Firecrackers banned

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SC Orders On Firecracker Ban In Delhi's Neighbouring Rajasthan

Concerned about the rising pollution in Delhi, Mumbai and Haryana, the Supreme Court on November 7, said that its directives against the use of banned chemicals in firecrackers applied to all states and not just Delhi and its neighboring areas. The top court's clarification came during a hearing on an application seeking to direct Rajasthan to implement the court's order banning certian firecrackers and reducing air and noise pollution.

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 05:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajasthan, Firecracker Ban, Supreme Court, Pollution, Legal News

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Stop Calling "My Lord" "Lordship", SC Judge Asks Lawyers To Use Sir

Supreme Court Justice calls out on lawyers and asks them not to refer judges as "my lord" or "lordship.".  "I'll give half my salary, if you stop calling My lord." said Justice Narasimha. He asked lawyers to use "sir" instead. This is to be noted, in 2006, the Bar Council of India had passed a resolution deciding no advocate will address judges as "My Lord" and "Your Lordship".

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 11:58 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: National news, Legal News, supreme court judge, Lawyers, My Lord

Courtesy: NDTV

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Biological Father Can't Be Booked For Kidnapping Child From Mother In Absence Of 'Prohibition Order':

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has ruled that a biological father cannot be booked for kidnapping his minor child in the absence of legal prohibition and quashed the FIR registered against him by his estranged wife.  n the absence of any “prohibition order” of any court, the father was a lawful guardian along with the mother and hence he cannot be booked for taking minor away.

Thu, 02 Nov 2023 - 04:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bombay HC, Indian government, Legal News, News, parents, Abduction

United Airlines

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Only White, Young Female Attendants On Flights": Airlines Sued For Discrimination

A recent lawsuit alleges that US-based United Airlines shows a preference for flight attendants with specific features and age groups on charter flights serving professional and college sports teams. Media sources confirmed, two United Airlines flight attendants claim in a lawsuit that they were passed over for the plum assignment because the players prefer a "certain look" of "white, young, thin women who are predominately blond and blue-… read-more

Wed, 01 Nov 2023 - 12:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Airlines , Discrimination, Legal News, Sued, Flights, United Airlines

Courtesy: NDTV

Allahabad HC

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Unless Couple Decides to Marry, Live-in Relationship is More of an Infatuation: Allahabad HC

Dealing with a plea to quash a FIR filed against a Muslim man, who was in a live-in relationship with a Hindu girl, the Allahabad High Court (HC) recently observed that such type of relationship “is more of an infatuation and not a stable and sincere relationship. A division bench said, “No doubt that Hon’ble the Apex Court in number of cases, have validated the live-in relationship.

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 11:12 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Allahabad HC, Live-in Relationship, Muslim boy, Indian Couples, Legal News

Courtesy: News 18

Mahua Moitra

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TMC MP Mahua Moitra's Lawyer Recuse From Case, Delhi HC Adjourns Matter

The Delhi HC hearing Mahua Moitra's defamation suit against BJP MP Nishikant Dubey and Supreme Court lawyer Jai Anant Dehadrai on Friday, said it was “appalled” with the TMC MP's lawyer for asking Dehadrai to withdraw his complaint before the CBI in exchange for his pet dog. The advocate, Gopal Sankaranarayanan, later recused himself from representing the TMC MP in the case, leading to adjournment till October 31.

Fri, 20 Oct 2023 - 03:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mahua Moitra, TMC MP, Indian Politics, Legal News, Delhi HC

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Mahua Moitra

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TMC Leader Mahua Moitra Files Defamation Case In Querries For Cash Allegations

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra filed a defamation suit on Tuesday against Bharatiya Janata Party MP Nishikant Dubey, Supreme Court lawyer Jai Anant Dehadrai and several news organisations in the Delhi high court. The development comes after Dubey and Dehadrai alleged that Moitra received cash and gifts as bribes to ask questions in the Lok Sabha, a claim that she denied as “completely baseless”.

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 04:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: TMC, Defamation Case, Mahua Moitra, Legal News, politics

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Dabur Receives GST Notice Of ₹320.60 Crores, Will Challenge

Homegrown FMCG and Ayurvedic products maker Dabur, confirmed to have received a Goods and Service Tax (GST) demand notice of Rs 320.60 crore. The company will challenge the same based on strong merits by filing its reply before the relevant authorities, Dabur India said in a regulatory filing. “The Company has received intimation of tax ascertained as being payable under Section 74(5) of CGST Act, 2017," read an official statement.

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 01:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Dabur, GST Notice, Legal News, Irregularity, IT

Courtesy: News 18

Supreme Court

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SC Raises Delay In Adoption Process Issue, Hears Pleas

Terming child adoption a "human thing", the Supreme Court on Friday flagged the issue of "great delay" in the process and said several children are awaiting adoption in hope of a better life. Chief Justice DY Chandrachud-led bench heard pleas,  including one seeking to simplify the legal process for child adoption in India. He said the petitioners have said this process has virtually come to a standstill.

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 06:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: adoption, Supreme Court, Legal News, CJI DY Chandrachud, Legal Process

Courtesy: NDTV


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Delhi HC Dismissed Plea Of NewsClick Founder Challenging Police Remand

The Delhi High Court on October 13, dismissed NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha and human resource head Amit Chakraborty’s plea challenging their arrest by the Delhi police in a case lodged under anti-terror law the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the court order remanding them in police custody for seven days. Notably, the news website is accused of irregular funding from Chinese investors, promoting their propaganda against the… read-more

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 02:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: newsclick, Indian government, Police Remand, Delhi HC, Legal News

Courtesy: Hindustan Times