Gauhati High Court
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For dealing with pollution of Bharalu River, three Sewage Treatment Plants are proposed to be constructed at different locations and Phases-I and II of the project are scheduled to be completed in the year 2030.

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Delhi High Court
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Making derogatory complaints against spouse demonstrate lack of mutual respect and goodwill, which is crucial for a healthy marriage and merely by stating that such complaints are made after parties had separated, in no manner absolves a spouse from the guilt of committing cruelty on the receiving end.

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Delhi High Court
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“Even assuming the recorded consumption to be lesser than the average computed consumption of electricity, it can at best raise a doubt against the respondent; it cannot act as a proof beyond reasonable doubt to hold that the respondent has dishonestly tampered with the meter.”

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Delhi High Court
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By virtue of the two impugned actions/orders, today the respondents are trying to wrongly give retrospective seniority to the other similarly situated personnel like the petitioners herein by putting them ahead of such petitioners in the already existing seniority list as on date, which, as per the settled position of law, is not permissible.

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Bombay High Court
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The Court found no substantial evidence to exercise discretion in favor of Ramesh Sippy’s inheritance claim.

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Delhi High Court
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A petition was filed challenging the circular dated 12-03-2024, issued by Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying prohibiting import, breeding and selling of twenty-four dog breeds.

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Delhi High Court
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The allegation with respect to applicants teasing the deceased in regard to the failure of his romantic relationship with applicant does not appear to be instigation which would amount to abetment of suicide in terms of Section 306 of the Penal Code, 1860.

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Allahabad High Court
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“Imposition of costs in cases of frivolous litigation is essential to maintain the integrity, efficiency, and fairness of the judicial system. By deterring abuse of the legal process, promoting judicial efficiency, and upholding the principles of fairness and justice, cost imposition serves to safeguard the rights of individuals, protect the integrity of the legal system, and bolster public confidence in the administration of justice.”

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Bombay High Court
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The Act grants 10 percent reservation to the Maratha community under the Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) category. A report of MSBCC cited ‘exceptional circumstances and extraordinary situations’ for surpassing the total reservation limit of 50 percent.

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Bombay High Court
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To avail the benefit of insurance policy of Rs.1,50,00,000/-, an innocent person was killed to portray that the accused had met with an accident and in the said accident, the car in which the accused was travelling caught fire and got burnt.

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Bombay High Court
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“For a special statute, such as the IT Act, to override the general law, such as the IPC, the ingredients of the offence under both laws must be the same. If any ingredient of an offense under the IPC is missing in the act made punishable under the special statute, the IPC will not be excluded, and it can still be resorted to.”

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Madras High Court
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“Democracy is the basic principle in our constitution. Our country is the largest democratic country in the world. The sculptural inscriptions would show that democracy prevailed in our country even during the ancient times.”

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Delhi High Court
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“When no opportunity is given to deal with an argument which goes to the root of the case based on evidence which go behind the back of the party and results in a denial of justice to the prejudice of the party, the same would amount to violation of principle of natural justice.”

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Delhi High Court
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The Central Delhi Court Bar Association is recognized as the official Bar Association for the Rouse Avenue District Court Complex overriding the authority of the Bar Council of Delhi to establish such associations under the Bar Association Rules of 2019.

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Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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The Court noted that not allowing the petitioner to attend the sporting event may cause her to lose out on further opportunities which in turn may have a deterrent effect with regard to such position being provided to the athletes in India.

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Bombay High Court
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The High Court held that Arun Gawli is entitled to the benefits flowing from the State Remission Policy dated 10-01-2006, which was prevailing on the date of his conviction.

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Telangana High Court
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The High Court observed that the levy of cost recovery charges, i.e., salaries payable to customs staff deployed at the Airport, is an administrative charge and is a tax and hence, it cannot be exacted from GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. without any statutory provision.

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Delhi High Court
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“The quarrel at the time of incident and matrimonial differences provides a strong motive for falsely implicating the appellant subsequently.”

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Punjab and Haryana High Court
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“A sentencing policy which is unusually mild and sympathetic in its operation would have a disastrous effect on society and would do more harm than good to public confidence in the efficacy of law.”

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Madhya Pradesh High Court
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Madhya Pradesh High Court rejected the petitioner’s argument for voiding the contract under Section 56 of the Contract Act, 1872, and found the failure to lift scrap was attributable to the petitioner.

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