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Uttarakhand High Court Grants Bail to Individual Detained for Scholarship Scam

On 27th July 2020, Justice Alok Kumar Verma heard the case of Surjeet Singh v. the State of Uttarakhand, via video-conferencing. The Court granted bail to the applicant as there was no reason to keep him behind bars for an...

Calcutta High Court Orders 112 Schools to Not Bar Students Participating In Class Till August 15

A writ petition was filed in the High Court. The petition says that students should not be barred from online classes or online exams. Arguments before the Court  The principal grievance that is raised is that the private, unaided schools in...

Supreme Court Revisits Taxability of Income from Permanent Establishments in India

A Full Bench comprising of Justice R. F. Nariman, Justice Naveen Sinha and Justice B. R. Gavai heard the case of Director of Income Tax v. Samsung Heavy Industries. Brief Facts of the Case The Oil and Natural Gas Company (“ONGC”)...

Orissa High Court Dismisses Mohammad Arif’s Bail Petition Under PMLA

Orissa High Court rejects the bail petition filed on behalf of Mohammad Arif under PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act). Facts of the Case The petitioner, Mohammad Arif, was an Addn. Director of the company Fine Indisales Private Limited (FIPL). Niranjan...

Allahabad High Court: Compliance of Section 42 of the NDPS Act Is Not a Question of Fact in Bail Application

On 24th July 2020, Justice Jaspreet Singh heard the case of Vinay Kumar Mishra vs Union of India via video-conferencing. The Court rejected the bail plea. It further directed the Trial Court to expedite the trial. Facts of the case The...

Uttarakhand High Court Rejects Bail Plea of Stamp Vendor Who Counterfeited E- Stamps

On 24th July 2020, Justice Alok Kumar Verma heard the case of Mohan Kumar Saxena vs the State of Uttarakhand, via video-conferencing. The Court rejected the bail plea as a prima facie evidence of counterfeit existed. Facts of the Case On...

Delhi High Court Restrains Delhi Police From Issuing Contentious Statement

Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita approached the High Court of Delhi to issue directions to the Delhi Police. The order has come in the form of a criminal writ. It is a request to not leak any claims of...

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Injunction to Nevada Church’s Challenging COVID-19 Restrictions

The state of Nevada has 41,000 confirmed cases and 722 deaths. The Government placed these restrictions as measures against the further spread. The church in Nevada applied for an injunction against the restriction. The Supreme Court denied an emergency...

Students of Institute of Law, Nirma University Seek Directions From Gujarat High Court Against Arbitrary Fee Demands

Nirma University in Gujarat has demanded full fees from the students. The students are seeking directions from the High Court under Article 14. The alleged demand for full fees amid COVID-19 is arbitrary, illegal and unconstitutional. Brief Facts of the...

German Court Convicts 93-Year-Old Nazi Concentration Camp Guard

The Hamburg Juvenile Court convicted Bruno Dey for being accessory to murder. This was at the Stutthof concentration camp. He has a total conviction of 5,232 counts of accessory murder during his service between 1944 and 1945. Background Bruno Dey was...
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Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel: Always Keep Your Promise

Lord Denning: “A man should keep his word. All the more so when the promise is not a bare...
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The New Education Policy – a Fix or a Miss?

Education in India has long-suffered with an underlying problem of skimpiness of good, competent, and translatable education that begins from the early years in...

Uttarakhand High Court Grants Bail to Individual Detained for Scholarship Scam

On 27th July 2020, Justice Alok Kumar Verma heard the case of Surjeet Singh v. the State of Uttarakhand, via video-conferencing. The Court granted bail...

Calcutta High Court Orders 112 Schools to Not Bar Students Participating In Class Till August 15

A writ petition was filed in the High Court. The petition says that students should not be barred from online classes or online exams. Arguments...

Supreme Court Revisits Taxability of Income from Permanent Establishments in India

A Full Bench comprising of Justice R. F. Nariman, Justice Naveen Sinha and Justice B. R. Gavai heard the case of Director of Income...