ASI To Maintain Taj While UP Govt, Centre In Charge Of TTZ: SC Records Director General of Archeological Survey of India (ASI) will be responsible for maintenance of the Taj Mahal while joint secretary of Ministry of Environment and commissioner of Agra Division will jointly be in-charge of the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ), the Supreme […]

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Prior Notice To Other Party Before Filing Application To Set Aside Arbitral Award Not Mandatory: SC ‘To construe such a provision as being mandatory would defeat the advancement of justice as it would provide the consequence of dismissing an application filed without adhering to the requirements of Section 34(5), thereby scuttling the process of justice […]

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Vashu Bhagnani’s Production House Moves SC, Seeks Stay On Aishwarya-Starrer ‘Fanney Khan’ Just three days before the release of much-awaited Bollywood film Fanney Khanstarring Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai, producer Vashu Bhagnani’s Pooja Entertainment and Films Ltd has moved the Supreme Court saying he has been cheated in respect of film’s distribution rights which were surreptitiously […]

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Even ‘Patently Erroneous’ Orders Can’t Be Recalled By Criminal Courts, Reiterates SC ‘However patently erroneous the earlier order be, it can only be corrected in the process known to law and not under Section 362 Cr.P.C.’ The Supreme Court in Mohammed Zakir vs. Shabana has observed that a Criminal Court including High Court (while exercising criminal jurisdiction) […]

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PIL Alleges Amazon, Flipkart Hoodwink FDI Norms Through Proxy Sellers, Delhi HC Issues Notice The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart and also the Centre on a PIL alleging that they have been openly violating FDI norms for marketplace model of e-commerce and circumventing them by routing hot-selling products at […]

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“Tarik Pe Tarik”, SC Pulls Up Delhi Police Chief For Having No Solution For Delhi’s Traffic Woes Even After 54 Meetings “We are asking you for a timeline for the third time.  You have held 54 meeting and still we do not have a timeline. Just like in a Hindi movie there is a dialogue tarik pe […]

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)-One Has Supreme Authority Over Genitalia, It is Central To Her Identity, Dignity, And Autonomy, Observes Chandrachud.J The hearing in the PIL praying for the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to be declared unconstitutional on Monday witnessed some positive, feminist remarks from the Supreme Court. “The principle of gender sensitivity is […]

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