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Dancing is fundamental right: Karnataka HC overrules government ban on dancing in bars

Karnataka high court Justice Ashok B Hinchigeri has struck down the part of Rule-11(1) of the Karnataka Excise Licences (General Conditions) Rules 1967 banning dance as a form of entertainment in error petition filed by a restaurant in Domlur and two ... [Published Legally India - 41 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

SC dismisses contempt of court plea against PM, CMs

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed contempt of court petition against the prime minister, chief ministers of all the four provinces and chief commissioner with reference to appointment and transfer of civil servants on political consideration.A ... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Nacta to remain under PM instead of interior ministry, says IHC

ISLAMABAD: Justice Noorul Haq N Qureshi of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) here on Wednesday set aside the July 15, 2013 notification putting the National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) under the administrative control of Interior Ministry instead ... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

SC dismisses contempt petition against PM

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed contempt petition against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for not complying the apex court judgment in Anita Turab case.However, the same bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, hearing another application ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

SHC bars FIA from arresting Amin Fahim in fresh cases

KarachiThe Sindh High Court restrained the Federal Investigation Agency on Wednesday from arresting former federal commerce minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim in any new case pertaining to the Trade Development Authority’s corruption scam.Fahim, a Pakistan ... [Published The News International - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

School denies admission under RTE

Pune: Over 20 parents resorted to a relay hunger strike in front of Vikhe Patil Memorial School on Wednesday, after the school authorities denied admission to their children under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, demanding a written note from the Education ... [Published Sakaal Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

IEBC officials want petition to sack them dismissed

Commissioners of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission have said the petition seeking to sack them is "incompetent and was filed in bad faith". In a response presented to Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs, IEBC chairman Isaac Hassan ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 7 reports

Abad faces plunder charges over DAP

By JUN RAMIREZManila, Philippines – Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad is facing plunder and malversation charges before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) in connection with the release of the multi-billion-peso Disbursement Acceleration Program ... [Published Tempo - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 3 reports

For the sake of justice: Court wants lawyer to satisfy question of maintainability

SHC was asked to restra­in govt from removi­ng Iqbal Mehmoo­d from the post of IGP.The petition was filed by a civil rights campaigner, Rana Faizul Hasan, who is also general secretary of the United Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. PHOTO: FILEKAR ... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 3 reports

SC wants states' reply on yoga in schools

The Supreme Court on Tuesday favoured seeking response from all states on a plea for introducing yoga in every school as a compulsory subject.The apex court said it was necessary as the standards for elementary education were laid down by notified expert ... [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

Plunder raps filed vs Abad over DAP

Share this:Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad was charged yesterday with plunder and malversation before the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) in connection with the release of the multi-billion-peso Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) that was recently ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

LHC concerned over allegations against PU VC

LAHORE: Hearing a petition against Punjab University Vice Chancellor, the Lahore High Court on Monday expressed concern over allegations of harassment on the varsity’s head.Justice Farrukh Irfan Khan observed that status of a teacher was highly respectable ... [Published The News International - Jul 08 2014]

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"On account of such very indulgent attitude by the State government towards its contractors, the State exchequer is losing very heavily. Each year the State government has been extending financial support running into several thousand crores to offset losses sustained by the fifth respondent" he added
...livelihood, relying on 2013 Supreme Court case State of Maharashtra & another vs Indian Hotel & Restaurants Association and others, which held that "dancing is a fundamental right and it cannot be excluded by dubbing it as res extra commercium" . The court agreed over the government's objections
...The majority held that Aereo's activities are "substantially similar to those of the CATV companies that Congress amended the Act to reach" and therefore fall within the scope of the Copyright Act
"The petition is not supported by any evidence we can respond to" Hassan said...

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