National Green Tribunal

National Green Tribunal: Communication Will Be Considered Complete Even If The News Has Been Put In Public Domain

The National Green Tribunal, in this case, ruled that the petition will not be maintained as it is barred by time under Sec. 16 of National Green Tribunal Act whereas communication will be considered complete once the news has...

National Green Tribunal: No Application For Review Shall Be Entertained Unless It Is Filed Within Thirty Days

The National Green Tribunal will not entertain any review application unless it is filed within thirty days from the date of receipt of a copy of the order sought to be reviewed. In the present case, an application for review...

National Green Tribunal: No Order Can Be Passed Against A Commercial Activity If They Are Complying With All The Directions Of The State Pollution...

The National Green Tribunal ruled that the test for Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) is not necessary when Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) is less than 30 mg/L Brief Facts of the Case In the present case, an appeal has been filed before...

Gujarat HC dismissed Writ Application against GPCB for inspecting Coal Gasifier Tech, says applicant concerned only with profit

A Prior Case existed, whereby a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed with the serious issue of pollution caused by the Ceramic Industries at Morbi, Gujarat. The production of ceramic tiles accounts for nearly 80% of the country's total...

Supreme Court Upholds the Importance Of Water Bodies

The environment is a topic of discussion at various platforms in this era. The world together is fighting against climate change. Recently Greta Thunberg won Noble Peace Prize for children for her speech in Unite Nations blaming the authorities...

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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.