Census data confidential; guaranteed under laws: RGI
"While confidentiality about your data is guaranteed by Census Act, 1948; the same law specifies penalty for BOTH public AND census officials for non-compliance or violation of any provision of the Act," the RGI said.
Huawei CFO's lawyers argue US extradition case does not pass Canadian law
Meng, 47, arrived in a Vancouver courtroom on Monday for the first ...
Anti-Defection Law: Supreme Court for tribunal on lawmakers' disqualification
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Parliament to ponder over th...
Budget Wish List: Simplify tax laws, dispute resolution, say experts
There are a significant number of cases involving an amount of around 10 lakh crores, according to a report by the Standing Committee on Finance of Lok Sabha, which are stuck in direct tax litigation across different appellate forums and courts. It takes around 10 to 15 years to resolve tax disputes in India.
Confiscation at airports, e-cigarette users cry foul, says law allows personal use
Despite the new e-cigarette prohibition law excluding personal use, e-cigarette users are reporting seizures of their devices at airports across the country after the civil aviation ministry issued an ambiguous circular, according to the Association of Vapers India.
New Singapore treaty harsher than GAAR, may impact FPI flows into India
Investors based out of Singapore continue to avail several tax benefits for putting money in India.
Indian law to protect foreign investors to exclude tax demands: Documents
The draft text of the new law dated Nov. 15 does not cover demands related to enforcement of tax obligations.
India aims at zero urea import with commissioning of 5 units
The government is reviving five closed fertiliser plants to increase urea production in the country and reduce imports. "We expect our import dependency will be zero with the commissioning of the plants. The projects will nearly obviate the need for import of urea in the country, said Roul.
Bharat Electronics commissions real time train information system for Indian Railways
The system has been commissioned through the Centre for Railway Information System, under the technical guidance of Space Applications Centre at ISRO. RTIS provides real-time positional information of locomotives to the Railways. It facilitates automatic acquisition of train movement data, including that of arrival, departure and run-through timings, at the stations en route.
Budget 2020 should cut tax outgo by changing sec 80c, family pension laws
Deduction under section 80C is a deduction from gross total income which can be claimed for investment in specified avenues, expenditures up till a specified limit. The existing maximum deduction available under this section is Rs 1.5 lakh, set in 2014.
KVIC seeks international trademark for khadi items
KVIC is fighting cases in several countries including Germany for violation of the Khadi Mark regulations. The Regulations issued in 2013 by the ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises, empower KVIC to grant ‘Khadi Mark’ registration and take royalties from any producer using the Khadi mark.
Supreme Court forms committee to draft mediation law, will send to government
The panel, to be headed by mediator Niranjan Bhat, will recommend a code of conduct for mediators, who are legal experts. On January 12, the committee met in Hyderabad to consider suggestions for a legislation put forth by mediators from all over India. The mediators emphasised on confidentiality, the voluntary nature of the process, neutrality etc.
Don't want law that look at businesses with suspicion: Nirmala Sitharaman
Delivering the Nani Palkhivala Centenary Celebrations Lecture, organised by the Palkhivala Foundation , on "Road Map to $5 Trillion Economy", the Finance Minister said her earnest attempt is to decriminalise matters concerning the Companies Act or other related laws, and also cited Tata Group Head N. Chandrasekharan's speech in Mumbai on Monday where he had said government should trust its own citizens.
Medium scale companies may be given credit risk cover
The Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises, run by the government and financial institution Sidbi, has floated a consultation paper to banks, where it has estimated that it will get business of around Rs 4,000 crore during the first year.
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BJP should re-think its strategy. Modi should publicly contradict Home Minister Shah’s pledge to force a NRC.
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