Committee Formed To Check Quality and Quantity of Yamuna Water Released by Haryana to Delhi: Supreme Court
Case Name: In Re Remediation of Polluted Rivers Excerpt In an Order passed by the Supreme Court of India on April 19, 2021, a committee was appointed to conduct a local level inspection of the quality and quantity of the...
Power of Provisional Attachment of Property Under GST Is Draconian: Supreme Court
Case Name: Radha Krishan Industries vs. State of Himachal Pradesh Excerpt In a judgement on Tuesday (April 20, 2021), the Supreme Court of India observed that the power which was provided under GST for provisional attachment of property was a...
Contempt Notice Issued To Manufacturers For Not Supplying Oxygen and Wastage of Vaccine Is Criminal Waste: Delhi High Court
Case Name: Rakesh Malhotra vs. Government of National Capital Territory of India and Others Excerpt The High Court of Delhi in a matter related to the Covid-19 pandemic on Tuesday (April 20, 2021) issued a contempt notice to an oxygen...
Mere Change Of the Firm’s Name Does Not Imply Sub-Letting to a Third Party: Delhi District Court
Excerpt In a judgment on April 16, 2021, it was observed by the Delhi High Court that the mere change of name of the tenant firm or the carrying on of business by the same partners or any one...
Defence on Merits Is To Be Considered at the Time of Trial and Not at the Stage of Framing Of Charge: Supreme Court
Case Name: State of Rajasthan vs. Ashok Kumar Kashyap Excerpt The Supreme Court in a judgement on Tuesday (April 13, 2021) observed that at the stage of framing of the charge and/or at the stage of discharge of application, the...
Section 142 of NI Act Rules Out the Filing of a Joint Complaint: Jammu & Kashmir High Court
Excerpt In a judgment on April 15, 2021, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir was dealing with the matter of joint complaints observed that Section 142 of the Negotiable Instruments Act talks about the “complaint” and not “complaints”...
It Is Impermissible To Interfere With Arbitrator’s View Merely Because Another View Is Possible: Delhi District Court
Excerpt In a judgment on April 15, 2021, the District Court of Delhi observed that merely because the court has another view is not permissible to interfere with the Arbitrator’s view and held that ground for interference has not...
Specific Performance Suit Cannot Be Dismissed On Sole Ground of Delay or Laches: Supreme Court
Case Name: A.R Madana Gopal etc. etc. vs. M/S Ramnath Publications and Pvt ltd. etc etc. Excerpt The Supreme Court in a judgement on Friday (April 9, 2021) observed that a suit for a specific property cannot be dismissed merely...
Supreme Court: “Not to Arrest” or “No Coercive Steps” Orders Should Not Be Passed by High Courts
Case Name: M/s Neeharika Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. vs. State of Maharashtra Excerpt In a judgement on Tuesday (April 13, 2021), the Supreme Court of India cautioned the High Courts on passing the judgements regarding arrests while dismissing/ disposing of the...
Insurer Can Reject the Claim on the Ground of Drunken Driving Even Without Breath Analysis or Blood Test: Supreme Court
Case Name: IIFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Ltd. vs. Pearl beverages Ltd. Excerpt In a notable judgement on Monday (April 12, 2021), the Supreme Court of India observed that for the purpose of repudiating an accident policy claim to the...