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[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 […]

State of West Bengal & others v/s. Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights, West Bengal & Others.

The Supreme Court in the instant judgment held that the High Court can direct the CBI to investigate a cognizable offense which is alleged to have taken place in the state, which is outside its jurisdiction. The Supreme Court also deals with the issue of Federal structure doctrine, the concept of judicial review and much […]