What is a substantial question of law would certainly depend upon facts and circumstances of every case and if a question of law had been settled by the highest court of the country that question however important and difficult it may have been regarded in the past and however large may be its effect on any of the parties, would not be regarded as substantial question of law. In Raghunath Prasad v. Deputy Commissioner of Partabgarh  54 LA. 126 the Judicial Committee observed that a question of law to be considered a “substantial question of law” need not be one of general importance and it could be a substantial question “as between the parties”.
To define the words “Judicial” and “quasi-judicial” in the case of Cooper vs. Wilson, (1935) 2 K.B. 309 at p. 340:(166 L.J. K.B. 728). The relevant quotation reads thus: “A true judicial […]
The word “business” has been defined by the Act in S. 2 (5) of the Indian Income-tax Act, 1922 as follows: “Business” includes any trade, commerce or manufacture or any adventure in […]
The word ‘entertain’ meant not ‘receive’ or ‘accept’ but proceed to consider on merits’ or ‘adjudicate upon’.
The word ‘entertain’ is explained by a Divisional Bench of the Allahabad High Court as denoting the point of time at which an application to set aside the sale is heard by […]
The meaning to the word office’ given in the Statesman (P) Ltd. vs. H. R. Deb, AIR 1968 SC 1495. In the Statesman case, AIR 1968 SC 1495 this Court approved of […]
in K.T. Huchegowda v. Dy. Commissioner [(1994) 3 SCC 536], Supreme Court held: “8. On a plain reading, granted land will mean, any land granted by the Government to a person, who […]
In Ramnik Vallabhdas Madhvani and others Versus Taraben Pravinlal Madhvani[AIR 2004 SC 1084 : (2003) 5 Suppl. SCR 230 : (2004) 1 SCC 497 ] “goodwill”, as Lord Machaghten described ‘a thing very easy […]
“Nemo plus iuris ad alium transferre potest quam ipse habet” rule, which means “one cannot transfer more rights than he has” Supreme Court of India in The Morvi Mercantile Bank Ltd. And … […]
In Corpus Jurisdiction Secundum, Volume 73, meaning of the word “proper” is given at pages 155 & 156 as under:- ” PROPER. The word “proper” is an adjective. It is not necessarily […]
whether a trial court can permit a lacuna in prosecution evidence to be filled up? Supreme Court said yes.
Cr.P.C. S.311: Lacuna Means inherent weakness or a latent wedge: After the defence and prosecution closed their evidence, the prosecution applied to resummon two of it’s already exmined witnessess, for proving it’s certain documents. […]