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SC directs all states, except Maharashtra, to fill up vacancies in Consumer Commissions by Jan end

The Supreme Court has directed all states, except Maharashtra, to fill up vacancies in the Districts and State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions by the end of January 2022. A bench comprising Justices S K Kaul and M M Sundresh noted that a large number of states are stated to be reaching the culmination of the […]

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Motor Accident Claims – Potential To Earn Can Be Considered To Determine Compensation If There Is No Evidence For Actual Income : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that even if there is no evidence on record of actual income, deceased person’s potential to earn can be considered while considering insurance claims in motor accidents matter. The deceased was a computer engineer with a B.Tech degree. While there was evidence on record to show that the deceased was

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Supreme Court delivers Split Verdict on chargeability of Service Tax on Card-Issuing Bank For Interchange Fees

The Supreme Court delivered the split Verdict on chargeability of Service Tax on Card-Issuing Bank For Interchange Fees. Justice Joseph, in his judgement, was in agreement that the respondent­ Citibank, as issuing bank, was providing service, as found by the Commissioner. However, this service was a part of a single unified service– of settling transactions

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Allotment Of Public Properties On The Basis Of Discretionary Quota Has To Be Done Away With: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that the allotment of public properties on the basis of discretionary quota has to be done away with. Such allotment must be transparent and has to be fair and non arbitrary, the bench of Justice MR Shah and BV Nagarathna observed. The court added that even in the case where the

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No Plans for Boosting Cryptocurrency Sector in India: Govt

The Indian government has no plans for boosting the cryptocurrency sector in the country, says Pankaj Chaudhary, Union minister of state for finance. Giving a written reply in the Lok Sabha, the minister reiterated that cryptocurrencies are currently unregulated and the government does not collect data on the cryptocurrency sector. “A bill on cryptocurrency and

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SC asks Maharashtra regulator to refund surcharge collected from captive power Consumers/Captive Users

However, it said that since “there shall be a huge liability on the Commission if it has to now refund the amount of additional surcharge recovered at a stretch, we direct that the additional surcharge already recovered from the captive consumers/captive users shall be adjusted in the future wheeling charges bills.” A bench led by

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