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Property News #17: Bengaluru civic body, Can’t go beyond relief already announced, Punjab and Haryana HC

Bengaluru civic body moots 15-30% increase in property tax In an effort to raise revenue for a cash-strapped civic body, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMPs) plans a 15 to 30% increase in property tax for both residential and non‐residential units. The Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act of 1976 stipulates that BBMP is to review property […]

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Legal Cases #17: Hathras Kerala journalist arrest, Patna High Court tests a new system, NHRC Foundation Day

Hathras Kerala journalist arrest: Supreme Court adjourns plea by 4 weeks On Monday the Supreme Court adjourned a habeas corpus plea from the Kerala Union for Working Journalists to release Siddique Kappao who is the Secretary of their Delhi unit. The KUWJ also added that Siddique has been illegally detained by Uttar Pradesh Police for […]