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SC stays levy of penalty on sales tax by Tata Sons

The Supreme Court today restrained Maharashtra government from imposing penalty on the sales tax levied on Tata Sons Ltd over the use of the TATA brand name by its subsidiaries. A bench of Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justice Amitava Roy stayed the levy

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SC refuses urgent hearing on Rahul Gandhi’s citizenship

The Supreme Court of India has refused to urgent hearing on a plea seeking a direction to CBI to register a case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly declaring himself as a British national before company law authorities there. “There is no urgency

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Humour- Deciding The Case

Taking his seat in chambers, the judge faced the opposing lawyers. “I have been presented by both of you with a bribe,” the judge began. Both lawyers squirmed uncomfortably. “You, Advocate Kumar, gave me 5 lakh. And you, Advocate Joshi, gave me 10 lakh.” The

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Judge grants divorce after hearing through Skype

A local court has recently granted divorce to a couple after hearing one of the petitioners over Internet video calling facility Skype. Senior Civil Judge of Khammam M Venkata Ramana, based on a recent judgement of Hyderabad High Court, used Skype to interact with the

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Suits of over Rs 1 cr sent to HC

As per the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Ordinance, 2015 all pending commercial disputes having value of over Rs one crore are required to be transferred to the courts/divisions, i.e. in the Delhi High Court, constituted under the ordinance.

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MARITIME DISPUTE (PERU v. CHILE)

On 27 January 2014, the International Court of Justice rendered its Judgment in the case concerning the Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile). On 16 January 2008, the Republic of Peru filed an Application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Chile in respect of a dispute

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Vyapam: SC notice to Centre, MP Governor

The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav on a plea filed by activist Sanjay Shukla seeking his removal on the ground of his alleged involvement in the Vyapam scam, currently being probed by CBI. The multi-crore

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Protect wetlands: NGT asks Centre, States to implead

Concerned over the shrinkage of wetlands across the country, the National Green Tribunal has asked all states to implead themselves as parties and sought the response of the Environment Ministry on a plea seeking their identification and protection. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter