CONSIDERATION OF BAIL Denial of bail is an exception and the grant of bail is the rule. Liberty of an individual, accused of a crime is restricted in its view to the extent of possibility of hampering the investigation, influencing the witnesses and

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In part 1 of the article, which you can read by clicking here; Laws in IPC that could do with Amendment [Part-II/II]; I discussed two such laws which could fare better with some changes made to them. Listed below are three such more laws in the India

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Section 151 of the Companies Act, 2013-Small shareholders� rights to appoint Nominee on the Board-Whether their rights have been scuttled by Alembic Pharma Section 151 of the Companies Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as �The Act&rd

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This is a tale of two servings. One denied, the other unwanted. Both problematic. Linda Atkins, a sales associate, got $277,565 (nearly Rs2 crore) in back pay and compensatory damages after being fired for drinking orange juice prior to paying the Rs

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As an IP lawyer, I have gone through 'The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015( herein after referred as Commercial Courts Act in short) and I find an interesting fact regarding the ord

As an IP lawyer, I always think about the remedies available under the umbrella of statutes and common law and whether common law remedy should prevail over statutory remedy in respect of the rights of Intellectual properties. Let me discuss it in th

Important Decisions

  Kapil Chandna    03 August 2017 at 18:44

Adverse inference � Best evidence � Not produced � Adverse inference to be drawn. (2017(3) Criminal Court Cases 077 (Allahabad) Dishonour of cheque � Compensation not paid and default sentence undergone � Compensation i

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This article deals with the liberal construction of procedural law by the Indian Courts. In law, time has been prescribed for doing a time in a prescribed period. There is Limitation Act, which prescribes the time schedule for doing a particular act

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RERA - All you need to know

  Guest    01 August 2017 at 11:40

The last date given to developers to get their projects registered under RERA ends today. This will empower the prospective home buyers to register their complaints against developers on the respective State's/Union territory's RERA website a

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Enough laws exist in India to protect women from domestic, matrimonial and sexual violence. They, according to women activists, are good only in paper. On one hand the women continue to suffer under violence with no much hope for the victims to have

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  Chirag Bhatt    31 July 2017 at 13:14

As an IP lawyer, I am thinking up to what extend information related to intellectual property rights(IPR) becomes 'information' to be provided under the provisions of Right to Information Act,2005( herein after referred as RTI Act).IPR is a r

Shifting of registered office

  Anjali Gorsia    31 July 2017 at 13:14

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued the notification to further amend the Companies (incorporation) Rules, 2014 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules) namely: the Companies (incorporation) Second Amendment Rules, 2017.They shall come i

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Court Termination of Pregnancy

  Satvik Varma    31 July 2017 at 13:14

On Friday, the Supreme Court of India declined the abortion request of a 10-year-old rape survivor who was reportedly 32 weeks pregnant. Doctors who examined the adolescent opined that an abortion at this stage posed a risk to her life. Under the cir

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Section 146 of the Indian Evidence Act appears in the chapter entitled "of the examination of witnesses" and permits certain questions to

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In general parlance, if we consider our global business, it is the fusion of Assets and Liabilities which generates the revenue or surplus or profit, whatever may be terms but finally ends up with one five letter word 'MONEY' for the company.

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As an IP lawyer, I must appreciate the welcoming step taken by the Indian Parliament for enacting an Act 'THE COMMERCIAL COURTS, COMMERCIAL DIVISION AND COMMERCIAL APPELLATE DIVISION OF HIGH COURTS ACT, 2015'(herein after referred as Commerci

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Shape of goods and its ambiguities

  Chirag Bhatt    27 July 2017 at 12:52

As an IP lawyer, I have found many ambiguities in Indian Trade marks Act, 1999 and the Designs Act, 2000. For instance, shape of goods which is mentioned in the definition of 'mark' under section 2(1) (m) i.e. the definition of mark and in

In today�s highly competitive business environment, employees� rights have also gained more importance. In order to protect your organizations from the expensive lawsuits

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May it displease your honour !!

  mahendra limaye    24 July 2017 at 12:16

In case of Shreya Singhal Supreme Court struck down section 66A of Information Technology Act. The author has analyzed the said judgment and put forward his own views about the judgment. The author dissents with the judgment by Hon. Supreme Court and

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Introduction The complex nature of India's GST - which has four tax brackets ranging from a 5% to 28% - is bound to attract thousands of lawsuits in a legal system already grappling with a backlog of more than 24 million cases. Even before the pl

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