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Madras HC quashed notification of fixing 120 kmph as speed limit

The Madras High Court (HC) has set aside the 2018 notification of Central government that had fixed a speed of 120 km/hour as the limit on highways and expressways. Highlights The order of HC was given on an appeal arising under the Motor Vehicles Act. Appeal was seeking the enhancement of compensation awarded to an ..

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NHRC notice to four States over impact of farmers’ protest

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notice to four states on September 14, 2021, over complaints by industrial units and transportation affected by farmers’ protect at Delhi border. Highlights Notice was issued to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan governments. NHRC issued this notice following several complaints received by about 9000 industrial units and ..

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Supreme Court: Employee can’t insist on transfer to particular place

Supreme Court has recently ruled that, an employee cannot insist on transfer to a particular place and only employer can shift the staff after considering requirement. Highlights Supreme court observed this while dismissing a petition by a lecturer who challenged the October 2017 order of the Allahabad High Court. Allahabad high court had dismissed the ..

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Gyanvapi mosque-Kashi Vishwanath temple title dispute- Key Facts

On September 9, 2021 the Allahabad High Court put hold on the order of Varanasi court that had asked for a ‘comprehensive archaeological physical survey’ of the disputed Gyanvapi mosque-kashi Vishwanath temple complex. Highlights While staying the order of Varanasi court, Allahabad High Court (HC) underlined that HC “can interfere to keep subordinate tribunals & ..

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Government signs peace pact with Naga insurgent group NSCN

According to Ministry of Home Affairs, Central Government inked a ceasefire agreement with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) Khaplang (K), led by Nikki Sumi. This peace pact was signed on September 8, 2021 and will be in force for one year. Highlights According to Ministry, with the signing of the peace agreement, about ..

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