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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed by Parliament

Posted 52 minutes ago  |    0  |  Employment

Image Credit: OutlookIndia The Parliament has passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018. The Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on March 15, 2018, and by Rajya Sabha on March 22, 2018. The bill aims to ensure consonance between employees in the private sector and Public Sector Under.....
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Cambridge Analytica Row: Indian Political Parties under Radar along with Facebook

Posted 1 day ago  |    0  |  Cyber Crime

Image Credit: TrustedReviews On March 21, the offshoot of British company SCL Group, Cambridge Analytica, which deals in data mining and data analysis for electoral procedures hit the headlines over the alleged harvesting and use of personal data. Social media website Facebook has come under .....
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SC asks Jaypee to deposit Rs. 200 Crore by May 10

Posted 1 day ago  |    0  |  Corporate Law

Image Credit: IndianExpress In another step towards providing relief to homebuyers stuck in the Jaypee fiasco, the Supreme Court on March 21 ordered the real-estate developer to deposit Rs. 200 crores before May 10, 2018. The apex court has asked Jaypee Associates Limited to deposit this a.....
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AC Mechanic sent as a Doctor, Teenager dies

Posted 2 days ago  |    0  |  Consumer Protection Medical Negligence

Image Credit: Sunleaf Medical Arijit Das, a 16-year-old teenager from Birbhum died in the hospital ambulance last week, due to the negligent act of the hospital. It has been reported that the Hospital allegedly sent an AC mechanic posing as a doctor. The teenager was preparing for his 10th.....
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Supreme Court: No Immediate Arrest in a Case under SC, ST Law

Posted 2 days ago  |    0  |  Constitutional Matters

Image Credit: NewsBharati To prevent the misuse of laws that aim to prevent atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the Supreme Court has announced that there cannot be an immediate arrest under a case registered. The apex court recognised the continuous misuse of the law.....
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Students rallying in Mumbai call off their Protest

Posted 3 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image Credit: In early morning of Tuesday, March 20, students in Mumbai agitated demanding jobs in Railways and blocked rail traffic between Matunga and Dadar stations, halting railway services for lakhs of daily commuters. The railway services were halted early at 7 am when stud.....
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SC: Treat Labour in Construction as Formal Sector

Posted 3 days ago  |    0  |  Labour & Service

Image credit: BusinessWorld On Monday, March 19, the Supreme Court asked the Central Government to treat construction workers as formal sector employees. To provide some relief to the plight of around 4 crore construction workers in India, the apex court asked them to be brought within the am.....
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Aarushi Talwar Murder Case: SC Admits Appeal Against Acquittal of Talwars

Posted 3 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image Credit: DNAIndia On Monday, March 19, the Supreme Court admitted an appeal against the acquittal of Aarushi Talwar’s parents Rajesh and Nupur Talwar. A few months ago, the Allahabad High Court acquitted the dentist couple in the double murder case of their daughter and domestic help Hem.....
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Uber and Ola drivers strike in Mumbai

Posted 4 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image credit: Corporate Ethos From today, Uber and Ola drivers will be going on an indefinite strike in Mumbai as the transport wing of the Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena called for a strike of drivers working with these cab aggregators. The strike has been called due to the failure of.....
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Daler Mehndi Imprisoned for 2 years in Human Trafficking Case, Gets Bail

Posted 5 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image Credit: NovaFM Famous singer Daler Mehndi has been sentenced to an imprisonment for 2 years in a human trafficking case. The Patiala Court convicted the singer for his involvement in immigration fraud and human trafficking case that dates back to 2003. However, the singer managed to get.....
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Centre to SC: Will not damage Ram Sethu for Shipping Channel Project

Posted 6 days ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image Credit: DailyO On March 16, the Centre informed the Supreme Court of India that it will not damage the mythological Ram Sethu for the Sethusamudram Ship Channel project in the interest of the nation. In an affidavit, the Union Ministry of Shipping told the SC bench that the PIL filed.....
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SC: Foreign Law Firms and Lawyers cannot practice Law in India

Posted 1 week ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image Credit: Snagajobs The much-debated issue regarding practising of foreign lawyers and law firms in India was settled on March 13 by the Supreme Court bench. The bench comprising of Justice A. K. Goel and Justice U. U. Lalit held that foreign advocates and law firms cannot practice law in.....
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Aadhaar Deadline Extended Indefinitely by Supreme Court

Posted 1 week ago  |    0  |  Constitutional Matters

Image Credit: Indian Express On Tuesday, March 13, the Constitution bench that comprised of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A. K. Sikri, A. M. Khanwilkar, D. Y. Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan passed the order on Aadhaar matter and indefinitely extended the deadline for linking of Aadhaa.....
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Uber Driver Arrested for Abducting and Molesting Woman in Delhi

Posted 1 week ago  |    0  |  General Legal

Image Credit: Uber In another incident of harassment by Uber driver, a 25-year-old Uber cab driver was arrested on March 9 for allegedly abducting and molesting a woman passenger in Delhi. According to the 28-year-old-woman passenger, she was locked inside the car by the cab driver and she ha.....
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Supreme Court to auction unencumbered assets of Unitech

Posted 1 week ago  |    0  |  RERA

Image Credit: The Indian Express The Supreme Court on Monday, March 12 sought the details of all unencumbered assets of Unitech Limited and stated that it will auction these assets.  The Apex court added to the hope of distressed homebuyers as it said that these auctioned assets will be us.....
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