‘Promissory Estoppel’ and ‘Legitimate Expectations’ : Same wine in different bottles?

Well, they are not. Supreme Court says so in the very lucidly written - State of Jharkhand & Ors v. Brahmputra Mettalics Ltd. Ranchi & Another (2020 SCC OnLine SC 968) that all students of administrative and civil law should absolutely read. The occasion to clarify this arose in a case where a company (let's … Continue reading ‘Promissory Estoppel’ and ‘Legitimate Expectations’ : Same wine in different bottles?

A conversation with ADR Board, NLUO on Arbitration, Mediation, Institutional Arbitration….

First published on : https://www.nluo.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/ADR-E-Newsletter-Vol.-I.pdf You have been on the different ends of the spectrum, from being an independent practicing lawyer to a judge, and now a partner at L&L Partners, one of the top law firms in India. What is your opinion of Alternative Dispute Resolution methods from all those different perspectives? Is the … Continue reading A conversation with ADR Board, NLUO on Arbitration, Mediation, Institutional Arbitration….

The Unconstitutional Vagueness Of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018’.

“What happens in vagueness, stays in vagueness…” Police Officer: “Hey, Mr.CEO, you’re under arrest! We’ve found that the website of your company displays….hmmm….what do you call it [Police Officer asks his slightly more informed sidekick]…oh..yes, yes..I know – ‘Data’; this can cause ‘harm’ to people, so I’ve been told [Police Officer grins] Mr.CEO: “What! Please wait a … Continue reading The Unconstitutional Vagueness Of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018’.

Data Theft and Indian Criminal Law.

Data Theft and The Indian Criminal Law.[1] Thou shalt not steal (Data)[2] A woman with her computer can steal more than a hundred women with guns[3] Data is the “new oil”, and has arguably replaced oil as the world’s most valuable resource. Internet and Smartphones have made data ubiquitous, plentiful and more valuable than ever … Continue reading Data Theft and Indian Criminal Law.