INDIAN ADVOCATES CAN ADVERTISE NOW : BCI RULES AMENDED

We all know that the Advocates Act, 1961 had barred the Indian Advocates from making any kind of advertisement in any kind of media whether it be newspapers, internet, banners, etc. After the Second World War the International Economic Order which emerged, encouraged Free Trade in goods. India was a founder signatory to the General Agreement on … Continue reading INDIAN ADVOCATES CAN ADVERTISE NOW : BCI RULES AMENDED

Muslim Mother Can Act As Legal Guardian Of Minor Kid’s Gifted Properties: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has held that although the principles of Mohammedan law do not expressly confer the right of guardianship to women, mothers can act as legal guardians of properties gifted to their minor children and the acceptance of properties gifted to their minor children and the acceptance of properties by them would be … Continue reading Muslim Mother Can Act As Legal Guardian Of Minor Kid’s Gifted Properties: Madras HC

Electronic Record; Sharadendu Tiwari Vs. Ajay Arjun Singh [Madhya Pradesh High Court, 17-01-2017]

Electronic Record Order VII Rule 14 of the Code of Civil Procedure Anwar P.V. v. P.K. Bashir, 2014 (10) SCC 437 A compact disc is an electronic records. As per Section 59 of the Evidence Act, all facts accept contents of electronic records may be proved by oral evidence. Section 65-A ordains that contents of electronic … Continue reading Electronic Record; Sharadendu Tiwari Vs. Ajay Arjun Singh [Madhya Pradesh High Court, 17-01-2017]

Social Justice Bench is back in Supreme Court; Ten Miscellaneous cases will be heard on Regular days

Justice JS Khehar took over as the Chief Justice of India two weeks ago, He has already introduced some important changes in the apex court. Non-miscellaneous days (Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays) will now have  ten miscellaneous cases listed for hearing. According to a circular published on Supreme Court website today, “Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, which were … Continue reading Social Justice Bench is back in Supreme Court; Ten Miscellaneous cases will be heard on Regular days

Order in Sahara Birla pay-offs a blackmark on the reputation of Supreme Court, Prashant Bhushan

Criticizing the order passed by the Supreme Court today in  the plea filed by NGO Common Cause seeking SIT probe into Sahara Birla pay-offs, Advocate Prashant Bhushan said that the order is very unfortunate and a set-back to the campaign against corruption. He also termed the order a blackmark on the reputation of Supreme Court. “This judgment … Continue reading Order in Sahara Birla pay-offs a blackmark on the reputation of Supreme Court, Prashant Bhushan

Sahara-Birla Payoffs: Democracy cannot function if investigation ordered without cogent material

The Supreme Court today dismissed the interim application filed by NGO Common Cause seeking SIT investigation into the Sahara-Birla Pay-offs. A Bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy heard the parties for the whole day before passing a detailed order dismissing the case. Advocate Prashant Bhushan appeared for the petitioner NGO while Attorney General … Continue reading Sahara-Birla Payoffs: Democracy cannot function if investigation ordered without cogent material