RECENT JUDGMENTS RELATING TO ARTICLE 21 (2017-July,2020)

Compiled By Shailja Mishra, Intern (August, 2020) ____________________________________________________________________ Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India: 2018 (1) SCC 791-  The 5 judge bench of Supreme Court declared ultra vires section 377 of Indian Penal Code, 1860, which criminalized same sex relations between consenting adults (Homosexuality). As a consequence of this landmark judgment the LGBT individuals … Continue reading RECENT JUDGMENTS RELATING TO ARTICLE 21 (2017-July,2020)

M/s Crocs Inc. USA v. M/s Bata India Ltd & Ors. [Decided on 24 January, 2019]

PARTIES The Appellant : M/s. Crocs Inc; The Respondents are, inter alia, Bata  India Ltd.,  Liberty  Shoes Ltd., Action   Shoes    Pvt.  Ltd., Aqualite India Ltd., Bioworld Merchandising India Ltd., Relaxo Footware Ltd., and Kidz Palace. FACTS Crocs Inc (Plaintiff ) filed a suit against Bata India ltd. & Ors (Defendant) ,alleging that two of … Continue reading M/s Crocs Inc. USA v. M/s Bata India Ltd & Ors. [Decided on 24 January, 2019]

Ashok Kumar Kalra v. Surendra Agnihotri [SLP NO. 23599 OF 2018]

Case name – Ashok Kumar Kalra v. Wing CDR. Surendra Agnihotri & Others. Case number – SLP NO. 23599 OF 2018. Forum – Supreme Court of India. Bench – Justice N.V. Ramana, Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar and Justice Ajay Rastogi. Decided on – 19th November, 2019. Facts:  Suit for specific performance was filled by the Respondent 1-plaintiff, the appellant-Defendant 2 … Continue reading Ashok Kumar Kalra v. Surendra Agnihotri [SLP NO. 23599 OF 2018]

DR. RAJASEEKARAN VS UNION OF INDIA AND ORS – JT 2017 (11) SC 465

Road accidents in India are not a rare event on the contrary it has become a daily occurring event. The figures are astonishing, according to the data provided by the road ministry in 2018 India has reported a total of 467,044 which is 0.5%more than the preceding year. If we look at these stats from … Continue reading DR. RAJASEEKARAN VS UNION OF INDIA AND ORS – JT 2017 (11) SC 465