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Church and Religion

Avatar- Intervention by Hindu supreme Being in a cosmic catastrophe or restoration of creation in its pure form. Abecedarian – A 16th-century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain […]

SC dismisses Rafale review petitions said perception of individuals cannot be basis of a fishing and roving enquiry- 14/11/2019


Yashwant Sinha & Ors. Vs Central Bureau Of Investigation through its Director & Anr-We find no reason for any intervention by this Court on the sensitive issue of purchase of 36 defence aircrafts by the Indian Government. Perception of individuals cannot be the basis of a fishing and roving enquiry by this Court, especially in such matters. We, thus, dismiss all the writ petitions.

Sabarimala review petitions referred to Seven Judges bench by SC Read full judgment – 14/09/2019


Kantaru Rajeevaru Vs Indian Young Lawyers Association Thr. its General Secretary And Ors-The decision of the Seven Judges bench of this Court in Commissioner, Hindu Religious Endowments, Madras vs. Shri Lakshmindra Tirtha Swamiar of Shirur Mutt (Shirur Mutt) (1954) SCR 1005 holding that what are essential religious practices of a particular religious denomination should be left to be determined by the denomination itself and the subsequent view of a Five Judges bench in Durgah Committee, Ajmer vs. Syed Hussain Ali & Ors. (1962) 1 SCR 383 carving out a role for the court in this regard to exclude what the courts determine to be secular practices or superstitious beliefs seem to be in apparent conflict requiring consideration by a larger Bench. 

Shashikant Singh v. Tarkeshwar Singh and Anr-24/04/2002

When a statute is passed for the purpose of enabling something to be done, and prescribes the way in which it is to be done, it may be either an absolute enactment or a directory enactment. The difference being that an absolute enactment must be obeyed or fulfilled exactly, but it is sufficient if a directory enactment be obeyed or fulfilled substantially.