Anoushka Mehta

Anoushka Mehta is currently a penultimate year law student (B.A., LL.B) (Hons.) at Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai. She is a reviewer at Economic & Political Weekly and is also pursuing a Diploma in Advanced Contract Drafting, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. She aims to write on legal issues alongside working in the area of corporate law.

Latest Articles By Anoushka Mehta

SC issues notice to compel e-commerce companies to display country of origin of products, follows the Centre’s footsteps

To ensure lesser reliance on imported goods specifically Chinese goods, Supreme Court issues notice to e-commerce/business house platforms to display country of origin to help customers make an informed decision.

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Concerned of Disposal of Bio-Medical Waste in Delhi Pvt. Hospitals; SC seeks Action Plan. Asks for Compliance of Installation of Smog Towers

The Court observed that the tracking, collection, processing, and recycling of the generated biomedical waste need urgent and efficient improvisation by adopting the bar-code system as specified in the Bio-medical Waste (Management and Handling) 2016 rules which are yet to be implemented completely.

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The Gold Scam: Kerala HC dismisses plea to probe into alleged role of CM Pinarayi and former Secretary

The Kerala High Court yesterday dismissed a plea which aimed to register an FIR against Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his former Secretary-in-charge, M. Shivashankaran, for their alleged involvement in scams such as the Sprinklr deal scam, BevQ App. e-Mobility Consultancy scams and the gold smuggling case.

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Suo Moto case registered by Supreme Court of India against Adv. Prashant Bhushan and Twitter India; Twitter does not defend Mr. Bhushan

Notice issued to Adv. Bhushan by the Supreme Court against his tweets that pictured the judiciary in a bad light. Twitter India brought into the picture for its response.

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UP Government suggests names of Retired Judges to head the Commission to be formed to investigate Vikas Dubey’s encounter

An order was passed yesterday by Chief Justice SA Bobde, and Justices R. Subhash Reddy and AS Bopanna, wherein it directed the State of UP to draft a notification which consists of a list of potential name of Retired Judges of the Supreme Court of India and names of Retired Police Officers, for induction in the Judicial Commission formed to investigate into the alleged encounter of the UP police which killed the criminal Vikas Dubey and his aides.

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The Trademark Tussle: Emami vs HUL in the Glow and Handsome dispute

Emami (which owns Fair & Handsome) is required to give advance written notice 7 days before it can initiate any legal proceeding against HUL (which owns Fair & Lovely) over the trademark "Glow & Handsome”

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Bombay HC refuses to intervene in PIL relating to exorbitant power bills; asks MSEDCL & MERC to ensure citizens can register online complaints

On 14th July, the Bombay High Court passed an order through which it refused to intervene in the two Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed to get some relief against the alleged inflated and exorbitant electricity bills that the residents across the state have received from March to June.

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High costs of COVID-19 treatment cannot Be a reason for hospitals to turn away patients; Supreme Court asks Centre to issue directions

The Supreme Court in this order has specifically stated that it was neither inclined nor equipped to lay down a cost chart for COVID-19 treatment.

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PIL filed in the Supreme Court for mandatory pre-litigation Mediation; is Mediation the way to forward in the post COVID-19 era?

Since the last decade, the judiciary has shown a keen interest in alternate dispute resolution mechanisms, especially that of Mediation. The Chief Justice of India SA Bobde is seen as a torchbearer in this regard

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