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Modi Degree Defamation Case | Gujarat Court To Deliver Verdict On Sep 14 On Arvind Kejriwal’s Plea Against Summons

A Sessions Court in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad today reserved its order on a revision application filed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajyasabha MP Sanjay Singh challenging the issuance of summons by a Magistrate Court in a defamation complaint filed against them

The case has been filed by the Gujarat University over the alleged remarks made by the duo in connection with the academic degree of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

After hearing the arguments of all the parties, Judge JM Brahmbhatt reserved the order for September 14.

Before the Court, Advocate Aum Kotwal for both the AAP …

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Bombay High Court Quashes Reassessment Notice Issued After 3 Years Without Proper Approval

The Bombay High Court has quashed the reassessment notice issued after 3 years without proper approval.

The bench of Justice K.R. Shriram and Justice N. K. Gokhale has observed that the approval of the specified authority in terms of Section 151(ii) of the Income Tax Act is a jurisdictional requirement, and in the absence of complying with this requirement, the reopening of assessment would fail.

Section 151 states that the specified authority that has to grant his sanction for the purposes of Section 148 and Section 148A is the Principal Chief Commissioner or Principal Director General. If there is no …

Overlooking Assesssee’s Reply Demonstrates Non-Application Of Mind By The AO: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has quashed the draft assessment orders, final assessment orders, and consequential demand on the grounds that the assessing officer inadvertently overlooked the email reply of the assessee, in which the assessee disclosed vital facts pertaining to its case.

The bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher and Justice Girish Kathpalia has observed that the denial of sufficient time to respond was not just an abrogation of jus naturale but also infringed clause B(1) of the Standard Operating Procedure dated November 19, 2020, of the CBDT, according to which normally a response time of 15 days has to be …

Supreme Court Upholds Centre’s Decision To Relax AGR Dues Payment By Telecom Cos; But Says Filing Application To Modify Orders Was More Appropriate

The Supreme Court recently dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that challenged the September 2021 Cabinet decision to relax payment terms of the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) due from Telecom Service Providers.

The PIL also sought the implementation of the judgment of the Supreme Court dated 01.09.2020, which held that the telecom companies who are liable to pay AGR dues shall make payment of 10% of the dues by March 31, 2021. The PIL also raised grievances against the reduction in bank guarantees, reduction in interest and waiving off of spectrum sharing charges that was introduced by the Centre through …

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It is a daily ritual for millions of Australians, but if you have noticed the price of your morning flat white or soy latte increase, brace yourself — it is likely to get worse.

By the end of the year, coffee lovers will be paying up to $7 for a regular cup as cafes nationwide struggle to absorb growing overhead costs warned David Parnham, president of the Café Owners and Baristas Association of Australia.

“What’s happening globally is there are shortages obviously from catastrophes that are happening in places like Brazil with frosts, and certain growing conditions in some of the coffee growing …