Tag Archives: Legal

Samsung Faces French Legal Case Over Alleged Abuses in China

Two French campaign groups filed a legal case against Samsung in France on Thursday over the alleged use of child labour and other abuses in Chinese manufacturing plants working for the electronics giant. Accusing the company of misleading commercial practices, the NGOs Peuples Solidaires and Sherpa lodged a complaint in Paris against Samsung’s French subsidiary and international parent company. Based on research ... Read More »

Bitcoin is not legal tender in India: finance ministry

Last week the Ministry of Finance said that virtual currencies (VCs), including bitcoins, are not currencies. “VCs are not currencies. These are also being described as ‘coins’. There is however no physical attribute to these coins. Therefore, VCs are neither currencies nor coins,” the ministry said in a press statement. It further clarified that virtual currencies are not backed by ... Read More »

Exclusive: Excluded pupils denied education that is their legal right

There are at least 29 local authorities where not all excluded pupils are provided with full-time education they are legally entitled to Permanently excluded pupils in some areas of the country are not being provided with the full-time education to which they are legally entitled, figures obtained by Tes show. Three authorities are only providing around half of their permanently excluded pupils with ... Read More »

BITS-Pilani degree row: HRD seeks legal opinion on validating off-campus degrees

BITS-Pilani degree row: HRD seeks legal opinion on validating off-campus degrees Last year on November 9, the UGC sent a notice to BITS-Pilani directing to shut down their off-campus centres as they were established without the permission and also violated the Deemed University regulations Rajasthan government has also put attestation of degrees of BITS-Pilani’s off campus centres’ on hold RELATED ... Read More »

The legal strategy that bankrupted Gawker comes to Main Street

In the wake of Gawker.com’s downfall, a host of start-ups are rushing to bring litigation finance to Main Street with a business model that could have far-reaching ramifications for both investors and the legal system. Until the news broke that tech billionaire Peter Thiel was funding former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan’s suit against (now-defunct) gossip blog Gawker for outing him ... Read More »

BPCL Recruitment 2016: Apply now for various HR, Legal, other posts

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) has issued an official notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates to apply for the posts of Human Resource (HR), Legal and other vacancies on need basis only. All the candidates need to apply through prescribed format latest by July 20. Vacancy details: Total posts: As per requirement Vacant posts: Human Resource Legal Finance Official ... Read More »