Dominic Varkey Versus The State of Kerala [All SC 1971 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:- Self Defence- AIR 1971 SC 1208 : (1971) 3 SCC 275 : (1971) CriLJ SC 1057 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Dominic Varkey Appellant Versus The State of Kerala Respondent (Before : C. A. Vaidialingam And A. N. Ray, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. 276 of 1968, Decided on : 08-04-1971. Penal Code, 1860—Section 99—Self defence—Apprehension … Continue reading Dominic Varkey Versus The State of Kerala [All SC 1971 APRIL]

Nasiruddin and others Versus State of Assam [ALL SC 1971 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:- House breaking In order to support the conviction under Section 457 of IPC it is necessary to prove first that there was lurking house trespass by night or house breaking by night. AIR 1971 SC 1254 : (1971) 3 SCC 408 : (1971) CriLJ SC 1073 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Nasiruddin and others Appellant … Continue reading Nasiruddin and others Versus State of Assam [ALL SC 1971 APRIL]

Whether the award could be set aside, if the Arbitral Tribunal has not followed the mandatory procedure prescribed under S. 24, 28 or 31(3), which affects the rights of the parties?

Under sub-section (1)(a) of S. 28 there is a mandate to the Arbitral Tribunal to decide the dispute in accordance with the substantive law for the time being in force in India. Admittedly, substantive law would include the Indian Contract Act, the Transfer of Property Act and other such laws in force. Suppose, if the … Continue reading Whether the award could be set aside, if the Arbitral Tribunal has not followed the mandatory procedure prescribed under S. 24, 28 or 31(3), which affects the rights of the parties?

Most Rev. P. M. A. Metropolitan and others Versus Moran Mar marthoma Mathews and another [ ALL SC 1996 MARCH ]

AIR 1996 SC 3121 : (1996) 3 SCR 857 : (1996) 8 SCC 470 : JT 1996 (3) SC 446 : (1996) 3 SCALE 89 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Most Rev. P. M. A. Metropolitan and others Appellant Versus Moran Mar marthoma Mathews and another Respondent (Before: B. P. Jeevan Reddy, S. C. Sen And … Continue reading Most Rev. P. M. A. Metropolitan and others Versus Moran Mar marthoma Mathews and another [ ALL SC 1996 MARCH ]

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]

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]

Cantonment Board and An Other Vs CHURCH of NORTH India [ALL SC 2011 MAY]

(2011) 6 SCALE 229 : JT 2011 (6) SC 49 : AIR 2011 SC 2339 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Cantonment Board and AnOther Appellant Versus CHURCH of NORTH India Respondent (Before : P. Sathasivam and H. L. Gokhale, JJ.) Civil Appeal No. 1957 of 2003 : Decided On: 13-05-2011 Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) … Continue reading Cantonment Board and An Other Vs CHURCH of NORTH India [ALL SC 2011 MAY]

Scheduled Tribes in India as per The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 1976

MINISTRY OF TRIBAL AFFAIRS State/Union Territory-wise list of Scheduled Tribes in India Andaman and Nicobar Islands In accordance with The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 1976. Andamanese, Chariar, Chari, Kora, Tabo, Bo, Yere, Kede, Bea, Balawa, Bojigiyab, Juwai, Kol Jarawas Nicobarese Onges Sentinelese Shom Pens Andhra Pradesh In accordance with The Scheduled … Continue reading Scheduled Tribes in India as per The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 1976

Courts should not place reliance on decisions without discussing as to how the factual situation fits in with the fact-situation of the decision on which reliance is placed.

Collector of Central Excise, Calcutta Versus M/s. Alnoori Tobacco Products and another [All SC 2004 July] AIR 2004 SCW 4311 : JT 2004 (5) SC 593 : (2004) 6 SCALE 232 : (2004) 6 SCC 186 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Collector of Central Excise, Calcutta Appellant Versus M/s. Alnoori Tobacco Products and another Respondent (Before : S. … Continue reading Courts should not place reliance on decisions without discussing as to how the factual situation fits in with the fact-situation of the decision on which reliance is placed.

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 ]

AFCONs Infrastructure Ltd. and AnOTHER Vs Cherian Varkey Construction Co. (P) Ltd. and OTHERS [ALL SC 2010 JULY ]

KEYWORDS: Alternative Dispute Resolution- Arbitration HELD:- A civil court exercising power under Section 89 CPC cannot refer a suit to arbitration unless all the parties to the suit agree to such reference. If the reference is to arbitration or conciliation, the court has to record that the reference is by mutual consent. If the reference is to any … Continue reading AFCONs Infrastructure Ltd. and AnOTHER Vs Cherian Varkey Construction Co. (P) Ltd. and OTHERS [ALL SC 2010 JULY ]

Sanjay Chandra Versus CBI[ALL SC 2011 NOVEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-BAIL In deciding BAIL applications an important factor which should certainly be taken into consideration by the court is the delay in concluding the trial. (2011) 13 SCALE 107 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Sanjay Chandra Appellant Versus CBI Respondent (Before : H.L. Dattu and G.S. Singhvi, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. 2178 of 2011 (Arising out … Continue reading Sanjay Chandra Versus CBI[ALL SC 2011 NOVEMBER]

Gurbaksh Singh Sibbia Versus The State of Punjab [ALL SC 1980 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:- anticipatory bail- AIR 1980 SC 1632 : (1980) 3 SCR 383 : (1980) 2 SCC 565 : (1980) CriLJ SC 1125 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Gurbaksh Singh Sibbia Appellant Versus The State of Punjab Respondent AND Sarbajit Singh and another Appellant Versus The State of Punjab Respondent (Before : Y. V. Chandrachud, C.J.I., P. N. … Continue reading Gurbaksh Singh Sibbia Versus The State of Punjab [ALL SC 1980 APRIL]

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]

Union of India and another Vs W.N. Chadha[ ALL SC 1992 DECEMBER]

KEYWORD:-Notice before investigation- LETTER ROGATORY- AIR 1993 SC 1082 : (1992) 3 Suppl. SCR 594 : (1993) 4 Suppl. SCC 154 : JT 1992 Suppl. SC 255 : (1992) 3 SCALE 396 : (1993) CriLJ SC 859 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Union of India and another Appellant Versus W.N. Chadha Respondent (Before: S. Ratnavel Pandian … Continue reading Union of India and another Vs W.N. Chadha[ ALL SC 1992 DECEMBER]

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]

Dadu alias Tulsidas Versus State of Maharashtra[ ALL SC 2000 OCTOBER]

KEYWORDS:-PAROLE-NDPS DATE:-12-10-2000 Parole did not amount to the suspension, remission or commutation of sentences which could be withheld under the garb of S. 32-A of the Act. AIR 2000 SC 3203 : (2000) 8 SCC 437 : JT 2000 (1) Suppl. SC 449 : (2000) 6 SCALE 746 : (2000) CriLJ SC 4619 (SUPREME COURT … Continue reading Dadu alias Tulsidas Versus State of Maharashtra[ ALL SC 2000 OCTOBER]

C. Ravichandran Iyer Vs Justice A. M. Bhattacharjee and others[ALL SC 1995 SEPTEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-IMPEACHMENT OF JUDGE – Bar Council DATE:- 05-09-1995- Supreme Court has neither administrative control over the High Court nor power on the judicial side to enquire into the misbehaviour of a Chief Justice or Judge of High Court. AIR 1995 SCW 3768 : JT 1995 (6) SC 339 : (1995) 5 SCALE 142 : (1995) 5 … Continue reading C. Ravichandran Iyer Vs Justice A. M. Bhattacharjee and others[ALL SC 1995 SEPTEMBER]

Roshanlal Kuthiala and others Vs R. B. Mohan Singh Oberai[ALL SC 1974 OCTOBER]

KEYWORDS:-Evacuee property- EQUITY-EQUITABLE ADJUSTMENT- In India the historical and artificial distinction between Equity and Law does not exist and equity itself is enforced as law with all the built-in limitations we have adverted to. DATE:-17-10-1974 AIR 1975 SC 824 : (1975) 2 SCR 491 : (1975) 4 SCC 628 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Roshanlal Nuthiala … Continue reading Roshanlal Kuthiala and others Vs R. B. Mohan Singh Oberai[ALL SC 1974 OCTOBER]

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]