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J. Douglas luiz (since deceased) through legal representatives versus Manipal hospital

2024-Feb-23

The Supreme Court doubled the compensation to Rs.10 lakhs to a patient who developed hoarseness in voice after a trainee doctor administered him anesthesia.

J. Douglas luiz (since deceased) through legal representatives versus Manipal hospital

KRISHNA MOORTHY RAO VS. S.BHANUMATHI @ LAKSHMI AND ANR

2024-Feb-17

The Kerala High Court dismisses Article 227 Petition holding that Suit filed by a minor without a next friend is a curable irregularity which can be cured by filing a subsequent application.

KRISHNA MOORTHY RAO VS. S.BHANUMATHI @ LAKSHMI AND ANR

The Delhi High Court orders framing of charge against a man under sections 376/506 for breach of twin promise of marriage.

2024-Feb-15

The Delhi High Court orders framing of charge against a man under sections 376/506 for breach of twin promise of marriage.

X v. STATE (NCT OF DELHI) AND ANR.

Tara gupta & ors. Vs. Tata sia airlines ltd.

2024-Feb-03

The Delhi High Court has issued summons to Tata Son’s owned Vistara Airlines in a suit for 2.7 crores damages over spillage of hot beverage on a minor child.

TARA GUPTA & ORS. vs. TATA SIA AIRLINES LTD.

The Delhi High Court holds that even if there is a finding of cruelty against the wife, it cannot by itself be a ground for denying maintenance under the Domestic Violence Act.

2024-Feb-02

The Delhi High Court holds that even if there is a finding of cruelty against the wife, it cannot by itself be a ground for denying maintenance under the Domestic Violence Act.

A vs. B

 SHEIKH ARIF VERSUS THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA & ANR

2024-Feb-01

The Supreme Court holds that an offence of rape was made out if the consent of the woman was based on false promise of marriage from inception.

SHEIKH ARIF VERSUS THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA & ANR

 P.C. JAIN VERSUS DR. R.P. SINGH

2024-Jan-31

In a case of Medical Negligence the Supreme Court has directed a Doctor to pay 2.5 lakh to a patient who lost vision of one eye.

P.C. JAIN VERSUS DR. R.P. SINGH

anita kumari gupta v. ved bhushan & others

2024-Jan-22

The Delhi High Court initiates suo motu contempt proceedings against a litigant for abusing and making derogatory remarks against the Court.

ANITA KUMARI GUPTA v. VED BHUSHAN & OTHERS

The Delhi High Court modifies visitation rights granted to the father. Observes that a child suffers the most in custody battles and loses everything due to polarisation of familial relations.

2024-Jan-20

The Delhi High Court modifies visitation rights granted to the father. Observes that a child suffers the most in custody battles and loses everything due to polarisation of familial relations.

Title: X v. Y

M/s Mittal Pigments Pvt Ltd vs M/s GAIL Gas Ltd

2024-Jan-17

The Delhi High Court sets aside an ex parte arbitral award holding that an arbitrator must serve sufficient notice before proceeding ex parte against a party.

M/s Mittal Pigments Pvt Ltd vs M/s GAIL Gas Ltd

C. R. Kariyappa vs. State of Karnataka

2023-Dec-28

The Supreme Court convicts a teacher who assaulted a class II student leading to vision loss.

C. R. Kariyappa vs. State of Karnataka

ARUN KUMAR PARIHAR vs.STATE (GOVT NCTD)

2023-Dec-27

The Delhi High Court allows quashing of proceedings initiated under sections 406, 420 IPC holding that declaration as PO under section 82(4) Cr.PC is not sustainable.

ARUN KUMAR PARIHAR vs. STATE (GOVT NCTD)

Lok Sabha Passes Three Criminal Law Amendment Bills

2023-Dec-20

Breaking News :- Lok Sabha Passes Three Criminal Law Amendment Bills

State of Himachal Pradesh vs. Nirmala Devi

2023-Dec-20

Supreme Court upholds trial court’s judgment and convicts woman for offences under section 307, 328 and 392 of the IPC. Observes that being a woman is not a ground for lesser punishment.

State of Himachal Pradesh vs. Nirmala Devi

vijay Vaidh vs. State

2023-Dec-19

Delhi High Court upholds conviction under section 307/376 observing that imposing inadequate sentences showing undue sympathy harms the justice system.

Vijay Vaidh vs. State

Dr. Mohd. Ibrahim & Ors vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors

2023-Dec-18

Mere Incorporation Of S. 307 IPC In FIR & Chargesheet No Bar To Quash Case Based On Compromise Between Parties: Allahabad HC

Dr. Mohd. Ibrahim & Ors vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors.

Manjit Singh VS. State of Punjab & Anr

2023-Dec-16

The Supreme Court acquits the man charged with Section 307, 324 IPC holding that compromise between the parties is a factor to be considered while deciding the quantum of sentence.

Manjit Singh VS. State of Punjab & Anr.

P. Chandrakumar vs. State & Anr.

2023-Dec-15

The Madras High Court holds that merely sitting on strike will not attract offence attempt to suicide under section 309 of the IPC.

P. Chandrakumar vs. State & Anr.

Kaviraj S vs. State of Karnataka

2023-Dec-14

The Karnataka High Court holds that for an offence under section 309 of the IPC there has to be an unsuccessful attempt to commit a suicide.

Kaviraj S vs. State of Karnataka

Daxaben vs State of Gujarat

2023-Dec-13

The Supreme Court holds that ‘Abetment of Suicide’, Section 306 IPC is a heinous offence which cannot be quashed on the basis of a compromise.

Daxaben vs State of Gujarat

State of West Bengal vs. Indrajit Kundu & Ors

2023-Dec-12

The Supreme Court discharges accused charged with Section 306 IPC observing that merely the deceased was called a ‘call girl’ would not tantamount to abetting suicide.

State of West Bengal vs. Indrajit Kundu & Ors

Priya Indoria v. State of Karnataka

2023-Dec-11

The Supreme Court holds that a wife can initiate Section 498A proceedings from her parental home after leaving her matrimonial home.

Priya Indoria v. State of Karnataka

SATPAL SINGH v. STATE

2023-Dec-07

The Delhi High Court upholds sentence of rigorous imprisonment of 10 years for the offence under Section 304B of IPC. Directs accused to surrender and serve the remaining portion of his sentence.

SATPAL SINGH v. STATE

Arvind Kumar v State, NCT of Delhi

2023-Dec-06

The Supreme Court converts conviction of a cop from section 302 to 304A in a case of death by accidental firing.

Arvind Kumar v State, NCT of Delhi

Sharafat Khan and Anr. vs. Northern Railway & Anr.

2023-Dec-01

The Delhi High Court directs Northern Railway and its contractor to pay Rs.23 lacs as compensation to parents of a minor who died after falling in an unprotected pit.

Sharafat Khan and Anr. vs. Northern Railway & Anr.

Dr. Nita Tripathi vs. State Of Bihar

2023-Dec-01

Patna High Court quashes criminal proceedings against doctor observing that Men's Rea is a must for negligence to amount to an offence.

Dr. Nita Tripathi vs. State Of Bihar

Dr. Biswa Mohan Mishra vs. State of Orissa

2023-Nov-30

Orissa High Court refuses to quash criminal proceedings against a doctor observing that few doctors are acting in utter disregard to human life for pecuniary advantage.

Dr. Biswa Mohan Mishra vs. State of Orissa

Srinivas Sagar & Others vs. State of Karnataka & Anr

2023-Nov-30

The Karnataka High Court holds that an offence of Bigamy applies only against the erring spouse, one can’t prosecute other family members.

Srinivas Sagar & Others vs. State of Karnataka & Anr

p-k-uthuppu-vs-n-j-varghese-anr

2023-Nov-29

Kerala High Court holds that a Blank Cheque issued attracts presumption under section 139 of Negotiable Instruments Act when signed voluntarily.

P.K. UTHUPPU Vs. N.J. VARGHESE & Anr.

Rajinder Kaur v. State of Punjab

2023-Nov-29

Punjab and Haryana High Court grants anticipatory bail to an accused charged under Sections 3 & 4 of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act), 1989 for making casteist comments.

Rajinder Kaur v. State of Punjab

Rajasthan High Court directed Baba Ramdev to appear for police interrogation for his anti muslim remarks.

2023-Nov-24

Rajasthan High Court directed Baba Ramdev to appear for police interrogation for his anti muslim remarks.

Swami Ramdev @ Baba Ramdev @ Ramkishan Yadav vs. State Of Rajasthan & Anr.

Madras High Court enhances Motor Accident compensation substantially. Issues a slew of directions against the menace of drunken driving.

2023-Nov-24

Madras High Court enhances Motor Accident compensation substantially. Issues a slew of directions against the menace of drunken driving.

Manikandan v. P. Palani & Ors.

The Supreme Court sentences bus driver to Rs.2000 fine for accident caused by rash driving 26 years ago.

2023-Nov-23

The Supreme Court sentences bus driver to Rs.2000 fine for accident caused by rash driving 26 years ago.

Surendran vs. Sub Inspector of Police

Delhi Court Recommends Extradition Of Indian Man To Australia For Rash & Negligent Driving; Dismisses Claim Of Racial Bias

2023-Nov-23

Delhi Court Recommends Extradition Of Indian Man To Australia For Rash & Negligent Driving; Dismisses Claim Of Racial Bias

Union of India v. Puneet

Kerala High Court quashes case against a Paediatrician holding that a doctor’s consultation room is not a public place.

2023-Nov-22

Kerala High Court quashes case against a Paediatrician holding that a doctor’s consultation room is not a public place.

Dr. K.K. Ramachandran v. Sub Inspector of Police & Anr.

Patna High Court grants bail to a student for posting objectionable Facebook pictures of Hindu God and Goddess.

2023-Nov-22

Patna High Court grants bail to a student for posting objectionable Facebook pictures of Hindu God and Goddess.

Jawed Akhtar Vs. State of Bihar

Bombay High Court holds that mere storage of Gutka/Pan Masala will not attract provisions of Section 188 IPC.

2023-Nov-21

Bombay High Court holds that mere storage of Gutka/Pan Masala will not attract provisions of Section 188 IPC.

Anand Ramdhani Chaurasia & Anr Vs. The State of Maharashtra & Ors

Madhya Pradesh High Court refuses to quash summons against Coca Cola for expired ‘Maaza’ in the restaurant, insisting that the manufacturer should recall such products.

2023-Nov-21

Madhya Pradesh High Court refuses to quash summons against Coca Cola for expired ‘Maaza’ in the restaurant, insisting that the manufacturer should recall such products.

Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd & Anr v. The State Of Madhya Pradesh, Through Smt. Nirmala Somkuwar, Food Safety Officer

Clinic Nallam and Anr. vs A Helen Victoria and Anr.

2023-Nov-20

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission upholds a compensation of Rs.13.77 lakhs after nuts and bolts found in a woman’s abdomen after 12 years of surgery.

Clinic Nallam and Anr. vs A Helen Victoria and Anr.

Tarunmoy Modak v. The State of West Bengal & Ors.

2023-Nov-20

The Calcutta High Court directs that use of microphones and loudspeakers should be regulated by the orders passed by the Apex Court, the High Court and the National Green Tribunal.

Tarunmoy Modak v. The State of West Bengal & Ors.

Swati Sudhirchandra Chatterjee & Ors. v. Vijay Shankarrao Talewar & Ors.

2023-Nov-18

The Supreme Court stays the observation of the Nagpur Bench that people feeding stray dogs must adopt them, however directs dog feeders not to create public nuisance.

Swati Sudhirchandra Chatterjee & Ors. v. Vijay Shankarrao Talewar & Ors.

Lois Sophia Layis Shobia v. Inspector of Police and Others

2023-Nov-18

Madras High Court quashes criminal proceedings holding that raising ‘Facist BJP’ slogan does not constitute any offence.

Lois Sophia @ Layis Shobia v. Inspector of Police and Others

Shagufta Sulaiman vs. State of WB and Ors.

2023-Nov-17

Calcutta High Court issues directions ahead of Muharram, says continuous drum beating impermissible.

Shagufta Sulaiman vs. State of WB and Ors.

Rajinder Singh Rajput & Ors. v. State of Madhya Pradesh

2023-Nov-17

Madhya Pradesh High Court holds that mere consumption of liquor at flat party does not tantamount to an offence.

Rajinder Singh Rajput & Ors. v. State of Madhya Pradesh

Narayanan v State of Kerala

2023-Nov-10

Kerala High Court holds that a couple living together under a marriage agreement are not husband and wife.

Narayanan v State of Kerala

Vivekananda Kemali and State of Karnataka & ANR

2023-Nov-10

The Karnataka High Court quashes wife’s criminal complaint against husband for refusing money to perform a Pooja ceremony.

Vivekananda Kemali and State of Karnataka & ANR

The Karnataka High Court holds that the wife's refusal to comply with the decree of Restitution of Conjugal Rights is sufficient ground for divorce.

2023-Nov-10

The Karnataka High Court holds that the wife's refusal to comply with the decree of Restitution of Conjugal Rights is sufficient ground for divorce.

XYZ And ABC

The Delhi High Court holds that a wife making unsubstantiated allegations against her in laws and waging a legal war amounts to extreme cruelty.

2023-Nov-10

The Delhi High Court holds that a wife making unsubstantiated allegations against her in laws and waging a legal war amounts to extreme cruelty.

X v. Y

The Karnataka High Court holds that a wife living in adultery is not entitled to maintenance from her husband under the Domestic Violence Act.

2023-Nov-09

The Karnataka High Court holds that a wife living in adultery is not entitled to maintenance from her husband under the Domestic Violence Act.

ABC & XYZ

Rakesh Rajput and another vs. The State of Jharkhand and another

2023-Nov-09

The Jharkhand High Court observes that section 498-A IPC being misused by disgruntled wives.

Rakesh Rajput and another vs. The State of Jharkhand and another

Sushant Kaushik v. State

2023-Nov-08

The Delhi High Court grants anticipatory bail to a 20 year old accused of raping his professor. The High Court observes that the relation was out of choice and not out of force.

Sushant Kaushik v. State

The Delhi High Court dismisses the appeal of the wife, finds that she was earning well and was highly qualified and that she had not disclosed her true income.

2023-Nov-08

The Delhi High Court dismisses the appeal of the wife, finds that she was earning well and was highly qualified and that she had not disclosed her true income.

X v. Y

Devi Bulli Venkanna vs. State of Andhra Pradesh

2023-Nov-07

The Andhra Pradesh High Court observes that one’s choice to live outside wedlock, does not mean that the married persons are free to live in live-in relationship during subsistence of marriage.

Devi Bulli Venkanna vs. State of Andhra Pradesh

Deprivation of Conjugal Relationship ‘Extreme Cruelty’: Delhi High Court Allows Husband's Plea for Divorce The Delhi High Court while granting divorce

2023-Nov-07

Deprivation of Conjugal Relationship ‘Extreme Cruelty’: Delhi High Court Allows Husband's Plea for Divorce The Delhi High Court while granting divorce

X v. Y

he Delhi High Court dismisses the Wife’s appeal, however observes that the wife's claim for separate residence under justified circumstances does not amount to cruelty.

2023-Nov-06

The Delhi High Court dismisses the Wife’s appeal, however observes that the wife's claim for separate residence under justified circumstances does not amount to cruelty.

X v. Y

Shobha w/o Sanjay Tidke v. Kishanrao S/o. Ramrao Tidke and Anr.

2023-Nov-06

The Bombay High Court rules that the widow is not liable to maintain her in laws under section 15 CrPC.

Shobha w/o Sanjay Tidke v. Kishanrao S/o. Ramrao Tidke and Anr.

Dwarka Prasad Patel v. Smt. Marri

2023-Nov-04

The Madhya Pradesh High Court holds that no law prevents a wife to claim maintenance under another provision of law if she has already been getting it under one.

Dwarka Prasad Patel v. Smt. Marri

PUNARVASU @ VASU And INDRANI S

2023-Nov-04

The Karnataka High Court rules that unemployment is no excuse for an able bodied man. Must find alternate avocation to maintain a wife and child.

PUNARVASU @ VASU And INDRANI S

Amalraj v State and Another

2023-Nov-03

The Madras High Court has ruled that the police can register an FIR for non -payment of maintenance as it is a breach of protection order under the Domestic Violence Act.

Amalraj v State and Another

Bitola @ Rinku vs. State Of U.P. And Another

2023-Nov-03

The Allahabad High Court holds that the object of section 125 Cr PC is to prevent destitution of deserted wives and not to punish husbands for his past neglect.

Bitola @ Rinku vs. State Of U.P. And Another

Loyola Selva Kumar v Sharon Nisha

2023-Nov-02

The Madras High Court holds that a wife is entitled to maintenance even if the marriage was not legal.

Loyola Selva Kumar v Sharon Nisha

Sandeep Kumrawat v. Antima Kumrawat

2023-Nov-02

The Madhya Pradesh High Court observes that a husband can't escape liability of maintenance of be merely citing faults in wife's pleadings. Hyper technical attitude cannot be adopted in maintenance cases.

Sandeep Kumrawat v. Antima Kumrawat

Madhya Pradesh High Court holds that a wife having a higher degree of education cannot be a basis to disentitle her to maintenance.

2023-Nov-01

The Madhya Pradesh High Court while upholding a family court's order awarding Rs.10000 as maintenance to the wife observed that if a wife had a higher degree of education it cannot be a ground to disentitle her to maintenance.

MN vs. T

Smita Adhikari and Anr.  vs. Sanjeeb Kumar Nayak

2023-Nov-01

Husband pays the entire arrears of maintenance of Rs.56000/- within 2 hours on being reprimanded by the Court.

Smita Adhikari and Anr. vs. Sanjeeb Kumar Nayak

SANGEETA RATHORE vs. NARESH RATHORE

2023-Oct-31

The Madhya Pradesh High Court holds that a woman is not entitled to maintenance under section 125 Cr PC from her second husband when she has not divorced her first husband.

SANGEETA RATHORE vs. NARESH RATHORE

Smt. Meghna Nandi vs. Sri Asit Nandi & Anr.

2023-Oct-31

The Calcutta High Court observes that a maintenance of merely Rs.4000/- for a family of three is just not reasonable.

Smt. Meghna Nandi vs. Sri Asit Nandi & Anr.

ZAHIR ABDULLAH & ANR v. OMAR ABDULLAH

2023-Oct-30

The Delhi High Court directs Omar Abdullah, the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir to pay Rs.1.5 lakhs per month as maintenance.

ZAHIR ABDULLAH & ANR v. OMAR ABDULLAH

Vishal Osatwal vs. State of West Bengal and others

2023-Oct-30

The Calcutta High Court points out the lacunae in Law, appoints son as guardian of a father in comatose condition by invoking the Writ Jurisdiction.

Vishal Osatwal vs. State of West Bengal and others

Veeram v. Shaitan Bai

2023-Oct-30

Madhya Pradesh High Court upholds the dismissal of husband's divorce plea observing that a wife's mere act of roaming with another person doesn't amount to adultery.

Veeram v. Shaitan Bai

Sunil Podar Vs. the National Trust for Welfare of Person with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities and Anr.

2023-Oct-27

The Delhi High Court holds that a foreign national cannot claim a constitutional or a vested right to be appointed a Guardian of a disabled person.

Sunil Podar Vs. the National Trust for Welfare of Person with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities and Anr.

Santosh Meena vs. Siddharth B.S. Meena

2023-Oct-27

Madhya Pradesh High Court upholds dissolution of Marriage holding that wife not being respectful towards husband and family amounts to cruelty.

Santosh Meena vs. Siddharth B.S. Meena

Akella Lalita vs Sri Konda Hanumantha Rao

2023-Oct-26

The Supreme Court holds that a mother can give the surname of a second husband to a child after the death of the biological father.

Akella Lalita vs Sri Konda Hanumantha Rao

MOHD. IRSHAD & ANR. v. NADEEM

2023-Oct-26

Delhi High Court observes that a father's second marriage after the death of the first wife does not per se disqualify him from being a child's natural guardian.

MOHD. IRSHAD & ANR. v. NADEEM

Bombay High Court allows Guardianship Petition of a major child suffering from mental retardation.

2023-Oct-25

Bombay High Court allows Guardianship Petition of a major child suffering from mental retardation.

ABC vs. XYZ

Pooja Sharma vs. State Of U.P

2023-Oct-25

The Allahabad High Court appoints wife as a guardian of husband in comatose by invoking the doctrine of Parens Patriae.

Pooja Sharma vs. State Of U.P. And 2 Others

Yashita Sahu vs. State of Rajasthan

2023-Oct-25

In a Landmark Judgment the Supreme Court has held that a parent who is denied custody shall have the right to talk to the child every day.

Yashita Sahu vs. State of Rajasthan

The Karnataka High Court disposed of a habeas corpus petition filed by the father to produce the minor son and directed the mother to handover the custody

2023-Oct-23

The Karnataka High Court disposed of a habeas corpus petition filed by the father to produce the minor son and directed the mother to handover the custody

ABC and XYZ

MEENAL BHARGAVA vs NAVEEN SHARMA & ORS.

2023-Oct-21

The Supreme Court imposes a fine of Rs.25 lakhs and also sentences the NRI father to 6 months imprisonment for violating directions to bring back minor son to India.

MEENAL BHARGAVA vs NAVEEN SHARMA & ORS.

The Bombay High Court holds that for a girl child about to attain the age of puberty

2023-Oct-20

The Bombay High Court holds that for a girl child about to attain the age of puberty, a mother would be preferred over the father for handing over custody.

ABC v. XYZ

High Court of Karnataka Vs. Dr. Ekta Singh

2023-Oct-19

Karnataka High Court closes suo-motu contempt proceedings against a doctor mother, accepts her undertaking for community service for six months.

High Court of Karnataka Vs. Dr. Ekta Singh

Bombay High Court grants custody of a 3 year old US citizen to the father,

2023-Oct-18

The Bombay High Court grants custody of a 3 year old US citizen to the father, holding that the mother had illegally detained the child by not returning him to native country.

ABC v. XYZ

No to Same Sex Marriage say Supreme Court

2023-Oct-17

No to Same Sex Marriage say Supreme Court

denied child custody merely

2023-Oct-17

Kerala High Court holds that a mother can't be denied child's custody merely because she is relocating to a different country for better job prospects.

Case Number: MAT.APPEAL NO.757 OF 2022

Britannia Industries Limited v Amar Biscuits Private Limited & Ors

2023-Oct-16

Delhi High Court restrains Amar Biscuit Pvt. Ltd. from manufacturing and selling butter cookies under the name ‘Good Time’ on finding identical packaging to Britannia's 'Good Day' or 'Good Day Butter Cookies'.

Britannia Industries Limited v Amar Biscuits Private Limited & Ors

SMT KAMESHWARI DEVI & ANR. v. THE STATE (GOVT. OF NCT OF DELHI) AND ORS.

2023-Oct-13

MACT:- The Delhi High Court directs Delhi State Legal Services Authority to take note of compensation paid by Insurance Companies in accident cases besides compensation paid by District Victim Compensation Committee.

SMT KAMESHWARI DEVI & ANR. v. THE STATE (GOVT. OF NCT OF DELHI) AND ORS.

HDFC Ergo General Insurance Co. Ltd versus Bindu Paswan & Anr

2023-Oct-12

Mact :- The Delhi High Court rules that a driver holding a license for Light Motor Vehicle can not be presumed to have authority or competence to drive a Two Wheeler as well.

HDFC Ergo General Insurance Co. Ltd versus Bindu Paswan & Anr

SN versus IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Co. Ltd. & Ors.

2023-Oct-11

MACT:- The Delhi High Court upholds the order of the Tribunal. Orders recovery Of compensation from underage driver's father.

SN versus IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Co. Ltd. & Ors.

Akshay Raj v. Ministry of Law and Justice & Ors

2023-Oct-10

Motor Accident Claims :- The Kerala High Court holds that claim petitions filed beyond six months from the date of accident can not be dismissed by the Tribunals.

Akshay Raj v. Ministry of Law and Justice & Ors

Daya @ Dayawanti vs. Arjun and others

2023-Oct-09

Punjab and Haryana High Court reiterates that a homemaker's contribution to the fabric of daily life is immeasurable. Awards higher compensation.

Daya @ Dayawanti vs. Arjun and others

Kubrabibi v. Oriental Insurance

2023-Oct-07

MACT:- The Supreme Court says that social status Of the deceased is to be considered if there's no definite proof of income.

Kubrabibi v. Oriental Insurance

Delhi court grants Shikhar Dhawan divorce from estranged wife Ayesha Mukherjee

2023-Oct-06

Delhi court grants Shikhar Dhawan divorce from estranged wife Ayesha Mukherjee on grounds of ‘cruelty

Delhi court grants Shikhar Dhawan divorce from estranged wife Ayesha Mukherjee

JYOTI SINGH v. NAND KISHORE & ORS

2023-Oct-04

The Delhi High Court awards Rs.65 lakhs enhanced compensation to a road accident victim.

JYOTI SINGH v. NAND KISHORE & ORS

SAFIQ AHMAD vs. ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD

2023-Oct-03

The Supreme Court issues directions in cases of fake Motor Accident Claim cases across India.

SAFIQ AHMAD vs. ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD

Pramod Sinha vs Suresh Singh Chauhan

2023-Sep-29

The Supreme Court reiterates that a Motor Accident Claim need not be filed before the forum where the accident occured.

Pramod Sinha vs Suresh Singh Chauhan

Avishek Goenka vs Union of India & Anr

2023-Sep-28

Did you know that the Supreme Court has issued directions against use of pasting of any material, including films of any VLT, on the safety glasses of any vehicle.

Avishek Goenka vs Union of India & Anr.

M. C. MEHTA Versus UNION OF INDIA & ORS.

2023-Sep-26

The Supreme Court in exercise of powers under Article 142 of the Constitution of India has read down Sub Rule 21

M. C. MEHTA Versus UNION OF INDIA & ORS.

Bhaktu Gorain v. State of West Bengal

2023-Sep-25

Hon'ble The Supreme Court upholds life sentence for men who murdered a woman alleging that she practiced witchcraft.

Bhaktu Gorain v. State of West Bengal

Kamatchi vs Lakshmi Narayanan

2023-Sep-21

The Supreme Court holds that the limitation period under section 468 CrPC is not applicable to application under section 12 of the Domestic Violence Act

Kamatchi vs Lakshmi Narayanan

RAJAMMA H v THIMMAIAH V

2023-Sep-18

Karnataka High Court upholds that Magistrates are bound to dispose applications under section 12 of the Domestic Violence Act within 60 days from the date of first hearing.

RAJAMMA H v THIMMAIAH V

Sukhpal Singh Khaira v. State of Punjab and Another

2023-Sep-16

Punjab & Haryana High Court holds that a delayed institution Of Police Report does not attract provisions of section 468 CrPC.

Sukhpal Singh Khaira v. State of Punjab and Another

Madras High Court rules that a Gift Deed is not effective when possession of the property is not handed over and such Gift Deed can be cancelled.

2023-Sep-15

Madras High Court rules that a Gift Deed is not effective when possession of the property is not handed over and such Gift Deed can be cancelled.

S. Manjula v. G. Shoba and others

The Period of Limitation for filing an Appeal against a Judgment or Order of the Family Court is 30 Days- Delhi High Court

2023-Sep-14

The Period of Limitation for filing an Appeal against a Judgment or Order of the Family Court is 30 Days- Delhi High Court

Xxxxx Vs Xxxxx

Murali v. The Inspector of Police

2023-Sep-13

As authorities fail to test the contraband even after 5 years, the Madras High Court quashes NDPS proceedings against the accused.

Murali v. The Inspector of Police

Shiva Sankar Baba v. State

2023-Sep-12

In absence of application for condonation of delay Madras High Court quashes sexual harassment case against self styled Godman Shivshankar Baba.

Shiva Sankar Baba v. State

Amit Kumar and Ors vs. The State of Bihar and Ors

2023-Sep-11

Patna High Court holds that provisions of Section 468 CrPC are applicable only at the stage of cognizance under section 32 of the Domestic Violence Act and not prior to it.

Amit Kumar and Ors vs. The State of Bihar and Ors

Ms. N vs. State & Anr.

2023-Sep-08

Hon'ble Delhi High Court seeks explanation from the trial court for passing a non reasoned order granting bail to a POCSO accused.

Ms. N vs. State & Anr.

The courts must look at married life as a whole while ascertaining acts of mental cruelty and must not form an opinion based on a few isolated incidents.

2023-Sep-06

The courts must look at married life as a whole while ascertaining acts of mental cruelty and must not form an opinion based on a few isolated incidents.

PREETI v. VIKAS 07.09.2023.pdf

The Delhi High Court upholds the centre's decision notifying all medical devices as drugs.

2023-Sep-05

The Delhi High Court upholds the centre's decision notifying all medical devices as drugs.

The surgical manufacturers & traders association v. Union of India

Citizen of India cannot be denied his/her statutory rights for not possessing an Aadhar Card: Telangana HC

2023-Sep-04

Citizen of India cannot be denied his/her statutory rights for not possessing an Aadhar Card: Telangana HC

Amina Begum Vs The State of Telengana

The Supreme Court holds that for a woman to claim rights under section 14 of the Hindu Succession Act, the possession of property is necessary.

2023-Sep-02

The Supreme Court holds that for a woman to claim rights under section 14 of the Hindu Succession Act, the possession of property is necessary.

M Sivadasan (Dead) through LRs v. A.Soudamini (Dead) through LRs and others

The Supreme Court holds that 'Basic Wage' under the EPF Act, cannot be equated with 'Minimum Wage' under the Minimum Wages Act.

2023-Sep-01

The Supreme Court holds that 'Basic Wage' under the EPF Act, cannot be equated with 'Minimum Wage' under the Minimum Wages Act.

The Delhi High Court emphasises that courts should use the provisions of Order VII Rule 11 judiciously and must deter frivolous litigation.

2023-Aug-31

The Delhi High Court emphasises that courts should use the provisions of Order VII Rule 11 judiciously and must deter frivolous litigation.

Aseem Aggarwal v. Ashi Kumar

The Delhi High Court dissolves decade old marriage of a couple holding that no law has given husband the right to subject his wife to beatings and torture merely because they got married.

2023-Aug-29

The Delhi High Court dissolves decade old marriage of a couple holding that no law has given husband the right to subject his wife to beatings and torture merely because they got married.

RS v. AS

Ghar Jamai

2023-Aug-28

The Delhi High Court grants divorce to husband on the ground of cruelty by the wife, asking the husband to abandon his parents and become 'Ghar Jamai'.

X Vs. Y

The Union Government undertakes to incorporate Rules and Regulations to regulate social media platforms safer from the use of profanity and vulgar language.

2023-Aug-25

The Union Government undertakes to incorporate Rules and Regulations to regulate social media platforms safer from the use of profanity and vulgar language.

TVF MEDIA LABS PVT LTD & ORS v. STATE (GOVT.OF NCT OF DELHI) & ANR.

The Supreme Court holds that extra-judicial confessions are weak pieces of evidence, however they can still serve as grounds for conviction if they are voluntary, truthful, and free of inducement.

2023-Aug-24

The Supreme Court holds that extra-judicial confessions are weak pieces of evidence, however they can still serve as grounds for conviction if they are voluntary, truthful, and free of inducement.

Moorthy v. State of TN

The Supreme Court holds that there is no prohibition to effect a partition otherwise than through an instrument in writing by duly complying with the requirement of law.

2023-Aug-23

The Supreme Court holds that there is no prohibition to effect a partition otherwise than through an instrument in writing by duly complying with the requirement of law.

H Vasanthi vs A. Santha

The Delhi High Court rules that borrowers should not invoke Article 226 of the Constitution of India and instead follow the procedure in case of SARFAESI proceedings.

2023-Aug-22

The Delhi High Court rules that borrowers should not invoke Article 226 of the Constitution of India and instead follow the procedure in case of SARFAESI proceedings.

Diamond Entertainment Technologies Pvt Ltd & Ors. vs Religare Finvest Limited

The Supreme Court dismisses PIL seeking mandatory pre litigation Mediation.

2023-Aug-21

The Supreme Court dismisses PIL seeking mandatory pre litigation Mediation.

Youth Bar Association of India V. Union Of India

The Delhi High Court reinforces that rainwater harvesting is a must for Delhi's Climate Resilience Planning.

2023-Aug-19

The Delhi High Court reinforces that rainwater harvesting is a must for Delhi's Climate Resilience Planning.

R.K. KAPOOR v. NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI & ORS

Infringement of Trademark, Design, Copyright- Delhi High Court restrained Dabur India for selling its Product ‘Cool King’ in packaging which is deceptively similar to Emami ‘Navratan’

2023-Aug-18

Infringement of Trademark, Design, Copyright- Delhi High Court restrained Dabur India for selling its Product ‘Cool King’ in packaging which is deceptively similar to Emami ‘Navratan’

Emami Limited Vs Dabur India Limited

caste certificate

2023-Aug-17

The Supreme Court holds that a person who secured a job in the reserved category based on a false caste certificate is liable to be dismissed.

Bhubaneswar Development Authority v. Madhumita Das & Ors

The Supreme Court holds that section 482 CrPC is not meant to decide the correctness of the witnesses statements.

2023-Aug-16

The Supreme Court holds that section 482 CrPC is not meant to decide the correctness of the witnesses statements.

Manik B vs Kadapala Sreyes Reddy

Article 19 (1) (a)- Government Hospitals can no longer withheld information from patients, it would amounts to professional misconduct and infringement of Patients Rights- Madras High Court

2023-Aug-14

Article 19 (1) (a)- Government Hospitals can no longer withheld information from patients, it would amounts to professional misconduct and infringement of Patients Rights- Madras High Court

Jothi Vs State & Ors

Wife sentenced to One Month Jail for violating Terms and Conditions of Divorce Settlement executed by her- Delhi High Court

2023-Aug-11

Wife sentenced to One Month Jail for violating Terms and Conditions of Divorce Settlement executed by her- Delhi High Court

Anurag Goel Vs Chhavi Agarwal

Centre Introduced Three Bills to Replace IPC, CrPC

2023-Aug-11

Breaking - Centre Introduced Three Bills to Replace IPC, CrPC, Indian Evidence Act  in Lok Sabha

Home Minister Amit Shah

The Supreme Court quashes a 2014 Criminal case over a trivial office altercation observing that it was futile to drag the matter for so long.

2023-Aug-10

The Supreme Court quashes a 2014 Criminal case over a trivial office altercation observing that it was futile to drag the matter for so long.

Sunil Kumar v State of UP

Trademark infringement: Wow! Momo is restrained from using mark 'Wow! China Bistro

2023-Aug-09

Trademark infringement: Wow! Momo is restrained from using mark 'Wow! China Bistro'- Delhi High Court

Foodlink F and B Holding P Ltd Vs Wow Momo

The Supreme Court holds that a Habeas Corpus Writ is not maintainable against  ED alleging illegal arrest, upholding that any such plea has to be raised  before the concerned Magistrate.

2023-Aug-09

The Supreme Court holds that a Habeas Corpus Writ is not maintainable against ED alleging illegal arrest, upholding that any such plea has to be raised before the concerned Magistrate.

SENTHIL BALAJI V. THE STATE REPRESENTED BY DEPUTY DIRECTOR AND ORS.

Non use of Registered Trademark ‘Blinkhit’ and different service category does not amounts to Blinkit’s Trademark Infringement- Karnataka High Court

2023-Aug-08

Non use of Registered Trademark ‘Blinkhit’ and different service category does not amounts to Blinkit’s Trademark Infringement- Karnataka High Court

Blink Commerce Pvt Ltd Vs Blinkhit Pvt Ltd

The Supreme Court holds that a Motor Accident Claim need not be filed  before the tribunal of the area where the accident occured.

2023-Aug-08

The Supreme Court holds that a Motor Accident Claim need not be filed before the tribunal of the area where the accident occured.

Pramod Sinha vs Suresh Singh Chauhan

Court Rejects Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance Claim Due To Driver's invalid License During Accident-NCDRC

2023-Aug-07

Court Rejects Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance Claim Due To Driver's invalid License During Accident-NCDRC

National Insurance Company Ltd Vs Girish and Ors

The Delhi High Court directs principals of two schools to file a detailed counter affidavit under their signatures, over denial of admission to a student under the EWS category.

2023-Aug-07

The Delhi High Court directs principals of two schools to file a detailed counter affidavit under their signatures, over denial of admission to a student under the EWS category.

ASHOK KUMAR v. GOVT. OF NCT OF DELHI AND ORS.

The Delhi High Court directs Delhi Government to ensure availability of  Delhi Online Registration System (DORIS), to all Sub-Registrars for preservation  of records.

2023-Aug-05

The Delhi High Court directs Delhi Government to ensure availability of Delhi Online Registration System (DORIS), to all Sub-Registrars for preservation of records.

MONK ESTATES PRIVATE LIMITED & ANR. v. GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI & ORS

Delhi High Court holds that Family Court should not give long  adjournments while referring the parties for mediation.

2023-Aug-04

Delhi High Court holds that Family Court should not give long adjournments while referring the parties for mediation.

RAVINDER SINGH BHASIN v. KANWALJIT KAUR & ORS.

The Delhi High Court refuses to entertain a PIL,filed by Advocate and BJP leader  Ashwani Kumar

2023-Aug-03

The Delhi High Court refuses to entertain a PIL,filed by Advocate and BJP leader Ashwani Kumar Upadhyay, to restrict cash transactions of goods, products and services purchased through online shopping platforms like Amazon and Flipkart.

ASHWINI KUMAR UPADHYAY v. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS

Supreme Court

2023-Aug-02

The Supreme Court holds that a Doctor's license to practice can't be suspended by the Court as a penalty in Contempt Proceedings

Gostho Behari Das V. Dipak Kumar Sanyal & Ors, Civil Appeal No.4725 Of 2023

The Centre tabled the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023

2023-Aug-01

The Centre tabled the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023 in Lok Sabha amid huge uproar by the opposition members who said the Bill will replace democracy in Delhi with

The Bill empowers the Delhi lieutenant governor to have a final say in recommendations regarding the transfer and posting of Delhi government officials.

Supreme Court to recall its own judgment holding that Ayurvedic doctors can't claim equal pay as Allopathic doctors.

2023-Aug-01

Supreme Court to recall its own judgment holding that Ayurvedic doctors can't claim equal pay as Allopathic doctors.

Medical Officers Association (Ayurveda) State Of Gujarat v. Union Of India

The Delhi High Court observes that the act of an estranged wife taking  recourse to law by initiating legal action and filing petitions will not  amount to cruelty to the husband.

2023-Jul-31

The Delhi High Court observes that the act of an estranged wife taking recourse to law by initiating legal action and filing petitions will not amount to cruelty to the husband.

NJ v. AJ

The Delhi High Court directs the Union Government to ensure highest  standards of safety and security at all railway stations across the  country after conducting a periodic audit of the situation.

2023-Jul-28

The Delhi High Court directs the Union Government to ensure highest standards of safety and security at all railway stations across the country after conducting a periodic audit of the situation.

KUSH KALRA v. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.

Provision of Section 498A of IPC in matrimonial matters and increase in implicating the relatives of Husband are being Misused by Wife- Jharkhand High Court

2023-Jul-28

Provision of Section 498A of IPC in matrimonial matters and increase in implicating the relatives of Husband are being Misused by Wife- Jharkhand High Court

Umesh Kumar Vs State of Jharkhand

Second Wife Cannot file Complaint against Husband & In-laws for Cruelty: Karnataka High Court

2023-Jul-27

Second Wife Cannot file Complaint against Husband & In-laws for Cruelty: Karnataka High Court

Kantharaju Vs State

The Delhi High Court set aside a trial court order directing the Delhi  Police to register an FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Alok Kumar.

2023-Jul-27

The Delhi High Court set aside a trial court order directing the Delhi Police to register an FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Alok Kumar.

ALOK KUMAR v. HARSH MANDER & ANR.

Delhi High Court directs Archaeal Survey of India to produce a 109 years old record of the Qutub Complex mosque.

2023-Jul-26

Delhi High Court directs Archaeal Survey of India to produce a 109 years old record of the Qutub Complex mosque.

MANAGING COMMITTEE OF DELHI WAQF BOARD v. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.

NCDRC Directs Raheja Builders to Refund the money on failure to complete the project on Time

2023-Jul-25

NCDRC Directs Raheja Builders to Refund the money on failure to complete the project on Time

Ashish Vohra Vs Raheja Developers Limited

The Delhi High Court directs news magazine Tehelka and others to pay Rs. 2 crores damages

2023-Jul-25

The Delhi High Court directs news magazine Tehelka and others to pay Rs. 2 crores damages to Major General M S Ahluwalia in a defamation suit filed in the year 2002.

MAJOR GENERAL M.S. AHLUWALIA v. M/S TEHELKA.COM & Ors.

POCSO- Victims age cannot be determined from School Transfer Certificate-Supreme Court

2023-Jul-24

POCSO- Victims age cannot be determined from School Transfer Certificate-Supreme Court acquits Accused

Yuvaprakash Vs State represented by Inspector of Police

The Supreme Court enhances compensation of a Motor Vehicle accident victim

2023-Jul-20

The Supreme Court enhances compensation of a Motor Vehicle accident victim, while awarding compensation for loss of marriage prospects.

Sri Lakshmana Gowda B.N. v The Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. Co. Ltd. and Another

Delhi High a holds that an accused's right to cross examine a witness is at a higher pedestal

2023-Jul-19

Delhi High Court holds that an accused's right to cross examine a witness is at a higher pedestal under POCSO Act in view of harsh punishment for offences.

SUSHIL KUMAR v. THE STATE GNCTD THROUGH SHO & ANR.

Supreme Court orders formation of a SIT to probe land scam pertaining to a prime plot situated

2023-Jul-18

Supreme Court orders formation of a SIT to probe land scam pertaining to a prime plot situated in Gurugram sold through a fake GPA. Questions the role of Sub-Registrar's Office.

Pratibha Manchanda And Anr. v. State of Haryana And Anr.

Delhi High Court rules that MSEF Council cannot entertain independent claims

2023-Jul-17

Delhi High Court rules that MSEF Council cannot entertain independent claims at the instance of the buyer against the supplier.

Uniseven Engineering and Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd v. MSEF Council District (South)

The Delhi High Court rules that the Income Tax Act is the Special Act

2023-Jul-15

The Delhi High Court rules that the Income Tax Act is the Special Act and the MSMED Act a general act while dealing with MSME disputes relating to fees payable to CA firms for special audits

PCIT Versus Micro And Small Enterprise Facilitation Council

Delhi High Court denied bail to Leena Paulose, wife of  conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar.

2023-Jul-14

Delhi High Court denied bail to Leena Paulose, wife of conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, in an extortion case.

Leena Paulose Vs. State of Delhi

Wipro restraint from using 'Evecare' mark after Himalaya files trademark infringement

2023-Jul-13

Wipro restraint from using 'Evecare' mark after Himalaya files trademark infringement- Delhi High Court

Himalaya Welness Company & Ors Vs Wipro Enterprises Pvt Limited

The Supreme Court holds that Courts must consider the gravity of offence

2023-Jul-13

The Supreme Court holds that Courts must consider the gravity of offence and impact on society besides a person's personal liberty in matters of Anticipatory Bail.

Pratibha Manchanda vs State of Haryana

The Supreme Court holds that once the Insurer accepts that concealment of disease

2023-Jul-12

The Supreme Court holds that once the Insurer accepts that concealment of disease at the time of purchase of the initial policy was not material, reimbursement and renewal of policy can not be refused.

Om Prakash Ahuja V. Reliance General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Delhi High Court observes that a wife is neither an appendage nor an adjunct

2023-Jul-11

Delhi High Court observes that a wife is neither an appendage nor an adjunct to her husband and her identity does not merge or get subsumed in her husband's identity.

NISAR AHMED v. AGYA PAL SINGH

Ford India to pay 42 lakhs

2023-Jul-10

Supreme Court directs Ford India to pay 42 lakhs to the owner of Ford Titanium Endeavour for a Manufacturing Defect in the car.

Ford India Pvt Ltd v. M/s. Medical Eleborate Concept Private Limited & Ors.

The Supreme Court holds that a Magistrate's order under section 14 of the SARFAESI Act

2023-Jul-07

The Supreme Court holds that a Magistrate's order under section 14 of the SARFAESI Act can not be quashed under section 482 CrPC.

Phoenix Arc Private Limited vs V. Ganesh Murthy

Delhi High Court holds that it is an anathema in this day and age to  diminish

2023-Jul-06

Delhi High Court holds that it is an anathema in this day and age to diminish the autonomous status of a woman by treating her “merely as an adjunct to her husband”.

SHRI CHARANJEET SINGH & ANR. v. SHRI HARVINDER SINGH & ANR.

The Supreme Court holds that Physical Disability must be assessed

2023-Jul-05

The Supreme Court holds that Physical Disability must be assessed with reference to the Victim's nature Of work.

Sarnam Singh V. Shriram General Insurance

Himachal Pradesh High Court holds that the parties must be  made aware

2023-Jul-04

Himachal Pradesh High Court holds that the parties must be made aware of the issues before directing them to lead evidence.

Sanjeev Kumar & ors Vs Sushma Devi

Delhi High Court rules that the decree holder cannot use the process

2023-Jul-03

Delhi High Court rules that the decree holder cannot use the process of the court for gathering information about the whereabouts of judgment debtors.

SPP Food Products Pvt Ltd vs India Overseas Co

POSH Act is also applicable in cases where Complainant and Harasser

2023-Jul-03

POSH Act is also applicable in cases where Complainant and Harasser is placed in Different Department- Delhi High Court

Dr Sohail Malik Vs Union of India

Supreme Court accords benefit of doubt for absence of credible eye witness

2023-Jul-01

Supreme Court accords benefit of doubt for absence of credible eye witness and failure to establish presence of accused at the place of incident. Acquits Father-Son Duo In A 27 Years Old Murder case.

Mohd. Muslim v State of Uttar Pradesh

Delhi High Court directs Petitioners to plant 10 trees

2023-Jun-30

Delhi High Court directs Petitioners to plant 10 trees as a condition to quash the FIR.

Sachin @ Joginder Singh v. State Govt Of NCT Of Delhi & Ors.

The High Court directs Delhi Government to ensure a sufficient  number

2023-Jun-28

The High Court directs Delhi Government to ensure a sufficient number of short and long stay homes for mentally ill inmates.

Madhu Bala vs. State

Section 498A of IPC are being rampantly misused by the Complainant

2023-Jun-27

Section 498A of IPC are being rampantly misused by the Complainant, wherein All family members are roped in to harass them- Gujrat High Court

Jyantilal Vadilal Shah Vs State of Gujrat

Calcutta High Court holds that Banks issuing look out circulars violate

2023-Jun-27

Calcutta High Court holds that Banks issuing look out circulars violate the Fundamental Right of Movement. Asserts that it can't be made a recovery norm

Manoj Kumar Jain & Anr vs. UNion of India

Wife has equal share in property of the husband where her contribution

2023-Jun-26

Wife has equal share in property of the husband where her contribution in facilitating the husband to purchase the property either directly or indirectly- Madras High Court

Kannaian Naidu Vs Kamsala Ammal

The Supreme Court holds that furnishing of a Bank Guarantee

2023-Jun-23

The Supreme Court holds that furnishing of a Bank Guarantee as a condition of granting Bail is unsustainable in Law. Orders furnishing of a Bail Bond instead.

Karandeep Singh vs. CBI

The Supreme Court upholds that in case of circumstantial evidence

2023-Jun-22

The Supreme Court upholds that in case of circumstantial evidence, the chain has to be complete in all respects.

Laxman Prasad @ Laxman vs. State of Madhya Pradesh

Insurance Company is not liable to make the payment of compensation

2023-Jun-21

Insurance Company is not liable to make the payment of compensation to claimant if the policy is not renewed by the insurer- Rajasthan High Court

National Insurance Company Ltd Vs Rudi Devi and Ors

under section 125 of Cr PC

2023-Jun-21

Delhi High Court rules that the revisional court can't make deposit of arrears of maintenance ordered under section 125 of Cr PC a condition for grant of stay.

RS vs. MB

Maternity Leave is a Fundamental Human Right

2023-Jun-20

Maternity Leave is a Fundamental Human Right which should not be denied- Violates Article 29 and 39D of Constitution of India- Himachal Pradesh High Court

State of Himachal Pradesh Vs Sita Devi

 right of construction workers to pensions benefits

2023-Jun-20

Delhi High Court reinstates the right of construction workers to pensions benefits, rejects application of hyper technical issues.

Badam Verva vs. Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board & Anr.

 Indian Succession Act

2023-Jun-19

Court Fee u/s 379(1) Indian Succession Act was not sine quo non for maintainability of an application for issuing Succession Certificate u/s 372 nor does it affect the Court's jurisdiction to proceed with deciding the Succession Application- Bombay High C

Prakashchandra Vs Monoharlal

Railways cannot be held responsible for deficiency in services

2023-Jun-17

Railways cannot be held responsible for deficiency in services if a passenger is not able to protect its own belonging- Supreme Court

Station Supritendent and Anr Vs Surender Bhola

Divorce granted under Special Marriage Act,

2023-Jun-17

Divorce granted under Special Marriage Act, spouse being guilty of causing mental and physical cruelty, further indulged in Adultery and desertion- Punjab and Haryana High Court

Dheeraj Soni Vs Neetu

Supreme Court increases compensation for deceased Workman

2023-Jun-16

Supreme Court increases compensation for deceased Workman based on wife's uncontested claim before Dy. Labour Commissioner.

Mamta Devi vs. Reliance General Insurance Company Limited

Cheque Bounce: It Is Not a Hard and Fast Rule That the Drawee of a Cheque

2023-Jun-16

Cheque Bounce: It Is Not a Hard and Fast Rule That the Drawee of a Cheque Can Never Present a Cheque Issued as Security: HC Chhattisgarh

Sangeeta Vs Chhattisgarh State Minor Forest Produce (T&D) Co-Operative Federation

The Supreme Court directs remedial measures for Punjab Police

2023-Jun-15

The Supreme Court directs remedial measures for Punjab Police Rules observing that they are outdated in terms of the current hierarchy of the Police Force.

Aish Mohammed vs. State of Haryana and Ors

Pruning of Trees will not be permitted in Delhi except in accordance

2023-Jun-15

Pruning of Trees will not be permitted in Delhi except in accordance of Delhi Preservation of Trees Act 1994- Delhi High Court

Prof Dr Sanjeev Bagai and Ors Vs Department of Environment Govt of NCT Delhi

Karnataka High Court- Just Because parties are residing in the same property,

2023-Jun-14

Karnataka High Court- Just Because parties are residing in the same property, Divorce by mutual consent cannot be denied

Divya Ganesh Vs NIL

Kerala High Court: Law does not recognise live-in relationship as a marriage

2023-Jun-13

Kerala High Court: Law does not recognise live-in relationship as a marriage, and a couple living together only by agreement cannot file for divorce.

X Vs NIL

Kerala High Court depricates conduct of Lawyer

2023-Jun-12

Kerala High Court depricates conduct of Lawyer, says Judge's productivity can't be measured based on number of cases listed daily.

Yeshwanth Shenoy vs. The Chief Justice Kerala High Court & Ors.

Section 438 of CrPC- No Bar on approaching the Court Directly

2023-Jun-12

Section 438 of CrPC- No Bar on approaching the Court Directly, it is the discretion of Application to Approach High Court or Court of Session- Delhi High Court

PANKAJ BANSAL v. STATE (GOVT. OF NCT DELHI) & ANR. and other

POCSO case- lack of witnesses is not sufficient to exonerate the accused

2023-Jun-09

POCSO case- lack of witnesses is not sufficient to exonerate the accused if the survivor's testimony is credible. High Court of Meghalaya

Arjun Das Vs State of Meghalaya

The Supreme Court holds that the courts can implicate a person

2023-Jun-08

The Supreme Court holds that the courts can implicate a person not named in the FIR as an accused in presence of sufficient evidence.

Jitendra Nath Mishra Vs. State of UP & Anr.

Delhi High Court makes hybrid hearings mandatory in all District Courts

2023-Jun-08

Delhi High Court makes hybrid hearings mandatory in all District Courts in national capital

Delhi High Court denies interim bail to Manish Sisodia

2023-Jun-07

Delhi High Court denies interim bail to Manish Sisodia in money laundering case.

Manish Sisodia Vs. ED

If High Courts recognizes GPA and Will to be the documents of title

2023-Jun-07

If High Courts recognizes GPA and Will to be the documents of title or documents conferring right in any immovable property is a violation of Statutory Law- Supreme Court

Ghanshyam Vs Yogendra

Delhi High Court allows district courts to permit lawyers

2023-Jun-06

Delhi High Court allows district courts to permit lawyers and parties to appear virtually without prior request.

Court Denied Bail to a Man asking Women Colleague

2023-Jun-05

Court Denied Bail to a Man asking Women Colleague for outing and that she has a good figure, attracts Sexual Harassment

Hemant Mishra Vs State of Maharashtra

Investigating agencies can not defeat the right of default

2023-Jun-03

Investigating agencies can not defeat the right of default / statutory bail by filing a police report without completing investigation.

CBI Vs. Kapil Wadhawan & Ors

Photocopy of the Sale Deed cannot be accepted as a Surity

2023-Jun-03

Photocopy of the Sale Deed cannot be accepted as a Surity- Allahabad High Court

Raj Kumar Vs Mohd. Kaukab Azim Rizvi

Delhi High Court rules

2023-Jun-02

Delhi High Court rules that the courts should not draw a conclusion at the stage of bail whether a promise made to a prosecutrix was false or in bad faith.

RR Vs. State Govt of NCT of Delhi

Punjab and Haryana High Court issue directions to Revenue Courts

2023-Jun-01

Punjab and Haryana High Court issue directions to Revenue Courts for service of Notice Through E-mail, Whats app etc…

Amar Singh Vs Sanjeev Kumar

Rejection of the application for Change

2023-Jun-01

Rejection of the application for Change of Name on the ground of Delay is arbitrary and transgress the Fundamental Rights of the person- Allahabad High Court

Md Sameer Rao Vs State of Allahabad

Students are the nation builders

2023-May-31

Students are the nation builders of Tomorrow, Education Loan Application ought not to have rejected by the Bank- Kerela High Court

Noel Paul Fredy Vs State Bank of India

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2023-May-30

Forcing a woman to choose between her Right to education and Right to becoming a mother infringes Article 21 of Constitution of India- Delhi High Court

Renuka Vs University Grant Commission

Withdrawal of Rs.2000 denomination

2023-May-30

Withdrawal of Rs.2000 denomination banknotes from circulation is for the reason that the purpose of issuing it has achieved- Delhi High Court

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay Vs Union of India

shared household

2023-May-26

The concept of 'shared household' provides the right of the daughter-in-law in a shared household is not an indefeasible right and cannot be to the exclusion of the in-laws- Delhi High Court

Ritu Chernalia Vs Amar Chernalia & Ors

Adv Shiv Kumar Vs Union of India

2023-May-25

Delhi High Court- Advocate appearing on Criminal Side for the accused or prosecution cannot claim a right to own an Arm License

Adv Shiv Kumar Vs Union of India

Criminal Proceedings- Say Orissa High Court

2023-May-24

Promotion of Government Servant is only subject to the outcome of pending Criminal Proceedings- Say Orissa High Court

State of Odisha & Anr. v. Joseph Barik

GST is known as the Goods and Services Tax

2023-May-24

Points to be taken care during GST checking drive starting from 16/05/2023 till 15/07/2023

the Central Administrative Tribunal

2023-May-23

Non Empanelment of hospitals is no reason to deny emergency treatment to a government employee.

Union of India & Anr. Vs. Sh. Joginder Singh

Delhi High Court holds that employees

2023-May-22

Delhi High Court holds that employees who submit forged documents to their employers have to be dealt with in a strict manner.

Kiran Thakur Vs. Resident Commissioner Bihar Bhavan

present petition preferred by the estranged wife

2023-May-22

Family Court is expected to not adopt such hyper-technical approach and close the right of the Parties to Cross examine in such a hurried manner- Delhi High Court

Chetna Rathee Vs Chahit Kundu

section 3(1)(x) of the SC/ST- Supreme Court

2023-May-20

Hurling caste related abuse with the view to insult or humiliate will not bring the same within the ambit of section 3(1)(x) of the SC/ST- Supreme Court

Ramesh Chandra Vs State of U.P

National Consumer Dispute Redressal

2023-May-19

When inordinate Delay in handing over the possession of Flat by the Builder, the Buyer cannot be expected to wait for an indefinite time and suffer Financially- National Consumer Dispute Redressal

Pankaj Thapliyal and Anr Vs M/s Pioneer Urban Land and Infrastructure

The Supreme Court upholds that joint complaints by multiple consumers need not be filed in representative capacity

2023-May-18

The Supreme Court upholds that joint complaints by multiple consumers need not be filed in representative capacity, and observes that the definition of a consumer includes consumers.

Alpha G184 Owners Association Vs. Magnum International Trading Company Pvt. Ltd.

TATA Motors Ltd Vs Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Tax

2023-May-17

The Transaction Between manufacturer and the dealer while acting pursuant to Warranty has to be construed as Sale Under Sales Tax Act- Supreme Court

TATA Motors Ltd Vs Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Tax

Article 226/227 empowers High Courts

2023-May-17

Supreme Court holds that Article 226/227 empowers High Courts to issue additional directions while considering Bail pleas.

Sanjay Dubey Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh & Anr

Rummy whether Played with Stakes or without Stakes is not Gambling

2023-May-16

Rummy whether Played with Stakes or without Stakes is not Gambling- Karnataka High Court

Gameskraft Vs Director General of Goods and Services

Supreme Court imposes fine of Rs.1 lakh on HUDA

2023-May-16

Supreme Court imposes fine of Rs.1 lakh on HUDA and reprimands it for filing frivolous appeal.

Haryana Urban Development Authority & Anr. Vs. Jagdeep Singh

Supreme Court says that the National Company Law Tribunal

2023-May-15

Supreme Court says that the National Company Law Tribunal has to admit petition under section 7 if the debt is due. The view taken in the case of Innoventive Industries still holds good.”

M. Suresh Kumar Reddy Vs. Canara Bank & Ors.

Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Work Place

2023-May-13

Constitution of ICC under PoSH Act, 2013- Supreme Court

Aureliano Fernandes Versus State Of Goa And Others | Civil Appeal No. 2482 Of 2014

designation of Senior Advocates.

2023-May-13

Supreme Court emphasises on the importance of the aspect of diversity in the process of designation of Senior Advocates.

Indira Jaising Vs. Supreme Court of India

Delhi High Court Dismisses Government of India's Challenge Alleging Fraud

2023-May-12

Delhi High Court Dismisses Government of India's Challenge Alleging Fraud And ‘Unjust Enrichment’ In Relation To Gas Extraction, Upholds Arbitral Award In Favour Of Reliance.

Union of India Vs. Reliance Industries Limited & Ors.

POCSO cases as adolescent love can’t be controlled by courts.

2023-May-12

Delhi High Court asks Judges to be careful in granting or denying bail in POCSO cases as adolescent love can’t be controlled by courts.

MAHESH KUMAR vs. STATE (NCT OF DELHI)

post-cognizance powers under Section 156(3) of CrPC

2023-May-10

The Supreme Court explains the distinctions between the magistrate's pre-cognizance and post-cognizance powers under Section 156(3) of CrPC

Kailash Vijayvargiya v. Rajlakshmi Chaudhuri and others

under section 167 of the Cr.PC

2023-May-09

Right of an accused to get default bail under section 167 of the Cr.PC would not get extinguished on filing of an incomplete chargesheet without completing investigation.

Ritu Chhabaria vs. Union of India and Ors.

Judge’s Imminent Retirement,

2023-May-08

Gauhati High Court Warns Senior Lawyer For Comment On Judge’s Imminent Retirement, Refuses To Quash FIR Against Congress Leader Srinivas BV.

Srinivas B.V. vs. State of Assam

2023-May-05

Supreme Court upholds that auction under SARFAESI Act Can't Be Stayed Just Because Sale Agreement Holder Offered To Pay Dues and when Borrower Hasn't Invoked S.13(8).

G. Vikram Kumar vs. State Bank of Hyderabad & Ors.

Wingame quashed by Bombay High Court

2023-May-05

FIR for gambling against proprietor of gaming app Wingame quashed by Bombay High Court

Akshay Anant Matkar Vs State of Maharashtra

15% fees paid during COVID-19

2023-May-04

Supreme Court stays Allahabad High Court order directing Uttar Pradesh schools to refund/adjust 15% fees paid during COVID-19

Wrong Haircut and Hair Treatment

2023-May-04

NCDRC Directed ITC Ltd to pay Rs. 2 Crore as Compensation to the Consumer For Wrong Haircut and Hair Treatment

Aashna Roy Vs Yogesh Deveshwar and Anr

Copyright Music- Bombay High Court

2023-May-03

Royalties have to be paid to Original Author before Using Copyright Music- Bombay High Court

Indian Performing Right Society Ltd Vs Rajasthan Patrika Ltd

Father’s name can be deleted from minor’s passpor

2023-May-02

Father’s name can be deleted from minor’s passport- Delhi High Court

Smita Mann and Anr Vs Regional Passport Officer

 between Obiter Dicta and Ratio Decidendi

2023-May-02

Supreme Court explains distinction between Obiter Dicta and Ratio Decidendi

Career Institute Educational Society Vs Om Shree Thakurji Educational Society

under section 31 of the Specific Relief Act is not in Rem.

2023-May-01

Supreme Court rules that an action to cancel instrument under section 31 of the Specific Relief Act is not in Rem.

M/s Asian Avenues Pvt Ltd vs Sri Syed Shoukat Hussain

Rules Supreme Court Constitution Bench

2023-May-01

When a marriage irretrievably breaks down, Article 142 allows the SC to waive the six-month cooling-off period for divorce, Rules Supreme Court Constitution Bench.

Shilpa Sailesh v. Varun Sreenivasan [TP(C) No. 1118/2014] and other connected matters

DMRC Phase IV Metro work

2023-Apr-29

Supreme Court dismisses plea to halt DMRC Phase IV Metro work over Environmental Concerns.

In Re: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)

Ganja seeds are not a banned contraband under the NDPS Act.

2023-Apr-28

The Supreme Court says Ganja seeds are not a banned contraband under the NDPS Act.

Hasubhai Kamabhai Thakor Vs. State of Gujarat

Manali to Rohtang Pass is rejected by the NGT

2023-Apr-28

Taxi operators' request for more vehicles to go from Manali to Rohtang Pass is rejected by the NGT

Court on its Motion Vs State of HP and Ors

Calcutta High Court

2023-Apr-27

Court should not hesitate to compensate for police laches and lapses during investigation and every accused has a right to expect fair and free investigation, imposed cost of Rs 2 lacs – Calcutta High Court

Sunita Shukla Vs State of West Bengal

Relinquishment Deed

2023-Apr-26

Bombay High Court says an Unregistered Relinquishment Deed is inadmissible in evidence.

Chandrabhaga Kolhe Vs. Suryabhan S/o Champatra Shende

Arbitrator under section 11 of the Arbitration Act

2023-Apr-25

Calcutta High Court rules that pendency of conciliation proceedings before the Facilitation Council under the MSMED Act does not bar the court from appointing an Arbitrator under section 11 of the Arbitration Act.

Essar Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Ltd Vs. Gargi Travels Pvt Ltd

Husband neither the guarantor not authorized signatory cannot be summoned

2023-Apr-24

Husband neither the guarantor not authorized signatory cannot be summoned when Cheque got dishonoured issued by Wife being Sole Proprietor- Allahabad High Court- Dishonour of Cheque

Pawan Garg Vs State of U.P

Section 304 B IPC

2023-Apr-21

Mere unnatural death of Wife in the matrimonial House within 7 years of marriage is not sufficient to convict Husband under Section 304 B and 498 A IPC- Supreme Court

Charan Singh Vs State of Uttarakhand