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CPC Order XXVII Rule 8A ‘archaic’, no exceptional treatment for Government: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that no exceptional treatment can be given to the Government while considering the application for stay filed by the Government in proceedings under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act. Section 34 … Continue reading

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Suit can be filed in a court pertaining to properties situated in jurisdiction of other courts: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that for a suit filed in a court pertaining to properties situated in jurisdiction of more than two courts, the suit is maintainable only when suit is filed on one cause of action. The … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property composite suit maintainable: DHC

In an important ruling, a Large Bench of the Delhi High Court ruled that a composite suit that joins two causes of action – one for infringement of a registered design and the other for passing off, is maintainable. The … Continue reading

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Draft Passenger Charter notified for Public Consultation: Govt.

Government of India today informed that the Draft Passenger Charter defining rights for air passengers has being notified today for public consultation. The following initiatives are proposed: Passenger Charter: A Draft Passenger Charter defining rights for air passengers has being … Continue reading

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Sections 124/125 and 47/57 of Trademarks Act are not mutually exclusive: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that during a civil suit if an aggrieved party does not approach the Tribunal for a decision on the issue of invalidity of trademark registration, the right to raise the … Continue reading

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Arbitration seat determines courts’ jurisdiction: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently held that when an agreement provided for a specific seat of arbitration and restricted the jurisdiction of all courts except for the court of the seat of arbitration, no other court will have any … Continue reading

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Radical changes in FDI policy regime; Most sectors on automatic route for FDI: Govt.

Indian Government has decided to introduce a number of amendments in the FDI Policy. Changes introduced in the policy include increase in sectoral caps, bringing more activities under automatic route and easing of conditionalities for foreign investment. These amendments seek … Continue reading

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Second Complaint maintainable in District Forum: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that a second complaint to the District Forum under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 is maintainable when the first complaint was dismissed for default or non-prosecution. “….there is no provision parallel to the … Continue reading

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Reforms in FDI: Govt.

To further boost the investment environment and to bring in foreign investments in the country, the Government of India has brought in FDI related Reforms and liberalisation touching upon 15 major Sectors of the Economy.  The salient measures are: Limited … Continue reading

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Doctrine of Attractive Nuisance and Negligence dwelled upon: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently had an opportunity to dwell on the concepts of ‘doctrine of attractive nuisance’ and ‘negligence’ under the tort law. The Court was dealing a case wherein six children died due to drowning in open drains. Absolving the … Continue reading

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