17 February 2020


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Judgments

Injunction granted against title phonetically similar to ‘Indian Express’(23.10.2015)

The Bombay High Court accepted arguments that the Defendant’s use of the title ‘Indian Express’ in Devnagari script for its newspaper infringed the tr.....

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Zee Turner saved from service tax liability(01.04.2016)

The Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal saved Zee Turner from service tax levies after accepting submissions that it was merely acting a.....

Tags : Service tax, foreign broadcaster, indian agent

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CCI lets Wiley India off the hook(28.06.2016)

The Competition Commission of India dismissed a complaint against pre-eminent publisher of scientific, technical and medical journals, Wiley India, fo.....

Tags : wiley india, journal, distribution, authorised agent, resale price maintenance

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Coal India free to exercise ‘consumer choice’ in tender(14.07.2016)

The Competition Commission of India dismissed a complaint alleging abuse of market position against Coal India Limited, holding that Coal India had ‘c.....

Tags : coal india, tender, scientific, samples, consumer, freedom to choose

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CCI begins nosing around fishy Uttarakhand alcohol wholesaling(19.07.2016)

The Competition Commission of India ordered an investigation into claims that the State-owned wholesalers in Uttarakhand are indulging in one-sided a.....

Tags : wholesale, india made foreign liquor, uttarakhand, discrimination

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Notifications & Circulars

Guidelines for Implementation of Shipbuilding Financial Assistance Policy(05.07.2016)

The Ministry of Shipping approved guidelines for implementing the Shipbuilding Financial Assis.....

Tags : india, shipbuilding, financial assistance

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INR spend limit at duty free shops raised(06.07.2016)

The Ministry of Finance raised the ceiling for payments at duty free shops at international airports from Rs. 5000 to Rs. 25,000.

In 2005,.....

Tags : duty free shops, payments, indian rupee

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Cabinet gives 'in principle' approval for disinvestment of Air India and five of its subsidiaries(28.06.2017)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to fourth tranche recommendations .....

Tags : Disinvestment, Air India, Approval

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System for reporting banks’ associations discontinued(30.06.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India discontinued the Quarterly Reporting System - foreign branches/subsidiaries/joint ventures/associates of Indian Banks , with.....

Tags : quarterly reporting system, foreign branches, associations, indian banks

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Submission of statement in XBRL(19.05.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India advised Indian Agents (Authorised Dealer Category – I banks) under the Money Transfer Service Scheme to report MTSS transact.....

Tags : Xbrl, money transfer service, 2016, indian agent

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AIFIs to submit balance sheets, consolidated prudential reports(23.06.2016)

RBI introduced the Reserve Bank of India (Financial Statements of All India Financial Institutions - Presentation, Disclosure and Reporting) Direction.....

Tags : all india financial institutions, disclosure, balance sheet, yearly

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Foreign Jobs for Indians(02.08.2017)

The exact numbers of foreign jobs for Indians in foreign countries is not available with the Ministry as many countries do not have policy to share th.....

Tags : Foreign Jobs, Indians, Availability

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Cabinet apprised of jointly issue of postage stamps between India and Canada(30.08.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was informed today that India and Canada have mutually agreed to jointly issue a set of.....

Tags : Postage stamps, Issuance, India, Canada

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Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act, 2016 brought into force with effect from 12th October, 2017(14.10.2017)

A new Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016 which was notified on 22nd March, 2016, has been brought into force with effect from 12th October, 201.....

Tags : Act, Enforcement, Indian Standard, Bureau

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Affordable tariff structure for rural and remote areas to promote Digital India(07.11.2017)

BharatNet, a flagship project of the Government of India to provide Broadband services in rural and remote areas has entered in service provisioning p.....

Tags : Remote areas, Tariff structure, Digital India

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RBI signs Memorandum of Understanding on "Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information" with the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency, Turkey(21.12.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on "Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information" with Banking.....

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Skill India Initiative by Ministry of Railways - Training of Apprentices, Targets training of 30 thousand Apprentices in its 16 Zonal Units and 7 Production Units(13.02.2018)

As part of Skill India initiative, Ministry of Railways has been contributing in a big way to provide training to Apprentices in various disciplines t.....

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RBI Working Paper No. 05/2018: India's Investment Cycle: An Empirical Investigation.(16.10.2018)

The Reserve Bank of India today placed on its website a Working Paper titled "India's Investment Cycle: An Empirical Investigation" under the Reserve .....

Tags : Series, Working Paper, India's Investment

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Commerce and Industry Minister launches the Startup India Hub(19.06.2017)

The Commerce & Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today launched the Startup India Virtual Hub, an online platform for all stakeholders of the .....

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Defence India Startup Challenge Deadline Gets Extended(24.09.2018)

The last date for submission of applications to the Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC), being organised by the Defence Innovation Organisation (DI.....

Tags : Start-up Challenge, Defence India, Extension

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Launch of Media Registration: Aero India 2019 Website(20.11.2018)

The 12th edition of 'Aero India 2019' would be held at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, (Karnataka) from 20 to 24 February 2019.

Thi.....

Tags : Launch, Media registration, Aero India

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Ensuring Hygienic and Quality Food in Indian Railways(27.12.2018)

To maintain hygiene and quality, only potable drinking water is used for cooking of food on Indian Railways. Further, in its endeavour to provide hygi.....

Tags : Food, Quality, Indian Railways

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Export and Import of Indian Currency(20.03.2019)

Attention of Authorised Persons is invited to Regulation 8 of Foreign Exchange Management (Export and import of currency) Regulations, 2015, in terms .....

Tags : Indian Currency, Export, Import

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Reserve Bank of India imposes monetary penalty on South Indian Bank Limited(19.06.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed, by order dated June 13, 2019, monetary penalty of Rs.1 million on South Indian Bank Limited (the bank) fo.....

Tags : Monetary penalty, Imposition, South Indian Bank Limited

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Kuwait in the field of accounting, finance and audit knowledge base(23.10.2019)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for capacity building and streng.....

Tags : MOU, Approval, India and Kuwait

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Buyers from West Europe to source F and B from India(08.10.2018)

European supermarket chains and top manufactures of processed food will be sourcing their Food and Beverage (F&B) requirements from India at the Indus.....

Tags : Food and Beverage, Sourcing, India

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Reserve Bank of India imposes monetary penalty on Indian Bank(20.11.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed, by order dated November 18, 2019, monetary penalty of Rupees One crore on Indian Bank (the bank) for non-.....

Tags : Penalty, Imposition, Indian Bank

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India and ADB sign $206 million loan to strengthen urban services in 5 Tamil Nadu cities(03.12.2019)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India on 2nd December 2019 signed a $206 million loan to develop water supply and sewerage infr.....

Tags : India, ADB, Loan, Urban services

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Timeframe for implementation of Ind AS for scheduled commercial banks(11.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India notified scheduled commercial banks are required to comply with Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) for accounting periods .....

Tags : Indian accounting standards, commercial banks, implementation

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Six institutions incorporated as IITs(25.05.2016)

The Union Cabinet granted retrospective approval to amendment of the Institutes of Technology Act 1961 for the incorporation of six new Indian Institu.....

Tags : indian institution of technology, incorporation, 2016

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Review of the capacity planning framework of stock exchanges and clearing corporations(08.10.2015)

Due to an increase in trading volume resulting from a growth of the stock market, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has reiterated the need f.....

Tags : Due to an increase in trading volume resulting from a growth of the stock market, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has reiterated the need for stock exchanges and clearing corporations to maintain sufficient capacity to be able to handle the increased demand. Some of new directions with regards to capacity are: installed capacity being at least one and a half times of projected peak load; and all software and hardware needs to be adequately sized to meet the requirements.

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RBI seeks Comments/Feedback on Report of the Working Group on the Implementation of Indian Accounting (20.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India has released the Report of the Working Group on the Implementation of Indian Accounting Standards by Banks in India. The Report .....

Tags : Rbi, international reporting, accounting, india, standards, budget

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BIS to develop standards for 43 products under Make in India programme(23.09.2015)

Bureau of Indian Standards has taken up development of standards for 43 products for manufacturing quality products. It has also decided to develop or.....

Tags : Bureau, india, standards, construction, water, waste

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Facilitating Rupee denominated bonds overseas(29.09.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has put in place a framework for issuance of Rupee denominated bonds overseas, within the remit of the External Commercial B.....

Tags : Indian rupee, denominate, bond, foreign

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Customs preparations for returnees from Indian enclaves(18.11.2015)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs has appointed places as Land Customs Stations to clear baggage brought into the Indian mainland by those retur.....

Tags : Indian enclave, Bangladesh, customs

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Another 10 per cent divested in Coal India Limited(18.11.2015)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a further disinvestment of 10 per cent of share capital in Coal India Limited. The paid up equi.....

Tags : Coal india, disinvestment, 2015

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Amendment in First Schedule to Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984(20.01.2020)

WHEREAS a request has been received from ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh for inclusion of the Bachelor o.....

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News

SC to Vodafone: Deposit Rs 2,000 crore for Merger(24.11.2015)

Supreme Court has directed Vodafone to make an interim payment of Rs 2,000 crore to department of telecommunications, following which the latter will .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Vodafone India

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SC Appoints Arbitrator to Adjudicate Dispute between Sidhu and Star India(24.11.2015)

SC has appointed retired judge Justice S B Sinha as an arbitrator to adjudicate a dispute between former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu and TV ch.....

Tags : SC, Navjot Singh Sidhu , TV channel Star India

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CCI Rejects Complaints Against RIL, Reliance Gas Infra(25.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Reliance Industries, BSE and Reliance Gas Tra.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Reliance Industries, BSE ,Reliance Gas Transportation Infrastructure

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CCI Approves Aviva's Additional 23% Stake Buy in Indian Joint Venture(25.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved UK insurer Aviva's proposal to acquire additional 23 per cent stake in its Indian insurance joint v.....

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RBI Postpones Issue Date of Sovereign Gold Bonds(25.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has postponed issue date of sovereign gold bond by four days to November 30 to enable their smooth uploading into the cent.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India , Sovereign Gold Bonds

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CCI Junks Complaints against Sony, HP(30.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations against Sony India and Hewlett Packard India Sales, alleging anti-competitive business.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Sony, HP

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CCI Junks Complaint against DLF Qutab Enclave Complex Educational Charitable Trust and DLF Ltd.(01.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has junked allegations of anti-competitive business practice against two DLF Group firms, DLF Qutab Enclave Comp.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, DLF Group firms

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RBI Relaxes ECB Norms for Accessing Foreign Loans(01.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has unveiled a revised External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) policy, entailing, among other things, a more liberal approach.....

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SEBI Eases Listing for Stock Exchanges(01.12.2015)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has amended existing Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations (SECC) regulations to make it easier for .....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India, Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations

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SEBI Relaxes Delisting Procedure for Small Companies(01.12.2015)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in order to weed out a large number of illiquid stocks has relaxed delisting norms for small companies a.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India , Small Companies

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Hyderabad HC Directs Election Commission on Mass Deletions from Voters List(04.12.2015)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Election Commission of India to pass final orders and intimate final decision by December 10, on mass deletion of 6......

Tags : Hyderabad High Court, Election Commission of India

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RBI Revises Priority Sector Lending Norms for RRBs(04.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revised the priority sector lending target for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) to 75% of total outstanding loans from 60% .....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Regional Rural Banks

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CCI Fines IPO-Bound Alkem Laboratories for Rs 74 Crore(07.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of over Rs 74 crore on IPO-bound Alkem Laboratories and its two officials for indulging in.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Alkem Laboratories

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RBI Cancels License of 56 NBFCs(07.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled a bulk of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) Licence, for either violating regulatory norms or surrende.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India , Non-Banking Financial Companies

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SC Rejects FIMI Plea Against Retrospective Levy of Social Impact Fund(08.12.2015)

SC has refused to entertain plea by lobby group Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI), which challenged retrospective levy of royalty for its.....

Tags : SC, Federation of Indian Mineral Industries

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SAT Sets Aside SEBI Order of Imposing Penalty on Reliance Petroinvest(09.12.2015)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has set aside an order by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) against Reliance Petroinvestments in a ca.....

Tags : Securities Appellate Tribunal, Securities and Exchange Board of India, Reliance Petroinvestments

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Supreme Court Directs ASI to Frame Guides' Policy by December 30(09.12.2015)

Supreme Court has given time till December 30, 2015 to Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to comply with its direction of seeking a policy for guide.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Archaeological Survey of India

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CCI Approves Novartis Sale of Animal Health Division(11.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Novartis India’s plan to sell the animal health division to Elanco India Pvt Ltd, the Indian arm o.....

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CIC to Centre: Reveal Names of Those Applying for Lokpal’s Posts(11.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered Centre to reveal names of applicants for the Lokpal's posts to ensure transparent process.

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CIC: Disclose Educational Qualifications of Haridwar MP Pokhriyal(11.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has directed Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University to disclose educational qualifications of Haridwar MP Ra.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India , Haridwar MP Ramesh Pokhriyal

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RBI Announces Timetable Reduction in SLR(11.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced a reduction in share of government securities known as Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) that banks have to ma.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Statutory Liquidity Ratio

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RBI Revises Norms for 'When issued' Security(11.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in order to encourage trading in ‘When Issued’ transactions in government securities, has allowed banks to take short posi.....

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Allahabad HC Junks Termination Orders for 16 IIIT-A Teachers(14.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has junked a resolution of board of management of Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad (IIIT-A) and subsequent or.....

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CCI Seeks Public Comment over 500cr PVR-DT Cinemas Deal(14.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has sought comments from public over PVR’s proposed Rs 500-crore worth acquisition of DT Cinemas, after finding .....

Tags : Competition Commission of India , PVR

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Madras HC Gives 3 Months Time to CLB to Complete Hearing in FTIL Case(15.12.2015)

Madras High Court has given three more months time for Company Law Board (CLB) to complete hearing in matter on supersession of Board of Financial Tec.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Financial Technologies (India) Ltd

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Delhi HC Directs Govt. to Issue List of Particulars to Cairn India(15.12.2015)

Delhi HC has directed Centre to give Cairn India a list of particulars Government needs to take a decision on the company's request for extending till.....

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CCI Nods for Kuoni Travel's Acquisition By Thomas Cook(16.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Kuoni Travel by Thomas Cook (India).

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Kuoni Travel, Thomas Cook

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SC: RBI Must Disclose All Info About Banks Under RTI(17.12.2015)

Supreme Court has ruled that Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is bound in law to give information regarding private and public banks under the Right To Inf.....

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RBI Issues New Guidelines for Banks to Fix Lending Rate(18.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued new guidelines on how banks can calculate their lending rates in a bid to make them more closely based on marke.....

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RBI to Banks: Allow Mobile Banking Registration at ATMs(18.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked all National Financial Switch (NFS) member banks to make changes in ATM switches by March 2016 to help customers.....

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CCI Junks Complaints against Prestige Estates Projects(18.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made against Bengaluru-based Prestige Estates Projects.

Tags : Competition Commission of India , Prestige Estates Projects

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CCI Approves Piramal’s Acquisition(21.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Piramal Enterprises' lab diagnostics and point-of-care business by DiaSys India.

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Piramal Enterprise

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CCI Permits $150-mn JBF Group-KKR Credit deal(21.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved polyster products manufacturer JBF Industries' $150 million deal with global investment firm KKR Cr.....

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PFRDA Switches to PAN for Online Enrolment Under NPS Scheme(21.12.2015)

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India (PFRDA) has started using PAN instead of Aadhaar for validation of new customers who can no.....

Tags : Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India, National Pension System (NPS) scheme

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RBI: Small Finance Banks Can Join Payment System(23.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that entities who received in-principle approval for setting up payments banks and small finance banks can join a.....

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RBI Says No Deadline for Resolving Complaints under Banking Ombudsman Scheme(23.12.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that there is no time limit for resolution of complaints under Banking Ombudsman scheme, aimed at seeking redress.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice to Air India, DGCA, Aviation Ministry over 'Overbooking Policy'(23.12.2015)

Delhi HC has issued notices to Air India, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Aviation Ministry over the state-owned airline’s policy of .....

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IPO Freezes Software Patent Rules(28.12.2015)

Indian Patent Office (IPO), after strong opposition from several associations, has put in abeyance the new guidelines on examination of computer-relat.....

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Bombay High Court Serves Notices to Vedanta, Cairn India to Explain Merger(29.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to Vedanta, Cairn India -and their directors over a shareholder's petition alleging that Vedanta used complex tra.....

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CCI Permits Euro 2.75 Billion Lanxess-Saudi Aramco Joint Venture Deal(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved speciality chemicals company Lanxess and Saudi Aramco deal to form a joint venture for synthetic ru.....

Tags : Competiition Commission of India, Lanxess , Saudi Aramco

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CCI Dismisses Meru’s Complaint against Uber(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint filed by Meru Cabs Company against Uber alleging that they were following predatory pr.....

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CCI Approves RBS India-Sanctum Wealth Acquisition Deal(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group's India wealth management business by Sanctum Wea.....

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CCI Permits Avago's Acquisition of Broadcom(04.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its nod to $37 billion acquisition of Broadcom Corporation by chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd.

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RBI Tightens Norms for Banks Lending to Overseas Subsidiary of Indian Companies(04.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has tightened norms for banks lending to overseas subsidiary of Indian companies by raising the provisions substantially a.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India , subsidiary of Indian companies

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Supreme Court Irks over Air India’s Running into Losses(05.01.2016)

Supreme Court has irked over Air India and said that while private airlines were prospering, Air India was running into losses and wondered who should.....

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RBI Issues 17 Master Directions Related to FEMA(05.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued 17 Master Directions covering foreign exchange transactions on various regulatory issues in order to simplify .....

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CCI: Syringemaker, Hospital Gouging Patients(06.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found Max Super Specialty Hospital, Patparganj and Becton Dickson India Pvt Ltd, a manufacturer of disposabl.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India , Max Super Specialty Hospital, Patparganj , Becton Dickson India Pvt Ltd

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CCI Approves Reliance Capital-Goldman Sachs Deal(06.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Reliance Capital Asset Management (RCAM) acquisition of Goldman Sachs' onshore asset management bu.....

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CCI Approves BNP Paribas' Acquisition of Sharekhan(06.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved BNP Paribas' proposed acquisition of home-grown brokerage firm Sharekhan in an estimated Rs 2,000-c.....

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SEBI Bans 27 Entities from Capital Markets(06.01.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred 27 entities from the securities market for indulging in fraudulent trading in shares of Gemst.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India, Gemstone Investments, Spectacle Infotek

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CCI Permits Konecranes-Terex Merger(07.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has permitted US cranes and mining equipment maker Terex's merger with Finland-based Konecranes, which will crea.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India , Terex, Konecrane

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Delhi HC to TRAI: Have You Considered Objections on Call Drops(08.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) if it had considered objections raised by cellular service providers to its ne.....

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NGT Issues Notice to Chandigarh Administration(08.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a notice to the Chandigarh Administration for January 14 on a petition filed by the Confederation of All Indi.....

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CCI Allows General Atlantic Acquisition of 21.61% Stake in IIFL Wealth(08.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has allowed Global private equity firm General Atlantic Singapore Fund acquisition of 21.6% shareholding in IIFL.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India , IIFL Wealth Management

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CCI Approves Panasonic-GS Yuasa Acquisition Deal(08.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Panasonic's battery business by Japan's GS Yuasa Corp.

Tags : Competition Commission of India , Panasonic, GS Yuasa Corp.

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CCI Approves Rs 850-cr Acquisition of GTL's OME Business by E2 Energy Service(08.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Rs 850 crore acquisition of network services firm GTL Ltd's OME business by E2 Energy Service.

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RBI Allows IFSCs Bank Branches to Open Foreign Currency Current Accounts(08.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted bank branches at International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs) to open foreign currency current accounts .....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India , International Financial Services Centres

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RBI Allows Banks to Extend Non-Fund Based Credit(08.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed banks to extend non-fund based credit, not the usual form of normal loans and thereby lifted the old age ban.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, non-fund based credit

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Ministry Of Overseas Indian Affairs To Merge With Ministry of External Affairs(08.01.2016)

Government has announced that Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) will be merged with Ministry of External Affairs, in keeping with its broad p.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaints Against Govt's LTC Policy, Air India(11.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed complaints that Government's Leave Travel Concessions (LTC) policy was resulting in anti-competiti.....

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CCI Junks Compliant Against GVK Power, 2 Others(11.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected complaints against Bangalore International Airport, GVK Power & Infrastructure and Airports Authori.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India , Bangalore International Airport, GVK Power & Infrastructure and Airports Authority of India

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CCI Rejects Allegation of Unfair Trade Practices Against Ansal(11.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected complaint of anti-competitive practices made against Ansal Properties regarding a commercial projec.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint of Unfair Trade Practices Against Aura Real Estate and Waghere Promoters(11.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of abuse of dominant position made against Aura Real Estate and Waghere Promoters relat.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Waghere Promoters, Aura Real Estate

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Supreme Court Irks Over FCI(11.01.2016)

Supreme Court has irked over Food Corporation of India (FCI), where 370 departmental labourers were paid Rs 4.5 lakh a month, a salary that was much m.....

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RBI Tightens Provisions for Yet to Fail CDR Accounts(12.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked lenders to increase provisioning for accounts that may not have yet failed Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) bu.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Corporate Debt Restructuring

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SEBI Raises Norms for MF Investment in Corporate Debt(12.01.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has tightened norms for investment by debt-oriented Mutual Fund (MF) plans and introduced caps on how mu.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India , Mutual Fund

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SEBI Approves Norms to Make “e-Book” Must for Pvt. Placement Debt(12.01.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved new norms to make electronic book mandatory for all private placement issues on debt basis,.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India, electronic book

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SEBI Stiffens Operating Conditions for Commodity Exchanges(12.01.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has stiffened operating conditions for commodity exchanges and said, “If there is no trading operation o.....

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CCI Issues Combination Regulations to Streamline Norms for M&A Filings(13.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the transaction of business relating to combinations) Amendment Regulations, 2016, has been no.....

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CCI Approves Strides Shasun’ Acquisition Plan(13.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Strides Shasun’ plan to acquire Sun Pharmaceutical's two business divisions in India for Rs 165 cro.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint of Unfair Trade Practices against Omaxe(14.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint against real estate developer Omaxe and another entity for indulging in anti-competiti.....

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CCI Nods for Jaypee-Suraksha Group Deal to Sell 5 Wind Projects(14.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed acquisition of Jaiprakash Associates' five wind power plants by Suraksha Group entities.

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RBI Permits Banks to Offer More Services Via Offsite ATMs(15.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that banks are now free to offer all their products and services through the ATM channels provided technology per.....

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FSSAI Issues New Rules for Ensuring Quality Imports(15.01.2016)

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued new rules for importing products, seeking to address concerns over the entry of sub-st.....

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RBI: Aadhaar is Not Mandatory for DBT Scheme(15.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said in a clarification on Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme that use of Aadhaar cards and seeding of bank accounts.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Notice to NHAI and Others(15.01.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has issued notices to National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), Central Government and Millennium City Expressways Pvt Ltd on.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against Maruti Suzuki(18.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed complaint of anti-competitive practices made against Maruti Suzuki.

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SEBI Curbs Speculative Trades in Agricultural Commodities(18.01.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), in order to curb speculative trades in agricultural commodities, has permitted daily price limit moveme.....

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Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi Launches Start-Up India Initiative(18.01.2016)

PM, Shri Narendra Modi, has launched Start-up India initiative in New Delhi. Start-ups will be exempted from paying income tax on their profit for the.....

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Govt.: MUDRA Not to Regulate Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs)(18.01.2016)

Government has said that Reserve Bank of India would continue to regulate MFIs registered as Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) with central bank. .....

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Delhi HC Reserves Order over TRAI Regulation(18.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has reserved its order on a writ petition challenging a new regulation of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), which provide.....

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CCI Approves Strides Shasun’s Acquisition Plan(19.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Strides Shasun’s acquisition of seven brands from consumer healthcare firm Johnson and Johnson.

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India Patent Office Dismisses Compulsory License Application of Lee Pharma(21.01.2016)

Indian Patent Office has dismissed application of Lee Pharma for a compulsory licence to make a copy of AstraZeneca's antidiabetes drug saxagliptin, w.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Govt’s Response on MakeMyTrip’s Plea(21.01.2016)

Delhi HC has sought reply from Government on plea by MakeMyTrip India Pvt. Ltd against arrest of one its senior officials for alleged service tax evas.....

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CCI Nods for Investment by FIL Capital(22.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has granted approval to proposed investment by FIL Capital Investments (Mauritius) II Limited in Cipla Health Li.....

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RBI Simplifies Gold Monetisation Scheme(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has simplified Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) for bulk depositors, in order to help temple boards to do so and also allowe.....

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RBI Nods to Hike Service Charge on Deposits by Non-Chest Branches(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said currency chest holding branches can raise service charges to be levied on cash deposited by non-chest bank branch.....

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RBI Asks Banks to Extend loans to Women SHGs at 7 % Rate(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to provide loans up to Rs 3 lakh at 7 per cent interest rate to Women Self-Help Group (SHG) under the Nati.....

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RBI Operationalise CFR(22.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in order to minimize frauds, has operationalised a Central Fraud Registry (CFR) with effect from January 20.

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Bombay HC Suggests Railway to Set Up Special Team for Accident Victims(27.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Indian Railways to set up special team to attend suburban railway accident victims and provide them with medical assistanc.....

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Delhi HC Asks RBI to Submit its Latest Circular on FDI Policy(27.01.2016)

While hearing a public interest litigation seeking a thorough investigation against all firms that have received FDI, Delhi High Court has sought a re.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against Asian Paints(28.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint of unfair business practices made against Asian Paints with regard to painting services.....

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RBI Cancels Rs 9k crore T-bill Auction(28.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled a Rs 9,000-crore auction of Government's 91-day Treasury Bills (T-bills) as it was not willing to accede to .....

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Cipla Gets CCI’s Approval to Sell 26% in Consumer Healthcare Business(29.01.2016)

Cipla Health Ltd has received approval from Competition Commission of India (CCI) to sell about 26 per cent stake in its consumer healthcare business.....

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Religare Gets CCI’s Approval to Sell 51% in MF Business to Invesco(29.01.2016)

Religare Enterprises has received approval from Competition Commission of India (CCI) to sell a controlling 51 per cent stake in its mutual fund busin.....

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Air Liquide Arm Gets CCI Nod(29.01.2016)

Air Liquide's subsidiary Schulke has received Competition Commission of India (CCI) approval to acquire Healthcare Antisepsis Solutions (HAS) business.....

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SEBI Changes Comex Rules(01.02.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has reduced position limits in agri commodities derivatives trading segment which, market players said, .....

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CCI Nods for Sun Life’s Acquisition in BSLI(01.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given approval to Sun Life's acquisition of 23% more stake in Birla Sun Life Insurance (BSLI), a joint ventu.....

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Madras HC Asks Immigration Department to Issue Passport Without Insisting on Father’s Signature(01.02.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Immigration Department to consider issuing an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Passport to an infant in the United Kingd.....

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CCI Approves Marriott-Starwood Deal(02.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its approval for acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts by Marriott International.

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RBI Mandates Online Filing of FDI Forms from February 8(02.02.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to file forms related to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) only online on the e-Biz portal from February 8.

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RBI Eases FDI Norms to Boost Start-Ups(03.02.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed several rules including Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms to boost start-up activity in the country.

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SC Pulls Up TN Govt. for Ordering GAIL to Change Pipeline Alignment(03.02.2016)

Supreme Court has pulled up Jayalalithaa Government in Tamil Nadu for ordering GAIL India to change alignment of a major gas pipeline to appease agita.....

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RBI Updates Norms of Fema(05.02.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI), with an aim to promote ease of doing business, has come out with nine updated rules under the Foreign Exchange Management.....

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RBI Announces Rs 10,000 Crore OMO Purchases(05.02.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced an Open Market Operation (OMO) purchase of government securities worth Rs 10,000 crore on February 8.

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CIC Says Demands of Trade Union Before Employer is Fiduciary Information(09.02.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC), while rejecting case relating to R K Mishra seeking information from Steel Authority of India in his nine-point .....

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Tribunal Stays CCI's Ruling Against Alkem Labs(09.02.2016)

Competition Appellate Tribunal has stayed an order by Competition Commission of India's (CCI) imposing a penalty of over Rs 74 crore on Alkem Laborato.....

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CCI Nods for LafargeHolcim Revised Divestment Plan(10.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its nod to the divestment of LafargeHolcim Ltd ‘s interest in Lafarge India Pvt. Ltd.

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CCI Nod for Nippon’s Stake Hike in Reliance Life to 49%(12.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Nippon Life's additional 23 per cent stake purchase plan in Reliance Life Insurance in a deal worth.....

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CCI Approves HealthFore-Oscar Investments Deal(12.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved e proposed merger of healthcare IT solutions provider HealthFore Technologies with Oscar Investment.....

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SC Orders IEX to Pay Rs 31 Crore Dividend to FTIL(15.02.2016)

Supreme Court has asked India Energy Exchange to pay Rs 31 crore dividend to Financial Technologies (India) within two weeks.

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CCI Nods for GSPL’s Stake Hike in Sabarmati Gas(15.02.2016)

Gujarat State Petronet (GSPL) has received approval from Competition Commission of India (CCI) to raise stake in Sabarmati Gas Ltd by 13.71 per cent t.....

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RBI Eases MFI Norms to Provide Cheaper Loans to SCs Below Double Poverty Line(05.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has eased micro finance norm of maximum 4 % variance in interest rates for small loans offered to Scheduled Castes (SCs ).....

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New Sebi Rules for Commodities Trading(05.10.2015)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has tightened margin and collateral requirements for commodities trading, to align these with practices .....

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Madras High Court Asks Bar to Retain Only 5-year Law Degree Courses(07.10.2015)

Madras High Court has asked Bar Council of India to abolish 3-year law degree courses at earliest and retain only 5-year courses in stream on par with.....

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RBI Notifies Increase in FPI Holding Limits(07.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified that Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) would be able to hold up to R1.66 lakh crore worth of government secur.....

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Bombay High Court Quashes Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Ruling in Rs 8500 crore Transfer Pricing Case(09.10.2015)

Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside an order of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, which had ruled that I-T department had powers to raise tax dem.....

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RBI Boosts Affordable Housing(09.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that banks could provide home loans up to 90% for properties that cost up to Rs 30 lakh, giving a boost to low-co.....

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SEBI Reviews Norms for Trading Capacity of Exchanges and Clearing Corporations(09.10.2015)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has directed exchanges and their clearing corporations to have an installed capacity of at least 1.5 tim.....

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Delhi High Court Directs MCDs to Deseal Towers, Fix Network(12.10.2015)

Delhi HC on application moved by a telecom company and Cellular Operators Association of India claiming that around 130 of their mobile towers have be.....

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Delhi High Court Confirms Order Quashing CIL's Revised Transportation Rates(12.10.2015)

Delhi High Court has upheld its order quashing Coal India Ltd's (CIL) decision on revision of rates of coal transportation by companies run by ex-serv.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Arasu Cable TV(12.10.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed complaint filed by Makkal Tholai Thodarpu Kuzhumam Ltd against Arasu Cable TV and rejected allegat.....

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“Advantage Healthcare India – 2015” inaugurated(05.10.2015)

The Commerce Secretary inaugurated 'Advantage Health Care India, 2015" , an international summit on Medical Value Travel on 5 October, 2015. Running f.....

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SEBI Orders Attachment of 134 Properties of Saradha Realty(29.09.2015)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has ordered attachment of 134 properties of Saradha Realty and its Managing Director Sudipta Sen to reco.....

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RBI Cut Repo Rate by 50 bps(29.09.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut its repo rate by 50 basis points to 6.75%, while keeping the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at 4%. This was fo.....

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RBI Permits Companies to Raise $750 mn through Rupee Bonds(30.09.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted companies to raise up to $750 million from overseas markets under automatic route, through rupee-denominated.....

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Sebi Exempts 3 PSBs From Takeover Code Obligations(30.09.2015)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has exempted Centre from discloser of takeover code obligations for its investment in Dena Bank, Bank of.....

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RBI: No Foreign Exchange Act Action against Declarant for Disclosure Under Black Money Window(01.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said no action under FEMA will be taken against declarations under one-time black money compliance window. RBI has alr.....

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RBI Eases NBFC Loan Restructuring Norms(31.07.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted non-bank lenders to retain the 'standard asset' tag on a restructured loan for an extended period if an infr.....

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NGT Raps NHAI Over Delay in Installation of Weighbridges(31.07.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for delay in installation of weighbridges at different entry p.....

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Kerala High Court: Street Vending Needs Prior Permission for Land Use(11.08.2015)

Kerala High Court has held that one could use land of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for street vending only with prior permission of auth.....

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RBI Strikes Down Registration Certificate of Seven NBFCs(18.08.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled certificate of registration of seven Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) including that of Religare Fina.....

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NCDRC Issues Notice to Nestle India, Orders Fresh Sample Testing of Maggie(18.08.2015)

NCDRC has issued notice to Nestle India seeking its response to Government's allegations that the company had resorted to unfair trade practice and s.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Reply from Search Engines Over Ads On Sex Determination of Foetus(19.08.2015)

Supreme Court has sought reply from search engines like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd on a plea that they were viola.....

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RBI Clears 11 Payments Banks(20.08.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given 'in principle' clearance to 11 entities to set up 'payments banks'. These entities include department of posts, .....

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Sebi Approves New Norms for Commodity Derivatives Market(25.08.2015)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), has approved new norms for India’s commodity derivatives market and its brokers for regulating the comm.....

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Karnataka High Court Disposes Case Against Nikon India(27.08.2015)

Karnataka HC has disposed of petition filed by Flipkart against Nikon India as Nikon withdrew names of e-commerce portals from caution notice on its w.....

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RBI Withdraws Banks' 25% Compensation(28.08.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has withdrawn 25 per cent compensation to banks for detecting fake notes.

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NGT Allows Widening of Highway through Karnala Bird Sanctuary(07.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has allowed National Highways Authority of India's plea seeking approval for diversion of a stretch of land in core area.....

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NGT Serve Notices to Maharashtra Government and NHAI for Cutting Trees(08.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued show-cause notices to Maharashtra Government and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for cutting tree.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Plea Against BCCI(09.09.2015)

Madras High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation petition, seeking direction to Centre to take over management and administration of crick.....

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Supreme Court Gives 3 Months Time to Air India to End Labour Disputes(10.09.2015)

Supreme Court has given three months time to Air India management to settle nearly eight year-old contentious labour disputes pertaining to pay, worki.....

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SC to Centre and BCI: Review Rules to Ensure Lawyers Are Fit to Conduct Full Trial(14.09.2015)

SC has asked Centre and Bar Council of India (BCI) to revisit Advocates Act and pertinent rules to make certain that lawyers who start arguing a case .....

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SC Orders Appointment of Arbitrator in Odisha Case Involving Rs 900 crore Insurance Claims(15.09.2015)

Supreme Court has ordered Essar Steel India and New India Assurance Co. to appoint an arbitrator to settle dispute in case involving about Rs 900 cror.....

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RBI Cancels Sahara's NBFC Licence for Flouting Know-Your-Customer Norms(15.09.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled licence of Sahara India Financial Corporation Ltd (SIFCL), Sahara group’s Non-Banking Financial Co.(NBFC), e.....

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Supreme Court Seeks AG’s Assistance in Hearing Assets Plea Against Ex-CJI K G Balakrishnan(16.09.2015)

Supreme Court has sought help of Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi to hear PIL, seeking CBI inquiry into alleged amassing of wealth by kin of Ju.....

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Madras HC Grants Interim Stay on Cancellation of Greenpeace's FCRA Registration(17.09.2015)

Madras High Court has granted an interim stay to Greenpeace India Society for eight weeks on cancellation of NGO's registration under Foreign Contribu.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint against Hindustan Sanitaryware(17.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made in complaint filed by Shubham Sanitarywares against .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against SMV Agencies(17.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected complaint alleging that Jaipuria Group's SMV Agencies indulged in unfair business practices with re.....

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Patent Office Rejects AcelRX's Application for Nanotab Sufentanil(18.09.2015)

Indian Patent Office has refused patent application of US-based AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc, for a nanotab sufentanil,which is supposed to be adminis.....

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CCI Orders Enquiry Against A Leading Taxi Aggregator For Predatory Pricing(21.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an enquiry against a leading taxi aggregator company in India for alleged indulging in predatory pri.....

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CCI Approves Koneru Holdings Multi-Layered Deal(24.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved multi-layered deal under which Koneru Holdings Ltd would acquire engineering, procurement, construc.....

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CCI Approves Heidelberg-Italcementi Deal(25.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Heidelberg Cement's proposed acquisition of Italcementi SpA. Heidelberg and the Italian company are.....

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RBI Orders Concurrent Auditors to Submit Reports on Non-Performing Loans Directly to Banks(25.09.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed concurrent auditors of commercial banks to submit their review of non-performing loans directly to the banks .....

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BCI Suspends Licence of 15 Lawyers(25.09.2015)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has suspended licences of 15 advocates with “mob mentality“ who created a ruckus in Madras High Court last week and barred .....

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Supreme Court Confirms Air India Engineer Union Head's Termination in Mangalore Crash Case(28.09.2015)

SC has confirmed Air India's decision to terminate from service General Secretary of an Employees' Union, for calling a strike 3 days after crash of a.....

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CCI Bans 2 Repetitive Violators for Violating Competition Norms(28.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI), has passed directions against two repetitive violators (P V Basheer Ahmed and M C Bobby, office bearers of a Ke.....

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Bombay HC Grants Interim Relief to 12 FTII Students from Arrest(28.10.2015)

Bombay HC has granted a conditional interim relief to 12 Film and Television Institute of India students facing arrest over August 17 gherao of the in.....

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RBI Says No Fresh Permission to Foreign Law Firms for Liaison Office(30.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said it would not grant fresh or renewed permission to any foreign law firm to open a liaison office in the country.

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RBI Permits Custodians or Banks to Short-Sell in Govt. Bond Market(30.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted custodians or banks to short-sell in Government Bond Market with primary members or individual bank customer.....

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RBI Allows NRIs to Investment in National Pension Schemes(30.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to subscribe to pension scheme, which is governed, administered by Pension Fund Re.....

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RBI Grants NBFCs More Power to Change Ownership in Stressed Firms(30.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) to upgrade credit facilities extended to borrowing entities whose owners.....

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SC Nods to BCI to “Continue With the New Rules"(03.11.2015)

Supreme Court has said that apex regulatory body for lawyers can "continue with the new rules" for verifying advocates, while giving its nod to Bar C.....

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Deepak Singhal Takes Over as RBI Executive Director(04.11.2015)

Deepak Singhal has taken over as new Executive Director at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

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SAT Sets Aside SEBI Approval to Set up SRO for MF Distributor(04.11.2015)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has set aside an approval granted by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to Institution for Mutual Fund .....

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Bombay HC: If Hubby Earns a Lot, Family Still Depends on Wife(04.11.2015)

Bombay HC while directing New India Assurance to pay compensation to Sangli resident Sunil Garud and his two young sons for the death of his wife in a.....

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NGT Seeks Reply from IIT-M over Tondiarpet Oil Leak Case(05.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed investigating team of Indian Institute of Technology-Madras to give its reply on detailed site characterisa.....

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RBI Issues Gold Bonds Operational Guidelines(05.11.2015)

Reserve Bank has issued operational guidelines for Sovereign Gold Bonds, 2015-16 and mandated some operational procedures for Commercial banks and pos.....

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CCI Rejects Case against Goa's Chemists and Druggists Association(06.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected complaint filed by Royal Agency, Margao alleging of unfair business practices made against Goa's Ch.....

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RBI Includes Bandhan Bank in Second Schedule List(06.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that Bandhan Bank is now included in the second schedule list, making it eligible for loans from the central bank.....

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RBI Stop to Barter Trade on Indo-Myanmar Border(06.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to officially stop barter system, which is trading of goods without exchange of money, at Indo-Myanmar border......

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Delhi HC Grants Relief to Indian Jewellers(09.11.2015)

Delhi HC while giving relief to Indian jewellers who import gold ornaments from Indonesia under a free trade agreement, has directed customs authoriti.....

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CCI Approves Pramerica's Acquisition of Deutsche MF Business(10.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Deutsche Bank's asset management business in India by global fund house Pramerica As.....

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MP High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Cancellation of Second ODI Between India and South Africa(13.10.2015)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has denied to stay second ODI between India and South Africa that is to be held on October 14 and dismissed a PIL that soug.....

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RBI Turns Net Seller of Foreign Currency in August(13.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the first time in the past one year has turned net sellers of foreign currency in August to help arrest the slide in t.....

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Yes Bank Gets RBI Approval for MF and AMC(13.10.2015)

Yes Bank has received Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approval to set up a mutual fund asset management company and trustee company as wholly owned subsid.....

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RBI Issues Revised Guidelines for FIF(16.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued revised guidelines for scope of activities and objectives of its Financial Inclusion Fund (FIF). The corpus of .....

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RBI: No Relaxation in CRR, SLR Norms(19.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has junked the plea of entities that have secured licences to set up small finance banks that they be given some leeway in.....

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Indian Patent Office Denies Patent for ‘Invention’ on Providing Hypertext to Phones(21.10.2015)

Indian Patent Office has denied to entertain an application by US technology, Google for its 'claimed invention' regarding a computer-implemented meth.....

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RBI Issues Guidelines for the Gold Monetisation Scheme(23.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued guidelines for the Gold Monetisation Scheme. RBI has issued directions for banks on implementation of the gold .....

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Bombay HC to Magnasound and Sony: Hand Over Masters and Other Material Back to Official Liquidator(23.10.2015)

Bombay HC has ordered Sony Music and Magnasound India to hand over masters and other material back to official liquidator. Magnasound India had made a.....

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Bombay HC Denies to Grant Relief to Doctors against MCI Action(26.10.2015)

Bombay HC has denied to grant relief to a bunch of doctors who challenged orders of Medical Council of India and Maharashtra Medical Council against t.....

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CCI Approves DLF-GIC Joint Venture Scheme(17.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the joint venture scheme of India's largest real estate developer, DLF with Singapore's sovereign .....

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CCI Slams Rs 258 cr Fine on IndiGo, SpiceJet & Jet(18.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has slammed a penalty of Rs 257.91 crore on Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet for colluding in fixing fuel surcha.....

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Justice T.S. Thakur, The Next Chief Justice of India(19.11.2015)

Justice T.S. Thakur has been appointed as the Chief Justice of India. Justice Thakur, who is the seniormost judge after the Chief Justice of India H......

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CCI Asks CIL to Examine Spot E-Auction Scheme Afresh(19.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has asked Coal India Ltd (CIL) to examine afresh its spot e-auction scheme to obviate possible violation of com.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint Against DIAL on High Office Rent(19.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations leveled by Airline Operators Committee (AOC), that Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIA.....

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CCI Orders Inquiry against Max Super Speciality Hospital(19.11.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered inquiry against Max Super Speciality Hospital and Becton Dickinson India for alleged anti-competitiv.....

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RBI Clears Way for Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking Industry(20.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that it permit promoters/investors to own more than 10% if applicant meets certain conditions including if `it is.....

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RBI Permits Regional Rural Banks (RRB) to Launch Internet Banking(20.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed strong regional rural banks to launch online transaction through internet banking. Profitable RRBs with minimu.....

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RBI’s Nod Mandatory to Buy 5% or More in Banks(20.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that its prior approval will be required for acquisition of shares or voting rights in a private bank for increas.....

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Bombay HC Allows Shri Warna Minerals (India) PVT. Ltd. to Carry Mining Activities in Kolhapur(23.11.2015)

Bombay High Court has granted interim relief to Shri Warna Minerals (India) Private Limited, for carrying out mining activities in Kolhapur and allowe.....

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Madras HC Put Stay on Cancellation of Greenpeace India’s Registration(23.11.2015)

Madras HC has stayed Government order cancelling Greenpeace India's registration, stating that Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies had not followed pri.....

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SEBI Notifies Winding Down Policy for Depositories(31.05.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has notified new framework for orderly winding down of depositories in the events like a depository goin.....

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SEBI Appointment: Delhi HC asks Economic Affairs Secretary to Reply to Contempt Plea(07.06.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed the economic affairs secretary to reply to a contempt plea for not complying with a court order related to the re-appoin.....

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Indian Patent Office Issues Guidelines for Startups(13.06.2016)

Indian Patent Office has issued guidelines for facilitators and startups with respect to filling and processing of applications for patent, designs an.....

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SEBI Tightens Norms on P-Notes, Effective July 1(13.06.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has tightened its Know-Your-Client (KYC) and disclosure rules on issue of Participatory Notes (P-notes),.....

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RBI Relaxes Stressed Asset Restructuring Rules for Banks(14.06.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed guidelines for restructuring of large stressed assets by lenders in a move that would allow the banks to more .....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint against Digital Cinema Initiatives(20.06.2016)

Competition Commission India (CCI) has dismissed K Sera Sera Digital Cinema's allegations of unfair business practices made against US-based Digital C.....

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CCI Rejects Allegations against Nissan Motor(20.06.2016)

Competition Commission India (CCI) has rejected allegations that Nissan Motor abused its dominant position in terms of after-sales service.

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CCI Junks Complaint against Vodafone India(20.06.2016)

Competition Commission India (CCI) has dismissed allegations that Vodafone India abused its dominant position by imposing discriminatory charges for i.....

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Decathlon Books Patent for Invention Related to Bicycle(20.06.2016)

Decathlon has booked Indian patent for its invention related to a bicycle with rear suspension which makes riding of the bicycle better experience in .....

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CCI Clears Blackstone-Mphasis Deal(21.06.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared private equity major Blackstone's multi-billion dollar deal to buy over 50 per cent stake in Mphasis.....

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Calcutta HC Scraps Management Fetters on IndianOil Officers(22.06.2016)

Calcutta HC has put an end to agreement signed by management of State-run refiner IndianOil with its officers' association to put fetters on executive.....

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Income-Tax Tribunal: Gains from Penny Stocks Not Bogus(22.06.2016)

Income-Tax Tribunal has ruled that gains from penny stocks cannot be termed as bogus just because the Securities and Exchange Board of India is inquir.....

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SEBI Relaxes Currency Derivatives Rules(23.06.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has relaxed currency derivatives rules, allowing participants to continue to hold on to their open posit.....

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RBI Permits Start-Ups to Open Currency Account Abroad(24.06.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed startups with an overseas subsidiary to open foreign currency accounts abroad to credit foreign exchange earni.....

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Bombay High Court Directs SEBI to Inquire Role of FTIL in NSEL Payment Fraud(13.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has directed Security and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) to inquire role of Financial Technologies India Limited(FTIL) in Rs. 5574 cr.....

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SC Quashes Madras HC Order Allowing Partial FTIL Asset Transfer(18.04.2016)

Supreme Court has set aside a Madras HC order which partially suspended a stay on Financial Technologies (India) Ltd (FTIL) to sell its assets.

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RBI Amends Norms on Bank Frauds(19.04.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI), while amending disclosure norms, has asked banks to disclose fraud cases and make provisions for them not exceeding four .....

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CIC Prevents Indian Seed Companies’ (Using Monsanto Technology) Obligatory Destruction of Seeds(20.04.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said in interim order that Indian seed companies that use global agriculture firm Monsanto's technology will.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Response over RBI's Circular on E-Retail(22.04.2016)

Dellhi HC has sought Centre's response on petition challenging a circular by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), as per which retail trading in any form thro.....

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SEBI Makes E-Book Must for Pvt. Placement Debt Issues(22.04.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has made electronic book mandatory for all private placement issues on debt basis for more than Rs 500 c.....

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CCI Dismisses Allegations Against Real Estate Websites(05.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations that five real estate websites, including Housing.com and Magicbricks.com, abused thei.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Case New Holland(06.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint alleging that Case New Holland Construction Equipment (India) Ltd indulged in anti-comp.....

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RBI Relaxes Deposit Norms for Foreign Missions, Diplomats(06.05.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has repealed and superseded regulations under the Foreign Exchange Management (Deposit) Regulations, 2000, in consultation.....

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CCI Permits PVR-DT Cinemas Deal(06.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved multiplex chain PVR's proposed acquisition of DT Cinemas from DLF while directing the companies to .....

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CCI Rejects Complaint against Realty Firm Ambika Trading & Construction(09.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations that Ambika Trading & Construction indulged in anti-competitive practices with regard t.....

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SEBI Issues Listing Guidelines for InvITs(12.05.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued listing guidelines for Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs).

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RBI Issues Shareholding Norms for Private Sector Banks(13.05.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued new guidelines on ownership in private sector banks by bundling shareholding patterns into two broad categories.....

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RBI Issues Guidelines for Voluntary Surrender of Licence by PSOs(13.05.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued guidelines for voluntary surrender of licence by Payment System Operators (PSOs) under Payment & Settlements Sy.....

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CIC to Green Ministry: Make Coastal Area Expert Panel Report Public(17.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s office to submit the response and to make action taken on expe.....

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RBI’s Nod to FPIs to Invest in Unlisted Debt Securities(17.05.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) to invest in unlisted debt securities as well as in securitised debt instru.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Intervene with WFI’s Decision on the 74kg Rio Olympics Berth(17.05.2016)

Delhi HC, while hearing plea filed by Indian Wrestler Sushil Kumar regarding the 74kg Rio Olympics berth, has refused to intervene in the matter and a.....

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COMPAT Stays Rs 1,773-cr Penalty on Coal India, Imposed by CCI(18.05.2016)

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has set aside Rs 1,773-crore penalty imposed on Coal India by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). It al.....

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CCI Approves Acquisition of 2 HUL Rice Brands(18.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of two rice brands of Hindustan Unilever by LT foods, the owners of Daawar brand.

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CCI Rejects Allegations of Anti-Competitive Practices against REC Power Distribution Company(20.05.2016)

Competition Commission India (CCI) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive practices against REC Power Distribution Company even as it said that .....

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RBI Eases Norms on FDI in CICs(20.05.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has eased norms around Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in credit information companies (CICs) in India.

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SEBI Tightens P-Note Norms(20.05.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has tightened rules on issue of Participatory Notes (P-Notes) to bring in more transparency and curb mis.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaints Against Ola, Uber(16.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business ways against taxi hailing apps Ola and Uber after finding no eviden.....

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SEBI Tweaks OFS Norms(16.02.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has agreed to Govt.’s suggestion for cutting advance notice period for OFS (Offer For Sale) to one day a.....

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SC to RBI: Disclose Names of India's Biggest Loan Defaulters(17.02.2016)

SC has sought list of companies from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) who have defaulted in paying back loan to PSU banks and have contributed to massive l.....

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CCI Nods for JVs to Set Up LNG Terminal in AP(17.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved two Joint Ventures (JVs) involving GAIL India and Andhra Pradesh Gas Distribution Corporation for .....

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Indian Patent Office Refuses to Grant Patent to Google for ‘Invention’ on Obsolete Data(18.02.2016)

The Indian Patent Office has refused to grant a patent to Google for its claimed invention relating to a system for efficiently identifying and removi.....

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SEBI Bars 22 Entities for Tax Evasion via Bourses(18.02.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred 22 entities from the market for their role in using stock options to generate artificial capi.....

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CCI Directs Investigation against Monsanto on Govt. Complaint(18.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a detailed inquiry against Monsanto as it found it to be violating competition law in the market of .....

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RBI Revises Norms for NBFC Factor Firms(19.02.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has came out with clarifications for NBFC factor companies to remove any possible regulatory arbitrage with banks that pro.....

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Pfizer Books Patent for Cholesterol Lowering Formulation(19.02.2016)

Indian Patent Office has granted Pfizer Inc patent for drug that addresses issues related to cholesterol and related disorders, including cardiovascu.....

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CCI Junks Air India's Complaint Against IndiGo(22.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected Air India's allegation of predatory recruitment ways made against no-frills carrier IndiGo's parent.....

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CCI Nods for Reliance Communications-Sistema Shyam Merger(22.02.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed merger of Sistema Shyam Ltd's operations into Reliance Communications, paving way for the .....

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COMPAT Stays CCI's Rs 151-Crore Penalty on Jet Airways(23.02.2016)

Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has stayed Competition Commission of India (CCI) ‘s penalty of Rs 151.69 crore imposed on Jet Airways for alle.....

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CCI Permits Virtusa to Acquire 53% Stake in Polaris(24.02.2016)

Virtusa Corp has received Competition Commission of India (CCI)’s nod to acquire 53 per cent stake in Polaris Consulting & Services for about Rs 1,173.....

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RBI Revises SDR Norms(26.02.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks going in for Strategic Debt Restructuring (SDR) scheme to make sufficient provisions to the tune of 15 per.....

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Google Books India Patent for Method to Determine Ad-Spot Value(26.02.2016)

Google Inc has secured an Indian patent for an invention regarding a method that could help online advertisers with different value propositions in fi.....

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SEBI Relaxes Mutual Fund Norms on Unclaimed Investor Money(26.02.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has relaxed mutual fund norms to allow Asset Management Companies (AMCs) to invest unclaimed redemption .....

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SC: Conducting AIBE is Violation of the Fundamental Right?(02.03.2016)

Supreme Court has questioned whether conducting All India Bar Examination (AIBE) was a violation of the fundamental right to practice a profession, le.....

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Delhi HC Slams Delhi Government on MakeMyTrip Service Tax Default Case(04.03.2016)

Delhi HC, while hearing plea by online travel company MakeMyTrip India Pvt. Ltd against arrest of one its senior officials for alleged service tax eva.....

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RBI Issues Draft Norms for Account Aggregators(04.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued draft guidelines for setting up of Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFC) that would act as account aggregators a.....

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Govt. Relaxes CCI Financial Threshold Limits(08.03.2016)

Government, with a view to improve ease of doing business, has raised financial threshold limit for companies seeking nod from Competition Commission .....

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Companies Now to Pay Service Tax on Services Availed from Govt. from Next Fiscal Year(09.03.2016)

Govt. has notified provision making Indian companies to pay service tax on any service they avail from Government or local authority from the next fis.....

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Parliament Clears Bureau of Indian Standards Bill 2015(09.03.2016)

Parliament has passed the Bureau of Indian Standards Bill 2015 with the Rajya Sabha approving it.

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SEBI Decides to Restrain Wilful Defaulters(14.03.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to restrain ‘wilful defaulters’ from accessing capital markets for raising funds from the pu.....

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RBI to Banks: Pay Interest on Savings Account Every Quarter(16.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to pay interest on their customers’ savings accounts on a quarterly basis or shorter duration.

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SEBI Allows FPIs to Invest in REITs, AIFs and Bonds under Default(16.03.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed Foreign Portfolio Investors or FPIs to invest in units of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REI.....

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CCI Orders Inquiry Against AFI(17.03.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered inquiry against Athletics Federation of India (AFI), the apex body for athletics in India, for an al.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against 6 Individuals in Land Sale Case(18.03.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint against six individuals pertaining to sale of land plots in Dehradun, saying it is a di.....

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RBI Issues Norms for PDs in Exchange-Traded Currency Futures(18.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued guidelines permitting standalone Primary Dealers (PDs) to participate in exchange-traded currency futures on ap.....

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RBI Revises Rules for Resolution of Stressed MSME Loans(18.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revised rules pertaining to revival of advances to small businesses and asked lenders to form district-level committee.....

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RBI Permits Banks to Adjust Excess Pension(18.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed banks to adjust excess or wrongful payments to pensioners with their accounts. In case the entire amount could.....

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RBI Relaxes Reporting Requirement of NEFT Transactions(18.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said it is discontinuing provision where banks had to submit data pertaining to NEFT (National Electronic Fund Transfe.....

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CCI to PVR: Sell Some Assets for Acquiring DT Cinemas(22.03.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has asked PVR Cinemas to first divest some of its assets if it wants to acquire DT Cinemas, which is real estate.....

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Punjab Assembly Passes Indian Penal Code (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2016(23.03.2016)

Punjab Assembly has passed Indian Penal Code (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2016 that seeks life imprisonment for sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib.

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RBI Eases LCR Norm(25.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given bankers more flexibility in maintenance of Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) under Basel III by tweaking certain no.....

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Madras High Court: Beef Eating is not an Offence under Indian Penal Code(28.03.2016)

Madras High Court while ruling that beef eating is not an offence under the Indian Penal Code has said that there is no restriction on the eating habi.....

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RBI: Fixed Rate Loans up to 3 Years to be Based on Marginal Cost(30.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to price fixed rate loans of up to three years based on their marginal cost of fund from April 1.

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RBI Increases Investment Limit of FPIs(30.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased investment limit of Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in central government bonds to Rs 2 lakh crore, from .....

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RBI Extends E-Payment Deadline and Banking Hours(30.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued instructions wherein it has been decided that all agency banks shall keep counters of their designated branches.....

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RBI Relaxes ECB Norms for Infrastructure Sector(31.03.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed all companies engaged in infrastructure sector to raise external commercial borrowings with a minimum maturity.....

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SC: Provide Security to Expedite Work on Peripheral E-Ways(01.04.2016)

Supreme Court, while providing big relief to National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to expedite construction of two peripheral expressways around.....

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Delhi HC: CCI Can Entertain Patent Rights Abuse Complaints(04.04.2016)

Delhi HC has said that Competition Commission of India (CCI) can entertain complaints regarding abuse of dominance of patent rights as there is no "ir.....

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RBI Releases First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17(05.04.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17, lowered key interest rates by 25 basis points to 6.5 per.....

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CCI Gives a Go Ahead to Goldman Sachs-Amber Enterprises Deal(06.04.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Goldman Sachs' stake purchase in Amber Enterprises India.

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RBI Issues Guidelines on PSLCs(08.04.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has released guidelines for Priority Sector Lending Certificates (PSLCs), where banks can buy and sell instruments to man.....

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CCI Nods for Nomura's 35% Stake Sale in LIC Nomura Mutual Fund(08.04.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has permitted Japanese financial services major Nomura’s 35 per cent stake sale in the mutual fund business join.....

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Delhi HC Asks Replies from Regulators over Warrant Issue(08.04.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on what decision they have taken with regard .....

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SC Cancels Case Against Thiess India, Ex-Chief Executive(11.04.2016)

Supreme Court has quashed all criminal proceedings initiated against Thiess India and its Ex-Chief Executive, Raman Srikanth, in Hyderabad, in an orde.....

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SC Pulls Up Air India over Lack of Air Connectivity to Shimla, Northeast(13.04.2016)

SC, while taking strong note of lack of air connectivity to places in the North East and Shimla, has rapped Government and Air India for “promoting in.....

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CIC Slams BCI for Not Following Mandatory RTI Clause(18.04.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has slammed Bar Council of India (BCI) for not following mandatory proactive disclosure clause of the Right to In.....

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CCI Endorses NCPCR Guidelines in Schools(25.07.2016)

Central Information of India (CCI) has endorsed guidelines laid down by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), for Eliminating Co.....

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RBI Imposes Penalty on 3 Banks in Forex Scam(26.07.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed penalties of Rs.5 crore on Bank of Baroda, Rs.3 crore on Punjab National Bank and Rs.2 crore on HDFC Bank, in .....

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Gujarat HC Dismisses PIL against Sudhir Mankad’s Appointment to RBI(26.07.2016)

Gujarat HC has junked PIL challenging appointment of ex-Chairman of Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT-City) Sudhir Mankad as a Non-Officiat.....

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Bombay HC Issues Contempt Notice to RBI Regional Director(27.07.2016)

Bombay HC has issued contempt notice to Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Regional Director in a contempt plea filed by Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Karmachari.....

Tags : Bombay HC , Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Karmachari Sanghatna, Reserve Bank of India

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Bombay HC Denies Relief to FTIL(28.07.2016)

Bombay HC has yet again refused to grant any relief to Financial Technologies (India) Ltd (FTIL) seeking to operate bank accounts for day to day expen.....

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RBI Imposes Rs 27-Crore Penalty on 13 Banks for FEMA Violations(28.07.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has penalized 13 banks and slapped a fine of Rs 27 crore for violation of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) provision.....

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CCI Junks Complaint against E-Retailers(29.07.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has junked complaint alleging unfair trade practices by 23 online retailers and sellers on e-commerce websites.

Tags : Competition Commission of India , E-Retailers

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RBI: Retail Investors can Access G-Sec Market(29.07.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that retail investors can access Government Securities (G-Sec) market, in a seamless manner from August 16.

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Delhi HC Grants Relief to Ex-CJI's Sons in Property Case(29.07.2016)

Delhi HC has granted relief to businessmen sons of Ex-Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal and upheld legality of their purchase of a Sikandra Road pr.....

Tags : Delhi HC , Ex-Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal , Property Case

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CCI Slaps Rs 73-crore Fine on Lupin for Anti-Competitive Practices(02.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a fine of Rs 73 crore on Lupin for 'co-operating' with Karnataka Chemists and Druggist Association (.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India , Karnataka Chemists and Druggist Association, Lupin

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill and Dentist (Amendment) Bill(02.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016, and the Dentist (Amendment) Bill, 2016, seeking to amend the Indian Medical .....

Tags : Rajya Sabha , the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016,, the Dentist (Amendment) Bill, 2016

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RBI Launches Website “Sachet” to Tackle Fraud(05.08.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched a website named “Sachet” from which anyone can obtain information regarding entities that are allowed to acce.....

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RBI Relaxes Norms in Cheque Dishonour Cases(05.08.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed norms in cheque dishonour cases of Rs 1 crore and above.

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Delhi HC Denies to Lift Ban on BBC Documentary ‘India’s Daughter’(08.08.2016)

Delhi HC has refused to interfere with ban on BBC documentary India’s Daughter on the December 16 gangrape case, saying the issue of its telecast was .....

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CCI Junks Complaint against Parsvnath Developers(09.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint alleging that realty player Parsvnath Developers abused its dominant position by imposi.....

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CCI Rejects Allegation of Unfair Business Practices against HSC India(10.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices against government-owned HSCC India with regard to certai.....

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CCI Approves UltraTech Cement’s Rs16,189 Crore Deal with Jaiprakash Associates(11.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved UltraTech Cement’s Rs16,189 Crore deal with Jaiprakash Associates.

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SC Imposes Rs 25,000 Fine on Bar Council of India over CLAT(16.08.2016)

Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on Bar Council of India, the apex body for lawyers, for failing to respond to a plea seeking setting up .....

Tags : Supreme Court, CLAT, Bar Council of India

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RBI Authorises Select Bank Branches to Collect Advance Tax(16.08.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has authorised various bank branches, including those of SBI, ICICI, HDFC Bank, PNB and Bank of Baroda, to collect income .....

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India Notifies Protocol Amending Mauritius Tax Treaty(16.08.2016)

India has notified a landmark Protocol that has now amended an existing 33-year-old Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Mauri.....

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Bombay HC: No VAT Payable by Subway on Franchise Fees in Maharashtra(19.08.2016)

Bombay HC has held that franchise and royalty fees received by Subway Systems India, a group company of the international fast food chain, cannot be s.....

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CCI Approves HDFC ERGO - L&T General Insurance and HCL-Geometric Deal(22.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given approval to HDFC ERGO - L&T General Insurance deal and also to HCL Technologies' equity swap deal to b.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, HDFC ERGO - L&T General Insurance , HCL-Geometric

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Delhi HC Protects Singers’ Right(24.08.2016)

Delhi HC has directed a Delhi-based restaurant to stop playing music or performing songs in any manner without obtaining permission from the Indian Si.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Indian Singers’ Rights Association

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SC: Two Indian Firms May Conduct Arbitration Outside India(26.08.2016)

Supreme Court has upheld Madhya Pradesh HC decision holding that two Indian firms, Sasan Power Ltd and North American Coal Corporation India Pvt Ltd.,.....

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RBI to Banks: Provide Loans to Women SHGs at 7%(26.08.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to provide loans to women self-help groups (SHGs) at 7 per cent per annum, as per the government's revised.....

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Delhi HC: Why is LLB given Second-Hand Treatment?(29.08.2016)

Delhi HC, while hearing a plea against the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) order on change in the timing of evening classes at Delhi University’s Faculty.....

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CCI Orders Investigation on Italy's Esaote for over Unfair Business Practices(29.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a detailed investigation against Italy's Esaote after finding that the imaging diagnostic systems ma.....

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CCI Nods for A&E's Additional Sake in Vardhman Yarns(30.08.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has permitted American & Efird (A&E) Global to buy an additional 40 per cent stake in Vardhman Yarns and Thread.....

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CCI Imposes Rs 6,700-Crore Penalty on 11 Cement Firms for Cartelisation(01.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed more than Rs 6,700 crore penalty on 11 cement companies - UltraTech, Binani, Ramco, Jaiprakash Assoc.....

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SEBI Tightens Risk Norms of Commexes(02.09.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), while tightening risk norms of commixes, has removed five per cent of annual gross revenue cap on SGF c.....

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RBI to CICs: Give FFCR to Individuals Once a year(02.09.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed Credit Information Companies (CICs) to provide access to one Free Full Credit Report (FFCR), including credit.....

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CCI Junks Complaint against Bestech(09.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed charges against Gurgaon-based realty firm Bestech India with regard to unfair terms and conditions.....

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CCI Nods for Acquisition of L&T General Insurance by HDFC ERGO(12.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition process of L&T General Insurance by HDFC ERGO General Insurance.

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CIC Orders Hockey India to Disclose Sponsorship Details(13.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Hockey India to disclose details of sponsorship amount it received during last two years and the com.....

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CCI Directs Inquiry against Jaiprakash Associates in Majority Orders Involving Real Estate Projects(16.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered inquiry against Jaiprakash Associates Ltd through majority orders in two separate cases involving re.....

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SC Directs Search Engines to Block Sex Determination Websites(20.09.2016)

Supreme Court has asked search engines of companies, like Google India, Microsoft India and Yahoo India, to take steps to block sex determination adve.....

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CCI Gives Approval to Pfizer-Piramal Deal(21.09.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Piramal Enterprises' proposed acquisition of four brands from pharmaceutical major Pfizer.

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SEBI to MFs: Disclose Absolute Commission Paid to Agents(21.09.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), with an aim to bring in greater transparency in dealings of mutual funds, markets regulator, has asked .....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India , Mutual Fund

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Madras HC: No Bar on Using Kalam’s Name for Party(23.09.2016)

Madras HC, while observing order of Election Commission refusing to restrain anyone from using the name of former President Abdul Kalam as part of the.....

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Gujarat HC Refuses to Quash Charges against Pepsico in Food Adulteration Case(26.09.2016)

Gujarat HC has denied to quash charges against PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd and its nominee Hasmukh Mewada in the 2002 case over criticizing it for .....

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Welspun Secures 'Interactive Textile Article and Augmented Reality System' Patent(26.09.2016)

Welspun India has secured 'Interactive Textile Article and Augmented Reality System' patent which protects the company's new product line TILT." The .....

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Calcutta HC Directs Private Medical Colleges to Follow MCI Admission Rules(27.09.2016)

Calcutta HC has asked private medical colleges in West Bengal to follow Medical Council of India Guidelines on admission of students under management .....

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CIC Orders Indian Navy to Make Public, Report on Lt Cdr Rahul Nair Death(28.09.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Indian Navy to make public the inquiry report on death of Lt Cdr Rahul Nair during a 2010 air show ev.....

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Competition Commission of India Clears Coffee Day Overseas-Coffee Day Enterprises Deal(03.10.2016)

Competition Commission of India has cleared proposed amalgamation of Coffee Day Overseas with Coffee Day Enterprises, which operates popular CCD chain.....

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Delhi HC Stays Grants Interim Relief to Hockey India over Furnishing Sponsorship Details(04.10.2016)

Delhi HC has stayed a Central Information Commission’s (CIC) order directing Hockey India to disclose details of sponsorship amount received by it in .....

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CCI Rejects Allegation over Power Grid Corporation(06.10.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations that Power Grid Corporation abused its dominant position with policy that materials us.....

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Delhi HC Slams ASI for Failure to Maintain and Preserve Historical Monuments(06.10.2016)

Delhi HC has pulled up Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) over its failure to maintain and preserve the historic Tughlaqabad Fort and protect it fro.....

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Delhi HC Allows RBI to Intervene in Tata-NTT Docomo Case(06.10.2016)

Delhi HC has allowed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to file an intervention application in the enforcement proceedings initiated by NTT Docomo to rea.....

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RBI Issues Operating Guidelines for Small Finance Banks and Payments Banks(07.10.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed payments banks and small finance banks to use digital banking to open bank accounts while streamlining their r.....

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Delhi Court Seeks Clarification from Election Commission on Smriti Irani’s Educational Qualification(07.10.2016)

A Delhi Court has sought further clarifications from the Election Commission of India over a plea alleging Smriti Irani’s educational qualifications t.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Cairn India Plea on Oil Export from Rajasthan Field(18.10.2016)

Delhi HC has dismissed plea of UK-based Vedanta Group Company, Cairn India Ltd’s seeking permission to export excess crude from its oil field in Rajas.....

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Delhi HC Extends Relief to JNU Students over Feb. 9 Event(20.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has extended relief granted to the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students against University's decision holding them guilty of in.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Jawaharlal Nehru University, "anti-India" slogans

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Reserve Bank Asks to Replace 17.5 Lakh Debit Cards(20.10.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to replace debit cards whose security is suspected to have been compromised after being used in some Autom.....

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Rajasthan HC Rejects Cairn India’s Plea to Refund Education Cess(21.10.2016)

Rajasthan High Court has rejected a petition of Cairn India Energy seeking refund of Education Cess and Secondary Education Cess amounting to Rs.300 c.....

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CCI Clears Konecranes-Terex Corporation deal(21.10.2016)

Finland-based Konecranes has received Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) approval to acquire 'material handling and port solutions business' of i.....

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RBI Permits 100% FDI in Regulated Financial Services(21.10.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted 100 % foreign direct investment in 'Other Financial Services' carried out by NBFCs, a move which will help a.....

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SC Limits BCCI's Financial Powers, Asks Panel to Appoint Independent Auditor(21.10.2016)

Supreme Court, while imposing limits on Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) financial powers, has said that, India’s cricket board will hav.....

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Bombay HC Slams Assessing Officer For Holding Back Company’s Refund(21.10.2016)

Bombay HC has slammed an I-T Assessing Officer for holding back refunds without sufficient reasons of Group M India, world's largest Media Investment .....

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CCI Approves Restructuring of Fortis Group(25.10.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed restructuring of Fortis Group, which includes de-merger of Pathology Business, SRL Labs.

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CCI Rejects Unfair Business Practices Allegation against Picasso Digital(26.10.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against Picasso Digital Media saying matter is relate.....

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Government Notifies Revised Double Taxation Agreement with South Korea(27.10.2016)

Government has notified a new Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and South Korea, which was signed by Prime Minister Narendra Mo.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Government Response over Illegal Construction in Tughlakabad(02.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought response of Government and Archeological Survey of India (ASI) over plea seeking demolition of a factory allegedly built i.....

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CCI Approves Ashok Leyland's Deal to Buy Nissan Stake in Three JVs(04.11.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI's) has approved Ashok Leyland to buyout its Japanese partner Nissan Motors' stake in JVs, which were floated to m.....

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RBI Allows Banks to Raise Funds Via Masala Bonds(04.11.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed banks to issue Rupee-Denominated Bonds, or Masala Bonds, in overseas market to shore up their capital base as .....

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Hyderabad HC: No Age Limit for Law Courses This Academic Year(07.11.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has said that age limits prescribed by Bar Council of India for admission into Law courses would not be applicable for admissions.....

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RBI Permits Indian Subsidiaries of MNCs to Hedge Forex Exposure(07.11.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed Indian subsidiaries of multinational companies to hedge their foreign currency exposure through derivatives, O.....

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Delhi HC Directs Hotel Leela to Pay Rs. 258 Crore to AAI(07.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed Hotel Leela Venture Ltd to pay Rs.258 crore to Airport Authority of India (AAI) regarding land leased by Airport Operato.....

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Delhi HC Gives Centre 60 Days for Finalizing Cairn’s Barmer PSC Extension(08.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has given Central Government another two months to arrive at its decision regarding extension of a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) .....

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SC Defers NDTV India Ban Hearing till Dec 5(09.11.2016)

Supreme Court has adjourned hearing of a plea challenging a day’s ban on NDTV India to December 5 as Attorney General informed Court that Government w.....

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SC Allows BCCI to Release Funds For Ind-Eng Series(09.11.2016)

Supreme Court has released Rs 58.66 lakh to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to conduct test match between India and England scheduled for.....

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RBI: New Rs. 500, 2000 Notes From November 10(09.11.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, Urjit Patel has said that Apex Bank will launch new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 currency notes from November 10.

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RBI Eases Stressed Asset Resolution Norms(11.11.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has eased rules for various stressed asset resolution schemes and expanded scope of a loan recast plan previously limited .....

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Supreme Court to Search Engine Companies: Block Pre-Natal Sex Determination Ads(16.11.2016)

Supreme Court has directed companies that operate search engines like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corp. India Pvt. Ltd to block advertisem.....

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Madras HC: Hate Politics Practised in South India(18.11.2016)

Madras High Court has observed that politics of hate is practised by parties in South India without being cordial and friendly unlike politicians of N.....

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CCI Approves TATA Chemicals-Yara Fertilisers Deal(28.11.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed acquisition of Urea and Customised Fertilisers business of Tata Chemicals by Norway's Yara.....

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CIC: Records of Loans to Adani Groups Cannot be Disclosed under RTI(28.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that records related to loans given to industries promoted by Gautam Adani cannot be disclosed as these .....

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RBI Capped Withdrawal From Jan Dhan Accounts to Rs. 10000 Per Month(30.11.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a notification saying that Jan Dhan Account Holders will be allowed to withdraw only Rs 10,000 a month, as a te.....

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Delhi HC Notices TATA, Docomo over RBI Application(02.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked NTT Docomo Inc. and Tata Sons Ltd to respond to a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) application seeking to be heard in a dispute .....

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Karnataka High Court Summons Vijay Mallya in Contempt Case(05.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has ordered Businessman Vijay Mallya to appear before Court on 19 January for charges to be framed in a contempt case filed by pu.....

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NGT Notices Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum over Air Pollution(05.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to two public sector oil companies asking them whether they use any diesel vehicle which is more than .....

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Supreme Court Notices Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft over Rising Cybercrimes(06.12.2016)

Supreme Court of India has issued notice to tech giants Google India, Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook on their role in curbing rising cyber crimes in India.....

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CCI Rejects Anti-competitive Practices Complaints Against DLF(07.12.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint of anti-competitive practices against DLF pertaining to 1995-96 period saying competiti.....

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RBI Eases Authentication Rules for Online Card Transactions(07.12.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has removed two-factor authentication for online card transactions involving sums up to Rs2,000 in a move aimed at simplif.....

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RBI Releases Fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17; Kept Repo Rate Unchanged(07.12.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released Fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17 wherein it has kept Repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent, .....

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RBI Allows Use of OTP for Account Opening(09.12.2016)

To quicken the process of opening of bank account, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has amended its know your customer (KYC) rules to allow banks to open n.....

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Hyderabad Court Convicts IM Co-founder Yasin Bhatkal & Others for Dilsukhnagar Blasts(13.12.2016)

Hyderabad Court has convicted Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and four others for Dilsukhnagar blasts in 2013.

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Bombay HC Adjourns FTIL-NSEL Merger Case till December 20(14.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has adjourned Financial Technologies of India Ltd’s (FTIL) plea against a Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) order which proposed t.....

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Supreme Court: Air Force Officers Cannot Grow Beard on Religious Ground(15.12.2016)

Supreme Court has held that personnel working in Indian Air Force cannot sport a beard based on religious grounds.

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Delhi HC Puts on Hold AIFF Election for Violating Sports Code(16.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has stayed All India Football Federation (AIFF) elections for non-adherence to Sports Code.

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Madhya Pradesh HC Seeks NHAI’s Response over Steps Taken to Improve Roads(19.12.2016)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed National Highway Authority of India’s (NHAI) Bhopal Regional Officer to furnish details of steps it has propose.....

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CCI Approves Abbott Laboratories- St Jude Deal With Certain Limitations(19.12.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved pharma major Abbott Laboratories' proposed acquisition of heart device-maker St Jude Medical Inc, s.....

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RBI Relaxes Deposits Norm of More Than Rs 5,000 in Old Denominations For KYC A/Cs(21.12.2016)

Reserve Bank of India has relaxed its notification, specifying that deposits of over 5000 rupees could be made only after furnishing a satisfactory re.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Old Denominations, Deposits, KYC A/Cs, demonetisation

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Bombay HC: Can’t Authorize to Reside in Country Without Valid Papers(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that a person cannot be authorized to reside in country without valid papers even if he is entitled to Indian citizensh.....

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Delhi HC Notices BCI over Attendance Norms Relaxation in Delhi University(26.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought an explanation from Bar Council of India (BCI) for its alleged action in writing to Delhi University’s Law Faculty to rela.....

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Presidents Re-Promulgates Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Fifth Ordinance, 2016(26.12.2016)

President of India has re-promulgated Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Fifth Ordinance, 2016, aimed to guard against claims of succession or .....

Tags : President of India, Enemy Property, Ordinance

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Confirms Ban on BMA Wealth Creators Ltd(03.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has issued an order confirming its ban against stock broker BMA Wealth Creators Ltd., its promoters and four ot.....

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Reserve Bank of India Permits Banks to Trade in Forex Outside of Market Hours(07.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has said that it has permitted category–I banks to offer foreign exchange prices to users at all times, out of their Indian book.....

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Reserve Bank of India Revises PCA Regime for UCBs Facing Financial Stress(07.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has decided to revise its Supervisory Action Framework to place restrictions on urban cooperative banks (UCBs) for deterioration.....

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Disqualifies Parties Barred from Liquidation Process(08.01.2020)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has issued a notification whereby promoters or related parties disqualified from taking part in the insolvenc.....

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Reserve Bank of India Rejects Request to Extend Jan 7 Deadline(08.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has rejected banks’ demand to extend the January 7 deadline to come up with resolution plans under Inter-Creditor Agreements on .....

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Competition Commission of India Backs Self- Regulation in E- Commerce Sectors(09.01.2020)

Competition Commission of India has said that marketplace platforms should adopt self- regulatory measures to be more transparent about their ranking .....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Refuses to Tweak New Rules in Meeting with Brokers(10.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has refused to tweak its new regulations on margin requirements giving the bourses a month for implementation o.....

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Competition Commission of India Orders Probe into Amazon and Flipkart for Abuse of Competition Law(14.01.2020)

Competition Commission of India has ordered a probe into the alleged Competition Law violations by Amazon and Flipkart over allegations that the e- co.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Bans Former Diageo Executive for 7 Years(15.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has banned the Nishat Shailesh Gupte, a former official of Diageo Plc, from the capital markets for 7 years for.....

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Reserve Bank of India Lifts Restrictions on Catholic Syrian Bank on Opening Branches(15.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has lifted a restriction that was imposed on the Catholic Syrian Bank for opening new branches, given the delayed initial public.....

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Securities Appellate Tribunal Upholds SEBI’s Order Levying Fine on PACL Limited(15.01.2020)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has upheld the order of Securities and Exchange Board of India levying a fine of Rs. 2423 Crores on four directors of PA.....

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Bombay High Court Asks TRAI to Respond to Broadcasters’ Petition Within a Week(15.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India to respond by January 20 to the Broadcasters’ Petition challenging its amended N.....

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Competition Commission of India Orders Probe Against Asian Paints(16.01.2020)

Competition Commission of India has ordered a probe against Asian Paints for allegedly using its domination of the market to hinder the entry of JSW P.....

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Delhi High Court Asks AIIMS to Provide Medical Care to Boy Suffering from Rare Disease(17.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the All India Institute of Medical Sciences to immediately provide necessary treatment to a 11- year old boy suffering from.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Allows Trading in Options on Commodities(17.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has allowed exchanges to start trading in options on goods. The Board further has said that the contract specif.....

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SEBI Exonerates 9 Officials in National Stock Exchange ‘Dark Fibre’ Case(17.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has cleared nine people in a case in which it was alleged that a host of the exchange’s executives had colluded.....

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI): Unclaimed Dividend to Go to IBBI Account(17.01.2020)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has notified an amendment to the Voluntary Liquidation Process Regulation, 2017, whereby all unclaimed divide.....

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President of India Rejects Mercy Plea of Death Row Convict Mukesh Singh(17.01.2020)

President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the mercy petition of Mukesh Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape a.....

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SEBI Puts Norms for Rights of Issue of Units by Listed REITs and InvITs(20.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Bank of India (SEBI) has put in place a framework for the rights of issue of units by listed Real Estate Investment Trusts and.....

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Delhi High Court Asks ECI to Decide Plea for Inspection of Printed Paper Slips of VVPAT Devices(20.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Election Commission of India to decide representations made to it for inspection of record of the printed paper slip.....

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RBI Allows Financial Institutions to Conduct Business in Indian National Rupee in IFSC(20.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has allowed the Financial Institutions to conduct businesses in Indian National Rupees in International Financial Services Centr.....

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Supreme Court Indicts Indian Bank for Negligence(20.01.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Indian Bank to pay Rs. 25 lakhs as compensation to Dayanand Anglo Vedic Public School in West Bengal for negligence lea.....

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Competition Commission of India Approves Divestment of Reliance Jio’s Telecom Towers(21.01.2020)

Competition Commission of India has approved the divestment of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd’s telecom tower assets to Canada’s Brookfield Infrastructure .....

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Delhi HC Directs Revenue Department to Allocate Vacant Seats in PH Category to Blind Persons(21.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government to identify the vacancies in the Physically Handicapped (PH) category which can be filled up by p.....

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Reserve Bank of India Cancels Vodafone’s Certificate of Authorization for M- Pesa(22.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has said that it has cancelled the Certificate of Authorization of Vodafone M- Pesa on account of voluntary surrender of authori.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Reaffirms Earlier Ruling in Sahara Case(22.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has reaffirmed its ruling in the Sahara India Commercial Corporation Limited case, which had directed the legal.....

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IRDAI Defers Implementation of Indian Accounting Standards in Insurance Sectors(22.01.2020)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has decided to defer the implementation of Indian Accounting Standards in the Insurance Sector.....

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SEBI Asks Franklin Templeton to Explain Vodafone Idea Write- Down(23.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has asked Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund to explain its decision to assign zero value to Vodafone Idea debentur.....

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Reserve Bank of India Raises Investment Cap for FPIs in Corporate and Government Debt Instruments(24.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has raised the investment limit for foreign portfolio investors in Government and Corporate Bonds, in a bid to bring in more for.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Fines Jindal Cotex Officials for GDR Fraud(24.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has slapped a fine of Rs. 10.7 Crores on Jindal Cotex and its three officials in a matter related to manipulati.....

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Reserve Bank of India Issues Directions for Permitting Rupee Derivatives to be Traded in IFSCs(24.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has released directions under Section 45 W of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 permitting Rupee derivatives to be traded in I.....

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SEBI: Non-Compliance of Provisions to attract Procedure for Revocation and Suspension of Trading(27.01.2020)

Security Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a circular stating that if in case the recognized stock exchange and depositors do not comply with .....

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Bombay High Court Bars Daily from Using Indian Express Founder's Name(26.11.2019)

Bombay High Court in an interim order has restrained publisher Prashant Goenka and others from using the name and image of Indian Express Group founde.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses Interim Stay on Sale of Tickets for India West Indies ODI(18.10.2018)

Bombay High Court, while hearing petitions challenging the BCCI’s decision to shift the match from Wankhede Stadium to Brabourne Stadium, has refused .....

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SC: Signed Carbon Copy As Good As Original in Evidence(31.10.2019)

Supreme Court has held that signed carbon copy of a document is as good as the original document and can be admissible as a primary evidence under Sec.....

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SEBI Tightens Asset Quality Disclosure Norms for All Listed Banks(01.11.2019)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has tightened the asset quality disclosure norms for banks and directed all listed lenders to make discl.....

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ITAT Delhi Orders Withdrawal of Tax Exemption to Congress-Controlled Young Indian(18.11.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the withdrawal of income tax exemption to Young Indian, an entity controlled by Congress president.....

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SC Holds 6 Indiabulls Directors Guilty of Contempt for Transferring Shares of Fortis Healthcare(18.11.2019)

Supreme Court has held six directors of Indiabulls Company guilty of contempt for moving 12.25 lakh shares of Fortis Healthcare Limited by Indiabulls .....

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Supreme Court Gives Nod for Pilot’s Insolvency Proceedings Against Air India(19.11.2019)

Supreme Court has asked the National Company Law Tribunal to consider afresh a plea by a serving Air India pilot who has sought to initiate insolvency.....

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RBI Imposes Rs 1.75-Crore Penalty on Indian Bank for Non-Compliance(21.11.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of a total of Rs 1.75 crore on Indian Bank for non-compliance with its various directions. The no.....

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Gujarat HC Demands System to Ascertain Lawyers' Competency(26.06.2019)

Gujarat High Court has directed Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Gujarat to create a mechanism for ascertaining the competency of lawyers in co.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Anticipatory Bail to Air India Pilot Who Eluded Breath Analyser Test(01.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has granted anticipatory bail to an Air India pilot who was suspended for allegedly violating aircraft rules, including evading a bre.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(03.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare noted that the Bill would be .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019(05.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill, introduced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, allows for the supers.....

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Indian Patent Office Refuses Invention-Related Application of Facebook(08.07.2019)

Indian Patent Office has declined an application filed by Facebook related to an invention, alleging that it is it patentable under Section 3(k) of th.....

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Air India Sexual Assault Case: Bombay High Court Grants Clean Chit to Pilot(30.07.2019)

Bombay High Court has quashed a criminal case of sexual assault registered against an Air India pilot by a woman pilot last year.

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Competition Commission of India Imposes Rs 14 Crore Fine on Jaiprakash Associates(13.08.2019)

Competition Commission of India has imposed a penalty of nearly Rs 14 crore on Jaiprakash Associates for abusing its dominant market position by impos.....

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SAT Sets Aside Rs 3 Lakh Penalty on Central Bank of India(10.09.2019)

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has set aside a penalty of Rs 3 lakh levied by markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) on C.....

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SEBI Imposes Rs. 22 Crore fine on Aurobindo Pharma for Insider Trading(24.09.2019)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has imposed a fine of Rs. 22.7 crore on Aurobindo Pharma Ltd., its promoters and related entities for insider t.....

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Indian Patent Office Rejects TVS Motor Company's Two-Stroke Engine Patent Application(09.10.2019)

Indian Patent Office has rejected the application of TVS Motor Company, maker of two-wheelers and three wheelers for a patent on a new two-stroke inte.....

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NCLAT Sets Aside Plea to Initiate Insolvency Proceedings Against Intex Technologies(30.10.2019)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has dismissed a plea to initiate insolvency proceedings against smartphone and mobile accessories make.....

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BANKING - CBI Court Convicts Ex Indian Bank CMD for Fraud(30.03.2019)

A Special CBI Court has convicted and sentenced former Indian Bank Chairman and Managing Director M Gopalakrishnan and 11 others to three years Rigoro.....

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CRIMINAL - CBI Court Convicts Ex Indian Bank CMD for Fraud(30.03.2019)

A Special CBI Court has convicted and sentenced former Indian Bank Chairman and Managing Director M Gopalakrishnan and 11 others to three years Rigoro.....

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SC Strikes Down RBI Circular on Defaulting Firms, Calls it Unconstitutional(02.04.2019)

Supreme Court has quashed a Reserve Bank of India circular of February 12, 2018, asking banks to classify a loan account as stressed if there was even.....

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RBI Releases First Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20(04.04.2019)

Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced its resolution under first bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-.....

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Delhi HC Tells AIIMS to Set Up Panel on Cause of Indian’s Death in Maldives(05.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed AIIMS to set up an expert panel to examine the forensic and post-mortem reports of a man, who died allegedly due to medi.....

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CCI Clears Star Health Acquisition by WestBridge, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, others(05.04.2019)

Competition Commission of India has said that it has approved a deal involving acquisition of over 90 per cent stake in Star Health and Allied Insuran.....

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Delhi HC Stays Direction to Centre to Prior Inform Foreigners, OCIs About Denial of Entry into India(08.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has put on hold its single judge order of August 2018 directing the Centre to inform in advance all blacklisted Overseas Citizen of I.....

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CCI Gives Green Signal to Larsen and Toubro's Proposal to Take Over Mindtree(08.04.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said that it has approved Larsen and Toubro's proposed acquisition of Bengaluru-based IT firm Mindtree.

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Reserve Bank Employees are Not Central Government Servants: Madras HC(15.04.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that the employees of Reserve Bank of India cannot be called as Government employees.

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RBI Employees are Not Central Government Servants: Madras HC(15.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that employees of Reserve Bank of India cannot be called as Government employees and also observed that fact that Central G.....

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CCI Gives Nod to Schneider-L&T Deal(19.04.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said it has given approval to Schneider's acquisition of Larsen & Toubro's electrical and automation busines.....

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CCI Approves DHFL’s 50% Stake Sale in Pramerica MF(19.04.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given its nod for transaction involving US-based Prudential Financial buying out DHFL’s 50 percent sharehold.....

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FSSAI is Independent Authority and CAT has No Jurisdiction Over It: CAT(24.04.2019)

Central Administrative Tribunal has said that Food Safety & Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) is an independent statutory authority and unless a spe.....

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SC Asks Lawyer for Proof on Claim of Conspiracy to Frame CJI(24.04.2019)

Supreme Court has asked a Punjab-based lawyer to furnish material in support of his claim that there was a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice Ranjan Go.....

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SC Tells Archery Association to Hold Fresh Polls in Four Weeks(02.05.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the Archery Association of India (AAI) to hold fresh polls within four weeks for various positions of office-bearers in the.....

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Delhi High Court Rejects 'Make In India' Notification Giving Preference to Indian Built Ships(04.06.2019)

Delhi High Court has rejected a notification under the 'Make in India' program, which provided preferential commercial treatment to 'Indian built ship.....

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Competition Commission of India Levies Rs 74 Cr Fine on Himalaya Drug and Three Others(05.06.2019)

Competition Commission of India has imposed a total fine of over Rs 74 crore on Himalaya Drug Company and Intas Pharmaceuticals along with its senior .....

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Reserve Bank of India Removes Charges on NEFT, RTGS Transfers(07.06.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that it is waiving off charges that are applied on bank transfers carried out either by National Electronic .....

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Reserve Bank of India Revises Stressed Asset Norms(10.06.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a new prudential framework for resolution of stressed assets, effectively replacing its 12 February 2018 circul.....

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Reserve Bank of India Eases Norms for No-Frills Accounts(11.06.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has eased the norms for the Basic Savings Bank Deposit (BSBD) accounts popularly known as no-frills accounts by allowing banks t.....

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Reserve Bank of India to Lift All Charges on Fund Transfers via RTGS and NEFT from July 1(12.06.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has said that it will lift all charges on fund transfer through popular RTGS and NEFT systems from July 1, 2019 and asked banks .....

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Madras High Court Recognises Right of Sri Lankan Refugees to Seek Indian Citizenship(20.06.2019)

Madras High Court has noted that Centre has implied power to grant relaxation under Citizenship Act, 1955 to asylum seekers. The Court has while recog.....

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Bengaluru Court Passes Interim Injunction Against Google India(20.06.2019)

Bengaluru Court has granted an interim order of injunction against Google India, directing it to refrain from diverting the traffic of the official si.....

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ITAT Bangalore Deletes Addition Against Flipkart India(20.06.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT Bangalore) has granted relief to the e-com giants Flipkart India by deleting the additions made by the Income Tax .....

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SEBI Tightens Rules for Usage of Client Funds by Brokerages(21.06.2019)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has tightened the rules for usage of client funds by brokerages and asked brokers to transfer the securi.....

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Missionary Activities not Prohibited in India as Rights Under Art. 25 Available to All: Delhi HC(11.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has observed that missionary activities are not prohibited as fundamental right to religion is not restricted to citizens, but is ava.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Restrain India TV Journalist from Joining Rival News Channel(06.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has dismissed an injunction application filed by Independent News Service Pvt. Ltd. (INSPL), to restrain Sucherita Kukreti, newsreade.....

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Madras HC Stays Tender Notification Issued by Indian Ports Association(11.02.2019)

Madras High Court has stayed a tender notification of Indian Ports Association for selection of law firms for legislative drafting of proposed revamp .....

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Madras HC Asks for Details from Centre on Indians 'Victimised' Overseas(13.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Centre to apprise it of steps taken to ensure safety and well-being of Indians abroad and asked whether it has taken ef.....

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NCLT Grants Gail India Status of Operational Creditor in Alok Industries Case(14.02.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has accepted Gail India Ltd's plea to be treated as operational creditor in the textile player Alok Industries' i.....

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NCLAT Sets Aside NCLT’s Insolvency Order Against ECL(15.02.2019)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has set aside an order by Kolkata bench of National Company Law Tribunal which allowed initiation of i.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Seeks External Affairs Ministry’s Response on Indian Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(21.02.2019)

Madras High Court has sought response of external affairs ministry on steps it has taken to find missing Indian sailors in Russian waters.

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CRIMINAL - Orissa HC Rejects Bail Plea Of 'Good News India' Chairman Accused of Sexually Abusing Children(25.02.2019)

Orissa High Court has rejected bail applications filed by Dr. Fayaz Rahman, Founder and Chairman Good News India, and Udit Kumar Lima, Asst. Project D.....

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CRIMINAL - Orissa HC Rejects Bail Plea Of 'Good News India' Chairman Accused of Sexually Abusing Children(25.02.2019)

Orissa High Court has rejected bail applications filed by Dr. Fayaz Rahman, Founder and Chairman Good News India, and Udit Kumar Lima, Asst. Project D.....

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CRIMINAL - Orissa HC Rejects Bail Plea Of 'Good News India' Chairman Accused of Sexually Abusing Children(25.02.2019)

Orissa High Court has rejected bail applications filed by Dr. Fayaz Rahman, Founder and Chairman Good News India, and Udit Kumar Lima, Asst. Project D.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Issues Ultimatum to External Affairs Ministry Regarding Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(28.02.2019)

Madras High Court has warned secretary to external affairs ministry to submit a report on efforts taken to rescue missing Indian sailors in Russian wa.....

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MRTP/ COMPETITION LAWS - CCI Clears SoftBank’s 22.44% Stake Buy in Delhivery(28.02.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said it has approved acquisition of 22.44 % stake in logistics firm Delhivery by SoftBank Vision Fund.

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CIVIL - Madras HC Issues Ultimatum to External Affairs Ministry Regarding Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(28.02.2019)

Madras High Court has warned secretary to external affairs ministry to submit a report on efforts taken to rescue missing Indian sailors in Russian wa.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Directs Pakistan Woman to Leave India Within 2 Weeks(01.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has dismissed plea of woman seeking quashing of the government's ''leave India notice'', and directed her to leave India within two w.....

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ELECTION - Why No Order Yet to Ban Political Ads on Social Media: Bombay HC to ECI(08.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has asked Election Commission of India (ECI) why it was hesitant to issue specific directions to prohibit political advertisements o.....

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COMPANY - NCLAT Slams RCom's Lender SBI over Rs. 37,000 Crore Asset Sale(12.03.2019)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has slammed lenders of Reliance Communications, State Bank of India, for painting a rosy picture of Anil Amban.....

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EDUCATION - Reconsider Upper Age Limit for Admission to LL.B. Courses: SC to BCI(13.03.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Bar Council of India to reconsider, after hearing various stakeholders, the upper age-limit for taking admission to five-ye.....

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EDUCATION - Reconsider Upper Age Limit for Admission to LL.B. Courses: SC to BCI(13.03.2019)

Supreme Court has directed Bar Council of India to reconsider, after hearing various stakeholders, the upper age-limit for taking admission to five-ye.....

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BANKING - Bombay HC Refuses Interim Relief to Kotak Mahindra Bank on Promoter Stake Issue(13.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant any interim relief to Kotak Mahindra Bank on Reserve Bank of India’s direction to dilute promoter shareholding .....

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MRTP/ COMPETITION LAWS - CCI Gives Green Signal to Radiant Life Care-Max Healthcare Merger(14.03.2019)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared purposed deal between KKR-backed Radiant Life Care and Max Healthcare.

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EDUCATION - Delhi HC Stays Dental Council of India's Orders for Cancellation of Admission(18.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has stayed all orders passed by Dental Council of India (DCI) through which admissions of more than 50 students in various private de.....

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CIVIL - Centre Appoints Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as First Lokpal of India(20.03.2019)

Centre has appointed former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as Chairperson of first Lokpal under the Act.

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Airports Authority of India can’t be Permitted to Shoot Dogs: Gujarat HC(03.12.2018)

Gujarat High Court has denied permission to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to relocate or shoot the stray dogs which enter its operational area.....

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Creation of All India Judicial Services can't be Done by Judicial Order: Supreme Court(03.12.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking creation of All India Judicial Services for recruitment of .....

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Bombay HC Directs Payment of Over Rs. 4.5 Cr to Family of Person who Died in Road Accident(07.12.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed New India Assurance (NIA) to pay a sum of Rs 4.56 crore as compensation to the family of deceased Ravindra Kulkarni, wh.....

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Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing on Petition Against Ex-Chief Justice(07.12.2018)

Supreme Court has declined a petition seeking urgent hearing on allegations against former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in the light of Justice .....

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CCI Amend Regulations, Advocates Can Accompany Persons Summoned By DG With Conditions(12.12.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has amended its regulations to allow advocates to accompany parties summoned during an investigation by the Dire.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Police’s Response on Anticipatory Bail Plea of Air India Pilot Arvind Kathpalia(14.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has sought the response of police on an anticipatory bail plea of Air India pilot Captain Arvind Kathpalia, in a case of alleged viol.....

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi Sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India(03.10.2018)

Justice Ranjan Gogoi has taken oath as the 46th Chief Justice of India, he succeeds Justice Dipak Misra who retired on October 1.

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NCDRC Raps Insurance Company for Ambiguous Term(04.10.2018)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has rapped the United India Insurance Co. Ltd for using an ambiguous term, “owner-driver” in t.....

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CCI: Movie Producers Have Right to Choose Digital Cinema Provider(29.06.2017)

Competition Commission of India has said there was no contravention of S. 3 & 4 of Competition Act on part of producers for entering into an agreement.....

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Kurnool Consumer Court Orders 4.5 lakh Compensation to Patient for Kidney Removal Without Consent(29.06.2017)

Karnool District Consumer Forum has ordered Indian Medical Association based in Hyderabad, to pay Rs 4.5 lakh as compensation and medical expenses to .....

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Bombay High Court Junks MCA Plea Against Shifting of India-West Indies ODI to Brabourne(25.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition filed by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) against the BCCI’s decision to shift the October 29 India-Wes.....

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Government of India Changes Rules for Renouncing Indian Citizenship(25.10.2018)

The Government of India has published a revised form for declaration of renunciation by Indian citizens and those renouncing Indian citizenship on acc.....

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NCLAT Stays Resolution Plan for Assam Company on SEBI Plea(26.10.2018)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has stayed the resolution plan approved by the Guwahati Bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) .....

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NCLAT Stays Resolution Plan for Assam Company on SEBI Plea(26.10.2018)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has stayed the resolution plan approved by the Guwahati Bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) .....

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CCI Finds Indian Railways to be Abusing Dominance, Orders Investigation(14.11.2018)

Competition Commission of India has made finding that practice of Railways to round off base price to next higher multiple of 5 for tickets booked onl.....

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Supreme Court Declines to Interfere with Ongoing Elections of Archery Association of India(20.11.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the ongoing election process of Archery Association of India (AAI), but made it clear that its result woul.....

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SC Invalidates MP State Bar Council Election to the Post of Representative to BCI(26.11.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld Madhya Pradesh High Court order that invalidated the election conducted by the State Bar Council in 2014 to the post of repre.....

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Delhi High Court to Indian Railways: Stop Giving Contaminated Water to Passengers(20.02.2018)

Delhi High Court has told the Indian Railways to stop giving contaminated water to passengers as their health is important.

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BCI Can’t Act Like Appellate Authority Over Its Own Order While Exercising Review Powers: SC(22.02.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that Bar Council of India cannot act like an appellate authority over its own order while exercising review powers.

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RBI Refuses to Extend Deadline for PPIs to Complete Customer Verification(27.02.2018)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has refused to extend the 28 February deadline for prepaid payment instruments (PPIs) such as mobile wallets to complete k.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, prepaid payment instruments, know-your-customer

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Supreme Court Admits Plea Seeking Implementation of Lodha Reforms on Badminton Association of India(05.03.2018)

Supreme Court has admitted a petition seeking the ouster of ministers like Himanta Biswa Sarma as office-bearers of the Badminton Association of India.....

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CCI Imposes Rs 54 cr Penalty on Jet, SpiceJet, IndiGo for Fixing Fuel Surcharge(08.03.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of over Rs 54 crore on Jet Airways, SpiceJet and IndiGo for fixing fuel surcharge, after t.....

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RBI Imposes Penalty on Equitas for Selling MF, Insurance Products Without Approval(09.03.2018)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 lakh on Equitas Small Finance Bank for distributing mutual fund (MF), insurance and wealth .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Response of BCI on Plea to Ban Legislators from Practising Law(13.03.2018)

Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Bar Council of India (BCI) seeking its response on a petition seeking to restrain lawmakers from practising a.....

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Madras HC Orders Sale of Shares Owned by Disc Assets Lead India Ltd(19.03.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the registry of its Madurai bench not to entertain any plea moved by the directors of Disc Assets Lead India Limited wh.....

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IRDAI Bars Insurers from Rejecting Claims Based on Genetic Disorders(22.03.2018)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has sent directives to all General and Health insurers to not include ‘Genetic Disorde.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Air India To Release Salary Of Pilot Grounded In 2016(11.04.2018)

Delhi High Court has directed national carrier Air India to release the salary of a pilot, who was grounded in 2016 after being allegedly tested posit.....

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Delhi HC Reduces Sentence Imposed on Man Who Killed Five(16.04.2018)

Delhi High Court has reduced the sentence imposed upon an Indian Reserve Battalion Constable who had shot dead five of his colleagues for trying to so.....

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LCI 274th Report: Not Necessary to Make Any Amendment to Contempt of Court Act(19.04.2018)

Law Commission of India has submitted the 274th report titled “Review Of Contempt Of Court Act 1971 (Limited To S.2 Of The Act)” to the Ministry of La.....

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LCI 275th Report: Make BCCI an Answerable Public Body, Bring it Under RTI Ambit(19.04.2018)

Law Commission of India has recommended to the Centre that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) be classified as a national sports federat.....

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Supreme Court Held Naval Officer Guilty for Sexually Harassing Wives of Other Officer(19.04.2018)

Supreme Court has held an Indian naval officer guilty of making sexually explicit calls to wives of fellow officers, but reinstated him in service aft.....

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Petition of Impeachment Motion Against CJI Withdrawn by Congress(08.05.2018)

Petition of impeachment motion filed against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by the Congress MPs has been withdrawn by senior party leader Kapi.....

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Is IAF Protecting Its Land on Yamuna Banks from Sand Mining: Delhi HC(18.05.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre whether the Indian Air Force (IAF) was protecting its land on the banks of the Yamuna, where the Tilpat station .....

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SEBI Eases Foreign Investors' Access to International Finance Hub(25.05.2018)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has eased rules for foreign investors to trade in securities at a new international finance centre.

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Delhi High Court: What is the Role of BCI in Maintaing Legal Education Standards?(05.06.2018)

Delhi High Court has said that it will consider the scope of powers of the Bar Council of India (BCI) and the steps that can be taken by the BCI to en.....

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Madras HC Rejects Plea to Ban Popular Front of India(18.06.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a plea seeking ban on Popular Front of India observing that it cannot decide which organisations should be banned and .....

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'Make In India' Function Caused Damage to Mumbai Beach: Bombay High Court(22.06.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to allow CBSE's appeal against a Bombay High Court order asking it to give proportionate marks to a batch of candidates, who.....

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Delhi High Court to IAF: Review, Change your Protocols on Stress and Substance Abuse(16.07.2018)

Delhi High Court has directed Indian Air Force (IAF) to review and change its protocols dealing with issues of stress and substance abuse in the force.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Air India to Replace Panel Chief on Air Hostess’ Complaint(16.07.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked Air India to replace the chairperson of its panel looking into sexual harassment allegations by an air hostess against one .....

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Star India, Sony’s Onerous RIO Agreement with Distributors Prima Facie Anti-Competitive: CCI(30.07.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has held the conduct of Star India Pvt Ltd and Sony Pictures Network Pvt. Ltd. in allegedly using Reference Inte.....

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RBI Hikes Repo Rate by 25 bps to 6.5%(01.08.2018)

Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) monetary policy committee (MPC) has raised repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) to 6.5%.

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against Timex Group India(20.08.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint alleging unfair business practices against Timex Group India with regard to sale of wr.....

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Delhi HC to MCI: Put In Place the Sentencing Guidelines For Delinquent Doctors(24.08.2018)

Delhi HC has asked Medical Council of India (MCI) to frame a policy with regard to punishment to be accorded to delinquent doctors for infractions com.....

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SC to PCI: Mend Ways Or Be Superseded(24.08.2018)

Supreme Court has warned Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) that it would be superseded if it did not mend its ways of functioning in relation to grant o.....

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Jharkhand High Court Quashes Ban on Popular Front of India(28.08.2018)

Jharkhand High Court has quashed the State Government’s notification passed under section 16 of Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908 declaring the Popular.....

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CBDT Notifies Income Tax Exemption to Press Trust of India(06.09.2018)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified Income Tax Exemption to Press Trust of India.

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Delhi HC Grants John Doe Order In Favour Of Amway India In Non-IPR Suit(12.09.2018)

Delhi High Court recently had occasion to pass a John Doe order against retail/wholesale shops for selling Amway products without due authorisation.

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President of India Appoints Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the 46th Chief Justice of India(14.09.2018)

President of India has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. He will assume the office of Chief Justice on 3rd October, 2.....

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NCLT Clears Way for Liquidation of Moser Baer India(25.09.2018)

National Company Law Tribunal has allowed insolvency proceedings against debt-ridden Moser Baer India, a manufacturer of CDs and DVDs.

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Indian Oil Corporation Can’t Claim ITC on GST Paid on Railway Freight for Transportation of ATF: AAR(27.09.2018)

Authority for Advance Rulings, West Bengal has held that the Indian Oil Corporation is not eligible to avail Input Tax Credit (ITC) on the GST paid on.....

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Raise Qualifying Marks for Pursuing Medical Courses Abroad: Madras High Court to MCI, Centre(01.10.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the Medical Council of India (MCI) to raise the minimum qualifying marks for foreign medical education aspirants and restr.....

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Kerala HC Directs Indian Railways to Accept Lawyers’ ID Card as Valid Proof for Train Journey(01.10.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed the Indian Railways to treat identity cards issued to lawyers by respective Bar councils as a valid identity proof to u.....

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CCI Approves Madison India- Micromax Deal(28.12.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has accepted request from investment fund Madison India Opportunities Ltd to acquire an equity stake in mobile p.....

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CCI Rejects Abuse of Dominant Position Plea Against Toyota(29.12.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations that Japanese auto major Toyota abused its dominant position with regard to sale of a .....

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RBI Eases Bad Loan Classification Norms For Small Borrowers, Farmers(29.12.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed norms for bad loan classification for small borrowers, including farmers, giving them additional 30 days to re.....

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Karnataka HC Directs KMC Not to De-register IMA Members(30.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has directed Karnataka Medical Council (KMC) not to de-register until further orders doctors who are members of Indian Medical As.....

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Delhi HC Notices Ex-Indian Air Force Chief SP Tyagi over CBI Plea Challenging his Bail(30.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Ex-Indian Air Force Chief SP Tyagi, over CBI's plea challenging his bail in AgustaWestland chopper bribery scam.

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RBI Extends Note Exchange Deadline for NRI’s till June 30(02.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has said that Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can exchange old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes till June 30, 2017.

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President Clears Currency Ban Ordinance(02.01.2017)

President Pranab Mukherjee signed the Specific Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016 that seeks to extinguish RBI’s liability in respe.....

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Delhi HC Asks J&K: Do J&K HC Judges Takes Oath Under Indian Constitution(03.01.2017)

Delhi High Court sought to know from State of Jammu and Kashmir if its High Court judges take oath owing allegiance to Indian Constitution.

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Government Notifies Setting Up of Indian Skill Development Services(05.01.2017)

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has issued notice on setting up of Indian Skill Development Services (ISDS) for Training Dir.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Opinion over Conflict Between POSCO, IPC(06.01.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Central Government to examine need to amend a colonial-era provision in IPC that provides immunity to a man from being prosecu.....

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Supreme Court Directs CBI Probe over ‘Unnecessary’ Purchase of Aircrafts(06.01.2017)

Supreme Court has asked CBI to look into allegation of “unnecessary” purchase of 111 aircraft and leasing of some other by Air India between 2004 and .....

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Delhi HC Directs Cairn India to Initiate Arbitration in Ravva Oil Field Dispute(12.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Cairn India Ltd to initiate arbitration proceedings within two weeks in a dispute at its Ravva oil field off the coast of A.....

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Delhi HC Directs ASI to Check Illegal Construction in Tughlaqabad Fort Area(12.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to ensure that there is no unauthorised activity or construction taking place withi.....

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Sebi Streamlines Norms for Mergers Involving Listed Companies to Increase Public Shareholding to 25%(16.01.2017)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has introduced more checks and balances for Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) involving unlisted companies, un.....

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RBI Enhances Withdrawal Limits From ATMs From Rs. 4500 to Rs 10,000 Per Day(16.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has enhanced limit on withdrawals from ATMs from current limit of Rs.4,500 to Rs.10,000 per day per card.

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CCI Approves Sony Pictures Deal to Buy Ten Sports(19.01.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared Sony Pictures Networks’ proposed purchase of Ten Sports, owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises.

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CCI Slaps Rs. 2.92 Crore Fine on Three Firms For Bid rigging of Tenders by Indian Railways(20.01.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed penalties totaling about Rs. 2.92 crore on three firms for bid rigging of tenders floated by Indian .....

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CCI Fines Seven Cement Companies For Bid rigging, Cartelization(20.01.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has held seven cement companies guilty of bid rigging and cartelization and imposed a total fine of nearly Rs 20.....

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Delhi HC Slams ASI For Failing to Protect Tughlaqabad Fort(27.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has questioned Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on its failure to protect Tughlaqabad Fort from encroachments.

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RBI Bans Investments in ‘Non-cooperative Countries’(27.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has prohibited Indian entities from making direct investments in any entity located in 'non co-operative countries and ter.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: ‘Paramilitary Jawans’ Are Akin to Soldiers in Indian Army(30.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that work of paramilitary jawan is "arduous and akin to soldiers in Indian Army", and hence it calls for a high.....

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CCI Clears Reliance Aerostructure- Dassault Aviation Joint Venture Deal(30.01.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed joint venture between Anil Ambani-led group firm Reliance Aerostructure and Rafale-maker D.....

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RBI Rejects EC Request to Enhance Withdrawal Limits For Poll Candidates(30.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rejected request of Election Commission (EC) to enhance weekly cash-withdrawal limit, imposed after demonetisation, fo.....

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Supreme Court Questions Feasibility of All India Judicial Services(31.01.2017)

Supreme Court has questioned feasibility of All India Judicial Services, saying how could power of High Courts to appoint Judicial Officers in trial c.....

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Supreme Court Bars Litigants For Life From Filing PILs(31.01.2017)

Supreme Court has barred two litigants for life, who cast aspersions on Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and his predecessor Justice T S Thakur, from.....

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RBI: No Restrictions on ATM Withdrawals From Feb 01(31.01.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that limits on ATM withdrawals will further be eased from February 1 and curbs on branch withdrawals from current.....

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Bombay HC Slams RBI For Not Exchanging Old Notes in Deceased’s Locker(03.02.2017)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for not complying with its order to change demonetised currency notes totalling Rs .....

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TRAI Gives Clean Cheat to Jio’s Happy New Year Plan(03.02.2017)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has given a clean chit to billionaire Mukesh Ambani-run firm Jio’s free voice calling and data plan on it.....

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RBI Directs Banks to Report Cyber Crimes within 6 Hours(03.02.2017)

RBI, while asking banks to report any cyber security incident within two to six hours of its happening, has warned lenders that any delay in reporting.....

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RBI Allows NRIs to Access ETCS Market(03.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed NRIs access to Exchange Traded Currency Derivatives (ETCD) market to hedge currency risk arising out of their .....

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RBI Issues Revised Guidelines For Commercial Papers(03.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued revised guidelines for commercial papers, including mandating that the issuer must disclose end-use of such fun.....

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RBI Allows Banks to Use Statutory Reserves for AT1 Bond Coupon Payment(03.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has allowed banks to use statutory reserves to pay coupon (interest) on additional Tier-I bonds, subject to certain riders.

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RBI Releases Fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, Maintains Status Quo on Repo Rate(08.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued its sixth Bi-monthly Policy Statement for the year, wherein Apex Bank decided to hold on to repo rate at 6.25 p.....

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RBI: No Cash Withdrawal Limits Post March 13(09.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that cash withdrawal limits, currently in place for savings bank accounts will be removed in two stages, initiall.....

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Karnataka HC Directs SWR to Examine Complaint on Illegal Operation of Special Train(13.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court has directed General Manager, South Western Railway (SWR), to hold a meeting to examine a complaint on illegal operation of a spe.....

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CCI Clears Maersk Firm of Anti-Competition Charges(13.02.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has decided that joint ventures or subsidiaries of Maersk-owned APM Terminals have not contravened provisions of.....

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RBI Signs MOU on Information Exchange With Bank of Zambia(16.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has inked an information exchange pact with Bank of Zambia aimed at forging greater cooperation.

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RBI Releases Draft MDR Norms(17.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released draft norms for revamping Merchant Discount Rate (MDR), with an aim to make it more cost effective and appeal.....

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SEBI Permits Foreign Players to Buy Shares Via Primary Markets(17.02.2017)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has allowed foreign investors to acquire shares through primary markets in depositories and clearing cor.....

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RBI: Now Withdraw Rs 50,000/Week From Your Saving Accounts(21.02.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has enhanced withdrawal limit on saving accounts from February 20, 2017 to Rs 50,000 per week.

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Supreme Court Seeks MCI’s Clarification Over Power to Fix Age Limit For MBBS Admission(28.02.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Medical Council of India (MCI) to clarify if it had power to fix an upper age limit of 25 years for admission to MBBS/BDS cour.....

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Hyderabad High Court Grants Telangana 3 Months Time to Consider Revival of CCI Adilabad Unit(28.02.2017)

Hyderabad High Court has granted three months’ time for Government of Telangana to take all appropriate steps to see that Adilabad unit of Cement Corp.....

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National Green Tribunal Orders Zero Discharge Deadline For Nitta Gelatin India Ltd(01.03.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued an order to Nitta Gelatin India Ltd (NGIL) to ensure zero discharge of chemical waste from its factory at Kat.....

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Supreme Court: Verify Educational Certificates of Law Grad Without Fee From BCI(02.03.2017)

Supreme Court has directed all Universities to verify educational certificates of law degree holders without charging a fee from Bar Council of India .....

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Bombay HC Permits Construction of Temporary Jetty At Chowpatty For Power Boat Indian Grand Prix(02.03.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that Mumbaikars cannot be deprived of an International level power boating event for petty reasons raked up by City.....

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Supreme Court Annuls BCI Order Capping Age Limit For Law Courses(06.03.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed an order issued by Bar Council of India (BCI) fixing an age limit of 45 years for three-year LLB degree courses and 22 years .....

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TRAI: Don’t Charge More than Rs 130 For 100 SDCs(06.03.2017)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has asked cable TV operators not to charge subscribers more than Rs.130 for 100 standard definition chann.....

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Supreme Court Notices Centre Over RBI's Refusal to Exchange Demonetised Notes(06.03.2017)

Supreme Court has issued a notice to Central Government on a plea challenging Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) refusal to accept Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 note.....

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Bombay HC Upholds FTII Decision Refusing Admission to Colour Blind to Film Editing Course(08.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld decision of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) not to grant a colour blind candidate admission to film editing.....

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RBI Says ‘Banks Can Accept Coloured Notes’ Appeals to Avoid Dirtying Them(10.03.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has clarified that banks can accept colour-stained notes amid messages circulating on WhatsApp that public sector banks have bee.....

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Gauhati High Court Rejects Plea For Separate Time Zone For NE India(14.03.2017)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to Central government to have separate time zone for North East Indi.....

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Reserve Bank of India Lifts All Limit on Cash Withdrawals(14.03.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has lifted all limits on cash withdrawals from banks and ATMs.

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Delhi HC Grants One More Day to RBI For Finalizing Stand on Tata-Docomo Arbitration Award(15.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has allowed Reserve Bank of India (RBI) a further day to finalise its stand on enforcement of $ 1.18 billion Tata Sons-NTT DoCoMo arb.....

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Calcutta High Court: Indian Army Best Judge on Who is Fit to Join Army(15.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court has made it clear that it is for Indian Army to judge who is medically fit to join force and doctors in civilian hospitals should .....

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ITAT Delhi Orders Cairn UK to Pay Rs 10,000 Cr Tax For Transfer of Shares to Cairn India(15.03.2017)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi (ITAT), has ordered UK's Cairn Energy Plc to pay Rs 10,000 crore capital gains tax on transfer of ownership from.....

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Orissa High Court Puts On Hold State’s Tax Recovery Notice to IOCL(17.03.2017)

Orissa High Court has ordered to “keep in abeyance” a demand notice of VAT recovery issued by Odisha Government asking Indian Oil Corporation Limited .....

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CCI Annuls Anti-competitive Charges Against BookMyShow(20.03.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of anti-competitive practices made against Big Tree Entertainment, which runs movie tic.....

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Delhi High Court Moots For 'No Biasness' in Indian Air Force Over Study Leave(21.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has ruled that an airman in Indian Air Force (IAF) can't be denied study leave on grounds that he is not an officer.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Indian Air Force, Study Leave

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LCI 265th Report: No Tax Relief on Interest on Money Deposited for Maintenance of Minor Child(21.03.2017)

Law Commission of India in its 265th report has recommended to Government that interest earned on money deposited by a parent for maintenance of a min.....

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Supreme Court to Sahara India: Pay Rs 5092.64 Crore or Get Ready For Aamby Valley Auction(22.03.2017)

Supreme Court has threatened to auction off Aamby Valley if Sahara India Group does not deposit Rs 5,092.64 crore with Securities and Exchange Board o.....

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Supreme Court: Can BCI’s Disciplinary Panel Members Analyse Documents In Unfamiliar Language?(23.03.2017)

Supreme Court, while setting aside a disciplinary proceedings against a lawyer, has asked ‘how Disciplinary Committee consisting of members, who were .....

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Delhi HC Reserves Order on Swaraj India’s Plea on Denial of Common Symbol(24.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has reserved its order on a plea by activist-turned-politician Yogendra Yadav’s Swaraj India, challenging Delhi State Election Commis.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Common Symbol, Swaraj India

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Kerala High Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Bank Merger(27.03.2017)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a batch of Public Interest Petitions challenging decision of State Bank of India (SBI) to acquire State Bank of Travan.....

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Reserve Bank of India to Allow Exchange of Rs 4500 in Old Notes in Nepal(27.03.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will allow exchange of up to Rs 4,500 in banned Indian currency notes to each Nepali national.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Demonetisation

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CCI Imposes Rs 591.1 Crore Fine on CIL, Subsidiaries For Unfair Trade Practices(27.03.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 591.1 crore on CIL (Coal India Ltd) and its subsidiaries for indulging in unfair/ d.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Coal India

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LCI 267th Report: Panel Calls For Wider `Incitement' Definition to Curb 'Hate Speech'(27.03.2017)

Law Commission of India (LCI) in its 267th Report has recommended introducing more provisions in Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Code of Criminal Procedur.....

Tags : Law Commission of India, Hate Speech

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LCI 266th Report: Panel Moots For Banning Strikes by Lawyers, Calls For Amending Advocates Act(27.03.2017)

Law Commission of India (LCI) in its 266th Report has recommended to Centre to amend law to ban strikes by lawyers which had reached "terrifying propo.....

Tags : Law Commission of India, Advocates Act

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SEBI Bans Reliance Industries, Others From Equity Derivative Market For 1 Year(27.03.2017)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi)has barred Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and 12 other entities from dealing in equity derivatives futures.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India, Reliance Industries

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Delhi High Court Rejects Swaraj India's Plea For Common Symbol to Contest MCD Elections(30.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a case by Yogendra Yadav-led, Swaraj India, challenging Delhi State Election Commission’s decision to not allot the par.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Swaraj India, MCD Polls

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks Air India Response on Route Change For Amritsar-Birmingham Flight(30.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Air India to explain and produce relevant record pertaining to circumstances under which it changed route of A.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Air India, Amritsar-Birmingham flight

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RBI: Banks to Remain Closed on April 1(31.03.2017)

Reversing its earlier order, Reserve Bank (RBI) has said that the bank branches dealing in government businesses need not remain open on April 1 in vi.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, April 1

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Status Quo on MDR: RBI(31.03.2017)

RBI has said that its mid-December 2016 ‘special measures’ on rationalisation of merchant discount rate (MDR) will continue whereby MDR for transactio.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, merchant discount rate

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ECI Tightens Poll Code Norms for Electronic and Print Media(31.03.2017)

Election Commission of India (ECI) has tightened poll code norms for electronic and print media by disallowing poll outcome forecasts by political ana.....

Tags : Election Commission of India, poll code norms

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MCA Relaxes Norms for M&A Deals Clearance by CCI(31.03.2017)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has eased the criteria for notifying Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) deals to the Competition Commission of India (.....

Tags : Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Competition Commission of India

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Delhi HC Refuses Common Symbol to Swaraj India in the MCD polls(03.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has rejected the Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India’s plea for allotting a common symbol to its candidates in the upcoming MCD elections.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Swaraj India

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CCI Approves NBCC's Takeover of Hindustan Steelworks Construction(04.04.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposal of NBCC India Ltd to acquire Hindustan Steelworks Construction Ltd.

Tags : Competition Commission of India, NBCC India Ltd., Steelworks Construction Ltd.

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Allahabad HC: Food and Food Habits Part of Right To Life(05.04.2017)

Allahabad High Court while hearing a petition filed by retail meat shop owner to renew his licence has held that food, food habits and vending thereof.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Constitution of India, Right to life

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TRAI Directs Reliance Jio to Withdraw 15-days Extension on Jio Prime plan(07.04.2017)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has directed Reliance Jio to withdraw 15-days extension on Jio Prime plan.

Tags : Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Jio Prime, Reliance Jio

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Supreme Court: BCI Cannot Remand Back The Complaints Transferred To It By State Bar Councils(07.04.2017)

Apex Court has held that the Bar Council of India (BCI) cannot remand back a complaint which is transferred to it by the State Bar Council.

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Bombay HC Grants No Relief to Zee in Copyright Case on Kid's Talent Show 'India’s Best Dramebaaz'(10.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant any relief to Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd and dismissed the notice of motion in a commercial suit filed a.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, India’s Best Dramebaaz, Zee, Sony

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CCI Gives Nod to Acquisition of Reliance Retail's Dairy Business by Heritage Foods(11.04.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Reliance Retail's dairy business by Heritage Foods, owned by Andhra Chief Minister N.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Heritage Foods

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Delhi High Court Upholds Constitutionality of CCI's 'Confidentiality Regulations'(13.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has rejected ‘constitutionality’ challenge against Regulation 35 and proviso to Regulation 37(1) of Competition Commission of India (.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Confidentiality Regulations, Competition Commission of India

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Madras High Court Orders Status Quo on Service Conditions of Migrant Bank Employees(13.04.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered status quo on service conditions linked to terminal benefits, pension and seniority of migrant employees of five banks w.....

Tags : Madras High Court , State Bank of India

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Delhi HC: Why Should Speaker of Legislative Assembly Fight For Secretary(13.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Speaker Ram Niwas Goel whether Legislative Assembly would collapse in absence of the its present Secretary PK Suryadevara, .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Legislative Assembly, All India Radio

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RBI Revises Norms For Action Against Weak Banks(14.04.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has tightened rules that trigger regulatory action on lenders when they fall short of capital or exceed bad loan limits.

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Weak Banks

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Delhi High Court Seeks Medical Record of Accident Victim Forcibly Discharged From Hospital(20.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed All India Institute of Medical Science to furnish medical records of 18-year-old accident victim, Sunil, whose sister ha.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, All India Institute of Medical Science

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Bombay HC Upholds Divorce on Grounds of Cruelty, Says 'False Complaint U/S 498A Amounts to Cruelty'(24.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld order of a Family Court dissolving a marriage between a couple who had been married since 1987, on grounds that act of th.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, 498A, Indian Penal Code, Cruelty, Divorce

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MCI to Medical Practitioners: Say 'No' to Brand Name Drugs, Say 'Yes' to Generic Drugs(24.04.2017)

Medical Council of India (MCI), while asking all registered Medical Practitioners to ensure that they prescribe drugs with generic names only, has war.....

Tags : Medical Council of India, Generic Drugs

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Supreme Court Notices Army, Centre Over Plea to Review Sahayak System(25.04.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notices to Indian Army and Centre on a plea seeking a review of Sahayak system and its alleged misuse.

Tags : Supreme Court, Sahayak System, Indian Army

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Bombay High Court: Complainant Can’t Pick & Choose Accused As Per Convenience(25.04.2017)

Bombay High Court while refusing to quash an FIR registered u/s 420, 406, 467, 471 and 34 of IPC, has held that complainant cannot pick and choose an .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Indian Penal Code, Accused

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Bombay HC to Law Colleges: Complete Admission Process Without BCI's Consent, Approval(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed completion of admission process to law colleges for this academic year within stipulated time without Bar Council of In.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Bar Council of India, Law Admission

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Justice Karnan Orders Bans on Foreign Travel of CJI & Seven Supreme Court Judges(01.05.2017)

Calcutta High Court Judge Justice C S Karnan has directed “Air Control Authority, New Delhi,” not to permit Chief Justice of India J S Khekar and seve.....

Tags : Justice C S Karnan, Chief Justice of India

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RBI: Banks Cannot Refuse to Accept Scribbled, Coloured, Faded Bank Notes(01.05.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has clarified by its notification dated 25th April 2017 that bank branches cannot refuse to accept scribbled/coloured/fade.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Scribbled, Coloured, Faded Bank Notes

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#Breaking on Nirbhaya Case: SC Upholds Capital Punishment for Convicts in 2012 Delhi Gang Rape Case(05.05.2017)

Supreme Court of India has upheld Death penalty of all four convicts in December 16, 2012 gang rape and murder.

Tags : Supreme Court of India , Nirbhaya Case

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Supreme Court Cuts Competition Commission's Penal Powers(09.05.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld an order by Competition Appellate Tribunal (Compat) that penalties imposed by Competition Commission of India (CCI) on compan.....

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SC Awards 6 Months Jail Term to J. Karnan For Contempt, Prohibits Media Reporting of His Statements(09.05.2017)

Supreme Court has held Calcutta HC Judge CS Karnan guilty of Contempt of Court and sentenced him to six months in jail and asserted that its order nee.....

Tags : Justice C S Karnan, Chief Justice of India

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CCI Orders Probe Against Telecom Giants for 'Cartelisation'(12.05.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a probe of telecom majors, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, for allegedly trying to .....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India, Idea Cellular, Jio

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Calcutta HC: Larger Bench to Decide Upon Power to Settle Dispute Between Consumer, Tele Company(18.05.2017)

Calcutta High Court has directed the formation of a larger Bench to decide whether a dispute between a consumer and a private basic or cellular teleph.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Indian Telegraph Act

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Delhi High Court Says 'No' to Audit of India Against Corruption Accounts(18.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea seeking an audit of accounts of India Against Corruption (IAC), an anti-corruption movement spearheaded by Anna .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, India Against Corruption

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International Court of Justice: Pak Must Ensure Jadav is Not Executed(18.05.2017)

International Court of Justice at Hague stays execution of Kulbhushan Yadav. Says, "India has right to consular access".

Tags : International Court of Justice, Kulbhushan Jadhav, India, Pakistan

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Supreme Court Puts on Hold Grant of Rs.55.5 Lakh Compensation to Injured Air Warrior(24.05.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed award by Delhi High Court of Rs.55.5 lakh to a Wing Commander in Indian Air Force, who sued Ministry of Defence and Hindustan.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Indian Air Force

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Acquits Man 10 Years After His Death(25.05.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has acquitted a deceased person from charges under sections 294 and 506 II of IPC due to lack of evidence.

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Indian Penal Code, Acquittal

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LCI 268th Report on Bail Provisions: Reduce Incarceration Period for Unconvicted Undertrials(25.05.2017)

Law Commission of India in its 268th report related to bail system, made significant suggestions to change bail provisions keeping in mind that poor p.....

Tags : Law Commission of India, bail provisions, 268th report

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Islamabad High Court Allows Indian Girl 'Forced to Marry at Gun Point' to Return Home(25.05.2017)

Islamabad High Court has allowed Indian national Uzma, who has accused her Pakistani husband of marrying her at gunpoint, to return to India and has a.....

Tags : Islamabad High Court, Indian national, Uzma

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TRAI Says 'No' to Discriminatory Tariffs to Subscribers in Same Class(26.05.2017)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has directed operators not to provide discriminatory tariffs to subscribers in same class.

Tags : Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Discriminatory Tariff

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CCI Approves Tata acquisition of Docomo Stake in Tata Teleservices(26.05.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Tatas’ purchase of 21.63% stake in group firm Tata Teleservices from Japan’s NTT Docomo, taking lon.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Docomo

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Government Tweaks Startup Definition, Allows SIAP Benefit to Business Not Older Than 7 Years(26.05.2017)

Government has introduced minor changes to the startup definition, saying a business not older than seven years will now qualify for benefits under St.....

Tags : Startup India Action Plan, startup

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Supreme Court to Punjab Government: Reconsider Rural Medical Officers Incentive(26.05.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Punjab Government to reconsider incentive to be given to Rural Medical Officers afresh by keeping in mind the objective wit.....

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Supreme Court to Punjab: Reconsider Incentive to be Given to Rural Medical Officers(29.05.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Punjab Government to reconsider incentive to be given to Rural Medical Officers afresh by keeping in mind objective with wh.....

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Kerala HC: AIIMS Dress Code Prohibiting Headgear, Scarf For MBBS Entrance Test Unconstitutional(29.05.2017)

Kerala High Court has allowed challenge to dress code prescribed by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for MBBS entrance examination.

Tags : Kerala High Court, All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Dress Code

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IRDA Specifies Procedure to be Followed to Deal with Resignation of ISPs of IMFs(29.05.2017)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has issued procedure to be followed to deal with resignation of ISPs of IMFs which says that s.....

Tags : Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, Insurance Sales Persons (ISPs), Insurance Marketing Firms (IMFs)

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RBI Issues Norms for Partial Credit Enhancement to Corporate Bonds(29.05.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has issued norms for Partial Credit Enhancement to Corporate Bonds making it mandatory for corporate bonds to have rating by a m.....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Partial Credit Enhancement

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RBI Revises Guidelines on Rationalization of Branch Authorization Policy(29.05.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has liberalised Branch Authorization Policy and has also widened role of bank boards, making them responsible for complyin.....

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Madras High Court Restrains AAI From Taking Up Construction Work in Coimbatore(30.05.2017)

Madras High Court has restrained Airports Authority of India (AAI) from proceeding with any construction work on more than 100 acres of land acquired .....

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Government Notifies Merger of COMPAT with NCLAT(30.05.2017)

Government of India (GoI) has notified May 26, 2017 as the day on which appeals that were previously being heard by Competition Appellate Tribunal (CO.....

Tags : Government of India, Competition Appellate Tribunal, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal

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RBI Maintains Status Quo, Keeps REPO Rate Unchanged at 6.25%(07.06.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has held on to policy rate at 6.25 percent in its monetary policy review on June 7, 2017, the second bi-monthly review for.....

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CCI: Reliance Jio’s Free Services Not Anti-Competitive(12.06.2017)

Competition Commission of India has rejected telecom major, Bharti Airtel’s predatory pricing complaint against Reliance Jio and Reliance Industries L.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Anti-Competitive, Jio

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CIC Directs RBI To Appoint Nodal CPIO(14.06.2017)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Reserve Bank of India to appoint a Nodal Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), in addition to c.....

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Govt Notifies New Exemptions to Private Ltd Companies(15.06.2017)

Govt has notified exemption to Pvt Ltd Companies which says that exceptions, modifications and adaptations provided in it shall be applicable to a com.....

Tags : Government of India, Companies Act, 2013

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SEBI Tightens Disclosure Norms, Imposes Hefty Penalty for Non-compliance(16.06.2017)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has tightened compliance norms by levying hefty penalty of up to Rs. 1 crore and provision to prosecute .....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India, disclosure norms

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Supreme Court: Women Sacrificing Love for Parents Common in India(19.06.2017)

Supreme Court, while setting aside conviction & life sentence of a man who had survived a pact with a woman to commit suicide immediately after secret.....

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IBBI Notifies Inspection And Investigation Regulations(19.06.2017)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has notified Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Inspection and Investigation) Regulations, 2017 which .....

Tags : Inspection And Investigation Regulations, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India

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Insolvency And Bankruptcy Board Notifies Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process(19.06.2017)

IBBI has notified IBBI (Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2017 which provide process from initiation of ins.....

Tags : Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, Fast Track, Insolvency Resolution Process

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CCI Slaps Rs 87 Crore Fine on Hyundai for Unfair Discount Curbs(20.06.2017)

Competition Commission of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 87 crore on Hyundai Motor India for unfair business practices with respect to providing di.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Unfair Discount Curbs

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SC Rejects Justice (Retd.) CS Karnan’s Bail Plea(22.06.2017)

Supreme Court of India has rejected former Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan’s application for bail and suspension of sentence.

Tags : Supreme Court of India, Justice CS Karnan

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RBI Widens Scope of Ombudsman Scheme, Mobile And Electronic Banking Brought Under Purview(26.06.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has widened scope of its Banking Ombudsman Scheme 2006, to include inter alia deficiencies arising out of sale of insurance/ mut.....

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Arthur Road Jail, Sanjay Dutt's Former Prison, May House Vijay Mallya Too(29.11.2017)

Arthur Road Jail, Sanjay Dutt's Former Prison, May House Vijay Mallya Too

Tags : The Westminster Magistrates' Court had earlier this month rejected India’s extradition request for a UK-based alleged bookie, on the grounds that his human rights would be violated in Delhi’s notoriously overcrowded Tihar Jail.

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Supreme Court to Hear Fresh Plea to Stall Release of Padmavati Outside India(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court to Hear Fresh Plea to Stall Release of Padmavati Outside India

Tags : Sharma alleged that grave damage will be done to social harmony if the movie is allowed to be released outside India.

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CCI Imposes Rs 52.24 Crore Penalty on BCCI(30.11.2017)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 52.24 crore on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for abuse of its do.....

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RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged at 6%, Raises Inflation Forecast for Next Two Quarters(06.12.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept repo rate unchanged at 6 percent. The inflation forecast for the next two quarters has been increased from 4.2 - .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Bill, 2017(28.12.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed a bill that provides for establishing Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) in Andhra Pradesh to impart high quality .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Indian Forest Bill, Excludes 'Bamboo' from 'Tree' Category(28.12.2017)

Rajya Sabha has passed Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which excludes bamboo from the definition of "tree".

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President Gives Assent to Law to Protect Unauthorised Colonies, Slums in Delhi(02.01.2018)

The President of India has given assent to Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017 which gives more autonomy to these institutes in their functioni.....

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CCI Fines Gujarat Chemist Association for Limiting Medicine Supply(08.01.2018)

Competition Commission of India has fined the Chemists and Druggists Association of Baroda and Federation of Gujarat State Chemists and Druggists Asso.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Chemist

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[READ LETTER] Four Supreme Court Judges Release Letter Detailing Complaint over Judicial Procedure(12.01.2018)

In an unprecedented move, four senior Supreme Court judges called a press conference to express their displeasure with the Chief Justice of India (CJI.....

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President Gives Node to IBC Amendment Act(22.01.2018)

President of India has given nod to amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code that aims to keep defaulting promoters out of the resolution proc.....

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CCI Rejects Complaint Against Coal India(07.02.2018)

Competition Commission of India has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices against state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) with regard to sale of.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Coal India

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RBI Notifies Levy of Penal Interest on Banks for Delayed Reporting of Transactions(12.02.2018)

Reserve Bank of India has issued a notification regarding levy of penal interest on the Banks for delayed reporting of transactions.

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RBI Withdraws CDR, SDR, S4A, JLF Schemes to Restructure Bad Loans(13.02.2018)

Reserve Bank of India has scrapped Corporate Debt Restructuring, Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets, Strategic Debt Restructuring, & Flexible .....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Insolvency

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RBI Withdraws CDR, SDR, S4A, JLF Schemes to Restructure Bad Loans(13.02.2018)

Reserve Bank of India has scrapped Corporate Debt Restructuring, Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets, Strategic Debt Restructuring, & Flexible .....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Insolvency

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Bombay High Court: INC Cannot Grant Recognition to Institutes Imparting Nursing Training in a State(27.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Indian Nursing Council (INC) has no authority to grant recognition to institutes imparting nursing training in a state.....

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Delhi HC Slams MCI’s Ethics Committee For Debarring Cardiology Professor Without Proper Probe(31.10.2017)

Delhi High Court has slammed the Ethics Committee of Medical Council of India (MCI) for debarring a Professor of Cardiology from undertaking any post .....

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LCI 273rd Report: Law Panel Moots Life Term for Torture(31.10.2017)

Law Commission of India in it’s 273rd Report recommended the implementation of ‘United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and.....

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Delhi High Court Sets Aside AIFF Elections(01.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has set aside election of Praful Patel as All India Football Federation (AIFF) president while ordering fresh elections within five m.....

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CCI Finds All-Kerala Chemist & Druggist Association Guilty Of Anti-Competitive Practices(03.11.2017)

Competition Commission of India has held the All Kerala Chemist and Druggist Association (AKCDA) and its district units in Thrissur and Kasaragod to b.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Anti-Competitive Practices

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CCI Finds All-India Film Employees Confederation, Affiliates Guilty of Anti-Competitive Practices(03.11.2017)

Competition Commission of India has held All-India Film Employees Confederation (AIFEC), Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) & its affi.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Anti-Competitive Practices

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SC Issues Notice to Air India for Denying Job to Transgender(07.11.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Air India and the Civil Aviation Ministry on a petition by a transgender who said she was denied a cabin crew job b.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Air India, Transgender, Civil Aviation Ministry

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Delhi HC Quashes Praful Patel’s Appointment as President of All India Football Federation(07.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has set aside the election of the office-bearers of the All India Football Federation, including its President Mr. Praful Patel, whil.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, All India Football Federation, Mr. Praful Patel, S.Y. Quraishi

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IRDAI: Link All Your Insurance Policies to Aadhaar and PAN(09.11.2017)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has directed and made it mandatory for companies to link Aadhaar and PAN with every in.....

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Supreme Court: Cases for Early Hearing Can Only Be Listed Before Chief Justice(13.11.2017)

Supreme Court’s registry has issued an administrative order saying that lawyers can only ask the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to list their cases for .....

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RBI Notifies P2P Lending Platforms as NBFCs(21.09.2017)

Reserve Bank of India has notified that Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending platforms will fall under the ambit of a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC).

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Non-Banking Financial Company

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RBI Amends Investment, Trading Rules for Banks(26.09.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has barred banks from investing in category III Alternative Investment Funds, specified norms for their participation in c.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice to Centre on Petition for Making Rape Provisions Gender-Neutral(28.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Centre on a Petition challenging the Constitutional validity of Sections 375 and 376 of the Indian Penal Cod.....

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Competition Commission of India Fines Aditya Birla Group Firm Grasim for Bid Rigging(06.10.2017)

Competition Commission of India has imposed fines totalling Rs 6.27 crore on Aditya Birla group firm Grasim Industries and two others for bid rigging .....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Bid Rigging, Aditya Birla Group

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Relaxes Norms for Information Utilities(06.10.2017)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India has relaxed norms for information utilities, paving way for Indian companies listed on the stock exchanges to.....

Tags : Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, Information Utilities

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Supreme Court to Maharashtra DGP: Hand Over Amby Valley Project to Official Liquidator(13.10.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Maharashtra DGP to hand over Sahara’s flagship project Amby Valley to Bombay High Court official liquidator for auction after .....

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AP High Court Fixes Remuneration of Hyderabad Cricket Association CoA at Rs. 1 Lakh Per Day(17.10.2017)

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Court has agreed to a proposal submitted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Hyderabad Cricket Associat.....

Tags : Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Court, Hyderabad Cricket Association, Board of Control for Cricket in India

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#Sahara Case: Supreme Court Says 'No' to Stay Auction of Aamby Valley(11.08.2017)

Supreme Court has declined to stay auction of Sahara's properties despite the group claiming to have sold its two New York hotels and that it would ge.....

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Govt Exempts Bonds of Indian Railway Finance Corporation from Income Tax(14.08.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified that Bonds of Indian Railway Finance Corporation will be exempted from Income Tax under section 54EC.....

Tags : Bonds, Indian Railway

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Supreme Court Directs NGO to File Short Submissions Over Irregularities in Aircraft Purchase(22.08.2017)

Supreme Court has asked an NGO, which has alleged "serious irregularities" in purchase or hiring of 111 aircraft for Air India in 2005-06, to give sho.....

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Indian Patent Office Grants Pfizer Patent for Pneumonia Vaccine(23.08.2017)

India’s Patent Office has granted US pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. a patent for its pneumonia vaccine Prevnar 13, despite opposition from the hea.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Plea Against Justice Misra For Non-Prosecution(28.08.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed a petition mentioned before it for urgent hearing seeking a declaration that Justice Dipak Misra be disqualified from bein.....

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Justice Dipak Misra Sworn In As 45th Chief Justice Of India(28.08.2017)

Justice Misra was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India at a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind .....

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Supreme Court Refuses E-auction of Media Rights of IPL Matches(29.08.2017)

Supreme Court has said that it was not inclined to change the method for the upcoming auction of media rights for Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Delhi High Court Restores All India Carrom Federation(01.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has empowered All India Carrom Federation (AICF), elected on November 29, 2015, to function and recalled the earlier order that resul.....

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CCI Dismisses Complaint against KAMP Developers(28.06.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made against KAMP Developers with respect to residential .....

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SEBI Eases Norms for Foreign Portfolio Investors(30.06.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed Foreign Portfolio Investors who had issued participatory notes under the erstwhile regulatio.....

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CCI Junks Complaint Against Kanoria Chemicals(01.07.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has junked allegations that Kanoria Chemicals & Industries abused its dominant position by imposing unfair price.....

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RBI Relaxes Rules for ECBs(01.07.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said eased rules for External Commercial Borrowings (ECBs) and said that Indian companies will need to submit for appr.....

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SC Seeks Response from AWBI on Plea to Stop Cruelty to Animals(01.07.2016)

Supreme Court has sought response of Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) on a petition against rising instances of “barbaric cruelty” to animals and .....

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NGT Slams NHAI over Chopping of Trees for Road Widening(24.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for reckless chopping of trees in the name of development of.....

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RBI: SDR Norms Applicable to NBFCs Too(27.05.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that modifications made to Strategic Debt Restructuring (SDR) mechanism by RBI in February this year will now be .....

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Yahoo Books Indian Patent for Invention to Classify Image(27.05.2016)

Yahoo has secured an Indian patent for an invention regarding a method for processing image data for the purpose of classifying the images into either.....

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SEBI’s Directions to Listed Firms on Audit Qualifications(30.05.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has asked all listed companies to disseminate the cumulative impact of all audit qualifications in a sep.....

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Supreme Court: 3 Percent Quota in Promotion for Disabled Must in All Posts(04.07.2016)

Supreme Court while quashing the central government’s earlier orders on restricting reservation for the differently-abled in promotion to Group A and .....

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SC: Common All-India Medical Entrance Test to be Held This Year(28.04.2016)

SC has said that a common all-India medical entrance test will be held this year for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses.

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NGT: Environmental Clearance Must for Railway Projects(07.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has made it mandatory to obtain environmental clearances for Indian Railway projects before any work begins on the groun.....

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RBI Notifies Rates for Small Saving Schemes for Q2(08.07.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified the interest rates for different small savings schemes for the quarter ending September. The interest rates h.....

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RBI Sets Rupee Reference Rate against US Dollar and Euro(08.07.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has fixed reference rate of the rupee at 67.4972 against the US dollar and 74.8274 for the euro.

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LCI 269th Report on Poultry Birds: New Rules to Stop Cruel Practices Against Egg-laying Hens(04.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 269th Report titled 'Transportation and House-keeping of Egg-laying hens (layers) and Broiler Chickens' sugg.....

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LCI 270th Report: Registration of Marriage Should be Made Compulsory(05.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 270th Report titled ‘Compulsory Registration of Marriages’ to Government suggesting compulsory registration .....

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Delhi HC Upholds Eviction Order to Aero Club of India(12.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Aero Club of India, the apex body of all flying clubs in India to be in unauthorised occupation of a land it was granted 30.....

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Supreme Court: Spell Out Stand on Panel Regulating MCI(18.07.2017)

Supreme Court has given Centre until Tuesday to spell out its stand on status of Oversight Committee (OC), constituted by the apex court last year to .....

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Lahore High Court Lifts Ban on Airing of Indian Content on Television(19.07.2017)

Lahore High Court has lifted the ban placed on Indian serials being aired in Pakistan by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA).

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SC Notices RBI, FM Over Plea For Exchange of Old Notes Found in Dead Parents’ Bank Locker(24.07.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notice to RBI and Finance Ministry on a fresh plea seeking permission to deposit Rs 60 lakh in old notes which were lying in .....

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LCI 271st Report: Proposes Setting Up Of National And Regional DNA Data Banks(28.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 271st report titled “Human DNA Profiling – A Draft Bill for the Use and Regulation of DNA Based Technology” .....

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#Timely Payment of Salaries in Pvt Eng Colleges: Supreme Court Asks AICTE to Take a Call(02.08.2017)

Supreme Court has directed All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to decide on issue of regularizing and ensuring timely payment of salarie.....

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#RBI Monetary Policy: Repo Rate, Reverse Repo Cut by 25 bps(02.08.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reduced its repo rate by 25 bps to 6% and the reverse repo rate by 25 bps to 5.75%.

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Delhi High Court: “Rules of Game Cannot be Changed After Game is Over”(04.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has reiterated the settled position of law that selection criteria cannot be changed after admission process is over, while hearing p.....

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Delhi HC Issues Restraining Orders on Bank Strike(12.07.2016)

Delhi HC has issued interim orders restraining staff and officers associations from going on strike against proposed merger of associate banks with St.....

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SEBI Notifies Tight Transfer Norms for P-Notes(14.07.2016)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has notified new norms restricting transfer of Participatory Notes (P-Notes), offshore instruments only .....

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CCI Junks Complaint against Coal India, CIMFR(15.07.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected allegations of unfair business ways against Coal India and CIMFR pertaining to a global tender for .....

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Lok Sabha Passes Bills to Replace NEET Ordinances(20.07.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill and The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, which seek to amend The Indian Medical Council Act.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Fines 21 Entities for Fraudulent Trading(28.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has slapped a total fine of Rs 1.89 Crores on 21 entities for executing fraudulent trading in Sarang Chemicals .....

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SEBI Prescribes Higher Margins for Trades in Agricultural and Non- Agricultural Commodities(28.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has prescribed higher margins for future trade in agricultural and non- agricultural commodities to address the.....

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SEBI Prescribes Higher Margins for Trades in Agricultural and Non- Agricultural Commodities(28.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has prescribed higher margins for future trade in agricultural and non- agricultural commodities to address the.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Probes Rakesh Jhunjhunwala for Alleged Insider Trading(28.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has directed a probe into Rakesh Jhunjhunwala for alleged insider trading in the shares of Aptech Limited.

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Unveils New FPI Registration Application(05.02.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has come out with a common application form for registration of foreign portfolio investors, to enhance operati.....

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CCI Approves Proposed Combination Between Yum Restaurants and Devyani International Limited(05.02.2020)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposed combination between Yum Restaurants (India) Private Limited and Devyani International .....

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ITAT, Bangalore: Capital Gain Deduction Allowable for House Purchased Outside India(05.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has allowed a claim of deduction under Section 54/54F of the Income Tax Act, 1961 on a house purchased.....

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SEBI Issues Notice to National Stock Exchange over Chief Operating Officer Pick(12.02.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has issued show-cause notices to the National Stock Exchange over the appointment and promotion of Anand Subram.....

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AAR, Maharashtra: 18% GST Applicable on Transformers Supplied to Indian Railways(12.02.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Maharashtra has held that the ‘transformers’ supplied to Indian Railways is covered under HSN ‘8504’ and Sr. No. 3.....

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SEBI Asks National Stock Exchange to Divest Entire Stake in Computer Age Management Services Ltd.(13.02.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has asked the National Stock Exchange of India to divest its 37% stake in the Computer Age Management Services .....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Asks CARE Board to Remove Chairman Mainak(13.02.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has asked the board of rating agency CARE Ratings to remove chairman S B Mainak after a forensic report said th.....

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SEBI Introduces System to Detect Misuse of Client Securities by Brokers(14.02.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has introduced a system to monitor and detect misuse of client securities by stockbrokers in the wake of Karvy .....

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Calcutta High Court Asks Reserve Bank of India to Act Against Bank of Baroda(17.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the Reserve Bank of India to consider “appropriate steps” against the Bank of Baroda, including cancelling its banking l.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Puts Curbs on Financial Advisers to Prevent Mis-selling(18.02.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has barred investment advisers from simultaneously selling financial products and advisory services, and capped.....

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ITAT, Delhi: License Fee Paid to Indian Railway Allowable as Depreciation(18.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that depreciation under section 32 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 is allowable in respect of the amo.....

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Supreme Court Orders Removal of Overhead Power Transmission Lines to Save Bustards(19.02.2020)

Supreme Court has said that the overhead power transmission lines in the Desert National Park in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district and surrounding areas .....

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Securities Appellate Tribunal Grants Securities and Exchange Board of India time in CG Power Case(19.02.2020)

Securities Appellate Tribunal has granted Securities and Exchange Board of India time till 10th March, 2020 to pass the final order in the matter rela.....

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Fines Nine Firms Over Fraudulent Trading in Turbotech(19.02.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has imposed a total fine of Rs. 59 Lakhs on nine firms for indulging in fraudulent trading in the scrip of Turb.....

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ITAT, Bangalore Extends Stay Period for Google India Due to Delay in Disposal of Appeal(19.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has granted an extension of stay period to Google India citing a reason for the delay in non-disposal .....

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Reserve Bank of India Approves Kotak Mahindra’s Proposal to Trim Stake of Promoters(20.02.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has given final approval to Kotak Mahindra Bank’s proposal on reducing promoters’ stakes and capping their voting rights.

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Securities and Exchange Board of India Gives Burger King Go-Ahead to Float IPO(29.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has approved Burger King India’s proposal to float an initial public order.

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice to Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Delhi(29.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notices on a plea challenging the levy of exorbitant enrollment and other fees by the Bar Council of Delhi and the Bar Cou.....

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Reserve Bank of India Penalizes HDFC Bank Rs 1 Crore for Failing Know Your Customer Norms(30.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 Crore on Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) Bank for failing to comply with the Centra.....

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Reserve Bank of India Allows Kotak Bank to Retain 26% Promoter Stake(31.01.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has allowed Kotak Mahindra Bank’s founder Uday Kotak to retain 26 % promoter stake in a dispute over the bank’s promoter shareho.....

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IRDAI Fines ICICI Lombard Company and Tata AIG Company Rs 1 Crore Each(31.01.2020)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has fined ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company and Tata Group and American International Gr.....

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Reserve Bank of India Extends Deadline to Opt for Oversight Cadre(03.02.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has extended the cut-off date for its officers to opt for the specialized supervisory and regulatory cadre till July 31.

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Statute

LS passes common medical and dental entrance examination Bills(19.07.2016)

The Lok Sabha passed the Dentists (Amendment) Bill 2016 .....

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Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015(06.08.2015)

The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 6 August, 2015. The Bill provides for the creation of a national body, th.....

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Top Story

U.S. House of Representatives passes NDA Act, 2018 for improving defence ties with India(15.07.2017)

The United States House of Representatives has passed National Defence Authorization Act, 2018 for providing defence co-operation with India. The NDDA.....

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Patent application pendency numbers(25.04.2016)

Patent Offices in four Indian metros released numbers on application pendency in the country. Awaiting examination and disposal are a total of 2,37,67.....

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Pakistan Breached Vienna Convention on Consular Access Rules ICJ(17.07.2019)

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, on 17th July, 2019, rendered its Judgment in the Jadhav .....

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Central Government Notifies National Startup Advisory Council(21.01.2020)

The Central Government has notified the structure of the National Startup Advisory Council. The Council will advise the Government on measures needed .....

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Others

PF Settlement Made Quicker(11.08.2015)

The Government of India has granted authorization to market transportation fuels, namely, MS, HSD and ATF to the new entrants including the private s.....

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Blast from the Past

Taking the discrimination out with the guesswork(28.08.1981)

Courts nowadays usually work off a simple formula when faced with differing terms and conditions for appointment and retirement of men and women for t.....

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India’s love affair with speed mountains(01.01.1988)

Creaking springs, broken track rods, bent camber and toe fittings and your ruined back. Indian ‘speed mountains’ - officially called speed breakers - .....

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