Taxpayers' right to contest penalty not affected: FinMin

21 March 2008 at 15:11

The Finance Ministry said the proposed amendment in the Finance Bill, 2008, with retrospective effect, to empower the assessing officer for levying penalty for concealment of income will not affect the taxpayers' right to contest the decision."This r

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IMPORT DUTY ON EDIBLE OILS REDUCED

20 March 2008 at 23:11

IMPORT DUTY ON EDIBLE OILS REDUCED IMPORT DUTY EXEMPTION ON MILLED RICE EXTENDED TARIFF VALUES OF CRUDE PALM OIL FROZEN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Government has been keeping a close watch on the

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SIGNING OF MOU BETWEEN INDIA AND MALAYSIA ON EMPLOYMENT OF WORKERS

20 March 2008 at 23:11

SIGNING OF MOU BETWEEN INDIA AND MALAYSIA ON EMPLOYMENT OF WORKERS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Cabinet gave its approval for signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Malaysia on

Posted in Corporate Law |    0 comments |   490 hits


HC dismisses pleas against chanting of 'mantras' in Tamil

20 March 2008 at 23:11

HC dismisses pleas against chanting of 'mantras' in Tamil Chennai, Mar 20 (PTI) Dismissing two writ petitions seeking a directive against chanting of Tamil 'mantras' in the temples in the state, the Madras High Court today said if the plea was acc

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   422 hits


Regulatory Mechanism is proposed for Broadcasting Sector

20 March 2008 at 16:16

A regulatory mechanism is proposed for broadcasting sector. The proposed Broadcast Services Regulation Bill has provisions for constitution of Broadcasting Services Regulatory Authority. The proposed Bill does not compromise the freedom of expression

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R K Sharma to be sentenced on 24th Mar in Shivani case

20 March 2008 at 16:12

A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on the quantum of sentence against convicted IPS officer R K Sharma in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case till 24th March even as the prosecution sought death penalty for him.Additional Sessions Judge Rajen

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |   359 hits


Tutor 'thrashes' Class V student

20 March 2008 at 16:12

Tutor 'thrashes' Class V student Created on : 03/19/2008 1:18:10 PM (NORMAL ) Jammu, Mar 19 (UNI) A Class fifth student was mercilessly beaten by his tutor in the Satwari area of the city outskirts here yesterday, police today said.Police said, t

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |   333 hits


HC admits Bihar government's appeal against Lalu-Rabri duo

20 March 2008 at 16:12

The Patna High Court on Thursday admitted an appeal by Bihar government challenging acquittal of Railway Minister Lalu Prasad and his wife and former chief minister Rabri Devi in a disproportionate assets case. Justice R K Dutta, who had on 18th Febr

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   354 hits


Accused in fake visa racket case brought to Hyderabad

19 March 2008 at 23:34

Accused in fake visa racket case brought to Hyderabad Created on : 03/19/2008 1:07:10 PM (NORMAL ) Hyderabad, Mar 19 (UNI) The accused in the fake US visa racket involving South Indian film actors and directors, busted by the Chennai police recen

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MEDICAL COLLEGES BY ESI CORPORATION

19 March 2008 at 23:34

MEDICAL COLLEGES BY ESI CORPORATION -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The ESI Corporation is exploring the feasibility of starting Medical Colleges, Nursing Colleges and Para-Medical Training Schools un

Posted in Labour & Service Law |    0 comments |   451 hits


Muslim who marries wife's sister has to pay her maintenance: SC

19 March 2008 at 20:33

The Supreme Court has said that a muslim who marries his wife's sister during the subsistence of the first marriage has to pay maintenance allowance to the "second wife" and the children from the marriage.The fact that the marriage was not solemnised

Posted in Family Law |    0 comments |   502 hits


Bill passed to replace name of `Dafla' tribe with `Nishi'

19 March 2008 at 20:33

The Lok Sabha passed a Bill effecting a change in the name of tribe '`Dafla', belonging to Arunachal Pradesh to `Nishi' in the Scheduled Tribes list.The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2008, was earlier passed by the Rajya Sab

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   2373 hits


PF contribution- encashment of leave not to be included

19 March 2008 at 13:32

PF contribution- encashment of leave not to be included - Where the wage isuniversally, necessarily and ordinarily paid to all across the board suchemoluments are basic wages : Supreme CourtBy TIOL News ServiceNEW DELHI, MAR 17, 2008 : THE dispute is

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Shivani murder: Court convicts R K Sharma, 3 others

18 March 2008 at 19:31

Shivani murder: Court convicts R K Sharma, 3 others New Delhi, Mar 18 (PTI) Suspended inspector general of police Ravi Kant Sharma and three others were today convicted by a city court here in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case.Additional Sessions

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UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER FOR ESI BENEFICIARIES

17 March 2008 at 22:09

The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation is examining the proposal to provide Unique Identification Numbers to Insured Persons covered under the ESI Scheme.This information was given by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment Shri Oscar Fer

Posted in Labour & Service Law |    0 comments |   517 hits


COMPENSATION AND PENSION BENEFITS TO DAILY WAGE WORKERS

17 March 2008 at 22:09

There are the Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 including the Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 (in the specified establishments and employing 20 or more persons) and The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 (for persons empl

Posted in Labour & Service Law |    0 comments |   1330 hits


CASES PENDING IN PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

17 March 2008 at 22:09

As per the latest available information, there are 2,55,696 cases pending in the Punjab and Haryana High Court as on 30th September, 2007.As reported by the High Court of Punjab & Haryana, there were 2,65,072 cases pending as on 30.06.2007 out of whi

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Centre enacts ST and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers Act

17 March 2008 at 20:57

Centre enacts ST and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers Act In an attempt to fulfill its commitments towards Scheduled Tribes (STs) listed in the Common Minimum Programme (CMP), the Centre has enacted the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest

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No proposal to change SC, HC judge appointment process: Govt

17 March 2008 at 20:55

No proposal to change SC, HC judge appointment process: Govt New Delhi, March 17 (PTI) The Government has no proposal, at present, before it to bring about any change in the present system of appointment of Judges in Supreme Court and High Courts,

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SC stays warrant against Gere

16 March 2008 at 23:41

SC stays warrant against GereThe Supreme Court today virtually dropped criminal proceedings against Hollywood actor and active anti-HIV/AIDS campaigner Richard Gere against whom arrest warrants were issued for publicly hugging and kissing Bollywood a

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