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Constitution of India, Article 32 - Relief - Powers of Court - Held that the relief cannot be restricted to pleadings
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before :- K. Ramaswamy and D.P. Wadhwa, JJ. Writ Petn. (C) No. 824 of 1988 with Writ Petn. (Cri.) Nos. 745-54 of 1990. D/d. 9.7.1997. Gaurav Jain - Petitioner Versus Union of India and others - Respondents For the Appearing Parties :...
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Criminal complaint filed within period of limitation, but Magistrate taking cognizance after expiry of limitation period - It is the date of filing which is relevant for limitation and not the date of taking cognizance by Court
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before :- C.K. Thakker and Tarun Chatterjee, JJ. Criminal Appeal No. 942 of 2007 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (Crl.) No. 4174 of 2006). D/d. 27.7.2007 Japani Sahoo - Appellant Versus Chandra Sekhar Mohanty - Respondent JUDG...
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Divorce petition - Court has power to direct the parties to remain personally present for reconciliation - In the instant, husband not present despite 3/4 opportunities - Non-bailable warrants issued - Not illegal
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before :- C.K. Thakker and Lokeshwar Singh Panta, JJ. Civil Appeal No. 711 of 2007 (Arising out of S.L.P. (Civil) No. 9706 of
2006). D/d. 13.2.2007 Jagraj Singh - Appellant Versus Birpal Kaur - Respondent For the Appellant :- H.S. Ph...
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Petition for divorce by mutual consent - A party to petition can withdraw consent any time even after 18 months, but prior to passing of decree of dissolution
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before :- D.K. Jain and H.L. Dattu, JJ. Civil Appeal No. 6288 of 2008. D/d. 18.4.2011 Hitesh Bhatnagar - Appellant Versus Deepa Bhatnagar - Respondent For the Appellant :- Mr. Devendra Singh, Advocate. For the Respondent :- Mr. Harshv...
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Acquittal of accused from the charged would be immaterial for the Conviction of abettor
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before :- J.L. Kapur and K.N. Wanchoo, JJ. Criminal Appeal No. 203 of 1956. D/d. 13.1.1959 Faguna Kanta Nath - Appellant Versus The State of Assam - Respondent For the Appellant :- Nur-ud-Din Ahmad and K.R. Chaudhury, Advocates. For t...
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A woman having live-in relationship with a man without marriage - She is not entitled to maintenance under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act - To get the benefits of said Act, she has to show that live-in relationship was in the nature of marriage.
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before :-Markandey Katju & T.S.Thakur, JJ. Criminal Appeal Nos. 2028-2029 of 2010. Arising out of Special Leave Petition (Crl.) Nos. 2273-2274 of 2010. D/d. 21.10.2010. D. Velusamy - Petitioner Versus D. Patchaiammal - Respondent For...
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Husband sought divorce on the ground of cruelty - Divorce granted - Appeal by wife - During pendency of appeal parties sought divorce on consent, No chances of revision - Hence, mandatory period of six months (Section 13B) exempted
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT Before :- A.R. Tiwari, J. F.A. No. 9 of 1991. D/d. 21.10.1993. Padmini - Appellant Versus Hemant Singh - Respondent For the Appellants :- Sharda Waghmare, Advocate. For the Respondent :- Harbhajanka, Advocate. JUDGMENT A.R. Tiwari,...
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Husband and wife obtaining divorce by mutual consent, but continued living together - Complaint by wife against husband under Domestic Violence Act - Complaint not maintainable as decree of divorce subsisted
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before :- Mr. P. Sathasivam, B.S. Chauhan, JJ. Criminal Appeal No. 1635 of 2011 (Arising out of SLP (Crl.) No. 7787 of 2010). D/d. 23.8.2011. Inderjit Singh Grewal - Appellant Versus State of Punjab and another - Respondents For the ...
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Complaint case - Preliminary evidence recorded by Magistrate - Magistrate to summon the accused for trial if prima facie case was made out - Magistrate cannot dismiss the complaint by making microscopic scrutiny of evidence at that stage.
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT Before :- M.L. Singhal, J. Crl. R. No. 211 of 1995. D/d. 27.7.1999 Shangara Singh - Petitioner Versus Joginder Singh - Respondents For the Petitioner :- Ms. Saloni Sharma, Advocate. For the Complainants :- Mr. J.B.S. Gill, Advo...
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Jan Lokpal Bill Updates : Arvind Kejriwal resigns as Delhi CM
Its 14th of Feb, the Valentines day, but the Delhi temperature have reached to it's extent. Delhi Chief Minister, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, who is the head of the party that has came into existence in less than a year and have gained enormous public support that...
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