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WHO settles long standing dispute between India and European Union(24.11.2016)

The World Health Organization has settled a long standing dispute between India and the European Union (EU) by clarifying that the term ‘counterfeit’ .....

Tags : Settlement, Dispute, Medicines



Judgments

At fag end of carrier, a party cannot be allowed to raise a dispute regarding his date of birth(10.03.2017)

Present petition filed against the judgment of Industrial Court, whereby it has confirmed the judgment of Labour Court. The learned counsel submitted .....

Tags : Retirement, Date of birth, Dispute



At fag end of carrier, a party cannot be allowed to raise a dispute regarding his date of birth(10.03.2017)

Present petition filed against the judgment of Industrial Court, whereby it has confirmed the judgment of Labour Court. The learned counsel submitted .....

Tags : Retirement, Date of birth, Dispute



Central Government Approves the Commercial Courts and Commercial Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018(07.03.2018)

The Union Cabinet has approved the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for .....

Tags : Commercial disputes, bill, Amendment



If Court passes a decree having no jurisdiction over the matter, it would amount to nullity(02.11.2018)

In instant second appeal, learned counsel for the Appellant has raised issue of jurisdiction of the trial Court as well as the Appellate Court on the .....

Tags : Matrimonial dispute, Jurisdiction, Nullity



Supreme Court refers Ram Mandir- Babri Masjid case for Mediation(08.03.2019)

The Supreme Court has referred the Ram Janambhomi- Babri Masjid land dispute case to mediation for a possible settlement of the disputes arising out o.....

Tags : Land dispute, Reference, Mediation



Matter which essentially involves disputes of civil nature should not be allowed to be subject matter of a criminal offence(26.04.2019)

Through the instant petition filed under Section 561-A of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC), Petitioner seeks quashment of complaint filed by Re.....

Tags : Proceedings, Quashment, Civil dispute



When self-contained machinery for settlement of disputes by means of arbitration is prescribed under provisions of Chit Funds Act, then it could not be varied by a private agreement between parties(18.07.2019)

By present petitions filed under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, the Petitioner has impugned the arbitral awards, thereby al.....

Tags : Dispute, Adjudication, Jurisdiction



Notifications & Circulars

Sabka Vishwas - Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme notified(22.08.2019)

In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon'ble Finance Minister announced the Sabka Vishwas-Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2019. The Scheme has now been .....

Tags : Scheme, Operation, Pending disputes



Pre-existing dispute is not a bar for rejecting application filed by a financial creditor under Section 7 rules NCLAT(01.10.2019)

In a recent Judgment rendered by National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), it has been held that, the pendency of a suit in relating to a dispu.....

Tags : Dispute, Pendency, Application, Maintainability



To constitute an arbitration agreement, there has to be statement of claim containing a specific allegation about existence of an arbitration agreement by one party and non denial thereof by other par(22.10.2019)

Present petition has been filed by the Petitioner under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 for appointment of an Arbitrator. The.....

Tags : Dispute, Arbitrator, Appointment



Where there is an existence of dispute prior to issuance of Demand Notice, Adjudicating Authority must reject the application(22.11.2019)

Present appeal is arising out of the impugned order passed by the Adjudicating Authority (National Company Law Tribunal, Division Bench), admitting th.....

Tags : Dispute, Existence, Application, Maintainability



Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Bill, 2020 introduced in Lok Sabha(05.02.2020)

The Minister of Finance introduced the Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Bill, 2020 on February 5, 2020, a mechanism for resolving tax disputes pending in v.....

Tags : Settlement, Disputes, Bill



Once the seat is determined, the Court of that place shall have exclusive jurisdiction to deal with all matters relating to arbitration agreement between the parties(06.07.2020)

The Petitioner is seeking appointment of an arbitrator under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The arbitration agreement betw.....

Tags : Agreement, Dispute, Jurisdiction



International Cases

Function of Court is to determine whether there is a genuine dispute, Courts are not expected to undertake an extended inquiry or to weigh the merits of the dispute(27.02.2020)

The Plaintiffs filed an application pursuant to Section 459G and Section 459H of the Corporations Act, 2001 to set aside a statutory demand served by .....

Tags : Dispute, Existence, Statutory demand, Validity



Petition for police protection under Section 482 of CrPC is not maintainable(11.01.2021)

The Petitioner Company was running a Factory at Ranipet and it had employed nearly 146 persons to carry on with its operations. Certain demands were r.....

Tags : Pending dispute, Police protection, Entitlement



Several measures taken by DoCA to provide simple and speedy redressal for consumer disputes(10.12.2020)

Central Consumer Protection Authority refers Honey Adulteration matter to Food Regulator FSSAI & extends cooperation in investigation for taking class.....

Tags : Measures, Redressal, Consumer disputes



The party raising the jurisdictional objection under Section 16 of Arbitration Act has to raise it with alacrity(25.03.2021)

The Petitioners filed an application under Section 16 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Arbitration Act) and raised an objection that, th.....

Tags : Dispute, Jurisdiction, Adjudication



Any written communication is deemed to have been received, if it is delivered to the addressee personally or at his place of business, habitual residence address or mailing address(23.08.2021)

The Petitioner, a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956, has filed the present petition under Section 11(6) of the Arbitration and Concil.....

Tags : Dispute, Appointment, Arbitrator



NCLT does not have any residuary jurisdiction to entertain contractual dispute(23.11.2021)

Present appeal arises from a judgment of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal. The NCLAT upheld the interim order of the National Company Law T.....

Tags : Contractual dispute, Proceedings, Jurisdiction



Adjudicating Authority and Appellate Authority under IBC cannot compel a party to the proceedings before it to settle a dispute(14.12.2021)

In present matter, on a petition which was instituted by the Appellants under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) for initiati.....

Tags : Dispute, Settlement, Direction



Agreements relating to immovable properties, which are to be used exclusively in trade and commerce are covered within the ambit of 'commercial dispute'(13.12.2021)

The present petition under Article 227 of the Constitution of India, 1950 impugns the order passed by District Judge, whereby the Commercial Court has.....

Tags : Immovable properties, Trade, Commercial dispute



Issue of arbitrability of the dispute over non-renewal of the lease is within the realm of the Arbitral Tribunal/Arbitrator(18.08.2022)

Present appeals are against a common judgment passed by the High Court allowing Arbitration Appeal filed by the Respondents, setting aside the impugne.....

Tags : Dispute, Arbitrator, Appointment



Court can interfere at the referral stage only when it is manifest that the claims are ex facie time-barred and dead, or there is no subsisting dispute(23.11.2022)

In present matter, disputes arose between the Appellant and the Respondents and the Appellant filed an application before the Commercial Court under S.....

Tags : Reference, dispute, Arbitration



In limited scrutiny, AO cannot go beyond dispute raised in notice(23.12.2022)

Present is an appeal filed by the assessee against the order of the learned Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals). The assessee submitted that, the lea.....

Tags : Limited Scrutiny Assessment, Notice for verification, Dispute raised



As the existence of the Arbitration Agreement and due invocation thereof are not denied, it is not for present Court to enter into the merits of the claims raised by the parties(06.02.2023)

Present petition has been filed under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 seeking appointment of an Arbitrator for adjudicating t.....

Tags : Dispute, Appointment, Arbitrator



Procedure prescribed in the Agreement before invocation of the Arbitration Agreement necessarily needs to be followed(18.01.2023)

Present petition has been filed under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 seeking appointment of an Arbitrator for adjudicating t.....

Tags : Dispute, Appointment, Arbitrator



Government proposes quick settlement of contractual disputes to promote ease of doing business(08.02.2023)

The Ministry of Finance circulated a draft scheme. The government intends to bring one time settlement scheme called “Vivad se Vishwas II (Contractual.....

Tags : Contractual disputes, Quick settlement, Disputes



Government can refuse to make a reference only when the claim is found to be wholly frivolous(13.04.2023)

The present petition preferred by the workman under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950 seeks quashing of the order passed by the Responden.....

Tags : Dispute, Adjudication, Reference



Referral may be refused only when the Court is certain that a valid arbitration agreement does not exist(12.06.2023)

In facts of present case, a fire broke out in the premises of the Petitioner due to an electric short circuit, which caused considerable loss and dama.....

Tags : Dispute, Referral, Entitlement



When the arbitration agreement itself is void, Court would decline to refer the parties to arbitration despite the existence of an arbitration clause(11.09.2023)

The present petition under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 seeks appointment of an arbitrator for adjudication of disputes wh.....

Tags : Dispute, Appointment, Arbitrator



Arbitration agreement would be considered as in writing, if it is contained in exchange of letters, telex, telegrams or other means of telecommunication(04.10.2023)

The Appellant has filed the present appeal under Section 37(1)(a) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Arbitration Act') impugning an order .....

Tags : Dispute, Reference, Entitlement



Mere breach of contract, by one of the parties, would not attract prosecution for criminal offence in every case(12.03.2024)

The Appellants before present Court have challenged the order of the High Court by which their petition under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedur.....

Tags : Civil dispute, FIR, Quashing of



Disputes arising out of purely contractual obligations cannot be entertained by High Court in exercise of the extra ordinary writ jurisdiction(09.05.2024)

The brief controversy presented for adjudication in present appeals is whether the High Court in exercise of writ jurisdiction, was entitled to entert.....

Tags : Writ jurisdiction, Dispute, Contractual obligation



News

SC Seeks Govt Reply on Vacancies in Apex Telecom Tribunal, Extends Chairman’s Tenure(08.04.2020)

Supreme Court has sought the response of Central Government on Centre's apathy in not appointing members and chairperson of the Telecom Disputes Settl.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Vacancies in Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal



Order issued by the Assistant Labour Commissioner would not act as a bar to approach the Labour Court individually/independently(04.07.2022)

The challenge in present petition is to an order of the Assistant Labour Commissioner (Central) Delhi ('ALC'), in his capacity as Conciliation Officer.....

Tags : Dispute, Adjudication, Authority



Central Government hereby declares the services in the Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited, Mysore, Karnataka to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(11.02.2021)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services in the Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited, .....

Tags : Bank Note Paper Mill, Public utility, Industrial Disputes Act



Delhi HC: Assessee with Pending Tax Dispute May Avail Vivad Se Vishwas Act, 2020(17.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that benefits under the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Act, 2020 may be availed by an assessee whose tax dispute is 'pending' b.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Assessee with Pending Tax Dispute



Karnataka HC: No Need for Courts to Take Consent to Refer Disputes for Mediation(06.09.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that there is no need for the Courts to take consent of either the litigants or their advocates to refer the disputes fo.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Refer Disputes for Mediation



SC: NCLT Has Jurisdiction to Adjudicate Contractual Disputes(08.03.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the National Company Law Tribunal has jurisdiction to adjudicate contractual disputes, which arise solely from or whic.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Contractual Disputes



ICDR Amends Dispute Resolution Procedures Including Arbitration and Mediation Rules(02.03.2021)

International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) has amended its Dispute Resolution Procedures, including the Arbitration and Mediation Rules. The r.....

Tags : International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Amendment to Dispute Resolution Procedures



Madras HC Grants Status Quo on Kalaignar TV Tax Dispute Case(03.04.2019)

Madras High Court, in an interim relief to Kalaignar Television, has directed Income Tax department to maintain status quo on its arrears of tax deman.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Kalaignar TV Tax Dispute Case



NCDRC Orders Spicejet To Pay Rs. 60,000 For Losing Passenger's Luggage(04.01.2016)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has asked SpiceJet airline to pay compensation and penalty of Rs. 60,000 to a Tripura resident.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission , SpiceJet airline



Government launches one-time settlement Scheme for Contractual Disputes(02.08.2023)

The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, has launched the scheme, "Vivad se Vishwas II - (Contractual Disputes), to effectively settle the .....

Tags : Settlement Scheme, Launch, Contractual Disputes



Supreme Court: Marital Dispute Between Parents Affects Child's Personality(12.07.2019)

Supreme Court observed while refusing to interfere with a High Court order directing to admit a child in a boarding school that the ill-effects of the.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Marital dispute



SC: Consumer Disputes Can be Raised for Goods/Services Not Connected to Profit Generation(18.04.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that commercial enterprises are not excluded from definition of ‘Consumer’ under Consumer Protection Act, has held that .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Disputes, Commercial Enterprises, Profit Generation



Madras High Court Suggests Amendments to Industrial Disputes Act(05.01.2016)

Madras HC has made suggestion to amend Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 and empower Labour Courts to directly initiate criminal action against employers .....

Tags : Madras High Court , Industrial Disputes Act



CCI inundated by real estate complaints(29.03.2016)

The Competition Commission of India has over the past few months been inundated by

Tags : Delhi HC , Property Dispute



Kerala HC Declines to Grant Leave to File Appeal Against Interim Order in Church Dispute(11.11.2021)

Kerala High Court has declined to grant leave to an applicant to file an appeal against an order of a Single Judge in the Church dispute.

Tags : Kerala High Court, Interim Order in Church Dispute



Dispute must pre-exist before the receipt of the demand notice for admitting an application under Section 9 of IBC(10.08.2020)

Challenge in present Appeal is to the Order passed by the Adjudicating Authority (National Company Law Tribunal, New Delhi), by which Order, the Adjud.....

Tags : Dispute, Existence, Mandate, Provision



NCDRC: Pecuniary Jurisdiction to be Determined by Value Of Goods/ Services 'Paid'(07.09.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that for determining the pecuniary jurisdiction of Consumer fora, the value of the go.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Pecuniary Jurisdiction



Mathura Court: Places Of Worship Act Not Applicable To Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah Dispute(20.05.2022)

Mathura court has held that the suit to remove the Shahi Idgah Masjid, allegedly built on the land of Shrikrishna Janam Bhoomi is maintainable. The Co.....

Tags : Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah Dispute, Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Trust, Places Of Worship Act



Delhi HC: Writ Petition Relation to Industrial Dispute to Not Be Listed(22.09.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that a writ petition relating to an industrial dispute shall not be listed unless it discloses 'exceptional circumstances' i.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Writ Petition to Industrial Dispute



NCRDRC Directs Big Bazaar to Discontinue Practice of Imposing Additional Cost of Carry Bags(28.12.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Big Bazaar to discontinue its unfair trade practice of arbitrarily imposing addit.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Big Bazaar



Gujarat HC: Reinstatement a Normal Course When Section 25(F) ID Act is Violated(25.08.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that the benefits of reinstatement would be a 'normal course' that ought to follow once there is a violative of Section 25.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Reinstatement, Industrial Dispute



Orders passed by NCDRC in exercise of its jurisdiction are subject to appeal before the Supreme Court(07.11.2017)

Present appeals have been brought before this Court invoking Section 37(1)(a) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, as amended by Arbitration.....

Tags : Disputes Redressal, Appeals, Maintainability



Supreme Court Refers Case Seeking Redefinition of 'Industry' to Nine Judge Bench(03.01.2017)

Supreme Court has referred a case seeking to redefine the term ‘industry’ under Industrial Disputes Act (IDA), 1947 to a nine-judge bench.

Tags : Supreme Court, nine-judge bench, Industrial Disputes Act



SC: Wife's Convenience is a General Rule in Transfer Petitions(04.11.2022)

Supreme Court while hearing a transfer petition concerning matrimonial dispute stated that convenience of wife in matrimonial disputes is paramount as.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Matrimonial Dispute, Transfer Petition



NCDRC: Builder Can't Levy Maintenance Charge on Flat Purchasers Without Occupancy Certificate(27.01.2022)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that in the absence of obtaining an occupancy certificate, maintenance on the project.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Maintenance Charge on Flat Purchasers



Chhattisgarh HC: If Agreement Stipulates for Reference to DRC, Claimant Must Exhaust that Remedy(18.04.2022)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that an application under Section 11 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 is not maintainable if the Petitioner .....

Tags : Chhattisgarh High Court. Application, Dispute Resolution Committee, Agreement



Del. HC: Rs. 1 Lakh Cost Imposed on Person Who Made Lord Hanuman Party in Property Dispute(07.05.2024)

Delhi High Court has imposed a cost of Rupees One Lakh on a litigant who made Lord Hanuman party to a case concerning a temple constructed on a privat.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Property Dispute, Lord Hanuman



SC Reserves Verdict on Cauvery Appeals(20.10.2016)

Supreme Court has reserved its judgment on nature of awards being given by Water Tribunals set up under Inter-state River Disputes Act, 1956, and its .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Inter-state River Disputes Act, Cauvery



National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission Closes Till May 4(17.04.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has decided to remain closed until 4th May, 2020 in light of the extension of the national loc.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Closes Functioning



Delhi High Court: Children Are The Real Sufferers In Matrimonial Disputes(06.09.2017)

Delhi High Court had lamented how children are used as tools of vengeance by disputing parents and how it is a child’s fundamental right to get love o.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Matrimonial Disputes



Adjudicating Authority under IBC is not a 'Court of Law' and it does not decide money claim or 'Suit'(18.11.2019)

The Appellant/'Financial Creditor' had projected the Application under Section 7 of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 ('I&B' Code,) read with Rul.....

Tags : Dispute, Adjudication, Application, Maintainability



Bombay High Court: Can’t Use Senior Citizenship Act as Machinery to Settle Property Disputes(11.04.2024)

Bom. HC has held that provisions of Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 cannot be used as machinery for settling property.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Senior Citizenship Act, Property Disputes



NCDRC: Riding High-End Motorcycle Without Orientation May be Negligence(12.10.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that an intentional self-injury cannot be inferred in a case where a person rides a h.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Riding High-End Motorcycle



Supreme Court: Concept of 'Parental Alienation Syndrome' Discussed in Child Custody Dispute(09.05.2024)

SC has stated that Courts ought not to prematurely and without identification of individual instances of 'alienating behaviour', label any parent as a.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Parental Alienation Syndrome, Child Custody Dispute



NCDRC Allows Advocates to Appear Physically if All Parties to the Matter Consent(02.09.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has allowed advocates to appear for physical hearing of cases if all the parties to the matter.....

Tags : National Consumer Dispute Redressal Committee, Physical Hearing



SC Upholds Quashing of Consumer Panel Member’s Appointment(20.09.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld a Himachal Pradesh High Court decision of quashing the appointment of a woman member in the Himachal Pradesh State Consumer D.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission



Delhi HC: Deposit of 20% of Disputed Tax Not Pre-Condition for Stay of Recovery Proceedings(01.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that requirement to pay twenty per cent of disputed tax demand is not a pre condition in all cases for putting demand recove.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, twenty per cent of disputed tax, demand recovery



CIVIL - Liability of Past Dues Rests Only with RCom and Not with Reliance Jio: TDSAT(27.02.2019)

Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has said that liability of past dues related to Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) rested only with Re.....

Tags : Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), RCom



Lok Sabha Passes Bill for Fast Disposal of Commercial Disputes(02.08.2018)

Lok Sabha has passed Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill that seeks to bring down.....

Tags : Lok Sabha, Commercial Disputes



SC Directs Leander Paes, Rhea to Work Out a Settlement to Put An End to Matrimonial Dispute(16.01.2017)

Supreme Court has asked tennis legend Leander Paes and his estranged live-in partner Rhea Pillai to appear before its mediation cell to settle their d.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Leander Paes, Matrimonial Dispute



NCDRC: No VAT on Discounted Items(03.02.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that shops selling goods at 40% discount cannot charge VAT or any other duty on disco.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, VAT, discount



SC Directs NCDRC to Expeditiously Pronounce Judgment in a Case Which It 'Reserved For Judgment'(31.07.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission to expeditiously pronounce judgment in a case which it had 'reserved fo.....

Tags : Supreme Court, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission



Supreme Court: Landlord-Tenant Disputes are Arbitrable(15.12.2020)

Supreme Court has overruled its 2017 judgment in Himangni Enterprises case to hold that landlord-tenant disputes are arbitrable except when they are c.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Landlord-Tenant Disputes



Government of India at forefront to promote Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems(08.02.2024)

The Government has been at the forefront of promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems. The enabling legal framework for resolution of disputes .....

Tags : ADR Systems, Disputes, Settlement



Delhi HC: FIR for Non-Compoundable Offences Can be Quashed in Matrimonial Disputes(20.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that First Information Report or complaints can be quashed even with regard to non-compoundable offences pertaining to matri.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, First Information Report, matrimonial disputes, non-compoundable



SC Refuses to Interfere With CWRC Order in Cauvery River Dispute(21.09.2023)

Supreme Court has refused to interfere with Cauvery Water Management Authority’s (CWMA) Order in Cauvery River Dispute, directing State of Karnataka t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Cauvery River Dispute, CWRC



NCDRC: Consumer Forums Do Not Have Jurisdiction Over Educational Institutions(23.01.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has answered a reference holding that 'educational institutions' do not impart 'services' and hence th.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Jurisdiction Over Educational Institutions



Delhi High Court: Can’t Use Senior Citizens Act For Purposes of Property Dispute(23.02.2024)

Delhi High Court has held that the purpose behind enacting Senior Citizens Act, 2007 was to protect the senior citizens from exploitation and not for .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Senior Citizens Act, Property Dispute



Bombay HC Suggests for Evolving a Better Mechanism for Dissolving Marriages(24.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has suggested that a mechanism be evolved to ensure matrimonial disputes are heard and decided or resolved within a fixed time frame.....

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Allahabad HC: Matrimonial Case Cannot Be Transferred On Ground of Distance/ Financial Stress(30.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that once an application under Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 has been allowed and uninterrupted litigation .....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Matrimonial Case, Matrimonial Dispute, Transfer Application, Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955



Gujarat High Court: Past Service of Daily Wagers to Qualify for Pension(05.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has observed that past services of the daily wagers where they have completed 240 days of continuous service under Section 25B of t.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, daily-wagers, past services, 240 days of continuous service, Section 25B of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, pension



TDSAT Rejects TRAI Plea to Change Airtel, VIL Interim Order(05.08.2020)

Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has rejected the plea of Telecom Regulator of India to change its interim order to note that .....

Tags : Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India



Delhi HC Refuses to Stay TDSAT Order on Reporting of Segmented Offers(07.05.2018)

Delhi HC has refused to stay interim relief provided by Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) to the companies from reporting seg.....

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NCDRC: No Cure/ No Success Is Not Negligence; Sets Aside Rs 15L Liability On Doctor(19.12.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), while stating that no cure/ no success is not negligence and fastening the liability on the t.....

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NCDRC: Pecuniary Jurisdiction to be Determined by Value Of Goods/ Services 'Paid'(07.09.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that for determining the pecuniary jurisdiction of Consumer fora, the value of the go.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Pecuniary Jurisdiction



Bom HC: Eviction of Air India Employee Due to Privatization is Not Industrial Dispute(14.03.2023)

Bombay High Court while observing that right to retain accommodation is governed by stipulations of leave and license agreement and not as a matter of.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Accommodation, Eviction, Air India, Industrial Dispute



Supreme Court: Proceed with Caution Against Husband’s Kin in Matrimonial Dispute Cases(22.08.2018)

Supreme Court has cautioned the courts while proceeding against the distant relatives of husband in crimes pertaining to matrimonial disputes and dowr.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Matrimonial Dispute



Delhi HC: Sum in Dispute to Include Aggregate Value of Claims and Counter Claims(14.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the term sum in dispute provided in the 4th Schedule to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 has to be interp.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Sum in Dispute



NCDRC Orders Unitech to Pay compensation for Delivery Delay(30.01.2017)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed Unitech Hi-Tech Developers to pay over Rs 3 crore to a couple for failing to give.....

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Ayodhya Dispute: Supreme Court Directs Panel to Inform About Outcome of Mediation Process by July 31(18.07.2019)

Supreme Court has asked the mediation panel to continue the process and submit a detailed and final report on the matter by July 31, instead of the ea.....

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P&H HC: S.24 CPC Can't Be Construed Loosely To Allow Transfer On Frivolous & Flimsy Grounds(06.05.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court, while dealing with a transfer application concerning a matrimonial dispute, held that provisions of Section 24 of Code .....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Section 24, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, matrimonial dispute



SC: Disputes to be Adjudicated by DRT are Non-Arbitrable(15.12.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the disputes which are to be adjudicated by the Debt Recovery Tribunal [DRT] under the Recovery of Debts [and Bankrupt.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Disputes to be Adjudicated by DRT



NCDRC Directs Builder to Compensate Homebuyers for Delay in Refund of Maintenance Deposit(14.02.2022)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has ordered a refund of the refundable maintenance along with delay compensation at 6% for the Flat Ow.....

Tags : National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Refund of Maintenance Deposit



IIAC (Conduct of Micro and Small Enterprises Arbitration) Regulations, 2024 Issued by IIAC(12.06.2024)

India International Arbitration Centre (IIAC) has issued IIAC (Conduct of Micro & Small Enterprises Arbitration) Regulations, 2024 that will inspire c.....

Tags : IIAC, Dispute Resolution, Micro & Small Enterprises



Kerala Church Dispute: Police Bound to Enforce Court Orders, Says Kerala HC(20.12.2018)

Kerala High Court, while considering a petition related to church case involving Jacobite and Malankara Orthodox factions, has observed that no discre.....

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Karnataka HC: SC/ST Commission Not Empowered to Adjudicate Disputes Between Individuals(05.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Karnataka State Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission, is not empowered to adjudicate and decide dis.....

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NCDRC: Unitech Guilty of Over 10-Yr Delay in Giving Possession of Flat(31.08.2018)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, has held Unitech Ltd guilty of deficiency in service for over 10-year delay in handing over possessio.....

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SC: Disturbing to See Trend of Projecting Civil Financial Disputes as Criminal Matters(06.07.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that despite judgments of Apex Court in the case of Priyanka Srivastava vs. State of U.P (MANU/SC/0344/2015) & Vijay Kumar .....

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Supreme Court Stays Enforcement Proceedings in Delhi High Court in Amazon- Future Dispute(09.09.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the proceedings instituted by global e-commerce giant Amazon for the enforcement of the Emergency Award passed in its favour .....

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Court rejects spouse’s conditional cooperation in matrimonial dispute(05.05.2016)

Parties to a matrimonial case cannot stall the legal system by refusing to participate in the proceeding on the precondition that another proceeding b.....

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Calcutta HC: Cannot Excommunicate Person from Community Due to Matrimonial Dispute in Family(24.01.2024)

Calcutta High Court while setting aside an order of excommunication of person from Sikh Community has held that excommunication due of matrimonial dis.....

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SC: High Courts Not Precluded from Entertaining Writ Petitions Even if Disputed Questions of Facts(17.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that a High Court is not precluded from entertaining a writ Petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949 e.....

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HP HC: Person Ineligible to Act as Arbitrator Can’t Appoint Another Arbitrator for Deciding Dispute(01.03.2023)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has held that any appointment of other person as arbitrator by person who is himself ineligible to act as an Arbitrator fo.....

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Cal HC: Repeal and Amendment Act of 2016 Does Not Remove S. 2A(2) of Industrial Disputes Act(17.04.2023)

Calcutta High Court has held that Repeal and Amendment Act of 2016 does not have the effect of removing section 2A(2) from Industrial Disputes Act, 19.....

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Supreme Court:Criminal Complaint Cannot Carry on After Settlement Between Parties in Marital Disputes(25.10.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that a criminal complaint made under Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 and Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 cannot contin.....

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Supreme Court Asks Allahabad HC to Name Two Observers in Ayodhya Dispute(12.09.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court to appoint two new observers for disputed land in the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir case withi.....

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NCDRC Imposes Penalty on Jaypee Group(10.05.2016)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has ordered Jaypee Group to pay 12% annual penalty to home buyers in Kalypso Court project in.....

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Madras HC: Long Cohabitation Will Not Confer Any Legal Right to Raise Matrimonial Dispute(08.11.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that long cohabitation or living together will not confer upon the parties any legal right to raise a matrimonial dispu.....

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NCDRC: Presence of Arbitration Clause in Agreement Doesn’t Bar Jurisdiction of Consumer Forum(05.05.2023)

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that consumer court retains the power to handle complaints, even if there is an arbitr.....

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SC Says Vehicle Overloading Cant be Sole Ground to Deny Insurance(11.01.2016)

SC has ruled that overloading of vehicle cannot be sole ground for insurance company to reject claims for damages caused to vehicle in a road accident.....

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Income Declaration & Tax Dispute Resolution Schemes to Come into Force from Tomorrow(31.05.2016)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said that the Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 and the Direct and Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Schemes 2016.....

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US Supreme Court Awards Damages in Mont-Wyo Water Dispute(21.02.2018)

U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the state of Wyoming to pay Montana over $38,000 in damages and $67,000 in court costs in a long-running dispute over w.....

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Guj. HC: Person Working in Supervisory Capacity Cannot Raise Industrial Dispute(05.08.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that a person working in ‘supervisory’ capacity cannot raise an industrial dispute under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.....

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NCDRC: Bank Liable for Fraudulent Online Transaction if Account Holder's Fault Not Proved(11.01.2021)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that in case of fraudulent transactions leading to withdraw of money from a person's .....

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SC Put Stay on Class Suit Proceedings Against Nestle(17.12.2015)

SC has stayed class suit proceedings initiated against Nestle India by Centre before National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) over Magg.....

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‘Commercial disputes’ not an inclusive definition(03.02.2016)

Havells’ attempts to have its dispute with the Advertising Standards Council of India heard at the High Court took a blow after the court rejected cla.....

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NCDRC Suspends Functioning on Account of Health Ministry’s SOP on Covid-19(19.04.2021)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has suspended sitting of the National Commission with effect from 19th April, 2021 till 30th April, 20.....

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Bombay HC: Written Submissions in Dispute Immaterial if Counsel Doesn’t Rely on It(17.08.2021)

Bombay High Court has observed that written submissions in a dispute become immaterial if the litigant's counsel doesn't rely on them before the court.....

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NCDRC Imposes Fine of Rs 64 Lakh on Delhi Hospital, Doctors for Negligence(16.05.2016)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has imposed fine of Rs 64 lakh on a Delhi-based private hospital and three of its doctors for.....

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Supreme Court: Efforts to Settle Civil Disputes Through Criminal Prosecution Must be Avoided(23.01.2024)

SC while observing that mere breach of contract doesn’t amount to an offence u/s 420 or 406 of IPC unless dishonest intention is shown, has held that .....

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Madras HC : Police Cannot Interfere in Landlord-Tenant Disputes(20.06.2016)

Madras HC has said that police cannot conduct “parallel courts” to resolve disputes between landlords and their tenants when specific statutes had bee.....

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Gujarat HC: Dispute Involving Interpretation of Policy Guidelines Can Be Referred to Arbitrator(08.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has observed that petition for referring to arbitration cannot be disallowed on the ground that the dispute involves interpretation.....

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Averments set up by applicants are expected to be specifically denied by replying party, if there is no specific denial, then such an averment is deemed to have been admitted by the otherside(04.06.2018)

The Applicants have filed instant applications before present Court for the appointment of a sole Arbitrator under Section 11(6) of the J & K Arbitrat.....

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Singapore International Arbitration Centre Extends Interim Ruling for Amazon-Future Dispute(29.01.2021)

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has extended the interim ruling, which was in Amazon’s favor and valid for 90 days in Amazon-Future .....

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Kudelski Settles Patent Dispute with Apple(04.08.2016)

Swiss digital TV security company Kudelski has reached a settlement with Apple Inc, ending a patent dispute in United States and Europe and removing a.....

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Central Board of Direct Taxes amends the Income-tax Rules, 1962 for faster resolution of disputes in terms of tax treaties(06.05.2020)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes amends the Income-tax Rules, 1962 aiming to speed-up dispute resolution and settle cases of multinational corporatio.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Land Acquisition by State for Public Purpose Can't Be Disputed(13.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that any acquisition for public use made by the government cannot be disputed by land owner. The Court has .....

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Once an application under Section 8 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 has been filed, Civil Court has no jurisdiction to continue with the suit(28.12.2017)

Plaintiff has filed a suit for recovery of Rs. 2,31,34,553/- for payment made to Defendant in pursuance to the Commercial Buyers Agreement (Buyer's Ag.....

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TDSAT Stays TRAI Order on Allowing Subscribers to Port Out of Network from Service Provider(28.12.2021)

Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has stayed the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) orders which allowed subscrib.....

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CIVIL - Liability of Past Dues Rests Only with RCom and Not with Reliance Jio: TDSAT(27.02.2019)

Telecom Dispute Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has said that liability of past dues related to Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) rested only with Re.....

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SC Sets Aside NCDRC Findings of Unfair Trade Practice Against Star TV and Bharti Airtel(24.01.2020)

Supreme Court has set aside the order of National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) which directed Star TV and Bharti Airtel to jointly pa.....

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Cal. HC: Jurisdiction Can’t Be Assumed By Consumer Forum When Arbitration Prescribed By Special Law(23.02.2024)

Calcutta High Court has held that Court under Section 11(6) of Arbitration and Conciliation Act is not merely obligated to appoint an arbitrator but c.....

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SC: Constitute Inter-State River Water Disputes Tribunal for Pennaiyar River Dispute Within 3 Months(15.12.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to complete the process of constituting the Inter-State River Water Disputes Tribunal to resolve the Pennaiyar river.....

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SC: HC Should Not Entertain Dispute Which is Arbitrable Unless Issue of Public Interest(02.04.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that ordinarily a High Court in its jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1949 has to decline to ent.....

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Marital Discord Shouldn’t Deny Child Love of Both Parents: Madras High Court(19.02.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that matrimonial disputes between couples should not deny their children the care and affection of both the parents.

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NCRDC: Exclusion of Song from Movie Which Was Included in Trailer Amounts to Unfair Trade Practice(20.02.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has held that inclusion of a song in the promo of the movie when it is not a part of the movie deceive.....

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SC Lays Down Tests to Determine 'Fraud Exception' to Arbitrability of Disputes(21.08.2020)

Supreme Court has laid down the tests to determine "serious allegations of fraud" exemption to arbitrability of disputes.

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NCDRC: Pecuniary Jurisdiction to be Determined by Value Of Goods/ Services 'Paid'(07.09.2020)

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that for determining the pecuniary jurisdiction of Consumer fora, the value of the go.....

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Orissa HC: "Last Come First Go" Principle Can Be Departed By Employer Only After Recording Reasons(20.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that the principle of "last come first go" cannot ordinarily be departed from by employers while retrenching labourers unde.....

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Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 Can be Availed Up to 31st December, 2016(16.09.2016)

Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016, which came into force from 1st June, 2016, can be availed up to 31st December, 2016.

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SC: Absence of Arbitration Agreement Make Article 137 of Limitation Act Inapplicable to Arbitration(07.04.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that Article 137 of the Limitation Act, 1963 would be inapplicable in arbitration proceedings commenced under Bihar Public .....

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CIVIL - SC Refers Ayodhya-Babri Land Dispute for Mediation(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has decided to refer Ayodhya-Babri Masjid title dispute case for mediation and constituted a panel of mediators headed by former SC judg.....

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Delhi HC: Settlements Entered Into in Industrial Disputes are Legal and Valid(07.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that settlements entered into in industrial disputes are legal and valid even though provisions similar to Order XXIII R.....

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Ker HC: IIM Kozhikode Not Instrumentality of State(15.06.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that IIM, Kozhikode being an autonomous body is not an instrumentality of state has held that since there are no sta.....

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SC Panel Builds Digital Module, to Speed Up Disposal of Commercial Disputes(14.05.2020)

Supreme Court's E-Committee, in sync with Government’s initiative on ease of doing business, has developed a paperless module for commercial Courts, w.....

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