SC: If court doesn’t have jurisdiction, party raising this issue to seek dismissal rather than transfer

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 6th November 2020, in the matter of Indian Olympic Association v.Kerala Olympic Association & Ors. observed that if a court has no jurisdiction to try a lis, it is good for the party raising the issue of jurisdiction to seek the dismissal/return of the proceedings, rather than seeking a transfer. […]

Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Amendment) Rules, 2020

The Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Central Government on 10th November 2020, vide notification CG-DL-E-10112020-223025 notified the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Amendment) Rules, 2020. As per these new rules, the suspension order issued by the competent authority shall not be in operation for more than fifteen days. Copy of notification: -Adv. Tushar Kaushik 

OTT platforms brought under the purview of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

On, 9th November 2020, the President, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (3) of article 77 of the Constitution made the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Three Hundred and Fifty Seventh Amendment Rules, 2020. These rules were notified vide notification no. S.O. 4040(E). As per these rules, now, Films and Audio-Visual programmes […]

SC: Limitation Act stricto sensu does not apply to the writ jurisdiction.

The Hon’ble Supreme Court, on 6th November 2020, in the matter of Vetindia Pharmaceuticals Limited observed that the Limitation Act stricto sensu does not apply to the writ jurisdiction. It is not a mandatory requirement that every delayed petition must be dismissed on the ground of delay. The Hon’ble Supreme Court observed that: There is no doubt […]