Category: Case Summary

Case Summary : Indira Gandhi v. Raj Narain

Author : Gargi Soman 1.     Introduction: This was a landmark judgement which changed the fabric of how elections were conducted in India. It led to the imposition of emergency in India, and the judgement was pronounced in an emergency-stricken India. It was a case that challenged the basic structure of India and also raised questions

Regina v. Dudley and Stephens

CASE NAME : Regina v. Dudley and Stephens AUTHOR : Suchandra Mukherjee EQUIVALENT CITATION  14 Q.B.D. 273 BENCH Chief Justice Lord Coleridge INTRODUCTION Necessity as a defense is defined under section 81 in Indian Penal Code As per section 81 when a act is done to harm but which doesn’t have the parameter of criminal

Sakal Papers Ltd. v. Union of India

Case Name : Sakal Papers Ltd. v. Union of India Author : Srishti Facts of the case A private newspaper company published newspapers, filed petitions against the state challenging the newsprint policy of the government which restricted the number of pages a newspaper was entitled to print. The publishing company challenged the constitutional validity of