(DR.) N.B. Khare V/s. State of Delhi

Article 19 (1) (d) guarantees to all citizens of India the right “to move freely throughout the territory of India”. This right is, however, subject to reasonable restrictions mentioned in clause (5) of Article 19. The Supreme Court in the instant case deals with the restriction when it comes to procedure.

N.B. Khare (DR.) V/s. The State of Delhi

Petition No. 37 of 1950

Before the Supreme Court of India

Decided on: 26th May 1950.

Coram: Harilal J. Kania, C.J. and Fazl Ali, Patanjali Sastri, M.C. Mahajan and B.K. Mukherjea, JJ.

Author of the Judgement: Harilal J. Kania, C.J.

Advocate for Petitioner: B. Banerji

Advocate for Respondent: M.C. Setalvad, Attorney-General for India


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[Case Brief] Ram Singh and others Vs. Union of India and others

The Supreme Court toppled an administration choice to give reservations to the Jat people group in nine states by incorporating them in the Central List of Backward Classes. The judgment Ram Singh v/s Union of India had created a huge political stir.

Ram Singh and others Vs. Union of India and others (Jat Judgment)

Writ Petition (Civil) Nos. 274, 261, 278, 297, 298, 305, 357 and 955 of 2014

Before the Supreme Court of India


Bench: Ranjan Gogoi and Rohinton Nariman, JJ.

Author of the Judgment: Ranjan Gogoi, JJ.

Relevant Acts/ Statutes:

  • Constitution of India-Articles 15, 15(4), 16, 16(4), 29, 38, 46, and 340.
  • The National Commission of Backward Classes Act-Sections 2, 3, 8, 9, 9(1), 9(2), and 11.
  • Code of Civil Procedure-Section 114, Order 47.

Decided on: March 17th, 2015


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