“This Court will certainly not shut its eyes to the materials unearthed, since it relates not only to maintaining purity in judicial proceedings but upholding public faith in the system at large.”
“Interpretative tools should be employed to make a statute workable and not to reach to a particular outcome.”
“Many believe that bodies, without life, are dispensable repositories of the soul, but when alive, it carries a soul; the part of a whole, which exists in every living being.”
“Fiscal legislation having uniform application to all registered persons, cannot be said to be violative of Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution and the question of such statutory provision being violative of Article 302 of the Constitution and in teeth of Article 13 of the Constitution of India does not arise at all.”
by Tarun Jain†
“Truth is the soul of justice. The sole idea of the criminal justice system is to see that justice is done. Justice will be said to be done when no innocent person is punished, and the guilty person is not allowed to go scot free.”
“The rule of reading down a provision of the Act is a rule of harmonious construction used in order to save such provision from being declared unconstitutional.”
“No mandate on the State to carry out public advertisement, especially when a Selection Committee was appointed which could device a method by which the search of suitable people could be made, and recommendations could be given to the Government.”
“The intention is not to give benefits based on caste, but to identify communities with the caste as an indicator of the larger group of individuals; who will require measures for their social, economic and educational upliftment, to ensure an equal status and decent living conditions, within the society.”
The reiteration came after the Collegium deliberated over a reconsideration request submitted by Justice Tagia.
Justice Sanjay Karol served the High Courts of Tripura and Patna as Chief Justice before his elevation as a Supreme Court Judge on 06-02-2023.
This report covers the Supreme Court's Never Reported Judgment dating back to the year 1952 on duty of appellate court under Criminal Procedure Code, 1898.
Justice Sudhir Singh’s transfer from Patna to Punjab and Haryana High Court was originally proposed by the Collegium on 03-08-2023.
“A contempt case is initiated against the Municipal Commissioner, the Additional Municipal Commissioner, the Executive Officer and the Executive Engineer of the Patna Municipal Corporation; and against the Project Director of the Patna Smart City.”
“Developing any disease during the continuation of marriage is not within the control of any spouse. In such a situation, the other spouse has a marital duty to co-operate and bear with it and help the other spouse.”
When assessment/marking/evaluation of the candidates have not been done by the Interview Board/Selection Committee of the respective inter se merit of the candidates, the plea of preference has no meaning.
The Court is concerned to safeguard the interest of public at large and to prevent the misuse of public money and the exploitation of natural resources in the interest of society and the common people, which has been caused due to laxity of the authority of the State Government and the Contractor.
The right to recovery of the Banks and Financial Institutions if pitted against the constitutional right of life of a person to live with dignity and not to be deprived of without following the established procedure of law, the constitutional rights of the person shall prevail.
After an active tenure of 4.5 years at the Supreme Court, which includes authoring of nearly 700+ decisions, Justice Mukeshkumar Rasikbhai Shah retires today.
Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah is the sitting judge of the Supreme Court of India. He was elevated to the Supreme Court in February 2023. He has formerly served as a Judge in Patna High Court and Andhra Pradesh High Court.