Reshu @ Nitya v. State of U.P.

Habeas Corpus – Custody of Child – the paramount consideration would be welfare of the minor and not the competing rights with regard to guardianship agitated by the parties for which the proper remedy would be before the appropriate statutory forum.

Union of India v. A. Shainamol, IAS

Indian Administrative Service (Cadre) Rules, 1954 – the allocation of cadre is not a matter of right. A selected candidate has a right to be considered for appointment to the IAS but he has no such right to be allocated to a cadre of his choice or to his home state. Allotment of cadre is an incidence of service. The applicant as a candidate for the All-India Service with eyes wide open has opted to serve anywhere in the country.

Star Build Max Pvt. Ltd. v. State of Bihar

Black-listing – A black-listing order involves serious civil consequences and casts a slur and creates a barrier between the persons black-listed and the Government, in the matter of contractual transactions.

M/s. S.B. Industries v. M/s. Eastern Infratech

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 – Section 311 – Power to recall the witnesses – Issue of a right to a fair trial – Purpose of cross-examination of a witness – Cross-examination or the absence of it due to unavailability of counsel.

Prem Shankar Prasad v. State of Bihar

Penal Code, 1860 – the observations made by the High Court while granting the anticipatory bail to accused that the nature of accusation is arising out of a business transaction and therefore the accused is entitled to the anticipatory bail is concerned, the same cannot be accepted. JT 2021 (10) SC 410 : 2021 (12) SCALE 413

Kavitha Lankesh v. State of Karnataka

Control of Organised Crimes Act, 2000 (Karnataka) – Ss 3 and 24 (1)(a) – Cognizance of and investigation into an offence – At the stage of granting prior approval under Section 24(1)(a) of the 2000 Act, the competent authority is not required to wade through the material placed by the Investigating Agency before him along with the proposal for grant of prior approval to ascertain the specific role of each accused.