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

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