Author: Shoily Chakraborty

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ACCHAR SINGH vs. THE STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

FACTS On the night of 23.02.1996, the complainant Netar Singh’s wife and mother had attended the marriage function in a nearby village at the house of the bridegroom with whom their neighbour Budhi Singh’s daughter got married. Both the ladies returned home with ‘Dhaam’. It is relevant to mention here that owing to their social boycott by Budhi Singh and some […]

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Pradipsinh Bhagavatsinh Jadeja v State of Guajarat

FACTS The president of the Ahmedabad City Congress Committee registered a complaint to the district election commissioner alleging that the minister distributed pamphlets soon after the declaration of elections during the Navratri period. There was a photograph of the minister and a party symbol lotus along with the line ‘Aagvu Gujarat;’ Thus, respondent was  nominated […]

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SURENDRA KUMAR BHILAWE vs. THE NEW INDIA ASSURANCE COMPANY LTD.

FACTS This appeal is against a judgment and order dated 23.2.2015 passed by the National Consumers Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi, hereinafter referred to as ‘National Commission’, allowing Revision Petition No.4126/2014 filed by the Respondent, hereinafter referred to as ‘the Insurer’, setting aside an order dated 09.1.2014 passed by the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, […]

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Article 262

Inter-State River Water Disputes: Article 262 of the Constitution provides for the adjudication of inter-state water disputes.  Under this, Parliament may by law provide for the adjudication of any dispute or complaint with respect to the use, distribution and control of waters of any inter-state river and river valley. Parliament may also provide that neither […]

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Prabir Banerjee vs. The State of West Bengal & Ors.

Facts In present case the application has been filed in the form of writ petition. In the instant case counsel for the petitioner submits that his client is a senior citizen and a theft occurred in his premises, which resulted in loss of cash of about Rs. 1,50,000/- and gold ornaments. He further stated that […]

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