The conditions to be met for availing storage service under the Finance Act are mandatory in nature: SC [Case Brief]

Finance act is one of the important act in India as all governmental policies are included in it. Every year through this act the Central Government, in the beginning of the year, gives effect to all financial policies. Thus this act renews itself every year. Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. & Another v. Commissioner […]

There is a thin line of difference between Administrative Acts and Quasi-Judicial Acts: SC [Case Brief]

The powers between the Union and the state government has been distributed under Part XI of the Indian Constitution. These powers are further classified into Legislative, Administrative and Judicial powers. An administrative law, as defined under Black’s Law Dictionary 8th Edn., is “An act made in a management capacity esp., an act made outside the actor’s […]

Existence of large number of competitors in the market, does not entitle dominant position: CCI [Case Brief]

A firm is said to be in the dominant position if it behaves independently of its competitors, suppliers, customers and the consumers. Such company can restrict the competition if it has the position of strength in the given market. However, a dominant position is not in itself anti-competitive but it is only when the company uses […]

[Case Brief] Lily Thomas v/s. Union of India.

Background of the Case The issue of criminality in politics or precisely convicted representative in Parliament and legislature has been debated for a long time and several reforms have been proposed by different forums (Election Commission of India, Supreme Court etc.). Similarly with the parliamentary election had to be conducted in 2014, the Supreme Court […]