An earlier Judgment cannot be a binding precedent if the facts of the case are different.
  • Prakash Chandra Pathak v. State of Uttar Pradesh; AIR 1960 SC 195; (Para 8)
  • Goan Real Estate & Construction Limited v. Union of India; 2010 (5) SCC 388
A judgment is an authority of what it decides and not for the proposition which can be logically deduced there from.
  • Bharat Forge Co. Ltd. Utam Manohar Nakate, (2005) I LLJ 738 SC