Do You Know

a) Only female officers can escort women to the police station
Not only do male officers have no right to escort a woman but she can refuse to go to the police station between 6 pm to 6 am. In case of a serious crime, a written permit from the magistrate is required for male officers to escort her.

b) The tax recovery officer can arrest and release you
In case of tax violations, the TRO has the right to arrest you, though a summon has to be sent. The tax commissioner only decides how long can you be in custody, but your release will be decided by the TRO. This has been mentioned in the Income-tax Act, 1961 .

c) Political parties can solicit your vehicle during elections
During the time of elections, a political party can solicit your car or bike for campaigning purposes after deciding a settlement with you. Also, parties cannot offer free rides to and fro from poll booths.

d) You don’t have to pay the MRP, you can buy for less
MRP is the Maximum Retail Price. As consumers, you have the right to bargain for a price below that. However, a seller cannot go beyond the MRP.

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