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05 October 2019
Fun and games

The big news at the Supreme Court over the past couple of weeks, apart from the land dispute over the birthplace of India’s greatest ever engineer, has been the a bevvy of collegium appointments, including four new Supreme Court judges and a lot of new high court chief justices (and a whole lot more who didn’t make the cut).

26 September 2019
Fun and games

It would perhaps be anti-national to begin any column about the events of the last month without addressing the elephant in the room (the State in the Nation, wait it’s a Union Territory now). L

16 September 2019
Fun and games

The Rajasthan High Court recently issued a directive that lawyers should not address judges as ‘Your Lordship’ and ‘My Lord’. We went about asking senior lawyers in Bombay about the desirability for pushing for a similar rule here. A number of interesting responses, on the condition of anonymity, followed.

23 March 2018
Fun and games

Above The Law, executive editor Elie Mystal stumbled across this advertisement for what is appears to be NRI law firm Malik Law Chambers, based in Southall, UK, and was stumped by what to make of it.

13 March 2018
Fun and games

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas won the Suresh and Bharati Shroff Memorial T20 Cricket League, which the firm had held in Delhi to commemorate 100 years since the founding of India’s former largest firm, Amarchand Mangaldas (AMSS).

23 February 2018
Fun and games

And now for something completely different.“So, Arnab Goswami finally met his match?” Bangalore-based advocate KV Dhananjay told us earlier today on WhatsApp, adding:

24 January 2018
Fun and games

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) will hold the Suresh and Bharati Shroff Memorial T20 Cricket League in Siri Fort Ground Delhi from 4 February - 11 March 2018 to be played in 15 matches over six weekends, between eight teams, including seven law firms, according to a press release from the firm.

10 January 2018
Fun and games

Khaitan & Co bested Economic Laws Practice (ELP) and won the ELP Masters Cup Cricket Tournament on 7 January after three days of competition with 15 other Indian law firms.

19 November 2016
Editorial

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11 May 2016
Analysis

rnziklroThe Bombay high court has upheld the constitutional validity of Maharashtra’s prohibition of the slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks, the trade of the animals outside the state for slaughter, and their sale or purchase for slaughter.

03 May 2016
Analysis

A last-moment PIL and orders passed by the Supreme Court of India has created a fair bit of confusion, not to mention feelings of unfairness amongst students sitting for the pre-medical exam.

22 April 2016
Analysis

Skirting no rulesHow did the City Beautiful end up looking so bad, despite best intentions that “rights will never be infringed”?

30 March 2016
Analysis

z1dxoqsyPachauri’s gradual rehabilitation is not a new narrative: in fact, the rehabilitation of powerful men, whether in the eyes of the mainstream media, politics or the common man and woman, is par for the course, albeit a massively nuanced matter.

22 February 2016
Fun and games

The inaugural match of the Sadgamya Cricket League, saw a team captained by an advocate beating a general counsel-captained team last weekend in Delhi.

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