Whether appointment of an advocate as a Government Counsel is an appointment in Government service

the appointment of an advocate as a District Government Counsel under chapter VII of the Manual is an employment and not a professional engagement of an advocate and, therefore, the advocate is entitled to automatic renewal till he attains the age of 62 years prescribed in the Manual as the age of superannuation unless his record and character roll are not up to the mark.… Read More Whether appointment of an advocate as a Government Counsel is an appointment in Government service

Rithwik Energy Generation Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd. & Ors. Etc.[SC 2018 FEBRUARY]

KEYWORDS:- Power Purchase Agreement- NECESSARY ISSUE- DATE:-February 06, 2018- If the issue was “necessary” to be decided for adjudicating on the principal issue, and was decided, it would be treated as directly and substantially in issue as the judgment was, in fact, based upon such a decision. The other principle is that the issue must be… Read More Rithwik Energy Generation Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd. & Ors. Etc.[SC 2018 FEBRUARY]

Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd. Vs. Shalu Sharma and Ors[SC 2018 February]

KEYWORDS:- Motor Accident Claims-execution proceedings-FUTURE PROSPECT- DATE:- February 02, 2018- The deceased was self-employed. In such a case, future prospects cannot be denied. ACTS:- MOTOR VEHICLES ACT SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd. Vs. Shalu Sharma and Ors [Civil Appeal No 000767 of 2018 arising out of SLP (C) No. 23086 of 2016] Dr.… Read More Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd. Vs. Shalu Sharma and Ors[SC 2018 February]

Jagtar Singh Ors. Vs. State of Uttarakhand Ors[ SC 2018 February]

KEYWORDS:- WRIT APPEAL- LAND RECORD-MUTATION DATE:-February 02, 2018 “Supervisor Qanoongo could not have made entries in favour of the appellants without giving public notice and without giving notice to the legal heirs of Teja Singh. The dispute is as to which of the parties is in possession of the land. The High Court erred in… Read More Jagtar Singh Ors. Vs. State of Uttarakhand Ors[ SC 2018 February]

Union of India Vs. Leen Martin & ANR.[SC 2018 February]

KEYWORDS:- NDPS-statement of official witness-ACQUITTAL – DATE :- February 01, 2018 When the statement of official witness is impaired due to infirmities, it is not safe to place reliance upon the same and pass conviction order against the accused. ACTS:-  Under sections 8(c), punishable under Section 20(b)(ii) (c) and under Section 28 read with Section 23… Read More Union of India Vs. Leen Martin & ANR.[SC 2018 February]

Dr. Sabu Mathew George Vs. Union of India and Others [SC 2017 December]

KEYWORDS: PIL-SEX SELECTION- Exposer to internet- DATE : December 13, 2017- Many are guided by inappropriate exposure to the internet. The respondents have a role to control it and if any concrete suggestion is given by the petitioner, the same shall be incorporated. We command Google India, Yahoo ! India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt.… Read More Dr. Sabu Mathew George Vs. Union of India and Others [SC 2017 December]

Danamma @ Suman Surpur & ANR. Vs. Amar & Ors [SC 2018 February]

KEYWORDS:- suit for partition and a separate possession- DATE: -February 1, 2018- “we hold that the rights under the amendment are applicable to living daughters of living coparceners as on 9-9-2005 irrespective of when such daughters are born. Disposition or alienation including partitions which may have taken place before 20-12-2004 as per law applicable prior to… Read More Danamma @ Suman Surpur & ANR. Vs. Amar & Ors [SC 2018 February]

Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors. Vs. State of Kerala & Ors. [SC 2017 October]

[Sabarimala Temple Case] DATE : October 13, 2017 The question as to whether a set of persons constitute a religious denomination is a mixed question of fact and law and should be decided by a competent civil court after examination of documentary and other evidence. In this regard, reliance has been placed on the authority… Read More Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors. Vs. State of Kerala & Ors. [SC 2017 October]