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Supreme Court Judgments

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Recent SC Judgements 

DOPT O.M. No. 36012/23/96-Estt.(Res) dated 22.7.1997 regarding lower qualifying marks, lesser standard of evaluation for SC/ST candidates for reservation in promotion is declared illegal. – SC Judgment dated 15.07.2014 – Rohtas Bhakhar & Others Vs. Union of India and Another
The charge sheet/charge memo having not been approved by the disciplinary authority was non est in the eye of law
SC Judgment dated 05.09.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. B.V. Gopinath
■ The Court or police/CBI cannot impound a passport. - SC Judgment dated 24.01.2008 – Suresh Nanda Vs. C.B.I.

The order of dismissal passed by the Superintendent of Police dispensing with the inquiry was totally unsustainable and has been annulled.  SC Judgment dated 13.05.2014 – Risal Singh Vs. State of Haryana & Ors.
SC: Judges can recall orders passed in open courts – Supreme Court’ Order dated 06.05.2014 – Kushalbhai Ratanbhai Rohit & Ors. Vs. State of Gujarat
The Supreme Court has struck down a single directive provision which barred CBI from investigating corruption charges against joint secretary and above rank officers without prior permission of the Centre. –
SC Judgment dated 06.05.2014 – Dr. Subramanian Swamy Vs. Director, Central Bureau of Investigation & Anr.
Hon’ble Supreme Court has, inter alia, directed the Centre and the State Governments to take steps to treat transgender persons as socially and educationally backward classes of citizens and extend all kinds of reservation in cases of admission in educational institutions and for public appointments.
SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of Indian and others
Child Care Leave SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – Kakali Ghosh Vs. Chief Secretary, A&N Administration & Ors.
Reopening of the inquiry qua charge sheet after 30 years or so would not serve any purpose
- SC Judgment dated 29.01.2014 – State of Maharashtra Vs. Vijay Kumar Aggarwal & Anr.
Punishment must be given according to charges
SC Judgment dated 03.01.2014 – Ishwar Chandra Jayaswal Vs. Union of India & Ors.
Supreme Court makes homosexuality a crime again – SC Judgement dated 11.12.2013 – Suresh Kumar Koushal and another Vs. Naz Foundation and others
An employee, sacked following disciplinary proceedings, cannot seek reinstatement as a “matter of right” after acquittal from a criminal court on the same charges
- SC Judgement dated 28.11.2013 – State of West Bengal & Ors. Vs. Sankar Ghosh 
Live-In Relationship -  SC Judgement dated 26.11.2013 – Indra Sarma Vs. V.K.V. Sarma 
Courts can’t order recovery after quashing appointmentSC Judgment dated 01.11.2013 – Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha Vs. Dhobei Sahoo & Ors.
Transparency in Services (Minimum fixed tenure, recording of oral directions/instructions, etc.)
SC Judgment dated 31.10.2013 – T.S.R. Subramanian & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors.
Reservation for PWDs -
SC Judgment dated 08.10.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. National Federation of the Blind & Ors.
Cooperative Societies not covered under the RTI ActSC Judgment dated 07.10.2013 – Thalappan Ser. Coop. Bank Ltd. and others Vs. State of Kerala and others
Indiscipline – MisbehaviourSC Judgment dated 24.09.2013 – Davalsab Husainsab Mulla Vs. North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation

Quasi-Judicial Authority-Administrative Authority-Natural JusticeSC Judgment dated 18.03.2013 – Nirmal J. Jhala Vs. State of Gujarat & Anr..
SC Judgment dated 29.04.1969 – A.K. Kraipak & Ors, etc. Vs. Union of India & Ors..
No recovery of the excess amount paid to the employees due to erroneous pay fixation done by the authorities - SC Judgment dated 16.12.2008 – Syed Abdul Qadir & Ors. Vs. State of Bihar & Ors.
Sec.8(1)(j) of RTI Act, 2005SC Judgment dated 16.04.2013 – R.K. Jain Vs. Union of India & Anr..
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DRT Act & SARFAESI Act
Education
Homosexuality
Insurance
Live-In Relationship
Passport
RTI
Service Matters

ACRs * Denial of Reasonable Opportunity – Bias * Departmental Inquiry to be conducted in the preferred language of the employee * Disciplinary action for lapses while discharging judicial/quasi-judicial functions * Disciplinary Authority/Power to Institute Disc. Proceedings* Ex Parte Inquiry * Exoneration in departmental proceedings ipso facto would not result into quashing of the criminal prosecution * Indiscipline – Misbehaviour * In case of minor penalty, due promotion to be granted in accordance with the rules * Investigation of Corruption Charges against against JS and above rank Officers * Leave Rules – Child Care Leave (CCL) * Major Penalty without Inquiry * Natural Justice * Pension and Gratuity * Promotion – RRs * Punishment to be commensurate with Articles of Charge * Recovery * Reinstatement – Salary * Reopening of the inquiry qua charge sheet after 30 years or so would not serve any purpose * Reservation * Seniority – Ad Hoc Service * Sexual Harassment at Workplace * Simultaneous Proceedings * Transparency in Services (Minimum fixed tenure, recording of oral directions, etc.) * Unauthorized Absence * Unconditional Apology * Uncategorized

Transgender (TG) Community
Others/Uncategorized

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DRT ACT & SARFAESI ACT

  SC judgment dated 18.03.2011 – Narayan Chandra Ghosh Vs. UCO Bank & Others (137.2 KiB, 337 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 07.02.2011 – Kanaiyalal Lalchnd Sachdev & Ors. Vs. State of Maharashtra & Ors. (176.8 KiB, 279 hits)

  SC judgement dated 26.07.2010 – Union Bank of India vs. Satyawati Tondon and others (153.3 KiB, 794 hits)

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EDUCATION

  SC Judgment dated 01.11.2012 – NCTE and another Vs. Venus Public Education Society and others (335.7 KiB, 168 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 10.7.2012 – Jaipuria Institutes of Management & Ors. Vs. AICTE (13.4 KiB, 139 hits)

  Supreme Court Judgment dated 11.02.2005 – Prof. Yashpal & another Vs. State of Chhattisgarh & Others (2.7 MiB, 181 hits)

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HOMOSEXUALITY  

  SC Judgement dated 11.12.2013 – Suresh Kumar Koushal and another Vs. Naz Foundation and others (601.9 KiB, 159 hits)

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INSURANCE

  SC judgement dated 31.08.2010 – Yadava Kumar vs. National Insurance Co. Ltd. & another (121.8 KiB, 331 hits)

  SC judgement dated 22.07.2010 – Arun Kumar Agarwal & anr. vs. National Insurance Co. Ltd. & others (306.9 KiB, 345 hits)

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LIVE-IN RELATIONSHIP

  SC Judgement dated 26.11.2013 – Indra Sarma Vs. V.K.V. Sarma (328.4 KiB, 220 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 21.10.2010 – D. Velusamy Vs D. Patchnaiammal – Live-in relationship (136.6 KiB, 608 hits)

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PASSPORT

  SC Judgment dated 24.01.2008 – Suresh Nanda Vs. C.B.I. (19.2 KiB, 71 hits)

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RTI
Sec. 8(1)(g)

  SC judgement dated 13.12.2012 – Bihar Public Service Commission Vs. Saiyed Hussain Abbas Rizwi & Anr. (231.2 KiB, 346 hits)

Sec. 8(1)(j)

  SC Judgment dated 03.10.2012 – Girish Chandra Deshpande Vs. Central Informtion Commissioner & Ors. (177.5 KiB, 308 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 16.04.2013 – R.K. Jain Vs. Union of India & Anr. (325.2 KiB, 82 hits)

Sec. 10

  SC judgement dated 13.12.2012 – Bihar Public Service Commission Vs. Saiyed Hussain Abbas Rizwi & Anr. (231.2 KiB, 346 hits)

Sec. 11

  SC Judgment dated 16.04.2013 – R.K. Jain Vs. Union of India & Anr. (325.2 KiB, 82 hits)

Sec. 20
— “Ordering withdrawal of the departmental action, if any, initiated against the PIO, the Hon’ble Supreme Court directed the State Information Commission to decide the appeal filed by the PIO before it on merits and in accordance with law.”

  SC Judgment dated 13.12.2012 – Manohar v. State of Maharashtra & Anr. (245.8 KiB, 31 hits)

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Cooperative Societies not covered under the RTI Act 

  SC Judgment dated 07.10.2013 – Thalappan Ser. Coop. Bank Ltd. and others Vs. State of Kerala and others (324.2 KiB, 279 hits)

Doctrine of Precedence

  SC Judgment dated 13.09.2012 – Namita Sharma Vs. Union of India (683.3 KiB, 232 hits)

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Uncategorized

  Supreme Court Judgment dated 02.09.2011 – Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Vs. Shaunak H. Satya & Ors. (198.3 KiB, 224 hits)

  Supreme Court Judgment dated 09.08.2011 – CBSE & Another Vs. Aditya Bandopadhyay & Ors. (264.4 KiB, 337 hits)

  Supreme Court Judgment dated 18.04.2011 – P.C. Wadhwa Vs Central Information Commission and Ors. (26.2 KiB, 173 hits)

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SERVICE MATTERS – SUBJECT-WISE

ACRs * Charge-Sheet * Denial of Reasonable Opportunity – Bias * Departmental Inquiry to be conducted in the preferred language of the employee * Disciplinary action for lapses while discharging judicial/quasi-judicial functions * Disciplinary Authority/Power to Institute Disc. Proceedings* Ex Parte Inquiry * Exoneration in departmental proceedings ipso facto would not result into quashing of the criminal prosecution * Indiscipline – Misbehaviour * In case of minor penalty, due promotion to be granted in accordance with the rules * Investigation of Corruption Charges against against JS and above rank Officers * Leave Rules – Child Care Leave (CCL) * Major Penalty without Inquiry * Natural Justice – Quasi-Judicial Authority – Administrative Authority * Passport * Pension and Gratuity * Promotion – RRs * Punishment to be commensurate with Articles of Charge * Recovery * Reinstatement – Salary * Reopening of the inquiry qua charge sheet after 30 years or so would not serve any purpose * Reservation * Seniority – Ad Hoc Service * Sexual Harassment at Workplace * Simultaneous Proceedings * Transparency in Services (Minimum fixed tenure, recording of oral directions, etc.) * Unauthorized Absence * Unconditional Apology * Uncategorized

ACRs

  SC Judgment dated 23.04.2013 – Sukhdev Singh Vs. Union of India and Others (148.9 KiB, 864 hits)

Charge-Sheet
The charge sheet/charge memo having not been approved by the disciplinary authority was non est in the eye of law.

  SC Judgment dated 05.09.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. B.V. Gopinath (289.7 KiB, 15 hits)

Denial of Reasonable Opportunity – Bias

  SC Judgment dated 18.10.2000 – Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. Vs. Girja Shankar Pant & Ors. (54.2 KiB, 450 hits)

Departmental Inquiry to be conducted in the preferred language of the employee

  SC Judgment dated 01.05.2013 – Mithilesh Kumar Singh Vs. Union of India & Others (30.8 KiB, 552 hits)

Disciplinary action for lapses while discharging judicial/quasi-judicial functions

  SC Judgment dated 27.01.1993 – Union of India Vs. K.K. Dhawan (46.1 KiB, 446 hits)

Disciplinary Authority/Power to Institute Disc. Proceedings 

  SC Judgment dated 15.10.2012 – UCO Bank & Ors. Vs. Sushil Kumar Saha (227.4 KiB, 423 hits)

Ex Parte Inquiry

  SC Judgment dated 14.01.2013 – State Bank of India and Ors. Vs. Narendra Kumar Pandey (216.6 KiB, 345 hits)

Exoneration in departmental proceedings ipso facto would not result into quashing of the criminal prosecution

  SC Judgment dated 31.08.2012 – NCT of Delhi Vs. Ajay Kumar Tyagi (99.8 KiB, 467 hits)

Indiscipline – Misbehaviour

  SC Judgment dated 24.09.2013 – Davalsab Husainsab Mulla Vs. North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (223.4 KiB, 651 hits)

In case of minor penalty, due promotion to be granted in accordance with the rules

  SC Judgment dated 30.07.2013 – DHBVNL, Vidhyut Nagar, Hisar & Others V. Yashvir Singh Gulia (163.7 KiB, 590 hits)

Investigation of Corruption Charges against against JS and above rank Officers

  SC Judgment dated 06.05.2014 – Dr. Subramanian Swamy Vs. Director, Central Bureau of Investigation & Anr. (477.7 KiB, 161 hits)

Leave Rules
Child Care Leave

  SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – Kakali Ghosh Vs. Chief Secretary, A&N Administration & Ors. (186.4 KiB, 161 hits)

Major Penalty without Inquiry

  SC Judgment dated 13.05.2014 – Risal Singh Vs. State of Haryana & Ors. (173.8 KiB, 149 hits)

Natural Justice
— Quasi-Judicial Authority-Administrative Authority-Natural Justice

  SC Judgment dated 18.03.2013 – Nirmal J. Jhala Vs. State of Gujarat & Anr. (442.3 KiB, 595 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 29.04.1969 – A.K. Kraipak & Ors, etc. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (51.4 KiB, 67 hits)

Passport

  SC Judgment dated 24.01.2008 – Suresh Nanda Vs. C.B.I. (19.2 KiB, 71 hits)

Pension and Gratuity can not be denied without the authority of law

  SC Judgment dated 14.08.2013 – State of Jharkhand & Ors. Vs. Jitendra Kumar Srivastava & Anr (242.4 KiB, 531 hits)

Promotion – RRs 

  SC Judgment dated 23.08.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. Shri G.R. Rama Krishna & Anr. (170.4 KiB, 647 hits)

Punishment to be commensurate with Articles of Charge

  SC Judgment dated 03.01.2014 – Ishwar Chandra Jayaswal Vs. Union of India & Ors (169.2 KiB, 625 hits)

Recovery
Courts can’t order recovery after quashing appointment

  SC Judgment dated 01.11.2013 – Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha Vs. Dhobei Sahoo & Ors. (316.0 KiB, 493 hits)

No recovery of overpayment of salary in higher scale if there was no misrepresentation made by the appellant/employee

  SC Judgment dated 16.12.2008 – Syed Abdul Qadir & Ors. Vs. State of Bihar & Ors. (163.4 KiB, 416 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 19.09.1994 – Sahib Ram Vs. State of Haryana and Ors. (11.0 KiB, 137 hits)

Reinstatement – Salary

  SC judgement dated 22.08.2012 – R.S. Misra Vs. Union of India and Others (177.9 KiB, 1,049 hits)

Reopening of the inquiry qua charge sheet after 30 years or so would not serve any purpose

  SC Judgment dated 29.01.2014 – State of Maharashtra Vs. Vijay Kumar Aggarwal & Anr. (186.1 KiB, 232 hits)

Reservation  

  SC judgment dated 15.02.2008 – Union of India Vs. Dattatray son of Namdeo Mendhekar & Ors (12.8 KiB, 2,632 hits)

  Supreme Court judgment dated 13.12.1999 – Indira Sawhney Vs. UOI (84.2 KiB, 195 hits)

  Supreme Court judgment dated 10.2.1995 – R.K. Sabharwal & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Ors (34.6 KiB, 231 hits)

DOPT O.M. No. 36012/23/96-Estt.(Res) dated 22.7.1997 regarding lower qualifying marks, lesser standard of evaluation for SC/ST candidates for reservation in promotion is declared illegal.

  SC Judgment dated 15.07.2014 – Rohtas Bhakhar & Others Vs. Union of India and Another (201.2 KiB, 72 hits)

— Reservation for PWDs and Other Judgements

  SC Judgment dated 08.10.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. National Federation of the Blind & Ors. (330.9 KiB, 390 hits)

  SC judgment dated 15.02.2008 – Union of India Vs. Dattatray son of Namdeo Mendhekar & Ors (12.8 KiB, 2,632 hits)

  Supreme Court judgment dated 13.12.1999 – Indira Sawhney Vs. UOI (84.2 KiB, 195 hits)

  Supreme Court judgment dated 10.2.1995 – R.K. Sabharwal & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Ors (34.6 KiB, 231 hits)

Reservation for Transgender Persons

  SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of Indian and others (525.2 KiB, 197 hits)

Seniority – Ad Hoc Service

  SC judgement dated 22.08.2012 – State of Haryana & Others Vs. Vijay Singh and Others (65.3 KiB, 1,044 hits)

Sexual Harassment at Workplace

  SC Judgment dated 19.10.2012 – Medha Kotwal Lele and Others Vs. Union of India and Others (264.3 KiB, 361 hits)

Simultaneous Proceedings
An employee, sacked following disciplinary proceedings, cannot seek reinstatement as a “matter of right” after acquittal from a criminal court on the same charges 

  SC Judgement dated 28.11.2013 – State of West Bengal & Ors. Vs. Sankar Ghosh (184.7 KiB, 586 hits)

Transparency in Services (Minimum fixed tenure, recording of oral directions, etc.)

  SC Judgment dated 31.10.2013 – T.S.R. Subramanian & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (290.3 KiB, 569 hits)

Unauthorized Absence

  SC Judgment dated 15.02.2012 – Krushnakant B. Parmar Vs. Union of India & Anr. (163.4 KiB, 346 hits)

Unconditional Apology

  SC Judgment dated 29.07.2013 – Lucknow K. Gramin Bank (Now Allahabad, UP Gramin Bank) & Anr. Vs. Rajendra Singh (217.8 KiB, 335 hits)

Others/Uncategorized
Judges can recall orders passed in open courts

  Supreme Court’ Order dated 06.05.2014 – Kushalbhai Ratanbhai Rohit & Ors. Vs. State of Gujarat (237.1 KiB, 125 hits)

Uncategorized

  SC Judgement dated 19.08.2011 – State of UP & Ors. Vs. Luxmi Kant Shukla (149.9 KiB, 601 hits)

  SC judgement dated 01.03.2011 – State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur Vs. Nemi Chand Nalwaya (51.3 KiB, 462 hits)

  SC judgement dated 27.08.2010 – Union of India & anr. vs. Bhaskarendu Datta Majumdar (118.7 KiB, 1,639 hits)

  SC judgement dated 18.08.2010 – Union of India & ors. vs. P.C. Ramakrishnayya (152.7 KiB, 1,260 hits)

  SC Judgement dated 13.08.2010 – State of M.P. vs. Harishankr Bhagwan Tripathi (93.7 KiB, 767 hits)

  SC Judgement dated 12.08.2010 – M.A.A. Annamalai vs. State of Kerala & another (158.4 KiB, 730 hits)

  SC judgment dated 15.02.2008 – Union of India Vs. Dattatray son of Namdeo Mendhekar & Ors (12.8 KiB, 2,632 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 19.12.2008 – Roop Singh Negi Vs. Punjab National bank & Ors. (128.8 KiB, 939 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 29.10.1971 – Union of India Vs. Sardar Bahadur (34.2 KiB, 865 hits)

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TRANGENDER (TG) COMMUNITY
Hon’ble Supreme Court has, inter alia, directed the Centre and the State Governments to take steps to treat transgender persons as socially and educationally backward classes of citizens and extend all kinds of reservation in cases of admission in educational institutions and for public appointments.

  SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of Indian and others (525.2 KiB, 197 hits)

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Court Judgements On Service Matters

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Recent Judgements   

DOPT O.M. No. 36012/23/96-Estt.(Res) dated 22.7.1997 regarding lower qualifying marks, lesser standard of evaluation for SC/ST candidates for reservation in promotion is declared illegal. – SC Judgment dated 15.07.2014 – Rohtas Bhakhar & Others Vs. Union of India and Another
The charge sheet/charge memo having not been approved by the disciplinary authority was non est in the eye of law
SC Judgment dated 05.09.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. B.V. Gopinath

The order of dismissal passed by the Superintendent of Police dispensing with the inquiry was totally unsustainable and has been annulled.  SC Judgment dated 13.05.2014 – Risal Singh Vs. State of Haryana & Ors.
… the order of compulsory retirement is not to be treated as a punishment and carries no stigma.” – Bombay High Court Judgement dated 07.05.2014 – Mahesh Prabhakar Kamat Vs. Kamba Transport Corporation Ltd., Goa, & Others
■ The Supreme Court has struck down a single directive provision which barred CBI from investigating corruption charges against joint secretary and above rank officers without prior permission of the Centre. –
SC Judgment dated 06.05.2014 – Dr. Subramanian Swamy Vs. Director, Central Bureau of Investigation & Anr.
Report – Analysis of Cases Disposed of by the CAT (As on DOPT website – 17.04.2014)
Hon’ble Supreme Court has, inter alia, directed the Centre and the State Governments to take steps to treat transgender persons as socially and educationally backward classes of citizens and extend all kinds of reservation in cases of admission in educational institutions and for public appointments.-  SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of Indian and others
Child Care Leave SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – Kakali Ghosh Vs. Chief Secretary, A&N Administration & Ors.
Reopening of the inquiry qua charge sheet after 30 years or so would not serve any purpose -
SC Judgment dated 29.01.2014 – State of Maharashtra Vs. Vijay Kumar Aggarwal & Anr.
Punishment must be given according to charges
SC Judgment dated 03.01.2014 – Ishwar Chandra Jayaswal Vs. Union of India & Ors.
An employee, sacked following disciplinary proceedings, cannot seek reinstatement as a “matter of right” after acquittal from a criminal court on the same charges
- SC Judgement dated 28.11.2013 – State of West Bengal & Ors. Vs. Sankar Ghosh
Courts can’t order recovery after quashing appointment
SC Judgment dated 01.11.2013 – Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha Vs. Dhobei Sahoo & Ors. Transparency in Services (Minimum fixed tenure, recording of oral directions/instructions, etc.)SC Judgment dated 31.10.2013 – T.S.R. Subramanian & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. Reservation for PWDs – SC Judgment dated 08.10.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. National Federation of the Blind & Ors. Indiscipline – Misbehaviour – SC Judgment dated 24.09.2013 – Davalsab Husainsab Mulla Vs. North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation
Quasi-Judicial Authority-Administrative Authority-Natural JusticeSC Judgment dated 18.03.2013 – Nirmal J. Jhala Vs. State of Gujarat & Anr..
SC Judgment dated 29.04.1969 – A.K. Kraipak & Ors, etc. Vs. Union of India & Ors..
■ ‘Inordinate delay in conducting inquiry can be a valid ground for quashing the charges’ - Delhi High Court Judgement dated 02.07.2012 – Union of India & Anr. Vs. B.A. Dhayalan
Charge-Sheet & Annexures must be signed by the Disciplinary Authority on each page – CAT Judgement dated 27.02.2012 – C. Punnusamy Vs. Union of India & Ors.   
No recovery of the excess amount paid to the employees due to erroneous pay fixation done by the authorities - SC Judgment dated 16.12.2008 – Syed Abdul Qadir & Ors. Vs. State of Bihar & Ors.
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Supreme Court Judgements – Subject-Wise
High Court Judgments
CAT Judgements

Supreme Court Judgements – Subject-Wise

ACRs * Charge-Sheet * Denial of Reasonable Opportunity – Bias * Departmental Inquiry to be conducted in the preferred language of the employee * Disciplinary action for lapses while discharging judicial/quasi-judicial functions * Disciplinary Authority/Power to Institute Disc. Proceedings* Ex Parte Inquiry * Exoneration in departmental proceedings ipso facto would not result into quashing of the criminal prosecution * In case of minor penalty, due promotion to be granted in accordance with the rules * Indiscipline – Misbehaviour * Leave Rules – Child Care Leave * Investigation of Corruption Charges against against JS and above rank Officers * Major Penalty without Inquiry * Natural Justice – Quasi-Judicial Authority – Administrative Authority * Pension and Gratuity * Promotion – RRs * Recovery * Reinstatement – Salary * Reopening of the inquiry qua charge sheet after 30 years or so would not serve any purpose * Reservation * Seniority – Ad Hoc Service * Sexual Harassment at Workplace * Simultaneous Proceedings * Transparency in Services (Minimum fixed tenure, recording of oral directions, etc.) * Unauthorized Absence * Unconditional Apology * Uncategorized

ACRs

  SC Judgment dated 23.04.2013 – Sukhdev Singh Vs. Union of India and Others (148.9 KiB, 864 hits)

Charge-Sheet
The charge sheet/charge memo having not been approved by the disciplinary authority was non est in the eye of law.

  SC Judgment dated 05.09.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. B.V. Gopinath (289.7 KiB, 15 hits)

Denial of Reasonable Opportunity – Bias

  SC Judgment dated 18.10.2000 – Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. Vs. Girja Shankar Pant & Ors. (54.2 KiB, 450 hits)

Departmental Inquiry to be conducted in the preferred language of the employee

  SC Judgment dated 01.05.2013 – Mithilesh Kumar Singh Vs. Union of India & Others (30.8 KiB, 552 hits)

Disciplinary action for lapses while discharging judicial/quasi-judicial functions

  SC Judgment dated 27.01.1993 – Union of India Vs. K.K. Dhawan (46.1 KiB, 446 hits)

Disciplinary Authority/Power to Institute Disc. Proceedings 

  SC Judgment dated 15.10.2012 – UCO Bank & Ors. Vs. Sushil Kumar Saha (227.4 KiB, 423 hits)

Ex Parte Inquiry

  SC Judgment dated 14.01.2013 – State Bank of India and Ors. Vs. Narendra Kumar Pandey (216.6 KiB, 345 hits)

Exoneration in departmental proceedings ipso facto would not result into quashing of the criminal prosecution

  SC Judgment dated 31.08.2012 – NCT of Delhi Vs. Ajay Kumar Tyagi (99.8 KiB, 467 hits)

In case of minor penalty, due promotion to be granted in accordance with the rules

  SC Judgment dated 30.07.2013 – DHBVNL, Vidhyut Nagar, Hisar & Others V. Yashvir Singh Gulia (163.7 KiB, 590 hits)

Indiscipline – Misbehaviour

  SC Judgment dated 24.09.2013 – Davalsab Husainsab Mulla Vs. North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (223.4 KiB, 651 hits)

 Investigation of Corruption Charges against against JS and above rank Officers

  SC Judgment dated 06.05.2014 – Dr. Subramanian Swamy Vs. Director, Central Bureau of Investigation & Anr. (477.7 KiB, 161 hits)

Leave Rules
Child Care Leave

  SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – Kakali Ghosh Vs. Chief Secretary, A&N Administration & Ors. (186.4 KiB, 161 hits)

Major Penalty without Inquiry

  SC Judgment dated 13.05.2014 – Risal Singh Vs. State of Haryana & Ors. (173.8 KiB, 149 hits)

Natural Justice
— Quasi-Judicial Authority-Administrative Authority-Natural Justice

  SC Judgment dated 18.03.2013 – Nirmal J. Jhala Vs. State of Gujarat & Anr. (442.3 KiB, 595 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 29.04.1969 – A.K. Kraipak & Ors, etc. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (51.4 KiB, 67 hits)

Pension and Gratuity can not be denied without the authority of law 

  SC Judgment dated 14.08.2013 – State of Jharkhand & Ors. Vs. Jitendra Kumar Srivastava & Anr (242.4 KiB, 531 hits)

Promotion – RRs

  SC Judgment dated 23.08.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. Shri G.R. Rama Krishna & Anr. (170.4 KiB, 647 hits)

Punishment to be commensurate with Articles of Charge

  SC Judgment dated 03.01.2014 – Ishwar Chandra Jayaswal Vs. Union of India & Ors (169.2 KiB, 625 hits)

Recovery
Courts can’t order recovery after quashing appointment 

  SC Judgment dated 01.11.2013 – Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha Vs. Dhobei Sahoo & Ors. (316.0 KiB, 493 hits)

No recovery of overpayment of salary in higher scale if there was no misrepresentation made by the appellant/employee

  SC Judgment dated 16.12.2008 – Syed Abdul Qadir & Ors. Vs. State of Bihar & Ors. (163.4 KiB, 416 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 19.09.1994 – Sahib Ram Vs. State of Haryana and Ors. (11.0 KiB, 137 hits)

Reinstatement – Salary

  SC judgement dated 22.08.2012 – R.S. Misra Vs. Union of India and Others (177.9 KiB, 1,049 hits)

Reopening of the inquiry qua charge sheet after 30 years or so would not serve any purpose

  SC Judgment dated 29.01.2014 – State of Maharashtra Vs. Vijay Kumar Aggarwal & Anr. (186.1 KiB, 232 hits)

Reservation

  SC judgment dated 15.02.2008 – Union of India Vs. Dattatray son of Namdeo Mendhekar & Ors (12.8 KiB, 2,632 hits)

  Supreme Court judgment dated 13.12.1999 – Indira Sawhney Vs. UOI (84.2 KiB, 195 hits)

  Supreme Court judgment dated 10.2.1995 – R.K. Sabharwal & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Ors (34.6 KiB, 231 hits)

DOPT O.M. No. 36012/23/96-Estt.(Res) dated 22.7.1997 regarding lower qualifying marks, lesser standard of evaluation for SC/ST candidates for reservation in promotion is declared illegal.

  SC Judgment dated 15.07.2014 – Rohtas Bhakhar & Others Vs. Union of India and Another (201.2 KiB, 72 hits)

— Reservation for PWDs and Other Judgements

  SC Judgment dated 08.10.2013 – Union of India & Ors. Vs. National Federation of the Blind & Ors. (330.9 KiB, 390 hits)

  SC judgment dated 15.02.2008 – Union of India Vs. Dattatray son of Namdeo Mendhekar & Ors (12.8 KiB, 2,632 hits)

  Supreme Court judgment dated 13.12.1999 – Indira Sawhney Vs. UOI (84.2 KiB, 195 hits)

  Supreme Court judgment dated 10.2.1995 – R.K. Sabharwal & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Ors (34.6 KiB, 231 hits)

Reservation for Transgender Persons

  SC Judgment dated 15.04.2014 – National Legal Services Authority Vs. Union of Indian and others (525.2 KiB, 197 hits)

Seniority – Ad Hoc Service

  SC judgement dated 22.08.2012 – State of Haryana & Others Vs. Vijay Singh and Others (65.3 KiB, 1,044 hits)

Sexual Harassment at Workplace

  SC Judgment dated 19.10.2012 – Medha Kotwal Lele and Others Vs. Union of India and Others (264.3 KiB, 361 hits)

Simultaneous Proceedings
An employee, sacked following disciplinary proceedings, cannot seek reinstatement as a “matter of right” after acquittal from a criminal court on the same charges 

  SC Judgement dated 28.11.2013 – State of West Bengal & Ors. Vs. Sankar Ghosh (184.7 KiB, 586 hits)

Transparency in Services (Minimum fixed tenure, recording of oral directions, etc.)

  SC Judgment dated 31.10.2013 – T.S.R. Subramanian & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. (290.3 KiB, 569 hits)

Unauthorized Absence

  SC Judgment dated 15.02.2012 – Krushnakant B. Parmar Vs. Union of India & Anr. (163.4 KiB, 346 hits)

Unconditional Apology

  SC Judgment dated 29.07.2013 – Lucknow K. Gramin Bank (Now Allahabad, UP Gramin Bank) & Anr. Vs. Rajendra Singh (217.8 KiB, 335 hits)

Uncategorized

  SC Judgement dated 19.08.2011 – State of UP & Ors. Vs. Luxmi Kant Shukla (149.9 KiB, 601 hits)

  SC judgement dated 01.03.2011 – State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur Vs. Nemi Chand Nalwaya (51.3 KiB, 462 hits)

  SC judgement dated 27.08.2010 – Union of India & anr. vs. Bhaskarendu Datta Majumdar (118.7 KiB, 1,639 hits)

  SC judgement dated 18.08.2010 – Union of India & ors. vs. P.C. Ramakrishnayya (152.7 KiB, 1,260 hits)

  SC Judgement dated 13.08.2010 – State of M.P. vs. Harishankr Bhagwan Tripathi (93.7 KiB, 767 hits)

  SC Judgement dated 12.08.2010 – M.A.A. Annamalai vs. State of Kerala & another (158.4 KiB, 730 hits)

  SC judgment dated 15.02.2008 – Union of India Vs. Dattatray son of Namdeo Mendhekar & Ors (12.8 KiB, 2,632 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 19.12.2008 – Roop Singh Negi Vs. Punjab National bank & Ors. (128.8 KiB, 939 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 29.10.1971 – Union of India Vs. Sardar Bahadur (34.2 KiB, 865 hits)

High Court Judgements
Compulsory Retirement * Delay in conducting departmental inquiry * Habitual Indebtedness * Reservation for PWDs

Compulsory Retirement
“… the order of compulsory retirement is not to be treated as a punishment and carries no stigma. The rule of compulsory retirement has been held to hold the balance between the rights of the individual government servant and the interest of the public administration.”  

  Bombay High Court Judgement dated 07.05.2014 – Mahesh Prabhakar Kamat Vs. Kamba Transport Corporation Ltd., Goa, & Others (149.6 KiB, 105 hits)

Delay in conducting departmental inquiry

  Delhi High Court Judgement dated 02.07.2012 – Union of India & Anr. Vs. B.A. Dhayalan (304.0 KiB, 114 hits)

Indebtedness

  Delhi High Court Judgment dated 21.12.2012 – G.C. Verma Vs. UOI and Ors. (47.7 KiB, 290 hits)

Reservation for PWDs

  Bombay HC judgement dated 04.12.2013 – National Confederation for Development of Disabled & Anr. (132.5 KiB, 219 hits)

  Punjab & Haryana High Court Judgement dated 15.07.2011 – Lachhmi Narain Gupta & others Vs. Jarnail Singh and others (176.8 KiB, 290 hits)

CAT Judgements

  Report – Analysis of Cases Disposed of by the CAT (As on DOPT website – 17.04.2014) (655.3 KiB, 114 hits)

Charge-Sheet & Annexures must be signed by the Disciplinary Authority on each page

  CAT Judgement dated 27.02.2012 – C. Punnusamy Vs. Union of India & Ors. (18.9 KiB, 737 hits)

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Supreme Court Judgements

  SC judgement dated 27.08.2010 – Union of India & anr. vs. Bhaskarendu Datta Majumdar (118.7 KiB, 1,639 hits)

  SC judgement dated 18.08.2010 – Union of India & ors. vs. P.C. Ramakrishnayya (152.7 KiB, 1,260 hits)

  SC Judgement dated 13.08.2010 – State of M.P. vs. Harishankr Bhagwan Tripathi (93.7 KiB, 767 hits)

  SC Judgement dated 12.08.2010 – M.A.A. Annamalai vs. State of Kerala & another (158.4 KiB, 730 hits)

  SC judgment dated 15.02.2008 – Union of India Vs. Dattatray son of Namdeo Mendhekar & Ors (12.8 KiB, 2,632 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 19.12.2008 – Roop Singh Negi Vs. Punjab National bank & Ors. (128.8 KiB, 939 hits)

  SC Judgment dated 29.10.1971 – Union of India Vs. Sardar Bahadur (34.2 KiB, 865 hits)

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