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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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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Filed by Sushant Singh Rajput’s Father, Says No Violation of Privacy by Films Made On Him

In this case, the father of the deceased renowned actor Sushant Singh Rajput filed a plea to restrain the release of movies purportedly based on the life and death of his son as it infringed the right to privacy, right to free trial, and other concerned rights.

Delhi HC Rules in Favour of Action Committee Unaided Recognized Private Schools

This batch of appeals was filed against the Order allowing Action Committee Unaided Recognized Private Schools’ challenge to a circular.

Delhi HC: No Challenge to HR Policy As Petitioners Participated In Selection Process

The Orders passed by the learned Armed Forces Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi on 04.06.2021, refusing the grant of interim protection to the Petitioners was challenged by Petitioners.

Delhi HC Grants Permission to Taiwanese Nationals To Leave India

Through this revision petition filed under Section 397 read with Section 482 CrPC, the Petitioner challenged the Order dated 10.2.2021 passed by Ld. Principal District and Sessions Judge, New Delhi.

Kerala HC: First Examine Whether the Course Adopted by the Corporation Is Correct and Then Implement Remedial Measures so Prescribed

The petitioner had prayed in the writ petition for a direction to the Corporation and its officials to ensure that the restoration work of the road was continued and completed only after having removed the existing bituminous road surface and to ensure that the level of the existing road was not increased by the restoration work.