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Can High Court entertain a writ petition, notwithstanding the existence of Arbitration Clause in the contract?

Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. Vs CG Power And Industrial Solutions Limited The Allahabad High Court allowed a writ petition filed by CG Power and Industrial Solutions Limited challenging the directions issued by...

Who is third Gender and why legal recognition of this Gender is important?

National Legal Services Authority vs. Union of India and Ors. Members of Transgender Community, by filing a writ petition, sought legal declaration of their gender identity than the one assigned to them, male or female,...

Whether Fundamental Rights can be amended or not?

I.C. Golak Nath and Ors. vs. State of Punjab and Ors. (27.02.1967 – SC) Citation: AIR 1967 SC 1643 Fact: The Golaknath Family had 500 Acres of farmland of which the Government held they could keep only...

Prashant Bhushan’s Contempt Petition

In Re Prashant Bhushan, SUO MOTU CONTEMPT PETITION (CRL.) NO.1 OF 2020 Decided on: 14.08.2020 Bench Supreme Court of India: Justice Arun Mishra, Justice BR Gavai and Justice Krishna Murari Issue: Following tweets by Sr....

Waiver of cooling period of six months under section 13(B) of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 due to personal inconveniences

Mayank Shrivastava V. Smt Ritu ShrivastavaCriminal Appeal No.256 of 2019High Court of Madhya PradeshDecided on- 09.04.2019 Issue: Whether personal inconvenience of couples can be considered as a valid ground to waiver the cooling period of...

Protection under section 53A of the Transfer of Property Act

Union of India V. M/s K.C. Sharma and CoDecided on: 17/8/2020Court: Supreme Court Civil Appeal No 9049-9053 of 2011 Issue: Whether the protection under section 53A of the transfer of property act is available to a...

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