Rajasthan High Court
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“Food adulteration is an increasingly recognized global public health problem… Adulteration or contamination of natural food product is one of the major challenges in today’s society.”

Jharkhand High Court
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The Court stated that to speak or not to speak has always been a dilemma for a person called for giving his statement before the Customs Officer, Central Sales Tax Officer, Police Officer etc, as the implications are serious.

Telangana High Court
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There is a distinction between “Law and Order” and “Public Order”, i.e., offences that target specific individuals fall under the category of “Law and Order” and it is only when the criminal activities of an individual adversely affect the public at large that their conduct is deemed to disturb “Public Order”.

Madhya Pradesh High Court
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The Court criticised the investigating officer and the treating doctor for not informing the survivor’s family about the pregnancy and the option for termination, considering the survivor’s minor status and health risks.

Gujarat High Court
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“The act of terminating services of the petitioners, so as to deprive them of the benefits of Government Resolution was illegal and contrary to the principles of natural justice.”

Bombay High Court
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Recording statements at unearthly hours definitely results in deprivation of a person’s sleep, a basic human right of an individual.

Kerala High Court
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“Though the surety must be a sufficient surety, the quantum of the bond to be executed cannot be made to depend on the amount involved in criminal cases. Courts must of necessity, bear in mind that a criminal proceeding is not instituted to recover the money, if any, involved in a crime”.

Allahabad High Court
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“A perusal of syllabus of the Madarsa Board shows that the education provided therein is only of languages and Islam as a religion with a little touch of maths etc. The modern subjects including science are only optional and entire school education can be completed without studying modern subjects.”

Allahabad High Court
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“Investigating Agency seeks proclamation order from the court concerned so as to exert the pressure upon the person concerned and the court concerned without taking care of specific procedure issues proclamation under Sections 82/83 CrPC in a cursory and mechanical manner.”

Delhi High Court
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“While one cannot quibble with the broad proposition that a person, while exercising his right to free speech, cannot make reckless utterances, which tantamount to defaming another person, it has certain exception like utterances made during Parliamentary or Judicial proceedings.”

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“Under Article 47 read with Article 21 of the Constitution, it is the obligation of State to ensure a robust public health system.”

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“Office Memorandum issued by Ministry of Home Affairs permits Banks to issue a request for opening a Look Out Circular, in exceptional cases, even if they are not covered by its guidelines, even in such cases, the same can be issued only if departure of such person is detrimental to sovereignty/security of India.”

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“The freedom of expression is a fundamental right in a democratic society which is governed by a rule of law. The producer of the film has a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution which permits him to allude to true incidents with his perspective.”

calcutta high court
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The Calcutta High Court recognised the issue involved in the present matter transcendence beyond a mere legal dispute, as it involved the petitioner’s fundamental rights.

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“Power of the Government of India to expel foreigners is absolute and unlimited and no provision of the Constitution can curtail the Government’s power to expel foreign nationals.”

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It is a personal choice and fundamental right of an individual, though a convict, and his wife who is a free citizen to have a child together for protecting and saving their lineage which must be respected by a Court of law.

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Calcutta High Court held that petitioner’s delay in initiating the root search impacts the availability of certain documents, and no penal action can be taken against the adoption agency for the absence of the surrender deed.

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“The concerned Investigating Agency cannot expect anyone who is an accused, to sing in a tune which is music to their ears, more so, whence such an accused, is well and truly protected under Article 20(3) of the Constitution.”

gauhati high court
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The High Court observed that Rule 214 of Assam Police Manual has rendered itself archaic and needs to be amended in accordance with the laws laid down by the Supreme Court.

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A punishment of censure which is not likely to have any effect on the career of the police officers will not be a sufficient deterrent to the officer. The censure should be of such nature that other officers too must not emulate such actions in future.