Tag: 1956

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 […]

Supreme Court on Benami Transactions

Supreme Court on Benami Transactions Supreme Court of India Samittri Devi & Anr. vs Sampuran Singh & Anr. on 21 January, 2011 Author: Gokhale Bench: Dalveer Bhandari, H.L. Gokhale IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA […]

Liability of Pledgee for Criminal Breach of Trust

Comment : In this case the court held a bank liable for criminal breach of trust where it misappropriated the govt. securities pledged with it by the pledgor to secure overdraft – in actuality no overdraft […]

Arbitrary Allotment of Petrol Pumps …SC

Though overruled by SC in a later decision in 1999 – this decision is highly public oriented – wherein the ministers, rightly, were held to be repositories of public trust, liable for breach of trust […]