Gurpreet Singh

Analysis On SC Decision On Section 14A of the Income Tax Act by Invoking Adam Smith’s Principle

The main question presented before the Court was whether proportionate disallowance of interest paid by banks was called for under Section 14A of the Income Tax Act for the investment made in tax-free bonds which yielded tax-free dividends.

Delhi HC Clarifies Position On Essence of Personal Appearance Before the Registrar for Registration of Marriage

The present case revolves around the mandate of law that necessitated a couple to be physically present before the Registrar to register their marriage, while they being located in the United States, amidst the raging pandemic.

SC: Criminal Courts Not to Compound Non-Compoundable Cases Casually

In this case the court was confronted with criminal appeals emanating from decisions of Karnataka High Court and Madhya Pradesh High Court, both of which raised an identical question of law. The Court clubbed these appeals to attend to the identical question. 

Delhi HC Quashes Preventive Detention Order, States His Physical Incapability to Commit Crimes

Delhi HC was confronted with a writ petition to quash a preventive detention order passed in 2021 for alleged offences committed in 2018. 

Supreme Court Rules on Disaster Management Act and Directs the Issue of Grant of Ex Gratia Compensation to Families of Ones Who Succumbed to...

Excerpt  This case dealt with the issue of grant of ex gratia monetary compensation of Rs 4 lakhs to the families of individuals who succumbed to Covid -19.  Facts in Brief A PIL was filed before the Supreme Court under Article 32...

Supreme Court Reiterates Principles Governing Dowry Death and Free Trial

The Supreme Court reiterated the principles governing both the Sections and how to balance them with other principles to ensure a free and fair trial.

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Sets Aside Framing of Charges by Trial Court Amounting to Mini-Trial

This case revolves around the applicability of Sections 227 and 228 of the CrPC. The Respondents, in this case, alleged that the Trial Court had conducted a mini-trial at the stage of framing of charges which was not permissible. 

Delhi HC Rules Against National Council for Teacher’s Education 

Petitioner's application for the recognition of its integrated BA/B.ED /B.SC. B.ED program was rejected.

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Quashes Order of Preventive Detention 

Brief Overview  The present case involved a Habeas Corpus petition filed by a person through his father to free himself from Preventive Detention  Facts in Brief  The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir (Detaining Authority) had issued an Order that authorized Preventive Detention of the...

Delhi High Court Directs Admission of a Student in Delhi University Whose Admission Was Rejected Due to a Typographical Error

Excerpt The case revolves around a student seeking admission to Delhi University, which was rejected due to a typographical error.  Brief Facts  The Petitioner cleared the CAT entrance test and was provisionally admitted to MBA (International business) in Delhi School of Economics,...

About Me