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res judicta means
When a matter between parties is decided in one suit or proceeding by a competent court and the decision is final, neither party will be allowed in a future suit or proceeding between the same parties to canvass the matter again.
The doctrine of res judicata does not apply, if the case is entertained afresh at the behest of other parties.
Related Cases / Recent Cases / Case Law
- Dr Het Ram Kalia v Himachal Pradesh University, AIR 1977 Him Pra (NOC) 246 is a case about irregular appointment, Quo Warranto, Writ under Article 226 of Constitution of India, application of Res judicta and treatment of writs when delay and laches exits particularly when a continuing wrong exits.