State of Rajasthan Versus Shera Ram @ Vishnu Dutta [All SC 2011 December]

KEYWORDS:-Murder acquittal (2011) 13 SCALE 140 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) State of Rajasthan Appellant Versus Shera Ram @ Vishnu Dutta Respondent (Before : Swatanter Kumar and Ranjana Prakash Desai, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. 1502 of 2005 : Decided On: 01-12-2011 Criminal Procedure Code, 1973—Sections 374 and 378—Appeal—There is very thin but fine distinction between appeal … Continue reading State of Rajasthan Versus Shera Ram @ Vishnu Dutta [All SC 2011 December]

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]

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]

Central Board of Secondary Education and Another Vs Aditya Bandopadhyay and Others[ ALL SC 2011 August]

KEYWORDS:- Inspection of answer sheet by the student- DATE:-09-08-2011 JT 2011 (9) SC 212 : (2011) 8 SCALE 645 : (2011) 8 SCC 497 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Central Board of Secondary Education and Another Appellant Versus Aditya Bandopadhyay and Others Respondent (Before : R.V. Raveendran and A.K. Patnaik, JJ.) Civil Appeal No. 6454 of … Continue reading Central Board of Secondary Education and Another Vs Aditya Bandopadhyay and Others[ ALL SC 2011 August]

Pankaj Mahajan Vs Dimple @ Kajal[ALL SC 2011 SEPTEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-DIVORCE-MENTAL CRUELTY-INSANITY OF WIFE- DATE:-30-09-2011- “Husband had placed ample evidence on record that the Respondent-wife is suffering from “mental disorder” and due to her acts and conduct, she caused grave mental cruelty to him and it is not possible for the parties to live with each other, therefore, a decree of divorce deserves to be … Continue reading Pankaj Mahajan Vs Dimple @ Kajal[ALL SC 2011 SEPTEMBER]

Ranjit Kaur Vs Major Harmohinder Singh and Others[ALL SC 2011 NOVEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-EVICTION OF WIFE AFTER DECREE OF DIVORCE Date: 02-11-2011- “Even though, after passing of the decree of the divorce she may not have a legal right to continue to remain in possession of the suit property, Respondent No. 1 cannot be given liberty to forcibly evict her”. Wife has no legal right to continue to remain … Continue reading Ranjit Kaur Vs Major Harmohinder Singh and Others[ALL SC 2011 NOVEMBER]

K.P. Thimmappa Gowda Versus  State of Karnataka[ALL SC 2011 APRIL] 

KEYWORDS:- breach of promise to marry – DATE:- 04-04-2011 AIR 2011 SC 2564 : (2011) CriLJ SC 2591 : JT 2011 (4) SC 2 : (2011) 4 SCALE 224 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) K.P. Thimmappa Gowda Versus  State of Karnataka (Before : Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Mishra, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. 1499 of 2004 : Decided … Continue reading K.P. Thimmappa Gowda Versus  State of Karnataka[ALL SC 2011 APRIL] 

Nandini Sundar and Others Vs State of Chhattisgarh[ALL SC 2011 JULY]

KEYWORDS:-Naxalism DATE:- 05-07-2011- The primary task of the State is the provision of security to all its citizens, without violating human dignity. JT 2011 (7) SC 561 : (2011) 6 SCALE 839 : (2011) 7 SCC 547 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Nandini Sundar and Others Appellant Versus State of Chhattisgarh Respondent (Before : B. Sudershan Reddy … Continue reading Nandini Sundar and Others Vs State of Chhattisgarh[ALL SC 2011 JULY]

Haricharan and Another Vs State of Madhya Pradesh and Others[ALL SC 2011 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:-CUSTODIAL VIOLENCE- CONVICTION CONFIRMED- DATE:-09-03-2011 (2011) 3 SCALE 462 : JT 2011 (3) SC 493 : (2011) 4 SCC 159 : (2011) 2 SCC (Cri) 96 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Haricharan and Another Appellant Versus State of Madhya Pradesh and Others Respondent (Before : B. Sudershan Reddy and S. S. Nijjar, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. … Continue reading Haricharan and Another Vs State of Madhya Pradesh and Others[ALL SC 2011 MARCH]

Mehboob Batcha and Others Vs State rep. by Supdt. of Police[ALL SC 2011 March]

KEYWORDS:- CUSTODIAL DEATH – VIOLENCE- DATE: 29-03-2011 JT 2011 (3) SC 541 : (2011) 4 SCALE 20 : (2011) 7 SCC 45 : (2011) 3 SCC (Cri) 70 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Mehboob Batcha and Others Appellant Versus State rep. by Supdt. of Police Respondent (Before : Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Misra, JJ.) Criminal Appeal … Continue reading Mehboob Batcha and Others Vs State rep. by Supdt. of Police[ALL SC 2011 March]

H. Siddiqui (dead) by L.Rs.Vs A. Ramalingam [ALL SC 2011 March]

KEYWORDS:- Admission of document-Duty of appeal court-secondary evidence- DATE:- 04-03-2011- Secondary evidence relating to the contents of a document is inadmissible, until the non production of the original is accounted for It is mandatory for the appellate court to independently assess the evidence of the parties and consider the relevant points which arise for adjudication and … Continue reading H. Siddiqui (dead) by L.Rs.Vs A. Ramalingam [ALL SC 2011 March]

Shehammal Vs Hasan Khani Rawther and Others [ALL SC 2011 AUGUST]

Doctrine of spes successionis- DATE :- Decided On: 02-08-2011 JT 2011 (8) SC 533 : (2011) 8 SCALE 186 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Shehammal Appellant Versus Hasan Khani Rawther and Others Respondent (Before : Altamas Kabir, Cyriac Joseph and Surinder Singh Nijjar, JJ.) Special Leave Petition (C) Nos. 7421-7422 and 14303-14304 of 2008 : Decided On: … Continue reading Shehammal Vs Hasan Khani Rawther and Others [ALL SC 2011 AUGUST]

Chakas Appellant Versus State of Punjab and Others [ ALL SC 2011 AUGUST]

Doctrine of reasonable cut DATE :- Decided On: 24-08-2011 JT 2011 (10) SC 447 : (2011) 9 SCALE 362 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Chakas Appellant Versus State of Punjab and Others Respondent (Before : Dalveer Bhandari and Deepak Verma, JJ.) Civil Appeal No. 7258 of 2011 (Arising out of S.L.P. (C) No. 1578 of 2007), … Continue reading Chakas Appellant Versus State of Punjab and Others [ ALL SC 2011 AUGUST]

Ramrameshwari Devi & Ors vs Nirmala Devi & Ors [SC 2011 July]

Keywords: Delay in Civil Trial  steps are taken by the trial courts while dealing with the civil trials. A. Pleadings are foundation of the claims of parties. Civil litigation is largely based on documents. It is the bounden duty and obligation of the trial judge to carefully scrutinize, check and verify the pleadings and the documents … Continue reading Ramrameshwari Devi & Ors vs Nirmala Devi & Ors [SC 2011 July]

State of Haryana Vs Mukesh Kumar and Others Respondent[SC 2011]

Keywords:- Adverse Possession The right to property is now considered to be not only constitutional or statutory right but also a human right. Human rights have already been considered in realm of individual rights such as right to health, right to livelihood, right to shelter and employment etc. But now human rights are gaining a … Continue reading State of Haryana Vs Mukesh Kumar and Others Respondent[SC 2011]

Pallavi Bhardwaj Vs Pratap Chauhan[SC 2011]

Keywords:-Validity of Marriage- The High Court without coming to any finding about the validity of marriage and after recording that the validity of marriage was always denied by the Appellant gave certain directions which are wholly inconsistent with the facts of the case. Since no marriage has been established, directions given by the High Court … Continue reading Pallavi Bhardwaj Vs Pratap Chauhan[SC 2011]

Kailash Gour and Others Vs State of Assam [SC 2011 December]

KEYWORDS : Communal disturbance-Delay- murder acquittal DATE:- 15-12-2011- Every accused is presumed to be innocent unless his guilt is proved. The Presumption of innocence is human right. Subject to the statutory exceptions, the said principle forms the basis of criminal jurisprudence in India. there can only be one set of rules and standards when it comes to … Continue reading Kailash Gour and Others Vs State of Assam [SC 2011 December]

Inderjit Singh Grewal Vs State of Punjab and Another[SC 2011 August]

Keywards: Fraud-Equity-Void Ab initio-Domestic Violence–false statement-Conjugal Right For setting aside such an order, even if void, the party has to approach the appropriate forum (2011) 9 SCALE 295 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Inderjit Singh Grewal Appellant Versus State of Punjab and Another Respondent (Before : P. Sathasivam and B.S. Chauhan, JJ.) Criminal Appeal No. 1635 … Continue reading Inderjit Singh Grewal Vs State of Punjab and Another[SC 2011 August]

The Academy Of Scientific And Innovative Research Act, 2011

Keywords:-Institution of national importance The Academy Of Scientific And Innovative Research Act, 2011 NO. 13 OF 2012 1473 [6th February, 2012.] An Act to establish an Academy for furtherance of the advancement of learning and prosecution of research in the field of science and technology in association with Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and … Continue reading The Academy Of Scientific And Innovative Research Act, 2011

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]