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Rajasthan High Court Issues Order to Hear Urgent Matters Through Video Conferencing 

Due to the continued spread of COVID-19, with no vaccine in sight, Rajasthan High Court issued an Order and Circular stating its decision to continue video conferencing to contain the spread of the virus.  Facts In perspective on the ongoing pandemic,...

Rajasthan HC Stays An Order to Collect 70% of School Fee

Last month an order was passed allowing the Schools to collect 70 per cent of their fees, the order was in light of the school’s inability to maintain infrastructure. However, in a recent development, a Larger Bench put a...

Rajasthan HC Allows Private Schools To Collect a Portion of Their Fees

In a recent development related to the lockdown relaxation process, Rajasthan HC has allowed Private schools to collect 70% of their fees in instalments. Earlier, the schools were prohibited from expelling students in case of failure on the part...

Punjab & Haryana HC: Branding Female Lawyers as “Lady Lawyers” as Separate Class Discriminatory and Provocative

  Brief Facts In a recent case of Lakshmi Roy v. Deepa, between a mother who is a lawyer and a grandparent seeking custody of a child, it was decided that the petitioner cannot simply claim custody by claiming the parent...

Education Minister’s Tweet Was Taken as a Valid Claim for an Aspiring Applicant Late Application in Neet; Punjab HC

The Division Bench opined that the petitioner had a “legitimate expectation” of a similar opportunity being provided to those hoping to take the NEET as well. Facts A Bench of Justices Rajan Gupta and Karamjit Singh were considering the grievance of...

Rajasthan HC: Seat Allocation for NRI Quota Is Dependent on the Discretion of the Institute in Question

In a recent Judgement, Rajasthan HC declared that the number of seats to be allocated to NRI quota will be dependent on the Institute in question. The aforementioned decision was taken after a dispute arose when a medical institute...

Rajasthan HC Resumes Physical Functioning Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Jaipur bench stated that the Court cannot delay the judicial proceedings any more and has decided to resume functioning starting from yesterday (August 31). Facts The Jaipur Bench of the Rajasthan High Court has declared the reopening of physical hearings...

Punjab & Haryana HC: Incorporation of Biological Mother’s Name of Petitioner in Passport Allowed

In an act of Compassion, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has accepted a student’s prayer seeking to incorporate her deceased biological mother’s name into her passport. In, pursuance of the same made a direction to the Passport Authority...

The Punjab & Haryana HC Asks the Centre to Reconsider the Ban on Used Ventilators

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Centre whether it can permit the import of refurbished ventilators, suggesting a review of the ban on import of these ventilators. Facts of the Case  Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Punjab and...

Plea Against the Merger of 6 BSP MLAs in Congress Dismissed by Rajasthan HC

The move comes amidst the ongoing political crisis in the state, with Pilot and 18 MLA in total who are up in arms against the Whips move. The update brings a welcome relief to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot...

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Understanding Contingent Contracts Under the Indian Contract Act

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Explained: Farm Laws 2020 and its Effect on Indian Farmers

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Analysing the Enforcement Of Foreign Arbitral Awards In Light Of the Vijay Karia Case

Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Hereinafter “Act”) lays down the basis for setting aside arbitral awards made in domestic and foreign arbitrations held in India. Though international awards cannot be contested in India, the compliance of such awards in India may be validly challenged by the award debtor on the grounds set out in Section 48 of the Act. The grounds set under both these sections are almost similar, one of the grounds being that the arbitral award is found contrary to the “public policy of India”. The question of the constituent elements of “public policy” have been discussed in a number of cases, however, in a recent case of Vijay Karia & Ors. V. Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi Srl & Ors, the SC drew attention to this point viz-a-viz foreign award.