Category: Crime against women
In the public interest litigation under Article 32 of the Constitution of India, the petitioner, a registered NGO, seek to highlight the plight of the acid attack… Read More
This Petition prayed for direction against the Union of India to grant citizenship to the Chakma and Hajong Tribals who migrated to India in 1964-1969 and were settled in the… Read More
It was held that religion incorporates the particular beliefs that a group of people subscribe to. The exclusion of some and inclusion of a particular segment of denomination… Read More
Parivartan Kendra vs. UOI & Ors. (WP (CIVIL) No. 867/2013), the PIL on Acid Attack Cases.
The Supreme Court in its Judgment has directed the Bihar Government to compensate the… Read More
Category: Criminal justice
The issue raised in this appeal with respect to the case of a rape by driver of the cab hired by the victim for returning home from office was whether recall of the… Read More
In the instant case the mother of the minor child is a postgraduate from a renowned foreign university and was holding college professorship in a foreign country and there was allegation of her… Read More
Held: The procedure under S.6-I, U.P.ID Act, 1947 r/w R.40, U.P.ID Rules, 1957 would be applicable only where workmen choose to be represented through a third party.
ROXANN SHARMA V/S ARUN SHARMA
CIVIL APPEAL No. 1966 OF 2015
In a remarkable judgment dealing with interim custody of child suffering in parents in matrimonial disputes,… Read More
The respondent was appointed on deputation to post of controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (C GPDTM) for 5 years or “until further orders” on 29.07.2003 after undergoing… Read More
The instant writ petition came to be filed in the circumstances that Rajasthan state Human rights Commission has been without the Chairperson and secretary from the last five years or more and the… Read More
Held: Since award passed by Labour Court in favour of respondent had attained finality, orders passed by labour court below refusing to interfere with order dated 16.4.2007 passed by the Industrial… Read More
Held: any person can adopt to child under Juvenile Justice (care and Protection of children) Act, 2000 (as amended in 2006). The prospective parents have option to employ the provisions of S.41 of JJ… Read More
Held: Working Journalists & other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955 is valid and constitutional.
Held: Matter remanded to various High Courts of the Country by directing them to examine relevant issues of Coal-fired thermal power plants. There is double-duty of state to protect unfortunate… Read More
Held: Judicial review is available where mercy petition is rejected without consideration the supervening circumstances of delay, mental illness and other circumstances/factors. Right to seek mercy… Read More
Held: DRT is not empowered to adjudicate/ determine dues of workmen of Debtor Company.
Multiple Action Research Group vs. Govt. of NCT… Read More
Held: BCI and not any State Bar Council are empowered to make rules with regard to electoral rolls and qualification & disqualification of voters.
Held: Sections 9 and 23 of Chhattisgarh Police Act, 2007 (13 of 2007) is violative of Article 14 and 21 of the Constitution of India.
Held: workmen cannot be forced to work under different management. High Court was justified in issuing directions for retirement/ retrenchment compensation to outgoing workmen as per normal rules and… Read More
Held: State/ Union Territories directed to simplify procedure, bring uniformity in format with national emblem and diversify birth certificates issuance to minimize problems faced on the ground in… Read More
Held: The Central Government is the appropriate Government for both AAI and DIAL both under ID Act and 1970 Act.
Held: commutation of sentence by Governor does not call for any interference. While exercising power under Art.161, governor is to act on aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.
In a historic decision the Delhi High Court ordered compensation for violation of constitutional and reproductive rights of two impoverished women. The judgment will have immense health policy… Read More
Held: Employer cannot make a demand for retrenchment and get the ensuing industrial dispute referred for adjudication in terms of S.10 (1) without first exhausting procedures for retrenchment under… Read More
The Supreme Court of India has passed an order-dated 05.05.10 in the historic PUCL V. Union of India, directing various State Governments for making massive scale arrangements for… Read More
Syed Bashir-Ud-Din Qadri vs Nazir Ahmed Shah
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NOS.2281-2282 OF 2010
(Arising out of SLP(C)Nos.10669-70 of… Read More
Mukandi Lal & Others V. Municipal Corporation of Delhi & Others
Writ Petition (Civil) 9246 of 2009
HRLN was approached by the head of a community called “Gadia Lohar” which is a nomadic… Read More
Held: If a particular relief is sought in a writ petition, and when it is found that such a relief was inappropriate, then there is no bar in seeking appropriate relief in a different proceeding.
Held: The guard upon his allotment to principal employer does not become a direct and regular employee of that employer, board has the power to recall, re-allot or transfer the guard so allotted.