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ALL News Headlines 2019 November 6TH

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said that monitoring activities in Kashmir now became easier. Last week, J&K and Ladakh officially became UTs. The resolution of diluting Article 370 was passed in August 2019. Article 370 had granted special status to the state of J&K.

NATIONAL HEADLINES

AIF FOR HOUSING: Union cabinet Wednesday approved setting up of an Alternate Investment Fund (AIF) for stalled housing projects. The government, along with the largest money-lender State Bank of India (SBI), and LIC will infuse Rs 25,000 crore for funds to revive stalled housing projects.

POLLUTION: The Supreme Court on Wednesday scolded the governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and blasted them for failing to prevent severe air pollution in Delhi-NCR on account of stubble burning. Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari faced the ire of the apex court after he failed to come up with a concrete road map on ways to curb burning of crop residue. Russia also plans to create an independent Russian Domain Name System (DNS) in 2021.

SC COLLEGIUM: The Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, Rohinton F Nariman, R Banumathi, U U Lalit, A M Khanwilkar, and Ashok Bhushan of the Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking a review of its 1993 verdict on “collegium system” for appointment of Judges. The plea to review the verdict in the Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association and Another vs Union of India case was dismissed on grounds of an “inordinate delay of 9,071 days in filing the… the petition, for which no satisfactory explanation had been offered”.

TIPU SULTAN: The Karnataka High Court Wednesday directed the state government to reconsider its decision to cancel the birth anniversary celebrations of Tipu Sultan, the 18th-century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore kingdom, but declined to stay the order. A division bench, comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice S R Krishna Kumar, issued the order while hearing a PIL challenging the government’s decision to cancel the November 10 Tipu Jayanti celebrations as a state event.

KARTAPUR CAUTION: A video released by Pakistan on Monday to mark the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor showed posters of Khalistani separatist leaders Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Maj Gen Shabeg Singh and Amrik Singh Khalsa in the background in a clip. The video, released on Monday by Pakistan’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, received flak for showing the three separatists who were killed when Army stormed Golden Temple in June 1984 in Operation Blue Star to free it of terrorists holed up inside.


INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES

RUSSIAN INTERNET: Days after a new law in Russia came into effect by which Russian government authorities can isolate its own internet Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed replacing the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia Wikipedia with a Russian version. “It’s better to replace it with the Big Russian new encyclopedia in electronic form…here it will be in any case, reliable information in a good modern form” the RIA Novosti reported. The law requires internet service providers to install network equipment – known as deep packet inspection (DPI) – capable of identifying the source of traffic and filter content. In practice, this will allow the country’s telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor to be more effective at blocking sites.

IRAN: President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran would resume uranium enrichment at an underground plant south of Tehran in its latest step back from a troubled 2015 agreement with major powers. His announcement came a day after tensions flared anew on the 40th anniversary of the US embassy siege and hostage crisis, with thousands in Tehran taking to the streets and Washington imposing fresh sanctions.

PAKISTAN: Military spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor says there is no link between Pakistan’s initiative to open the Kartarpur Corridor for India’s Sikh pilgrims and the oppression being committed by India in occupied Kashmir. He was responding to a question about the opposition’s criticism of the government for opening the Kartapur Corridor at a time when the people of occupied Kashmir are under siege.


MARKET HEADLINES

The government is planning to open a window under existing insolvency laws to bring certain categories of financial institutions including Housing Finance Companies under the purview of IBC. DHFL may be one of the first cases to test the notified rules under Section 227 of IBC. Sources indicated that the current resolution of DHFL under banks inter-creditor agreement is unlikely to bear any results and crediots may be forced to refer it to once rules are in place. DHFL is one of the largest HFCs that ran into trouble last year soon after the collapse of IL&FS. Banks have an exposure Rs 46,000 crore in DHFL.

E-COMMERCE REGULATOR: The India government is examining the feasibility of setting up a regulatory authority to settle disputes related to e-commerce. The proposal being considered comes after small traders approached the government with allegations of predatory pricing and deep discounting by Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc.

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JUDGMENTS TODAY [06-11-2019]

Today Supreme Court Passed the following Judgments

S.No. 1 Diary Number 1052 / 2018 Judgment
Case Number Crl.A. No.-001627 / 2019 06-11-2019 (English)
Petitioner Name UNION OF INDIA
Respondent Name SEPOY PRAVAT KUMAR BEHURIA
Petitioner’s Advocate MUKESH KUMAR MARORIA
Respondent’s Advocate
Bench HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HEMANT GUPTA
Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO
S.No. 2 Diary Number 4673 / 2009 Judgment
Case Number Crl.A. No.-001181-001181 / 2011 06-11-2019 (English)
Petitioner Name JAVED ABDUL RAZZAQ SHAIKH
Respondent Name THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA
Petitioner’s Advocate D. N. GOBURDHAN
Respondent’s Advocate NISHANT RAMAKANTRAO KATNESHWARKAR
Bench HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE K.M. JOSEPH
Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE K.M. JOSEPH
S.No. 3 Diary Number 13503 / 2004 Judgment
Case Number C.A. No.-000559-000560 / 2008 06-11-2019 (English)
Petitioner Name THE GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU AND ANR. ETC. ETC.
Respondent Name ARULMIGHU KALLALAGAR THIRUKOIL ALAGAR KOIL ETC. ETC.
Petitioner’s Advocate K. V. VIJAYAKUMAR
Respondent’s Advocate V. BALACHANDRAN
Bench HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HEMANT GUPTA
Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO
S.No. 4 Diary Number 15274 / 2019 Judgment
Case Number MA-001122 / 2019 06-11-2019 (English)
Petitioner Name CHITRA SHARMA
Respondent Name UNION OF INDIA SECRETARY MINISTRY OF FINANCE
Petitioner’s Advocate ASHWARYA SINHA
Respondent’s Advocate
Bench
Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR
S.No. 5 Diary Number 20548 / 2009 Judgment
Case Number C.A. No.-005401-005401 / 2009 06-11-2019 (English)
Petitioner Name M/S. ORIENTAL KURIES LTD. REP. BY ITS CHAIRMAN P. D. JOSE
Respondent Name LISSA
Petitioner’s Advocate R. CHANDRACHUD
Respondent’s Advocate M. T. GEORGE
Bench HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE UDAY UMESH LALIT, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE UDAY UMESH LALIT
S.No. 6 Diary Number 28274 / 2016 Judgment
Case Number C.A. No.-009228-009228 / 2016 06-11-2019 (English)
Petitioner Name RAVINDRA SINGH
Respondent Name DISTRICT INSPECTOR OF SCHOOLS
Petitioner’s Advocate PRAKASH KUMAR SINGH
Respondent’s Advocate
Bench HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE R. BANUMATHI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.S. BOPANNA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HRISHIKESH ROY
Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HRISHIKESH ROY
S.No. 7 Diary Number 30267 / 2019 Judgment
Case Number W.P.(Crl.) No.-000242 / 2019 06-11-2019 (English)
Petitioner Name SATINDER SINGH BHASIN
Respondent Name GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI
Petitioner’s Advocate SUNIL FERNANDES
Respondent’s Advocate
Bench
Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR
S.No. 8 Diary Number 47170 / 2018 Judgment
Case Number C.A. No.-008443-008443 / 2019 06-11-2019 (English)
Petitioner Name CITY AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF MAHARASHTRA LIMITED
Respondent Name LAMBDA THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH LIMITED
Petitioner’s Advocate A. S. BHASME
Respondent’s Advocate
Bench HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE R. BANUMATHI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.S. BOPANNA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HRISHIKESH ROY
Judgment By HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.S. BOPANNA