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Calcutta High Court Allows Spartan Online to Use ‘thespartanpoker’ in Domain Name Spat

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 |  High Court IPR

Factual Background The Plaintiffs and the Respondents had entered into a joint venture to carry on their poker gaming business under ‘www.spartanpoker.com’ from Calcutta, even though the company was based in Maharashtra. This was done as the West Bengal Gambling and Prize Competitions Act, 19
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Landlord Can Pursue Eviction Proceedings On Surviving Grounds Even After Taking Possession: Supreme Court

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 |  Property/Real Estate

Setting aside a Kerala High Court order, the Supreme Court, in Valiyavalappil Sarojakshan vs Sumalsankar Gaikevada, has held that merely because a landlord has taken possession on the basis of an order for eviction granted on one ground, that does not mean that the surviving grounds have become non-
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India is a victim of terrorism, says Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia

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 |  General Legal

US President Donald Trump on Sunday regarded India among the nations that suffered terrorism, according to a report. While addressing the Arab-Islamic-US summit, he said countries must ensure that no terror outfit is existing in their soil. According to an NDTV report, Trump said, “The nations
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Bombay High Court Grants Anticipatory Bail To Woman Booked Under S.153A For Facebook Post

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 |  Bail/Anticipatory Bail Criminal Defense

The Bombay High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a woman booked under Section 153 (a)(1) of the Indian Penal Code for a Facebook post. An FIR was registered at Oshiwara police station against the applicant woman on Thursday. According to the prosecution, the applicant had posted an artic
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Arbitration Is A Useful And Speedy Tool For Resolution Of Disputes: Vice President.

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 |  Arbitration General Legal

Shri Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India, while addressing the inaugural session of a two-day Conference on Dispute Management in Infrastructure Projects – New Challenges, organized by the Indian Institute of Technical Arbitration, Delhi, said that arbitration process in India has evolved over
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June 30 not a ‘deadline’ to get Aadhaar, govt. tells SC

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 |  General Legal

The Supreme Court on Friday refrained to order an interim stay on a series of government notifications requiring citizens to have Aadhaar by June 30, 2017, to equally access benefits and entitlements, even as the Centre denied imposing any such “deadline” to force people to get Aadhaar. The g
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Supreme Court Directs Gujarat Govt To Provide 50% Quota To In-Service Medicos In PG Medical Seats

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 |  General Legal Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has directed the Gujarat government to provide for 50 per cent of the seats to be reserved in post graduate diploma courses for medical officers in government service, who have served for at least three years in remote and/or difficult areas. A bench comprising Justice Dipak Mis
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Should you invest in the real estate in tier-2 cities?

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 |  Property/Real Estate

As Indians, we love our real estate. We can see it, stand on it and experience it. It also generates an income, and if held long enough, multiplies our money. But the sector has been in the doldrums for the past few years, taking away the popular interest. But some die-hard enthusiasts are still bul
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Don't Hang Kulbhushan Jadhav Before Final Verdict: UN Court Tells Pak.

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 |  General Legal

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence has been halted for now, with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague yesterday ordering Pakistan to ensure that the Indian is not executed until a final decision was taken in his case. "Pakistan shall take all measures at its disposal to ensure tha
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GST rules in place, first list of goods and rates is out.

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 |  Corporate Law Taxation & Duty

AIMING TO keep most items, especially those of mass consumption, at affordable prices, the states and the Centre evolved a consensus on the first day of the 14th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting on Thursday to keep 81 per cent of a total of 1,211 items at the modal tax rate of 18 per cen
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All Income Tax Return forms are now available online

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 |  Finance Law Taxation & Duty

Since 1 April, the income tax department has been uploading the various income tax return (ITR) forms for assessment year (AY) 2017-18. And now, all of them are available online at the income-tax department’s e-filing website www.inometaxefiling.gov.in. If all your documents are in place, you can
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RBI revises definition of what constitutes a bank branch

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 |  Banking General Legal

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday relaxed the branch authorization policy, bringing all branches and fixed business correspondent outlets under the definition of banking outlets and removing restrictions on opening branches in Tier 1 centres. According to the revised policy, RBI has def
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BCI penalises DU Law Faculty, asks it to admit fewer students.

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 |  General Legal

IN WHAT appears to be fresh trouble at Delhi University’s Law Faculty, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 30 lakh on it and said that the Law Faculty cannot admit more than 1,440 students this academic year. The DU department had admitted 2,310 applicants last year. The
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Cabinet Changes Law To Stop Overstay Of Mps, Bureaucrats At Govt Accommodation

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 |  General Legal

Members of Parliament and babus will no longer be able to overstay in central government accommodations by exploiting legal loopholes as the Cabinet on Wednesday approved relevant amendment to the law. The Union Cabinet gave its nod to changes in the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupa
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Remove Illegal Occupants In Religious Structures: Delhi High Court

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 |  General Legal

The Delhi High Court today refused to grant relief to a man against an anti-encroachment drive in a park around a monument in the national capital, observing that "squatters" cannot be allowed in such buildings just because their ancestors also stayed there. A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita M
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Arbitrator Has No Power To Lift Corporate Veil: Delhi High Court

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 |  Corporate Law

Arbitral Tribunal cannot bind other parties who have not agreed to arbitrate, the court said. Holding that an arbitral tribunal does not have the power to lift the corporate veil, the Delhi High Court, in Sudhir Gopi vs IGNOU, has also observed that mere failure of a corporate entity to meet its
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Whatsapp Blue Double Tick As Receipt Proof Of Notice: Rohini Court

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 |  General Legal

Senior Civil Judge cum Rent Controller (North) Sidharth Mathur in Rohini Court recently accepted Whatsapp blue double-tick as receipt proof of notice on the Respondents. The case concerned an Appeal filed by a Model Town resident, seeking an injunction against his son and daughter-in-law, her par
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Hospitals cannot hold patients hostage to extract money for unpaid bills: Delhi High Court

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 |  High Court Medical Negligence

The Delhi High Court has held in a case involving a premier private city hospital that hospitals cannot hold patients “hostage” to extract money for unpaid bills, after the hospital was found to have allegedly withheld the custody of a patient over outstanding dues. The Bench comprising of V
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State Government cannot take any decision on transfer of State Police Chief on the basis of what it believes to be public dissatisfaction: Supreme Court

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 |  General Legal Supreme Court

Dealing with the Section 97 of the Kerala Police Act, 2011 which mandates that the State Government shall ensure a minimum tenure of two years for the State Police Chief and that he could be transferred out before completion of the tenure if the State Government is prima facie satisfied that it is n
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Court can’t direct the Government to include history and teachings of all the ten Sikh Gurus in school syllabus: Supreme Court

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 |  General Legal Supreme Court

Refusing to entertain the PIL seeking issuance of a writ of mandamus and appropriate directions commanding the Union of India and all the States and Union Territories to incorporate detailed life history and teachings of all the ten Sikh Gurus along with Guru Granth Saheb in syllabus of all the clas
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