CITATION- AIR 1978 SC 597 BENCH- M.H. BEG (CJI), Y.V. CHANDRACHUD, V.R. KRISHNA IYER, P.N. BHAGWATI, N.L. UNTWALIA, S. MURTAZA FAZAL ALI & P.S. KAILASAM JJS. FACTS- Maneka Gandhi was a journalist. Her passport was confiscated by Regional Passport Officer, New Delhi on 2nd July 1977. Ministry of External Affairs declined to provide any reason