Tag Archives: Indian Constitution

Article 316 of the Indian Constitution is directory in nature. [ Jai Shankar Prasad v State of Bihar ]

Jai Shankar Prasad v State of Bihar, 1993 AIR 1906, 1993 SCR (2) 517 Before the Supreme Court of India Decided on: – 19 March 1993 Bench: – PB Sawant, Venkatachala N. Author: – PB Sawant Counsel for the Appellants: – K.N. Chaubey, K. Pandeya and Mohan Pandey Counsel for the respondents: –  Gobinda Mukhoty, […]

The court cannot arrogate to itself any function which is left to the domain of the executive and the legislature. [State Of Himachal Pradesh & Anr vs Umed Ram Sharma & Ors]

State Of Himachal Pradesh & Anr vs Umed Ram Sharma & Ors, 1986 AIR 847 Before Supreme Court of India Bench: Mukharji, Sabyasachi (J) Author of the Judgement: S Mukharji Delivered on: 11 February 1986 Advocate for petitioner: Parasaran, Attorney General and A.K. Ganguli. Advocate for respondent: T.U. Mehta and C.P. Pandey. Brief Facts: A petition for […]

A constitutional authority cannot do indirectly what it is not permitted to do directly. [Dr. D.C. Wadhwa & Ors v/s State Of Bihar & Ors]

Dr. D.C. Wadhwa & Ors vs State Of Bihar & Ors  Before Supreme Court of India Decided on: 20 December 1986 Bench: Bhagwati, P.N. (CJ), Misra Rangnath, Oza, G.L. (J), Dutt, M.M. (J), Singh, K.N. (J) Author: P Bhagwati, Justice. Advocates for the Petitioners: Soli J. Sorabji, J.B. Dadachanji, Ravinder Narain, T.N. Ansari, Joel Pares, S. […]

The power of central government to rectify ‘name of the company’ is wider in its nature. [ CGMP Pharmaplan Pvt. Ltd. vs Regional Director]

CGMP Pharmaplan Pvt. Ltd. vs Regional Director, Ministry Of Corporate affairs & Anr. Writ petition – 3217/2010 Criminal appeal no- 6437/10 Forum: Delhi High Court Bench: S. Muralidhar Decided on: 16 July 2010. Relevant provision: 1. Article 226, Indian constitution, 1950 2. Section 22 of Companies Act, 1956  Brief facts: This petition was against the […]