Madras High Court allowed Advantage Strategic Consulting Singapore Private Limited, a foreign company to proceed with the defamation case against renowned politician and economist Dr. Subramanian Swamy
Section 52 of the Transfer of Property Act is an expression of the principle “pending a litigation nothing new should be introduced”. It provides that pendente lite, neither party to the litigation, in which any right to immovable property is in question, can alienate or otherwise deal with such property so as to affect his appointment
Calcutta High Court held that an arbitrator unilaterally appointed by one party lacks inherent jurisdiction to adjudicate disputes between both the parties.
Election officers had seized a sizable number of rice bags from the petitioner’s premises apprehending that petitioner was trying to get undue benefit in the upcoming Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections.
Meghalaya High Court said that there is no limitation on the powers of the Governor in conferring a part of the authority pertaining to the Penal Code or some special law, to a particular Court or officer appointed in that behalf.
Supreme Court held that it is not necessary to make obtaining of CTE and CTO mandatory and directed the CPCB to ensure that its guidelines are scrupulously followed and once the guidelines are scrupulously adhered to, no direction to obtain CTE and CTO for starting/operating a petroleum outlet is warranted.
Supreme Court said that as four of the six cases have been filed by the respondent company before the Dwarka Courts at New Delhi and only two such cases are pending before the Courts at Nagpur, it would be convenient and in the interest of all concerned, that the cases be transferred to the Dwarka Courts at New Delhi.
The practice and procedure, both pre and post GST are consistent and involve participation of the officer of the DGGI in issuance of show cause notices.
Justice Dipankar Datta, was born on 09-02-1965 in a Bengali family. He served as a Judge in the Calcutta High Court, and as a Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, then he was sworn in as Supreme Court Judge by Chief Justice Dr D.Y. Chandrachud on 12-12-2022
The entire trajectory of this case must be deprecated. When a principle challenge against the termination fails and while an appeal is pending, one distress warrant is challenged in Delhi only to be allegedly later withdrawn and other distress warrants are now brought before this Court.
The writ petitions raise an important question relating to the powers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to provisionally attach properties under Section 5 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) even though no proceedings relating to the predicate offense may have been initiated by the competent agency functioning under an independent statute and in terms of which the scheduled offense stands created.
Where there exists any iota of inconsistency between two provisions of a same instrument, the former clause shall prevail over the latter one
Delhi High Court: In a review petition filed under Section 114 read with Section 151 of the Civil Procedure Code on behalf
The Karnataka High Court strictly admonished the petitioner for abusing every jurisdiction of law but refused to impose exemplary costs as the same would only increase the agony of the petitioner, whose marriage was annulled albeit with consent.
Allahabad High Court: In a suo motu contempt application against an Advocate, the division bench of Ashwani Kumar Mishra and Shiv Shanker
Bombay High Court: In the present appeal filed under Section 260-A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 preferred against the
It has been alleged that the Ecological concerns have not been taken into consideration while granting lease to certain Salt Plants. NGT will now decide if it has the power to cancel the lease on the grounds that the lease has an adverse impact on the environment.
Section 9 of CPC is also symbolised as the gateway to the civil Courts as it envisages not only the inherent powers of the Civil Courts to entertain any suit of a civil nature, but also the inherent rights of the disgruntled yet hopeful litigants to approach the civil Courts with a huge expectation that they will get justice from this forum, which would adjudicate upon their infracted legal rights and will invoke the legal machinery to protect and vindicate such rights.
Fraud, as an exception to the rule of non-interference with encashment of bank guarantees, is not any fraud, but a fraud of an egregious nature, going to the root i.e., to the foundation of the bank guarantee and an established fraud. The entire case of the respondent fails to qualify for this.
Calcutta High Court | Krishna Rao, J., held that under Companies Act, 2013, Civil Courts have jurisdiction to enquire into