Punjabrao Vs DR. D. P. Meshram and others[ALL SC 1964 OCTOBER]

KEYWORDS:- RELIGIOUS CONVERSION-Scheduled Castes- AIR 1965 SC 1179 : (1965) 1 SCR 849 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Punjabrao Appellant Versus DR. D. P. Meshram and others Respondent (Before : P. B. Gajendragadkar, C.J.I., K. N. Wanchoo, M. Hidayatullah, Raghubar Dayal And J. R. Mudholkar, JJ.) Civil Appeal No. 562 of 1964, Decided on : 26-10-1964. … Continue reading Punjabrao Vs DR. D. P. Meshram and others[ALL SC 1964 OCTOBER]

Sajjan Singh and others vs The State of Rajasthan [SC 1964 October]

Keywords :Basic structure identified- DATE : 30-10-1964 Sajjan Singh and others vs The State of Rajasthan As long as the words ‘sovereign democratic republic’ are there, could the Constitution be amended so as to depart from the democratic form of Government or its republic character? If that cannot be done, then, as long as the words … Continue reading Sajjan Singh and others vs The State of Rajasthan [SC 1964 October]

Most. Rev. P.M.A. Metropolitan and others Vs Moran Mar marthoma and another [ALL SC 1995 JUNE]

AIR 1995 SC 2001 : (1995) 1 Suppl. SCR 542 : (1995) 4 Suppl. SCC 286 : JT 1995 (5) SC 1 : (1995) 4 SCALE 1 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Most. Rev. P.M.A. Metropolitan and others Appellant Versus Moran Mar marthoma and another Respondent (Before: R. M. Sahai, B. P. Jeevan Reddy And S. … Continue reading Most. Rev. P.M.A. Metropolitan and others Vs Moran Mar marthoma and another [ALL SC 1995 JUNE]

D. G. Gouse and Co. (Agents) Pvt. Ltd. Versus State of Kerala and another [ ALL SC 1979 SEPTEMBER]

AIR 1980 SC 271 : (1980) 1 SCR 804 : (1980) 2 SCC 410 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) D. G. Gouse and Co. (Agents) Pvt. Ltd. Appellant Versus State of Kerala and another Respondent AND S. K. Subramanian Appellant Versus State of Kerala and others Respondent AND The Customs Clearing Agents’ Association Appellant Versus State … Continue reading D. G. Gouse and Co. (Agents) Pvt. Ltd. Versus State of Kerala and another [ ALL SC 1979 SEPTEMBER]

CHURCH of SOUTH India Trust Association Appellant Versus Telugu Church Council [ALL SC 1996 JANUARY]

KEYWORDS:- RES JUDICATA AIR 1996 SC 987 : (1996) 1 SCR 322 : (1996) 2 SCC 520 : JT 1996 (1) SC 277 : (1996) 1 SCALE 253(2) (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) CHURCH of SOUTH India Trust Association Appellant Versus Telugu Church Council Respondent (Before: S. C. Agrawal And B. P. Jeevan Reddy, JJ.) Civil … Continue reading CHURCH of SOUTH India Trust Association Appellant Versus Telugu Church Council [ALL SC 1996 JANUARY]

Devidas Loka Rathod Vs. State of Maharashtra [ALL SC 2018 JULY]

KEYWORDS:- Murder- Acquittal- PLEA OF INSANITY- Right of Life- Benefit of Doubt- “We are therefore of the considered opinion, that the appellant has been able to create sufficient doubt in our mind that he is entitled to the benefit of the exception under section 84 I.P.C. because of the preponderance of his medical condition at … Continue reading Devidas Loka Rathod Vs. State of Maharashtra [ALL SC 2018 JULY]

Mangu Ram AND OTHERS Versus Municipal Corporation of Delhi [ALL SC 1975 OCTOBER ]

KEYWORDS:- APPLICATION OF SECTION 5 IN CRIMINAL MATTER-  In a case where an application for special leave to appeal from an order of acquittal is filed after the coming into force of the Limitation Act, 1963, Section 5 would be available to the applicant and if he can show that he had sufficient cause for … Continue reading Mangu Ram AND OTHERS Versus Municipal Corporation of Delhi [ALL SC 1975 OCTOBER ]

M/s. Consolidated Engineering Enterprises Versus Principal Secretary, (Irrigation Department) and OTHERS [ ALL SC 2008 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:- APPLICABILITY OF LIMITATION LAW IN ARBITRATION AIR 2008 SCW 4182 : JT 2008 (6) SC 22 : (2008) 6 SCALE 748 : (2008) 7 SCC 169 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) M/s. Consolidated Engineering Enterprises Appellant Versus Principal Secretary, (Irrigation Department) and OTHERS Respondent WITH Hatti Gold Mines Co. Ltd. Appellant Versus Vinay Heavy Equipments … Continue reading M/s. Consolidated Engineering Enterprises Versus Principal Secretary, (Irrigation Department) and OTHERS [ ALL SC 2008 APRIL]

Ex-Navy Direct Entry Artificers Association & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS: Principle of Promissory Estoppel – Reservist pension DATE: MAY 08, 2018 ACTS: Regulation 78 of the Navy (Pension) Regulations, 1964,Naval Regulations Part-III HELD: “ The appellants are not entitled to count 50% of the Fleet Reserve as they were never drafted into the said reserve. Consequently, the appellants are not entitled to reservist pension. However, their cases … Continue reading Ex-Navy Direct Entry Artificers Association & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Mohd. Arif @ Ashfaq vs The Reg. Supreme Court Of India & Ors[ALL SC 2014 SEPTEMBER]

KEYWORDS:- REVIEW PETITION – DEATH CONVICT- DATE:-2 September, 2014 A review petition filed by a convict whose death penalty is affirmed by this Court is required to be heard in open Court but cannot be decided by circulation. The right of a limited oral hearing in review petitions where death sentence is given, shall be … Continue reading Mohd. Arif @ Ashfaq vs The Reg. Supreme Court Of India & Ors[ALL SC 2014 SEPTEMBER]

Ashoka Kumar Thakur Versus Union of India and OTHERS [ALL SC 2008 APRIL]

Keywords:- Reservation for admission- The Constitution 93rd Amendment Act, 2005, is valid and does not violate the “basic structure” of the Constitution so far as it relates to the State maintained institutions and aided educational institutions. AIR 2008 SCW 2899 : JT 2008 (5) SC 1 : (2008) 5 SCALE 1 : (2008) 6 SCC … Continue reading Ashoka Kumar Thakur Versus Union of India and OTHERS [ALL SC 2008 APRIL]

Lalita Kumari vs Govt.Of U.P.& Ors[ALL SC 2013 NOVEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-Preliminary inquiry- DATE: 12 November, 2013- If the information received does not disclose a cognizable offence but indicates the necessity for an inquiry, a preliminary inquiry may be conducted only to ascertain whether cognizable offence is disclosed or not. Since the General Diary/Station Diary/Daily Diary is the record of all information received in a police … Continue reading Lalita Kumari vs Govt.Of U.P.& Ors[ALL SC 2013 NOVEMBER]

State of West Bengal and OTHERS Versus The Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights, West Bengal and OTHERS[ALL SC 2010 FEBRUARY]

KEYWORDS:- CBI INVESTIGATION-WRIT POWER- Despite wide powers conferred by Articles 32 and 226 of the Constitution, while passing any order, the Courts must bear in mind certain self-imposed limitations on the exercise of these Constitutional powers This extra-ordinary power must be exercised sparingly, cautiously and in exceptional situations where it becomes necessary to provide credibility … Continue reading State of West Bengal and OTHERS Versus The Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights, West Bengal and OTHERS[ALL SC 2010 FEBRUARY]

Amarinder Singh Versus Special Committee, Punjab Vidhan Sabha and OTHERS[ ALL SC 2010 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-Parliamentary Privilege-expulsion of the MLAs- JT 2010 (4) SC 350 : (2010) 4 SCALE 354 : (2010) 6 SCC 113 : (2010) 4 SCR 1105 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Amarinder Singh Appellant Versus Special Committee, Punjab Vidhan Sabha and OTHERS Respondent (Before : K. G. Balakrishnan, C.J.,R. V. Raveendran,P. Sathasivam ,J. M. Panchal and R. … Continue reading Amarinder Singh Versus Special Committee, Punjab Vidhan Sabha and OTHERS[ ALL SC 2010 APRIL]

Sunil Batra Versus Delhi Administration[ ALL SC 1979 DECEMBER]

KEYWORD:-PAROLE- HARD LABOUR- OUTDATED LEGISLATION AIR 1980 SC 1579 : (1980) 2 SCR 557 : (1980) 3 SCC 488 : (1980) CriLJ SC 1099 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Sunil Batra Appellant Versus Delhi Administration Respondent (Before : V. R. Krishna Iyer, R. S. Pathak And O. Chinnappa Reddy, JJ.) Writ Petn. No. 1009 of 1979, … Continue reading Sunil Batra Versus Delhi Administration[ ALL SC 1979 DECEMBER]

Sarika Vs. Administrator, Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Committee, Ujjain (M.P.) & Ors .[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-  HINDU RITUAL- HINDU RITUAL- LORD SHIVA DATE:- MAY 02, 2018 ACTS:- WRIT PETITION SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Sarika Vs. Administrator, Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Committee, Ujjain (M.P.) & Ors. [Civil Appeal No. 4676 2018 arising out of S.L.P. (C) No.15459 of 2017] ARUN MISHRA, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. The petition pertains to famous Mahakaleshwar temple, … Continue reading Sarika Vs. Administrator, Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Committee, Ujjain (M.P.) & Ors .[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Municipal Corporation of Delhi Versus Female Workers (Muster Roll) and another[ALL SC 2000 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:- iNDUSTRIAL DISPUTE – MUNICIPALITY WHETHER INDUSTRY-MATERNITY BENEFIT-CASUAL WORKERS-   DATE:-08-03-2000- AIR 2000 SC 1274 : (2000) 2 SCR 171 : (2000) 3 SCC 224 : JT 2000 (3) SC 13 : (2000) 2 SCALE 269 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Municipal Corporation of Delhi Appellant Versus Female Workers (Muster Roll) and another Respondent (Before: S. … Continue reading Municipal Corporation of Delhi Versus Female Workers (Muster Roll) and another[ALL SC 2000 MARCH]

Commissioner of Income Tax, Chennai Vs. S. Ajit Kumar[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- Block Assessment-stand-alone survey- DATE:-MAY 2, 2018- For the purpose of calculating the undisclosed income of the block period, it can be calculated only on the basis of evidence found as a result of search or requisition of books of accounts or other documents and such other materials or information as are available with the Assessing … Continue reading Commissioner of Income Tax, Chennai Vs. S. Ajit Kumar[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu Public (Law and Order) Revenue Department & ANR Vs. Kamala & ANR[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-detention order – DATE:-April 10, 2018- The COFEPOSA Act did not require the detaining authority to mention the period of detention in the order of detention. When no period is mentioned in an order, the implication is that the detention is for the maximum period prescribed under the Act- ACT:-Section 3(1)(ii) of the Conservation of … Continue reading Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu Public (Law and Order) Revenue Department & ANR Vs. Kamala & ANR[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

Gulam Abbas and others Versus State of U.P. and others[ALL SC 1981 NOVEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-SECTION 144 Under Section 144 is provided by the urgency of the situation and the power there under is intended to be availed of for preventing disorders, obstructions and annoyances with a view to secure the public weal by maintaining public peace and tranquillity. DATE:- 03-11-1981 AIR 1981 SC 2198 : (1982) 1 SCR 1077 … Continue reading Gulam Abbas and others Versus State of U.P. and others[ALL SC 1981 NOVEMBER]

Bakhtawar Singh and another Vs Sada Kaur and another [ALL SC 1996 AUGUST]

KEYWORDS:- WITHDRAWL OF SUIT- DEFECT WAS NOT EXPLAINED- DEFECTIVE SUIT “the order dated May 20, 1971 passed by the civil court was on record which did not indicate as to what was the formal defect in the suit by reason of which the permission to withdraw the same was accorded”. DATE:-28-08-1996 AIR 1996 SC 3488 … Continue reading Bakhtawar Singh and another Vs Sada Kaur and another [ALL SC 1996 AUGUST]

Income Tax Officer, Mumbai Vs. Venkatesh Premises Cooperative Society Ltd.[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:- Doctrine of mutuality- nonoccupancy charges- DATE:- March 12, 2018 The doctrine of mutuality, based on common law principles, is premised on the theory that a person cannot make a profit from himself. An amount received from oneself, therefore, cannot be regarded as income and taxable. Section 2(24) of the Income Tax Act defines taxable income. … Continue reading Income Tax Officer, Mumbai Vs. Venkatesh Premises Cooperative Society Ltd.[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

Common Cause (A Regd. Society) Vs. Union of India and Another[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:-right to die with dignity- DATE:-MARCH 09, 2018 An adult human being having mental capacity to take an informed decision has right to refuse medical treatment including withdrawal from life saving devices.  A person of competent mental faculty is entitled to execute an advance medical directive in accordance with safeguards as referred to above SUPREME … Continue reading Common Cause (A Regd. Society) Vs. Union of India and Another[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

Pradeep Kumar Biswas and Others Vs Indian Institute of Chemical Biology and Others[ALL SC 2002 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:- parity of remuneration- Definition of State- DATE:-16-04-2002 Whether an entity is an instrumentality or agency of the State? JT 2002 (4) SC 146 : (2002) 3 SCALE 638 : (2002) 5 SCC 111 : (2002) 3 SCR 100 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Pradeep Kumar Biswas and Others Appellant Versus Indian Institute of Chemical Biology … Continue reading Pradeep Kumar Biswas and Others Vs Indian Institute of Chemical Biology and Others[ALL SC 2002 APRIL]