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SC grants relief to Chidambaram in ED case till Monday but no succour in CBI caseFATF Asia-Pacific Group puts Pakistan in 'enhanced blacklist'Sabka Vishwas Scheme to end on Dec 31, 2019GST - Petitioner encountered technical glitch in payment of GST for seven months - it would be appropriate to leave it to the technical body concerned to decide whether there was a technical glitch at all: HCVAT - It is one thing to say that Petitioner had violated provisions of Central Excise Act, but another to immediately infer that it also violated provisions of DVAT Act: HCCX - In case of reversal of proportionate credit attributable to exempted goods/services, further demand in terms of Rule 6(3) of CCR, 2004 is unsustainable: CESTATCus - Appellant has not suppressed any fact from Department to the extent that license which was submitted for clearance of imported consignment is issued by DGFT, although the same is claimed to have been obtained fraudulently by seller of licence M/s Nilesh International: CESTATAdditions u/s 14A are sustained where shares are held as stock in trade & such investments do not fall within ambit of Rule 8D(iii): ITATPurchases cannot be treated as genuine where although backed by bills & proof of payment, dealers admit to have provided accommodation entries in statements before sales tax authority: ITATAdditions u/s 68 on account of bogus Short Term Capital Loss are unsustainable where based on statements which are uncorroborated by supporting evidence: ITAT August 23 2019Unexplained expenses cannot be disallowed where PAN & address of recipient parties is submitted to AO, who in turn failed to verify same by issuing notice u/s 133(6): ITATPenalty notice is defective & vitiated proceedings where it does not specify charges based on which penalty is being levied: ITATACC appoints Ajay Kumar Bhalla as New Home SecretaryBenefit u/s 80IA available to start-ups having turnover of above Rs 25 CrContinuing protectionist policies would cause global recession: GoyalGovt relaxes lease rent charges on wind power projectsCBIC also raises monetary limits for indirect tax casesSabka Vishwas Scheme - Rules with Form notifiedCBIC extends validity of 2% BED on ATF drawn from RCS-UDAN airport or heliport or waterdromeGovt notifies GSTAT benches for all States & UTsSabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme to be effective from Sept 1Services of short term accommodation procured in Haryana by appellant registered in Rajasthan - ITC of the Central tax charged by supplier (hotel) is not available: AAARActivities of supply, design, installation, commissioning and testing of solar energy based water pumping systems, whose time of supply falls after 31.12.2018 are both, supply of goods and supply of services: AAARAppellant is not sure as to which sub-entry is applicable and are pursuing each and every sub-entry which prescribes the minimum rate of tax: AAARST - Concluding that no interest is payable since the refund was paid within three months from the date of final order of the CESTAT is an incorrect reading of s.11BB of CEA, 1944: CESTATST - Essential character of service rendered is Scientific and Technical consultancy service and the same cannot be divided into different services for the purpose of computing Tax: CESTATWrit Court need not intervene against an order passed by AO where assessee has alternate remedy of filing appeal before the CIT(A): HCDTC leveraging Tax Technology - Idea whose Time has come!
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Govt notifies Aadhaar Amendment Act 2019

Aadhaar and Other Laws Amendment Bill, 2019

Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016

Aadhaar (targeted Delivery Of Financial And Other Subsidies, Benefits And Services) Act, 2016


Model Text for the Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty (pdf)

Model Text for the Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty (htm)

BENAMI Transactions (prohibition)

Transactions (prohibition) Act, 1988

Act, 2016 (pdf)

BAR Council

Revive of age restriction under Clause 28 of Legal Education Rules 2008

Bank Notes Ordinance, 2016

Govt promulgates Ordinance for Cessation of Liabilities against Specified Bank Notes

Act 2017

Banking Regulation Amendment 2007

Regulation Act 2007

The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

Bankruptcy Act

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Act, 2016

Chit Funds Amendment Bill 2018

Chit Funds Amendment Bill 2018

Citizenship Amendment Rules 2015

Citizenship Amendment Rules 2015

Citizenship Amendment Ordinance 2015

Constitution (One Hundred and Second Amendment) Act, 2018

Constitution (One Hundred and Second Amendment) Act, 2018

Constitution Ninety Ninth Amendment Act 2014

National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill enacted


Copyright Rules 2012

Copyright Amendment 2012

Copyright Notification 2012

Copyright Bill 2010

Copyright Rules1958

Copyright Act 1957

House Committee (Report 2010-11)


Full Text of the Act

Cr Law Amendment

Amendment Act, 2018

Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018

Amendment Act 2013

Amendment Act 2006

Amendment Bill 2008

Code on Wages, 2019

Code on Wages, 2019.No. 29 OF 2019

Companies Bill

Act 2011

Act 2012

Consumer Protection

Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Digital Payment

CMs Panel Report

Ministry of Environment and Forests Act

Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules 2016

Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules 2016

E-waste (Management) Rules 2016

Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016

Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

MSME quota hiked from 20% to 25% in public procurement

Payment to MSMEs exceeding 45 days - Govt amends law to make it mandatory for Companies to file half-yearly returns detailing reasons for delay

Govt make it mandatory for Companies with turnover of more than Rs 500 Cr and all CPSEs to get onboarded on Trade Receivables Discounting System platform


Govt notifies amendment in PF Act; Subscribers can now take housing loan up to 90% of deposit

Fugitive Economic Offenders ACT, 2018

Fugitive Economic Offenders ACT, 2018

Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018

Notification for Fugitive Economic Offenders

Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018

Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018

FC (Regulation) Act

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2011

FC Rule

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

FEMA 1999

Full text of Act

FRBM Bill 2000

Full text of FRBM Bill 2000

Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017

Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill - 2017

General Clauses Act

Full Text of the Act 

Information Technology Act

Proposed Amendments to Act 2000

Information Technology Act 2009

Information Technology Act 2008 Rule

Indian Stamp (Amendment)

Bill 2014 (pdf)

Bill 2014 (htm)


CBDT's Income Computation and Disclosure Standards 2015

Lokpal and Lokayuktas

Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016(pdf)

ACT 2013 (pdf)

ACT 2013 (htm)

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013-Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by the public servants-Reg (pdf)

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013-Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by the public servants-Reg (htm)

Board Office Letter

Legal Metrology Act




Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011

Impact Of GST on unsold stock of pre-packaged commodities

Limitation Act

Full Text of the Act 

Merger of Tribunals & amendments Notification

Govt notifies Appellate Tribunal and other Authorities (Qualifications, Experience and other Conditions of Service of Members) Rules, 2017

Govt notifies enhanced retirement age for Chairperson / Members of SEBI, Industrial Tribunal and Debts Recovery Tribunal

Merger of Tribunals & amendments in conditions of Chairpersons and Members - Govt notifies May 26 as the appointed day

Motor Vehicles

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019

National Judicial Appointments Coomission Act 2014

Judicial Appointments Commission Act notified

Negotiable Instruments Amendment Ordinance, 2015

Negotiable Instruments Amendment Ordinance, 2015

Negotiable Instruments Amendment Second Ordinance, 2015

Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Act, 2015

National IPR Policy

IPR Policy


Companies Amendment Ordinance 2018

Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act

Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018

PM Deposit Scheme 2016

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme, 2016

PMLA 2002

Prevention of Money Laundering Act,2002 

Pay Commission

Report of the Seventh Central Pay Commission

Patent Act

Draft Notification

2nd Amendment



MoF Notifications Currency


Govt notifies amendment in RTI Act

Right To Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Full text of Act


New RTI Rules Notified

Guidelines on Awareness Generation

Amendment of Govt Resolution No. 89

Compilation of OMs & Notifications on RTI Act

Payment of fee under RTI Disclosure of personal information under RTI

Guidelines on implementation of suo-motu disclosure under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005 -Compliance of

Introduction of postal stamps as RTI fee/cost - seeking comments from public regarding

Format for giving information to the applicants under RTI Act- seeking comments from public regarding

Real Estate

Regulation and Development Act, 2016


Govt seeks comments on Draft Rules for UTs without legislature under Real Estate Act

Payment of Wages (Amendment) Act, 2017

Payment of Wages (Amendment) Act, 2017

Payment of Wages Act-1936

Payment of Wages Act-1936

Payment Wages Amendment Bill-2016

Wages Amendment Bill-2016

Payment & Settlement Systems Act 2007

Full text of the Act

Postal Act

Draft Amendment Bill 2006



Full Text of the Act




SEBI Regulations, 2011

Master Circular for Depositories

Sexual-Harassment Notification




Spices Export

Commerce Ministry makes Aadhaar authentication must for spices exporters availing Govt subsidy

The Taxation Laws Amendment Act 2016

Lok Sabha passes Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Full Text of the Act Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Taxation Laws (amendment) Act, 2017

Tobacco Act

Full Text of the Act 





Tobacco Cess Act has been repealed

Tribunal Members Service Bill

Conditions of Service Bill -2014

DOPT appointment of Members Amendment Rules

UN Act, 1947

No 46 Of 1947

Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2011

Notification (htm) (PDF)