Top 5 Legal News
1.No new petition under Section 7 Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code to be entertained without filing record of default: NCLT The National Company Law Tribunal has directed filing of default record from Information utility along with new petitions under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
2.Such an election should not be permitted to hold the field”, Gujarat HC quashes State Law Minister BM Chudasama’s 2017 election The Court found that 429 votes had been illegally excluded from the vote-count by the RO at the time, who was found to have been hands in glove with Chudasama.
3 Delhi HC asks Centre, Delhi govt to take decision on functioning of liquor stores at the earliest to prevent more damage.
4 Supreme Court hints at hearings via video conferencing on a ‘large scale’, to sit in Courtrooms from next week The Bench of Justices L Nageshwara Rao, Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna hinted at the same while hearing the matter challenging a Delhi High Court order sentencing the convict under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code. It was observed that the matter would be taken up urgently when hearings begin on larger scale.
5. BCI has no power or authority over any Bar Association: SCBA returns BCI’s Resolution “staying” SCBA decision on suspension of Ashok Arora The Bar Council of India has no jurisdiction or power to control or govern any Bar Association in the country, the SCBA has said in its letter written to the BCI.