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Compromise in rape cases cannot be allowed; Supreme Court of India There can be no quashing of an offence registered under Section 304-A and subsequent proceedings, solely on the basis of a compromise arrived at between the legal heirs/representatives of the victim (deceased) and the accused; Punjab & Haryana HC. Procedure regarding selection and appointment of law officers in the States of Punjab and Haryana explained; Supreme Court of India. Supreme Court of India held; Legal profession is not a commercial activity - Running of office by an Advocate in a building cannot be termed as commercial activity and the electricity rates fixed for commercial user cannot be charged. Madras High Court held compensation awarded by Motor Accident Claims Tribunal cannot be subjected to TDS and Income Tax as it cannot be treated as 'income'. SC/ST Reservation in Promotion in Government Service quashed by Madhya Pradesh High Court An advocate cannot be incriminated for filing an affidavit containing false name of the accused. Supreme Court directs State and Private Employers to complete the departmental inquiries within 6 months. Writ Petition against Private Deemed University is maintainable as imparting of Higher Education amounts to "discharge of public functions"; Supreme Court of India. Supreme Court of India declared that the law on equal right for daughters over ancestral property is prospective in nature. Registration of FIR is mandatory when a Magistrate orders investigation U/S 156(3) of Cr.P.C; Supreme Court. Supreme Court issues guidelines on content regulation of government advertising. Virus of seeking adjournment has to be controlled; Supreme Court. Supreme Court explained the procedure for adding and alteration of charge in a case.