Madras High Court
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Madras High Court permitted Srilankan refugees’ daughter to apply for passport under Section 20 of the Passports Act and directed the Central Government to consider her application and pass order.

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Supreme Court took note of an undertaking given to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, on 22-05-2021, WhatsApp had given the undertaking its users in India who have not yet accepted the 2021 privacy policy would not face any disruptions in using the application. It also directed WhatsApp to abide by the undertaking till next date of hearing.

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Madras High Court
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The recruitment process to any public post should be conducted in a fair and transparent manner. If the candidates are selected by any criterion other than merit and efficiency, the public authority will suffer for all the times to come. It is in the public interest that the process of selection and appointment should be transparent to make it foolproof from corrupt practices.

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Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court held that rehabilitation could not be rejected to jhuggi dwellers only on the ground that their names were not in the voter list and the Court further held that the Appellate Authority would have to consider all other documents as well before arriving at a conclusion as to whether the jhuggi dwellers were entitled to rehabilitation or not.

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Union Cabinet Cabinet approves National Green Hydrogen Mission The Union Cabinet has approved National Green Hydrogen Mission. The initial outlay for the

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Delhi High Court
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All that the respondent wished for was a better roof over the head of his family. It was for this objective that the collaboration agreement was devised, but the appellant subjected the respondent to undue harassment on account of his illegal designs which led to the registration of the FIR, and the respondent had to run from pillar to post due to the direct acts of the appellant. Such circumstances do warrant awarding of damages on account of mental agony and harassment.

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While adjudicating an appeal file with a delay of 55 days, the Tribunal held that S. 238 IBC overrides S. 12 of the Limitation Act, 1963 and therefore this Tribunal does not have power to condone a delay beyond a period of 45 days.

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Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court perused Section 29(2) of the Limitation Act, 1963 and Section 7(7) of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 and held that the authority under the Payment of Gratuity Act cannot condone the delay in filing an appeal by entertaining an application under Limitation Act.

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SEBI
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On 1-2-2023, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has issued a circular on Transaction in Corporate Bonds through Request for Quote

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APPELLATE TRIBUNAL FOR ELECTRICITY (ATE) Bureau of Energy Efficiency takes suo motu verification test on a sample refrigerator of Whirlpool India and

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Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court directed the Government to issue a circular to the effect that in case of any minor’s guardian or family approaching any Registered Medical Practitioner (RMP) for termination of pregnancy of the minor, the identity of the minor, guardian, or the family, should not be disclosed in the RMP’s report to the police, if a request to that effect was made by the guardian or the family to the RMP.

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Union Budget 2023
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On 1-02-2023, the Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman announced the Union Budget 2023. The budget is particularly focused upon inclusive development, especially

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Sessions Court, Lucknow
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Sessions Court, Lucknow: In a case filed by the Enforcement Directorate against Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was incarcerated under the Unlawful

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The Court acknowledged the Punjab Government’s intention to grant 33% reservation to the women of the ‘State of Punjab’ in direct recruitment of Group-A, B, C and D posts.

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Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court remitted back the matter to the Magistrate and directed him to decide afresh the issue for taking cognizance and summoning the applicants and pass appropriate orders in accordance with law.

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Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 — Ss. 20 and 42 r/w S. 2(1)(e) — Jurisdictional seat of arbitration once fixed under S.

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The Collegium recommends two more names of Justice Rajesh Bindal, Chief Justice, Allahabad High Court and Justice Aravind Kumar, Chief Justice, Gujarat

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Bombay High Court: In a petition filed by Gammon Engineers & Contractors Pvt. Ltd. under Section 34 of the Arbitration Act, 1996

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Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court suspended Lakshadweep MP, Mohammed Faizal’s conviction and sentence of imprisonment until the disposal of appeal against the decision of Sessions Court

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Delhi High Court
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A clarificatory press release dated 1-03-2013 issued by the Finance Ministry pursuant to the 2013 amendment makes it clear that a Tax Residency Certificate is to be accepted and tax authorities cannot go behind it. Further, based on repeated assurances to foreign investors by way of CBDT Circulars as well as press releases and legislative amendments and decisions of the Courts, the revenue cannot go behind TRC.

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