Economy

What is Resale Price Maintenance?

RPM is a contractual arrangement between a manufacturer and distributor or wholesaler or any other party in the supply chain whereby the manufacturer imposes a resale price at which the distributor is required to sell the product. The concept itself is not illegal but is considered a violation of the Act under certain circumstances.

Three Years of the GST Regime: Has it been a Success Story?

Goods and Service Tax (GST) is considered as India’s biggest tax reform. Subsuming multiple central and state taxes, GST was rolled out with much fanfare. With the popular slogan of ‘One Nation One Tax’, the Centre set out to...

NEP 2020: India making a Headway Towards ‘Global Knowledge Superpower’

History of Indian Education System Pathshala, Maktabs, and Madrasas were regarded as elementary schools before British Rule. Education was imparted by way of old texts like Vedas and their commentaries. East India Company and Christian Missionaries brought the idea of...

India’s Trade War with China and its Numerous Implications

Recently India witnessed various developments like that of the clash between the Indian and the Chinese forces on the Ladakh border. The violent face-off between the troops on the 15th of June which left 20 Indian soldiers dead. This...

What If China Boycotts India?

With growing border tensions and India's boycott movement, what if China boycotts India? India-China Retaliation 20 Indian soldiers were martyred in compelling combat with the People's Republic of China. Increasing border tensions and transmission of novel coronavirus has created boycott movements in India...

Telecom Industry Crisis: What If Vodafone Idea Limited Shuts Down?

The telecom industry faces a crisis due to huge AGR dues and longtime dispute. Under such circumstances, there is a high possibility of Vodafone Idea Ltd. to shutdown.  The Dispute In 1994, the telecom sector was liberalized, and National Telecom Policy...

Impact of COVID-19 on Food & Beverages Industry, Indirect Losses to Farmers

The outbreak of coronavirus has brutally affected all the sectors across the whole world. Among all the sectors, the Food & Beverage industry got the worst hit by the pandemic. Moreover, it has affected the restaurant industry very badly and they...

Ever Rising Prices Of Fuels: Why Are Petrol Prices so High Today in India?

A daily petrol price revision is a better proposition for many reasons. The first and the foremost is that it allows you to absorb the changes in daily petrol prices in India by a few paise. When petrol prices...

Feasibility of Atmanirbhar Bharat and India’s Dream to Boycott China

With Covid-19 pandemic, border tensions with China and growing Indian production capabilities along with the Atmanirbhar Bharat and Boycott China campaign, China has witnessed a decline in its fame. What is the Boycott China Campaign all about? Boycotting Chinese Products have...

Unemployment in the Times of Coronavirus: How Is the Future for Us?

Unemployment has increased sharply during the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Situation of Migrant Labourers The Home Ministry made it legally compulsory for the employers to pay salaries and wages to the labours during the lockdown. Yet, the employers...
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SC: Under-21 Convicts Can Be Given Less Than Minimum Sentence, Resorts To Probation of Offenders Act

The Supreme Court resorted to the Probation of Offenders Act to sidestep the mandate under Section 397 of the Indian Penal Code that mentions a sentence of not less than 7 years to those convicted of armed robbery, to give a chance to two young convicts to reform their lives.
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Environment Protection Act Passed at the Instance of Foreign Powers: NHAI in Karnataka HC

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) claimed in a submission that the Environment Protection Act 1986 was passed not only for the protection of the environment by the parliament but also at the instance of foreign powers. This statement was made while referring to a UN conference and got the NHAI into great trouble in the Karnataka High Court.

Delhi High Court To Implement a Hybrid System Through Virtual and Physical Hearing

On Friday the Delhi High Court said that they have initiated steps to implement a mode wherein hearing can be done by virtual as well as physical mode. The Delhi High Court is aiming to implement the Hybrid mode. It stated that when the particular bench is conducting a virtual hearing the lawyer may opt for this mode after giving prior intimation about the same.

Mercy Plea of Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case To Be Decided in Four Weeks, TN Governor To Supreme Court

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Thursday told the Supreme Court that a decision on the mercy petition of one of the convicts serving a life sentence for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, AG Perarivalan will be taken within four weeks. The petition has been pending with the Governor since December 30, 2015.

Bombay High Court Questions FIR Over Journalist Alleged of Communist Comment on WhatsApp

An FIR lodged against the editor of Marathi newspaper, Rajkumar Chhajed has been questioned by the Bombay High Court. The Maharashtra Police has accused Chhajed of creating a rift between the two communities based on a WhatsApp message.