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Karnataka High Court: PIL filed against Pharma Company allegedly responsible for Community Spread of COVID-19

A PIL has been filed in the Karnataka High Court against a Pharma company after employees of the company's plant in Mysore district tested positive for COVID-19. Around 27 people have been contracted the virus, including employees of Jubilant...

[COVID-19] Calcutta HC Discusses Grim State of Affairs in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with a Suo Moto Petition

A letter from Advocate D.C Kabir dated 27th March 2020 was received by the High Court regarding the challenges faced by the people in Andaman and Nicobar Islands due to the Nationwide Lockdown. The letter has been treated as...

[COVID-19] Amid Coronavirus Lockdown, Meghalaya High Court Announces New Mode of Working for all Subordinate Courts, District Courts & Tribunals

In the view of the outbreak of COVID-19 and the nation-wide consequential lockdown, the Hon’ble Justice HS Thangkhiew and D Deingdo released an order regarding the new working mode of the High Court including all subordinate Courts, District Court,...

[COVID-19] Calcutta HC Orders To Assess The Situation of Jails And Correctional Homes To Contain The Spread Of Coronavirus

On 14th May 2018, the Calcutta High Court under Chief Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya and Justice Arijit Banerjee initiated a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to take up the issue of Overcrowding in Prisons as a Suo Motu (on its own)...

[COVID-19] Delhi High Court Suspends The Usage Of Breath Analyzer Test At The Airports To Safeguard The Interest Of The ATCs

Breath Analyzer Tests at Airport The present petition was filed in the High Court of Delhi to seek a temporary suspension of the Breath Analyzer Test (BAT) keeping in view the recent outbreak of COVID-19. The Petition was filed by...

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Understanding Contingent Contracts Under the Indian Contract Act

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

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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.