LEGAL SHORTS: Criminal Law- Difference between Complaint and FIR

January 22, 2018 Complaint and First Information Report (FIR) are two concepts in Criminal Law which are often assumed to convey the same meaning, however the Code of Criminal Procedure renders distinction between the two. The difference between complaint and FIR is demonstrated below:    More...

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By Shilpi Sharan On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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State Bar Council cannot Interfere with Bar Association Elections

January 22, 2018 Bar Association Lahar, Dist. Bhind v. State Bar Council of M.P. and Anr. Date of Judgment: January 09, 2018 In the case seminal issues that arose before the Madhya Pradesh High Court were: Whether More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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SC Restrains Couple from Uploading Each Others Photographs on Social Media

January 22, 2018 In the case, the appellant and the complainant-wife contended that their marriage should be annulled and the appellant husband should be allowed to pay a substantial sum of alimony towards her More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Supreme Court to Decide on Exclusion of Creamy Layer from SC/ST Category

January 21, 2018 A plea has been lodged in the Supreme Court seeking prevention of creamy layer from availing benefits under the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes Category. In the case Samta Andolan Samiti v. Union More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Caste is Determined by Birth or Marriage? Read SC’s Verdict on this

January 21, 2018 In a landmark judgment, pronounced by the Supreme Court on January 19 in the case of Sunita Singh v. State of Uttar Pradesh (read the case here), the Bench has held that a person’s caste is determined More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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LEGAL SHORTS-Bailable and Non-Bailable Offences, Cognizable and Non-Cognizable Offences

January 20, 2018 Difference between Bailable and Non-Bailable Offences BAILABLE OFFENCES NON-BAILABLE OFFENCE Bailable offence means an offence which is shown as bailable in the First Schedule or which More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Bombay HC Sets Aside MahaRERA’s Order for being Non-Reasoned

January 20, 2018 The Bombay High Court in a case recently taken up by it has quashed the order passed by Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA), whereby MahaRERA, Mumbai vide its order dated November More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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TM Renewal: Sending of O-3 Notice Mandatory Prior to TM Removal

January 19, 2018 Kleenage Products (India) Private Limited v. The Registrar of Trademarks & Ors. (Bombay High Court) Date of Judgment: January 18, 2018 In this case, the Bombay High Court has reiterated the More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Constitutional Validity of Adultery Provision to be Decided by Larger Bench of SC

January 19, 2018 In the case Joseph Shine v. Union of India taken up by the Supreme Court earlier this month, the Petitioner had challenged the constitutional validity of Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code  and Section More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Update on Aadhaar Case- Day 2

January 18, 2018 Senior Advocate Shyam Diwan continued with his arguments against Aadhaar Act and mandatory enrollment promulgated under the Act. Some noteworthy arguments and question raised by the Bench today More...