Humour- Law Suit

A young lawyer, defending a businessman in a lawsuit, feared the worst. He asked a senior partner whether he ought to send the judge a pack of moneybag. “The judge is an honorable man,” the horrified senior partner exclaimed. “If you do, I guarantee you’ll

Force Majeure and the Law

 Term “FORCE MAJEURE” refers to an irresistible force or an unforeseen event beyond the control of a party, making it materially impossible to fulfill a contractual obligation. It maybe an overpowering force by itself, which prevents fulfillment of a contract and does not allow it to be

Music Inspired by Woman

There is an age old saying “Behind every great man there is a woman“. Nowhere perhaps is the saying more apt than in the realm of music. From times immemorial, great composers and their music have been influenced and inspired by women in varying degrees.


History of Maritime Law

Seaborne transport was one of the earliest channels of commerce. Rules to resolve disputes involving maritime trade developed along with it. Here are some ancient laws which governed sea, shipping and maritime matters. Code of Ur Nammu 2100 BC Code of Lipit Ishtar 1934 BC

Indrani’s judicial custody extended till Oct 19

In connection to Sheena Bora murder case, the local magistrate on 05.10.2015 extended the judicial custody of Indrani Mukherjea, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyam Rai till October 19. The three have been arrested on the charge of murdering Sheena Bora disposing of

Polluted lake near Tughlaqabad Fort unacceptable

Manoj Kumar, the Petitioner has filed a PIL before the Delhi HC claiming that there was a forested area near Tughlaqabad Fort on DDA land and local residents were running illegal factories using chemicals and their polluted, hazardous water was flowing into the forest which

Thailand Prime Minister files criminal case against the Attorney General

Former Thai Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra filed a criminal case against Attorney General Trakul Winitnaiyaphak, who were alleged of abusing he power and causing damage to others and interfering with her case. In February 2014, Shinawatra was charged with neglect of duty relating to management of the country’s multi-billion

Gandhi Jayanti- Remembering “BAPU”

Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday (Gandhi Jayanti or Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti) is a gazetted holiday in India on October 2 each year. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (‘Great Soul’) was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, in North West India, on 2nd October 1869. He was