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(921) BRIGADIER L.I. SINGH YSM Vs. UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 17-12-2019
Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2008 - Section 30 and 31 - Army Act, 1950 - Section 123 - Army Rules, 1954 - Rules 22 and 180 - Borrowing money - Illegal gratification - Misappropriating the property of the Government given him for his own use at his Flag Staff House - Committing financial impropriety leading to misappropriation of Regimental Fund - Disciplinary proceedings - Tribunal held that the Appellant was wrongfully denied a copy of the one man inquiry report during the inquiry proceedings. In
(2020) 1 ALT 173 : (2020) 1 SCALE 512 : (2020) 1 SCT 476

(922) SAKETA VAKSANA LLP AND ANOTHER Vs. KAUKUTLA SARALA AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 17-12-2019
The present Civil Appeals have been filed by the Appellants to challenge the Interim Orders dated 14.08.2019 passed in I.A.No. 1/2019 and I.A. No. 2/2019 filed in CMA No. 646/2019 by the High Court of Telangana
(2020) 1 AndhLD 174 : (2019) 17 Scale 713 : (2020) 11 SCC 773 : (2020) 1 SCJ 1

(923) RAJ KUMARI AND OTHERS Vs. SURINDER PAL SHARMA [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 17-12-2019
On account of migration to Delhi on partition, Harbans Lal being a displaced person had vide application dated 13.04.1958, marked as Exhibit DW-1/P-3, applied for a two room accommodation at Gur Mandi, Civil Lines, Delhi with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. This application records that Harbans Lal was a shopkeeper, Suhagwanti was his wife and Madan Lal, Puran Kumari, Surinder Kumar and Baby were his children. Madan Lal was described as being in service and all other children were described
(2020) 141 ALR 738 : (2020) 3 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 531 : (2020) 2 CivCC 446 : (2020) 3 LW 645 : (2020) 2 MLJ 55 : (2020) 1 RCRCivil 729 : (2020) 2 SCALE 549

(924) ZENLAB INDIA AND ANOTHER. Vs. IATROS PHARMACEUTICALS PRIVATE LIMITED [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 17-12-2019
The respondent filed a suit for infringement of Trade Mark, passing off etc. against the appellants before the District Court, Pune, of the Trade Mark "Zenovit".
(2020) 81 PTC 1

(925) RAJ KUMARI AND ORS. Vs. SURINDER PAL SHARMA [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 17-12-2019
On account of migration to Delhi on partition, Harbans Lal being a displaced person had vide application dated 13.04.1958, marked as Exhibit DW-1/P-3, applied for a two room accommodation at Gur Mandi, Civil Lines, Delhi with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. This application records that Harbans Lal was a shopkeeper, Suhagwanti was his wife and Madan Lal, Puran Kumari, Surinder Kumar and Baby were his children. Madan Lal was described as being in service and all other children were described
(2020) 141 ALR 738 : (2020) 3 LW 645 : (2020) 2 MLJ 55 : (2020) 1 RCRCivil 729

(926) VIRENDER Vs. STATE OF HARYANA [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 16-12-2019
Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) - Sections 34 and 302 - Murder - Common intention - Appeal against conviction and sentence - Appellant was present on the spot of the offence - This Court not find that the commission of the offence of murder stands proved as against the appellant with the help of Section 34, IPC, either. In order to invoke the principle of joint liability in the commission of a criminal act as laid down in Section 34, the prosecution should show that the criminal act in question was done
(2020) 1 SCALE 16 : (2020) 2 SCC 700 : (2020) 1 UC 270

(927) DSG Vs. AKG [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 16-12-2019
Custody of the minor child - While exercising parens patriae jurisdiction, the Court is required to give due weight to the ordinary comfort of the child, contentment, intellectual, moral and physical development, health, education and general maintenance, and the favorable surroundings - The Court is not bound either by statutes, nor by strict rules of evidence, nor procedure or precedent - In deciding the issue of custody, the paramount consideration should be the welfare and wellbeing of the c
(2020) 1 AndhLD 193 : (2020) 2 CivCC 396 : (2020) 1 LawHeraldSC 9 : (2020) 1 RCRCivil 580 : (2020) 1 SCALE 98 : (2020) 12 SCC 248

(928) MUKUL KUMAR TYAGI Vs. THE STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 16-12-2019
Uttar Pradesh Electricity Supply Act, 1948 - Uttar Pradesh Pradesh Electricity Reforms Act, 1999 - Recruitment to post of Technician - Where the writ petitioners had not raised any challenge to a particular qualification of any individual candidate rather their challenge was that without scrutiny large number of candidates, who were claiming qualification equivalent to CCC certificate have been included without there being any scrutiny and without they fulfil the qualification - Case of the writ
(2020) 1 SCALE 151 : (2020) 4 SCC 86 : (2020) 2 SCT 19

(929) MAHARAJA AGRASEN HOSPITAL AND OTHERS Vs. MASTER RISHABH SHARMA AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 16-12-2019
Consumer Protection Act, 1986 - Section 21(a)(i) - Medical Council Act, 1956 - Section 20A and 33(m) - Medical negligence - Failure to carry ROP test on pre-mature baby - Total blindness -The Medical Board of AIIMS submitted its Report dated 11.05.2012 to the National Commission - The Report states that as per standard guidelines (National Neonatology Forum), new born babies who are born at 32 weeks' gestation or less, should have their eyes examined at 3-4 weeks of age and more frequent check-u
(2020) ACJ 1977 : (2020) 3 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 578 : (2020) 1 CPJ 3 : (2019) 4 CPR 895 : (2020) 1 GujLH 220 : (2020) 1 JLJR 217 : (2020) 1 JT 161 : (2020) 1 PLJR 261 : (2020) 1 SCALE 221 : (2020) 6 SCC 501

(930) PUNEET DALMIA CENTRAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, HYDERABAD [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 16-12-2019
Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) - Sections 120­B, 420 and 409 - Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 - Sections 9, 12, 13(2) read with 13(1)(c) and (s) 12 - Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (CrPC) - Sections 205 and 205 (2) - Appellant has been granted bail -Dispensation with personal appearance/attendance - Appellant submitted an application before the learned Trial Court under Section 205 of the Cr.P.C. for dispensing with his personal appearance/attendance. It was submitted on behalf of the appellant that
(2020) AIRSC 214 : (2020) 1 ALTCrl 319 : (2020) 1 AndhLDCriminal 568 : (2020) CriLJ 1034 : (2020) CriLJ 1034 : (2019) 12 JT 435 : (2020) 1 LawHeraldSC 99 : (2020) 2 MLJCriminal 513 : (2020) 1 SCALE 26 : (2020) 12 SCC 695 : (2020) 1 SCJ 50

(931) ASHI KUMAR Vs. ASEEM AGARWAL [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 16-12-2019
This appeal takes exception to the judgment and order dated 15.07.2019 passed by the High Court of Delhi at New Delhi in C.M.(M) No.1019 of 2019, whereby the High Court entertained the writ petition filed by the respondent herein, Assem Agarwal, under Article 227 of the Constitution of India challenging the order dated 01.12.2018 passed by the Family Court, Patiala House in H.M.A. No.33 of 2012 directing the respondent to produce the subject documents. The High Court by the impugn
(2019) 12 JT 418 : (2020) 197 PLR 324

(932) NINGAPPA THOTAPPA ANGADI (DEAD) THROUGH LRS. Vs. THE SPECIAL LAND ACQUISITION OFFICER AND ANOTHER [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
The instant appeal is directed against the order dated 24.11.2008 passed by High Court of Karnataka, Circuit Bench at Dharwad in M.F.A No. 3274 of 2007 whereby the appeal filed by Special Land Acquisition Officer, Hubli-Ankola against the award of the Reference Court was allowed and the compensation for acquiring appellant's land was reduced from Rs. 10,00,000 per acre to Rs 5,10,000/- per acre.
(2020) DNJ 147

(933) SANJAI KUMAR AND OTHERS Vs. DR. PRABHAT KUMAR [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
These Contempt Petitions inter alia seek enforcement of interim orders dated 17.12.2014, 25.2.2015 and 7.12.2015 and the judgment and final order dated 25.7.2017 ((2018) 12 SCC 595) passed by this Court in Civil Appeal Nos. 4347-4375 of 2014 and other connected matters
(2019) 17 Scale 778 : (2020) 3 SCC 184 : (2020) 1 SCT 459

(934) SAURASHTRA CHEMICALS LTD. (PRESENTLY KNOWN AS SAURASHTRA CHEMICALS DIVISION OF NIRMA LTD.) Vs. NATIONAL INSURANCE CO. LIMITED [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
Loss and damages - Repudiation of Claim - Letter of repudiation did not even remotely mention anything about violation of duration clause stipulated in Clause (6) (i) of the General Conditions of Policy - Respondent-insurer repudiated the claim solely on the ground that since spontaneous combustion did not result into fire and loss had not been caused by fire as stipulated by policy conditions, there was no liability under the policy - It was for the first time the respondent-insurer raised the
(2019) 4 ACC 757 : (2020) ACJ 653 : (2020) 2 AIRBomR 222 : (2020) AIRSC 548 : (2020) 140 ALR 778 : (2020) 1 AndhLD 197 : (2020) 1 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 194 : (2020) 1 CgLJ 107 : (2020) 1 CPJ 93 : (2019) 4 CPR 654 : (2019) 12 JT 294 : (2020) 1 LawHeraldSC 230 : (2020) 3 MhLJ 521 : (2020) 3 MPLJ 256 : (2020) 1 RCRCivil 559 : (2019) 17 Scale 746

(935) SRI PRABODH CH. DAS AND ANOTHER Vs. MAHAMAYA DAS AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC) - Order 41 Rule 17(1) - Suit for declaration of title, recovery of possession and for mesne profits - Whether the High Court is justified in dismissing the second appeal on merits in the absence of the learned counsel for the appellants
(2020) AIRSC 178 : (2020) AIRSCCivil 870 : (2020) AllSCR 215 : (2020) 140 ALR 721 : (2020) 1 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 82 : (2020) 1 ARC 1 : (2020) 1 CalLJ 12 : (2020) 1 CgLJ 170 : (2020) 1 CivCC 280 : (2020) 1 CTC 237 : (2020) 3 GujLH 80 : (2019) 4 HLT 195 : (2020) 1 ICC 636 : (2020) 1 JabLJ 217 : (2019) 12 JT 292 : (2020) 2 KerLJ 443 : (2020) 1 KHC 541 : (2020) 1 LawHeraldSC 219 : (2020) 3 LW 330 : (2020) 1 MLJ 630 : (2020) 1 OriLawRev 90 : (2020) 1 OriLR 90 : (2020) 197 PLR 307 : (2020) 148 RD 686 : (2019) 17 Scale 604 : (2020) 1 SCJ 30

(936) SHAILENDRA RAJDEV PASVAN AND OTHERS Vs. STATE OF GUJARAT ETC. [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) - Sections 302, 363, 364, 364-A and 365 and Section 120-B - Arms Act, 1959 - Section 21 (1)(a) - Explosives Act, 1884 - Section 3 and 5 - Murder - Acquittal - Last seen together theory - Evidence of PW-28 and PW-29, who were crucial to the case of prosecution to establish that deceased was last seen with Appellant Accused no.-1, is riddled with unexplained contradictions and thus were rightly dis-believed by the trial court. High Court committed an error of law in placing
(2020) 112 ACrC 302 : (2020) AIRSC 180 : (2020) AIRSCCri 547 : (2020) 1 AndhLDCriminal 595 : (2019) 4 Crimes 579 : (2019) 12 JT 314 : (2020) 2 MLJCriminal 429 : (2019) 17 Scale 596

(937) SURAJ JAGANNATH JADHAV Vs. THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) - Sections 300, 300 Exception 4, 302, 304, 304 Part II - Murder of Wife - Act of pouring kerosene - The accused poured the kerosene on the deceased and thereafter when she was trying to run away from the room to save her, the accused came from behind and threw a matchstick and set her ablaze - Death of the deceased was a culpable homicide amounting to murder and Section 300 fourthly shall be applicable and not Exception 4 to Section 300 IPC as submitted on behalf of the ac
(2020) 111 ACrC 945 : (2020) AIRSC 82 : (2020) AIRSCCri 458 : (2020) ALLMRCri 2426 : (2020) 1 BomCR(Cri) 445 : (2020) 1 CgLJ 139 : (2020) CriLJ 1287 : (2020) CriLJ 1287 : (2019) 12 JT 262 : (2020) 2 MLJCriminal 424 : (2020) 1 OriLawRev 135 : (2019) 17 Scale 753 : (2020) 2 SCC 693

(938) NINGAPPATHOTAPPAANGADI (DEAD) THROUGH LRS Vs. THE SPECIAL LAND ACQUISITION OFFICER AND ANOTHER [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
Land Acquisition Act, 1894 - Section 17(4), 4(1), 17(1), 6(1) and 18 - Compensation - Delay in filing the Special Leave Petition cannot be the reason to deny just and fair compensation to the claimants - This Court condoned the delay and restored parity in the matter of grant of compensation though with a condition “that for the period of delay in filing and in refiling the Special Leave Petitions, the appellant-claimant(s) shall not be entitled to any interest on the enhanced compenation and st
(2020) 140 ALR 718 : (2020) 1 AndhLD 227 : (2019) 12 JT 289 : (2020) 148 RD 622 : (2019) 17 Scale 635 : (2020) 1 SCJ 749

(939) S. KRISHNA SRADHA Vs. THE STATE OF ANDHRA PRADESH AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
Education Law - Admission into MBBS Course - Whether a student, a meritorious candidate, for no fault of his/her and who has pursued his/her legal right expeditiously without delay, can be denied admission as a relief, because the cutoff date of 30th September has passed
(2020) AIRSC 47 : (2020) 1 ALT 92 : (2020) 2 AndhLD 127 : (2020) 3 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 505 : (2020) 1 JabLJ 155 : (2020) 1 JLJR 115 : (2019) 12 JT 302 : (2020) 1 KHC 633 : (2020) 1 LawHeraldSC 82 : (2020) 4 LW 554 : (2020) 3 MLJ 530 : (2020) 1 PLJR 198 : (2019) 17 Scale 613

(940) PRANAV VERMA AND OTHERS Vs. THE REGISTRAR GENERAL OF THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH AND ANOTHER [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 13-12-2019
Constitution of India, 1950 - Article 32 - Writ Petitions under Article 32 of the Constitution have been filed at the instance of more than 90 candidates challenging the entire selection process and evaluation method adopted in the Main (Written) Examination of Civil Judge (Junior Division) [herein referred to as “Main Exam”] in the Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch) Examination – 2017 and seeking to quash the result declared on 11.4.2019 along with the directions to get all the papers of t
(2020) 1 ALT 188 : (2020) 197 PLR 309 : (2019) 17 Scale 731 : (2020) 2 SCJ 15 : (2020) 1 SCT 450