Authority for Advance Rulings orders can be challenged before HC: Supreme Court; Women lawyers want Vishaka norms implemented; NDTV sues Neilsen over faulty ratings; TCI sues Government of India for directing Coal India to decrease prices and more
Authority for Advance Rulings orders can be challenged before HC: Supreme Court
“The Supreme Court on Monday clarified that the orders of the Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR) can be challenged before the respective high courts through writ petitions, a move which could have tax implications for firms involved in cross-border deals.”
Women lawyers want Vishaka norms implemented
Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra made a plea before Justices TS Thakur and Gyan Sudhan Mishra, to establish committees to examine cases of sexual harassment within court complexes. The bench was hearing an appeal against the conviction of a male advocate found guilty of slapping a woman lawyer in the Delhi High Court.
NDTV sues Neilsen over faulty ratings
“Broadcaster New Delhi Television Ltd is seeking more than a billion dollars in damages from The Nielsen Co. and its affiliates, claiming the global research firm fudged viewership data.”
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TCI sues Government of India for directing Coal India to decrease prices
“TCI today said it has filed a writ petition in the Delhi High Court seeking to quash the coal ministry’s order on lowering FSA coal prices. FSA coal is coal which is supplied to power producers under Fuel Supply Agreements (FSAs).”
Preet Bharara on insider trading, Rajat Gupta, and wire-taps
“The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara - the man who has successfully brought insider trading cases against the likes of Raj Rajaratnam and former Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta - tells NDTV that Insider Trading is pervasive on Wall Street.”