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Justice Kureshi to take oath as Chief Justice of Tripura HC

The Chief Justice of High Court (HC) of Tripura Justice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi will take oath on 16 November. The oath of office will be administered by Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais in Agartala on 16 November. On 8 November, the Union Ministry of Law and Justice appointed Justice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi, the Judge of the ..

Short Note : Maratha Reservations

A division bench of the Bombay High Court delivered a crucial verdict on the Maratha Quota which was granted to the Marathas in by the State Government in Maharashtra. While the quota has been upheld, the quantum of reservation has come down from 16% to under 13%. What is the issue? Marathas had been agitating ..

Water for Cricket Fields Maintenance

Hearing the petition filed by an NGO, Friends the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered an expert committee to submit a report on ways to save water. Petition of NGO The petition alleges that the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) of using RO-treated water for the upkeep of Feroz Shah Kotla ground. Also, it ..

Power of Tax Officials to Arrest

The promoters of some companies were arrested by the Tax officials on the allegation that the shell companies were inflating the turnovers to claim the input tax credit. Many of the promoters approached various high courts and got anticipatory bails. The tax experts questioned the power of tax officials to arrest saying it converts enquiries ..

Pradeep Nandrajog takes oath as new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Justice Pradeep Nandrajog has recently taken oath as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. He was administered the oath by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao at the Raj Bhavan. Justice Nandrajog was serving as the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court since March 2017, following his transfer from the Delhi High ..

Pune district Courts to become first in India to accept e-payments

After the approval of the Supreme Court and the Bombay High Court, a pilot project for e-payments service will be started at the Pune District Court complex in Shivajinagar on December 15 to bring transparency to cash transactions. The facility will be available into the nazar (clerical) offices in the court, and civil lawyers & ..

Naresh Harishchandra Patil sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Justice Naresh Harishchandra Patil has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office to Justice Patil at a brief ceremony held at Raj Bhavan. The Bombay High Court is one of the oldest High Courts of India and its principle seat ..

Justice Manjula Chellur appointed as new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

Justice Manjula Chellur has been appointed the new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE), which is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Power. Prior to this, she was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. The tribunal has been established by Central Government for those who are not satisfied with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission ..