Brief : : SC held the resolution passed by the Standing Committee of the Municipal Corporation of Ahemdabad in relation to closure of slaughter house during Paryushan festival of Jain is valid is law. ..
Order passed under Section 156(3) Cr.P.C. for registration of F.I.R. and investigation can not be challenged in Revision by prospective accused...
Public Interest Litigation - Locus Standi to file Petition - Disclosure of Source of Documents - Service Matters - Guidelines ..
Section 482 - Negotiable Instruments Act - Section 138 - A penal provision should be construed strictly; the condition precedent wherefor is service of notice. It is one thing to say that the demand may not only represent the unpaid amount under cheq..
Complaint on dishonour of cheque – Burden of proof - Reversal of a judgment of acquittal passed by the learned Trial Judge in favour of the appellant - The criminal court while appreciating the evidence brought on record may have to weigh the entire ..
Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 – Section 13 (ia) & 28 of the – Cruelty – Divorce - To constitute cruelty, the conduct complained of should be "grave and weighty" so as to come to the conclusion that the petitioner spouse cannot be reasonably expected to li..
The concept of mental cruelty cannot remain static; it is bound to change with the passage of time, impact of modern culture through print and electronic media and value system etc. etc. What may be mental cruelty now may not remain a mental cruelty ..
Effect of a dispute raised after about 8 years was also not considered. It is not in dispute that the Labour Court cannot refuse to answer the reference because of delayed approach. But it can certainly modulate the relief...
Labour Court and the High Court have held that self employment is not gainful employment - Whether running a small Betel Shop can be said to be gainful employment ..
Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 – Section 2(s) – Workman - Peon attached to the Public Prosecutor - For bringing in application of Section 2(s) of the Act, the workman must be employed in an industry. The Law department can, by no stretch of imaginatio..
So far as delay in seeking the reference is concerned, no formula of universal application can be laid down. It would depend on facts of each individual case ..
An employee, was entitled to pension provided he has completed the specified period of service. How such a period of service would be computed is a matter which is governed by the statute. It is one thing to say that a statute provides for completion..
Hindu Succession Act, 1956 - Section 14(1) - the necessity to have a fixed term of management for the purpose of running the temple in question has been accepted by the family for a long time..
Maharashtra Rent Control Act, 1999 – Section 3(1)(b) – Applicability of the Rent Act –Paid up share capital of a Company - Jurisdictional fact and adjudicatory fact - The fact or facts upon which the jurisdiction of a Court, a Tribunal or an Authorit..
The theory of lifting the corporate veil has been accepted in certain circumstances which have already been referred by this Court in a series of decisions. However, so far as this case is concerned, as per the finding of fact recorded by the appella..
Adoption of two different values for the same goods for the purpose of charging duty of customs under Section 12 of the Act and Section 3 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 is not only unprecedented but also patently illegal..
It was agreed to by the petitioner only on the representation made by the alleged contemnors that they would furnish a bank guarantee provided an order is passed in that behalf by the learned Arbitrator - The fact that the learne..
The power exercised by the Chief Justice of the High Court or the Chief Justice of India under Section 11(6) of the Act is not an administrative power. It is a judicial power. ..