“Judicial independence was not a judge’s privilege, but a responsibility cast upon him” Delhi HC, 2010 There has been a lot of news in recent times on the topic that the office of Chief Justice of India will come under Right to Information Act, 2005. The constitutional bench of the Supreme Court gave its verdict … Read more CJI’s office under right to information act(RTI)
Background The Babri Masjid was a mosque that was built in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh around 1528-29 CE by Mir Baqi on the orders of the then Mughal emperor Babur. It was contended by the Hindu community of that area that the mosque was developed by demolishing a structure that marked the birthplace of Lord Rama … Read more Ayodhya verdict: A summary [Final judgment attached]
Brief Facts The brief facts of the above case are as follows that the present appeal had been filed against the impugned orders dated vide 10-04-2018 by the Ld. OHA u/s 32of DVAT Act who upheld the orders of assessment of tax and interest vide 13-09-2017. The appellant i.e. the purchaser is a registered dealer … Read more PRATISHTHA INDUSTRIES V. COMMISSIONER OF TRADE & TAXES, Delhi.  57 dstc 98 (Delhi)
Name of the case: R. Rajagopal and Ors. Vs. State of Tamil Nadu and Ors. Citation: 1995 AIR 264 Judges: B.P. Jeevan Reddy and S.C. Sen, JJ. Counsels: For Appellant/Petitioner/Plaintiff: B.D. Sharma, Adv For Respondents/Defendant: A. Mariarputham and Aruna Mathur, Advs. The case of R. Rajgopal vs State of Tamil Nadu is a landmark judgment … Read more R Rajagopal and Ors Vs State of Tamil Nadu and Ors
Procedural Background The background of the present case of Puttaswamy comes from the cases prior to this, first “M.P. Sharma” then Second “KharakSingh”on the issue whether Fundamental Rights includes right to privacy in the Constitution. In “M.P. Sharma” the judgement by a bench of 8 judges only held that the American Fourth Amendment which only … Read more K.S. PUTTASWAMY AND ORS. V. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.