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Delhi high court

05 February 2018

The Delhi University law faculty has removed 43 and added 87 new faculty members in its more-than-one-decade overdue recruitment drive.

29 January 2018

A Bar Council of India (BCI) sub committee consisting of Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) president Kirti Uppal and seven others opposed the Law Commission's recommendation that bar council elections should be replaced by nomination and called it an attempt similar to measures taken during India's 1975 constitutional emergency, reported Live Law.

25 January 2018

NDTV.com reported:

Delhi High Court Advocates Protesting Attack Over Colleagues Abstain From Work

The executive committee of the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning t

23 January 2018

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19 January 2018

Farooqi had been convicted by the trial court of rape but acquitted by the Delhi high court.

15 January 2018

20 months after Justice Rajiv Shakdher had been transferred from the Delhi high court to the Madras high court despite protests from senior counsel at losing Shakdher, he is now coming back to Delhi.

10 January 2018

Senior advocate Harish Salve helped the Delhi high court approve, but not yet notify, a set of new rules which would enable it to impose a staggering and unprecedented amount of costs on litigants filing frivolous cases before it, encourage video-conferencing trials and reduce litigation time in other ways.

08 January 2018

The Supreme Court on Monday referred to a larger Bench a writ petition filed by five petitioners to quash Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises homosexuality.

13 December 2017

Chief Justice of India (CJI) _Dipak Misra_ on Monday hinted at possibly allowing journalists to publish news straight from courtrooms on Twitter from their mobile phones, live during case proceedings in the Supreme Court.

07 November 2017

The Delhi high court has agreed to hear advocate _Deepak Khosla_’s appeal for video recording of all court proceedings in the high court, after it had initially dismissed the plea in August 2011 and again in July 2017 with Rs 20,000 costs that Khosla said he would not be paying.

02 November 2017

T&T Law founding partner Rohit Tandon, now in jail for nearly a year in one of the most high-profile arrests carried out in the wake of the government's demonetisation drive in 2015, is now awaiting a final order of the Supreme Court over his bail plea in the money laundering case against him.

04 October 2017

Advaita Legal, the best friend law firm of Big Four consultancy KPMG, has hired Atul Dua, the erstwhile co-founding partner of Seth Dua & Associates.

26 September 2017

McDonald’s India has approached the Delhi high court seeking to enforce a 13 September London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) partial award to appoint experts to value and sell estranged former managing director Vikram Bakshi's stake in the North and Eastern India local franchise of the fast food giant, reported Mint, the Economic Times and others.

14 September 2017

T&T Law managing partner Rohit Tandon is back in jail, having surrendered to the authorities on 6 September after his short interim bail on compassionate grounds was not extended by the Supreme Court.

28 August 2017

Justice Dipak Misra took oath today as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI), succeeding CJI JS Khehar. Misra's suitability for India's highest judicial office was questioned before CJI Khehar and in the media, since last year when his name surfaced in allegations of misrepresentation from 1979.

01 August 2017

The Delhi high court has asked the lower court judge who had granted bail to Unitech's promoters in April to retire early effective yesterday.

25 July 2017

Despite the progress, there are still quite a few structures which, though common abroad, are difficult to implement in India. A traditional leverage buy-out, which might otherwise seem fairly straightforward, is not permissible under the Indian legal regime. To make a leverage buy-out work, acquirers need to demonstrate an appetite for innovative structures.

24 July 2017

One of the fundamentals of a good law is that it must lead to adequate compliance by the target citizenry that it seeks to govern. The prerequisite for such compliance includes, but is not limited to, the temporal relevance that it holds in the society. Unless the discourse of law adjusts itself organically to the ever increasing and changing needs of the society, it would be relegated as an anachronism. This holds much more relevance in a dynamic information technology driven society that we are a part of today.

19 July 2017

Over the past couple of years, India has registered rapid economic growth, with the GDP growing 7.6% in the last fiscal year. The country’s economic profile has also witnessed a dramatic shift over a long period from rural –based agricultural production to urban economic activities, and from low-value manufacturing to high-value services. Indeed, the economy is on track to maintain its current growth rate for the rest of this year too. Though economic activity is buoyant, the country still has a long way to go. The Modi government must capitalize on the current economic momentum and use it to accelerate its reform agenda.

17 July 2017

Legal services are not exempt from payment of Goods and Services Tax (GST) applicable on them, under the GST's reverse charge mechanism, the government clarified on Saturday, 15 July.

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