Supreme Court on Fake Encounter Killing

Supreme Court of India Brijlala Pd. Sinha vs State Of Bihar on 13 July, 1998 Author: Pattanaik Bench: M Mukherjee, G Pattanaik PETITIONER: BRIJLALA PD. SINHA Vs. RESPONDENT: STATE OF BIHAR DATE OF JUDGMENT: 13/07/1998 BENCH: M.K. MUKHERJEE, G.B. PATTANAIK ACT: HEADNOTE: JUDGMENT: WITH CRL. APPEAL Nos. 218/98, 279/98 & 280-282/98 JUDGMENT PATTANAIK,J. These five […]

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Service of Notice in Suit for Eviction – held 106 TPA automatically complied.

Comment : This case takes a very pragmatic view of requirment of service of 15 days notice before filing a suit for recovery of possession after termination of month to month tenancy, it says that even if the tenant pleads non service of notice – if otherwise landlord – tenant relationship is accepted, the service of […]

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Forgery and Cheating

Supreme Court of India Federal Bank Ltd. vs V.M. Jog Engineering Ltd. And Ors. on 29 September, 2000 Equivalent citations: AIR 2000 SC 3166, 2001 106 CompCas 267 SC Author: M J Rao Bench: M Rao, U Banerjee JUDGMENT M. Jagannadha Rao, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. The appellant Federal Bank at Bombay was the […]

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Fraud includes two elements – deceit – and injury to person decieved – in absence of latter no fraud

Facts : Dr. Vimla purchased a car in the name of her minor daughter Nalini aged about 6 months. The price of tile car was paid by her. The transfer of the car was notified in the name of Nalini to the Motor Registration Authority. The insurance policy already issued was transferred in the name […]

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Gujarat High Court on the Law of Police Remand – Police Custody when to be granted ?

Comment : This case deals with factors that the judge has to consider while granting police custody, which can be summed up as :- i) Balancing rights of a person accused of an offence) and the societal interest in protection against criminals (tackled through effective investigations)- is a perrenial problem of statecraft;  ii) Custody with POlice/Detention […]

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