The IT Rules, 2021 and its Application to Significant Social Media Platforms- An Explainer (A GUEST POST)

A Guest Post by the very articulate lawyer Siddharth Shivakumar. First published on his blog 'Quoting The Courts', accessible here. Here goes: The recent Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 has caused quite a stir and has left Indian netizens confused and worried about the future of the social media … Continue reading The IT Rules, 2021 and its Application to Significant Social Media Platforms- An Explainer (A GUEST POST)

DAUGHTER-IN-LAW’S RIGHT TO RESIDENCE UNDER THE DV ACT AND THE SUPREME COURT DECISION (GUEST POST)

A very insightful column by Ms. Sonam Singh (DJS). First published at Livelaw. Here goes: DAUGHTER-IN-LAW'S RIGHT TO RESIDENCE UNDER THE DV ACT AND THE SUPREME COURT [1] Pitaji[2], Mataji[3], Bahu[4] and Beta[5] were all living together happily, after the marriage of Bahu and Beta. Their house - let’s call it, Swarg, where they all stayed, was … Continue reading DAUGHTER-IN-LAW’S RIGHT TO RESIDENCE UNDER THE DV ACT AND THE SUPREME COURT DECISION (GUEST POST)

INTERNSHIP AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CHAMBERS OF Bharat Chugh

Always keen to work with bright young legal minds who are passionate about law and justice. BUT you'll have to meet me half-way and give me a reason to want to know you. A reason to work and engage with you, and a reason to share the little that I know about law, and - … Continue reading INTERNSHIP AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CHAMBERS OF Bharat Chugh

SIAC WELCOMES NEW YSIAC COMMITTEE

Delighted to be on the Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Committee for yet another term, representing India. Hope to be able to make a meaningful contribution to the fabulous institution that SIAC is and the cause of Arbitration in India. Do send me suggestions/recommendations/ideas 🙂 Press-Release-SIAC-Welcomes-New-YSIAC-CommitteeDownload

Definition of ‘Fraud’ under the Companies Act: A case of a blurred signpost to criminality.

First published by SCC Online #ExpertsCorner "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less."  "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."  "The question is," said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master—that's all." ** Who is the master of them all? … Continue reading Definition of ‘Fraud’ under the Companies Act: A case of a blurred signpost to criminality.

WHY THE HIGH COURT ORDER DENYING BAIL TO THE STANDUP COMEDIAN MUNAWAR MAY BE UNTENABLE IN LAW

Just looked at the High Court order denying bail to the comedian Munawar. With great respect, here are my two cents on how the decision is untenable in law, in my humble opinion: The decision ignores the fundamental principle of criminal law : Presumption of Innocence. The decision also ignores the rather limited scope of … Continue reading WHY THE HIGH COURT ORDER DENYING BAIL TO THE STANDUP COMEDIAN MUNAWAR MAY BE UNTENABLE IN LAW