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Legislators not barred from practicing as advocates: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the legislators are not debarred from practicing as advocates during the period when they continue to be the Members of Parliament or the State Assembly/Council. “The provisions of the Act of 1961 and … Continue reading

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Visit of foreign lawyer to India for giving legal advice on foreign law may amount to practice of law: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that visit of any foreign lawyer to India on ‘fly in and fly out’ basis for giving legal advice regarding foreign law may amount to practice of law if it … Continue reading

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Govt. educational institutions to reserve 5% seats for persons with disabilities: SC

The Supreme Court of India directed that all government educational institutions and others receiving aid from the government shall reserve at least 5 per cent seats for persons with disabilities while making admission of students in educational courses of higher … Continue reading

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Colgate-Palmolive bid to patent Nutmeg mothwash foiled: Govt

Government of India foiled an attempt by consumer goods giant Colgate-Palmolive to patent a mouthwash formula containing herb extract by citing ancient texts that show it was traditionally used in ancient medicinal practices. Traditional Knowledge Digital Library of Council of … Continue reading

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