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Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging triple talaq on May 11

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 |  Divorce & Alimony Family Law Muslim Law

NEW DELHI: The triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy practices among Muslims.  A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said the matter will be heard by a Constitution bench during the summer vacation.  On March 27, the 
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GST in last lap: What's in it for businesses, firms and most importantly, you?

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 |  Taxation & Duty

India on Wednesday moved another step closer to a nation-wide sales tax regime when the Lok Sabha, after a marathon 7-hour session, said yes to four crucial GST Bills.  The development will boost confidence that the implementation of the wide-ranging tax reform will meet the government's latest
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Tata Motors' Pune wage pact may improve industrial relations: Experts

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 |  General Legal Labour & Service

Tata Motors may not be the first in the Indian automotive industry to ink a wage agreement with factory workers that is performance linked (it is a common practice in the two-wheeler industry), however, with the recent wage settlement at Pune, the company has definitely set a precedent for others. E
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Tata Motors' Pune wage pact may improve industrial relations: Experts

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 |  General Legal Labour & Service

Tata Motors may not be the first in the Indian automotive industry to ink a wage agreement with factory workers that is performance linked (it is a common practice in the two-wheeler industry), however, with the recent wage settlement at Pune, the company has definitely set a precedent for others. E
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GST implementation will be a market rally disruptor

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 |  Taxation & Duty

Even though the Parliament has passed key bills that have paved the way for goods and services tax (GST) implementation in the new financial year (FY18), markets remain cautious on how the GST – popularly known as one nation, one tax bill – will impact the economy, and, in turn, earnings of Indi
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GST implementation will be a market rally disruptor

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 |  Taxation & Duty

Even though the Parliament has passed key bills that have paved the way for goods and services tax (GST) implementation in the new financial year (FY18), markets remain cautious on how the GST – popularly known as one nation, one tax bill – will impact the economy, and, in turn, earnings of Indi
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No talk on trade deal till Brexit conditions are settled: EU tells UK PM

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 |  General Legal

The European Parliament insisted on Wednesday that there can be no discussion of future ties with Britain until the divorce conditions are finalised, rejecting a key demand of British Prime Minister Theresa May. MEPs added their voice to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who rebuffed May's call fo
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Kotak Mahindra Bank to raise Rs 5,400 crore of equity

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 |  Banking General Legal

The board of directors of Kotak Mahindra Bank has approved the bank’s plan to raise equity capital to the extent of 62 million shares of Rs 5 each of face value. At the current market price of Rs 866 at around 1.00 pm on Thursday, the total amount works out to Rs 5,370 crore. The said funds may
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SC refuses to revoke ban on liquor sale near national highways

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 |  General Legal

SC in its December 15, 2016 order had ruled that licenses will not be renewed after March 31 In a major decision today, Supreme Court today refused to revoke ban on liquor sale on national highways. SC heard a batch of petitions seeking modification of its December 2016 order banning liquor outle
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Doctor’s liability in medical negligence cases

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Medical malpractice and negligence is a special kind of personal injury case brought against hospitals, Doctors, nurses or other medical professionals. Medical negligence arises from an act or omission by a medical practitioner, which no reasonably competent and careful practitioner would have commi
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AI to present huge opportunity for banks to transform customer experience: Accenture

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 |  Banking General Legal

PUNE: Artificial Intelligence (AI) will present a huge opportunity for banks to transform the customer experience, as per a study was done by consultancy firm Accenture.  The Accenture Banking Technology Vision 2017 finds that bankers believe AI will revolutionise the way banks gather informatio
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Here's how you can save tax in the last 2 days of current FY

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 |  General Legal Taxation & Duty

With only two more days left for the tax saving season to end, for those who still haven't exhausted their section 80C limit of Rs 1.5 lakh per annum, there's a dim hope left. Certain tax savers allow one to invest online with minimum or fewer hassles, all without moving out of your office or home.
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Amenities to employees outside CTC may trigger GST liability

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 |  Taxation & Duty

MUMBAI: An employer-employee relationship is something which is no longer the sole purview of the HR department. Under GST, which is set to be introduced from July 1, the taxman could also be probing into various facets of it. GST would be payable if there is a supply of free goods or services to an
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How WhatsApp encryption works - and why there shouldn't be a backdoor

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 |  Cyber Crime General Legal

A battle between national security and privacy is brewing. Governments and secret services are asking encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp to allow them access to users’ data. Most recently, in the wake of the March attack at Westminster, Amber Rudd, the UK home secretary, said it was una
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CCI clears acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's two brands by ITC

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 |  Corporate Law General Legal

The Competition Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's two brands, 'Savlon' and 'Shower to Shower', by FMCG major ITC. Savlon is an antiseptic brand while Shower To Shower is a personal care product brand. In a tweet today, the Competition Commission of India (CCI)
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Cairn-Vedanta merger gets all approvals except from RBI

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 |  Corporate Law General Legal

Natural resources major Vedanta said on Tuesday it has received all approvals for its merger with subsidiary energy firm Cairn India, except the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) permission for issuing redeemable preference shares to the non-resident shareholders of Cairn. "The company has now receiv
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Trump slams brakes on Obama's climate plan, but there's a long road ahead

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 |  General Legal

Badly looking for a political win that would both fulfill some campaign promises to his political base and satisfy the demands of rank-and-file Republicans in Congress, President Trump on March 28 signed an expansive Energy Independence and Economic Growth Executive Order.  The executive orde
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Celebrities in misleading advertisements may end up in jail

Posted 3 days ago  |   Views: 9  |    0  |  Consumer Protection General Legal

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A parliamentary panel has recommended some suggestions to impose accountability on celebrities for endorsing products and misleading advertisements. The Consumer Affairs Ministry has moved a draft cabinet which was cleared by the Law Ministry and is due to be cleared in a cabinet meeting in the n
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Flipkart to pay Rs 15,000 for faulty mobile charger

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 |  General Legal

HYDERABAD: A district consumer forum here has directed an online commerce company to pay 15,000 as compensation to a customer for selling him a faulty mobile charger that damaged his phone. The petitioner, Dr Ahmed AQ Irfani, purchased a battery charger via Flipkart in January 2016 for 259
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Airline asked to pay Rs 3 lakh for lost baggage

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 |  General Legal

NEW DELHI: No amount of monetary compensation can pay for the harassment and agony a flyer goes through due to any loss of luggage during travel, the Delhi State Commission for Consumer Disputes has said. It also makes him mentally and psychologically disturbed, said the commission while asking an i
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