India’s retroactive tax demands have come back to haunt the government, with the Permanent Court of Arbitration awarding damages of $1.2 billion plus interest and costs to oil and gas explorer Cairn. What options does India have?
At one time, it was said that political parties like the Congress were being excessively advised by lawyers at the expense of politics. Now power politics dominates. The law is only there to be observed in the breach
The condition for former President Pranab Mukherjee deteriorated today, it has been reported in a section of the media, quoting hospital sources. Reports said that the 84-year-old Mukherjee has possibly developed traits of a lung infection.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee remains on ventilator and in critical condition, following a brain surgery on Monday to remove a blood clot. Mukherjee, 84, who had fallen down at his residence, was rushed to hospital where it was found that he was also COVID positive.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee himself announced this over Twitter, saying: “On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19.”
Keeping in view the rising number of Covid-19 cases, following which, the financial crisis being faced by the lawyers due to the closing of District Courts, the MPHCBA has decided to give ration to financially poor lawyers