5 Important Supreme Court of India Judgments Pronounced Today [Friday, 20th July 2018]

1. Nayan Prasad v. State of Bihar

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 - Sections 245 and 482 - Indian Penal Code, 1860 - Sections 498A, 323, 406, 379 and 504 - Discharge - Quashing.

Case Number : Crl. A. No. 1955 of 2009 20-07-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : T. G. Narayanan Nair
Respondent's Advocate : Gopal Singh
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Navin Sinha
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre


2. Currency Note Press v. N. N. Sardesai

Industrial Disputes Act,1947 - Section 33­C(2) - Overtime Wages - Labour Court dismissed the applications - High Court allowed the writ petition and granted them the monetary relief - employers have felt aggrieved and filed this appeal.

Case Number : C. A. No. 5152 of 2017 20-07-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Rahul Shyam Bhandari
Respondent's Advocate : Abha R. Sharma
Bench : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Navin Sinha
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre

3. Kanika Goel v. State of Delhi

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 - Section 13(1) - custody of the minor child - the issue ought not to be decided on the basis of rights of the parties claiming custody of the minor child but the focus should constantly remain on whether the factum of best interest of the minor child.

Case Number : Crl. A. No. 635-640 of 2018 20-07-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Lakshmi Raman Singh
Bench : Hon'ble The Chief Justice, Hon'ble Mr. Justice A. M. Khanwilkar, Hon'ble Dr. Justice D. Y. Chandrachud
Judgment By : Hon'ble Mr. Justice A. M. Khanwilkar

4. State of Assam v. Union of India

Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 - Order VII Rule 14, Order XI Rule 14 - Production of document on which plaintiff sues or relies.

Case Number : O. S. No. 2 of 1988 20-07-2018
Respondent's Advocate : P. Parmeswaran
Judgment By : Hon'ble Dr. Justice D. Y. Chandrachud


5. Hetchin Haokip v. State of Manipur

National Security Act, 1980 - Sections 3(4) and 8 - Power to make orders detaining certain persons - Grounds of order of detention to be disclosed to persons affected by the order - meaning and scope of the term “forthwith” used in Section 3(4) of the Act.

Case Number : Crl. A. No. 911 of 2018 20-07-2018
Petitioner's Advocate : Pukhrambam Ramesh Kumar
Respondent's Advocate : Leishangthem Roshmani KH
Bench : Hon'ble The Chief Justice, Hon'ble Mr. Justice A. M. Khanwilkar, Hon'ble Dr. Justice D. Y. Chandrachud
Judgment By : Hon'ble Dr. Justice D. Y. Chandrachud