Wealth Case: SC observes ‘acquiring assets not crime’ unless ‘sources proved illegal’

Wealth Case: SC observes ‘acquiring assets not crime’ unless ‘sources proved illegal’

New Delhi: Yesterday, on Wednesday, the honourable Supreme Court opined that the acquiring of the assets per se is ‘not’ a crime, however, if such assets are acquired from the sources proved illegal, then it is a ‘crime’. The said observation is made while hearing the wealth case which is involving the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu State- J Jayalalithaa. In the concerned case of wealth, besides the TN Chief Minister, the others namely, N. Sasikala, J. Elavarasi, V. N. Sudhakaran were also involved in the criminal conspiracy charges along…

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BJP Government set to go ahead with GST Bill, despite Congress’s strong opposition

BJP Government set to go ahead with GST Bill, despite Congress’s strong opposition

New Delhi: Despite a very strong opposition by the Congress and particularly by its Vice- President- Rahul Gandhi, the Government remained firm on its decision to move ahead with the Goods and Services Tax Bill- GST Bill in the Rajya Sabha. The information to this effect revealed by the Union Finance Minister- Arun Jaitely, when he was interacting with a group of media persons at the event organised by BJP. Moreover, for bringing the said Goods and Services Tax law, the government, as per Arun Jaitely would be expected to…

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Ministry of Environment to bring strict reforms in Law for imposing “hefty” penalty against violation

Ministry of Environment to bring strict reforms in Law for imposing “hefty” penalty against violation

New Delhi: The Indian Environment Ministry headed by the Minister- Prakash Javadekar is having its own work cut out for the coming 3 years as it will now devote all its efforts for ensuring compliance of the environmental laws. As such, for ensuring such great compliance of the green rules, the ministry is planning to bring hefty penalty for violation, if any, besides all other reforms to track the violations. The ministry’s plans including the use of the technology for monitoring the violations of the green rules and also the…

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Supreme Court, now to hear plea to cut water supply to Liquor Industries in Maharashtra

Supreme Court, now to hear plea to cut water supply to Liquor Industries in Maharashtra

New Delhi: Today, on Monday, 23rd May, the honourable Supreme Court of India is set o hear a plea in which the claim to complete ban on water supply to the distilleries and breweries in drought- hit regions of Maharashtra was sought. Now, when the court is in vacation period, the Vacation bench of the supreme court, comprising of Justice- Abhay Manohar Sapre and Justice- Ashok Bhushan will be hearing the said plea. Earlier on 16th day of May, the bench had agreed to hear the said plea on this…

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Supreme Court admits Tax department’s appeal against Vodafone

Supreme Court admits Tax department’s appeal against Vodafone

New Delhi: On Friday, 13th of May the honourable Supreme Court of India decided to admit the appeal which is filed by the Income- Tax Department against the decision of the High Court of Bombay. Moreover, the said High court had earlier decided to reject the demand of the Income- Tax department for raising tax on the deal of Vodafone with Hutchison on 8,500 crores of rupees deal. The decision of such admission of the appeal, is taken by the bench of the Apex Court, which was headed by the…

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