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    Landmark Judgments

    Gangadhar Pillai V. Siemens Ltd. (2007) 1 SCC 533

    Date: 03/01/2007

    Held: only because an employee has been engaged as a casual or temporary employee intermittently for a number of years, the same by itself would not imply that unfair trade practices have been… Read More

    Ekta Shakti Foundation V. Government of NCT of Delhi (2006) 10 SCC 337

    Date: 17/07/2006

    Held: In matter of policy decisions or exercise of discretion by Government, so long as infringement of fundamental rights is not shown, the courts will not and should not substitute own judgment.

    Registrar, High Court of Gujrat and Another V. C.G. Sharma (2005) 1 SCC 132

    Date: 11/11/2005

    Held: Automatic confirmation after the period of probation cannot be claimed as a right when relevant rules require work being found to be satisfactory and there is existence of vacancy.

    St. Theresa’s Tender Loving Care Home and others V. State of A.P. (2005) 8 SCC 525

    Date: 24/10/2005

    Held: adoption by foreign parents is permissible so long as guidelines laid down in Lakshmi Kant Pandey case (1984) 2 SCC 244, are followed.

    State of U.P V. Jai Bir Singh (2005) 5 SCC 1

    Date: 05/05/2005

    Held: The main aim of Industrial Dispute Act, 1947, is to regulate and harmonize relationship between employers and employees for maintaining industrial peace and social harmony.

    Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. LTD V. Bombay Environmental Action Group and others (2005) 5 SCC 61.

    Date: 03/01/2005

    Held: the court must consider the question as regards a prima facie, balance of convenience and the likelihood, if any, of an irreparable loss to the writ petitioner in case of refusal of the… Read More

    Textile Labour Association and another V. Official Liquidator and Another (2004) 9 SCC 741

    Date: 12/04/2004

    Held: effect of Ss.529 and 529-A is that workmen become secured creditors by operation of law to extent of their dues, provided there exists a secured creditor by contract.

    Otis Elevator Employees Union S. REG. and others V. Union of India and others (2003) 12 SCC 68

    Date: 11/11/2003

    Held: upheld the constitutionality of the Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995. Further held, the scheme did not provide for exorbitant contribution with negligent return.

    Landmark judgement against child labour in India: MC Mehta vs State of Tamil Nadu

    Date: 10/12/1996

    (MC Mehta vs State of Tamil Nadu & Ors)

    Writ Petition (C) No. 465/1986, which was filed and decided in 1996

    The judgement is a historic judgement on child… Read More

    Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. LTD V. Bombay Environmental Action Group and others (2005) 5 SCC 61

    Date:

    Held: the court must consider the question as regards a prima facie, balance of convenience and the likelihood, if any, of an irreparable loss to the writ petitioner in case of refusal of the… Read More

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