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Dhir & Dhir Associates has offices in New Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad along with a representative office in Japan.(Business Wire India)

Dhir & Dhir Associates establishes a dedicated COVID-19 advisory desk

UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 03:16 PM IST
It is a task force put in place to address client concerns.
Ishanee imbibes the true spirit of a lawyer and avidly supports the cause of truth and justice.
Ishanee imbibes the true spirit of a lawyer and avidly supports the cause of truth and justice.

Ishanee Sharma: An advocate and a reformer, she is a defender of integrity

UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 02:20 PM IST
The young and dynamic Ishanee has recently been featured on Forbes, an acclaimed global platform for business honchos.
Courts and law firms in India should now look inwards, and accept the inequality in the profession(ISTOCKPHOTO)
Courts and law firms in India should now look inwards, and accept the inequality in the profession(ISTOCKPHOTO)

The legal profession must ensure gender balance| Analysis

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 07:08 PM IST
Introduce flexible hours and crèches in courts and law firms. Address the pay gap. Honour women role models
We signed up with Living my Promise, which is more a sharing of a genuine intent to give than an actual act of giving immediately to charity or other social causes(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
We signed up with Living my Promise, which is more a sharing of a genuine intent to give than an actual act of giving immediately to charity or other social causes(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

No act of giving is too small

By V Raghunathan
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 08:16 PM IST
While we often associate giving with Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Azim Premji or Shiv Nadar, and such others, there is no reason why giving should not become a a part of the value systems of ordinary professionals, who have created some wealth, howsoever modest, beyond their lifetime requirements

Nelson Mandela: Anti-apartheid champion

UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 07:06 PM IST
NELSON MANDELA: Born to Nonqaphi Nosekeni and Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa Mandela in the grim backdrop of South Africa’s doctrine of apartheid, he grew up to wage a heroic struggle for freedom that made him a champion of racial reconciliation.
The federal indirect tax body, is set to take several steps to curb tax evasion in its first meeting to be chaired by new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on June 21.(PTI PHOTO)
The federal indirect tax body, is set to take several steps to curb tax evasion in its first meeting to be chaired by new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on June 21.(PTI PHOTO)

GST Council may tighten rules to curb tax evasion

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Gireesh Chandra Prasad
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 08:11 AM IST
The proposals before the council include compulsory generation of e-invoicing by large companies, validation of e-way bills (electronic permits issued for the movement of goods) with the data generated at toll plazas and geo-tagging of companies, said a person familiar with the discussions in the council.
Since the #MeToo movement, law firms have been hired to advise corporations on handling harassment allegations.(Representative image/File Photo)
Since the #MeToo movement, law firms have been hired to advise corporations on handling harassment allegations.(Representative image/File Photo)

One in three female lawyers sexually harassed, report finds

Bloomberg | By Kaye Wiggins
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 10:39 AM IST
The International Bar Association survey -- based on the online responses of 6,980 attorneys from 135 countries -- found sexual harassment in the industry is “common” and bullying is “rife.”
The complaint said that advocates Shadab Khan, Irshad Khan and Ashish Phule have advertised themselves as having expertise in the registration of political parties, which is prohibited for a lawyer.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
The complaint said that advocates Shadab Khan, Irshad Khan and Ashish Phule have advertised themselves as having expertise in the registration of political parties, which is prohibited for a lawyer.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

Election Commission tells bar council to act against two law firms

New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 01:46 AM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has written a letter to the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) seeking action against two law firms who have advertised themselves as having “expertise in registration of the political parties with the ECI”.
Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has denied the “bizarre” claims made by the Enforcement Directorate.(Hindustan Times)
Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has denied the “bizarre” claims made by the Enforcement Directorate.(Hindustan Times)

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan denies receiving any notice from Enforcement Directorate

Hindustan Times | By Samarth Goyal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 04:05 PM IST
Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has denied the “bizarre” claims made by the Enforcement Directorate.
Businessman Vijay Mallya is surrounded by the media as he leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. A British court has ordered that charismatic Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should face extradition to India on financial fraud allegations.(AP Photo)
Businessman Vijay Mallya is surrounded by the media as he leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. A British court has ordered that charismatic Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should face extradition to India on financial fraud allegations.(AP Photo)

‘Could take months’: London law firm on what next in Vijay Mallya extradition

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 08:42 PM IST
Vijay Mallya can appeal the Westminister magistrates court verdict, and if this goes against him, move the UK Supreme Court and the whole process could take months, if not more, according to London-based law firm Zaiwalla and Co founder Sarosh Zaiwalla
A plate of the Geneva office of the law firm Mossack Fonseca is seen in Geneva.(AFP)
A plate of the Geneva office of the law firm Mossack Fonseca is seen in Geneva.(AFP)

United States indicts 4 men charged in Panama Papers investigation

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 07:40 PM IST
The Panama Papers include a collection of 11 million secret financial documents that illustrated how some of the world’s richest people hide their money.
PSG acknowledged that “forms with illegal contents” were used by a recruitment section of the club’s academy.(Twitter)
PSG acknowledged that “forms with illegal contents” were used by a recruitment section of the club’s academy.(Twitter)

PSG close investigation into player recruitment practices after finding no discrimination

Paris | By Omnisport
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 05:02 PM IST
After previously confirming “forms with illegal contents” were used by their academy, PSG have closed an investigation into discrimination.
Binny Bansal, Group Chief Executive Officer of India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, poses at the company's headquarters in Bengaluru, India July 7, 2017.(REUTERS)
Binny Bansal, Group Chief Executive Officer of India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, poses at the company's headquarters in Bengaluru, India July 7, 2017.(REUTERS)

Flipkart seeks to soothe employee nerves after Binny Bansal’s exit

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 08:55 PM IST
According to sources, various heads at the e-commerce giant have been engaging with their teams to answer any queries and address concerns related to business and operations after Bansal’s exit.
Stephen Nicholson was jailed for refusing to share his Facebook password with police, which they claimed obstructed their investigation into the stabbing of 13-year-old Lucy McHugh on July 26 this year(AFP Photo)
Stephen Nicholson was jailed for refusing to share his Facebook password with police, which they claimed obstructed their investigation into the stabbing of 13-year-old Lucy McHugh on July 26 this year(AFP Photo)

School girl murder suspect in UK jailed for not sharing Facebook password

Indo Asian News Service, London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 03:43 PM IST
A British man suspected in the murder of a school girl has been sent to jail for refusing to share his Facebook password with police investigating her death.
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