April 25, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION HELD THAT ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE IS ‘INFORMATION’ UNDER RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2005

The Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), Mr. Sudhir Bhargava, in the case of Razaak K Haidar vs. CPIO, Election commission of India, New Delhi has held on February 12, 2019 that Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) falls under the definition of…

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April 23, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA REFUSES TO GRANT STAY ON BAN IMPOSED BY THE MADRAS HIGH COURT ON TIKTOK APP

The Chinese-owned TikTok video app (App) enables the users to create short videos with music in background and then edit, speed up or slow them down. It also uses artificial intelligence to track user’s interests and thus displays…

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April 22, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA HOLDS THAT NOTICES DEMANDING LOAN AMOUNT ARE NOT INVALID UNDER THE NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881.

The Supreme Court of India in the case of Vijay Gopala Lphar vs Pandurang Ramchandra Gharpade & Anr., passed a judgement dated 05.04.2019 holding that the notice demanding ‘Loan Amount’ is not invalid if it is same as…

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April 19, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA AND PRESS COUNCIL OF INDIA ISSUE GUIDELINES PERTAINING TO MEDIA COVERAGE DURING ELECTIONS 2019

The Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Press Council of India (PCI) had issued certain guidelines to regulate the media coverage with regard to elections and exit polls, etc in order to ensure fair elections. It is…

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April 16, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

JOB POST: Hiring lawyers with an experience of minimum 3-4 years @ The Indian Lawyer [Delhi and Hyderabad]

Organization Name The Indian Lawyer Job Description We are looking at hiring lawyers with an experience of minimum 3-4 years for our Delhi Office We are looking at hiring lawyers with an experience of minimum 3-4 years for…

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April 10, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA ISSUES DIRECTIONS TO ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES IN RESPECT OF WHICH VOTER VERIFIABLE PAPER SLIPS WOULD BE VERIFIED

In a recent case of N Chandrababu Naidu & Ors vs Union of India and another 2019, the Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to increase the number of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), in…

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April 9, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA HOLDS ONE-SIDED AND UNFAIR CLAUSES OF APARTMENT BUYER’S AGREEMENT TO BE NOT BINDING ON BUYERS

In a recent case of Pioneer Urban Land & Infrastructure Ltd. Vs. Govindan Raghavan 2019 and Pioneer Urban Land & Infrastructure Ltd. Vs. Geetu Gidwani Verma & Anr., the Supreme Court has passed a Common Judgment dated 02.04.2019…

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April 5, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT RESCUES INSOLVENT COMPANIES FROM MANDATORY BANKRUPTCY

In a recent Judgment passed by the Supreme Court of India in the case Dharani Sugars and Chemicals Ltd v Union of India dated 2nd April 2019, the Supreme Court struck down the  Reserve Bank of India (…

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April 5, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA HOLDS THAT DEATH BY MOSQUITO BITE IS NOT AN INSURABLE PERIL

In the case of Branch Manager, National Insurance Co. Ltd vs. Mousumi Bhattacharjee decided on 26th March 2019, a very interesting question of law was determined by the Supreme Court of India. The Supreme Court was tasked to…

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April 1, 2019 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA HOLDS THAT DISHONOURED CHEQUES IN PURSUANCE TO AGREEMENTS TO SELL ARE MAINTAINABLE UNDER SECTION 138 OF NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881

The Supreme Court of India in the case of Ripudaman Singh vs Balakrishna, passed a judgement dated 13.03.2019 holding that the Complaint under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (“the Act”) is maintainable when the cheques are…

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