Govt slammed for taking public money without proper schemes

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Government agencies have no right to accept money from the public unless they are ready with a housing scheme for which allotment can be made within a reasonable time, the apex consumer commission has said. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission’s (NCDRC) observation came in a case in which the Rajasthan Housing Board had cancelled… Read more »

NGT allows registration of 3 diesel trucks for carrying petrol

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has allowed registration of three new diesel vehicles conforming to BS-IV norms to be used for transporting petrol or petroleum products. A vacation bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim granted the relief to three petrol pumps in Delhi — Car Care Centre, Bhasin Service Station and Harshita Service Station —… Read more »

Goa meat traders challenge cattle trade restrictions in Bombay HC

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The Bombay High Court today issued notice to the central and the Goa governments over a petition filed by meat traders challenging the newly-introduced restrictions on cattle trade. Quraishi’s Meat Traders’ Association of Goa challenged in the Goa bench of the high court the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017,… Read more »

No stay on trial court order in Pachauri’s suit: Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court today refrained from staying a trial court order to record evidence during the summer vacation in a Rs one-crore defamation case against activist Vrinda Grover and another woman by former TERI chief R K Pachauri. The high court initially told the lawyers for Grover and the other woman to ring up… Read more »

EC bribery case: HC refuses bail to alleged middleman

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The Delhi High Court today dismissed the bail plea of alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrashekar, arrested in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran. Turning down Chandrashekar’s plea, Justice S Muralidhar observed that the police had seized fake Rajya Sabha member ID cards from him which is a “serious… Read more »