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Is Section 34(5) Of The Arbitration Act Mandatory Or Directory: Supreme Court Interpretation

BACKGROUND This instant appeal arose out of an arbitral award passed on 06.01.2016. The award debtor in the instant case, (“Appellant”) challenged the said award by filing an application under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 2015 (“Act”) before Patna High Court. The Court issued a notice to …

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SC Allows Sale, Use Of Firecrackers This Diwali But With Conditions

NEW DELHI: There will be no blanket ban on the sale of firecrackers this Diwali. The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a slew of directions to limit the impact on worsening air pollution. Only less polluting, green firecrackers sale will be allowed. Green crackers are “reduced emission crackers”. According to the …

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SC Asks Centre To Equip JJB With Video-Conferencing Facility

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to notify it on whether the Observation Homes and Juvenile Justice Boards are equipped with the video-conferencing facility. Observation Home is an institution, where neglected and delinquent juveniles are kept for a few weeks during an inquiry or trial. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur …

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SC Dismisses Petition Filed By Kamal Nath And Sachin Pilot

The Supreme Court of India dismissed the petition filed by the Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot which sought for specific directions regarding voters list and Voters Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPAT). Two Congress leaders in their petitions claimed that there was a huge number of duplicate voters existing on the …

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“What kind of pollution control are you doing?” SC asks centre

Keeping in view the matter relating to air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court questioned the centre why pollution under control (PUC) centres are either closed or shut down. “What kind of pollution control are you doing”, questioned a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta. According to the …

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