State of WEST BENGAL and others Versus Ranbindra Nath Sengupta and others [ALL SC 1998 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:- GOVERNMENT PREMISES- AIR 1998 SC 1738 : (1998) 2 SCR 599 : (1998) 4 SCC 277 : JT 1998 (3) SC 23 : (1998) 2 SCALE 593 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) State of WEST BENGAL and others Appellant Versus Ranbindra Nath Sengupta and others Respondent (Before: G. N. Ray And K. Venkataswami, JJ.) Civil … Continue reading State of WEST BENGAL and others Versus Ranbindra Nath Sengupta and others [ALL SC 1998 MARCH]

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]

Union of India & Ors. Vs. Ram Lakhan Sharma [ ALL SC 2018 JULY]

KEYWORDS:- RAPE- Removal from service- disciplinary inquiry – natural Justice- The question as to whether Inquiry Officer who is supposed to act independently in an inquiry has acted as prosecutor or not is a question of fact which has to be decided on the facts and proceedings of particular case. The disciplinary proceedings are quasi-judicial proceedings … Continue reading Union of India & Ors. Vs. Ram Lakhan Sharma [ ALL SC 2018 JULY]

National Human Rights Commission vs State Of Gujarat & Ors [ALL SC 2009 MARCH ]

KEYWORDS:- SIT- WITNESS PROTECTION -FAIR TRIAL- COURT DIRECTIONS : (a) Ensuring safe passage for the witnesses to and from the court precincts. (b) Providing security to the witnesses in their place of residence wherever considered necessary, and (c) Relocation of witnesses to another state wherever such a step is necessary. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF … Continue reading National Human Rights Commission vs State Of Gujarat & Ors [ALL SC 2009 MARCH ]

Sukhdev Singh Vs. State of Haryana [ALL SC 2012 DECEMBER] [Mandatory Compliance U/s 42 of the NDPS Act [Supreme Court Directions]

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Sukhdev Singh Vs. State of Haryana If the information was received when the police officer was in the police station with sufficient time to take action, and if the police officer fails to record in writing the information received, or fails to send a copy thereof, to the official superior, then … Continue reading Sukhdev Singh Vs. State of Haryana [ALL SC 2012 DECEMBER] [Mandatory Compliance U/s 42 of the NDPS Act [Supreme Court Directions]

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.

State of Punjab and ANOTHER Vs Jalour Singh and OTHERS [ALL SC 2008 JANUARY ]

KEYWORDS:-Lok Adalat- AIR 2008 SC 1209 : (2008) 1 SCR 922 : (2008) 2 SCC 660 : JT 2008 (2) SC 83 : (2008) 2 SCALE 52 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) State of Punjab and ANOTHER Appellant Versus Jalour Singh and OTHERS Respondent (Before :  K. G. Balakrishnan, C.J.I., G. P. Mathur And R. V. … Continue reading State of Punjab and ANOTHER Vs Jalour Singh and OTHERS [ALL SC 2008 JANUARY ]

M/s. K. B. Saha and Sons Pvt. Ltd. Appellant Versus M/s. Development Consultant Ltd [ALL SC 2008 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- UNREGISTERED DEED RATIO DECIDENDI : A document required to be registered is not admissible into evidence under Section 49 of the Registration Act. 2. Such unregistered document can however be used as an evidence of collateral purpose as provided in the Proviso to Section 49 of the Registration Act. 3. A collateral transaction must … Continue reading M/s. K. B. Saha and Sons Pvt. Ltd. Appellant Versus M/s. Development Consultant Ltd [ALL SC 2008 MAY]

Gurwinder Singh @ Sonu Etc. Vs. State of Punjab and ANR [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORD: MURDER CONVICTION DATE: May 08, 2018 ACTS: Section 304 Part-I IPC HELD: “the deceased sustained head injuries with multiple fractures, right fronto temporal and temporo parietal region infarct in the right fronto temporo parietal region of the brain, haemorrhagic contusions in bilateral temporal region and right parietal region. The weapon used in the manner in which … Continue reading Gurwinder Singh @ Sonu Etc. Vs. State of Punjab and ANR [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Lok Prahari through its General Secretary Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-Struck Down a Law  DATE:- MAY 07, 2018- “Section 4(3) of the 1981 Act cannot pass the test of Cof the Constitution of India and is, therefore, liable to be struck down. We, therefore, hold that the aforesaid Section 4(3) of the Uttar Pradesh Ministers (Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1981 is ultra vires the Constitution … Continue reading Lok Prahari through its General Secretary Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

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]

State Of M.P. vs Mangilal Sharma[ALL SC 1997 DECEMBER]

KEYWORDS:- declaratory decree- EXECUTION- DATE :- 18 December, 1997 Respondent could not have sought execution of the declaratory decree when no relief was granted to him towards arrears of salary and other consequential benefits. ACT:- SECTION 34 SPECIFIC RELIEF ACT Supreme Court of India State Of M.P. vs Mangilal Sharma Equivalent citations: AIR 1998 SC 743, 1998 … Continue reading State Of M.P. vs Mangilal Sharma[ALL SC 1997 DECEMBER]

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]

Telangana Housing Board Vs. Azamunnisa Begum (D) through LRS. & Ors[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- Meaning of ‘clerical error’ DATE:-May 1, 2018 ACTS:-Section 87 of the Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Land Revenue Act SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Telangana Housing Board Vs. Azamunnisa Begum (D) through LRS. & Ors. [Civil Appeal Nos. 4632-4638 of 2018 arising out of S.L.P. (C) Nos. 21856-21862 of 2010] Madan B. Lokur, J. Leave granted. … Continue reading Telangana Housing Board Vs. Azamunnisa Begum (D) through LRS. & Ors[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Union of India Vs. Hardy Exploration and Production (India) Inc.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-“seat” and “venue” for holding arbitration proceedings DATE:-May 01, 2018 The case referred to a larger bench- QUESTION POSED :-When the arbitration agreement specify the “venue” for holding the arbitration sittings by the arbitrators but does not specify the “seat”, then on what basis and by which principle, the parties have to decide the place … Continue reading Union of India Vs. Hardy Exploration and Production (India) Inc.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

S.V. Asgaonkar & Ors. Vs. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:- LAND ALLOTMENT DATE:- APRIL 09, 2018. ACTS:- Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority Act, 1974 & Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (Disposal of Land) Regulations SUPREME COURT OF INDIA S.V. Asgaonkar & Ors. Vs. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority & Ors. [Civil Appeal No. 3488 of 2018 arising out of SLP (C) No.26056 of 2012] ASHOK BHUSHAN, … Continue reading S.V. Asgaonkar & Ors. Vs. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

Ashim Ranjan Das (D) by LRS. Vs. Shibu Bodhak & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-possession of land under intermediary- DATE:- April 05, 2018 ACT:-Section 44(2a) of West Bengal Estate Acquisition Act, 1953 SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Ashim Ranjan Das (D) by LRS. Vs. Shibu Bodhak & Ors. [Civil Appeal No.3932 of 2009] SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, J. 1. One Krishna Pada Supai (for short ‘KPS’) was holder and in possession of … Continue reading Ashim Ranjan Das (D) by LRS. Vs. Shibu Bodhak & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

Union of India and Others Vs. Chaman Rana[ ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:- retrospective promotion- DATE:-March 12, 2018. Belated retrospective promotion denied SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Union of India and Others Vs. Chaman Rana [Civil Appeal No(S). 2764 of 2018 arising out of SLP (C) No.1123 of 2018] Union of India and Others Vs. Gulshan Kumar Sharma [Civil Appeal No(S).2763 of 2018 arising out of SLP (C) No.1118 … Continue reading Union of India and Others Vs. Chaman Rana[ 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]

Kerala State Electricity Board and ANR. Vs. Kurien E. Kalathil and ANR.[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:- termination of contract- DATE:-March 09, 2018 When there was no arbitration agreement between the parties, without a joint memo or a joint application of the parties, the High Court ought not to have referred the parties to arbitration. SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Kerala State Electricity Board and ANR. Vs. Kurien E. Kalathil and ANR. [Civil … Continue reading Kerala State Electricity Board and ANR. Vs. Kurien E. Kalathil and ANR.[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

Sunil B. Naik Vs. Geowave Commander[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:-maritime claim-admiralty jurisdiction-jurisdiction in rem- DATE:-March 09, 2018 SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Sunil B. Naik Vs. Geowave Commander [Civil Appeal No. 2618 of 2018 arising out of SLP(C) No. 18899/2013] [Civil Appeal No. 2617 of 2018 arising out of SLP(C) No. 18845/2013] SANJAY KISHAN KAUL, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. A maritime claim against the … Continue reading Sunil B. Naik Vs. Geowave Commander[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]