Suprme Court of India

Article 124 of Constitution of India

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Article 124: Establishment and Constitution of Supreme Court (1) There shall be a Supreme Court of India consisting of a Chief Justice of India and, until Parliament by law prescribes a larger number, of not more than seven other Judges. (2) Every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his […]

Why Lawyers wear Black and White Dress

Here’s Why Lawyers Wear Black & White Dress

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The question around the colour code a lawyer’s dress has always been in the air. Interestingly, so many people have no clue about it. Even some of those, who practice law, do not seem to know about it either. It’s a well-known fact that most people are curious to expand their knowledge on the matter. Well, every […]

Contract of Guarantee

Contract of Guarantee

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A contract where one person promises to discharge the liability of another person in case of the latter’s default. Section 126 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 defines the Contract of Guarantee. A contract of guarantee is between three parties, namely: Creditor- The person to whom the guarantee is given. Principal Debtor- One against whose […]

P&H High Court Junks Haryana CM’s remarks on IAS Ashok Khemka

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Punjab & Haryana High Court’s order on Monday came as a significant victory for highly acclaimed IAS officer, Ashok Khemka. The officer is currently serving as Principal Secretary, Department of Sports in Haryana government. Besides removing CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s bad remarks, Punjab & Haryana HC observed that “since the number of officers whose integrity […]

Contract of Indemnity

Contract of Indemnity

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Indemnity, in simple words, is protection against losses. The loss can be of money as well as goods. Contract of Indemnity falls under Section 124 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872. According to the said section, it is a contract in which one party promises to bear the losses of another party. These losses can […]

Mens Rea- Criminal Law

Mens Rea- Criminal Law

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The concept of ‘mens rea’ in criminal law is a way to distinguish between an intentional and an unintentional crime. It is a Latin word which means ‘guilty mind.’ It comes from the phrase ‘Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea’ which implies that an act doesn’t make a person guilty unless his intention was to […]

What is Article 35A of the Constitution of India

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Article 35A Article 35A confers upon the state government the power to define its ‘permanent citizens.’ It provides the residents of J&K with some special rights. The special status came through a Presidential order back in 1954. Some of the special rights include the acquisition of property in the state, public aid & welfare and […]

RCom vs Edelweiss: Anil Ambani’s Companies Denied Relief, Plaintiff’s Stand ‘Smacks of Deceit’ Says Bombay High Court

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Anil Ambani led Reliance Group has been given no relief by Bombay HC in Edelweiss case. The former had alleged Edelweiss group of misconduct in the sale of its pledged shares. Along with the refusal of relief, the court has described the Reliance Group’s stand; misleading. This, however, is not the final judgement but the […]

Compoundable vs Non-Compoundable Offences

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Difference between Compoundable and Non-Compoundable Offences Compoundable Offences The offences where the complainant can enter into a compromise and drop the charges against the accused are the compoundable ones. Section 320 of the Criminal Procedure Code has the mention of all the compoundable offences. These are mostly private and less serious in nature. Once the […]