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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Consultant at Supreme Court

JOB- Consultant at Supreme Court Legal Services Committee, Delhi: Apply by Sep 14

About the Organisation Supreme Court Legal Services Committee, is an effort to provide legal aid and assistance to the marginalized and weaker sections of the Society. Supreme Court is the last Court of Justice in the country. It is the Court of Law and people look upto it as being the temple of justice. Approaching […]

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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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judicial activism

JUDICIAL ACTIVISM

Introduction The powers of the Supreme Court for the protection of the constitutional rights of citizens are of the widest amplitude. As indicated by Black’s Law Dictionary, “judicial philosophy which motivates judges to depart from the traditional precedents in favour of progressive and new social policies”. Judicial activism is enunciated and implemented by court rulings […]

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PREAMBLE IN THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

PREAMBLE IN THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

MEANING – Chamber 20th Century Dictionary, ‘Preamble means a preface, introduction, especially that of an act of Parliament, giving its reasons and purposes.’ Black’s Law Dictionary, ‘Preamble means a clause at the beginning of a Constitution or a statute explanatory of the reasons for its enactment and objectives sought to be accomplished. CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY’S VIEWS […]

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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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