Court : Supreme Court of India
Decided on : Dec-05-1960
Reported in : AIR1961SC532; 2SCR828
..... 4scr1144 in that case a writ was applied for in the madras high court for restraining the election commission from enquiring into the alleged disqualification of the respondent. a single judge of the high court of judicature of madras issued a writ of prohibition restraining the election commission, a statutory ..... to matters with respect to which parliament has power to make laws and the latter in regard to matters with respect to which the legislature of the state has power to make laws : see arts. 73 and 162. the judiciary consists of an hierarchy of courts and all the courts ..... pre-independence india within the narrow limits of their jurisdiction to protect the rights of the citizens of our country, with a vision to prevent autocracy raising its ugly head in the future, declared the fundamental rights in part iii of the constitution, conferred powers on the high courts ..... by the parliament. if the union government disobeys the order it would certainly be liable for contempt of court under the contempt of courts act, 1952. even if the contemner happens to be an officer of the said government residing outside the territorial limits of the high court, the high ..... under section 5 of the taxation on income (investigation commission) act, 1947, although the petitioners were assessees belonging to uttar pradesh and their original assessment were made by the income-tax authorities of that state. it was contended that the punjab high court had no jurisdiction to issue a writ under art. .....Tag this Judgment!