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Balwant Singh and Anr. v. State of Punjab, (1995) 1 SCR 411

Introduction In 1995, in Balwant Singh v. State of Punjab, the Supreme Court overturned a sedition conviction for sloganeers who shouted incendiary slogans shortly after the assassination of Indira Gandhi, on the grounds that the slogans raised did not lead to violence. The sedition law was introduced under Section 124-A IPC by the British lawmakers fearing the development of anContinue reading “Balwant Singh and Anr. v. State of Punjab, (1995) 1 SCR 411”

Minerva Mills Ltd. &Ors. v Union of India &Ors. [AIR 1980 SC 1789]

Introduction In the case of Kesavananda Bharati v State of Kerala[1] the Honourable Supreme Court of India had held that even though the Parliament had the power to amend the constitution under article 368 of the constitution, they could not change or affect its basic structure. The judgement in this case gave us the ‘basicContinue reading Minerva Mills Ltd. &Ors. v Union of India &Ors. [AIR 1980 SC 1789]”

NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICE AUTHORITIES VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.

BY: Upasana chopra & Nisarg Trivedi Bench = Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan, Justice A.K. Sikri REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. = 400 OF 2012 NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICE AUTHORITIES ……………….PETITIONER VERSUS UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS ………………………………….. RESPONDENT WITH WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. = 604 OF 2013 BackgroundContinue reading “NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICE AUTHORITIES VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.”

NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICE AUTHORITY vs. UNION OF INDIA: AIR 2014 SC 1863

BY: Divyapratap & Prachi Atul Tandon Procedural Background of the case Name Of The Court, Judges And The Parties   Supreme Court (BEFORE HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE K.S. RADHAKRISHNAN  AND MR. JUSTICE A. K. SIKRI) Final Judgement delivered     Supreme court   (BEFORE HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE K.S. RADHAKRISHNAN AND MR. JUSTICE DIPAK MISHRA)   AcceptedContinue reading “NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICE AUTHORITY vs. UNION OF INDIA: AIR 2014 SC 1863”

Commissioner of Custom Bangalore vs. G.M Exports and Ors.: 2015(6)ABR 802

BY: Akshita Goyal & Vishakha Jaswani NAME OF THE COURT:-  SUPREME COURTHON’BLE JUDGES :- A.K. Sikri and Rohinton Fali Nariman, JJ Introduction The case discuss about the interpretation of law and the language of the statute. The case is a S.L.P. (Civil) in supreme court. Article 51 of Indian Constitution which is a Directive PrincipleContinue reading “Commissioner of Custom Bangalore vs. G.M Exports and Ors.: 2015(6)ABR 802”

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