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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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Solitary confinement unconstitutional: UTHC

The Uttarakhand High Court ruled that keeping a convict in solitary confinement before the exhaustion of his or her constitutional and other rights is unconstitutional. “This practice to keep the convict in custodial segregation/solitary confinement before the exhaustion of his … Continue reading

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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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CBI out of purview of Right to Information Act: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently reiterated that the expression ‘Human Rights Violation’ as used in proviso to Section 24(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (“Act”) cannot be extended to include controversies relating the service matters, and hence information … Continue reading

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Parties should stick to the agreement: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that a party cannot be permitted to go back on an assignment agreement signed by it, that included an arbitration clause, vis-à-vis assigning rights in his literary works alleging that the terms of such … Continue reading

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National Intellectual Property Rights Policy released: Govt.

Indian Government has released ‘National Intellectual Property Rights Policy’. http://goo.gl/GjIECS  

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Privacy Rights should be protected during litigation: DHC

Raising serious concerns over the disclosure of the most private and personal details by the parties during the matrimonial litigation and thus affecting the privacy rights, the Delhi High Court issued the below directions to the Family Courts in Delhi. … Continue reading

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