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Important Indian Supreme Court Judgments Pronounced Today [11th May 2018]

1. Siddagangaiah Vs. N. K. Giriraja Shetty

Case Number :  C. A. No. 5007 / 2018 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : AP & J Chambers
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Arun Mishra, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Uday Umesh Lalit
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Arun Mishra

2. Sheila Sebastian Vs. R. Jawaharaj

Penal Code, 1860 - Ss. 463, 464, 465 - Forgery - Making a false document - An offence of forgery cannot lie against a person who has not created it or signed it.

Case Number : Crl. A. No. -000359-000360 / 2010 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Pramod Dayal
Respondent's Advocate : Legion of Lawyers
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice N. V. Ramana, Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. Abdul Nazeer
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice N. V. Ramana

3.  Kumar Vs. State Rep. By Inspector of Police

The criminal justice must be above reproach. It is irrelevant whether the falsity lie in the statement of witnesses or the guilt of the accused. The investigative authority has a responsibility to investigate in a fair manner and elicit truth.

Case Number : Crl. A. No. 409 / 2017 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Ankur Prakash
Respondent's Advocate : M. Yogesh Kanna
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice N. V. Ramana, Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. Abdul Nazeer
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice N. V. Ramana

4. Mahesh Chandra Verma Vs. State of Jharkhand

Whether the services rendered by the appellants/Judicial Officers as Fast Track court Judges is liable to be counted for their pensionary and other benefits, the appellants having joined the regular judicial service thereafter ?

Case Number : C. A. No. 4782 / 2018 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Balaji Srinivasan
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice J. Chelameswar, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul

5. Ashok Kumar  Vs. State of Jharkhand 

Jharkhand Judicial Service (Recruitment) Rules, 2004 - Bihar Government Servant (Hindi Examination) Regulation, 1968 - Rule 21(b) r/w. Rule 7 Bihar Civil Service (Judicial Branch) Training and Departmental Examination Rules, 1963 - Rule 27(a) - the legal position prevalent as per the 2004 Rules does not require passing of the Hindi examination held by the Revenue Department as the 1963 Bihar Rules cannot be read into the 2004 Rules.

Case Number : C. A. No. 877 / 2018 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Mitter & Mitter Co. 
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice J. Chelameswar, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul


6. Vijay Vs. Nana

Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 - Section 100 - the jurisdiction of the High Court to decide the second appeal was confined only to questions framed and not beyond it.

Case Number : C. A. No. 6272 / 2010 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Chandan Ramamurthi
Respondent's Advocate : Ravindra Keshavrao Adsure
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre

7. Suresh Singh Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh

Penal Code, 1860 - Ss. 307/149 - Whether the concurrent findings of both the Courts below have any kind of infirmity or/and whether the concurrent findings are capable of being legally and factually sustainable or need to be reversed ?

Case Number : Crl. A. No. 1586 / 2009 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Nilofar Khan
Respondent's Advocate : C. D. Singh
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre

8. Dr. Rachit Sinha Vs. Union of India

The direction to conduct 2nd round of counselling is restricted to the States and not to the deemed/Central institutions.

Case Number : MA-1344 / 2018 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Amit Kumar
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. A. Bobde, Hon'ble Mr. Justice L. Nageswara Rao
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. A. Bobde

9. DTC Security Staff Union (Regd.) Vs. DTC

Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 - Grant of pay scale is a highly technical and complex matter, which requires consideration of a host of factors, such as the qualifications for the posts, the method of recruitment, the nature of duties, etc. Therefore, the Courts/ Tribunal are loathe to interfere in matters with regard to grant of pay­scale.

Case Number : C. A. No. -005005-005005 / 2018 11-05-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Anitha Shenoy
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Hon'ble Mrs. Justice R. Banumathi, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Navin Sinha
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Navin Sinha