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Team SoOLEGAL 16 Jan 2017, 2:00pm
SC asks states to respond on speed governors in govt vehicles
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The Supreme Court today chastised several states for not filing their responses on a PIL seeking installation of speed governors in public transport vehicles.A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud also asked the transport secretaries of states like Delhi and Bihar to appear in person with relevant records on the next…
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Team SoOLEGAL 16 Jan 2017, 1:00pm
Food for troops: HC refuses urgent hearing on plea
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The Delhi High Court today refused urgent hearing on a plea seeking a status report from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) following a BSF soldier's allegation that troopers posted along the LoC were being served poor quality food.The petitioner urged the bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini, which did not assemble, that the matter be transferred…
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Team SoOLEGAL 15 Jan 2017, 12:00pm
'Education not commodity, student not consumer'
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A youth's plea against an institute for allegedly not providing him with an internship or job as promised at the time of admission, has been rejected by a consumer forum here which observed that "education is not a commodity".A Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (West) rejected the plea of the youth who sought refund of the Rs 3.52 lakh…
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Team SoOLEGAL 15 Jan 2017, 11:00am
DDCA urges HC not to consider replies of Kejri, Kirti
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DDCA has urged Delhi High Court not to take on record the replies of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and cricketer-turned-MP Kirti Azad to its defamation suit seeking Rs two-and-half crore each as damages from them, as these have been filed late.Kejriwal and suspended BJP MP Azad are facing defamation suit filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Association…
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Team SoOLEGAL 15 Jan 2017, 10:00am
Property dispute decided after five decades with 58 parties
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One of the oldest property disputes which dragged three generations of a family to court has reached finality after nearly five decades, with a Delhi court asking the litigants to arrive at a mutual agreement on the partitioning of the three buildings.The litigation which was initiated in 1968 between five parties, including four family members and…
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Team SoOLEGAL 13 Jan 2017, 4:43pm
HC allows RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s rally in Kolkata on Saturday
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Calcutta high court allowed on Friday Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat’s rally in the city on Saturday. However, justice Joymalya Bagchi imposed a few restrictions on the number and identity of people who can join the public meeting. According to RSS sources in the state, only those ‘invited’ can attend…
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Team SoOLEGAL 13 Jan 2017, 2:15pm
Zakir Naik's IRF moves Delhi HC against immediate ban by Centre
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Islamic Research Foundation of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik today challenged in Delhi High Court the Centre's decision to immediately ban the organisation, claiming no reasons were given for taking such action under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva, before whom the matter was listed, heard part arguments on…
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Team SoOLEGAL 13 Jan 2017, 2:00pm
HC To Hear Plea Seeking MHA Report On Poor Food To BSF Men
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The Delhi High Court today fixed January 16 for hearing a plea seeking a status report from the Ministry of Home Affairs following a BSF soldier's allegation that troopers were being served poor quality food along LoC. A bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini fixed the matter for January 16 as it did not assemble today. The plea was filed by Puran…
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Team SoOLEGAL 13 Jan 2017, 11:00am
SC refuses to pass fresh order to stop cockfights in AP
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The Supreme Court today refused to pass any fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh.A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud declined to pass the order when it was submitted that the Andhra Pradesh High Court direction in this regard is not being followed.The fresh plea of activist Gauri Maullekhi was mentioned…
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Team SoOLEGAL 13 Jan 2017, 1:35am
SC seeks material in support of plea agst presentation of union budget
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The Supreme Court today sought material and legal provisions in support of a PIL seeking postponement of presentation of the Union Budget due to Assembly elections in five states."You (lawyer) tell us what provisions have been violated.Tentatively speaking, we don't find any material in support of the petition," a bench comprising Chief Justice J S…
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