GUIDELINES FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION by Supreme Court [1988]

[PIL] SUPREME COURT OF INDIA COMPILATION OF GUIDELINES TO BE FOLLOWED FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS RECEIVED IN THIS COURT AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION. (Based on full Court decision dated 1.12.1988 and subsequent modifications). No petition involving individual/ personal matter shall be entertained as a PIL matter except as indicated hereinafter. Letter-petitions falling under the following categories alone will ordinarily … Continue reading GUIDELINES FOR ENTERTAINING LETTERS/PETITIONS AS PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION by Supreme Court [1988]

Union of India Versus R. Gandhi, President, Madras Bar Association[SC 2010 May]Constitution Bench

Keywords: Dilution of independence of Judiciary We uphold the decision of the High Court that the creation of National Company Law Tribunal and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal and vesting in them, the powers and jurisdiction exercised by the High Court in regard to company law matters, are not unconstitutional. JT 2010 (5) SC 553(1) … Continue reading Union of India Versus R. Gandhi, President, Madras Bar Association[SC 2010 May]Constitution Bench

what is meant by “specific provision”-Statutory Interpretation

what is the meaning of the expression “specific provision to the contrary”. In Maru Ram v. Union of India and others, (1981) 1 SCC 107, a Constitution Bench dealt with the pari materia provision to Section 4(1) of the Code of Civil Procedure contained in Section 5 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. This Court … Continue reading what is meant by “specific provision”-Statutory Interpretation

Pankajakshi(Dead) Through L.Rs. … vs Chandrika & Ors[SC 2016 Feb] Constitution Bench

Keywords: Letters Patent- Appellate Jurisdiction of High Court If the purpose behind the requirement of a matter to be heard by a Bench of not less than two Judges is to be achieved, in the event of the two Judges being unable to agree either on facts or on law, the matters should be heard … Continue reading Pankajakshi(Dead) Through L.Rs. … vs Chandrika & Ors[SC 2016 Feb] Constitution Bench

Mahasay Ganesh Prasad Ray and anothers Vs Narendra Nath Sen and others [SC 1950 December]

The payment of court-fees is a matter primarily between the Government and the  respondents AIR 1953 SC 431 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Mahasay Ganesh Prasad Ray and anothers Appellant Versus Narendra Nath Sen and others Respondent (Before : M. H. Kania, C.J.I., M. Patanjali Sastri And S. R. Das, JJ.) Civil Appeal No. 106 of … Continue reading Mahasay Ganesh Prasad Ray and anothers Vs Narendra Nath Sen and others [SC 1950 December]

H. P. Singh Vs Thakur Prasad Tewari an another [SC 1950 December]

Keywords : Ignorance of contempt  order Notice   AIR 1953 SC 436 : (1953) CriLJ SC 1837 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) H. P. Singh Appellant Versus Thakur Prasad Tewari an another Respondent (Before : Saiyid Fazl Ali, B. K. Mukherjea And N. Chandrasekhara Aiyar, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No.18 of 1950. (Privy Council Appeal No. 29 … Continue reading H. P. Singh Vs Thakur Prasad Tewari an another [SC 1950 December]

V. Ramaswami Aiyengar and others Appellant Versus T. N. V. Kailasa Thevar [SC 1951 March]

Keywords: Execution of Mortgage Decree The general law undoubtedly is that a mortgage decree is one and indivisible and exceptions to this rule are admitted in special circumstances where the integrity of the mtge. has been disrupted at the instance of the mortgagee himself; e.g., when there is severance of the interests of the mortgagors … Continue reading V. Ramaswami Aiyengar and others Appellant Versus T. N. V. Kailasa Thevar [SC 1951 March]

Badri Narain Jha and others Versus Rameshwar Dayal Singh and others[SC 1951 Feb]

Keywords : Tenancy - In- Common, lakhraj interest, Mokarrari interest In law, an inter se partition of the mokarrari interest could not affect the integrity of the lease and it could not be said that Bisheshwar Dayal Singh under the alleged partition became a mokarraridar under another contract of lease. Such partitions amongst several lessees … Continue reading Badri Narain Jha and others Versus Rameshwar Dayal Singh and others[SC 1951 Feb]

Col. D. I. Mac PhersonVersus M. N. Appanna and another [SC 1951 Feb]

KEYWORDS: Concluded contract As there was no concluded contract, the decree passed by him awarding compensation to the plaintiff for breach of contract cannot be sustained AIR 1951 SC 184 : (1951) SCR 161 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Col. D. I. Mac Pherson Appellant Versus M. N. Appanna and another Respondent (Before : Saiyid Fazl … Continue reading Col. D. I. Mac PhersonVersus M. N. Appanna and another [SC 1951 Feb]

Mrs. Fatma Haji Ali Mohammad Hajee and others Versus The State of Bombay[SC 1951]

when a liability is imposed by a statute, that liability cannot be defeated by the exercise of any discretion by Government or by making rules which may negative that liability AIR 1951 SC 180 : (1951) SCR 266 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Mrs. Fatma Haji Ali Mohammad Hajee and others Appellant Versus The State of … Continue reading Mrs. Fatma Haji Ali Mohammad Hajee and others Versus The State of Bombay[SC 1951]

Firm Sriniwas Ram Kumar versus Mahabir Prasad and others[SC 1951]

Keywords:  suit for specific performance of a contract to sell a house AIR 1951 SC 177 : (1951) SCR 277 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Firm Sriniwas Ram Kumar Appellant Versus Mahabir Prasad and others Respondent (Before : M. Patanjali Sastri, Mehr Chand Mahajan And B. K. Mukherjea, JJ.) Civil Appeal No. 82 at 1949, Decided … Continue reading Firm Sriniwas Ram Kumar versus Mahabir Prasad and others[SC 1951]

Tarapada De and others Versus The State of West Bengal[SC 1951 January]

Keywords: Preventive Detention-subjective satisfaction AIR 1951 SC 174 : (1951) SCR 212 : (1951) CriLJ SC 400 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Tarapada De and others Appellant Versus The State of WEST BENGAL Respondent (Before : M. H. Kania, C.J.I., Saiyid Fazl Ali, M. Patanjali Sastri, B. K. Mukherjea, S. R. Das And N. Chandrasekhara Aiyar, … Continue reading Tarapada De and others Versus The State of West Bengal[SC 1951 January]

The State of Bombay Versus Atma Ram Shridhar Vaidya [SC 1951 JANUARY]

Keywords: Preventive Detention AIR 1951 SC 157 : (1951) SCR 167 : (1951) CriLJ SC 373 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) The State of Bombay Appellant Versus Atma Ram Shridhar Vaidya Respondent (Before : M. H. Kania, C.J.I., Saiyid Fazl Ali, M. Patanjali Sastri, B. K. Mukherjea, S. R. Das And N. Chandrasekhara Aiyar, JJ.) Case … Continue reading The State of Bombay Versus Atma Ram Shridhar Vaidya [SC 1951 JANUARY]

Ram Nandan Prasad Narayan Singh and another Versus Kapildeo Ramjee and others[SC 1951 January]

keywords: Constructive Resjudicata AIR 1951 SC 155 : (1951) SCR 138 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Ram Nandan Prasad Narayan Singh and another Appellant Versus Kapildeo Ramjee and others Respondent (Before : M. H. Kania, C.J.I., M. Patanjali Sastri And N. Chandrasekhara Aiyar, JJ.) Civil Appeals Nos. 98, 99, 100 and 101 of 1949, Decided on … Continue reading Ram Nandan Prasad Narayan Singh and another Versus Kapildeo Ramjee and others[SC 1951 January]

Keshavan Madhava Menon Versus The State of Bombay [SC 1951 January]

KEYWORDS: FREEDOM OF SPEECH AIR 1951 SC 128 : (1951) SCR 228 : (1951) CriLJ SC 860 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Keshavan Madhava Menon Appellant Versus The State of Bombay Respondent (Before : M. H. Kania, C.J.I., Saiyid Fazl Ali, M. Patanjali Sastri, Mehr Chand Mahajan, B. K. Mukherjea, S. R. Das And N. Chandrasekhara … Continue reading Keshavan Madhava Menon Versus The State of Bombay [SC 1951 January]

Rai Brij Raj Krishna and Another Versus Messrs. S. K. Shaw and Brothers [SC 1951 FEB]

Keywords: Rent Control-Jurisdiction The Act has entrusted the Controller with a ‘jurisdiction, which includes the jurisdiction to determine whether there is non-payment of rent or not, as well as the jurisdiction, on finding that there is non-payment of rent, to order eviction of a tenant. Therefore, even if the Controller, may be assumed to have … Continue reading Rai Brij Raj Krishna and Another Versus Messrs. S. K. Shaw and Brothers [SC 1951 FEB]

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Vs. State of Bihar & ANR.[SC 2017 NOV]-Taxation

KEYWORDS : Entry Tax The enacting part of Section 3(2), the Appellant is certainly a dealer liable to pay tax under the VAT Act, in that it is a registered dealer falling within Section 3(1) of the said Act. Therefore, any argument based on gross turnover is wholly unnecessary to include the Appellant under Section 3(2) … Continue reading Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Vs. State of Bihar & ANR.[SC 2017 NOV]-Taxation