25 January 2021


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Delhi High Court Refuses to Stay 'The White Tiger' Release in Netflix - 22.01.2021

Delhi High Court has refused to stay the release of ‘The White Tiger’ in Netflix on grounds of alleged copyright violation.

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ITAT: Vodafone Idea Not Liable to Deduct TDS on Discount Extended to Pre-paid Distributors - 22.01.2021

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that the Vodafone Idea Ltd. is not liable to deduct TDS on discount extended to its pre-paid distributors on distribution of prepaid services.

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SEBI Imposes a Fine on M/s Asit C Mehta Investment Intermediaries Ltd. - 22.01.2021

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has imposed a fine of Rs. 27 lakhs on M/s Asit C Mehta Investment Intermediaries Ltd. for a series of violations, including misuse of clients’ funds.

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SC: Writ Petition Challenging Entertainment Tax Exemption Granted to Formula One Race - 21.01.2021

Supreme Court has observed that the writ petition filed in 2011 challenging the entertainment tax exemption granted to Formula One Race held in India in 2011 and 2012 was not maintainable.

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Kerala HC Directs State to Ensure Uninterrupted Supply of Ration to Tribal Community - 21.01.2021

Kerala High Court has directed the State government to ensure uninterrupted supply of ration articles and any other benefits available under law to the members of Tribal Community living at Edamalakudy in Idukki.

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SEBI Approves Reliance Retail’s Acquisition of Future Group’s Retail Assets - 21.01.2021

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved Reliance Retail’s acquisition of Future Group’s retail assets, which is being opposed by Amazon.

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Allahabad HC: Married Woman Moving in with Another Man Cannot Claim Live-in Relationship - 21.01.2021

Allahabad High Court has ruled that a married woman moving in with another man without divorcing her spouse cannot claim to be in a live-in relationship and seek legal sanctity later.

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Tripura HC Disallows Rectification of Tax Invoices as Not Covered Under S. 161 CGST Act - 21.01.2021

Tripura High Court has disallowed the rectification of tax invoices as not covered under Section 161 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 and Limitation Act, 1963 is not applicable to Special statute.

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Jharkhand HC Directs GST Authority to Open GSTN portal Enabling Form in GST RFD-01 - 21.01.2021

Jharkhand High Court has directed the Goods and Services Tax Authority either to open a GSTN portal enabling the application for refund in GST RFD-01 or to manually accept the application for refund.

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Allahabad HC: Strict Proof of Essential Marriage Rites Not Required in Plea for Maintenance - 20.01.2021

Allahabad High Court has held that while claiming maintenance under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, a party need not furnish strict proof of performance of essential rites of marriage.

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NCLT Admits ISRO-Arm Antrix's Plea to Wind Up Devas Multimedia - 20.01.2021

National Company Law Tribunal, Bengaluru, has admitted the petition filed by Indian Space Research Organization's commercial arm Antrix Corporation Ltd to wind up Devas Multimedia under Sections 271 and 272 of the Companies Act 2013.

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SC: No Requirement for Environmental Clearances for NH 45-A Villuppuram -Nagapattinam Highway - 20.01.2021

Supreme Court has held that there is no requirement for obtaining environmental clearances for NH 45-A Villuppuram -Nagapattinam Highway as land acquisition is not more than 40 meters on existing alignments and 60 meters on realignments or by passes.

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Supreme Court Upholds Sections 3, 4 & 10 of IBC Amendment Act 2020 - 20.01.2021

Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Sections 3, 4 and 10 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act 2020.

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SC: Issue of Maintaining Law and Order Exclusively Domain of Police - 19.01.2021

Supreme Court has stated in plea by Centre seeking a direction to restrain a proposed Republic Day ‘tractor rally’ in the Capital by farmers, who are protesting against the three new farm laws at Delhi’s Singhu border for the last 50 days, that the issue of maintaining law and order was exclusively the domain of Delhi Police and that the constitutional Court could not be the authority to deal with situations that could arise from the tractor march.

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Delhi HC: Remand Power Not to be Exercised by ITAT in Routine Matter - 19.01.2021

Delhi High Court has held that the remand is not a power to be exercised by Income Tax Appellate Tribunal in a routine manner but to be used sparingly.

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SC: Prescription of Higher Educational Qualification Not Violative of Art. 14 and 16 - 19.01.2021

Supreme Court has reiterated that the prescription of a Higher educational qualification as a qualification for promotion to a post cannot be held as violative of Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution of India, 1949.

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Bombay HC: Media Trial Interferes with Criminal Investigation and Would Amount to Contempt - 19.01.2021

Bombay High Court has held that media trial during criminal investigation interferes with administration of justice and hence amounts to 'contempt of court' as defined under the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971.

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Madras HC: Petition u/s 482 CrPC Not Maintainable to Quash Complaint u/s 12 DV Act - 19.01.2021

Madras High Court has held that a Petition under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) to quash a complaint under Section 12 of the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (DV Act) is not maintainable. The Court has observed that a petition under Article 227 of the Constitution of India, 1949 may be maintainable if it is shown that the proceedings before the Magistrate suffer from a patent lack of jurisdiction.

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Allahabad HC Seeks Response of GST Authority on Software Glitches - 19.01.2021

Allahabad High Court has sought the response of the Central Goods & Services Tax (CGST) Authority in a case relating to technical glitches in its software for issuing online show cause notices to alleged defaulters.

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NCLT, Mumbai: Advance Amount Received by Property Owner is Operational Debt - 18.01.2021

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai has ruled that the advance amount received by a property owner from the real-estate developer for a re-development project qualifies as operational debt under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Reconsider Circular on Blind Employees to Work on Alternate Days - 18.01.2021

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to reconsider its circular dated 5th January, 2021, by which it has directed 50 percent of officers/officials who are blind and employees with other disabilities working in the state government/quasi government officers etc to attend the office on alternate days.

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Bombay HC: Plea Challenging Rejection of Nomination Papers Cannot be Entertained - 18.01.2021

Bombay High Court has held that a writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949 challenging the rejection of nomination papers by the Returning Officer cannot be entertained as it is not a step in facilitating the Gram Panchayat election process.

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Delhi HC: Exorbitant Price of Drug Not to Deprive Children Suffering from Rare Disease - 18.01.2021

Delhi High Court has held that merely because of the exorbitant price of a drug or treatment, children suffering from a rare disease cannot be deprived of the treatment.

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Kerala High Court Directs Govt to Consider Private Labs' Objections Against Price Cap - 18.01.2021

Kerala High Court has directed the Kerala Government to consider the grievances of private laboratories against the November order which capped the price of COVID-19 tests as Rs 1500.

Tags : Kerala High Court Price Cap on COVID Tests

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