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US House passes sweeping tax bill 227 to 203

The US House of Representatives  on Tuesday voted 227-203  to approve the conference committee version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act The vote split largely along party lines, with 12 Republicans and all 191 Democrats voting against the measure. The House and Senate need to approve the conference committee

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Bangladesh: 38 lower court judges to go India for training

The Law Ministry today issued a notice to this effect saying that the 38 lower court judges ranking from assistant judge, senior assistant judge, metropolitan magistrate and senior judicial magistrate have been allowed to go to India for the training on consent from the Supreme

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Ex-HC judge Karnan to be released from jail on Wednesday

 Former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan is set to be released tomorrow after serving a six- month jail sentence, which was handed out to him by the Supreme Court for contempt. Karnan was arrested from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu on June 20 after he evaded the police for over a

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MRP of Food Items

The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 provide that commodities in packaged form can not be sold at a price higher than MRP. Under the provisions of the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011, State Governments are taking action for

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WHITE PAPER ON DATA PROTECTION FRAMEWORK FOR INDIA

    The Committee of Experts on a Data Protection Framework for India (Chair: Justice B. N. Srikrishna) released a white paper on November 27, 2017.  The Committee was constituted in August 2017 to examine issues related to data protection, recommend methods to address them,

 Shatarupa Mishra, Indian Revenue Service Officer

“Civil Services involve law interpretation and implementation, public administration and management, which law students imbibe in their five-year long erudition.” Says Shatarupa Mishra, Indian Revenue Service Officer, on preparing for Civil Service Examination *An Excerpt from a piece in SuperLawyers

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After Winning Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, BJP Eyeing Tripura

After winning elections in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is eyeing toppling the Communist Party of India (Marxist)from power in Tripura. The North-Eastern state will witness assembly elections in the initial months of 2018. Senior party leader Sunil Deodhar says that he expects