Service Law; Sunaina Sharma Vs. State of Jammu and Kashmir [Supreme Court of India, 26-10-2017]

Service Law – Constitution of India – Arts. 14 & 16 – Retrospective Promotion to a particular group – Held, Even if the Rules enable the State to make retrospective promotion, such promotion cannot be granted at the cost of some other group – the promotees can get promotion from […]

Civil Law; Union of India Vs. Vijay Krishna Uniyal [Supreme Court of India, 23-10-2017]

Whether the High Court, while dismissing the second appeal filed by the plaintiff (original respondent) being devoid of merit and despite upholding the concurrent finding of fact recorded by two Courts below on the factum of ownership of the land, was justified in making an observation which has the potential […]

Criminal Law; Jagdish Tytler Vs. Central Bureau of Investigation [Delhi High Court, 17-10-2017]

Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 – S. 8 – Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 120B, 420 & 471 – A charge against a person can be framed if the Court forms an opinion that the accused might have committed the offence. For the conviction of an accused, the Court has to […]

Criminal Law; State (Govt of NCT) Vs. Ramtej [Delhi High Court, 17-10-2017]

Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 302, 201, 376A, 377, 392 r/w. 411 – Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 – Section 216 – Framing Additional / Alternate Charge – the offence under Section 300 of the IPC cannot be said to be a minor offence in relation to the offence under Section 376A of the IPC.