Potency Test
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court said that as the husband is willing to undergo potency test, the High Court should have upheld the order of the Trial Court to that extent

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Karikho Kri's 2019 election
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“Not necessary for a candidate to declare every item of movable property that he or his dependent family members owns, such as, clothing, shoes, crockery, stationery and furniture, etc., unless the same is of such value as to constitute a sizeable asset.”

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conviction for day-light murder in 1993
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The lack or absence of motive is inconsequential when direct evidence establishes the crime.”

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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’.

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MR Distributorship license
Case BriefsSupreme Court

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

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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’.

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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.”

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false promise to marry
Case BriefsSupreme Court

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

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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.”

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borrowing limits
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If we were to issue interim mandatory injunction in such like cases, it might set a bad precedent in law that would enable the States to flout fiscal policies and still successfully claim additional borrowings.”

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arbitration clause
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court said that when there is a reference in the second contract to the terms and conditions of the first contract, the arbitration clause would not ipso facto be applicable to the second contract unless there is a specific mention/reference thereto.

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enforcement of foreign award
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court upheld the High Court’s decision and emphasised the need for early enforcement of the foreign award by the competent forum.

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POCSO conviction
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court highlighted that the fact of accused being a child in conflict with law was known to the Investigating Officer, prosecution as well as the Trial Court from the very inception of proceedings.

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bail in rape case
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Rajasthan High Court had dismissed the petitioners’ second bail application on 12-07-2023.

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Bloomberg to remove article on Zee Entertainment
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The grant of a pre-trial injunction against the publication of an article may have severe ramifications on the right to freedom of speech of the author and the public’s right to know.”.

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