European Court of Human Rights
Case BriefsInternational Courts

“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.”

Case BriefsHigh Courts

“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.”

Cases ReportedSCC Archives

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 (ECJ)
Case BriefsInternational Courts

European Court of Justice: In a landmark ruling the Bench comprising A. Prechal (President), M.L. Arastey Sahún (Rapporteur), F. Biltgen, N. Wahl

Know thy Judge

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.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

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.”

Case BriefsHigh Courts

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.

Case BriefsHigh Courts

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.

State Tax Officers
Case BriefsSupreme Court

    Supreme Court: In a significant case, the Division Bench of M.R. Shah* and B.V. Nagarathna, JJ., allowed the PIL filed

Case BriefsHigh Courts

    Bombay High Court: In a case where simultaneous maintenance claims were under different enactments, S.G. Mehare, J., held that mere

Bombay High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

    Bombay High Court: Invoking its equity jurisdiction, the Division Bench of Sunil B. Shukre and Anil L. Pansare, JJ., granted

Bombay High Court
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    Bombay High Court: In a unique case where the officers exercising powers under the Maharashtra Money Lending (Regulation) Act, 2014

Case BriefsSupreme Court

    Supreme Court: In a case raising questions on the Constitutional validity of sub-sections (7) and (8) of Section 4 [introduced

Case BriefsSupreme Court

    Supreme Court: In an appeal alleging that the Bihar State Pharmacy Registration Council is issuing registration certificates on the basis

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

    Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court: While deciding the instant petition wherein a person’s engagement as Rehbar-e-Khel was cancelled

Section 340
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The scenario is that any order or judgment passed by this Court becomes a reportable exercise to create more volumes of reported cases! This thus has a possibility at times of causing some confusion on the legal principles prevalent.”

Kerala High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Kerala High Court: In a disturbing case where a German National, who came to India on a 1-year visa for NGO volunteer

Kerala High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Kerala High Court: In a divorce case where the Family Court had refused to hear the case on priority for early disposal,

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: In a case alleging death of two young girls due to side-effect of Covishield, the Division Bench comprising Dinesh Maheshwari

Kerala High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

    Kerala High Court: While adjudicating a divorce case, the Division Bench of A. Muhamed Mustaque and Sophy Thomas*, JJ., raised