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Afghanistan Taliban Crises

Author: Juhi Jain Teerthanker Mahaveer University BBA LLB (Hons)  (U.S.- TALIBAN AGREEMENT) On 29th February 2020, U.S and TALIBAN representatives signed a bilateral agreement, agreeing to two “interconnected “guarantees. Many Taliban did not follow through on their promises a month after the agreement was signed. Increased Taliban violence, according to US officials, is incompatible with the

Supreme Court Weekly Scoop : July 2020 Part IV

Students vs UGC: ‘Heavens Will Not Fall If Exams Are Cancelled’, Submits Dr. Singhvi; SC To Hear On August 10[Praneeth K & Ors. V. UGC & Ors., Batch pleas] The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned till August 10 the hearing on a batch of petitions challenging the UGC direction to hold final year exams by

To Pay Rent, or Not During Lockdown Covid-19

By Advocate Shefali Gupta Shefali Gupta has been practicing before the Delhi High Court and District Courts and Tribunals in Delhi NCR. She has dealt with cases involving various areas of law including Matrimonial laws, Arbitration – Mediation, Land, and Criminal laws. Force Majeure clause in Covid-19 pandemic Definition and meaning of Force Majeure Force

What Are Your Rights in the UK During Covid-19 Lockdown?

The UK has implemented complete lockdown taking into account the uncontrollable rise in the Coronavirus cases in the country. Even after taking strict measures in the sphere of immigration and travelling, the government has consistently been criticized for its failed post COVID-19 strategy. People now are only be allowed to leave their home to buy

Evils of Beggary

Beggars beg for a living. They usually do not have a house to live in. While some of them reside in slum areas many are denied entry even at such places. They lead their lives living on the footpath. Of the various problems which our country faces today, the problem of begging is one of

Traffic Violations : Complete list of fines 2019

Traffic Fines Revised in Delhi, NCR. New Updated 2019 Penalty Slabs with up to 10 Times Hike in Traffic Offence – Documents before Driving your Car Check that you possess these documents in the car, before driving it on road:- » Car Smart Card / RC Copy (or RTO Receipt in Original, if its a

Internship Program : Apply by August 20

About the Program LawOrdo is inviting applications for Campus Ambassador Program from all recognized law colleges across India. Law students are being called to represent their college! What do you do get to do in the Internship Program LawOrdo Campus Ambassador Program 2020, is an opportunity for students to act as a link between LawOrdo

CBI Vs Mamata: SC to Hear CBI’s Plea Tomorrow

In the wake of the face-off between the federal inquiry agency CBI and the West Bengal government on Sunday, the Supreme Court agrees to judge on Tuesday morning the CBI’s plea for a surrender of evidence and contempt against the local police. At the threshold, Stalling Solicitor General Tushar Mehta’s try to make the first

ED files against Chanda Kochhar in money laundering case!

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a criminal case of money laundering against former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, Videocon Group promoter Venugopal Dhoot and others to investigate alleged irregularities and corrupt practices in sanctioning of Rs. 1,875 crore loans by the bank to the corporate group, officials said Saturday. They said the middle probe

Robert Vadra Gets Interim Bail.

A Delhi court Saturday awarded interim bail till February 16 to Robert Vadra in a money laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special judge Arvind Kumar also ordered Vadra to appear before the ED on February 6 and cooperate in the investigation. “I am granting him interim bail. Let him come and join

Former MP DGP Appointed As New CBI Director

Former Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police Rishi Kumar Shukla, a 1983-batch officer, has been named the new chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). “The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has, based on the panel recommended by the Committee constituted as per Section 4A(1) of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946, approved

After Interim Budget 2019, do you save tax or not?

If your taxable income is over Rs 5 lakh, the rebate will not apply. An expansion in the income tax slab rates was one of the big expectations of the interim budget. Towards the conclusion of his speech, acting finance minister Piyush Goyal preferably announced a rebate for people with taxable income below Rs 5

PIL Filed In Bombay HC By 11-Year-Old Boy Seeking Ban On PUBG

A PIL has been registered before the Bombay High Court by an 11-year-old boy from Mumbai, Ahad Nizam. The petitioner’s mother is arriving on his behalf and the PIL states that the popular online game PUBG promotes immoral conduct such as violence, murder, aggression, looting, gaming addiction and cyberbullying, thus should be forbidden. The PIL

Prashant Bhushan Vs Justice Arun Mishra

Advocate Prashant Bhushan, for the petitioner-organization, voiced the prayer for the quashing of M. Nageshwar Rao’s employment as the interim CBI Director, suggesting that the government had no such power and that the appointment was to be at the instance of the Selection Committee. “It is not an appointment. An appointment has to be by

Budget 2019 : Tax Rebate for annual income up to 5 Lakhs

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal declared in the budget speech in Parliament today that full income tax rebate will be provided for individual annual income up to Rs. 5 lakhs for the financial year 2019-2020. “Individuals with taxable income of Rs.5 lakh annually will get full tax rebate“, the minister said. This is estimated to

Nurses Can Practice Throughout The Territory Of India : SC

“We, therefore, declare that consistent with their fundamental right under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution of India, to practice their occupation throughout the territory of India, legislation in the form of the Nursing Council Act of 1947 has not restricted nor does it purport to restrict their practice of nursing once a Degree or Diploma

Unemployment touches 45-year high after Demonetisation!

A Business Standard report, citing NSSO data, says joblessness in urban areas was at 27.2% among women and 18.7% among males. The unemployment rate in India excelled to an unprecedented 45-year high of 6.1% in 2017-18, raising questions over the Modi government’s job creation record, a report showed Thursday. Citing data merged under the National Sample Survey

Why Dubai is no longer a safe haven for Indian fugitives?

With 3 high-profile extraditions taking place in less than 2 months, the UAE is longer a safe haven for criminals and alleged offenders absconding from India. Wednesday night, Dubai-based businessman Rajeev Saxena, wanted in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, and corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar was deported and induced back to India in a plane belonging