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1.
Alva Aluminium Ltd. Bangkok Vs Gabriel India Limited
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-11-16
Judge Name : T.S.Thakur
Subject : Arbitration and Concilation
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Case Note :

In the totality of the above circumstances, I have no  doubt that a legally valid contract had indeed come into existence between the parties which contained an arbitration clause for adjudication of disputes that may arise between them. Ques..

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2.
Venture Global Engineering Vs Satyam Computer Services Ltd. & Another
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-08-11
Judge Name : P.Sathasivam & Ashok Kumar Ganguly
Subject : Arbitration and Concilation
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Case Note :

Whether the award will be set aside or not is a different question and that has to be decided by the appropriate Court. In this appeal, this Court is concerned only with the question whether by allowing the amendment, as prayed for by the appellan..

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3.
Dozco India P. Ltd. Vs Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-10-08
Judge Name : V.S. Sirpurkar
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Case Note :

 Unless the jurisdiction of the Indian Courts is not specifically excluded at least part I of the Show


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Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Vs SPS Engineering Ltd.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-02-03
Judge Name : R.V. Raveendran & A.K. Patnaik
Subject : Civil Law
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Case Note :

In view of the foregoing, this appeal is allowed and the order of the Designate is set aside. The application under Show


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State of Maharashtra and Ors. Vs State of Maharashtra and Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-02-28
Judge Name : Aftab Alam & R.M.Lodha
Subject : Arbitration and Concilation
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Case Note :

In light of the discussions made above we find the impugned order of the Bombay High Court unsustainable. The High Court was clearly in error not correctly following the decision of this Court in Tecco Trichy Engineers & Contractors and in tak..

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6.
Deep Trading Company Vs Indian Oil Corporation and Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-03-22
Judge Name : R.M. Lodha & J. Chelameswar
Subject : Civil Law
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Case Note :

In the course of arguments before us, on behalf of the appellant certain names of retired High Court Judges were indicated to the senior counsel for the Corporation for appointment as sole arbitrator but the Corporation did not agree to any of the..

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7.
Vanna Claire Kaura through Constituted Attorney Mrs. Indeera Bawa Vs Gauri Anil Indulkar and Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-07-22
Judge Name : Dalveer Bhandari
Subject : Arbitration and Concilation
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
Case Note :

In my considered view, the dispute has arisen between the parties and it needs to be adjudicated and decided by an Arbitrator. Consequently, I request Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.N. Variava, a former Judge of this court to accept this Arbitration ..

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8.
Antrix Corporation Ltd. Vs Devas Multimedia P. Ltd.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-05-10
Subject : Arbitration and Concilation
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration Act, 1996
Case Note :

In view of the language of Article 20 of the Arbitration Agreement which provided that the arbitration proceedings would be held in accordance with the rules and procedures of the International Chamber of Commerce or UNCITRAL, Devas was entitled t..

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9.
Reliance Industries Ltd. & Ors. Vs Union of India (UOI)
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-03-31
Judge Name : Surinder Singh Nijjar
Subject : Arbitration and Concilation
Statutes / Acts : Arbitration Act, 1996
Case Note :

At this stage, normally the matter ought to be remitted back to the two arbitrators appointed by 67Page 68 the parties to choose the third arbitrator on the basis of the observations made in the judgment. However, given the sharp difference o..

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10.
Allahabad Bank & Anr. others Vs All India Allahabad Bank Retired Emps. Assn. others...
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-12-15
Judge Name : B. Sudershan Reddy & R.M. Lodha
Subject : Service Law
Statutes / Acts : Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
Case Note :

Section 2 (d) of the Act defines Controlling Authority  as an authority appointed by the appropriate Government under Show


11.
Sesa Industries Ltd. Vs Krishna H. Bajaj and Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-02-07
Judge Name : D.K. Jain & H.L. Dattu
Subject : Company Law
Statutes / Acts : Company Act, 1957
Case Note :

Having held that the Official Liquidator had failed to discharge the duty cast on him in terms of the second proviso to Show


12.
Incable Net (Andhra) Limited and Ors. Vs AP Aksh Broadband Ltd. and Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-05-07
Judge Name : Altamas Kabir & Cyriac Joseph
Subject : Company Law
Statutes / Acts : Company Act, 1957
Case Note :

On an overall analysis of the facts involved and the part played by the Petitioner No.2 in the affairs of the Company at the relevant time, we are not inclined to interfere with the orders of the High Court or the Company Law Board, since we are n..

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13.
Bhagwati Developers Pvt. Ltd. Vs Peerless General Finance and Investment Company Ltd. and Anr
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-07-15
Judge Name : C.K. Prasad & V. Gopala Gowda
Subject : Company Law
Statutes / Acts : Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956
Case Note :

When we consider the facts of the present case bearing in mind the definition aforesaid, we find that the contract in question is not a spot delivery contract. True it is that by letter dated 30th of October, 1987 written by Tuhin to Bhagwati, he ..

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14.
State of U.P. Vs Chhoteylal
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-01-14
Judge Name : Aftab Alam & R.M. Lodha
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

We are constrained to observe that criminal justice system is not working in our country as it should. The police reforms have not taken place despite directions of this Court in the case of Prakash Singh & Ors. vs. Union of India & Ors. W..

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15.
J. Mitra & Co. Pvt. Ltd. Vs Asst. Controller of Patents & Desig. & Ors
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-08-21
Judge Name : S.H. Kapadia & B. Sudershan Reddy
Subject : Patent Law
Statutes / Acts : Patent Act, 1970
Case Note :

 Taking into account the complexities involved in this case, on account of a hiatus created by reason of the law not being brought into force in time, we are of the view that the first appeals, filed by respondent no.3 in the High Court being..

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16.
Ashish Ranjan (Dr.) Vs Anupama Tandon and Anr.(Dr.)
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-11-30
Judge Name : Balbir Singh Chauhan & P. Sathasivam,
Subject : Contempt of Court
Statutes / Acts : Constitution of India
Case Note :

In view of the above, we dispose of the contempt petition giving liberty to the applicant to approach the appropriate court/forum for seeking custody of the child, Kislay, or any other appropriate relief in this regard. In case, such a petition is..

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17.
National Fertilizers Ltd. Vs Tuncay Alankus and Anr.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-04-02
Judge Name : Aftab Alam & Ranjana Prakash Desai
Subject : Contempt of Court
Statutes / Acts : Constitution of India
Case Note :

In the case in hand on taking into account all the circumstances as discussed above, we are of the view that it would not be wholly reasonable to hold that the respondent withdrew large amounts from his account with Pictet in violation of this Cou..

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18.
Chanmuniya Vs Virendra Kumar Singh Kushwaha & Anr.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-10-07
Judge Name : G.S.Singhvi & Ashok Kumar Ganguly
Subject : Domestic Violence
Statutes / Acts : Code of Civil Procedure (CPC), 1908
Case Note :

We are of the opinion that a broad and expansive interpretation should be given to the term ‘wife’ to include even those cases where a man and woman have been living together as husband and wife for a reasonably long period of time, an..

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D.S. Grewal Vs Vimmi Joshi and others
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-12-17
Judge Name : S.B. Sinha & Cyriac Joseph
Subject : Service Law
Statutes / Acts : Constitution of India
Case Note :

The High Court, in our opinion, without getting the matter enquired into could not have opined that it was a clear cut case of sexual harassment of the writ petitioner and on that basis directed initiation of a disciplinary action in the manner as..

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20.
D. Velusamy Vs D. Patchaiammal
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-10-21
Judge Name : Markandey Katju & T.S. Thakur
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
Case Note :

Coming back to the facts of the present case, we are of the opinion that the High Court and the learned Family Court Judge erred in law in 1holding that the appellant was not married to Lakshmi without even issuing notice to Lakshmi. Hence this fi..

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Sou. Sandhya Manoj Wankhade Vs Manoj Bhimrao Wankhade & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-01-31
Judge Name : Altamas Kabir & Cyriac Joseph
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
Case Note :

It is true that the expression “female” has not been used in the proviso to Show


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Pepsu Road Transport Corpn. Patiala, through its General Manager Vs Kulwant Kaur & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-02-23
Judge Name : Arijit Pasasyat Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Motor Vehicle Law
Statutes / Acts : Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
Case Note :

In R.L. Gupta v. Jupitor General Insurance Co. [1990(1) SCC 356] it was held the quantum of liability is provided by the Statute prospectively. At the relevant point of time the quantum of Rs.15,000/- appears to have been paid. The High Court&rsqu..

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23.
Rohtash Kumar Vs State of Haryana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-09-25
Judge Name : B.S.Chauhan & Dipak Misra
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

We have examined the aforesaid discrepancies pointed out by the learned counsel. It may be stated herein that some of the issues have been explained by the prosecution, however, no attempt was ever made by the defence to put most of these issues t..

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Pillayar P.K.V.K.N. Trust thru. Ramanathan Vs Karpaga N.N.U.S. rep. by Secretary and Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-09-01
Subject : Civil Law
Case Note :

In our opinion, this was a completely incorrect direction particularly because way back in 1982, plan No.1/75 was treated as cancelled and there was no revival of that plan. 2026. Last but not the least, respondent No.1 herein, Karpaga Nagar Nala ..

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25.
Sainath Mandir Trust Vs Vijaya & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-12-13
Judge Name : Markandey Katju & Gyan Sudha Misra
Subject : Law of Evidence
Statutes / Acts : Code of Civil Procedure (CPC), 1908
Case Note :

we set aside the judgment and order of the High Court as also the First Appellate Court and restore the judgment and order of the Trial Court which had been pleased to dismiss the suit filed by the plaintiff-respondents No.1 to 7. The Trial Court,..

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26.
K. Laxmanan Vs Thekkayil Padmini & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-12-03
Judge Name : Tarun Chatterjee & Dr. Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Law of Evidence
Statutes / Acts : Indian Evidence Act, 1872
Case Note :

In the present case, the person who was called to prove the document himself said that he had not signed as an identifying witness in respect of Ext. B2 and moreover he stated that he did not know about the signature in Ex. B2. The contents of the..

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27.
Thomson Press (India) Ltd. Vs Nanak Builders & Investors P.Ltd. & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-02-21
Judge Name : T.S. Thakur & M.Y. Eqbal
Subject : Civil Law
Statutes / Acts : Code of Civil Procedure (CPC), 1908
Case Note :

(1) The appellant is not a bona fide purchaser and is, therefore, not protected against specific performance of the contract between the plaintiffs and the owner defendants in the suit. (2) The transfer in favour of the appellant pendente lite is ..

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Lakshmi alias Bhagyalakshmi and Anr. Vs E.Jayaram (D) by Lr.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-02-07
Judge Name : Surinder Singh Nijjar & M.Y. Eqbal
Subject : Transfer of Property Law
Statutes / Acts : Code of Civil Procedure (CPC), 1908
Case Note :

We have heard learned counsel appearing for the parties. In our considered opinion, the learned single judge has completely misconstrued the provisions of Show


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Prabhudas Damodar Kotecha & Ors Vs Manhabala Jeram Damodar & Anr.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-08-13
Judge Name : K.S. Radhakrishnan & Dipak Misra
Subject : Transfer of Property Law
Statutes / Acts : Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Presidency Small Causes Courts Act, 1882 and Bombay Rents, Hotels and Lodging House Rates (Control) Act, 1947
Case Note :

 

We have elaborately discussed the various legal principles and indicated that the expression ‘licensee’ in Section 41(1) of the PSCC Act would take a gratuitous licensee as well. The reason for such an interpretation h..

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30.
K.K. Velusamy Vs N. Palanisamy
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-03-30
Judge Name : R.V. Raveendran & A.K. Patnaik
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : ndian Evidence Act, 1872 - Section 3, Indian Evidence Act, 1872 & Information Technology Act, 2000
Case Note :

In this case, we are satisfied that in the interests of justice and to prevent abuse of the process of court, the trial court ought to have considered whether it was necessary to re-open the evidence and if so, in what manner and to what extent fu..

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31.
B.A. Umesh Vs Regr. Gen. High Court of Karnataka
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-02-01
Judge Name : Altmas Kabir & A.K.Patnaik
Subject : Criminal law -Rape and Murder
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

On the question of sentence we are satisfied that the extreme depravity with which the offences were committed and the merciless manner in which death was inflicted on the victim, brings it within the category of rarest of rare cases which merits ..

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32.
K. P. Thimmappa Gowda Vs State of Karnataka
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-04-04
Judge Name : Markandey Katju & Gyan Sudha Misra
Subject : Criminal Law- Rape
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The facts are that Rathnamma herself stated in her evidence that she had sex with the appellant on several occasions. It is also an admitted fact that the FIR against the appellant was lodged just a few days before the birth of Rathnamma’s c..

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33.
Rajesh Patel Vs State of Jharkhand
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-03-15
Judge Name : C.K. Prasad & V. Gopala Gowda
Subject : Criminal Law- Rape
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The trial court as well as the High Court should have appreciated the evidence on record with regard to delay and not giving proper explanation regarding delay of 11 days in filing FIR by the prosecutrix and non-examination of complainant witnesse..

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34.
Sooguru Subrahmanyam Vs State of Andhra Pradesh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-04-04
Judge Name : K.S. Radhakrishnan & Dipak Misra
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

It is to be borne in mind that suspicion pertaining to fidelity has immense potentiality to commit irreversible wrongs as it corrupts the mind and corrodes the sense of rational thinking and further allows liberty to the mind to pave the path of e..

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35.
Kailash Vs State of Madhya Pradesh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-07-24
Judge Name : A.K. Patnaik & Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim
Subject : Criminal Law- Rape
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

When we Criminal Appeal No.2260 of 2009 7 of 9Page 8 consider the submission of the learned counsel about the abnormal delay in proceeding against the appellant up to the alleged date of occurrence, the trial Court has also held that the witn..

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36.
Lillu @ Rajesh and Anr. Vs State of Haryana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-04-09
Judge Name : B.S. Chauhan & Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla
Subject : Criminal Law- Rape
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

In view of International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights 1966; United Nations Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power 1985, rape survivors are entitled to legal recourse that does not re..

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37.
Ramesh others Vs State of Rajasthan others...
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-02-22
Judge Name : V.S. Sirpurkar & T.S.Thakur
Subject : Criminal Law -Double Murder-Conviction-Sentence
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

Court stated that we must take into consideration that Ramesh who was convicted and awarded the death sentence by the learned Sessions Judge in 2004 is languishing in death cell for more than six years. This also would be one of the mitigating cir..

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38.
Sherish Hardenia & Ors. Vs State of M.P. & Anr.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-12-13
Judge Name : T.S.Thakur & Vikramajit Sen
Subject : Criminal Law -Abetment of Suicide
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The learned Single Judge has also rightly supported the decision of the Sessions Judge in holding that the material on record was insufficient to even prima facie indicate the complicity of Sangeeta in the alleged offences of cruelty and abetment ..

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39.
Mangat Ram Vs State of Haryana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-03-27
Judge Name : K.S. Radhakrishnan and Vikramajit Sen
Subject : Criminal Law -Abetment of Suicide
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

It has come out in evidence that the deceased was suffering from Epilepsy for the last three years i.e. before 15.3.1993, the date of incident. This fact is fortified by the evidence of Dr. Kuldeep, who was examined as DW1. He deposed that the dec..

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40.
Amalendu Pal @ Jhantu Vs State of West Bengal
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-11-11
Judge Name : Mukundakam Sharma & R.M. Lodha
Subject : Criminal Law -Abetment of Suicide
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

From the evidence of record available before us, we find that the prosecution witnesses have in their testimonies stated that the deceased was tortured both physically and mentally by the appellant for the first time after his marriage with the de..

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41.
Thanu Ram Vs State of Madhya Pradesh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-10-05
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Case Note :

It is only in extreme circumstances that a woman may decide to take her life and that of her unborn child when she reaches a point of no return and is in a mental state to take her own life. In the instant case, there is no reason to disbelieve ei..

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42.
Narwindet Singh Vs State of Punjab
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-01-05
Judge Name : B. Sudershan Reddy & Surinder Singh Nijjar
Subject : Criminal Law -Abetment of Suicide
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The High Court has recorded a firm finding that the harassment was not for or in connection with any de AND s for dowry. But, at the same time, the High Court has concluded that the wife committed suicide due to the harassment of the app..

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43.
Nachhatar Singh and Another Vs State of Punjab
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-02-03
Judge Name : Harjit Singh Bedi & C.K. Prasad
Subject : Criminal Law -Abetment of Suicide
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Court found that the wilful conduct referred to above should be of such a nature as would provoke a person of common prudence to commit suicide and a difference of opinion within a family on everyday mundane matters would not fall within that cate..

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44.
Atmaram Vs State of Maharashtra
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-02-08
Judge Name : A. K. Patnaik & Chandramauli Kr. Prasad
Subject : Criminal Law -Abetment of Suicide
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Case Note :

In the instant case, it is not the case of the prosecution that the appellant had subjected the deceased to cruelty of the nature described in clause (b) of Explanation to s.Show


45.
State of Maharashtra Vs Dr. Praful B Desai
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-04-01
Judge Name : S.N. Variava & B.N. Agrawal
Subject : Criminal Law -Extradition
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

It must be remembered that the first duty of the Court is to do justice. Courts must endeavour to find the truth and that there would be failure of justice not only by an unjust conviction but also by acquittal of the guilty for unjustified failur..

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46.
State of Maharashtra Vs Dr. Praful B Desai
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-04-01
Judge Name : S.N. Variava & B.N. Agrawal
Subject : Criminal Law -Extradition
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

It must be remembered that the first duty of the Court is to do justice. Courts must endeavour to find the truth and that there would be failure of justice not only by an unjust conviction but also by acquittal of the guilty for unjustified failur..

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47.
Bhavesh Jayanti Lakhani Vs State of Maharashtra & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-08-07
Judge Name : S.B. Sinha & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law -Extradition
Statutes / Acts : Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act, 1987, Arms Act, 1959 & Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 & Extradition Act, 2003
Case Note :

Constitution - Sections 6, 16 and 34B of Show


48.
Abu Salem Abdul Qayoom Ansari Vs State of Maharastra & Others
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-09-10
Judge Name : P.Sathasivam & Ashok Kumar Ganguly
Subject : Criminal Law -Extradition
Statutes / Acts : Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act, 1987, Arms Act, 1959 & Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 & Extradition Act, 2003
Case Note :

Charges framed against the Appellant not only for the offences for which the Appellant has been extradited but also for some additional offences - Challenge against thereto - Whether the criminal courts in the country have no jurisdiction to try i..

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49.
State of Punjab Vs Rakesh Kumar
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-08-29
Judge Name : Arijit Pasasyat Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law-Kidnapping
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

Respondent accused was sentenced for the offence of Rape with the victim known to him by the Trial court - on appeal High court reduced the sentence to the period undergone taking the accused age into consideration - Hence the appeal - Held, '..

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50.
Shyam Babu & Ors. Vs State of Haryana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-11-11
Judge Name : D.K.Jain & V.K.. Sirpurkar
Subject : Criminal Law-Kidnapping
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

Case Note: Indian Penal Code, 1860 - Sections 364A, 325, 323, 384, 342 and 506Show


51.
Vikram Singh and Others Vs State of Punjab
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-01-25
Judge Name : Harjit Singh Bedi & J.M.Panchal
Subject : Criminal Law-Life Imprisonment-Kidnapping - Abduction
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Noise of victim was heard by witnesses--Presence of witnesses was natural--Witness are reliable and corroborative--Involvement of accused in the incident proved--Voice as recorded matched with original voice of victim--Finger prints on recovered c..

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52.
Sannaia Subba Rao and Ors. Vs State of Andhra Pradesh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-07-24
Judge Name : R.V. Raveendran & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law-Kidnapping
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

While acquitting all the accused persons from the charge of offence under Section Show


53.
State of Karnataka Vs Muralidhar
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-03-16
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & Asok Kumar Ganguly
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The punishment to be awarded for a crime must not be irrelevant but it should conform to and be consistent with the atrocity and brutality with which the crime has been perpetrated, the enormity of the crime warranting public abhorrence and it sho..

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54.
State of Madhya Pradesh Vs Sheikh Shahid
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-04-15
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat, Lokeshwar Singh Panta & P. Sathasivam
Subject : Criminal Law-Kidnapping
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The social impact of the crime, e.g. where it relates to offences against women, and offences of dacoity, kidnapping,misappropriation of public money, treason and other offences involving moral turpitude or moral delinquency ..

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55.
Bikram Dorjee Vs State of West Bengal
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-04-24
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & Asok Kumar Ganguly
Subject : Criminal Law-Kidnapping
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

After giving due consideration to the facts and circumstances of each case, for deciding just and appropriate sentence to be awarded for an offence, the aggravating and mitigating factOTHERS and circumstances in which a crime has been committed ar..

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56.
State of Madhya Pradesh Vs Basodi
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-04-27
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat D.K. Jain & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law-Kidnapping
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

 Undue sympathy to impose inadequate sentence would do more harm to the justice system to undermine the public confidence in the efficacy of law and society could not long endure under such serious threats. It is, therefore, the duty of every..

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57.
Ranvir Yadav Vs State of Bihar
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-05-05
Judge Name : Arijit Pasasyat Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law-Life Imprisonment-Kidnapping - Abduction
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The object of examination under this Section is to give the accused an opportunity to explain the case made against him. This statement can be taken into consideration in judging his innocence or guilt. Where there is an onus on the accused to dis..

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58.
Abbas Ahmad Choudhary Vs State of Assam
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-11-25
Judge Name : Harjit Singh Bedi & J.M.Panchal
Subject : Criminal Law-Life Imprisonment-Kidnapping - Abduction
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

In a matter of rape, though statement of prosecutrix must be given primary consideration, but at the same time the broad principle that the prosecution has to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt applies equally to a case of rape and there can b..

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59.
Malleshi Vs State of Karnataka
Date of Judgment(s) : 2004-09-15
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & Prakash Prabhakar Naolekar
Subject : Criminal Law-Life Imprisonment-Kidnapping - Abduction
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

This was clearly conveyed to the victim PW-2. He was even conveyed the amount to be paid. There is no infirmity in the judgment of the courts below to warrant any interference. [447-D; 448-A] 2.1.


60.
Sunder @ Sundararajan Vs State by Inspector of Police.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-02-05
Judge Name : P.Sathasivam & Jagdish Singh Khehar
Subject : Criminal Law -Capital Punishment-Kidnapping and Murder
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The factum of kidnapping of the deceased by the accused-appellant, therefore, stands duly established. [Para 24] 1.2. Having proved the factum of kidnapping, the inference of the consequential murder of the kidnapped person, is liable to be presum..

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61.
Sambhavana Vs Sambhavana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-05-29
Judge Name : B.S.Chauhan & Dipak Misra
Subject : Civil Law
Statutes / Acts : Constitution of India
Case Note :

The University has to live the role of Loco Parentis and show its concern to redress the grievances in proper perspective. Not for nothing Ralph Waldo Emerson had said “the secret of education is respecting pupil”. Thus, the necessity ..

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62.
Ashok Rai Vs State of U.P & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-04-15
Judge Name : Ranjana Prakash Desai & Madan B. Lokur
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

Court have been informed that the appellant is a senior citizen. He is suffering from ‘Endstage Renal Disease’. It appears that he is required to undergo dialysis twice a week. This information is supplied to this Court by D.I.G., Alla..

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63.
Chandra Bonia Vs State of Assam
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-03-30
Judge Name : Harjit Singh Bedi & C.K. Prasad
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The extra-judicial confession was made by accused to the prosecution witness in a different background inasmuch as the accused suspected that he had been identified by the witness and he returned to warn her not to divulge any information to anyon..

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64.
Ram Niwas Vs State of Haryana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-07-28
Judge Name : Harjit Singh Bedi & C.K. Prasad
Subject : Criminal Law - regorous imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

It is true, as contended, that the relations between the two parties were extremely strained on account of the murder of Prem. While this fact could, undoubtedly, be a reason for false implication of the accused, but on the contrary, it could also..

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65.
Securities & Exchange Board of India Vs Ajay Agarwal
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-02-25
Judge Name : K.G. Balakrishnan & G.P. Mathur
Subject : Civil Law
Case Note :
The appellate Tribunal made a manifest error by not appreciating that Section 11-B is procedural in nature. It is a time honoured principle if the law affects matters of procedure, then prima facie it applies to all actions, pending as well as future..
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66.
Om Parkash Chautala Vs kanwar Bhan and others.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-01-31
Judge Name : Anil R. Dave & Dipak Misra
Subject : Civil Law
Statutes / Acts : Constitution of India
Case Note :

Court revealed that  no hesitation in holding that disparaging remarks, as recorded by the learned single Judge, are not necessary for arriving at the decision which he has rendered, the same being not an integral part and further that could ..

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67.
Navneet Kaur Vs State of N.C.T. of Delhi
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-03-31
Judge Name : P. Sathasivam, R.M. Lodha, H.L. Dattu & Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya
Subject : Criminal Law -Capital Punishment-Review Petition
Statutes / Acts : Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 & TADA Act
Case Note :

The three-Judge Bench in Shatrughan Chauhan (supra) held that insanity/mental illness/schizophrenia is also one of the supervening circumstances for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment. By applying the principle enunciated in Shatru..

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68.
Devender Pal Singh Bhullar Vs State of N.C.T. of Delhi
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-04-12
Judge Name : G.S. Singhvi & Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya
Subject : Criminal Law -Capital Punishment-Review Petition
Statutes / Acts : Constitution of India
Case Note :

The documents produced by Shri K.T.S. Tulsi do give an indication that on account of prolonged detention in jail after his conviction and sentence to death, the petitioner has suffered physically and mentally, the same cannot be relied upon for re..

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69.
state of Uttar Pradesh Vs Sattan @ Satyendra & Ors
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-02-27
Judge Name : Arijit Pasasyat Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

Murder of six members of a family including helpless women and children having been committed in a brutal, diabolic and bristly manner and the crime being one which is enormous in proportion which shocks the conscious of law, the death sentence as..

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70.
Mohan Anna Chavan Vs State of Maharashtra
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-05-16
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat P. Sathasivam & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

An overall global view of all the circumstances in the light of the aforesaid propositions and taking into account the answers to the questions posed by way of the test for the rarest of rare cases, the circumstances 38of the case are such that de..

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71.
Mohd. Farooq Abdul Gafur and Another Vs State of Maharashtra
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-08-06
Judge Name : V.S. Sirpurkar & Deepak Verma
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

It is worth mentioning that in the present case the High Court had aquitted both Accused 5, M Zuber Kasam Shaikh and Accused 6, Fazal Mohd Shaikh. It is from that acquittal that appeals for their conviction and sentencing come before us. While imp..

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72.
Sushil Kumar Vs State of Punjab
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-09-01
Judge Name : V.S. Sirpurkar & Deepak Verma
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The evidence of PW-2 was in line with F.I.R. and his statement given to the police. Apart from minor discrepancies which are bound to appear in a natural course of conduct of a normal human being, there were no serious material discrepancies in th..

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73.
State of Rajasthan Vs Jamil Khan
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-09-27
Judge Name : Chandramauli Kr. Prasad & Kurian Joseph
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Having regard to the facts and circumstances of the present case, we make it clear that in the event of State invoking its powers under Show


74.
Mahesh Dhanaji Shinde Vs State of Maharashtra
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-02-27
Judge Name : Ranjan Gagoi & Shiva Kirti Singh
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860 & Arms Act, 1959
Case Note :

Balancing the two sets of circumstances i.e. one favouring commutation and the other favouring upholding the death penalty, we are of the view that in the present case the option of life sentence is not “unquestionably foreclosed”. The..

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75.
Sidhartha Vashisht @ Manu Sharma Vs State (NCT of Delhi)
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-04-19
Judge Name : P. Sathasivam & Swatantar Kumar
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860 & Arms Act, 1959
Case Note :

Dismissing the appeals, the Court HELD: 1. The following principles have to be kept in mind by the Appellate Court while dealing with appeals, particularly, against the order of acquittal: (i) There is no limitation on the part of the Appellate Co..

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76.
Sant Longowal Instt. of Engg. & Tech. & Anr. Vs Suresh Chandra Verma
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-07-18
Judge Name : K.S. Radhakrishnan & Pinaki Chandra Ghose
Subject : Service Law -Study Leave
Statutes / Acts : Constitution of India
Case Note :

The specific case of the appellant before this Court is that the respondent is governed by the provisions of the Show


77.
Arumugam Servai Vs State of Tamil Nadu
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-04-19
Judge Name : Markandey Katju & Gyan Sudha Misra
Subject : Criminal Law - Honour Killing
Statutes / Acts : Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
Case Note :

Court direct the administrative and police officials to take strong measures to prevent such atrocious acts. If any such incidents happen, apart from instituting criminal proceedings against those responsible for such atrocities, the State Governm..

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78.
Sangeet & Anr. Vs State of Haryana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2012-11-20
Judge Name : K.S. Radhakrishnan & Madan B. Lokur
Subject : Criminal Law - Honour Killing
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860 & Arms Act, 1959
Case Note :

Court is of the opinion that in cases such as the present, there is considerable uncertainty on the punishment to be awarded in capital offences – whether it should be life imprisonment or death sentence. In our opinion, due to this uncertai..

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79.
Narmada Bai Vs State of Gujarat & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-04-08
Judge Name : P. Sathasivam & B.S. Chauhan
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC)
Case Note :

The Police Authorities of the Gujarat State are directed to handover all the records of the present case to the CBI within two weeks from this date and the CBI shall investigate all aspects of the case relating to the killing of Tulsiram Prajapati..

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80.
Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki Vs State of Gujarat & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-02-25
Judge Name : P. Sathasivam Ranjana Prakash Desai & Ranjan Gogoi
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860 & Arms Act, 1959
Case Note :

So far as the court is concerned, the petitioner-appellant is a suspect/accused in the offence of murder. No special treatment can be given to the petitioner-appellant simply on the ground that he is a sitting Member of Parliament. However, keepin..

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81.
Lalu Prasad @ Lalu Prasad Yadav Vs State of Jharkhand
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-08-13
Judge Name : P. Sathasivam Ranjana Prakash Desai & Ranjan Gogoi
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860 & Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

In the light of the entire factual scenario, particularly, the objection relating to bias which came to be raised at the fag end of the trial that is on the eve of passing orders, as observed earlier, we are not inclined to entertain such objectio..

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82.
Navjot Singh Sidhu Vs State of Punjab and Others
Date of Judgment(s) : 2007-01-23
Judge Name : G.P. Mathur & R.V. Raveendran
Subject : Criminal Law - regorous imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

By virtue of Sub-section (3) of Section 8 of the Show


83.
Essar Power Limited others Vs Registrar General, Delhi High Court & Ors. others...
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-07-01
Judge Name : G.S. Singhvi &. Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya
Subject : Civil Law
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

Dismissing the writ petitions, the Court HELD: 1.1 Section 3 read with s. 4 of the Show


84.
Subramanian Swamy others Vs A. Raja others...
Date of Judgment(s) : 2012-08-14
Judge Name : G.S. Singhvi & K.S. Radhakrishnan
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860 & Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

The considered view that materials on record do not show that Shri P. Chidambaram had abused his position as a Minister of Finance or conspired or colluded with A. Raja so as to fix low entry fee by non-visiting spectrum charges fixed in the year ..

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85.
Sanjay Dutt Vs State of Maharashtra Tr. CBI Bombay
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-03-31
Judge Name : K.G. Balakrishnan, P. Sathasivam & R.M. Lodha
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Arms Act,1959 & Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act, 1987
Case Note :

Dismissing the petitions, the Court HELD: 1.1. The petitioner has been convicted of serious offences. Of course, his conviction and sentence have been challenged before this Court in an appeal. The petitioner is a well-known cine artist and becaus..

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86.
Keshav Dutt Vs State of Haryana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-08-19
Judge Name : Altmas Kabir & A.K.Patnaik
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

The appellant had neither received the bribe money nor was he present at the spot when the same was received by the co-accused, who handed over the same to `M', but the involvement of the appellant did not require his presence at the time of t..

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87.
Monika Bedi others Vs State of Andhra Pradesh others...
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-11-09
Judge Name : B. Sudershan Reddy & Surinder Singh Nijjar
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860 & Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

The well known maxim `nemo delset bis vexari pro eadem causa' embodies the well established common law rule that no one should be put on peril twice for the same offence. The fundamental right guaranteed under Article 20 (2) has its roots in c..

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88.
State of U.P Vs Chhoteylal
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-01-14
Judge Name : Aftab Alam & R.M.Lodha
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Allowing the appeal, the Court HELD: 1.1. The expression `with or without her consent, when she is under sixteen years of age' in s. 375, Clause `Sixthly' of the Show


89.
Ashok Tshering Bhutia Vs State of Sikkim
Date of Judgment(s) : 2011-02-25
Judge Name : P. Sathasivam & B.S. Chauhan
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

A defect or irregularity in investigation, however serious, has no direct bearing on the competence or procedure relating to cognizance or trial. Therefore, where the cognizance of the case has in fact been taken and the case has proceeded to term..

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90.
Shyam Lal Verma Vs Central Bureau of Investigation
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-01-21
Judge Name : P.Sathasivam & Jadish Singh Khehar
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

Held: Since s.7 as well as s.13 of the Show


91.
State of Maharashtra Through C.B.I. Vs Mahesh G. Jain
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-05-28
Judge Name : B.S.Chauhan & Swanter Kumar
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

Allowing the appeal, the Court HELD: 1.1 Section 19 (1) of the Show


92.
State of Maharashtra & Anr. Vs Indian Hotel & Restaurants Assn. & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-07-16
Judge Name : Altamas Kabir & Surinder Nath Nijjar
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Bombay Police Act, 1951 & Constitution of India, 1950
Case Note :

A distinction, the foundation of which is classes of the establishments and classes/kind of persons, who frequent the establishments and those who own the establishments cannot be supported under the Constitutional philosophy so clearly stated in ..

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93.
State of Punjab Vs Madan Mohan Lal Verma
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-08-12
Judge Name : B.S.Chauhan & S.A.Bobde
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

Demand of illegal gratification is sine qua non for constituting an offence under the Show


94.
Krishna Ram Vs State of Rajasthan
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-03-17
Judge Name : Lokeshwar Singh Panta & B. Sudershan Reddy
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

The view taken by the trial court drawn on the evidence on record is unreasonable and perverse and the High Court has rightly interfered with the order of acquittal and convicted the appellant under Sections 7 and 13(1)(d) r/w Section 13 (2) of Pr..

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95.
Surain Singh Vs State of Punjab
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-01-27
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & Asok Kumar Ganguly
Subject : Criminal Law-Corruption
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

The High Court analysed in great detail the evidence to show that the alleged animosity was not established. Two witnesses PWs 2 and 3 in detail had referred to the factual scenario and nothing discrepant has been brought on record to cast any dou..

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96.
S. Raghu Ramaiah Vs State of Andhra Pradesh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-11-12
Judge Name : Arijit Pasasyat Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
Case Note :

Criminal appeal should not be dealt in this way - Thus, order of High Court set aside - Matter remitted to High Court for fresh consideration - Practice and procedure - Show


97.
Arjun Singh Vs State of Himachal Pradesh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-02-06
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & Asok Kumar Ganguly
Subject : Criminal Law- Rape
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The offence of rape in its simplest term is `the ravishment of a woman, without her consent, by force, fear or fraud', or as `the carnal knowledge of a woman by force against her will'. `Rape'

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98.
Mohd. Ayub Dar Vs State of J&K
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-07-21
Judge Name : V. S. Sirpurkar & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 & TADA Act
Case Note :

The confession was indeed made by the appellant and the details given in the confession and the meticulous planning that went behind committing murder of the deceased which has been reflected in the confession, not only render it voluntary, but tr..

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99.
Manjor Kumar and Others Vs State of Haryana
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-07-09
Judge Name : T.S.Thakur & Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Case Note :

In Ashok Kumar's case, this Court noticed that if it was a case of death by burning, entries of injury report in the bed head ticket could be construed as dying declaration. [para 13-14] Ashok Kumar v. State of Rajasthan 1990 (1) Suppl. SCR 40..

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100.
N. Kannapan others Vs State (Union Territory) Andaman & Nicobar Islands others...
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-01-03
Judge Name : B.S. Chauhan & Jagdish Singh Khehar
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Explosive Substances Act, 1908
Case Note :

Dismissing the petitions, the Court HELD: 1.1 There is prima facie material to establish the involvement of the petitioners in activities violating the provisions of the Explosive Substances Act, 1908. The consequences of such violation are extrem..

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101.
State of Rajasthan Vs Madan Singh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-02-01
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & P. Sathasivam
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

The measure of punishment in a case of rape cannot depend upon the social status of the victim or the accused. It must depend upon the conduct of the accused, the state and age of the sexually assaulted female and the gravity of the criminal act. ..

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102.
Indrasan Vs State of U.P.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-07-06
Judge Name : Mukundakam Sharma & B.S. Chauhan
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The defense has not raised any dispute with regard to the aforesaid fact nor any suggestion was given to the aforesaid eye- witnesses as against their statements that they were present at the time of incident and they had seen the entire incident...

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103.
Bala Baine Linga Raju Vs State of A.P.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-05-05
Judge Name : S.B. Sinha & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

Appellant was inside the house. He admittedly was not a party to the quarrel. So far as he was concerned, neither PW-2 nor the deceased caused any provocation to him. The manner in which the assault had taken place must also be noticed inasmuch as..

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104.
Sanaullah Khan Vs State of Bihar
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-02-15
Judge Name : A. K. Patnaik & Madan B. Lokur
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860
Case Note :

As regards the sentence, motive for the appellant to commit the murder of three persons has not been established. There is also no eyewitness to the manner in which the appellant committed the murder of three persons and the culpability of the app..

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105.
V.K. Bansal Vs State of Haryana and Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-07-05
Judge Name : T.S. Thakur & Gyan Sudha Misra
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC)
Case Note :

 It provides that such imprisonment orimprisonment for life shall commence at the expiration of the imprisonment to which he has been previ..

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106.
Ramraj @ Nanhoo @ Bihnu Vs State Of Chhattisgarh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-12-10
Judge Name : Altmas Kabir & B.S.Chauhan
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The conduct of the petitioner in not reporting the matter to the petitioner and, on the other hand, burying the body of the victim in an attempt to shield himself of the offence, does enure to the benefit of the petitioner. Had it not been for the..

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107.
Babu Singh and Another Vs Reshampal Singh And Another
Date of Judgment(s) : 2006-11-22
Judge Name : B.S.Chauhan & Swanter Kumar
Subject : Criminal Law - Life Imprisonment
Case Note :

Dismissing the appeals, the court HELD : High Court considered the question of Sentence in detail. On going through the evidence and having considered the facts of the case, there is no reason to enhance the punishment of life

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108.
Mulla & Anr. Vs State of U.P
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-02-08
Judge Name : P. Sathasivam & H.L.Dattu
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

It is true that either in the complaint or in the first information report, no one was specifically named for the commission of offence. Though a suggestion was made to prosecution witnesses that the accused persons are from the nearby villages, t..

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109.
Mohd. Farooq A.G. Chipa Rangari And Another Vs State of Maharashtra
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-08-06
Judge Name : S.B. Sinha & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Dismissing the appeal filed by accused Nos. 1, 4 and 8; dismissing State's appeal against accused Nos. 1 and 7; and partly allowing State's appeal against accused Nos. 5 and 6, the Court HELD: Per Dr. Mukundakam Sharma, JJ: 1.1. Accused No..

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110.
State of U.P. Vs Krishna Master & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-08-03
Judge Name : Harjit Singh Bedi & J.M.Panchal
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The assertion by PW 1 that after the incident was over he had gone near his injured brother and tried to know as to who were his assailants, whereupon his injured brother had replied that the respondents had caused injuries to him, could not be ef..

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111.
Renuka Bai alias Rinku alias Ratan & Anr. Vs State of Maharashtra
Date of Judgment(s) : 2006-08-31
Judge Name : K.G. Balakrishnan & G.P. Mathur
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The prosecution thus succeeded in proving that these appellants have committed series of murders. [654-c-e] 1.2. It is true that the evidence of the approver is always to be viewed with suspicion especially when it is seriously suspected that he i..

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112.
State of Punjab Vs Manjit Singh & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-05-28
Judge Name : Mukundakam Sharma & B.S. Chauhan
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Though no general guidelines are laid down in the Code for awarding punishment, generally the judicial discretion of the court is guided by the principle that the punishment should be commensur..

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113.
Haru Ghosh Vs State of West Bengal
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-08-27
Judge Name : V.S. Sirpurkar & Deepak Verma
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

 It is clear that the appellant had no other intention but to commit murder. A had suffered as many as six injuries referable to the sharp cutting weapon on the most vital parts of her body like neck. The other two injuries were on her thigh ..

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114.
Jagdish Vs State of M.P
Date of Judgment(s) : 2009-09-18
Judge Name : Harjit Singh Bedi & J.M.Panchal
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The present appeal - Appellant contented that he should not be convicted as he is a person of unsound mind and incapable of understanding the nature of his actions and that he should be absolved of any liability as per under Section 84 of the IPC ..

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115.
Gurvail Singh @ Gala and Anr . Vs State of Punjab
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-02-07
Judge Name : K.S. Radhakrishnan & Dipak Misra
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Even if both the tests are satisfied as against the accused, even then the Court has to finally apply the Rarest of Rare Cases test which depends on the perception of the society and not `judge-centric', that is whether the society will approv..

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116.
Brajendra Singh Vs State of M.P
Date of Judgment(s) : 2012-02-28
Judge Name : A.K. Patnaik & Swatanter Kumar
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Legality of - Circumstantial evidence - Section 313 of Show


117.
Bantu Vs State of U.P
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-07-23
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Case Note :

The offence can be proved by circumstantial evidence also. The principal fact or factum probandum may be proved indirectly by means of certain inferences drawn from factum probans, that is, the evidentiary facts. To put it differently circumstanti..

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118.
Atbir Vs State of NCT of Delhi
Date of Judgment(s) : 2010-08-09
Judge Name : P. Sathasivam & B.S. Chauhan
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The court should be satisfied that the deceased was in a fit state of mind at the time of making the statement and that it was not the result of tutoring, prompting or imagination. Where the court&n..

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119.
Abdul Gafur & Anr. Vs State Of Uttarakhand & Ors.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-08-11
Judge Name : C.K. Thakker & D.K.Jain
Subject : Civil Law
Statutes / Acts : Code of Civil Procedure (CPC), 1908
Case Note :

the law confers on every person an inherent right to bring a suit of civil nature of one's choice, at one's peril, howsoever frivolous the claim may be, unless it is barred by a statute. [Para 13] [1150 E-G] Smt. Ganga Bai v. Vijay Kumar &..

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Ramnaresh & Ors. Vs State of Chhattisgarh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2012-02-28
Judge Name : A.K. Patnaik & Swatanter Kumar
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Case Note :

 There was plausible explanation available on record of case file which explained delay in lodging FIR - Statement of sole eye-witness did not suffer from any legal or factual infirmity and appeared to be true and correct version of what actu..

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Gurvail Singh @ Gala & Another Vs State of Punjab
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-02-07
Judge Name : K.S. Radhakrishnan & Dipak Misra
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Partly allowing the appeal, the Court HELD: 1. To award death sentence, the aggravating circumstances (crime test) have to be fully satisfied and there should be no mitigating circumstance (criminal test) favouring the accused. Even if both the te..

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122.
Gurdev Singh & Anr. others Vs State of Punjab others...
Date of Judgment(s) : 2003-08-01
Judge Name : K.G. Balakrishnan & B.N. Srikrishna
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Criminal Procedure Code, 1973--Show


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Birju Vs State of M . P
Date of Judgment(s) : 2014-02-14
Judge Name : K.S. Radhakrishnan and Vikramajit Sen
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

Appellant, submitted that the case on hand was not the one which falls in the category of "rarest of rare" warranting capital punishment and further there was no intention to kill - Whether the present case would fall under the category ..

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Gudda @ Dwarikendra Vs State of Madhya Pradesh
Date of Judgment(s) : 2013-09-30
Judge Name : H.L. Dattu, Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya & M.Y. Eqbal
Subject : Criminal Law-Capital Punishment
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Case Note :

The present appeal - Held, testimony of the two eye-witnesses was natural, convincing and well corroborated by the evidence of other relevant witnesses and the medical evidence - There was nothing on record to suggest any dispute between the two e..

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125.
A. Geetha Vs State of Tamilnadu and Others.
Date of Judgment(s) : 2006-09-04
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & C.K.Thakker
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Tamil Nadu Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug Offenders, Forest Offenders, Goondas, Immoral Traffic Offenders, Slum Grabbers and Video Pirates Act, 1982
Case Note :

Dismissing the appeal, the Court HELD: Whether prayer for bail would be accepted depends on circumstances of each case and no hard and fast rule can be applied. The only requirement is that the detaining authority should be aware that the detenu i..

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A. Yadev Vs State of Karnatka
Date of Judgment(s) : 2008-12-25
Judge Name : Arijit Pasayat & Mukundakam Sharma
Subject : Criminal Law
Statutes / Acts : Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Case Note :

Dismissing the appeal, the Court: HELD: 1. The circumstances highlighted by the prosecution against the appellant were that he was acquainted with accused No. 1; that he was found near the place of incident along with Accused No.1 going to the fla..

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