SC on Liability of Owner of Newspaper for Defamatory Publication

December 08, 2017 Mohammed Abdulla Khan vs. Prakash K. Date of Judgment: December 04, 2017 In the instant case, the Two-Judge Bench of Supreme Court took up a crucial issue pertaining to the vicarious liability of the owner of newspaper for defamatory content prepared by the Editor and published in the newspaper. In the case at hand, the Supreme Court More...

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By Shilpi Sharan On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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HUF: Cogent Evidence required to Prove Family Property as Self-Acquired

December 06, 2017 Adiveppa & ors. vs Bhimappa & ors. The Supreme Court in its recent ruling substantiated on the cogent evidence, oral as well as documentary required while proving that a property in HUF More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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SC: Advocate’s Fee based on Percentage of Result of Litigation is Illegal

December 06, 2017 Sunitha v. State of Telengana & Anr. Date of Judgment: December 05, 2017 In this recent judgment, the Supreme Court has made a scathing attack on high fees charged by legal professionals and More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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SC on Powers of First Appellate Court under the Code of Civil Procedure

December 06, 2017 C.Venkata Swamy vs H.N. Shivanna (D) By LR. Etc. Date of Judgment: December 04, 2017 In this recent case, taken up by the Two-Judge Bench of Supreme Court, the Court elucidated on the powers and More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Punjab HC: Insurer Liable even if Indian Vehicle Meets Accident Abroad

December 05, 2017 Anil Kumar v. Roop Kumar Sharma & Anr. Date of Judgment: November 13, 2017 In this recent case, the High Court of Punjab and Haryana has made a noteworthy judgment pertaining to Insurance More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Limitation Act: Invoking Residuary Entry when Act Provides Specific Limitation

December 04, 2017 Damini and Another v. Managing Director, Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. & Anr. Date of Judgment: September 14, 2017 In a recent case, the Supreme Court has held that residuary entry under More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Arbitration Award and Setting Aside of Award under the Arbitration Act

December 02, 2017 Arbitration Award What are the Essential elements of an Arbitral award? According to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 an Arbitral Award: Shall be in writing; Shall be signed by members More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Anti-Competitive Agreements under the Competition Act

December 01,2017 What is an Anti-competitive Agreement? Section 3 of the Competition Act, 2002 The Act under Section 3(1) prevents any enterprise or association from entering into any agreement which causes or More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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What is Abuse of Dominant Position under Competition Act?

November 30, 2017 Section 4 of Competition Act Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 prevents any enterprise or group from abusing its dominant position. The Act also provides circumstances under which there is More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Limited Scope of Judicial Intervention under Arbitration Act

November 30, 2017 One of the intrinsic objectives behind the enactment of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 was reducing the scope of judicial intervention. The Indian Legislature in conformity with Article More...