NCDRC refuses compensation to couple for stolen luggage

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The apex consumer commission has set aside lower fora orders asking Railways to pay Rs 5 lakh as compensation to a couple for their stolen baggage, saying they failed to raise an alarm after the alleged theft. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) also said that the decision of the foras awarding the compensation… Read more »

Para forces to check cattle smuggling to Bangladesh: SC

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Paramilitary forces and the local administration in the districts bordering Bangladesh should be involved in preventing cattle smuggling, the Supreme Court said today, directing the Centre to finalise the rules. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said the Centre has already prepared draft rules to prevent cattle from… Read more »

Delhi HC stays order upholding JNU admission policy based on UGC reg

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The Delhi High Court has stayed its single judge order upholding the Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) admission policy for MPhil and PhD courses based on the UGC regulations. The July 2016 regulations of the University Grants Commission (UGC) had put a cap on the number of students per professor/supervisor in MPhil and PhD courses in… Read more »

Wife guilty of cruelty, SC asks hubby to give Rs 1 cr flat

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Holding the wife guilty of cruelty on her husband by filing false cases against him, the Supreme Court today granted the husband divorce and directed him to give her a flat worth Rs 1 crore and Rs 50 lakh as one- time permanent alimony. The apex court said that cruelty can never be defined “with… Read more »

Litigant can’t knock at court’s door for everything: SC

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The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea for incorporating the biographies of all the 10 Sikh Gurus in school syllabus, saying a litigant cannot knock the doors of the courts for “anything or everything”. It said courts cannot enter into the domain of what is to be taught in schools and what should… Read more »

SC raps NGO, chairperson for unsuccessfully filing 64 PILs

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An NGO, which has filed as many as 64 PILs without any success over the years and its chief today came under sharp attack from the Supreme Court for wasting judicial time. “You (chairperson) are wasting too much time of this court. You have initiated 64 proceedings before this court,” a bench comprising Chief Justice… Read more »