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Dance bars of Maharashtra received reprieve from Supreme Court

Last Thursday, January 17, 2019, Supreme Court lifted a 13-year ban on the operation of dance bars in Maharashtra. A 2016 Maharashtra State Act had imposed tough sanctions on hotel owners operating dance bars virtually preventing them from obtaining...

Arbitration Bill, 2018 faces critics backlash

The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has received severe criticisms since it failed to address several key questions that arose when Arbitration & Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015 was introduced “to make arbitration a more preferred mode of settlement of disputes.” Inception...

SC Judgment on Rafale Deal gives Clean chit to BJP government

The Supreme Court judgment on Friday, 14 December 2018 regarding investigating allegations of government wrongdoing in the Rafale deal has been received with mix reviews. The ruling party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), claimed that the top court had acknowledged...

A Law Student’s Opinion on Modi Government ‘Threatening Institutional Autonomy’ of CBI and Reserve Bank: Urjit Patel’s Resignation and Governance in Doldrums

The results of the 11th December, 2018 of the legislative assembly elections are pivotal in highlighting the ‘governance conundrum’ of the incumbent Modi Government. The BJP lost majority of the seats in all the three states of Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Rajasthan. Its...

In a bitter battle inside CBI, Supreme Court Steps in to Resolve Dispute between CBI’s No. 1 and No. 2 and limit CVC’s &...

Top court of the country stepped in to examine why top officials at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) were waging a war against each other. Supreme Court of India on Friday ordered Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to complete ongoing investigation against the...

Same Sex Relationships Are Legal In India Rules Supreme Court by decriminalizing Section 377

Supreme Court of India delivered a landmark judgment by decriminalizing section 377 of Indian Penal Code which criminalized sexual relations between same sex. Facts Of The Case Equal rights activists in India struggled for years to get same-sex marriage legalized. They...

Supreme Court Goes Digital by Launching Apps; moves on Digital India Initiative Path

Indian Judiciary did its part to promote Digital India Initiative on Tuesday by launching a number of applications related to the court process. A number of applications were launched to help litigants and lawyers in filing cases and submitting...

US renders Waiver to India from CAATSA, Green Signal for procurement of S-400 Defense System

Indo-Russia bilateral ties enjoy an exemplary stature from past several decades, particularly in defence deals both the countries have maintained the close relations. No doubt, Russia is the biggest defence partner of India where around 62% of the defence...

India as World’s Most Unsafe Nation for Women: Decoding Major Reasons for Ignobility

India is a great country with more than 130 crore people residing in it and at the same time the most unsafe nation for women. It is the world’s largest democracy with an independent judiciary and possesses one of...

Shimla and the Water Crisis: The Paradise Lost

“It was the best of the times, it was the worst of the times.” This famous opening line of the Charles Dickens’s classic ‘The Tale of Two Cities’ perfectly captures the dilemma of the residents of Shimla these days....

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Job Post: Vacancy for Advocate at Sanjeev Singh & Associates

Job Description Sanjeev Singh & Associates (SSA) is looking for Advocates for their litigation team. SSA is a full-service law...