The India Code is posted by the Ministry of Law, Justice, and Company Affairs. Decisions of the Supreme Court of India are available on Lexis (INDIA;INDCAS). Business laws concerning corporations, partnerships, antitrust, securities, etc., are posted on the Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ Acts & Rules page, as well as Circulars,Notifications and Guidelines. The Ministry’s Limited Liability Partnership site posts Acts, Bills, Rules and other legal materials concerning LLPs. Income tax Acts, Rules, Circulars and Notifications are posted by the Department of Revenue. India Kanoon provides a free search engine limited to Indian primary law sources.
Halsbury’s Laws of India provides a detailed discussion of India’s laws; check Worldcat to find libraries holding Halsbury’s. The treatise Digest of Commercial Laws of The World , available through Westlaw, includes a chapter on India. You may also want to check out Tax Management Portfolio No. 966-4th: Business Operations in India. A good news source is the newspaper India Abroad.
For links to more primary Indian law and law-related web sites, visit the India Legal Information Institute and the Guide to Legal Resources: India. For more information about Indian law and legal resources, see the Guide to Indian Laws by V. Ramakrishnan, A Guide to India’s Legal Research and Legal System by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Srivastava, the Legal Research Guide: India by the Library of Congress and the “Foreign Laws” entry in this Guide.
Business Information: ET Now provides free stock quotes, financials, and other basic company information on companies in the “ET 500.”
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ MCA21 site lets you Check a Company or LLP Nameto see if it is registered. The Find A Company search includes lists of each company’s filings. If you register and log in from the home page, you should be able to purchase the company’s filings through the Find A Company search.
Reports on Indian companies can be purchased from SkyMinder.
The Legal History of Indian Subcontinent
This section provides an overview of Indian Subcontinent
- Legal System
- Legal Biography
- Legal Traditions
- Historical Laws
- History of Law
- Indian Subcontinent in the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press)
- The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History (Oxford University Press)
- Indian Subcontinent in the Dictionary of Concepts in History, by Harry Ritter
- A Short History of Western Legal Theory, by John Kelly
In the United States
For information about India in the context of international trade, click here
Hierarchical Display of India
Concept of India
See the dictionary definition of India.
Characteristics of India
Translation of India
Thesaurus of India
- Republic of India