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Interception of phone calls only in case of public emergency/public safety: BHC

In an important ruling, the Bombay High Court recently ruled that the interception of the phone calls by the authorities is permitted only in the case of ‘public emergency’ or in the interest of ‘public safety’. Stating that the orders … Continue reading

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Online subscription income can be treated as business income: ITAT

The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) recently held that income from online subscription services can be treated as business income and not be taxed as royalty or fee for technical services in all cases. ITAT Mumbai Bench said that for … Continue reading

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Parties should seek remedies under Arbitration Act: BHC

The Bombay High Court recently held that when remedies are available to a party seeking an injunction under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”), an anti-arbitration injunction cannot be obtained to circumvent provisions of the Act. A three judge … Continue reading

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Physical office required for ‘carries on business’: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently narrowed the scope of the expression ‘carries on business’ and thus held that an Indian company cannot be regarded as carrying on business in Delhi if it neither has a principal office, head office, registered … Continue reading

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Extension of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project: Govt

Government of India has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for a major revamp of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project and has decided to implement Integrated Criminal Justice System … Continue reading

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Foreign decree needs to conform to CPC requirements: BHC

The Bombay High Court held that a foreign decree does not create a ‘debt’ that can be said to be ‘payable now’ against an Indian company if the foreign decree does not conform to the requirements of Section 13 of … Continue reading

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High Courts to hear arbitration matters where proceedings filed simultaneously: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the High Courts would hear challenges to an arbitral award (or arbitral agreement, or arbitral proceeding) where jurisdiction lies with more than one court and the parties initiate proceedings in multiple courts simultaneously. … Continue reading

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