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Meghalaya govt. fined by SC for failing to curb illegal mining

Supreme Court on July 3, 2019 decision ruled that Meghalaya state government should pay Rs. 100 crore Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for the restoration of the environment after allowing illegal coal mining in tribal areas of the state. Facts of the case Illegal mining has been a major concern

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Maternity leave of 180 days is petitioner’s right as per Allahabad HC

Allahabad High Court granted petitioner’s request and directed District Basic Education Officer, Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh to allow petitioner her full six months maternity leave. Facts of the case Petitioner Anshu Rani has been working as Anudeshak since 2013 at Purwa Madhyamik Vidyalaya Gowali Noorpur, District Bijnor. Petitioner applied for maternity

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SC Bars Lawyer from Practising Over Contempt Of Court

Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in a Contempt of Court case and held Senior Advocate Mathews J Nedumpara accountable for his actions. He was barred from practising  in the Apex Court for a year and was given three months suspended sentence. Facts of the case The top

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Dance bars of Maharashtra received reprieve from Supreme Court

Last Thursday, January 17, 2019, Supreme Court lifted a 13-year ban on the operation of dance bars in Maharashtra. A 2016 Maharashtra State Act had imposed tough sanctions on hotel owners operating dance bars virtually preventing them from obtaining licenses by incorporating several provisions in the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene

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Shashi Tharoor proposes new Women’s Rights Bill in Parliament

In an unprecedented move Congress Party MP, Dr. Shashi Tharoor has proposed a new Bill to the Lok Sabha on Friday, December 28, 2018 in this ongoing winter session. The Bill titled Women’s Sexual, Reproductive and Menstrual Rights Bill 2018 recommended more freedom for women with respect to their “inherent

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