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Mukesh Kumar v. the State of Uttarakhand, (AIR 2020 SC 148)

Right of Promotion is contingent upon the discretion of the authorities. HISTORY The judgment is that the latest addition within the reservation series. There has been a persistent struggle between the court and the government for reservation in promotions. The Indira Sawhney judgment of 1992 allowable reservation for the SCs and STs within the promotion… Continue reading Mukesh Kumar v. the State of Uttarakhand, (AIR 2020 SC 148)

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SHYAM NARAYAN CHOUKSEY V. UNION OF INDIA WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.855 OF 2016 (THE NATIONAL ANTHEM CASE)

FACT: Back in the year 2003, the petitioner Mr Shyam Narayan Chouksey, a social activist from Madhya Pradesh went to see a movie in a cinema hall in which in the middle of the movie national anthem was played, so he stood up as a mark of respect as well as a fundamental duty. His… Continue reading SHYAM NARAYAN CHOUKSEY V. UNION OF INDIA WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.855 OF 2016 (THE NATIONAL ANTHEM CASE)

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Hadiya Marriage Case

            Facts:- The petitioner (father )filed a case on the ground that Hadiya (originally Akhila Ashokan) was deceived into marrying her husband, Mr. Shafin Jahan and forcibly converted to Islam. I.e, He alleged that Hadiya had been misled and forced to become a Muslim. Question of law:-  Does the High Court have the power to… Continue reading Hadiya Marriage Case

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AYODHYA BABRI MASJID DISPUTE

Facts: According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama was born on the Sarayu river banks, which in present-day is a place identified in Uttar Pradesh. According to Hindu beliefs, a temple stood at the birthplace of Lord Rama, which was demolished in 1528 by Mughal emperor Babur who then constructed the Babri Masjid there. Again in… Continue reading AYODHYA BABRI MASJID DISPUTE

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SWISS RIBBON V UNION OF INDIA

FACTS:  The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code in India was reformative and different from the earlier Insolvency regimes in India and globally, as well. It was created in an attempt to resolve the problems that the previous insolvency codes failed to tackle. It was fairly different with a few key differentiating factors- low admission threshold, a… Continue reading SWISS RIBBON V UNION OF INDIA

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RAMBABU SINGH THAKUR v. SUNIL ARORA & Others

FACTS-  The case derives its roots from a case of 2018- Public Interest Foundation v. UOI wherein the Supreme Court, in September, directed the candidates interested in polling first to declare their criminal antecedents if any to the Election Commission and publicise this particular details on Social Media and Print Media at least thrice to make the people… Continue reading RAMBABU SINGH THAKUR v. SUNIL ARORA & Others

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ARUNA RAMACHANDRA SHANBAUG VS UNION OF INDIA

WRIT PETITION (CRIMINAL) NO. 115 OF 2009 FACTS Aruna Ramachandra Shanbaug was working as a nurse in Mumbai in the King Edwards Memorial Hospital. On November 27, 1973, while she was changing her clothes in the hospital, she was assaulted by a sweeper named Sohanlal Bharatha Walmiki, who was also working in the same hospital.… Continue reading ARUNA RAMACHANDRA SHANBAUG VS UNION OF INDIA

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MANOHAR LAL SHARMA VS. NARENDRA MODI

FACTS The Ministry of Defence in the year 2007 announced tenders for the purchase of 126 fighter aircraft following the established procedure by Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP). The Union said that 108 aircraft would be manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) and the rest 18 would be purchased from abroad for which Union selected French… Continue reading MANOHAR LAL SHARMA VS. NARENDRA MODI