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“Insurance Policies Cannot Discriminate Between Physical Illnesses and Mental Illnesses”: Delhi HC

“Insurance Policies Cannot Discriminate Between Physical Illnesses and Mental Illnesses”: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court has emphasized on the need to cover mental illness in the insurance policies. The court noted that insurance policies cannot discriminate between physical illnesses and mental illness

CCI Orders Antitrust Probe Against WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy

CCI Orders Antitrust Probe Against WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy

The Competition Commission of India has on Wednesday ordered a probe into the new privacy policy of WhatsApp, after making a prima facie observation that it was violative of the Competition Act 2000.

‘Privacy More Important Than Your Money’ – Supreme Court Issues Notice to WhatsApp

‘Privacy More Important Than Your Money’ – Supreme Court Issues Notice to WhatsApp

The Supreme Court on Monday, sought response from the Central government, Facebook, and WhatsApp, in a plea challenging the new privacy policy. The bench comprising of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde

ED Attaches Assets Worth Rs 130 Crore in Demonetization Scam Case

ED Attaches Assets Worth Rs 130 Crore in Demonetization Scam Case

On Tuesday, the Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth over Rs 130 crore of various Hyderabad-based jewelry houses and their promoters in a money-laundering probe linked to alleged financia

Republic TV Files Defamation Complaint Against Navika Kumar

Republic TV Files Defamation Complaint Against Navika Kumar

ARG Outlier Media Pvt Ltd. (the company running Republic TV and R Bharat channels) has filed a criminal defamation case in a Delhi Court, against Times Now anchor Navika Kumar for allegedly making def

Start Clearing Reserved Cases, SC Allowed CERC to Resume Operations

Start Clearing Reserved Cases, SC Allowed CERC to Resume Operations

Supreme Court on Wednesday has allowed the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) to resume its administrative operations and start passing orders in connection to the 174 reserved cases. Th

‘You Don’t Like WhatsApp, Don’t Use It’ – Delhi HC

‘You Don’t Like WhatsApp, Don’t Use It’ – Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has on Monday recused from hearing a petition that has challenged WhatsApp’s new privacy policy which was slated to come into effect in February, but has been deferred till

Delhi HC Issues Notice in a Plea Seeking to Regulate Online Lending Apps

Delhi HC Issues Notice in a Plea Seeking to Regulate Online Lending Apps

On Friday, the Delhi High Court issued a notice in a plea that sought a direction to the Reserve Bank of India to regulate and control the digital lending platforms. The division bench of Chief Justic

Delhi High Court Directs Agencies to Remove Hanging Wires, Cables in Chandni Chowk

Delhi High Court Directs Agencies to Remove Hanging Wires, Cables in Chandni Chowk

The Delhi High Court has on Tuesday warned the relevant authorities of Mahanagar Telecom Nigam Ltd (MTNL), BSES, North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (North MCD), and others, citing that it would issu

Bharti Airtel And Vi Move Supreme Court Over Calculation of AGR Dues

Bharti Airtel And Vi Move Supreme Court Over Calculation of AGR Dues

On 7th January 2021, Bharti Airtel, the Indian multinational telecommunications services company has moved an application before the Supreme Court seeking a limited clarification/modification of the A

BMC Lodges FIR against Sonu Sood for Allegedly Converting 6-Storey Building into a Hotel

BMC Lodges FIR against Sonu Sood for Allegedly Converting 6-Storey Building into a Hotel

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed a police complaint against the actor Sonu Sood allegedly over converting a six-storey residential building in Juhu into a hotel without the requi

“No Hair Growth as Promised” – Consumer Court Penalizes Brand Ambassador for False Claims in Advertisement

“No Hair Growth as Promised” – Consumer Court Penalizes Brand Ambassador for False Claims in Advertisement

Recently, a consumer court in Kerala has held a film actor liable for making false claims while endorsing a hair cream product, without ascertaining its effectiveness. According to the sources, the Di

DCGI Approves Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin For Emergency Use

DCGI Approves Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin For Emergency Use

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved Serum Institute of India’s ‘Covishield’ and Bharat Biotech’s ‘Covaxin’ for restricted emergency use, informed Dr. VG Somani, t

Arnab Goswami Bribed BARC Officials to Manipulate Republic TV’s TRP: Mumbai Police

Arnab Goswami Bribed BARC Officials to Manipulate Republic TV’s TRP: Mumbai Police

Mumbai police has submitted a remand note to a magistrate court in Mumbai seeking further custody of the former CEO Partho Dasgupta and alleged that journalist Arnab Goswami bribed lakhs of rupees to

Show Cause Notice with Intention to Blacklist Must Clearly Mention the Intention to do so

Show Cause Notice with Intention to Blacklist Must Clearly Mention the Intention to do so

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a show-cause notice to constitute the valid basis of a blacklisting order, must spell out clearly or its contents are such that it can be clearly inferred theref

Bombay HC Quashes BARC’s Order On Imposing Fine On TV Today Network

Bombay HC Quashes BARC’s Order On Imposing Fine On TV Today Network

The Bombay High Court quashed and set aside an order passed by the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) imposing a fine of Rs 5 Lakh on TV Today Network Limited, which owns news channel India To

SC Stays Delhi HC Order Directing SpiceJet To Deposit Rs 243 Crore In Kalanithi Maran Matter

SC Stays Delhi HC Order Directing SpiceJet To Deposit Rs 243 Crore In Kalanithi Maran Matter

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Delhi High Court order, which directed Indian Airline SpiceJet to deposit Rs 243 crore with the Registry, in its ongoing arbitration case with its former promote

SC Asks Airtel And Vodafone Idea To Share TRAI Details Of Segmented Offers

SC Asks Airtel And Vodafone Idea To Share TRAI Details Of Segmented Offers

On Friday, the Supreme Court has directed Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea to disclose information/details sought by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) regarding segmented offers. The ben

Delhi High Court Restrains Republic TV From Using Tagline ‘News Hour’

Delhi High Court Restrains Republic TV From Using Tagline ‘News Hour’

On Friday, the Delhi High Court granted interim relief to the ‘Times Now’ channel by restraining ‘Republic TV’ from using the tagline ‘NEWS HOUR’ or any other mark

US Justice Department To File Landmark Antitrust Case Against Google

US Justice Department To File Landmark Antitrust Case Against Google

On Tuesday, the Justice Department sued Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition, since its ground-breaking

Allahabad HC dismisses Volkswagen plea to quash FIR on alleged installation of ‘cheat device’

Allahabad HC dismisses Volkswagen plea to quash FIR on alleged installation of ‘cheat device’

The Allahabad High Court has recently dismissed a plea that sought to quash an FIR lodged against Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd., filed by an Audi owner in the wake of 2019 finding of NGT that

Paytm App is Back on Google Play Store, Hours After It Was Removed

Paytm App is Back on Google Play Store, Hours After It Was Removed

One of India’s leading digital payments application, Paytm has accused Alphabet Inc.’s Google of violating the competition rules after it removed the rival’s app from its Play Store on Frida

Two Sion Hospital Staffers Suspended Over Misplacing Dead Bodies, FIR Registered

Two Sion Hospital Staffers Suspended Over Misplacing Dead Bodies, FIR Registered

Two employees of the Mumbai-based Sion Hospital has been suspended following an incident of mixing up the dead bodies of two persons. The dead body of a 28-year-old boy Ankush was misplaced with the d

SC Serves Notice to Chhattisgarh Govt, EOW, ACB, SIT, and Two Bureaucrats in Multi-Crore PDS Scam

SC Serves Notice to Chhattisgarh Govt, EOW, ACB, SIT, and Two Bureaucrats in Multi-Crore PDS Scam

Supreme Court on Wednesday has served a notice to the Chhattisgarh government over a plea filed by a witness in the Public Distribution System scam amounting Rs 36,000 crore alleging that all the ende

Do Not Permit Hookah in Bars, Cafes, and Restaurants: Allahabad High Court to UP Government

Do Not Permit Hookah in Bars, Cafes, and Restaurants: Allahabad High Court to UP Government

Allahabad High Court has directed the Chief Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh government to prohibit serving hookahs in bars, cafes, and restaurants until further orders in view of the surge in COVID-19

SC Sets 10 Years Timeframe for AGR Dues; NCLT to Decide Monetization of Spectrum

SC Sets 10 Years Timeframe for AGR Dues; NCLT to Decide Monetization of Spectrum

Supreme Court on Tuesday, has given 10 years time frame to the Telcos in connection to the payment of Adjusted Gross Revenues (AGR). The court has denied interfering in the insolvency process as it is

Restaurant Charging Rs 10 Over the MRP for Ice-Cream, Fined Rs 2 Lakh

Restaurant Charging Rs 10 Over the MRP for Ice-Cream, Fined Rs 2 Lakh

Mumbai central Shagun Veg restaurant’s urge to earn extra 10 has led it to face the heavy fine of Rs 2 lakhs. District Consumer Forum has levied an exemplary cost of Rs 2 lakh on a restaurant wh

Supreme Court Fined Ayurveda Doctor 10,000 for Claiming Development of COVID-19 Cure

Supreme Court Fined Ayurveda Doctor 10,000 for Claiming Development of COVID-19 Cure

Supreme Court has imposed an exemplary cost of Rs 10,000 for claiming that he had developed medicine for the COVID-19. Haryana-based Omprakash Vaid Gyantara has made the claims of developing a COVID-1

Plea in Delhi HC Seeks to Classify Masks and Sanitizers as Essential Commodities

Plea in Delhi HC Seeks to Classify Masks and Sanitizers as Essential Commodities

On Friday, a Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court challenging an order of the Central government of excluding mask and sanitizer from essential commodities and levying 18%

Australian Regulator ACCC Sues Google for Misleading Consumers Over Personal Data Use

Australian Regulator ACCC Sues Google for Misleading Consumers Over Personal Data Use

Court proceedings have been launched against Alphabet’s Google by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for misleading the consumers over the use of personal data for its key

Covering E-commerce Under the Structured Consumer Redressal Mechanism; Consumer Protection Act, 2019 Comes into Force

Covering E-commerce Under the Structured Consumer Redressal Mechanism; Consumer Protection Act, 2019 Comes into Force

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 came into force on 20th Jul, which includes the establishment of Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) to encourage, safeguard, and implement the rights of con

Madras High Court restrained Patanjali Ayurved Ltd from using the trademark “Coronil”

Madras High Court restrained Patanjali Ayurved Ltd from using the trademark “Coronil”

Recently launched “Coronil” drug by Ramdev’s Patanjali which was claimed to be a cure for COVID-19 has encountered another blow as Madras High Court has restrained the company from u

Volkswagen and Audi Charged Under Cheating, Forgery, and Criminal Conspiracy

Volkswagen and Audi Charged Under Cheating, Forgery, and Criminal Conspiracy

An FIR has been registered against the automobile industry brands Volkswagen and Audi in Noida for installing cheat devices in their cars in order to misrepresent the emissions. The carmakers are char

Delhi High Court restrains Daiichi from creating third party rights on SRL Trademark

Delhi High Court restrains Daiichi from creating third party rights on SRL Trademark

The High Court of Delhi on Wednesday directed the status quo and also restrained third party rights on ‘SRL’ Trademark after the Japanese Company Daiichi Sankyo filed a petition to attach and sell

Bombay HC Grants Interim Relief to HUL; Restrains Emami from taking legal recourse against HUL without serving notice

Bombay HC Grants Interim Relief to HUL; Restrains Emami from taking legal recourse against HUL without serving notice

In an interim relief to Hindustan Unilever (HUL), the Bombay High Court on Monday restrained Emami from initiating any legal proceedings against HUL for use of the trademark ‘Glow & Handsome’

Domestic and International Flights can now take bookings of middle seats too – Bombay High Court

Domestic and International Flights can now take bookings of middle seats too – Bombay High Court

Bombay High Court has allowed the airlines to fill up the middle seats by strictly complying with the DCGA guidelines issued on May 31 under which all airlines have to provide the wrap-up wear to the

Only One Bottle Of Liquor Purchase Allowed Twice A Week With A Gap Of 3 Days – Madras HC Guidelines On Liquor Sale

Only One Bottle Of Liquor Purchase Allowed Twice A Week With A Gap Of 3 Days – Madras HC Guidelines On Liquor Sale

On Wednesday, the Madras High Court refused to stay the State government’s decision to re-open liquor shops in the State, from Thursday. However, the court issued certain guidelines in the sale of l

Times Group slaps legal notice on ThePrint, for ‘disparaging’ article on COVID-19 transmission

Times Group slaps legal notice on ThePrint, for ‘disparaging’ article on COVID-19 transmission

Days after an Indian digital online newspaper, ThePrint published an article indicating that transmission of coronavirus through newspapers and currency notes were theoretically possible, Bennett Cole

Say goodbye to online shopping as all giants shut for 21 days

Say goodbye to online shopping as all giants shut for 21 days

Getting your things delivered at your doorstep will no more be an easier task for the next 21 days in India as e-commerce giants shut their Operations temporarily during Lockdown. The severity of dead

Plea against CCI nod for Flipkart’s acquisition rejected by NCLAT

Plea against CCI nod for Flipkart’s acquisition rejected by NCLAT

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has on 12 March dismissed a petition filed by the trader’s body, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) against Competition Commission of India (CC

Supreme Court slams the Telecoms to clear the AGR dues by 17 March

Supreme Court slams the Telecoms to clear the AGR dues by 17 March

The Supreme Court today has excoriated the telecom operators for their non-compliance of its order directing them to pay the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) of Rs 1.47 Lakh crore to the department of tel

Notice to Centre seeking ban on tobacco advertisements – Delhi High Court

Notice to Centre seeking ban on tobacco advertisements – Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court today has issued a notice to the Health Ministry on a plea seeking directions on imposing a ban on advertising, promotion, and sponsorship of tobacco products in any form, includi

Supreme Court allows transportation of mined minerals in Goa

Supreme Court allows transportation of mined minerals in Goa

The Apex court on 30 January approved a plea filed by a mining firm Chowgule and Company Private Limited, which sought transportation of iron ore in Goa, extracted till March 2018. The three-judge ben

NCDRC’s ruling of unfair trade practice against Star TV and Airtel was set aside by SC

NCDRC’s ruling of unfair trade practice against Star TV and Airtel was set aside by SC

Granting relief to the Star TV and Bharti Airtel, the Supreme Court has set aside the ruling of National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) which directed them to pay punitive damages of Rs

SC to hear Airtel, Vodafone Idea’s plea seeking time to pay AGR dues

SC to hear Airtel, Vodafone Idea’s plea seeking time to pay AGR dues

A joint modification application was filed by the Vodafone Idea Ltd., Bharti Airtel Ltd., and the Tata Teleservices Ltd., seeking some more time to pay the adjusted gross revenue (AGR), in the Supreme

‘Prove or Apologize’ – Indian Medical Association to Narendra Modi

‘Prove or Apologize’ – Indian Medical Association to Narendra Modi

The Indian Medical Association, India’s largest association of Doctors has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding clarification on the statements allegedly made by Modi claiming that big

Copyright cannot be claimed on True Events – Meghna Gulzar, director of ‘Chhapaak’ movie

Copyright cannot be claimed on True Events – Meghna Gulzar, director of ‘Chhapaak’ movie

In response to a suit filed by a writer Rakesh Bharti, who sought credit as one of the writers of the movie ‘Chhapaak,’ the director of the movie, Meghna Gulzar, filed an affidavit before the Bomb



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