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Divergences in rural and urban inflation do not persist for long: RBI paper

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Rural-urban inflation divergence does not persist in the long run and converges over time, and both exhibit a long-term equilibrium relationship, said an RBI article. This convergence of rural-urban inflation supports the relevance of one inflation target as nominal anchor at the national level, said the article prepared by Binod B. Bhoi, Himani Shekhar and […]

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Maharashtra : Man gets life imprisonment for colleague’s murder

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A court in Maharashtra’s Thane has awarded life imprisonment to a 32-year-old man, who worked as a cook, for killing his colleague in 2015 over a financial issue. District Judge Hemant Patwardhan held Anil Rajbir Valmiki guilty under IPC sections 302 (murder) and 342 (wrongful confinement) on Wednesday and also pronounced the quantum of sentence. The […]

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Man gets 10 years’ jail for raping and sexually harassing woman and her minor daughter

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A POCSO court in Uttar Pradesh’s Kairana has sentenced a man to 10 years’ imprisonment for raping a woman and sexually harassing her minor daughter two years ago. Special judge Mumtaz Ali also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on accused Sachin on Thursday after holding him guilty under various sections of the Indian Penal […]

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Delhi riots: Court dismisses man’s bail pleas in 4 cases

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A Delhi court has dismissed bail applications of a person in four cases related to the northeast Delhi riots, saying he has been categorically identified by an eye witness as an alleged member of a “riotous mob” and is seen in CCTV footage taking part in rioting. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav dismissed the bail […]

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SC issues show-cause notices to comedian Kunal Kamra and comic artist Rachita Taneja in contempt cases

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 The Supreme Court issued show-cause notices to comedian Kunal Kamra and comic artist Rachita Taneja on Friday for their alleged scandalous tweets against the apex court. A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R S Reddy and M R Shah sought response from the two in six weeks on the notices issued in two separate cases. […]

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SC directs states to carry out fire safety audit of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals

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The Supreme Court on Friday directed all the states to carry out fire safety audit of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals across the country to prevent fire incidents in medical institutions. The apex court also directed dedicated COVID-19 hospitals to take a no objection certificate (NOC) from the fire department within four weeks and said that failure […]

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HC quashes Income Tax proceedings against Karti Chidambaram & Srinidhi Chidambaram

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The Madras High Court has quashed the Income Tax proceedings initiated against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram,and his wife over alleged non-disclosure of cash transactions of about Rs seven crore following sale of a property near here. The Court, while ruling that the action is “not maintainable and premature”, clarified that […]

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Can’t coerce family planning : Centre tells SC on population control

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The Centre has told the Supreme Court that India is unequivocally against forcing family planning on its people and any coercion to have a certain number of children is counter-productive and leads to demographic distortions. In an affidavit filed in the top court, the health ministry told the apex court that the family welfare programme […]

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CBI files supplementary charge sheets in 2 Vyapam scam cases

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The CBI has filed supplementary charge sheets in two separate cases related to pre-medical test-2009 and transport constable recruitment test-2012 conducted by Vyapam in Madhya Pradesh, officials said Tuesday. In the supplementary charge sheet filed before a Gwalior special court in the PMT-2009 case, the CBI has listed 126 accused candidates, impersonators, parents of candidates […]

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Allahabad High Court quashes detention under NSA of anti-Dalit violence accused

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The Allahabad High Court on Monday quashed a detention order under stringent National Security Act and directed forthwith release of the detenue. A bench of justices Pritinker Diwaker and P K Srivastava ordered the release of detenue Javed Siddiqui, arrested under the NSA allegedly for triggering violence against Dalits in Jaunpur district early this year. […]

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JK High Court first female Chief Justice Justice Gita Mittal says tried to embed spirit of equality in courts

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After rendering over 28 months of service as the first female Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal on Tuesday said she tried to embed the abounding spirit of inclusion, equality and justice in the courts. Justice Mittal, who was sworn in on August 11, 2018, as the 36th Chief […]

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HC quashes detention under NSA of anti-Dalit violence accused

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The Allahabad High Court on Monday quashed a detention order under stringent National Security Act and directed forthwith release of the detenue. A bench of justices Pritinker Diwaker and P K Srivastava ordered the release of detenue Javed Siddiqui, arrested under the NSA allegedly for triggering violence against Dalits in Jaunpur district early this year. […]

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Derogatory remark against Sufi saint: SC refuses to quash FIRs against TV news anchor

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The Supreme Court on Monday refused to quash FIRs lodged in different states against TV news anchor Amish Devgan for his alleged defamatory remark against Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during a show on June 15. The top court, however, said Devgan will get protection from any coercive action if he continues to cooperate with […]

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SC allows Centre to go ahead with foundation stone-laying ceremony for Central Vista project

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The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Centre to go ahead with the proposed foundation stone-laying ceremony for the Central Vista project after the government assured it that no construction or demolition work would commence till the apex court decides the pending pleas on the issue. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told a bench headed by […]

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SC agrees to hear plea of Maharashtra governor against HC’s show cause notice for contempt.

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a plea of Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari against issuance of a show cause notice by the Uttarakhand High Court on a petition seeking contempt proceedings against him for his alleged failure to pay rent for a government bungalow allocated to him as ex chief minister of […]

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Republic TV official and another accused get bail in TRP scam

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 A court here on Saturday granted bail to Republic TV’s western region distribution head Ghanshyam Singh, arrested last month in the alleged TRP (Television Rating Points) rigging scam. Ghanshyam Singh, who is also assistant vice president at Republic Media Network, had been arrested on November 10. The sessions court also granted bail to Vishal Bhandari, a […]

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J-K High Court Initiative To Bring Justice To Doorsteps Of People In Far-Flung Areas

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The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Sunday launched an initiative aimed at ensuring access to justice for all titled ‘Insaf Ki Dastak.’ As per a statement from the High Court, the programme will attempt to bring justice to the doorsteps of people living in far-flung areas of the region. Camp courts will be held […]

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ISAC in parternership with NCIIPC and CERT-IN will conduct cyber security training courses from 11th Dec 20 to 20th Dec 20

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Cyber Breaches have become all pervading with very serious outcomes. UNO resolutions require awareness campaigns to be run by the states. International mandate is to train netizens as part of the Cyber Security capacity building by the member states. Hon’ble PM of India has spoken about the Cyber Security from the ramparts of the Red […]

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Social Action Litigation Can Serve as a Powerful Tool to Correct Inefficiencies in Government Delivery: Hon’ble Dr. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud

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 On the historic occasion of India’s Constitution Day, Hon’ble Dr. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Judge, Supreme Court of India delivered a special lecture to mark the event. “The framers of our Constitution laid down the cornerstones to create a legal and an institutional infrastructure to promote a culture of Constitutionalism and Liberal Democracy and it now […]

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Women Lawyers are Hampered by Systemic Discrimination and Gender Barriers : Ms. Justice Gita Mittal

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While the number of women graduating from the leading law schools and working at junior levels in the legal profession is equal to their male counterparts, this does not translate to equal representation at workplace or later at higher positions. Their upward mobility is hampered by systemic discrimination. Gender diversity is particularly significant in the legal […]

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The Digital Ecosystem Needs a Legal Framework for Governance : Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad

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·         The Future of Legal Education during and after the Covid-19 Pandemic Must Focus on Technology Related Laws, Data Protection, Cyber Crimes and Ethics ·         India Must Play a Leading Global Role in the International Legal System   New Delhi, 25 November, 2020: “Technology is going to be play a very crucial role in the future of […]

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Termination Of Female Foeticide Is Destruction Of Woman Of Future: P & H HC

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We all keep hearing the old adages like “Where woman is worshipped, God resides there” and “When you educate a man you educate an individual but when you educate a woman you educate the entire family” so on. But in actual practice we see the stark truth as to how woman has to face discrimination […]

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Duty Of Court To Protect Personal Liberty : Karnataka HC

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         It is most refreshing, most rejoicing and most rejuvenating to learn that the Karnataka High Court in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Mr. Rakesh Shetty vs. 1. State of Karnataka, 2. Chandrakanth Ramalingam in Criminal Petition No. 5445/2020 has cited the recent extremely laudable order passed by the Supreme Court Bench of Justice […]

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NGT imposes ban on sale, use of firecrackers in NCR from Nov 9 to Nov 30

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday imposed a total ban on sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR) from November 9 midnight to November 30 midnight, saying “celebration by crackers is for happiness and not to celebrate deaths and diseases”. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice […]

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