The Election Commission of India (ECI) has given its nod to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to release the final rules governing the Companies Act, 2013.
Google Inc. has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc. accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission.
The Bombay High Court has held that if an employee voluntarily admits to the charges against him during a departmental inquiry, then no fault can be found with the inquiry officer closing the probe.
The Supreme Court of India has ruled that “intoxication” of a person cannot be a ground for diluting the offence of murder into unintentional killing.
The Supreme Court of India has dismissed the Centre’s plea seeking review of its verdict holding that undue delay by the government in deciding mercy plea can be a ground to commute death sentence of a condemned prisoner.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has strongly endorsed India’s patent laws and no country, including the United States, has challenged these laws at the WTO claiming that these infringe trade-related intellectual property rights, Indian drugmakers have told the US International Trade Commission.
Law & PolicyLegal PronouncementsLegal NewsLaw & Policy NOTIFICATIONS, CIRCULARS, (January – February, 2014) RBI A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 83 dated January 03, 2014 issued by the Reserve Bank of India, Foreign Exchange Department regarding ‘Overseas Direct Investments – Rollover of Guarantees’ It has been decided not to treat/reckon the renewal/rollover of an existing/original guarantee, [...]
The Bombay High Court has upheld UltraTech Cement’s plea and ordered Rajasthan based Apex Cement not to use the phrase “Apex Ultra-Tech Cement – choice of Engineers” with the sun logo for its products, providing relief to the cement brand owned by the Aditya Birla Group Company.
The telecom department of India plans to tweak the Indian Telegraph Rules (ITR), 1951, by including `mobile phones’ within the definition of the word “telegraph” to ensure mobile operators only deploy cellphones deemed safe after being screened at a local test lab.At present, DoT cannot legally demand such compliance from operators since a mobile phone […]
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the date for exchanging the pre-2005 banknotes to 1st Jan, 2015.