Category: India

BIRAC – An Overview

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is a non-profit public sector enterprise, set up by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and innovation, addressing nationally relevant product development needs. BIRAC is an industry-academia interface and implements its mandate … Continue reading BIRAC – An Overview

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Contempt Laws In India – Brief Study

The law of Contempt of Courts is for keeping the administration of justice pure and undefiled. The dignity of the court must prevail and be maintained at all costs. So keeping the said principle in mind one should keep their conduct in line with the process of court. One should avoid any disobedience to any … Continue reading Contempt Laws In India – Brief Study

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PPH- A Step towards Dilution of Indian Patent Regime?

India is a major hub for industrial activities and economic investments. Increased investments from foreign countries will surely boost India’s economy and facilitate a dynamic and fast-growing economic environment. In today’s world, Intellectual Property has emerged to be the most significant and valuable resource there is and India has recognized the same. Realizing the fact … Continue reading PPH- A Step towards Dilution of Indian Patent Regime?

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The Patent Box Regime in India

Section 115BBF of the Finance Bill, 2016[1] introduced the Patent Box Regime in India. Patent Box Regime is an effort which enables an inventor to benefit through tax concessions on the royalty income. The first country to enforce it was Ireland and hence, the name is derived from its tax form. Need for the Patent … Continue reading The Patent Box Regime in India

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Fate of PM Narendra Modi

Directed by Omung Kumar, this upcoming Indian biographical movie ‘PM Narendra Modi : Story of a Billion People’ which has been produced by various Producers namely, Suresh Oberoi, Sandip Ssingh, Anand Pandit, Archana Manish and Zafar Mehdi is currently facing controversies  during Lok Sabha Elections, 2019. It all started when the official trailer of the movie … Continue reading Fate of PM Narendra Modi

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All New 2019 Startup Policy of the DPIIT/DIPP (Widened Definition and Modified Norms)

Startups play a major role in any economy, they may be small in size but they do create a number of Jobs, more jobs means an improved economy. They also contribute to innovation and competition. Startups act as catalyst, once a startup is established, the process of industrialization and generate demands for various other units … Continue reading All New 2019 Startup Policy of the DPIIT/DIPP (Widened Definition and Modified Norms)

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Geo – Tagging of Companies (Registered on or before 31/12/2017) Mandatory before 25th April – MCA

The Central Government has been vested power under Section 12 (9) and Section 469 (1 and 2) to make rules for carrying out in the provisions by a notification for any matter whatsoever under the Companies Act 2013 ( hereinafter referred to as “ the Act”. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs regulates Corporate Affairs in … Continue reading Geo – Tagging of Companies (Registered on or before 31/12/2017) Mandatory before 25th April – MCA

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The Cinematograph Amendment Bill, 2019

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2019. This Amendment bill aims to amend the Cinematograph Amendment act 1952. I have in a previous article available here discussed the Cinematograph Bill, 2018 in detail, however there have been certain additional features that have been inculcated in the … Continue reading The Cinematograph Amendment Bill, 2019

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Linking of Aadhaar Card to PAN Mandatory for the Assesment Year 2019-2020. – Supreme Court of India

Aadhaar as everyone know is a 12-digit unique identity number that can be obtained by residents of India, based on their biometric and demographic data. Indian government has formed Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), a statutory authority for collection of Data. Aadhaar is the world’s largest biometric ID system. World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer described Aadhaar as “the … Continue reading Linking of Aadhaar Card to PAN Mandatory for the Assesment Year 2019-2020. – Supreme Court of India

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Education In India (Problems and Solutions)

Introduction Education is essential for the development of intellect and knowledge of a person as well as for the growth of economy of a nation. Enhancement in the education sector directly results in advancement in the economy of a nation, as it enhances the skill-set of the workforce which can make better use of the … Continue reading Education In India (Problems and Solutions)

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