The Legal Information Institute of India (LII of India)
LII of India at present has 50 databases, including over 300,000 decisions from 37 Courts and Tribunals, Indian national legislation from 1836, over 800 bilateral treaties, law reform reports and about 500 law journal articles. The LawCite citator tracks case and journal article citations.
India Code Information System is the official database of the Government of India. Contains all statutes enacted by the Parliament. Relevant precedents and amendments are retrieved in an up-to-date form.
The Judgment Information System is a combination of fee based and free of charge. JUDIS contains all reportable judgments of the Supreme Court of India and other regional courts from 1950 to the present (online and CD-ROM). JUDIS contains Acts and Headnotes for the judgments delivered up to 1993 only. From 1994 onwards the judgments do not have Acts and Headnotes.
One stop shop for Indian legal and regulatory materials. Resources for legal, tax and regulatory issues in India. Contains full-text cases (pdf), legislation, rules, ordinances, circulars, treaties, forms, practice directions, etc. The library does NOT subscribe to Manupatra, please use SCC Online Web Edition instead.
Laws, the Constitution, latest Acts, and Ordinances. LOK SABHA-- House of the People- contains rules, bills, policies and publications. RAJYA SABHA --House of the States-- offers debates, legislation, rules, etc.
SCC Online Web Edition
For NYU law students and faculty. This is a comprehensive database for India, including laws, consolidated laws, cases of the federal courts and high courts, and law journal articles. It also contains cases from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, and West Africa laws. See this page for dates of coverage.
To access SCC Online:
1. Go to the SCC Online website.
2. Under “User Login” on the left side of the home page, type in your NYU email address as the login id. No password is required.
Supreme Court of India
Links to JUDIS and Indian Courts. Original, appellate and advisory jurisdiction. Its exclusive original jurisdiction extends to any dispute between the Government of India and one or more States or between the Government of India and any State or States. Article 32 of the Constitution gives an extensive original jurisdiction to the Supreme Court in regard to enforcement of Fundamental Rights.
Designed to equip consumers to work with their lawyers, AdvocateKhoj has a free library of Supreme Court cases, acts, rules, forms, and sample agreements.
Guide to Indian Laws by V. Ramakrishnan.
A Guide to India’s Legal Research and Legal System by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Srivastava