Drug patent war, FM auction, coal ordinance kept Delhi HC busy

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The patent war involving domestic and multi-national pharma majors, tussle between the Centre and a private radio channel over FM auctions kept the Delhi High Court busy in 2015 during which it also rapped the Centre for its coal auction ordinance by saying that the legislation “lacked clarity”.The hastily-formulated coal ordinance by the Centre to… Read more »

SC rejects plea challenging Coal Ordinance

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The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a plea challenging the ordinance on coal blocks, providing for retrospective recovery of a levy of Rs. 295 per metric tonne of extracted coal and linking its payment as a qualification to participate in the cancelled . The Coal Mines (Special Provision) Ordinance, 2014, was promulgated for the allocation of… Read more »