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 ground that since the basis of suit lied in contract entered into with tenant – it is hit by the mischief of S.69 and an […]Read More Eviction of Tenant by unregistered partnership firm !
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, in absence of father, his executor and in executor’s absence father’s father and his executor are natural guardians. Brothers/Mother/Sister cannot be natural guardians unless so […]Read More Mother is not the Natural Guardian under the Muslim Law !
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. The basis of his case being that the vendors with a fraudulent intention, deceptively, induced the complainant to purchase the property, knowing perfectly well that […]Read More Intention to defraud/cheat at time of making of contract essential to make out cheating.
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.: Appeal (civil) 2801 of 2006 PETITIONER: State Bank of India & Anr. RESPONDENT: Mula Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd. DATE OF JUDGMENT: 06/07/2006 BENCH: S.B. Sinha […]Read More Supreme Court on S.92 Evidence Act – Doctrine of Conclusivity of Documentary Evidence.
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 30 SC Author: A Pasayat Bench: D Raju, A Pasayat JUDGMENT Arijit Pasayat, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. By the impugned judgment, learned Single Judge […]Read More Burden of Proving good faith of transactions hit by undue influence
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 GREGORY Vs. RESPONDENT: THE STATE OF BIHAR DATE OF JUDGMENT: 31/07/1963 BENCH: AYYANGAR, N. RAJAGOPALA BENCH: AYYANGAR, N. RAJAGOPALA SINHA, BHUVNESHWAR P.(CJ) SHAH, J.C. CITATION: […]Read More Causing Death of Tresspasser by Rash & Negligent Act
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 in the ordinary course of nature to cause death – this would be too onerous – and would be tantamount to requiring a direct intention […]Read More Virsa Singh v. State of Punjab – SC on Murder S.300 IPC
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 himself liable under various sections of IPC/Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 – whose marriage is indubitably voidable – can be held to be ‘husband’ […]Read More Can a Husband of a minor girl claim custody ?
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 T.A (Travel Allowance) when indeed the employee did not travel at all. His guilt was sought to be established by putting on him the burden […]Read More Supreme Court on S.106 Burden of Proof as to facts especially within knowledge.
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 that the widow stood divorced via customary divorce letter, the court held that though S.29(2) HMA expressly saves customary mode of divorce from the effect […]Read More Supreme Court on Customary Divorce….