Role of Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisition

Introduction Ever since the Indian Economy opened itself to the foreign market after the economic liberalization reforms of 1991, Mergers and Acquisitions have become a common phenomenon throughout India. In a highly competitive global environment, mergers and acquisitions have turned out to be one of the fastest strategic options for companies to gain competitive advantage. … Continue reading Role of Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisition

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Custodial Interrogation in India

Custodial interrogation implies when an accused is in the custody of enforcement officials or police officers for interrogation. While in custody, several rights of the accused are on hold but some basic human and fundamental rights are nonetheless within his reach. The conditions for grant of custodial interrogation: (section 167 Cr.P.C.) Investigation not complete within … Continue reading Custodial Interrogation in India

West Bengal Government Compensation to People Dying of Natural Calamities Including Snake Bite

Update August 2014: Due to a recent Calcutta High Court ruling in Madhav Chandra Mondal v State of West Bengal and due to change in West Bengal State Disaster Management policy, compensation is now being granted to family members of persons who have died unnaturally by lightning strike. Do check this official website of West Bengal … Continue reading West Bengal Government Compensation to People Dying of Natural Calamities Including Snake Bite

Format SLP (Special Leave Petition) Criminal

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION)   SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (CRL.) NO.    ______    OF ______ (Under Article 136 of the Constitution of India) (WITH PRAYER FOR INTERIM RELIEF)                                                                                        POSITION OF PARTIES                                        In the High Court         In this Court BETWEEN:   ___________,                                   Appellant No.2                Petitioner Son of ________, Sunari, P.S.: … Continue reading Format SLP (Special Leave Petition) Criminal

Status of the Coal Controller and its Functions vis-à-vis Coal Industry India

Coal Controller's Organisation is a subordinate office under the administrative control of Department of Coal, Ministry of Coal, having its headquarters at Kolkata and five field offices located at Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bilaspur, Nagpur and Kothagudem with their jurisdiction as follows:  Field OfficesJurisdictionDhanbadCollieries under BCCL, TISCO (Jharia), IISCO, BECML, ICML, CML & PSEBRanchiColieries under CCL, NCL, TISCO … Continue reading Status of the Coal Controller and its Functions vis-à-vis Coal Industry India

Deconstructing the Right to Education Act, 2009 and Child-Labour in India

Today, with thriving population in India, there are millions of children living on the streets, unattended, uncared for and with practically no future at all. Under prevailing political, social and economic situation in India, there’s little doubt that the percentage of children living on the streets and working as bonded labourers would manifold increase with … Continue reading Deconstructing the Right to Education Act, 2009 and Child-Labour in India

Validity and Legal Enforce-ability of Side Letters in India

The question of whether or not an Agreement is a Side Letter and whether such agreement meets the requirement of a valid, binding and enforceable contract or not, must be analyzed on facts from case to case and that the same must comply with the provisions of the Indian Contract Act 1872. The following broad … Continue reading Validity and Legal Enforce-ability of Side Letters in India