Category Archives: Landmark Judgements

Bennett Coleman v. Union of India: Case Analysis

The case of Bennett Coleman v. Union of India signifies the incumbent role of the press for mustering the Indian democracy and its vibrant Constitution. The Supreme Court of India in this case held that the freedom of the press is an important facet of the fundamental right of the freedom of speech and expression guaranteed under Article 19(1)(a)… Read More »

Case Analysis: Shakti Vahini v Union of India

In the case of Shakti Vahini v Union of India, the court laid down guidelines that need to be implemented by the government for the eradication of Honour killing in India. An honour killing is the homicide of a member of a family by other members, due to the perpetrators having the belief that the victim violated the… Read More »

Case Analysis on Re: The Berubari Union, AIR 1960 SC 845

The case of Berubari Union was the Presidential Reference Under Article 143(1) of the Constitution of India, C.J. Justice Gajendragadkar delivered the unanimous opinion of the Court on the enforcement of the Indo-Pak agreement relating to the Berubari union and the exchange of enclaves submitted for consideration by a Bench consisting of eight judges headed by B.P.Sinha. This… Read More »

Landmark Judgments by the High Court of Kerala

The article discusses a few of the Landmark Judgments by the High Court of Kerala. Jaison V. George v. State of Kerala (2019)[1] Facts: The petitioner was accused of commission of an offence under section Sec 20.b(ii)B of the NDPS act. He contents to be a child in conflict with the law. He moved an application before the… Read More »

Case Analysis: I.C Golaknath v State of Punjab (1971)

Introduction The case of Golaknath v State of Punjab is one of the landmark cases in Indian legitimate history. The judgment of this case came at an urgent time. It came when the majority rules system was experiencing the beginning of what later turned into the “most obscure decade” of India. The judgement overruled the Majority Judgement of… Read More »

Case Analysis: Sunil Batra v Delhi Administration (1978)

Introduction The case of Sunil Batra v Delhi Administration is one of the Landmark Judgement in relation to Prisoners’ rights in India. India has witnessed prisoner’s brutality during colonial times. But after Independence prisoners were given rights through Constitution and other legislation. The Court in this case while upholding the rights of prisoners under different articles under Part… Read More »