Govindaswamy v. State of Kerala [ ALL SC 2016 SEPTEMBER]

KEYWORDS:-RAPE AND MURDER-INTENTION-VICTIM NOT DIED INSTANTLY DATE: September 15, 2016 To hold that the accused is liable under Section 302 IPC what is required is an intention to cause death or knowledge that the act of the accused is likely to cause death. The intention of the accused in keeping the deceased in a supine position, … Continue reading Govindaswamy v. State of Kerala [ ALL SC 2016 SEPTEMBER]

Hamant Yashwant Dhage Vs. State of Maharashtra and Others [SC 2016 FEBRUARY]

KEYWORDS:-INVESTIGATION TO BE COMPLETED WITHIN TIME FRAME MANNER -DIRECTION BY MAGISTRATE- Registration of an F.I.R. involves only the process of recording the substance of information relating to commission of any cognizable offence in a book kept by the officer incharge of the concerned police station. The police should conduct a thorough investigation and complete the … Continue reading Hamant Yashwant Dhage Vs. State of Maharashtra and Others [SC 2016 FEBRUARY]

Kunapareddy @ Nookala Shanka Balaji Vs. Kunapareddy Swarna Kumari & ANR [SC 2016 April]

Keywords :- Domestic violence If the power to amend the complaint/application etc. is not read into the aforesaid provision, the very purpose which the Act attempts to sub-serve itself may be defeated in many cases. APRIL 18, 2016 SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Kunapareddy @ Nookala Shanka Balaji Vs. Kunapareddy Swarna Kumari & ANR [Criminal Appeal … Continue reading Kunapareddy @ Nookala Shanka Balaji Vs. Kunapareddy Swarna Kumari & ANR [SC 2016 April]

Pankajakshi(Dead) Through L.Rs. vs Chandrika & Ors [ SC 2016 February]

KEYWORDS:- Letters Patent- DATE :  25 February, 2016- This judgment only decided that a difference between two Judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court would have to be decided in accordance with the provisions of Section 98(2) of the Code of Civil Procedure because Section 98(3) of the Code of Civil Procedure would not apply, … Continue reading Pankajakshi(Dead) Through L.Rs. vs Chandrika & Ors [ SC 2016 February]

Pankajakshi(Dead) Through L.Rs. … vs Chandrika & Ors[SC 2016 Feb] Constitution Bench

Keywords: Letters Patent- Appellate Jurisdiction of High Court If the purpose behind the requirement of a matter to be heard by a Bench of not less than two Judges is to be achieved, in the event of the two Judges being unable to agree either on facts or on law, the matters should be heard … Continue reading Pankajakshi(Dead) Through L.Rs. … vs Chandrika & Ors[SC 2016 Feb] Constitution Bench

VISHAL N. KALSARIA Vs. BANK OF INDIA & ORS [SC 2016 JANUARY]RC

KEYWORDS:- Protected tenant-Lease-Binding Judgment-Precedent- DATE:- 20-01-2016 The provisions of the SARFAESI Act cannot be used to override the provisions of the Rent Control Act. ACTS:-The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002-The Maharashtra Rent Control Act, 1999 Bench: V. Gopala Gowda, Amitava Roy IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL/CIVIL … Continue reading VISHAL N. KALSARIA Vs. BANK OF INDIA & ORS [SC 2016 JANUARY]RC

HIRAL P. HARSORA AND ORS. VERSUS KUSUM NAROTTAMDAS HARSORA AND ORS [SC 2016 OCTOBER] DV

Key Words:-Domestic Violence-Adult male-constitutional validity The words “adult male” in Section 2(q) of the 2005 Act will stand deleted since these words do not square with Article 14 of the Constitution DATE : 06-10-2016 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO. 10084 of 2016 (ARISING OUT OF SLP (CIVIL) NO. … Continue reading HIRAL P. HARSORA AND ORS. VERSUS KUSUM NAROTTAMDAS HARSORA AND ORS [SC 2016 OCTOBER] DV

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]

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]

Atcom Technologies Ltd. Vs. Y.A. Chunawala and Company & Ors [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- Condonation of Inordinate Delay- DATE:- MAY 07, 2018 ACTS:- Order VIII Rule 1 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 HELD:- “We fail to persuade ourselves with this kind of reasoning given by the High Court in condoning the delay, thereby disregarding the provisions of Order VIII Rule 1 of the Code of Civil Procedure, … Continue reading Atcom Technologies Ltd. Vs. Y.A. Chunawala and Company & Ors [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Rojer Mathew Vs. South Indian Bank Ltd. and Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-Tribunal- [HEARING OF THIS CASE SHAL BE CONTINUED- EDITOR] DATE:- MAY 07, 2018 Recommended setting up of all India Tribunal service Administration of the Tribunals. “We broadly approve the concept of having an effective and autonomous oversight body for all the Tribunals with such exceptions as may be inevitable. Such body should be responsible for recruitments and … Continue reading Rojer Mathew Vs. South Indian Bank Ltd. and Ors.[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]

The Companies Act, 2013 [SCHEDULE]

KEYWORDS:- CORPORATE LAW The Companies Act, 2013[CLICK] Schedule I (See sections 4 and 5) Table-A Memorandum of Association of a Company Limited by Shares 1st The name of the company is “…………………………….Limited / Private Limited”. 2nd The registered office of the company will be situated in the State of…………………………….. 3rd (a) The objects to be pursued … Continue reading The Companies Act, 2013 [SCHEDULE]

United Air Travel Services through its Proprietor A.D.M. Anwar Khan Vs. Union of India through Secretary (Ministry of External Affairs) [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-Private Tour Operators-Quota for the Hajj-Hajj policy- DATE:-May 07, 2018 “It was also emphasized that it is a sound policy to punish the wrongdoer and it is in that spirit that the courts have molded the relief by granting compensation in exercise of writ jurisdiction”. SUPREME COURT OF INDIA United Air Travel Services through its … Continue reading United Air Travel Services through its Proprietor A.D.M. Anwar Khan Vs. Union of India through Secretary (Ministry of External Affairs) [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Richal & Ors. Etc. Vs. Rajasthan Public Service Commission & Ors. Etc.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-Reexamination of Answer Sheet-Publication of key answers- DATE:-MAY 03, 2018. The key answers prepared by the papersetter or the examining body is presumed to have been prepared after due deliberations. To err is human. There are various factors which may lead to framing of the incorrect key answers. The publication of key answers is a … Continue reading Richal & Ors. Etc. Vs. Rajasthan Public Service Commission & Ors. Etc.[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]

Ameet Lalchand Shah and Others Vs. Rishabh Enterprises and Another[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-Reference to arbitration-Inter connected agreement-Fraud- DATE:-May 03, 2018 Appeal allowed An arbitration agreement means an agreement which is enforceable in law and the jurisdiction of the arbitrator is on the basis of an arbitration clause contained in the arbitration agreement. However, in a case where the parties alleged that the arbitration agreement is vitiated on … Continue reading Ameet Lalchand Shah and Others Vs. Rishabh Enterprises and Another[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

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]

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]

Sunil Batra Versus Delhi Administration[ ALL SC 1979 DECEMBER]

KEYWORD:-PAROLE- HARD LABOUR- OUTDATED LEGISLATION AIR 1980 SC 1579 : (1980) 2 SCR 557 : (1980) 3 SCC 488 : (1980) CriLJ SC 1099 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Sunil Batra Appellant Versus Delhi Administration Respondent (Before : V. R. Krishna Iyer, R. S. Pathak And O. Chinnappa Reddy, JJ.) Writ Petn. No. 1009 of 1979, … Continue reading Sunil Batra Versus Delhi Administration[ ALL SC 1979 DECEMBER]

Sarika Vs. Administrator, Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Committee, Ujjain (M.P.) & Ors .[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-  HINDU RITUAL- HINDU RITUAL- LORD SHIVA DATE:- MAY 02, 2018 ACTS:- WRIT PETITION SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Sarika Vs. Administrator, Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Committee, Ujjain (M.P.) & Ors. [Civil Appeal No. 4676 2018 arising out of S.L.P. (C) No.15459 of 2017] ARUN MISHRA, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. The petition pertains to famous Mahakaleshwar temple, … Continue reading Sarika Vs. Administrator, Shri Mahakaleshwar Mandir Committee, Ujjain (M.P.) & Ors .[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Purushottam S/o. Tulsiram Badwaik Vs. Anil & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- Arbitration Agreement- DATE:- May 2, 2018 The validity of an arbitration agreement does not depend on the number of arbitrators specified therein. The number of arbitrators is dealt with separately in Section 10 which is a part of machinery provision for the working of the arbitration agreement. It is, therefore, clear that an arbitration agreement specifying … Continue reading Purushottam S/o. Tulsiram Badwaik Vs. Anil & Ors.[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. Vs. M/s. Narbheram Power and Steel Pvt. Ltd. [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:- Appointment of an arbitrator-  Binding nature of arbitration clause- DATE:- May 02, 2018- The parties are bound by the terms and conditions agreed under the policy and the arbitration clause contained in it. ACTS:- Section 11(6) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. Vs. M/s. Narbheram Power and … Continue reading Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. Vs. M/s. Narbheram Power and Steel Pvt. Ltd. [ALL SC 2018 MAY]

State of Kerala & ANR. Vs. Mythri Vidya Bhavan English Medium School & Ors[ALL SC 2018 MAY]

KEYWORDS:-Fundamental right to free and compulsory education- DATE:-May 2, 2018 ACTS:-Chapter IV of the Kerala Education Rules, 1959 SUPREME COURT OF INDIA State of Kerala & ANR. Vs. Mythri Vidya Bhavan English Medium School & Ors. [Special Leave Petition (C) Nos. 18475-18476 of 2013] [SLP (C) Nos. 4531-4532/2014] WITH [SEE BELOW] Madan B. Lokur, J. … Continue reading State of Kerala & ANR. Vs. Mythri Vidya Bhavan English Medium School & Ors[ALL SC 2018 MAY]