Month: October 2020

A CASE COMMENT ON M.C. MEHTA V. KAMALNATH AND ORS.

By- Diksha Gupta & Adhish Saxena Hon'ble Judges:  S.Saghir Ahmed and Kuldip Singh. Citation of the Case: (1997)1 SCC 388.,AIR 2000 SC 1997, MANU/SC/0416/2000                                  Name of the parties & their Councils- For Petitioner/Appellant/Plaintiff:  M.C. Mehta and Seema Midha, Advs For Respondent/Defendant:  H.N. Salve, Sr. Adv., M.S. Vashisht, Rajiv Dutta, Shiv Pujan Singh, J.S. Atri, L.R.…

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JUSTICE FOR RAPE VICTIM: REFORMATIVE OR RETRIBUTIVE JUSTICE?

By- Aaditya Sinha Rising rape cases across the country are not only disturbing but very depressing news. Whenever something like this happens, people want justice, but what exactly justice means? Justice can be classified into four main types which are: Reformative, Retributive, Procedural, and Distributive. However, in the criminal system, the two justices are commonly…

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ARJUN PANDITRAO KHOTKAR V. KAILASH KUSHANRAO GORANTYAL AND OTHERS

By- Tanya Gupta Case name: ARJUN PANDITRAO KHOTKAR V. KAILASH KUSHANRAO GORANTYAL AND OTHERS[1] Background and Facts of the Case Section 3 of the Evidence Act characterizes the expression “Proof”. Furthermore, it orders the proof into 2 classes, for example, Oral and Documentary Evidence. The expression “Narrative Evidence”, according to the definition, would incorporate all…

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JOSEPH SHINE V.UNION OF INDIA

By- Tanya Gupta Case name: JOSEPH SHINE V. UNION OF INDIA[1] In October 2017, Joseph Shine, a non-inhabitant Keralite, documented public intrigue suit under Article 32 of the Constitution. The appeal tested the legality of the offense of infidelity under Section 497 of the IPC read with Section 198(2) of the CrPC. Section 497 IPC…

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