Gujarat High Court

Gujarat High Court: Section 84A of Gujarat VAT Act held Unconstitutional, rules in favor of Reliance Industries

In the case of Reliance Industries & Anr. vs. State of Gujarat & Ors. on 16th April 2020, The Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Tax, Ahmedabad passed an assessment order on 23.12.2009 for the Financial Year 2006-07 against the writ...

Gujarat HC: Petition filed for adopting an abandoned girl child found near Deesa Railway Station

A petition was filed under Article 226 of the constitution to grant Permission for adopting an abandoned girl child in the interest of justice. Facts of the Case The petitioner, aged about 32 years, house­wife, residing with her husband viz. Timir...

Gujarat HC: Green Light for Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train Project, Farmers loses

The Gujarat High Court favours the Respondents i.e. the State of Gujarat against the Petitioners’ i.e. Agriculturalist against the Project contending it to be Unconstitutional,  in the recent case of the ongoing Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train Project under construction connecting...

Gujarat High Court: Can Permission be Granted for an Unregistered Members of an Association in taking out a Procession?

The Petitioner, the chairman of the Eide Milad Committee, an unregistered association filed a Special Civil Application under Articles 14, 19, 28 and 226 of the Constitution of India, regarding permission for taking out a Religious Procession of Eide...

Government Funded Visit To Religious Sites Of Only One Religion Questioned By Gujarat High Court

Gujarat High Court asked the state government of Gujarat to explain why tax payer’s money was being used to organize visits to shrines of only one religion under Pavitra Yatradham Board. Facts of...

Law Commission propose amendments to provisions relating to bail

The Law Commission has suggested the need for a complete overhaul in the manner bails are granted by the court. In its report submitted to the Government, headed by the Commission headed by Justice BS Chouhan, the commission made recommendations...

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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.