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Ayushmann Khurrana and Farhan Akhtar among others hailed the SC decision.

Ayushmann Khurrana, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor welcome SC decision on equal property rights for daughters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 11:40 AM IST
A number of Bollywood celebrities such as Farhan Akhtar, Ayushmann Khurrana, Shraddha Kapoor hailed the Supreme Court’s decision to grant equal inheritance rights to daughters as sons, irrespective of the year they were born.
If a claim of indirect expropriation is brought against India, the government can argue that the measures adopted to combat the pandemic are a part of the State’s police powers. Many Investor-State Dispute Settlement tribunals have held that states do not violate their BIT obligations when they act in the exercise of their police powers(Biplov Bhuyan/HTPhoto)
If a claim of indirect expropriation is brought against India, the government can argue that the measures adopted to combat the pandemic are a part of the State’s police powers. Many Investor-State Dispute Settlement tribunals have held that states do not violate their BIT obligations when they act in the exercise of their police powers(Biplov Bhuyan/HTPhoto)

Covid-19: Why India doesn’t need to worry about investor-State dispute settlement claims

By Prabhash Ranjan
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 01:29 PM IST
The Indian executive, however, must remain conscious of such a possibility and ensure that their emergency regulatory actions are not arbitrary, discriminatory or disproportionate, and are adopted in good faith following due process.
Couples are adapting to protect each other’s well-being.(Unsplash)
Couples are adapting to protect each other’s well-being.(Unsplash)

Here’s how Chinese divorce law affects women’s well-being

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 04:17 PM IST
In a new study, Yale sociologist Emma Zang examined the consequences of the 2011 judicial interpretation on the well-being of men and women.
Its idea of user consent is inadequate. Its definition of harm is imprecise(Shutterstock)
Its idea of user consent is inadequate. Its definition of harm is imprecise(Shutterstock)

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill is flawed | Opinion

By Anirudh Burman
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 09:27 AM IST
It will increase compliance costs for industry, stifle innovation, weaken privacy, and strengthen State power
The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on November 28, is expected to benefit eight lakh families.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019, which was passed in the Lok Sabha on November 28, is expected to benefit eight lakh families.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose only)

Rajya Sabha passes Bill granting rights to illegal colonies in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 06:37 AM IST
Union urban development minister Hardeep Puri said that after the bill gets the President’s nod, work on uploading of maps of 1,731 colonies would be completed.
The 23-page model guidelines on implementation of IPR policy in Academic Institution have been prepared by the Cell for IPR Promotion & Management (CIPAM), under the commerce and industry ministry.(cipam/Facebook)
The 23-page model guidelines on implementation of IPR policy in Academic Institution have been prepared by the Cell for IPR Promotion & Management (CIPAM), under the commerce and industry ministry.(cipam/Facebook)

Govt floats draft guidelines for implementing IPR policy in academic institutions

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 05:30 PM IST
In case of copyright, the draft suggests that ownership rights in scholarly and academic works generated utilising resources of academic institution, including books, dissertations and lecture notes, shall ordinarily be vested with the author.
A view of the house that collapsed at Bowbazar area due to the underground metro rail work, in Kolkata, West Bengal(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
A view of the house that collapsed at Bowbazar area due to the underground metro rail work, in Kolkata, West Bengal(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Metro work damages Kolkata buildings, minister among hundreds evacuated

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 12:15 PM IST
Among those asked to vacate their residences, as a precautionary measure, by senior Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Ltd official (KMRCL) was minister of state for parliamentary affairs Tapas Roy.
The ACB said it found that the cost of the project was much lower than the projected cost.(Twitter/@imrankehwah)
The ACB said it found that the cost of the project was much lower than the projected cost.(Twitter/@imrankehwah)

Srinagar deputy mayor booked for ‘fraud’

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 11:13 PM IST
The case was registered a week after the ACB raided the bank’s corporate headquarters. The raids were conducted after Pervaz Ahmad was removed as the bank’s chairman.
An exterior view of the Flintstone House. The San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough is suing the owner of the house, saying that she installed dangerous steps, dinosaurs and other Flintstone-era figurines without necessary permits.(AP)
An exterior view of the Flintstone House. The San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough is suing the owner of the house, saying that she installed dangerous steps, dinosaurs and other Flintstone-era figurines without necessary permits.(AP)

Yabba dabba don’t: California town rejects Flintstones house. See pics

HILLSBOROUGH, California | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 02:37 PM IST
The latest battle in the war between government rules and property rights is playing out in a posh San Francisco suburb, where a retired publishing mogul has installed an elaborate homage to “The Flintstones” family.
An aerial view of Dharavi slums in Mumbai. New migrants in a city prefer to rent. When migrants belong to low-income groups, they usually find a shelter in the city’s slums thanks to kinship and other social networks(HT file photo)
An aerial view of Dharavi slums in Mumbai. New migrants in a city prefer to rent. When migrants belong to low-income groups, they usually find a shelter in the city’s slums thanks to kinship and other social networks(HT file photo)

Legitimise informal rental agreements in slums

By Vaidehi Tandel
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 10:37 PM IST
For slum housing policies to be truly inclusive, the State must recognise diverse tenurial arrangements
Shenzhen was carved out as an experimental ground for capitalism with flexible governance and legal framework.(REUTERS)
Shenzhen was carved out as an experimental ground for capitalism with flexible governance and legal framework.(REUTERS)

The US-China trade war is an opportunity for India

By Tinaz Mistry and Avanti Durani
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 09:56 AM IST
With a large labour force, India is well positioned to capture the market of larger firms exiting China for more economic pastures. While the government must offer a strong commitment and support, the Shenzhen-type special governance zones should have institutional and economic autonomy.
Terms like Love Is Love and You Are Not Alone became talking points in 2018
Terms like Love Is Love and You Are Not Alone became talking points in 2018

Talk the cool talk: Five terms that became talking points this year

HindustanTimes | By Samreen Tungekar
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 11:14 PM IST
From ‘Gaslighting’ to ‘Gandi Copy’, these phrases are lit in today’s chatter
Designer Anupama Dayal claims that her motif has been copied by apparel brand W for Women.
Designer Anupama Dayal claims that her motif has been copied by apparel brand W for Women.

Delhi designer cries copycat, brand denies allegations

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 07:12 PM IST
Delhi designer Anupuma Dayal has accused high street brand — W for women for copying her motifs in prints. However, the brand has denied Dayal’s claims.
The Spreme Court had fast-tracked the sensitive land dispute case in Ayodhya at the instance of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
The Spreme Court had fast-tracked the sensitive land dispute case in Ayodhya at the instance of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Come in July, SC tells BJP leader Swamy on plea for urgent hearing in Ayodhya case

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2018 10:01 PM IST
Subramanian Swamy had filed a separate petition for enforcement of his fundamental right to offer hassle-free prayer at the birth place of Lord Ram.
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