Rafique Shaikh Bhikan & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors [SC 2013 April]

KEYWORDS:- Hajj Policy 2013 – 2017- Hajj Subsidy Date:-April 16, 2013- Practice of framing Hajj Policy on an annual basis is quite ad-hoc and unsatisfactory and must be replaced by a policy framework made for a period of five years. We, accordingly, direct that the Hajj Policy that is to be framed this year would be for a period of five years and would be called … Continue reading Rafique Shaikh Bhikan & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors [SC 2013 April]

Subal Ghorai & Ors. Vs. State of West Bengal [SC 2013 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-MURDER-Interested witness-Common object- DATE: APRIL 2, 2013 Absence of names of accused in the FIR in the abovementioned facts, lead Court to give them benefit of doubt. In any case, the omissions are minor omissions pertaining to non-mentioning of weapons carried by the accused or not referring to the parts of the bodies of the deceased on which the assault was made. Some of the witnesses have … Continue reading Subal Ghorai & Ors. Vs. State of West Bengal [SC 2013 APRIL]

State of Maharashtra Vs. Bhakti Vedanta Book Trust and others [SC 2013 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-Land Acquisition- DATE: April 4, 2013- If any private land is shown as reserved in the Development plan , the same can be acquired within 10 years either by agreement or by following the procedure prescribed under the 1894 Act and if proceedings for the acquisition of the land are not commenced within that period and a further period of six months from the date of service … Continue reading State of Maharashtra Vs. Bhakti Vedanta Book Trust and others [SC 2013 APRIL]

POWER OF ATTORNEY – BASICS

  ‘Powers-of-Attorney’ — meaning of   Difference between contract of agency and power-of-attorney   A Power-of-Attorney cannot go beyond the principal   General Clause in the Power-of-Attorney vs Special Power-of-Attorney — authority of agent   Power-of-Attorney — basic elements of the Deed   Power-of-Attorney — Some specification (1)   Power to negotiate and sell promissory notes includes power to endorse (2)   Power to purchase goods for cash or on credit in  connection … Continue reading POWER OF ATTORNEY – BASICS