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Salient features for proposed National Policy for Domestic Workers: Govt.

Indian government has started discussions regarding a Policy for Domestic Workers, the salient features of which are as follows: Inclusion of Domestic Workers in the existing legislations Registration of Domestic workers. Right to form their own associations, trade unions Right to have … Continue reading

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No automatic arrest of husband in Sec. 498A cases: SC

In an attempt to curb the misuse of Section 498A of Indian Penal Code, the Supreme Court of India issued new directions that included an end to the automatic arrest of the husband and his family members. Section 498A of … Continue reading

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Guidance on Interpreters Brought to Domestic Field Office Interviews: USCIS

To advance consistent standards for interpretation in interviews conducted by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), this Policy Memorandum (PM) provides guidance regarding the role and use of interpreters in certain interviews conducted in USCIS domestic field offices in the … 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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Foreign law can be governing law between domestic parties: MHC

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently allowed choosing of foreign law as the governing law in an arbitration between two Indian entities. The Court said where parties by mutual agreement agreed to resolve their dispute by arbitration and chose a … Continue reading

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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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Delay in matrimonial disputes by courts ‘distressing phenomenon’: SC

Criticizing the apathetic attitude of the Family courts, the Supreme Court of India held that matrimonial and domestic disputes, including an application for grant of maintenance, have to be disposed of at the earliest by the Family courts by taking … Continue reading

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Live-in relationship with knowledge that other party was married is not a “relationship in the nature of marriage”: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that if one of the parties to a live-in relationship was aware that the other party was married even before the commencement of their relationship, then such a relationship is not a “relationship in … Continue reading

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PMA Policy in Pvt sector to be reviewed, notifications kept in abeyance

 Indian Government has decided to review the Policy for Providing Preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods (PMA Policy), particularly PMA in the private sector. The PMA Policy has two aspects, one relating to government procurement and the other relating to … Continue reading

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Preference to Domestic Companies

In terms of the policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in procurement due to security considerations and in Government procurement, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has issued two notifications. Notification No. 8(41)/2012-IPHW dated 17.12.2012 … Continue reading

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