Madhya Pradesh High Court emphasised that a purely civil dispute should not be converted into a criminal prosecution.
Madhya Pradesh High Court warned the appellants of consequences, including contempt of court, for non-compliance with the directions.
Madhya Pradesh High Court noted that the petitioner did not dispute her liability to refund the commuted portion in instalments, as per her undertaking.
The instant matter was remitted to the respondents for a fresh decision on the petitioner’s maternity leave, with a directive to comply within a specified timeframe.
“A consumer going into the market to purchase premium/ultra-premium whisky will not be confused by the word ‘Pride’ in the name of any brand. The mark has to be compared as a whole.”
“The nature of the offence against the petitioner is itself an extremely minor offence under IPC. For the non-disclosure of this offence, she has already suffered since in the first round of selection in 2017. To punish her again for the same reason in the next selection process is not justified.”
The overarching objective of the previously issued orders is to expedite the trial process and provide protection to victims and witnesses in heinous offenses.
Justice Ravi Shanker Jha began his legal journey by serving Madhya Pradesh High Court initially as an advocate and later as a Judge. He is set to retire on 13-10-2023 as 65th Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court after his elevation to the post in 2019.
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“The yardstick to be applied in cases where the appointment sought relates to a Law Enforcement Agency, ought to be much more stringent than those applied to a routine vacancy.”
Madhya Pradesh High Court held that Contractual Employee are not entitled to claim non-transferability due to employment agreement allowing administrative transfers.
Madhya Pradesh High Court noted that the petitioner had been absent for an extended period, both before and after the court’s interim orders.
Supreme Court said that admissibility and credibility are two distinct aspects, and the latter is really a matter of evaluation of other available evidence.
Madhya Pradesh High Court granted bail with a direction that the order of bail remained effective until the end of the trial, with a provision for its ineffectiveness in the case of bail jump or breach of conditions.
“Now a day it is very common for the husband and wife to reside or do jobs outside of India and their parents are made to suffer in India by way of criminal or matrimonial litigation.”
The applicant offered to serve the environment or national/social causes, such as planting saplings, to make amends.
The Madhya Pradesh High Court observed that the test which is to be applied for death sentence are – crime test, i.e., aggravating circumstances and mitigating circumstances, criminal test and R-R test.
Madhya Pradesh High Court held that the Trial Court failed to properly adjudicate the issue related to calculation of limitation period.
The Court took note of the growing tendency amongst the people to convert civil disputes into criminal prosecution so that accused may succumb to the wrath of procedure involved in the criminal cases and settle the matter which otherwise is the domain of Civil Courts.
Justice Alok Aradhe was sworn in as Chief Justice of Telangana High Court on 23-07-2023 by the Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan. He succeeded Justice Ujjal Bhuyan who has been elevated as a Judge in the Supreme Court of India. Justice Aradhe has formerly served as Judge in Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir and Madhya Pradesh High Courts.