Landmark Judgements

M Siddiq (D) Thr Lrs V/s Mahant Suresh Das & Ors

There was sufficient evidence to show that outer courtyard was being used without contest by the Hindus, negating the argument of continuous use. For the reasons indicated above, the plaintiffs in Suit 4 have failed to meet the requirements of adverse possession. Case name: M Siddiq (D) Thr Lrs V/s Mahant Suresh Das & Ors …

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Bachan Singh V/s State of Punjab

Each case presents its own distinctive features, its peculiar combinations of events and its unique configuration of facts. That is why, in the interest of individualized justice, it is necessary to vest sentencing discretion in the court so that appropriate sentence may be imposed by the court in the exercise of its judicial discretion. Case …

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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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Kesavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru and Ors V. State of Kerala and Anr

“Every provision of the Constitution can be amended provided in the result the basic foundation and structure of the Constitution remains the same.” Case name: Kesavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru and Ors. V. State of Kerala and Anr   Case number:   Writ Petition (civil) 135 of 1970   Court:   The Supreme Court Of India   …

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Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) And Anr. V/S Union of India And Ors.

The right to privacy is protected as an intrinsic part of the right to life andpersonal liberty under Article 21 and as a part of the freedoms guaranteed byPart III of the Constitution. Case name:                   Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) And Anr. V/S Union of India And Ors. Case number:               WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 494 OF …

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