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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up plans to launch a new series of Rs 1,000 notes shortly to replace the earlier note of similar denomination that was withdrawn from circulation following the November 8 demonetisation announcement, a senior government official has told The Indian Express.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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Decree Of Injunction Can Be Executed Against Legal Representatives Of Deceased Judgment-Debtor: SC

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 |  General Legal High Court Supreme Court

It would be against the public policy to ask the decree-holder to litigate once over again against the legal representatives of the judgment-debtor when the cause and injunction survives, the bench said.The Supreme Court in Prabhakara Adiga vs. Gowri, has held that a decree for injunction can a

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BCCI Case: What Is Our Status? State Cricket Associations Ask SC

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 |  Supreme Court

State cricket associations affiliated to the BCCI today approached the Supreme Court seeking clarification regarding their statusPassing several directions, a bench headed by then chief justice T S Thakur had on January 2 directed that office bearers of BCCI and its affiliated state associations

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Octogenarian Moves SC Seeking Women’s Entry To Sabarimala Temple

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 |  Constitutional Matters General Legal Human Rights Supreme Court

An octogenarian from Kerala moved the Supreme Court on Monday questioning the authority of Devaswom Board for denying entry to women between the age group of 10 and 50 years at Sabrimala temple. S.Parameswaran Nampoothiri, 84,belonging to the Brahaminical Nampoothiri community of Kerala, has filed

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GST Council clears law to compensate states for revenue loss

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 |  Revenue Taxation & Duty

UDAIPUR: Inching towards rolling out of GST, the GST Council on Saturday approved a law to compensate states for any loss of revenue from the implementation of the new national sales tax but deferred approval for enabling laws to next meeting. The all-powerful GST Council will meet again on March 4

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KVIC sends legal notice to Fabindia for violating Khadi mark regulations

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 |  General Legal IPR

 KOLKATA: Khadi and Village Industries Commission has come down heavily on Fabindia for selling its ready-made cotton garments as Khadi products without getting proper approvals from the government body. The notice said that on careful scrutiny of garments and price tag sold by Fabindia as Khadi, i

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Irda seeks legal opinion on Max-HDFC merger plan

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 |  Insurance

MUMBAI: The insurance regulator has sought the opinion of the government’s top law officer, attorney general Mukul Rohatgi, on the legal side of the Max Life-HDFC Life merger plan. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) had initially rejected the two-way merger in the way the co

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Would deal with only legal aspect of triple talaq: SC

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 |  Divorce & Alimony Family Law Muslim Law

NEW DELHI: Supreme Court today said it would decide issues pertaining to "legal" aspects of the practices of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims and would not deal with the question whether divorce under Muslim law needs to be supervised by courts as it falls under the legislativ

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Apple legal fight with Qualcomm spreads to China

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 |  General Legal

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has taken its legal war with Qualcomm to China, filing lawsuits there accusing the chip-making giant of illegally wielding monopoly power. Apple confirmed the suits and referred to comments it released when it filed an antitrust suit against Qualcomm in the United States l

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Uber says it believes in the legality of its shared services

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 |  Consumer Protection

BENGALURU: As the three days time given by Karnataka transport department to cab aggregators against offering share services coming to end, Uber today said that it very much believes in the legality of its shared service 'UberPOOL'. 
Uber has also started a public petition urging Bangaloreans to s

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Donald Trump's immigration order: A legal headache

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 |  General Legal Immigration

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump's executive order on immigration has legal experts grappling with a key question: how broad is the US president's reach when it comes to shaping migration policy? 

Trump's decree slapped a blanket ban on entry for nationals of seven predominantly Muslim countries for 90

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Benami Property - All you need to know about Benami Act

Posted 10 hours ago  |   Views: 149  |    1  |  General Legal Property/Real Estate

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After demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian Government may crack the whip on benami property holders.Many citizens are unsure if the propery they own will come under benaami properties.

What is a Benaami property?

Benami essentially means property without a name. In this kind

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Procedure to Register a Cyber Crime Complaint

Posted 4 days ago  |   Views: 18  |    0  |  Cyber Crime General Legal

Tanushree Sharma
Advocate

What is Cyber Crime?

The definition of cyber crime is pretty hard to come up with in today's age, where internet is spreading like wildfire and snowballing into a huge avalanche. But the basic definition of a cyber crime is any illegal activity that uses a computer as its primary means of commissio

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