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Foreign corporations can’t be sued under ATS: USSC

The United States Supreme Court ruled that foreign corporations cannot be sued in United States by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks under the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”) “As demonstrated by this litigation, foreign corporate defendants create … Continue reading

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Enemy Property Ordinance, 2016 Promulgated: Govt.

The President of India has promulgated the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance, 2016 on January 07, 2016 to make amendments to the Enemy Property Act, 1968. The amendments through the Ordinance include that once an enemy property is vested … Continue reading

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PC can be granted for further investigation: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that police remand can be sought in respect of an accused arrested at the stage of further investigation if the interrogation is needed by the investigating agency. “Police remand can be sought under … Continue reading

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Indian Patent Office launches new search facility InPASS

Indian Patent Office has launched a new search facility “Indian Patent Advanced Search System (InPASS)” which allows a full-text search to be conducted in all the Indian Patents as well as Patent Applications. http://goo.gl/xbAjry INPASS supports wild-cards, truncation as well … Continue reading

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Questions as to interpretation of Constitution to be answered by larger Bench: SC

Dealing with the issue of illegal immigration into India from Bangladesh, the Supreme Court of India referred the following substantial questions as to the interpretation of the Constitution to be decided by a minimum of 5 Judges under Article 145(3) … Continue reading

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Indian Govt lifts 2 months gap between visits by foreign nationals

The Government of India has reviewed the provision relating to two months gap between two visits of a foreign national to India on a Tourist Visa. It has been decided to lift the restriction of two month gap on re-entry … Continue reading

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India permit investments from Pakistan

India decided to permit a citizen of Pakistan or an entity incorporated in Pakistan to make investments in India, under the Government route, in sectors/activities other than defence, space and atomic energy.

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