LAW MANTRA     (Think Beyond Others)
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    Case Summary: Shamnad Basheer v. Union of India & others

    Facts and brief history of case: In 2011, a Writ Petition was filed before the Madras High Court by Mr. Shamnad Basheer, seeking a Writ of Declaration, to declare the establishment of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) under the Trade Marks Act, 1999, and the Patents Act, 1970 as violative of the basic structure

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    Case Summary: Saberabibi Yakubbhai Shaikh vs. National Insurance Co. Ltd.

    FACTS: The appellants filed a compensation application before the Workmen Compensation Commissioner/Labour Court making  a  claim  of  Rs.2,15,280/-  and  also penalty to the tune of 50% of the compensation./-.  The learned Commissioner awarded compensation on account of death in the sum of Rs.2,13,570/- with 12% interest from the  date  of  accident. Aggrieved and dissatisfied with

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    Case Summary: Rajdeep Sardesai Vs. State Of Andhra Pradesh

    FACTS: A news item on various dates in the year 2007, allegedly making  false implication  against  the  second   respondent-Rajiv   Trivedi,   Additional Commissioner of Police (Crimes and SIT), Hyderabad,  Andhra  Pradesh,  with regard to the Sohrabuddin encounter case was published by the appellants  in the respective publications and was telecast on  CNN-IBN.  A  representation was given

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    Case Summary : Devidas Ramachandra Tuljapurkar vs. State Of Maharashtra

    FACTS: The controversy, as summarised by the Hon’ble judge, that spiralled in the course of  hearing  of  this  appeal centres around the question framed vide  order  dated  18.2.2015,  for  this Court thought it apposite to answer, whether the poem  titled  “Gandhi  Mala Bhetala” (‘I met Gandhi’) in the magazine named  the  ‘Bulletin’  which  was published, 

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