Bhargav Singh Thakur

INCREASING MENACE OF CYBER THEFT

INCREASING MENACE OF CYBER THEFT

Cyber theft refers to the act of using an internet to steal someone’s property or to interfere with someone’s use and enjoyment of property. In other words, cyber theft is the stealing of financial and/or personal information through the use of computers for making its fraudulent or other illegal use. Cyber theft can also include…

Evidence of deaf and dumb Rape victim:Bombay HC

Evidence of deaf and dumb Rape victim:Bombay HC

Section 119 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 states that a witness who is not able to speak may give their evidence in any other manner in which it can be intelligible – by writing or through sign language; however, such communication by writing or by sign language must be in the open court.  Recently,…

IS ADULTERY A CRIMINAL OFFENCE?

IS ADULTERY A CRIMINAL OFFENCE?

Adultery is the premeditated defiance of the sanctity of the marriage by sexual indulgence of a married person with someone else other than their spouse. It is an act of offence of inconsistency/infidelity by those people who have entered the auspicious bond of marriage. In India, the law of adultery has been under scrutiny since…

Voluntary Liquidation of a Company

Voluntary Liquidation of a Company

Legal process of incorporation brings a company into existence whereas under liquidation that existence comes to an end. Voluntary Liquidation is, as suggested, winding up of a corporate entity at the instance of its members. The major objective of the voluntary liquidation is minimizing the intervention of court and to enable the members and creditors…

How to deal with NRI Property in India

How to deal with NRI Property in India

The Foreign Exchange and Management Act, 1999 defines Non Resident Indian, NRI to be “an India citizen or a foreign national of Indian origin who has left the country for the purpose of doing business or employment which indicated his intention to stay outside for indefinite period”. Otherwise an individual will also be called NRI…

How to file a Complaint and lodging an FIR?

How to file a Complaint and lodging an FIR?

FIR: First Information Report A First Information Report (FIR) is the very first step in a criminal matter wherein the facts of the commission of crime is reported to the police by the person who is a witness to the case, victim  or  a person who has a knowledge of the same act done by…

CoA cannot decide on voting rights, SC will: BCCI lawyer

CoA cannot decide on voting rights, SC will: BCCI lawyer

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai informed that 26 state bodies have complied with the new constitution of the BCCI and also appointed electoral officers to conduct elections while there were another four associations which were in the process of appointing electoral officers. Rai went on to add that those non-compliant will not be allowed to vote in the…

Ayodhya Hearing Highlights: 5-judge bench begins hearing

Ayodhya Hearing Highlights: 5-judge bench begins hearing

A 5-judge constitution bench, Tuesday morning, began hearing the Ayodhya land dispute case after mediation efforts failed last week. The bench is headed by Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi & includes Justice S A Bobde, Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice S A Nazeer. At the Supreme Court hearing on Ram…

UAPA Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha: Gives Govt Power to Declare Individuals as Terrorist

UAPA Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha: Gives Govt Power to Declare Individuals as Terrorist

The Rajya Sabha today passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention), UAPA Amendment Bill that enables the government to designate individuals as terrorists, even as the Opposition said it would infringe on the liberty of a person. Addressing the Rajya Sabha, Congress leader P Chidambaram said: “If you see reasons for amendment, it says ‘to empower NIA’….

New offshore records reveal several Indian firms tapped Mauritius route to save on taxes

New offshore records reveal several Indian firms tapped Mauritius route to save on taxes

after Swiss Leaks, Panama Papers and Paradise Papers, come documents from Mauritius — over 200,000 emails, contracts and bank statements that show how the island nation was used by a long list of corporates to facilitate their partnerships with multinationals and, without paying any capital gains tax, remit profits as Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to India.The Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) was signed between India and Mauritius in 1982. Under this, any entity could apply for tax residency and pay zero capital gains tax

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