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Review petition maintainable before High Court: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a review petition is maintainable before the High Court seeking review of a judgment against which the special leave petition has already been dismissed by the Supreme Court in limine. A Large (three) … Continue reading

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Final rule amending regulations governing H-1B petitions posted: DHS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted today for public inspection, a final rule amending regulations governing H-1B cap-subject petitions, including those that may be eligible for the advanced degree exemption. The final rule reverses the order by which U.S. … Continue reading

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Consumer cases cannot be arbitrated: SC

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that consumer cases cannot be arbitrated under the normal scenario although there is no inhibition in disputes being proceeded in arbitration. “We may, however, hasten to add that in the event a person entitled to … Continue reading

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Six months cooling off period u/s 13B(2) HMA directory: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that the minimum period of six months stipulated under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (the Act) for a motion for passing decree of divorce on the basis … Continue reading

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No limit on inherent powers of High Court u/s 482 CrPC: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that there is no limitation on the inherent power of the High Courts under Section 482 of Criminal Procedure Code (“Cr.P.C.”) to accept petitions and the availability of alternative remedy of criminal revision … Continue reading

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Final Guidance on When to File an Amended or New H-1B Petition: USCIS

On April 9, 2015, the precedent decision Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC (Simeio) (http://goo.gl/eHJLuo) was issued. This decision represents the USCIS position that H-1B petitioners are required to file an amended or new petition before placing an H-1B employee at … Continue reading

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Section 377 of Indian Penal Code constitutional: SC

The Supreme Court of India overruled a Delhi High Court judgment that held Section 377 of Indian Penal Code prohibiting “carnal intercourse against the order of nature” as unconstitutional and infringed the fundamental rights of people. The Court, however, said … Continue reading

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