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(961) TATA POWER DELHI DISTRIBUTION LTD. NDPL HOUSE Vs. MANOJ MISRA AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
Respondent No.1 filed Original Application No.6 of 2012 under Section 14 and 15 read with Section 18 (1) of the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 before the National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi (hereinafter, 'the Tribunal')- The subject matter of the application was the encroachment and dumping of building debris in the river bed/flood plain and the natural water body of river Yamuna. O.A. No.300 of 2013 was also filed by Respondent No.1 complaining of ongoing encroachment and the
(2019) 263 DLT 660 : (2019) 14 SCALE 343 : (2019) 10 SCC 104 : (2019) 4 WLN 38

(962) PLR PROJECTS PVT. LTD. Vs. MAHANADI COALFIELDS LIMITED AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
We have the benefit of hearing learned Attorney General for India as we have issued notice as also learned counsel appearing for the Orissa High court. We are informed that both in the High Court and practically all districts the working has been brought to a stand still by the strike of the advocates. This means that the access to justice for a common man is not available. Learned counsel appearing for the State of Orissa assures that all police assistance as may be required will be made availa
(2019) 10 SCC 306 : (2019) 2 SCCLS 854

(963) MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF GREATER MUMBAI AND OTHERS Vs. M/S SUNBEAM HIGH TECH DEVELOPERS PRIVATE LTD. [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act, 1888 - Sections 337, 342, 347, 351, 351(2), 351(1A) and 351(ii) - Re-construction of building - Whether if a municipal corporation demolishes a structure in exercise of powers vested in it but in violation of the procedure prescribed, can the High Court direct the ‘owner/occupier’ of the building to reconstruct the demolished structure?
(2020) 1 AIRBomR 321 : (2019) AIRSC 5435 : (2020) AIRSCCivil 548 : (2020) 1 ALLMR 967 : (2019) 6 ALT 216 : (2020) 1 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 125 : (2019) 3 ILRCuttack 209 : (2019) 4 LawHeraldSC 2979 : (2019) 14 SCALE 378

(964) JAGJIWAN COOP. GROUP HOUSING SOCIETY LTD. AND OTHERS Vs. LT. GOVERNOR, NCT OF DELHI AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 - Section 24(2) - Land Acquisition Act, 1894 - Sections 4, 5A and 6, 17(1) - De­notification - Counsel appearing on behalf of the appellants, urged that the need of the Cooperative Housing Society is for housing and the Government may be directed to release the land to the appellants. He has further submitted that the area is no more required and as per the policy of the Government, land sho
(2020) 1 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 531 : (2019) 263 DLT 620 : (2019) 3 MPWN 91 : (2020) 1 RCRCivil 93 : (2019) 14 SCALE 334 : (2019) 8 SLT 790

(965) UNION OF INDIA Vs. ASSOCIATION OF UNIFIED TELECOM SERVICE PROVIDERS OF INDIA ETC. ETC. [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
In the appeals, the question involved is with respect to the definition of gross revenue as defined in clause 19.1 of the licence agreement granted by the Government of India to the Telecom Service Providers. The case has a chequered history and the scenario projected is that even after the licensees agreeing with the revenue sharing regime under the Telecom Policy of 1999 for the last two decades, definition of gross revenue has been litigated upon, though the intendment was to keep it free fro
(2019) 14 SCALE 513 : (2020) 3 SCC 525

(966) SHREE RAM URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE LTD AND ANOTHER Vs. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA AND OTHER [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
Shree Ram Urban Infrastructure Ltd. has filed the appeals challenging the judgment and order dated 22/25/27.1.2016 passed by the Division Bench of the High Court of Bombay in W.P. [C] No. 2223 of 2013 and First Appeal No.884/2015. Janhit Manch has also filed an appeal. It has also filed two Public Interest Litigations (PILs.) in the High Court, which have been transferred to this Court and registered as T.C. (C) No.271/2017 and T.C. [C] No. 6/2018, challenging the order dated 31.8.2016 (in T.C.
(2020) 1 CPR 44 : (2019) 14 SCALE 437

(967) SIRDAR K.B. RAMACHANDRA RAJ URS. (DEAD) THROUGH LRS. Vs. SARAH C. URS AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
Hindu Succession Act, 1956 - Section 15 - Suit for specific performance of an agreement of sale - When a person concerned knew the right position relating to the title in property in his possession, he could not plead that he was induced to hold an erroneous belief because of the conduct of real owner of that property - It is clear that there was no possibility of erroneous beliefs in the mind of the plaintiffs as to title position in the property. No doubt about it that defendant No.1 has acted
(2020) 138 ALR 778 : (2019) 14 SCALE 336 : (2019) 10 SCC 343 : (2020) 1 SCJ 95 : (2019) 4 WLN 61

(968) LT. COL. PARAMJIT SINGH DHILLON Vs. HARINDER SINGH GHUMAN [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC) - Sections 16 and 17, Order 7 Rule 11 and Order 14 Rule 2(1) - Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954 - Section 185 - Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 - Section 507(a) - Rejection of Plaint - Application which appellant filed under Order 7 Rule 11 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, the High Court of Delhi has exceeded its jurisdiction in taking note of the written statement - To the contrary, at the stage of Order 7 Rule 11 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, it is the p
(2019) 14 SCALE 351 : (2020) 1 WLN 36

(969) RAJENDER @ RAJESH @ RAJU Vs. STATE (NCT OF DELHI) [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) - Sections 34, 201, 302, 120B and 364 - Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (CrPC) - Sections 161 and 313 - Evidence Act, 1872 - Sections 10, 65-B(4) and 106 - Murder - Common intention - Merely observing that it has been proven that A-1 and A-5 were complicit in a conspiracy to murder the deceased is insufficient to conclude the existence of such a conspiracy. As mentioned, three essential elements must be shown - a criminal object, a plan or scheme embodying means to accomplis
(2020) 129 CutLT 353 : (2019) 264 DLT 119 : (2019) 10 JT 580 : (2019) 14 SCALE 356 : (2019) 10 SCC 623

(970) GOVT. OF NCT DELHI AND OTHERS Vs. PRADEEP KUMAR AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
Selection - Unreserved category - Candidates (i.e. the respondents) belong to States other than Delhi. Being OBC (outsiders), they could have been considered only under the unreserved category if they secure at least 60% marks in the CTET. The respondents admittedly did not secure 60% and thus were ineligible - Moreover, an OBC candidate not certified in the State/Territory outside of Delhi cannot be eligible to avail of employment in reserved category posts earmarked for OBCs who are certified
(2019) 263 DLT 633 : (2020) 165 FLR 385 : (2019) 4 JLJR 484 : (2019) 4 PLJR 442 : (2019) 14 SCALE 371 : (2019) 10 SCC 120 : (2019) 2 SCCLS 771 : (2020) 1 SLJ 119

(971) CHANDRA PRAKASH BUDAKOTI Vs. UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
The Appellant who is a Journalist and Editor of Jan Lok Kesari which is a Hindi Newspaper having circulation in Uttarakhand, filed the application in public interest as he was concerned about the environmental damage caused by Respondent
(2019) 14 SCALE 346 : (2019) 10 SCC 154 : (2019) 4 WLN 82

(972) IMRAT SINGH AND OTHERS Vs. STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
This appeal by the convicted accused is directed against the judgment dated 24.10.2008 passed by the Division Bench of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh, whereby the High Court upheld the judgment of the Sessions Judge, Datia dated 30.03.1995 convicting the appellants of having committing offences punishable under Sections 148 and 302 read with 149 of the Indian Penal Code. Appellants were sentenced to undergo life imprisonment for the offence of murder and two years rigorous imprisonment for the
(2020) AIRSC 536 : (2019) 4 JabLJ 650 : (2019) 16 SCALE 794

(973) Imrat Singh and Ors. Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 24-10-2019
This appeal by the convicted Accused is directed against the judgment dated 24.10.2008 passed by the Division Bench of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh, whereby the High Court upheld the judgment of the Sessions Judge, Datia dated 30.03.1995 convicting the Appellants of having committing offences punishable Under Sections 148 and 302 read with 149 of the Indian Penal Code. Appellants were sentenced to undergo life imprisonment for the offence of murder and two years rigorous imprisonment for the
(2020) AIRSC 536 : (2019) 4 JabLJ 650

(974) VINOD @ MANOJ Vs. THE STATE OF HARYANA [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 23-10-2019
The judgment dated 25.08.2009 passed by the High Court of Punjab & Haryana, Chandigarh in Criminal Appeal No. 962-DB of 2006 confirming the judgment and order of conviction dated 08.12.2006 passed by the Additional Sessions Judge-cum-Special Judge, Narnaul in Sessions Case No. 6 of 2005 is called in question by the convicted accused. By the impugned judgment, the accused is convicted under Sections 364,376,302 and 201 IPC and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 10 years,10 years,
(2020) 1 CriCC 357

(975) HARISH DAHIYA @ HARISH AND ANOTHER Vs. THE STATE OF PUNJAB AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 23-10-2019
The appellants assail order dated 20.03.2019 passed by the High Court declining to interfere with the order of the Additional Sessions Judge refusing to discharge the appellants in a prosecution case under section 306 read with section 34 of the Indian Penal Code. Learned counsel for the appellants submits that there is no specific attribution to the appellants in the suicide note. The appellants are the sister-in-law of the deceased and her husband. Learned counsel for the respondent - State in
(2020) 1 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 103 : (2020) 1 CriCC 1

(976) BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED Vs. GO AIRLINES (INDIA) LIMITED [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 23-10-2019
Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 - Sections 16 and 37 - Arbitration agreement - Counter claim - Jurisdiction - High Court allowed the appeal preferred by the respondent and set aside the order of the Arbitrator by holding that the Arbitrator has jurisdiction to entertain the counter claim filed by the respondent relating to non-furnishing of invoices for CENVAT credit - Insofar as the observations of the Arbitrator, the High Court held that the learned Arbitrator may be well within the rig
(2020) 1 AIRBomR 344 : (2019) AIRSC 5389 : (2020) AIRSCCivil 571 : (2020) 1 ALLMR 490 : (2020) 1 AndhLD 90 : (2020) 1 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 460 : (2019) 6 ArbiLR 265 : (2020) 1 BCR 229 : (2019) 30 GSTL 577 : (2019) 10 JT 523 : (2020) 2 MhLJ 807 : (2019) 14 SCALE 269 : (2019) 10 SCC 250 : (2020) 1 WBLR 28

(977) INDORE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Vs. MANOHAR LAL AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 23-10-2019
The question of interpretation of Section 24 of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (for short, 'the Act of 2013'), has been referred to a five-Judge Constitution Bench of this Court.
(2019) AIRSC 5482 : (2020) AIRSCCivil 178 : (2019) 6 ALT 333 : (2020) 1 JabLJ 56 : (2019) 8 MLJ 732 : (2019) 14 SCALE 470

(978) P. RAJKUMAR & ANR. Vs. YOGA @ YOGALAKSHMI [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 23-10-2019
The appellants assail order dated 06.03.2015 passed by the High Court dismissing the criminal revision, declining to interfere with the order dated 20.01.2015 affirming order dated 28.09.2012 for grant of Rs.10,000/-as maintenance to the respondent in proceedings under section 20 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (for short, the 'Act').
(2019) 3 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 504 : (2020) 1 CgLJ 75 : (2019) 4 CivCC 632 : (2019) 4 CriCC 303

(979) RENU RANI SHRIVASTAVA AND ANR. Vs. NEW INDIA ASSURANCE COMPANY LTD. AND OTHERS [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 23-10-2019
In the accident that occurred on 28.06.2008, Mr. Palash Kumar who was working as Senior Editor in Asian Age, Mumbai which is under Deccan Chronicle Holding Limited lost his life. He left behind his wife, daughter and parents. The Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal, Alwar (hereinafter called as ‘MACT’) awarded compensation of Rs.1,37,25,000/- taking income of the deceased at Rs.12 lakhs per year. The MACT deducted 25% of the income towards personal expenses and adopted the multiplier as 15. It h
(2019) 4 ACC 645 : (2020) ACJ 307 : (2019) AIRSC 5719 : (2020) AIRSCCivil 874 : (2020) 1 ApexCourtJudgments(SC) 172 : (2020) 1 RCRCivil 235 : (2019) 4 TAC 705 : (2019) 2 TNMAC 573

(980) Renu Rani Shrivastava and Ors. Vs. New India Assurance Company Ltd. and Ors. [SUPREME COURT OF INDIA] 23-10-2019
In the accident that occurred on 28.6.2008, Mr. Palash Kumar who was working as Senior Editor in Asian Age, Mumbai which is under Deccan Chronicle Holding Limited lost his life. He left behind his wife, daughter and parents. The Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal, Alwar (hereinafter called as 'MACT') awarded compensation of Rs. 1,37,25,000 taking income of the deceased at Rs. 12 lakh per year. The MACT deducted 25% of the income towards personal expenses and adopted the multiplier as 15. It has hel
(2020) ACJ 307 : (2020) 1 RCRCivil 235