DCDRC finds Matrimony.Com Ltd. liable for deficiency in service for failing to deliver video album of a marriage reception held in 2017
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DCDRC also held that in order to keep a check on unruly service providers such as Uber, who commit breach of commitments at the nick of time, they are required to be dealt with heavy hands and as such they must be made to deposit at least Rs.10,000 as compensation in Consumer Welfare Fund of the Chandigarh District Forum.

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transfer justice Arvind Singh Chandel
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Earlier the Collegium proposed to transfer Justice Chandel to Madras High Court, but upon appreciating his difficulty, the Collegium partially acceded to his request and recommended to transfer him to Patna High Court.

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Gauhati High Court
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On 15-03-2024, the Chief Justice issued a Notification regarding adoption of Practice Directions for Criminal Appeals/Revisions or Criminal Petitions filed under the POCSO Act in Gauhati High Court and the Outlying Benches.

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DCDRC finds Matrimony.Com Ltd. liable for deficiency in service for failing to deliver video album of a marriage reception held in 2017
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The District Consumer Court found Flipkart to be guilty of deficiency in service and of adopting unfair and restrictive trade practice.

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State Action facebook comments blocking SCOTUS
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In the instant case, the City Manager of Port Huron, Michigan, blocked a Facebook user for expressing his displeasure at the city’s approach to Covid-19 pandemic.

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Artificial Intelligence Act European Parliament AI
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In a pioneering step, the European Parliament on 13-03-2024, adopted 459-pages long Regulation drafted to ensure safety, compliance with fundamental rights and boost innovation.

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DCDRC finds Matrimony.Com Ltd. liable for deficiency in service for failing to deliver video album of a marriage reception held in 2017
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What promised to be a comfort bowl of hot soup and bread, turned out to be an unhygienic mess for the complainant and his family travelling in Executive Class coach of New Delhi to Chandigarh Shatabdi Express.

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DCDRC finds Matrimony.Com Ltd. liable for deficiency in service for failing to deliver video album of a marriage reception held in 2017
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DCDRC observed that the video was not just a collection of images and sounds but a vessel for the heartbeats of a family’s collective journey, carrying the laughter, tears, and love of a day that marked the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.

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Karnataka High Court
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The High Court pointed out that Asianet News failed to support their claim that their alleged defamatory programme ‘Betting Raniyaru’ was covered under Fourth Exception to S. 499, Penal Code, 1860.

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transfer of judges Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva Justice V. Kameshwar Rao delhi high court
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The Collegium on 13-03-2024 recommended the transfer to 2 Delhi High Court Judges namely- Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva and Justice V. Kameshwar Rao.

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SC Collegium appointment of judges high court
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In a series of Resolutions dated 12-03-2024, the Collegium recommended appointment of several Permanent Judges and appointment of Judicial Officers and Advocates as Judges.

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Karnataka High Court
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The High Court answered the question in negative pointing out that Section 125, CrPC envisages that wives, parents and minor children can claim for maintenance.

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Ministry of Law and Justice Centre Permanent Judges
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The President of India appointed the Permanent Judges while exercising the power conferred under Art. 217(1) of the Constitution.

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Justice S. Vaidyanathan Meghalaya High Court
Know thy Judge

Justice S. Vaidyanathan was appointed by the President as new Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya on 02-02-2024 and took charge of his new office on 11-02-2024.

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Karnataka High Court
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Mere erasure of the name of the petitioner in the cause title, does not mean that he is entitled to seek such erasure from the police records. “The direction would be only to enable the internet to forget, like the humans forget. If it is allowed to stay on record, the internet will never permit the humans to forget”.

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Senior Advocates Supreme Court of India
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The decision to designate 5 Senior Advocates was taken in a Full Court meeting presided by Dr Justice DY Chandrachud, the Chief Justice of India.

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Right to Abortion French Senate
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The aim to enshrine the right to abortion in the French Constitution which gained impetus after SCOTUS overruled Roe v. Wade in 2022 was finally fulfilled with 780 MPs favouring the inclusion.

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Karnataka High Court
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The High Court cautioned that if consideration of such artificial deductions is allowed, then in every petition under Section 125 of CrPC there would be tendency by the husband to show lesser salary with an intention to mislead the Courts so as to avoid giving maintenance.

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Donald Trump Colorado Supreme Court presidential primary ballot SCOTUS
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In a unanimous verdict, the SCOTUS held that power to enforce Section 3 of 14th Amendment to the US Constitution against federal officeholders and candidates, lies with the Congress rather than the States.

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Judicial Appointment Tracker
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This segment aims to track and chart the monthly course of judicial appointments in the Supreme Court and High Courts along with recommendations made by the Supreme Court Collegium.

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