Category: Legal Juice: Judgment Summaries

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Laxmibai Chandaragi B. And Anr. vs. The State Of Karnataka And Ors. [2021 SCC OnLine SC 85]

Coram: Sanjay Kishan Kaul, J. and Hrishikesh Roy, J. Facts: In the instant case, one Mr. Basappa Chandaragi lodged a complaint with the Murgod Police Station, Belagavi District, Karnataka stating that his daughter, Ms. Laxmibai Chandaragi, Petitioner No. 1 herein was missing since 14.10.2020. In pursuance to the complaint, an FIR of a missing person…
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June 27, 2022 4278

Nahar Singh vs. State of Uttar Pradesh and Another [Criminal Appeal No. 443 of 2022]

This case commentary has been written by Ms. Prerna Deep. She is a British Council GREAT Scholar, currently working as a Judicial Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of India. Introduction Section 190 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (“CrPC”) empowers the Magistrates to take cognizance of criminal cases. A Magistrate can take cognizance of a…
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April 25, 2022 846

Mohammad Salimullah v. Union Of India

MOHAMMAD SALIMULLAH AND ANR. v. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. Coram: S.A. Bobde, CJI, A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian, JJ. Facts: The petitioners who are members of the Rohingya community from Myanmar, claim to have fled Myanmar in December­ 2011 when ethnic violence broke out and have taken refuge in India. They claim to have…
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March 17, 2022 35

Arunachala Gounder (D) by LRS. v. Ponnuswamy and Ors.

ARUNACHALA GOUNDER (DEAD) BY LRS. v. PONNUSAMY AND ORS. 2022 SCC OnLine SC 72 Coram: S. Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari, JJ. Decided on: 20th January 2022 Related Statute: The Hindu Succession, 1956 Facts: A suit for partition was filed by one Thangammal, daughter of Ramasamy Gounder, claiming 1/5th share in the self-acquired property of…
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