Supreme Court Judgment – Union of India & Ors. vs Shri Hanuman Industries & Anr.

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION
Civil Appeal No. 3962 of 2011
UNION OF INDIA & ORS …APPELLANTS
VERSUS
SHRI HANUMAN INDUSTRIES & ANR ….RESPONDENTS

Setting aside the judgment passed by the lower court Supreme Court held that the respondents herein in view of their deliberate laches, negligence and inaction have disentitled themselves to the benefit of the adjudication in the earlier list. In the accompanying facts and circumstances in our comprehension, it would be iniquitous and repugnant as well to the public exchequer to entertain the belated claim of the respondents on the basis of the doctrine of promissory estoppel which is even otherwise inapplicable to the case in hand. Therefore allowed the appeals…Read More