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"Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them.” - Henry David Thoreau, Walden  The present article seeks to discuss the problems faced by landowners, who enter into agreements mostly called “Collaboration Agreements”, with...
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On 1 August 2016, the 6th Edition of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Rules (the "SIAC Rules 2016") will come into force. The SIAC Rules 2016 introduce noteworthy changes to the arbitration process, spurred by a desire to secure the position...
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Supreme Court slams Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for sex selection kit ads http://goo.gl/P8ERNAThe Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed search engines Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for failing to keep out ads selling sex selection kits, and asked the Central government and the...
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Analysis of the proposed Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2015: Salient features with Special reference to Third Party Claim Compensation/Settlement Road Transport and Safety Amendment Bill, 2015 has been a key initiative of Shri Nitin Gadkari led Ministry of Road Transport and...
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By: Siddharth Sijoira [Author is an advocate at the Supreme Court of India] The Supreme Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of criminal defamation under sections 499 and 500 is timely and conforms to the larger societal needs. The court...
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President of India has issued ordinances partly nullifying the orders of the Supreme Court of India regarding NEET exam for entrance to medical and dental colleges. The ordinances amend the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and the Dentists Act, 1948....
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While Indian citizens await setting up of a Constitution bench by the Supreme Court of India to determine if there is fundamental right to privacy under the Constitution of India, a public interest petition has been filed before SC seeking...
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Recently, a Constitution Bench (comprising of five Judges) of the Supreme Court of India has allowed the Review Petition and recalled its judgment dated 18 July 2013 and directed that the matters be heard afresh. The operative para reads as...
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Supreme Court of India has asked for the view of Attorney General for India in the challenge to the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016. When the matter was called for hearing, senior...
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Supreme Court of India has admitted a 2014-public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking filing of a fresh FIR against ex-UP CM and BSP supremo Mayawati for disproportionate assets in light of the fresh material available.Hearing the PIL filed by ex-BSP...
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In an important development, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has allowed the petitions seeking review of the 2013 judgment of the three-judge bench of the court which had ruled that the Medical Council of India’s (MCI)...
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The Supreme Court of India has directed the central and state governments to formulate a national plan for disaster management to provide relief and rehabilitation to those affected by calamities.On April 5, the order was passed by a bench comprising...
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Modifying its historic judgment last year, while deciding review petitions filed by various state governments, Supreme Court of India has now permitted the publication of photographs of the governors and the chief ministers of states in addition to those of...
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Supreme Court of India has ordered that status quo be maintained on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal and has appointed the Union home secretary and Punjab chief secretary and director general of police (DGP) as receiver of the canal. A...
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Siddharth Sijoria, an advocate practising at the Supreme Court of India, writes about the law of sedition in India. This article was first published in the magazine ‘Lawyers Update’, March 2016.The Famous American Judge, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes had declared...
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The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the Sesquicentennial Celebrations of the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad on 13 March 2016. Allahabad High Court will complete 150 years of its existence on 17 March 2016.1. I am delighted to join...
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The Supreme Court of India has directed that the sterlisation or vaccination of the stray dogs, which require so, be carried out in accordance with law. Court has directed that no organisation shall create any kind of obstacle or impediment...
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Supreme Court of India has issued a notice to UB Group chairman Vijay Mallya after a consortium of 17 banks approached Supreme Court to restrain from leaving the country. Mallaya’s  Kingfisher Airlines Ltd. owes Rs. 9,091 crore in loans to...
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National Green Tribunal while giving a green signal to the hosting of World Culture Festival organized by the Art of Living Foundation on the flood plains of the river Yamuna, has asked the foundation to pay an ‘initial’ Environmental Compensation...
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The FIR against Umar Khalid and Kanhaiya KumarJNU Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar arrested on charges of sedition for allegedly being part of anti-national activities in JNU, has been granted an interim bail for six months by the Delhi High...
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