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Important Case LAW


  1. Kuldeep Kumar Mahato vs. State of Bihar – Rape
  2. Tukaram v. State of Maharashtra – Mathura Rape Case
  3. State v. Nalini – Rajeev Gandhi Murder Case
  4. Barendra Kumar Ghosh v. Emperor – Post Master Murder Case
  5. State of Maharashtra v. Sukh Deo Singh – General A.S. Vaidya Case
  6. R. V. Prince – Mens Rea
  7. Queen V. Tolson – Mens Rea
  8. Sherras v. De Rutzen – Mens Rea
  9. UOI v. Rabinder Singh – ‘Dishonestly’ & ‘Fraudulent’ discussed
  10. Mahboob Shah v. King Emperor – Diff. b/w common intention & similar intention.
  11. J.M. Desai v. State of Bombay – Principle of joint liability based on common intention.
  12. R. v. Prince– Mistake of fact
  13. R. v. Tolson- Mistake of Fact
  14. Basdev v. State of Pepsu – Self Intoxication
  15. Mc. Naughten case – Unsoundness of mind
  16. Jaidev v. State – Right of Private Defence
  17. Director of Public Prosecution v. Beard – Defence of Intoxication
  18. Kehar Singh v. Delhi – Criminal Conspiracy
  19. Nawab Ali v. State of U.P. – Mistake of fact
  20. Vishwanath v. State of U.P. – Private Defence
  21. Russel v. Russel – Cruelty
  22. R. v. Hugging – Vicarious Liability
  23. P. Rathinam v. UOI – S. 309 of IPC violative of Article 21
  24. Gian Kaur v. State of Punjab – Attempt to Commit suicide
  25. Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab – Death Sentence should be awarded in Rarest of rare Cases.
  26. Prem Shankar v. Delhi Admin. – Right Against handcuffing
  27. Reg. v. Govinda – Diff. b/w 299 & 300
  28. K. M. Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra – Grave & Sudden Provocation.
  29. R. v. Dudley & Stephen – Necessity
  30. Laxmi v. UOI – Acid Attack
  31. Ulla v. King -Leading case on Section 83
  32. Omkar Prasad Verma v. State of M.P. – Custody
  33. Rex. V. Levett – Mistake of fact
  34. Tabu Chetia v. State of Assam – Insanity
  35. Vijayam v. State of Kerala – Criminal Conspiracy
  36. State of U.P. v. Virendra Prasad – Murder
  37. Sarla Mudgal v. UOI – Bigamy
  38. State of Rajasthan v. Om Prakash– Criminal Attempt
  39. Vishakha v. State of Rajasthan – Sexual Harassment
  40. Mithu Singh v. State of Punjab – Sec. 309 of IPC ultravires of Constitution.
  41. R. v. Goodball – Attempt to do Impossible Act
  42. Kamlesh Panjiyar v. State of Bihar – Dowry Death
  43. Kundalabala v. State of A.P. – Dowry Death
  44. Prem Singh v. State of Haryana- Dacoity
  45. Sonu Sardar v. State of Chhattisgarh – Dacoity
  46. Yusuf Abdul Aziz v. State of Bombay – Adultery
  47. J.M. Desai v. State of Bombay – Criminal Breach of Trust
  48. V. C. Shukla v. State – Conspiracy
  49. Suresh Kaushal v. Naz Foundation – S.377 Ultravires
  50. Nga Tun Kaing case – Child of 12 years Can be convicted of rape in India.
  51. Navtej Singh Johar vs Union Of India Ministry Of Law And…
  52. Amish Devgan v. Union of India (2021) – Section 95 trivial nature
  53. Mohd. Anwar v. State (NCT of Delhi ) ( 2020) – Unsoundness of mind, s 84
  54. Suraj Jagannath Jadhav v. State of Maharashtra (2020) – Defence of intoxication
  55. Paul v. State of Kerala (2020) – Voluntary Intoxication, presumption of knowledge
  56. Rajendra v. State (NCT of Delhi) 2019 – Criminal Conspiracy
  57. State (NCT of Delhi) v. Shiv Charan Bansal, 2020 – Conspiracy is mostly proved by circumstantial evidence.
  58. Mala Singh v. State of Haryana, 2019 – SC observed while convicting accused under section 34 when charged under section 149, ‘common intention’ must be proved.
  59. Arvind Singh v. State of Maharashtra, 2021 – To apply Section 34 common intention must.
  60. Balvir Singh v. State of M.P., 2019 – To invoke sec 34 common intention by two or more must be proved.
  61. Chellappa v. State, 2020 – section 34 is not a substantive offence.
  62. Lakshman Singh v. State of Bihar, 2021 – Rioting
  63. Girish Singh v. State of Uttrakhand, 2019 – Dowry Death
  64. State of M.P. v. Kalyan Singh & others. – Attempt to murder, non- compoundable offence.
  65. State of U.P. v. Faquirey – Exception to section 300
  66. Anurag Soni v. State of Chhattisgarh, 2019 – Consent on false pretend does not excuse from offence of rape.
  67. Stalin v. State , 2020 – Nature of injury to cause Murder.
  68. Gurmeet Singh v. State of Punjab, 2021– words ‘soon before’ does not means ‘immediately before’ under section 304 B
  69. Shaik Ahmed v. State of Telangana, 2021 – kidnapping for ransom
  70. Mohd. Rafiq& Kallu v. State of MP., 2021 – Difference between Culpable homicide and Murder
  71. Phool Singh v. State of MP, 2021 – Rape accused can be convicted on sole testimony of prosecutrix if credible and trustworthy.
  72. Ganesan v. State, 2021– Dacoity
  73. Satbir Singh v. State of Haryana, 2021 – Once all essentials of 304B established the presumption under section 113B mandatorily operates
  74. Satish Chandra Ratalal Shah v. State of Gujarat, 2019 – Cheating
  75. on 8 January, 2018 On 6th September, 2018 the five-judge Bench partially struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, decriminalizing same-sex relations between consenting adults. LGBT individuals are now legally allowed to engage in consensual Intercourse. The Court has upheld provisions in Section 377 that criminalize non-consensual acts or sexual acts performed on animals.

Joseph Shine vs Union of India on 27 September, 2018 -Section 497 is struck down as unconstitutional Being violative of Articles 14, 15 and 21 of the Constitution.

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