Fundamental Rights

Shayara Bano v. Union of India And Ors. (2017) 9 SCC 1

By- Gargi Bhattacharya, LLB Faculty of Law, DU INTRODUCTION: In Shayara Bano v. Union of India and Ors. (2016), the Supreme Court of India abrogated the practice of “talaq-e biddat”, which permitted the Muslim males to divorce their wives instantaneously and irreversibly. In other words, this landmark judgment was pronounced in order to declare unconstitutional …

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Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala [(1973) 4 SCC 225]

By Parth Mahajan, B.A. Llb (H) Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VSLLS)     Introduction One of the most notable judgements rendered by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in His Holiness Kesavananda Bharti Sripadagalvaru & Ors. v. State of Kerala and Anr., (1973) 4 SCC 225. It is popularly known as the Fundamental Rights case or …

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Minerva Mill Ltd. And Ors V Union Of India And Ors. (AIR 1980 SC 1789)

-By Abhijeet Shekhawat, Bba.Llb(H) Gujarat National Law University   INTRODUCTION Minerva Mills Ltd. and Ors v Union of India and Ors is considered as one of the most dominant judgments which safeguarded the ‘basic structure’ of the Constitution form being amended by the parliament. The constitutionality of § 4 and 55 of the 42nd Amendment …

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Ajay Hasia & Ors. V. Khalid Mujib Sehravardi & Ors. 1981 AIR 487

Brief Facts The Regional Engineering College, Srinagar is one of the fifteen Engineering College in the nation supported by the Government of India. The College is established and its administration and management are carried on by a Society registered under the Jammu and Kashmir Registration of Societies Act, 1898. The Petitioner in this Case challenged …

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