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Australian Govt. to pay $90 mn to Manus asylum seekers

NEWS SCAN The Australian government is set to pay $70 million in compensation to more than 1900 asylum seekers detained at Manus Island. The landmark deal is thought to be Australia’s largest-ever human rights-related settlement. The government will also pay the asylum seekers’ legal costs,

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Aap gets 27 Lakh Rent Notice from it’s own Govt.

NEWS SCAN Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been asked to pay Rs. 27 lakh rent by its own government for “illegally occupying” the building it uses as its party office.The Public Works Department (PWD) of the Delhi government has sent notice to AAP

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Former CJI, Justice PN Bhagwati Passed away.

NEWS SCAN The father of public interest litigation (PIL) and judicial activism in Indian legal jurisprudence, justice PN Bhagwati is no more.The 17th Chief Justice of India, Justice Bhagwati passed away in New Delhi on Thursday evening after a brief illness. He was 95, and

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NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY

Article 39A of the Constitution of India provides for free legal aid to the poor and weaker sections of the society and ensures justice for all. Articles 14 and 22(1) of the Constitution also make it obligatory for the State to ensure equality before law

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World Bank Report on Doing Business-2017: Enforcing Contracts

The World Bank has been publishing its ‘Doing Business Reports’ every year since 2002. The Report seeks to measure regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. In the 2017 Report of the World Bank, published in October 2016, India’s overall rank has improved marginally from

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Madras HC to get six new judges

The Madras High Court will see the appointment of six new additional judges. All the fresh appointees are from the Bar. Assistant Solicitor General of India for the Madurai Bench of the High Court GR Swaminathan is among the names. The other new judges will