The expression “capital employed in the business of the company” did not include the “premium amount” [M/s Berger Paints India Ltd. V/s C.I.T., Delhi-V]

M/s Berger Paints India Ltd. V/s C.I.T., Delhi-V Before The Supreme Court of India Author of the judgement- Abhay Manohar Sapre, J.- Counsel for the appellant-Company- Mr Radha Shyam Jena Counsel for the respondent- Mr Mukul Rohtagi, learned Attorney General. Bench: R.K.…

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The validity of the sanction would, therefore, depend upon the material placed before the sanctioning authority. [State(Anti Corruption Branch)Delhi & Anr. V/s Dr. R.C. Anand & Anr.]

State(Anti Corruption Branch)Delhi & Anr. V/s Dr. R.C. Anand & Anr.      Before Supreme Court of India Bench: Doraiswamy Raju, Arijit Pasayat Author: A Pasayat Decided on: 15 April 2004. Brief Facts and procedural history: On 8.5.1998 a complaint was registered against…

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The court cannot arrogate to itself any function which is left to the domain of the executive and the legislature. [State Of Himachal Pradesh & Anr vs Umed Ram Sharma & Ors]

State Of Himachal Pradesh & Anr vs Umed Ram Sharma & Ors, 1986 AIR 847 Before Supreme Court of India Bench: Mukharji, Sabyasachi (J) Author of the Judgement: S Mukharji Delivered on: 11 February 1986 Advocate for petitioner: Parasaran, Attorney…

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MATERNITY BENEFITS BILL:  A CRUCIAL REFORM [Opinion]

Lok Sabha passed the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016 on 9th march this year, one day after the world celebrated women’s day. This bill seeks to amend the earlier Maternal Benefits Bill of 1961 by increasing the leave given to working women, including adopting and commissioning mothers within the provisions of the bill and establishing crèche facilities within the premises of the company. These changes will have a major impact on health, well-being and growth of a future generation of the country.  This act, if properly implemented will become one of the significant reforms done by the Modi government after coming to power. Since this bill not only increases the leave period for the working mother but also includes certain other provisions to give more rights to working-women.

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