Kaustubh Mehta

The author is Editorial Lead, BW Legal World

Latest Articles By Kaustubh Mehta

NDPS Act 1985: Germane to Contemporary Jurisprudence

NDPS Act is an essential legislation which seeks to consolidate and amend the law relating to narcotic drugs and particularly to make stringent provisions for the control and regulation of operations relating to narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances in the territory of India.

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Trials and Tribulations Of A Litigator

When one takes up law, one imagines graduating in law and stepping into the courtroom and bringing justice to one and all. Yet somewhere during the course of one’s degree, the romance with core litigation fizzles out. Let’s gather some intel on why the road to litigation is hard to travel for our young legal minds and first-generation lawyers.

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Saraf And Partners Celebrates Its First Aniversary

Saraf and Partners on Sunday celebrated its first anniversary and set the tone for success in the future

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The Paradoxical Collegium

A perpetual slugfest for dominance and authority amidst an overbearing executive

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Direct Proximate Act Necessary To Establish Offence Of Abetment Of Suicide, SC Holds

The Court observed that, "in order to convict an accused under Section 306 of the IPC, the state of mind to commit a particular crime must be visible with regard to determining the culpability."

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Complaint Against Justice DY Chandrachud Alleges Misuse Of Position, Bar Council Of India Condemns Allegations

The Bar Council of India, while dismissing and calling the letter malicious, said that, "it is nothing but a scurrilous and malicious attempt to interfere with the functioning of Judiciary and the administration of Justice."

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Delhi HC: Court Cannot Suo Motu Question Validity Of Trademark If Not Disputed By Defendant

Bench of Justices Vibhu Bakhru and Amit Mahajan observed that, "If the validity of the registration of the trademark is not brought in issue, the statutory assumption that the marks are valid must be accepted. It is not open for a court to suo motu question the validity of the registration of the trademark if the same is not disputed by the defendant.

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In Conversation With Ipshita Chaturvedi, Partner, Dentons Rodyk

In this interesting conversation on the sidelines of Singapore Convention Week with Kaustubh Mehta, Editorial Lead, BW Legal World, Ipshita Chaturvedi, Partner, Dentons Rodyk, talks about environmental law, due diligence and climate change.

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In Conversation With Senior Advocate Jayant K. Mehta

In this captivating and thought provoking conversation with Kaustubh Mehta, Editorial Lead, BW Legal World, Senior Advocate Jayant K. Mehta talks about his experience with legal stalwarts, mantra for success and the interface between economy and law.

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Absence Of Proper Legal Representation Leads To Acquittal For Murder By Supreme Court

Bench of Justices S. Abdul Nazeer, A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian observed that, "By fixing culpability upon the appellant without any shred of evidence which will stand the scrutiny, the prosecution has done injustice to the appellant. Court cannot make someone, a victim of injustice, to compensate for the injustice to the victim of a crime."

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