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Multiple taxes, one nation?

  On 1st July, the Goods and services tax came into effect which was one of the most greatest reforms so far bringing the system of  ‘One nation, one tax’. Where GST is focusing on the ‘one nation’ one nation’ regime, There are states imposing additional taxes to meet with shortfalls of GST. GST has subsumed various taxes like central excise,VAT, service tax, sales tax, etc. however, in some states powers of imposing entertainment tax is given over and above

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Benami Property

What is Benami Property? Benami property means the property which is anonymous or without a name. In a transaction where the person who pays for the property does not buy it under his/her own name, is called Benami transaction. The person on whose name the property is purchased is called the Benamdar. The respective property purchased is called Benami Property. In this case, the person who is financing the transaction is actual or real owner. Constitution- What does not come under

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Qualified wife can not sit idle and demand maintenance- SC

Apparently, a woman had approached court in case of domestic dispute seeking intervention in terms of her husband and in-laws torturing her on regular basis and compelling her to live her separately since 2011. As the woman gave records of her husband’s income sources and possession of properties in India as well as abroad, authority got to know are well settled in terms of wealth. Considering her husband’s status wife claimed maintenance of Rs 2 Lakh. This was found from

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Adultery and Indian Laws

India has been upgrading and amending its Laws which are obsolete for a long time now which is commendable but some concepts and Laws still put us in dilemma and in a situation where it becomes difficult for us to decide right or wrong. Adultery is one those controversial concepts. Adultery in a layman language is something when a married woman agrees voluntarily to have sexual intercourse with the man who is not her husband. According to Indian Penal Code, 1860

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Facts of Indian Sedition Law

The word ‘Sedition’ reads as follows according to Indian Penal Code ; 124-A. Whoever by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffec­tion towards, the Government established by law in India, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, to which fine may be added, or with imprisonment which may extend to three years, to which fine may be

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Drawbacks of GST

There has been a lot of discussion on new GST rates and new system adopted but it has been duly noted that though new tax system and new GST rates are being appreciated there are  couple of drawbacks of it which should be emphasized while learning about GST. Central interference in tax collection process: Central and state both governments will be equally contributing to the collection process of tax. As per the statement of Finance minister they will be applying horizontal

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Age Limit for LLB

JS Khehar and Rohinton Fali Nariman JJ ‘s bench upholds the verdict of Madras High court about the amendment in clause of rules of legal education. And amendment related procedure was not followed properly by BCI stated by the High Court. The dispute has its genesis in the introduction of a Rule fixing the age limit for the law course. In 2008, the BCI introduced Clause 28 in Schedule III of the Rules on Standards of Legal Education (Rules) framed under

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Property Registration

Property registration procedure Step 1: Estimate the value of your property according to the  rates in your respective area. Step 2: Now you have to compare the rate with the actual price paid. For the payment of stamp duty, the higher of the above two values would be applicable. Step 3: Now you buy  stamp papers (non judicial) of the value arrived after the calculation. Step 4: The stamp papers are easy to be purchased . You can buy these

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Top 10 Law colleges in India

1 National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Teachers Colony, Chandra Lay, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru Karnataka 560242 080-23213160/23492646 http://nls.ac.in 2 National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University (NALSAR) Justice City , Shameerpet, R.R. District, Hyderabad 040-23498104/ 23498115 http://nalsar.ac.in 3 Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi Chhatra Marg, University of Delhi, Delhi 011-27667483/27940296/27667483 http://du.ac.in 4 Symbiosis Society’s Law College Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 020-25655114/ 25653943 http://symlaw.ac.in 5 National Law Institute University(NLIU) Kerwa Dam Road, Bhopal 0755-2696717 http://nliu.com 6 Faculty of Law,

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The First

I believe first post is an important task for any blog to start with and that is why a brief about the topic for which the whole blog is created is must. Trust me, I thought a lot about what should I write in my first post then something hit my mind and it said if this is a legal blog then it should be started with basic legal facts. LAW is that fundamental element without which almost decisions around

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