• Supreme Court, while clarifying that reservation in jobs & education in Rajasthan has exceeded 50% cap and it cannot be stretched further, has said that quota for Gujjars cannot be implemented till High Court makes a decision.
  • UK Supreme Court has backed the Scottish government’s plans to introduce a minimum price for all alcoholic drinks.
  • Delhi High Court has reiterated that a spouse cannot be exempted from contributing towards maintenance of a minor child even if the other spouse, with whom the child stays, earns sufficiently well.
  • Bombay High Court, while taking serious note of the tribal population being “neglected” for too long by authorities in Maharashtra, has directed that all PILs pertaining to their welfare be heard by a special bench.
  • Madras High Court has made it clear that those wishing to enter the Pondicherry University campus should show the identity card and anybody refusing to do so could face police action.
  • Madras High Court has quashed an order of Income Tax department seeking payment of tax by the former finance minister and his family on income from a coffee estate owned by them for 2008-09 financial year after re-assessing it.

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