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 an … Continue 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 ‘basic … Continue 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 Background … Continue 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)   Accepted … Continue 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 Principle … Continue reading Commissioner of Custom Bangalore vs. G.M Exports and Ors.: 2015(6)ABR 802

INDIAN YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION V. STATE OF KERELA: 2018 SC 1690

BY: Simran Saha & Angshuman Pareek BACKGROUND OF THE CASE Religion and faith never imposes discrimination on its subjects but then sometimes the religious practises in the veil of religion tends to perpetuate patriarchy wherein they negate the very essence of devotion. The expression of devotion cannot be circumscribed by adamant notions of biological factors … Continue reading INDIAN YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION V. STATE OF KERELA: 2018 SC 1690

SARLA MUDGAL AND ORS. V. UNION OF INDIA: AIR 1995 SC 1531

BY: Kaustubh Singh Thakur and Kunal Mittal BACKGROUND Marriage is one of the foundation stones of a civilised society. It is the foundation of the family and in turn of the society without which no civilisation can exist.The pious relation once entered into, lets the law step in and bind the partners to various obligations … Continue reading SARLA MUDGAL AND ORS. V. UNION OF INDIA: AIR 1995 SC 1531

MANEKA GANDHI VS UNION OF INDIA: 1978 AIR 597

BY: Thomas Thomas Maliekel Petitioner: Maneka GandhiRespondent: Union of IndiaDate of Judgement: 25-01-1978Bench: 7 Judge Bench; Hameedullah Beg (CJI), Y.V. Chandrachud, P.N Bhagwati, V.R. Krishna, N.L. Untwalia, S.M. Fazal Ali & P.S. Kailasam Prelude A commentary is a set of explanatory or critical notes on a particular book, judgement, matter or case. A case commentary … Continue reading MANEKA GANDHI VS UNION OF INDIA: 1978 AIR 597

INDIRA NEHRU GANDHI V. RAJ NARAIN AND ANR: AIR 1975 SC 2299

BY: Mrinal Pande Court: Supreme Court of India. Decided on: 7 November, 1975 Bench: A N Ray (CJI), H R Khanna J., K K Mathew J., M H Beg J., Y V Chandrachud J. FACTS OF THE CASE: Indira Gandhi and her party emerged triumphant in 1971, at the time of 5th Lok Sabha elections, … Continue reading INDIRA NEHRU GANDHI V. RAJ NARAIN AND ANR: AIR 1975 SC 2299

D.K Basu v State of West Bengal

BY: Arnav Ghai Procedural History This case came into the picture at a time when the number of deaths, rapes and other types of offences in police custody was increasing exponentially. The particular position and the provisions that were at play at that time were that of the code of criminal procedure code 1973. To … Continue reading D.K Basu v State of West Bengal