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Essar Steel case

Name of the case: committee of creditors of Essar Steel India Limited through Authorised signatory V. Satish Kumar Gupta and Ors. Introduction The Essar Steel Case is a landmark judgment in the arena of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Law, which decided…

CJI’s office under right to information act(RTI)

“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…

Ayodhya verdict: A summary [Final judgment attached]

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…

PRATISHTHA INDUSTRIES V. COMMISSIONER OF TRADE & TAXES, Delhi. [2019] 57 dstc 98 (Delhi)

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…

R Rajagopal and Ors Vs State of Tamil Nadu and Ors

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,…

K.S. PUTTASWAMY AND ORS. V. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.

Procedural Background The background of the present case of Puttaswamy comes from the cases prior to this, first “M.P. Sharma”[2] then Second “KharakSingh”[3]on the issue whether Fundamental Rights includes right to privacy in the Constitution[4]. In “M.P. Sharma”[5] the judgement…

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