KEYWORD:- Default judgment AIR 1999 SC 3381 : (1999) 2 Suppl. SCR 258 : (1999) 8 SCC 396 : JT 1999 (6) SC 473 : (1999) 5 SCALE 400 (SUPREME COURT OF […]
KEYWORDS:- SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACT AIR 1999 SC 2958 : (1999) 1 Suppl. SCR 75 : (1999) 7 SCC 114 : JT 1999 (5) SC 389 : (1999) 4 SCALE 466 (SUPREME […]
KEYWORDS:-natural guardian- DATE:-17-02-1999. The father by reason of a dominant personality cannot be ascribed to have a preferential right over the mother in the matter of guardianship since both fall within the […]
KEYWORDS: -DYING DECLARATION – DATE:-17-08-1999- There is DISTINCTION between the evaluation of dying declaration under the English law and that under the Indian law. Under the English law, credence and the relevancy […]
Can a trial Court permit lacuna in prosecution evidence filled up ? The conventional concept is that the Court should not do so. But then, what is meant by lacuna in a prosecution case, has to be understood before deciding the said question one way or the other.
State of TAMIL NADU through Superintendent of Police CBI/SIT Appellant Versus Nalini and others[ALL SC 1999 May]
KEYWORDS:- Rajib Gandhi Murder Case-disrupting the sovereignty of India-Murder- Date :- 11-05-1999 Offence under Section 302 read with Section 120-B of IPC it would be advantageous to consider whether prosecution could sustain offences under […]
In case of the partition suit, all the parties are to be treated as plaintiffs. Even if any preliminary decree would have been passed by this court in this suit based on the said affidavit dated 15th October, 1985 under Order 20 Rule 18 read with sections 151 to 153 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, court has ample power to pass more than one preliminary decree or to modify the preliminary decree prior to passing of the final decree having regard to change of supervening circumstances.
SHRI DNYANDEVRAO TATYRAV WAGHMODE Vs. ALLABAKSHA GULAB NADAF AND OTHERS – The role of the journalist is far more noble. The media is called the fourth estate. But this type of misuse of the fourth estate is really deplorable. Once upon a time, journalists like Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak used this media for awakening the conscience of the people during the British Raj and for social, political and other worthy causes. Right to information is a fundamental right of the people, but this type of yellow journalism has to be condemned and those who resort to this type of cheap publicity and those who use their newspaper for blowing their own trumpet or for condemning and defaming others should be condemned themselves by the people. Using temperate, restrained and sophisticated language, which is at the same time effective and reaches and touches the soul of those who read it, is the key of success in the field of journalism. There are very few, who are endowed with these qualities. Newspapers like ‘Janhit’ and ‘Agman’ may be small newspapers. They are being circulated in a small town. They should aim at providing necessary and correct information and news-items to the people, to make them literate and more informative, so that they become aware as to what is going on around them.
DEFAMATION – meaning of publication – natural and ordinary – false innuendo – whether particulars of meaning required to be pleaded as imputations or false innuendos – whether publication conveyed imputations as pleaded – whether imputation of lacking personal integrity defamatory – whether imputation of shallow political commitment defamatory – whether imputation of being of weak and unreliable character defamatory – whether trial judge erred in reading “sexually promiscuous” as meaning “guilty of unchastity” – whether publication bore an imputation of unchastity – whether imputation of sexual promiscuity defamatory – whether imputation of unchastity defamatory – whether imputation of low moral standards defamatory – whether imputation of being a political manipulator was defamatory.
Sanskrit language has already been claimed as most scientific for the human civilization in the entire world. This Court would like to place on record that respondents’ authorities will be better advised […]
“trade description” means any description, statement or other indication, direct or indirect,- (i) as to the number, quantity, measure, guage or weight of any goods ; or (ii) as to the standard […]
The mandate of Section 167 Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 postulates that there cannot be any detention in police custody, after the expiry of the first 15 days, so far as an accused […]
Supreme Court recommend the Union of India to seriously consider bringing an amendment in the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 to incorporate irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a ground for the grant of […]
SCHEDULED BANKS UNDER RBI ACT Ajodhia Bank, Fyzabad, Allahabad Bank. American Express Banking Corp. American Express International Banking Corporation. Andhra Bank, Masulipatam. Bank of America, National Association. Bank of Baroda Bank of […]
We are of the view that aforesaid directions are not consistent with the law laid down by the larger Bench in Mathew (supra). In Mathew (supra), the direction for consulting the opinion of another doctor before proceeding with criminal investigation was confined only in cases of criminal complaint and not in respect of cases before the Consumer Forum. The reason why the larger Bench in Mathew (supra) did not equate the two is obvious in view of the jurisprudential and conceptual difference between cases of negligence in civil and criminal matter. This has been elaborately discussed in Mathew (supra). This distinction has been accepted in the judgment of this Court in Malay Kumar Ganguly (supra) (See paras 133 and 180 at pages 274 and 284 of the report).
COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA Vs. CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE OF ARTISTS AND TECHNICIANS OF W.B. FILM AND TELEVISION [ALL SC 2017 MARCH]
While identifying the relevant market in a given case, the CCI is required to look at evidence that is available and relevant to the case at hand. The CCI has to define […]
The apex court’s five-judge Constitution bench was unanimous in striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code dealing with the offence of adultery, holding it as manifestly arbitrary, archaic and violative of the rights to equality and equal opportunity to women
A decree obtained by fraud cannot be used as res judicata and the same can be challenged by a separate Suit-SC
RAM CHANDRA SINGH VS
SAVITRI DEVI AND OTHERS – judiciary in India also possesses inherent power, specially u/s 151 CPC, to recall its judgment or order if it is obtained by fraud” on Court, In the case of fraud on a party to the suit or proceedings, the Court may direct the affected party to file a separate suit for setting aside the decree obtained by fraud. Inherent powers are powers, which are resident in all Courts, especially of superior jurisdiction. These powers spring not from legislation but from the nature and the constitution of the tribunals or Courts themselves so as to enable them to maintain their dignity, secure obedience to its process and rules, protect its officers from indignity and wrong and to punish unseemly behavior. This power is necessary for the orderly administration of the Court’s business.
Navtej Singh Johar & Ors. Vs. Union of India through Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice [ALL SC 2018 September]
September 6, 2018:-SECTION 377of IPC-Homosexuality-It is declared that insofar as Section 377 criminalises consensual sexual acts of adults (i.e. persons above the age of 18 years who are competent to consent) in […]
September 05, 2018: Section 42 OF NDPS ACT-An empowered officer under Section 42(1) is obligated to reduce to writing the information received by him, only when an offence punishable under the Act has been committed in any building, conveyance or an enclosed place, or when a document or an article is concealed in a building, conveyance or an enclosed place. Compliance with Section 42, including recording of information received by the empowered officer, is not mandatory, when an offence punishable under the Act was not committed in a building, conveyance or an enclosed place. Section 43 is attracted in situations where the seizure and arrest are conducted in a public place, which includes any public conveyance, hotel, shop, or other place intended for use by, or accessible to, the public-CONVICTION UPHELD.