Delhi High Court- Forum Conveniens

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Admissibility and Reliability of Evidence

REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 1362 OF 2010 DILAWAR SINGH & ORS. …Appellants Versus STATE OF HARYANA …Respondent WITH CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 826 OF 2010 STATE OF HARYANA .. Appellant Versus BALKAR SINGH & ORS. ..Respondents AND CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 830 OF 2010 CHANDA SINGH .. Appellant Versus RANBIR SINGH & ORS. ..Respondents J U D G M E N T R.…

Invocation of Bank Guarantee

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Circumstantial Evidence

Sangili @ Sanganathan …Appellant Versus State of Tamil Nadu …Respondent J U D G M E N T Chelameswar, J. 1. This appeal arises out of the judgment dated 6th January 2010 of the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court in Criminal Appeal No.506 of 2004. 2. By the impugned judgment, the High Court confirmed the appellant’s conviction and sentence of imprisonment for life and a fine of Rs.10000/-…

Evidentiary Value of Child Witness & Interested Witness

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 937 of 2008 State of Rajasthan …. Appellant VERSUS Chandgi Ram & Ors. …. Respondents J U D G M E N T Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla, J. 1. This appeal, at the instance of the State of Rajasthan is directed against the judgment of the Division Bench of the High Court of Rajasthan, Jaipur Bench dated 08.02.2007…

Will – Suspicious Circumstances

LEELA RAJAGOPAL & ORS. Appellants VERSUS KAMALA MENON COCHARAN & ORS. Respondents Civil Appeal No. 9282 of 2010 with Civil Appeal No. 9286 of 2010 and Civil Appeal No. 7004 of 2012- Decided on 8-9-2014. Will – Suspicious Circumstances JUDGMENT Ranjan Gogoi, J.:- All the three appeals being directed against the common judgment and order of the High Court dated 18.08.2009 were heard analogously and are being disposed of by…

Law of Torts: Recent Judgement

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO.3594-3611 of 2010 VADODARA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION ….. APPELLANT VERSUS PURSHOTTAM V. MURJANI AND ORS. ….. RESPONDENTS With Civil Appeal No.3630 of 2010, Civil Appeal No.3631 of 2010, Civil Appeal No.3647 of 2010, Civil Appeal No.3632 of 2010, Civil Appeal No.3633 of 2010, Civil Appeal No.3634 of 2010, Civil Appeal No.3635 of 2010, Civil Appeal No.3636 of 2010, Civil Appeal…

Arbitration Law: Jurisdiction of Courts

This matter has come before a three Judge Bench by an order of reference of a Division Bench of this Hon’ble Court dated 7th April, 2010. The referral order reads thus: “In this appeal, the question that arises for decision is which Court will have the jurisdiction to entertain and decide an application under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (hereinafter for short ‘the Act’). Mr. Bikas…