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High Court rejects PIL seeking ban on cigarettes & gutkha in Maharashtra

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected the PIL seeking total prohibition of on production, sale and consumption of liquor, cigarettes, tobacco, gutka, as well as intoxicating drinks and drugs in Maharashtra terming its “social evil” affecting the public at large.  67 more words

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Rajasthan HC dismisses PILs against Rajasthan quota

Rajasthan high court on Thursday dismissed two public interest litigations (PILs) challenging the Rajasthan (SC, ST, OBC, SBC and EBC) Reservation Act, 2008.

A division bench of justices Ajay Rastogi and J K Ranka dismissed the petitions as they had become infructuous after the state government repealed the Act last year. 65 more words

On Territorial Jurisdiction

Just a few noteworthy points elucidated in the the Lotus Case (France v. Turkey) on jurisdiction when two or more States are involved in a crime. 235 more words

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    Zoram History

    PHOTO: John Lydon, as he had reverted to being, with his Public Image Ltd bandmates Jeannette Lee and Keith Levene in 1981.

    PHOTO: John Lydon, as he had reverted to being, with his Public Image Ltd bandmates Jeannette Lee and Keith Levene in 1981.

    ‘The Pistols finished rock’n’roll. 85 more words

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    John Lydon @ 60

    Just a quick one today to wish Mr Lydon a very happy 60th birthday. He continues to be an intelligent, irreverent, funny and fascinating figure.

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    John Lydon at Sixty. (No) Appetite for (Self) Destruction

    You’ll have already seen people joking about the fact that John Lydon was born on the very day that A. A. Milne died – and what this “coincidence” does for any belief system involving reincarnation. 652 more words