Sanjeev Sirohi

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25 February 2019 at 13:57

Ex-CMs Not Entitled To Lifetime Allotment Of Govt Bungalows: Patna HC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

To begin with, in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment which has sent shivers down the spine of many former Chief Ministers of Bihar, the Patna High Court on February 19, 2019 has clearly and categorically struck down an amendment brought to Bih

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21 February 2019 at 12:43

Successive Applications For Recalling Witnesses Should Not Be Encouraged: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

To begin with, while strongly deprecating the reprehensible and retrograde tendency of filing of successive applications for recalling witnesses, the Supreme Court has in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Swapan Kumar Chatterjee v Cent

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21 February 2019 at 12:43

Court Has to Confine Itself To The Four Corners Of Disobeyed Order While Exercising Contempt Jurisdiction: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

To start with, in a significant observation, the Supreme Court just recently on February 6, 2019 in a latest case titled Er. K. Arumugam v. V. Balakrishnan & Ors in Civil Appeal No. 1510 of 2019 (arising out of SLP(C) No. 30317 of 2017) has firml

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21 February 2019 at 12:43

Mere Inability To Repay Loan Does Not Constitute Cheating: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It has to be acknowledged, appreciated and applauded right at the outset that in a landmark and laudable judgment titled Satishchandra Ratanlal Shah v State of Gujarat and another in Criminal Appeal No. 9 of 2019 [arising out of SLP (Cri) No. 5223 o

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21 February 2019 at 12:42

Inability To Establish Motive In A Case Of Circumstantial Evidence Not Always Fatal: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It must be said first and foremost before saying anything else that in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Sukhpal Singh v State of Punjab in Criminal Appeal No. 1697 of 2009 and delivered on February 12, 2019 has very elegantly and expl

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14 February 2019 at 13:23

No Authority Can Claim Privilege Not To Comply With SC Judgment: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

With much satisfaction it has to be remarked right at the outset that in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment by a two-Judge Bench of Apex Court titled Anil Kumar v Union of India and others in Civil Appeal No. 888 of 2019 (arising out of SLP

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12 February 2019 at 16:35

Lieutenant General (Rtd) Cannot Be Tried In A General Court Martial Consisting Of Members Below His Rank: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It has to be said right at the outset that a three-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Justice AK Sikri, Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Justice MR Shah in Ex Lt Gen. Avadhesh Prakash v. Union of India & Anr. in Criminal Appeal No. 140 of 2

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11 February 2019 at 13:44

Death Sentence Only When The Alternative Option Is Unquestionably Foreclosed: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It has to be conceded right at the outset that the Supreme Court has by a catena of decisions in recent years sought to send out a loud and unequivocal message to the entire nation that death sentence shall not be imposed at the drop of a hat and it

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11 February 2019 at 13:44

Long Pendency Amounts To A Special Reason For Imposing Lesser Penalty In Corruption Case Involving Meager Bribe Amount: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

To begin with, it has to be said right at the outset that in a rare departure from the past, the Supreme Court has just recently in a notable case titled Ambi Ram v State of Uttarakhand in Criminal Appeal No. 1723 of 2009 dated February 5, 2019 has

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08 February 2019 at 11:09

Autonomy Of the Bar Cannot Be Taken Over By The Court: SC Quashes Madras HC Disciplinary Rules For Lawyers

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It has to be said with consummate ease that in one of the most commendable, significant and noteworthy judgments delivered by the top court in the last couple of years, the Supreme Court has just recently on January 28, 2019 very rightly quashed Rul

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