Raj Info Commission asks courts to reduce RTI application fee

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Jaipur: Supreme Court orders the Rajasthan Information Commission to ask all courts in the state, including the High Court to reduce RTI application fee. Disposing of an appeal of Anndaram Chaudhary, a resident of Merta City, the Commission in its order given last week, the copy of which was made available today, has expected from the… Read more »

CJI Misra asks budding lawyers, judges to not get swayed away by infighting

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New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today asked budding lawyers and judges not to get swayed away by infighting and distractions that come their way and suggested them to deal with such situations courageously. He was addressing law students at the sixth convocation of the National Law University here. “You are required to develop… Read more »

Calcutta HC: Mukul Roy’s Y-plus security to remain

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Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court today directed that the ‘Y-plus’ security given to BJP leader Mukul Roy by the Centre would remain, as it dismissed a PIL seeking withdrawal of the security cover given to the leader. A division bench comprising Chief Justice J Bhattacharya and Justice A Banerjee passed the direction after considering a report… Read more »

SC: JKHCBA Jammu to file an impleadment application on 35-A

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Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA), Jammu tonight passed a resolution to file an impleadment application before the Supreme Court in connection with petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35-A of the Constitution. A statement issued by the JKHCBA, Jammu said it was unanimously resolved that the bar association would file… Read more »

HC to AAP: Don’t insist on documents like Aadhaar to give benefits of maternity schemes

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today said there was no legal basis for the AAP government to insist on documents like Aadhaar and bank passbooks, to provide maternity scheme benefits to pregnant and lactating women in the city. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar asked the Delhi government… Read more »

SC: No coercive action against anyone on basis of draft NRC of Assam

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said there will be no coercive action by authorities against over 40 lakh people, whose names do not figure in Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC), observing that it was merely a draft. The top court asked the Centre to formulate modalities and the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) including timelines… Read more »

HC seeks Centre’s response on plea to use Aadhaar details of missing persons

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking direction to utilise biometric and Aadhaar details of missing persons, including children, aged and mentally challenged, so that they can be re-united with their families. Notice issued to the Ministry of Home Affairs by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita… Read more »