The Supreme Court today restrained Maharashtra government from imposing penalty on the sales tax levied on Tata Sons Ltd over the use of the TATA brand name by its subsidiaries. A bench of Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justice Amitava Roy stayed the levy
The Supreme Court of India has refused to urgent hearing on a plea seeking a direction to CBI to register a case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for allegedly declaring himself as a British national before company law authorities there. “There is no urgency
Taking his seat in chambers, the judge faced the opposing lawyers. “I have been presented by both of you with a bribe,” the judge began. Both lawyers squirmed uncomfortably. “You, Advocate Kumar, gave me 5 lakh. And you, Advocate Joshi, gave me 10 lakh.” The
The UN Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change, recently, announcedt hat the upcoming UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris on November 30th must serve as the turning point for climate law throughout the world. The conference will take place in Le Bourget in Paris.
The Iranian state sentenced Washington Post journalist to an unspecified prison term after he was convicted on charges that include espionage. The journalist has been sentenced to a prison sentence in a verdict which is not yet finalized. The Journalist was detained on July 22,
A local court has recently granted divorce to a couple after hearing one of the petitioners over Internet video calling facility Skype. Senior Civil Judge of Khammam M Venkata Ramana, based on a recent judgement of Hyderabad High Court, used Skype to interact with the
As per the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Ordinance, 2015 all pending commercial disputes having value of over Rs one crore are required to be transferred to the courts/divisions, i.e. in the Delhi High Court, constituted under the ordinance.
On 27 January 2014, the International Court of Justice rendered its Judgment in the case concerning the Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile). On 16 January 2008, the Republic of Peru filed an Application instituting proceedings against the Republic of Chile in respect of a dispute
The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav on a plea filed by activist Sanjay Shukla seeking his removal on the ground of his alleged involvement in the Vyapam scam, currently being probed by CBI. The multi-crore
Concerned over the shrinkage of wetlands across the country, the National Green Tribunal has asked all states to implead themselves as parties and sought the response of the Environment Ministry on a plea seeking their identification and protection. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter