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first information report (FIR)

13 November 2013

Consti bench rules police must file FIR: A five-judge constitution bench of CJI P Sathasivam and justices B S Chauhan, Ranjan P Desai, Ranjan Gogoi and S A Bobde ruled in the Lalita Kumari case yesterday that action must be taken against police officers who do not register a First Information Report (FIR) in a cognisable offence [PTI / Order]

Videoing the courtroom: The law ministry’s advisory committee has unanimously agreed that court proceedings must be recorded on video and that appropriate technology for this must be put in place [PTI]

Short circuit: Work at the Madurai bench of the Madras HC is suffering, say practicing lawyers, after one of the two division benches in the circuit has gone to the principal bench until 15 November [TOI]

CCI clears Jet-Etihad merger: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger between Jet and Etihad Airways, with member Anurag Goel dissenting, arguing the deal could adversely affect international air travel competition. [PTI / Majority / Dissenting] Law firms Amarchand, ELP, Gagrats and senior counsel Harish Salve advised on the takeover

22 April 2013

GNLUA GNLU Gandhinagar student lodged police complaint against VC Bimal Patel alleging caste-based discrimination.

22 February 2012

Gupta, Jha, Bishnoi (l. to r.)Exclusive: SRGR Law Offices have filed a first information report (FIR) against Fox Mandal, whose offices were investigated by police today, alleging that Fox’s December 2011 FIR was mala fide and that FoxMandal had supplied false information to police officers and public servants.

07 December 2010

A landmark order passed by a division bench of the Delhi High Court reiterating principles of natural justice has ordered the Delhi police to begin uploading all First Information Reports (FIRs) registered in the city to the world wide web within 24 hours of filing.

15 September 2009

jet_airways_th-byBeRealKolkata's Khaitan & Partners has filed a criminal complaint against a striking Jet Airways officer for allegedly threatening a Jet pilot for breaking the picket lines last week.