The State of Bihar Versus Sir Kameshwar Singh[ALL SC 1952 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- LAND REFORM ACTS AIR 1952 SC 252 : (1952) SCR 889 BIHAR LAND REFORM ACT HELD VALID (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) The State of Bihar Appellant Versus Sir Kameshwar Singh Respondent AND Visweshwar Rao Appellant Versus State of MADHYA PRADESH and another Respondent AND Surya Pal Singh Appellant Versus Government of the State of… Read More The State of Bihar Versus Sir Kameshwar Singh[ALL SC 1952 MAY]

STATE OF WEST BENGAL VS ANWAR ALI SARKAR[ ALL SC 1952 JANUARY]

KEYWORDS:- SPECIAL COURT DATE:- 11-01-1952 AIR 1952 SC 75 : (1952) SCR 284 : (1952) CriLJ SC 510 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) The State of WEST BENGAL Appellant Versus ANWAR Ali SARKAR and another Respondent (Before : M. Patanjali Sastri, C.J.I., Saiyid Fazl Ali, Mehr Chand Mahajan, B. K. Mukherjea, S. R. Das, N. Chandrasekhara Aiyar… Read More STATE OF WEST BENGAL VS ANWAR ALI SARKAR[ ALL SC 1952 JANUARY]

The State of Madras Vs V. G. Row[ALL SC 1952 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:- JUDICIAL REVIEW-imposing reasonable restrictions-test of reasonableness Court naturally attaches great weight to the legislative Judgment, it cannot desert its own duty to determine finally the constitutionality of an impugned statute. DATE:- 31-03-1952 AIR 1952 SC 196 : (1952) SCR 597 : (1952) CriLJ SC 966 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) The State of Madras Appellant… Read More The State of Madras Vs V. G. Row[ALL SC 1952 MARCH]

The State Of Punjab Vs Ajaib Singh and anothers[SC 1952]

Meaning of arrest Physical restraint on an abducted person to ensure his restoration is not arrest. Interpretation of Statutes—Ambiguous word—Possibility of two constructions—The Court must adopt the Construction which will ensure smooth and harmonious working—It should eschew the construction which shall lead to absurdity or give rise to practical inconvenience. (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) (Before… Read More The State Of Punjab Vs Ajaib Singh and anothers[SC 1952]

Code of Regulations for Anglo-Indian and other listed Schools 1993 – Govt of WB

Anglo-Indian school” means an institution, including all standards. and divisions thereof, established under the Code of Regulations for European (now Anglo-Indian) Schools in Bengal (now West Bengal), 1929 (hereinafter referred to in this Code as the existing Code) and continuing as such on the dale of coming into force of this Code, provided that such institution continues to fulfill the conditions for recognition laid down in this Code, and particularly in regulation 8.… Read More Code of Regulations for Anglo-Indian and other listed Schools 1993 – Govt of WB

STATE (THROUGH) CENTRAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION Vs. SHRI KALYAN SINGH (FORMER CM OF UP)[ALL SC 2017 APRIL]

A number of judgments have been cited including the celebrated Supreme Court judgment in Supreme Court Bar Association v. Union of India & Another, 1998 (4) SCC 409, in which a Constitution Bench of this Court held that Article 142 cannot authorize the Court to ignore the substantive rights of a litigant while dealing with the cause pending before it and cannot be used to supplant the substantive law applicable to the cause before this Court. A large number of other judgments following this judgment were also cited. … Read More STATE (THROUGH) CENTRAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION Vs. SHRI KALYAN SINGH (FORMER CM OF UP)[ALL SC 2017 APRIL]

Navtej Singh Johar & Ors. Vs. Union of India through Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice [ALL SC 2018 September]

September 6, 2018:-SECTION 377of IPC-Homosexuality-It is declared that insofar as Section 377 criminalises consensual sexual acts of adults (i.e. persons above the age of 18 years who are competent to consent) in private, is violative of Articles 14, 15, 19, and 21 of the Constitution. It is, however, clarified that such consent must be free consent,… Read More Navtej Singh Johar & Ors. Vs. Union of India through Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice [ALL SC 2018 September]

Suresh Kumar Koushal & Anr vs Naz Foundation & Ors [ALL SC 2013 DECEMBER]

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO.10972 OF 2013 (Arising out of SLP (C) No.15436 of 2009) Suresh Kumar Koushal & Anr vs Naz Foundation & Ors Decided on: 11 December 2013 Bench: G.S. Singhvi, Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya JUDGMENT G.S. SINGHVI, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. These appeals are directed against order… Read More Suresh Kumar Koushal & Anr vs Naz Foundation & Ors [ALL SC 2013 DECEMBER]

Mattapalli Chelamayya (dead) by his legal reps and anr Vs Mattapalli Venkataratnam (dead) by his legal reps and anr [SC 1972 JANUARY]

The partition of the immovable properties had been effected in about the middle of 1952 and the parties were since then in possession of the lands etc. which had been allotted to their share. The recital in the award is no more than a reference to an existing fact and does not purport to create or declare, by virtue of the award itself, right title or interest in immovable property.… Read More Mattapalli Chelamayya (dead) by his legal reps and anr Vs Mattapalli Venkataratnam (dead) by his legal reps and anr [SC 1972 JANUARY]

Kuldip Nayar Versus Union of India and Ors [ALL SC 2006 AUGUST]

In the writ petition, there is a further challenge to the amendments in Sections 59, 94 and 128 of the RP Act, 1951 by which Open Ballot System is introduced which, according to the petitioner, violates the principle of ‘secrecy’ which, according to the petitioner, is the essence of free and fair elections as also the voter’s freedom of expression which is the basic feature of the Constitution and the subject matter of the fundamental right under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.… Read More Kuldip Nayar Versus Union of India and Ors [ALL SC 2006 AUGUST]

Bhupinder Sharma Versus State of Himachal Pradesh [ALL SC 2003 October]

In order to exercise the discretion of reducing the sentence and statutory requirement is that the Court has to record ‘adequate and special reasons’ in the judgment and not fanciful reasons which would permit the Court to impose a sentence less than the prescribed minimum. The reason has not only to be adequate but special. What is adequate and special would depend upon several factors and no strait-jacket formula can be imposed.… Read More Bhupinder Sharma Versus State of Himachal Pradesh [ALL SC 2003 October]