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Supreme Court says Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council
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Supreme Court says Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council

An apex court bench led by Justice DY Chandrachud held that the Parliament intended that the 'recommendations of the GST Council will have persuasive value as India is cooperative federalism'

HC verdict on GST on under-construction flats to reduce tax outgo for buyers: Experts
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HC verdict on GST on under-construction flats to reduce tax outgo for buyers: Experts

Gujarat High Court Advocate Avinash Poddar, who was also the arguing counsel in the case, said it is expected that now the Government will come up with Valuation Rules as earlier done in the service tax regime

Gujarat HC says extramarital affair can't be grounds to sack policeman, reverses 2013 dismissal orders
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Gujarat HC says extramarital affair can't be grounds to sack policeman, reverses 2013 dismissal orders

The couple admitted to the relationship, after which the police sent him a show-cause notice and dismissed him from service in 2013 on the ground of 'moral turpitude' amounting to erosion of public faith in the police

Explained: Gujarat High Court’s ‘Justice Clock’ and how it will help the public
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Explained: Gujarat High Court’s ‘Justice Clock’ and how it will help the public

The 7 feet by 10 feet LED display at the court premises will display disposal and pendency of cases, allowing for better transparency and openness

'How can you decide what I should eat': Gujarat HC to Ahmedabad civic body on non-vegetarian food row
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'How can you decide what I should eat': Gujarat HC to Ahmedabad civic body on non-vegetarian food row

The remarks came as the court was hearing a petition filed by nearly 20 street vendors claiming the recent anti-encroachment drive was targeted at handcarts selling non-vegetarian food items

Gujarat HC allows collection of critical COVID-19 patient’s sample to facilitate IVF for wife
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Gujarat HC allows collection of critical COVID-19 patient’s sample to facilitate IVF for wife

The court also issued notices to the state government and the hospital's director, and sought their response on 23 July.

Live streaming will demystify justice delivery system, SC keen on it, says CJI NV Ramana
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Live streaming will demystify justice delivery system, SC keen on it, says CJI NV Ramana

The CJI was speaking after inaugurating the live streaming facility at the Gujarat High Court through video link

Augmenting oxygen supply for COVID-19 patients from all sources, Centre tells Gujarat HC
India

Augmenting oxygen supply for COVID-19 patients from all sources, Centre tells Gujarat HC

In a report submitted on Monday, the Centre said a total allocation of 8,410 MT oxygen has been made to 22 high burden states and UTs

'Corporations cannot act on their own': Gujarat HC directs Ahmedabad civic body to conform to state COVID-19 policy
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'Corporations cannot act on their own': Gujarat HC directs Ahmedabad civic body to conform to state COVID-19 policy

The direction came after the AMC informed that it has withdrawn the rule that only those patients who are brought by '108' ambulances be admitted to municipal hospitals or in the AMC's quota in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients

Supreme Court judge MR Shah hails Narendra Modi as 'popular, vibrant and visionary leader'
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Supreme Court judge MR Shah hails Narendra Modi as 'popular, vibrant and visionary leader'

The praise for the prime minister by Justice Shah came during a function to celebrate diamond jubilee of the Gujarat High Court

Modi bats for AI to increase speed, efficiency of Indian courts, hails growing use of technology in delivering justice
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Modi bats for AI to increase speed, efficiency of Indian courts, hails growing use of technology in delivering justice

With video-conferencing and tele-conferencing getting legal sanctity from the Supreme Court, e-proceedings have gained pace across all courts, the prime minister said

SC stays Gujarat HC order to send people not wearing masks to serve at COVID-19 care centres
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SC stays Gujarat HC order to send people not wearing masks to serve at COVID-19 care centres

The apex court called the HC order ‘judicially unmanageable’, without ‘authority of law’ and a penalty which could have serious repercussions on the health of violators

SC seeks response from S Jaishankar on pleas challenging his election to Rajya Sabha in 2019
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SC seeks response from S Jaishankar on pleas challenging his election to Rajya Sabha in 2019

The Gujarat High Court, on 4 February, had dismissed Congress leader Gaurav Pandya's plea against the external affairs minister's election to the Upper House

Gujarat High Court begins live streaming proceedings from Chief Justice Vikram Nath's courtroom
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Gujarat High Court begins live streaming proceedings from Chief Justice Vikram Nath's courtroom

The first-of-its-kind initiative in India is expected to bring in more transparency in court proceedings, especially during the pandemic, when all proceedings are being conducted online

Gujarat HC declares BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama's win in 2017 Assembly polls as void for indulging in 'corrupt practices'
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Gujarat HC declares BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama's win in 2017 Assembly polls as void for indulging in 'corrupt practices'

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday declared state BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama's election in 2017 as void on grounds of malpractice and manipulation

By shielding judiciary from RTI Act, SC fails to appreciate notions of public accountability and transparency
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By shielding judiciary from RTI Act, SC fails to appreciate notions of public accountability and transparency

The end effect is that the judiciary has ignored the public utility of making case documents easily available to the public and maintains control of court documents.

Nithyananda case: Father of missing sisters moves Gujarat High Court, seeks CBI probe into their disappearance
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Nithyananda case: Father of missing sisters moves Gujarat High Court, seeks CBI probe into their disappearance

The father of two women who allegedly went missing from the local ashram of absconding godman Nithyananda moved the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday, seeking CBI probe into their disappearance

SC grants bail to 17 convicts in 2002 Sardarpura post-Godhra riots case, directs them to relocate to Madhya Pradesh, do community service
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SC grants bail to 17 convicts in 2002 Sardarpura post-Godhra riots case, directs them to relocate to Madhya Pradesh, do community service

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 17 convicts in the 2002 Sardarpura post-Godhra riots case in which 33 Muslims were burnt alive

Ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt moves Gujarat High Court seeking discharge in 1996 drug planting case
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Ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt moves Gujarat High Court seeking discharge in 1996 drug planting case

Sanjiv Bhatt was arrested on 5 September last year on charges of framing the Rajasthan-based lawyer by planting drug in a case that dates back to 1996 when the former IPS officer was the Superintendent of Police of Banaskantha district.

Ayodhya verdict: Supreme Court would have done well to revisit Gujarat HC's 'rebuild mosques' order post-2002 violence
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Ayodhya verdict: Supreme Court would have done well to revisit Gujarat HC's 'rebuild mosques' order post-2002 violence

The Supreme Court describes the demolition of the Babri Masjid as an "egregious violation of the rule of law". Had it wanted to do justice for those wronged by this crime, it could have done two things: Ensure punishment of those guilty and restore the destroyed place of worship