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Judgments passed by Indian Supreme Court in the month of January – 2021

For the month of January 2021

1Case NumberW.P.(C) No.-000026 / 202019-01-2021 
Petitioner NameMANISH KUMAR
Respondent NameUNION OF INDIA
Petitioner’s AdvocateVAIBHAV MANU SRIVASTAVA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE K.M. JOSEPH, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE AJAY RASTOGI
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE K.M. JOSEPH
2Case NumberR.P.(C) No.-000472 / 201822-01-2021 
Petitioner NameANJALI BRAHMAWAR CHAUHAN
Respondent NameNAVIN CHAUHAN
Petitioner’s AdvocateRICHA KAPOOR
BenchHON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.S. BOPANNA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE V. RAMASUBRAMANIAN
Judgment ByHON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE
3Case NumberW.P.(C) No.-000114-000114 / 201406-01-2021 
Petitioner NameCOMMON CAUSE
Respondent NameUNION OF INDIA .
Petitioner’s AdvocatePRASHANT BHUSHAN
Bench
Judgment ByHON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE
4Case NumberC.A. No.-007469-007469 / 200805-01-2021 
Petitioner NameM/S. PADIA TIMBER CO. P. LTD.
Respondent NameTHE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF VISAKHAPATNAM PORT TRUST THROUGH ITS SECRETARY
Petitioner’s AdvocateDEVASHISH BHARUKA
Respondent’s AdvocateGOPAL SINGH
BenchHON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDIRA BANERJEE, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJIV KHANNA
Judgment ByHON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD
5Case NumberCrl.A. No.-000022-000023 / 202108-01-2021 
Petitioner NameMIHIR GOPE ETC.
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF JHARKHAND
Petitioner’s AdvocateKAUSHIK LAIK
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.V. RAMANA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURYA KANT, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ANIRUDDHA BOSE
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ANIRUDDHA BOSE
6Case NumberCrl.A. No.-000006-000006 / 202105-01-2021 
Petitioner NameSREI EQUIPMENT FINANCE LTD.
Respondent NameRAMJAN ALI
Petitioner’s AdvocateBRAJ KISHORE MISHRA
Respondent’s AdvocateRobin Khokhar
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN
7Case NumberC.A. No.-000012-000012 / 202105-01-2021 
Petitioner NameRAJEEV SURI
Respondent NameUNION OF INDIA
Petitioner’s AdvocateSHIV KUMAR SURI
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DINESH MAHESHWARI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJIV KHANNA
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR
8Case NumberCrl.A. No.-000024-000024 / 202105-01-2021 
Petitioner NameMURALI
Respondent NameSTATE REP BY ITS INSPECTOR OF POLICE
Petitioner’s AdvocateK. PAARI VENDHAN
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.V. RAMANA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURYA KANT, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ANIRUDDHA BOSE
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.V. RAMANA
9Case NumberC.A. No.-000013-000013 / 202105-01-2021
Petitioner NameTHE CHAIRPERSON GOVERNING BODY DAULAT RAM COLLEGE
Respondent NameDR. ASHA
Petitioner’s AdvocateSATYA MITRA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN
10Case NumberC.A. No.-004035-004037 / 202019-01-2021 
Petitioner NameTHE NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AUTHORITY OF INDIA
Respondent NamePANDARINATHAN GOVINDARAJULU
Petitioner’s AdvocateSANTOSH KUMAR – I
BenchHON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE VINEET SARAN
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO
11Case NumberCrl.A. No.-001256-001256 / 201705-01-2021 
Petitioner NameHARI OM @ HERO
Respondent NameSTATE OF U.P.
Petitioner’s AdvocateSHANKAR DIVATE
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE UDAY UMESH LALIT, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HEMANT GUPTA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. RAVINDRA BHAT
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE UDAY UMESH LALIT
12Case NumberC.A. No.-002760-002760 / 201022-01-2021 
Petitioner NameINDIAN BANK
Respondent NameMAHAVEER KHARIWAL
Petitioner’s AdvocateMADHU SIKRI
Respondent’s AdvocateVENKATESWARA RAO ANUMOLU
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN
13Case NumberCONMT.PET.(C) No.-000092-000092 / 200819-01-2021 
Petitioner NameRAMA NARANG
Respondent NameRAMESH NARANG
Petitioner’s AdvocateABHINAV MUKERJI
Respondent’s AdvocateLAWYER S KNIT & CO
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE B.R. GAVAI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE KRISHNA MURARI
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR
14Case NumberC.A. No.-000142-000142 / 202120-01-2021 
Petitioner NameTHE STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
Respondent NameSURESHWATI
Petitioner’s AdvocateRAJIV NANDA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. ABDUL NAZEER, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
Judgment ByHON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
15Case NumberC.A. No.-000094-000094 / 202113-01-2021 
Petitioner NameTAMIL NADU HOUSING BOARD
Respondent NameABDUL SALAM SARKAR (DEAD)
Petitioner’s AdvocateM. YOGESH KANNA
BenchHON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJIV KHANNA
Judgment ByHON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD
16Case NumberC.A. No.-001322-001323 / 201913-01-2021 
Petitioner NameM/S. VELLANKI FRAME WORKS
Respondent NameCOMMERCIAL TAX OFFICER
Petitioner’s Advocate
Respondent’s AdvocateGUNTUR PRABHAKAR
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DINESH MAHESHWARI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HRISHIKESH ROY
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DINESH MAHESHWARI
17Case NumberC.A. No.-005189-005192 / 201718-01-2021 
Petitioner NameASHOK KUMAR AND ORS ETC.ETC.
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Petitioner’s AdvocatePURNIMA BHAT
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. ABDUL NAZEER, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.S. BOPANNA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE V. RAMASUBRAMANIAN
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE V. RAMASUBRAMANIAN
18Case NumberCrl.A. No.-000039-000039 / 202113-01-2021 
Petitioner NameS. SUNDARA KUMAR
Respondent NameSTATE REPRESENTED BY THE INSPECTOR OF POLICE
Petitioner’s AdvocateM.P. Parthiban
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN
19Case NumberC.A. No.-000019-000020 / 202105-01-2021 
Petitioner NameKIRTI
Respondent NameORIENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
Petitioner’s AdvocateMRITUNJAY KUMAR SINHA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.V. RAMANA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURYA KANT, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ANIRUDDHA BOSE
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.V. RAMANA
20Case NumberCrl.A. No.-001919-001919 / 201012-01-2021 
Petitioner NameANVERSINH @ KIRANSINH FATESINH ZALA
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF GUJARAT
Petitioner’s AdvocateNARESH KUMAR
Respondent’s AdvocateANIRUDDHA P. MAYEE
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.V. RAMANA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURYA KANT, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ANIRUDDHA BOSE
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURYA KANT
21Case NumberC.A. No.-005231-005232 / 201612-01-2021 
Petitioner NameHIMACHAL PRADESH BUS STAND MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (HPBSMDA)
Respondent NameTHE CENTRAL EMPOWERED COMMITTEE
BenchHON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJIV KHANNA
Judgment ByHON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD
22Case NumberW.P.(C) No.-001039 / 202013-01-2021 
Petitioner NameDIPIKA JAGATRAM SAHANI
Respondent NameUNION OF INDIA
Petitioner’s AdvocateSATYA MITRA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN
23Case NumberC.A. No.-000251-000252 / 202128-01-2021 
Petitioner NameASSAM INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD
Respondent NameGILLAPUKRI TEA COMPANY LIMITED
Petitioner’s AdvocateKAUSTUBH SHUKLA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. ABDUL NAZEER, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. ABDUL NAZEER
24Case NumberW.P.(C) No.-001107 / 202020-01-2021 
Petitioner NameIN RE: ADVOCATE ON RECORD INCLUDES A PROPRIETARY FIRM ETC.
Respondent Name
Petitioner’s AdvocateBY COURTS MOTION
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DINESH MAHESHWARI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HRISHIKESH ROY
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL
25Case NumberC.A. No.-003974-003975 / 202011-01-2021 
Petitioner NameTHE HIGH COURT OF KERALA
Respondent NameRESHMA A. AND ORS. ETC.
Petitioner’s AdvocateT. G. NARAYANAN NAIR
BenchHON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDIRA BANERJEE, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJIV KHANNA
Judgment ByHON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD
26Case NumberCrl.A. No.-000029-000029 / 202112-01-2021 
Petitioner NameASHARAM TIWARI
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH
Petitioner’s AdvocateDEVVRAT
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE NAVIN SINHA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE K.M. JOSEPH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE NAVIN SINHA
27Case NumberC.A. No.-000268-000269 / 202129-01-2021 
Petitioner NamePOORAN CHAND
Respondent NameCHANCELLOR
Petitioner’s AdvocateM/S PRATAP AND CO.
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN
28Case NumberCrl.A. No.-000047-000048 / 202119-01-2021 
Petitioner NameLAKHVIR SINGH ETC.
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF PUNJAB
Petitioner’s AdvocateANIRUDH SANGANERIA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DINESH MAHESHWARI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HRISHIKESH ROY
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL
29Case NumberC.A. No.-005785 / 201911-01-2021 
Petitioner NameIREO GRACE REALTECH PVT. LTD.
Respondent NameABHISHEK KHANNA
Petitioner’s AdvocateE. C. AGRAWALA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE AJAY RASTOGI
Judgment ByHON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
30Case NumberC.A. No.-000131-000131 / 202120-01-2021 
Petitioner NameHARYANA SPACE APPLICATION CENTRE (HARSAC)
Respondent NameM/S PAN INDIA CONSULTANTS PVT. LTD.
Petitioner’s AdvocateSANJAY KUMAR VISEN
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. ABDUL NAZEER, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
Judgment ByHON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
31Case NumberC.A. No.-003802-003803 / 202011-01-2021 
Petitioner NameM/S N.N. GLOBAL MERCANTILE PRIVATE LIMITED
Respondent NameM/S INDO UNIQUE FLAME LTD.
Petitioner’s AdvocateRAMESHWAR PRASAD GOYAL
Bench
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO
32Case NumberC.A. No.-009546-009546 / 201319-01-2021 
Petitioner NameVENIGALLA KOTESWARAMMA
Respondent NameMALEMPATI SURYAMBA .
Petitioner’s AdvocateG. RAMAKRISHNA PRASAD
Respondent’s AdvocateANIL KUMAR TANDALE
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DINESH MAHESHWARI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HRISHIKESH ROY
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DINESH MAHESHWARI
33Case NumberC.A. No.-000155-000155 / 202128-01-2021 
Petitioner NameCHINTPURNI MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL
Respondent NameUNION OF INDIA
Petitioner’s AdvocateLAWYER S KNIT & CO
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. ABDUL NAZEER, HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE L. NAGESWARA RAO
34Case NumberC.A. No.-007343-007350 / 201912-01-2021 
Petitioner NameTHE MAVILAYI SERVICE COOPERATIVE BANK LTD.
Respondent NameCOMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX CALICUT
Petitioner’s AdvocateANKUR S. KULKARNI
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE NAVIN SINHA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE K.M. JOSEPH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ROHINTON FALI NARIMAN
35Case NumberT.P.(C) No.-002344 / 201929-01-2021 
Petitioner NameAMRUTA BEN HIMANSHU KUMAR SHAH
Respondent NameHIMANSHU KUMAR PRAVINCHANDRA SHAH
Petitioner’s AdvocateDIKSHA RAI
Respondent’s AdvocateTaruna Singh Gohil
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE V. RAMASUBRAMANIAN
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE V. RAMASUBRAMANIAN
36Case NumberC.A. No.-006209-006209 / 201019-01-2021 
Petitioner NameBAJRANGA (DEAD) BY LRS.
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH
Petitioner’s AdvocatePRATIBHA JAIN
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE DINESH MAHESHWARI, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE HRISHIKESH ROY
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJAY KISHAN KAUL
37Case NumberSLP(C) No.-026484 / 201822-01-2021 
Petitioner NameANKITA MEENA
Respondent NameUNIVERSITY OF DELHI
Petitioner’s AdvocateASHISH VIRMANI
BenchHON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.S. BOPANNA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE V. RAMASUBRAMANIAN
Judgment ByHON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE
38Case NumberCrl.A. No.-000088-000088 / 202129-01-2021 
Petitioner NameAJAY KUMAR @ BITTU
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
Petitioner’s Advocate(MRS. ) VIPIN GUPTA
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN
39Case NumberC.A. No.-014665-014665 / 201506-01-2021
Petitioner NameBHAVEN CONSTRUCTION
Respondent NameEXE ENGINEER SARDAR SAROVAR NARMADA NIGAM
Petitioner’s AdvocatePURVISH JITENDRA MALKAN
Respondent’s AdvocateHEMANTIKA WAHI
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.V. RAMANA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURYA KANT, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ANIRUDDHA BOSE
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.V. RAMANA
40Case NumberMA-002673 / 201922-01-2021 
Petitioner NameDARSHAN SINGH
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF PUNJAB SECRETARY RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND PANCHAYAT
Petitioner’s AdvocateVanshdeep Dalmia
BenchHON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.S. BOPANNA, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE V. RAMASUBRAMANIAN
Judgment ByHON’BLE THE CHIEF JUSTICE
41Case NumberW.P.(C) No.-001352 / 201920-01-2021 
Petitioner NameMS. X
Respondent NameTHE STATE OF JHARKHAND
Petitioner’s AdvocatePETITIONER-IN-PERSON
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN
42Case NumberC.A. No.-000017-000018 / 202105-01-2021 
Petitioner NameDEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER (APPELLATE AUTHORITY)
Respondent NameAJAI KUMAR SRIVASTAVA
Petitioner’s AdvocateSANJAY KAPUR
Respondent’s Advocate
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE VINEET SARAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE AJAY RASTOGI
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE VINEET SARAN
43Case NumberR.P.(C) No.-000065 / 202111-01-2021 
Petitioner NameBEGHAR FOUNDATION
Respondent NameJUSTICE K.S.PUTTASWAMY(RETD)
Petitioner’s AdvocateM. T. GEORGE
BenchHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR, HON’BLE DR. JUSTICE D.Y. CHANDRACHUD, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ASHOK BHUSHAN, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S. ABDUL NAZEER, HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE B.R. GAVAI
Judgment ByHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.M. KHANWILKAR

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