HC junks PIL seeking repeal of State Act

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The Bombay High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) which sought to discontinue or repeal Maharashtra Employment Guarantee Act of 1977 on the ground that a Central Act with same benefits for rural population has come into the effect from 2005. The PIL prayed that the Central law i.e Mahatma Gandhi National Rural… Read more »

Payal Abdullah in HC for govt house on security grounds

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Payal Abdullah, estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, has moved Delhi High Court seeking government accommodation for her and her sons on the ground that they enjoyed ‘Z’ and ‘Z plus’ security status. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued notice to the Centre… Read more »

HC upholds detention of ‘sand smuggler’ under MPDA

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The Bombay High Court has upheld an order of a Jalgaon Magistrate detaining an alleged sand smuggler under Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act (MPDA), saying his movements in the society might lead to disruption of public order. MPDA covers bootleggers, slumlords, sand smugglers and certain other categories of offenders whose activities are a threat… Read more »

HC stays NBWs against top bosses of Unitech Ltd

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In a relief to three top officials of beleaguered real estate major Unitech Ltd, Delhi High Court today stayed the execution of non-bailable warrants against them issued by a trial court on a private complaint alleging delay in handing over of flats to buyers. Justice Mukta Gupta granted the relief to Unitech Ltd’s Chairman Ramesh… Read more »

Chief Information Commissioner can transfer Commissioners: HC

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The Bombay High Court has held that the State Chief Information Commissioner has powers under Right to Information Act (RTI) to transfer State Information Commissioner from one region to another for the purpose of ensuring that the Commission functions in a smooth manner. This significant ruling was delivered by a bench headed by Justice V… Read more »