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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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%...

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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Interview with Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh, Dean of School of Law, UPES Dehradun

Dr Vijay Kumar Singh is the Dean of the School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. He is known for his experience in the field and his will to never stop learning. His journey is quite interesting as he started off as a science student and with time discovered his passion for law. He has served as the Deputy Director in the Competition Commission and also as the Associate Professor and Head of Corporate Law at Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. Dr. Singh was invited as the Member on the Editorial Board of Annual Journal on Competition Law and Policy of Competition Commission of India, SIPI Task Force and Academics Committee of INSOL India, to name a few. He also has written many research papers and has published his work in form of books. In this Interview, Dr Singh discusses his life as a student of law and how he utilizes his experience from those days to help the students of the University. He also discusses his experience of working at different places and provides advice on certain problems commonly faced by students of law.
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Police To Decide on the Entry of Farmers To Delhi on Republic Day Says Supreme Court

While the Supreme Court heard a plea seeking an injunction against the tractor rally that is scheduled for January 26th, it held that it is the decision of the Delhi Police officers to see whether the protesting farmers should get entry into Delhi on Republic Day.

[Sushant Singh Rajput Case]: Republic TV & Times Now Hindered Investigation Probe Says Bombay HC

In November last year, the Court had reserved its judgement on the PILs that came from 8 former police officers from Maharashtra, lawyers, activists and NGOs, seeking restraining orders against the media trial in the Sushant Singh Rajput case.

Women Advocates Move To Supreme Court Against the Delhi HC Orders on Resuming Physical Hearing

Another writ petition has been filed by women advocates in the Supreme Court against the decision of the Delhi HC of directing the expansion of physical hearing of cases within the National Capital Territory of Delhi without giving an option to litigants to be represented by their lawyers virtually.

Gujarat High Court Allows Report Filed by Official Liquidator for Dissolution of the Company

The present report had been filed by the Official Liquidator for the dissolution of M/s AtRo Limited under the provisions of Section 497 (6)...