Category Archives: Constitutional Law

[Case Brief] A. K. Roy, Etc vs Union Of India And Another, 1982

A. K. Roy, Etc. v/s Union of India and Another was decided on December 28, 1981, by a 5 judge bench of the honorable Supreme Court of India. The petitioner in the present case is Shri AK Roy who is a Marxist member of the parliament, while the respondent is the Union of India. The […]

[Case Brief] GVK Industries Ltd. & Another V/s The Income Tax Officer & Another, 2011

Brief facts and procedural history: The Appellant by way of a writ petition filed in Andhra Pradesh High Court had challenged an order of the Respondents which decided that the Appellant was liable to withhold a certain portion of monies being paid to a foreign company, under either one of Sections 9(1)(i) or 9(1)(vii)(b) of […]

[Case Brief] Babulal Parate v State of Bombay and Another, 1960

Babulal Parate v State of Bombay and Another was decided on 28th August 1959. It was decided by a five-judge bench of the Honourable Supreme Court. The appellant in the present case is Babulal Parate while the respondent is the State of Bombay. Brief facts and procedural history: On December 22, 1953, the Prime Minister […]

[Case Brief] N. Masthan Sahib v. Chief Commissioner of Pondicherry, 1961

(This post is written by Lalitha Nandula from Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar)  N. Masthan Sahib v. Chief Commissioner of Pondicherry was decided on 8th December 1961. It was decided by a five-judge bench of the Honourable Supreme Court. The appellant in the present case is N. Masthan Sahib while the respondent is Chief Commissioner […]