HDFC Bank

Financier not liable to pay damages, says SC

Apex Court in HDFC Bank Ltd v. Kumari Reshma set aside Madhya Pradesh High Court’s view and held that if a motor vehicle is hypothecated to a finance company and the borrower ... Continue Reading →
Footpaths in India

Footpaths are meant for pedestrians, says Delhi HC

A bench of Justices Kailash Gambhir and Najmi Waziri, of Delhi High Court while hearing a plea by one Suman Lata who had sought directions to New Delhi Municipal Council to renew her ... Continue Reading →
Religion in India

Conversion of girls to Islam solely for marriage not valid

Justice Surya Prakash Kesarwani of Allahabad High Court while dismissing petitions filed by five couples who sought “protection as married couple” ruled that the religious ... Continue Reading →
Supreme Court of India

Arbitration cannot be objected in the middle, says SC

A bench of Justice Chelameswar and S.A. Bobde of the Apex Court in M/s MSP Infrastructure Ltd v. M P Road Development Corporation Ltd. stated that a party to the arbitration proceedings ... Continue Reading →
CLAT 2015

CLAT 2015 to be held on May 10, 2015

Common Law Admission Test which is popularly known as CLAT for admission to the under graduate and post graduate courses offered by the National Law Schools for the academic year 2015 ... Continue Reading →
Chennai HC

CCI not to take any action against Hyundai

Madras High Court has asked the Competition Commission of India (CCI) not to proceed with any action against Hyundai. Hyundai is among one of the 14 carmakers slapped with a combined ... Continue Reading →
Patent

Case Analysis: In re Roslin Institute (Edinburgh)

Aastha Tushar Mehta & Bandhan Umesh Sheth1. Cloning is seen as one of the marvels of scientific inventions, and a stride ahead in the field of biology.  First ever produced mammal ... Continue Reading →
Law

Social purpose of content of utilitarianism

Ruchika Jain, Student of Law, VIT Law School UTILITARIANISM Utilitarianism was a philosophical movement in England.  It is something that fits right in ethical theory when compared ... Continue Reading →
Supreme Court of India

Government to reconsider Section 66 A of IT Act

While replying to the Supreme Court’s comment seeking clarity on Section 66 A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, Central Government informed the apex court that Government is ... Continue Reading →
Karnataka High Court

Karnataka High Court commutes death to life term in Church blast case

A division bench of Karnataka High Court headed by Justice N Kumar commuted the death penalty awarded by a special court in 2008 to 7 of the convicts to life sentence in the Church ... Continue Reading →
Law

Spencer and evolutionary theory of law

S Debabrata Reddy, Student of Law, VIT LAW School, Chennai Herbert Spencer (1820-1903) was an English philosopher and sociologist who became the author of a theory of law, justice, ... Continue Reading →
Delhi High Court

Advocate sentenced to Jail for abusing Woman Colleague

A bench of Justices T S Thakur and Adarsh K Goel of the Apex Court send a strong signal against incidents of harassment of women particularly in court premises, while dismissing an ... Continue Reading →
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Restrictions on OnePlus sales up on Micromax Plea

Gurgaon-based consumer electronics manufacturer Micromax Informatics Ltd secured a temporary injunction from the Delhi high court against rival Chinese phone maker Shenzhen OnePlus ... Continue Reading →
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Xiaomi can now sell its phones in India

A division bench of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice RK Gauba of Delhi High Court allowed Xiaomi Technology India Pvt. Ltd to import and sell its phones in India till January 8. ... Continue Reading →
Supreme Court of India

Sanskrit to be introduced from this academic year

A bench of Justices A R Dave and Kurian Joseph of the Apex Court accepted the proposal of Central Government for introducing Sanskrit as the third language replacing German in Kendriya ... Continue Reading →