The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among Hindus. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixth … Continue reading Hindu Marriage Act – What ? How ?
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 !
In this case the court held a person as partner, and hence liable for repayment of firm’s debt the court went on to say that even though he was not … Continue reading Holding a Person as Partner – Doctrine of Holding Out in Partnership Act.
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 !
Comment : In this case the SC highlighted again that merely by adoption the adoptive parents are not deprived of right to deal with their properties as such, however if … Continue reading Marriage without Sex – Anathema – Court holds Impotency/Refusal to have Intercourse – Mental Cruelty
Law of Quantum Meriut by SC Facts : The Public Works Department of the respondent-State had issued a tender notice for the construction of a road. The appellant inspected the site, … Continue reading In this Judgment the SC explains the law of quantum meruit….
Lakshmi Amma And Anr. vs Talengalanarayana Bhatta And … on 10 March, 1970 Equivalent citations: AIR 1970 SC 1367, (1970) 3 SCC 159 Author: A Grover Bench: A G Shah, … Continue reading Settlement deed under undue influence by old aged person.
Comment : In this case the court held that S.151 does not empower the court to pass wild anti suit injunctions – where the power is expressly given in S.94(a) … Continue reading Manohar Lal Chopra v. RaI bahadur Seth Hiralal – Supreme Court on Court’s power to grant injunction under it’s inherent powers.
A Case on outraging the modesty of a woman & Rape. Supreme Court of India Raju Pandurang Mahale vs State Of Maharashtra And Anr. on 11 February, 2004 Equivalent … Continue reading A Case on outraging the modesty of a woman & Rape.
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 … Continue reading Conviction u/s 306 IPC in absence of a charge to the effect.
Comment : A case where a person shoots to kill his adversary but ends up killing his wife – is convicted of murder by aid of S.301 – The … Continue reading Transmigration of motive/Transfer of Malice – S.299/300/301 IPC
Comment : In this landmark 5 judge bench decision on the interplay of offence of forgery in judicial proceedings/the bar of S.195 on independant prosecution & S.340 CrPC – the … Continue reading Forgery in Judicial Proceedings – S.195 CrPC/S.340 CrPC – Iqbal Singh Marwah v. Minakshi Marwah – 2005 SC