Category Archives: Constitutional Law

[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 […]

[Case Brief] In Re: Berubari Union Case, 1960

(This post was written by Pooja Jasani from Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar) In Re: Berubari Union case was decided on 14th March 1960. It was decided by a seven-judge bench of the Honourable Supreme Court. Brief facts and Procedural History In the present case, Bengal and Punjab had to be partitioned. For the purpose […]

Sebastian M. Hongray vs Union Of India & Ors, AIR 1984 SC 1026

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 […]