Category: Case laws

Police Cannot Register An FIR Under Section 172 to 188 IPC: Madras HC

Let us first understand Section 188 of IPC and Section 195(1)(a) of CrPC: Section 188 of IPC talks about “Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant” and is punishable with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month or with fine which may extend to two hundred rupees, or with both;…
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July 6, 2020 0

Person In Whose Name Vehicle Is Registered On Date Of Accident Is The Owner: SC [Read Judgment]

Facts of the Case:- The Appellant was the owner of the Truck , which was covered by a Policy of Insurance issued by the Insurer (New India Assurance Company Limited), effective for the period one year. The lorry was loaded with Ammonia Nitrate met with an accident. The accident was reported to the Police and…
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July 3, 2020 0

Refusal To Wear “Sakha & Sindoor” Shows Unwillingness Of Wife To Continue Marriage: HC

Husband: Appellant Wife: Respondent Facts of the case: Matrimonial appeal has been filed by the appellant husband being aggrieved by the Family Court, which dismissed the suit for divorce preferred by the appellant husband. After marriage, the Husband & Wife started their conjugal life in the matrimonial house of the appellant. After about a month…
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July 2, 2020 0

Calcutta HC Upholds Government of W.B. Ban On “Chinese Manjha”

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was moved before the Calcutta High Court with the grievance that kites are being flown with Chinese manjha/Nylon manjha etc. which pose threat to the pedestrians and motorcyclists particularly who use flyovers for commuting. Taking note of the grievance of the Petitioner, the Court had called for reports from the…
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July 2, 2020 0

Divorce Decree Passed By Supreme Court Through Video Conference [Read Orders]

Article 142 of Indian Constitution: This article provides that the Supreme Court in exercise of its jurisdiction, may pass such decrees or orders as is necessary for doing complete justice in the matter pending before it. The power under Article 142 is inherent power and can be used for doing complete justice. In E.S.P. Rajaram…
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June 22, 2020 0

Adults Of Same Sex Have A Right To Live Together Even Outside The Wedlock: Uttarakhand HC [Read Order]

Madhu Bala vs.State of Uttarakhand and Others Read Complete Order Click Here The Uttarakhand High Court recently made an important remark related to the relationship of the homosexual couples to choose their life partner and to live with each other, without any pressure from their parents or the society. The writ of habeas corpus by…
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June 20, 2020 0