Hitakshi Ghai

Although innovation is not Hitakshi’s only passion, it certainly is one that most drives her career. Hitakshi sees innovation as “the engine behind 10,000 years of human development”, and she sees her role as keeping that engine well-fueled. Hitakshi is a new fish in the sea of corporate law who focuses on having great command over her negotiating skills and communication, with a keen interest in legal research. This inevitably gave her the opportunity to graduate from Birmingham City University, England (LLB Hons) and conduct research during the internship period with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas. Proving herself as an aficionado of basketball at state and national levels, Hitakshi has also excelled in Fit-in Deutsch 1 and 2.

Latest Articles By Hitakshi Ghai

Karnataka High Court CJ Abhay Oka Appeals to Advocates to Call Clients to Court Only if Mandatary

Justice Oka has urged the Advocates to make use of video conferencing facility to the maximum advantage.

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Copyright Amendment Rules 2021 Notified

The Central Government notified the Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021 which amends the Copyright Rules, 2013.

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Bombay HC Directs Maharashtra Government and BMC to Impose Hefty Fines to Stop Spitting in Public

"Bombay Police Act permits you to take a fine of Rs. 1200, then why are you charging only Rs, 200? What is the value of Rs. 200 nowadays”? Additionally, Justice GS Kulkarni stressed, “actually it is loss of revenue. It shows that you are not collecting. The habit of spitting has to come to an end",

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Enrica-Lexie Case: Supreme Court to Hear Centre's Plea to Close Pending Applications on April 9

In August 2020, the Supreme Court had refused to close the pending cases against two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen, without hearing the families of the victims.

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INX Media Money Laundering Case: Delhi Court exempts Chidambaram, Karti from personal appearance

Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram were granted an exemption by a special court from personal appearance in the INX Media money laundering case.

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Allahabad High Court Asks UP Government to Consider Door-to-Door Vaccination

Allahabad High Court asked the State Government to consider setting up door-to-door vaccination for all citizens and not just those who are above the age of 45 years due to the second wave of COVID-19.

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SC Asks CBI to Fix Responsibility for 314-day Delay in Filing Appeal

“We are dealing with a premier investigating agency, the CBI! Learned ASG submits that dismissal on limitation amounts to letting a person convicted by the trial Court albeit reversed by the High Court getting away scot-free. If that be the position, first it is the CBI which has to show some seriousness in the matter of fixing responsibility on the persons responsible for the inordinate delay of 314 days in filing the SLP”.

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"Lawyers can play an important role in reducing pendency by advising clients to settle disputes at the pre-litigation stage," says Justice NV Ramana

Niti Aayog’s 2018 strategy paper named “New India @75,” says that at this rate of disposal of cases by courts, it would take around 324 years to clear the backlog.

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COVID Vaccination Drive for Bombay High Court Judges, Lawyers, Spouses and Staff

The COVID vaccination drive will be held from 2nd to 4th April 2021 in Mumbai at the Principal Bench of the Bombay High Court.

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EVMs Cannot be Tampered By Wifi, Electronic and Radio Devices: Election Commission to Madras High Court

Electronic Devices are unable to interfere with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM’s) said ECI in their counter-affidavit filed in regards to the court’s queries.

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