Category Archives: Constitutional Law

[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 […]

[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 […]