Supreme Court imposes Exemplary cost of Rs. 5 Lakh on Petitioner seeking ban on sale of soft drinks; says invocation of Article 32 was an abuse of process

The Supreme Court had come down heavily on a social worker who had moved to supreme court seeking a PIL seeking  ban on soft drinks like Coca cola, Thumbs Up etc. (UmedSinh P. Chavda Vs Union Of India & Ors.) A Bench of three judges gave this decision namely Justices DY Chandrachud, Hemant Gupta and […]

Plea in Supreme Court For Restraining Landlords from demanding Rent from Students/ Labour Class Tenants

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, there are many sectors which are affected by the Pandemic. Therefore, Plea has been filed before the Supreme Court raising concerns over the persistent demand for rent by the landlords from their students/ labour class tenants, amid lockdown. PIL has been filed by Advocate Pawan Prakash Pathak and a Final […]

Vinubhai Haribhai Malaviya and Ors. vs State of Gujarat

A recent judgement of the Supreme Court of India on criminal law passed by the quorum of justices Rohinton F nariman, Surya Kant and Ramasubramanium. The judgement holds that a power exercised by the magistrate under section 156(3) of the Cr.Pc. is post cognizance.  The question arises by the Supreme court that once Chargesheet is […]

Courts at Place where wife Resides After Leaving Matrimonial home Can Entertain Complaints U/s 498A IPC- Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in its recent judgement have reiterated that even wife after leaving their Matrimonial home can file a case unders section 498A IPC in their jurisdiction. The Bench comprising of Justice L.Nageswara Rao and Justice Hemant Gupta considered that in Rupali Devi Vs State of Uttar Pradesh (2019 (5) SCC 384), a judgement […]