July 3, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

TEACHER NOT LIABLE FOR ABETMENT OF SUICIDE OF STUDENT

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh at Jabalpur has, in a case decided by it on 20th June, 2018, taken a protectionist view towards the teachers imparting education in schools. A petition was filed by the real uncle…

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July 3, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

ACCESS TO AADHAAR DATA FOR CRIME INVESTIGATIONS IS STRICTLY RESTRICTED IN INDIA

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has recently reported that Aadhaar biometric data cannot be shared with third parties for any purpose other than for generating Aadhaar and for authentication of identity of the Aadhaar holders.  …

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June 20, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

TIME IS THE ESSENCE OF A CONTRACT

Time is the essence of a contract is an expression in a contract which means that the performance by one party at or within the period specified in a contract is necessary to enable that party to require…

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June 19, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

AMAZON INDIA LENDING PLATFORM

Amazon India, one of the ecommerce companies in India, has recently launched a platform whereby multiple lenders may offer loan to sellers registered with Amazon (Sellers) and the Sellers can select any particular lender based on the terms…

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June 18, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

DAM SAFETY BILL 2018 APPROVED BY UNION CABINET

On 13th June 2018, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal for enactment of Dam Safety Bill, 2018 in the Parliament. The Dam Safety Bill, 2018 shall examine the cause of any…

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June 16, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

MAN LOSES SHARE IN PROPERTY FOR MISTREATING STEP-MOTHER

Pritish Natvar Sanghi, the son, had petitioned the High Court of Judicature at Bombay challenging the order of the SDO whereby the SDO declared transfer of 50% share by the Respondent No.1, the father, to the petitioner in…

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June 14, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

Approval by the Parliament of the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018

  The Parliament had, in 2015, come out with the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Court Act (hereinafter “Act”) in 2015. The Act provided for the establishment of Commercial Courts at the District…

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June 9, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

DATA PRIVACY IN PAYMENT SYSTEM OPERATIONS IN INDIA

In the recent times, a number of companies including Google, Whatsapp and such other global giants have reportedly shown interest to venture into the digital wallets or digital payment space. Since after the demonetization phase in 2016, the…

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June 8, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

DELHI HIGH COURT RULES CIVIL AVIATION REQUIREMENT DOES NOT LIMIT SCOPE FOR COMPENSATION IN CASE OF DENIAL OF AIRCRAFT BOARDING

The case of Pallav Mongia v. Union of India & Anr., decided on 2nd February, 2018 by the Delhi High Court, is one of denied aircraft boarding after confirmation of tickets. The petitioner had challenged paragraph 3.2 of…

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June 4, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

Supreme Court Rules Absence of Permit is Statutory Breach under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988

The Supreme Court, in the case of Amrit Paul Singh & Anr. v. TATA AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd. & Ors., decided on 17th May, 2018, has held that plying of the transport vehicles in public without permit…

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