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Tippler wants online liquor delivery, Kerala HC slaps 50k fine

Tippler wants online liquor delivery, Kerala HC slaps 50k fine

On Friday, 20th March 2020, High Court of Kerala imposed a fine of 50,000 upon a petitioner who was seeking to have liquor delivered home. This fine was imposed by the High Court to set an example so that in future people won’t repeat it. He is asked to pay the amount to the Chief…

Daughter’s marital status alone cannot be ground to reject an application for a compassionate appointment, says HC

Daughter’s marital status alone cannot be ground to reject an application for a compassionate appointment, says HC

It has been reiterated by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court that a daughter’s marital status alone cannot stand as a ground for rejecting her application for compassionate appointment in terms of the U.P. Recruitment of Dependents of Government Servants Dying in Harness Rules, 1974. Justice Manish Mathur in this judgement directed the…

The state cannot behave as a private litigant: SC

The state cannot behave as a private litigant: SC

On January 23, 2020, Justices Navin Sinha and Krishna Murari gave a verdict in Special leave arising out of the order rejecting the writ petition as also the review application arising from the same. The Supreme Court observed that the State is the largest litigant as often noted. It stands in a category apart from…

Shah Faesal files Habeas Corpus writ against detention, Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response

Shah Faesal files Habeas Corpus writ against detention, Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response

Former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal on Monday filed a Habeas Corpus writ in Delhi High Court challenging his recent detention at Delhi airport. Fixing August 23 as the next date of hearing, the court has sought a response from the Centre and the J&K government on the petition. Faesal was prevented from boarding a flight from…