Apex Courts Judgements

Can’t Prosecute Upper Caste Person Just Because Complainant is from SC/ST Community: SC

November 6, 2020

“A person belonging to an upper-caste can’t be deprived of exercising their legal rights just because their opponent happens to be a member of the SC/ST community”, the bench led by Justice L. Nageswara Rao observed this while quashing a part of the charge sheet against a person accused under Section 3(1)(x) and 3(1) of […]

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SC rejects interim bail plea of 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict, Sajjan Kumar

September 5, 2020

The Supreme Court of India on 4th September rejected the interim bail plea of 1985 anti-Sikh riots convict, Sajjan Kumar, The bench was headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, Justice A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian. “Sorry. We are not inclined. Dismissed,” exclaimed Chief Justice S A Bobde. Sajjan Kumar is serving life imprisonment after […]

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NLSIU not to give admissions on the basis of CLAT 2020

September 3, 2020

Due to unfortunate circumstances faced due to Covid-19 and repeated postponement of CLAT 2020, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Banglore decided to back out of Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) this year. Revised admission notice affirmed “The University will not accept CLAT 2020 scores for admissions to Academic Year 2020-2021…. Any students who […]

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11-judge bench to hear a petition challenging Maratha reservation

August 29, 2020

On 26 August 2020, The Supreme Court of India directed to set up an 11-Judge bench to reconsider its 50% cap on Maratha reservation. Earlier in 1992, a 50% limit on the reservation was declared by the nine judge’s bench in the Indira Sawhney case. A bunch of petitions was filed contending that the law, […]

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Fined Rs 2 lakh for charging Rs 10 extra for ice-cream

August 27, 2020

The district forum has imposed a fine of Rs 2 lakh for unfair trade practice, besides asking it to compensate the customer. Sub-inspector Bhaskar Jadhav lodged a complaint after Shagun Veg Restaurant (Mumbai based) that the printed price on the family pack ice cream was 165/INR and he was charged 175/INR instead in 2014. The […]

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70% minimum attendance to sit for exams not mandatory: Delhi H.C.

August 26, 2020

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi University that they cannot force students to fulfill criteria of minimum 70% attendance to sit for exams. A law student filed a petition in Delhi High Court for not being able to sit for exams due to medical issues. The Court exclaimed “You cannot say students […]

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Legislation to Prohibit Candidates from contesting election

August 25, 2020

In the case of Public Interest Foundation and others vs. Union of India, A division bench of Justices N. Kirubakaran and V.M. Velumani made observations and gave directions to the Central Government to produce records of persons with Criminal Background, who are part of political parties,  contesting elections and are even the policymakers bearing top […]

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SC: Rules that disputed Ayodhya land will go to Hindus.

November 9, 2019

The Supreme court has ordered that the disputed land must be given to Hindus for the construction of the temple and alternate land must be given to Muslims. Adding the Ayodhya site is one composite site, the court said, “land measuring 5 acres shall be given to Sunni Waqf board’. The judgment was not given […]

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PIL in Supreme Court seeks uniform Security Measures in all Courts across the country.

September 4, 2019

PIL in Supreme Court seeks uniform Security Measures in all Courts across the country. Author: Ms.Lepakshi Thakur, Chanderprabhu Jain College of Higher Studies There have been a large number of mishappenings /crimes of violence which have taken place within the court and the court premises thus endangering the lives of the public and court officials present over there. Citizens have the […]

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First-ever Life Imprisonment in the case of Anti Hijacking: News

August 16, 2019

FIRST EVER LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN CASE OF ANTI HIJACKING First-ever NIA special court in Ahmedabad recently pronounced the judgment Jet Hijacking Case, making the accused Birju Kishor Salla the first convict under the Anti Hijacking Act 2016. He prepared a hijack note in English or Urdu in Mumbai to Delhi flight. He boarded on October […]

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Kulbhushan Jadhav ICJ Verdict: What India Got and Where Failed

July 21, 2019

KULBHUSHAN JADHAV ICJ CASE VERDICT: WHAT INDIA GOT AND WHERE FAILED  Author: Mr. Shivam Sharma, IME Law College, Delhi. According to me the decision given by the ICJ in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case is a huge step towards ensuring a globally just society. International organizations like the UN and ICJ play a very important role in […]

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If someone has taken possession of your property, then go to court without having to do so.

July 9, 2019

The apex court said that no person can take possession of another’s property illegally. If someone takes possession of such property in someone else’s property, then the sufferer can forcefully make that property vacant. However, it is important that you own the property and it is your name, which means that you have the title […]

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Airlines pay peanuts after mishandling flyers’ baggage.

July 4, 2019

Advocate Kushal Sharma was venturing out from Singapore to Delhi through Chennai. He obtained imported obligation free alcohol bottles from Chennai air terminal on June 29 with a complimentary bag worth Rs. 20000. Kushal needed to convey the alcohol as hand stuff however according to the approach the IndiGo staff didn’t permit and asked Sharma […]

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Mutation Of Land In Revenue Records Do Not Create Title Over Land: SC

June 24, 2019

Author: Mr. Anshu Goyal, Asian Law College. Mutation Of Land In Revenue Records Do Not Create Title Over Land: SC This dispute was regarding the mutation of land in revenue records. Apex court ruled that the Mutation of Land in records does not create title over the land. This is ruled in a given judgment […]

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Mumbai HC: Sexual Intercourse During Deep Love Affair Not Rape.

May 7, 2019

The Bombay High Court has acquitted a man in a rape case as there was a “deep love affair” between the accused and the complainant. The woman alleged that the man had sexual intercourse with her after promising to marry her but refused later. However, in her affidavit, she wished to withdraw the complaint due […]

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