Monthly Archives: November 2012

Seller is entitled to forfeit earnest money deposit where the sale of an immovable property falls through by the fault of purchaser: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the seller is entitled to forfeit the earnest money deposit where the sale of an immovable property falls through by reason of the fault or failure of the purchaser. The question whether the … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court of India issues further directions until legislative enactment on the subject of sexual harassment is in place

In an important decision, a large Bench of the Supreme Court of India has issued further necessary directions until legislative enactment (The Protection of Women Against Sexual Harassment at Work Place Bill, 2010 is still pending in Parliament) on the … Continue reading

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Delhi High Court stays order restraining makers of the Bollywood to be released movie ‘Chakravyuh’ with the controversial song

Delhi High Court stayed the order that restrained makers of the Bollywood to be released movie ‘Chakravyuh’ from releasing, transmitting, distributing, exhibiting, performing or communicating to the public by any means or technology, aural or audio visual performance of the … Continue reading

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Group of Experts recommend conceptual framework for the proposed Privacy legislation for India

A Group of Experts constituted by Government of India recommended a conceptual framework for the proposed Privacy legislation for India covering the following five salient features: a) Technological neutrality and inter-operability with international standards. b) Multi-dimensional privacy c) Horizontal applicability … Continue reading

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Supreme Court issue guidelines on the question of when should a claim of juvenility be recognised

A larger Bench of the Supreme Court of India issued the following guidelines on the question of when should a claim of juvenility be recognised and sent for determination when it is raised for the first time in appeal or … Continue reading

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Delhi High Court restrains makers of Bollywood to be released movie ‘Chakravyuh’

Delhi High Court restrained makers of the Bollywood to be released movie ‘Chakravyuh’  from releasing, transmitting, distributing, exhibiting, performing or communicating to the public by any means or technology, aural or audio visual performance of the impugned song ‘Mehngai’ using … Continue reading

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Guidelines to identify and check the practice of bonded labour in India: SC

The Supreme Court of India has ordered as per below in an attempt to identify and check the practice of bonded labour in India and to rehabilitate those who are victims of this practice: – (1) Fresh surveys be conducted … Continue reading

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