Daily Archives: March 7, 2016

Higher Secondary School certificate acceptable as age proof : Supreme Court

By | March 7, 2016

Issue whether the second respondent-Corporation was justified in rejecting the application of the appellant for allotment of retail outlet of petroleum/diesel dealership  on the ground that the age proof submitted by her was not of the Secondary School as per the norms, but of a Higher Secondary School. Held NO The requirement of the Corporation… Read More »

casual workers are covered under ESI : Supreme Court

By | March 7, 2016

Issue whether casual workers are covered under definition of employee as defined in Section 2(9) of the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 ? Held The definition of the term “employee” in section 2(9) is also wide enough to cover casual employees who are employed for part of wage period. A bare reading of the aforesaid… Read More »

National Voters’ Services Portal to facilities search voters’ name

By | March 7, 2016

Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry- Regarding. In continuation of Commission’s Press Note No. ECI/PN/16/2016 dated 4th March, 2016, it is informed that the Commission has provided on the National Voters’ Services Portal, first time the facilities to search the voters’ name in… Read More »

V.O. Chidambaranar Port sets Container handling record

By | March 7, 2016

V.O. Chidambaranar Port sets Container handling record V.O. Chidambaranar Port has achieved a momentous landmark in container handling by surpassing the previous financial year’s container traffic of 5,59,727 TEUs by handling 5,61,586 TEUs 25 days ahead of the close of the current financial. This year, upto 6th March 2016, the Port has maintained an impressive… Read More »

Govt exempts Group exercising less than 50% voiting rights for 5 years from Combinations

By | March 7, 2016

NOTIFICATION NO. SO 673(E) [F.NO.5/33/2007-CS (PART)], DATED 4-3-2016 In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of section 54 of the Competition Act, 2002 (12 of 2003), the Central Government, in public interest, hereby exempts the ‘Group’ exercising less than fifty per cent. of voting rights in other enterprise from the provisions of section… Read More »

Govt exempt enterprises having Asset Value upto Rs 350 Crore from provisions of Combination

By | March 7, 2016

NOTIFICATION NO. SO 674(E) [F.NO.5/33/2007-CS (PART)], DATED 4-3-2016 In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of section 54 of the Competition Act, 2002 (12 of 2003), the Central Government, in public interest, hereby exempts an enterprise, whose control, shares, voting rights or assets are being acquired has either assets of the value of… Read More »

CBDT sets-up Dedicated Structure for delivery of Tax Payer Services in the Income Tax Department

By | March 7, 2016

CBDT sets-up a Dedicated Structure for delivery and monitoring of Tax Payer Services in the Income Tax Department Grievance redressal is a major aspect of citizen centric governance and is an important feature of the activities of the Income Tax Department. The Income-tax Department is addressing grievances through a multi-layered grievance redressal machinery including Centralised… Read More »

Section 163 to be invoked only in case of Lack of enquiry and not in case of inadequate enquiry by AO

By | March 7, 2016

ITAT – Lucknow M/s Juhi Alloys Pvt. Ltd. Vs. CIT, I.T.A. No. 368/Lkw/2015, Date of Order: 24.02.2016, Issue: Whether provisions of Section 263 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 can be invoked only in the cases of lack of enquiry by the Assessing Officer and not in the case of inadequate enquiry by the Assessing… Read More »

Writ not maintenanble as Assessee did not responded to show-cause notice issued

By | March 7, 2016

  Held In the present case,petitioner had simply not responded to the show-cause notice issued by the adjudicating authority. We have noticed that after receipt of show-cause notice, for months together, petitioner filed no reply. The order of adjudication came to be passed more than a year later. At no point of time, the petitioner… Read More »