpuri for this year, saying religious sentiments of the people are attached to it. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

No Coercive Action Against Sale of Available Banned FDC Drugs: Delhi High Court
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:18:03 IST

Delhi High Court has directed that no coercive steps be taken against the sale of 328 fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs that were banned by the government last week but are still available in the market. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Ban Cone Speakers within Chennai: Madras High Court
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:17:35 IST

Madras High Court has warned that it would be constrained to summon Commissioner of Police if the officer does not make sure that the banned cone speakers were not used in temples, mosques, churches or any other religious institution within the city limits. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

'Good Shepherd Convent' Land Not for Metro Now: Madras High Court
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:17:13 IST

Madras High Court has restrained the authorities from issuing any notification for acquiring land belonging to Good Shepherd Convent in Nungambakkam for the purpose of metro rail project. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Let New College Principal Work Sans Interference, Madras High Court Tells Madras University
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:16:55 IST

Madras High Court has directed the University of Madras not to interfere with the continuance of A.Abdul Jabbar, the present principal of the New College in Royapettah. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Society Not Liable to Pay GST on Maintenance of Parks Provided to Government: AAR
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:16:31 IST

Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR), Karnataka has held that the services such as maintenance of parks provided by Societies to the State Government, Central Government or a Local Authority is exempted from GST. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Cafe Coffee Day Liable to Pay 5% GST Without Input Tax Credit: AAR
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:16:12 IST

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has ruled that the Cafe Coffee day cannot opted to pay the GST @ 18% as the services being offered by them are classified under a heading attracting GST @ 5%, without input tax credit. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Supreme Court Temporarily Lifts Ban on Sale of Saridon and 2 Other Drugs
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:28:11 IST

Supreme Court has allowed the sale of Saridon, Piriton Expectorant and Dart which were in the list of 328 fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs banned by the Centre. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Principle of 'Moulding of Relief' Can't Be Invoked at Interlocutory Stage: Supreme Court
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:27:57 IST

Supreme Court has observed that principle of moulding of relief could at best be resorted to at the time of consideration of final relief in the main suit and not at an interlocutory stage. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Supreme Court Upholds Conviction of Officials Who Were Caught Accepting Bribe of Rs 800 in Year 1994
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:27:44 IST

Supreme Court has dismissed appeals filed by officials who were accused of receiving bribe of Rs 800 from a shop owner and upheld their conviction for accepting bribe. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Supreme Court Extends House Arrest of Rights Activists in Koregaon-Bhima Case
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:27:31 IST

Supreme Court has extended house arrest of rights activists in Koregaon-Bhima Case and observed that it will examine two days later whether there is material supporting the arrest of the activists. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Slightest Penetration of Whichever Degree Is Essential to Attract The Offence of Rape: Tripura HC
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:27:16 IST

Tripura High Court has acquitted a man accused of attempting to commit rape charges observing that it is, at best, a case of fondling and to attract the offence of attempt to rape slightest penetration of whichever degree is essential. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Seeks Mool Chand, Stephen's Hospitals' Reply on Free Treatment of EWS Patients
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:27:02 IST

Delhi high court has sought response from three major private hospitals on a plea alleging violation of court order on providing free treatment to economically weaker section (EWS) category. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Delhi High Court Directs Delhi University to Secure EVMs Used in DUSU Elections
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:26:49 IST

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi University to keep the EVMs secured which are used in the student union election, on a plea by three candidates of the Congress backed NSUI challenging the polls. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Bombay High Court Orders Probe of Over 160 Illegal Bungalows in Alibaug
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:26:31 IST

Bombay High Court has ordered the Divisional Commissioner, Konkan Region to conduct an enquiry and report within there months to the principal secretary, revenue and forest department of Maharashtra Government as to how 160 illegal bungalows were allowed to be built up in Alibaug. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Bombay High Court Orders Protection of Mangroves
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:26:14 IST

Bombay High Court has ordered a "total freeze" on the destruction of mangroves in the state and said that the destruction of mangroves across the state cannot be permitted for any use unless the court finds it necessary for the public good. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Charging People U/S 295 IPC for Questioning Superstitions Violates Articles 14 & 19: Bombay HC
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:25:58 IST

Bombay High Court has ruled that charging people under Section 295 of Indian Penal Code merely for questioning superstition and traditional authority violates Articles 14 and 19 of the Constitution of India. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Madras High Court Initiates Suo Moto Contempt Proceedings Against H Raja
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:25:41 IST

Madras High Court has initiated suo moto contempt proceedings against BJP national secretary H Raja, for his alleged derogatory remarks against judiciary. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Patna High Court Refuses to Modify Order on CBI Special Director Monitoring Probe
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:25:26 IST

Patna High Court has reprimanded CBI for its failure to comply with an order directing it to hand over the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case to the agency's special director. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Transfer of Goods by Sister Concern Is 'Trade': CESTAT Holds Against Hindustan Coca Cola
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:25:07 IST

Hyderabad Bench of CESTAT has held that the value of goods which the assessee received from the sister plant and sold in the market constitutes 'trading activity' and the value of such trading is to be calculated in the amount of CENVAT Credit to be reversed. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

No Penalty Since Assessee Surrenders Income During Assessment Proceedings: ITAT
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:24:53 IST

Delhi Bench of ITAT has held that penalty under Section 271AAA of Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be levied if assessee surrendered the income during the course of assessment proceedings. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

Kerala High Court Allows Payment of Kerala VAT Arrears in Ten Instalments
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:24:39 IST

Kerala High Court has allowed an assessee under the Kerala Value Added Tax (KVAT) to remit the tax arrears in ten equal instalments. (Podcast Available https://goo.gl/jRzvHc)

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