Anticipatory Bail: Critical Analysis

Supreme Court Dismisses Banks’ Application To Recall Judgment Which Directed RBI To Disclose Loan Defaulters List, Inspection Reports Under RTI

Case: Reserve Bank of India v Jayantilal N. Mistry Coram: Justices L Nageswara Rao & Vineet Saran Case No: M.A. No.2342 of 2019 Court Observation: “There is no provision in the Supreme Court Rules for filing any application for recall of the judgment of this Court”, “The applications styled as Read more…

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“System Can’t Turn The Clock Back Nor ‘Undo’ Offence”: Delhi HC Awards ₹6 Lakh Interim Compensation To Minor Sexual Assault Victim

Case: MST. X (THROUGH MOTHER AND NATURAL GUARDIAN) v. STATE & ORS. Coram: JUSTICE ANUP JAIRAM BHAMBHANI Case No: W.P.(CRL) 1419/2020 Court Observed: “Since the system cannot turn the clock back nor ‘undo’ the offence, there is little else the court can do other than prosecute the offender and provide Read more…

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Existence Of Arbitration Clause Does Not Debar Court From Entertaining A Writ Petition In Contractual Matter: Supreme Court

Case: Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. Vs. CG Power And Industrial Solutions Limited Coram: Justices Uday Umesh Lalit and Indira Banerjee Case No: [SLP(C) 8630 OF 2020] Court Observation: “…In any case, the existence of an arbitration clause does not debar the court from entertaining a writ petition. It Read more…

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‘Cannot Find Favour When Free Speech Is Celebrated’ – Kerala High Court Quashes ‘Censure’ against KSEB Cashier For WhatsApp Text Against CM

Case: RETHEESH P.V v. KSEB and Ors. Coram: Justice Devan Ramachandran Case No: WP(C) No. 21994 of 2020 Court Observation: “This certainly cannot be found favour with this Court in these times, when the right of free speech – with only the well-recognized restrictions circumscribing it – being affirmatively declared Read more…

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India A Secular Country, A Religious Group In Majority Can’t Resist Other Community’s Fundamental Right To Hold Religious Processions, Festivals

Case: Ramasamy Udayar vs The District Collector & Ors Coram: JUSTICE N.KIRUBAKARAN & JUSTICE P.VELMURUGAN Case No: W.A.Nos.743 & 2064 of 2019 Court Observation: “If religious intolerance is going to be allowed, it is not good for a secular country. Intolerance in any form by any religious group has to Read more…

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Freedom Of Speech & Expression Extends To Reporting Judicial Proceedings: Supreme Court Rejects ECI Prayer To Stop Media Reporting Of Oral Remarks

Case: Election Commission of India v MR Vijaya Bhaskar Coram: Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah Case No: [CA No. 1767 of 2021] Court Observation: “Freedom of speech and expression extends to reporting proceedings in judicial institutions as well”, “It would do us no good to prevent new forms of Read more…

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States Have No Power To ‘Identify’ Socially & Educationally Backward Classes After 102nd Constitution Amendment: Supreme Court Holds By 3:2 Majority

Case: Dr Jaishree Laxmanrao Patil v Chief Minister Coram: Justices Ashok Bhushan, L Nageswarar Rao, S Abdul Nazeer, Hemant Gupta and S Ravindra Bhat Case No: [CA 3123 of 2020] Court Observation: “Parliament, through the 102ndAmendment clearly intended that the existing legal regime for identification of communities as SCs and Read more…

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“Dispose Of Execution Proceedings Within Six Months From The Date Of Filing”: Supreme Court Issues Directions To Reduce Delay

Case: Rahul S Shah vs. Jinendra Kumar Gandhi Coram: CJI SA Bobde, Justices L. Nageswara Rao, S. Ravindra Bhat Case No: [CA 1659-1660 of 2021] Court Observation: These provisions contemplate that for execution of decrees, Executing Court must not go beyond the decree. However, there is steady rise of proceedings Read more…

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