Moran M. Baselios marthoma Mathews II and OTHERS Vs State of Kerala and OTHERS [ALL SC 2007 APRIL]

AIR 2007 SCW 4367 : JT 2007 (6) SC 282 : (2007) 6 SCALE 134 : (2007) 6 SCC 517 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Moran M. Baselios marthoma Mathews II and OTHERS Appellant Versus State of Kerala and OTHERS Respondent (Before : S. B. Sinha And Markandey Katju, JJ.) Civil Appeal Nos. 5460-5466 of 2004, … Continue reading Moran M. Baselios marthoma Mathews II and OTHERS Vs State of Kerala and OTHERS [ALL SC 2007 APRIL]

Rozan Mian Versus Tahera Begum and OTHERS[ALL SC 2007 AUGUST]

KEYWORDS:- THIKA TENANCY DATE:-14-08-2007 AIR 2007 SC 2883 : (2007) 8 SCR 1013 : (2007) 12 SCC 175 : JT 2007 (10) SC 134 : (2007) 10 SCALE 20 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Rozan Mian Appellant Versus Tahera Begum and OTHERS Respondent (Before : H. K. Sema And Lokeshwar Singh Panta, JJ.) Civil Appeal No. … Continue reading Rozan Mian Versus Tahera Begum and OTHERS[ALL SC 2007 AUGUST]

Bidhannagar (Salt Lake) Welfare Vs Central Valuation Board and Ors[SC 2007]

KEYWORDS: Valuation-Assessment of property tax The person affected must have reasonable opportunity of being heard and the hearing must be a genuine hearing and not an empty public relations exercise. AIR 2007 SC 2276 : (2007) 7 SCR 430 : (2007) 6 SCC 668 : JT 2007 (8) SC 118 : (2007) 7 SCALE 546 … Continue reading Bidhannagar (Salt Lake) Welfare Vs Central Valuation Board and Ors[SC 2007]

I. R. Coelho (dead) by L.Rs Vs State of Tamil Nadu [ALL SC 2007 JANUARY]

KEYWORDS:- Basic structures doctrine- Ninth schedule- Amending Constitution- DATE:- 11-01-2007 Whether on and after 24th April, 1973 when basic structures doctrine was propounded, it is permissible for the Parliament under Article 31B to immunize legislations from fundamental rights by inserting them into the Ninth Schedule and, if so, what is its effect on the power of … Continue reading I. R. Coelho (dead) by L.Rs Vs State of Tamil Nadu [ALL SC 2007 JANUARY]

Dharmarajan and Ors Vs Valliammal and Ors [SC- 2007]

Keywords:-Adverse possession Scope of Section 100 CPC, more particularly in Gurudev Kaur and Others vs. Kaki and Others [(2007) 1 SCC 546] where it was held that even before the 1976 amendment the scope of such interference under Section 100 drastically curtailed and narrowed down. It is specifically held that the High Court would have … Continue reading Dharmarajan and Ors Vs Valliammal and Ors [SC- 2007]

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]

Omprakash Vs. Laxminarayan & Ors[ALL SC 2013 OCTOBER]

KEYWORDS:- Specific performance of contract -conveyance DATE:-OCTOBER 7, 2013 Section 33 of the Act casts a statutory obligation on all the authorities to impound a document. The court being an authority to receive a document in evidence is bound to give effect thereto. The unregistered deed of sale was an instrument which required payment of … Continue reading Omprakash Vs. Laxminarayan & Ors[ALL SC 2013 OCTOBER]

Director General, CRPF & Ors. Vs. Janardan Singh & Ors. [ALL SC 2018 JULY]

KEYWORDS:-Special (Duty) Allowance- Equality before Law-Valid classification- DATE:- JULY 02, 2018 Article 14 does not prohibit reasonable classification but for passing test of permissible classification there are two conditions as observed in Budhan Choudhary versus State of Bihar must be satisfied. ACT:- Article 14 of Indian Constitution SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Director General, CRPF & Ors. Vs. … Continue reading Director General, CRPF & Ors. Vs. Janardan Singh & Ors. [ALL SC 2018 JULY]

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]

M/s. Geomysore Services India Pvt. Ltd. & ANR. Vs. M/s. Hutti Goldmines Company Ltd. & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- Reservation of land The State Government being the owner of the land and minerals, has a right to make a proposal to the Central Government to reserve lands not held under a prospecting licence or mining lease for exploitation by the State Government companies or undertakings but approval of the Central Government is necessary; … Continue reading M/s. Geomysore Services India Pvt. Ltd. & ANR. Vs. M/s. Hutti Goldmines Company Ltd. & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

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 ]

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 ]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007

The PSS Act, 2007 received the assent of the President on 20th December 2007 and it came into force with effect from 12th August 2008. REGULATIONS The Board for Regulation and Supervision of Payment and Settlement Systems Regulations, 2008 The Payment and Settlement Systems Regulations, 2008 Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 SECTIONS Preamble CHAPTER … Continue reading Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007

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]

M/s. Eureka Builders & Ors. Vs. Gulabchand S/o. Veljee Dand (D) by LRS. & Ors. Etc.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-SUIT- RIGHTS ON THE LAND-EXTINCTION OF OWNERSHIP RIGHT- DATE:- May 03, 2018 A right in the property once extinguished by operation of law, it cannot be revived unless the law itself provides for its revival in a particular situation. SUPREME COURT OF INDIA M/s. Eureka Builders & Ors. Vs. Gulabchand S/o. Veljee Dand (D) by LRS. … Continue reading M/s. Eureka Builders & Ors. Vs. Gulabchand S/o. Veljee Dand (D) by LRS. & Ors. Etc.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

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]