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No court fee if you settle privately u/s 89 of CPC

On Friday, the Supreme Court in yet another judgement established the importance of private amicable negotiation between parties and held that it cannot be understated. The Court in an effort to promote private settlement pronounced a judgement and sought to… Continue Reading →

Counterfeit Currency

Coins have been in use since time immemorial and are the currency type that is most used. The Indian coin is specified as the metal stamped in section 230 and issued by the Government of India to be used as… Continue Reading →

Constitutional Tort

The theory was “The King can do no wrong” under English Common Law, and thus the King was not responsible for the wrongs of his servants. But the status of the old Common Law theory was altered in England by… Continue Reading →

Notice under section 138 Negotiable Instrument Act

Introduction Negotiable Instruments are written statements implying payment of money, either on demand or within a time period with the drawer’s/payer’s name on it. In India, Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 codifies the law governing transactions involving negotiable instruments. There are… Continue Reading →

Right To Privacy Under Article 21 of The Constitution Of India

INTRODUCTION The fundamental rights which are embodied in the Part III of the Constitution are nothing but the basic rights and protection given to the all the human beings. Its demand started during the British period only as in British… Continue Reading →

JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT AND NEPOTISM

INTRODUCTION Constitution of any country basically gives the details regarding the fundamental or basic or apex organs of government and administration which describes the structure, composition powers, functions and duties and other relevant information. 1 In a similar way, the… Continue Reading →

Who is “Owner” under Motor Vehicles Act

INTRODUCTION In general legal terms, ownership of property may be private, collective, or common, and the property may be of objects, land or real estate, or intellectual property. Determining ownership in law involves determining who has certain rights and duties… Continue Reading →

Acid Attacks Law & Punishment In India

INTRODUCTION In Indian society, the women are given status of Devi the Goddess and in order to protect them from violence and being victim of offences the Indian Parliament is trying its best to enact different laws and from time… Continue Reading →

Whether ad hoc judges are entitled to retiral benefits ?

Ad hoc literally means “for this” in Latin, and in English this almost always means “for this specific purpose”. Issues that come up in the course of a project often require immediate, ad hoc solutions. An ad hoc investigating committee… Continue Reading →

Misuse Of Section 498A Of Indian Penal Code, 1860

INTRODUCTION To start with first we have to look that what this word marriage means. ‘Marriage is the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others.’ It is a social institution where… Continue Reading →

Kesavananda Bharati vs. State of Kerala

Introduction The case of Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala is perhaps the most well-known constitutional decision of the Supreme Court of India. While ruling that there is no implied limitation on the powers of Parliament to amend the Constitution,… Continue Reading →

5 #SupremeCourt #Judgments on Indian #EvidenceAct, 1872

The Indian Evidence Act, originally passed in India by the Imperial Legislative Council in 1872, during the British Raj, contains a set of rules and allied issues governing admissibility of evidence in the Indian courts of law. The enactment and… Continue Reading →

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