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Law Commission Report No. 260 analysing draft model Indian bilateral investment treaty(28.08.2015)

The Law Commission released its 260th Report on 'Analysis of the 2015 Draft Model Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty'. The bi-lateral investment treat.....

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Law Commission Report No. 259 on Early Childhood Development and Legal Entitlements(01.01.1900)

The Law Commission released Report No. 259 on early childhood development analysing and debating legal entitlements to nutrition that will benefit dev.....

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Law Commission Report No. 258 on Prevention of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials and Officials of Public International Organisations—A Study and Proposed Amendments(01.01.1900)

The Law Commission released Report No. 258 examining various international regiames and their approaches in preventing bribery of foreign public offic.....

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Blast from the Past

Personal laws not disturbed by fundamental rights(24.07.1951)

What could the Bombay High Court have said that stung Finance Minister Arun Jaitley so, leading him to call it “one of the most adverse judgments”. Af.....

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Top Story

Lok Sabha Passes the Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016(28.11.2016)

After the demonetization drive of discontinuing old 500 and 1000 rupees note, the central government has introduced the Taxation Laws (Second Amendm.....

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International Cases

Detention without a court order or other clear legal ground is incompatible with standard of “lawfulness”(18.10.2016)

Instant case originated in an application against the Russian Federation lodged with Court under Article 34 of the Convention for Protection of Human .....

Tags : Detention, Unlawful, Liberty, Deprivation



Difference of treatment is inherent in change in law, if it were to be objectionable discrimination, it would be impossible to change law(14.12.2016)

Appellant sentenced in the Crown Court for offences of serious violence. At the time, when Appellant was sentenced, the statutory scheme for sentencin.....

Tags : Sentence, Validity, Change in law, Applicability



SFO could not use the power in Section 2(3) of the 1987 Act to direct foreign companies to produce documents held outside the UK(05.02.2021)

The appellant, KBR, Inc, is a company incorporated in the USA. It does not have any fixed place of business in UK, and has never carried on business i.....

Tags : Extra-territorial effect, international law, Concept of Comity



Onus is on the prosecution to prove on a balance of probabilities that it was entitled to a forfeiture order(31.05.2022)

The issue before the SCA concerned the question of whether a Volkswagen 364 Scirocco motor vehicle with registration number FGC 937 MP (the vehicle) r.....

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Faridabad Bar Association Bars Outstation Lawyers from Appearing in Courts Sans Local Counsel(22.06.2018)

The District Bar Association of Faridabad has passed a resolution barring all out station advocates from appearing in any court without local counsel......

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EU citizen can claim equal treatment in respect of social assistance only if his or her residence in the territory of that member state complies with the conditions of the Directive(01.12.2021)

The appeal concerns the compatibility with EU law of statutory provisions governing eligibility for various non-contributory benefits which were inser.....

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To maintain suit under Article III of US Constitution, it has to be established that sufficient injury in commercial terms has been caused to complainant(17.11.2023)

This case pits real lawyers against a robot lawyer. Defendant DoNotPay, Inc. (“DNP”), is an online subscription service that touts its robot lawyer’s .....

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Power under Article 4(1) of the 1972 Order should be exercised by the Secretary of State personally(13.05.2020)

In present case, an interim custody order (ICO) was made in respect of the Appellant on 21 July 1973. The order was signed by a Minister of State in t.....

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High Court has jurisdiction to grant a forfeiture order in terms of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act(03.05.2021)

In present matter, on 28 July 2017, the high Court granted an ex parte application for a preservation order, in terms of Section 38 of the Prevention .....

Tags : Jurisdiction, Unlawful activity, Forfeiture order



Clifford Chance settles professional negligence case out of court(14.12.2015)

Clifford Chance, a leading law firm in the UK and one of the largest law firms in the world, settled a professional negligence case out of court for a.....

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Judgments

Intention of members of unlawful assembly can be gathered by nature, number and location of injuries inflicted(27.01.2017)

In facts of present case, Appellant was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for life for offence punishable under Section 302 of Indian Penal C.....

Tags : Conviction, Validity, Unlawful assembly



Testimony of sole witness can be relied upon in cases of mob violence(29.09.2015)

Deliberating on whether the principle espoused in Masalti v. State of U.P. would require consistent testimonies of more than one witness in cases invo.....

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High Court cannot proceed to hear a second appeal without formulating the substantial question of law(01.09.2017)

Respondent No. 1-Plaintiff filed a suit for perpetual injunction against the Defendants restraining them from interfering with the peaceful possession.....

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ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY IN THE STATE OF UTTARAKHAND IS INEVITABLE SINCE THE CONCERNED STATUTE WITH RESPECT TO THE SAME HAS BEEN PROMULGATED AND ENFORCED LONG BEFORE IN THE YEAR 2011(19.06.2018)

In the instant Petition a question of great public importance has been raised for establishment of National Law University. The grievance of the Petit.....

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FIR need not contain an exhaustive account of the incident(04.07.2018)

The judgment and order of conviction passed by the High Court, relating to the conviction of the Appellant, is the subject matter of present appeal. B.....

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Unlawful possession of public property without having paid for same tantamounts to unjust enrichment(23.10.2018)

Present appeal is directed against order passed by the High Court wherein without issuance of notice to the Ghaziabad Development Authority ("GDA") an.....

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In a crime committed by an unlawful assembly, every member of unlawful assembly would be guilty of offence, even if he himself had not done actual act(15.03.2019)

In present matter, First Information Report was lodged with Police Station, District Raipur pursuant to information received at Police Station from In.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Code on Wages Bill 2017(05.09.2017)

As part of labour law reforms, the Government has undertaken the exercise of rationalisation of the 38 Labour Acts by framing 4 labour codes viz Code .....

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CCI finds the conduct and practice of AIFEC, FWICE and its affiliates and producer associations to be in contravention of Competition Law(31.10.2017)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found All India Film Employees Confederation (AIFEC), Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE).....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (Salaries, Allowances and other Terms and Conditions of Service of Chairperson and other Members) Rules, 2015(19.08.2015)

The Central government issued the Rules, 2015, enumerating the benefits available to the Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal u.....

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National Company Law Tribunal (Salary, Allowances and other Terms and Conditions of Service of President and other Members) Rules, 2015(19.08.2015)

The Central government issued the Rules, 2015, enumerating the benefits available to the President of the National Company Law Tribunal under the Comp.....

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Implementation of Law preventing Domestic Violence(27.06.2019)

State Governments and UT Administrations are responsible for implementation of The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005. The C.....

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Central Government hereby declares the Sikhs For Justice as an unlawful association(10.07.2019)

Whereas the Sikhs For Justice (hereinafter referred to as the SFJ), has been indulging in activities, which are prejudicial to internal security of In.....

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Cabinet approves Constitution of 22nd Law Commission of India for a term of three years(19.02.2020)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved Twenty-second Law Commission of India for a period of three years fr.....

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Court denies bail to former Delhi Law Minister(22.09.2015)

Noting the litany of serious charges leveled against Somnath Bharti, former Law Minister for the State of Delhi, the Court dismissed his petition “tha.....

Tags : Law minister, bail, cruel, wife



High Court can intervene if NCLT passes order in matter relating to Public Law(03.12.2019)

Two seminal questions of importance raised in present matter is whether the High Court ought to interfere, under Article 226/227 of the Constitution o.....

Tags : NCLT, Jurisdiction, Public law



Confiscation proceedings are in nature of civil proceedings and standard of proof is preponderance of probabilities(09.01.2020)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition, impugning an order passed by the Financial Commissioner, whereby the appeal preferred by the Petitioner.....

Tags : Unlawful import, Confiscation, Vehicle



Minor variations between medical evidence and ocular evidence do not take away primacy of the latter(18.12.2019)

The State as Appellant assails the acquittal of the three Respondents by the High Court, reversing their conviction under Sections 302/149, 307/149, 1.....

Tags : Unlawful assembly, Acquittal, Legality



Government announces various relief measures for taxpayers under GST law in view of severe COVID-19 pandemic(02.05.2021)

In view of the challenges faced by taxpayers in meeting the statutory and regulatory compliances under Goods & Services Tax (GST) law due to the outbr.....

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Advisory in terms of Consumer Protection Act, 2019 on Prohibition of Advertising, Promotion, and Endorsement of unlawful activities prohibited under various laws(06.03.2024)

1. It has come to the notice of Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) that there are increasing instances of direct as well as surrogate advert.....

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Amendment to Taxation and Other Laws(29.07.2020)

1. In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 20.....

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Coir Board Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Bye-laws, 2016(09.11.2016)

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 27 of the Coir Industry Act, 1953 (45 of 1953) read with bye-laws 15 a.....

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Law to check scams in Banks(18.12.2018)

The Government has initiated formulation of laws to secure prudential banking and help effect a culture of credit discipline, including, inter alia, i.....

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Overlapping/Conflict between Central and State Labour Laws(07.12.2016)

The 'Labour' is a subject included in the Concurrent List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India. The concept of "Appropriate Government.....

Tags : Conflict, Labour Laws, Centre-state



Rationalisation of Labour Laws(06.02.2017)

Reforms in labour laws are an ongoing process to update legislative system to address the need of the hour and to make them more effective and contemp.....

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Government makes compliance of Labour Laws and Rules easy(10.04.2017)

The Government has undertaken an exercise to promote ease of compliance of Labour Laws and Rules by various establishments. The "Rationalisation of Fo.....

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Enforcement of Various Labour Laws in Central Sphere(27.03.2017)

A well-established Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM) is in place to enforce various labour laws in Central Sphere. The country-wide networ.....

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26 November declared ‘Constitution Day’(19.11.2015)

The Government of India has declared the 26th of November of every year as ‘Consti.....

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Clarification regarding extension of limitation under GST law in terms of Hon'ble Supreme Court's Order dated 27.04.2021(20.07.2021)

The Government has issued notifications under Section 168A of the CGST Act, 2017, wherein the time limit for completion of various actions, by any aut.....

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No permission to foreign law firms to open Liaison Office(29.10.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India has notified, in compliance with Supreme Court of India directions that foreign law firms are not allowed to open Liaison Of.....

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Justice Dattu's record as judge (Source: www.Livelaw.in)(10.12.2015)

‘How’ a judge decides, which way he or she leans, is it a favourable bench, were once the great unknowables – rather, known by the few. But with today.....

Tags : Justice dattu, live law, Manupatra, judge analytics



Insolvency professional to ensure compliance with provisions of the applicable laws(03.01.2018)

1. A corporate person undergoing insolvency resolution process, fast track insolvency resolution process, liquidation process or voluntary liquidation.....

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Model Bye-Laws and Governing Board of Insolvency Professional Agencies) (Amendment) Regulations, 2024(31.01.2024)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 196 and 205 read with section 240 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016), the Insolv.....

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National Company Law Tribunal effective 1 June 2016(01.06.2016)

The Central Government constituted the National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal for hearing matters arising under the Companies Act and th.....

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and United Kingdom on cooperation in the sphere of Law and Justice and establishing a Joint Consultative Committee(04.07.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Unite.....

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News

Delhi HC Looks for Govt’s Response on PIL Seeking Strict Compliance of Patent Laws(18.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought Government’s response on PIL seeking strict compliance of patent laws, including disclosure of information on commercial w.....

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Madras HC Defers Contempt Proceedings against Politician, Lawyers(21.09.2015)

Madras HC while deferring contempt proceeding against a politician and two lawyers,has directed politician to do "service" in students hostel and lawy.....

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NCLT: Promoters Cannot Escape Liquidation of Personal Assets(19.07.2017)

National Company Law Tribunal has held that personal properties of Promoters given as security to Banks can be proceeded against, in spite of initiati.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Plea Alleging Presence of Repealed Section in IT law(25.07.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to hear a plea seeking a direction to Centre to notify that one of the provisions of Information Technology Act has been str.....

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NCLT: Proceedings u/s 138 NI Act Have Nothing To Do With Insolvency Application Under I&B Code(28.07.2017)

National Company Law Tribunal has ruled that disclosure of fact of initiation of proceedings u/s 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act in not necessary wh.....

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LCI 271st Report: Proposes Setting Up Of National And Regional DNA Data Banks(28.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 271st report titled “Human DNA Profiling – A Draft Bill for the Use and Regulation of DNA Based Technology” .....

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#Insolvency Code: NCLAT Sets Aside Inox Wind’s Insolvency Proceedings(31.07.2017)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has set aside insolvency proceedings against Inox Wind Ltd, on grounds that “principles of natural jus.....

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Supreme Court Urges for Change in Muslim Divorce Law(28.10.2015)

Supreme Court has ordered registration of a Public Interest Litigation and urged to set up a Special Bench to consider gender discrimination suffered .....

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Bombay High Court: Eye Treatment Can’t be Considered Professional Expenditure(30.10.2015)

Bombay High Court has said that expenses incurred for getting eyes treated cannot be claimed as a professional deduction under the Income Tax (IT) law.....

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RBI Says No Fresh Permission to Foreign Law Firms for Liaison Office(30.10.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said it would not grant fresh or renewed permission to any foreign law firm to open a liaison office in the country.

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Gujarat High Court Says Stop Muslim Polygamy(06.11.2015)

Gujarat High Court has recommended amendment of Muslim Personal Law, saying polygamy was often driven by selfish motives.

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Political Funding Law: Supreme Court Seeks Centre, Election Commission's Response(04.10.2017)

Supreme Court while hearing PIL challenging the recent changes in laws on funding of political parties and alleging that they legitimise electoral cor.....

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NCLT Dismisses Cyrus Mistry’s Plea to Transfer Case Against Tata Sons(09.10.2017)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has dismissed a petition moved by Cyrus Mistry’s firms seeking transfer of their company petition against Tata So.....

Tags : National Company Law Tribunal, Tata Sons



Delhi High Court to Income Tax Department: Will New Benami Law Be Given Retrospective Effect(12.10.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Income Tax department whether it intended to examine under the new benami law all accommodation entries made prior to 2016 .....

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Government Announces Labour Law Exemption for Startups Up to 3 Years(10.03.2016)

Government has announced that Start-ups have been exempted from nine labour laws for a period of three years to promote and incentivise the entreprene.....

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Karnataka High Court Junks Law on Vehicles Registered Outside Karnataka(10.03.2016)

Karnataka High Court has declared as unconstitutional the law that forced owners of vehicles registered outside Karnataka to pay lifetime tax in the S.....

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Balbir Singh Chauhan appointed Chairman of Law Commission(14.03.2016)

Former judge of the Supreme Court, Balbir Singh Chauhan, has been appointed as Chairman of the 21st Law Commission, a position he will hold in additio.....

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Daughters Entitled to Inherit Self-Acquired Property as per Makkathayam Law: Kerala High Court(08.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has ruled that daughters have the right to succeed to the estate (self-acquired property), in exclusion of the brothers in Makkathay.....

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Kerala Govt Sanctions Stipend For Junior Lawyers(12.03.2018)

Government of Kerala has approved stipend for junior lawyers. Lawyers aged less than 30 and having less than three years of practise, with annual inco.....

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Supreme Court Says Foreign Law Firms Can’t Practice in India(13.03.2018)

Supreme Court has held that foreign law firms cannot practice in the country, but allowed foreign lawyers to visit India on a “fly in and fly out” bas.....

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Supreme Court Says Foreign Law Firms Can’t Practice in India(13.03.2018)

Supreme Court has held that foreign law firms cannot practice in the country, but allowed foreign lawyers to visit India on a “fly in and fly out” bas.....

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CIC: Notaries Law Need to be Amended(05.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended to Law Ministry to amend law of notaries and update notaries system leaving no scope for falsific.....

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SC Stays NCLAT Order Allowing Reliance Communication to Sell Tower Assets(16.04.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed National Company Law Appellate Tribunal’s (NCLAT) order that allowed selling of towers and fibre assets by Reliance Communica.....

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LCI 274th Report: Not Necessary to Make Any Amendment to Contempt of Court Act(19.04.2018)

Law Commission of India has submitted the 274th report titled “Review Of Contempt Of Court Act 1971 (Limited To S.2 Of The Act)” to the Ministry of La.....

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LCI 275th Report: Make BCCI an Answerable Public Body, Bring it Under RTI Ambit(19.04.2018)

Law Commission of India has recommended to the Centre that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) be classified as a national sports federat.....

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President Promulgates Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance(23.04.2018)

President has promulgated Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 2018 to amend Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act to pave way for death penalt.....

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Litigant Has To Suffer For Incorrect Advice By His Lawyer: Madhya Pradesh HC(25.04.2018)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that a litigant cannot plead that since his lawyer had not given correct legal advice to him, he should not be .....

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Madras High Court: Frame Guidelines for Selection of Govt Law Officers(01.05.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the government to frame guidelines for selection of Government Law Officers.

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SC Denies to Consider Again It’s Verdict on Anti-Defection Law(03.08.2016)

SC has denied to re-consider its two-decade-old verdict on anti-defection law holding that an elected or nominated member of Parliament of a political.....

Tags : SC , Anti-Defection Law



Delhi Court: Domestic Violence Act Does Not Override Personal Laws(04.08.2016)

A Delhi Court, while observing that the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (PWDV) Act does not override personal laws completely’, has reduce.....

Tags : Delhi Court, ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (PWDV) Act, personal laws



SC to Law Commission: Examine if Role of Tribunals Need to be Relooked(10.08.2016)

SC, while expressing concern over piling up of cases against orders by various tribunals, has asked the Law Commission to examine whether tribunalisat.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Grant Bail to Bank Lawyer for ‘Defrauding’ Money(10.08.2016)

Madras HC has refused to grant anticipatory bail to M.P. Venkatakrishnan, Assistant Manager (Legal) of HDFC Bank in Tirunelveli district, in two cases.....

Tags : Madras HC, Bank Lawyer, M.P. Venkatakrishnan



Rajya Sabha Passes a Bill to Expedite Disposal of Debt Recovery Applications(10.08.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which amen.....

Tags : Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016, Rajya Sabha



Supreme Court: A Lawmaker Stands Disqualified If Conviction Not Stayed(24.07.2018)

Supreme Court has said that a lawmaker, whose conviction in a criminal case has not been stayed by an appellate court, would stand disqualified from t.....

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Kerala High Court Upholds Coo-perative Law Amendment(26.07.2018)

Kerala High Court while observing that primary societies have no fundamental right to be members of central society, the Kerala High Court upheld the .....

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Madras HC Imposes Rs. 20,000 Cost to Tamil Nadu Government(27.10.2016)

Madras High Court has imposed Rs. 20,000 as cost to State government for sitting on application made by Vanniar Educational Trust to establish a Priva.....

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SC Dismisses NSEL Plea Challenging Applicability of Maharashtra’s Depositors Protection Law(27.10.2016)

Supreme Court has dismissed a case filed by National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL), challenging applicability of Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depo.....

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SC Rules ' Armed Forces Answerable to Government, Otherwise there would be Martial Law in Country'(28.10.2016)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking to restrain Government from using issue of surgical strikes and other actions o.....

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J&K HC Pulls Up Editor Regarding Incorrect Incorporation of Criminal Law Amendment in Law Journal(31.10.2018)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has pulled up a law publisher for incorporating misleading and incorrect provision regarding an amendment of Section 167 .....

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Madras High Court Acquits 21 Students of All Charges in Law College Clash(01.11.2018)

Madras High Court has acquitted and quashed all charges of 21 Students in law college clash who were earlier sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment for .....

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Madras High Court Acquits 21 Students of All Charges in Law College Clash(01.11.2018)

Madras High Court has acquitted and quashed all charges of 21 Students in law college clash who were earlier sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment for .....

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President Gives Nod for Ordinance to Amend Companies Act(03.11.2018)

President Ramnath Kovind has given his assent to an ordinance promulgated by government in Companies Act that seeks to promote 'Ease of Doing Business.....

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Madras HC: Appointment of Law Officers is Govt Prerogative, Courts Cannot Interfere(17.03.2017)

Madras High Court, while noting that appointment of law officers is in domain of State Government, and that Court cannot interfere in it, has disposed.....

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LCI 265th Report: No Tax Relief on Interest on Money Deposited for Maintenance of Minor Child(21.03.2017)

Law Commission of India in its 265th report has recommended to Government that interest earned on money deposited by a parent for maintenance of a min.....

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Supreme Court: ‘Performance in Court’ and Not ‘Political Links’ to Determine Govt. Lawyers(23.03.2017)

Supreme Court, while dismissing Bihar Government's plea for a free hand in making appointment of Government lawyers, has said that advocate's performa.....

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LCI 267th Report: Panel Calls For Wider `Incitement' Definition to Curb 'Hate Speech'(27.03.2017)

Law Commission of India (LCI) in its 267th Report has recommended introducing more provisions in Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Code of Criminal Procedur.....

Tags : Law Commission of India, Hate Speech



LCI 266th Report: Panel Moots For Banning Strikes by Lawyers, Calls For Amending Advocates Act(27.03.2017)

Law Commission of India (LCI) in its 266th Report has recommended to Centre to amend law to ban strikes by lawyers which had reached "terrifying propo.....

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INSOLVENCY - NCLAT Allows Implementation of Arcelor Mittal's Resolution Plan for Essar Steel(19.03.2019)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has given conditional approval to Arcelor Mittal's Rs 42,000 crore resolution plan for Essar Steel, su.....

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INSOLVENCY - NCLAT Sets Aside Jyoti Structures Liquidation(25.03.2019)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has set aside the order to liquidate Jyoti Structure and asked the Mumbai bench of NCLT to consider th.....

Tags : National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Jyoti Structure, Sharad Sanghi, NCLT



Supreme Court Refers Anti-Defection Law Issue to Larger Bench(18.04.2017)

Supreme Court has referred the question 'Is an expelled lawmaker bound by anti-defection law that mandates an elected representative to follow his or .....

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Kerala High Court Directs State to Separate 'Crime Investigation' & 'Maintenance of Law & Order'(21.04.2017)

Kerala High Court, taking a note of ‘sad state of affairs’ prevailing in State in matter of crime investigation, has asked Government to take some con.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Maintenance of Law and Order, Crime Investigation



Kerala High Court Directs State to Separate 'Crime Investigation' & 'Maintenance of Law & Order'(21.04.2017)

Kerala High Court, taking a note of ‘sad state of affairs’ prevailing in State in matter of crime investigation, has asked Government to take some con.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Maintenance of Law and Order, Crime Investigation



Rajasthan High Court: Writ Petitions Against NLUs Maintainable(24.04.2017)

Rajasthan High Court has held that writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India is maintainable against National Law University, Jodhp.....

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NCLT Dismisses Mistry's Plea Alleging Mismanagement, Minority Oppression at Tata Sons(24.04.2017)

National Company Law Tribunal, while dismissing Cyrus Mistry petition that alleged mismanagement and minority shareholder oppression at Tata Sons, has.....

Tags : National Company Law Tribunal, Mismanagement, Minority Oppression, TATA



SC Seeks Senior Lawyer's Response on Foreign Funds Receipt as ASG(09.05.2019)

Supreme Court has sought the Centre's response to a PIL seeking a SIT probe into alleged receipt of foreign funds by senior advocate Indira Jaising wh.....

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BCI Suspends Licence of 15 Lawyers(25.09.2015)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has suspended licences of 15 advocates with “mob mentality“ who created a ruckus in Madras High Court last week and barred .....

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Supreme Court: Lawyers Making Judges' Lives Miserable(30.09.2015)

Supreme Court has expressed grave concern over continued habit of a section of lawyers to file complaints casting aspersions on integrity of “defencel.....

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Bombay HC Says 'No' to NIA Appeal Seeking Areeb Majeed to be Charged As ISIS Member Under UAPA(14.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) against decision of Trial Judge to not charge Areeb Majeed unde.....

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Delhi HC Annuls NDMC Bye-Laws, Ask Civic Agency to Refund Excess Property Tax(21.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has struck down New Delhi Municipal Council (Determination of Annual Rent) Bye-laws, 2009, and asked NDMC to refund the excess tax co.....

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Bombay High Court: Can't Be Lenient in Cases of Sex Rules Violation(21.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has voiced concern over declining sex ratio and said a lenient approach cannot be taken while deciding matters pertaining to violati.....

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Parliament Passes Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019(09.07.2019)

Parliament has passed Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank .....

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Indiscipline by Lawyers: Supreme Court Seeks Report from BCI(11.07.2019)

Supreme Court has called upon the Bar Council of India (BCI) to submit a list of lawyers who have been acted against throughout the country for unruly.....

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Delhi HC Wants Uniform Law on Cabs Running in Delhi-NCR(16.12.2015)

Delhi HC has said, "The Motor Vehicles Act needs to be relooked. It is old and need changes. If entire Delhi-NCR could be looked as one state so that .....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Take Plea for Law to Ban Cow Slaughter(21.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a petition seeking enactment of a law prohibiting slaughter of cows, saying that issue is beyond the domain .....

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Kerala High Court: Muslim Father Can Act As Legal Guardian Of Minor Daughter to Alienate Property(22.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has ruled that Muslim father can act as the legal guardian of his minor daughter so as to alienate immovable property.

Tags : Kerala High Court, Property, Muslim Law



Kerala High Court Overrules I&B, Says Screen S Durga at IFFI(22.11.2017)

Kerala High Court has ordered the screening of Malayalam film 'S Durga' at the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India (IF.....

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Modi Suggests Installing of 'Justice Clocks' in Court Premises(29.11.2017)

Modi Suggests Installing of 'Justice Clocks' in Court Premises

Tags : Addressing a gathering at a National Law Day event in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday suggested installing of "justice clocks" at various court premises to encourage competition among judges in disposing off cases.



Bombay High Court Strikes Down Article 19 of Portuguese Law on Marriage and Divorce(23.10.2019)

Bombay High Court has struck down as unconstitutional Article 19 of the Portuguese law that gave legal sanctity to church tribunals in dealing with ma.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Plea to Direct Centre to Enact Anti-Conversion Law(23.10.2019)

Madras High Court has rejected a plea that sought a direction to Central Government to enact a law prohibiting forced and induced religious conversion.....

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Companies Law Committee Submits Report to Government(03.02.2016)

Companies Law Committee, constituted in June 2015 to make recommendations on issues related to implementation of Companies Act, 2013, has submitted it.....

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Court Concerns over Women Being Blatantly Abusing and Misusing Laws Against the In-Laws(05.02.2016)

A trial court, while granting relief of possession of property to 70-year-old widowed woman who had accused her estranged daughter-in-law of illegally.....

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Supreme Court Stays Termination Orders of Law Officers(08.02.2016)

Supreme Court has stayed interim order of Bombay HC suspending implementation of fresh appointments of law officers for politicising appointments of n.....

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Allahabad HC Asks Principal Secretary to File Report on Lawyer Protest(12.02.2016)

Allahabad HC, while taking note of violent protests by lawyers in Lucknow, has directed Principal Secretary (home) of State to submit his report on ma.....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Upholds Retrospective Application of Benami Law(24.12.2019)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has refused to interfere with the Show-Cause Notices issued and upheld the retrospective application of Benami Law. The Cour.....

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Delhi High Court: In-Laws Cannot Evict Woman Till They Give Another Alternative(28.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that in the case of a woman fighting a case under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 the husband and the .....

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Lok Sabha Passes Election Laws (Amendment) Bill(26.02.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed a bill to grant voting rights to people who became citizens of the country following the exchange of enclaves between India and B.....

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Patna High Court Grants Bail to Mohammad Shahabuddin(03.03.2016)

Patna High Court has granted bail to Ex-RJD Lawmaker Mohammad Shahabuddin in a case relating to the killing of two brothers by drenching them in acid .....

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National Companies Law Tribunal Rejects Sun Pharma’s Plan to Demerge Overseas Subsidiary(02.01.2020)

National Companies Law Tribunal has rejected the Sun Pharmaceutical Industries’ plan to demerge an overseas unit. The company’s plan to consolidate th.....

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National Companies Law Appellate Tribunal Removes Strictures on ROC in Tata Sons’ Case(03.01.2020)

National Companies Law Appellate Tribunal has removed strictures against the Registrar of Companies, Mumbai, from its order that ruled that Tata Sons’.....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Rejects Registrar of Company’s Plea in Tata- Mistry Case(07.01.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Registrar of Companies and refused to modify its judgement passed in t.....

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National Company Law Tribunal Orders Two Nicco Parks & Resorts Directors to Quit(07.01.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has passed an order asking the two directors of Nicco Parks & Resorts, Rajive Kaul and daughter Pallavi Priyadarshini, t.....

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Delhi High Court: Lawyers Can’t Vote in More Than One Bar(01.06.2016)

In a ruling expected to streamline the bar association elections across various courts in Delhi the High Court has upheld the principle of one advocat.....

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Government Notifies Constitution of NCLT and NCLAT(02.06.2016)

Government as a move to resolve corporate disputes faster and improve the ease of doing business in India has notified the constitution of the Nationa.....

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NCLT Orders JAL to Return Land to Jaypee Infra(18.05.2018)

Allahabad bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ordered that 858 acres of land of bankrupt Jaypee Infratech which was transferred by the f.....

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Bombay HC Directs BCI to Expedite Inspection of Proposed All-women Law College(24.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has pulled up the Bar Council of India (BCI) for its inaction in inspecting a proposed all-women law college in Thane.

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NCLAT: Creditors Belonging to Different Classes Can be Given Different Treatment(03.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has reconfirmed the principle that the touchstone for judging the benevolence of a resolution plan does not de.....

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National Company Law Tribunal Clears NBCC Offer for Jaypee Infratech(04.03.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has approved NBCC’s offer to take over Jaypee Infratech, which has to deliver apartments, plots and villas to nearly 21,.....

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NCLAT Directs Competition Commission of India to Probe into Flipkart(05.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has directed the Competition Commission of India to start probing Flipkart for alleged misuse of dominant posi.....

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NCLAT Admits Jaiprakash Associates' Plea Against NCLT Order(04.06.2018)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has admitted the petition of debt ridden Jaiprakash Associates challenging NCLT order, which had direc.....

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NCLT Admits Proceedings Against Shri Lakshmi Cotsyn(05.06.2018)

National Company Law Tribunal has admitted insolvency proceedings against BSE-listed Shri Lakshmi Cotsyn after the Kanpur-based textile manufacturer f.....

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U.K. Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to Northern Ireland Abortion Law(08.06.2018)

UK Supreme Court has said that the current law on abortion is incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights, to which Britain is a party.

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Delhi High Court Bars Law Interns from Entering Court Premises(18.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed that interns attached with judges would not be allowed to access the Court till further orders because of the novel coro.....

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NCLAT Upholds CCI's Findings on Anti-Competitive Conduct by Malayalam Cinema Actors Body(18.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has dismissed a bunch of Appeals filed by the Film Employees Federation of Kerala, Association of Malayalam Mo.....

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NCLT Allows Jet Airways Extension for Filing of CIRP(19.03.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has allowed the plea filed by the resolution professional (RP) of Jet Airways seeking an extension of 90 days for the co.....

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Madras HC: No Ex Parte Hearing, Disposal in Criminal Law(07.07.2016)

Madras HC has said that ex parte hearing, disposal, conviction or sentences are concepts unknown to criminal law and hence neither trial nor appeal ag.....

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SC: Need to Review Provisions of Advocates Act(07.07.2016)

SC has called for an “urgent” review of provisions of Advocates Act to tighten regulatory mechanism for legal profession to check indiscipline among l.....

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NCLT Rebukes SBI for "Lackadaisical Approach"(29.06.2018)

National Company Law Tribunal’s Mumbai chapter has rebuked State Bank of India for its “lackadaisical approach” in sanctioning a Rs 334 crore loan to .....

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NCLAT Declines to Stay ElectroSteel Steels' Delisting(29.06.2018)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has refused to stay the delisting process of debt-ridden firm ElectroSteel Steel under the resolution .....

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LCI 276th Report: Law Commission Recommends Legalisation of Regulated Betting(06.07.2018)

Law Commission of India has released its 276th report recommending that betting and gambling in sports be legalised and regulated.

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Madras HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Financial Assistance to Lawyers from Bar Council(01.04.2020)

Madras High Court has issued notice to the State of Tamil Nadu and the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in a Petition seeking minimum financia.....

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Centre Brings Taxation Ordinance Extending Last Date for Compliance to 30th June(01.04.2020)

Ministry of Law and Justice has promulgated "The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation Of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020" to give effect to the ann.....

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NCLT Refuses to Stay Rebidding for Essar(28.03.2018)

National Company Law Tribunal has declined to stay the second round of bidding for the bankrupt Essar Steel or defer the deadline for it as sought by .....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Asks DLF to Register Transfer of Shares to Legal Heirs(20.01.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has directed DLF Ltd. to register the transfer of 60,000 shares to the legal heirs of one of its deceased shar.....

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NCLAT Stays NCLT’s Order Prohibiting Appointment of Ex- Bankers as Resolution Professional(21.01.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has stayed National Company Law Tribunal’s Order which prohibited appointing a former bank official as indepen.....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Reverses Tribunal Order Against Raheja Developers(24.01.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has set aside a Tribunal Order to appoint an interim resolution professional for Raheja Developers and has all.....

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National Company Law Tribunal Clears SNJ’s Takeover of Empee Distilleries(27.01.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal, Chennai has approved the bid of SNJ Group to acquire the Empee Distilleries for Rs 475 Crores.

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Bombay High Court Suggests BMC to Invite Fresh Applications for Junior Panel Lawyers(28.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to invite applications from lawyers interested in being empaneled on the Juni.....

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SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Criminal Defamation Laws(13.05.2016)

Supreme Court has upheld constitutional validity of criminal defamation laws, which were challenged in court by various politicians across parties, in.....

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SC: Daughter-in-Law Should be Treated as a Family Member and Not Maid(17.05.2016)

SC, while expressing concern over instances of brides being burnt and tortured in the country, has said, ”daughter-in-law should be treated as a famil.....

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National Company Law Tribunal, Delhi Approves Adani’s Bid to Buy Aditya Estates(24.02.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal, Delhi has approved the resolution plan of Adani Properties to acquire Aditya Estates for a total deal value of Rs 400 C.....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Rejects Insolvency Plea Against Sintex Infra(24.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has dismissed the Lloyd Insulations India Ltd’s plea to initiate proceedings against Sintex Prefab and Infra L.....

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NCLAT: Auditor Cannot be Debarred for 5 Years in Absence of Evidence(26.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has set aside an order passed by National Company Law Tribunal in a matter relating to debarring of an auditor.....

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NCLT, Mumbai Orders to Restore E-way Bill Facility for Taxpayers Undergoing Insolvency Proceedings(26.02.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai has ordered to restore the e-way bill facility for taxpayers undergoing insolvency proceedings.

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National Company Law Tribunal, Chandigarh Approves HUL-GSK Merger(27.02.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal, Chandigarh has approved the merger of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer with Hindustan Unilever (HUL).

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Dismisses Pleas of Deloitte, BSR(05.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has dismissed the pleas of auditors of debt-rid Buyback Tax Caseden Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Service.....

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NCLT Allows Government to Reopen CG Power’s Accounts for 5 Fiscals(06.03.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has allowed the corporate affairs ministry to reopen the books of CG Power for the last 5 financial years so that it cou.....

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NCLT: Rs. 750 Cr. Paid by JAL for Obligation of JIL Should be Treated As Asset of Corporate Debtor(06.03.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has observed that Rs. 750 Crore deposited by Jaypee Infratech’s (JIL) parent firm Jaiprakash Associates (JAL) with the S.....

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Supreme Court Quashes Plea Seeking Mechanism to Deal with Alleged Misuse of Sedition Law(09.03.2020)

Supreme Court has declined to entertain a plea seeking framing of a proper mechanism to deal with alleged misuse of the sedition law by the government.....

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NCLAT Upholds CCI Order on Adani Gas for Abuse of Dominant Position(11.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has upheld the Competition Commission of India’s order holding Adani Gas Ltd. guilty of abuse of dominant posi.....

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NCLT, Chennai Approves Cochin Shipyard's Resolution Plan to Acquire TSL(11.03.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal, Chennai has accepted the resolution plan filed by public sector company, Cochin Shipyard Limited to acquire Chennai-bas.....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Orders Reverse Real Estate Insolvency Process(12.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has passed an order for a reverse insolvency process, which could set a template for stressed real estate proj.....

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National Company Law Tribunal Orders Videocon Foreign Arms to be Included in Insolvency Process(13.02.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has ordered the inclusion of Videocon’s oil businesses in Brazil and Indonesia as part of insolvency proceedings being c.....

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NCLAT: CIRP Against Real Estate Company to Affect the Only Project Concerned(13.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that an insolvency process against a real estate company will impact only the project concerned and n.....

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NCLAT, New Delhi: Interest Alone Cannot Be Construed as Operational Debt(13.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), New Delhi has held that claim amount towards Interest on loan alone, cannot be termed as an ‘Operatio.....

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Calcutta HC: Lawyer's Chamber in Residential Property Not "Commercial" Space, Unlike Law Firms(14.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that the legal profession is not a commercial activity and hence, the chambers of a lawyer in a residential property cann.....

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Bombay HC Asks Centre to Submit Procedure in Application Against Unlawful Activities of Organization(17.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has asked the Centre to submit on record the procedure followed in deciding an application seeking a ban on an organisation for indu.....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Gives JSW Steel Immunity from All Criminal Probes(18.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has given JSW Steel immunity from all criminal investigations after it takes over Bhushan Power & Steel, whose.....

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NCLAT Seeks Resolution of IL&FS Cases in 90 Days(13.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has approved the resolution framework for Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) Group an.....

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NCLAT Rejects Government Plea to Remove Board of 63 Moons Technologies(13.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has set aside the Government’s plea to supersede the board of 63 Moons Technologies. The Tribunal further uphe.....

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NCLAT Sets Aside CAIT’s Plea Against Flipkart-Walmart Deal(13.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has dismissed a Petition filed by Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) against the Competition Commission.....

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Rajya Sabha Approves Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020(13.03.2020)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The Bill proposes amendments to the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act.....

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NCLAT: Limitation Period Applicable to Application Filed by Financial Creditor(16.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has reversed the order of the National Company Law Tribunal, Ahemdabad holding that the order of admission of .....

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill Seeking Expeditious Recovery of Bad Loans by Banks(02.08.2016)

Lok Sabha has passed the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which provid.....

Tags : Lok Sabha, Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016



NCLT Chandigarh Allows Fortis to Withdraw SRL Demerger Scheme(18.06.2018)

National Company Law Tribunal, Chandigarh has allowed Fortis Healthcare to withdraw its scheme to demerge SRL diagnostics from the group and merge it .....

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Have a Functional National Law University Within 3 Months: Uttarakhand High Court(21.06.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has ordered the State to establish a National Law University (NLU) in Uttarakhand within three months, directing it to run the .....

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NCLT Urges Litigants to File Joint Memo of Written Submissions to Avoid Delay in Disposal(08.04.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has urged all the litigants to file "Joint Memo" of written submissions, to avoid the lengthy process of filing r.....

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Bombay HC Grants Interim Relief to Law Student Rusticated for Allegedly Consuming Cannabis(09.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has granted ad-interim relief to a first year law student who was rusticated from a law college for allegedly smoking cannabis insid.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Plea for Scheme for Granting Financial Assistance to Lawyers(20.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice on a plea to frame a scheme for granting financial assistance to lawyers who may require such assistance in view.....

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President Gives Assent to Recovery Laws(19.08.2016)

President has given assent to the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act, 2016.

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill to Provide Death to Child Rape Convicts(31.07.2018)

Lok Sabha has passed the Criminal Law Amendment Bill, clearing the way to award death penalty to convicts of child rapes in the country.

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Central Government Sets Up NCLT Bench in Kochi(01.08.2018)

Central Government has constituted a Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in Kochi which will be effective from August 1 this year.

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Rajasthan HC Dismisses Plea for Financial Assistance to Needy Lawyers(22.04.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a plea for financial assistance to lawyers in need, holding that the grant of funds/ financial assistance to a cert.....

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Jharkhand HC Seeks Response on Steps Taken by State Govt. & Bar Councils to Aid Legal Fraternity(23.04.2020)

Jharkhand High Court has taken up the common cause pertaining to the grant of financial aid to Advocates and Advocate Clerks across Courts in light of.....

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NCLAT Directs NBCC to Implement Resolution Plan Pending Appeal in Jaypee Infratech Matter(27.04.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has declined to stay the implementation of the modified resolution plan and directed NBCC Limited to acquire t.....

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SC Refuses Plea for Financial Aid for Lawyers During Lockdown(30.04.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking directions to the Bar Council of India (BCI) to create financial emergency funds for practicing .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Govt.'s Response over alleged 'Inconsistency' in Rape Law(21.07.2016)

Delhi HC has sought response of Delhi Government on plea which alleged that amendment made in 2013 in section 375 (rape) of IPC was "incorrect" and "i.....

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SC Issues Notice to Centre on Rape Victim's Plea against Abortion Law(21.07.2016)

SC has sought response from Centre and Maharashtra Govt. on a plea of an alleged rape victim challenging provisions of the abortion law which prohibit.....

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Karnataka Govt Passes Amendment Act to Provide Horizontal Reservation for Karnataka Students(05.05.2020)

Karnataka Government has given the assent to the National Law School of India (Amendment) Act, 2020, whereby National Law School of India, Bengaluru s.....

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NCLT Cancels Summer Vacation 2020 for All Its Benches(06.05.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has cancelled the Summer Vacation, 2020 for all its benches, in view of loss of work due to the lockdown.

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NCLT Refuses Petition Against India Steel(11.05.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has refused to admit an insolvency Petition filed by India Resurgence Asset Reconstruction Company, a joint venture betw.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Uniform Welfare Scheme for Lawyers in Distress(11.05.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Petition which has been filed seeking for directions to the Government as well as the State Bar Councils to formulate a .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Moved by Bar Council of Delhi Seeking Movement of Lawyers(13.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea moved by the Bar Council of Delhi seeking Court's direction to allow lawyers residing in National Capital.....

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Delhi HC Directs Amity Law School to Award Gold Medal to Law Graduate(18.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has upheld a Single Judge order passed in January this year directing Amity Law School to award Abhinav Pandey a gold medal for gradu.....

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Filing False Complaints Against In-Laws Amounts to Cruelty: Bombay High Court(22.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that filing false complaints against in-laws and spouse would amount to matrimonial cruelty and also observed that such ki.....

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NLU Consortium Schedules CLAT-2020 on September 7(11.08.2020)

National Law Universities Consortium has decided that CLAT-2020 will be online computer-based exam and will be conducted for both undergraduate and po.....

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NCLAT Sets Aside NCLT's Order for Acquisition of RICOH by Dharamshi- Jhunjhunwala Consortium(13.08.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has allowed the appeal challenging an order passed by National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai whi.....

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NCLAT Upholds NCLT's Order of No Insolvency Proceedings Against Tata Chemicals(20.08.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has dismissed an appeal filed by Allied Silica Limited challenging the National Company Law Tribunal, .....

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NCLT, Mumbai Initiates Insolvency Process Against Anil Ambani Over Personal Guarantee(24.08.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai has allowed an application filed by State Bank of India to initiate insolvency proceedings against Reliance Comm.....

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Kerala HC Slaps Fine of Rs. 1 Crore for Violating Green Norms on DLF Builders, Spares Building(22.12.2016)

Kerala High Court while asking DLF Builders to pay a fine of Rs.1 crore for constructing an apartment complex at Chilavannur in violation of Environme.....

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GST Council Signs Off on GST Model Law(23.12.2016)

Centre and States has cleared Model GST Law in 7th GST Council Meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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No Income Tax Deduction to Law Firm for Expenses Incurred for Pleasure Tour by Counsels: ITAT(08.01.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi, has held that no income tax deduction can be given to the law firm, Luthra & Luthra, for the expenses inc.....

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Officials Ordering Arrests Under Junked IT Law Provision will be Arrested: SC(08.01.2019)

Supreme Court has said it is shocking that people are still being prosecuted under Section 66 A of the Information Technology Act even after it has be.....

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A Non-Lawyer can also Make Submissions in Court with Permission: Madars HC(10.01.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that a court has the power to permit any person not enrolled as an advocate to put forth his submissions before a court.....

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SC Asks UP Government to Bring Forth State Legislation to Cover Tenancy Laws(05.11.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the State of Uttar Pradesh has to bring forth its own State legislation so as to cover not only future but past tenanc.....

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Madras HC Sets Final Deadline For Appointment of Law Officers(03.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State government to file draft rules governing appointment of law officers within 10 days, failing which amicus curie a.....

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Bombay HC Issues Contempt Notice to Lawyer Who Allegedly Slapped Judicial Officer(29.12.2018)

Bombay High Court has registered a suo motu criminal contempt case against an Assistant Public Prosecutor who allegedly slapped a judicial officer and.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Stay FIRs Registered Under Triple Talaq Law(16.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has noted that as per its prima facie view, merely because triple talaq has been declared to be void and illegal, it does not mean th.....

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Madras HC Disallows Credit for Cesses Not Subsumed Under GST Laws(19.10.2020)

Madras High Court has held that the cesses that have not been subsumed by the Goods and Service Tax laws cannot be carried forward to claim set off ag.....

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Patna HC: Minor Girl's Stay at Remand Home Not Unlawful Confinement/Detention(21.10.2020)

Patna High Court has observed that if by judicial order, a girl has been sent to Remand Home treating her to be minor, then her stay in the Remand Hom.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Government Response on Plea Alleging Flawed Riots Probe(22.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to file its reply within 2 weeks in connection with a plea filed by the riots accused alleging that rio.....

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against In-Laws of Woman Alleging Harassment(22.10.2020)

Bombay High Court has quashed a First Information Report against in-laws of woman who alleged harassment at their hands, observing that it has become .....

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Lawyer’s Primary Duty is to Disclose All Material Facts Before Obtaining Order from Court: SC(22.11.2018)

Supreme Court has slammed a lawyer for suppressing the factum of an earlier order and reiterated that it is the primary duty of a lawyer to disclose a.....

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SC Restores Petition Challenging Farm Laws Enacted by Parliament(19.11.2020)

Supreme Court has restored for admission the petition which challenges the three farm laws that have been enacted by the Parliament recently and have .....

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Bombay HC: NCLT Has No Jurisdiction to Examine Legality of Action Taken Under MPID Act(23.11.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that the National Company Law Tribunal has no jurisdiction to examine the legality or validity of action taken under the Ma.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes NLSIU Order Failing HC Judge's Son for Alleged Plagiarism(23.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has set aside an order passed by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), denying a law student admission to the four.....

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RBI Directs Banks Not to Grant/Renew Permissions to Foreign Law Firms for Opening Liaison Offices(24.11.2020)

Reserve Bank of India has directed the banks not to grant fresh permissions/ renewal of permission to any foreign law firm for opening of Liaison Offi.....

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U.P. Governor Promulgates Ordinance on Unlawful Conversion(30.11.2020)

Uttar Pradesh Governor has promulgated an ordinance on unlawful conversion days after it was passed by the State Cabinet. The Ordinance makes religio.....

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NCLT Dismisses Mistry’s Contempt Plea Against Tata Sons(19.01.2017)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has dismissed contempt plea filed by Cyrus Mistry's family firms against Tata Sons but gave Former Chairman an op.....

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Kerala High Court Orders Police Protection to Kerala Law Academy(20.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed Police to grant protection to Principal, teaching and non-teaching staff and students of Kerala Law Academy (KLA) and i.....

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Bombay HC Quashes Court’s Order to Send Woman Lawyer in Police Custody in MCOCA Case(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has quashed as "totally perverse'' an order of a Special Court in Pune that last month sent a woman lawyer straight away to judicial.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Asks BCI to Frame Guidelines to Regulate Lawyers' Fee(25.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed BCI to consider framing guidelines/rules prescribing manner of charging professional fees by lawyers after it noticed th.....

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Union Cabinet Clears Amendments to Mining Law to Remove Curbs on Captive Miners(14.01.2021)

The Union Cabinet has cleared amendments to the mining law to remove restrictive end-use conditions on captive mines and resolve legacy issues, unlock.....

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NCLT, Mumbai: Advance Amount Received by Property Owner is Operational Debt(18.01.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai has ruled that the advance amount received by a property owner from the real-estate developer for a re-de.....

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Supreme Court Asks BCI to Reconsider Its Stand on CLAT Age-Limit(21.02.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Bar Council of India to re-consider age-limit restriction imposed by it for appearing Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

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Supreme Court Adjourns SBI Led Consortium’s Plea Against Vijay Mallya Till Feb 27(21.02.2017)

Supreme Court has adjourned hearing of State Bank of India (SBI)-led consortium's plea against defunct airline Kingfisher's owner Vijay Mallya till Fe.....

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Supreme Court: Interpretation of Documents & Examining Its Effect Involves Question of Law(27.02.2017)

Supreme Court has observed that when a High Court is called upon to interpret documents and examine its effect, it involves questions of law and it is.....

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Govt Eases Compliance Burden Under Labour Laws(27.02.2017)

Government has simplified maintenance of Labour registers related to details of employees, their salaries, loans/recoveries, attendance etc by establi.....

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National Company Law Tribunal Suspends Delhi Gymkhana Club's Board(15.02.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ordered the suspension of the Delhi Gymkhana Club's board. The Tribunal has also asked the Ministry of Corpor.....

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SC Allows Jamiat Ulema-E-Hind to Implead as Party in Pleas Challenging Love Jihad Laws(18.02.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed 'Jamiat Ulema-E-Hind', a body of Islamic scholars, to get itself impleaded as a respondent in the petitions challenging the .....

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Telangana HC Issues Notices to State Government Over Lawyer Couple Murder(19.02.2021)

Telangana High Court has issued suo motu notices to the State government over the lawyer couple murder practicing at Telangana, observing that the inc.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Questions Centre on Giving Retrospective Effect to Black Money Law(27.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked Centre as to how it gave retrospective effect - from July 2015 - to black money law which was enacted in April 2016 to deal.....

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SC Issues Notice on Pleas Challenging UP, Uttarakhand Laws Against Religious Conversion(06.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on the petitions challenging the laws made by Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in the name of 'love jihad' against religi.....

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SC Agrees to Examine Validity of ‘Love Jihad’ Laws(07.01.2021)

Supreme Court has agreed to examine the validity of ‘love jihad’ laws and ordinances passed by Bharatiya Janta Party-governed states to curb alleged c.....

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Supreme Court Proposes Govt. to Consider Stay on Implementation of Farm Laws(11.01.2021)

Supreme Court has proposed the Government to consider putting a hold on the implementation of the three farm laws, to make sure that the dispute betwe.....

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NCLT, Kochi Allows Reduction of Paid Up Share Capital Structure of Josco Jewellers Pvt. Ltd.(12.01.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kochi has allowed a company petition filed by Josco Jewellers Pvt. Ltd. for reduction of its share capital from Rs. 120.....

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Supreme Court Suspends Implementation of Three Farm Laws Until Further Orders(12.01.2021)

Supreme Court has suspended the implementation of the three farm laws until further orders, stating that a committee would be constituted in this rega.....

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Kerala High Court Rejects Plea Seeking to Remove Protesters’ Shed(01.02.2017)

Kerala High Court has declined to order for removal of sheds put up by protesters near campus of Kerala Law Academy at Thiruvananthapuram.

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NCLT Rejects Plea Seeking Stay on TATA’s EGM on Feb 06(01.02.2017)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has refused to grant a stay on Tata Sons’ decision to call an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on February 6, .....

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CIVIL - Senior Lawyer Designation: SC Expresses Displeasure Over Lawyer's Taking Name of Senior Advocate(06.03.2019)

Supreme Court has expressed displeasure over a lawyer's reference of noted jurist Fali S Nariman in his contention to buttress that sons and daughters.....

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SC Refuses to Entertain Plea Challenging Validity of Religious Conversion Laws(04.02.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea challenging the validity of controversial laws enacted by states, including Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhan.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Bar Council Decision Imposing Examination on Intermediate Law Students(09.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has quashed and set aside the decision of the Bar Council of India and subsequent circular issued by the Karnataka State Law Univ.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Advocates' PIL Challenging Sedition Law Under Sec 124A IPC(09.02.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a group of advocates challenging the constitutionality of the offence of sedit.....

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Supreme Court: Courts Cannot Interfere With Law Making Powers Under Guise of Judicial Review(09.02.2017)

Supreme Court, while setting aside directions to amend a tenancy law issued by HP High Court, has reiterated that Court in its judicial review cannot .....

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Introduction of Unit Area Method System Through NDMC Bye-laws Invalid: SC(24.01.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the Delhi High Court judgment that quashed the NDMC (Determination of Annual Rent) Bye-laws, 2009, that had introduced the sy.....

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Lawyer of Opposite Party can be Summoned As Witness: Kerala HC(29.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that a lawyer of an opposite party can be summoned as witness, in cases where his examination is justified by the circumsta.....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Direction to Central Govt to Appoint Members of Law Commission(25.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notices to the Union of India on a Public Interest Litigation seeking for a direction to the Central Government to appoint th.....

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SC Refuses to Transfer to Itself Petitions Challenging UP Religious Conversion Law(25.01.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to transfer to itself the petitions filed in Allahabad High Court challenging the ordinance brought by the Uttar Pradesh gov.....

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Karnataka HC: Two Labourers Lose Life Owing to Failure to Implement Manual Scavenging Law(03.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has observed that two labourers had lost their lives in Kalaburagi on 28th January, 2021 owing to the failure of the State govern.....

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Bombay High Court Affirms Acquittal of Man Charged for Raping Sister-In-Law(07.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has acquitted a 27-year-old man of charge of raping his sister-in-law.

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SC Stays Imposition of Service Tax on Lawyers(10.08.2015)

Supreme Court has stayed the Bombay High Court’s order of dismissing the petition challenging levy of service tax on lawyers.

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Supreme Court Seeks Reply in Case of Violation of Foreign Funding Laws by Political Parties(11.08.2015)

Supreme Court has ordered Government to file reply on violation of Foreign Funding laws by Political Parties within 3 weeks.

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Consortium of NLUs Extends Last Day for Submission of Online Applications for CLAT 2021(29.04.2021)

Consortium of National Law Universities has extended the last day for submitting online applications for the CLAT 2021 examination to 15th May, 2021.

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Rajasthan HC Forms Committees Consisting of Lawyers to 'Alleviate General Public's Difficulties'(30.04.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has formed State Level and District Level Committees to alleviate the difficulties being faced by the general public at large in .....

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P&H HC: Prohibition of Child Marriage Law Does Not Differentiate on Basis of Religion(03.05.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that even though Muslim Personal law permits marriage upon attaining the age of puberty, the Prohibition of.....

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Delhi HC Allows Delhi Bar Council's Plea for Setting Up Covid Facilities for Lawyers(04.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has allowed a Public Interest Litigation filed by the Bar Council of Delhi seeking setting up of covid facilities for registered lawy.....

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NCLAT Directs Partial Temporary Relaxation on Physical Filing Due to Surge in Covid 19 Cases(25.05.2021)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has directed partial temporary relaxation in physical filing as per its earlier Standard Operating Procedure d.....

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Madras HC Criticizes Practice of Judges Copying Issues/Questions of Law in Case(26.05.2021)

Madras High Court has criticized the practice of Judges copying the issues/ questions of law involved in a case from the pleadings itself, instead of .....

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NCLT, Bengaluru Orders Forcible Liquidation and Winding Up of Devas Multimedia(27.05.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal, Bengaluru has ordered the forcible liquidation and winding up of Devas Multimedia by allowing a petition filed Indian S.....

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Bombay HC Orders Inquiry into Alleged Illegal Detention of 37-Year Old Lawyer(01.06.2021)

Bombay High Court has ordered an inquiry into the alleged illegal detention of a 37-year-old lawyer from Mumbai. The Court has also transferred the ki.....

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Allahabad High Court Grants Bail to Man Booked Under UP Anti-Conversion Law(01.06.2021)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to a man booked under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Religion Conversion Act, 2020 who has been accus.....

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Supreme Court Moots For Need to Have Anti-Torture Law(25.04.2017)

Supreme Court has observed that India's reputation and its extradition requests suffer because it has not ratified the UN convention against torture.

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Bombay HC to Law Colleges: Complete Admission Process Without BCI's Consent, Approval(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed completion of admission process to law colleges for this academic year within stipulated time without Bar Council of In.....

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Supreme Court: Won't Interfere with Bombay High Court Dictum on Law Admission in Maharashtra(04.05.2017)

Supreme Court has declined to transfer case to itself under Article 139A of Indian Constitution wherein Bombay High Court had held that for admission .....

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Police Attack on Howrah Lawyers: Court Premises are to be Insulated from All Intrusions: Calcutta HC(30.04.2019)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo motu cognizance of the brutal police assault on lawyers in Howrah n Court premise and also observed that Court premi.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Details Regarding Law and Order Situation in State(10.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the details regarding the latest status of the law and order situation in the State, dealing with a public interest pet.....

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NLU, Delhi Postpones AILET 2021 Examination in View of Covid 19 Pandemic(17.05.2021)

National Law University, Delhi has postponed AILET 2021 examination which was scheduled to take place on 20th June, 2021. The revised date shall be an.....

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Delhi HC Orders Security for Dean, Says This is Not the Faculty of Law We Know(12.07.2017)

Delhi High Court pulled up Delhi Police for shoddy investigation into the violent protests that erupted in DU’s Law Faculty in December last year.

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Supreme Court: Drunk Occupants of Private Vehicles Can be Prosecuted Under Bihar Prohibition Law(02.07.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a private vehicle in Bihar is defined as a "public place" by the State's prohibition law and if a person is travelling.....

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Supreme Court: No Barring Against Adoption in Christian Law Even if Couple Have Naturally Born Child(04.07.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that by virtue of adoption a child gets transplanted into a new family where after he or she is deemed to be member of that.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019(05.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asserting that the proposed amendment w.....

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Consortium of NLUs Announces CLAT-2021 to be Held on July 23(15.06.2021)

Consortium of National Law Universities has announced that CLAT-2021 will be held on 23rd July, 2021 in offline mode between 2 and 4 PM for both Under.....

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Bombay High Court: Provide Infrastructure to National Law University(22.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to provide Maharashtra National Law University with proper infrastructure within two weeks.

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NCLAT: Pendency of Appeal Under Arbitration Act Does Not Bar Insolvency Process Under IBC(01.09.2017)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has observed that pendency of S.37 appeal under Arbitration Act cannot be treated as an ‘existence of dispute’.....

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Karnataka HC: Personal Law Cannot Override Special Laws of POCSO Act, Child Marriage Restraint Act(22.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that though second marriage is permissible under the Mohammedan Law, but the personal law cannot override the Special La.....

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National Company Law Tribunal Approves Plan to Revive Defunct Jet Airways(23.06.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal has approved a plan to revive the defunct Jet Airways submitted by the United Kingdom’s Kalrock Capital and the UAE-base.....

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Chhattisgarh HC Issues Notice on Application Seeking Financial Assistance for Infected Lawyers(25.06.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has issued notice to the State Bar Council, Chhattisgarh on an application moved by the District Bar Association, Bilaspur see.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Admission Notification Issued by Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University(13.08.2015)

Madras HC has quashed Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University's admission notification which does not prescribe any age limit and directed it to issue a fr.....

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Supreme Court: Modifications by Lawyer on Mixed Questions of Fact and Law Cannot Bind Party(13.06.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that concessions made by a lawyer on mixed questions of fact and law cannot bind the party. The Court held that "Where a qu.....

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NCLT Sets 90-day Deadline for Jet Airways Bankruptcy Resolution(21.06.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) while admitting insolvency petition moved by State Bank of India against Jet Airways has instructed that the reso.....

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Relief to Singh & Singh Law Firm in Trademark Suit(07.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted interim relief to the Singh & Singh law firm, restraining "Singh + Singh LLP" and its partners/promoters, associates, fam.....

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SC: CBSE Byelaws on Date of Result Shall Apply to Application Seeking Changes in Certificate(07.06.2021)

Supreme Court has clarified that the byelaws of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which exist as on the date of declaration of result wi.....

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NCLT, Mumbai Directs Reliance Home Finance to Repay Dues to NCD Holders(25.06.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai has directed Reliance Home Finance Ltd (RHFL) to repay its debt obligations to 19,000 non-convertible debenture .....

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Allahabad High Court Grants Bail to Man Booked Under UP 'Love Jihad Law'(28.06.2021)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to a Muslim man booked and arrested under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordin.....

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National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai Orders Liquidation of Nakshatra World(29.06.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai has ordered the liquidation of Nakshatra World, a subsidiary of Gitanjali Gems, one of the group companie.....

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NCLAT Declines Plea Challenging Order Approving Piramal Bid for DHFL(29.06.2021)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has declined a plea by US-based Prudential International Insurance Holdings Ltd challenging a National Company.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Tamil Nadu Land Acquisition Laws Act 2019(30.06.2021)

Supreme Court has held that the Tamil Nadu State legislature had legislative competence to enact Tamil Nadu Land Acquisition Laws (Revival of Operatio.....

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Supreme Court: Odisha, Bihar Anti-Graft Laws are Constitutional(11.12.2015)

Supreme Court has declared two laws passed by Odisha and Bihar legislatures to tackle corruption as constitutional. SC upheld verdicts of High Courts .....

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Ranchi HC to Union and State: Formulating Separate Act on New Blood Transfusion Law(14.12.2015)

Ranchi High Court has directed Union Government and Jharkhand Government to explore the possibility of formulating a separate act to regulate and moni.....

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LCI 273rd Report: Law Panel Moots Life Term for Torture(31.10.2017)

Law Commission of India in it’s 273rd Report recommended the implementation of ‘United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice Seeking Strict Compliance of Scavenging Law(05.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Centre in a PIL seeking strict compliance of Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and Their Rehabi.....

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J&K HC Stays Interim Order Staying Appointment of Law Officers(06.08.2021)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has stayed the interim order passed by a single-judge, staying fresh appointment of Law Officers (other than the Advocate.....

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Finance Minister Tables Taxation Laws Amendment Bill to Withdraw Retrospective Tax(06.08.2021)

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has tabled the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha, which seeks to withdraw the contentious retrospective ta.....

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Union Cabinet Approves Reconstitution of Law Commission(10.09.2015)

The Union Cabinet has approved the reconstitution of Law Commission. With the approval, the Law Ministry would now constitute the 21st Law Commission .....

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Lok Sabha Passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019(25.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed a bill namely the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 to amend an anti-terror law aimed at allowing the Governm.....

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Madras HC: Graduates from School of Excellence in Law Also Eligible for Government Stipend(13.07.2021)

Madras High Court has held that Students who had graduated from School of Excellence in Law (SOEL), run by Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, wil.....

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Bombay HC Declines Lawyers’ Plea to be Considered as Essential Staff to Enable Use of Local Trains(14.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has said it could not go beyond medical advice and declare lawyers as essential staff to enable them to use local trains to travel t.....

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Calcutta HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Validity of Taxation and Other Laws Act, 2020(19.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the provisions of The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation a.....

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President Assents Haryana’s Cow Protection Law(20.11.2015)

Haryana’s Cow Protection law has come into force with effect from 19 November, after President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent. With issuance of notificatio.....

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Jammu And Kashmir HC: Law Graduate Pursuing LL.M or LL.D To Be Treated in Actual Practice(21.09.2017)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ruled that a law graduate pursuing higher studies in the field of law would be treated in actual practice.

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JGLS Rape Case: Punjab & Haryana HC Suspends Sentence of Convicts(22.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has suspended the sentence awarded to three law students from Jindal Global Law School who were convicted for blackmaili.....

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NCLAT Grants Shareholding Waiver to Mistry(22.09.2017)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has waived the minimum shareholding rule for Ousted Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry to file a case of .....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre on Plea Examining Legality of New Triple Talaq Law(23.08.2019)

Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Central Government seeking its reply on the new law that makes "Triple Talaq" a punishable offense. The Court.....

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Madras High Court Strikes Down Tamil Nadu's Law Banning Online Games with Stakes(04.08.2021)

Madras High Court has struck down the Tamil Nadu Gaming and Police Laws (Amendment) Act, 2021 which imposes a ban on playing of games such as rummy an.....

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Calcutta HC: Choosing Foreign Law Would Not Exclude Application u/s 9 Arbitration Act(05.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that choosing foreign law to govern arbitration would not, by itself, exclude the application of Section 9 of the Arbitr.....

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Bankruptcy, Insolvency Related Work To be Done By Department of Economic Affairs(07.01.2016)

The work relating to bankruptcy and insolvency has been taken out from the domain of Law Ministry and put under Department of Economic Affairs, a step.....

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NGT Directs Closure of over 300 Industrial Units for Violating Environmental Laws(14.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed closure of arround 300 industrial units across India, including 23 in Gujarat, for violating key environmen.....

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President Gives Assent to Law to Protect Unauthorised Colonies, Slums in Delhi(02.01.2018)

The President of India has given assent to National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Act which intends to prote.....

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SC: Error in Framing Question of Law would not Render Judgment in Second Appeal to be Rejected(15.10.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that mere error in framing a question of law would not render a judgment in Second Appeal liable to be set aside if it is f.....

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Gujarat High Court Holds Petitions Challenging Liquor Prohibition Law as Maintainable(23.08.2021)

Gujarat High Court has held as maintainable a batch of writ petitions challenging the prohibition on manufacture, sale and consumption of liquor in th.....

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Karnataka HC Directs DMs to Ensure Compliance with Manual Scavenging Law(31.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed District Magistrates of the concerned districts to ensure proper compliance of the Prohibition of Employment as Manu.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Plea to Resume Physical Functioning, Opening of Lawyers Chambers(09.08.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a plea seeking resumption of physical hearings and opening up of lawyers’ chambers in Madurai bench, calling it an utt.....

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Rajya Sabha Returns Lok Sabha the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 to Nullify Effect of Amendment(10.08.2021)

Rajya Sabha has returned to Lok Sabha the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 in the Lok Sabha which seeks to nullify the effect of the amendment brou.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes BBMP Bylaws Levying Fees on Developers as Ultra Vires(11.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has declared the bye-laws under which the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) demands Ground Rent, Licence Fee, Building Li.....

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Delhi Court Allows Bail of Lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay in Connection with Anti-Muslim Slogans(12.08.2021)

Delhi Court has allowed the bail plea of former Delhi BJP Spokesperson and Supreme Court lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay, who was arrested and remanded to two.....

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SC: 'Clarificatory' Provision in Tax Laws Cannot Impose a New Condition Retrospectively(12.08.2021)

Supreme Court has observed while holding that Explanation 3C to Section 43B (d) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 is 'clarificatory' and does not add a new .....

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SC: Competent Lawyers Should be Appointed to Represent Govt.(30.11.2015)

SC while hearing case on appointment of government lawyers in district courts in Uttar Pradesh, said, "In choosing them (lawyers), the State will not .....

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Delhi HC Upholds Vires Of Section 4(b) of Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Repeal Act(08.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Section 4(b) of the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Repeal Act, 2003.

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NGT: Violators of Law Cannot be Permitted to have Free Run(19.11.2019)

National Green Tribunal has while directing State Pollution Control Boards and Pollution Control Committees to take meaningful action against polluter.....

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Ministry of Law and Justice Seeks Stakeholders' Comments on Draft Mediation Bill, 2021(08.11.2021)

Ministry of Law and Justice has placed the Draft Mediation Bill, 2021 in public domain, seeking feedback and suggestions from all stakeholders. The Bi.....

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MP HC Seeks State's Response in PIL for Effective Implementation of Motor Vehicle Laws(08.11.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has sought response of the State Government in a public interest litigation seeking effective implementation of the Motor Ve.....

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Madras HC: Child Born to Muslim Couple Before Marriage Not a Legal Heir(14.11.2017)

Madras High Court has held that child born prior to the marriage of Muslim parents is not a legitimate child as per Mahomedan law and the child could .....

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President Promulgates Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019(23.09.2019)

President has promulgated the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 to bring into effect the slew of corporate tax rate cuts announce by the Govern.....

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Supreme Court Questions U.P Government for Failing to Control Lawyers(23.09.2019)

Supreme Court has summoned the Uttar Pradesh Home Secretary over the State's lack of control over its lawyers. The top court, fuming over the failure .....

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Delhi High Court Disposes Law Officer’s Plea(07.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has disposed of a petition seeking appointment of law officers in every jail in Delhi after the AAP Government submitted that the pro.....

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Supreme Court Refuses Bail to Lawyer in UAPA Case for Alleged Link with ISIS(22.10.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to grant bail to a lawyer arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 in 2017 in Gujarat for allegedly dis.....

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Calcutta High Court Deprecates Lawyers Strike(28.12.2019)

Calcutta High Court has taken strong exception to the lawyer’s strike and has warned that any obstruction to Judges, police personnel or other public .....

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SC Restrains Tripura Police From Taking Coercive Steps Against 3 Persons Booked Under UAPA(17.11.2021)

Supreme Court has directed Tripura Police that no coercive steps should be taken against 2 lawyers & 1 journalist, who were booked under anti-terror l.....

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Kerala High Court Issues Guidelines for Family Court to Endorse Divorce Under Muslim Personal Law(18.11.2021)

Kerala High Court has formulated guidelines to be followed by the Family Court in a petition filed to endorse an extrajudicial divorce under Muslim Pe.....

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PM Narendra Modi: Central Government to Take Steps to Repeal Three Contentious Farm Laws(19.11.2021)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Central Government will take steps to repeal the three contentious farm laws. The three contentious far.....

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Andhra Pradesh Government Decides to Withdraw Three Capitals Law(22.11.2021)

Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to withdraw three capitals proposal and has decided to repeal the Laws paving way for three capitals of Andhra P.....

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SC: Anti-Graft Act Covers All Pvt. Bank Staff Too(24.02.2016)

SC, in a move to expand scope of the Prevention of Corruption Act, has brought all private bank employees within the ambit of the anti-graft law, whic.....

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Delhi High Court: Can’t Deny Gold Medal to Topper For Failing to Attend Exams in First Attempt(29.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that sitting for an examination by a student in the successive academic year owing to illness or other similar circumstances.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019(06.12.2019)

Rajya Sabha has cleared the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, replacing an Ordinance that was used to slash corporate tax rates to stimulate growt.....

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Kerala High Court Denies Pre Arrest Bail To Fake Lawyer Sessy Xavier(17.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has refused to grant pre-arrest bail to Sessy Xavier, who had recently made the front page for posing as an advocate for two years w.....

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NCLAT: 'Success Fees' is of Contingent and Speculative Nature; Not a Part of IBC(23.09.2021)

National Company Appellate Law Tribunal has held that 'success fees' which is more in the nature of contingency and speculative, is not a part of the .....

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Madras HC Directs TN Bar Council to Enroll Law Graduate Who Participated in Anti-Sterlite Agitation(27.09.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to enroll a law graduate who had participated in the protests for the clos.....

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Rajya Sabha Approves Death Penalty for Child Rape(07.08.2018)

Rajya Sabha has passed a crucial bill seeking to provide death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.

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President Gives Assent to Criminal Law (Amendment) Act(13.08.2018)

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018, that provides for stringent punishment, including death penalty for .....

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Kerala HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging CLAT Clearance as Prerequisite for Law Officers at NTPC(04.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has issued notice on a plea seeking to quash the condition mandating applicants to clear CLAT for applying to the post of Assistant .....

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NCLT Benches to Function Through Virtual Mode from January 3 to January 31(03.01.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has decided to revert to Virtual Mode of hearing from January 3, 2022, to January 31, 2022, taking note of the pr.....

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NCLT, Hyderabad Initiates Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process Against Tata Projects Ltd(06.01.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Hyderabad has initiated Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process against Tata Projects Limited for its failure to pay ba.....

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NCLAT: Stage for Considering Default in Order at Time When Matter Taken Up u/s 100 IBC(07.01.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that when an application is filed under Section 95 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, the A.....

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SC Admits Plea Challenging to Maharashtra’s New Obscenity Law(30.08.2016)

SC has sought a reply from Maharashtra Government to a challenge raised by dance bar owners against a new State prohibition law classifying any dance .....

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National Company Law Tribunal Asks Astro to Not to Exit AskMe for 6 Weeks(31.08.2016)

National Company Law Tribunal has asked Astro Entertainment Networks Ltd not to exit e-commerce website AskMe.com, in which it is an investor, for six.....

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SC Upholds Allahabad HC’s Decision over ‘Visiting’ Lawyer(02.09.2016)

SC has upheld rules framed by the Allahabad HC that made it mandatory for a 'visiting' lawyer to co-opt a locally-enrolled lawyer to appear in either .....

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NCLAT: Ola Has Not Abused Its Dominant Position, Not Used Predatory Pricing(18.01.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has refused to set aside the order passed by the Competition Commission of India in 2017 and held that Ola has.....

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Calcutta HC: Daughter-In-Law Bound in Compassionate Appointment to Maintain Mother-In-Law(21.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed in a case that the daughter-in-law is bound by the undertaking given while obtaining a compassionate appointment to m.....

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NCLAT: Asset Can be Kept Out of Liquidation Estate if Asset is Sub-Judice Before High Court(24.01.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that an asset can be kept out of liquidation estate if the said asset is sub-judice before the High C.....

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P&H HC: If Second FIR Registered Regarding Incident on Which Prior FIR Exists, Abuse of Process(24.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if a second FIR is registered regarding an incident on which a prior FIR already exists, it amounts to abu.....

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Centre Notifies Act Providing Domicile Reservation for Govt. Jobs in Jammu & Kashmir(01.04.2020)

Ministry of Home Affairs has promulgated the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Order, 2020, which comes into force with imme.....

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Delhi HC: Mother-in-Law Being Owner Not Barred from Claiming Eviction Against Daughter-in-Law(15.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that the mother in law being the owner of the property is not barred from claiming eviction against her daughter in law .....

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Law Ministry Informs Rajya Sabha Over Provision of Legal Education in Regional Languages(17.12.2021)

Union Ministry for Law and Justice has informed Rajya Sabha via a written reply that under the Advocates Act 1961, the Bar Council of India is the reg.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Election Laws Amendment Bill to Link Voter ID with Aadhaar(21.12.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the Election Laws(Amendment) Bill 2021 to link voter identity cards with Aadhaar. The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 seeks .....

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Karnataka High Court Denies Anticipatory Bail to Public Prosecutor Accused of Raping Law Intern(21.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to grant anticipatory bail to Special Public Prosecutor K S N Rajesh accused of sexual assault and attempt to rape by.....

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National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Sets Aside Flipkart’s Insolvency Proceedings(28.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has set aside the order of the National Company Law Tribunal to initiate insolvency proceedings against Flipka.....

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NCLAT Hauls Unitech Ltd for Defaulting Payment to Deposit Holders(28.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has directed Unitech Limited to repay the amount(s) to its deposit holder’s penedente lite along with future i.....

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Madras HC Observes the Conduct of Some Lawyers Diminishing Reputation of Law Profession(02.03.2020)

Madras High Court has observed that the law profession is already under severe criticism and due to the activities of lawyers in the State, it further.....

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Allahabad HC Directs UP Bar Council to Take Disciplinary Action Against Striking Lawyers(17.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Bar Council to take disciplinary action against striking lawyers at Uttar who continuously abstain.....

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NCLAT, Delhi: Operational Creditor is At Liberty to File Legal Proceedings to Recover Claims(21.02.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), Delhi has held that the Operational Creditor is at liberty to file appropriate legal proceedings to r.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Tender Invitations Issued By PSUs for Empanelment of Law Firms(21.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation challenging the Tender invitations issued by Public Sector Undertakings and other register.....

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Calcutta High Court Seeks Replies from President and Secretary of Mendipur Bar Association(18.02.2020)

Calcutta High Court has sought replies from the President and Secretary of the Mendipur Bar Association explaining why action must not be taken agains.....

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NCLAT Decides to Close Umang Realtech Insolvency Resolution Process(19.02.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has decided to close the corporate insolvency resolution process against Umang Realtech if the company manages.....

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Rajasthan HC Restrains from Issuing Registration Certificate to Senior Lawyers Association(09.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has restrained state from issuance of registration certificate to Rajasthan High Court Senior Lawyers Association, Jaipur till fu.....

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NCLT Chennai Admits Application Initiating CIRP Against Coastal Energen Pvt. Ltd.(11.02.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Chennai has admitted the application of State Bank of India/ Financial Creditor for initiation of corporate insolvency .....

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NCLT, Mumbai: Co-Operative Society Is Not a Corporate Person Under IBC(14.02.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai has dismissed an application filed under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 against Sangola T.....

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NCLAT, Delhi: Order of Mediation Along with Dishonoured Cheques Not Extension of Limitation(14.02.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has held that an order of mediation along with dishonoured cheques does not imply an extension of limi.....

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NCLAT: Approval of Committee of Creditors Not Mandatory When Seeking Exclusion of Time(24.01.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that the approval of the Committee of Creditors is not mandatory when seeking exclusion of time in vi.....

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NCLT, Delhi: Advanced Deposit Towards Licence Fee Considered as Operational Debt(25.01.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Delhi has held that advanced deposit towards license fee would be considered as an Operational Debt and issuance of not.....

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NCLT Allows to Replace BoI in NCLT Proceedings Against National Steel & Agro Industries Limited(27.01.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has allowed an interlocutory application by JM Financial ARC Limited, a third party, to substitute Bank of India .....

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NCLT Kochi Allows Initiation of Insolvency Resolution Process Against Personal Guarantor(27.01.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kochi has allowed initiation of Insolvency Resolution Process (IRP) against the Personal Guarantor, Mr. Shahdulla M.I. .....

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NCLT Kochi Allows Initiation of Insolvency Resolution Process Against Personal Guarantor(27.01.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kochi has allowed initiation of Insolvency Resolution Process (IRP) against the Personal Guarantor, Mr. Shahdulla M.I. .....

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NCLT Kochi Allows Initiation of Insolvency Resolution Process Against Personal Guarantor(27.01.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kochi has allowed initiation of Insolvency Resolution Process (IRP) against the Personal Guarantor, Mr. Shahdulla M.I. .....

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NCLT, Kochi: Initiation of CIRP Not Mandatory for Application Against Personal Guarantors(28.02.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kochi has held that when an application for initiation of corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) is pending bef.....

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NCLT, Jaipur: Personal Guarantors of NBFC/FSC Cannot be Proceeded Against Unless Threshold Satisfied(28.02.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Jaipur has held that Personal Guarantors of Non-Banking Finance Company/ Financial Services Provider cannot be proceede.....

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MP HC Directs Husband Accused of Beating Wife to Stay at In-Laws House For 1 Month(28.02.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed a man who has been accused of beating his wife to live with his wife at his in-laws' place for one month so tha.....

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NCLT, Mumbai: Retired Partner Cannot Initiate Resolution Proceedings to Claim Retirement Dues(02.03.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai has rejected the Section 9 application filed by the Operational Creditor on the ground that a retired partner ca.....

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NCLAT, Chennai: Suspended Board of Directors Do Not Have Powers to Appoint Resolution Professional(02.03.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has held that the suspended Board of Directors has no power under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice to UP Govt on PIL Challenging Relaxation of Labour Laws(15.05.2020)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Government in a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Government order for relaxation.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice to Centre, 3 States Over Movement of Lawyers(19.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has sought the stand of the Centre and the Governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana on a plea to allow lawyers to move in and .....

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Manipur HC Directs State Bar Council to Release Funds for Lawyers Financial Assistance(19.05.2020)

Manipur High Court has directed the Bar Council of Manipur to release a sum of Rs. 2,08,932/- for purposes of extending financial assistance to advoca.....

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Allahabad HC Disposes PIL As 'Infructuous' as UP Govt Withdraws Dilution of Labour Laws(20.05.2020)

Allahabad High Court has disposed of a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Uttar Pradesh Government's order for relaxation of certain labour re.....

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NCLAT Bars Appointment of Retired Bank Official as Resolution Professional(25.05.2020)

National Companies Law Appellate Tribunal has upheld a bankruptcy tribunal order prohibiting appointment of a former employee of financial creditor as.....

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SC Issues Notice on NCLT Bar Association's Petition Challenging MCA Notification(06.04.2022)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a writ petition that seeks to change the term of 3 years fixed by a notification issued by the Ministry for the mem.....

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NCLAT Sets Aside NCLT Order to Add MCA as Party in All IBC Cases and Company Petitions(26.05.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has set aside an order of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) which mandated the impleadment of the U.....

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MP HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Financial Assistance for Lawyers(29.05.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking financial assistance for needy lawyers with liberty to file a fresh Petit.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Financial Support/ Stipend For Junior Lawyers(09.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice to Union of India, Uttar Pradesh Bar Council and others on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea seeking sti.....

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NCLAT, New Delhi Dismisses NOIDA Appeal Against Order Directing Participation in CIRP Process(09.03.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has dismissed the Appeal preferred by New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) against th.....

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Allahabad HC: Daughter-In-Law Eligible for Allotment of Fair Price Shop on Compassionate Grounds(10.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that a daughter-in-law is very well entitled to allotment of a fair price shop on compassionate grounds. The Court has r.....

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SC Rejects Plea Challenging Maharashtra’s Entrance Test for Law Courses(22.09.2016)

SC has dismissed Special Leave Petition filed by a student against Bombay HC validating the State’s first Common Entrance Test for law courses.

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SC Rejects Plea against Madras HC Order Barring Publishing Lawyers', Judges’ Names(27.09.2016)

Supreme Court has rejected appeal against Madras High Court order directing all print and electronic media not to publish the names of judges and lawy.....

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NCLT Delhi Seeks Reply of Bhushan Steel's Monitoring Committee on Policy for Retirement(07.08.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal, Delhi has sought response from the Monitoring Committee of Bhushan Power & Steel Limited in relation to its retirement .....

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Supreme Court Notifies Revised Timings for Opening of Lawyers' Chambers(10.08.2020)

Supreme Court has extended the number of hours for opening of Lawyers' Chamber Blocks. Lawyers' Chambers will now be opened from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM .....

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NCLAT, Delhi: Fresh Resolution Plan Cannot be Considered by Committee of Creditors(25.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), Delhi has held that a fresh resolution plan cannot be considered by a Committee of Creditors (COC) on.....

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NCLAT, Delhi: Amount Given as Share Application Money is Not Covered Under Financial Debt(25.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) , Delhi has held that money given as Share Application Money cannot be treated as a financial debt in .....

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NCLT Cuttack: CIRP Can’t be Initiated Over Undecided Claims or Unstamped Agreements(26.04.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Cuttack has ruled that Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process cannot be initiated based on undecided claims and/or uns.....

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No Bar for Mere Accused in Criminal Case to Enroll As A Lawyer, Holds Madhya Pradesh High Court(24.09.2018)

Madhya Pradesh High court has held that a person cannot be barred from enrolling as a lawyer merely for being an accused in a criminal case for offenc.....

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Bombay HC Rejects PIL Seeking Inclusion of Services by Lawyers as Essential Services(17.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has rejected the Petition filed by an advocate seeking declaration of services rendered by lawyers as essential service and thus exe.....

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NCLAT Upholds Insolvency Proceedings Against Housing Development & Infrastructure Ltd.(21.07.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has upheld the order against the real estate giant, Housing Development & Infrastructure Limited (HDIL.....

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SC: Appeal to NCLAT Shall Be Filed Within Period of 30 Days(13.05.2022)

Supreme Court has reiterated that an appeal against the order of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) shall be filed before the NCLAT within a period.....

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NCLAT, Delhi: Arrears of Salary Accumulated for More Than Three Years Are Not Eligible for CIRP(13.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has ruled that arrears of salary due beyond a period of three years would be barred by limitation f.....

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NCLAT: NCLT Doesn't Have Power to Classify Transaction As Preferential Transaction(16.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Law Tribunal, has observed that NCLT does not have the power to suo-moto classify a transaction as a Preferential Trans.....

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NCLAT: No Bar in Pendency of Execution Proceedings u/s 9 IBC(07.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has observed that the pendency of an execution petition does not bar the operational creditor from filing a pe.....

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Delhi HC: Application for Leave to Serve Interrogatories Need Not be Decided Ex-Parte(07.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that no prescription in law, either statutory or precedential, that inhibits from issuing notice under Order XI Rule 1 of Co.....

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NCLAT Delhi: Resolution Professional Cannot Decide Eligibility Under Section 29A IBC(07.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has observed that the Resolution Professional is not required to take a decision in regard to the ineligibili.....

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NCLT, Bengaluru Dismisses Insolvency Petition Against Café Coffee Day(07.04.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Bengaluru has dismissed the insolvency petition filed against the parent company of Cafe Coffee Day namely Coffee Day G.....

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NCLT, Kolkata: Corporate Debtor Cannot Be Sent Into Liquidation(08.04.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata has observed that just because the liquidation value is being projected higher than the value of the resolutio.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Payment for Transponder Services Does Not Amount to Royalty(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the payment for transponder services would not amount to royalty under the provisions of Incom.....

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SC: Decision to Designate Lawyer as Senior to Remain with Judges(10.10.2016)

Supreme Court has said it was open to suggestions from the bar to improve the system of designating lawyers as senior, but the final decision would re.....

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NGT Stays Implementation of DDA’s Unified By-Laws for Delhi(13.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has put brakes on implementation of Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) ‘Unified Building Bye-Laws’ that sought to merge.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Challenging CLAT Being Conducted Via Online Mode(29.07.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Petition which challenged the conducting of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) via online mode, citing accessibility i.....

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Gujarat HC: Mere Registration of FIRs by Itself Can't Have Nexus With Breach of Public Order(05.05.2022)

The Gujarat High Court stated while drawing a distinction between the term 'public order' and 'law and order' that mere registration of FIR/s agains.....

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NCLT, Chennai: No Conflict Among Prohibition of Benami Property Transaction Act and IBC, 2016(06.05.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Chennai has ruled that there is no conflict between the Prohibition of Benami Property Transaction Act, 1988 and the In.....

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NCLT: Committee of Creditors Are Competent to Revise Approved Fees of Resolution Professional(09.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has ruled that the Committee of Creditors is fully competent to revise its earlier approval of the fees of the.....

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Kerala HC Directs Recovery of Value of Minerals Extracted Illegally Without Environmental Clearance(26.10.2018)

Kerala High Court has directed recovery of 100% value of minerals extracted without obtaining prior Environmental Clearance(EC), by following the Supr.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Allows Withdrawal of Plea Challenging NLAT 2020(11.09.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has allowed withdrawal of plea by a CLAT aspirant who had moved the Madhya Pradesh High Court challenging the sudden withdra.....

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Karnataka HC: Second Marriage Under Muslim Law May be Construed as Cruelty To First Wife(14.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court observed that even though contracting a second marriage by a Muslim husband is lawful, it often causes "enormous cruelty" to the .....

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NCLAT Sets Aside NCLT Order Dismissing Initiation of CIRP Against Mittal Corp(15.09.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has set aside an order passed by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai which had dismissed .....

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SC: Ethically Wrong for Estranged Daughter-in-Law to Make Mother-in-Law Bear Expenses of Children(16.09.2020)

Supreme Court has said it was ethically wrong to rope in a mother-in-law and bind her through a Court order to bear the educational expenses of her gr.....

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SC: Declaration of Law by Court Will Have Retrospective Effect if Not Stated Otherwise(05.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the declaration of law made by court will have retrospective effect, if not otherwise stated to be so specifically.

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NCLAT Upholds Dismissal of Petition Filed During Prohibited Period(24.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal while adjudicating an appeal has upheld that Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process cannot be initiated over .....

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NCLAT: Article 1 of Limitation Act,1963 not Apply to Proceedings Under IB Code, 2016(26.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) Principal Bench has held that the Article 1 of Limitation Act, 1963 is not applicable to the Petition .....

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NCLT: Salary During Notice Period Does Not Fall Within the Definition of 'Operational Debt' Under IBC(26.05.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai Bench has held that salary for purported notice period amounts to specific performance of the appointment letter.....

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J&K&L HC Grants Bail to Accused Charged Under UAPA(26.05.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has granted bail to a man booked under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, merely because he was seen .....

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Delhi HC: Film Titles Can be Registered Under Trademark Law(27.05.2022)

Delhi High Court while rejecting a contention that titles of films cannot be registered under Trademark Law, has held that the word 'SHOLAY' being the.....

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Federal Court: Non-Lawyers Providing Legal Advice in Debt Cases are Protected by First Amendment(27.05.2022)

Federal Court in New York has ruled that non-lawyers will be allowed to provide legal advice to low-income New Yorkers who face debt collection action.....

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NCLAT, Delhi: Time Period Under Regulation 35A is Directory, Not Mandatory(27.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, has observed that period of time prescribed under Regulation 35A of the IBBI (Insolvency Resolution Process f.....

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NCLAT, Delhi: Time Period Under Regulation 35A is Directory, Not Mandatory(27.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, has observed that period of time prescribed under Regulation 35A of the IBBI (Insolvency Resolution Process f.....

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ITAT, Delhi: Fee for Cloud Services Not Royalty(27.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi while granting relief to a subsidiary company of Information Technology giant Microsoft Corporation, Ministry of .....

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NCLAT: Interest Free Security Deposit is an Operational Debt(28.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has observed that an interest free security deposit towards advance license fee will qualifies as an operation.....

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NCLAT: Territorial Jurisdiction Cannot be Taken Away by Agreement Between Parties(28.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has observed that the territorial jurisdiction of NCLT to decide a case under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Co.....

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NCLAT: Resolution Professional Can Submit An Additional Report Under Section 99 I&B Code(29.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has observed that the Resolution Professional can submit an additional report under Section 99 of the Insolven.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Classification of Lawyers' Office as 'Commercial Property'(07.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea moved by the Delhi High Court Bar Association challenging the classification of offices of lawyers as 'co.....

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Bombay HC Allows Lawyers from MMR to Travel in Locals(12.10.2020)

Bombay High Court has decided to allow all lawyers in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region who wish to travel in local trains to attend physical hearings on.....

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SC Seeks Centre's Reply on Pleas Challenging Farmers Laws(12.10.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Central Government on three writ Petitions challenging the three farm laws passed by the Parliament, which have.....

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Kerala HC Strikes Down Need for CLAT Clearance for NTPC Law Officer Selection(16.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the need for applicants to compulsorily clear the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) to be eligible for the post of Assi.....

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Centre Makes Rules to Allow Aadhaar-Electoral Roll Linking(20.06.2022)

Union Ministry of Law and Justice has notified rules for allowing existing voters to use their Aadhaar number to authenticate the entry in the elector.....

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P&H HC: Muslim Girl of Age Above 16 Years Can Enter Into Marriage With Person Of Her Choice(20.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted protection to 16 years old muslim Girl who married a 21 years old muslim boy and held that she is of marriag.....

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NCLT, Kolkata: IRP Against Legal Heirs of Personal Guarantor by Financial Creditor Not Permissible(11.04.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata has held that the application is not maintainable against legal heirs of the Personal Guarantor under the Insol.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Tax Appeals Against Moser Baer in View of Liquidation Proceedings(12.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the appeals against Moser Baer, filed by the income tax department in the light of the liquidation proceedings pending .....

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Delhi Court: Denies Bail to Sharjeel Imam Denied Bail Inin Delhi Riots Larger Conspiracy Case(12.04.2022)

Delhi Court has dismissed the bail plea moved by Sharjeel Imam in connection with a case alleging larger conspiracy into the Delhi riots of 2020, invo.....

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NCLT, Kolkata: IRP Cannot be Maintained Against Legal Heirs of Personal Guarantor(12.04.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kolkata has held that insolvency resolution process cannot be maintained against the legal heirs of the personal guaran.....

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NCLAT: Resolution Professional Cannot Withhold Any Plan and Refuse to Submit Before CoC(12.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, has observed that Resolution Professional of its own cannot withhold any plan and reject to submit the same b.....

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NCLAT: Mere Error of Address in Postal Receipt Does not Bely Sending of Notice(13.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has observed that mere address error in Postal Receipt does not bely the sending of notice by Operational Cred.....

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Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Act, 2016 Receives President’s Assent(16.12.2016)

Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016 which was passed by Lok Sabha on 29.11.2016 has received President’s Assent.

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Sessions Court can’t Exercise Revisional Jurisdiction in Cases Under Juvenile Justice Law: Delhi HC(14.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has ruled that a Sessions Court cannot exercise revisional jurisdiction under the Juvenile Justice Act and that such power only lies .....

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NCLAT: Registration of Vehicle Does Not Qualify As Registered ‘Charge’ for Valid Claim(30.10.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has dismissed an appeal filed by Volkswagen Finance Pvt Ltd against an order of the National Company L.....

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Allahabad HC Seeks UP Govt's Response on State Law Commission's Report for Repealing Anti-Beggary Law(04.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked the State counsel to seek instructions with respect to the recommendation by the VII State Law Commission for repealing.....

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Madras HC to SBC: Verify Advocates' Past Before Allowing Them To Hold Posts In Statutory Committees(22.08.2022)

Madras High Court has directed the State Bar Council (SBC) of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to verify the antecedents of lawyers before they are permitted.....

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Kar. HC on Sec. 65, Mohd. Law: 1st Cousin on Mother's Side Not Entitled to Share in Uncle’s Property(22.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a first cousin brother on the mother's side is not entitled to a share in the property of the deceased uncle, under.....

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Bombay High Court Sentences Lawyer With 2 Months Jail Term For Contempt(01.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has sentenced a lawyer, Satish Uke, to two months of simple imprisonment (SI) with fine of Rs 2,000 for contempt of court.

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Supreme Court Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Tamil Nadu Land Acquisition Laws Act, 2019(22.12.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu Government in a plea seeking declaration of the Tamil Nadu Land Acquisition Laws (Revival of Operati.....

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NCLAT Turns Down Reference Seeking Re-Consideration of Decision in V. Padamakumar Case(23.12.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has turned down a reference made by a three-member Bench, seeking re-consideration of the decision in V. Padam.....

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P&H HC Sets Aside Moratorium Imposed by BCI on Opening of New Law Colleges(24.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has set aside the three-year moratorium imposed by the Bar Council of India (BCI) on opening of new law colleges as ultr.....

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Delhi HC Appeals Senior Lawyers to Pay Dignified Stipend to Juniors(26.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has appealed to the senior lawyers in legal profession to ensure that stipend paid to their juniors is enough for them to overcome th.....

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Delhi HC Appeals Senior Lawyers to Pay Dignified Stipend to Juniors(26.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has appealed to the senior lawyers in legal profession to ensure that stipend paid to their juniors is enough for them to overcome th.....

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INSOLVENCY-Workmen's Dues of Pension, Gratuity, PF Not Included in Liquidation Assets of Debtor: NCLT(26.03.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal has ruled that dues of provident fund, pension and gratuity do not form part of liquidation estate of corporate debtor a.....

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SC Bars NCLT, Mumbai from Passing Final Orders on Future Plea for Calling Shareholders’ Meeting(23.02.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai, to continue proceedings on Kishore Biyani-led Future Retail’s plea seeking.....

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Madras HC: Amendments Made to Bye-laws for Society Wouldn’t Operate Retrospectively(23.02.2021)

Madras High Court has ruled that amendments made to bye-laws for Society would not operate retrospectively while granting registration under section 1.....

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NCLT Benches to Resume Physical Hearing from March 1(24.02.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has decided to resume physical hearing of cases filed before it from 1st March, 2021. However, if any party expre.....

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Delhi HC Orders DHCB to Constitute Committee for Vaccination of Lawyers and Hybrid Hearings(01.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Executive Committee of the Delhi High Court Bar Association to constitute a committee for submitting its recommendation.....

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Kerala HC to State: Ensure Privacy for Lawyer-Client Meetings in Jails(23.11.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the State government to ensure that there is enough space provided in jails to ensure privacy when an accused meets his.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws Second (Amendment) Bill, 2020(10.02.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote. The Bill seeks t.....

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NCLAT Refuses to Entertain Devas Shareholder's Appeal Against Order Appointing Liquidator(15.02.2021)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal(NCLAT), Chennai has refused to entertain an appeal filed by Devas Mauritius Employees Private Ltd - a sharehol.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea for Protection Against Unlawful Conversion Ordinance(15.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed as withdrawn petitions filed by a Muslim man and his family from Etah who had prayed that the Court grant protectio.....

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Cal. HC: Writ Jurisdiction Can be Invoked for Commercial Transaction Involving Element of Public Law(05.12.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that writ jurisdiction of High Courts is invocable even for cases involving ordinary commercial transactions between priv.....

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Delhi HC Quashes FIR Against Law Student Who Appeared as Proxy Counsel Before Trial Court(08.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has quashed an FIR registered against a first-year law student who appeared before a Metropolitan Magistrate as a proxy counsel on in.....

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NCLT: Indemnity of Obligations Under an Agreement Is Not 'Financial Debt' Under IBC(14.10.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai while adjudicating an application has observed that indemnity of the obligations under the Agreement is not a 'f.....

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NCLAT: COC's Decision For Liquidation Is Open To Judicial Review By NCLT And NCLAT(19.10.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that when the Committee of Creditors (CoC) decides to liquidate the Corporate Debtor, the dec.....

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NCLAT: AA Can Consider Any Application Arising Out Of Sale In Liquidation(19.10.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that the Adjudicating Authority (AA) is empowered to consider any application filed by the.....

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Centre Tells SC: No direction Can be Issued to Parliament to Frame UCC(19.10.2022)

Law Ministry has told the Supreme Court that the court cannot direct Parliament to frame or enact any law, as it sought dismissal of Public Interest L.....

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NCLT Delhi Dismisses Plea For Initiation Of CIRP Against Developer(20.10.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, New Delhi has rejected the petition under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, holding that if the al.....

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NCLT, Cuttack: Related Party of Financial Creditor Not Barred U/S 29A To Submit A Resolution Plan(21.10.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Cuttack has observed that the Insolvency and bankruptcy Code does not bar a related party of the Financial Creditor fro.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds States Rule-Making Power Under Criminal Law Amendment Act 1932(14.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has examined whether State retains powers conferred by Section 10 of Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1932 to make certain offences cog.....

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Lenders Having Vested Interest in Debtor shouldn’t be Part of Creditors’ Panel: NCLT(15.04.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Chennai Bench has held that a party having a vested interest /relation with a corporate debtor should not be a p.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Union Response on Gender Neutral Uniform Law for Succession Rights(11.03.2021)

Supreme Court has sought the Union government’s stand on the need for a gender and religion neutral uniform law conferring succession and inheritance .....

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Cal. HC: Object of S. 60(2) IBC is to Group Together CIRP Proceedings Before Single Forum(21.12.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that object of Section 60(2) of IBC 2016 is to group together CIRP of corporate debtor and insolvency liquidation proceed.....

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Bombay HC Imposes Cost on Law Firm for Disclosing Rape Victim’s Name in Petition(27.12.2022)

Bombay High Court has observed that despite Section 228A of IPC and repeatedly telling Advocates that it is an offence to disclose name of rape victim.....

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Tenants can be Evicted Only by Following Procedure in Rent Control Laws: SC(17.04.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a statutory tenant can be evicted only by following procedure laid down in applicable rent control laws and not by fil.....

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Madras HC Refuses Plea Against Power Consumption Charges for Law Chambers(19.03.2021)

Madras High Court has refused to entertain a case filed by Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (BCTNP) co-chairman G. Mohana Krishnan seeking a d.....

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Ministry of Law and Justice Increases Lifetime Monthly Payment of Retired Supreme Court Judges(19.03.2021)

Ministry of Law and Justice has notified an amendment to the Supreme Court Judges Rules 1959 to increase the lifetime monthly payment to the retired j.....

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Delhi Court rants Bail to Photojournalist Manan Dar in UAPA Case(04.01.2023)

Delhi Court has granted bail to Kashmir based photojournalist Mohd Manan Dar in a case registered under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 whi.....

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NCLAT to Google: Deposit 10% of Penalty as Interim Measure(06.01.2023)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), Principal Bench while adjudicating an appeal filed in Google LLC & Anr. v CCI, has admitted Google’s .....

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SC Quashed Complaint Alleging Offence Under SC/ST Act(09.01.2023)

Supreme Court while quashing a complaint alleging complaint under Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, has observ.....

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BCI Imposes 30 Lakh Cost on DU's Law Faculty for Default on Affiliation Fees, Approvals, Infra(18.05.2017)

Bar Council of India (BCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 30 lakh on Delhi University’s Law Faculty for not paying affiliation fees, continuing to teac.....

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NCLAT: 14 Days Timeline to Admit or Reject Case Under IBC a 'Mere Directive'(22.05.2017)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has said that 14-day timeline for rejecting or admitting a case under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (.....

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NCLT, Kochi: Only Debts Under ‘Operational Debt’ Can File Application u/s 9 of IBC(26.03.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Kochi has ruled that only debts covered under the definition of ‘Operational Debt’ can file an application under.....

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Allahabad HC Directs UP Govt to File Response Seeking Implementation of Manual Scavenging Law(26.03.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Government to file its response in a plea moved seeking implementation of the provisions of the Pr.....

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Cal. HC: Seeking Enhanced Maintenance After Blocking Husband's Pension is Abuse of Law(31.01.2023)

Calcutta High Court has observed that case where a wife blocks a substantial source of income of husband and then claims an enhancement of maintenance.....

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SC: W.P Shouldn’t be Dismissed on Ground of Alternative Remedies When Question of Law Raised(02.02.2023)

Supreme Court has held that where the controversy is a purely legal one and it does not involve disputed questions of fact but only questions of law, .....

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Bombay HC: NCLAT Has No Jurisdiction Over Petition Under Arbitration Act(14.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has absolutely no jurisdiction over it in a petition under the Arbitration.....

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SC: NGT Could Not Decide Upon and Strike Down Validity of Law(14.04.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the National Green Tribunal (NGT) could not decide upon and strike down the validity of a law in a plea pertaining to .....

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Bombay High Court Acquits Husband and Inlaws of Deceased Wife(15.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has acquitted husband and in laws of a deceased wife who committed suicide within two months of marriage after observing that just b.....

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Kiren Rijiju: Making IB, RAW Reports Public a Matter Of Grave Concern(25.01.2023)

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has said that it was a “matter of grave concern” that certain portions of sensitive reports of the Intelligence Bureau.....

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NCLAT, Delhi: After Adoption Of Swiss Challenge Method, RA Not Allowed To Submit Revised Plan(27.01.2023)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal while adjudicating an appeal filed in Jindal Stainless Ltd. v Mr. Shailendra Ajmera & Anr., has observed that .....

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LCI 269th Report on Poultry Birds: New Rules to Stop Cruel Practices Against Egg-laying Hens(04.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 269th Report titled 'Transportation and House-keeping of Egg-laying hens (layers) and Broiler Chickens' sugg.....

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LCI 270th Report: Registration of Marriage Should be Made Compulsory(05.07.2017)

Law Commission of India has submitted its 270th Report titled ‘Compulsory Registration of Marriages’ to Government suggesting compulsory registration .....

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NCLAT Prepones Summer Vacation from April 26 to May 20(20.04.2021)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has modified its calendar for summer vacation of this year in light of the recent surge in Covid-19 cases thro.....

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Kerala High Court Lays Down Guidelines for Detention Under Preventive Detention Laws(27.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has prescribed safeguards against arbitrary and unjustified invasion of personal liberty in cases of preventive detention, stating t.....

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SC Upholds 'Change In Law' Compensation for Adani Power(07.03.2023)

Supreme Court while criticizing State Distribution Companies for taking a stand contrary to that of the Union regarding grant of "Change in Law" compe.....

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Jharkhand HC: Family Courts Cannot Turn Away Parties Seeking Divorce Under Customary Laws(04.05.2021)

Jharkhand High Court has held that Family Courts cannot turn away parties seeking divorce under their customary laws. The Court has held that the Fami.....

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Jammu & Kashmir HC Issues Directions for Vaccination of Lawyers; Financial Assistance(07.05.2021)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Union Territory administration to ensure that lawyers in the age group of above 45 years are vaccinated .....

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NCLT Kochi Allows Promoter of Corporate Debtor MSME to File Resolution Plan in Individual Capacity(07.05.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kochi has held that the promoter of an MSME can submit a Resolution Plan Application in his individual capacity, and th.....

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Delhi HC: Profession of Law Not Confined to Acting or Pleading Before a Court of Law(11.04.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that has held that pursuing LL.M in law doesn’t constitute a break in practice, has held that profession of law also .....

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Delhi HC to ECI: Decide AIADMK’s Representation for Updation of Its Amended By-Laws Within 10 Days(12.04.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Election Commission of India (ECI) to decide the representation of AIADMK for updation of its amended by-laws with the r.....

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Delhi HC: Non-Inclusion of Daughter-In-Law from Health Scheme for Govt Employees not Discriminatory(26.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that benefits of the Delhi Government Health Scheme does not extend to all members of the beneficiary.

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Directs Pakistani Law to be Implemented in India(02.08.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a directive to the State Government to implement the provisions of the 'Punjab Prohibition of Private Money .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019(02.08.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019. The Bill gives powers to the Central Government to designate an indi.....

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Del. HC: Lawyers Duty Towards Client Has to be Respected by All Concerned(30.05.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that Lawyers are an essential and powerful pillar of judicial adjudicatory process and therefore, their duty towards .....

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PIL in SC: Seeking 2 Yrs. Cooling Off Period for Retired Judges Before Accepting Political Appt.(31.05.2023)

Bombay Lawyer’s Association has filed PIL in Supreme Court seeking cooling off period of two years before any retired judge of Supreme Court or High C.....

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279th Law Commission Report: Law Commission Suggests Retention of Sedition Law with Some Amendments(02.06.2023)

The Law Commission of India, in a significant development, has recommended that Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (sedition law) has to be retaine.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Report on Jump in Assets of Lawmakers Between Elections(07.09.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to furnish details of action initiated against lawmakers, some of whose assets have jumped by over “500 per cent” betwe.....

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Allahabad High Court Disallows Parallel Proceedings in NCLT and DRT(12.09.2017)

Allahabad High Court has barred parallel proceedings in National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in a case between St.....

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Delhi High Court Recommends Law Official in Every Prison(30.08.2019)

Delhi High Court has recommended the appointment of law officers on a contractual basis in all the 16 jails in the capital for their better functionin.....

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NCLAT Stays Vedanta Group’s Winning Bid for Videocon Industries(20.07.2021)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has stayed Vedanta Group’s winning bid for debt-laden Videocon Industries after an appeal by dissentin.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to NLSIU to Assist in Allocation of Fund Towards Government Schools(20.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) to appear before it and assist the court in order to pre.....

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SC: Court Can’t Take Over the Law And Order Situation(11.07.2023)

Supreme Court while hearing plea pertaining to Manipur violence observed that skepticism of the parties cannot lead us to take over the law and order .....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Directs State to Reimburse Entire Admissible Fees to Law Student(16.08.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the State Government to reimburse the entire admissible fees to a law student belonging to the OBC category und.....

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SC: Absolute Breakdown of Constitutional Machinery of State in Manipur(02.08.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that the investigation by Manipur police in relation to the ethnic violence has been tardy due to considerable lapse bet.....

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Cal. HC: Argument of Implied Repeal of Section 272/273 IPC via FSS Act is Not Justified(03.08.2023)

Calcutta High Court has held that though a separate, specific, distinct procedure has been laid down in FSS Act 2006 to initiate/launch a proceeding a.....

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Kar. HC: Child Born in 'Batil' Marriage is Illegitimate(04.08.2023)

Karnataka High Court while observing that child born in a 'Batil' marriage under Mohammadan Law, is illegitimate, has held that he does not have any r.....

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SC: Not Defamation to Prefer in Good Faith an Accusation Against Any Person to a Lawful Authority(07.08.2023)

Supreme Court has held that it is not defamation to prefer in good faith an accusation against any person to any of those who have lawful authority ov.....

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All. HC: Commercial Electricity Rates Not Applicable to Lawyers' Chambers(07.08.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that the legal profession by no stretch of imagination can be called as a commercial activity, trade or business and the.....

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Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Reply on PIL Challenging Triple Talaq Law(13.09.2019)

Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Central Government seeking its Reply on public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the validity of Muslim W.....

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Gujarat HC: Gujarat Anti-Conversion Law Interferes With Marriage & Right to Choice(23.08.2021)

Gujarat High Court has observed that the Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act 2021 interferes with the intricacies of marriage including the ri.....

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Madras HC: Masters in Law, Enrolment as Advocate Not Required for Teaching 'Pre-Law Courses'(23.08.2021)

Madras High Court has held that the notification issued by the Teachers Recruitment Board mandating candidates to be enrolled as an advocate and to po.....

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Guj. HC to Ahmedabad Traffic Police: Traffic Perpetrators have no Fear of Law(26.07.2023)

Gujarat High Court while observing that perpetrators have no fear of law and that police don't have the spine to implement the laws, has stated that t.....

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Del. HC Discharges 12 Lawyers in Criminal Contempt Case in Connection With 2006 Tis Hazari Violence(31.07.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that there was no substantial evidence to establish obstruction of justice, manhandling, or destruction of property b.....

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NCLAT Sets Aside Plea to Initiate Insolvency Proceedings Against Intex Technologies(30.10.2019)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has dismissed a plea to initiate insolvency proceedings against smartphone and mobile accessories make.....

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Kerala High Court: Son-In-Law Has No Legal Right In Father-In-Law's Property(05.10.2021)

Kerala High Court has held that a son in law cannot have any legal right in his father in law's property and building, even if he has spent an amount .....

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Ker. HC: Intimation Regarding Proposed Amendments Needn’t Contain Existing Provisions of Bye-Laws(03.10.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that intimation to members with regard to proposed amendment of the bye-laws of the Society, whether it be by personal serv.....

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SC: Court U/A 142 Can’t Ignore Any Substantive Statutory Provision Dealing with a Subject(05.10.2023)

Supreme Court has held that court in exercise of powers under Article 142 cannot ignore any substantive statutory provision dealing with the subject, .....

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SC: Can’t Presume Validity of Will Merely Because it is Registered(09.10.2023)

Supreme Court has held that mere registration of the Will would not be sufficient to prove its validity, as its lawful execution necessarily had to be.....

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SC: For Conviction u/s 149 IPC, Accused Must be Aware of Offence to be Committed(13.10.2023)

Supreme Court has held that to convict a person under Section 149 IPC prosecution must establish that firstly, accused shared a common object and was .....

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NCLAT: 'Adjudicating Authority' Is Not A 'Court of Law' And 'CCIRP' Is Not Synonymous To litigation(07.01.2022)

NCLAT, Chennai Bench in the case of Drip Capital Inc. v. Concord Creations (India) Pvt. Ltd. set aside the order passed by the Adjudicating Authority,.....

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SC Upholds Conviction of Mother-in-Law for Cruelty Against Daughter-in-Law(12.01.2022)

Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a mother-in-law for the offence of cruelty under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, observing tha.....

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NCLAT Refuses to Grant Interim Relief to Amazon Against CCI Order Suspending Deal(14.01.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has refused to grant interim relief to Amazon against its plea challenging the order of the Competition Commis.....

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Bombay HC Allows Age-Barred Law Graduate to Participate in Judges Selection as Recruitments(17.01.2022)

Bombay High Court has allowed him to participate in the ongoing recruitment process for post of Civil Judge (Junior Division)/Judicial Magistrate (Fir.....

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NCLAT: Successful Bidder Cannot be Permitted to Wriggle Out of Bid Claiming Conditional Offer(17.01.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that a Successful Bidder cannot wriggle out of the contractual obligations and withdraw the bid after.....

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Centre Notifies Date for Enforcement of Criminal Laws Replacing IPC, CrPC, Evidence Act(26.02.2024)

Central Government has notified that the three criminal laws Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adh.....

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Delhi HC Directs Release of Child in Conflict with Law Incarcerated in Observation Home(23.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the release of a child in conflict with law who was incarcerated in an observation home despite an order passed by the J.....

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CCI: Violation of Competition Laws by Ecommerce Operators to be Dealt with Firmly(27.12.2021)

Competition Commission of India has said that any violation of competition law by ecommerce companies will be dealt with firmly. The Commission has as.....

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NCLT Directs Indiabulls Real Estate to Discuss Embassy Merger with Shareholders(27.12.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has directed realty developer Indiabulls Real Estate to convene a meeting of its shareholders to discuss and seek.....

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Madras HC Quashes Criminal Proceedings Against Agitated Law Students(29.12.2021)

Madras High Court has quashed criminal proceedings against certain agitated laws students who had gathered outside their college since they were denie.....

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Supreme Court Grants Custody of Minor to Aunt, Says Personal Laws Can’t Supersede Child’s Welfare(06.03.2024)

Supreme Court while granting a minor’s custody to her aunt, has held that the statutory provisions dealing with the custody of the child under any per.....

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NCLT: Filing of Default Record Necessary for Section 7 IBC Filings(13.05.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has directed filing of default record from Information utility along with new Petitions under Section 7 of the Insolvenc.....

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Delhi HC: Relationship Between Client & Foreign Law Firm is Commercial in Nature(13.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the relationship between a client and the foreign law firm engaged by it was commercial in nature in terms of Sections .....

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NCLAT, Delhi: Quantum of Debt Not to be Decided At Stage of Admission of S. 7 IBC Application(18.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that the quantum of debt is not to be considered at the stage of admission of a petition u.....

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ITAT Hyderabad: Ignorance of Law Concerning Compulsory Audit Not Reasonable for Deleting Penalty(21.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has held that mere ignorance of law under Section 44AB of the Income Tax Act, 1961 for compulsory audit of ac.....

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Gauhati HC Declines Relief to Student Who was Denied LLB Degree for Failing in Taxation Law(22.04.2022)

Gauhati High Court has declined to provide an assistance to a person who was denied Bachelor of Legislative Law degree because of his failure to secur.....

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Admission in Eight Law Colleges Lacking BCI Approval, Halted by Gujarat High Court(05.06.2024)

Gujarat High Court has halted the process of admission for LLB courses in eight law colleges that have not been approved by the Bar Council of India. .....

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NCLAT: Salary Incrementation is Valid by Employment Agreement or Board Resolution(16.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, (NCLAT) has observed that salary incrementation is valid only by an employment agreement or board resolution .....

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NCLAT: Insolvency Cannot be Initiated on Basis of Unpaid LTC And Leave Encashment Dues(16.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, has ruled that the welfare claims such as Leave Encashment, superannuation dues are not operational debt for .....

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NCLAT: Salary Incrementation is Valid by Employment Agreement or Board Resolution(16.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, (NCLAT) has observed that salary incrementation is valid only by an employment agreement or board resolution .....

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SC: Appeal Under IBC is Valid Only if it is Initiated Within 30 days From Date of Order(17.05.2022)

Supreme Court has ruled that an appeal under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) is only acceptable if it is filed within 30 days from the .....

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J&K&L HC: If Allegations in FIR Are Not Substantiated, Continuance of Investigation is Abuse of Law(20.05.2022)

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while quashing an FIR against a SHO has observed that if allegations made in the FIR are not substantiated by th.....

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NCLAT: If Credit Facility Agreement is Unstamped, Petition U/S Section 7 is Maintainable(29.04.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has observed that if a credit facility agreement is unstamped, then petition under Section 7 of the Insolvency.....

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NCLAT Chennai: Corporate IRP Can be Resume on Failure of Settlement Agreement(02.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has observed that Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process can be revive/resume in case of failure of .....

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Supreme Court Asks, ‘Can Clerics Be Tried Under Election Law?’(20.10.2016)

Supreme Court while deliberating on its two-decade-old judgement which declared “Hinduism” as a way of life, has asked if spiritual leaders who aren’t.....

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Madras High Court Restrains 3 Lawyers Facing Allegations from Practising(03.10.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained three advocates from practising in any court in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry pending disposal of a petition seeking acti.....

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Delhi High Court Sets Up Panel to Recommend Welfare Measures for Lawyers’ Clerks(05.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has decided to set up a committee to examine and give recommendations on providing several welfare measures like provident fund.

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Supreme Court Allows DU Law Student Who Missed Exam Due to Pregnancy to Attend Classes(08.10.2018)

Supreme Court has granted interim relief to the Delhi University law student who was earlier not allowed to write her exams as she had missed her clas.....

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Telangana HC: Preventive Detention Laws Cannot be Invoked by State as Easy Way Method(23.09.2020)

Telangana High Court has observed that preventive detention laws cannot be invoked as an easy way method bypassing the ordinary law and if the detenti.....

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Kerala Government Orders Rs. 3,000 Monthly Stipend for Junior Lawyers(27.06.2022)

Kerala Government has issued an order mandating a monthly stipend of Rs. 3,000 for junior lawyers in the State.

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SC Insists on Physical Presence of Lawyers in Court, Adjourns Matters(31.05.2022)

Supreme Court has insisted upon the physical presence of lawyers to argue their cases during vacation instead of appearing virtually and adjourned som.....

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NLU-D Announces Date for Holding AILET 2020(31.08.2020)

National University, Delhi (NLUD-D) has announced that the All India Law Entrance Test 2020 (AILET 2020) shall be held on September 26, 2020 from 11 a.....

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NCLT Clears IL&FS Education Arm Sale to JV Partner(03.09.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has approved the sale of Schoolnet India, a subsidiary of IL&FS, to an arm of Lexington Equity Holdings (LEHL).

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Rajasthan HC: Smuggling of Gold Can't be Treated As Terrorist Act Under UAPA(09.05.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that Customs Act, 1962 is not included in Schedule-II of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 and conseque.....

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Delhi HC: Daughter-in-law Can Seek Maintenance From Father-in-law if Inherited Husband's Estate(11.05.2022)

Delhi High Court by dismissing a plea filed by a widowed daughter-in-law and grand-daughter under section 19 of the Family Court Act, 1984 has ruled .....

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Keep Sedition Law In Abeyance Until Reconsidered: SC(11.05.2022)

Supreme Court has directed to put 152-year-old sedition law under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in abeyance till the Union Government re.....

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NCLT, Delhi: NCLT Empowered to Pierce Corporate Veil to Ascertain True Successful Bidder(11.05.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, New Delhi has held that it has the power to pierce the corporate veil to establish the real successful bidder. The corp.....

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NCLAT: Threshold of Rs.1 Crore Is Required for Initiation of CIRP(12.05.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has ruled that an application filed after 24.03.2020 under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy .....

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Kerala HC: Power to Amend Service Law Does Not Mean Power to Apply it Differently to Similar Persons(07.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the power of the government to make or amend laws determining the service conditions of its employees cannot confer th.....

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Kerala HC: Muslim Personal Law Can't be Tested on Anvil of Article 14(07.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that High Court cannot test validity of Muslim Personal Law under Article 14 and 15 since it is bound by the precedents set.....

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Kerala HC: Only God Can Save These Types of Lawyers(11.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that lawyers are duty-bound to act in the interest of their clients and that they should refrain from arguing against such .....

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Delhi HC: Allowing Fabricated Allegations Against Entire Family May Lead to Misuse of Process of Law(13.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that if false implications by fabricated allegations against the entire family in matrimonial disputes are allowed, it may l.....

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Delhi HC: Circumstances Arising Out Of Marital Relationship Includes Parents-In-Law(14.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the words "circumstances arising out of marital relationship" used in reference to filing of suit for injunction under .....

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MP HC Stresses Need for Orientation Program for Fresher-Panel Lawyers(23.10.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has stressed on the need to provide Panel Lawyers, who are freshers and are representing the State for the first time, prope.....

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Delhi HC: Sex Worker Entitled to All Rights But Cannot Claim Special Treatment if She Violates Law(08.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that although a sex worker is entitled to all rights available to a citizen, but at the same time, if she violates the law, .....

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Lok Sabha Passes Income Tax Amendment Bill(29.11.2016)

Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill 2016, which proposes 30% tax on undisclosed income plus 10% penalty beside a 33% surcharge and 75% tax and 10% p.....

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Meghalaya HC Gives Relief to Law Student who Missed Last Date to Apply 5th Sem Exams(06.12.2018)

Meghalaya High Court has come to the rescue of a law student, a resident of remote area of Arunachal Pradesh, who missed the date for filling up the e.....

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NCLT, Mumbai Approves Reliance Jio;s Resolution Plan for Reliance Infratel(04.12.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai has approved Reliance Jio’s resolution plan for the bankrupt Reliance Infratel.

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Bombay HC: Child in Conflict With Law Can Seek Anticipatory Bail(18.07.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that a child in conflict with law as per the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 can file an appli.....

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Chhattisgarh HC: Widow Daughter-In-Law Can Claim Maintenance from Father-In-Law(19.07.2022)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that a widowed daughter-in-law has the right to claim maintenance from her father-in-law, if the latter has the posse.....

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Cal. HC to State: Ensure No Untoward Incident Take Place During TMC Martyrs’ Day Rally(21.07.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the State Police to ensure that peace and law and order is maintained during Trinamool Congress' (TMC) Martyrs' Day r.....

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Delhi HC: Minor Girl Can Marry Without Parents' Consent on Attaining Puberty(23.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that as per Mohammedan Law, a minor girl who had attained the age of puberty can marry without consent of her parents and ha.....

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Allahabad HC: Ensure Transparency & Objectivity in System to Select & Appoint State Law Officers(25.08.2022)

Allahabad High Court has stressed on the need to reform the system of selection and appointment of the State Law Officers and has remarked the entire .....

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Guj. HC: Infraction of Law Not Done in Systematic Manner, Not Sufficient for Preventive Detention(29.08.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that commission of infraction of law, not done in an organized or systematic manner, may not be sufficient for the detaini.....

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NCLAT: Liability of Personal Guarantor Survives Even on Becoming Citizen of Foreign Country(02.08.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), New Delhi Bench has held that liability of Personal Guarantor doesn’t extinguishes upon subsequent ac.....

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SC: Payment of Stipend to Junior Lawyers a Real Issue(28.09.2022)

Supreme Court while hearing the petition challenging the validity of All India Bar Examination observed that that issue of fair remuneration to junior.....

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Price Escalation and Change in Foreign Law can't be Considered Force Majuere : Delhi HC(18.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has held that escalation of price of coal and change in law abroad will not amount to "force majuere" under the agreement, so as to a.....

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Madras High Court Issues Notice to Centre on 10% Quota Law(22.01.2019)

Madras High Court has issued a notice to the Centre on a petition challenging the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019, which prov.....

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SC Asks AG on Stay on Implementation of Farm Laws During Hearing of Petitions(17.12.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General for India if the Union Government can give a commitment that the contentious farm laws will not be implem.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Law Student's Plea Seeking Compensation in Wake of Delhi's Air Pollution(06.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while dismissing plea filed by law student seeking compensation of Rs. 15 lakhs for the damages suffered to his health due to the cau.....

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SC to MHA: Obtain Verification Reports from 8 States on Allegations of Violence Against Christians(02.09.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to obtain verification reports from law enforcement agencies of 8 states, namely, Biha.....

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Allahabad HC Quashes UP Government Orders Notifying 17 OBCs as Scheduled Castes(05.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court while quashing the orders of the Uttar Pradesh Government recognizing or acknowledging 17 Other Backward Classes sub-castes as Sc.....

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NCLT Admits ISRO-Arm Antrix's Plea to Wind Up Devas Multimedia(20.01.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal, Bengaluru, has admitted the petition filed by Indian Space Research Organization's commercial arm Antrix Corporation Lt.....

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SC: Committee to Proceed With or Without Farmers’ Participation on the Agricultural Laws(21.01.2021)

Supreme Court has told the protesting farmers’ unions that its committee, tasked to submit a report to the Court after collating farmers’ views on the.....

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Gujarat HC Grants Interim Relief to Law Graduate to Appear for All India Bar Examination(25.01.2021)

Gujarat High Court has granted interim relief to a law graduate, whose application for enrolment with the State Bar Council has been kept pending for .....

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SC: Law Commission's Report Against Uniform Civil Code has a Shaky Foundation(03.10.2022)

Supreme Court while refusing to entertain a plea seeking a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for India, has orally remarked that report of Law Commission of In.....

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Delhi HC: Section 17 of Senior Citizens Act No Bar for Lawyer Representing Parties Before Tribunal(04.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that Section 17 of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 would not come in the way of a lawye.....

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Kerala HC: Islamic Law Recognizes Woman's Right to Demand Divorce, Husband's Consent Not Essential(01.11.2022)

Kerala High Court while observing that Islamic law recognizes a Muslim woman's right to demand to dissolve marriage, has held that the will of wife ca.....

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SC to Centre & States: Consider Publication of Laws in All Regional Languages(03.11.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Central and State governments to consider a plea to publish all legislations in regional languages to ensure better access .....

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Kar. HC to Law Commission: Rethink the age of Consent for Sex(07.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court while observing several cases relating to minor girls above age of 16 years having fallen in love and eloped and had sexual inter.....

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Jharkhand HC: Muslim Woman Can Marry Person of Her Choice After Attaining Puberty(30.11.2022)

Jharkhand High Court has held that under Muslim personal law people attain puberty at the age of 15 years and upon attaining the same, they are at lib.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Petition Challenging Centre Banning PFI with Immediate Effect(01.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition questioning notification issued by Union Ministry of Home Affairs, declaring Popular Front of India (PFI.....

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Cal. HC: Objection on Maintainability Hits Root of Judicial Proceeding if it Raises Question of Law(11.11.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that an objection on maintainability of writ petition cannot be raised at eleventh hour and that such an objection cannot.....

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SC: Lawyer Who Signs Petitions With Derogatory Remarks is Guilty of Contempt of Court(14.11.2022)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Petitioner and AOR on plea containing contemptuous remarks against High Court judgment, has stated that even a lawy.....

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SC to Striking Odisha Lawyers: Get Back to Work or Face Contempt Action(15.11.2022)

Supreme Court has come down heavily on lawyers who have been striking over demand for a permanent bench of Orissa High Court at Sambalpur and directed.....

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Kerala HC: POCSO Shall Prevail Over Muslim Personal Law(21.11.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that a marriage between Muslims under personal law is not excluded from the ambit of POCSO Act, and if one of the parties t.....

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NCLAT: Adjudicating Authority Can Invoke Inherent Powers To Replace The Liquidator(21.10.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that the Adjudicating Authority can invoke its inherent powers to replace the Liquidator and to do s.....

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Karnataka HC: POCSO Act Overrides Personal Law(31.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court while rejecting the argument that minor Muslim girl's marriage upon attaining puberty will not contravene Prohibition of Child Ma.....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses Muslim Couple's Plea on Adopting Unborn Hindu Child(12.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that Mohammedan Law does not recognize adoption and thus an agreement entered into between a Hindu couple to give th.....

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SC Calls for Strict Police Action Against 'Rowdy Behaviour' of Striking Lawyers in Odisha(15.12.2022)

Supreme Court has directed State Government of Odisha and State Police to take stringent actions against lawyers who indulged in vandalism in court pr.....

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SC: Offence of Organised Crime is Constituted by at Least One Instance of Continuation(16.12.2022)

Supreme Court has held that offence of organised crime under Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Act, 2015 is constituted by at least one.....

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NCLAT, Chennai: No Condonation Beyond 45 Days, IBC Overrides Limitation Act(27.01.2023)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Chennai ruled that Section 238 of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 overrides Section 12 of the Limitation A.....

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Gauhati HC: Appoint 2 Women Social Workers in State Committee Under Anti-Manual Scavenging Law(03.02.2023)

Gauhati High Court has directed State to include 2 women social workers in State Monitoring Committee constituted under Section 26 of the Prohibition .....

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Del HC: Can File for Pre-Arrest Bail in FIR U/S 376(3) IPC if Incident Happened Prior to 2018(11.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that there is no bar to file anticipatory bail under section 438(4) of CrPC in FIR registered under Section 376(3) of Indian.....

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SC to Ministry of Law: Conduct Judicial Impact Assessment of All Tribunals at the Earliest(23.03.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Ministry of Law & Justice to conduct "Judicial Impact Assessment" of tribunals as per its directions in Rojer Mathew v. Sou.....

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SC: Mere Membership of Unlawful Assembly is an Offence Under UAPA(24.03.2023)

Supreme Court while overruling its 2011 judgment in Arup Bhuyan v. State of Assam (MANU/SC/0096/2011), Indra Das v. State of Assam (MANU/SC/0106/2011).....

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INSOLVENCY - NCLT Approves Revised Resolution Plan for Jyoti Structures(28.03.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the resolution plan for Jyoti Structures presented by the Resolution Professional on behalf of a gro.....

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Kerala HC Declares Bar on Lawyers Representing Matters Before Maintenance Tribunals Unconstitutional(09.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has declared as unconstitutional the bar on lawyers representing parties in matters before the Maintenance Tribunals constituted und.....

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SC Refuses to Close Contempt Proceedings Against Odisha Lawyers for Strike(07.02.2023)

Supreme Court has refused to close contempt proceedings against lawyers who had indulged in vandalism in court premises during their strike demanding .....

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Del. HC: Statements by lawyer During Judicial Proceedings Conferred With Absolute Privilege(13.02.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that statements made by a lawyer during judicial proceedings are complete defence against any allegations of defamation and .....

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All. HC: Child in Conflict With Law Can't Seek Anticipatory Bail U/S 438 CrPC(15.02.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that a child in conflict with law can’t file an application under Section 438 of CrPC seeking anticipatory bail as per t.....

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LCI 268th Report on Bail Provisions: Reduce Incarceration Period for Unconvicted Undertrials(25.05.2017)

Law Commission of India in its 268th report related to bail system, made significant suggestions to change bail provisions keeping in mind that poor p.....

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NCLAT Rules 'Dispute' As Defined in IBC is Illustrative and Not Exhaustive(25.05.2017)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that the term “dispute” as defined in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (S. 9) is illustrative and not e.....

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Government Notifies Merger of COMPAT with NCLAT(30.05.2017)

Government of India (GoI) has notified May 26, 2017 as the day on which appeals that were previously being heard by Competition Appellate Tribunal (CO.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Relief to Lawyers' Clerks(10.06.2019)

Delhi High Court has observed that clerks of lawyers are part and parcel of the system involved in dispensation of justice while holding that medical .....

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Delhi HC: Law Interns to Wear White Shirt, Black Pants And Black Tie in Court(23.02.2023)

Delhi High Court has said that law interns are permitted to enter the Court complexes by wearing a white shirt, black tie and black pants as prescribe.....

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BCI Allows Registration of Foreign Lawyers/Law Firms in India(15.03.2023)

Bar Council of India has notified the Bar Council of India Rules for Registration and Regulation of Foreign Lawyers and Foreign Law Firms in India, 20.....

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Madras HC Disposes of Petition Assailing Validity of Amendment Law Officer Appointment Rules(17.06.2021)

Madras High Court has disposed of a petition filed assailing the validity of an amendment that was made to the rules under the Law Officers of High Co.....

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Delhi HC: Law Firm Cannot & Ought Not to Report on Ongoing Proceedings(10.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed that, a law firm cannot, and ought not, run the website/blog, in respect of the proceedings, which are being prosecuted .....

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Mad. HC to SBC: Take Actions Against Lawyers Issuing Fake Marriage Certificate(08.05.2023)

Madras High Court has asked State Bar Council (SBC) to initiate disciplinary action against the lawyers who are conducting marriages ceremonies all ov.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Quash UGC Notification Restricting Physical Jurisdiction of NLSIU(02.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a public notice and regulations issued by University Grants Commission by which it restricts the physical ju.....

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NCLAT Upholds Imposition of Rs. 1337.76 Crores Penalty on Google by CCI(30.03.2023)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has dismissed Google’s appeal against CCI order (MANU/CO/0089/2022) which imposed a penalty of Rs. 1337.76 Cro.....

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Bom. HC: Father/Mother-In-laws Not Entitled to Claim Maintenance Under Section 125 CrPC(19.04.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that parents-in-law are not entitled to claim maintenance from their widowed daughter-in-law under Section 125 CrPC, on the.....

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SC to HCs’: Constitute Grievance Redressal Committees to Prevent Lawyers' Strikes(20.04.2023)

Supreme Court while hearing suo motu case regarding rampant strikes in Bar Associations across the country, has directed all High Courts to constitute.....

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Uttarakhand HC Directs State to Maintain Law & Order Amid Communal Tensions in the State(16.06.2023)

Uttarakhand High Court has directed State to ensure that law and order is maintained in all parts of the state amid spike in communal tension and also.....

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Kerala HC: Law of Limitation Only Bars Judicial Remedy and Not Substantive Right(30.06.2021)

Kerala High Court has decided in a pension recovery matter that the Law of Limitation only bars judicial remedy, and that the substantive right itself.....

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SC to Law Enforcement in Manipur: Take Action on Apprehensions of Attack on Tribals(18.05.2023)

Supreme Court while directing law enforcement agencies in Manipur to take action on apprehensions of attack raised by Manipur Tribal Forum Delhi on tr.....

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Delhi HC: Family Courts Not Expected to Adopt Hyper-Technical Approach(22.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that even though the Courts are required to decide matters relating to family law expeditiously, Court is expected to no.....

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Del HC: No Indefeasible Right of Daughter-in-Law in Shared Household(26.05.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that right of the daughter-in-law in a shared household is not an indefeasible right, has held that in-laws can’t be .....

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Guj. HC Stays Admission in Law Colleges Affiliated With Gujarat University Till June 28(26.06.2023)

Gujarat High Court has directed Gujarat University not allot any students any of the law colleges affiliated with Gujarat University, in response to t.....

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Bom HC Directs Constitution of Committee for Resolving Problems of Female Lawyers in Courts(29.06.2023)

Bombay High Court has directed for constitution of committee within two weeks for addressing infrastructural and security issues faced by female lawye.....

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National Company Law Tribunal Allows Videocon to Extend the Insolvency Process(29.01.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has allowed Videocon to extend the corporate insolvency resolution process for 90 days.

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Gujarat High Court: Lawyer Fee Can be Deducted from Taxable Income(29.01.2020)

Gujarat High Court has held that the lawyer fee / legal assistance expenditure taken by the Assessee on day to day basis for the purpose of business c.....

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SC Refers Petitions Challenging Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code to a Larger Bench(12.09.2023)

Supreme Court has referred the petitions challenging sedition law i.e. Section 124A of Indian Penal Code to a bench of at least 5-judges since the pro.....

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All. HC: Lawyers Grievance Can’t Have More Weight than Weight of Tears and Pain of Litigants(13.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court while expressing displeasure over lawyers continued abstinence from work following Hapur violence incident, despite positive inte.....

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SC: Amendment in Criminal Laws Beneficial to Accused Can Be Applied in Pending/Earlier Cases(04.11.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that if the amendment in a criminal law is beneficial to the accused persons, it could be applied with respect to earlier c.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response of CBI in Bail Plea Filed by Anil Deshmukh’s Lawyer, Anand Daga(10.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the bail plea filed by former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Desh.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea for Compensation to Kin of Lawyers Who Died of COVID(14.09.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed a public interest litigation which sought for ex-gratia compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs to kin of an advocate who has died wit.....

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SC: NCLAT Has No Jurisdiction to Condone Delay Exceeding 15 Days From Period Of 30 Days(15.09.2021)

Supreme Court observed that the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has no jurisdiction to condone the delay exceeding 15 days from the pe.....

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SC: Court Can’t Issue Writ to Legislature to Enact a Particular Law(14.08.2023)

Supreme Court while setting aside the direction of Madras High Court that directed the Central government to codify tort law has held that no Constitu.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice to Government on Change in Right to Information Law(03.02.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notices to the Government on a Petition alleging that it had diluted the law to give itself absolute discretionary powers ove.....

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SC: Court in Second Appeal Must Frame Substantial Question of Law at Admission Stage Itself(25.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that a Court sitting in second appellate jurisdiction is to frame substantial question of law at the time of admission, save an.....

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Delhi HC Junks Law on Imprisonment for Disobeying Public Servants(25.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has junked a British-era criminal law designed to put agitators/protesters behind bars for long if they disobey public servants.

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Delhi High Court Increases Salary of Law Researchers From Rs. 25,000 To 35,000(10.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has enhanced the remuneration offered to Law Researchers from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 35,000. The increase has been made effective from 1 A.....

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Supreme Court: Municipal Commissioners can be Prosecuted under Water Pollution Law(29.11.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that municipal commissioners and chief officers can also be prosecuted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) A.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice to National Law University(02.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) on a petition seeking removal of Prof. G.S. Bajpai, Registrar of NLUD .....

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Lok Sabha Passes Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019(03.12.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed a Bill to replace an Ordinance for effecting reduction of corporate tax rates. The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 will amen.....

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Del. HC: Gender-Specific Laws are Not Meant to be "Anti-Opposite Gender"(29.08.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that it is crucial to recognize that gender specific laws aren’t meant to be "anti-opposite gender" but rather serve the.....

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Del. HC to Law Ministry: Periodically Monitor Status of Uploading Acts on the India Code Portal(04.09.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Secretary, Legislative Department, Ministry of Law and Justice to periodically monitor the status of uploading the Acts .....

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All. HC Explains the Scope of S.4 of UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act 2021(07.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court has observed that under Section 4 of UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act 2021, FIR can be filed under the Act b.....

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All. HC Constitutes Judicial Committee for Lawyers' Grievance Redressal in Hapur Violence Case(11.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court has constituted a judicial committee to address the grievances of the lawyers regarding the Hapur violence Incident.

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National Company Law Tribunal Tells Jet Airways’ Lenders to Release Funds for Interim Finance(09.01.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal has directed Jet Airways’ lenders to release funds as per an earlier direction to meet the grounded airline’s interim fi.....

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National Company Law Tribunal, Hyderabad Orders Insolvency for Sri Yadadri Life Sciences(09.01.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal, Hyderabad bench has ordered the proceedings at Sri Yadadri Life Sciences for the alleged default in payments to Adroit .....

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Ker. HC: Talaq-e-Hasan or Talaq-e-Ahsan are Valid Forms of Divorce(24.11.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that pronouncement of talaq-e-sunnat either by Ahsan form or Hasan form has not been made penal in the Muslim Women .....

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Ker. HC: Enacting Laws in English Will Not Have Any Bearing on the Growth of Regional Language(27.11.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that Enacting laws in English as in a diverse country like India, will not have any bearing on the growth of the reg.....

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Mad. HC: Law must be Potent Enough to Operate Against the People in Power(30.11.2023)

Madras High Court while dealing with a case relating to illegal quarrying has stated that the law must be potent enough to operate against the people .....

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NCLT Allows Initiation of Personal Insolvency Against Venugopal Dhoot(02.09.2021)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai has admitted a personal insolvency petition against Videocon promoter Venugopal Dhoot just a day after th.....

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Delhi Court Grants CBI Custody of Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh’s Lawyer(03.09.2021)

Delhi Court has granted CBI two days custody of former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh's lawyer, Anand Daga and Sub-Inspector Abhishek Tiwari .....

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Delhi Court Extends CBI Custody of Anil Deshmukh's Lawyer Anand Daga, Sub Inspector(06.09.2021)

Delhi Court has extended the CBI custody of former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh's lawyer, Anand Daga and Sub-Inspector Abhishek Tiwari by t.....

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Ker. HC: Court Must Consider Convenience of Lawyer While Scheduling Trial(08.11.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that there cannot be a unilateral decision from the Court alone while scheduling trial, has held that accused has go.....

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J&K HC: No Law Or Religion Gives License to Father to Harass Daughter for Refusing to Marry(11.11.2021)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has observed that no law or religion gives a license to a father to harass or intimidate his major daughter just because .....

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P&H HC Orders Probe to Determine Accountability of Officials in Lawrence Bishnoi's TV Interview(22.12.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while observing that the TV interview of Lawrence Bishnoi glorifies crime and criminals to some extent, has formed a thr.....

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Supreme Court Expresses Concern over Appointment of Law Officers(31.03.2016)

Supreme Court has expressed concern over appointment of Public Prosecutors (PP) without any real assessment or policy as it framed guidelines for sele.....

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Supreme Court: Bride’s Consent to Marriage Inherent Part of Hindu Marital Law(12.04.2018)

Supreme Court has said that consent of a bride to marriage is an inherent part of the Hindu marital law.

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NCLAT Seeks Clarity from Government and Agencies on JSW Steel Ltd Immunity(14.01.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has directed the Enforcement Directorate and other investigative agencies to clarify whether JSW Steel Ltd wou.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021(29.11.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 to repeal the three contentious farms laws-Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Faci.....

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NCLAT: Goods Lying in Customs Bonded Warehouses Can’t be Assets of Corporate Debtor(06.12.2021)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), New Delhi has held that goods lying in the Customs bonded warehouses cannot be considered assets of t.....

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Law Commission Releases Report – Revisiting the Law on Prevention of Damage to Public Property(05.02.2024)

The 22nd Law Commission has released a suo-motu Report titled "Revisiting the Law on Prevention of Damage to Public Property” that recommends amendmen.....

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Bom. HC: Domestic Violence Complaint Not Maintainable Against Father and Brother of Daughter-in-Law(09.01.2024)

Bombay High Court has observed that while the object and purpose of the DV Act, 2005 is to protect a woman from domestic violence, it does not confer .....

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Del HC: People Harassing Daughter-in-Law for Birthing Girl Need to be Educated(11.01.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that people harassing their Daughter-in-Law (DIL) for giving birth to a girl child need to be educated that it is their son .....

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Bombay HC Issues Notice on Plea for Restoration of Assault FIR Over Breach of Consent Terms(27.01.2022)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to actor Armaan Kohli on his ex-girlfriend's application to restore the case she filed against him in 2018 while a.....

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Standing Committee's Recom. to Establish Regional Benches of SC Gets Accepted by Law Ministry(09.02.2024)

The Central Law Ministry has accepted the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice’s recommendation to establ.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC: Substantial Questions of Law Can’t Be Created By Contradicting Initial Position(09.02.2024)

Andhra Pradesh High Court while dismissing a second appeal, has held that a second appeal filed by taking a contradictory stand to the initial stand b.....

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Bombay High Court: Reading Communist or Naxal Literature Doesn’t Constitute Offence Under UAPA(06.03.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that reading or sympathizing with literature that contains Communist or Maoist philosophy does not constitute an offence un.....

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Rajasthan HC: Erroneous Finding of Any Error of Law Cannot be Basis for Appeal(21.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court observed that any erroneous finding or any error of law cannot be the basis for entertaining an appeal under Section 30 of the Em.....

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NCLAT: Penalty Can Only be Under IBC Code and Not Companies Act Before Adjudicating Authority(22.02.2022)

National Company Appellate Law Tribunal has held that when proceedings before the Adjudicating Authority are being carried out under the Insolvency an.....

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NCLT, Kochi: Entry in Balance Sheet Amounts to Acknowledgment of Liability(23.02.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Kochi has reiterated that acknowledgement of debt in the balance sheet of the Corporate Debtor comes within the meaning.....

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NCLAT Withdraws Roster for Urgent Listing(24.03.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has withdrawn the rosters issued in regard to hearing of urgent matters on 25th March, 2020 and 1st Ap.....

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Calcutta HC Initiates Contempt Against Lawyer Who Cursed Judge with COVID-19 Infection(25.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has initiated criminal contempt proceedings against a lawyer, Advocate Bijoy Adhikary, for cursing the judge to contract Corona Vi.....

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NCLT Extends Limitation Period in Pursuance of Supreme Court Orders(25.03.2020)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has issued a notice intimating all the litigants that the extension of limitation period granted by the Supreme C.....

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NCLAT: Superseded Director Not Entitled to Notice of CoC Meeting(31.01.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that there exists a difference between supersession of Directors under the Reserve Bank of India Act,.....

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NCLT, Mumbai: Pre-requisite of Notice to Personal Guarantor Satisfied on Service as Per Form B(15.02.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, Mumbai has admitted the application filed by the Union Bank of India/Financial Creditor under Section 95 of the Insolve.....

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Ker HC: Amusement Parks, Temporary or Permanent, Should be Established With Proper Adherence of Law(11.03.2024)

Kerala High Court has held that amusement parks be that temporary or permanent will have to adhere to every requirement in law, particularly safety cr.....

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Bom. HC: All Necessary Measures to be Taken to Prevent Law & Order Breach During Ram Navami Rally(16.04.2024)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra police to take all the actions that are necessary to avoid violation of law and order during the upcoming R.....

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Madras HC: Law of Limitation Substantive in Nature, Parties to Follow Prescribed Periods(04.04.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the Law of Limitation is substantive and that the litigations and appeals are to be filed within the period of limitat.....

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SC: No Exemption to Lawyers’ Offices from Paying Rent(30.04.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Petition which sought exemption to advocates from payment of rent for their offices/chambers during lockdown.

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NCLT Orders Insolvency Proceedings Against Supertech in Rs. 432 Crore Default Case(28.03.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has declared Real estate developer Supertech bankrupt by the. The Court has ordered initiation of insolvency proc.....

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SC: Without Examining Lawfulness of 'Minutes of Order' Filed by Advocates, Orders Cannot be Passed(01.05.2024)

Supreme Court has held that High Court must apply its mind to the minutes of order in order to ensure that the rights of the third parties are not aff.....

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Mad. HC: Bar Associations to Pay 15000 to 20,000 to Junior Lawyers Practicing in State(13.06.2024)

Mad. HC highlighted that young lawyers should not be forced to go through struggles of earlier generations and directed Bar Council of Tamil Nadu & Pu.....

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NCLT, New Delhi: Proceedings u/s 95 IBC Shall Abate on Death of Personal Guarantor(11.03.2022)

National Company Law Tribunal, New Delhi has rejected an application filed by the Financial Creditor under Section 95 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy.....

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NLU Consortium Postpones CLAT 2022 Exam Date and Online Application Submission(15.03.2022)

Consortium of National Law Universities has decided to postpone the Common Law Admission Test to June 19. CLAT-2022 is rescheduled to Sunday, 19th Jun.....

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NCLAT: Failure to Reply to Demand Notice Does Not Preclude Corporate Debtor from Raising Dispute(15.03.2022)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that the mere fact that the corporate debtor did not reply to the demand notice by the Operational Cr.....

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Allahabad High Court: Mother-in-law Acquitted in Dowry Case After Five Years in Jail(13.05.2024)

Allahabad High Court has acquitted the mother-in-law of the deceased in a case of dowry death, after five years in jail when it was found that at the .....

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