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[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] 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 […]

Article 14 does not envisage equal treatment of unequal. [Ashok Kumar Tripathi vs The Union Of India And Others]

Ashok Kumar Tripathi vs The Union Of India And Others, 2000 (2) MPHT 193 Before Madhya Pradesh High Court Bench: D Dharmadhikari, S Kulshrestha Author of the Judgement: D Dharmadhikari Decided on: 17 December 1999 SR. No Titles Relevant Section/s. 1 Constitution of India Article 243M (b)(4), Article 14 2 Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled […]

Equality cannot be claimed in illegalities. [Kuldeep Singh vs Govt. Of NCT Of Delhi ]

Kuldeep Singh vs Govt. Of Nct Of Delhi, AIR 2006 SC 2652 Before the Supreme Court of India. Bench: S.B. Sinha, P.K. Balasubramanyan Author: S.B. Sinha Date of Judgement: 6 July 2006