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Demand for additional tax u/s 143(1-A) IT Act can be made only if assessee intended to evade tax: SC

Demand for additional tax u/s 143(1-A) IT Act can be made only if assessee intended to evade tax: SC

The Supreme Court has observed that Section 143(1-A) of the Income Tax Act can only be invoked when the lesser amount stated in the return filed by the assessee is a result of an attempt to avoid tax lawfully payable by the assessee. The opinion taken in this appeal was that the 20% additional tax…

Delhi High court questions JNU on conducting online exams in absence of classes

Delhi High court questions JNU on conducting online exams in absence of classes

The Jawaharlal University was questioned by the Delhi high court on Wednesday to explain the purpose of conducting online open book or take-home exams while classes have not been conducted. The professors and students of the varsity represented by advocate Ritin Rao have filed a plea against the decision to conduct end semester exams of…

Nexus between Law and Morality

Nexus between Law and Morality

In this article, the author examines whether there occurs a role for law in moral matters and traces the interrelation of law and morality through ancient times. The popular concept of the connection between law and morality is that in some way the law exists to promote morality, to preserve those conditions which make the…

Why isn’t marital rape a criminal offence in India?

Marital Rape refers to unwanted intercourse by a man with his wife obtained by force, threat of force, or physical violence, or when she is unable to give consent. Marital rape could be by the use of force only, a battering rape or a sadistic/obsessive rape. It is a non-consensual act of violent perversion by…

Cyber Pornography Law in India

Cyber pornography is in simple words defined as the act of using cyberspace to create, display, distribute, import, or publish pornography or obscene materials. With the advent of cyberspace, traditional pornographic content has now been largely replaced by online/digital pornographic content. Cyber pornography is banned in many countries and legalized in some. In India, under…

Talking On Phone While Driving not Illegal, rules Kerala HC

A Kerala High Court Division Bench said it is not possible to register a crime against a person for using mobile phone while driving in the absence of a statutory provision to hold that it amounts to a dangerous act or affects public safety. The police have been registering a case against the driver under…