29 November 2021


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Bombay HC Confirms Death Sentence for Rape and Murder of 3 Year Old - 26.11.2021

Bombay High Court has confirmed the death sentence awarded to a convict who raped and murdered a 3 year 9 months old girl, who had ventured out of her house to play with her dog.

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SC Requires Service on SG in Plea Seeking Record on Adverse Effects After Vaccination - 26.11.2021

Supreme Court has required to be served on the office of the Solicitor General (SG) the plea seeking directions to Centre to follow up, record and advertise instances of death occurring within 30 days of immunisation, filed in the face of growing deaths and adverse effects after COVID vaccinations.

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Madras HC: Inter-Caste Marriage Certificate Can't Be Issued Merely on Account of Conversion - 26.11.2021

Madras High Court has held that a person is not entitled to claim an inter-caste marriage certificate on the pretext of his community certificate when he originally belonged to a certain caste but received a different community certificate on account of conversion to another religion. The Court has observed that conversion does not alter the caste of a person and the said aspect cannot be suppressed to grant an inter-caste marriage certificate on the basis of his current community certificate.

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Karnataka HC: Right of Woman to Exercise Reproductive Choice is Personal Liberty Under Article 21 - 26.11.2021

Karnataka High Court has said that the right of a woman to exercise her reproductive choice is a dimension of personal liberty as understood under Article 21 of the Constitution of India, 1949 and she has a sacrosanct right to have her bodily integrity protected.

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Central Board of Direct Taxes Issues Guidelines for TDS on E-Auction Services - 26.11.2021

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued the guidelines which states that no TDS (tax deducted at source) under section 194-O of the Income Tax Act, 1961 is required on E-Auction Services.

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Delhi HC: Scrutiny Must While Examining Question of Determination of Age of Accused - 25.11.2021

Delhi High Court has observed that scrutiny, inspection and analysis is a must while examining the question of determination of age of the accused under Juvenile Justice Act, 2015.

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Kerala HC: Once a Bid is Confirmed, Borrower Cannot Bring in Another Purchaser with Higher Offer - 25.11.2021

Kerala High Court has ruled that once a bid is confirmed, the borrower cannot bring in another purchaser with a higher offer under the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002.

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Supreme Court: Time Period Spent in Prosecuting SLP Would be Ground for Condonation of Delay - 25.11.2021

Supreme Court has observed that despite some delay on appellant's part, the time period spent in prosecuting a Special Leave Petition would be a good ground for condonation of delay in filing a review application before the High Court.

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Delhi HC Grants Time to Frame Rules to Deal with High Value Cases In Debt Recovery Tribunals - 25.11.2021

Delhi High Court has granted six weeks time to the Central Government for coming up with the Rules to deal with high value cases, where the recovery is in excess of Rs. 100 crores in relation to the Debt Recovery Tribunals.

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Delhi HC: Authorities Should Avoid Repeated Errors in Tender Notices in Advertisements - 25.11.2021

Delhi High Court has observed that though Central Government and its agencies are empowered to issue and recall tenders as per the requirement, however, such powers must be exercised cautiously.

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Supreme Court Re-Imposes Construction Ban in Delhi-NCR - 25.11.2021

Supreme Court has re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR until further orders, taking note of the air quality crisis in the national capital. The Commission for Air Quality Management in Delhi-NCR had earlier decided to lift the ban with effect from November 22, taking note of the slight improvement in the air quality.

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SC: Employee Won't Lose Entitlement to Gratuity By Merely Opting to Extend Retirement Age - 25.11.2021

Supreme Court has held that mere exercise of option by an employee, to avail the benefit of extension of age of retirement to 60 years, could not operate against his entitlement to gratuity.

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SC: Advance Measures Must be Taken to Control Delhi’s Air Quality Crisis - 24.11.2021

Supreme Court has observed that advance measures must be taken with respect to the Delhi's air quality crisis, on the basis of anticipation about wind pattern and scientific model based on the air pollution levels in different seasons, instead of waiting for taking emergency steps after the air quality has become severe.

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Delhi High Court: Arrest of Person Based on Allegations has Potential to Destroy Reputation - 24.11.2021

Delhi High Court has observed that the arrest of a person based on mere allegations has the potential to destroy his reputation and thus it is necessary to apply great care while dealing with arrest at a pre-conviction stage.

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SC: Residuary Jurisdiction of NCLT Cannot be Invoked to Adjudicate Contractual Dispute - 24.11.2021

Supreme Court has observed that the residuary jurisdiction of the National Company Law Tribunal cannot be invoked to adjudicate contractual dispute if the termination of a contract is based on grounds unrelated to the insolvency of the Corporate Debtor.

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Madras HC: No Jurisdiction Based on Location of Branch Office Where No Cause of Action Has Arisen - 23.11.2021

Madras High Court has interpreted, actually and voluntarily resides or carries on business or personally works for gain, in Section 134(2) of Trade Marks Act, 1999 and Section 62(2) of the Copyright Act, 1957, stating that if suit is filed only based on the situs of the branch office, such a suit can be maintained only if the plaintiff is able to show that at least a part of the cause of action had arisen within the place where the branch office is situated.

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SC: Sale Deed Executed Without Payment of Price Is Void; Has No Legal Effect - 23.11.2021

Supreme Court has observed that the payment of price is an essential part of a sale. The Court has said that if a sale deed in respect of an immovable property is executed without payment of price and if it does not provide for the payment of price at a future date, it is not a sale at all in the eyes of law.

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SC: Arbitrator Cannot Modify Award on An Application Under Section 33 Arbitration Act - 23.11.2021

Supreme Court has observed that an Arbitrator cannot modify an Arbitration award on an application filed under Section 33 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The Court has said that only in a case of arithmetical and/or clerical error, the award can be modified and such errors only can be corrected.

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AAAR, Karnataka: 18% GST Eligible on Services Provided by Airbus Group - 23.11.2021

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR), Karnataka has ruled that the 18% goods and services tax is eligible on services provided by Airbus Group as it qualifies as intermediary services.

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad Directs Revenue to Re-Consider Refund Claim of IOCL - 23.11.2021

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has given relief to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) directing the Revenue to re-consider their claim of refund by granting an opportunity to the appellants to pursue their claim by rectifying the errors in the assessment under section 154 of the Customs Act, 1962.

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Andhra Pradesh Government Decides to Withdraw Three Capitals Law - 22.11.2021

Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to withdraw three capitals proposal and has decided to repeal the Laws paving way for three capitals of Andhra Pradesh.

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Telangana HC: E-Copies of Bail Orders Sufficient for Release; Certified Copies Not Necessary - 22.11.2021

Telangana High Court has dispensed with the requirement of certified copies of bail orders observing that the indefeasible fundamental right of an accused to bail is not sufficient in itself unless the bail order is furnished within reasonable time. The Court has ruled that an order copy from the High Court's Website along with case details which are available in the case status information would suffice.

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CBIC Issues Instructions on Issuance of SCNs and Adjudication Process in Pre-GST Regime - 22.11.2021

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued the instructions to adhere to the time limits laid down in the provisions of the Act and Rules on the issuance of Show Cause Notices (SCNs) and adjudication process in the pre-Goods and Services tax regime.

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DGFT Issues Trade Notice to Importer-Exporter Codes for Deactivation - 22.11.2021

Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has issued the trade notice to all Importer-Exporter Codes (IECs) which have not been updated after January 01, 2014 shall be deactivated with effect from December 06, 2021.

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