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$106 million penalty imposed on public sector insurance companies: CCI

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a total penalty of Rs. 671.05 crores (~$106 million) upon 4 Public Sector Insurance Companies for manipulating the bidding process initiated by Government of Kerala for selecting insurance service provider for Rashtriya … Continue reading

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Privacy Rights should be protected during litigation: DHC

Raising serious concerns over the disclosure of the most private and personal details by the parties during the matrimonial litigation and thus affecting the privacy rights, the Delhi High Court issued the below directions to the Family Courts in Delhi. … Continue reading

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CCI has inherent powers to review/ recall its orders: DHC

In an important ruling, the Delhi High Court held that Competition Commission of India (CCI) has the power to recall or review its order directing investigation though it is not an inherent power or expressly provided under the Competition Act. … Continue reading

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Death sentence cannot be carried out in an arbitrary manner: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the execution of death sentence cannot be carried out in an arbitrary manner without following the due process of law. ‚ÄúCondemned prisoners also have a right to dignity and execution of death sentence … Continue reading

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Water level to be raised in Periyar dam: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court allowed the raising of water level in Mullaperiyar dam and appointed a supervising committee to look into its workings and restoration. While striking down the Kerala Irrigation Water Conservation Act, the 5 judge … Continue reading

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Sanction not required for prosecuting senior public officers: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that the legal provision which mandates sanction of competent authority for CBI to probe corruption cases against senior public officers is invalid and unconstitutional. The five-judge Bench delivered the ruling … Continue reading

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CCI notifies regulations for business combinations

Competition Commission of India notifies “Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combinations” Amendment Regulations, 2014. http://goo.gl/DMQXhn  

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