Commercial disputes: Court sends suits of over Rs 1 cr to HC

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Complying with the provisions of a recent ordinance on commercial courts and division, a court here has transferred to the Delhi High Court two commercial dispute suits having a value of over Rs one crore. As per the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Ordinance, 2015 all pending commercial disputes… Read more »

HC seeks action on providing additional area for co-op courts

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The Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to spell out the steps it proposes to take to hand over additional area required for co-operative courts in the city. The division bench of Justices V M Kanade and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi on October 27 heard a bunch of public interest litigations highlighting the lack of infrastructure… Read more »

Lok Adalats eased courts’ pressure, decided 8.2 cr cases:Judge

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The already over-burdened judiciary has been aided by the alternate dispute redressal mechanism of Lok Adalats which have decided 8.25 crore pre-litigation and pending cases in over 15.14 sittings in the last two decades, senior Supreme Court judge TS Thakur said on Monday. Justice Thakur, the Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) who… Read more »

No copyright protection over Yoga poses: US court

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From Yoshita Singh New York, Oct 9 (PTI) Indian-American yoga guru Bikram Choudhury is not entitled to copyright protection over yoga poses and breathing exercises he uses in hot rooms developed by him, a US appeals court has ruled. In an order by the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California yesterday, a… Read more »

NGT Notice to Centre on Petition to Ban Slaughter of Cattle

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The National Green Tribunal today sought response from the government on a lawyer’s plea seeking nationwide ban on slaughter of indigenous breeds of cattle. A bench headed by Justice U D Salvi issued notice to Ministry of Agriculture while seeking its reply by October 30. The directions came while hearing a petition filed by advocate… Read more »