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Legislators not barred from practicing as advocates: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the legislators are not debarred from practicing as advocates during the period when they continue to be the Members of Parliament or the State Assembly/Council. “The provisions of the Act of 1961 and … Continue reading

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Section 497 (Adultery) declared unconstitutional: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India struck down as unconstitutional the penal provision on adultery saying that the law affected individual dignity and equality of women. “Any system treating a woman with indignity, inequity and inequality or … Continue reading

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FAQs on Goods and Services Tax (GST): Govt.

Indian Government has provided answers to the various frequently asked questions relating to GST http://goo.gl/gImsMO

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Amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015: Govt.

Indian Government gave its approval for amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015 taking into consideration the Law Commission’s recommendations, and suggestions received from stake holders. The Government of India has decided to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, … Continue reading

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Indian Govt. amends FDI Policy

Press Note No. 10 (2014 Series) – Review of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy on the Construction Development Sector-amendment to ‘Consolidated FDI Policy Circular 2014’  http://goo.gl/MjzU4A

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UP Lokayukta and Up-Lokayuktas (Amendment) Act, 2012 constitutional: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India upheld the constitutional validity of the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta and Up-Lokayuktas (Amendment) Act, 2012 (“Act”) against allegations of non-compliance with the constitutional procedure for passing a Bill. The Government of the … Continue reading

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