Anika Sharma

Supreme Court Directed NALSA To Collect Compliance Reports From States Regarding Pendency of Application for Remission

This case concerns the matter of delay in granting remission to the convicts who have completed their sentence of 14 years.

Collusive Transactions Intended To Bypass Section 21(2) of IBC Will Not Amount To a Seat at the CoC as a ‘Financial Creditor’: Supreme Court

This case concerns the dispute regarding the “related party” to the Corporate Debtor being financial creditors in the Committee of Creditors.

“Dismissal Without Inquiry Is Justified if Employee Did Not Prove Minimum Working Period”: Supreme Court

This case concerns the dispute relating to the termination of an employee without any disciplinary inquiry. Brief facts of the case The Respondent, Smt. Sureshwati was engaged as an Assistant Teacher in Jai Bharat Junior High School, Haridwar (the School) during...

“Rape Victim To Be Provided Shelter Due To Media Attention Prohibited Under Section 228A of the IPC”: Supreme Court

This case concerns the petition by a rape victim for rehabilitation as she was social ostracization.  Brief facts of the case In this case, a writ petition had been filed by a rape victim (the name was not disclosed) invoking jurisdiction...

Benefit of Probation Not Excluded by the Provisions of Mandatory Minimum Sentence Under Section 397 of Ipc

This case concerns the dispute regarding the granting of probation on good conduct to the accused under the age of twenty-one years.   Brief facts of the case The appellants (Jagdeep Singh and Lakhvir Singh) were aged 20 and 19 when along...

Supreme Court Classifying Employees Based on Educational Qualifications for Promotion or Appointment Is Neither Violative of Article 14 nor of Article 16

This case concerns the dispute relating to the classification of employees belonging to the homogenous group based on educational qualifications. Brief facts of the case The appellants, who were directly recruited as the Junior Assistants in the year 1998 with the...

“Anganwadi Centers to Be Reopened Outside the Containment Zones, Which Is to Be Decided by the State”: Supreme Court

This case concerns the reopening of the Anganwadi Centers after they had been closed due to the lockdown being imposed.  Brief facts of the case This writ petition had been filed as a Public Interest Litigation under Article 32 of the...

“Credit Facilities Being Granted by the Primary Agricultural Credit Society to the Non-Members Is No Longer Illegal”: Supreme Court

This Case concerns the dispute relating to the grant of tax exemption under Section 80P of the Income Tax Act, 1961.  Brief facts of the case These appeals were filed by the cooperative societies registered as ‘primary agricultural credit societies’, together...

“Consensual Affair” Cannot Be Defence Against the Charge of Kidnapping of the Minor, Sentence Reduced in View of Age Difference: Supreme Court

This Case concerns the appeal against the conviction under the charges of kidnapping and discussed whether the punishment was to be enhanced or not.   Brief facts of the case This case arose out of an incident that took place in the...

Supreme Court Upheld “Environmental Rule of Law” in NGT Decision to Demolish Illegal Hotel on Forest Land

This case concerns the dispute relating to the additional construction of hotel-cum-restaurant structure in the Bus Stand Complex along with a bus stand and parking space.  Brief facts of the case These Civil appeals arose under Section 22 of the National...

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