June 2018

May 2018

Accident–Claim Petition-involvement of Vehicle—Merely recording of FIR in itself will not be enough to prove the involvement of the vehicle especially when in the criminal proceedings, the alleged eye witness failed to identify the accused rather categorically deposed that the accused was not driving the offending vehicle

By | May 19th, 2018|Evidence - Criminal Cases|

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Defamation—Defamatory material published in a newspaper—Liability of Owner—It must be established that the respondent is not only the owner of the newspaper but also sold or offered the newspaper for sale.  

By | May 14th, 2018|Evidence - Criminal Cases|

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February 2018

January 2018

December 2017

Evidence of witness—A self-contradictory new version projected during the course of trial creates a dent in the credibility of his testimony.

By | December 26th, 2017|Evidence - Criminal Cases|

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Unreliable witness-Merely because a witness has deposed wrongly regarding certain aspects of the case does not mean that his statement is to be discarded outrightly, if his deposition comes out to be convincing and inspiring confidence regarding other aspects.

By | December 15th, 2017|Evidence - Criminal Cases|

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October 2017

Relation witness–Relationship is not a factor to affect credibility of a witness. Culpable homicide not amounting to murder–Applicability of Section 300 Exception 4–Discussed. Culpable homicide not amounting to murder–Sudden fight– A “sudden fight” implies mutual provocation and blows on each side–The homicide committed is then clearly not traceable to unilateral provocation, nor in such cases could the whole blame be placed on one side–For if it were so, the Exception more appropriately applicable would be Exception 1.

By | October 14th, 2017|Evidence - Criminal Cases|

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