1. The Madras High Court, in A. Ranganayaki and Another vs. Chief Manager, Southern Railway, Park Town, Chennai – 600 003 and Another, has held that the learned Single Judge was not correct in dismissing the writ petition filed by the Appellants on the ground of availability of alternative remedy. [(2017) 8 MLJ 382 : LNIND 2017 MAD 3810] Read more
2. The Supreme Court of India, in HRD Corporation (Marcus Oil and Chemical Division) vs. Gail (India) Limited (Formerly Gas Authority of India Ltd.), has held that if Justice DOABIA did not indicate anything to the contrary, he would be able to devote sufficient time to the arbitration and complete the process within 12 months. [(2017) 8 MLJ 493 : LNIND 2017 SC 437] Read more
3. The Madras High Court, in State, represented by the Deputy Superintendent of Police Namakkal and Others vs. Kamaraj and Others, has confirmed the conviction imposed upon Kamaraj (A2) and Elangovan (A3) under Section 302, but, the sentence of death imposed upon them, is modified to one of imprisonment for life. [(2017) 4 MLJ (Crl) 513 : LNIND 2017 MAD 3588] Read more
4. The Delhi High Court, in Chamunda Standard Mills vs. Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, has held that there is no infirmity whatsoever in the order dated 5.6.2015 and of the EPFAT, New Delhi and consequential order dated 16.9.2015 in ATA 524(8)15 in view of the non-adherence of the Petitioner of compliance of direction of the Regional Provident Fund Officer, Indore and of the EPFO, Indore. [2017-IV-LLJ-612 : LNIND 2017 DEL 3439] Read more
(a) The Collegium of Supreme Court has recommended the names of Advocates to be appointed as Judges of Calcutta, Karnataka and Madras High Courts and also recommended the names of additional judges for the appointment as permanent Judges of Karnataka, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh High Courts.
(b) The Supreme Court of India has expressed the hope that the concerned authorities in the Government will take cognizance of the issue of introducing requisite legislative changes for an effective regulatory mechanism to check violation of professional ethics and also to ensure access to legal services which is major component of access to justice mandated under Article 39A of the Constitution of India, 1950.
(c) The Supreme Court of India has directed Respondent/wife to go with Petitioner/husband and not to leave him without the permission from it.
(d) The Supreme Court of India has held that the certificate issued by the Grama Panchayat Secretary, by no means, is proof of citizenship. Such proof will come only if the link between the claimant and the legacy person (who has to be a citizen) is established.
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