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3.8 million and counting: Moily demands special courts for cheque dishonour cases

   30 May 2010 at 21:35

That the credibility of a cheque has eroded over the last few years is no secret. The Law Commission’s 213th report on the Fast Track Magisterial Courts for Dishonoured Cheque Cases reports over 38 lakh (3.8 million) cases relating to the dish

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Posted in Criminal Law  2 comments |   1310 Views

Signature in different language does not make will bogus: HC

   23 May 2010 at 20:20

Signature in a language which is ordinarily not used by a person does not make the will bogus, the Bombay High Court has held while validating the document. The will in question was of Melwani, a Sindhi by birth, and was signed in Gurumukhi, her m

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Posted in Civil Law  4 comments |   2319 Views

'Housefull' at the Calcutta High Court; FML, NPC advise

   23 May 2010 at 11:42

The High Court of Calcutta on Thursday allowed film producer Sajid Nadiadwala of Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment to use the remixed version of the song 'Apni toh jaise taise' in his comedy flick, ‘Housefull’, subject to several conditio

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Posted in Civil Law |   4288 Views

Qualifying Bar Examination of India 2010

   12 May 2010 at 19:48

To maintain and improve the legal standards of India, a consensus has been reached between the Supreme Court of India, Ministry of Law and Bar Council of India (BCI) to conduct a bar examination for fresh law graduates. Only the successful candidate

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Posted in Students  10 comments |   2058 Views

Unborn firm cannot sign arbitration agreement

   12 May 2010 at 19:44

A company cannot enter into an arbitration agreement even before it is formally registered under the Companies Act, the Supreme Court (SC) ruled in the case, Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation vs Pampa Hotels Ltd. However, the promoters

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Posted in Corporate Law  1 comments |   853 Views

Civil code doesn't bar transfer of cases: SC

   12 May 2010 at 19:40

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court held that a petition for annulment of marriage between spouses who solemnize their marriage under their personal laws following Hindu rites and traditions in Goa can be transferred to a court outside the st

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Posted in Family Law |   1412 Views

Justice Sen files reply to the Council of States

   09 May 2010 at 21:31

Print this Story Email this Story Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court yesterday filed his reply to the inquiry panel of the Council of States. 58 members had moved a motion to impeach the judge on the basis of a recommendation by the

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Posted in Constitutional Law |   356 Views

Calling all students: NLIU, Bhopal launches law review; Jharkhand gets NLU

   09 May 2010 at 21:28

Law students and aspiring law candidates have a lot to look forward to this academic year. The institution of the new National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL) in Jharkhand, the 12th national law university, comes as a boon to aspirin

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Posted in Students |   1607 Views

Law Minister will look into CJI suggestions: Manmohan

   22 April 2010 at 14:03

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan that his suggestions on amendments to the Right to Information Act will be looked into by the Law Minister. Dr. Singh was responding to a letter written by Justice Ba

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Posted in Constitutional Law  2 comments |   327 Views

Bofors case: Apex court buries Quattrocchi link

   13 April 2010 at 23:06

The Quattrocchi component of the Bofors pay-off case in Supreme Court was given a burial on Tuesday with the court asking an advocate to withdraw his PIL questioning defreezing of the Italian businessman's bank account in London. The PIL filed

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Posted in Criminal Law |   289 Views

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