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Territorial Jurisdiction in the Context of Enforcement of Foreign Awards

The Delhi High Court in its judgment titled Glencore International AG v. Hindustan Zinc Limited OMP (EFA)(COMM) 9 & 10 of 2019 decided on 8th June 2020, examined the question of territorial jurisdiction of a Court in the context...

Supreme Court: Mandatory Registration of an FIR

Every person whether aggrieved or not, of an offence “committed or attempted” is expected to call or approach the police at first instance and get it reported. After the offence is reported, the police will look into allegations and identify...

Supreme Court: Consensual Physical Relationship Is Not Rape

In the case of Dhruvaram Murlidhar Sonar vs The State of Maharashtra on 22 November 2018, Hon’ble Supreme Court of India has clarified that consensual physical relationship cannot be termed as rape. In the landmark Judgement, Hon’ble Supreme Court of...

Considerations for Regular Bail in Commercial Quantity: NDPS ACT

The cardinal principle of presumption of innocence unless proved guilty or bail rule jail exception is not applicable to special Acts such as NDPS, MCOCA etc, because of the fact that the offences under those special acts are considered...

Bail Is the Rule, While Jail Is an Exception

The Principle of Bail as Rule and Jail as an exception finds its very source from Article 21 and Article 22 of the Constitution of India and also from the well-known principle of “Presumption of Innocence, Unless Proved Guilty”. Only...

Supreme Court: Stop Criminalizing Civil Disputes

To create a peer police pressure, civil disputes such as breach of contractual obligations were converted into criminal complaints and First Information Reports u/s 406 (Criminal Breach of Trust) or 415 (Cheating) were registered. With the increase in those Criminal...

Anti-Doping and its Current Judicial Scenario in India

Sports have always been a source to teach one the basic principles of morality, discipline, and time management. This field has always played a cardinal role in peoples' life may it be the time of the 1980s or 2020, ...

Delhi High Court Stops Defendant in a Trademark Passing Off the Case by Solely Giving Pre-Eminence to the Public Interest

Delhi High Court stops a defendant in a trademark passing off the case by solely giving pre-eminence to the public interest In the matter of Shree Ganesh Rolling Mills (India) Limited v Jindal Rolling Mill Limited, CS(COMM) 360 of 2016...

Booming Dependency on AI and Privacy- Analysis of International and Indian Legal Framework (Part-3)

This Article— Booming Dependency on AI and Privacy- Analysis of International and Indian Legal Framework— is divided into three segments, the readers are reading the Third Part to the Article that contains, India on AI Privacy Issues Law, and Suggestions....

Booming Dependency on AI and Privacy- Analysis of International and Indian Legal Framework (Part-1)

This Article— Booming Dependency on AI and Privacy- Analysis of International and Indian Legal Framework— is divided into three segments, the readers are reading the First Part to the Article that contains, an Introduction to the topic, and an analysis...

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New It Rules: On Legal Thin Ice

Overview of IT Rules 2021 The Indian government has taken the first important step toward supervising major tech platforms....

Job Post: Vacancy for multiple posts at Office of the Commissioner, Labour and Employment, Panaji

Applications are invited by the Commissioner, Labour and Employment, Shram Shakti Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Patto Plaza, Panaji – Goa, for filling up of the...

SC Cancels Bail Granted to Murder Accused; Says We Can’t Have Two Parallel Legal Systems for the Rich and the Common Man

The Hon’ble Supreme Court cancelled the accused person’s bail and stated that a judiciary that is susceptible to political pressures would allow politicians to operate with impunity and incentivize criminality to flourish.

Madras HC Restrains State From Acquiring Buses Without Disabled Friendly Amenities

The Madras High Court restrained the State from acquiring more buses as part of public transport as long as it did not conform to the notification issued on 20th September 2016 mandating disabled friendly amenities in buses.

Job Post: Vacancy for Research Associate with CPA Project [Criminal Justice & Police Accountability Project], Bhopal: Apply by July 31

About the Organisation The Criminal Justice & Police Accountability Project is Bhopal-based research and litigation intervention working to build accountability against the unjust criminalisation of...