Case Comments

Smt. Sitabai and Another V. Ramchandra: Case Comment

March 24, 2020

Case:  Smt. Sitabai and Another V. Ramchandra Court: The Supreme Court of India Bench:  J.C Shah (Acting C.J.) and V. Ramaswami and A.N. Grover, JJ Decided on: August 20th, 1969 Citation: 1969(2) SCC 544 Facts: The first appellant was the widow of Bhagirath who predeceased his elder brother Dhulichand in 1930. An illegitimate son named […]

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Jijabai Vitharao Gajre V. Pathankhan and Ors: Case Comment

March 20, 2020

Author: Shreya Chakraborty, Amity Law School Case:Jijabai Vitharao Gajre V. Pathankhan and Ors. Court: The Supreme Court of India Bench:  J.M. ShelatAnd C.A. Vaidialingam, JJ Decided on: September 1, 1970 Citation: 1970 (2) SCC 717 Facts: The judgment was delivered by the apex court in the instant case, the appellant was the daughter of Champatrao. […]

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Chanmuniya v. Virendra Kumar Singh Khushwaha & Another: Case Comment

March 18, 2020

CASE COMMENT Author: Kunwar Bir Singh, UILS, Panjab University, Chandigarh Chanmuniya v. Virendra Kumar Singh Khushwaha & AnotherSLP (Civil) No.15071 of 2009) BENCH: G.S. Singhvi, Asok Kumar Ganguly PETITIONER/ APPELLANT Chanmuniya RESPONDENT: Virendra Kumar Singh Khushwaha and Another Date of Judgment: 7th October 2010 Facts: One Sarju Singh had two sons, Ram Saran and Virendra […]

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Harvinder Kaur v. Harmander Singh Chowdhary: Case Comment

March 17, 2020

CASE COMMENT Author: Kunwar Bir Singh, UILS, Panjab University, Chandigarh Harvinder Kaur v. Harmander Singh Chowdhary, AIR 1984 Delhi 66 BENCH: A Rohatgi PETITIONER/ APPELLANT: Harvinder Kaur RESPONDENT: Harmander Singh Chowdhary Date of Judgment: 15th November 1983 Facts: The appellant, Harvinder Kaur was married to the respondent, Harmandar Singh Choudhry on October 10th, 1976. Both […]

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Joseph Shine v. Union of India WP (Crl): Case Comment

March 13, 2020

CASE COMMENT Author: Kunwar Bir Singh, UILS, Panjab University, Chandigarh Joseph Shine v. Union of India WP (Crl.) 194/2017 BENCH: Indu Malhotra, D.Y. Chandrachud, Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar, Rohinton Nariman, Dipak Misra PETITIONER: Joseph Shine RESPONDENT: Union of India Date of Judgement: 27/09/2018 Facts: Joseph Shine, a non-resident from the state of Kerala, filed a PIL […]

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Diebold Systems Pvt. Ltd. v The Commissioner of Commercial Taxes: Case Comment

March 11, 2020

Author: Priya Shah, GLS Law College DIEBOLD SYSTEMS PVT. LTD. VS THE COMMISSIONER OF COMMERCIAL TAXES Citations: ILR 2005 KAR 2210, 2006 144 STC 59 Kar Decided on: 31 January 2005 FACTS The appellant is a public limited company engaged in the manufacture and supply of Automated Teller Machines (ATM’s for short). In view of the […]

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P.R Transport Agency V. Union of India (2005): Case Comment

March 3, 2020

P.R. TRANSPORT AGENCY V. UNION OF INDIA (2005): CASE COMMENT Author: Pavitra M, School of Law, SASTRA Deemed University Court: Allahabad High Court Bench: S Harkauli, U Pandey Decided on: 24TH September 2005 Citation: AIR 2006 All 23 FACTS: In the case at hand, an e-auction was held by Bharat Coking Coal (hereinafter referred to […]

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Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903): Case Comment

February 13, 2020

MOHORI BIBEE v. DHARMODAS GHOSE (1903): CASE COMMENT Author: Ankita Karn, REVA University, Bangalore Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903): Case Comments Appellant: Mohori Bibee Respondent: Dharmodas Ghose Advocate for Appellant: Watkins Advocate for Respondent: W.W. Box Court: Calcutta High Court Judge: Lord McNaughton, Lord Davey, Lord Lindley, Sir Ford Noth, Sir Andrew Scoble, Sir […]

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Pharmaceutical society of GB V. Boots cash chemists (Southern) Ltd: Case Comment

February 11, 2020

PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF GB V. BOOTS CASH CHEMISTS (SOUTHERN) LTD: Case Comment Author: Rudrabhishek Chauhan, School of Law, Galgotias University. Court: Court of Appeal of England and Wales [1953] 1 QB 401 Date: 5th February, 1953. Facts: On April 13, 1951, two clients ingested meds from a rack in a drug store, put it in their […]

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Narayan ganesh dastane v. Sucheta narayan dastane: Case Comment

February 8, 2020

Author: Rudrabhishek Chauhan, School of Law, Galgotias University. Court: The Supreme Court of India AIR 1975 1534 Decided On: 19/03/1975 Facts: The appellant is Narayan Ganesh Dastane, a proficient and qualified man who worked on various exercises on a national and worldwide level. The Respondent is Sucheta who is a learned woman whose father capacities as […]

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Maneka Gandhi v Union of India (1978): Case Comment

January 28, 2020

CASE COMMENT- MANEKA GANDHI V UNION OF INDIA (1978) Author: Tamanna Gupta, RGNUL Court- Supreme Court of India Bench- 7 Judge Bench M.Hameedullah , Y.V.Chandrachud, P.N. Bhagwati, V.R. Krishna Iyer & N.L. Untwalia, S.M. Fazalal, & P.S. Kailasam. Decided on- 25th January 1978 Citation- 1978 AIR 597, 1978 SCR (2) 621 Facts- Maneka Gandhi was […]

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Vishaka&Ors. V/S State of Rajasthan (Air 1997 Sc 3011) – Sexual Harassment Landmark Case

January 8, 2020

Author- Pallav vats, Geeta Institute of Law, Panipat. Case comment Vishaka&Ors. V/S State of Rajasthan (Air 1997 Sc 3011) – Sexual Harassment Landmark Case Bench Of Judges: CJI, Sujata V. Manohar, B. N. Kirpal Vishaka & ors. v/s state of Rajasthan[1]is a case which deals with the evil of Sexual Harassment of women at her […]

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D.K Basu V. State of West Bengal: Case Comment

January 4, 2020

D.K. BASU V. STATE OF WEST BENGAL Author: Mr. Badal Khurana, JIMS School of Law Court                           Before the Supreme Court of India Decided on                  18.12.1996 Bench                         Kuldip Singh and A.S.Anand JJ In this case, the main parties were Shri DK Basu and the State of West Bengal. This case revolved around […]

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Mohd. Aslam Vs Union of India: Case Comment

January 3, 2020

MOHD. ASLAM VS UNION OF INDIA Author: Ms. Jyoti Jha, JEMTEC, School of Law In the case of MOHD ASLAM VS UNION OF INDIA the petitioner (MOHD ASLAM) filed a contempt petition against the respondent (Shri Kalyan Singh), then Chief Minister that he willfully disobeyed the court’s order. There was a prior case in which […]

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Recent Case Laws on LGBT Rights

December 31, 2019

CASE LAWS ON LGBT RIGHTS Author: Ms. Jyoti Jha, JEMTEC, School of Law The LGBT community includes the following groups: Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender. Most LGBT people in India remain closeted, fearing discrimination from their families, who might see homosexuality as shameful. In 2001, the Netherlands became the first nation to allow same-sex marriage. In […]

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