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Case Summary: Absar Alam vs State of Bihar

July 16, 2020

Citation: AIR 2012 (2) SCC 728 Bench: Justice A.K Patnaik, Justice Swantanter Kumar INTRODUCTION In this case the court held that the murder was extremely brutal and one of the rarest of the rare case. The appellant’s wife ran away and he accused his mother as the reason and murdered her. The court decided upon […]

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Case Summary: AG. Ramchandran vs Shamsunnisa Bibi

July 16, 2020

Author : Neha Singh Citation: AIR 1977 Mad 182, (1977) 1 MLJ 482 Bench: Justice Ramanujam INTRODUCTION This case is a face off of provisions of legitimacy of a child in Muslim Personal law and section 112 of Indian Evidence Act. In this case it was held that the Evidence Act is a very general […]

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Case Summary : Alister Anthony Pareira v. State of Maharashtra

July 16, 2020

Author : Prity Kumari Citations-  (2012)2 SCC 648 Bench- SB Singh, Harjit Singh Bedi Introduction- It was seen that in earlier cases of drunken driving resulting in an accident were being determined in accordance with sections 337 and 338 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. Under these sections, there are provisions with warrant maximum punishments […]

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CASE SUMMARY: INDIRA GANDHI VS. RAJ NARAIN

July 15, 2020

Forty five years ago, on 25th June 1975, India saw its darkest phase in the history of independent India. Indira Gandhi proclaimed national emergency under Article 356 which lasted for 21 months. Two weeks earlier, Allahabad High Court had set aside the election of PM Indira Gandhi in the case of State of Uttar Pradesh […]

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Case Summary: Abdul Baqi vs Chaitanya Swarup

July 12, 2020

Author : Neha Singh Citation: AIR 1971 All 328 Bench: Justice S Katju INTRODUCTION In this case restriction on entry into a mosque was imposed but at no point did the Government or the police authorities either expressly or impliedly make an order allowing entry in the mosque to the general Muslim public. Although the […]

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Case Summary : AGA ALI KHAN V ALTAF HASAN KHAN

July 12, 2020

Author : AKASH KRISHNAN Citation: First Appeal No.85 of 1888 Bench: Sir John Edge; Mahmood; Knox, JJ; K.t., C.J Introduction Under Islamic Law, a property which is inalienable and whose profits go into charity or are used for the purpose of charity is called Waqf. It is held in the form of a trust and […]

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Case Summary : ABID ALI V. RASIA BEGUM

July 11, 2020

Author : AKASH KRISHNAN Citation: 1988 R.C.C. 51 Bench: N.M. Kasliwal, Farooq Hassan, JJ. Introduction The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 was enacted to as an answer to the long line of questions raising demands for protection of rights of divorced women in the community. Section 3 of the Act provides […]

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Case Summary : ABDULSATTAR HUSSAIN KUDACHIKAR V. SHAHINA ABDULSATTAR KUDACHIKAR

July 11, 2020

Author : AKASH KRISHNAN Citation: AIR 1996 Bom 134, 1996 (1) BomCR 553, (1996) 98 BOMLR 591 Bench: A Savant INTRODUCTION The initial petition for custody of child was filed by his mother in the trial court under Section 24 of the Guardians and Wards Act, 1890. Section 24 of the impugned Act talks about […]

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Case Summary: ABDUL GAFUR & ORS. VS NIZAMMUDIN & ORS.

July 10, 2020

Author : Rutambhara Nayak Citation: 1892 19 I.A. 170 Bench: Lord Watson, Lord Morris, Sir Richard Couch, Lord Shand. Introduction: The case is a clarification with regard to the essentials of a valid waqf, that the primary endowment must be for religious/charitable purposes. Further that the inheritance of property by the descendants is decided by […]

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Case Summary : A. ABDUL GAFOOR KUNJU VS. AU PATHUMA BEEVI

July 10, 2020

Author : Rutambhara Nayak Citation: 1989 CriLJ 1224 Bench: C S Nair Introduction: The decision is of prime importance because it laid down that the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 (hereinafter known as Act) came into effect to being the primary statute to determine the rights of a muslim woman who […]

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