Legal Words and Phrases

Mutatis mutandis’—Meaning—Matters or things are generally the same, but to be altered when necessary, as to names, offices and the like. State of Kerala v. Haridasan, P. (F. B.) I.L.R. 2015 (1) Kerala Obiter Dictum and Ratio Decidendi—Explained. Valsamma v. Abraham I.L.R. 2013 (1) Kerala ‘Suicide’—Explained with reference to authorities —The causes which drive a person to commit suicide… Read More Legal Words and Phrases

JIJI THOMSON V. STATE OF KERALA [Kerala 2015]

Keywords:- withdrawal from Prosecution- Just because some prosecution witnesses had died while the proceedings where pending, the court cannot grant permission to withdraw from prosecution—It is for the prosecution to take necessary alternative steps for proving the prosecution case. IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM PRESENT: THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE P.UBAID THURSDAY, Date : 08.01.2015… Read More JIJI THOMSON V. STATE OF KERALA [Kerala 2015]

Training of Judicial Officers [Law Commission of India Report No. 117]

Training of Judicial Officers Forward to the Union Minister of Law and Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India by D.A. Desai, Chairman, Law Commission of India, on November 28, 1986. Chairman, Law Commission, Government Of India, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi. November 28, 1986 Shri Ashok Kumar Sen, Minister for Law & Justice,… Read More Training of Judicial Officers [Law Commission of India Report No. 117]

Law of Citizenship [Law Commission of India Report No. 107] 1984

Law of Citizenship Forward to the Union Minister of Law and Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India by K.K. Mathew, Chairman, Law Commission of India, on December 3, 1984. Chairman, Law Commission, Government of India. December 3, 1984 Shri Jagannath Kaushal, Hon’ble Minister of Law and Justice, New Delhi.My Dear Minister,I am… Read More Law of Citizenship [Law Commission of India Report No. 107] 1984

Canara Bank and Another Vs. Lalit Popli (D) through LRS[SC 2017 December]

KEYWORDS:-Dismissal-  High Court was not justified in setting aside the decision of the bank to recover the amount of loss sustained by it from the respondent, particularly when the bank is empowered to do so DATE: December 6, 2017 ACTS: Rule 12 of the Canara Bank Employees’ Gratuity Fund Rules (for short, ‘Gratuity Rules’), Clause 19 of… Read More Canara Bank and Another Vs. Lalit Popli (D) through LRS[SC 2017 December]

Bhogireddi Varalakshmi & Ors. Vs. Mani Muth upandi & Ors [SC 2017 December]

Keywords:- future prospect-loss of consortium Claimants are entitled to an addition of 15% towards future prospects The widow shall be entitled for loss of consortium to the tune of Rs.1,00,000/- and the children together are entitled to compensation of Rs.1,00,000/- towards loss of love, care, guidance and protection. The compensation shall carry interest at the… Read More Bhogireddi Varalakshmi & Ors. Vs. Mani Muth upandi & Ors [SC 2017 December]

Bank of India Vs. Yadav Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd. and Ors [SC 2017 December]

Keywords:- Suit for Recovery- When the proceedings were lawfully conducted before the quasi-judicial authorities like DRT and DRAT, having trappings of the civil court, MSMEDF Council had no jurisdiction to entertain the application filed by the first respondent; more so, when the orders passed by the DRT were accepted and acted upon by respondent No.1.… Read More Bank of India Vs. Yadav Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd. and Ors [SC 2017 December]

Balwant Vithal Kadam Vs. Sunil Baburaoi Kadam [SC 2017 December]

KEYWORDS:- earnest money-specific performance There lies a distinction between an agreement to sell, and sale. The latter creates an interest in the land once accomplished as defined under Section 54 of the T.P. Act. DATE : December 05, 2017 ACTS :  Section 54 of the T.P. Act SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Balwant Vithal Kadam Vs. Sunil Baburaoi… Read More Balwant Vithal Kadam Vs. Sunil Baburaoi Kadam [SC 2017 December]