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 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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LEGAL SHORTS-Conflict between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles

January 19, 2018 Fundamental Rights are enshrined under Part III of the Constitution of India  and Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) have been enumerated under Part IV of the Constitution of India. Fundamental 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 Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Gujarat HC: Extramarital Affairs is one of the Highest Reasons for Divorce

January 18, 2018 Case name: Bhartiben Bipinbhai Tamboli v. State of Gujarat & Ors. Date of Judgment: January 08, 2018 In this case, two intrinsic issues were deliberated elaborately by the Gujarat High Court. More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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SC on Under Insurance, Averaging Out and Duty of Insurance Company

January 17, 2018 In a recent case, two-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court broadly discussed the principles of “Under-Insurance” and “Averaging out” under the Law of Insurance. In the case I.C. Sharma v. The More...

By Shilpi Sharan On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Trademark Infringement and Passing off- Law and Important Judgments

January 17, 2018 What is Trademark Infringement? Section 29 of the Trademark Act, 1999 provides remedy in cases of trademark infringement. The statutory provision also enlists the circumstances under which a mark More...