Ashok Kumar v. Raj Gupta

DNA Test – When the plaintiff is unwilling to subject himself to the DNA test, forcing him to undergo one would impinge on his personal liberty and his right to privacy.

Chaitanya Singhania v. Khusboo Singhania

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence act, 2005 – Whether an order passed by the magistrate in a proceeding under Section 12 r/w. 23 of the  Act on the point of maintainability of the said proceeding can be quashed under the provisions of Section 482 of the Cr.P.C. ?

Ravindranatha Bajpe v. Mangalore Special Economic Zone Ltd.

Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 406, 418, 420, 427, 447, 506 & 120B r/w. 34 – In the order issuing summons, the Magistrate has to record his satisfaction about a prima facie case against the accused who are Managing Director, the Company Secretary and the Directors of the Company and the role played by them in their respective capacities which is sine qua non for initiating criminal proceedings against them. 2021 Cri.LJ 4886 : JT 2021 (9) SC 504 : 2021 (11) SCALE 413

Mahadev Meena v. Praveen Rathore

Bail – Claim of Parity – Bail was granted to the co-accused primarily and substantially on the ground that she had a child of eleven months with her in jail. This cannot be the basis to a claim of parity on the part of the other accused. The accused cannot claim parity with the co-accused since the allegations in the FIR and the material that has emerged from the investigation indicate that a major role has been attributed to him in the murder of the deceased. AIR 2021 SC 4547 : JT 2021 (9) SC 512