Bankruptcy, Real Estate Acts pitted against each other: Assocham

New Delhi, April 22 : Both the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Code) and the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, enacted in 2016, appear to be pitted against each other as far as protecting the interests of bankers and home buyers area concerned, Assocham said on Sunday. This is the finding of an Associated Chambers […]

Strikes by lawyers no answer to filling of HC vacancies: SC

New Delhi, April 22 : The Supreme Court has taken a serious view of the strike by Calcutta High Court lawyers in protest against court vacancies, including non-appointment of a regular Chief Justice, which has adversely impacted its functioning. The High Court lawyers are on strike since February 18 as the High Court has only […]

CJI should consider recusal from judicial work: Congress

New Delhi, April 22 : The Congress on Sunday hit out at the BJP for “defending” Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and said the latter should consider recusing himself from judicial and administrative work till he was cleared of the charge of “misbehaviour”. “If his (CJI) own conduct is under a cloud, should he […]

France’s tourist site evacuated after threat

Paris, April 22 : Mont-Saint-Michel, an island commune in France, was evacuated on Sunday after an unidentified man threatened to attack policemen, according to police sources. Dozens of police officers were deployed in Mont-Saint-Michel after a man threatened to ‘kill cops’, Sputnik News reported. The Mayor of Mont-Saint-Michele confirmed that paramilitary police officers are currently […]

Bengal SEC fixes April 23 for filing of panchayat poll nominations

Kolkata, April 21 : Acting on a Calcutta High Court order, the West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday fixed April 23 as the extended deadline for filing of nomination papers for the coming panchayat polls in the state, an official notification said. According to the notification, nominations can be filed between 11 a.m. and […]