Case Name: State of Andhra Pradesh vs. Rayavarapu Punayya A. EQUIVALENT CITATIONS: 1977 AIR 45, 1977 SCR (1) 601, 1976 SCC (4) 382 B. BENCH: Justice R S Sarkaria, Justice Ranjit Singh, Justice Syed Murtaza Fazalali C. INTRODUCTION: The case of State of Andhra Pradesh vs. Rayavarapu Punayya is known for explaining the minute differences
AUTHOR: PRANJALI PANDYA CASE NAME: QUEEN EMPRESS v. JOGENDRA CHUNDER BOSE AND OTHER EQUIVALENT CITATION: ILR (1892) 19 Cal 35. BENCH: JUSTICE W.COMER PETHERAM,Kt. INTRODUCTION Before the enactment of the Indian Constitution, Section 124 – A of the Penal Code was used to end any kind of political debate. Under the Sedition provision, the British
Author: Tanushree Bhattacharya The fundamental right of freedom to speech and expression is considered as one of the most sacred rights and also a salient feature of any democracy. Although it is natural that this right is not absolute in the sense that it provides protection against any kind of hate or indecency being spread.
Author: Dhananjay Bhattacharya 1. Introduction The Case is Landmark Judgement, and is one of the first cases where the question about Privacy was considered upon by the Supreme Court. The Petitioner Kharak Singh had challenged in the Supreme Court of India the Constitutional Validity of the Chapter 22 of the UP police Regulations. This challenge
Author: Aadarsh Mishra (The ICFAI University, Dehradun) Smt. Sowmithri Vishnu v. Union of India & Anr. 1985 AIR 1618 Cr LJ 1302 1985 SCR Supl. (1) 741 Writ Petition No. 845 of 1980 Hon’ble Judges/ Coram: Y.V. Chandrachud, R.S. Pathak, Amarendra Nath Sen. Jurisdiction: Original Jurisdiction u/a 32 of The Constitution of India. Acts/ Sectionsinvolved:
Author: Cherie Dharmani Equivalent Citation 17th December,1998. Bench Mr. G. B. Pattabaik and M . B. Shah. Introduction This case of Bharat Singh Vs. State Of Uttar Pradesh, on 17th December, 1998 is an appeal case against the Judgement given on 30th January, 1997 by the Allahabad High Court that arose out of the Sessions
Author: Khushboo Chopra (Khalsa College of Law) CITATION (1977) 2 SCC 806: AIR 1977 SC 1680 BENCH HON’BLE JUSTICE P.N. SHINGHAL INTRODUCTION The Appeal deals with the sub-set of the principle of Res Judicata that is Constructive res judicata mentioned in the explanation IV and V of the section 11 of the civil procedure code.
Author: Ishita Arora Case Name: Bhagwan Singh v. The State of Haryana Citation: 1976 AIR 202, 1976 SCR (2) 921 Bench: Justice P.K. Goswami, Justice P.N. Bhagwati and Justice N.L. Untwalia. Introduction In the present case, a special leave petition under Article 136 of the Constitution of India by the appellant against the order of
Author: Ishita Arora Case Name: Bhagwan Dass v. State (NCT of Delhi) Citation: (2011) 6 SCC 396. Bench: Justice Markandey Katju and Justice Gyan Sudha Misra. Introduction The present case is of honor killing. The Supreme Court in this case held that honor killings due to any reason come under the category of rarest of
Author: Pratibha Rakesh Singh Citation: 2010 (7) SCC 398 Facts In the above given case, the facts are such that, Maharashtra Government in the book “Shivaji – Hindu King in Islamic India” which was written by Prof. James W. Laine had some derogatory, slanderous and defamatory statements against Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj which resulted in disharmony