Suit against court appointed Reciever Sanction u/s 80 CPC sine qua non

In a suit filed against Reciever appointed by court sanction u/s 80 CPC is required – however if leave nto taken before instituion is taken afterwards (leave to continue with … Continue reading Suit against court appointed Reciever Sanction u/s 80 CPC sine qua non

Eviction of Tenant by unregistered partnership firm !

Comment  : In this case an unregistered firm sued to recover possession from a tenant (erstwhile insofar as term of tenancy had ceased) – the suit was resisted on the … Continue reading Eviction of Tenant by unregistered partnership firm !

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

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: … Continue reading Forgery and Cheating

Manohar Lal Chopra v. RaI bahadur Seth Hiralal – Supreme Court on Court’s power to grant injunction under it’s inherent powers.

Comment : In this case the court held that S.151 does not empower the court to pass wild anti suit injunctions – where the power is expressly given in S.94(a) … Continue reading Manohar Lal Chopra v. RaI bahadur Seth Hiralal – Supreme Court on Court’s power to grant injunction under it’s inherent powers.

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 … Continue reading Supreme Court on Benami Transactions

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 … Continue reading Liability of Pledgee for Criminal Breach of Trust

138 Acquittal won’t bar civil suit for recovery says Supreme Court

Comment : In this case the Court held two basic points :- i) Civil and Criminal Proceedings can go on, on an acquittal u/s 138 would not automatically oust a civil … Continue reading 138 Acquittal won’t bar civil suit for recovery says Supreme Court

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, … Continue reading Arbitrary Allotment of Petrol Pumps …SC

Amendment of Plaint to prevent partial partition – application by defendant ?

The question raised in this civil revision petition is as to whether under Order VI, Rule 17 of the Civil Procedure Code, amendment of the plaint in a partition suit … Continue reading Amendment of Plaint to prevent partial partition – application by defendant ?

Burden of Proving good faith of transactions hit by undue influence

Supreme Court of India Krishna Mohan Kul @ Nani Charan Kul … vs Pratima Maity And Ors. on 9 September, 2003 Equivalent citations: AIR 2003 SC 4351, 2004 (1) JCR … Continue reading Burden of Proving good faith of transactions hit by undue influence