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Madras High Court viewed that the suspicion of the petitioner that her husband died of custodial torture is reasonable and cannot be brushed aside easily.

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Since about 12 years have elapsed from the date of application, Madras High Court directed that the Patent Application be disposed of within a maximum period of three months from the date of receipt of a copy of this order.

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The old pension rules do not apply to those appointed on or after 01-04-2003.

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“In terms of Rule 60(d)(i) of the Common Service Rules, when the appointment is to the post in the grade of “Assistant Manager (Legal)”, one must have five years of experience in the feeder category viz., the post of “Senior Superintendent”

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Madras High Court said that the election process has concluded, and the polling has already taken place. Thus, it asserts that such grounds cannot be deemed acceptable for not permitting the temple festival.

‘Rule 3(7) of IT Rules not iniquitous, draconian or harsh on taxpayers’; SC holds bank employees' interest-free loans taxable as perquisites
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“When there is certainty and clarity, there is tax efficiency which is beneficial to both the tax payer and the tax authorities. These are all hallmarks of good tax legislation.”

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Madras High Court closed the Habeas Corpus Petition with a liberty to the petitioner to visit her minor child at the house of the respondent 5, once a week

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“Educational certificates are not marketable commodities within the meaning of Section 171 of the Contract Act, 1872.”

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“The persistence of manual scavenging is a stark reminder of the deep-rooted inequalities and discrimination that continue to pervade our society, perpetuating the cycle of poverty, oppression, and exclusion faced by marginalized groups.”

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“The roads are carrying beyond their capacity. It can also be seen that all these routes are meddling/interfering with the elephant corridors. And In view of traffic jams, vehicles are stranded in the roads cutting across forests, the animals are worst affected. It causes irreparable damage to the environment.”

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The petitioner was retired from service by superannuation and hence, the employer – employee relationship between the petitioner and the University had come to an end and hence, the University holds no Authority to re-fix the salary and the consequential benefits of the petitioner.

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Madras High Court remarked that Tirunelveli is a communal prone area. It is only for the past few years; the city has been without any communal violences. During the ensuing parliamentary elections, any small spark may lead to a catastrophe.

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“If the facilities required by the petitioner are denied, she will not be able to take the examination, which would lead to discrimination that is forbidden by Article 14 of the Constitution of India.”

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“The next era of child rights must move forward with a better and more equipped and pragmatic approach where the children are better heard and treated with more respect. We need to be more receptive to the needs of the children. We have to start listening to them”

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Assistant Engineers in Tamil Nadu PWD
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Supreme Court said that the attempt of the Association of Engineers to grab all the posts available, even those apportioned for the candidates promoted from subordinate services, is totally unequitable.

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“Police force is a disciplined force in which the persons holding even the base posts are required to exhibit the highest amount of discipline and integrity and they should project and conduct themselves as role models for the citizens of the country.”