Month: May 2021

ABSOLUTE LIABILITY IN CASES OF HAZARDOUS GAS LEAK

WHAT IS ABSOLUTE LIABILITY: Absolute liability is a tortuous element. This principle upholds the duty of care owed to the public by enterprises that produce or use hazardous substances. Any establishment that is occupied with production and use of harmful substances must ensure that no harm is done to the residents of that area. If …

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AAROGYA SETU APP & RIGHT TO PRIVACY

This article primarily focuses upon the newly launched Aarogya Setu App vis-à-vis right to privacy enshrined under Article 21[i] of the Constitution[ii]which gained immense popularity among the Indian citizens amid pandemic and nationwide lockdown. This article critically examines the privacy policies of the said application followed the issue in question and what changes have been …

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S. K. Shukla and Ors. v/s State of U.P. and Ors.

“Explosive Substance” shall be deemed to include any materials for making any explosive substance; also any apparatus, machine, implement or material used, or intended to be used, or adapted for causing, or aiding in causing, any explosion in or with any explosive substances; also any part of any such apparatus, machine or implement.” Case name: …

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Shamim Ara Vs. State of U.P. & Anr.

“The talaq to be effective has to be pronounced.” Case Name: Shamim Ara Vs. State of U.P. & Anr. Case Number: Criminal Appeal No.- 465/1996 Bench: R.C. LAHOTI & P.VENKATARAMA REDDI. Decided on: 01/10/2002 Relevant Act/Sections: Section 125 Cr.P.C., Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 BRIEF FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY: Shamim Ara, …

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SHAKTI NATH & ORS. V. ALPHA TIGER CYPRUS INVESTMENT NO. LTD. & ORS.

“The court also held M/s Good Living Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. is bound by the unconditional undertaking submitted on Affidavit before this Court. Any default by M/s Good Living Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. would be treated as a breach of the undertaking submitted to this Court” Case name: SHAKTI NATH & ORS. V. ALPHA TIGER CYPRUS INVESTMENT …

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PURANLAL LAKHANPAL V. UNION OF INDIA

Case name: PURANLAL LAKHANPAL V. UNION OF INDIA Case number/Citation: Criminal Appeal No. 96 Of 1957 Court: Supreme Court of India Crl. Appellate Jurisdiction Bench: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE N.H. BHAGWATI HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SYED JAFAR IMAM HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S.K. DAS HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE J.L. KAPUR HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE A.K. SARKAR Decided on: May 24, …

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National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of India (UOI) and Ors.

“By recognizing TGs as third gender, this Court is not only upholding the rule of law but also advancing justice to the class, so far deprived of their legitimate natural and constitutional rights.” Case name: National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of India & Ors.   Case number:   Writ Petition (Civil) Nos. 400 of …

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