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(41) SOMAN Vs. STATE OF KERALA [KERALA HIGH COURT] 18-09-2020
The appellant was convicted and sentenced by the court below under Section 55(a) of the Abkari Act. The prosecution allegation is that on 17.04.1999 at about 5.30 p.m., the appellant was found in possession of 5 litres of arrack in contravention of the provisions of the Abkari Act. Heard. The learned counsel for the appellant has argued that no forwarding note was produced or marked in this case and hence the appellant is entitled to benefit of doubt. It appears that no forwarding note was produ

(42) CHENNAPOYIL MUKUNDAN, KANNUR Vs. EXCISE INSPECTOR, KOOTHUPARAMBA [KERALA HIGH COURT] 18-09-2020
The appellant was convicted and sentenced by the court below under Section 58 of the Abkari Act. The prosecution allegation is that on 26.02.1999 at about 5.45 p.m., the appellant was found in possession of 5 litres of arrack in contravention of the provisions of the Abkari Act. Heard. The learned counsel for the appellant has argued that since no forwarding note was produced or marked before the court, the tamper-proof despatch of the sample to the laboratory could not be established by the pro

(43) MAHENDRA KUMAR LALAN Vs. STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH AND ANOTHER [MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT (INDORE BENCH)] 18-09-2020
This Court has delivered a judgment in Writ Petition No.7429/2015 (Shri Virendra Kr. Nagar Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh and Another) in identical facts and circumstances of the case on 30/01/2020 and the same reads as under:- "Parties through their counsel. I.A. No.373/2020 has been filed for disposal of the present writ petition as the same matter has already been decided by the co-ordinate Bench. With the consent of the parties, the matter has been heard. The facts of the case reveal that the p

(44) KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK LIMITED Vs. DALBIR KAUR AND OTHERS [PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT] 18-09-2020
This Letters Patent Appeal has been filed against the judgment dated 26.08.2020 in CWP No.25914 of 2019 titled 'Dalbir Kaur vs. Union of India and others' whereby the writ petition filed by Dalbir Kaur - respondent No.1 herein was allowed with costs and the Regional Passport Officer, Amritsar was directed to release the passport of the petitioner within 15 days. Respondent No.1 Dalbir Kaur, had filed the writ petition praying for quashing the seizure memo dated 23.04.2019 (Annexure P-11), vide w

(45) MINAKSHI @ GUDDAL Vs. PINKU @ VINOD KUMAR AND OTHERS [PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT] 18-09-2020
Since common questions of law and facts are involved in the aforesaid cases, arising out of the same FIR, these are taken up together and disposed of by a common judgment. In Criminal Revision No.171 of 2004 filed by the prosecutrix (name not being mentioned) and Criminal Appeal No.D-377-DBA of 2005 filed by the State of Haryana, challenge is to the acquittal of the accused vide judgment dated 23.08.2004 passed by Additional Sessions Judge, Fast Track Court, Bhiwani. The case of the prosecution

(46) GURVINDER SINGH Vs. STATE OF PUNJAB [PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT] 18-09-2020
Prayer in these petitions is for grant of regular bail to the petitioners namely Gurvinder Singh and Beant Singh in FIR No.0053 dated 11.06.2017 registered under Sections 22/29/61/85 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (in short 'the NDPS Act') at Police Station Bhadson, District Patiala. The arguments in both the cases was heard on two separate dates, however, since the petitioners are accused in one FIR i.e. FIR No.0053 dated 11.06.2017, the present petitions are being

(47) SHIV PRAKSH PUNA RAM GEHLOT Vs. M/S. JAGDISH SANKHLA AND COMPANY [RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT] 18-09-2020
This application (IA No.2/19) seeking leave to appeal is preferred by the applicants to file special appeal against order dated 2.8.19 passed by the learned Single Judge of this Court, whereby the writ petition preferred by inter alia the first respondent herein seeking implementation of order dated 5.12.16 passed by the respondent-Director Agriculture Marketing Board, has been allowed. As a matter of fact, the learned Single Judge vide order dated 5.12.16 has decided bunch of writ petitions, ho

(48) MUDASSAR @ LALUDO MAHAMMEDBHAI KURESHI Vs. DISTRICT MAGISTRATE AND COLLECTOR [GUJARAT HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
With the consent of the learned advocates appearing for the respective parties, the present petition is taken up for final hearing today. The petitioner apprehends that the petitioner is likely to be detained under the PASA Act on the pretext of F.I.Rs. being C.R.No.130 of 2019 registered with Dholka police station for the offence punishable u/s 5,6, 6(b), 8 and 10 of the Gujarat Animal Protection Act, C.R.No.05 of 2016 registered with Dholka police station for the offence under Sections 378 and

(49) MAHENDRASINH RATNASINH KARMARIYA Vs. STATE OF GUJARAT [GUJARAT HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
Draft amendment is allowed. This petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India is filed against the issuance of show cause Notice by respondent No.2 dated 06.08.2020 in exercise of powers under Section 76 (B) of the Gujarat Co-operative Societies Act, 1961. The background of facts, which has given rise to this petition is that the present petitioner is a Vice-president of the Valia Taluka Co-operative Purchase and Sale Union Limited (hereinafter referred to as the "Society") and the so

(50) SURESHBHAI KISHORBHAI PATEL Vs. STATE OF GUJARAT [GUJARAT HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
The petitioner has filed this application seeking to invoke extra ordinary jurisdiction to this Court under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India, mainly supervisory jurisdiction so also inherent powers under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure to release the muddamal vehicle- Suzuki Access 125 Motorcycle bearing RTO registration No. GJ-15-DF-2606 in connection with the FIR being CR. No. III- 628 of 2019 registered with Valsad (Rural) Police Station, District - Valsad for t

(51) GURPINDARSINGH GURTARSINGH GILL Vs. STATE OF GUJARAT [GUJARAT HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
The petitioner has filed this application seeking to invoke extra ordinary jurisdiction to this Court under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India, mainly supervisory jurisdiction so also inherent powers under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure to release the muddamal vehicle - TATA UNITECH TRAILOR four wheeler bearing RTO registration No. MH-43-Y-7975 in connection with the FIR being CR. No. III - 602 of 2019 before the Palsana Police Station, at Surat for the offence puni

(52) DEVABHAI AAPABHAI TRAMTA Vs. STATE OF GUJARAT [GUJARAT HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
The petitioner has filed this petition seeking to invoke inherent jurisdiction vested under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India and read with Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure to release the muddamal vehicle- Ashok Leyland Truck/Dumper bearing RTO Registration No. GJ-13-X-4141 in connection with the FIR being CR. No. 11193008200605 of 2020 registered with Babra Police Station District- Amreli for the offences punishable under Sections 379 and 114 of the Indian Penal Cod

(53) KAUSHIKBHAI MADHUBHAI PATEL Vs. STATE OF GUJARAT [GUJARAT HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
The petitioner has filed this petition seeking to invoke inherent jurisdiction vested under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India and read with Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure to release the muddamal vehicle-Truck bearing RTO Registration No. GJ-21-V-2313 in connection with the FIR being CR. No. I- 78 of 2018 registered with Songadh Police Station District- Tapi for the offences punishable under Sections 379, 120(B) of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 21(1) of the Min

(54) MEENABA DIGVIJAYSINHJI JADEJA Vs. BHAVNAGAR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION [GUJARAT HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
The present petition under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India is filed by the petitioners essentially for challenging the legality and validity of an order dated 20.5.2019 passed by the Town Development Officer of the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation. The background of the facts is that the petitioners are owners of Shop Nos.29, 30, 31 and 32 in the basement and Shop Nos.55, 59, 100, 101 and 103 on the ground floor at Madhav Darshan Complex, Bhavnagar. In the basement area, there i

(55) NITESHKUMAR JERAMBHAI CHAUDHARI Vs. STATE OF GUJARAT [GUJARAT HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
Present petition is a classic example of the mindset of the Governmental agencies, to engage in vexatious and impracticable litigation demonstrates the gross indifference of the administration towards litigative diligence and this kind of examples are contributing to judicial system getting overburdened. Present petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India is filed for the purpose of seeking following reliefs:- (a) to admit this petition and to allow the same by issuing Notice for Fin

(56) PANCHMAHAL DISTRICT COOPERATIVE MILK PRODUCERS UNION LTD. AND OTHERS Vs. UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS [DELHI HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
The petition has been heard by way of video conferencing. On the last date of hearing, this Court had passed the following order:- " C.M.Nos.21404-21406/2020 Exemption allowed, subject to all just exceptions. Accordingly, the application stands disposed of. W.P.(C) No.5919/2020 & C.M.No.21403/2020 The petition has been listed before this Bench by the Registry in view of the urgency expressed therein. The same has been heard by way of video conferencing. Present writ petition has been filed chall

(57) NIRANJAN MISHRA Vs. INSTITUTE OF COST ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA AND OTHERS [DELHI HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
Proceedings in the matter have been conducted through video conferencing. CM APPL. 22911/2020 (exemption) Exemption allowed, subject to all just exceptions. The application stands disposed of. LPA 254/2020 & CM APPL. 22910/2020 (for interim directions) The present Letter Patents Appeal has been preferred by the original petitioner, challenging the order passed by the learned Single Judge in W.P.(C) No.6424/2020 dated 11.09.2020 [Annexure-P-1 to the memo of this LPA]. Learned counsel for the appe

(58) AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED Vs. UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS [DELHI HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
The petition has been heard by way of video conferencing. On the last date of hearing, this Court had passed the following order:- "C.M.No.21040/2020 Exemption allowed, subject to all just exceptions. Accordingly, the application stands disposed of. W.P.(C) No.5816/2020 The petition has been listed before this Bench by the Registry in view of the urgency expressed therein. The same has been heard by way of video conferencing. Present writ petition has been filed seeking a direction to the respon

(59) MUFG BANK, LTD. Vs. ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX AND OTHERS [DELHI HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
C.M.No.22967/2020 in W.P.(C) No.1888/2020 C.M.No.22966/2020 in W.P.(C) No.1889/2020 C.M.No.23030/2020 in W.P.(C) No.1891/2020 C.M.No.22962/2020 in W.P.(C) No.1893/2020 The applications have been heard by way of video conferencing. Present applications have been filed by respondent no. 1 seeking three weeks additional time to comply with the order dated 02nd September, 2020. It is pertinent to mention that a batch of six writ petitions had been disposed of with direction to the respondent nos.1 t

(60) RUMY CHOWDHURY Vs. DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI AND ANOTHER [DELHI HIGH COURT] 17-09-2020
The instant appeal is directed against the judgment and order dated 14.08.2019, whereby the learned Single Judge has dismissed W.P.(C). No.8780/2019 filed by the appellant/petitioner and has upheld the order dated 31.07.2019, passed by the Tehsildar/Executive Magistrate Delhi Cantt, rejecting her request for a caste certificate in respect of her two children. The learned Single Judge has also upheld the Office Orders dated 26.11.2015 and 07.03.2017, issued by the respondent No.1/GNCTD, which lay