Inter- Relationship Between Fundamental Rights And Directive Principles

This article is written by Shambhavi Srivastava, a student of Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad Introduction To The Topic The Indian constitution is known as the longest written constitution in this entire world. It not only consists of 395 Articles but also 22 parts and 8 schedules in it. Under the constitution of India there are few rights whichContinue reading “Inter- Relationship Between Fundamental Rights And Directive Principles”

RAJBALA V. STATE OF HARYANA

FACTS Two Judge Bench of the Supreme Court of India upheld the validity of Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 (Act 8 of 2015), which introduced the minimum educational qualification for candidates to contest the panchayat elections. The Bench consisting of Justice Chelameswar and A.M.Sapre held that both the rights, namely “Right to Vote” andContinue reading “RAJBALA V. STATE OF HARYANA”

Shakti Vahini vs Union of India

FACTS After conducting a Research study passed by the National Commission of Women on Honor Killings in Haryana, Punjab and Western Uttar Pradesh and reporting that a spate of honour killing has been continuing in the above- mentioned states, the petitioner, an NGO named Shakti Vahini, has filed a Writ Petition under Article 32 ofContinue reading “Shakti Vahini vs Union of India”

YUSUF ABDUL AZIZ V. STATE OF BOMBAY (1954 AIR 321)

FACTS: In this case, the petitioner was on trial for adultery under section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. The cognizance of this offense was limited, i.e., adultery committed with a married woman, and the male offender alone had been made liable to the punishment. Women were treated as the property of men, andContinue reading “YUSUF ABDUL AZIZ V. STATE OF BOMBAY (1954 AIR 321)”

Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug V. Union Of India (2011) 4 SCC 454

This Case Summary is written by Arfa Aslam Khan, a student at School of law, University of Kashmir  SYNOPSIS The case of Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug is one of the most famous and intriguing cases in the Indian judicial history which legalized passive euthanasia and recognized that an individual has a ‘right to die with dignity’Continue reading “Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug V. Union Of India (2011) 4 SCC 454”

Joseph Shine v. Union of India (2019) SCC 29

Synopsis The provision of adultery under section 497, Indian Penal Code saw women as men’s property has been repealed because it treats women as chattels rather than human beings. The culture in which we live has two sets of morality standards for assessing sexual behaviour: one for males and one for females, which ascribes unattainable qualities to womenContinue reading “Joseph Shine v. Union of India (2019) SCC 29”

Subhas Chandra Das Mushib v. Ganga Prasad Das Mushib, AIR 1967 SC 878

Introduction Plaintiff alleged that his father’s will deed, which conveyed the whole estate to defendant, plaintiff’s nephew, was influenced by undue influence on the donor. The deed, on the other hand, specifies that the property was given out of natural love and affection between the donor and the defendant. The main issue in this caseContinue reading “Subhas Chandra Das Mushib v. Ganga Prasad Das Mushib, AIR 1967 SC 878”

Subhas Chandra Das Mushib v. Ganga Prasad Das Mushib, AIR 1967 SC 878

Introduction Plaintiff alleged that his father’s will deed, which conveyed the whole estate to defendant, plaintiff’s nephew, was influenced by undue influence on the donor. The deed, on the other hand, specifies that the property was given out of natural love and affection between the donor and the defendant. The main issue in this caseContinue reading “Subhas Chandra Das Mushib v. Ganga Prasad Das Mushib, AIR 1967 SC 878”

Abhilasha v. Parkash [2020 SCC Online SC 736]

Table Of Content Introduction and background Fact of case Argument Appellate argument Respondent argument  Issue Case laws referred by the supreme court Judgment Critical analysis of the judgment Conclusion INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND The law of maintenance has its own importance. According to general and social concept of maintenance, it is the duty of man toContinue reading “Abhilasha v. Parkash [2020 SCC Online SC 736]”

SHYAM NARAYAN CHOUKSEY V. UNION OF INDIA WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.855 OF 2016 (THE NATIONAL ANTHEM CASE)

FACT: Back in the year 2003, the petitioner Mr Shyam Narayan Chouksey, a social activist from Madhya Pradesh went to see a movie in a cinema hall in which in the middle of the movie national anthem was played, so he stood up as a mark of respect as well as a fundamental duty. HisContinue reading “SHYAM NARAYAN CHOUKSEY V. UNION OF INDIA WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO.855 OF 2016 (THE NATIONAL ANTHEM CASE)”