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Realty still likely to be unaffordable post remonetisation and RERA

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 |  General Legal Property/Real Estate

BENGALURU: On November 8, 2016, the Government of India de-notified specified bank notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 as legal tender. The temporary shortage of cash adversely impacted several sectors that depended on cash, notably wholesale markets, informal sector and even parts of the real estate
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India, Britain decide to expedite requests for Vijay Mallya's extradition

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 |  Consumer Protection Immigration International Law

NEW DELHI: In the backdrop of India pressing Britain to extradite Vijay Mallya, the two countries today decided to expedite the requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance pending on either side. The External Affairs Ministry said both sides resolved to strengthen legal cooperation in pursu
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NITI Aayog finalising model law on contract farming

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 |  General Legal Labour & Service

NEW DELHI: In a move intended to protect farmers against price volatility, particularly in perishables like onions, tomatoes and potatoes, the Niti Aayog is drawing up a model law on contract farming for approval by the Cabinet by June. As market fluctuations have made distress sales -- with dramati
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Flat owners can join hands to move national consumer forum against builders

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 |  Consumer Protection Property/Real Estate Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: In the David vs Goliath fight of middle-class flat owners against builders with deep pockets, the Supreme Court came to the rescue of the former. It ruled on Tuesday that flat owners could join hands to directly approach the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) against
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Prevent Uploading Of Rape Videos, Child Porn: Amicus To Centre

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 |  Supreme Court

The amicus curiae in the matter where Supreme Court took suo motu cognizance of gangrape videos circulating on the internet has asked the government to take all steps to prevent uploading and dissemination of rape videos, revenge porn, child pornography etc including through revision of intermediary
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Big Relief To Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth As ITAT Holds ‘Propagation Of Yoga’ As Medical Relief

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 |  Taxation & Duty

The Delhi bench of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has granted exemption status under Sections 11 and 12 of the Income Tax Act to Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth and held that propagation of yoga qualifies as medical relief.Challenging the order of the Commissioner, the assessee had cont
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Explore Appropriate Programmes For Rehabilitation Of Women Prisoners: Delhi HC to Authorities

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 |  High Court Human Rights

A division bench of Delhi High Court on Monday asked the authorities to explore appropriate programmes and intervention for mainstreaming and rehabilitating women prisoners.The bench comprising Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra observed that the status of women prisoners is extremely sad
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Post-Acquisition Allottee Has No Locus To Contest Claim For Enhancement Of Compensation: SC

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 |  Property/Real Estate Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in Satish Kumar Gupta vs. State of Haryana, has held that the mere fact that the government chooses to determine the allotment price with reference to compensation price determined by the court does not provide any locus to an allottee to contest the claim for enhancement of comp
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All You Need To Know About SC’s Middle Income Group Scheme For Affordable Legal Aid

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 |  Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s Middle Income Group Scheme is aimed at providing legal services to the middle and relatively lower income groups. The scheme is meant to provide services in the Supreme Court, to litigants whose gross income does not exceed ₹60,000 per month or ₹7.5 lakh per annum.The manag
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Expect a visit from taxman if you've ignored I-T Dept's email

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 |  General Legal Taxation & Duty

NEW DELHI: Income Tax officials could soon be at your doorstep if you have deposited a huge amount during the note-swapping exercise last year, and have not yet explained the source of the cash. "We have tried to keep the exercise non-intrusive. But if people have not come forward, then some kin
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SC directs Unitech to pay 14% interest to Vistas home buyers

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 |  Property/Real Estate Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has directed realty developer Unitech to pay interest at the rate of 14 per cent per year on the investments made by 39 home buyers of its delayed Vistas project in Gurgaon.  In an interim order on Monday, the court said the interest would be applicable from Ja
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Soon, Aadhaar will work even without a bank account

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 |  Documentation General Legal

NEW DELHI:Your 12-digit Aadhaar number could soon become your single-point payment address.  With the upcoming payments bank by IndiaPost, over 112 crore Indians will be able to send and receive money only on the basis of the Aadhaar number; it won't matter whether it is linked to a bank accoun
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Rs 1,000 note to be back in new avatar, but not clear when

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 |  General Legal

The RBI and the government have firmed up plans to launch a new series of Rs 1,000 notes shortly to replace the earlier note of similar denomination that was withdrawn from circulation following the November 8 demonetisation announcement, a senior government official has told The Indian Express. Th
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Panama Papers: ED widens probe, issues advisories to 137 Indians

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 |  Corruption International Law

Officials in ED told The Indian Express that over the past two months, they have sent 137 “advisories” under Section 37 of FEMA to Indians named in the Panama Papers.The Panama Papers probe in India has gathered pace with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) dispatching what is being described as
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Robots that steal human jobs should pay income tax: Bill Gates

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 |  General Legal Taxation & Duty

Robots are replacing human workers and they don’t even have to pay income tax. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and the richest man in the world, thinks that should change.“Certainly there will be taxes that relate to automation. Right now, the human worker who does, say, $50,000 worth of work in a
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Supreme Court tells Unitech to pay interest to 39 flat buyers

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 |  Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday asked real estate major Unitech to pay interest to 39 flat buyers who chose to withdraw after the builder’s failure to deliver flats as promised. Read: SC orders Unitech to refund money to 39 flat buyers The matter concerns the owners who booked flats in Unitech’s Vis
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Consent Of Drunk Woman For Sex Invalid: Bombay HC

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 |  Criminal Defense High Court Human Rights

The Bombay High Court has held that when rape is defined under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, the term “without her consent” has a wider meaning and covers a broader area of her wish to have sexual intercourse.It observed: “In the case of rape, intoxication cannot be an excuse. If a gir
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PIL On Military Land Grab: SC Notice To Centre, Army

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 |  Constitutional Matters Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and Army on a PIL highlighting the encroachment of more than 12,000 acre of military land by the private realtors and land mafias across the country. In his PIL, advocate SN Bhardwaj cited numerous scandalous military land scams involving Army
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Sexual Harassment At Workplaces: Internal Complaints Committee Must Give Definite Conclusion: Delhi HC

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 |  Employment High Court

The Delhi High Court has recently held that the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) constituted under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, must give a definite conclusion regarding the guilt of the person involved in the incident.Justice Valm
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Succession Certificate - All you need to know!

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  A succession certificate is issued by a civil court to the legal heirs of a deceased person. When a person dies intestate his estate has to be managed by someone to inherit and it can be done only by inheriting the authority by court process for which a succession certificate can be issued by
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