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PUDR v. Union of India

PUDR v. Union of India

September 17, 2020

Case Name : PUDR v. Union of India Author : Srishti Introduction In this landmark judgement, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, considered the scope and ambit of Article 23 in detail. The Hon’ble Court stated that the scope of Article 23 is wide and unlimited and strikes at “traffic in human beings” and “beggar” […]

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Kanhaiya Kumar vs State of NCT Delhi

Kanhaiya Kumar vs State of NCT Delhi

September 9, 2020

Case Name : Kanhaiya Kumar vs State of NCT Delhi Author : Khushboo Chopra Introduction Kanhaiya Kumar, the then student of Jawahar Lal Nehru university student’s union president was charged in sedition case lodged in the year 2016 by the Delhi police. Sedition is a non bailable offence due to which Kanhaiya was in the […]

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shreya singhal vs union of india Case Summary

SHREYA SINGHAL VS UNION OF INDIA

September 7, 2020

Case Name : SHREYA SINGHAL VS UNION OF INDIA Author : Vaibhavi Batra EQUIVALENT CITATION (2013) 12 SCC 73 BENCH Justice Jasti Chelameswar and Jutice R.F. Nariman INTRODUCTION A major amendment was made in the year 2008, which introduced Section 66A in the Information Technology Act, 2000. This Section penalized sending of ‘offending messages’ on […]

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NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR VS UNION OF INDIA

NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR VS UNION OF INDIA

September 1, 2020

Case Name : NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR VS UNION OF INDIA Author : Vaibhavi Batra EQUIVALENT CITATION (2018) 10 SCC 1 BENCH CJI Dipak Misra, Justice R.F. Nariman, Justice Indu Malhotra, Justice A.M. Khanwilker and Justice D.Y. Chandrachaud INTRODUCTION Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) is a provision that criminalises homosexuality. Homosexuality means, […]

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INDIAN YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION VS STATE OF KERELA

INDIAN YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION VS STATE OF KERELA

August 31, 2020

Case Name : INDIAN YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION VS STATE OF KERELA Author : Vaibhavi Batra EQUIVALENT CITATION Writ Petition No. 373 of 2006 BENCH CJI Dipak Misra, Justice R.F. Nariman, Justice Indu Malhotra, Justice R.M. Khanwilker and Justice D.Y. Chandrachaud INTRODUCTION Sabarimala Temple is one of the oldest temples of India and is one of […]

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Joseph Shine vs Union of India

Joseph Shine vs Union of India

August 29, 2020

Case Name : Joseph Shine vs Union of India Author : Vaibhavi Batra EQUIVALENT CITATION 2018 SC 1676 BENCH Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Indu Malhotra, Justice R.F. Nariman, Justice D.Y. Chandrachuad and Justice A.M. Khanwilker INTRODUCTION Section 497 of Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860 makes adultery a punishable offence against ‘whoever has sexual intercourse with […]

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Rishideo Pandey vs State of Uttar Pradesh

Rishideo Pandey vs State of Uttar Pradesh

August 29, 2020

Case Name : Rishideo Pandey vs State of Uttar Pradesh Author : Anusha C Gudagur CITATION: AIR 1955 SC 331 BENCH: Justice S. Das, Justice Bhagavati, Justice J Imam INTRODUCTION: The present case of Rishi Deo Pandey vs State of UP is related to the common intention as provided under Indian Penal Code, 1860. Section […]

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Rex vs White

Rex vs White : Case Summary

August 29, 2020

Case Name : Rex vs White Author : M. Sameer EQUIVALENT CITATIONS:  (1910) 4 Cr App R 257 BENCH:      Mr.Justice Bray J INTRODUCTION: In Indian penal code 1860, punishes person who attempts an act under any circumstances with an intention or having the knowledge of killing a another person, if his act caused death, […]

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Thakorlal D Vadgama vs State of Gujarat

Thakorlal D. Vadgama vs State of Gujarat

August 28, 2020

Case Name : Thakorlal D Vadgama vs State of Gujarat Author : Tulsi Arya EQUIVALENT CITATIONS:- 2313, 1974 SCR (1) 178 BENCH:- Dua, I.D. INTRODUCTION:- Despite the fact that a minor joins the blamed voluntarily, at that point it doesn’t sums to “taking” however accused will even now be charge for kidnapping under section 361 […]

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Emperor vs Mushnooru Suryanarayana Murthy

Emperor vs Mushnooru Suryanarayana Murthy : Case Summary

August 28, 2020

Case Name : Emperor vs Mushnooru Suryanarayana Murthy Author : Aprajita Priyadarshini EQUIVALENT CITATIONS (1912) 22 MLJ 333 BENCH Justice Benson INTRODUCTION The Indian Penal Code very finely defines the differences between murder, culpable homicide and culpable homicides amounting or not amounting to murder under its provisions. To commit an offence under any of these […]

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