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Anti Human-Trafficking Bill Passed by the Lok Sabha
Anti Human-Trafficking Bill Passed by the Lok Sabha

Human Trafficking –  “The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2018” passed by Lok Sabha On July 18, 2018, the Minister of Women and Child Development Ms Maneka Gandhi introduced the “Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018” in Lok Sabha. The Bill provides for the prevention, rescue, and rehabilitation of […]

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Amendment to the Negotiable Instrument Act passed
Amendment to the Negotiable Instrument Act passed

On 26th July 2018, the Parliament passed a bill to amend the ‘Negotiable Instrument Act’ which aims at allowing a court to try offences related to cheque bounce expeditiously. The Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla while moving the bill for consideration and passage, said currently over 16 lakh cases of cheque bounce […]

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Supreme Court To Examine The Upper Age Limit For Appearance In NEET

Supreme court’s vacation bench of Hon’ble Justice Adarsh Kumar and Hon’ble Justice Ashok Bhushan on 4 June 2018 agreed to decide on the validity of upper age limit of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam and issued a notice regarding a challenge to 2017 amendment of MCI Regulations on Graduate Medical Education of 1997. Amendment […]

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News Updates on IPR : March – April 2018

1) New System of Scheduling a Hearing at the Patent Office In order to lessen the burden caused to the Attorneys because of continuous visits to a proper office of the Indian Patent Office, the Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (hereinafter alluded to as the ‘CGPDTM’) issued a notice dated April […]

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Delegation of work does not imply guilty mind or criminal intent to abet suicide- SC

A Bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and U.U. Lalit gave the verdict on a plea filed by Vaijnath Kondiba Khandke, against whom a complaint was filed by the widow of Kishor Parashar in the case titled as Vaijnath Kondiba Khandke V. State of Maharashtra & another Criminal Appeal no. 765 of 2018. Vide its order […]

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