OTT platforms . The announcement assumes significance as the new digital policy for the first time will look to regulate the content on digital media platforms. While announcing the new set of rules for digital platforms , Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad welcomed social media platforms to do business in India and praised them for garnering popularity and good number of users. Prasad also hailed these digital platforms for empowering ordinary Indians. However, the ministers said that it is very important to regulate the actions of social media agencies in India. “For this purpose, the government has called for the establishment of a speedy grievance redressal mechanism,” Prasad said. The new guidelines for digital platforms - The Union government has proposed a three-level grievance redressal mechanism under the new rules with two levels of self-regulation. While the Level I comprises the publisher and level II comprises the self regulatory body, while the … [Read more...] about Government defines digital media ethics code; lays down guidelines for digital content
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The real estate regulator is calling litigants for in-person hearings in breach of HC guidelines, while all other courts in the land are conducting only virtual/online hearings, claims lawyer and RERA practitioner Can RERA (Real Estate Appellate Authority) call litigants for physical appearance and conduct in-person hearings in times of Covid when all courts, including Gujarat High Court , have adopted the virtual method of functioning? Also, does an appellate forum, which RERA is, even need the physical presence of litigants when cases are only dealt with on the basis of documents and lawyer arguments? These questions have been posed by an advocate on the basis of answers to RTI applications, raising issues relating to violation of HC guidelines. 19 physical hearings: RTI reply In response to RTI queries, RERA provided details that it did indeed conduct some physical hearings -- 19 cases in all between July 1, 2020 to January 10 this year. This was the period when … [Read more...] about Physical hearings: Did RERA violate Guj HC guidelines?
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has decided to reserve its opinion regarding the presidential reference seeking an open-ballot voting system in the Senate elections. According to Geo.tv , a five-judge, larger bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed heard the case. During the hearing, Pakistan Bar Council's lawyer Mansoor Usman Awan argued that holding elections through an open-ballot system has been unprecedented in Pakistan, adding that the secrecy of casting votes is the essence of elections. The Chief Justice of Pakistan remarked that it was the Parliament's job to pass resolutions so that the electoral process could become transparent, adding that the court will only give its opinion regarding the implementation of Article 226. Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed added that all political parties have acknowledged the rampant corruption in the process of Senate elections and videos proving that have also emerged, however, no one is ready to take steps to eradicate … [Read more...] about SC reserves opinion on presidential reference seeking open-ballot voting in Senate election
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Imagine for a moment that you work remotely—as so many now do in the COVID era—from a comfortable spare bedroom in your New Jersey home. Your employer is nominally based in New York City, but thanks to the pandemic, you didn't even cross the Hudson River last year. So how is it that New York claims you owe it a pile of cash for state taxes? Maybe this doesn't sound terrible; after all, New York's tax rates don't differ so dramatically from New Jersey's. But imagine instead that you took the opportunity provided by telecommuting to move to a "no income tax" state like Texas. Come tax time, you are planning on a big fat nothingburger of a state tax bill. And yet, New York could still claim state tax on your earnings. Now we're talking a serious—and perhaps completely unplanned—financial hit. Welcome, telecommuters, to the nightmare that can result when you and the state disagree about "where" you work. Butts in seats Broadly speaking, you pay income tax not only to the federal … [Read more...] about Working from home now? Your 2020 state tax situation could suck