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Awards must be challenged within the time limit: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that an application to set aside arbitral award must be made within the strict statutory timeline and this timeline cannot be extended thereafter by using the provision of “sufficient cause” under the Limitation Act, … Continue reading

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Opposite party has 30 days to file response under Consumer Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the written statement by an opposing party in a consumer dispute matter shall be filed within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of the copy of the complaint with … Continue reading

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Death sentence cannot be carried out in an arbitrary manner: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the execution of death sentence cannot be carried out in an arbitrary manner without following the due process of law. “Condemned prisoners also have a right to dignity and execution of death sentence … Continue reading

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Indian Govt amends Designs Rules, 2001

The Designs Rules, 2001 have been amended with effect from 30 December 2014 pursuant to the Designs (Amendment) Rules, 2014 (Amended Rules). http://goo.gl/VZoPwf

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Govt can’t impose a language as the only medium of instruction: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India ruled that a child has a constitutional right to choose the medium of instruction at the primary school stage and government cannot impose a language, including the mother tongue, as the … Continue reading

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One month period u/s 142 NI Act be reckoned by excluding date of cause of action: SC

In an important ruling, a large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that while calculating the period of one month which is prescribed under Section 142(b) of the Negotiable Instruments Act (“N.I. Act”), the period has to be … Continue reading

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