Manupatra, is an online legal research database. It is the largest content aggregator of Indian and International material, linking primary information, secondary material and proprietary analytical content. With primary documents and proprietary analytical content covering commentaries, treatises, digests, editorial enhancements.

Database includes full text decisions from the Supreme Court, all High Courts, the Federal Court, Privy Council and many tribunals. Coverage is mostly from the inception of each Court. Legislation covered includes bare acts, amending acts, repealed legislation, subordinate legislation and bills from all jurisdictions. Primary material is grouped by topic, and secondary material includes annotated acts and commentary.


Database Coverage:


  • High Court (1950-Current)


  • Bangladesh Supreme Court
  • Pre 1970
  • Statutes
  • Ordinances


  • Supreme Court (1950 - Current)                     
  • All High Courts of India – inception of each court –Current and also all kind of Tribunals
  • Orders of Over 30 Tribunals & Commissions
  • Privy Council Cases
  • Notifications & Circulars of the Ministries of the Central Government of India
  • Central Acts Incorporating Amendments; Rules; Regulations; Schemes; Orders; Repealed Acts;  Amending Acts


  • Supreme Court (1950-Current)

Court of Justice of the European Communities (1974-1994)

Hong Kong

  • Court of Final Appeal (1997-Current)

International Court of Justice (1949-Current)

New Zealand

  • Supreme Court (2004-Onwards)
  • Court of Appeal (1910-Current)


  • Supreme Court (1951-Current)
  • High Courts
  • Federal Court
  • Federal Shariat Court
  • Board of Revenue of East Pakistan
  • Board of Revenue of West Pakistan
  • Evacuee Property Tribunal
  • Statutes


  • Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeal (1995-Current)
  • High Court (1971-Current)

South Africa

  • Constitutional Court (1995-Current)
  • Supreme Court of Appeal (1984-Current)

Sri Lanka

  • Supreme Court (1878-Current)
  • Court of Appeal
  • High Court
  • Statutes

United Kingdom

  • Supreme Court (2009-Current)
  • House of Lords (1838-2009)
  • England & Wales Court of Appeal
  • England & Wales High Courts
  • Tribunals
  • Privy Council (1950-Current)
  • High Court of Justice in North Ireland Queens Bench

United States

  • US Supreme Court (1759-Current)
  • Federal Courts


Comprehensive Coverage of the following topics (each area includes news, reports, legislation, rules and procedures, dispute settlements and other related information):

  • WTO
  • Anti-Dumping
  • Arbitration
  • Cyber/IT laws/IPR
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Forex & Banking
  • Capital Market
  • Corporate Laws
  • Competition Laws
  • Employment Laws
  • Direct Taxation
  • Indirect Taxation
  • VAT
  • Foreign Trade Policy
  • Human Rights
  • Indian Industrial Policies & Procedures
  • Environment
  • Media & Communication Laws
  • Insurance
  • Consumer
  • Power & Energy
  • Mines & Minerals
  • Real Estate
  • Goods & Services Tax
  • Insolvency
  • International Law

For Details Coverage:

Please note that we don't have access to BdLex anymore as Manupatra covers all the contents of BdLex.

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