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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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No to politicians photo in government advertisements: SC

The Supreme Court of India laid down guidelines on content regulation of government advertising and restrained the Governments from using public funds on advertisements which are primarily intended to project individual functionaries of the Government or a political party. The … Continue reading

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Govt. sets up Inter-Ministerial Committee to fast-track investment proposals from USA

An Inter-Ministerial Committee has been constituted under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion to fast-track investment proposals from USA and to address the issues related to implementation. The Committee will have the following composition: i)         Secretary, … Continue reading

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US Appeals Court defines ‘instrumentality’ under FCPA

In what may be the first interpretation of term ‘instrumentality’ under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, United States Court of Appeals for Eleventh circuit ruled that an ‘instrumentality’ is an entity controlled by the government of a foreign country that performs … Continue reading

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Liability of pvt ‘Sting Operator’ on ‘facts & circumstances’: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that liability of the private individual(s) involved in a ‘sting operation’ should be based on the ‘facts and circumstances’ of every case; and hence the Apex Court upheld Delhi High … Continue reading

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