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 Rao, U Banerjee JUDGMENT M. Jagannadha Rao, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. The appellant Federal Bank at Bombay was the […]Read More Forgery and Cheating
Facts : Dr. Vimla purchased a car in the name of her minor daughter Nalini aged about 6 months. The price of tile car was paid by her. The transfer of the car was notified in the name of Nalini to the Motor Registration Authority. The insurance policy already issued was transferred in the name […]Read More Fraud includes two elements – deceit – and injury to person decieved – in absence of latter no fraud
Supreme Court of India Ajay Agarwal vs Union Of India And Ors on 5 May, 1993 Equivalent citations: 1993 AIR 1637, 1993 SCR (3) 543 Author: H P Ramaswarmy Bench: Ramaswamy, K. PETITIONER: AJAY AGARWAL Vs. RESPONDENT: UNION OF INDIA AND ORS DATE OF JUDGMENT05/05/1993 BENCH: RAMASWAMY, K. BENCH: RAMASWAMY, K. SAHAI, R.M. (J) CITATION: […]Read More Extra Territorial Jursidiction of IPC – S.4 IPC, S188 CrPC
Supreme Court of India Bhajan Singh Hardit Singh And Co., … vs Karson Agency (India) And Ors. on 31 March, 1967 Author: Tatachari Bench: K Hegde, H Khanna, T Tatachari JUDGMENT Tatachari, J. (1) This letters patent appeal under Clause 10 of the Letters Patent of the High Court of Punjab originally came up for […]Read More Limitation period for breach of contract.
Comments : In this case the court held that even though no specific charge u/s 306 is framed – the accused can be convicted under the same (S.221(2) CrPC) if otherwise 304B/498A was framed. Supreme Court of India K. Prema S. Rao And Anr. vs Yadla Srinivasa Rao And Ors. on 25 October, 2002 […]Read More Conviction u/s 306 IPC in absence of a charge to the effect.
Comment : J.Krishna Iyer at his eloquent best, commences with “when law of crimes rebels against social justice and leans towards narrow legalism – it becomes crime of laws and not law of crimes” Supreme Court of India Narotam Singh vs State Of Punjab And Anr. on 11 January, 1978 Equivalent citations: AIR 1978 […]Read More Narotam Singh v. State of Punjab
Comment : This case holds that partition – is a declaration of will as regards property – which effects a change in legal relation with property – hence is compulosrily registrable within the meaning of S.17 IRA. In absence of which it does not have any effect and cannot be recieved in evidence of the same. […]Read More Supreme Court on whether partition deeds are compulsory registrable ?
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 suit for recovery. ii) Doctrine of Reverse Burden – to be proceeded with caution – presumption de hors proof of foundational facts improper. Supreme Court […]Read More 138 Acquittal won’t bar civil suit for recovery says Supreme Court
Punjab-Haryana High Court Rao Harnarain Singh Sheoji Singh … vs The State on 12 August, 1957 Equivalent citations: AIR 1958 P H 123, 1958 CriLJ 563 Author: T Chand Bench: T Chand ORDER Tek Chand, J. 1. This is an application under Section 498, Criminal Procedure Code, for release of the petitioners on bail pending […]Read More The difference between Consent & Submission in cases of Rape
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 in case of arbitrary allotment of petrol pumps. Common Cause A Regd. Society vs Union Of India And Ors […]Read More Arbitrary Allotment of Petrol Pumps …SC