Article 370-3
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The piece delves into Chief Justice DY Chandrachud’s deep analysis of the history of Jammu and Kashmir, how the State did not possess ‘sovereignty’ and temporary status of Article 370 and validity of the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Act, 2019.

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Uttarakhand SCDRC sets aside the impugned order of DCDRC passed in a consumer complaint as its President was not part of the proceedings, thereby disregarding the mandate in S. 36 of Consumer Protection Act, 2019.

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Supreme Court refused to give effect to the appointment of an officer of the Ministry of Law and Justice as an arbitrator.

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Supreme Court said that the petitioner has no locus to file the petition to sought inauguration of new Parliament building by the President and not the Prime Minister of India and that he should be grateful that the Court is not imposing any costs on him.

Delhi High Court
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The President has appointed Shri Dharmesh Sharma, Judicial Officer is appointed as Additional Judge of Delhi High Court for a period of

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The first reference under Article 143 was made in the Delhi Laws case, wherein, the President referred three questions to the Supreme Court for its opinion.

Ministry of Law and Justice
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On 31-01-2023, the President has given assent to Maritime Anti-Piracy Act, 2022. The Act has been enacted to give effect to the

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    The President has appointed Shri Justice Dipankar Datta, Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, to be a Judge of

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    Supreme Court: In appeal against the judgment passed by the Karnataka High Court three-judge bench of Uday Umesh Lalit*, C.J.,

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On 17.10.2022, it has been notified that President Droupadi Murmu has appointed Justice Dr. DY Chandrachud to be the 50th Chief Justice

Madras High Court
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    Madras High Court: A Division Bench of Munishwar Nath Bhandari, CJ and S. Ananthi, J. directed the State Government to

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The President has accepted the resignation of Shri Girish Chandra Murmu as Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. 2. The President has

Legislation UpdatesStatutes/Bills/Ordinances

In pursuance of the commitment to ensure safety of depositors across banks, the President has promulgated the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020. (Click

Legislation UpdatesStatutes/Bills/Ordinances

President promulgates Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 Insertion of new Section 10 A after Section 10. Suspension of initiation of corporate

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S.O. 1091(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (a) of clause (1) of article 80 of the Constitution of India, read

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President rejects the mercy petition of Pawan Gupta one of the convicts in Nirbhaya Case. A Delhi court had deferred till further

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President on 28-12-2019 promulgated the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. Insolvency and

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The International Financial Services Centres Authority Act, 2019 received President’s assent on 19-12-2019. It is an Act to provide for the establishment

Case BriefsForeign Courts

Supreme Court of Uganda: The Full Bench of Katureebe, CJ., Arach-Amoko, Mwangusya, Opio-Aweri, Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, and Mugamba, JJ SC; and Tumwesigye, AG JSC

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THE AADHAAR AND OTHER LAWS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019 No. 9 of 2019 Promulgated by the President in-the-Seventieth Year of the Republic of India.