Bombay High Court

Legal Analysis of Bombay High Court’s Order Against Release of Netflix’s ‘Betaal’

K.R. Shriram of the Bombay High Court recently passed an order refusing interim injunction to halt the worldwide release of Netflix series ‘Betaal’. Sameer Wadekar and Mahesh Goswami, filed a copyright infringement plea against Red Chilies Entertainment and Netflix....

[COVID-19] Dettol suspends Handwash Ads after HUL moves Bombay HC

“Other products including alcohol-based sanitisers are recommended only when soap and water is not available. Moreover, nations across the world are communicating just the opposite and asking people to wash their hands with soaps and water.” says Senior Counsel Virag...

[COVID-19] Bombay HC Directs Union of India to Issue Fresh Visa to 19-Yr-Old Girl stranded at Dubai Airport since 5 Days

A 19 yr girl stranded in Dubai during Covid-19 outbreak The Bombay High Court came to the rescue of Nyla, a 19-year-old girl stranded at Dubai airport after a consolidated travel advisory was issued by the Indian government restricting the...

Bombay HC rules Family Courts should hear Domestic Violence Cases along with Matrimonial Issues

The Bombay High Court allowed the transfer of a pending criminal case under Section 12 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 to the Family Court at Pune to be tried along with the pending divorce...

Mumbai HC Gives 3 Months Bail to Suresh Jain in Gharkul Scheme Scandal

Facts of the Case Former minister Suresh Jain, who is facing imprisonment for Gharkul Scheme Scandal in Jalgaon, has given comfort to the Mumbai High Court. Jain has been granted a three-month seasonal bail for medical reasons. He has been...

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Understanding Contingent Contracts Under the Indian Contract Act

A contingent contract is a contract to do or not to do something, if some event, collateral to such contract, does or does not happen.

Analysing the Central Vista Project: India’s New Parliament

The government will spend around Rs. 1000 Crore for the new parliament building, right in the center of India’s capital.

Explained: Farm Laws 2020 and its Effect on Indian Farmers

In the recent past, our government has come up with three different ordinances related to agriculture which has infuriated the farmers of our nation.

Job Post: Vacancy for Associate at Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited, Mumbai

Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited is looking to hire an Associate with 3-5 years of PQE from Media and Entertainment Industry, preferably with...

Analysing the Enforcement Of Foreign Arbitral Awards In Light Of the Vijay Karia Case

Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Hereinafter “Act”) lays down the basis for setting aside arbitral awards made in domestic and foreign arbitrations held in India. Though international awards cannot be contested in India, the compliance of such awards in India may be validly challenged by the award debtor on the grounds set out in Section 48 of the Act. The grounds set under both these sections are almost similar, one of the grounds being that the arbitral award is found contrary to the “public policy of India”. The question of the constituent elements of “public policy” have been discussed in a number of cases, however, in a recent case of Vijay Karia & Ors. V. Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi Srl & Ors, the SC drew attention to this point viz-a-viz foreign award.