Monthly Archives: November 2015

Judicial Separation can’t affect ‘aggrieved person’ status: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that one does not cease to be an “aggrieved person” because of the decree of judicial separation under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (“Act”). The Court said, “…it is … Continue reading

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Extension of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project: Govt

Government of India has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for a major revamp of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project and has decided to implement Integrated Criminal Justice System … Continue reading

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Tax demand on Flipkart quashed: KerHC

In an important tax ruling, the Kerala High Court quashed the demand raised by a State tax authority against e-commerce company Flipkart and termed it as ‘arbitrary’. Kerala Sales tax authority issued notice to Flipkart that the company is liable … Continue reading

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Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division in the High Courts Ordinance, 2015: Govt.

The President of India has promulgated an Ordinance for the constitution of Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division in the High Courts for adjudicating commercial disputes of specified value and for matters connected there with or incidental thereto. … Continue reading

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Reforms in FDI: Govt.

To further boost the investment environment and to bring in foreign investments in the country, the Government of India has brought in FDI related Reforms and liberalisation touching upon 15 major Sectors of the Economy.  The salient measures are: Limited … Continue reading

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Plaintiff’s option to file suit under Copyright and Trademarks Act clarified: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified with regard to the place where a suit can be instituted by the plaintiff under the Copyright Act, 1957 and the Trade Marks Act, 1999. The Court agreed that the … Continue reading

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Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015: Govt.

The President of India has promulgated the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 (“Ordinance”). The Ordinance amends the provisions of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”). http://goo.gl/U5BxeC The salient features of the amendments are as under: (i) In order to … Continue reading

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