Asha Devi & Anr. v. State of U.P. (2020) - Scope of Live-in Relationships

 22 January 2021

By the way of this judgment, the honorable High Court has clearly stated that the right to approach the Court under Article 226 can only be exercised when a legal right exists. It cannot be used in the absence of any legal rights. It was clearly stat

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Acquittal by SC on the Basis of Benefit of Doubt - Hari Om Vs State of U.P

 19 January 2021

A 3-judge bench of the Supreme Court consisting of Justices Uday Umesh Lalit, Indu Malhotra and Krishna Murari have, through the judgment in the case- Hari Om alias Hero v. State of U.P., delivered on January 5, 2021, held that all the three appellan

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Adverse - Defendant Did not Appear in Court for Cross-Examination - Iqbal Basith Vs N.Subbalakshmi

 19 January 2021

In the judgment of the case - Iqbal Basith and others v. N. Subbalakshmi and others, delivered on December 14, 2020, a 3-judge bench of the Supreme Court, consisting of Justices R.F. Nariman, Navin Sinha and Krishna Murari, has considered the factors

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Karnataka High Court Asks Station House Officer As Punishment For Failing To Register FIR

 19 January 2021

It goes without saying that the single biggest problem faced by a victim when he/she suffers due to some crime committed against him/her is lodging of FIR in the police station. What is worst is that no government whether in the Centre or in the Stat

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Setting Aside of Arbitral Award for Patent Illegality

 13 January 2021

This case particularly deals with Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act which states the grounds for setting aside an arbitral award. This judgement discusses whether an arbitral award can be set aside under Section 34 of the Arbitration

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Maya Sanjay Khandare v. State of Maharashtra (2021) - S. 482, CrPC applicable in 'rarest of rare' case

 09 January 2021

The following judgement deals with Section 482 of Cr. PC and whether the powers under section 482 allows an application for settlement to be entertained and whether the conviction of the accused could be quashed in cases where a settlement is reached

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Mohan Lal v. State of Punjab (2018) - Acquittal of Accused when Complainant and I O are same

 09 January 2021

In the said judgement the 3 judge bench of J. Ranjan Gogoi, J. R. Banumati, J. Navin Sinha dealing with the question was as to whether in a criminal prosecution it will be in consonance with the principles of justice, fair play and fair investigati

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Saurav Yadav & Ors. v. Stateof UP &Ors. (2020) - Horizontal and Vertical Reservation Categories are not Rigid

 09 January 2021

This Miscellaneous Application has been preferred by Ms. Sonam Tomar and Ms. Reeta Rani who had participated in the Selection Process initiated for filling up posts of Constables in U.P. Police and secured 2 276.5949 and 233.1908 marks respectively.

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Tamil Nadu Medical Officers Association &Ors. v. UOI &Ors (2020) - Reservation of In-Service Candidates in Post-Graduation Medical Courses

 08 January 2021

While answering the moot question whether the State can provide reservation to in- service candidates in Post Graduate Medical Courses the Supreme Court has observed that Article 21 of the constitution of India imposes an obligation on the State to s

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Satish Chander Ahuja V. Sneha Ahuja (2020) - 'Shared Household' under DV Act, 2005

 07 January 2021

There is no embargo in referring to or relying on an admissible evidence, be of a civil court or criminal court both in civil or criminal proceedings.The pendency of proceedings under Act, 2005 or any order interim or final passed under D.V. Act unde

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S. Kasi V. State Through The Inspector Of Police (2020) - Ss. 57 & 167 are supplementary

 07 January 2021

Whether the appellant due to non-submission of charge sheet within the prescribed period by the prosecution was entitled for grant of bail as per section 167(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

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M. Ravindran V. The Intelligence Officer (2020) - 'Default Bail' - Indefeasible right of accused

 05 January 2021

The SC, in this case, struck down the judgement passed by the HC on the grounds that the right to be released on default bail continues to remain enforceable if the accused has applied for such bail, notwithstanding the pendency of the bail applicati

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State Of Jharkhand V. Brahmaputra Metallics Lt. Ranchi (2020) - Doctrines of Estoppel & Legitimate Expectation

 05 January 2021

After hearing the arguments from both the sides the court upheld the claims by the respondent and allowed for the appeals. The court also agreed to the decision of the HC that the respondent was entitled to an exemption from electricity duty, althoug

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Christian Medical College Vellore V. Union Of India &Ors. (2020) - NEET for Admission in Minority Institutions

 05 January 2021

Balancing the - rights - is - constitutional - intendment - in - the - national - and - more enormous public interest. -Regulatory measures cannot be said to be exceeding the concept of limited governance. -The regulatory measures in question are for

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Pandurang Ganpati Chougule v. Vishwasrao Bank Ltd. (2020) - SARFAESI Act is applicable to Cooperative Banks

 05 January 2021

Writ - petitions - were - filed - questioning - vires - of - the - notification dated 28.1.2003 issued under Section 2(1)(c)(v) of the SARFAESI Act and the insertion of Section 2(1)(c)(iva) to the SARFAESI Act in 2013.

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Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. v Saw Pipes (2001) - Setting aside of arbitral award for violating 'public policy'

 04 January 2021

The Supreme Court allowed the appeal mentioning the failure of compliance of rules by the Arbitral Tribunal and held that the tribunal acted beyond its jurisdiction.

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Prithvi Raj v. Union of India (2020) - Constitutional validity of section 18A SC/ST Act

 04 January 2021

The court had earlier observed that the anticipatory bail can only be granted where there is no prima facie case under the SC/SCT Act.

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Shivraj Singh Chauhan v. Speaker M P(2020) - Madhya Pradesh Government Crisis

 02 January 2021

The court disposed the writ petitions and affirmed that no hindrance be served upon the leaders while ferrying them back to Madhya Pradesh.

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Daulat Singh v. State of Rajasthan &Ors. (2020) - Acceptance of Gift

 31 December 2020

In a recent judgment of the case - Daulat Singh (dead) through Legal Representatives v. The State of Rajasthan & Others, delivered on December 8, 2020, a 3-judge bench of the Supreme Court consisting of Justices N.V. Ramana, S. Abdul Nazeer and Surya

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Aparna Bhat v. State of M P&Ors. (2020) - Need for more Female Judges

 31 December 2020

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal has strongly advocated improving the representation of women in the judiciary for making progress towards a more balanced and emphatic approach in cases involving sexual offences.

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