(A guest post by Saurabh Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor of Law at NUJS, Kolkata) PART-II Why Triple Test Must Not be Interfered With? The five-judge bench in Jaibir Singh had not only assailed the precedential value of the BWSSB but also questioned the substantive worth of the Triple Test and its inclusion of charitable organisations, liberal…

(Guest Post by Saurabh Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor of Law at NUJS, Kolkata) The constitution of a seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court to examine whether the decision of Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) v A.S. Rajapppa[1] requires a reference to a larger bench[2] has reopened the vexed question of defining ‘industry’ in industrial…

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(Guest post by Sahana Manjesh) As per the conclusion of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the report of Metropolitan Magistrate Mr. S.P.Tamang, and the report of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Mr. Karnail Singh, Ishrat Jahan died in an encounter killing by the Gujarat police in 2004, aged 19. The official narrative…

(Guest post by Alok Prasanna) Since there is no dispute on the correctness of the judgments, the wrongness of Koushal or the facts cited, where Rupali and I fundamentally disagree I guess is on the interpretation that can be placed on the effect of the judgments of the Supreme Court in Rupa Hurra, Navneet Kaur…

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 (As the arguments in Union of India v. Sriharan head towards conclusion, Nishant Gokhale brings you the arguments presented on 11.8.2015)  Dr. Yug Mohit Chaudhary continued his arguments today (11.8.2015) on behalf of Respondent No. 2 to Respondent No. 7 who are all but one of the prisoners convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi murder case…

(This post by Nishant Gokhale documents the arguments presented on 6.8.2015) The arguments today (6.8.2015) continued with Mr. Rakesh Dwivedi, Senior Advocate arguing for the State of Tamil Nadu. The Bench was considering alternatives on how sentencing could be carried out so that as stated in Swamy Shraddananda’s case it was neither too less nor…