Chiranjit Lal Chowdhuri Vs. The Union of India & Ors [ SC 1950 December]

KEYWORDS : Fundamental right of  company-eminent domain- HELD : No one except those whose rights are directly affected by a law can raise the question of the constitutionality of that law. The company and the shareholders are in law separate entities, and if the allegation is made that any property belonging to the company has… Read More Chiranjit Lal Chowdhuri Vs. The Union of India & Ors [ SC 1950 December]

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]

Charanjit Lal Chowdhury Versus The Union of India and others[SC 1950 December]

Challenging a Legislation To make out a case under this Article, it is incumbent upon the petitioner to establish not merely that the law complained of is beyond the competence of the particular Legislature as not being covered by any of the items in the legislative lists, but that it affects or invades his fundamental… Read More Charanjit Lal Chowdhury Versus The Union of India and others[SC 1950 December]

The State of Tripura Versus The Province of East Bengal[ SC 1950 December]

Thus tort is a civil injury other than a breach of contract which is capable of sustaining an action for unliquidated damages in a Court of law. If the appropriate remedy is not a claim for unliquidated damages but for injunction or some other relief, it would not rank as a tort though all the… Read More The State of Tripura Versus The Province of East Bengal[ SC 1950 December]

Janardhan Reddy and others Versus The State OF Hyderabad[SC 1950 December]

AIR 1951 SC 124 : (1950) SCR 940 : (1951) CriLJ SC 391 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Janardhan Reddy and others Appellant Versus The State OF Hyderabad 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.) Criminal Misc. Petn. Nos.… Read More Janardhan Reddy and others Versus The State OF Hyderabad[SC 1950 December]

Sarju Pershad Ramdeo Sahu Versus Jwaleshwari Pratap Narain Singh and others[SC 1950 November]

1950- AIR 1951 SC 120 : (1950) SCR 781 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Sarju Pershad Ramdeo Sahu Appellant Versus Jwaleshwari Pratap Narain Singh and others Respondent (Before : Saiyid Fazl Ali, Mehr Chand Mahajan And B. K. Mukherjea, JJ.) Civil Appeal No. 70 of 1949, Decided on :   14-11-1950. Counsel for the Parties: Shri… Read More Sarju Pershad Ramdeo Sahu Versus Jwaleshwari Pratap Narain Singh and others[SC 1950 November]

Chintamanrao and another Versus The State of Madhya Pradesh[SC 1950 November]

Keywords : The phrase “reasonable restriction” connotes that the limitation imposed on a person in enjoyment of the right should not be arbitrary or of an excessive nature, beyond what is required in the interests of the public. The word “reasonable” implies intelligent care and deliberation, that is the choice of a course which reason… Read More Chintamanrao and another Versus The State of Madhya Pradesh[SC 1950 November]

Commissioner of Agricultural Income-tax, West Bengal Versus Keshab Chandra Mandal[SC 1950]

AIR 1950 SC 265 : (1950) SCR 435 : (1950) 18 ITR SC 569 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Commissioner of Agricultural Income-tax, West Bengal Appellant Versus Keshab Chandra Mandal Respondent (Before : Saiyid Fazl Ali, M. Patanjali Sastri, Mehr Chand Mahajan, B. K. Mukherjea And S. R. Das, JJ.) Appeal No. 88 of 1949, Decided… Read More Commissioner of Agricultural Income-tax, West Bengal Versus Keshab Chandra Mandal[SC 1950]

Brij Bhusan and another Versus The State of Delhi[SC 1950 May ]

KeyWorsd:-Pre-censorship-Public Order-Freedom of Press⇔ Imposition of pre-censorship on a journal is a restriction on the liberty of the press which is an essential part of the right to freedom of speech and expression declared by Art.19 (1) (a) AIR 1950 SC 129 : (1950) SCR 605 : (1950) CriLJ SC 1525 : (1950) SCJ 425… Read More Brij Bhusan and another Versus The State of Delhi[SC 1950 May ]

Romesh Thappar Versus The State of Madras[SC 1950 May]

KEYWORDS:-Sedition-Criticism to Government-Public Tranquility-Public Safety⇔ Supreme Court is the protector and guarantor of fundamental rights In other words cl.(2) of Art. 19 having allowed the imposition of restriction on the freedom of speech and expression only in cases where danger to public security is involved, an enactment, which is capable of being applied to cases… Read More Romesh Thappar Versus The State of Madras[SC 1950 May]