2018: Corporate legal cases kept Delhi HC busy

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Corporate legal cases saw companies from various sectors including telecom, aviation, banking and agro knocking on the doors of the Delhi High Court for relief in 2018. In the year gone by, the pharma sector also witnessed an ugly legal fight between the former promoters of healthcare major Ranbaxy — Malvinder and Shivinder Singh —… Read more »

HC seeks Centre’s reply on plea of visually impaired man who lost out on Railway job

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The Bombay High Court has taken suo motu (on its own) notice of an incident where a sessions court judge was allegedly assaulted by an assistant public prosecutor on the court premises. Vacation judge Justice R K Deshpande of the high court’s Nagpur bench said Wednesday that such incidents are a “threat to independence of… Read more »

Consumer Forum rejects complaints against SBI

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The District Consumer Redressal Forum here has rejected four complaints against the State Bank of India (SBI) pertaining to interest rate on personal loans. Forum’s president Sneha Mhatre and member Madhuri Vishwarupe recently held that SBI’s Thane main branch was right in recovering the difference in the interest rate on the personal loan as the… Read more »

UP youth disabled in road mishap gets Rs 44 lakh compensation

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A 20-year-old youth, who lost his leg after being hit by a truck and falling in a ditch, has been awarded Rs 44 lakh compensation by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here. The tribunal directed Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd to pay Rs 44,29,000 to victim Dharmendra Singh, who was riding pillion on… Read more »

Duty to remove defects is of car manufacturer: NCDRC

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It’s the duty of a car manufacturer to remove the defects in a vehicle and make it roadworthy, the apex consumer commission has said while asking Maruti Suzuki India Limited to refund the price of one of its models to a customer for failing to rectify the complaint. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)… Read more »

Man gets Rs 2.28 L compensation 7 years after accident

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A district court here awarded a compensation of Rs 2.28 lakh to a man for a 2010 accident following which he could not work for 22 months, a senior official said today. “Additional session judge Shivani Jaiswal awarded a total of Rs 2.28 lakh toward compensation to the victim,” Lalit Mudgal, Senior Prosecution Officer, said…. Read more »

Consumer forum raps DDA over “nepotism, high-handedness”

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The Delhi Development Authority and its officials have been pulled up by a consumer forum here for “high-handedness and nepotism” in dealing with flat allottees, saying they behaved as if they were the final authority and the customers were “totally at their mercy”. While dealing with a case, the South Delhi district consumer disputes redressal… Read more »