17 February 2020

Search Results for Tag : Interest


Constitutionality of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 upheld(16.09.2015)

The Bombay High Court summarised its position on the constitutionality and vires of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 as thus: “…if preventing f.....

Tags : Food safety, constitutionality, public interest


Petition against appointment of additional nature guides at Ranthambore rejected(09.09.2015)

Rajasthan High Court dismissed a petition by nature guides at Ranthambore National park against the appointment of additional guides. Noting that the .....

Tags : Ranthambore, nature guide, vested interest


Contract must explicitly bar pendente lite interest to prevent arbitral award(16.03.2016)

An Arbitrator cannot award interest pendente lite if the same is barred expressly by contract. The Supreme Court distinguished an explicit contractual.....

Tags : Arbitration, interest, award, pendente lite


MACT award not classifiable as “income”(02.06.2016)

Compensation awarded by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, and interest accruing therefrom, are not subject to TDS (tax-deducted-at-source) and the s.....

Tags : mact, compensation, interest, tds, welfare


Disclosure of bank’s business dissuades “window-dressing”, in public interest(28.06.2016)

“Any action that results in dissuading commercial entities from indulging in practices such as window-dressing would be in larger public interest”, th.....

Tags : rti, exemption, bank, business mix, public interest


Arbitration tribunal empowered to recall order ‘in the interest of justice’(08.07.2016)

An arbitration tribunal can exercise its inherent powers to “secure the ends of justice”, the Chhattisdarh High Court said, allowing claims that the t.....

Tags : chhattisgarh, arbitration, order, recall, interest of justice


Interest and penalty not imposable where credit wrongly availed, reversed prior to utilization(08.08.2016)

Issue involved was relating to liability to pay interest on cenvat credit availed by Appellant but not utilized and reversed subsequently. In present .....

Tags : Cenvat credit, Interest, Liability


Interest would be payable from date on which CENVAT credit is wrongly taken or utilized(03.11.2016)

Appellant is engaged in manufacture of electronic connector harness and other IT products availed CENVAT credit of duty paid on inputs and capital goo.....

Tags : CENVAT credit, Interest, Levy


Pension and gratuity are valuable rights and any culpable delay in disbursement thereof must be visited with penalty of payment of interest(15.11.2016)

Respondent was Assistant Store Superintendent with Irrigation Department of State of Uttar Pradesh. He stood retired on 30th June, 2009 on attaining a.....

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Person holding premises gratuitously or as caretaker or servant would not acquire any interest in property even by long possession(06.01.2017)

Instant appeal challenges judgment passed by High Court of Bombay setting aside Order passed by Bombay City Civil Court. Said Notice of Motion was dis.....

Tags : Property, Possession, Caretaker, Interest


Assessing Officer can impose penalty for default in making payment of tax, but same shall not exceed amount of tax in arrears(01.07.2017)

In the present case, Income Tax Return of Respondent-Assessee was processed under Section 143(1) of Income Tax Act, 1961, demand was raised and penalt.....

Tags : Arrears, Tax, Interest, Inclusion


When there has been devolution of interest during pendency of suit, suit may, by leave of Court, be continued by or against persons upon whom such interest has devolved(10.07.2017)

By present application, challenge is made to order passed by District Judge, whereby appellate Court rejected application of Petitioner under Order XX.....

Tags : Interest, Devolution, Substitution, Entitlement


Intervention of the Court is envisaged only in few circumstances like fraud or bias by the Arbitrators or violation of natural justice(03.10.2017)

The Appellant, in present appeals, has challenged the legality and correctness of the judgment and order passed by High Court of Calcutta. Appellant s.....

Tags : Dispute, Arbitrability, Award, Interest


For erroneous credit availed, even if, not utilized, interest could be applicable for the normal period of limitation(19.01.2018)

In the facts of present case, the Appellant had wrongly taken excess credit of Rs. 9,97,32,292 during the period September 2008 to January 2009 on imp.....

Tags : Excess credit, Interest, Payment


Bank cannot refuse any payment which is made by a loanee of outstanding amount(19.06.2018)

The appeal has been preferred against the order passed by the learned single Judge, who has exonerated the private Respondent from making further paym.....

Tags : Outstanding dues, Interest, Payment


Mere taking of cenvat credit in book of account would not entail interest and penalty unless same is drawn from account of the government by way of refund or utilisation against duty dues(23.01.2019)

Appellant manufactures bright bar of stainless steel, and mild steel and mild steel wire. It has registered under the Central Excise Act. It availed c.....

Tags : Duty demand, Interest, Penalty


Insurer is liable to pay interest in case of delay beyond the timeline prescribed in Regulation(04.04.2019)

Present Petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, seeks a writ of mandamus to Respondent No. 1- Life Insurance Corporation of India (LI.....

Tags : LIC Policy, Payment, Delay, Interest


Authorities are entitled to claim exemption when disclosure of information risks possibility of its misuse(15.05.2019)

In facts of the present case, the Appellant filed an application under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) before the Central Public Informat.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Public interest


Department can re-open proceedings after issuance of discharge certificate only when there is substantial and conscious mis-declaration(21.10.2019)

The brief facts of the case are that, the Respondents filed VCES declaration under Section 107 of the Finance Act, 2013 as amended. They paid service .....

Tags : Demand, Interest, Deletion, Legality


If amount is not voluntarily paid by assessee and later on case is decided in his favour, then he is entitled to interest from date of deposits made by assessee(18.11.2019)

The present appeal is directed against the impugned order passed by the Commissioner (Appeals) whereby the Commissioner (Appeals) has allowed the inte.....

Tags : Interest, Entitlement, Date


Interest alone cannot be construed as operational debt(11.02.2020)

Present appeal emanates from the order passed by the Adjudicating Authority on the application filed under Section 9 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy .....

Tags : Delayed payment, Interest, Operational Debt


Notifications & Circulars

Recovery of Interest on delayed remittance of Government Receipts into Government Account(26.09.2019)

In Circular DGBA.GAD.No.H-4831/42.01.011/2012-13 dated February 13, 2013 wherein, in order to bring uniformity in the procedure of reporting both cent.....

Tags : Government Receipts, Recovery, Interest


Amendments approved in interest subvention scheme for MSMEs(16.12.2019)

Changes set to give Fillip to the MSME Sector

The Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Road Transport & Highways, Shri.....

Tags : Amendments, Interest subvention


RBI announces rate of interest on Floating Rate Bonds, 2020(20.06.2019)

The rate of interest on the Floating Rate Bonds, 2020 (FRB 2020) applicable for the half year June 21, 2019 to December 20, 2019 shall be 6.13% per an.....

Tags : Interest rates, Rate Bonds, Announcement


Amendment in notification No. 50/2017-Customs, dated the 30th June, 2017(26.02.2019)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and sub-section (12) of section 3 of the Cu.....

Tags : Amendment, Notification, Public interest


Interest rate of deposits made under the Special Deposit Scheme for Non-Government Provident, Superannuation and Gratuity Funds(03.04.2019)

It is hereby notified that the deposits made under the Special Deposit Scheme for Non-Government Provident, Superannuation and Gratuity Funds, announc.....

Tags : Deposits, Interest rate, Scheme


Central Government rescinds Notification No. 8/2017-Union Territory Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017 MANU/GSUT/0014/2017 under Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017(29.01.2019)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 8 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017), the Central .....

Tags : Notification, Rescission, Public interest


Exemption to Interest Income on Specified Off-shore Rupee Denominated Bonds(17.09.2018)

Interest payable by an Indian company or a business trust to a non-resident, including a foreign company, in respect of rupee denominated bond issued .....

Tags : Interest Income, Denominated Bonds Exemption


Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit(29.11.2018)

1. Please refer to the operational instructions for the captioned scheme contained in RBI circular on Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shi.....

Tags : Equalisation Scheme, Interest, Shipment, Export Credit


Telecom Regulatroy Authrority of India "Trai Conducts Consumer Outreach Programme"(12.02.2018)

One of the important objectives of TRAI is to create awareness and safeguard consumer interests. Towards this objective, TRAI organizes consumer outre.....

Tags : Programme, Awareness, Consumer interest


Separate limit of Interest Rate Futures (IRFs) for Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs)(08.03.2018)

1. Reserve Bank of India, in its Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies, released on August 02, 2017, proposed to allocate a separate limi.....

Tags : Interest Rate, FPIs, Separate limit


"TRAI conducts "Consumer Outreach Programme (COP)" on 27.04.2018 at Gurgaon, Haryana(02.05.2018)

One of important objectives of TRAI is to safeguard consumer interests and create consumer awareness. Towards this objective, TRAI organizes consumer .....

Tags : Consumer outreach, Programmes, Workshops, Consumer interests


Banking Regulation Act, 1949 - Section 26A Depositor Education and Awareness Fund Scheme, 2014 - Operational Guidelines - Payment of Interest(07.06.2018)

Please refer to the circular DBOD.No.DEA Fund Cell.BC.126/30.01.002/2013-14 dated June 26, 2014 on the captioned subject, wherein Reserve Bank had spe.....

Tags : Interest Rate, Payment, Operational Guidelines


Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes(11.01.2018)

1. Please refer to our circular DGBA.GBD.954/15.02.005/2017-18 dated October 12, 2017 on the above subject. The Government of India, had vide their Of.....

Tags : Interest, Rates, Schemes


MOU Signed For Providing Centralized Platform for Processing Interest Subsidy to Eligible Beneficiaries under Sep Component of Day-Nulm(09.01.2018)

A Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) has been signed in the presence of Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State(I/C) Ministry of Housing and Urban Af.....

Tags : MOU, signing of, Interest Subsidy


Policy on interest rate on loans for agricultural purposes(01.08.2017)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has deregulated the interest rate on advances sanctioned by Scheduled Commercial Banks and these interest rates are determ.....

Tags : Policy, Interest rate, Loans, Agricultural purposes


Trade Repository for OTC Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Derivatives(21.09.2017)

1. Attention of Authorised Dealer Category - I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to circular no.FMD.MSRG.No.75/02.05.002/2012-13 dated March 13, 2013 o.....

Tags : Trade Repository, Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate


Introduction of Interest Rate Options in India(29.12.2016)

As announced in the fourth bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17, it has been decided to introduce Interest Rate Options in India. The Reserve .....

Tags : Options, Interest rate, Introduction


Cabinet approves Interest Subvention to banks on Short-Term crop loan to farmers(14.06.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Interest Subvention Scheme (ISS) for farmers for the year 2017-18......

Tags : Approval, Interest Subvention, Banks


Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes(09.02.2017)

Please refer to circular DGBA.GAD.881/15.02.005/2016-17 dated October 13, 2016 on the above subject. The Government of India, had vide their Office Me.....

Tags : Saving schemes, Interest rates


Position Limits for Hedgers(19.08.2016)

1. As per Section 131(4) of Finance Act, 2015 all rules, directions, guidelines, instructions, circulars, or any like instruments, made by the erstwhi.....

Tags : Invester’s interest, Protection, Hedgers, Limits


Restrictions on Promoters and Whole-Time Directors of Compulsorily Delisted Companies Pending Fulfillment of Exit Offers to the Shareholders(07.09.2016)

In terms of section 21A of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (SCR Act) read with rule 21 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules,.....

Tags : Restrictions, Promoters, Delisted Companies, Investors interest, Protection


Interest Free Loans to IIT Students(04.08.2016)

Interest subvention on the education loans to be provided, for all students admitted for undergraduate and the 5-year integrated degree programmes in .....

Tags : Loans, Interest Free, IIT students


Interest income to be included in tax return(01.01.1900)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes notified persons earning interest income that interest credited or received on deposits is taxable unless exempt und.....

Tags : Income tax return, interest income, inclusion


RBI’s first monetary policy statement in 2016(05.04.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India reduced its rate under the liquidity adjustment facility to 6.5 per cent and the cash reserve ratio to 90 per cent – a massi.....

Tags : Rbi, interest rates, liquidity


No Revenue appeals against interest on refund of excess TDS(26.04.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued a notification stating that no appeals are to be filed against interest be claimed by a tax deduct on refund .....

Tags : litigation reduction, tds, refund, interest


CCIL now approved counterparty for electronic IRS transactions(05.05.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India notified the Clearing Corporation of India Ltd. as an approved counterparty for interest rate swap transactions undertaken o.....

Tags : Interest rate swap, ccil, approved counterparty


RBI announces Marginal Cost of Funds Methodology for Interest Rate on Advances(17.12.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has released final g.....

Tags : Interest rates, marginal cost, rbi


RBI seeks Comments on Working Group Report on introducing Interest Rate Options(08.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India released its Re.....

Tags : Rbi, interest rate options, report



EPFO Raises Rate Marginally to 8.8% for FY16(17.02.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has marginally raised interest rate on retirement savings to 8.80% for 2015 -16 from 8.75% last year but.....

Tags : Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, interest rate on retirement savings


Allahabad HC Says Farmers’ Plea Seeking Return of Land Cannot be a PIL(03.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking return of land to farmers from nine villages in Varanasi district on the gro.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Public Interest Litigation


Bombay High Court: Interest of Child is Best Served if Parents Live Together(29.12.2015)

Bombay High Court while hearing a custody matter, has observed that the interest of child would be best served if her parents decide to live together.

Tags : Bombay High Court , Interest of Child


Bombay HC Rejects PIL Seeking New Commission to Probe Gandhi Murder(07.06.2016)

Bombay HC has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking appointment of a Commission of Inquiry to probe afresh the murder of Mahatma Gandhi.....

Tags : Bombay HC, public interest litigation


Rajya Sabha Passes a Bill to Expedite Disposal of Debt Recovery Applications(10.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which amen.....

Tags : Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016, Rajya Sabha


President Gives Assent to Recovery Laws(19.08.2016)

President has given assent to the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act, 2016.

Tags : President, Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act, 2016


Lok Sabha Passes Bill Seeking Expeditious Recovery of Bad Loans by Banks(02.08.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which provid.....

Tags : Lok Sabha, Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016


Supreme Court: "We Do Not Want Politics to Shift to Courts"(02.12.2016)

Supreme Court, while hearing arguments on whether a political party can file and pursue a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), has observed that, "We do .....

Tags : Supreme Court, political party, public Interest Litigation


Allahabad HC Quashes Cabinet’s Move Quashing Interest Payable By Sugar Mill Owners to Farmers(10.03.2017)

Allahabad High Court has quashed a cabinet decision of October whereby interest to tune of Rs 2000 crore, payable by sugar mill owners to sugarcane fa.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Sugar Mill Owners, interest


Supreme Court: Waiver of Interest Can Be Treated As Income Accruing to Assessee(13.04.2017)

Supreme Court has held that to ascertain actual accumulated loses to be set off in hands of assesssee, first adjust income that is accruing to it on a.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Waiver of Interest


SC Upholds State’s Power to Attach Properties of ‘Defaulting’ Financial Establishments(17.05.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld State's power to issue ad interim order u/s 3 of Tamil Nadu Protection of Interests of Depositors Act, 1997, attaching immova.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu Protection of Interests of Depositors Act, 1997


Supreme Court: Relation of Witnesses to Deceased By Marriage Not Sufficient to Reject Testimony(25.05.2017)

Supreme Court has observed that the fact that witness may be related to deceased by marriage, cannot be sufficient reason to classify him as a related.....

Tags : Supreme Court, interested witness


Supreme Court: Judiciary Needs to Lean in Favor of View That Sub-Serves Nation's Economic Interest(19.06.2017)

Supreme Court has stated that even if there is some technical violation by an industry, judiciary needs to lean in favor of particular view which sub-.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Nation's Economic Interest


Supreme Court Slams States’ Casual Stance on Crucial Public Interest Matters(17.01.2017)

Supreme Court has slammed several States for their casual attitude towards crucial public interest matters of public importance like pollution and cle.....

Tags : Supreme Court, public interest matters


#Budget2019: Government Raises TDS Threshold on Interest on Deposits(01.02.2019)

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has announced increase in TDS threshold on interest on post office and bank deposits from Rs. 10,000/- to Rs. 40,0.....

Tags : #Budget2019, Budget 2019, Government Raises TDS Threshold on Interest on Deposits


Arbitral Tribunal can't Award Interest if Agreement Expressly Bars Its Payment: SC(08.02.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that arbitrator cannot award interest on award if the agreement expressly prohibits grant of interest.

Tags : Supreme Court, Arbitral Tribunal can't Award Interest if Agreement Expressly Bars Its Payment


No GST on Interest Free Security Deposit for Lease: AAR(18.04.2019)

Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR), Maharashtra has held that Goods and Services Tax (GST) cannot be levied on interest free security deposit, given .....

Tags : AAR, Interest Free Security Deposit, GST


No GST on Interest Free Security Deposit for Lease: AAR(18.04.2019)

Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR), Maharashtra has held that Goods and Services Tax (GST) cannot be levied on interest free security deposit, given .....

Tags : AAR, GST, Interest Free Security Deposit for Lease


Supreme Court: Chief Judicial Magistrates Competent to Deal With Applications U/s 14 SARFAESI Act(24.09.2019)

In an important ruling, SC has held that a Chief Judicial Magistrate is equally competent to deal with the application moved by the secured creditor u.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, Chief Judicial Magistrate


RBI Policy: Interest Rates Unchanged, GDP Growth Forecast Lowered(06.12.2019)

Reserve Bank of India has released its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-20 in which the Monetary Policy Committee, decided to keep .....

Tags : RBI Policy, Interest Rates


Telangana High Court Makes Lord Venkateswara a Respondent in Public Interest Litigation(21.01.2020)

Telangana High Court has made Lord Venkateswara a Respondent in a Public Interest Litigation which questioned the construction of a temple in a park. .....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Lord Venkateswara, Party in Public Interest Litigation


Punjab and Haryana High Court: GST Tribunal to Deal with Matters Relating to Interest(31.01.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has clarified that Goods and Service Tax Tribunal (GST Tribunal) will handle all disputes regarding interest on GST and .....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, GST Tribunal, Matters on Interest


ITAT, Bangalore: No Disallowance of Interest Expenses on Account of Non-Deduction of TDS(12.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has held that there should be no disallowance of interest expenses on account of non- deduction of Tax.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, No Disallowance of Interest Expenses


Madras HC: Interest Should be Levied on Belated GST Cash Payments but Not on ITC(17.02.2020)

Madras High Court has held that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) could be levied on interest only on the cash component of the tax remitted belatedly .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Interest on GST Cash Payments


Gujarat High Court Stays Recovery of Interest from Delayed Goods and Services Tax Payment(18.02.2020)

Gujarat High Court has stayed the recovery of interest on the delayed Goods and Services Tax payment from taxpayers who have filed their returns in Fo.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Recovery of Interest


International Cases

Right and interest in University of North Pension Fund included not only right and interest in pension fund, but also provident fund(03.12.2019)

The origin of the present dispute lies in the terms of an order of divorce granted as long ago as 6 December 2004, by the North Eastern Divorce Court,.....

Tags : Right, Interest, Pension fund


Spent conviction orders are not made, when public interest is involved(17.04.2019)

The Appellant seeks leave to appeal against penalties imposed upon him following his conviction of road traffic offences. The penalties were imposed b.....

Tags : Public interest, Conviction, Validity


Court shall regard welfare of child as most important consideration in relation to adoption(23.01.2019)

In present case, the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust (Appellant) sought an order pursuant to the Adoption (Northern Ireland) Order, 1987 th.....

Tags : Adoption, Interest, Child


Scheme under which period of imprisonment served in default of payment in full of the amount specified in confiscation order is based on entire amount outstanding, including interest(24.01.2018)

Present case concerns the enforcement of confiscation orders made by the Crown Court upon conviction. As well as various statutory mechanisms for enfo.....

Tags : Confiscation, Interest, Calculation


Doctrine of illegality bows down to public interest(20.07.2016)

A party to a contract “tainted by illegality” is not barred from recovering money paid under the contract from the other party under the law of unjust.....

Tags : uk, doctrine of illegality, public interest, insider information


Top Story

Supreme Court allows Live streaming of Court proceedings(26.09.2018)

In a landmark verdict, Supreme Court declared case proceedings of “constitutional importance having an impact on the public at large would be live str.....

Tags : Proceedings, Live-streaming, Public interest


Interest on delayed GST payment will now be calculated on net tax liability(15.02.2020)

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) released a statement clarifying that, interest payable on delayed payment of GST will be calcul.....

Tags : Tax liability, Interest, Delayed payment



Conflict of interest: CCI members attend Assocham conference(07.08.2015)

Members of the Competition Commission of India participated in a conference organised by parties that have cases pending before the Commission. Held, .....

Tags : competition, conflict of interest


Blast from the Past

Winding a fine line between ‘public interest’ and interest(02.08.2004)

Tobacco advertising occupies a grey area in the debate on moral policing. On the one hand is consumer will and freedom to consume a legal substance, o.....

Tags : Pan masala, public interest, ban, state


Winding a fine line between ‘public interest’ and interest(02.08.2004)

Tobacco advertising occupies a grey area in the debate on moral policing. On the one hand is consumer will and freedom to consume a legal substance, o.....

Tags : Pan masala, public interest, ban, state