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May 31, 2021 Archives

New Education Policy 2020 Aims To Create Equitable Society

In this piece, Author Ravi Shandlikar argues vociferously for the NEP, elaborating on how this much awaited change in the education system will help the economy and society.

In July 2020, a new restructured education policy was approved by the Union Cabinet, which aims at making education universal from pre-school to secondary level.

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Indus Tower, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea Merger to Create A Mega Tower Company

Author Ravi Shandilkar discusses the Bharti-Indus Towers Merger. A two-year-long deal finally concluded in Nov. 2020 with a merger between two tower companies Indus Towers Limited and Bharti Infratel Limited. In the merger, it has also been added that Vodafone Idea has received cash consideration of ₹3,760.1 crores for its 11.15 per cent shareholding in Indus. Vodafone Group will hold about 28.12 per cent stake, while Airtel Group will hold about 36.7 per cent in the merger entity.

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It Is Mandatory To Provide Pensionary Benefits if Employee Has More Than 10 Years of Experience: Calcutta High Court

The appeal arises from an order in W.P. No. 25001[w] of 11 September 2019 dated 31 July 2019. The learned Single Judge permitted the writing request by instructing the department of the government involved, within 6 months after the verdict, to take suitable procedures to issue the written petitioner’s pension in line with the law.

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Government To Dispose of Revision Petitions Filed Within a Period of Three Months From Date of Receipt of Order: Andhra Pradesh High Court

A single judge bench consisting of Honourable Justice K. Suresh Reddy passed order in Writ Petition no. 10659 of 2021. The Writ Petition has been filed by the Petitioner declaring the actions of the Respondent no. 2 to 5, trying to dispossess the Petitioners from the lands at the instance of the 6th Respondent who has nothing to do with the subject lands in view of the order passed by the 2nd Respondent against the same the Petitioners preferred the revision petition before the 1st Respondent herein along with stay Petition is pending as wholly illegal and arbitrary.

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Interview with Aaron Kamath, Leader, Commercial and Technology Laws Practice at Nishith Desai Associates

Aaron Kamath is a corporate lawyer currently employed by the famous firm Nishith Desai and Associates where he started after his graduation from Law College. His work primarily involves advising multi-national corporations doing or looking to do business in India on various legal and regulatory aspects including privacy-related compliances and documentation; IP structuring, strategy and prosecution.

In this interview, he walks us through his journey from a teenage boy to a corporate lawyer and shares certain interesting experiences which offer us insight into his various career choices throughout his years in the field.

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