Tag: 2009

Supreme Court on Fake Encounter Killing

Supreme Court of India Brijlala Pd. Sinha vs State Of Bihar on 13 July, 1998 Author: Pattanaik Bench: M Mukherjee, G Pattanaik PETITIONER: BRIJLALA PD. SINHA Vs. RESPONDENT: STATE OF BIHAR DATE OF JUDGMENT: 13/07/1998 […]

Supreme court on law of attempt to rape

 In every crime, there is first, intention to commit, secondly, preparation to commit it, thirdly, attempt to commit it. If the third stage, that is, attempt is successful, then the crime is complete. If the […]

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 between judiciary and executive if […]

Limitation period for breach of contract.

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 […]

Is criminal judgment binding on a civil case ?

Comment : We, therefore, are of the opinion that the judgment in a criminal case was not relevant in evidence for the purpose of proving a person’s civil liability and the other way round.    Supreme […]

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, liable for breach of trust […]