Category: Supreme Court/High Court related

The Cuttack Tax Bar Association (Life Member of AIFTP) has filed a Writ Petition in the Orissa High Court bearing W.P.(C) No.33457 of 2020 against the Notification of the Union Government for Faceless Appeal Scheme. The Writ Petition was listed for hearing in the Court of Hon’ble Chief Justice on 09/03/2021. The notice has been issued to the opposite parties to file their reply. The matter will come on 17/05/2021 for hearing before the said Bench

The All India Federation of Tax Practitioners (AIFTP) has filed an Impleadment application on March 08, 2021, before the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of Madras Bar Association v. UOI &Anr 2020 SCC OnLine SC 962.. With a view to fill the vacancy in the Hon’ble ITAT and thereby improve the efficiency of the Tribunal, this intervenor application has been filed with a humble prayer to appoint the Honourable Members of the ITAT as per the Direction of the Honourable Supreme Court

Five State Bar Councils i.e., Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala have unanimously demanded a Supreme Court Bench in South India. This demand has arisen on account of accessibility and costs incurred by the litigant to access the Hon’ble Supreme Court, which is currently situated at Delhi.

The Hon’ble The Chief Justice has been pleased to nominate the following Hon’ble Judges to hear the matters physically at the Principal Seat at Bombay, on experimental basis with effect from 1st December 2020 to 10th January 2020

The AIFTP and other leading professional organizations have issued a publication containing 151 land Mark judgements of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. The judgements cover Direct taxes, Indirect taxes and Allied laws. A pdf copy of the publication is available for download

In order to reduce the physical presence of lawyers, litigants and Court staff due to outbreak of COVID-19, IT IS HEREBY NOTIFIED for the information of the Advocates and the parties appearing in-person that the Hon’ble The Chief Justice has been pleased to nominate the following Hon’ble Judges to hear the matters at the Principal Seat at Bombay, through Video Conferencing, with effect from 31st August 2020 to 30th September 2020

Six eminent senior Advocates of the Bombay High Court, being Iqbal Chagla, Janak Dwarkadas, Fedun E De Vitre, Navroz Seervai, Darius Khambata and M P Bharucha, are planning to meet Chief Justice, Dipankar Datta to request that physical hearings with regular court working days and timings be resumed

The Bombay High Court has issued an important circular dated 4th May 2020 on the issue of functioning of Courts during the Covid-19 lock down

The Bombay High Court has issued an important circular on the issue of availing Summer Vacation and increasing the working hours after the lock-down is lifted

There will be a change in constitution Of Bombay High Court’s Tax Bench w.e.f. 09.03.2020. The revised constitution is as follows