Calcutta High Court
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The State has, in derogation of West Bengal Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993 and the law declared under Article 141 of the Constitution, decided who would be the surveying and data collecting authority for the Commission. The Commission has been reduced to a handmaiden and or a compulsively obedient pet by the State.

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The minor was charged with various sections of the Penal Code, 1860 including Section 279, 304-A, 337 and certain other provisions of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.

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Admittedly, the Puja Committee did not obtain prior permission of various departments before illegally cutting, pruning, trimming and destruction of trees which are in public places, and which are also being classified as non-forest area.

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The applicants are working in the railway factory i.e. workshop on the post of Operators which resides in factory premises and respondents has not produced any data regarding posts in railway workshop.

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Delhi High Court
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The Court was prima facie satisfied that Amaris Flagship’s impugned “Shield-It Necklace” is visually and structurally similar, with similar colour combinations and placement of elements/ ornamentation, to Bulgari S.P.A.’s “Serpenti Ocean Treasure Necklace”.

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Plaintiff’s X mark is derived from their ‘SPARX’ logo and has been used in a standalone form in relation to its footwear products sold under the ‘SPARX’ brand. Plaintiff’s grievance is against the defendants who started using defendants’ X mark, which was deceptively similar, for footwear as well, being identical goods.

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Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah Patanjali Misleading ads
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Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah is the sitting judge of the Supreme Court of India. He was elevated to the Supreme Court in February 2023. He has formerly served as a Judge in Patna High Court and Andhra Pradesh High Court.

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Delhi High Court
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A PIL was filed seeking issuance of directions to GNCTD to provide arrangements for efficient governance of Delhi by allowing the Chief Minister to interact with the Delhi Assembly and Cabinet Ministers via video conferencing subject to any conditions that may be imposed.

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Delhi High Court stated that to avoid Appellant 1 advancing the contention that the costs had to be shared by Lord Hanuman, it is clarified that the costs would be entirely payable by him.

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IFAR as well as the multiple audit reports in relation to the administration and financial affairs of the society, including under the chairmanship of Justice Easwar, clearly disclose that the manner in which the affairs of the society are being run, requires closer consideration and scrutiny.

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A PIL was filed seeking an extension of the timing of the last train operated by the Kolkata Metro based on the comparison with other Metro Rails operating in different cities/states, where the last train typically runs until 11:30 p.m.

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Excommunication is a serious disease which was deep rooted in ancient India and it is still more surprising that it has surfaced in the particular community to which the appellants belong.

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Justice SV Bhatti
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Justice Bhatti served as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court for 1 month before being elevated to the Supreme Court on 14-07-2023.

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Delhi High Court
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MSMED Act is a beneficial legislation for Micro Small & Medium Enterprises and provides that a buyer can also raise counter claims before the statutory arbitrator under the MSMED Act. Moreover, the scope of the Act as stated therein is to the extent that even if there is an agreement for arbitration between the parties, the MSMED Act will have overriding effect.

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Delhi High Court
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Non-availability of Chief Minister or non-formation of a Standing Committee or disputes pertaining to appointment of an aldermen by the LG or non-delivery of judgment by a competent Court or non-compliance of certain provisions of Delhi Municipal Corporation Act cannot come in the way of the school-going children receiving their free text books, writing material and uniform forthwith.

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Calcutta High Court
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Alipore Bar Association being not a state “other authority” or “agency or instrumentality” of the state within Article 12 and “authority or person” discharging public function within the meaning of Article 226, writ against Alipore Bar Association that too in the matter of election to the Bar Association is not maintainable.

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Delhi High Court
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Marriage is a relationship which flourishes when nurtured with absolute trust and compassion but whittles down when sprinkled with accusations on character, fidelity and chastity of the spouse and becomes beyond redemption when the devastating effects of this one-sided barrage of accusations is topped with rejection of paternity and legitimacy of the innocent children, by their own father.

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In the facts of this case, there is no reference to the Circular whereby the arbitration clause has been incorporated in the contract between the parties. It is true that the policy decision in terms of the Circular is to make arbitration a mechanism for dispute resolution both in cases of existing and future contracts.

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Delhi High Court
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“In the case of Hindu women, who may not have their own income, receiving a life estate given to them by their husbands who may predecease them is an essential safeguard for their financial security during their lifetime.”

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Delhi High Court
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Delhi has been facing the fury of river Yamuna in spate year after year with last year, 2023, being particularly bad. Waterlogging, flooding and related collapse of civic services have become perennial issues.

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