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 !

Mother is not the Natural Guardian under the Muslim Law !

This SC Decision reiterates that in Muslim Law mother is not the natural or the legal guardian of the child, and is merely entitled to preferential custody upto certain ages, … Continue reading Mother is not the Natural Guardian under the Muslim Law !

Intention to defraud/cheat at time of making of contract essential to make out cheating.

Comment : In this case the Court was faced with a situation where a complainant prosecuted the vendors in an agreement to sell that he entered, for Cheating (420/415/418), 423 etc. … Continue reading Intention to defraud/cheat at time of making of contract essential to make out cheating.

Supreme Court on S.92 Evidence Act – Doctrine of Conclusivity of Documentary Evidence.

Supreme Court of India State Bank Of India & Anr vs Mula Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd on 6 July, 2006 Author: S Sinha Bench: S Sinha, P Balasubramanyan CASE NO.: … Continue reading Supreme Court on S.92 Evidence Act – Doctrine of Conclusivity of Documentary Evidence.

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

Causing Death of Tresspasser by Rash & Negligent Act

Supreme Court of India Cherubin Gregory vs The State Of Bihar on 31 July, 1963 Equivalent citations: 1964 AIR 205, 1964 SCR (4) 199 Bench: Ayyangar, N Rajagopala PETITIONER: CHERUBIN … Continue reading Causing Death of Tresspasser by Rash & Negligent Act

Virsa Singh v. State of Punjab – SC on Murder S.300 IPC

 Comment : The Court held that to bring a case under section 300 IPC Part 3 – the prosecution need not prove that the accused knew the injury to be sufficient … Continue reading Virsa Singh v. State of Punjab – SC on Murder S.300 IPC

Can a Husband of a minor girl claim custody ?

Comment : In this case – the court was faced with the perplexing question as to whether a person who is accused of kidnapping a minor girl and marrying her rendering … Continue reading Can a Husband of a minor girl claim custody ?

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.

Supreme Court on Customary Divorce….

Comment : In this case the court was faced with facts wherein the deceased husband’s relatives sought to oust the widow from claiming partition – by relying on the specious plea … Continue reading Supreme Court on Customary Divorce….