02.11.2017

>>Supreme Court has virtually put the Narendra Modi government’s pet ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ to test by asking the Centre to furnish in four weeks details of steps taken to implement the 18-month old Solid Waste Management Rules across the country.


>>Supreme Court has asked central government to match its commitment to decriminalise politics by setting up special courts to exclusively try pending criminal cases against politicians in a time bound manner.


>>Supreme Court has restrained Centre from initiating any action against Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer Rajeshwar Singh, who has been investigating the Aircel-Maxis in 2G and Sahara cases based on anonymous complaints against him.


>>Delhi High Court has upheld the eviction of two sons from their father’s house for not paying maintenance as agreed by them.


>>Delhi High Court has allowed Delhi Development Authority to demolish the slums of those residents of West Delhi’s Kathputli colony who were eligible for relocation and had moved out voluntarily.


>>Delhi High Court has stopped Mumbai-based Jyothy Laboratories from airing a commercial for its T-Shine toilet cleaner that allegedly disparaged the British company’s Harpic brand.


>>Orissa High Court has ruled that access to justice cannot be denied to a person, who is unable to pay expenses of the witnesses, whom he or she wants to be examined to defend his or her case.


>>Bombay High Court has restricted hawking to designated zones only, while banning the activity on foot-and rail-over-bridges and within 150 metres of railway stations.


>>Bombay High Court has restricted hawking to designated zones only, while banning the activity on foot-and rail-over-bridges and within 150 metres of railway stations.


>>Central Information Commission has held that judicial proceedings and records thereof are public records and a person, even if he is not party to the said proceedings, has a right to secure desired information.

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