Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Just Society v. Union of India(2017): Supreme Court on constitutional validity of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013.

CASE NAME Just Society v Union of India COURT Before the Supreme Court of India CORAM Ranjan Gogoi, Navin Sinha, JJ. AUTHOR OF THE JUDGEMENT Justice Ranjan Gogoi DECIDED ON 27.04.2017 ABSTRACT In the present case, the petitioner ‘just society’ has challenged various sections of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act of the year 2013. He […]

Freedom of press is not an absolute right. [Prabha Dutt vs Union Of India & Ors]

Prabha Dutt vs Union Of India & Ors, 1982 (1) supreme court cases Before the Supreme Court of India. Decided on: 7 November 1981 Bench: Y.V. Chandrachud (CJ), A.P. Sen (J), Baharul Islam (J) Author of the judgement: Y.V. Chandrachud (CJ) Advocate for the petitioner: R.K. Garg and C.S. Vaidyanathan. Advocate for the respondent: Miss A. Subhashini, C. […]

Willful disobedience to a writ issued by a Court constitutes civil contempt. [Sebastian M. Hongray vs Union Of India & Ors]

Sebastian M. Hongray vs Union Of India & Ors, 1984 AIR 1026 Before the Supreme Court of India Decided on: 23 April 1984. Bench: DESAI, D.A. REDDY, O. CHINNAPPA (J) Author of the judgement: D. A. Desai Advocates for the petitioner: Ms. Nandita Haksar and C.S. Vaidyanathan. Advocate for the respondent: Ms. A. Subhashini, Mrs. Urmila Kapoor, V.C. Mahajan, P.N. Puri […]