Though most of the present day Hindu public temples have been founded as public temples, there are instances of private temples becoming public temples in course of time. Some of the private […]
Muharram[month of Muharram] is a month of remembrance, it is also known as Ashura. Ashoura[The day is named ‘Ashurah’ Literary means 10th and derived from Hebrew ʿāsōr עשרה via Babylonian Ahur vis Sanskrit Asur]. is marked on the tenth day of Muharram, by all Muslims.
The question that has still to be answered is whether hydrogenated oil continues even after the change to be “groundnut oil”. If it is, it would be entitled to the benefit of […]
In Bramchari Sidheswar Shai and others Versus State of WEST BENGAL – 02/07/1995 Point-1: 21. The learned single Judge of the High Court, who decided the Writ petition, took the view that […]
In Shastri Yagnapurushdasji v. Muldas Bhundardas Vaishya, AIR 1966 SC 1119 a Constitution Bench of this Court was required to consider the question whether the Bombay High Court was right in holding […]
A Constitution Bench of this Court in the Commissioner, Hindu Religious Endowments, Madras v. Sri Lakshmindra Thirtha Swamiar of Sri Shirur Mutt (1954) SCR 1005 , speaking through Mukherjea, J. (as he […]
The expression, reasonable expedition’ is explained in Sabir Ahmed v. Union of India, (1980) 3 SCC 295 as follows: “What is ‘reasonable expedition’ is a question depending on the circumstances of the […]
Cheating has been defined in Section 415 of the Indian Penal Code to mean: Cheating– Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any property […]
In S. Nagaraj and others vs. State of Karnataka and another (1993) 4 Suppl. SCC 595 seems to be rather apposite. Supreme Court in paragraph 19 of the report, upon relying on […]
Order to attract Section 463 I.P. Code, there must, therefore, be making of a false document with the intention mentioned in that section. By Section 464 it is provided : “A person […]
12. An offence ordinarily signifies a public wrong: it is an act or omission which is a crime against society: it may therefore be brought to the notice of the court by […]
Section 195(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure enacts that the term “court” includes a Civil, Revenue or Criminal Court, but does not include a Registrar or Sub-Registrar under the Indian Registration […]
The powers exercisable by this Court under Art. 136 of the Constitution are not in the nature of a general appeal. They unable this Court to interfere in cases where an irreparable injury has been caused by reason of a miscarriage of Justice due to a gross neglect of Law or procedure or otherwise and there is no other adequate remedy.
The difference between “prerogative” and “discretion” is clear.
Source of Money : proceeds of crime including its concealment, possession, acquisition or use and projecting or claiming of Illegal arms sales, smuggling, and the activities of organised crime, including for example […]
This refers to the basic legal principles upon which national legal systems are based and which provide a framework within which national laws are made and powers are exercised. These fundamental principles are normally […]
Shell bank means a bank that has no physical presence in the country in which it is incorporated and licensed, and which is unaffiliated with a regulated financial group that is subject to effective […]
Funds The term funds refers to assets of every kind, whether corporeal or incorporeal, tangible or intangible, movable or immovable, however acquired, and legal documents or instruments in any form, including electronic or digital, evidencing […]
Article 2 of the Hague Convention reads as follows: For the purposes of this Convention, the term “trust” refers to the legal relationships created – inter-vivos or on death – by a person, […]
Money or value transfer services (MVTS) refers to financial services that involve the acceptance of cash, cheques, other monetary instruments or other stores of value and the payment of a corresponding sum in cash […]
Virtual assets are vulnerable to being misused by criminals to launder money and fund terrorism as they allow greater levels of anonymity, have global reach making it easier for cross-border payments, and […]
A terrorist act includes: (a) an act which constitutes an offence within the scope of, and as defined in one of the following treaties: (i) Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft […]
The term terrorist refers to any natural person who: (i) commits, or attempts to commit, terrorist acts by any means, directly or indirectly, unlawfully and wilfully; (ii) participates as an accomplice in […]
Any intrusion on the homeostasis or balance of the organism is stress. The brain’s job is to regulate all stress and return balance to the internal milieu. Protective mechanisms, such as increases […]