June 18, 2021
The Model Tenancy Act 2021: A Complete Analytical Breakdown

Model Tenancy Act 2021 - Given that the biggest challenge in the rental market across the country is to bridge the long-lasting trust deficit between landlords and tenants, a framework law for renting premises backed with an effective and efficient dispute resolution mechanism was the need of the hour. After almost two years of announcing […]

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April 15, 2021
Chronicles of Tata-Mistry: How the Supreme Court of India overturned a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ into an ‘Irenic Victory’?

Settling the controversy in yet another notable judgment dated March 26, 2021 in Tata Consultancy Services Limited v. Cyrus Investments Pvt. Ltd. and others.(The Tata Mistry Controversy) [1], the three-judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, comprising Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, Justice A.S. Bopanna and Justice V. Ramasubramanian allowed the appeals […]

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October 21, 2020
“Violation Of Principles Of Natural Justice By Insurers”

Principles of Natural Justice: Its Violation by Insurers and its Significance in the Justice System As per the traditional common law, the principles of natural justice can be narrowed down to two Latin maxims: Nemo debet esse judex in propria causa (i.e. ‘no one should be made a judge in his own cause’ which is […]

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June 23, 2020
Victory of Liberty vis-à-vis Juror Unanimity: RAMOS v. LOUISIANA

Juror Unanimity and the Bill of Rights Amidst the outbreak of COVID-19 and the plethora of news content relating to the pandemic surfacing nowadays, a recent landmark judgment passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of the United States went rather inconspicuous. In its judgment dated 20th April 2020 in Ramos v. Louisiana[1], the judgment of […]

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June 6, 2020
INOX vs PVR- The Turf War Intensifies!

The Hon’ble High Court of Delhi in its recent judgment dated May 18, 2020 in INOX LEISURE LIMITED v. PVR LIMITED,[1], held that when an action of the defendant merely comprises of a tortuous act of interference with a contractual relationship, then, the grant of an injunction for such alleged interference, in absence of any […]

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May 31, 2020
“Unruly Horse On A Run”: NAFED v. Alimenta S.A.

A Surprising Turn of Events in the Case NAFED v Alimenta SA THE UNRULY HORSE Since the inception of international commercial arbitration, one of the primary concerns with public policy is the subjective tolerance or intolerance for foreign repugnant laws. It was apprehended that it might result in judicial inertia leading to incorrect legal analysis […]

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May 18, 2020
Principle Of “No Work- No Wages” Not Applicable Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic: Bombay High Court

The Aurangabad Bench of the Hon’ble High Court of Judicature at Bombay vide order dated 12th May 2020 in the case of Rashtriya Shramik Aghadi v. The State of Maharashtra and others[1] observed that the principle of “no work-no wages” cannot be made applicable in the present extraordinary situation of the Corona virus/COVID-19 pandemic. NO […]

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April 8, 2020
Impact of COVID-19 on Tenancy agreements: Frustration, Force Majeure and Suspension

The Riveting Aftereffect of COVID-19 on Tenancy Agreement The widespread global outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in termination/suspension of various contracts including tenancy agreements. Generally, at the time of execution, the contracting parties often agree on the terms and conditions to be followed when the performance of the said contract by either of the party […]

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