Author: Bharat Chugh

Bharat currently practices as an Independent Counsel.

Relevant Extracts from the Indian Divorce Act, 1869 (As amended in 2001) applicable to Christians

Comment : these are the basic grounds of divorce for christians in india THE INDIAN DIVORCE ACT, 1869 III-DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE 10. Grounds for dissolution of marriage,- (1) Any marriage solemnized, whether before or after the commencement […]

Tulsa V. Durghatiya – 2008 SC

Comment : Tulsa v. Durghatiya – This judgment is the perfect manifestation of policy of law in favouring legitimacy and against concubinage. The Judgement in a nutshell purports that if a man and woman are living under […]

FIR Quashing on basis of settlement with Bank in a cheating case

Comment : In this case – the accused succeeded in securing credit facilities from a bank by producing forged lease agreements – as collateral security, the forgery was exposed after real owner made complaints against the […]


State v. Santra (2000 SC)  Medical Negligence plays its game in strange ways. Sometimes it plays with life; sometimes it gifts an “Unwanted Child” as in the instant case where the respondent, a poor labourer […]