Monthly Archives: May 2013

TRAI issues “The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference (Twelfth Amendment) Regulations, 2013”

Telecom Regulatory Authority of Inida (TRAI) issued the “The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference (Twelfth Amendment) Regulations, 2013”, prescribing further measures to tighten the framework for controlling the menace of Unsolicited Commercial Communications (UCC). The Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference … Continue reading

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Supreme Court formulates guidelines restricted to proceedings under the NDPS Act

Gaining a first-hand account about the state of trials in Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (“NDPS”) cases pending in all the States where the undertrial has been incarcerated for a period exceeding five, the Supreme Court of India formulated … Continue reading

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Offence under Companies Act permissible to be compounded by Company Law Board: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that an offence committed by an accused under the Companies Act (“Act”), not being an offence punishable with imprisonment only or imprisonment and also with fine, is permissible to be compounded by the Company … Continue reading

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Real Estate Watchdog on cards in India

Indian Govt is trying to establish a Real Estate Watchdog in the form of Real Estate Regulatory Authority. In order to ensure that the real estate promoters undertaking housing projects utilize the funds collected for a particular project, for the … Continue reading

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SC casts doubt over Comptroller and Auditor General’s report regarding Cairn-Vedanta deal

Casting a doubt over Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) report relating Cairn-Vedanta deal of last year, the Supreme Court of India declined to accept the report. Dismissing the Public Interest Litigation challenging the approval granted by the Government of India … Continue reading

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Selling dealer not guilty of ‘wilful omission’ in filing his sales tax return on the basis of the ST-1 Form furnished by purchasing dealer: DHC

The Delhi High Court ruled that the selling dealer (petitioner) is not guilty of ‘wilful omission’ in filing his sales tax return on the basis of the ST-1 Form which was duly furnished to him by the purchasing dealer in … Continue reading

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Registering authority not bound by the assessment of stamp duty made by the court: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the registering authority is not bound by the assessment of stamp duty made by the court as per suit valuation during the registration of an instrument of partition. The Court said “The Suits … Continue reading

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