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Team SoOLEGAL 24 Jun 2017, 2:20pm
Uttarakhand High Court: Restrained state government from buying luxurious items till it provides Bare Facilities in Schools
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On Thursday in a noteworthy judgement The Uttarakhand High Court restrained the state government from buying luxurious cars, furniture and air conditioners etc., since, it miserably failed to provide minimum bare facilities in schools, inter alia, benches, desks, blackboards, hygienic separate toilets for boys and girls, water purifiers and ceiling…
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Team SoOLEGAL 23 Jun 2017, 9:50am
Kerala High Court: Gazette notification is of no avail unless people know of it
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Kerala High Court said , Issuance of Gazette notification is of no avail unless people know of it.How many of us read the Gazette publications by the government to know changes in law? Most do not.High Court of Kerala has observed that issuance of Gazette notification is of no avail and due publicity is required to be given in various newspapers of…
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Team SoOLEGAL 22 Jun 2017, 10:07am
President appointed additional judges to the Madras HC(6), Punjab & Haryana HC(2) & Chattisgarh HC(3)
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The President of India has signed off on the appointment  additional judges to the Madras High Court (6), Punjab and Haryana (2) and Chattisgarh (3) High Courts.The names of Judges are as followsMadras High Court(i)   Smt. V. Bhavani Subbaroyan,(ii)  Shri G.R. Swaminathan,(iii) Shri A.D. Jagadish Chandira,(iv) Shri M. Dhandapani,(v)…
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Team SoOLEGAL 21 Jun 2017, 3:28pm
Supreme Court rejects ex-judge Karnan’s bail plea
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A vacation Bench of Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and S.K. Kaul said the court was bound by the order of the seven-judge Bench on the caseThe Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain former Calcutta High Court judge C.S. Karnan’s plea seeking interim bail and suspension of the six-month sentence awarded to him for contempt of court.A vacation Bench…
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Team SoOLEGAL 20 Jun 2017, 9:40pm
Former Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan arrested from Coimbatore
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Former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan was on Tuesday arrested by West Bengal police from the guest house of a private college in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore district. This comes a week after he retired from service. He was sentenced by the Supreme Court to six months jail term for contempt of court and had not been seen in public since then. He also…
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Team SoOLEGAL 20 Jun 2017, 4:29pm
Freedom Of Speech & Expression Can’t Be Suppressed On Ground Of Convenience: Orissa HC [Read Judgment]
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Practice of tolerance is a welcome sign in constitutional scheme, the court observed.The Orissa High Court has observed that constitutional freedom of speech and expression is subjected to reasonable restraints, but it cannot be suppressed on the ground of convenience.Justice SK Sahoo, while quashing a defamation case against a newspaper, remarked:…
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Team SoOLEGAL 19 Jun 2017, 3:28am
Seniors Advocates & Including Individual Advocates Exempted From GST Registration
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In the 16th meeting of Goods and Services Tax Council held on 11th of June,2017, the GST Council has decided to exempt individual advocates including Senior Advocates from GST registration.Services provided or agreed to be provided to a person including a business unit with a turnover up to twenty lakhs in preceding financial year by an individual…
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Team SoOLEGAL 17 Jun 2017, 3:45pm
All Establishments Should Publish Equal Opportunity Policy: Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Rules, 2017 Notified [Read Notification]
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The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment notified the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 on Thursday.The Rules mandate each establishment to publish an equal opportunity policy for persons with disabilities. This policy is supposed to be published preferably on its website, and should include facilities & amenities to be provided…
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Team SoOLEGAL 17 Jun 2017, 12:29pm
Right To Sanitation A Fundamental Right: Himachal HC Directs State To Provide Public Toilets On All Highways [Read Order]
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Himachal Pradesh High Court has recently held that right to Sanitation has been now virtually accepted as constitutional right as fundamental rights like right to water, right to health, right to healthy environment, right to education and right to dignity are directly related to right of sanitation.A Division Bench of Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice…
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Team SoOLEGAL 16 Jun 2017, 9:30am
Former CJI, PIL pioneer Bhagwati passes away at 95
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Former Chief Justice of India P N Bhagwati passed away on Thursday. He was 95. Justice Bhagwati is survived by his wife Prabhavati Bhagwati and three daughters - Parul Jayakar, Pallavi Shroff and Sonali Bhagwati. The funeral will be held on Saturday, family sources said. Justice Bhagwati was appointed a judge of the Supreme Courtin…
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