March 17, 2022

Lesser/Lessee Disputes whether Arbitrable

Lesser, Lessee Disputes whether Arbitrable Vidya Drolia and Ors vs Durga Trading Corp

IntroductionIn the month of December 2020, a Judgement was passed by a 3-Judge Bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of Vidya Drolia & Ors. V. Durga Trading Corporation, which has put rest to the controversies that have been revolving around the concept of Arbitration Law Jurisprudence ever since the Act of 1996 […]

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January 31, 2020

Adverse Possession

Judgement on Adverse Possession

In a recent decision on 7th August, 2019, the Honourable Supreme court of India has passed a judgement wherein it has been held that adverse possession has roots in a principle that awards ownership of a land to a person who makes the best or highest use of land.It means that if a person who […]

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September 10, 2018

Section 377 verdict- Victory long-awaited

Section 377 verdict- Victory long-awaited

The world is changing for sure – Law is a reflection of what happens in Society and what is needed too. Therefore it will always change when society is transforming. One of the most striking examples of this has been the abolishing of major aspects of Section 377 of India Penal Code, a Colonial period […]

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March 10, 2018

Daughters have equal shares in Ancestral Property,even though they were born before enactment of the Hindu Succession Act – A Judgement by Supreme Court


The Supreme Court has ruled that daughters born before the enactment of the Hindu Succession Act of 1956 are entitled to equal shares as the son in ancestral property. The verdict was issued in an appeal filed by daughters who challenged a decree in a partition suit that excluded them from the partition.The Partition suit […]

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July 25, 2017

Evicting a tenant on the basis of personal necessity

Judgement against the tenant

The landlord can now seek eviction on the ground of bona fide requirement of tenanted premises for the purposes of the business requirement of the son, daughter or any other member of the family dependant on him or her.The High Court has held in the case of  Bhupinder Singh Bawa v. Asha Devi  that there […]

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July 20, 2017

When can a Consumer file a complaint?

Consumer can file a complaint

The time period for filing a complaint for a consumer from the date of violation of a right is 2 years. The law in this regard is laid down in Sec24-A of Consumer protection act of 1986The Supreme Court however in this Landmark Judgement of National Insurance Company Ltd. Vs. Hindustan Safety Glass Works Ltd. has […]

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