Monthly Archives: September 2013

RBI Issues Clarifications Regarding Applicability of Revised Guidelines in Respect of Overseas Direct Investment (ODI)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued certain clarifications vide AP (DIR Series) Circular No. 30 dated September 04, 2013 with respect to the applicability of the revised guidelines in respect of Overseas Direct Investment (ODI) notified vide A.P. (DIR … Continue reading

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TRAI Releases Recommendations on full Mobile Number Portability

 Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) here today released recommendations on ‘Full Mobile Number Portability (Pan-India Number Portability)’ in the country. The salient features of the recommendations are following: a) After the Full Mobile Number Portability (inter-service area portability) is … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of India to be Allotted a Customized PIN Code

 The Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, will allot a ‘Customized Pin Code’ to the Supreme Court of India on Sep 26, 2013. This dedicated Pin Code of the Supreme Court will be ‘110 201’. Postal Index … Continue reading

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US Rules in Favour of India in Countervailing Duty Investigation on Frozen Shrimp exports

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that the US industry is neither materially injured nor threatened with material injury by reason of imports of frozen warm water shrimp from India, China, Ecuador, Malaysia, and Vietnam. USITC voted 4-2 … Continue reading

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Indian Patent Office launches utility

Indian Patent Office launches the dynamic utility to view the disposal of Patent Applications by examination groups as per respective jurisdiction http://goo.gl/O2mzcO

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One month period u/s 142 NI Act be reckoned by excluding date of cause of action: SC

In an important ruling, a large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that while calculating the period of one month which is prescribed under Section 142(b) of the Negotiable Instruments Act (“N.I. Act”), the period has to be … Continue reading

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Returning Officer can reject nomination paper if information not provided in affidavit: SC

Clarifying its earlier decisions, a large Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that the Returning Officers (during elections) has power to reject the nomination paper of a candidate if it (candidate) fails to provide information required in the … Continue reading

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