(a) Murder is the unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought. Every murder perpetrated by poison, lying in wait, or any other kind of willful, deliberate, malicious, and premeditated killing; […]
Difference between an award which is executable as decree and award which is required to be made a Rule of Court.
There is a difference between an award which is executable as decree and award which is required to be made a Rule of Court. An award made under Arbitration and Conciliation Act […]
M.S. SHERIFF Vs. THE STATE OF MADRAS AND OTHERS -The criminal matters should be given precedence. There is some difference of opinion in the High Courts of India on this point. No hard and fast rule can be laid down but we do not consider that the possibility of conflicting decisions in the Civil and Criminal Courts is a relevant consideration. The law envisages such an eventuality when it expressly refrains from making the decision of one Court binding on the other, or even relevant, except for certain limited purposes, such as sentence or damages. The only relevant consideration here is the likelihood of embarrassment – SUPREME COURT 
A quasi judicial decision equally presupposes an existing dispute between two or more parties and involves and but does not necessarily involve and never involves. The place of is in fact taken by administrative action, the character of which is determined by the Minister’s free choice
There is a fundamental distinction between a proceeding which is collusive and one which is fraudulent.”Collusion in judicial proceedings is a secret arrangement between two persons that the one should institute a […]
The difference between official language, national language and mother tongue-Raj Bhasha, Rashtra Bhasha and Matri Bhasha.
The Constitution of India is careful not to identify a particular language as a national language. But, the Constitution of India does speak of an official language (raj bhasha).
Section 74 of the Indian Contract Act is clearly an attempt to eliminate the somewhat elaborate refinements made under the English common law in distinguishing between stipulations providing for payment of liquidated damages and stipulations in the nature of penalty.
The difference between the relationship of master and servant and principal and agent may be said to be this. A principal has the right to direct what work the agent has to do, but a master has the further right to direct how the work is to be done.
‘Harlock v. Ashberry’, (1881) 19 Ch D 84 (C), which sets out the law obtaining in England on this point. Lush L. J., points out the difference that existed between the practice […]
In Rita Devi v. New India Assurance Company Ltd., reported in AIR 2000 SC 1930 The question, is can murder be an accident in any given case ? There is no doubt […]
We have thus briefly set out the history of the ‘genesis and development of the Royal Prerogative of Mercy because Mr. Seervai has strongly emphasised that the Royal Prerogative of Mercy is wide and absolute, and can be exercised at any time.
In The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 “Child” means a person who, if a male, has not completed twenty-one years of age, and if a female, has not completed eighteen years of […]
Khula literally translates to ‘extinguishment’ in Arabic. See Radd-ul-Muhtar, Vol. II, p. 916. Khula is mentioned in the Quran in Chapter II, verse 229, and in Chapter IV, verse 127. For a […]
Difference between prorogation of the Legislature and an adjournment of a meeting of the Legislature
A session is the period of time between the meeting of a Parliament, whether after, a prorogation or dissolution, and its prorogation. …. During the course of a session, either House may adjourn itself of its own motion to such date as it pleases. The period between the prorogation of Parliament and its re-assembly in a new session is termed a ‘recess’; while the period between the adjournment of either house and the resumption of its sitting is generally called as ‘adjourned’.
burden of proof lies upon a person who has to prove the fact and which never shifts. Onus of proof shifts.
A seizure is made at a particular moment when a person or authority takes into his possession some property which was earlier not in his possession. Thus, seizure is done at a […]
Difference between consequential relief for injunction and further relief for injunction in a Declaratory Suit
C. Mohammad Yunus Versus Syed Unnissa and others- Specific Relief Act, 1877—Section 42—Consequential relief—Adequacy of—Determination of—Suit for declaration with consequential relief for injunction, held to be suit for declaration for further relief.
When a question wherefore arises as to whether an authority created by an Act is a Court as distinguished from a quasi-Judicial tribunal, what has to be decided is whether having regard to the provisions of the Act it possesses all the attributes of a Court.
Harvard Institute for Economic Research developed the following map, showing the Ethnic Diversity in green areas with a high rate of diversity. India is not an Ethnically diverse but culturally diverse Nation. […]
Syad Akbar Versus State of Karnataka-The burden of proving the affirmative, that the defendant was negligent and the accident occurred by his negligences, still remains with the plaintiff; and in such a situation it will be for the Court to determine at the time of judgment whether the proven or undisputed facts, as a whole, disclose negligences.