‘It is unfortunate to notice that a trend has been set to file applications under Article 226 of the Constitution at the drop of hat. Numerous cases has been filled with imaginary and very trivial causes of action. The court is of the opinion that such trend should be nipped in the bud and filling of writ petition of this nature has to be discouraged.’
“There is no valid reason ground for the state not accepting the recommendation of the State level Committee for premature release of the Appellant. Supreme Court is not oblivious to the crime but they are equally not oblivious to the fact that the Appellant has already suffered at the cruel hands of fate.“
The 3-judges Bench of Supreme Court has stayed the impugned order of the Kerala High Court whereby the High Court had asked DLSA to record statements of the detenu and make her undergo counselling. Allegedly, the woman has been kept in illegal detention by her parents.
“The General Court reiterated that a legislative ban on “promotion of homosexuality or non-traditional sexual relations” among minors does not serve to advance the legitimate aims of protection of morals, health or the rights of others and that by adopting such laws, the authorities reinforce stigma and prejudice and encourage homophobia, which is incompatible with the notions of equality, pluralism, and tolerance inherent in a democratic society.”
“The Court held that in every case of trademark infringement, the plaintiff claiming infringement of its registered mark is required to claim relief in the context of specific instances of infringement, relatable to individuals against whom orders can be passed by the Court.”
In Ram Rattan v. State of U.P., (1977) 1 SCC 188, the 3-judges Bench comprising S. Murtaza Fazal Ali, P.N. Bhagwati, and V.R. Krishnaiyer, JJ., delved into the scope of a trespasser to exercise the right of private defence of property and person.
European Court of Justice: In a landmark ruling the Bench comprising A. Prechal (President), M.L. Arastey Sahún (Rapporteur), F. Biltgen, N. Wahl
Justice C.T. Ravikumar is known among the legal circle for having a firm grasp of precedents and statutory provisions.. We have curated some of his important High Court and Supreme Court decisions.
After an extensive tenure of 6 years, Justice S. Abdul Nazeer retires today. During this time, Justice Nazeer had been a part of some path-breaking decisions such as- Right to Privacy, Triple Talaq, Ayodhya verdict etc. Justice Nazeer has also been the part of the Constitution Bench which decided upon the validity of Central Govt’s 2016 Demonetisation Scheme.
“The Supreme Court held that the lands covered by the special orders issued under Section 4 of PLPA have all the trappings of forest lands within the meaning of Section 2 of the 1980 Forest Act and, therefore, the State Government or competent authority cannot permit its use for non-forest activities without the prior approval of the Central Government with effect from 25-10-1980.”
In a case concerning non-implementation of the Mental Health Act, 2017 and non-functioning of the State Mental Health Authority in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court came down heaving on the State.
The Bombay High Court came down heavily on the law firm for revealing the identity of a rape victim. The Court, while allowing the firm’s application to mask the name of the victim imposed a cost of Rs. 5,000 on it.
Bombay High Court: The Division Bench of M. S. Sonak and Bharat P. Deshpande, JJ., quashed the impugned order of
Supreme Court: In a significant case, the Division Bench of M.R. Shah* and B.V. Nagarathna, JJ., allowed the PIL filed
Bombay High Court: In a case where simultaneous maintenance claims were under different enactments, S.G. Mehare, J., held that mere
Bombay High Court: While addressing a case relating to confidentiality agreement breach, the Division Bench of Arif S. Doctor and K. R.
Bombay High Court: While granting bail to the Bhima Koregaon accused, Dr. Anand Teltumbde, the Division Bench comprising Milind N.
Karnataka High Court: While deciding the instant appeal filed by ‘Vogue Institute of Management’ challenging the Trial Court’s permanent injunction
ABOUT RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LAW, PUNJAB The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by