“This Court in Hamida v. Rashid, (2008) 1 SCC 474 held that an accused after addition of serious non-cognizable offence is required to surrender and apply for bail for newly added offences. Mithabhai Pashabhai Patel v. State of Gujarat, (2009) 6 SCC 332 uses the word ‘ordinarily’ in Paragraph 18 of the Judgment which cannot […]Read more "Serious, Graver & Non-Cognizable Offences"
“The legal position as to when a Non-Signatory to an Arbitration Agreement can be impleaded and subjected to Arbitration Proceedings is no more res integra. In the case of Chloro Controls India Private Limited, (2013) 1 SCC 641 a Three-Judge Bench of this Court opined that ordinarily, an Arbitration takes place between the persons who […]Read more "Non-Signatories to Arbitration"
Anirban Bhattacharya, The Deadly Dozen – India’s Most Notorious Serial Killers, (Penguin, 2019) has been praised by John Abraham, Ayushmann Khurana, Kiran Rao and correctly so, possesses several Bollywood references. One has read few of the crime stories detailed. The following is an excerpt from the lesser-known territory. “The Poona of 1976 did not boast […]Read more "The 1976 Poona"
“Judicial Review, as is well known, lies against the decision-making process and not the merits of the decision itself. If the decision-making process is flawed inter alia by violation of the basic principles of natural justice, is ultra-vires the powers of the decision maker, takes into consideration irrelevant materials or excludes relevant materials, admits materials […]Read more "The Nature of Judicial Power: Constitutional Ethos"
“Fantasy games are nothing but means to lure people to spend their money for quick earning by taking a chance, whereby most end up losing their money in the process, which is gambling/betting/wagering? The main issue raised is substantially decided by Hon’ble Punjab and Haryana High Court [18.04.2017]. After detailed consideration of the facts as […]Read more "Gambling in Cricket III : Dream 11"
“Cricket Corruption”, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj had an insight to share on Hon’ble Justice R.M. Lodha: “Court ordered changes still haven’t been made”. Indian Courts have executed limited interference with (issues of) Cricket. Supreme Court [BCCI, (2018) 9 SCC 624], once pointed out: “Famous Cricketers produced by Mumbai Cricket Association or MCA, amongst others, […]Read more "Gambling in Cricket II : Name of the Game"
Amitav Ghosh, Gun Island, (Penguin, 2019) is a remarkable read. It travels through time, space and thoughts. If you do not let yourself completely in, the best bits shall go unnoticed. Like there are dreams within dreams, at Gun Island, there are stories within stories. Written simply, detailed subtly, this one is a must read. […]Read more "Gun Island"