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Police can lawfully arrest drivers for breath test, says Bombay High Court
The Bombay High Court ruled that drink driving tests conducted by on-duty traffic police on drivers is important and adequate as per existing laws.
SC examining plea by Nirbhaya’s family to treat juvenile serious offenders as adults
The parents of Nirbhaya (not her real name) – the young medical student who was fatally gang raped on December 16 last year by a group of five adults and one minor in the heart of Delhi – appealed to the Supreme Court to change laws so that juveniles are not automatically entitled to softer sentence.
Sahara Group plans to move SC for submitting property papers directly to banks
Sahara Group Chairman Subrata Roy, on Friday, announced that the company is moving the Supreme Court in order to enable the Sahara India Parivar to submit property documents directly to banks. Existing guidelines make it mandatory for the company to submit all property documents through the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
SC says, bank fraud not just a civil dispute
he Supreme Court of India has set aside a Madras High Court judgment in the case Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank Ltd vs State. After this decision by the apex court, trial courts are now allowed to proceed with the prosecution of former directors of the bank who allegedly colluded with managers of five different firms to commit fraud against the bank.
Apex Court asks SEBI to be strict with companies that indulge in manipulative practices
The Supreme Court has directed SEBI to act strict against any company that resorts to deceptive and manipulative tactics as part of their business strategy.
Final version of “Delhi Witness Protection Scheme” presented before Delhi High Court
In a bid to ensure safety and security of witnesses from “high-profile” accused, the city government on Wednesday presented before the Delhi High Court its final version of the “Delhi Witness Protection Scheme”.
Delhi HC asks Center to explain its stand on plea for free treatment at AIIMS
Delhi High Court has sought response from the central government, Delhi government and AIIMS on a plea filed by a rickshaw puller who wants free treatment for his 7 year old son – a victim of Gaucher’s disease.
Police must register FIR in cognizable offence, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that police are mandatorily required to register FIR when approached by complainants willing to report a cognizable offence
Adultery can be a reason for granting divorce, says Bombay High Court
The Bombay High Court on Monday upheld a family court verdict granting divorce to a man whose wife failed to produce proof that her second child was the husband’s biological son. The court’s decision came after it had noted how the wife refused to go through a DNA test.
Supreme Court asks for response from DoT on child pornography
The Supreme Court of India has issued a notice to the Department of Telecom (DoT), seeking a response on how it plans to block porn websites, especially those that promote child sex abuse.
Supreme Court rejects plea to review verdict on convicts in election
In a major setback for the government, the Supreme Court of India on Tuesday dismissed its plea to review an earlier verdict holding that jailbirds can not contest elections during their incarceration.