Succession Act, 1925—Section 63-Will—Execution of—Burden of proof—Onus of proving Will lies on propounder—In absence of suspicious circumstances surrounding execution of Will, proof of testamentary capacity and proof of signature of testator as required by law, sufficient to discharge the onus—However, in case of existence of suspicious circumstances, onus lies on propounder to explain the genuineness of Will to the satisfaction of Court.
प्रत्यक्षानुमानागमाः प्रमाणानि॥1.7॥ तत्र प्रमाणवृत्तिं विभजन् सामान्यलक्षणम् आह — प्रत्यक्षानुमानागमाः प्रमाणानि। अनधिगततत्त्वबोधः पौरुषेयो व्यवहारहेतुः प्रमा। तत्कारणं प्रमाणम्। विभागवचनं च न्यूनाधिकसंख्याव्यवच्छेदार्थम्। तत्र सकलप्रमाणमूलत्वात् प्रथमतः प्रत्यक्षं लक्षयति — इन्द्रियेति। अर्थस्येति समारोपितत्वं निषेधति। तद्विषयेति बाह्यगोचरतया ज्ञानाकारगोचरत्वं […]
The elementary Rule under Section 101 of the Evidence Act, is inflexible. Ordinarily, the burden to prove the fact rests on the party who substantially asserts affirmative of the issue and not […]
In a suit for recovery of possession based on title it is for plaintiff to prove his title and satisfy court that he is entitled to dispossess defendant from his possession.
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA DIVISION BENCH ( Before : S. B. Sinha, J; P. K. Balasubramanyan, J ) ANIL RISHI — Appellant Vs. GURBAKSH SINGH — Respondent Civil Appeal No. 2413 of […]
The pristine rule that the burden of proof is on the prosecution to prove the guilt of the accused should not be taken as a fossilised doctrine as though it admits no […]