Government Notifies Strict Provisions Of Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019

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                       It is most heartening to learn that as per an official release, the Government has notified 63 provisions of the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019 including the ones dealing with enhanced penalties for various traffic offences. The new clauses would come into effect from September 1, 2019. The Ministry of Road Transport and… Read more »

SC Dismisses Pre-Arrest Bail Plea Of P Chidambaram

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                   In a big jolt to former Finance Minister – P Chidambaram, the Supreme Court most recently on September 5, 2019 in the notable judgment titled P Chidambaram Vs Directorate Of Enforcement in Criminal Appeal No. 1340 of 2019 (Arising out of SLP (Cri.) No. 7523 of 2019) has dismissed the fervent plea of pre-arrest… Read more »

Ambiguity in Preferential Voting Rights

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Disha Jain Preference shareholders are entitled to number of benefits as opposed to ordinary shareholders due to their position in the company. The foremost benefit being that they will be paid first when the company makes a decision of the payment of dividends. They are not entitled to voting rights, which is enjoyed by the… Read more »

NDPS: Reverse Burden Of Proof Does Not Absolve Prosecution From Establishing Prima Facie Case Against Accused: SC

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It must be mentioned right at the outset that in a significant development, the Supreme Court in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Hanif Khan @ Annu Khan Vs Central Bureau Of Narcotics Through Inspector L.P. Ojha in Criminal Appeal No(s). 1206 of 2013 delivered on August 20, 2019 has observed clearly and… Read more »

Judicial Service – HC Can’t Modify/Relax Instructions Issued By Public Service Commission: SC

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                               In a noteworthy and commendable judgment titled The State of Tamil Nadu & Ors Vs G Hemalathaa & Anr in Civil Appeal No. 6669 of 2019 (Arising out of SLP (C) No. 14093 of 2019) delivered by the Supreme Court on August 28, 2019, a strict, stern and strong message has been sent… Read more »

Review And Reconsider Conviction And Sentencing Of Jadhav: ICJ To Pakistan

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“Truth and justice have prevailed. Congratulations to ICJ for a verdict based on extensive study of facts. I am sure Kulbhushan Jadhav will get justice.” –       PM Narendra Modi                                                    It goes without saying that in a major legal and diplomatic victory for India and also simultaneously in a major legal and diplomatic setback along with… Read more »

Biggest Slap By ICJ Directly Right On The Face Of Pakistan

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It is a no brainer that in a major landmark, latest and laudable judgment that has endorsed India’s plea that former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav’s trial under espionage and terror charges in Pakistan violated clearly and blatantly the international law, the International Court of Justice on July 17, 2019 clearly, categorically and convincingly ruled… Read more »