Constitutional Law Judgements

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Whether publishing an autobiography amount to violation of privacy

 04 July 2020

Upon hearing the parties, the Court held that, mere fear ofofficials cannot restrict the freedom of press under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution. If such false allegations were contained in the book let the book be published and then the officia

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Whether the International Airport Authority is State under Article 12 of the Indian Constitution

 04 July 2020

Upon hearing the parties to the case, the Court held that, the first question to be considered is whether the respondent is State within the meaning of Article 12 of the Constitution. This question comes into picture to determine the maintainability

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Fundamental rights of Arrestee

 02 July 2020

The Supreme Court laid down the process/ certain basic requirementsto be followed in all cases of arrest or detention till legal provisions are made in that behalf as a measure to prevent custodial violence.

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Rights of animals under the Constitution

 02 July 2020

Upon hearing the parties to the case, the Court held that, the Board was right in its stand as Jallikattu and Bullock-cart race violates the provisions of PCA and causes grave cruelty to bulls. The Court directed Parliament to make necessary amendmen

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Whether section 303 of the Indian Penal Code is constitutionally valid

 02 July 2020

Upon hearing the parties, the Court held that, section 303 IPC makes an unreasonable classification of persons who commit murder when under life sentence and persons who commit murder when not under life sentence as the resultant act is the same in b

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Whether classification on the basis of backward class and more backward class is violative of Article 14 and 15 of the Constitution

 02 July 2020

Upon hearing the parties to the case, the Court held that,it is an accepted fact that, Article 15(1) prohibits discrimination on the basis of caste alone. But when a classification is made for the welfare of socially and economically backward class

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Whether reservation for SC/ST in promotion under Article 16 which gives equality of opportunity in Public employment is constitutionally valid

 01 July 2020

Upon hearing the parties to the case, the Court held that, the amendments made under Article 16 do not affect the basic structure as it aims only in upbringing of socially and economically backward classes of the society. Further the provision is to

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Constitutional requirements have to be satisfied while issuing an order for phone tapping

 30 June 2020

The Supreme Court while affirming the infringement of Right to Privacy via phone tapping laid down several guidelines for the exercise of the Executive’s surveillance. It was laid down that the home secretary of the Union government or the State gove

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Can the petitioner pray before the court for compensation under Article 32 of the Indian Constitution

 30 June 2020

The court after taking into consideration the harm caused to the petitioner by the Government of Bihar, as an interim measure, ordered the State to pay the petitioner Rs. 30,000. The court held that the petitioner has the right to move to court for r

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Whether section 497 of IPC and section 198 of CrPC stands constitutionally valid

 27 June 2020

Upon hearing the parties to the case, the Court held that, a prima facie sex based discrimination is made out under section 497 IPC therefore it is liable to be struck down as unconstitutional. Further, the Court clarified that, inclusion of woman a

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