11 November 2019


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Bombay High Court: Business Carried on Without Licence is Against Public Policy(04.08.2015)

By dismissing an appeal filed by a cable TV operator, who had provided the service in absence of a licence, claiming 32,000 from a customer, the High.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Section 23 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 - Relaxations in Branch Authorisation Policy.(06.08.2015)

In order to allow banks greater operational freedom, the Reserve Bank of India reviewed instructions regarding merger, closure, shifting, part shiftin.....

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NGT Orders Delhi Police to Frame a “Traffic Policy”(25.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Delhi Police to frame traffic policy to ease the capital’s traffic. It has also instructed Police to hold co.....

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Summary of the Electronic Consultation with the Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy: July 2015(25.08.2015)

A consultation with external Members of the Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy was held electronically between 22 and 28 July, 2015. Taki.....

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Top Story

A heavy price for not charging toll(08.09.2015)

In a case where the State government issued notifications on charging toll on highways contrary to the Concession Agreement with the Petitioner, it wa.....

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Draft National Capital Goods Policy of India(23.10.2015)

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has drafted a National Policy on Capital Goods. Manufacture of capital goods is estimated to accou.....

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Draft National Civil Aviation Policy 2015(31.10.2015)

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has released its ‘Draft National Civil Aviation Policy 2015’. The Policy provides for various regulations and programs .....

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Supreme Court Approves Kerala’s Prohibition on Liquor Policy(29.12.2015)

Supreme Court has approved Kerala's policy to go dry in 10 years. The government of Ommen Chandy introduced a policy last year to become alcohol-free .....

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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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Andhra Pradesh Unveils a New Retail Trade Policy(12.01.2016)

Andhra Pradesh Government has unveiled a new retail trade policy, under which retail enterprises are given greater flexibility in terms of open hours,.....

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Judgments

Lapsed insurance policies remain tradeable and assignable(29.12.2015)

The Supreme Court permitted transfer and assignment of lapsed insurance policies that came into effect prior to 2015. LIC Circulars that prohibited re.....

Tags : Insurance policy, lapse, transfer, registration

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Cabinet Allows Amendments to National Tariff Policy for Differential Power Prices(21.01.2016)

Cabinet has allowed amendments to national tariff policy that provide for differential power prices in a day, allow companies to pass on change in dom.....

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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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Government Sets-Up Tax Policy Research Unit and Tax Policy Council(03.02.2016)

Government has set-up Tax Policy Research Unit and Tax Policy Council to bring consistency, multidisciplinary inputs, and coherence in Tax Policy.

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Tax Policy Research Unit and Tax Policy Council set up(02.02.2016)

The Ministry of Finance has created a Tax Policy Research Unit and Tax Policy Council on the basis of recommendations made by the Tax Administration R.....

Tags : Tax reform, coherent policy, research, analysis

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Tax Policy Research Unit and Tax Policy Council set up(02.02.2016)

The Ministry of Finance has created a Tax Policy Research Unit and Tax Policy Council on the basis of recommendations made by the Tax Administration R.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Army's Policy Of Preferential Promotion(15.02.2016)

SC, while backing Army's policy of preferential promotion to those in combat units, has directed Government to create 141 extra posts of Colonel to ac.....

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Summary of Consultation with on Monetary Policy: January 2016(22.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India released the Summary of its electronic consultation with the Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy. Held from 19 t.....

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Cabinet HELPs enhance oil and gas production in India(10.03.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved the new Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy that aims to boost exploration and production by oil companies in Indi.....

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Bombay HC Seeks State’s Reply on School Bags Policy Implementation(17.03.2016)

Bombay HC has asked State Government to inform the court whether the policy to reduce the weight of school bags has been implemented.

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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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Reliance Jio’s 4G licence saved on ‘commercial realities’(08.04.2016)

The Supreme Court dismissed a petition against the grant of a 4G licence to Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited for being grossly undervalued. The challenge.....

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E-commerce definition introduced in Foreign Trade Policy(11.04.2016)

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry introduced a definition for ‘e-commerce’ in Chapter 9 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020. It is defined as th.....

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Policy on import of dogs(25.05.2016)

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade introduced a policy on the import of dogs under the Indian Tariff Code.

Dogs are no longer permitt.....

Tags : Import policy, dogs, breeding, commercial activity

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Committee on monetary policy sees glass half empty(28.04.2016)

The minutes of the 40th meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee on monetary policy painted a fiscal picture somewhere between bleak and tepid. Its.....

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National Intellectual Rights Policy approved(13.05.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved the National Intellectual Property Rights Policy. The Policy’s Mission Statement states: ‘Stimulate a dynamic, vibrant and .....

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National Capital Goods Policy(25.05.2016)

The National Capital Goods Policy with the objective of .....

Tags : national capital goods policy, export, self reliance

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Monetary Policy: RBI Keeps Key Policy Rates Unchanged(07.06.2016)

RBI has kept key interest rate (repo rate) unchanged at five-year low of 6.50% in its bi-monthly policy review. Consequently, the reverse repo rate wi.....

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Civil Aviation Policy: Trading lower fees for higher taxes?(15.06.2016)

The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the National .....

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New Berthing Policy at major ports from August 2016(20.06.2016)

Tags : Shipping, Berthing policy, dry bulk

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CCI (Competition Assessment of Economic Legislations and Policies) Guidelines 2016(27.06.2016)

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Constitution of Monetary Policy Committee under way(27.06.2016)

The Central government brought in force provisions enabling constitution of the Monetary Policy Committee on 27 June 2016.

The Rules govern.....

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Cabinet approves National Mineral Exploration Policy(29.06.2016)

The Union Cabinet approved the National Mineral Exploration Policy to encourage participation of the private sector.

Under the policy, the.....

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Draft Regional Connectivity Scheme(01.07.2016)

The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the Draft Regional Co.....

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Import policy of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs)/Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs)/drones(27.07.2016)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amend.....

Tags : Policy Condition, Imports, Introduction

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Punjab and Haryana HC Allows Govt. to Go Ahead with Implementation of Teachers’ Transfer Policy(02.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has set a 72-hour deadline for Director, School Education, Haryana, to redress grievances of teachers regarding initial and supp.....

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Import/export policy for Human Biological Samples for commercial purposes: amendment Schedule - 1 (Import Policy) and Schedule - 2 (Export Policy) of ITC (HS), 2012.(04.08.2016)

The Central Government inserts Import Policy for Human Biological Samples for commercial purposes under General Notes 17 to Schedule - 1 (Import Polic.....

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National Civil Aviation Policy to Boost Tourism: Civil Aviation Minister(22.09.2016)

Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, Minister of Civil Aviation has said that the Government has taken a number of initiatives to make tourism affordab.....

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SC Upholds Punjab & Haryana HC Order on Liquor Licensing Policy(28.09.2016)

SC has upheld Punjab and Haryana HC’s order quashing a key element of Punjab Government’s liquor licensing policy allowing each liquor manufacturing c.....

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Hosting of ITU Regional Standardization Forum for Bridging the Standardization Gap (BSG)-Asia and Oceania and Opening of SG3RG AO meeting by TRAI at New Delhi (20th to 23rd September 2016)(23.09.2016)

A week of international meetings focusing on economic and policy issues under the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is being hosted this wee.....

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RBI Releases Fourth Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17(05.10.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17 and cut down Repo Rate by 25 Bps to 6.25%.

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Report of the Internal Working Group (IWG) on Rationalisation of Branch Authorisation Policy(06.10.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India placed on its website, the Report of the Internal Working Group (IWG) on Rationalisation of Branch Authorisation Policy (Cha.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre’s Reply over Change in Aviation Policy(22.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought response from Centre over a challenge brought to its recent aviation policy, which restricts Airports currently operating .....

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Supreme Court Notices Centre Over National Security Policy(28.11.2016)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Centre on a plea by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, seeking framing of a cogent and clear National Security Policy co.....

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Delhi HC: Enough Relaxation to Common Man under Demonetization Policy(29.11.2016)

Delhi High Court appeared to have agreed with Centre that relaxation has been provided to citizens to help them deal with shift to new currency as per.....

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Kerala HC: State Cannot Deny Licence Citing Abkari Policy(29.11.2016)

Kerala HC has said that State Government could not deny beer and wine parlous licence citing its Abkari policy as existing rules confer right to seek .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Opinion over Framing of 'National Yoga Policy'(29.11.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to take a decision within three months on pleas seeking framing of National Yoga Policy and making yoga compulsory for .....

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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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New Licensing Policy for Tobacco(07.12.2016)

Proposal for bringing manufacture of "Other Tobacco Products" such as Khaini, Tobacco blended Pan Masala, Hookah or Gooduku tobacco, Zarda, Bidis and .....

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Kerala HC: Right to Consume Alcohol is a Not Fundamental Right(18.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a challenge against Government’s Liquor Policy, observing that laws prohibiting alcoholic drinks will not fall foul of.....

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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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Supreme Court Moots For National Policy For Mentally Ill(15.02.2017)

Supreme Court has favoured framing of a uniform national policy to deal with those suffering from mental illness and their release from hospitals afte.....

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Supreme Court Asks Centre to Frame Policy For Rehabilitation of Cured Mental Inmates(22.02.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to frame a policy on rehabilitation of mental asylum inmates considered to be cured.

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Terms and Conditions of Policy have to be Strictly Construed to Determine Extent of Liability of Insurer(20.02.2017)

Instant revision petition has been filed against the impugned order passed by Haryana State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in Appeal No. 1192/.....

Tags : Claim, Eligibility, Terms and conditions, Policy

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National Health Policy, 2017 approved by Cabinet Focus on Preventive and Promotive Health Care and Universal access to good quality health care services(16.03.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in its meeting on 15.3.2017, has approved the National Health Policy, 2017 (NHP, 20.....

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Review of implementation of SEZ Policy(20.03.2017)

Ongoing review and reform, as necessary, of Government policy and procedure is inherent to Public Policy. The Government, on the basis of inputs/sugge.....

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Supreme Court Says No to 'Rule of Public Policy' For Avoiding Loan Liability(29.03.2017)

Supreme Court has held that rule of ‘public policy’ cannot be invoked to facilitate a loanee to avoid legal obligation for repayment of a loan.

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SC to Centre: Frame New Media Policy within Six Weeks(30.03.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to frame fresh media briefing policy for probing agencies to guard against prejudicing an accused and violating the .....

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SC Sets Up 5-judge Bench to Hear the Plea Challenging WhatsApp Privacy policy(05.04.2017)

Supreme Court has set up a 5-judge bench to hear the petition accusing WhatsApp and Facebook of privacy violation.

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Gujarat HC: State's Prohibition Policy Has Not Yielded 'Positive Results'(12.04.2017)

Gujarat High Court, while observing that State’s Liquor prohibition policy has not yielded “positive results”, has said that either it is not effectiv.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Centre's Suggestion to Put Off Hearing on WhatsApp Privacy Issue(20.04.2017)

Supreme Court has brushed aside a government suggestion that it hold off a hearing into privacy issues involving WhatsApp as new rules on data protect.....

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Allahabad High Court Upholds State's New Mining Policy Capping Lease Life to Five Years(03.05.2017)

Allahabad High Court has approved Uttar Pradesh Government new mining policy which provides for granting non-renewable leases for a period of only fiv.....

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Cabinet approves National Steel Policy 2017(03.05.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for National Steel Policy (NSP) 2017.

The new St.....

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Supreme Court Notices Centre Over WhatsApp Privacy Policy(16.05.2017)

Supreme Court has said it was "concerned" whether the citizens' rights were being affected by WhatsApp's 2016 privacy policy and asked Centre what ste.....

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Delhi High Court Terms CBSE's Scrapping of 'Moderation Policy' Unfair(23.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has termed CBSE's decision to scrap its 'moderation policy' as "unfair and irresponsible".

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Delhi High Court Directs CBSE to Continue its 'Moderation Policy' For Current Year(25.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked CBSE to continue its Moderation Policy that allows grace marks for difficult questions in Class 12 examinations for the cur.....

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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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Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-2018(07.06.2017)

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to.....

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Bombay HC to Unaided Schools: Follow State Reservation Policy to Get Grant-In-Aid(21.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that unless unaided schools conform to policy of reservation as laid down by State Government, they would not be entitled t.....

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Government constitutes a committee to prepare the final draft of National Education Policy(26.06.2017)

The committee for preparation of final draft of National Education Policy has been constituted under the Chairmanship of eminent Scientist Padma Vibhu.....

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National Policy on Handling Mentally ill Patients(25.07.2017)

The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India vide order dated 14/02/2017 directed that the Union of India shall assist the Court, in finalizing the norms, that .....

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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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Supreme Court Asks UoI To Revisit National Mineral Policy(03.08.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Central government to revisit National Mineral Policy, 2008, and announce a fresh and more effective, meaningful and implement.....

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Supreme Court Gives Nod to New Outdoor Advertisement Policy in Delhi(04.08.2017)

Supreme Court has accepted Environment Pollution Authority's new outdoor advertisement policy aimed at curbing illegal hoardings and giving Delhi an a.....

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Third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 Resolution of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Reserve Bank of India(02.08.2017)

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to.....

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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.....

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Delhi HC Directs Centre to Implement National Policy For Rare Diseases(21.08.2017)

Delhi High Court, in order to ensure aid to patients suffering from rare diseases, has asked Centre to take urgent steps to make National Policy for T.....

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Union Cabinet approves new Metro Rail Policy(16.08.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved a new Metro Rail Policy that seeks to enable realization of growing metr.....

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Government likely to release a new industrial policy aiming to promote 'Make in India'(30.08.2017)

The process to formulate new Industrial Policy began in May 2017 by The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion. The new Industrial Policy will .....

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SC Asks WhatsApp, FB: How Much Do You Share with Third Parties?(07.09.2017)

Supreme Court has directed instant messaging platform WhatsApp and social media giant Facebook to file affidavits stating what user data they shared w.....

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Secretary MSME reviews implementation of Public Procurement Policy by various PSUs in National SC ST Hub Conclave(13.09.2017)

National SC ST Hub Conclave was chaired by Dr. Arun Kumar Panda, Secretary, Ministry of MSME, and other senior officials of the ministry were present .....

Tags : Procurement Policy, Implementation, Review

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Supreme Court: We Cannot Direct Implementation of National Policy Framed by Government(09.10.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed plea seeking directions to Government to implement National Policy for Farmers-2007, framed by Union Ministry of Agricultu.....

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Government takes note of the decision of the RBI Monetary Policy Committee to keep the policy rate and policy stance unchanged(04.10.2017)

The Government has taken note of the decision of the RBI Monetary Policy Committee to keep the policy rate and policy stance unchanged.

Foll.....

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Amendment in para 5.25 of HBP 2015-20 of the Handbook of Procedures (HBP) of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20(09.10.2017)

In exercise of the powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-20, the Director General of Foreign Trade, hereby mak.....

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Organization has a right to change/re-change the promotion policy, adjust/readjust it according to the compulsions of the prevailing circumstances(25.10.2017)

The Applicants are working in RITES Ltd.-Respondent organization against the posts of Deputy General Manager (DGM) and Senior Deputy General Manager (.....

Tags : Promotion policy, Rules, Validity

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Shipbuilding Financial Assistance Policy: Shipping Ministry launches revamped software and updated guidelines to facilitate implementation(01.11.2017)

To promote Government of India's ambitious 'Make in India' programme and to encourage domestic shipbuilding by providing a level playing field vis-a-v.....

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Cabinet approves Wage Policy for the 8th Round of Wage Negotiations for workmen in Central Public Sector Enterprises(22.11.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Wage Policy for the 8th Round of Wage Negotiations for workmen in Centr.....

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Allahabad High Court: Formulate A Concrete Health Policy; Improve Housing Facilities For Doctors(01.12.2017)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that an application for voluntary retirement cannot be rejected solely on the ground of there being a scarcity of docto.....

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Statement by the Ministry of Finance on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)'s Policy Statement(06.12.2017)

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) released its fifth Bimonthly Policy Statement today. The MPC recognized that inflation remains firmly under contro.....

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Bombay High Court Says BMC’s Rooftop Policy Will be Scrutinised(20.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that rooftop policy passed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) needs to reconsidered and should be put into imp.....

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Clarification regarding export policy of onions- Removal of Minimum Export Price (MEP) and Letter of Credit (LC)(26.02.2018)

DGFT has received representations from exporters of onions stating that Customs is not allowing export of onions without LC(Letter of Credit) despite .....

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Supreme Court: Public Policy of India Refers to Law in Force in India(02.04.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that the ‘public policy of India’ refers to law in force in India whether state law or Central law.

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RBI Rationalised External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) Policy(27.04.2018)

In light of requests received from corporates and other entities and in administering the ECB regime, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided, in cons.....

Tags : Investment, Policy, Rationalisation

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National Policy on Biofuels, 2018 approved by the Central Government(16.05.2018)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved National Policy on Biofuels, 2018. At present, only ethanol produced from sugarcane was .....

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MNRE issues National Wind-solar Hybrid Policy(14.05.2018)

The Policy provides framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system A scheme for new hybrid projects under the policy is a.....

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Amendments to Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 - Extension to Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST) and compensation Cess exemption under EOU scheme till 01.10.2018 - regd(07.06.2018)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with Paragraph 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, as amended from tim.....

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Government takes several policy measures like fixing MSP, imposition of stock holding limits and creation of a buffer stock to check continuous price fall and stabilize sugar prices(25.07.2018)

Department of Food & Public Distribution deputes officials for making periodic visits to sugar factories for monitoring implementation of policy inter.....

Tags : Policy measures, Price fall, Check, Sugar

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New Defence Production Policy(06.08.2018)

In the Budget Speech 2018, Government has announced that it will bring out an industry friendly Defence Production Policy 2018 to promote domestic pro.....

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Cabinet Approves New Telecom Policy(26.09.2018)

Cabinet has approved new telecom policy named, National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018, which aims to attract $100 billion investment and c.....

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Chhattisgarh Must have Fair Liquor Policy: Chhattisgarh High Court(01.10.2018)

High Court of Chhattisgarh has directed the state government to frame a new liquor procurement policy within a month and ruled in favour of Diageo and.....

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Civil aviation Ministry Releases the policy on Biometric based Digital processing of passengers at airports called "Digi Yatra"(04.10.2018)

The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu today released the policy on biometric based digital processing of .....

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Delhi High Court Issues Transfer Policy Of Judicial Officers(24.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has issued transfer policy of Judicial Officers which also provides that Judicial Officers related to one another shall not be posted.....

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Amendment of import policy condition of Pet Coke(23.10.2018)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of the FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as a.....

Tags : Import policy, Pet Coke, Amendment

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Prime Minister Launches Ease of Doing Business Grand Challenge(20.11.2018)

The Prime Minister of India launched a Grand Challenge on resolving seven identified Ease of Doing Business problems with the use of cutting edge tech.....

Tags : SEZ, Policy Report, Submission

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RBI Releases 5th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy, Repo Rate Unchanged at 6.5%(06.12.2018)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released its fifth Bi-monthly monetary policy and has kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.50%.

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Three day 80th Session of the Policy Commission Meeting of the World Customs Organization concludes in Mumbai(05.12.2018)

The 80th Session of the Policy Commission Meeting of the World Customs Organization (WCO) which concluded in Mumbai today, discussed among others, the.....

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No Benefit to Disabled Dependent Till Proposer Survives Under LIC's Jeevan Aadhar Policy: SC(04.01.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a condition in Jeevan Aadhar Policy from the Life Insurance Corporation of India that no benefit can be paid to the dependant.....

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Report of Task Force on e-Commerce Policy(02.01.2019)

A Think Tank on 'Framework for National Policy on e-Commerce' was established by Department of Commerce and a Task Force under the Think Tank was set .....

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Import policy for electronics and IT Goods under Schedule - I (Import Policy) of ITC (HS), 2017(08.01.2019)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amend.....

Tags : Import policy, Electronics, IT Goods

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Applications in ANF-2D submitted for seeking policy/procedure relaxation in terms of Para 2.58 of the FTP(30.01.2019)

Trade and industry is already aware that in view of the increasing number of applications seeking relaxation being received in this Directorate and to.....

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Frame Policy for Rare Disease: Delhi HC to Centre(11.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has told Centre and State Government to swiftly roll out a comprehensive rare disease treatment policy and also grilled Union health .....

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New Policy for Overseas Borrowings introduced(08.02.2019)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in consultation with the Government of India (GoI), decides to rationalize the framework for External Commercial Borrowin.....

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CIVIL - SC Gives Centre 4 Weeks to Bring in Cryptocurrency Policy(26.02.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to hear any party pertaining to the long-pending cryptocurrency cases in the country and directed Union of India to come up .....

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Commerce Minister interacts with FPOs on Agri Export Policy(26.02.2019)

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, held an interaction with Farmer Producers' Organizations (FPOs) through video link in 81 locat.....

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Amendments to Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 - Extension of Integrated Goods and Service Tax and Compensation Cess exemption under Advance Authorisation, EPCG and EOU scheme upto 31.03.2020(20.03.2019)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of FT(D&R) Act, 1992, read with Paragraph 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20, as amended from time.....

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INSURANCE - SC: Disease Caused due to Insect Bite in the Natural Course of Events Not Covered Under 'Accident'(27.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that where a disease is caused or transmitted by insect bite/virus in the natural course of events, it would not be covered.....

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Illness of encephalitis malaria through a mosquito bite cannot be considered as an accident(26.03.2019)

The present appeal raises an interesting question of law. The Court is tasked with determining whether a death due to malaria occasioned by a mosquito.....

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International Cases

Carrying out of significant repairs to a vehicle on private property does not entail “use” of vehicle(27.03.2019)

Present appeal is concerned with the interpretation of a policy of motor insurance. The question is whether the policy confers on the insured owner of.....

Tags : Policy, Cover, Statutory requirements

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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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RBI Policy: RBI Cuts Repo Rate by 25 BPS(04.04.2019)

Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, has announced a 25 basis points cut in the short-term lendin.....

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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

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If Exclusion Terms of Policy Not Told to Insured, Insurer can’t Repudiate Claim on its Basis: SC(22.04.2019)

Supreme Court has held that if the terms of exclusion of policy are not communicated to the insured, the insurer cannot rely on them to repudiate a cl.....

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RBI Policy: RBI Cuts Repo Rate by 25 Bps(06.06.2019)

Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee led by Shaktikanta Das cut the repo rate by 25 basis points while remaining considerate of growth co.....

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Kerala HC: Burden on Insurer to Prove That Cancellation Policy Has Been Informed to Vehicle Owner(17.06.2019)

Kerala High Court has rejected the award of a Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal, which had exonerated the insurer from liability in a motor accident cla.....

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court Seeks Info on Implementation of Drug Policy(12.07.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the State Government to inform it by July 31 about the steps taken to implement the notified drug policy in .....

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Policy for Non-Performing Civil Servants(24.07.2019)

The provisions of Fundamental Rules (FR) 56(j), Rule 48 of Central Civil Services (CCS) (Pension) Rules, 1972 and Rule 16(3) (Amended) of All India Se.....

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Draft National Policy on E-Commerce(24.07.2019)

A draft National e-Commerce policy covering various areas of e-Commerce, has been prepared and placed for comments in public domain. Views/suggestions.....

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Government inserts new policy condition under Chapter 87 of ITC (HS), 2017-Schedule-1 (Import Policy)(28.08.2019)

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amend.....

Tags : Policy condition, Insertion, Vehicles, Import

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Extension of timeline for public consultation on Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy, 2019(26.08.2019)

Acknowledging the progress that has been made to implement Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy (NREP), the Ministry of Environment, Forest and C.....

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Delhi High Court: Ensuring Central Schools in Each District and Common Syllabus is Policy Decision(14.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that ensuring atleast at least one Central school in each Taluka and having common syllabus for all schools is a policy dec.....

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