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

On Re-investigation 173(8) CrPC

Comment : A landmark decision on powers of further investigation and how in the fitness of things – the police should inform the magistrate and seek permission to maintain harmony … Continue reading On Re-investigation 173(8) CrPC

Whether possession can be protected via theory of part performance even after time limit for specific performance has expired ? HELD YES

The preposition before Court is suppose A gets property from B under an agreement to sell, A has got possession and is ready to fulfil his obligations to fulfill the … Continue reading Whether possession can be protected via theory of part performance even after time limit for specific performance has expired ? HELD YES

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

Reema Aggarwal v. Anupam – Supreme Court on ‘wife’

Comment : In a nutshell – the court was faced with the preposition whether ‘wife’ in S.498A means only a legally wedded wife ? Does it include a woman who has … Continue reading Reema Aggarwal v. Anupam – Supreme Court on ‘wife’

Supreme Court on S.106 Burden of Proof as to facts especially within knowledge.

 Comment : In this case the Court was faced with a situation where a railway employee was arraigned u/s 420 IPC for having cheated railway by making it give money as … Continue reading Supreme Court on S.106 Burden of Proof as to facts especially within knowledge.