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]

Jet Ply Wood Pvt. Ltd. and ANR Vs Madhukar Nowlakha and ORS [ALL SC 2006 FEBRUARY]

Keywords:-Recalling of an order permitting withdrawal of a suit- INHERENT POWER- In the absence of a specific provision in the Code of Civil Procedure providing for the filing of an application for recalling of an order permitting withdrawal of a suit, the provisions of Section 151 of the Civil Procedure Code can be resorted to… Read More Jet Ply Wood Pvt. Ltd. and ANR Vs Madhukar Nowlakha and ORS [ALL SC 2006 FEBRUARY]

Howrah Mills Co. Ltd. and ANOTHER Vs Md. Shamin and ORS[ALL SC 2006 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- THIKA TENANCY-supervision of the BIFR – DATE:-12-05-2006 (2006) 6 SCALE 50 : (2006) 5 SCC 539 : (2006)Supp(2) SCR 692 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Howrah Mills Co. Ltd. and ANOTHER Appellant Versus Md. Shamin and OTHERS Respondent (Before : S. B. Sinha and P. K. Balasubramanyan, JJ. ) Civil Appeal No. 2639 of 2006… Read More Howrah Mills Co. Ltd. and ANOTHER Vs Md. Shamin and ORS[ALL SC 2006 MAY]

Sadashio Mundaji Bhalerao Vs State of Maharashtra[ALL SC 2006 NOVEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-EVIDENCE IN CUSTODIAL DEATH- DATE:-28-11-2006. AIR 2007 SC 1028 : (2006) 9 Suppl. SCR 733 : (2006) 12 SCALE 470 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Sadashio Mundaji Bhalerao Appellant Versus State of Maharashtra Respondent (Before : G. P. Mathur And A. K. Mathur, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. 478 of 2005 with Cri. A. Nos. 479 and… Read More Sadashio Mundaji Bhalerao Vs State of Maharashtra[ALL SC 2006 NOVEMBER]

Sadhu Singh vs. Gurudwara Sahib Narike & Ors.[SC 2006 September]

KEYWORDS:-HINDU SUCCESSION-mesne profits DATE: 08-09-2006- When a male Hindu dies possessed of property after the coming into force of the Hindu Succession Act, his heirs as per the schedule, take it in terms of Section 8 of the Act. The heir or heirs take it absolutely. There is no question of any limited estate descending… Read More Sadhu Singh vs. Gurudwara Sahib Narike & Ors.[SC 2006 September]

Parkash Singh Badal and ANOTHER Vs State of Punjab and OTHERS[SC 2006 DECEMBER]

KEYWORDS :- per incuriam- A public servant occupies office which renders him a public servant and occupying the office carries with it the powers conferred on the office. Power generally is not conferred on an individual person. In a society governed by rule of law power is conferred on office or acquired by statutory status and… Read More Parkash Singh Badal and ANOTHER Vs State of Punjab and OTHERS[SC 2006 DECEMBER]

Syndicate Bank vs Channaveerappa Beleri & Ors [SC 2006 April]

Keywords: Bank Credit-on demand-Bank Loan-period of limitation This Court itself had indicated that ‘live account’ means an account that is not settled. The use of the term ‘settled’ gives an indication that a ‘live account’ refers to an account where the balance has not been struck by an “account stated” or “account settled”. If Article… Read More Syndicate Bank vs Channaveerappa Beleri & Ors [SC 2006 April]

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]

Haribhau Vs. State of Maharashtra [ALL SC 2018 SEPTEMBER]

September 04, 2018: ALTERNATIVE SENTENCE-In our considered opinion, firstly, taking into account that the appellant has already undergone one month’s jail sentence out of three months awarded to him, secondly, the fact that the incident in question is quite old and seems to have occurred at the spur of the moment, thirdly, the appellant has no criminal antecedent in his past life and lastly, he is not required in any other criminal case except the one in question which the appellant fairly did not deny having committed and rightly did not challenge his conviction, it is considered to be just and proper to alter the jail sentence awarded to the appellant from three months to the extent of period of one month which was already undergone by him and instead enhance the total fine amount awarded under different Sections from Rs.800/to Rs.15,000/-APPEAL PARTLY ALLOWED… Read More Haribhau Vs. State of Maharashtra [ALL SC 2018 SEPTEMBER]