Judiciary in India

Indian judiciary : Landmark Judgements of 2014

2014 was an eventful year for Indian judiciary as it passed some landmark judgments which will go a long way in the Indian judicature. Coal Block Cancellation The SC cancelled 200 coal-blocks which had been allotted since 1993 after setting up a special court. One of the most pronounced judgement last year. It was based ..


India has biggest battlefield for IPR

The west looks at India as the “biggest battlefield” for intellectual property rights and accuses the country of “rampant piracy and counterfeiting”. To what extent do you agree with this? Give arguments.

National Judicial Appointments Commission

The National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) was established by the Union government of India by amending the constitution of India through the 99th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2014. The amendment act was passed by both the houses of Parliament with two-thirds of majority in August, 2014. Along with the amendment act, the NJAC Bill 2014 was ..

Lok Adalat

Lok Adalats (people’s courts) settle dispute through conciliation and compromise. The First Lok Adalat was held in Gujarat in 1982. Lok Adalat accepts the cases pending in the regular courts within their jurisdiction which could be settled by conciliation and compromise. The Lok Adalat is presided over by a sitting or retired judicial officeras the chairman, ..

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in India

ADR or “Alternative Dispute Resolution” is an attempt to devise machinery which should be capable of providing an alternative to the conventional methods of resolving disputes. ADR offers to resolve matters of litigants, whether in business causes or otherwise, who are not able to start any process of negotiation and reach any settlement. It has ..