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Candour Legal Team November 6, 2019

Supreme Court seeks details of immovable properties owned by Jagannath Puri Temple

The Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions for better management and administration of the Jagannath Puri Temple. In particular, it has sought details of the immovable properties owned by the temple and the income generated from it. The judgment was passed by a Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, MR Shah and Ravindra Bhat. […]

Candour Legal Team January 5, 2019

How Qureka Is Redefining The Ways Indians Are Learning While Gaming

Born with the vision of creating a power packed combination of entertainment, learning and gamification, Qureka has established itself as the leading gaming app with an organic reach of more than 2.5 million downloads in less than a year. The engaging live quiz show game enables the user to compete against others on real time […]

Candour Legal Team October 25, 2015

We owe the judges the courtesy of at least reading each judgment – Menaka Guruswamy on the #NJAC verdict

Bar & Bench’s Pallavi Saluja and Murali Krishnan speak with Menaka Guruswamy on the Constitution Bench’s decision striking down the 99th Constitutional Amendment and NJAC Act. In this free wheeling chat, Guruswamy talks about reactions to the judgment in mainstream media, political fears of the judiciary, the way forward, and much more. Bar & Bench: […]

Candour Legal Team October 25, 2015

Two new Ordinances – Commercial Courts Ordinance, and amendment to Arbitration & Conciliation Act

Anuj Agrawal & Aditya AK Less than a month before the winter session of Parliament is set to begin, the President of India promulgated two Ordinances with far-reaching implications for commercial law. Yesterday, the Arbitration and Conciliation Amendment Ordinance, and the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Ordinance were promulgated. Once […]

Candour Legal Team August 14, 2015

“Misused 311 jurisdiction, humiliated the victim”, Supreme Court comes down on Uber Rape accused  

The Supreme Court today grilled the lawyer appearing for the former Uber cab driver accused of raping a passenger, while strongly condemning the delay tactics adopted by the accused in the trial. A Division Bench comprising Justice JS Khehar and Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel heard the parties today and reserved its judgment in the appeal […]

Legal News August 14, 2015

Salve gets Supreme Court’s stay on Gujarat HC proceedings in plot allotment controversy

The controversy pertaining to allotment of land to judges in Gujarat has now reached the Supreme Court. The Court today issued notice to the Gujarat High Court and the State of Gujarat after Harish Salve secured an early hearing in the matter. As reported earlier, the Gujarat High Court has been witnessing stormy scenes after Acting […]

The Bench at War: Patna HC’s Dharnidhar J. writes stinging letter about ex-CJ, L Narasimha Reddy

A month before his retirement, Patna High Court’s Dharnidhar Jha J. has written a controversial letter to the State Bar Council Chairman. And the target of this letter is none other than the High Court’s recently retired Chief Justice, L Narasimha Reddy. The letter was prompted by an invitation to the farewell party of the […]

Startups August 8, 2015

Mobile first grocery retailer iOrderFresh secures seed funding

iOrderFresh, a mobile-first food and grocery retailer, has secured an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Best Foodworks Pvt. Ltd. Supply Chain Analytics and Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs iOrderFresh, will use the money to improve technology, upgrade service and acquire more customers, as per a press statement. As part of the transaction, Alkesh Tandon, founder […]

Startups August 8, 2015

Silicon Valley VC firm Social+Capital Partnership lines up over $1B for India by 2025

Chamath Palihapitiya Four-year-old Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Social+Capital Partnership plans to invest over $1 billion in Indian companies in sectors such as financial services, energy, infrastructure and agriculture, its founder Chamath Palihapitiya said at a press meet in Bangalore. Sri Lanka-born 38-year-old Palihapitiya, who served as vice president of Facebook and was responsible for […]

Candour Legal Team August 7, 2015

Last minute hotel bookings app NightStay raises $500K in seed funding

NightStay.in, a mobile-based marketplace for last-minute hotel bookings, has raised around $500,000 in seed funding led by Vivek Bihani of Bedrock Venture Management Pvt. Ltd. Rajesh Sawhney, founder of GSF, and Shailesh Vikram Singh, executive director of SeedFund, also participated in the funding, as per a press statement. NightStay Travels Pvt. Ltd, the company behind […]