Salient Features of The Registration Act

The Registration Act, 1908, was enacted with the intention of providing orderliness, discipline and public notice in regard to transactions relating to immovable property and protection from fraud and forgery of documents of transfer. This is achieved by requiring compulsory registration of certain types of documents and providing for consequences of non-registration. Section 17 of… Read More Salient Features of The Registration Act

BRAJESH JHA Vs. UNION OF INDIA

The allegation in the writ petitions is that the Petitioners had watched a television news channel which telecast a video of a sting operation in which several members of the TMC who were Minsters of the Government of West Bengal or were parliamentarians or members of the state assembly and a high ranking police officer were shown accepting bundles of cash from an unknown person for favouring him or his company with governmental works or clearances at a later stage. This depiction, if true, is a legal wrong and has caused injury to the entire population of West Bengal and the electorate. It cannot be said that such an expose of persons holding high public offices is not of public interest or that the public at large are not affected by it. Therefore, I do not agree with the learned Counsel of the Respondents, including the learned Advocate General, that there was no public interest involved in the writ petitions or that the Petitioners had no locus to file the petition.… Read More BRAJESH JHA Vs. UNION OF INDIA

Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Another Vs. Union of India and Others

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA BENCH: HON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.K. SIKRI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR, HON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Another Vs. Union of India and Others [Writ Petition (Civil) No. 494 of 2012] see below A.K. SIKRI, J. (For Chief… Read More Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Another Vs. Union of India and Others

Rajasthan Police Rules, 1965

Notification No. F. 16 (2) Home (A.Gr. 1) 65, dated April 12, 1965-In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 45 of and 46 of the Police Act, 1861 (Act V of 1861), as in force, and as applied to Ajmer area and the pre reorganisation State of Rajasthan, read with secs. 41 and 42… Read More Rajasthan Police Rules, 1965

Co-Operative Banking In India and Guidelines

The Reserve Bank acts in close co-ordination with other regulators, such as, Registrar of Co-operative Societies and Central Registrar of Co-operative Societies. The Reserve Bank enters into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Central Government and all State Governments which have presence of UCBs to ensure greater convergence of policies on regulation and supervision. Starting with… Read More Co-Operative Banking In India and Guidelines

RBI to Issue New Design ₹ 100 Denomination Banknote

The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India. The new denomination has Motif of “RANI KI VAV” on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. The base colour of the note is Lavender.… Read More RBI to Issue New Design ₹ 100 Denomination Banknote

Ex-Navy Direct Entry Artificers Association & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS: Principle of Promissory Estoppel – Reservist pension DATE: MAY 08, 2018 ACTS: Regulation 78 of the Navy (Pension) Regulations, 1964,Naval Regulations Part-III HELD: “ The appellants are not entitled to count 50% of the Fleet Reserve as they were never drafted into the said reserve. Consequently, the appellants are not entitled to reservist pension. However, their cases… Read More Ex-Navy Direct Entry Artificers Association & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Lok Prahari through its General Secretary Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-Struck Down a Law  DATE:- MAY 07, 2018- “Section 4(3) of the 1981 Act cannot pass the test of Cof the Constitution of India and is, therefore, liable to be struck down. We, therefore, hold that the aforesaid Section 4(3) of the Uttar Pradesh Ministers (Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1981 is ultra vires the Constitution… Read More Lok Prahari through its General Secretary Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]