NATIONAL QUIZ COMPETITION ON CONSTITUTIONAL LAW [SECOND EDITION], REGISTER BY: AUGUST 15TH, 2020

Lawcutor brings forth an online quiz competition on Constitutional Law (Second Edition) for you to enhance and add on to your existing Constitutional Law. Apply latest by: August 15th, 2020 Who we are? Lawcutor is an online platform which aims to bring global community of Lawyers closer to one another. It deals in all aspects … Continue reading NATIONAL QUIZ COMPETITION ON CONSTITUTIONAL LAW [SECOND EDITION], REGISTER BY: AUGUST 15TH, 2020

Mahender Singh Yadav’s Interim Bail Plea Rejected by SC

A bench comprising of Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice BR Gavai on Wednesday rejected Mahender Singh Yadav's interim bail. Yadav is a co-accused in the 1984 Sikh Riots. It was stated that every possible treatment was being meted out to Yadav after he was found COVID19 positive. Further, no specific suggestions were put forth by … Continue reading Mahender Singh Yadav’s Interim Bail Plea Rejected by SC

INSTALL NON-CHINESE LED TV AT LOCAL HOSPITAL: MADHYA PRADESH HC’S NEW DIRECTIVE FOR GRANTING BAIL

After issuing several orders directing accused persons to register themselves as ‘Covid-19 warriors’ as a bail condition, Madhya Pradesh High Court has yet again asserted as to how these bail applicants can be utilized for the betterment of the society and to ward off the crisis. Justice Sheel Nagu has directed two separate bail applicants, … Continue reading INSTALL NON-CHINESE LED TV AT LOCAL HOSPITAL: MADHYA PRADESH HC’S NEW DIRECTIVE FOR GRANTING BAIL

Delhi HC issues notice in PIL to ensure display of manufacturing country’s name on products being sold on e-commerce websites

The Delhi High Court today gave notice in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) recorded to guarantee that an assembling nation's name is shown on items being sold on online business sites. (Amit Shukla versus UOI and Ors)  The PIL likewise looks for a bearing to guarantee that web based business substances distribute/show the 'Made in … Continue reading Delhi HC issues notice in PIL to ensure display of manufacturing country’s name on products being sold on e-commerce websites

Plea Filed In SC Seeking Termination Of MOU Signed By State Of Maharashtra And Gujarat With China For Trade And Business

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking termination of Memorandum of Association entered between State of Maharashtra and Gujarat with China for trade and business amid escalated tensions at border between the two countries.The Petition filed by Advocate Supriya Pandita points out that the Government of India has banned 59 Chinese mobile … Continue reading Plea Filed In SC Seeking Termination Of MOU Signed By State Of Maharashtra And Gujarat With China For Trade And Business

Appellate Authority in PMO affirms that PM cares fund is not a public authority under RTI Act

Appellate Authority in PMO affirms that PM CARES Fund is not a Public Authority under RTI Act: The refusal of central public information officer (CPIO) was uphelded by Deputy Secretary of PMO in regard to discolsure of information related to PM CARES Fund by Saket Gokhale (a social activist).Gokhale was seeking to know the trustees … Continue reading Appellate Authority in PMO affirms that PM cares fund is not a public authority under RTI Act

SUSPENSION OF 2 FIRS AGAINST ARNAB GOSWAMI IN MAHARASHTRA BY BOMBAY HC

The 2 FIRs filed against the Republic TV Editor-in-chief, Arnab Goswami were suspended on Tuesday by the Bombay HC for allegedly making inflammatory comments. The HC said that no offence was disclosed on the face of it. The FIRs were in regard to the comments made about the Palghar lynching incident and migrants gathering in … Continue reading SUSPENSION OF 2 FIRS AGAINST ARNAB GOSWAMI IN MAHARASHTRA BY BOMBAY HC

DAVID -VS- GOLIATH: IN THE INDIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY

Atish ChakrabortyDebdeep Das There has been a noticeable shift from distribution of music by physical copies in the form of cassettes, CD, vinyl to the digital medium. This shift started in the late 1990s , when Napster was introduced to the world by Shawn Fanning.[1] It was soon noticed by the music industry that this … Continue reading DAVID -VS- GOLIATH: IN THE INDIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY

Significance of Intellectual Property Rights in Sports

Ishaan Michael In recent decades sporting events have become one of the key sources of entertainment, as well as a wide business sector. There have been little change in the way sports are practiced in the last fifty years , the majority of the sports have certainly changed. Sporting events are not what they were … Continue reading Significance of Intellectual Property Rights in Sports

CAN A SOUND RECORDING OF ‘CHIRPING BIRDS’ BE COPYRIGHTED?

Lavanya Bhagra “Kookaburra sits in the old gum treeMerry, merry king of the bush is heLaugh, Kookaburra! Laugh,Kookaburra!Gay your life must be”[1] The creator of every creative expression steaming out of an intellectual idea, whether it is this famous nursery rhyme written by Marion Sinclair in 1932, a panting, a musical composition or just an … Continue reading CAN A SOUND RECORDING OF ‘CHIRPING BIRDS’ BE COPYRIGHTED?