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  • Casual Act Of Possession Over Property Does Not Confer ‘Possessory Title’: SC

    February 25, 2019 1:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    While clearly and convincingly holding that possessory title over property cannot be claimed merely on the basis of ‘casual possession’, the Supreme Court in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Poona Ram v. Moti Ram (D) Th. LRs &... View Article

  • Mere Allegations Of Harassment Without Proximate Positive Action Not Sufficient For Conviction: SC

    February 10, 2019 11:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    It has to be said right at the outset that in a landmark, latest and laudable judgment titled Rajesh v State of Haryana in Criminal Appeal No. 93 of 2019 (Arising out of SLP (Cri.) No. 8867 of 2016)  by... View Article

  • SLP Against Death Sentence Shall Not Be Dismissed Without Giving Reasons: SC

    December 14, 2018 11:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    It has  to be said right at the outset that in a landmark judgment delivered on November 1, 2018 with far reaching consequences, the three-Judge Bench of Supreme Court comprising Justice AK Sikri, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice Indira Banerjee... View Article

  • Court Must Not Go Deep Into The Matter While Considering  Bail Application: SC

    October 4, 2018 3:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    To begin with, in a latest and significant judgment with far reaching consequences, the Bench of Apex Court comprising of Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar in State of Orissa vs Mahimananda Mishra in Criminal Appeal No.... View Article

  • Develop ‘Democratic Policing’ Concept: SC

    September 21, 2018 5:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    To begin with, in a latest landmark judgment titled Yashwant Etc v The State of Maharashtra Criminal Appeal No(s). 385-386 of 2008 With Criminal Appeal No(s). 299 of 2008, Criminal Appeal No(s). 387-388 of 2008, Criminal Appeal No(s). 182-187 of... View Article

  • SC Finally Decides Master Of Roster Case

    July 26, 2018 1:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Supreme Court just recently on July 6, 2018 in the landmark case of Shanti Bhushan v Supreme Court of India through its Registrar and another in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 789 of 2018 (Arising out of Diary No. 12405... View Article

  • SC: Officials Can’t Be Arrested Under SC/ST Act Without Nod

    April 8, 2018 12:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    While insulating the government servants from the indiscriminate and gross abuse of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, the Supreme Court finally on March 20 decided to step on the gas and take the bold... View Article

  • Why Harish Salve Is Most Respected Lawyer Of India?

    December 28, 2017 12:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Let me begin with a disclaimer: I don’t rate Harish Salve as the most respected lawyer of India just because he is the highest paid lawyer in India charging from rich people about Rs 30 lakh per day or may... View Article

  • LG Has Primacy But Can’t Sit On Files: SC

    November 30, 2017 1:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Supreme Court on November 2, 2017 commenced a crucial hearing to determine whether the elected government or the Lieutenant Governor enjoys supremacy in administration of the Union Territory of Delhi, observing that the constitutional scheme was prima facie tilted... View Article

  • Eradicating Commercial Surrogacy

    July 28, 2017 12:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    For last few years we have seen just how rapidly the use of surrogacy has gained currency in not only India but the world over. Yet, we must not ever forget that India along with Russia, Ukraine and certain states... View Article

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