The court also insisted that punishment for cow slaughter should be increased from three-years jail term to life imprisonment.
The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently may have proposed that the Income-Tax Department can carry out raids without disclosing â€˜reason to believe‘ but the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) says the common man has nothing to worry.
Lokayukta Police has converted Rs 1.61 crores, seized in now banned Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes in the last 10 years, into fixed deposits as per court a Madhya Pradesh High Court order.
Delhi High Court has barred leading mobile phone maker 'Intex' from selling its Aqua brand handsets and its accessories in the local market, taking note of a trademark infringement plea of market rival 'Aqua Mobiles'.
The government has named former Supreme Court Judge G S Singhvi on the three-member arbitration panel that will decide on the validity of its USD 1.55 billion compensation claim from Reliance Industries for "unfairly enriching" and producing natural gas belonging to ONGC.
P Chidambaram, who appeared for Tata Sons said during the proceedings that the removal of Independent Directors will be done in a democratic manner and a replacement will be appointed in 180 days as per the company's Articles of Association.
As the bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini did not assemble today, the counsel for the petitioners sought a date after December 15 as the apex court will hear similar issues.
Former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal, in judicial custody on charges of money laundering since March, today sought bail from the Bombay High Court on medical grounds saying his arrest by Enforcement Directorate was not as per the procedures established by law.
The bankers quoting RBI circular said the application should be in a prescribed format and accompanied by documents on "evidence of the wedding, including the invitation cards, copies of receipts for advance payments already made, such as marriage hall booking, advance payments to caterers."
Leaders of Congress, Trinamool Congress, JD(U), BSP, CPI(M), CPI, NCP, RJD, JMM and DMK held a meeting here this morning to forge a common plan of action with an aim of mounting attack on the government.
A bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice D Y Chandrachud listed the matter after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned it and sought an urgent hearing.
A bench of Justices B D Ahmed and Jayant Nath listed for hearing tomorrow the plea which also sought discontinuation of the new Rs 2,000 currency note, terming the move as "unconstitutional and bad in law".
In a disappointment to the government, Supreme Court (SC) Friday refused government‘s plea to stay proceedings before various High Courts with regards to demonetisation drive.
"In the meantime, builders M/s Supertech Ltd shall deposit Rs 10 crore with the registry by January 3, so that the people are not in any kind of illusion," a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy said.
Contrary to the general perception that the business environment is getting tougher for the builders, due to activism from home buyers and the media and judicial intervention, there have been many instances of amnesty R
The incident came into light when the popular comedian tweeted how BMC had demanded Rs 5 Lac as bribe. A few days after the tweet, the BMC filed a police compliant against Sharma on grounds of illegal construction.
Pouring cold water on tipplers' hopes of once again savouring their drinks, the Bihar government today notified a new prohibition law which could land them in jail for up to seven years and make them poorer by Rs 1 lakh to Rs 10 lakh, two days after the Patna High Court quashed its order on banning alcohol consumption.
In December 2015, the Delhi High Court gave a decision, stating that a daughter can be the Karta of an HUF (Hindu Undivided Family). The root of this decision lies in the amendment passed R
The Supreme Court, on September 6, 2016, gave a stern message to Supertech, asking it to return money to investors and saying it was not concerned whether the real estate major â€˜sinks or dies‘, R
The one-man Committee headed by Ajit Prakash Shah, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, submitted to Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan a report containing not just the compensation to be paid for ONGC's gas migrating to adjacent KG-D6 block of RIL in the Krishna Godavari basin, but also recommendations for avoiding such disputes in future.
Section 30 of the Employees' Compensation Act 1923 provides for appeal in high courts whenever the disputed amount (of compensation) is more than Rs 300. The Bill seeks to raise this to Rs 10,000.
The company also said that though it has time till August 2, it hopes to deposit the entire amount of USD 1.17 billion with the registrar of the Delhi High Court by today.
The court, which had summoned Mallya as accused today, fixed the matter for the next date after it was told by the counsel appearing for the businessman that its summoning order had been challenged before the High Court.
After the Bombay High Court pulled up the Maharashtra government for not identifying the wetlands in the state, the government on July 11, 2016, withdrew its plea seeking modification of a 2013 order banning R
The high courts of Bombay and Madras are set to undergo a change in their names