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Supreme Court says the Tribunal’s exercise of fixing the interest rate should be on the basis of applying the principle laid down in the case of G.C.Roy

Facts  The Appellants were awarded a contract by the State of Kerala for the upgradation of State Highway for two stretches Muvattupuzha-Thodupuzha and Muvattupuzha-Angamaly. An Appeal was presented before the Supreme court from disputes arising between the parties primarily relating to making payment to the Appellants. However, arguments advanced before

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Himachal Pradesh High Court Holds That Benefits of Employees Pension (Amendment) Scheme Shall Remain Alive Only Till Conclusive Verdict Is Recorded

Excerpt In the present case, the High Court of Kerala in the case P.Sasikumar vs. Union of India quashed and set aside Employee’s Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2014. Aggrieved by this order a Special Leave Petition was filed before the Himachal Pradesh Court. (should be Supreme Court) The Court upon observing

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CIC Says That Correct and Timely Response Is Essence of RTI Mechanism Enacted To Ensure Transparency and Accountability in Working of Public Authorities

Case: Mr D Shekhar Vs. CPIO, Municipal Council, Port Blair Excerpt In the present case, an RTI application was filed by the Appellant. Here, the Commission outlines the fault of the Respondent and stresses to review the whole mechanism of dealing with RTI Applicants and evolve a robust and effective

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Dismisses Previous Order, Says Adjudicating Authority Has Power To Set Aside Ex-Parte Order If There Is Sufficient Cause

Case: Ms AKJ Fincap Limited Vs. Bank of India Excerpt Aggrieved by the order dated 09.12.2020, passed by the learned National Company Law Tribunal, Guwahati, the Appellant filed an application to set aside the ex-parte Order dated 18.03.2020. The Adjudicating Authority dismissed the above Interlocutory Application on the ground that

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