Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Section 396 – Dacoity with Murder – the offence under Section 396 IPC is to be viewed with seriousness, especially, when the dacoits are armed.
Education Act, 1958 (Kerala) – Ss. 2(1), 2(9), 7(6), 15 – Education Rules, 1959 (Kerala) – Rule 24 – “School” – “Aided Schools” – Managers of Schools – Closure of private school – Power to acquire any Continue Reading
Criminal Law; Dinesh Kumar Kalidas Patel Vs. The State of Gujarat [Supreme Court of India, 12-02-2018]
Indian Penal Code, 1860 – Section 201 – Essential Ingredients – Causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving false information to screen offender – A charge under Section 201 of the Continue Reading
Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 – Child Rights – Non implementation or tardy implementation of laws – It is time for the State to strongly and proactively Continue Reading
Bail – The grant or refusal of bail is entirely within the discretion of the judge hearing the matter and though that discretion is unfettered, it must be exercised judiciously Continue Reading
Arbitration Law; M/s Indian Farmers Fertilizer Co-Operative Limited Vs. M/s Bhadra Products [Supreme Court of India, 23-01-2018]
Whether an award delivered by an Arbitrator, which decides the issue of limitation, can be said to be an interim award, and whether such interim award can then be set Continue Reading
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 – S. 102 – Power of police officer to seize certain property – Sweep, purport and applicability of.
Hindu Succession Act, 1956 – Section 14 (1) & (2) – the ambit of Section 14(2) of the Act must be confined to cases where property is acquired by a female Hindu Continue Reading
Insurance Law; Manjeet Singh Vs. National Insurance Company Ltd. [Supreme Court of India, 08-12-2017]
Insurance – Scope and ambit of the policy – Driver gave a lift to some passengers – The violation of the condition should be such a fundamental breach so that Continue Reading
Penal Code, 1860 – S. 499 – Defamation – Where defamatory matter is printed (in a newspaper or a book etc.) and sold or offered for sale, whether the owner Continue Reading