Where the rights which are sought to be agitated are purely of a private character no mandamus can be claimed, and even if the relief is sought against the State or any of its instrumentality the pre-condition for the issuance of a writ of mandamus is a public duty. In a dispute based on a pure contractual relationship there being […]
It is necessary to refer and expert Section 2(f), (h), (j) and Section 3 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (in short, ‘the Act’). 2(f) “information” means any material in any form, including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advice, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating […]
Mandamus which is a discretionary remedy under Article 226 of the Constitution is requested to be issued, inter alia, to compel performance of public duties which may be administrative, ministerial or statutory in nature.
(1966) AIR(Calcutta) 363 : 69 CalWN 484 CALCUTTA HIGH COURT SINGLE BENCH ( Before : B.N. Banerjee, J ) SYED ABDUL MANSUR HABIBULLAH — Appellant Vs. THE SPEAKER, WEST BENGAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY AND OTHERS — Respondent Matter No. 79 of 1965 Decided on : 26-02-1965 Constitution of India, 1950 – Article 154, Article 160, Article 176, Article 176(1), Article 194(3), […]