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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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$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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Section 66A of IT Act unconstitutional: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India held Section 66A of Information Technology Act as unconstitutional in its entirety as it allowed police to arrest anyone posting ‘annoying’ or ‘offensive’ content over internet. “….Section 66A purports to authorize the … Continue reading

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Difference between Appellate & Revision jurisdiction of High Court: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that the High Court has the power in its revisional jurisdiction to satisfy itself to the regularity, correctness, legality or propriety of the impugned decision or the order of the … Continue reading

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Demand notice to be issued by secured creditor/officer: KerHC

The Kerala High Court has ruled that a demand notice to be valid and effective in law should be issued by a secured creditor or its authorized officer and not by their lawyer. The petitioners (debtors) defaulted on a home … 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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