Delhi HC puts stay on Delhi CM decision of 1 crore compensation:

Following a petition filed by advocate Avadh Kaushik contesting the AAP led Delhi Government’s decision to award Rs 1 crore compensation and a job to the next kin of ex-serviceman ram Kishan Grewal, the Delhi High Court had, today, put a stay on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s decision. Grewal had, last week, committed suicide, citing […]

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Employee can claim past dues even after Availing VRS If Scheme Does Not Cover It: Supreme Court

A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court in A. Satyanarayana Reddy & ors. vs. Presiding Officer, Labour Court, Guntur & ors., has held that even though there is cessation of relationship between the employee and the employer, if the Voluntary Retirement Scheme does not cover past dues like lay-off compensation, subsistence allowance, etc., the workman […]

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Prohibition for Consumption of Liquor is voilation of Findamental Right: Patna HC Scraps Bihar’s Liquor Prohibition Law

The Patna High Court on Friday struck down Bihar’s anti-liquor law, holding its provisions to be “clearly draconian and in excess of the balance need to be maintained”. Scrapping the state government’s notification issued on April 5, the Bench comprising Chief Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari and Justice Navaniti Prasad Singh observed that the same was […]

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Allahabad HC Convicts 7 Advocates for Assaulting Judge

The Allahabad High Court in Re vs. Pradhuman Kumar Srivastava and 9 Ors on Thursday convicted seven Advocates on charges of Contempt of Court. They were sentenced to six months of simple imprisonment and a fine of Rs 2,000 each The Judgment by Division Bench comprising Justice Sudhir Agarwal and Justice Shashi Kant delved into […]

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Maggi Stocks To Be Destroyed? SC To Decide

Imagine 78 lakh packs of Maggi, the regular packets that we all buy for Rs 10. Now imagine so many packets, nearly 550 tonnes being destroyed. A huge sting for a Maggi lover, yes. Well, the Supreme Court will soon decide if these samples lying in over 39 locations in the country should be destroyed. […]

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Court orders FIR against 2 sureties for giving false doc

A Delhi court has ordered lodging of FIR against two persons who stood sureties for a man when he was granted bail in a criminal case for allegedly giving a false and forged document. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Sonu Agnihotri passed the direction when it was informed by the police that during verification, the rent […]

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