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Awards must be challenged within the time limit: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that an application to set aside arbitral award must be made within the strict statutory timeline and this timeline cannot be extended thereafter by using the provision of “sufficient cause” under the Limitation Act, … Continue reading

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Accused entitled to get bail as per law: SC

The Supreme Court of India has ruled that an accused is entitled to get bail under Code of Criminal Procedure even though the charge sheet filed by police was returned by the lower court on technical reasons. “The fact of … 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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No bungalows to Uttar Pradesh’s Ex-CMs: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the State of Uttar Pradesh cannot allot government bungalows for life to its ex-Chief Ministers and hence declared Ex-Chief Ministers Residence Allotment Rules, 1997 issued by executive orders as invalid and illegal. … Continue reading

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Opposite party has 30 days to file response under Consumer Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the written statement by an opposing party in a consumer dispute matter shall be filed within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of the copy of the complaint with … 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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Involuntary presence rules out resident status: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that the assesse is to be considered as non-resident Indian for the purposes of the Income Tax Act for the period for which he was in India ‘involuntarily’ on account of his passport having … Continue reading

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Section 254(2A) third provisio declared unconstitutional: DHC

The Delhi High Court struck down an expression in third proviso to Section 254(2A) of Income Tax Act that stipulated Income Tax Appellate Tribunal has no power to grant extension of stay beyond 365 days even if the delay in … 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. “Condemned prisoners also have a right to dignity and execution of death sentence … Continue reading

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Indian Govt makes PIO Card valid for life time

Indian Government has notified that Person of Indian Origin Card (PIO Card) issued to an applicant shall be valid for his life time from the date of its issue provided that such applicant has a valid passport. The notification also … Continue reading

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