By: LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK 20 April 2019 11:02 AM GMT The Allahabad High Court has asked the Indian National Congress to respond to the Public Interest Litigation filed against its Nyay Scheme. A lawyer, Mohit Kumar, had approached the High Court alleging that the declaration made by the party in its Election Manifesto ensuring minimum income guarantee/payment of Rs. 72,000/- per annum is nothing but a bribe to the voters inducing them to vote for Congress candidates. He has prayed for a direction to Election Commission of India to order deletion of such a declaration made in Election Manifesto and also to restrain the party and its candidates from taking benefit of the Nyay Scheme.The bench comprising Justice Sudhir Agarwal and Justice Rajendra Kumar took note of the relevant provisions of Representation of People Act and said: "What constitutes "Corrupt Practice", has been enumerated in Section 123 of Act, 1951 which includes "bribery", that is to say, any gift, … [Read more...] about Is Congress’s Nyay Scheme A Bribe to Voters? Allahabad HC Seeks ECI’s Response [Read Order]
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Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: ashok kini December 17, 2018 7:29 pm Change Font Size “As the draft rules are framed by the Central Government, after deliberations including the stakeholders, till the aforesaid rules are notified, the on-line traders are bound not to proceed with their on-line business in drugs and cosmetic,” The Madras High Court has restrained online business in drugs and cosmetics until Central Rules in this regard are notified. Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana directed the Central Government to notify the rules at the earliest, not later than 31st January 2019. “Unless the legislation keeps pace with the technology, the commerce based on technology has to lag behind”, the court said. The court was considering plea by Tamil Nadu Chemists and Druggists Association seeking to block the link of all such websites from India, who are doing on-line sale of Schedule H, H1 and Schedule X medicines in violation of Rules … [Read more...] about Madras HC Restrains Online Sale Of Medicines Till Rules Are Notified [Read Order]
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Live Law December 7, 2018 12:30 pm Change Font Size The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL contending that Finance Minister (FM) Arun Jaitley has “plundered” the RBI in waiving off the loans of certain companies. Further, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi came down heavily on Advocate and petitioner-in-person M. L. Sharma for the joinder as a respondent to his plea of the FM in person. “Why are you attacking individuals? What are you trying to convey? That the FM is exploiting the RBI’s resources in declaring NPAs (Non-Performing Assets)? The court cannot permit such attempts to pick on people”, reprimanded the Chief Justice. On Friday, Attorney General K. K. Venugopal, in the face of the alarming increase in the volume of PILs a large proportion of which are only a waste of the court’s precious time, emphasised the need for there to be defined limits so far as the filing of PILs is … [Read more...] about SC Dismisses Plea Against FM Arun Jaitley On NPAs With 50K Cost, Restrains Petitioner ML Sharma From Filing PILs Till Payment Of Cost
TOUGHER sentences for stalkers have been rolled out in a drive for harsher punishments to reflect the severity of the crime. The government has increased the maximum sentence for people found guilty of stalking. Is stalking a crime in the UK? Stalking became a crime in the UK in 2012 when the Government changed the law to cover actions including following or spying on someone. Cyberstalking - such as inundating someone with unwanted messages online - is also covered by law. Before the Protections of Freedom Act made it a specific crime, police had to wait until stalkers committed another crime - such as harassment or breaching a restraining order - before they acted. Harassment includes bullying and making violent threats to the victim or their family, whereas stalking covers any kind of unwanted attention - such as sending unsolicited gifts or following someone. When the law was introduced MP Elfyn Llwyd, who chaired the inquiry, said many stalking was widely regarded as a "joke" in … [Read more...] about What is a restraining order, how is stalking defined in the UK and which celebrities have been victims of the crime?
Express-News Editorial Board Published 5:46 pm CDT, Thursday, August 16, 2018 Photo: Courtesy / Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo of state Senate candidate Pete Gallego’s truck outside the Austin home he shares with his wife. But Gallego claims residency in the West Texas town of Alpine, which is in the district in which he’s campaigning. A judge recently rejected a motion for a temporary restraining order that would have delayed the runoff election. less Photo of state Senate candidate Pete Gallego’s truck outside the Austin home he shares with his wife. But Gallego claims residency in the West Texas town of Alpine, which is in the district in which he’s ... more Photo: Courtesy / Clearer residency laws needed 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Failure by the Texas Republican Party to … [Read more...] about Clearer residency laws needed