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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Call For Papers: Law & Political Review (Annual Journal), Google Scholar Indexed, Submission Open

This post is a Call For Papers post for Law & Political Review which is an Annual Journal by The Law Brigade Publishers. Research Area...

Bombay High Court Passes Order To Clarify and Modify Previous Order When State of Maharashtra Moved Praecipe

Division Bench of Bombay High Court consisting of Justice S. V. Gangapurwala and Justice Shrikant D. Kulkarni had passed an Order on 25th October...

The European Court of Human Rights Orders Germany To Pay Non-Pecuniary Damages for Prison Strip-Searches 

A serving German prisoner was repeatedly stripped searched for non-legitimate purposes. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) found that Germany had violated the...

Lack of Independent Witness Doesn’t Vitiate Conviction: Supreme Court

A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court in Rajesh Dhiman v State of Himachal Pradesh clarified the law in case of lack of independent...