Salient features of draft National Civil Aviation Policy, 2015

By Varsha G. Subramanian Introduction The Ministry of Civil Aviation (“MCA”) has introduced a revised draft of National Civil Aviation Policy, 2015 (“New Policy”), in order to promote the growth of Indian civil aviation sector. The

Compact Disc – Valid evidence in the Courts

By Himanshi Parekh and Varsha G Subramanian Introduction: The Supreme Court, in the case of Shamsher Singh v. State of Haryana[1], has considered the admissibility of a compact disc (“CD”) as evidence in the court

Lal Babu Priyadarshi v. Amritpal Singh – Trademark over name of religious books

By Shalini Singh and J. Mandakini Introduction In the case of Lal Babu Priyadarshi vs. Amritpal Singh[1], the Supreme Court has considered the question of registration of names of holy books as trademarks. Facts Lal

FDI norms across key sectors relaxed

By Varsha G. Subramanian and Mandakini J. The Government of India (“GOI”) amended its Foreign Direct Investment (“FDI”) policy through Press Note issued on 10 November 2015 (“PN 2015”) The amendment makes a leap forward in the

Prakash & Ors v. Phulawati & Ors – Inheritance rights of a daughter over coparcenary property

By Mandakini J. and Varsha G Subramanian Introduction In the case of Prakash & Ors. v Phulawati & Ors.[1], the Supreme Civil Appeal No.7217 of 2013 Court has dealt with the question of retrospective application of Section 6

The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015: A Primer

By Srinivas Atreya Chatti In what is being termed as a significant move towards creating a more effective arbitration regime, the President of India promulgated the Arbitration and Conciliation Amendment Ordinance[1] (the ‘Ordinance’) on Friday,

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