Condition that High Courts and Supreme Court in exercise of their jurisdictions under Articles 226 and 32 can award compensation for such violations but such a power should not be lightly exercised.

Supreme court in Rajender Singh Pathania and Others Versus State of N.C.T. of Delhi and Others [ JT 2011 (10) SC 294 : (2011) 9 SCALE 124] The issue of award of compensation in case of violation of FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS of a person has been considered by this Court time and again and it has consistently been held… Read More Condition that High Courts and Supreme Court in exercise of their jurisdictions under Articles 226 and 32 can award compensation for such violations but such a power should not be lightly exercised.

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… Read More 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]

Malay Kumar Ganguly vs Sukumar Mukherjee & Ors [ALL SC 2009 AUGUST]

KEYWORDS:- MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE-mandatory compensation-doctrine of the cumulative effect- DATE: 7 August, 2009 The doctrine of cumulative effect is not available in criminal law- “for the death of Anuradha although Dr. Mukherjee, Dr. Halder, Dr. Abani Roy Chowdhury, AMRI, Dr. B. Prasad were negligent, the extent thereof and keeping in view our observations made hereinbefore, it… Read More Malay Kumar Ganguly vs Sukumar Mukherjee & Ors [ALL SC 2009 AUGUST]

Pappu and Ors. Vs. Vinod Kumar Lamba and ANR [SC 2018 January]

KEYWORDS :- Insurance-Fault Liability-Motor Accident Claim-Authorised person- DATE : January 19, 2018 ACTS:- Motor Vehicles Act, 1988-Sections 165 and 168 SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Pappu and Ors. Vs. Vinod Kumar Lamba and ANR. [Civil Appeal No. 20962 of 2017 arising out of SLP(C) No.29032 of 2015] A.M. Khanwilkar, J. 1. This appeal questions the legality and tenability of… Read More Pappu and Ors. Vs. Vinod Kumar Lamba and ANR [SC 2018 January]

Susme Builders Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Chief Executive Officer, Slum Rehabilitation Authority and Ors.[SC 2018 JANUARY]

KEYWORDS:-Slum-Compensation-Article 142 of the Constitution- DATE:-January 04, 2018- When a slum, owned by any authority or person, is handed over to the developer, in addition to rehabilitating the slum dwellers, the developer also has to compensate the owner. This is a case where the earlier Bench of this Court had invoked its power under Article… Read More Susme Builders Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Chief Executive Officer, Slum Rehabilitation Authority and Ors.[SC 2018 JANUARY]

Laxmidhar Nayak and Ors. Vs. Jugal Kishore Behera and Ors.[SC 2017 November]

KEYWORDS: COMPENSATION As per the decision of the Constitution Bench in National Insurance Company Limited v. Pranay Sethi and Others 2017 (13) SCALE 12, compensation of Rs.15,000/- for loss of estate and Rs.15,000/- for funeral expenses is awarded. Thus total compensation awarded to the claimants is enhanced to Rs.5,34,000/- payable with interest at the rate… Read More Laxmidhar Nayak and Ors. Vs. Jugal Kishore Behera and Ors.[SC 2017 November]

Ismail Hushen Ghanchi Vs. National Highways Authority of India[SC 2017 November]

KEYWORD: Award of compensation- The compensation in respect of the land acquired from the appellants shall be worked out only on the basis of the calculation based on the return from the fruit-bearing trees, as calculated by the Reference Court.  On the compensation thus calculated, the appellants shall be entitled to additional compensation and solatium.… Read More Ismail Hushen Ghanchi Vs. National Highways Authority of India[SC 2017 November]

Ankur Kapoor Vs. Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.[SC 2017]

Date: November 06, 2017 • Keywords:-Motor Accident claim-The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal-composite negligence -liability to pay . The appellant sustained a grievous injury to his right arm which resulted in permanent disability to the extent of 50% to his right arm. The Tribunal as well as the High Court have not quantified the compensation under separate heads,… Read More Ankur Kapoor Vs. Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.[SC 2017]