Chhattisgarh High Court

Chhattisgarh High Court Directs State to conduct Intensive Search Operations to locate the person who returned from Tablighi Jamaat

Chhattisgarh High Court issued an order asking the State Government to take on the “intensive search operation” to identify the people who have returned from Tablighi jamaat meeting in Delhi’s Nizamuddin. While giving the opportunity to be heard to...

Chhattisgarh High Court: Teachers not held for Abetment of Suicide of their Student

In the case of Raj Shekhar Paliwal & Anr. vs. State of Chhattisgarh & Anr. on 20th March 2020, Samiksha Shastri, a 17-year-old student studying in Class 11 at D.A.V. School Nandini Mines, Durg, committed suicide on 20.02.2018. Upon...

Chhattisgarh High Court Orders PWD to ensure no Unauthorized Speed Breakers are constructed

A PIL was filed to highlight the casualties caused due to the “unauthorized speed breakers” constructed on the roads of Chhattisgarh, ignoring the guidelines which are issued by the State and Central Governments. According to the Petitioner, roads are...

Chhattisgarh High Court: Election of Returned Candidates has to be Challenged by Filing a Separate Election Petition

Facts relating to Election of a Returned Candidate The matter was filed by Respondent 1, Dr. Renu Jogi, who was a returned candidate who belonged to the Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) party. The respondent has filed an application under Order...

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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.