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Imposing a prohibitory ban on merchant establishments and establishments that provide livelihood is contrary to the enshrined principles under Article 21.

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Bombay High Court found the petitioners entitled to grant of additional increment to District Awardee Teachers in terms of the Government Circular. The Court held that delay in Divisional Commissioner’s approval to their selection cannot disentitle them from getting such additional increment.

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Bombay High Court upheld the petitioner's right to choose termination of pregnancy. ‘The Court considers this petition as an appeal not only to the judicial mind, but to the moral conscience that must accompany it.'

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NIA has not done an investigation with respect to the co-conspirators involved in planting gelatin sticks in the Scorpio vehicle. We hope and trust that NIA, in right earnest, will investigate this aspect since further investigation under Section 173(8) is pending.

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Supreme Court has ordered that the Rajasthan High Court's impugned order being interlocutory in nature, shall not be treated as precedent for cancellation of bail granted to the petitioner in other cases, and the question of law was kept open to be decided in an appropriate case.

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The clauses in the Information Memorandum are based on the Master Circular which is issued by the Reserve Bank under its statutory powers. Information Memorandum and its clauses refer to Master Circular. The said Information Brochure has a statutory flavour. In that event, the agreement would have a statutory base and such an agreement can certainly be enforceable.

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Merely by mentioning in the arrest memo that the petitioner has been inconsistent in his statements before the Investigating Officer and has kept on changing his versions and as such, has not co-operated with the investigation in disclosing full and true facts, is not sufficient and the same cannot be a ground of arrest as it is unacceptable and contrary to the mandate of Section 41(1)(b)(i)&(ii) from (a) to (e) of the CrPC.

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The Supreme Court Collegium added that there are no indications of Advocate Somasekhar Sundaresan's links with any political parties with strong ideological leanings and emphasised on the right to free speech and expression under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.

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Unfounded criminal charges and long drawn criminal prosecution can have serious consequences. A person subjected to such litigation suffers immense mental trauma, humiliation and monetary loss.

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The petition was filed challenging the vires of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Act 2021 to the extent that the word ‘Court’ is replaced with ‘District Magistrate’

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Supreme court has upheld a decision by the Bombay High Court that the period of parole should be excluded from the period of the sentence when considering 14 years of actual imprisonment for the purpose of premature release of convicts.

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Bombay High Court: In a petition filed by the husband challenging on the ground of legitimacy of the child born out of

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The reason given in the arrest memos to arrest the petitioners, having regard to the facts, appears to be casual, mechanical and perfunctory, clearly without application of mind. The grounds for arrest of the petitioners mentioned in the arrest memos clearly breach the mandatory provisions of Sections 41 and 41-A and 60-A of the Criminal Procedure Code.

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    Bombay High Court: In the present appeal filed under Section 260-A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 preferred against the

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    Bombay High Court: In a case relating to an article published by Mid-Day, pursuant to the order of the instant

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Any document in writing exchanged between the parties which provide a record of the agreement and in respect of which there is no denial by the other side, would squarely fall within the ambit of Section 7 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and would amount to an arbitration clause.

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Bombay High Court remarked that they have come across at least three such cases in last three weeks wherein the statement of the prosecutrix has been totally disbelieved in the grave and a serious offence under Section 376 IPC by not following the law enunciated by the Supreme Court in its catena of decisions. It is the second case in this week wherein Police did not adhere to the basic principles of investigation.

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The High Court issued a contempt notice against an Advocate and a civic official, who acted on her request, after observing that a lawyer’s letter asking for a designated area within the Bombay High Court premises in Nagpur to feed dogs was for “publicity”.

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