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[Case Brief] Jagjit Singh v/s Union of India, 2014

Facts of the dispute- In the present writ petitions, the petitioners have urged that the acquisition of their land has lapsed on account of applicability of section 24(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the “new Act”) It is an admitted […]

[Case Brief] Vijay Narayan Thatte & Ors v/s. State of Maharashtra & Ors

“Rules of Interpretation are very important in law courts. When the British came to India they introduced the principles of interpretation of Maxwell, laid down in his classic treatise ‘Interpretation of Statutes’ and these principles are broadly still being followed in our law courts in India. However, our ancient thinkers had created a system of […]