Court bars Snapdeal from selling Casio products, e-tailer to seek review

The district court of Delhi has restrained e-commerce firm Snapdeal from selling products of Casio, following a legal action initiated by the Japanese multinational Casio Computer Co against the etailer. According to the company, it had been receiving multiple consumer complaints regarding sale of counterfeit watches and calculators branded as Casio on Snapdeal. “The brand owners have to constantly confront and combat the counterfeits. The Indian judiciary has also recognized this need of the hour by fastening the liability on the anonymous entities operating behind the screens,” said SK Bansal,…

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SC relaxes norms: Is the jig against Maharashtra’s dance bars finally up?

Even after the Supreme Court (SC) partially struck down the 2016 law governing dance bars, the state government is confident about strict regulation of such bars. While hoteliers welcomed the order, they are also sceptical whether they will be able to run the bars like before. On Thursday, the apex court, on pleas of hotel and restaurant owners , relaxed stringent conditions set by the state that made it virtually impossible to get licences for dance bars. The court ruled that it was okay to regulate the bars, but that…

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