Case Analysis

State of Orissa v. Ram Bahadur Thapa

Read this judgement to find out how the High Court gave protection to accused under Section 79 in view of the prevailing superstition in the society at that time as the same was justified to be a mistake of fact.

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State Bank of India v. Santosh Gupta & Anr. Etc.

The judgment was a path breaking decision wherein the Apex Court of India held that the Constitution of India was superior to the Constitution of J&K and secondly, that the provisions of SARFAESI were applicable to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

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State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur v. National Iron & Steel Corp.

By way of this judgment it will be clear that a piece of property was mortgaged with SBI and the property also had tax liability imposed on it as per the State legislation. While deciding whose claim was prior, it was held that tax liability was prior to mortgage liability to the bank.

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Smt. Gian Kaur v. The State of Punjab

In this landmark judgement, a five-judge bench of the Apex Court held the Sections 306 and 309 of the Indian Penal Code to be constitutionally valid and held that right to life does not include right to die.

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Shyam Behari v. State of Uttar Pradesh

When dacoits intended to take away the booty, but failed to do so and instead, in an attempt to escape committed a murder, it was held that the dacoits must be convicted only for the offence of murder.

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