Lok Sabha Privileges proceedings against West Bengal officials
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Sukanta Majumdar, Bharatiya Janata Party’s President in West Bengal alleged that he was mistreated during the Sandeshkhali protests.

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orissa high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Bail was granted to the accused on 03-10-2023, however, the bail bond was not accepted by the Trial Court for a delay of three days in complying with the conditions of bail.

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gujarat high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Court directed the Gujarat Public Service Commission to conduct a separate interview for the woman within 15 days from the date of order.

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gujarat high court
Hot Off The PressNews

Gujarat University had filed a defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal and Sanjay Singh over the alleged defamatory remarks made regarding the educational degree of PM Narendra Modi.

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orissa high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“In the absence of material that women are trafficked for the purpose of engaging for sexual exploitation, the offence under Section 370-A (2) of the IPC cannot be attracted against the customer”.

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Army personnels alleged of fake relationship certificate
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Army personnels were dismissed from the services stating that the relationship certificate with the servicemen/ ex-servicemen, submitted for recruitment, were found to be manipulated and false during the verification.

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Subordinate legislation ultra vires to Parent Act
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If a rule is challenged as being ultra vires, the Court must, firstly, determine and consider the source of power, secondly, the meaning of the subordinate legislation, and that whether the subordinate legislation is consistent with and within the scope of the delegated power.”

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gujarat high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“Out of total unauthorized religious constructions, the action was taken with respect to only 23.33 per cent of them”.

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Trial Courts as Lower Courts
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Record of the Trial Court should be referred to as the ‘Trial Court Record’ and not ‘Lower Court Record’.

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High Court weekly Round Up
High Court Round UpLegal RoundUp

A quick legal roundup to cover important stories from all High Courts this week.

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MoEFCC’s permitting ex post facto environmental clearance
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The order dated 02-01-2024 will not come in the way of competent authorities considering proposals for modifications/alterations in the environmental clearance if the area of the projects had a valid environmental clearance prior to 07-07-2021.”

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SC on NGT’s frequent ex-parte orders
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The Tribunal must tread carefully to avoid the oversight of propriety, the practice of ex-parte orders and the imposition of damages amounting to crores of rupees.”

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manipur high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“The Special Courts for MPs/ MLAs have jurisdiction to try all cases against the former and sitting MPs/ MLAs, even if the offence were committed prior to becoming a legislature or as a sitting legislature or after demitting office.”

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30 years imprisonment for raping 7-year-old
Case BriefsSupreme Court

A fine of Rs. One Lakh was imposed on the victim to meet the medical expenses and rehabilitation of the minor victim.

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gujarat high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

A detention order was passed by the Police Commissioner, Surat, against the victim’s step-father and was detained under the Gujarat Prevention of Anti-social Activities Act, 1985 as a sexual offender for disturbing the ‘public order’.

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Duty drawback under Exim Policy to civil construction
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The benefit of duty drawback would take effect from the date of enforcement of the Exim Policy and in case of belated refund of duty drawback, interest rate fixed by the Central Government at the relevant point of time is applicable”.

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Hiring motor vehicles and transfer of right to use goods
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“Clause 29A(d) of Article 366 of the Constitution of India refers not to the transfer of property in the goods to the buyer but to the transfer of the right to use any goods for any purpose for consideration.”

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orissa high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

‘Section 106 of Evidence Act never relieves the prosecution from establishing prima facie guilt of the accused beyond all reasonable doubt, only when the same is established, the burden would shift to the accused.’

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Manish Sisodia to meet ailing wife
Hot Off The PressNews

Manish Sisodia met his wife last on 10-11-2023 and sought permission from the Court to meet his wife twice a week at his residence.

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Identification of private forest in Goa
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The identification of forests in Goa is based on forest tree composition, canopy density and minimum area.

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