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  • Dera Sacha Sauda’s Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh convicted in Ranjit Singh murder case Oct 08, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    Dera Sacha Sauda’s Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh convicted in Ranjit Singh murder case

    The accused have been convicted under Section 302 (murder) of IPC. The sentence will be announced on October 12

  • In swift turn of events, founders now hold the aces against investors at startups Aug 31, 2021 07:59 AM IST

    In swift turn of events, founders now hold the aces against investors at startups

    Amid an epic funding boom, startup founders are consolidating their power at startups, using legal terms and clauses to their hilt, exercising control and securing their futures, sometimes irrespective of the future of their investors or the company itself. Moneycontrol takes a deep look at the legal terms being used, the swift turn in events, risks and the shifting power balance.

  • Revisiting a Utopian city with fondness and fury Jul 24, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    Revisiting a Utopian city with fondness and fury

    Three lives, three acts and three genres combine in this narrative set in Auroville. Kapur weaves together memoir, history and ethnography to tell a story of the desire for utopia.

  • WhatsApp to Delhi High Court: Will not enforce privacy policy till Data Protection Bill comes into effect Jul 09, 2021 01:57 PM IST

    WhatsApp to Delhi High Court: Will not enforce privacy policy till Data Protection Bill comes into effect

    Representing WhatsApp, senior advocate Harish Salve said that the company will not enforce its privacy policy until the Data Protection Bill comes out, adding that it is the government who “is administrator of the Rules and will decide this”.

  • Women protest as Turkey withdraws from violence-on-women treaty Jul 02, 2021 04:12 PM IST

    Women protest as Turkey withdraws from violence-on-women treaty

    Erdogan announced the withdrawal in March, saying Turkey would use local laws to protect women's rights and defended his move on July 1 against those who, he said, portrayed it as "a step backwards" in the battle with violence against women.

  • Sushil Kumar: Court rejects Delhi Police plea for further remand, athlete sent to judicial custody Jun 03, 2021 09:17 AM IST

    Sushil Kumar: Court rejects Delhi Police plea for further remand, athlete sent to judicial custody

    Sushil Kumar case: The international wrestler and Olympic medalist faces charges of murder, culpable homicide and kidnapping.

  • Justice NV Ramana sworn in as 48th Chief Justice of India Apr 24, 2021 12:02 PM IST

    Justice NV Ramana sworn in as 48th Chief Justice of India

    Justice Ramana took the oath at a brief ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

  • The new internet, social media rules: All the key things you need to know Feb 26, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    The new internet, social media rules: All the key things you need to know

    Now on, Netflix, Amazon Prime and other OTT platforms will have to classify all content suitable for viewing by age -- U (Universal), U/A (above 7), U/A (13+), U/A (16+) and A for Adults.

  • Cryptocurrency ban will be unprecedented, govt bitcoin defeats purpose, say experts Feb 10, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency ban will be unprecedented, govt bitcoin defeats purpose, say experts

    They believe it makes sense to regulate rather than proscribe one of the fastest growing sectors in fintech globally; to consider a draconian piece of legislation will deprive investors and entrepreneurs of participating in a great wealth creation opportunity

  • Aggrieved wife’s right of residence in a ‘shared household’: 10 things you need to know Feb 10, 2021 01:03 PM IST

    Aggrieved wife’s right of residence in a ‘shared household’: 10 things you need to know

    A landmark judgement by the Supreme Court that will have an indelible impact on the jurisprudence surrounding “The Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005”

  • Supreme Court hears pleas challenging new farm reform laws: Key highlights Jan 11, 2021 02:16 PM IST

    Supreme Court hears pleas challenging new farm reform laws: Key highlights

    During the hearing, the Supreme Court expressed disappointed with the way negotiations are going on between the government and the farmer unions.

  • Government looking to raise minimum age of cigarette smoking to 21 Jan 06, 2021 03:55 PM IST

    Government looking to raise minimum age of cigarette smoking to 21

    The development would also not pair well with the reports doing the rounds of increased goods and services tax (GST) hike on the product

  • Law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas unveils second batch of legal-tech startup incubator Oct 09, 2020 03:00 PM IST

    Law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas unveils second batch of legal-tech startup incubator

    Areas that CAM is looking for these startups to tap into include improving access to justice, making transactions more efficient, improving law firm operations, litigation competencies, accessing government programs and reforms and enabling remote workforce operations.

  • SC's judgement treats sons and daughters as equals on rights over ancestral property Aug 14, 2020 07:34 AM IST

    SC's judgement treats sons and daughters as equals on rights over ancestral property

    Earlier, daughters were unable to inherit the ancestral property like sons/male counterparts

  • Consumer Protection Act 2019 | Here's how the new law will benefit you Jul 21, 2020 04:02 PM IST

    Consumer Protection Act 2019 | Here's how the new law will benefit you

    The Consumer Protection Act, 2019, seeks to revamp the process of administration and settlement of consumer disputes, with strict penalties, including jail term for adulteration and misleading ads by firms.

  • 'In war, you don't make soldiers unhappy': SC on non-payment of salaries to doctors Jun 12, 2020 04:49 PM IST

    'In war, you don't make soldiers unhappy': SC on non-payment of salaries to doctors

    The courts should not be involved in the issue of non-payment of salary to health care workers and government should settle the issue, it said.

  • Sedition Cases | When the process becomes the punishment May 15, 2020 11:52 AM IST

    Sedition Cases | When the process becomes the punishment

    Sedition trials are statistically doomed to end in acquittals. Then why does the State doggedly pursue these cases?

  • Your data may now be sold for an official fee to govt, private entities: Report Jan 02, 2020 11:46 AM IST

    Your data may now be sold for an official fee to govt, private entities: Report

    The data would include public information gathered by companies and would be subject to an exhaustive consultation process, an official said.

  • Opinion | Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens: The evils that aren't Dec 21, 2019 11:54 AM IST

    Opinion | Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens: The evils that aren't

    Rather than rejecting the CAA-NRC combination as ‘anti-Muslim’, the concern of informed citizens should have been that the CAA-NRC combination is ‘pro-efficiency’ ensuring safeguards, due process and inbuilt checks to avoid panic and glaring errors

  • SEBI set to fill posts of three executive directors Dec 04, 2019 08:42 PM IST

    SEBI set to fill posts of three executive directors

    The interview panel comprises Chairman Ajay Tyagi, whole-time member G Mahalingam, former RBI Deputy Governor HR Khan and TK Viswanathan, former Secretary in the Law Ministry.

  • "There should be court of appeal in each of 4 regions of the country" says Attorney Gen K K Venugopal Aug 15, 2019 06:30 PM IST

    "There should be court of appeal in each of 4 regions of the country" says Attorney Gen K K Venugopal

    Venugopal said that there should be distinct judges constituting the court of appeal and the Collegium system of the apex court should be the basis of their appointments too.

  • Transforming Indian business through rule of law Jun 24, 2019 04:08 PM IST

    Transforming Indian business through rule of law

    The Modi government has not been daunted to take on even the big four auditing firms.

  • 3 Point Analysis | China “two sessions”: Deleveraging on halt Mar 06, 2019 03:26 PM IST

    3 Point Analysis | China “two sessions”: Deleveraging on halt

    Sakshi Batra does a 3 point analysis of the highlights of the opening session.

  • Reporter's Take | Pass service charge to staff or pay tax, CBDT tells hoteliers Nov 23, 2018 02:28 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Pass service charge to staff or pay tax, CBDT tells hoteliers

    Stanford Masters is in conversation with M Saraswathy to understand the implication of the CBDT's move, and also the logistical obstacles that have to be surmounted for effective regulation.

  • How does West Bengal's HIRA stack up against Centre's RERA? Jul 17, 2018 09:38 AM IST

    How does West Bengal's HIRA stack up against Centre's RERA?

    The West Bengal government has come up with a parallel law whose scope intersects with that of the central government legislation

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