DMRC’s Curative Petition
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court has applied the standard of a ‘grave miscarriage of justice’ in the exceptional circumstances of this case where the process of arbitration has been perverted by the arbitral tribunal to provide an undeserved windfall to DAMEPL.

Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Delhi High Court clarified that it is a legal matter between the petitioner and the Directorate of Enforcement, not a conflict between political parties. It stressed the need for the court to maintain its focus on the legal merits of the case, without being influenced by political dynamics.

Mukhtar Ansari's fatiha ceremony
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Abbas Ansari taken to Ghazipur with police security at 5 PM on April 09 to attend the ritual.

condonation of delay of 12 years
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The length of the delay is a relevant matter which the court must take into consideration while considering whether the delay should be condoned or not.”

Sattai Duraimurugan
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In 2021 Madras High Court granted bail to Sattai. Later, a Division Bench of High Court cancelled the bail. However, in 2022, the Supreme Court granted interim bail to him, and he has been out on bail since then.

purchaser not ready and willing if did not treat contract as subsisting
Cases ReportedNever Reported Judgments

This report covers the Supreme Court’s Never Reported Judgment dating back to the year 1953 on personal bars to relief in specific performance of contract.

UP Board of Madarsa Education Act
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In Anshuman Singh Rathore v. Union of India, 2024 SCC OnLine All 857, U.P. Board of Madarsa Education Act, 2004 was held as unconstitutional for being violative of the principle of secularism, Articles 14, 21 and 21-A of the Constitution and violative of Section 22 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Shoma Sen
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court granted her bail subject to the conditions that she will not leave the State of Maharashtra without the permission of the Special Court and have to surrender her passport and furnish her address and mobile number to the investigating officer.

murder convicts
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court said that the elaborate exercise of the trial Judge has been washed away by the High Court in a totally cursory manner.

stipend to MBBS interns
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Clause 3 of Schedule IV of the National Medical Commission (Compulsory Rotating Medical Internship) Regulations, 2021 provides for payment of stipend to all the interns, as fixed by the appropriate authority applicable to the institution/ University or State.

EVM-VVPAT Verification
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The petitioner sought for verifying the count in EVMs with votes that have been verifiably ‘recorded as cast’ and to ensure that he is able to verify through the paper slip of VVPATs that his vote as recorded on the paper slip has been ‘counted as recorded’.

Amravati MP Navneet Kaur Rana's Scheduled Caste Certificate
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Supreme Court set aside Bombay High Court’s 2021 decision whereby, Navneet Kaur Rana’s Scheduled Caste Certificate was cancelled for systematic fraud and fabrication of records.

MR Distributorship license
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court has also vacated the stay order passed on 07-11-2023.

consumer complaint by company under Consumer Protection Act
Case BriefsSupreme Court

In the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, a body corporate was brought within the definition of ‘person’, indicating that the legislature realized the incongruity in the unamended provision and rectified the anomaly by including the word ‘company’ in the definition of ‘person’.

dishonest intention in Sec. 415 and 420 IPC
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“For attracting the provision of Section 420 of the IPC, the FIR/complaint must show that the ingredients of Section 415 of the IPC are made out.”

GST Laws
Experts CornerTarun Jain (Tax Practitioner)

by Tarun Jain*
Cite as: 2024 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 27

Sanjay Singh bail in Delhi Liquor Excise Policy Scam
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It was alleged that a cartel was formed by violating provisions and the spirit of liquor policy, and all the conspirators had played an active role, causing huge losses to the Government exchequer and undue pecuniary benefits to the public servants.

false promise to marry
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Supreme Court: In a criminal appeal filed against the order passed by the Karnataka High Court, wherein the Court allowed the petition

2016 sting operation on cash-for-votes
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India Today in a sting operation had disclosed that certain lawmakers from Karnataka were bribed in exchange for votes.

Payment of interim compensation discretionary
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If the word ‘may’ is read as ‘shall’, it will have drastic consequences, as in every complaint under Section 138, the accused will have to pay interim compensation up to 20 per cent of the cheque amount and such an interpretation will be unjust and contrary to the well-settled concept of fairness and justice, exposing the provision to the vice of manifest arbitrariness.”