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9 Landmark Judgements in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Corporate Law - The evolving law in due course is seeing some settlement (not by virtue of Article 142 of the Indian Constitution though), but some imperative issues, still some require settlement, and certain others warrant immediate changes. Briefly discussed below are a few imperative judicial pronouncements....

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Whether subsidy by Government is capital receipt or revenue receipt

Corporate Law - Recently the Supreme Court while disposing off the batch of cases along with Chaphalkar Brothers [TS-589-SC-2017] held that grant of subsidies by the State Governments of India by way of exemption from entertainment tax to newly constructed multiplexes would qualify as capital receipt under the Indian Tax Act. ...

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SC judgment interpreting consumer protection Act excluding a trust

Corporate Law - A Public Trust engaged in a good cause are made to suffer for the deficiencies and malpractices of the service providers by such narrow interpretation. It is not an equitable and just interpretation...

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Formula One…Whats the Game?

Corporate Law - You would be aware that, recently Supreme Court upheld the decision of Delhi High Court in the case of Fomrula One that it does have Permanent Establishment [PE] in India....

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Post sale discounts shall not form part of the turnover

Corporate Law - The Appellant raised the tax invoices on the purchasers as per the policy of manufacturers of vehicles to maintain uniformity in the price thereof. After the sales were completed, credit notes were issued to the customers granting discounts, in order to meet the competition in the market and for allied reasons. ...

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Accredited Media Persons allowed to carry Mobile Phones Inside SC Courtrooms

Corporate Law - It is submitted that Hon'ble the Chief Justice of India vide orders dated 11.05.2018 has been pleased to accede to the request of the accredited Media Persons to allow mobile phones on silent mode inside the Court Rooms. It has been directed that a cellphone creating any disturbance/nuisance inside Court Room will be confiscated by the Co...

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Text of Letter From 4 Senior SC Judges to to Chief Justice of India

Corporate Law - It is with great anguish and concern that we have thought it proper to address this letter to you so as to highlight certain judicial orders passed by thin Court which has adversely affected the overall functioning of the justice delivery system and the independence of the High Courts besides impacting the administrative functioning of th...

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An overview of new Automated Listing of Cases Before SC

Corporate Law - Fresh admission cases registered from Saturday to Tuesday will be listed on the following Court working Monday or the notified miscellanous day and fresh cases registered from Wednesday to Friday will be listed on next the following Court working Friday or the notified Miscellaneous day, from the date of removal of office objections, if a...

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Highlights of SC Judgement on Aadhar PAN Linkage

Corporate Law - Supreme Court of India in its Landmark Judgement has upheld Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act,1961 as constitutionally valid which required quoting of the Aadhaar number in applying for PAN as well as for filing of income tax returns....

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Hike Senior Citizen’s Pension to Rs 2000 P.M.: Amicus Curiae

Corporate Law - In 2013 we had recommended to the Parliamentary Committee of the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry chaired by Mr Hemanand Biswal the amount of 1000 Rs ( which is recorded in the report). In 2017 with inflation and consequent indexing it wall be Rs 2000/- which is half the minimum working wage as prescribed by Government of India....

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When will the Rip Van Winkleism stop- SC Slam Central Govt

Union of India Vs Pirthwi Singh (Supreme Court of India) - To make matters worse, in this appeal, the Union of India has engaged 10 lawyers, including an Additional Solicitor General and a Senior Advocate! This is as per the appearance slip submitted to the Registry of this Court. In other words, the Union of India has created a huge financial liability by ...

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SC refuses to stay oath ceremony of BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa, says final hearing after perusing letter given to Karnataka governor

Dr. G. Parmeshwara & Anr. Vs Union of India Ministry of Home Affairs (Supreme Court of India) - The petitioners have filed this petition challenging the validity of Communication No.GS 41 GOB 2018 dated 16th May, 2018, addressed by the Governor of Karnataka to Shri B.S. Yeddyurappa (respondent No.3 herein) inviting him to form the government and be sworn in as the Chief Minister of the State o...

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Civil Suit not Maintainable after initiation of SARFAESI Proceedings: SC

M/s Sree Anandhakumar Mills LTD. Vs M/s Indian Overseas Bank & ORS. (Supreme Court of India) - Though the case has a chequered history and the facts are long the matter lies within a short compass. The core question is one relating to the maintainability of the suit, viz., O.S. No.106 of 2009 filed by the second respondent – Nandini seeking partition wherein the order of injunction was pas...

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Deduction U/s 80HHC on Duty Draw Back & DEPB to supporting manufacturer; SC refers to larger bench

Commissioner of Income Tax Vs M/s Carpet India (Supreme Court of India) - Whether in the light of peculiar facts and circumstances of the instant case, supporting manufacturer who receives export incentives in the form of duty draw back (DDB), Duty Entitlement Pass Book (DEPB) etc. is entitled for deduction under Section 80HHC of the Income Tax Act, 1961?...

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Unless otherwise expressly provided, same income cannot be taxed twice

Mahaveer Kumar Jain Vs Commissioner of Income Tax (Supreme Court Of India) - Mahaveer Kumar Jain Vs CIT (Supreme Court) It is a fundamental rule of law of taxation that, unless otherwise expressly provided, income cannot be taxed twice. Furthermore, a taxing Statute should not be interpreted in such a manner that its effect will be to cast a burden twice over for the payment...

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SC revises Format for Index of Case File/ Paper book

F.No.172/Judl./2017 - (02/06/2017) - It it hereby notified for information of the Members of Bar, Parties-in-Person and all concerned that the Competent Authority has directed that henceforth the case file/paper book shall have one common index, having running pagination, as per the format attached herewith....

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SC Guideline for Listing of urgent matters during Vacations

F.No. 169/Judl./2017 - (01/05/2017) - It is hereby notified for the information of all concerned that the following norms/guidelines have been laid down for listing of urgent matters during the ensuing vacation viz. from 11.5.2017 to 2.7.2017 :...

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Advocates only in proper uniform be allowed entry into Court Rooms – SC

NA - (02/12/2014) - On 24.11.2014 an Advocate, wearing Black Gown, Band and Saffron colour long gown entered into the Hon'ble Chief Justice's Court which was viewed seriously. It has been directed that, in future, Advocates only in proper uniform be allowed entry into the Court Rooms....

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‘Stainless steel wire’ is not declared goods under MVAT Provisions

Trade Circular No. 11 T of 2014 - (04/04/2014) - The matter is referred to Government for guidance as to whether the Supreme Court judgement be enforced for transactions effected prior to the date of the Supreme Court judgement i.e 26.4.2011....

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Rape is morally and physically most reprehensible crime in society – SC

NA - (20/05/2013) - Being the most hated crime, rape tantamounts to a serious blow to the supreme honour of a woman, and offends both, her esteem and dignity. It causes psychological and physical harm to the victim, leaving upon her indelible marks....

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When will the Rip Van Winkleism stop- SC Slam Central Govt

Union of India Vs Pirthwi Singh (Supreme Court of India)

To make matters worse, in this appeal, the Union of India has engaged 10 lawyers, including an Additional Solicitor General and a Senior Advocate! This is as per the appearance slip submitted to the Registry of this Court. In other words, the Union of India has created a huge financial liability by engaging so many lawyers for an appeal w...

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SC refuses to stay oath ceremony of BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa, says final hearing after perusing letter given to Karnataka governor

Dr. G. Parmeshwara & Anr. Vs Union of India Ministry of Home Affairs (Supreme Court of India)

The petitioners have filed this petition challenging the validity of Communication No.GS 41 GOB 2018 dated 16th May, 2018, addressed by the Governor of Karnataka to Shri B.S. Yeddyurappa (respondent No.3 herein) inviting him to form the government and be sworn in as the Chief Minister of the State of Karnataka....

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Civil Suit not Maintainable after initiation of SARFAESI Proceedings: SC

M/s Sree Anandhakumar Mills LTD. Vs M/s Indian Overseas Bank & ORS. (Supreme Court of India)

Though the case has a chequered history and the facts are long the matter lies within a short compass. The core question is one relating to the maintainability of the suit, viz., O.S. No.106 of 2009 filed by the second respondent – Nandini seeking partition wherein the order of injunction was passed....

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Accredited Media Persons allowed to carry Mobile Phones Inside SC Courtrooms

It is submitted that Hon'ble the Chief Justice of India vide orders dated 11.05.2018 has been pleased to accede to the request of the accredited Media Persons to allow mobile phones on silent mode inside the Court Rooms. It has been directed that a cellphone creating any disturbance/nuisance inside Court Room will be confiscated by the Co...

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Deduction U/s 80HHC on Duty Draw Back & DEPB to supporting manufacturer; SC refers to larger bench

Commissioner of Income Tax Vs M/s Carpet India (Supreme Court of India)

Whether in the light of peculiar facts and circumstances of the instant case, supporting manufacturer who receives export incentives in the form of duty draw back (DDB), Duty Entitlement Pass Book (DEPB) etc. is entitled for deduction under Section 80HHC of the Income Tax Act, 1961?...

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Unless otherwise expressly provided, same income cannot be taxed twice

Mahaveer Kumar Jain Vs Commissioner of Income Tax (Supreme Court Of India)

Mahaveer Kumar Jain Vs CIT (Supreme Court) It is a fundamental rule of law of taxation that, unless otherwise expressly provided, income cannot be taxed twice. Furthermore, a taxing Statute should not be interpreted in such a manner that its effect will be to cast a burden twice over for the payment of tax on […]...

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Depreciation was to be reduced to arrive at profits eligible for deduction U/s. 80-IA

Plastiblends India Ltd. Vs Addl. CIT (Supreme Court of India)

Plastiblends India Ltd. Vs Addl. CIT (Supreme Court of India) Section 80-IA is a code by itself, it contains the provision for special deduction which is linked to profits. In contrast, Chapter IV of the Act, which allows depreciation under Section 32 of the Act is linked to investment. This Court has also made it […]...

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Services of managing agent rendered to a foreign company are not technical services U/s. 80-O

B. L. Passi Vs. CIT (Supreme high Court)

The Appellant failed to prove that he rendered technical services to the Sumitomo Corporation and also the relevant documents to prove the basis for alleged payment by the Corporation to him. The letters exchanged between the parties cannot be claimed for getting deduction under Section 80-O of the IT Act....

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SC on validity of Second (Fresh) Notice U/s. 158BD

Tapan Kumar Dutta Vs Commissioner of Income Tax ( Supreme Court of India)

Tapan Kumar Dutta Vs. CIT (Supreme High Court) On a conjoint reading of Sections 158BC and 158BD, it is clear that no satisfaction to the effect that undisclosed income belongs to the searched person is necessary before issuing the notice under Section 158BC against the searched person as Section 158BC speaks of a condition that […...

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Components of boilers cleared as parts but essential to put into operation the boilers, would be classifiable under sub-heading 8402.10

Commissioner of Central Excise Vs M/s Bhel (Supreme Court of India)

The issue arising in this appeal is whether the essential components/parts of a boiler cleared by the assessee would attract duty under sub-heading 8402.10 of the first schedule of Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 or sub-heading 8402.90 of the said schedule....

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