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Dec 11 1973 (SC)

Katikara Chintamani Dora and ors. Vs. Guntreddi Annamanaidu and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Dec-11-1973

Reported in : AIR1974SC1069; (1974)1SCC567; [1974]2SCR655

..... the decree of the trial court regarding kadakalla being an estate. by no stretch of reasoning it could be said that this agreement was collusive or was an attempt to contract out of the statute.60. there can be no doubt that as soon as the court accepted the compromise agreement between the parties, and, acting on it, passed a decree .....

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Apr 19 1973 (SC)

Sambhu Nath Sarkar Vs. the State of West Bengal and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Apr-19-1973

Reported in : AIR1973SC1425; (1973)1SCC856; [1974]1SCR1

j.m. shelat, acting c.j.1. at all material times the petitioner was an employee of the government of west bengal in the collectorate of hooghly district. he was arrested on january 29, 1972 pursuant to the order of detention dated january 25, 1972 passed by the district magistrate, hooghly under section 3(2) read with section 3(1) of the maintenance of internal security act, 26 of 1971. the said order was passed 'with a view to preventing him from acting in any manner prejudicial to the maintenance of public order'. he was served with the grounds of detention on that very day. the said grounds of detention were in connection with certain incidents alleged to have taken place on april 25, 1971, september 14, 1971, october 12, 1971 and january 19, 1972, as set out therein.2. before the said order was issued, the petitioner and six others, also government employees in hooghly collectorate, were prosecuted for their alleged parts in the first two incidents on the basis of the first information report dated september 14, 1971 under section 143/506 of the penal code. on march 29, 1972, they were discharged by the magistrate on a final report of the police dated march 10, 1972. pursuant to the said order of detention, the petitioner was detained and is still in hooghly jail.3. the mother of the petitioner thereafter filed an application no. 318 of 1972 in the high court of calcutta under section 491 of the crpc. in that application the petitioner's detention was challenged only on .....

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Apr 05 1973 (SC)

Rosy Jacob Vs. Jacob A. Chakramakkal

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Apr-05-1973

Reported in : AIR1973SC2090; (1973)1SCC840; [1973]3SCR918

i.d. dua, j.1. the real controversy in these two appeals by special leave preferred by the wife against her husband, lies in a narrow compass. these appeals are directed against the judgment and order of a division bench of the madras high court allowing the appeals by the husband and dismissing the cross-objections by the wife from the judgment and order of a learned single judge of the same high court dismissing about 25 applications seeking diverse kinds of reliefs, presented by one or the other party. according to the learned single judge (maharajan j.) 'these 25 applications represent but a fraction of the bitterness and frustration of an accomplished syrian christian couple who after making a mess of their married life have endeavoured to convert this court into a machinery for wreaking private vengeance'. this observation reflects the feelings of the husband and the wife towards each other in the present litigation. the short question which we are called upon to decide relates to the guardianship of the three children of the parties and the solution of this problem primarily requires consideration of the welfare of the children.2. the appellant, rosy chakramakkal (described herein as wife) was married to respondent jacob a. chakramakkal (described herein as husband) sometime in 1952. three children were born from this wedlock. ajit alias andrews,, son, was born in 1955, maya alias mary was born in 1957 and mahesh alias thomas was born in 1961. sometime in 1962 the wife .....

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Mar 06 1973 (SC)

The Workmen of Firestone Tyre and Rubber Co. of India (Pvt.) Ltd. Vs. ...

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Mar-06-1973

Reported in : AIR1973SC1227; [1973(26)FLR359]; (1973)ILLJ278SC; (1973)1SCC813; [1973]3SCR587

..... the estate have been paid in full.74. the point that arose for consideration was whether the above section operates so as to govern the distribution of dividend under a contract made under a scheme which had taken effect before the act was passed or came into operation. in holding that the section was not retrospective, it was observed :then is .....

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Aug 20 1973 (SC)

Western India Match Company Ltd. Vs. Workmen

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Aug-20-1973

Reported in : AIR1973SC2650; (1973)IILLJ403SC; (1974)3SCC330; [1974]1SCR434

..... the standing order to the extent of the additional four months' probation.7. the terms of employment specified in the standing order would prevail over the corresponding terms in the contract of service in existence on the enforcement of the standing order. it was in effect so held in the agra electric supply company ltd. v. shri alladin. : (1969)iillj540sc . avery ..... as a watchman on september 1, 1965. the letter of appointment states that he would be 'on probation for a period of six months.' we shall hereafter refer to this contract of service as a 'special agreement.' the period of probation expired on march 1, 1966, but he continued to serve on his post. on april 13, 1966 the company passed .....

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Sep 03 1973 (SC)

State of Mysore Vs. R.V. Bidap

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Sep-03-1973

Reported in : AIR1973SC2555; 1974LabIC251; (1973)IILLJ418SC; (1974)3SCC337; [1974]1SCR589

..... of infirmity of mind or body.(4) if the chairman or any other member of a public service commission is or becomes in any way concerned or interested in any contract or agreement made by or on behalf of the government of india or the government of a state or participates in any way in the profit thereof or in any .....

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Feb 23 1973 (SC)

Rajendrapaul Ramasaran Dass Sharma Vs. the State of Maharashtra

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Feb-23-1973

Reported in : AIR1973SC1180; 1973CriLJ1171; (1973)4SCC31; [1973]3SCR548

i.d. dua, j.1. the appellant in this appeal by special leave was tried in the court of session for greater bombay at bombay for offences under section 467, under section 471 read with section 467 and under section 420,1.p.c. according to the prosecution the appellant was running an octroi clearing agency under the name and style of 'national octroi clearing agency' at the mulled check post. he used to attend to certain transactions relating to the transport companies, one of those companies being the montgomery transport company. on december 16, 1962 a truck belonging to the said transport company bearing no. mpr 2147 arrived at the check-post carrying a dupleix machine to be delivered to messrs imperial tobacco company. there were two drivers and one cleaner in the truck. on being approached by them the appellant telephoned to manager bakshi of the transport company to arrange for the payment of octroi which amounted to more than rs. 8,000/-. the manager, bakshi and director, inderjit singh went to the imperial tobacco company the following day and after getting rs. 8,196/- for the octroi reached the mulund check-post. the amount was handed over to the appellant in the presence of the driver. actually only rs. 8,180/- were required for the octroi with the result that rs. 16/- were paid back to messrs imperial tobacco company by means of a cheque. during the investigation of another case arising out of an alleged forged receipt relating to octroi in respect of some imports by .....

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Dec 12 1973 (SC)

Naseem Ahmed Vs. Delhi Administration

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Dec-12-1973

Reported in : AIR1974SC691; 1974CriLJ617; (1974)3SCC668; [1974]2SCR694

chandrachud, j.1. this appeal by special leave is directed against a judgment of the high court of delhi confirming the conviction of the appellant under section 302 of the penal code but reducing the sentence of death imposed on him by the learned additional sessions judge, delhi to life imprisonment. the charge against the appellant is that on the night between the 17th and 18 august, 1968 he committed the murder of one ram kumar.2. on april 11, 1968 ram kumar, his brother shiv kumar, their mother and the appellant left kanpur for moradnagar. on april 15 ram kumar, shiv kumar and the appellant left moradnagar for delhi for purchasing a secondhand motor-cycle. shiv kumar went back to moradnagar for catching a bus to kanpur.3. at about 7-15 p.m. on april 15, 1968 ram kumar and the appellant booked a room at hindustan hotel, ballimaran, delhi. they signed their names in the hotel register and entered therein their kanpur address. on the 16th they were admittedly together and while in search of a motor-cycle they met abdul hafeez, babu khan and om prakash. on the 17th morning ram kumar and the appellant struck a deal with babu khan and om prakash agreeing to purchase from them a motor-cycle for rs. 1,000/-. ram kumar paid a sum of rs. 25/- by way of advance and the sellers agreed to deliver the motor-cycle in the evening.4. at about 6 p.m. on the 17th evening babu khan and om prakash went to hindustan hotel with the motor-cycle and met ram kumar, who told them that he was short .....

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Nov 13 1973 (SC)

Rajpal Bhiraram Vs. the State of Maharashtra

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Nov-13-1973

Reported in : AIR1974SC1150; 1974CriLJ806; (1974)3SCC633; 1974(6)LC12(SC)

s.n. dwivedi, j.1. the appellant was convicted by the additional chief presidency magistrate, bombay, under section 122(a) and section 125(1) read with section 37(1)(a) of the bombay police act and was sentenced to three months' imprisonment under the first count. no separate sentence was passed on the second count. he filed an appeal against his conviction and sentence in the high court of bombay. the appeal was summarily dismissed by a monomial order 'dismissed'.2. the main argument of counsel for the appellant is that, as the order of the bombay high court does not state any reasons, it should be set aside. in support of his argument he has relied on govinda kadtuji kadam v. the state of maharashtra : 1970crilj995 and challappa ramaswami v. state of maharashtra : 1971crilj19 . in govind badtuji kadam (supra) five persons were convicted and sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for six months and to a fine of rs. 50/-. all of them filed a joint appeal in the bombay high court. the appeal was admitted only on behalf of one of them named kondu; it was dismissed summarily in respect of the remaining four appellants. they filed an appeal in this court. their appeal was allowed and the order of the bombay high court was set aside and the case was sent back to the high court for hearing their appeal on merits after notice to the state. the defence of kondu was that vithalrao, the injured person, had sustained the injury by falling on a stone while chasing him (kondu) and his other .....

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Nov 27 1973 (SC)

Aher Bhagu Jetha Vs. the State of Gujarat

Court : Supreme Court of India

Decided on : Nov-27-1973

Reported in : AIR1974SC292; 1974CriLJ343; (1974)0GLR342; (1974)3SCC653; [1974]2SCR477

beg. j.1. the appellant, ahir bhagu jetha, is one of the 18 persons charged with the offence of rioting, armed with deadly weapons, on 28th of june, 1968, at about 7.30 p.m. at the village kumbharia in the state of gujarat. this riot, which was alleged to have a communal background, was said to have resulted in simple injuries to several persons, grievers injuries to others, and the death of lalmamad murvaji.2. the sessions judge of kutch, who tried the case, acquitted 9 accused persons and convicted the rest of various offences said to have been committed in the course of the riot. out of these, six accused persons, including the appellant, were convicted under section 302. i.p.c. read with section 149, i.p.c. and sentenced to imprisonment for life. on an appeal to the high court of gujarat, the whole story of riot, as set up, was disbelieved. seven convicted persons were acquitted. the appellant alone was convicted under section 302, i.p.c. and sentenced to life imprisonment. another accused, who did not appeal, and who was convicted under section 324, i.p.c. only and sentenced to 9 months rigorous imprisonment and to pay a fine of rs. 300/- is not before us. we are, therefore, concerned only with the case against bhagu jetha who has been convicted by the high court for an offence punishable under section 302, i.p.c, although he was charged and convicted of an offence punishable under section 302 i.p.c. only with the aid of section 149 i.p.c. as the charge for rioting .....

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