Category Archives: Constitutional Law

[Case Brief] State of Madras v/s VG Row and Others, 1952

State of Madras v/s V.G.Row & Others is a five-judge bench decision delivered by Supreme Court of India on 31st March 1952. In the present appeal, the State of Madras has appealed against the decision of High Court of Madras. The important act/sections discussed in the present case are thus: (1) Constitution of India- Article […]

[Case Brief] Just Society v/s Union of India, 2017

(This post was written by Darshan Patankar and Manish Soni from Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar) Just Society v/s Union of India was decided on 27th April 2017. It is a two-judge bench decision wherein the Honourable Supreme Court of India has upheld the Constitutional validity of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013. The Lokpal and […]

[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 […]

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