Gauhati High Court

Gauhati High Court Slaps Rs 20,000 as Bail Security for Harassing Family

An application was filed under Section 439, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Cr.P.C) praying for bail of the accused-petitioner named Sri Jagdish Boro who has been in detention in connection with Changsari Police Station Case No. 14/2020, registered under...

Gauhati HC quashes Domestic Violence Petition as Petitioner’s First Marriage was not Dissolved at the time of Second Marriage

The petitioner preferred the present criminal revision petition before this Court challenging in Criminal Appeal No. 83 of 2013 arising out of the judgment and order dated 01.04.2013 passed by the learned Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kamrup, Guwahati in Misc....

Gauhati HC acquits the Accused from Kidnapping Charge as Girl Willingly Fled with Accused

Facts Of The Case The case pertains to the challenge against the appeal to the judgment dated 06.01.2010, passed by the learned Additional Sessions Judge (F.T.C.) No. 3, Kamrup, Guwahati, in Sessions Case No. 343 (K) of 2008. By...

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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.