Monthly Archives: July 2012

Union Cabinet proposes amendment in the Rape law

The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for introduction of the Criminal Law (Amendment ) Bill, 2012 in the Parliament. The highlights of the Bill include substituting sections 375, 376, 376A and 376B by replacing the existing sections 375, 376, … Continue reading

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Companies to file eForm 5INV containing the information of unclaimed and unpaid amounts: MCA

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified that Investor Education and Protection Fund (Uploading of information regarding unpaid and unclaimed amounts lying with companies) Rules, 2012, has mandated every company to file eForm 5INV containing the information of unclaimed and … Continue reading

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TRAI regulation restricting SMS messages to 200/day/SIM violates freedom of speech

Delhi High Court ruled that Telecom Regulatory Authority of India regulation of restricting SMS messages to 200 per day per SIM as it covers non-Unrestricted Unsolicited Commercial Communications (UCC) SMS messages infringes the freedom of speech of the citizens and … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of India clarifies its earlier decision & states principles relating to admissions to MBBS & BDS

The Supreme Court of India clarifies its earlier decision and states the principles relating to admissions to the medical courses (MBBS and BDS) so as to ensure elimination of colourable abuse and arbitrary exercise of power in the process of … Continue reading

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20th Century Fox Film refused interim injunction on the telecast of serial “Time Bomb”: DHC

Delhi High Court refused to grant interim injunction against Zee Telefilms Ltd (Defendant) from making, telecasting or broadcasting or in any other manner communicating to the public their television serial/cinematograph film titled “Time Bomb”. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (Plaintiff) … Continue reading

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CIC order for production of classified documents between President & PM of India quashed: DHC

Delhi High Court quashed the order of the Central Information Commission (CIC) directing the production of the document/correspondences exchanged between the former President and Prime Minister of India respectively relating to Gujarat Riots (2002) to respondent under the Right to … Continue reading

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CBEC clarifies leviability of service tax on foreign remittance

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) issued today necessary clarification regarding the leviability of service tax on the remittance of foreign currency in India from overseas. Various concerns have been expressed at different forums in this regard. The … Continue reading

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