Karna HC directs NCLT to hear afresh bankruptcy proceedings of Falcon Tyres

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Disposing of a plea of a tyre manufacturer, the Karnataka High Court has directed the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to hear afresh bankruptcy proceeding of Falcon Tyres, filed by Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC). Falcon Tyres’ promoter Pawan Ruia had approached the high court seeking a fair trial, stating that principle of natural justice… Read more »

NGT notice to Centre, Haryana on construction in Aravallis

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A plea seeking the demolition of apartments located in the eco-sensitive Aravalli area has prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek a response from the Centre and the Haryana government. A vacation bench headed by Justice R S Rathore issued notices to the environment ministry, Delhi and Haryana governments, the municipal corporation of Gurugram (MCG),… Read more »

Court to pronounce order on charge agst firm, others in July

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A special court has reserved for next month its order on framing charges against a private firm and three persons in a coal block scam case relating to alleged irregularities in allocation of Jharkhand-based North Dhadhu coal block. Special Judge Bharat Parashar fixed July 31 for order on whether to put the accused — M/s… Read more »

I-T Act treats all assesses alike, not discriminatory: SC

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The Supreme Court has termed as “fallacious” an argument that the new provision of the Income Tax Act making Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns, is discriminatory and creates two classes. The apex court did not find anything wrong with section 139AA of the Act and said all income tax assesses “constitute one class”… Read more »

MACT awards Rs 34L compensation to kin of accident victim

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The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has awarded a compensation of Rs 34 lakh to the kin of a yard manager, who was killed in a road accident in 2015. The President of MACT-Raigadh-Alibaugh MG Sewlikar recently directed the two respondents – owner of a trailer Nilesh Mhatre and the insurer Sri Ram General Insurance company… Read more »

SC stays Madras HC order over publishing NEET 2017 results

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The Supreme Court today asked the CBSE to declare the results of the NEET examination for admission to MBBS and BDS courses by putting a stay on the Madras High Court order restraining publication of results. The apex court order comes as a relief for 12 lakh medical aspirants who had given the exam. The… Read more »

Govt proposes NEET-like exam to recruit judicial officers

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The government has proposed to the Supreme Court a NEET-like examination to recruit judges to the lower judiciary. The proposal comes close on the heels of several states, including some ruled by the BJP, opposing the formation of an all-India judicial service, a 60-year-old idea. There were vacancies of 4,452 judges in subordinate courts in… Read more »

Haryana land deals: Dhingra report talks about bureaucracy

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Justice S N Dhingra, who headed a commission to probe alleged irregularities in land deals including those linked to Robert Vadra during the previous Congress government in Haryana, said his report is “important and full of facts” and highlights the working of bureaucracy. He said the report has not yet come into the public domain… Read more »