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Aug 31 2016 (SC)

Kedar Nath Yadav Vs. State of West Bengal and Ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

reportable in the supreme court of india civil appellate jurisdiction civil appeal no.8438 of2016(arising out of slp (c) no.8463 of 2008) kedar nath yadav appellant vs. state of west bengal & ors. respondents with civil appeal no.8440 of2016(arising out of slp(c) no.10731/2008) civil appeal no.8441 of2016(arising out of slp(c) no.11783/2008) civil appeal no.8444 of2016(arising out of slp(c) no.11830/2008) civil appeal no.8446 of2016(arising out of slp(c) no.12360/2008) civil appeal no.8447 of2016(arising out of slp(c) no.12724/2008) civil appeal no.8453 of2016arising out of slp(c)no.25580 of2016(arising out of slp(c) .cc no.13645/2008 and civil appeal no.8449 of2016(arising out of slp(c) no.22491/2008) judgment v. gopala gowda, j.delay condoned in slp (c) cc no.13645 of 2008. leave granted in all the special leave petitions. the present appeals arise out of the impugned final common judgment and order dated 18.01.2008 in w.p. no.23836 (w) of 2006 and connected petitions, passed by the high court of calcutta, wherein the writ petitions filed challenging the proceedings of the acquisition of land to an extent of about 1000 acres within the mouzas gopalnagar, singherberi, beraberi, khaserberi and bajemelia, p.s. singur, district hooghly were dismissed. the relevant facts which are required for us to appreciate the rival legal contentions advanced on behalf of the parties are stated in brief as hereunder: the state of west bengal formulated an industrial policy to establish .....

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Aug 30 2016 (SC)

Ashiq Hussain Faktoo Vs. Union of India and Ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

reportable in the supreme court of india criminal original jurisdiction writ petition (criminal) no.46 of2008ashiq hussain faktoo ...petitioner versus union of india & ors. ...respondents judgment ranjan gogoi, j.1. the writ petitioner has been convicted by this court by its judgment and order dated 30th january, 2003 passed in criminal appeal no.889 of 2001 under section 3 of the terrorist and disruptive activities (prevention) act, 1987 (hereinafter referred to as tada act ) and under section 302 read with section 120b of the indian penal code, 1860 (hereinafter referred to as ipc ). he has been sentenced, inter alia, to undergo imprisonment for life. the review petitions filed by the writ petitioner as also by the co-accused (mohd. shafi khan @ mussadiq hussain) against the aforesaid judgment dated 30th january, 2003 i.e. review petition (criminal) no.478 of 2003 and review petition (criminal) no.1377 of 2003 have been dismissed by order dated 2nd september, 2003 of this court. curative petition filed by the co-accused (mohd. shafi khan @ mussadiq hussain) i.e. curative petition (criminal) no.23 of 2004 in review petition (criminal) no.1377 of 2003 in criminal appeal no.889 of 2001 has also been dismissed by order dated 2nd february, 2005 of this court. thereafter, this writ petition under article 32 of the constitution of india has been filed by the present accused writ petitioner making the following prayers: (a) issue a writ in the nature of habeas corpus or other .....

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Aug 29 2016 (SC)

M/S Park Street Properties (Pvt) Ltd Vs. Dipak Kumar Singh and Anr

Court : Supreme Court of India

non-reportable in the supreme court of india civil appellate jurisdiction civil appeal no.8361 of2016(arising out of slp (c) no.24486 of 2014) m/s park street properties (pvt) ltd. appellant vs. dipak kumar singh & anr. respondents judgment v. gopala gowda, j.leave granted. the present appeal arises out of the impugned judgment and order dated 15.05.2014 passed by the high court of calcutta in f.a. no.151 of 2012, whereby the high court has set aside the order of the trial court and remanded the matter to it for reconsideration from the stage of examining the question of validity of the notice dated 30.10.2008. the relevant facts of the case required to appreciate the rival legal contentions advanced on behalf of the parties are stated in brief hereunder: one karnani properties limited, a company incorporated under the companies act, 1956 was the owner of the suit premises. it had let out the suit premises in favour of the appellant herein with the right to sublet the same or portions thereof. the appellant herein entered into an agreement dated 15.10.2004 with the respondents subletting the suit premises for the purpose of carrying out business from the blue fox restaurant . subsequently, the respondents requested the appellant to allow them to run franchise or business dealing with mcdonald s family restaurant from the suit premises. in pursuance of the same, the agreement dated 15.10.2004 was terminated, and a tenancy of the suit premises was created in favour of the .....

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Aug 29 2016 (SC)

Bharwad Navghanbhaj Jakshibhai and Ors. Vs. State of Gujarat

Court : Supreme Court of India

non-reportable in the supreme court of india criminal appellate jurisdiction criminal appeal nos.783-784 of 2016 bharwad navghanbhaj jakshibhai & ors. . appellants versus state of gujarat . . respondent judgment uday umesh lalit, j.these appeals by special leave at the instance of original accused nos.2 to 14, seek to challenge the common judgment and order dated 10.03.2016 passed by the high court of gujarat at ahmedabad in criminal appeal nos.947/2011 and 969 of 2011. fourteen accused including appellants 1 to 13 were convicted and sentenced by sessions judge, patan in sessions case no.27 of 2008 as under:- | 1 to 14 |u/s 147, 148 ipc | fine of rs.1000/-, i/d no | | | |separate imprisonment. | | 1 and 7 |u/s 326 r/w 149 ipc|r.i. of 2 years + | | | |rs.35,000/-(towards | | | |compensation) | |2 to 6 and|u/s 326 r/w 149 ipc|r.i. of 2 years+ rs.500/-, | |8 to 14 | |i/d 10 days. | | 1 to 14 |u/s 324 and 149 ipc| fine of rs.2000/-, i/d 15 | | | |days | | 1 to 14 |u/s 325 r/w 149 ipc| r.i. of 2 years | | 1 to 14 |504, 506(2) r/w 149|no separate sentence is | | |ipc |passed as the accused are | | | |already convicted under | | | |section 326 ipc | all the convicted accused, being aggrieved preferred criminal appeal no.947 of 2011 while the state preferred criminal appeal no.969 of 2011 seeking enhancement of the sentence imposed by the trial court. during the pendency of the appeal original accused no.1 having passed away, the appeals stood abated qua him. according to the .....

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Aug 29 2016 (SC)

State of H.P. and Ors. Vs. Kanheya

Court : Supreme Court of India

non-reportable in the supreme court of india criminal appellate jurisdiction criminal appeal nos.783-784 of 2016 bharwad navghanbhaj jakshibhai & ors. . appellants versus state of gujarat . . respondent judgment uday umesh lalit, j.these appeals by special leave at the instance of original accused nos.2 to 14, seek to challenge the common judgment and order dated 10.03.2016 passed by the high court of gujarat at ahmedabad in criminal appeal nos.947/2011 and 969 of 2011. fourteen accused including appellants 1 to 13 were convicted and sentenced by sessions judge, patan in sessions case no.27 of 2008 as under:- | 1 to 14 |u/s 147, 148 ipc | fine of rs.1000/-, i/d no | | | |separate imprisonment. | | 1 and 7 |u/s 326 r/w 149 ipc|r.i. of 2 years + | | | |rs.35,000/-(towards | | | |compensation) | |2 to 6 and|u/s 326 r/w 149 ipc|r.i. of 2 years+ rs.500/-, | |8 to 14 | |i/d 10 days. | | 1 to 14 |u/s 324 and 149 ipc| fine of rs.2000/-, i/d 15 | | | |days | | 1 to 14 |u/s 325 r/w 149 ipc| r.i. of 2 years | | 1 to 14 |504, 506(2) r/w 149|no separate sentence is | | |ipc |passed as the accused are | | | |already convicted under | | | |section 326 ipc | all the convicted accused, being aggrieved preferred criminal appeal no.947 of 2011 while the state preferred criminal appeal no.969 of 2011 seeking enhancement of the sentence imposed by the trial court. during the pendency of the appeal original accused no.1 having passed away, the appeals stood abated qua him. according to the .....

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Aug 26 2016 (SC)

Brajendra Singh Yambem Vs. Union of India and Anr

Court : Supreme Court of India

reportable in the supreme court of india civil appellate jurisdiction civil appeal no.8323 of2016(arising out of slp(c) no.30907 of 2013) brajendra singh yambem appellant versus union of india and anr. respondents with civil appeal no.8324 of2016(arising out of slp(c) no.10092 of 2014) judgment v. gopala gowda, j.leave granted. the present appeals arise out of the common impugned judgment and order dated 05.08.2013 passed by the division bench of the high court of manipur at imphal in writ appeal nos. 39 and 40 of 2011, whereby the judgment and order dated 01.09.2010 passed by the learned single judge of the high court of gauhati, imphal bench in w.p. (c) nos. 904 of 2008 and 264 of 2010 was set aside. the necessary facts required to appreciate the rival legal contentions advanced on behalf of the parties are stated in brief hereunder: the appellant was serving as a regular commandant of 61st battalion, crpf and at the time of incidents, was posted at mantripukhri, imphal. he is alleged to be involved in two cases. the first case, i.e. civil appeal arising out of the slp (c) no.30907 of 2013 relates to missing of arms and ammunition. the second case, i.e. civil appeal arising out of slp (c) no.10092 of 2014 relates to the alleged supply of contraband ganja, by 11 crpf personnel posted in the unit of the appellant. between 03.06.1995 and 05.07.1995, one ak-47 rifle with 3 magazines and 90 rounds of 7.62 ammunition issued in the name of one lance naik man bahadur, who was .....

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Aug 26 2016 (SC)

Vivek Singh Vs. State of U.P and Anr

Court : Supreme Court of India

reportable in the supreme court of india civil appellate jurisdiction civil appeal no.10381 of2014vivek singh ...appellant versus state of u.p. & anr. ...respondents1judgment s. a. bobde, j.on 29.01.2001, the u.p. public service commission invited applications for filling up 800 posts through the combined state/upper subordinate service examination 2001. amongst others the posts to be filled up were deputy collector 9 posts, deputy s.p. 67 posts and trade tax officer 12 posts.2. the appellant applied for selection under the physically handicapped category along with the necessary certificate. his first preference was for the post of deputy collector and second preference was for the post of trade tax officer. the appellant was duly selected and placed at sl.no.38 in the overall merit list. the u.p. public service commission recommended the appellant s appointment as a trade tax officer under the quota reserved for physically handicapped candidates.3. the appellant filed a writ petition before the allahabad high court praying for appointment on the post of deputy collector. however, pending the writ petition, he joined as a trade tax officer in november, 2004.4. on 26.11.2010, in national federation of the blind, u.p. branch and others vs. state of uttar pradesh & others[1]., the allahabad high court passed an interim order directing the state government to henceforth not fill up any vacancy unless a reservation of 3% was provided to physically handicapped candidates from the .....

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Aug 26 2016 (SC)

Jamshed Ansari Vs. High Court of Judicature at Allahabad and Ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

reportable in the supreme court of india civil appellate jurisdiction civil appeal no.6120 of2016|jamshed ansari |.....appellant(s) | |versus | | |high court of judicature at allahabad & |.....respondent(s) | |ors. | | judgment a.k. sikri, j.the appellant has challenged the judgment dated 28.04.2015 passed by the high court of judicature at allahabad whereby writ petition filed by the appellant has been dismissed. in the said writ petition, the appellant had challenged the constitutional validity of the provisions of rule 3 and rule 3a of chapter xxiv of the allahabad high court rules, 1952 (hereinafter referred to as the 'rules'). the short order of the high court repelling the said challenge states that a similar challenge had already been rejected by the same court in shashi kant upadhyay, advocate v. high court of judicature at allahabad (writ c. no.65298 of 2014) decided on 26.03.2015.2. appellant's challenge to the aforesaid rules is mainly on the ground that these rules put an unreasonable restriction on his right to practice as an advocate and are also ultra vires the provisions of section 30 of the advocates act, 1961 (hereinafter referred to as the 'act'). the high court of allahabad has framed the rules in question which came into force on 15.09.1952. chapter xxiv thereof relates to rules framed under section 34(1) read with section 16(2) of the advocates act, 1961 . as we are concerned with the validity of rule 3 and rule 3a of the said chapter, the same are .....

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Aug 26 2016 (SC)

Souren Pal and Ors Vs. Prabhat Bouri and Ors

Court : Supreme Court of India

non reportable in the supreme court of india civil appellate jurisdiction civil appeal no.8342 of2016(arising out of slp(civil) no.28249/2014) souren pal and ors appellants(s) versus prabhat bouri and ors respondent(s) judgment kurian, j.leave granted. the main grievance of the appellants is that they were not heard by the division bench while passing the impugned order despite the fact that, as per the impugned order, they have been unseated from the post of directors, to which they were elected in the year 2014. in the view we propose to take in this case, it is not necessary to go into any other factual dispute. having heard the learned counsel for the parties, we are of the view that the division bench ought to have heard the appellants as well, having regard to the stage at which their election was set aside. we hence set aside the impugned judgment and remit the matter to the high court. the appellants shall stand impleaded as additional respondents in first miscellaneous appeal(fma) and the high court will hear the fma afresh. being an election dispute of the year 2014, we request the high court to dispose of the same expeditiously preferably within a period of three months. the interim order passed by this court earlier will continue till the first miscellaneous appeal is disposed of. the appeal stands disposed of accordingly. .... ...................j.(kurian joseph) ..... ..................j.(rohinton fali nariman) new delhi august26 2016.

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Aug 25 2016 (HC)

The State of Jharkhand Through the Deputy Commissioner Vs. Arun Kumar ...

Court : Jharkhand

1 l.p.a. no.314 of 2014 in the high court of jharkhand at ranchi l.p.a. no. 314 of 2014 with i.a. nos.4429/2014 & 4430/2014 1. the state of jharkhand through the deputy commissioner, pakur 2. the deputy commissioner, pakur appellants versus 1. arun kumar mishra, s/o sri krishna prasad mishra, r/o village & p.o.- fuljhinjhari,m p.s. pakuria, distt- pakur 2. the block development officer, pakuria, district pakur 3. the chief medical officer, pakur 4. the in-charge medical officer, primary health centre, pakuria, district pakur. ... ... ... respondents ------ coram: hon'ble mr. justice d. n. patel hon'ble mr. justice amitav k. gupta ----- for the appellant: m/s. kumar sundaram, j.c. to a.a.g. for the respondent no.1: m/s. someshwar roy ------ 08/dated:25. h july, 2016 oral judgment per d.n. patel, j.i.a. no.4429 of 20141) this interlocutory application under section 5 of the limitation act has been filed by the appellant for condonation of delay of 275 days in preferring the instant appeal.2) having heard learned counsel and looking to the reasons stated in paragraphs 4, 5 and 6 of the interlocutory application, there are reasonable reasons for condoning the delay in preferring the appeal.3) accordingly, i.a. no. 4429 of 2014 is allowed and delay in filing the instant appeal is condoned. l.p.a. no.314 of 20144) this letters patent appeal has been preferred by the original respondent no.1 in w.p. (s) no. 1381 of 2013, as, the writ petition was preferred by the present respondent .....

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