10 May 2021

Search Results for Tag : Article


“Article 370 only provision of Constitution that applies to [J&K] on its own”(09.10.2015)

In a petition against the accelerated promotion of government servants in Jammu and Kashmir, under the auspices of reservation, the Jammu and Kashmir .....

Tags : Article 370, constitution, jammu and Kashmir, status


Allahabad High Court ends sedition proceedings against Arun Jaitley(05.11.2015)

In a strongly worded judgment the Allahabad High Court quashed sedition proceedings against Union Minister Arun Jaitley, terming the Magistrate’s find.....

Tags : Sedition, Arun Jaitley, article, opinion


Rs. 1 lakh imposed as costs for duplicitous proceedings(09.03.2016)

The Supreme Court burdened a Petitioner with costs of Rs. 1,00,000 for abusing the process of the court. The Petitioner had filed a petition before th.....

Tags : abuse of process, article 226


Petitioner must show impinging of right, not demand creation anew, to invoke jurisdiction under Article 226(14.07.2015)

In claim that the Petitioner's error in shading the wrong code of the test booklet should have been corrected by the invigilator, the High Court found.....

Tags : Examination, error, existing right, article 226


Court to not entertain petition under Article 226 if bona fides of Petitioner in doubt(11.08.2015)

In a case where the Bhishma Pithamaha challenged tax notices issued against another person, the Court held that the petition under Article 226 of the .....

Tags : Tax, article 226, notice


Notifications & Circulars

Bicycles-Retro Reflective Devices (Quality Control) Order, 2020(09.07.2020)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 16 read with section 17 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 (11 of .....

Tags : Quality Control, Articles, Applicability



SC: Article 32 is an Important & Integral Part of Basic Structure of Constitution(04.12.2020)

Supreme Court has reiterated that Article 32 is an important and integral part of the basic structure of the Constitution of India, 1949. Article 32 i.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 32 of Constitution of India


Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Notifies Customs Tariff Amendment Rules, 2021(04.02.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dump.....

Tags : Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Amendment Rules, 2021


SC: Presence of Arbitration Clause Does Not Oust Writ Jurisdiction Under Article 226(18.02.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that presence of an arbitration clause within a contract between a state instrumentality and a private party is not an abso.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Writ Jurisdiction Under Article 226


J&K High Court: Art 370 Cannot be Repealed or Amended(12.10.2015)

J&K High Court on plea challenging Article 370 and Article 35A of the Constitution, has ruled that Article 370 is a “permanent” provision of Constitut.....

Tags : J&K High Court, Article 370


Supreme Court Issues Notice to Jammu and Kashmir Government on Article 35A of Indian Constitution(14.08.2015)

Supreme Court on a petition of RSS-backed think tank challenging Article 35A of Indian Constitution send notice to Jammu and Kashmir Government.

Tags : Supreme Court,Article 35A ,Jammu and Kashmir Government


Supreme Court Declines to Entertain Plea Against "Article 15"(08.07.2019)

Supreme Court has declined to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of certificate issued by the Central Board of Film Certification to movie "Article.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 15


President Signs Notification Abolishing Article 370 of Constitution(05.08.2019)

President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the notification to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution of India, 1950 that grants special status to the State .....

Tags : President, Article 370


SC Declines Urgent Hearings on Petitions Against Abrogation of Article 370 of Constitution of India(08.08.2019)

Supreme Court has said that there will be no urgent hearing on the two petitions by political analyst Tehseen Poonawalla and Advocate ML Sharma agains.....

Tags : SC, Article 370


Supreme Court Refers Pleas on Article 370 to 5-Judge Constitution Bench for October Hearing(28.08.2019)

Supreme Court has decided to examine the legal challenge against the Centre's decision to abrogate special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and referred t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 370


Supreme Court Explains there is No Concept of Negative Equality under Article 14 of Constitution(18.09.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that there is no concept of negative equality under Article 14 of Constitution of India. The Court further observed that what .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 14


Apex Court Grants 28 Days to Centre to Reply to Pleas Challenging Abrogation of Article 370(01.10.2019)

Apex Court has granted four weeks time to the Centre to respond to petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370 of Constitution of India which gave.....

Tags : Apex Court, Article 370


SC Clarifies Article 14 Does not Forbid Reasonable Classification for Purposes of Legislation(11.10.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a compassionate appointment regulation of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation which restrained dependants of a decease.....

Tags : SC, Article 14


Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Article 370 of Indian Constitution(12.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea challenging validity of Article 370 of Constitution which gives a special status to State of Jammu & Kashmir.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Jammu & Kashmir, Article 370


Govt: Nil Customs Duty on Unclaimed Postal Articles Imported/ Returned to India(24.07.2017)

Central Government has notified complete exemption to unclaimed or re-directed postal articles imported/ returned to India subject to a condition that.....

Tags : Customs Duty, Unclaimed Postal Articles


Supreme Court Asks "Whether Special Status for J&K Has Lapsed"(09.08.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Government to explain whether Article 370 of Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was a temporary p.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 370


Delhi HC to Centre: File Prayers of Pleas Pending before SC on Article 370(20.10.2015)

Delhi HC asked Centre to file prayers of petitions pending in Supreme Court challenging constitutional validity of Article 370 that gives special stat.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Centre, Article 370


Supreme Court Turns Down Petition To Scrap Article 370(02.11.2015)

Supreme Court has ruled that only Parliament can take a call on scrapping Article 370, thus turning down a plea challenging the provision giving speci.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 370


Journalists Appeal Against Jail Term For 'Breach of Privilege', Karnataka High Court to Hear on Monday(29.11.2017)

Journalists Appeal Against Jail Term For 'Breach of Privilege', Karnataka High Court to Hear on Monday

Tags : The Assembly, during its ongoing winter session, re-confirmed the one-year-jail term and Rs 10,000 fine for writing articles that "breached the privilege of MLAs".


Delhi High Court Acquits Man of Murdering Wife, Says He Was of Unsound Mind(29.11.2017)

Delhi High Court Acquits Man of Murdering Wife, Says He Was of Unsound Mind

Tags : The bench said that certain circumstances of the case, like the "ghastly manner" in which the woman was killed, which was evident from 24 injuries on the woman's body caused by several household articles, were perhaps "reflective of his chronic mental state".


Supreme Court: Article 35A Was Not Incorporated in the Constitution Yesterday(07.08.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that the question whether the challenge to the validity of Article 35A is to be referred to a constitution bench shall be c.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 35A


No Protection Under Article 25 if Religious Practice Threatens People’s Health: Supreme Court(24.10.2018)

Supreme Court while allowing only less polluting green crackers, has observed Article 25 is subject to Article 21 and if a particular religious practi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 25, Firecrackers


SC Refuses to Hear Fresh Challenge to Article 370(27.11.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a fresh petition challenging Article 370 of the Constitution of India which grants autonomous status to the sta.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 370


Article 226 Not to be Used for Deciding Disputes When Other Remedies are Available: SC(04.12.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that Article 226 can’t be used for deciding disputes when other remedies are available and held that a regular suit, and no.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 226


Missionary Activities not Prohibited in India as Rights Under Art. 25 Available to All: Delhi HC(11.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has observed that missionary activities are not prohibited as fundamental right to religion is not restricted to citizens, but is ava.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Constitution of India, Article 25


Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Fresh Challenge to Article 370(15.01.2019)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear the PIL filed by BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay challenging Article 370 of the Constitution of India on April.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Article 370


International Cases

Claimant’s reputation is harmed at time of publication notwithstanding that, reader knows nothing about him other than what the publication tells him(12.06.2019)

In present case, the claimant, Bruno Lachaux, is a French aerospace engineer who at the relevant time lived with his British wife Afsana in the Uni.....

Tags : Article, Publication, Reputation, Diminishing of


Reasonableness is a more demanding objective standard requiring the publisher to satisfy the Court that, publication would not constitute an abuse of the freedom of the press(11.08.2017)

Present is an appeal against the decision of Trial Judge on 9th December, 2015 in which he rejected the Appellant's claim for damages and injunctive .....

Tags : Publication, Articles, Damages, Grant


Rate relief is allowed where a dwelling's rateable value is increased by facility required for meeting needs of a person who resides in hereditament and has a disability(09.09.2019)

Mrs Quinn who is a person with a disability for the purposes of Article 31A of the Rates (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 ("the 1977 Order") applied purs.....

Tags : Rate relief, Article, Applicability


For an arrest to be effected in terms of Section 5(1)(b) of Extradition Act, 1962, it was not necessary for the Minister to issue a notice in terms of Section 5(1)(a) of Act(10.02.2021)

The core issue for determination in present appeal is whether a provisional arrest under Section 5(1)(b) of the Extradition Act, 1962 had lapsed, for .....

Tags : Extradition, Interpretation, Article


Top Story

Government Repeals Article 370 of the Constitution in respect of Jammu and Kashmir(05.08.2019)

The Central Government announced a historic decision by introducing Bill for repeal of provisions under Article 370 of the Constitution of India grant.....

Tags : Article 370, Repeal, Bill


Domiciling a special class: a new reservation(27.10.2015)

The Supreme Court, hearing petitions against State policies of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu to restrict eligibility of students to super-s.....

Tags : Article 370, article 371, special class, Andhra Pradesh, telangana


Blast from the Past

Article 370 allows amendments without breaking applicability of the Act(30.03.1961)

Though the Supreme Court may feel embattled by the recent influx of cases birthed under the auspices of Article 370 of the Constitution – challenging .....

Tags : Article 370, Kashmir, amendment