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Law Atoms in collaboration with LawEscort introduces 10 days online lecture series on Indian Penal Code, 1860

Law Atoms in collaboration with LawEscort introduces 10 days online lecture series on Indian Penal Code, 1860

Law Atoms in collaboration with LawEscort introduces 10 days online lecture series on Indian Penal Code, 1860 with speaker Twinkle Tyagi, 11th Ranker in Rajasthan Judiciary, LLB LLM from Delhi University. CLICK HERE TO ENROLL NOW The objective of the Lecture Series Every year approximately 3.73 lac law graduates join the legal profession in India….

Nirbhaya Case: President, SC, Delhi court reject last-minute pleas, execution set for 5:30 am Friday

Nirbhaya Case: President, SC, Delhi court reject last-minute pleas, execution set for 5:30 am Friday

A Delhi court was on Thursday told that no legal remedies of any of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case were pending in any of the courts. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana was informed by the public prosecutor that the second round mercy pleas of two convicts, Akshay Kumar Singh…

Third-Party agency is liable to pay Service Tax on the collection of parking fees in malls: CESTAT

Third-Party agency is liable to pay Service Tax on the collection of parking fees in malls: CESTAT

The Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) held that the right to collect parking fees given by the mall owners is nothing but a consideration provided to the appellant by the mall owners. The appellant is operating parking areas in five Malls by way of providing parking to the patrons/visitors of shopping malls…

CCI to probe Amazon, Flipkart for deep discounting

CCI to probe Amazon, Flipkart for deep discounting

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday ordered an investigation into alleged violations of competition law by India’s largest online retailers Amazon and Flipkart. The allegations include the exclusive launch of mobile phones, preferred sellers on the marketplaces, deep discounting and preferential listing/promotion of private labels. The order for the probe comes against the…

Plea in HC for court-monitored CBI probe into the molestation of Gargi students

Plea in HC for court-monitored CBI probe into the molestation of Gargi students

A plea was moved in the Delhi High Court on Thursday seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the alleged molestation of students during a cultural festival at the all-women Gargi College last week. The Supreme Court, earlier in the day, had refused to entertain the petition and had directed the petitioner, a lawyer, to move…

SC issues notice on plea challenging minorities commission and minority benefit schemes

SC issues notice on plea challenging minorities commission and minority benefit schemes

The Supreme Court had issued a notice on a Petition which challenges the Constitutional Validity of National Commission for minorities Act 1972 and different beneficial schemes for minority communities on taxpayer’s money. The plea was filed by five people headed by Neeraj Shankar Sharma who are said to represent Sanatan Vedic Dharam and it called…

Disha Bill 2019: Highlights of Andhra Pradesh’s new law

Disha Bill 2019: Highlights of Andhra Pradesh’s new law

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill, 2019 (Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2019). The bill provides for awarding death sentence for offences of rape and gangrape and expediting trials of such cases to within 21 days. The Act envisages the completion of investigation in seven days and trial…

Kuldeep Sengar jailed for life for raping Unnao minor

Kuldeep Sengar jailed for life for raping Unnao minor

A Delhi district court on Friday sentenced expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, convicted for kidnapping and raping a woman in Unnao in 2017, to life imprisonment. District Judge Dharmesh Sharma announced the quantum of sentence. Sengar has also been asked to pay a fine of Rs 25 lakh to the victim apart from the…

SC refuses to stay Citizenship (Amendment) Act

SC refuses to stay Citizenship (Amendment) Act

Orally asks govt. to publish objective of the Act to avoid chaos on the streets. The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) of 2019, which fast tracks citizenship-by-naturalisation process for “illegal migrants” from six religious communities, other than Muslims, who have fled persecution from Pakistan, Bangladesh and…

Nirbhaya Case: SC rejects review plea of Convict, confirms death penalty

Nirbhaya Case: SC rejects review plea of Convict, confirms death penalty

Confirming the death penalty awarded earlier, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review petition of Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the convicts in the brutal Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. On the top court dismissing the fourth convict’s review petition against death penalty, Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi said, “We have gone a step further”….