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Hon’ble Supreme Court Issues Assorted Directions for Proceedings under the NDPS Act

By Rudrajyoti Nath Ray, Associate It has been repeatedly stressed that cases under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (“NDPS Act”) should be tried as early as possible because in such cases, accused are, generally, not released on … Continue reading

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Hon’ble Supreme Court: The Views of the Chief Justice of the High Court have No Primacy in the Appointment of the Karnataka Lokayukta

By Rudrajyoti N. Ray, Associate In a recent judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of Mr. Justice Chandrashekaraiah (Retd.) Vs. Janekere C. Krishna & Ors., (Civil Appeal Nos. 197-199 of 2013 arising out of SLP (Civil) Nos. … Continue reading

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Division Bench of the Supreme Court refers decision on ‘Maintainability of Review Petitions after Disposal of the Special Leave Petitions’ to a Larger Bench

By Rudrajyoti N. Ray, Associate A person aggrieved by an order of the High Court, very often, files a special leave petition, against the impugned order, before the Hon’ble Supreme Court and thereafter, if the special leave petition is dismissed … Continue reading

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State of U.P. v. Munesh: Supreme Court Directs Courts in India not to Acquit Rapists on Technical Grounds

By Anurag Gupta, Associate In State of Uttar Pradesh v. Munesh [Criminal Appeal No. 180 of 2007], an appeal by the Uttar Pradesh Government challenging an Allahabad High Court decision to acquit a person who was awarded death penalty by … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court wields its Iron Hand on Illegal Constructions – A Case Note on Dipak Kumar Mukherjee v. Kolkata Municipal Corporation & Ors.

By Rudrajyoti N. Ray, Associate Illegal and unauthorized constructions of buildings not only violate the municipal laws and the concept of planned development of a particular area but also affect various fundamental and constitutional rights of other persons.  For instance, … Continue reading

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The Sahara Case: The Supreme Court Clarifies the Difference between a Private Placement and Public Issue and Ratifies SEBI’s Jurisdiction to Investigate and Adjudicate a Public Issue done in the Guise of a Private Placement

By Ashutosh Sharma, Associate The Supreme Court on August 31, 2012 passed its judgment in Sahara India Real Estate Corporation Ltd & Ors vs. SEBI & Anr. and directed the Sahara Group and its two group companies Sahara India Real … Continue reading

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