Libertatem Magazine

Gautam Gupta

Dowry Death Accused Is Acquitted Based on Testimony: Calcutta High Court

Introduction The court stated that the learned trial judge erroneously convicted the appellants under Section 498A/304B/34 IPC and wrongly placed the onus on an inadmissible and weak piece of evidence based on the foregoing discussion and independent scrutiny of the...

Jharkhand High Court Extends Transfer Order of CISF Personnel Under Special Circumstances

Introduction The Petitioner approached the court for a stay on transfer order and subsequently for a  relieving order for one year. The reasons provided for the same were to provide extra care to his wife on account of her I.V.F....

Responsibility of State and Central Government on Internally Displaced People: Gauhati High Court

Introduction The Gauhati High Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre and the State Government on concerns relating to the status of internally displaced individuals and their responsibilities for such people. Facts Both public interest litigations are being pursued simultaneously....

Tripura HC: Regularizing Service in Government Jobs Require Concurrence of Finance Department

The Petitioner filed for regularization of service after 10 years of service.

Gauhati HC: Different Categories of Govt. Job Are Dealt With Different Qualities and Are Not Interchangeable

The Petitioner criticised the engagement of private respondent as trainee Sahayaks and requested that the APDCL authorities select and designate the Petitioner as Sahayak.

High Court of Sikkim Cancels Appointment of Petitioner For Post of Civil Judge-Cum-Judicial Magistrate Due to Non-Disclosure of Criminal Case

Invoking the jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, the High Court of Sikkim cancelled the appointment of the Petitioner on the post of Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate due to non-disclosure of facts.

Inadequate Compensation Does Not Deem a Sale as a Mortgage: Calcutta High Court

Excerpt The case over the contested assets began in 1975, when the plaintiff's predecessor-in-interest filed a Title Suit in the 1st Court of Munsiff at Serampore, seeking a declaration that the alleged deed of the sale he executed was just...

Retrenched Employee Received Benefits Totalling 8 Lakhs Under S.33c of ID Act After 18 Year Dispute: Calcutta High Court

Introduction On or about May 21, 1996, the applicant applied Section 33C (2) of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (hereinafter referred to as the ID Act), numbered Case No. COMP.39/96, which was decided by the West Bengal First Labour Court...

District Court Judgement Not Overturned By Tripura High Court Due to Unavailability of Substantial Facts

Excerpt The learned trial Judge's conclusions cannot be defined as perverse, and there are no good and convincing reasons to revoke the acquittal of convicted persons based on the benefit of the doubt. Facts Sri Kripesh Sabdakar, the complainant, filed a written...

Father Awarded 12 Years for Rape of Minor Daughter: Tripura HC

Under Section 374 of the code of Civil Procedure, the accused has been sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment and will have to pay a fine of Rs.5,000. It was also proved through medical evidence that the accused has sexually...

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