Supreme Court fixes plea challenging Maha CM’s election for final disposal on Jul 23

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The Supreme Court Wednesday fixed for final disposal a plea challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the state assembly for alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal cases against him in the nomination papers. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said that it will list… Read more »

3 Economic Laws Practice (ELP) Partners join hands with former L&S lawyers to form Sarvada Legal

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Economic Laws Practice (ELP) Partners MP Devnath and Vivek Sharma, and Associate Partner Abhishek Anand have joined forces with Seetharaman & Associates. The merged entity has been rebranded as Sarvada Legal. The Partners from Seetharaman & Associates include: S Seetharaman – International Trade, Customs and Regulatory Atul Sharma – International Trade, Customs and Regulatory Sundar… Read more »

Karnataka High Court dismisses United Spirits’ plea for release of IDBI-held shares

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The Karnataka High Court has dismissed a plea by United SpiritsNSE -0.04 %, seeking release of its securities held by IDBI BankNSE -0.14 % as a pledge from United Breweries Holdings (UBHL) against the bank’s exposure to the defunct Kingfisher AirlinesNSE -11.11 % (KFA) Finding “no merit” in USL’s petition, the High Court has held… Read more »

Supreme Court judge recuses herself from hearing pleas against Bombay High Court order on laws on beef

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Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra Monday recused herself from hearing a batch of appeals and cross-appeals challenging a Bombay High Court verdict which held that mere possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside the state cannot invite criminal action. A bench headed by Justice A M Sapre said that Justice Malhotra was recusing herself… Read more »

Delhi court sentences AAP MLA to 3 months in jail for obstructing polling process

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A Delhi court Tuesday sentenced AAP MLA Manoj Kumar to three months in jail for obstructing the election process at a booth in east Delhi during the 2013 Assembly polls, saying offences relating to polls should be sternly dealt with. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal, however, granted Kumar bail on furnishing a bond of… Read more »