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Deconstructing Legalese of Demonetisation 2016

The Supreme Court in its judgment dated 2.1.2023 upheld the validity of...

CBEC Not Empowered To Modify The Scope Of Exemption Notification: CESTAT

New Delhi: The Delhi Bench of the Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) in the case M/s Lakshya...

Creamy layer classification of OBCs

Introduction The term “creamy Layer” was first used by the Apex court in the judgement of Indira sawhney v. UOI...

Supreme Court stays HC order granting parole to POCSO convict to beget a child with wife

The Supreme Court in the case The State of Rajasthan and Ors. vs Rahul observed and has stayed the order...

SC seeks Centre’s response on petition to introduce 33% women’s reservation in Parliament, state Assemblies

New Delhi: The Supreme Court in the case National Federation of Indian Women versus Union of India observed and has...

whether cheque was issued for a time barred debt or not cannot be decided in a plea filed under Section 482 CrPC, observes Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court in the case Yogesh Jain vs Sumesh Chadha observed and stated that the question of...

Cheque bounce complaint cannot be transferred as per convenience of accused, observes Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court in the case S Nalini Jayanthi vs M. Ramasubba Reddy observed that a complaint under...

NGT should test credentials of applicants before passing orders having far-reaching effect: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court in the case State of Uttar Pradesh vs Uday Education and Welfare Trust observed that...

What’s next after a split verdict on the hijab saga?

Background The challenge in the batch of petitions (involving Special Leave Petitions filed before the Hon’ble Supreme Court was mounted...

SC to consider whether salary paid on secondment of employees is a taxable service under Finance Act

The Supreme Court in the case Commissioner of GST And Central Excise Chennai v. M/s. Komatsu India Pvt. Ltd observed...

Kerala High Court Directs union health ministry To File Response over Patents On Life Saving Drugs

The Kerala High Court while taking serious note in the case XXX v. Union of India of the unaffordability of...

Anti-conversion laws in India

Let’s talk about the various anti-conversion laws made by different states for the cases of ‘Love Jihad’ which have increased...

‘No dissenting opinion on Ram Jethmalani’s calibre’

Raian Karanjawala, Managing Partner of Karanjawala & Co., speaks on the life and times of Ram Jethmalani. Q. ​You knew...

APPLICABILITY OF ARBITRATION CLAUSE ON LEASE AGREEMENTS

Recently, the Supreme Court of India, in its judgement dated 18.08.2022 in Brij Raj Oberoi v. The Secretary, Tourism and...

Land, property and concept of adverse possession

Adverse possession is based on the theory or presumption that the owner has abandoned the property to the adverse possessor...

Post-conviction compounding of offences is permissible: Himachal Pradesh High Court

The Himachal Pradesh High Court in the case Shri Kantu Ram v Shri Beer Singh recently observed that a court,...

Intention to evade tax is absent, taxpayer needs to be given another chance: Delhi High Court

The division bench comprising of Justice Rajeev Shakdher and Justice Tara Vitasta Ganju observed and has remanded the matter to the...

Justice Chandrachud is nominated by President as Executive Chairman of NALSA

The Supreme Court Judge Justice DY Chandrachud has been nominated by the President of India Droupadi Murmu as the next...

Other States Should Not Ban Our Lotteries: Northeast States To Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in the case The State Of Meghalaya v. Union Of India And Ors. Observed and filled a...

Delhi High Court seeks Centre’s response on batch of pleas concerning Agnipath scheme

On Thursday, the Delhi High Court seek responses from the Central Government in a bunch of pleas challenging its Agnipath...

Justice U.U. Lalit sworn in as the 49th Chief Justice of India; begins his 74-day tenure

The first CJI to be elevated directly from the Bar was Justice S.M. Sikri, who became the 13th CJI in...

‘Some Collaboration Is Necessary When Testimony Is doubtful’

The Supreme Court in the case Khem Chandra vs State of Uttar Pradesh observed that some corroboration is necessary when...

Kerala HC: Civil Courts Obliged To Await Mediation Report Before Passing Further Orders When Parties Referred For Mediation

The Kerala High Court in the case Shybu B. v. Sajeev observed that when a civil court has referred parties...

Gujarat High Court grants bail: Prosecutrix travelling and enjoying hospitality of accused after alleging rape belies the allegations

The Gujarat High Court in the case Pragnesh Harshadbhai Patel @ P.G. @ Pragnesh Gota v/s State of Gujaratobserved and...

Law in the time of war

A conflict is raging in Eurasia since late February this year. After decades of conflicts being associated with Afghanistan, Iraq,...

Madras HC Quashes Case Against Law Students Protesting Against lankan Govt

The Madras High Court in the case Aravinth and others v. State recently observed and has quashed the criminal proceedings...

Gujarat HC grants relief: Students can’t be faulted for Pharmacy Council’s failure

The Gujarat High Court in the case Oza Nikun Dashrathbhai v/s State Of Gujarat observed and has come to the...

Consumer Protection Act and health, medicine and hospitals

CONSUMER PROTECTION AND HEALTH SECTOR Consumer Protection Law may prove invaluable to consumers in determining the accountability of service providers....

Pakistan pushes PoJK to the verge of a major crisis

Pakistan government seeks to amend the Constitution of PoJK to take away financial and administrative powers from the regional administration....

Peremptory Directions Affecting Third Party Cannot Be Issued In Anticipatory Bail Orders, Supreme Court Reiterates

The Supreme Court in the case Kanchan Kumari vs State of Bihar observed and has reiterated that a peremptory direction...

Kerala High Court Grants Bail To Tuition Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Minor Boys For 8 Years

The Kerala High Court in the case XXX v. State of Kerala observed and released a man on bail of...

Seeking Response From Kochi Corporation, CSML; Drains Left Uncovered, Grates Missing: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court in the case Pauly Vadakkan v. Corporation of Cochin observed and directed the Cochin Corporation and...

Rajasthan High Court issues notice on pil for compulsory sex education in schools; committee to check special courts

The Rajasthan High Court in the case Kunal Rawat v. State of Rajasthan & Ors, the bench comprising of Chief...

Bail Granted by Gauhati High Court To College Student Booked Under UAPA For Allegedly supporting ULFA-I On Facebook

The Gauhati High Court in the case Borshahsri Buragohain v. The State of Assam observed and granted bail to a...

Lives Of Consenting Adults Living Together As Husband & Wife Cannot Be Interfered With By Third Parties, Their Families, says Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has recently in the case Hina & Anr. V. The State & Ors observed that once...

SC requests Tripura High Court to defer contempt proceedings against state

The Supreme Court in the case the State of Tripura vs High Court Employees Association observed and issued notice on...

Prove Case On Touchstone Of Preponderance Of Probabilities: HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court in the case Krishna Devi and Others v. Balvinder Singh and Others observed and...

Organization and metaverse privacy concerns

Emergence of the metaverse is a revolution in technology. The beginning of our subtle yet inevitable move towards metaverse shouts...

Telangana High Court upholds POCSO conviction, says, consensual physical acts cannot be taken as a defence if girl is below 18 years of age

The Telangana High Court in the case Vanka Rajesh Raju v. The State of Telangana observed and has reiterated that...

Safe harbour protection for social media not so safe for users

Social media platforms or intermediaries reach an enormous number of people and touch an enormous number of interactions. Though the...

Interim Protection Granted From Arrest To Advocate’s Clerk Who Forwarded Provocative WhatsApp Message After Udaipur Killing: Rajasthan High Court

The Rajasthan High Court in the case Vikram Singh v. State Of Rajasthan, Through Principal Secretary & Ors observed and...

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