Monthly Archives: September 2016

No limit on inherent powers of High Court u/s 482 CrPC: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that there is no limitation on the inherent power of the High Courts under Section 482 of Criminal Procedure Code (“Cr.P.C.”) to accept petitions and the availability of alternative remedy of criminal revision … Continue reading

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Model Guidelines on Direct Selling formulated: Govt.

Government of India recently formulated the model guidelines on direct selling and sent them to State Governments. (goo.gl/ue2LHV) It is envisaged in the guidelines that the State Governments will set up a mechanism to monitor/ supervise the activities of Direct … Continue reading

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Consultations requested with USA under WTO: India

On 9 September, India requested consultations with the United States of America under the dispute settlement system regarding alleged domestic content requirements and subsidies provided by eight US states (Washington, California, Montana, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Delaware and Minnesota) in the … Continue reading

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FIRs’ to be uploaded within 24 hrs after registration: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that First Information Report (“FIR”) shall be uploaded on the police websites or on a State’s official website (if there is no police website) within twenty-four (24) hours of being registered so that the … Continue reading

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Disputes relating to trust deed not amenable to arbitration: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that the disputes relating to trust, trustees and beneficiaries arising out of the trust deed and the Trust Act are not capable of being decided by the arbitrator despite existence … Continue reading

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E-Carts & E-Rickshaws freed from permit requirements: Govt.

The Indian Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a Gazette Notification today that serves to free e rickshaws and e carts from permit requirements. According to the notification, the provisions of the sub-section (1) of section 66 of … Continue reading

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Union Cabinet approves Permanent Residency scheme for foreign investors: Govt.

The Union Cabinet of India has approved the scheme for grant of Permanent Residency Status (PRS) to foreign investors subject to the relevant conditions as specified in the FDI Policy notified by the Government from time to time. The scheme … Continue reading

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