Some of the decisions given by the Supreme Court in the last week are:

  • Article 14 Does Not Forbid Reasonable Classification for the Purposes of Legislation [Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation V. Danish Khan] SC observed that Article 14 of the Constitution of India forbids class legislation, not reasonable classification. The Supreme Court upheld a compassionate appointment regulation of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation which barred dependents of deceased employees from claiming compassionate appointments in case of death of an employee while travelling in the vehicle of the Corporation.
  • Specific Relief- Mere Extension Of Time For Deposit Will Not Absolve Plaintiff Of Obligation To Prove Readiness & Willingness [Ravi Setia vs Madan Lal and others] The Supreme Court held that mere extension of time for deposit of balance sale consideration will not free the plaintiff from obligation to prove readiness and willingness to perform his part in an agreement for sale.
  • Purchaser Of Goods For Commercial Purpose Is A Consumer If He Uses It Himself For Earning His Livelihood [Sunil Kohli vs. M/s. Purearth Infrastructure Ltd.] The Supreme Court reiterated that if the commercial use of goods for the purpose of earning livelihood by means of self-employment by the purchaser himself, such a purchaser of goods is a “consumer'”.
  • Child Has Right to the Affection of Both His Parents [Anuj Chaturvedi V. Jyoti] a special leave petition filed by a father in Supreme Court. The bench of Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Surya Kant directed the Family Court to ensure that visitation rights are fixed in such a manner that the child gets to know and love his father. A child has a right to the affection for both his parents.
  • In M/S EXL Careers vs. Frankfinn Aviation Services Pvt. Ltd, the Bench comprising Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Aniruddha Bose reference whether after a plaint is returned in terms of Order VII Rule 10 and Rule 10A, Code of Civil Procedure (CPC), should the trial in the Court where the plaint is now filed start de novo or from such stage at which the plaint was ordered to be returned?
  • The Bench of Justice Indu Malhotra and Justice Subhash Reddy issued a notice in a special leave petition filed against a Madras High Court order. The Court is to examine the question of whether the High Court has jurisdiction to transfer the proceedings for an enquiry into the complaint of sexual harassment and investigation in FIR to another State?
  • The special vacation bench of the Supreme Court ordered the status quo on the felling of trees in the Aarey colony in Mumbai suburbs till further orders. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for Maharashtra Government, undertook that no further trees will be cut and that the legality of the tree felling which already took place can be decided by the environment Bench after the Dussehra vacation.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This field is required.

This field is required.


The following disclaimer governs the use of this website (“Website”) and the services provided by the Law offices of Kr. Vivek Tanwar Advocate & Associates in accordance with the laws of India. By accessing or using this Website, you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions stated in this disclaimer.

The information provided on this Website is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as legal advice or relied upon as such. The content of this Website is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship between you and the Law Firm. Any reliance on the information provided on this Website is done at your own risk.

The Law Firm makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information contained on this Website.

The Law Firm disclaims all liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this Website or for any actions taken in reliance on the information provided herein. The information contained in this website, should not be construed as an act of solicitation of work or advertisement in any manner.