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Railyatri Operations are Unauthorised: Delhi HC
INDIA

Railyatri Operations are Unauthorised: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today dismissed the writ petitions filed by Stelling Technologies, which owns and manages the online train ticket booking portal 'railyatri.in' providing service related to rail journeys. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation(IRCTC) had cracked whip on the Retail Service Providers(RSP) who were associated with RailYatri by deactivating their access credentials to the IRCTC site. According to the IRCTC, the services by RailYatri were unauthorized, and the RSPs, by associating with it, had violated their contractual terms with IRCTC. The IRCTC said that it is the only entity authorized by the Ministry of Railways to supply e-tickets, and that RSPs are delegated agents of the IRCTC, who cannot enter into further transactions with third-party enti...
Indian Govt Orders Ban on Online Sale of Medicines
INDIA

Indian Govt Orders Ban on Online Sale of Medicines

The Delhi high court has reportedly announced a ban on sale of online medicines by e-pharmacists across the country and directed the Centre and the AAP government to immediately implement the order.A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao passed the order. Delhi-based dermatologist Zaheer Ahmed complained that lakhs of medicines were being sold on the internet every day without much regulation, posing a huge risk to patients and doctors alike. Ahmed also pointed out that online sale of medicines is not permitted and is not legal under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Pharmacy Act, 1948.The petitioner highlighted that even though the Drug Controller General of India in 2015 clearly directed all state drug controllers to protect the i...
Mobile Body IAMAI Files petition Against RBI’s Cryptocurrency Ban
INDIA

Mobile Body IAMAI Files petition Against RBI’s Cryptocurrency Ban

The Internet and Mobile Association of India( IAMAI) has filed a written petition in the Supreme Court requesting a stay against the RBI’s order to not allow banks to provide services to cryptocurrency trading platforms. IAMAI 's president Subho Ray has confirmed the filing of petition though he was not available to comment on the matter. It is interesting to note that this marks the fifth petition to be filed against Apex Bank on its order dated 6 April that disallowed entities from dealing in virtual currencies. RBI had given banks a deadline of 6 July to adhere to the new rule. Last year, several cryptocurrency exchanges had come together to form a collective industry body called Digital and Blockchain Foundation of India. However, in November 2017 the association got merged with ...