Dipanwita Roy vs Ronobroto Roy [All SC 2014 October]

when there is apparent conflict between the right to privacy of a person not to submit himself forcibly to medical examination and duty of the court to reach the truth, the court must exercise its discretion only after balancing the interests of the parties and on due consideration whether for a just decision in the matter, DNA test is eminently needed. … Read More Dipanwita Roy vs Ronobroto Roy [All SC 2014 October]

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… Read More Mohd. Arif @ Ashfaq vs The Reg. Supreme Court Of India & Ors[ALL SC 2014 SEPTEMBER]

Kushalbhai Ratanbhai Rohit & Ors vs State Of Gujarat [SC 2014 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- REVIEW  RECALL MODIFY OF ORDER   JUDGMENT It is evident that a Judge’s responsibility is very heavy, particularly, in a case where a man’s life and liberty hang upon his decision nothing can be left to chance or doubt or conjecture. Therefore, one cannot assume, that the Judge would not have changed his mind before… Read More Kushalbhai Ratanbhai Rohit & Ors vs State Of Gujarat [SC 2014 MAY]

Anvar P.V vs P.K.Basheer & Ors on 18 September[SC 2014]

KEYWORDS:-admission of electronic records Genuineness, veracity or reliability of the evidence is seen by the court only after the stage of relevancy and admissibility. in the case of CD, VCD, chip, etc., the same shall be accompanied by the certificate in terms of Section 65B obtained at the time of taking the document, without which, the secondary… Read More Anvar P.V vs P.K.Basheer & Ors on 18 September[SC 2014]

Shatrughan Chauhan & Anr vs Union Of India & Ors[ALL SC 2014 JANUARY]

Keywords–Supervening circumstance-Right to Life-Direction-Death row convict⇒ DATE: 21-01-2014- power under Article 72/161 is per se above judicial review but the manner of exercise of power is certainly subject to judicial review. Directions in respect of procedure to be followed while considering the mercy petitions, and in general for protection of rights of the death row convicts… Read More Shatrughan Chauhan & Anr vs Union Of India & Ors[ALL SC 2014 JANUARY]

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]

SC modified 498A arrest direction and held Family Welfare Committee is impermissible

The court had in July last year directed the creation of Family Welfare Committees in every district, which would verify the allegations of dowry harassment received by the police or magistrate. The arrest of a person could only be made after the report of the committee is received, it had then said. Challenging the order … Read More SC modified 498A arrest direction and held Family Welfare Committee is impermissible

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]

State of Maharashtra & Ors. Vs. Tasneem Rizwan Siddiquee [ALL SC 2018 SEPTEMBER]

September 05, 2018-ILLEGAL ARREST-Habeas corpus-whether a writ of habeas corpus could be maintained in respect of a person who is in police custody pursuant to a remand order passed by the jurisdictional Magistrate in connection with the offence under investigation, this issue has been considered in the case of Saurabh Kumar through his father Vs. Jailor, Koneila Jail and Anr., 1 and Manubhai Ratilal Patel Vs. State of Gujarat and Ors.2 It is no more res integra. The Respondent ought to have filed a Revision against the Order of remand than to file a Habeas Corpus to challenge the Arrest-APPEAL ALLOWED-RESPONDENT REARRESTED… Read More State of Maharashtra & Ors. Vs. Tasneem Rizwan Siddiquee [ALL SC 2018 SEPTEMBER]

S.K. Raju @ Abdul Haque @ Jagga Vs. State of West Bengal [ALL SC 2018 SEPTEMBER]

September 05, 2018: Section 42 OF NDPS ACT-An empowered officer under Section 42(1) is obligated to reduce to writing the information received by him, only when an offence punishable under the Act has been committed in any building, conveyance or an enclosed place, or when a document or an article is concealed in a building, conveyance or an enclosed place. Compliance with Section 42, including recording of information received by the empowered officer, is not mandatory, when an offence punishable under the Act was not committed in a building, conveyance or an enclosed place. Section 43 is attracted in situations where the seizure and arrest are conducted in a public place, which includes any public conveyance, hotel, shop, or other place intended for use by, or accessible to, the public-CONVICTION UPHELD.… Read More S.K. Raju @ Abdul Haque @ Jagga Vs. State of West Bengal [ALL SC 2018 SEPTEMBER]

Government of India Women Empowerment Schemes

  Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme One Stop Centre Scheme Women Helpline Scheme UJJAWALA : A Comprehensive Scheme for Prevention of trafficking and Rescue, Rehabilitation and Re-integration of Victims of Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation Working Women Hostel Ministry approves new projects under Ujjawala Scheme and continues existing projects SWADHAR Greh (A Scheme for Women… Read More Government of India Women Empowerment Schemes