22 July 2024


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U.S. House of Representatives passes NDA Act, 2018 for improving defence ties with India(15.07.2017)

The United States House of Representatives has passed National Defence Authorization Act, 2018 for providing defence co-operation with India. The NDDA.....

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International Cases

Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa Rules did not confer a discretionary power upon the Arbitrator to decide whether to adjudicate the defence of repudiation(31.03.2023)

The second Respondent brought arbitral proceedings against the Appellants. The dispute submitted to arbitration concerned two agreements. In the award.....

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A conviction based on a plea of guilty may be set aside on basis that, an Appellant satisfies the Court that, he had an arguable defence with a reasonable prospect of success(29.06.2018)

In the instant case, Mr Granato was charged with importing a firearm accessory into Australia in contravention of Commonwealth law. He appeared before.....

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Judgments

Right of private defence does not extend to inflict more harm than it is necessary in exercise of right of private defence(01.04.2019)

The challenge in the present appeals is to a judgment maintaining conviction of the Appellant for an offence under Section 302 of Indian Penal Code, 1.....

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Right of private defence is not available, when assailants are unarmed(23.04.2019)

The challenge in the present appeal is to an order passed by the High Court maintaining conviction for offences under Sections 302 and 324 of Indian P.....

Tags : Conviction, Validity, Private defence, Proof

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Existence of right of private defence can be established based on preponderance of probabilities and said right has to be widely interpreted(23.05.2019)

In present case, FIR came to be registered under Sections 307, 326, 323, 324, 452, 429, 506, 148 and 149 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) and Sections.....

Tags : Private defence, Charges, Legality

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Power to strike out the defence vested in the Rent Controller is discretionary and not essential(24.09.2019)

The instant appeal has been filed against the judgment and order passed by the High Court at the instance of the Appellants (tenants) under Article 22.....

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Act of private defence is necessarily a defensive right and should have been done in good faith and without malice(14.06.2022)

The Appellant is aggrieved by the judgement passed by the Division Bench of the High Court dismissing a writ petition filed by him, wherein he had cha.....

Tags : Private defence, Conviction, Legality

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Answer given to the interrogatories can be used as evidence and its veracity can be established only at trial(29.08.2022)

By way of present appeal filed under Order XLIII Rule 1(f) read with Section 151 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC), the Appellants have assailed .....

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In a free fight, invocation of right of private defence by one party would be valid where it was not possible to weed out the instigator and the attacker(08.03.2018)

By means of the present revision, the revisionist has challenged the judgment and order passed by the learned Additional District and Sessions Judge, .....

Tags : Acquittal, Private defence, Right

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Cannot interfere in free choice of buyer: CCI(28.06.2016)

The Competition Commission of India dismissed a complaint against a defence procuring department for ‘bid-rigging’, stating that the Commission “does .....

Tags : defence, procurement, furniture, supplier, bid-rigging

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News

J&K&L HC Grants Rs. 5 Lakh Compensation to Reserved Category Candidate Denied Seat in NEET MDS 2021(30.06.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has ordered the Board of Professional Entrance Examination to grant Rs. 5 lakh compensation to a medical aspir.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Children of Defence Personal/ Military Forces category, NEET-MDS 2021

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Bombay HC Dismisses Adarsh Society’s Plea Challenging Defence Ministry’s Title Suit(03.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a plea filed by Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society, opposing a title suit filed by Ministry of Defence regarding land .....

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SC: Truth is a Valid Defence in Contempt Proceedings Only If It is Bonafide and in Public Interest(01.09.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that, for considering the truth as valid defence in Contempt proceedings, there is a twin requirement which needs to be sat.....

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SC: Plea of Self Defence Need Not be Proved Beyond Reasonable Doubt(15.06.2022)

Supreme Court has held that accused who takes up the plea of self defence need not prove it beyond reasonable doubt and that it would suffice if he co.....

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Delhi HC: Where Trademark Infringement Is Established, Injunction is Required(18.05.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that once a case of trademark infringement is established, an injunction has to be necessarily followed and that it is no de.....

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Delhi HC Upholds DRDO Decision to Bar Entities With Pending Criminal Cases from Defence Contracts(12.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that DRDO’s policy decision requiring the bidders for defence contracts to submit an undertaking that there is no ongoing en.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Defence India Startup Challenge Deadline Gets Extended(24.09.2018)

The last date for submission of applications to the Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC), being organised by the Defence Innovation Organisation (DI.....

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India and Kazakhstan agree to boost Defence and Military Technical Cooperation(04.10.2018)

Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman was on a three-day visit to Astana, Kazakhstan from October 02, 2018 at the invitation of Minister of Defence of .....

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CIVIL - Bombay HC Paves Way for Two Housing Projects Near Defence Land(01.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has quashed refusals by defence ministry for naval and army No Objection Certificates (NOCs) and allowed construction of two residen.....

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NCLT Rejects Edelweiss Bid for Bharati Defence(17.01.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ordered liquidation of Bharati Defence & Infrastructure Ltd. rejecting a resolution plan of Edelweiss Asset R.....

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Union Government: Aadhaar Must For New LPG Connections, Defence Pensions(09.03.2017)

Union Government has made 12-digit Unique Identification (UID) number must for poor women to get cooking gas connections and defence pensioners to rec.....

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TENANCY - SC Acquits Forest Range Officer who Killed 'Smuggler' in 'Self Defence'(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has acquitted a Forest Range Officer accused of killing a man allegedly belonging to a smuggling party, on the ground that he did it in .....

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ITAT: IT Exemption To Defence Personnel Invalidated From Service Due To Disability(18.10.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that income tax (IT) exemption should be available to Defence Forces personnel who have been invalid.....

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CRIMINAL - SC Asks ECI to Introduce Flexibility in Eligibility Conditions for Registration as 'Defence Voters'(20.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that it will be open for Election Commission to introduce requisite flexibility in eligibility conditions prescribed for de.....

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CIVIL - SC Asks ECI to Introduce Flexibility in Eligibility Conditions for Registration as 'Defence Voters'(20.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that it will be open for Election Commission to introduce requisite flexibility in eligibility conditions prescribed for de.....

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India and Mozambique Sign Two MoUs to Further Strengthen Defence Co-Operation(29.07.2019)

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh is currently on an official visit to Maputo, Mozambique from July 28-30, 2019. This is Shri Rajnath Singh's first vis.....

Tags : MOU, Approval, Defence Co-Operation

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Strategy for Export of Defence Products under 'Make In India' Programme(03.02.2020)

Various strategies have been firmed up and reforms introduced to enhance Defence exports. These measures are listed below:

Special Chemicals.....

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MoD notifies 'Second Positive Indigenisation List' of 108 items to promote self-reliance and defence exports(31.05.2021)

In pursuance of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's endeavor of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' and to boost indigenisation in the Defence sector, Raksha Mantri .....

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Bombay HC Sets Aside Conviction of Man Accused for Rape on Defence of Consensual Relationship(01.02.2021)

Bombay High Court has set aside the conviction of a man for rape after observing that the testimony of the prosecutrix did not inspire confidence and .....

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SC: Statement of Accused Not Substantive Evidence of Defence to Rebut Presumption u/s 139 NI Act(10.03.2021)

Supreme Court has stated that the statement of the accused recorded under Section 313 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 is not a substantive evi.....

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SC: Defence on Merits Not to be Considered at Stage of Framing of Charge(14.04.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that defence on merits is not to be considered at the stage of framing of the charge and/or at the stage of discharge appli.....

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Delhi High Court Bats For Self-defence Training to Girls in Schools(05.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed State Government to start self-defence training for girl students in schools.

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Karnataka HC Directs Ensuring Beds Availability at Hospitals Operated by Defence Establishments(28.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Central Government to ensure that some beds are made available for the benefit of citizens at hospitals operated.....

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Supreme Court: No Vested Right of Renewal of Lease of Shops in Defence Shopping Complexes(11.09.2017)

Supreme Court has held that there was no vested right of renewal of lease of shops in Defence Shopping Complexes.

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SC: No Open Tenders for Critical Defence Spares(25.01.2016)

SC, while taking note of India’s substantial role as a defence power and need to keep lives of its personnel safe, has upheld Government’s policy agai.....

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Defence Production And Export Promotion Policy(25.03.2022)

The Government has taken several policy initiatives in the past few years and brought in reforms to encourage indigenous design, development and manuf.....

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Defence Procurement from Private Sector(02.01.2019)

Capital procurement of defence equipment from domestic and foreign vendors is undertaken as per the extant Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP). During.....

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Central Government hereby declares the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(01.12.2020)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments, .....

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SC: Armed Forces Not An Old-Age Home, No Place for The Unfit(25.01.2016)

Supreme Court, while rejecting a woman IAF officer's plea for permanent commission even though she had failed to clear the medical test, has said a ph.....

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Supreme Court Explains Weakness in Defence Cannot Turn Into Strength of Prosecution(08.08.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that the burden of proof imposed on the prosecution in a criminal case cannot be hinged on whether the accused has adopted .....

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Del. HC: ‘Residence of Delhi’ as Mandatory Condition for Becoming Civil Defence Volunteer is Valid(23.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has upheld that constitutional validity of Delhi Government’s order that made “resident of Delhi” as mandatory condition to become el.....

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Kar. HC: Executive Guidelines Can’t Impose Restriction if Works of Defence Act, 1903 is in Operation(01.09.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that Executive Guidelines cannot be relied upon by the Union Government to impose restriction as long as the Works of De.....

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Ker HC: Party Can’t Take Defence of Defective Title Once it Enters into Agreement to Convey Property(04.08.2023)

Kerala High Court has observed that once a party enters into an agreement to convey the property, it is not open for them to defend the claim for spec.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Specific Performance, Title, Defence

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Vires of Civil Defence Act 1968(05.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a petition challenging the vires of the Civil Defence Act, 1968, insofar as it allegedly gives unchecked power t.....

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Indian Navy Coordinates Largest Ever Coastal Defence Exercise Ten Years After "26/11"(22.01.2019)

Ten years after "26/11", the Indian Navy commenced the largest coastal defence exercise off the Indian coast today. Exercise SEA VIGIL, a first of its.....

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Cabinet approves Faculty Exchange Agreement between National Defence College, New Delhi and National Defence College, Dhaka, Bangladesh(17.05.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Faculty Exchange Agreement signed betwe.....

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Central Government hereby declares the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(21.06.2021)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments, .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Essential Defence Services Act, 2021(17.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notices to the Centre and the Defence Ministry on a plea challenging vires of certain the Essential Defence Services Act 2.....

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Andhra Pradesh High Court Order Directives on Defence Quota Admissions(20.08.2015)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed NTR Health University and Telangana State to consider case of children of armed forces personnel for admission.....

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Del HC: No Room for One who Conceals Facts About Criminal Antecedents to Seek Employment in Defence(14.12.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that there has to be strict obedience towards disclosure about criminal antecedents by anyone seeking employment in d.....

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Del HC: No Room for One Who Conceals Facts About Criminal Antecedents to Seek Employment in Defence(14.12.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that there has to be strict obedience towards disclosure about criminal antecedents by anyone seeking employment in d.....

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Trial Court Has Duty to Ensure Availability of Effective Defence Counsel for Accused: Allahabad HC(24.05.2018)

Allahabad High Court has observed that the trial court has a duty to ensure the availability of a diligent and effective defence counsel for the accus.....

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SC Expands Boundaries of Right to Self-Defence(17.06.2016)

Supreme Court, while expanding scope of the right to self-defence, has ruled that a person would be right in taking the law into his hands if he witne.....

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Budgetary support to Defence sector to remain government's priority(01.02.2018)

Ensuring adequate budgetary support to the Defence Sector will be the priority of the Government. Presenting the General Budget 2018-19 in Parliament .....

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Central Government hereby declares the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(18.12.2019)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments, .....

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India and Finland ink MoU to enhance bilateral defence cooperation(15.01.2020)

Defence Secretary, Dr. Ajay Kumar and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence of Finland Mr. Jukka Juusti signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) .....

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Institutes set up for defence products manufacturing(23.03.2020)

One approval for 100% FDI inflow has been given by till date. Government has issued 464 licenses till February, 2020 for manufacture of a wide range o.....

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MP HC Denies Relief to Candidate with Criminal Antecedents Seeking Job in Defence Establishment(15.02.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a petition whereby the Petitioner was seeking revival of his candidature for a post at an Ordinance Factory, o.....

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P&H HC Directs Centre to Resolve Anomalies in Defence Pay Scale with 6th Central Pay Commission(17.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Central Government to resolve the anomalies that crept in the defence pay scale with the implementation.....

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P&H HC Asks Centre to Take Appropriate Steps to Remove Pay Anomaly for Defence Forces(21.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Central Government to take appropriate steps in removing pay anomaly while noting that it is adversely imp.....

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Allahabad HC: Defence of Accused Cannot be Looked Into While Considering Writ Petition(02.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that the defence of the accused cannot be looked into while considering the writ petition seeking quashing of the Fi.....

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#Union Budget 2022-2023: Overview of Domestic Procurement and Development in Defence Sector(01.02.2022)

Union Budget earmarks 68% capital procurement budget for domestic procurement. Defence R&D will be opened up for start ups, private industry and acade.....

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Bombay HC to MoD: Pay Up 2 Naval Hospital Passouts Who Were Denied Registration(15.07.2016)

Bombay HC has ordered Ministry of Defence (MoD) to pay Rs 10,000 each to two petitioners who had done MS Orthopaedics from Naval Hospital INHS Asvini .....

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New Defence Production Policy(06.08.2018)

In the Budget Speech 2018, Government has announced that it will bring out an industry friendly Defence Production Policy 2018 to promote domestic pro.....

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Initial validity of Industrial License for Defence Sector revised to 15 years(22.09.2015)

The initial validity of Industrial License for the defence sector has been revised to 15 years, further extendable up to 18 years for existing and fut.....

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ChatGPT Used by Manipur High Court for Research to Pass Order(24.05.2024)

Manipur High Court has stated that it used ChatGPT to research in a service matter related to removal from service of Village Defence Force (VDF) pers.....

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Bombay HC Cites Century-Old Law, Bars Redevelopment near Juhu Military Station(15.09.2016)

Bombay HC, while dismissing a petition by developer of a slum rehabilitation project near Juhu Wireless Station, has held that Works of Defence Act pr.....

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SC: Defence of Insanity & Juvenility Ordinarily Ought to be Raised During Trial(20.08.2020)

Supreme Court has stated that the pleas of unsoundness of mind under Section 84 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 or mitigating circumstances like juvenility.....

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Ker. HC: Person Seeking Job in Pakistan Doesn’t Make Him Enemy Under Defence of India Rules(26.06.2024)

Kerala High Court has observed that only for the reason that an individual has gone to Pakistan in search of a job will not bring him within the defin.....

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