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K.P. Manu Vs. Chairman, Scrutiny Committee for Verification of Community Certificate

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Dipak Misra, V. Gopala Gowda, JJ.
[Civil Appeal No. 7065 Of 2008]
Decided Date: 26/02/2015
K.P. Manu Vs. Chairman, Scrutiny Committee for Verification of Community Certificate

JUDGMENT:

Dipak Misra, J.

In this appeal, by special leave, the assail is to the judgment and order dated 10th March, 2006 passed by the Division Bench of the High Court of Kerala in M.F.A. No. 55 of 2006 wherein the High Court has accepted the report of the Scrutiny Committee constituted under the Kerala (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Regulation of Issue of Community Certificates Act, 1996 (for short “the Act”) wherein the caste certificate granted in favour of K.P. Manu, the appellant herein, had been cancelled. The facts giving rise to the present appeal are that one Shri S. Sreekumar Menon invoked the (more…)

Mackinon Mackenzie & Company Ltd. Vs. Mackinnon Employees Union

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
V.Gopala Gowda, C. Nagappan, JJ.
[Civil Appeal No. 5319 Of 2008]
Decided Date: 25/02/2015
Mackinon Mackenzie & Company Ltd. Vs. Mackinnon Employees Union

JUDGMENT:
V. Gopala Gowda, J.

The appellant-Company has questioned the correctness of the judgment and order dated 5.05.2006 passed in L.P.A. No. 141 of 1996 in Writ Petition No. 2733 of 1996 by the Division Bench of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay, affirming the Award dated 08.03.1996 of the Industrial Court, Mumbai in Complaint (ULP) No. 1081 of 1992 raising certain questions of law and urging various grounds in support of the same and prayed to set aside the impugned judgment, order and award of the Industrial Court. The relevant facts are briefly stated to appreciate the rival legal contentions urged on behalf of the parties in this appeal.

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S. Perumal Vs. K. Ambika & Anr.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
V. Gopala Gowda, R. Banumathi, JJ.
[Civil Appeal No. 2377 Of 2015 Arising Out Of Slp (Civil) No.7213/2014]
Decided Date: 24/02/2015
S. Perumal Vs. K. Ambika & Anr.

JUDGMENT:
R. Banumathi, J.

1. Leave granted.

2. The appellant in the instant appeal is seeking enhancement of compensation awarded to him in M.C.O.P. No.597/2009 by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Namakkal.

3. The brief facts of the case are:- On 18.11.2009, a lorry bearing Registration No. TN 27 0907 owned by Respondent No.1, while driven by his driver in a rash and negligent manner dashed TVS 50 (bearing Registration No. TN 28 X 4892) driven by the appellant from behind, due to which appellant sustained in the eye-brow, chest and multiple injuries all over the body. The second respondent herein is (more…)

Nanjappan Vs. Ramasamy & Anr.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
V. Gopala Gowda, R. Banumathi, JJ.
[Civil Appeal No. 2373 Of 2015 Arising out of SLP (Civil) No. 4930/2014]
Decided Date: 24/02/2015
Nanjappan Vs. Ramasamy & Anr.

JUDGMENT:
R. Banumathi, J.

Delay condoned.

1. Leave granted.

2. This appeal arises out of the judgment dated 17.11.2011 in S.A. No.332 of 2005, whereby the High Court of Madras dismissed the second appeal affirming the judgment passed by the first appellate court which reversed the judgment of the trial Court allowing the respondents’ plea of specific performance of agreement of sale.

3. Brief facts, giving rise to the present appeal, are as follows :- Respondents have pleaded that on 30.09.1987, the appellant agreed to sell the suit property to the respondents for a sum of Rs.45,000/- and an agreement of (more…)

Ramchander Vs. Ananta

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Vikramajit Sen, C. Nagappan, JJ.
[Civil Appeal No 3483 Of 2011]
Decided Date: 24/02/2015
Ramchander Vs. Ananta

JUDGMENT:
C. Nagappan, J.

The appellant-husband in this civil appeal has assailed the judgment dated 24.11.2008 passed by the High Court of Calcutta Circuit Bench at Port Blair in F.A. No.003 of 2008, wherein the Division Bench of the High Court set aside the decree of divorce dated 14.7.2008 granted by the District Judge, A & N Islands, to the appellant herein, in Matrimonial Suit No.27 of 2005. Shorn of unnecessary details the facts in brief which give rise to the appeal herein are as follows: The appellant-husband is an engineer and the respondent-wife is a draftsman, both working in the office of Andaman Public Works Department and their marriage took place on 2nd March 1994 and (more…)

Union Of India & Ors. Vs. Angad Singh Titaria

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya, N.V. Ramana, JJ.
[Civil Appeal No. 11208 Of 2011]
Decided Date: 24/02/2015
Union Of India & Ors. Vs. Angad Singh Titaria

JUDGMENT:
N.V. Ramana, J.

1. This appeal arises out of the impugned order dated 3rd December, 2010 passed by the Armed Forces Tribunal, Chandigarh, Bench at Chandimandir in OA No.837/2010 whereby the tribunal allowed the Respondent’s application for grant of disability pension.

2. The undisputed facts of the case are that the respondent herein was enrolled in Indian Air Force on 13th November, 1971 in the Clerical trade. At the time of his recruitment, the respondent was medically and physically examined by the concerned medical officers and was found fit as per prescribed standards in medical categorization known as SHAPE-I. On 17th July, 1987, during the period of (more…)