Civil Law Judgements

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Whether citizens enjoy a fundamental right to trade or carry on business in liquor under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution

 01 July 2020

Upon hearing the parties to the case, the Court held that, Article 19(1)(g) does not entitle citizens to carry on trade or business in activities which are immoral and criminal and in articles or goods which are obnoxious and injurious to health, saf

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Question of law can be brought before SC at any stage

 13 April 2020

In a recent judgment in K Lubna v Beevi, the Supreme Court (SC) upheld that a pure question of law can be examined at any stage even before the SC if the foundation of the fact has already been laid. The examination of the legal consequences of such

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SC: Landmark judgment on jurisdiction in cheque bounce cases

 12 August 2014

The Supreme Court bench comprising of Justices T.S. Thakur, Vikramajit Sen and C. Nagappan held that a complaint of a bounced cheque must be only filed at the place of dishonour of cheque Justice T.S Thakur wrote a separate but concurrent opinion an

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SC constitutes a Committee on road safety

 23 April 2014

The bench comprising of Chief Justice P. Sathasivam, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice N.V. Ramana in a Writ Petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution has appointed a three-member committee to monitor the Central and State Governments on i

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Delhi HC orders disability quota in judiciary recruitments

 28 March 2014

The bench comprising of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice R. V. Easwar held that the decision of the High Court administration to not include the disability quota in the upcoming direct recruitment for the Delhi Higher Judicial Services was discr

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Orphanages to be registered under JJ Act, 2000

 05 March 2014

The bench comprising of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Jayant Nath settled the question regarding the legal provisions required for registration and licensing of orphanages and children's home by clearing that the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000 wo

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SC on scope of arbitration proceedings.

 27 January 2014

The bench comprising of Justice A.K. Patnaik and Justice Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla set aside the order passed by Bombay High Court restraining World Sport Group from proceeding with arbitration against MSM Satellite over dispute of facilitatio

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Doctrine of res ipsa loquitur upheld while granting compensation to former HC Judge

 24 January 2014

The three member bench presided by judge C.K. Chaturvedi awarded a compensation of Rs.50,000/- to the complainant, Justice Dilip Raosaheb Deshmukh, together as a consolidated damages for deficiencies etc., and award Rs.10,000/- for litigation expens

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Delhi HC restraining order from reporting allegations against Justice Swatanter Kumar

 17 January 2014

Important highlights from the judgment by Justice Manmohan Singh: ''It is thus a question of fact which has to be examined on case to case basis as to what constitutes the offending publication which may result in future obstruction of justice a

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In case of failure of any party to appoint arbitrator chief justice under section 11(6) is responsible to take necessary steps

 24 May 2013

The questions that arise for consideration in this appeal, by special leave are, whether respondent No. 1 has forfeited its right to appoint the arbitrator having not done so after the demand was made and till the appellant had moved the court under

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