It has to be remarked right at the outset before dwelling on other aspects that in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Christopher Raj Vs K Vijayakumar in Criminal Appeal Nos. 986-987 of 2019 (Arising out of SLP (Crl.) Nos. 7717-7718 of

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No retaliation is 'cowardice'

  R.S.Agrawal    15 July 2019 at 12:18

In the context of armed conflicts, the Supreme Court has defined cowardice on the part of a soldier, if he turns his back to challenge thrown at him by the enemy.In the judgment of the case – Dalbir Singh v. Union of India & Others, deliver

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In a latest and significant development, the Supreme Court Bench comprising of Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice AM Khanwilkar in a latest judgment titled Asim Shariff Vs National Investigation Agency in Criminal Appeal No(s). 949 of 2019 (Arising ou

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Introduction When the subject of fair compensation arises, there has always been a debate as to whether the compensation given by government for acquisition of land from private individual is sufficient or not. Since Independence, there h

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The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 came into being as an Act to define and amend the law relating to promissory notes, bill of exchange and cheques. The main object behind Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 was to legalise the system under which Nego

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Introduction The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 contains provisions for investigation and settlement of industrial disputes. There are special authorities constituted with a view to resolve the disputes, starting from conciliation officers, work commi

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How to make a successful career in law

  B S MURTHY    15 July 2019 at 12:16

For the benefit of lawyers, especially young aspirants, the following points/tips are dealt with.The Reader is expected to take it in right spirit with a pragmatic approach. Lawyer�s profession is a competitive one. One has to have lot of patie

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What a family settlement means Family settlement precisely is an arrangement or agreement entered into by the members of a family for division of property. It aims at the settlement of actual or apprehended family disputes, by compromising on some do

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All lawyers, irrespective of their area of specialisation are expected to have the basic skill of Contract Drafting. Another valuable legal skill is the know how of contraction negotiation. Both are extremely rewarding and lucrative legal skills and

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Per Incuriam Cases

  Guest    12 July 2019 at 17:26

In today�s article we shall be discussing per incuriam cases in the tax domain. "Per incuriam" literally means "through lack of care". A per incuriam case is one which has ignored established judicial precedents, or statutor

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People�s Republic of China (PRC) has developed a unique arbitration system which is closely monitored by the People�s Supreme Court (SPC), the highest Court of China. Even though PRC is a signatory to New York Convention[1], PRC is not a

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Admitting students in excess

  R.S.Agrawal    10 July 2019 at 12:50

In the judgment of the case � Foundation for Organizational Research and Education Fore School of Management v. The All India Council for Technical Education, delivered on June 21, 2019, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Surya Kant have at the

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The #MeToo movement and its growing momentum has raised eyebrows across India and the world. Each new expos� leaves a jolted onlooker asking the same question - whether India�s legal framework falls short of providing adequate protection

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IntroductionEvery suit shall be instituted by presenting a plaint in duplicate to the court which has jurisdiction to try the suit and is the lowest in grade competent to try it.The detailed rules, governing the presentation of a plaint, are included

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To start with, a woman advocate named Ms Indu Kaul who is a regularly practising lady advocate duly entered on the roll of bar Council of Delhi under Advocates Act, 1961 has approached the Supreme Court by filing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) s

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Look-Out Circular: Arrest or Bail

  Kapil Chandna    06 July 2019 at 12:11

What is a Look-Out Circular, and who can issue and when can it be issued? Does LOC lead to arrest? Whether anticipatory bail can be granted by Competent Court even if LOC was issued? Look Out Circular or LOC is nowhere defined in Criminal Procedure

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Institution or filing of civil case commences with the presentation of plaint into civil court having jurisdiction to try the suit. Filing suit does not mean merely submitting a petition called plaint, it should be accompanied by other documents req

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Judiciary and the Legislature have been in a head to head battle in almost all constitutions. It comes down to being at loggerheads with Legal and political controversy and what ultimately prevails. It�s about coming out of the shackles of the

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It is most heartening to learn that in a clear, loud and unequivocal message, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has sought to send out a blunt message to Pakistan on the issue of curbing terror financing: Either fall in line or be ready to face

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Quick Referencer:Applicability: All Companies except Banking Companies 1Applicable Section: Section 245Applicable Rules: Rule 84, 85, 86 and 87 of National Company Law Tribunal Rules, 2016Background:The concept of 'Class Action Suits' was fir

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