Supreme Court Weekly Update Important Judgements: 13-19 July

Supreme Court Weekly Update Important Judgements: 13-19 July

1. Sudin Dilip Talaulikar v. Polycap Wires Pvt. Ltd.

The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – Order XXXVII Rule 3 – The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 – Section 138 – Procedure for Summary Suit – Procedure for the Appearance of Defendant – The ultimate object of a summary suit is expeditious disposal of a commercial dispute.
Case Number : C.A. No. 5528 of 2019 15-07-2019
Petitioner’s Advocate : Varun Singh
Bench : Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ashok Bhushan, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Navin Sinha

2. Sir Sobha Singh and Sons Pvt. Ltd. v. Shashi Mohan Kapur (deceased) Through Legal Representative

The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – Order 20 Rules 6, 6A & 7; Order 21 Rules 11(2) & (3) and Order 23 Rule 3 – Contents of Decree – Preparation of Decree – Date of Decree – Written Application – Compromise of Suit.
Case Number : C.A. No. 5534 of 2019 15-07-2019
Petitioner’s Advocate : Aarthi Rajan
Bench : Hon’ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dinesh Maheswari

3. Badru (Since Deceased) Through Lrs. Hari Ram v. NTPC Limited (formerly National Thermal Power Corporation Limited)

The Land Acquisition Act, 1894 – The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – Order 41 Rule 22 – Rejection of cross objection without any discussion and reason cannot be countenanced.

Case Number : C.A. No. 5557 – 5559 of 2019 16-07-2019

Petitioner’s Advocate : Radhika Gautam
Bench : Hon’ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Hon’ble Ms. Justice Indu Malhotra

4. State of M.P. v. Dungaji (d) By Lrs.

The Madhya Pradesh Ceiling on Agricultural Holdings Act, 1960 – As per Section 46 of the Act 1960 there shall be a complete bar against maintainability of the suit challenging the decision of the Competent Authority.

Case Number : C.A. No. 11326 of 2011 16-07-2019

Petitioner’s Advocate : Harsh Parashar
Bench : Hon’ble Mr. Justice Arun Mishra, Hon’ble Mr. Justice S. Abdul Nazeer, Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.R. Shah

5. Union of India v. Dimple Happy Dhakad

The Customs Act, 1962 – Section 135 – The Conservation of Foreign Exchange & Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act, 1974 (COFEPOSA) – Section 3 – Detaining Authority – Power to make orders detaining certain persons – Validity of subjective satisfaction can be tested – The court must be conscious that the satisfaction of the detaining authority is “subjective” in nature and the court cannot substitute its opinion for the subjective satisfaction of the detaining authority and interfere with the order of detention. It does not mean that the subjective satisfaction of the detaining authority is immune from judicial reviewability.
Case Number : Crl.A. No. 1064 of 2019 18-07-2019
Petitioner’s Advocate : B. Krishna Prasad
Bench : Hon’ble Mrs. Justice R. Banumathi, Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.S. Bopanna

6. State of Bihar v. Dilip Kumar

The Bihar Municipal Body Elementary Teachers (Employment and Service Conditions) Rules, 2006 – Rules 3, 8, 9, 10 and 20 – Employment on the post of Nagar Shikshak – Category of Town Elementary Teachers – Conditions of Eligibility – Appointment on Compassionate Ground.
Case Number : C.A. No. 5205 of 2019 18-07-2019
Bench : Hon’ble Dr. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Hon’ble Ms. Justice Indira Banerjee

7. Rajesh S/o Shrirambapu Fate v. The State of Maharashtra

For the reasons given by us in our judgment of the date in Civil Appeal No.5444 of 2019, Vishal Ashok Thorat and ors. vs. Rajesh Shrirambapu Fate & Ors. this appeal is dismissed.

Case Number : C.A. No. 5687 of 2019 19-07-2019

Petitioner’s Advocate : Sunil Kumar Verma
Bench : Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ashok Bhushan, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Navin Sinha

8. Vishal Ashok Thorat v. Rajesh Shrirambapu Fate

Assistant Inspector of Motor Vehicles, Group-C in Motor Vehicles Department (Recruitment) Rules 2016 – Rule 3(iii), Rule 3(iv) and Rule 4 – Validity of.

Service Law – PIL should not be entertained in service matter.

Case Number : C.A. No. 5444 of 2019 19-07-2019

Petitioner’s Advocate : Ravindra Keshavrao Adsure
Bench : Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ashok Bhushan, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Navin Sinha