sheela barse

SHEELA BARSE VS STATE OF MAHARASHTRA, 1987 (Case Summary)

Facts of SHEELA BARSE VS STATE OF MAHARASHTRA: Sheela Barse, a woman who worked as a freelance journalist, asked the jail authorities for permission to interview female inmates of the Maharashtra State Jail.  Permission was granted for an interview by the Inspector General of Prisons and after obtaining permission to conduct the interview, the applicant […]

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SHAYARA BANO

SHAYARA BANO V UNION OF INDIA (Triple talaq case)

Petitioner                          …………   Shayara Bano Respondent                      …………. 1) Rizwan Ahmed                                                       2) Union of India                                                            3) Ministry of law and Justice                                                            4) Ministry of women and child Development                                                            5) Ministry of Minority Affairs                                                            6) National Commission for Women                                                            7) All India Muslim Personal Law Board EQUIVALENT CITATION– (2007) 9 SCC1Writ Petition […]

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RC COOPER v UNION OF INDIA

RC COOPER v UNION OF INDIA

Rustom Cavasjee Cooper (RC COOPER)                                 …….  Petitioner Senior Counsel Nani Phalkhivala represented RC Cooper.              v/s Union of India                                                          …….. Respondent  Attorney General Niren De and Solicitor General Jagdish Swarup represented Union of India. EQUIVALENT CITATION:-  1970 AIR 564, 1970 SCR (3) 530. BENCH:- Shah, J.C. & Sikri, S.M., Shelat, J.M. & Bhargava, Vishishtha, Mitter, […]

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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)

JARNAIL SINGH V. LACHHMI NARAIN GUPTA (2018) 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 […]

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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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