Supreme Court sets aside merger order of NSEL with 63 moons technologies limited .

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Judgment dated 30.04.2019 passed by the Hon. Supreme Court in 63 moons technologies limited (formerly, FTIL) Vs Union of India & Others Vide a detailed judgment dated 30.04.2019, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India was pleased to hold that the Order dated 12.02.2016 of forced amalgamation passed by the Central Government, was ultra vires of… Read more »

Supreme Court Designates 37 Lawyers As Senior Advocates

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      In a major and significant development, the Supreme Court which is the highest court in India has for the second time designated 37 lawyers as “Senior Advocates”. It goes without saying that it is a big honour for all these 37 lawyers to be designated as “Senior Advocates”. But then they deserve… Read more »

Modi Govt’s Electoral Bond Scheme Has Serious Impact On Transparency In Political Funding : ECI Tells SC

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Anonymous corporate donations could lead to the increased use of black money for political funding through shell companies, expressed the ECI. Disagreeing with the version of the Central Government, the Election Commission of India has told the Supreme Court that the ‘Electoral Bonds Scheme’ has a serious impact on transparency in political funding. The counter-affidavit… Read more »

Corrupt Judicial Offices Are To Be Declared As Anti-Nationals: Madras HC Judge Justice SM Subramaniam

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“Corruption becomes way of life which is deep-rooted almost in all levels.” Corrupt Judicial Officers are to be declared as Anti Nationals, said Justice SM Subramaniam and called for initiating drastic measures in order to control corruptions in various forms. The judge made this observation while considering a petition challenging suspension of a public servant… Read more »

We Should Shun The Caste System: P&H HC Bars Mentioning Of Caste In FIRs, Memos Etc.

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“There is no scientific, intellectual, social and logical basis for caste system.” Putting an end to a ‘colonial legacy’ practice of mentioning caste status in criminal proceedings, the Punjab and Haryana High Court observed that caste system is profoundly illogical and is also against the basic tenets of the Constitution. We should, as a public… Read more »

Supreme Court Reiterates Basic Principles Of Judicial Review Of Administrative Decisions

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“Judicial review under Article 226 is directed, not against the decision, but the decision making process.” The Supreme Court, in a judgment delivered on Thursday, reiterated some basic principles of judicial review of administrative decisions. The bench comprising Justice R. Banumathi and Justice Indira Banerjee were considering an appeal (Sarvepalli Ramaiah vs. The District Collector,… Read more »

IIM-Indore journal published ‘How Vested Interests Eroded the Best ‘Make in India’ Story

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A year-long evidence-based research titled ‘How Vested Interests Eroded the Best ‘Make in India’ Story’, has been published in the IIM-Indore journal. This research by noted Prof. Ganapathy Lakshman Sharma explains how regulatory overreach can lead to a market crisis, hugely impacting the growth of financial markets. The research also explores the crucial role of… Read more »