IN THE HIGH COURT OF CALCUTTAF.M.A. No. 474 of 2005Decided On: 27.11.2006Appellants: The New India Assurance Co. Ltd.Vs.Respondent: Amitava Das and Anr.Hon'ble Judges: Pratap Kumar Ray and Sankar Prasad Mitra, JJ.Counsels: For Appellant/Petitioner/

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Bakground of wages act

  Prakash Yedhula    23 June 2008 at 11:14

Background A tripartite Committee Viz.,"The Committee on Fair Wage" was set up in 1948 to provide guidelines for wage structures in the country. The report of this Committee was a major landmark in the history of formulation of wage policy in India.

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I started my independent practice as Lawyer since December 1979. In the last week of this month my friend and now my neighbour and well known Hindi lyric and poet Mahendra ‘Neh’ has lost his job. He was an Electrical Supervisor in a big rayon produci

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Collective Investment Scheme

  Prakash Yedhula    18 June 2008 at 21:03

What is a Collective Investment Management Company (CIMC)? A Collective Investment Management Company is a company incorporated under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and registered with SEBI under the SEBI (Collective Investment Schemes) Re

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Buyback of shares

  Prakash Yedhula    18 June 2008 at 21:01

From where can I get details of companies proposing to buyback their shares?Listed companies are required to intimate the stock exchange of general meetings and resolutions passed thereof. Hence, information on companies proposing to buyback shares m

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What is a Futures Contract? Futures contract means a legally binding agreement to buy or sell the underlying security on a future date. Future contracts are the organised/standardised contracts in terms of quantity, quality (in case of commodities),

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Corpus Delicti

  SANJAY DIXIT    17 June 2008 at 17:45

Corpus DelictiCorpus delicti is the legal term, which refers to the body of the offense or the essence of the crime. Most literally, corpus delicti is the term used to refer to the actual victim’s body in a murder case. Corpus delicti is also a term

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The Right to Speedy Trial

  SANJAY DIXIT    17 June 2008 at 17:45

The Right to Speedy TrialIN A judgment with profound implication, the apex court has positively reiterated that just and reasonable procedure implicit in Article 21 of the Constitution creates a right in the accused to be tried speedily. The right to

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LEGAL SERVICE – MEANING, NATURE AND SCOPE: Literally, legal service means help or assistance or free service in the field of law. The apex court has categorically stated in it’s various decisions that legal aid is not a charity but

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Aproposyour article on the above subject appeared in your esteemed newspaper on June 12, 2008. I, having worked as Officer in State Lowerand Higher Judiciary for over 32 years I want to project some practical aspectsin this regard. OurNational Highw

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As per Article 19 of Constitution of India, all citizens of India shall have the right: -Ø To freedom of speech and expression.Going though the above Article, I, am writing the following article: - I want to approach the kind attention of all ci

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The main features of the Act can be summarised thus:-The Actapplies to every establishment in which 20 or more workmen are employed or wereemployed on any day on the preceding 12 months as contract labour and to everycontractor who employs or who emp

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If a minor child derives agricultural income , there is no provision under the Finance Act requring clubbing of such income with parent's total income for rate purpose. Only if minor child is assessable in respect of income derived from skill , tale

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What is "Bonam Partem" ? The word "Bonam Partem" means that words used in the ststute are to be taken in their lawful sense.What is "Lawful Sense" ? The word " Lawful Sense" implies what is legitimate and recognised by the law.Conclusion:-Therefore ,

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In case where the parents are non residents and the minor child is a resident derving income which accrues or arises outside India , the clubbing of such income does not arise as provisions of Section 64(1A) can not override the provisions of Sec

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Pension:- It is a regular monthly amount paid by the employer to a former employee directly as a result of past employer - employee relationsip. Taxability Since pension is received by the employee, ht esame is taxable under the head "Income Fro

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law education

  swati    09 June 2008 at 09:07

law educationstudents after 12th standerd can go for law studies by getting admission to 5 year law coursegraduate students from any dicipline can go for legal studies.they have to apply for 3 year law corse.after LL.B students can go for LL.M or opt

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New Delhi: The observations of judges in their judgments are not binding precedents and courts should not place reliance on such decisions without analysing the factual situation arising in that particular case, the Supreme Court has held. “It is not

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arbitation judgement

  amit gupta_lawyer    07 June 2008 at 15:07

ACE PIPELINE CONTRACTS PRIVATE LIMITED v. BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPN. LIMITED [JT 2007(5) SC 106]In the present case, in fact the appellant’s demand was to get some retired Judge of the Supreme Court to be appointed as arbitrator on the ground that if an

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FIRST TIME IN INDIA A Full Fledged USA certified Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies A Pioneering Initiative of Script Legal Services India Pvt. Ltd. in the common wealth of India The program has been developed by Professors of Law in

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