- On the search page you will find various search criteria.
Search in complete judgement
- (a) This option enables search by text in the entire judgement.
You can type in the text and click on search.
To search a phrase or more than one word in a particular order use inverted commas.
Eg. "mens rea"
- (b) And/or option
To use 'and' option use "&" between two words
Eg. Child & murder
Child & murder & bullet
'Or' option is already set by default and only words to be searched have to be typed.
- Search by Citation/cross citation:
A case can be searched using our citation as also citation of other journals.
We are giving cross-citations of journals like AIR and SCC.
- Search by Party name:
Case can be searched by name of either of the party or both the parties.
- Search by headnote/held:
This search enables a refined search as the text is searched in headnote and held.
Headnote is summary of the case and held consist of important paras of the case.
- Search by Judge name:
This search criterion can be used to get cases of a particular judge.
- Search by appeal number:
'Select case type' helps searching a case by its appeal number.
Specify the nature of appeal, case number and year to get result.
- Date wise search:
A period can be specified and other criteria can be used to search cases in the
- Statute wise search:
Cases on a particular section of a particular Act/code can also be searched.
- Search within:
This option helps to search within results of previous search.
All the above criteria can be used simultaneously. Hence a single page contains
features of both combined search and normal search so that minimum time is wasted in getting the desired results.