Manoj Raikar

The Supreme Court of India Settles the Administration Issue of Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple

Brief Facts of the Case  The case deals with the issue of administration of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram. The present appeal challenges the judgment and order passed by the Kerala High Court. Therein, the High Court held that the...

Uttarakhand High Court: Consumer Grievances Redressal Forum Is a Tribunal

The present case is M/s. Hotel Urvashi v. Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd. & Another. The Appellant is a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956. The Appellant was a consumer of the electricity of the Respondent. On a surprise...

Supreme Court Reiterates the Requisite Locus Standi to Entertain a Petition under Sections 241 & 242 of the Companies Act, 2013

The case arises out of a family brawl. The Appellant’s husband held shares in M/s. Oswal Agro Mills Ltd. He was also the shareholder in M/s Oswal Greentech Ltd. Before he died, he nominated the shares according to Section...

Uttarakhand High Court: Bail Cannot Be Granted in an Arbitrary or Fanciful Manner

The Applicant filed for bail under Section 439 of the Cr.P.C. The Applicant is alleged to have committed the murder of the informant’s brother. The informant’s parents were informed that their son’s dead body was hidden in the bushes....

Punjab and Haryana High Court: While Granting Bail, the Conditions Imposed Should be Reasonable and Fair, and Not Onerous

The petitioner is an accused in a criminal case with 67 FIRs registered against him. The charges against him are under Sections 420, 406, 120B, 204 of Indian Penal Code, and Section 3 of the Haryana Protection of Interest...

Supreme Court Revisits the Settled Law on Revisional Jurisdiction In Tenancy Case

The SC heard the case of Mohd. Inam v. Sanjay Kumar Singhal and Others on the 26th of June. Brief Facts of the Case  The present appeal is filed by way of an SLP. The father of the Appellant was the...

Supreme Court: There Can Be Interference in the Interim Order If It Impinges Public Interest

A division bench of the SC heard Rajasthan State Warehousing Corporation v. Star Agriwarehousing and Collateral Management Limited & Ors. on the 24th of June. Brief Facts of the Case  The case relates to a tender contract awarded to the Appellant....

Supreme Court Modifies Compensation Granted by High Court to Appellant, Says He is Entitled to A Life of Dignity

The Appellant was travelling in a bus operated by the Respondent Corporation. He met with an accident due to rash and negligent driving of the bus driver. As a consequence, the Appellant underwent amputation. The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal...

Delhi HC Drops Charges Against Woman Who Allegedly Abetted Her Estranged Husband’s Suicide

Brief Facts of the Case The petitioner filed this revision petition challenging the charges framed against her under Section 306 of IPC. Following the marriage of petitioner and the deceased, matrimonial disputes arose. The petitioner left the deceased and started...

SC Reiterates the Legal Fiction Created by Art.366 (29-A) of Constitution, Grants the Contractor Reimbursement

Brief Facts of the Case Respondent No. 1 ("Contractor") was awarded a works contract based on a tender floated by the Government. The said contract contained a clause for reimbursement of sales tax (Central or State). Clause 45.2 entitled the...

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