Gujarat High Court

Gujarat High Court: Section 84A of Gujarat VAT Act held Unconstitutional, rules in favor of Reliance Industries

In the case of Reliance Industries & Anr. vs. State of Gujarat & Ors. on 16th April 2020, The Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Tax, Ahmedabad passed an assessment order on 23.12.2009 for the Financial Year 2006-07 against the writ...

Gujarat HC: Petition filed for adopting an abandoned girl child found near Deesa Railway Station

A petition was filed under Article 226 of the constitution to grant Permission for adopting an abandoned girl child in the interest of justice. Facts of the Case The petitioner, aged about 32 years, house­wife, residing with her husband viz. Timir...

Gujarat HC: Green Light for Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train Project, Farmers loses

The Gujarat High Court favours the Respondents i.e. the State of Gujarat against the Petitioners’ i.e. Agriculturalist against the Project contending it to be Unconstitutional,  in the recent case of the ongoing Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train Project under construction connecting...

Gujarat High Court: Can Permission be Granted for an Unregistered Members of an Association in taking out a Procession?

The Petitioner, the chairman of the Eide Milad Committee, an unregistered association filed a Special Civil Application under Articles 14, 19, 28 and 226 of the Constitution of India, regarding permission for taking out a Religious Procession of Eide...

Government Funded Visit To Religious Sites Of Only One Religion Questioned By Gujarat High Court

Gujarat High Court asked the state government of Gujarat to explain why tax payer’s money was being used to organize visits to shrines of only one religion under Pavitra Yatradham Board. Facts of...

Law Commission propose amendments to provisions relating to bail

The Law Commission has suggested the need for a complete overhaul in the manner bails are granted by the court. In its report submitted to the Government, headed by the Commission headed by Justice BS Chouhan, the commission made recommendations...

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An Analysis of the Supreme Court of India’s Decision in Saurav Yadav v. State of Uttar Pradesh on Reservation

Reservation is one of the debatable realities of Indian constitution. This system got its roots from the exploitations due...

Explained: The Political Crisis in Nepal

On December 20th, K P Sharma Oli, the Prime Minister of Nepal dissolved the Lower House Parliament of the country in an unprecedented move....

“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...

Can the Relatives of the Husband Attract Prosecution in Case of Triple Talaq?

The Supreme Court of India has recently made a judgement. It lays down that the relatives of the husband cannot be kept as accused...

“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...