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Supreme Court calls Chargesheets for Scrutiny in Palghar ‘Sadhu’ Lynching Case

7 hours ago Saransh Awasthi 8
Supreme Court on Thursday 9 (August 6,2020) directed the Maharashtra Police to produce the chargesheets filed in the two FIRs relating to the Palghar lynching case. The said order came on a petition filed by Advocate Shashank Shekhar Jha which sought CBI probe into the case.The two judges’ bench comprising of Justices Ashok Bhushan and Justice R...
Judiciary

Writ of mandamus should be exercised by the HC if the government does not perform its duties [READ JUDGMENT]

7 hours ago Ayushi Wargantiwar 10
In a civil appeal no. 6156/2013, Supreme court delivered a judgment on Friday ( August 7, 2020) and observed that "The High Courts exercising their jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, not only have the power to issue a Writ of Mandamus or in the nature of Mandamus, but are duty-bound to exercise such power, where the...

EXECUTIVE

Executive

Regulations for Corporate Resolution, Voluntary Liquidation Process Amended By IBBI

6 hours ago Bakul 2
On 5th August 2020, The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) notified voluntary liquidation process (Second Amendment) regulations, 2020 as well as regulations pertaining to the resolution process for a corporate person.The IBBI, 2016 enables the corporate person to initiate a voluntary liquidation process if it has no debt or it will...
Executive

IAF Pilatus Jet Money Laundering Case: ED Raids Multiple Cities

9 hours ago Bakul 2
On Friday the Enforcement Directorate raided 14 premises in Delhi, Gurugram, and Surat. The raided locations were in connection with its money laundering probe in the purchase of 75 Pilatus basic Trainer Aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF) in 2009. To collect evidence under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), the central probe...

BUSINESS

Business

Breaking Taboos: Zomato introduces period leave for its women employees

10 hours ago Shreedhara Purohit 2
Food delivery company Zomato on August 8 said that it would give female employees up to 10 days of "period leave" per year, as part of an effort to combat what it said was a stigma around the issue.Zomato is the most high-profile organization to institute the policy in India, a country where menstruation is still taboo to some. Founded in 2008,...
Business

COVID 19: Facebook to allows employees to work from home until July 2021 along with an additional $1,000 to spend on “home office needs”

Aug 08, 2020 Shreedhara Purohit 4
After Google, Facebook has announced that it will allow employees to work from home until the middle of next year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Facebook also said it will provide employees with an additional $1,000 to spend on “home office needs.”“Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions drawn...
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