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Draft Electricity (Rights of Consumers) (Amendment) Rules, 2021

The Ministry of Power recently issued a Draft Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2021. These new rules allow net metering of roof top solar systems. About the new Rules The net metering of roof top has been allowed up to 500 KW in the new rules. The following definitions were added: Gross Metering means a ..

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Supreme Court: Adults are free to choose their religion

The Supreme Court recently refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) of a BJP leader that sought directions to ban superstition, black magic, and fraudulent religious conversions. SC Judgement The Apex court pronounced that the PIL violates Article 25 of the Constitution. According to the bench headed by Justice R F Nariman, that pronounced ..

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Central Mine Planning and Design Institute gets Drone Use Permission

The Ministry of Civil Aviation recently granted permission to the Central Mine Planning Design Institute to survey the coal field areas of Coal India Limited. According to the permission granted, the drones shall be deployed to monitor the mapping and surveying activity, inspection of coalfield. This is a conditional exemption and is valid till April ..

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Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently notified Copyright (Amendment) rules, 2021. The amendment has been made to bring the existing Copyright rules in the country with parity with the other relevant legislations. Current Scenario Currently, the Copyright regime of India is governed by Copyright Act, 1957 and the Copyright rules 2013. Why were the ..

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Uttar Pradesh Regulation of Urban Premises Tenancy (second) Ordinance 2021

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet recently approved the Uttar Pradesh Regulation of Urban Premises Tenancy (second) Ordinance, 2021. The ordinance will reduce the tenancy disputes. Key Features of the Ordinance The ordinance makes it mandatory to sign contract will to rent out a property. This is being done to safeguard the interests of both the tenant ..

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