Madras High Court
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The Commissioner, Food Safety, by issuing successive notifications under Section 30(2)(a) cannot impose an almost permanent ban on a food product, as it is not contemplated by law and if allowed, will amount to doing violence to the provisions.

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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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Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court allowed termination of pregnancy of around 25 weeks of a minor child and further directed the SHO concerned to ensure that after the medical termination and the period of rest, the minor child was admitted to a Government school, so she could continue studying further.

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Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court directs college authorities to constitute a ‘Collegiate Students Redressal Committee’ after the Internal Complaints Committee report found the student guilty of sexual harassment, without giving him an opportunity of being heard. The Court noted that teachers must be encouraged to instill virtues and values in students from primary level.

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Madras High Court
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The damage and injury suffered by the children can very well be imagined. They have suffered disfiguration, lost friendship and company and suffered studies . Their marital prospects have become a serious question mark. No amount of compensation can give back what they lost. Considering the overall facts and circumstances, the Court granted them compensation of Rs. 10.00 lakhs each.

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Gujarat High Court
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Gujarat High Court observed that due to COVID-19 lockdown it was impossible for the petitioner to get Form-F and denying adjournment after taking note of this fact results in breach of principle of natural justice.

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Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court heldthat only the vehicle used in carrying any narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances can be confiscated under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

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Delhi High Court
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The writ petitions raise an important question relating to the powers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to provisionally attach properties under Section 5 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) even though no proceedings relating to the predicate offense may have been initiated by the competent agency functioning under an independent statute and in terms of which the scheduled offense stands created.

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Rajasthan High Court
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The Court however, noted that neither the copies of the application for withdrawal of resignations nor the order of the Speaker refusing to accept the resignation were placed on record. In addition, the respondents did not even clarify as to what ought to be the fair and reasonable time for taking decision when such resignations are tendered.

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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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Allahabad High Court
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The Right of speedy trial is a fundamental right, and its violation causes prejudice even to the accused person

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Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court quashed the FIR registered against the law intern who projected himself as a proxy counsel on the instructions of his Advocate and the Court observed that the law interns who were merely students should be counselled, properly informed, and instructed instead of registering FIRs against them.

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Kerala High Court
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The Court said that the National Highways Authority and the Concessionaire are bound to device ways and means to ensure smooth and uninterpreted flow of traffic through the Paliyekkara Toll Plaza with immediate effect.

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Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court adjourned the tax writ of Paytm’s parent company, will decide the issue that whether the supply of mobile recharge coupons and DTH recharge vouchers to recipients, who are in other States, would be interstate supply or intra-state supply.

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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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Delhi High Court
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Where there exists any iota of inconsistency between two provisions of a same instrument, the former clause shall prevail over the latter one

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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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The Court held that Rule 12-A of the CCS (Extraordinary Pension) Rules specifically permits a widow of an employee who remarries deceased husband's brother to get extraordinary pension.

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Delhi High Court
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Delhi High Court opined that death caused due to overwork and toxic work environment is a social problem which requires the government, the labour unions, the health officials and corporates to formulate appropriate policies.

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Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court remarked that the expression “unmarried” adverts to a person who is not married. It includes a woman who is single i.e., who was married but divorced and even a woman who is widowed.

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