2024 SCC Vol. 5 Part 5
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017 — S. 4(1)(f) — Suit for misdelivery of cargo and maritime claim by

2024 SCC Vol. 5 Part 4
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Constitution of India — Arts. 32, 21, 14 and 226 — Writ petition by the victim challenging grant of remission or premature

Karnataka High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Court pointed out that a paramour of an accused cannot be dragged into proceedings under Section 498A of IPC as the said accused would not become a relative or a member of the family as is necessary under Section 498A of IPC.

Uttaranchal High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Court opined that inherent jurisdiction under Section 482 of CrPC though wide should not be capriciously or arbitrarily exercised but should be exercised in appropriate cases to do real and substantial justice. Thus, quashing of charge sheet or setting aside summoning order on appreciation of evidence is not justified.

Gauhati High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Gauhati High Court noted that after completion of the investigation, the petitioner was not examined under Section 313 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, to enable him to personally explain circumstances appearing in the evidence against him, nor was his statement recorded.

Bombay High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Court opined that the husbands/fathers are many times not depositing the arrears of maintenance for years together and they have no fear or burden to pay the interest on that amount of maintenance and this is a serious legal mischief.

Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Principal District and Sessions Judges of all the Districts Courts in Delhi are requested to sensitize the presiding judicial officers to pronounce their judgments on conviction only when they are ready for pronouncement and, in case where they are convicting the accused and taking the accused into custody, immediately supply a copy thereof, free of cost, to the accused for the accused to avail of the remedies available to them in accordance with law.

2024 SCC Vol. 4 Part 3
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Appellate Jurisdiction under Section 37(2) of the Arbitration Act: Jurisprudence on the setting aside awards under Section 34 of the Arbitration Act

Rajasthan High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“Criminal law serves the purpose of maintaining law and order by providing predictability. It protects individual rights …Criminal law deals with offences and helps to protect the society from falling into the state of anarchy.”

2024 SCC Vol. 3 Part 5
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Civil Procedure Code, 1908 — Or. 6 R. 17 — Amendment of plaint: Principles summarized re when amendment of plaint is permissible.

Punjab and Haryana High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“A sentencing policy which is unusually mild and sympathetic in its operation would have a disastrous effect on society and would do more harm than good to public confidence in the efficacy of law.”

Punjab and Haryana High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Petitioner asserts that his absence was neither intentional nor deliberate as prior to the registration of the FIR as well as complaint, he was not residing in India since having settled in UK in 1988.

Gujarat High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“In the recent times, there was an increase in socio economic offences in the country. These are the offences which are solely committed for personal gains. These crimes are affecting every part of the country’s economic structure and wrecking the people’s faith in the system.”

2024 SCC Vol. 2 Part 5
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Constitution of India — Sch. X and Art. 145(3) — Power of Speaker/Deputy Speaker to initiate disqualification proceedings, when proceedings for removal

Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“Applicants herein have joined investigation, as and when directed by the IO and there are no allegations of tampering with evidence or threatening any person associated with the case.”

absconder anticipatory bail
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court found the appellant’s contention as unsustainable because they did not appear before the Court on issuance of bailable warrants but moved applications for bail.

Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

It is crucial to recognize that delays in the victim’s testimony before the learned trial court, often attributed to the intricate nature of trauma recovery, should not serve as grounds for the accused to seek bail.

Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Delhi High Court noted that the trial in the instant case is at a very initial stage and charges have not been framed yet by the Trial Court, and there are 34 prosecution witnesses to be examined who are prone to influence and pressure.

2024 SCC Vol. 2 Part 2
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Constitution of India — Arts. 136 and 142 — Uncompoundable offences: Quashing of criminal proceedings on basis of compromise petition, when permissible,

Limitation for appeal against acquittal
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court acknowledged that in case of special law prescribing a limitation period, Section 5 of the Limitation Act would have no application.