Author Archives: Aditya Gor

[Case Brief] State of Himachal Pradesh v/s Raj Kumar, 2018

Brief Facts and Procedural History Meena Devi’s brother-in-law (Raj Kumar) came home one day, in a drunken condition and started abusing her, Jeewan Lal (Meena’s son) and Rekha Devi (Meena’s daughter), without any reason. Raj also threatened to kill the 3 family members. Raj was a chronic drunkard. Barf Devi (Jeewan’s grandmother) locked Jeewan inside […]

[Case Brief] Manohar Lal Sharma v/s Sanjay Leela Bhansali & Others, 2017

The petitioner in the present case is Manohar Lal Sharma who appeared-in-person. The instant petition was filed under Article 32 of the Indian Constitution as a Public Interest Litigation. Manohar Lal Sharma prayed for the following things: A film titled “Padmavati” should not be exhibited in other countries without obtaining the requisite certificate from the […]

[Case Brief] M/s Haridas Exports v/s All India Float Glass Association & Others, 2002

The facts of M/s Haridas Exports v/s All India Float Glass Association: The present case is a three-judge bench decision consisting of Chief Justice BN Kirpal, Justice YK Sabharwal, Justice KG Balakrishna. It was delivered on 22nd July 2002. On 10-09-1998, Respondent 1 filed a complaint before the MRTP commission under sections 33(1)(j), (ja) and […]

[Case Brief] Animal Welfare Board of India v/s A. Nagaraja & Others, 2014

Introduction: The present case concerns itself with an issue of seminal importance with regards to the rights of animals under our constitution in connection with the conduct of Jallikatu bullock cart races etc. MoEF, as early as on 2.3.1991, issued a notification under Section 22 of PCA Act banning training and exhibition of bears, monkeys, tigers, panthers […]