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Mohit Singh is an advocate at the Supreme Court of India.
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A public interest litigation petition has been filed before the Supreme Court of India for declaring the recommendations of the ‘Supreme Court Committee on Reforms in Cricket’ commonly known as Justice Lodha Committee as violative of article 12, 14 and...
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On its last working day of the year 2016, Supreme Court of India would, among other matters, hear two interesting fresh matters:1. PIL for ‘National Liquor Policy’.A petition has been filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking framing of a...
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Hearing a public interest litigation claiming that the surcharge levied on credit and debit card transactions was “illegal” and “discriminatory”, Delhi High Court has sought the view of Ministry of Finance and Reserve Bank of India, reported PTI.Case No.W.P. (C)...
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Supreme Court of India has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking a declaration that the release of government funds to Jammu and Kashmir-based separatists was “unconstitutional and illegal”.Not impressed by the arguments of the petitioner-in-person, advocate ML Sharma,...
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Gujarat High Court has on September 7, issued notice to Union of India, Gujarat Government and the California based Niantic Inc. in a public interest litigation (PIL) petition alleging that the mobile game Pokémon Go hurts religious sentiments by showing eggs...
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By: Siddharth Sijoira [Author is an advocate at the Supreme Court of India] The Supreme Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of criminal defamation under sections 499 and 500 is timely and conforms to the larger societal needs. The court...
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President of India has issued ordinances partly nullifying the orders of the Supreme Court of India regarding NEET exam for entrance to medical and dental colleges. The ordinances amend the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and the Dentists Act, 1948....
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While Indian citizens await setting up of a Constitution bench by the Supreme Court of India to determine if there is fundamental right to privacy under the Constitution of India, a public interest petition has been filed before SC seeking...
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Recently, a Constitution Bench (comprising of five Judges) of the Supreme Court of India has allowed the Review Petition and recalled its judgment dated 18 July 2013 and directed that the matters be heard afresh. The operative para reads as...
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Supreme Court of India has asked for the view of Attorney General for India in the challenge to the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016. When the matter was called for hearing, senior...
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Supreme Court of India has admitted a 2014-public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking filing of a fresh FIR against ex-UP CM and BSP supremo Mayawati for disproportionate assets in light of the fresh material available.Hearing the PIL filed by ex-BSP...
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In an important development, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has allowed the petitions seeking review of the 2013 judgment of the three-judge bench of the court which had ruled that the Medical Council of India’s (MCI)...
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The Supreme Court of India has directed the central and state governments to formulate a national plan for disaster management to provide relief and rehabilitation to those affected by calamities.On April 5, the order was passed by a bench comprising...
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Modifying its historic judgment last year, while deciding review petitions filed by various state governments, Supreme Court of India has now permitted the publication of photographs of the governors and the chief ministers of states in addition to those of...
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Supreme Court of India has ordered that status quo be maintained on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal and has appointed the Union home secretary and Punjab chief secretary and director general of police (DGP) as receiver of the canal. A...
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