Shifting cultivation may soon get legal stamp
Shifting cultivation, an age-old practice in parts of India, may soon get legal backing, with the government planning to define land use that will enable such cultivators access credit and agriculture-related benefits including subsidies.
Legal changes to link Aadhaar with voter ID soon: Government to EC
Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora and the two election commissioners...
Is your phone legally shipped but illegally sold?
According to a survey, 14% received a handset with foreign-language manual.
Directors feel heat, seek cover against legal action
Insurers say that the regulator’s action against directors of a large private bank have triggered claims under the policy. The regulatory action against IL&FS is also believed to have triggered a claim by the erstwhile management.
Nirbhaya: SC defers hearing on Centre's plea for separate execution, asks convicts to file replies
A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna appointed senior advocate Anjana Prakash as amicus curiae on Thursday to represent the convict Pawan Kumar Gupta.
Diageo seeks legal view on objections to using UBL shares
Legal experts close to Diageo said that the PMLA/ FEOA case includes claims to UBL shares.
Vijay Mallya says ED, CBI been 'totally unreasonable'
The 64-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss is appealing against his extradition order to India on charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to an alleged Rs 9,000 crores in unpaid bank loans. His lawyers told the British High Court this week that he had been the victim of the airline industry's misfortunes and had no fraudulent intentions behind seeking loans for his now-defunct airline.
Nirbhaya case: Delhi court says death row convict entitled to legal aid, offers him lawyer
Additional Session Judge Dharmender Rana expressed displeasure over delay from Pawan's side who said he has removed his earlier lawyer and will need time to engage a new one. District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) provided Pawan's father with a list of its empanelled advocates to chose from.
Nirbhaya case: Delhi court offers death row convict legal aid, displeased over delay
A Delhi court on Wednesday offered Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, legal aid after he said that he does not have a lawyer.
IIHB to take legal action against Duff & Phelps for breach of exclusivity agreement
IIHB claims that Duff & Phelps had approached the think tank in November 2019 proposing an exclusive tie-up between the two organisations, wherein D&P would use IIHB’s knowledge, research, data and expertise for their 2020 Report. IIHB agreed, subject to being given exclusivity credits in the report.
Sebi examining legal aspects of NSE IPO: Ajay Tyagi
In April 2019, Sebi had barred NSE from accessing the capital markets for a period of six months.
Sabarimala: 9-judge bench to decide on Monday if SC can refer legal issues in review jurisdiction
Besides Sabarimala case, the verdict had also referred issues of entry of Muslim women into mosques and dargahs and of Parsi women, married to non-Parsi men, being barred from the holy fire place of an Agiary, to the larger bench. The bench said it would answer preliminary objection raised by some senior lawyers with regard to its power of reference to a larger bench.
ED in legal contest over Look Out Circular against “close aide” of Ratul Puri
A local court has allowed Jain a weeklong visit to Dubai until February 5 following a Rs. 5 lakh deposit a 48-hour reporting on arrival. These conditions were put after the ED strongly contested Jain’s request in the court. This is Jain’s second foreign visit after the LoC was opened against him. The first one was to Singapore last month, where the ED has alleged he “destroyed crucial evidence”.
Intel Corp’s legal compliance counsel joins software firm Splunk
Basu started her career as an associate attorney at Ramfry & Sagar and then moved to K&S Partners. In the year 2008, she had joined country’s largest pure-play consumer company Hindustan Unilever as legal a manager from where she moved to GE HealthCare as legal counsel for South Asia in the year 2010.
Watch: Trump's legal team starts impeachment defense
President Donald Trump's lawyers opened their impeachment trial defense on Saturday by asserting that he did nothing wrong when he asked Ukr...
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