Bar Council objects to inclusion of ‘Lawyers’ under the Consumer Protection Act 2019

On Sunday, Bar Council of Delhi wrote a letter to the Consumers Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan showing dissent towards the contemplation of the Ministry to include the lawyers within the definition of Section 2(1)(o) of the Consumer Protection Act as “The legal Profession is an integral part of justice delivery system and is not […]

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Brought CAA to correct historical injustice: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the government has brought the Citizenship Amendment Act to correct “historical injustice” and to fulfil the BJP’s “old promise” to religious minorities living in neighbouring countries Speaking at the Annual Prime Minister’s National Cadet Corps (NCC) Rally 2020, Modi said the problem in Jammu and Kashmir persisted since […]

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It’s govt decision whether to set up KVs in each tehsil :HC

The Delhi High Court said Tuesday that setting up of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in every tehsil across the country was a policy decision of the Centre and left it to the government to take a call on the issue raised in a PIL. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari […]

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High Court asks Govt to Take Policy Decision on Liquor Ban

The Uttarakhand HC has given the state govt 6 months to formulate a policy to implement provisions of the Excise Act which provide for prohibition of alcohol in the state. A division bench of the high court comprising Chief Justice (CJ) Ramesh Ranganathan & Justice Alok Kumar Verma directed the state govt on Thursday to take a […]

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High Court : Acquittal of Driver Involved in Accident no Ground for Denial of Insurance Claim (Read Judgement)

The Punjab & Haryana HC has made it clear that acquittal of driver in criminal proceedings pertaining to accident of a vehicle & a complainant turning hostile in the case isn’t a ground for denial of insurance claim to the family of the person killed in that accident. Justice Lisa Gill of the HC passed these orders while upholding […]

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Corruption Here an Open Secret, Says this State High Court Judge, Chief Justice Withdraws All Work from Him

Chief Justice of High Court of Patna has withdrawn judicial work from the senior-most Judge in the HC after the latter delivered an order on how the judiciary in Bihar had plunged deep into corruption. “Corruption in this HC is (an) open secret,” Justice Rakesh Kumar had held in his 20-page order delivered on Wednesday. […]

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High Court restrains portal from using ‘Vistara’ on products; says it poses security threat

An aviation studies portal has been restrained from offering counterfeit ‘Vistara’ branded products by the Delhi High Court, which said that it posed security risks at airports as it is a distinctive Tata-SIA airline trademark in the airline industry. The high court said that Pilot 18 Aviation Book Store, which operates the web portal www.pilot18.com, […]

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Madhya Pradesh trader fined Rs 4.5 lakh from adulterating ghee

A Madhya Pradesh court has imposed a fine of Rs 4.5 lakh on a trader selling adulterated ghee. Additional District Magistrate S K Mishra fined Manish Bansal in a case dating back to July 10, 2016, when the state Food department raided his dairy and seized over 100 kg of adulterated ghee, an official said. […]

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Parliament adopts resolution concerning 200 per cent duty on Pakistani goods

The Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha approved the amendment in the first schedule of the Custom Tariff Act. The notification had been made on February 16 this year to impose basic custom duty to 200 per cent on all goods originating or exported from Pakistan. The decision was taken after Pulwama terror attack in which […]

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Plea in High Court against linking Aadhaar to UAN to avail Provident Fund, pension

A petition has been filed in the Madras High Court challenging the notification mandating linking of Aadhaar with Universal Account Number (UAN) for availing pension and provident fund benefits. In the plea, Elisha Ebenezer, a software engineer, claimed the notification dated January 4, 2017 was unconstitutional for being violative of Articles 14, 21 and 300A […]

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