appointment of judges in India

Collegium System : Appointment of Judges in India

APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES IN INDIA Recently, Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha started a controversy on the appointment of judges in India by lashing out at the Collegium system for appointing judges. Also, he termed this system as “a bolt on democracy”.  Questioning the system he said a child from a humble background can never become a […]

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Shareholder's Agreement

V.B. Rangaraj v V.B. Gopalakrishnan AIR 1992 SC 453

Shareholder’s Agreement is the agreement made between the shareholders of the company among themselves. This case is related to validity of provisions of shareholder’s agreement which is in contravention to the Article of Association. ISSUE: The main question that falls for consideration in both the appeals is whether the shareholders can among themselves enter into […]

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Right to Die under article 21

SC on Euthanasia-” Right to Die under article 21, Section 309 IPC is somewhat gone” as Passive Euthanasia is recognised.

In a LANDMARK judgment, the Supreme Court has perceived and offered endorse to right to die under article 21 and living will/propel order. The Court decided that Right to Life under Article 21 incorporates the privilege to live with poise and the same incorporates the smoothening of the way toward biting the dust if there […]

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Kesavananda Bharati

Case Study: Kesavananda Bharati vs State Of Kerala And Anr

Case Study: Kesavananda Bharati  vs State Of Kerala And Anr  24 April, 1973 Name of the case – Kesavananda Bharati … vs State Of Kerala And Anr Equivalent Citations- (1973) 4 SCC 225)  INTRODUCTION –  Kesavananda Bharati  vs State Of Kerala –This is the greatest decision in the history of the Indian constitution which determined the fabric […]

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K. M. Nanavati vs. State of Maharashtra

Case Study on Landmark Judgment: K. M. Nanavati vs. State of Maharashtra, 1961(Rustom Movie)

K. M. Nanavati vs. State of Maharashtra on 24 November, 1961 Commander K. M. Nanavati vs. State of Maharashtra was a 1959 Indian court case where Commander Kawas Manekshaw Nanavati, a Naval Commander, was tried for the murder of Prem Ahuja, his wife’s lover. The incident received unprecedented media coverage and inspired several books and films such as the […]

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Turning point for India: Supreme Court’s triple talaq judgment sets the country on course to a uniform civil code

Last week’s landmark judgment by a Supreme Court Constitution Bench, outlawing instant Triple Talaq divorce by Muslim men, is a turning point for the Indian republic and the very idea of India. That is despite the ruling being a hesitant, split verdict. Admittedly, not everyone agrees with this assessment, and some even trivialize the parallels […]

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Dera Chief Ram Rahim

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim found guilty of rape, taken into judicial custody, Violence breaks out

HIGHLIGHTS The court’s verdict in the case against the 50-year-old Dera chief came after 14 years In 2002, a Dera sadhvi wrote an anonymous letter to then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee saying she was raped by the Dera chief The verdict was delivered amid unprecedented security as thousands of Dera followers gathered in Panchkula 5 […]

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SUPREME COURT- Right to Privacy is a fundamental right, rules Supreme Court

In a landmark judgement, the SC has ruled that the right to privacy is a fundamental right. It overruled the famous MP Sharma case, in which an eight-judge bench had ruled that privacy isn’t a fundamental right. “Right to Privacy is intrinsic to the Right to Life,” it observed. How did the case on privacy […]

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Triple Talaq

SUPREME COURT- SC Declares Triple Talaq Practice ‘Unconstitutional’ With 3:2 Majority

The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the practice of instant triple talaq saying it was violative of Article 14 and 21 of the Indian Constitution. Three judges on the 5 judge Constitution bench decided against triple talaq while two ruled in favor. Justices Kurian Joseph, R F Nariman and U U Lalit said triple […]

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