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SC dismisses PIL to declare Indus Waters Treaty unconstitutional
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SC dismisses PIL to declare Indus Waters Treaty unconstitutional

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a public interest litigation seeking declaration of the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan as illegal and unconstitutional. "This treaty is of 1960 and this treaty has held good for more than half a century," a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said while dismissing the PIL filed by lawyer M L Sharma in his personal capacity. The bench, also comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul, however, made clear that the order dismissing ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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Will end triple talaq in 1.5 years: AIMPLB vice president

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board who has opposed Public-Interest Litigation filed against the controversial triple talaq in the Supreme Court, on Wednesday said that the board will do away with the practice of verbal divorce in one-and-a half years, adding that there is no need for government interference.'The triple talaq practice has ruined many Muslim families all over India till date. Gender equality and the dignity of women were non- negotiable and cannot broke compromise. The board ...
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10 commandments for Modi Sarkar to curb black money

A K Bhattacharya digs into the yet-to-be-public report on ways to curb black money and finds out that Modi's next moves could include action on dabba trading, hawala, and education. Even as the government has launched a high-profile drive against black money, a 1,000-page study on unaccounted incomes in India has not been made public. Produced by the think-tank National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) at the instance of the UPA government of 2012, the report was submitted to the ...
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HC refuses to intervene in Jadhav's case, says Centre taking steps to secure his release

The Delhi high court on Wednesday refused to direct the government to approach the International Court of Justice for the release of death row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav from jail in Pakistan, saying the government was taking necessary steps. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra said the government was best placed to take a decision and safeguard the life and liberty of its citizens.  "All steps are being taken by the government. There cannot be any ...
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HC notice to BCCI, Sony, for 'promoting' tobacco during IPL

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Sony Pictures Network and a pan masala manufacturing company for allegedly advertising and promoting tobacco products during the ongoing IPL tournament. A division bench comprising Chief Justice D B Bhosle and Justice Yashwant Varma passed the order on a public interest litigation filed by Prakash Kharwadkar, who contended that the logo of ‘Shudh Plus’, one of the sponsors of the ...
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Will NGT call the Yamuna expert panel's bluff?

The Art of Living case will go down as a test for environment activism in the country, notes M Rajaque Rahman. IMAGE: Artists rehearse on the eve of the World Culture Festival in New Delhi, March 2016. Photograph: PTI Photo Amidst the cynicism that nothing happens unless some noise is made, civil activism is finding a valuable place in our social fabric. But what's disturbing is the trend of it being hijacked by raucous, destructive groups with strong public relations skills. This seems to be ...
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Formula One is taxable in India, says Supreme Court

This is, say tax experts, the first time that a car race circuit has been held to be the permanent establishment of an assessee.    In a big win for the income tax department, the Supreme Court has held that the Formula One World Championship (FOWC) in motor racing is liable to be taxed in India for the F1 Grand Prix Championship. The apex court has upheld the view of the Delhi high court, that FOWC has a permanent establishment (PE) in India. In this case, the Buddh International ...
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SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for policy on national anthem, song

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre in four weeks on a plea seeking framing of a policy for promoting the national anthem and the national song. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra issued notice and asked the Centre to file its reply on the plea which also sought to ascertain the feasibility of singing the national anthem and the national song in Parliament, assemblies, courts, schools and colleges on working days. The petition filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay ...
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SC issues notice to Tamil Nadu on plea on farmers' suicide

The Supreme Court on Thursday rapped Tamil Nadu over farmers’ suicides and said it cannot leave the poverty-struck agriculturalists at the mercy of their fate. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra issued notice to the state government and sought its response within two weeks on the plea filed by Tamil Nadu Centre for Public Interest Litigation. It also appointed advocate Gopal Shankar Narayan as the amicus curiae to assist it in the case. “State stands on the position of a loco ...
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SC reduces ban on liquor shops near highways to 220 metres

Just in: The Supreme Court has banned the sale of liquor on state and national highways reducing from 500 to 220 metres the distance of liquor shops from the highways. This applicable only to areas with a population of up to 20,000. Several state governments and private hotel owners sought the revisiting of its December 15, 2016, order banning the sale of liquor on national and state highways.The top court, in its December 15 order, had banned the sale of liquor within 500 metres on either side ...
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