ayodhya

Ayodhya Verdict | Ayodhya Judgement: Understanding the Supreme Court judgment

The Supreme Court in a unanimous verdict on Saturday cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque. Here’s a look at the important aspects of the landmark judgment that analysed […]

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JARNAIL SINGH V. LACHHMI NARAIN GUPTA

JARNAIL SINGH V. LACHHMI NARAIN GUPTA (Case Summary)

IN THE SUPREME COURT IF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CASE NO. Special leave petition (Civil) no. 30621 of 2011                                 APPELLANT – JARNAIL SINGH AND ORS.                      RESPONDENT – LACHHMI NARAIN GUPTA AND ORS                       DATE OF THE JUDGMENT – SEPTEMBER, 26TH 2018 INTRODUCTION OF THE CASE The Apex Court conveyed its decision on September, […]

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Vishaka Guidelines Case

Vishaka v State Of Rajasthan (Case Summary)- Vishaka Guidelines Case

INTRODUCTION: The issue of gender inequality and sexual harassment is prevalent in the society and it is also faced by women of the country. Sexual harassment means unwanted gestures or sexual behavior from one gender to another gender. The sexual offences not only affect the physical state of a woman but also the mental and […]

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Joseph Shine vs. Union of India

Joseph Shine vs Union of India (Case Summary)

TITLE: Joseph Shine vs Union of India CASE No. Writ petition (criminal) no. 194 of 2017 PETITIONER: Joseph Shine RESPONDENT:  Union of India EQUIVALENT CITATION: 2018 SC 1676 BENCH:  Deepak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice D.Y Chandrachud, Justice Indu Malhotra, and  Justice  R.F. Nariman. DATE OF JUDGMENT:  27 September 2018 PREFACE: In India, the law […]

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Vishaka Guidelines Case

Vishaka Guidelines Case: Vishaka v State Of Rajasthan 1997 (Case Summary)

Title: Vishaka & Ors v State Of Rajasthan Equivalent Citations: (1997) 6 SCC 241 Petitioner: Vishaka & Ors Respondent: State of Rajasthan Bench: J. S. Verma (C. J), Sujata V. Manohar & B. N. Kirpal Date of Judgement: 13/08/1997 Facts of the Case Bhanwari Devi was a social worker/activist in women development project (WDP), a […]

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Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India

Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India (Case Summary)

NAME OF THE CASE: Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India PETITIONER: Maneka Gandhi RESPONDENT: Union of India CITATIONS: 1978 AIR 597, 1978 SCR (2) 621 BENCH: M. Hameedullah Beg (then, Chief Justice of India), Y.V. Chandrachud, P.N. Bhagwati, V.R. Krishna Iyer, N.L. Untwalia, S.M. Fazalali, P.S. Kailasam DATE OF JUDGMENT: 25 January 1978 Maneka Gandhi […]

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MINERVA MILLS

MINERVA MILLS LIMITED VS UNION OF INDIA (CASE SUMMARY)

Title – MINERVA MILLS LIMITED VS UNION OF INDIA Citation(s) – AIR 1980 SC 1789: 1981 SCR (1) 206 Bench – CJ Y.V.Chandrachud, Justices A.C. Gupta, N.L. Untwalia, P.S. Kailasam and P.N. Bhagwati Delivered on – 31th July 1980 MINERVA MILLS LIMITED VS UNION OF INDIA INTRODUCTION – Minerva Mills Ltd vs Union of India […]

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Keshavananda Bharati

KESHAVANANDA BHARATI SRIPADAGALVARU VS STATE OF KERALA (CASE SUMMARY)

Title – Keshavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru and Others vs State of Kerala and Another Citation(s) – (1973) 4 SCC 225: AIR 1973 SC 1461 Bench – CJI S M Sikri and Justices  K S Hegde, A K Mukherjea, J M Shelat, A N Grover, P Jaganmohan Reddy, H R Khanna, A N Ray, D G Palekar, […]

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Golaknath

I.C. GOLAKNATH AND OTHERS VS STATE OF PUNJAB AND ANOTHER (CASE SUMMARY)

INTRODUCTION – I.C. Golaknath vs the State of Punjab dealt with the power of Parliament to amend the Fundamental Rights provided under Part III of our Constitution. BACKGROUND – In 1953, the Punjab State Government enacted the Punjab Security of Land Tenure Act, 1953. Through the 17th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1964, the said act was […]

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