Vishaka Guidelines Case

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

“While a murder destroys the physical frame of the victim, a rapist degrades and defiles the soul of a helpless woman.” –Justice Arijit Pasayat 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 […]

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

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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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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