CIVIL

Mayur Panabhai Shah Appellant Versus State of Gujarat[SC 1982 January]

Keywords: Medical Evidence Evidence Act, 1872—Section 45—Expert evidence—Medical evidence—Presumption of truthfulness—Where a Doctor has deposed in the Court, his evidence has to be appreciated like any other witness—There is no irrebuttable presumption that a Doctor is always witness of truth. AIR 1983 SC 66 : (1982) 2 SCC 396 : (1982) 1 SCALE 523 :… Continue reading Mayur Panabhai Shah Appellant Versus State of Gujarat[SC 1982 January]

CIVIL

Sri Shivaji Balaram Haibatti Vs. Sri Avinash Maruthi Pawar[SC 2017 November]

keywords:  possession- adverse possession The respondent was in possession of the suit shop as an encroacher and failed to prove his adverse possession over the suit shop. ACT: Section 100 of the Code of civil procedure DATE: November 20, 2017 BENCH:  [R.K. AGRAWAL]  [ABHAY MANOHAR SAPRE] SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Sri Shivaji Balaram Haibatti Vs. Sri Avinash… Continue reading Sri Shivaji Balaram Haibatti Vs. Sri Avinash Maruthi Pawar[SC 2017 November]

CIVIL, Criminal

Kuna @ Sanjaya Behera Vs. State of Odisha[SC 2017 NOVEMBER]

KEYWORDS: MURDER Conviction can be based on a testimony of a single eye witness if he or she passes the test of reliability and that it is not the number of witnesses but the quality of evidence that is importan. The 'reasonable doubt' is one which occurs to a prudent and reasonable man. Section 3… Continue reading Kuna @ Sanjaya Behera Vs. State of Odisha[SC 2017 NOVEMBER]

CIVIL, Criminal

Naresh Chaubey Vs. Central Bureau of Investigation through Gyanendra P.D. Singh[SC 2017 November]

KEYWORDS: RE-APPRECIATION OF EVIDENCE It is settled law that this Court need not re-appreciate evidence while affirming the judgments of the courts below in criminal cases. ACT: Sections 420, 471, read with Section 465 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (for short "the IPC) and Sections 13(1)(c), (d) and 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption… Continue reading Naresh Chaubey Vs. Central Bureau of Investigation through Gyanendra P.D. Singh[SC 2017 November]

CIVIL

Union of India & Ors. Vs. Amit Singh[SC 2017 November]

Keywords : Suppression of fact Before a person is held guilty of suppressio veri or suggestio falsi, knowledge of the fact must be attributable to him Decided on : NOVEMBER 15, 2017. Bench : [KURIAN JOSEPH] [R. BANUMATHI] Union of India & Ors. Vs. Amit Singh [Civil Appeal No(S). 18799/2017 arising from SLP (C) No.4757/2014] KURIAN, J. 1.… Continue reading Union of India & Ors. Vs. Amit Singh[SC 2017 November]