Where the eyewitnesses account is found credible and trustworthy, a medical opinion pointing to the alternative possibilities cannot be accepted as conclusive.
So we can conclude that the court does not neglect any evidence. It considers all pieces of evidence put before it and relies on that which is worthy of credit and trust.
1. Ab Initio – From the beginning.
2. Actionable per se – The very act is punishable and no proof of damage is required.
3. Actio personalis moritur cum persona – A personal right of action dies with the person. In other sense, if he dies the right to sue is gone.
4. Actori incumbit onus probandi – The burden of proof is on the plaintiff.
“Live in relationship like marriage is neither a crime nor a sin, though socially unacceptable in this country”.
The decision to marry or not to marry or to have a heterosexual relationship is intensely personal. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, is considered to be the first piece of legislation that covered relations “in the nature of marriage”, and has provided a legal recognition to relations outside marriage.
The world is going online. And so are our courts. Most of the aspects of our life now depend on the internet, cloud, and computers.
The legal sector is also inculcating these advanced and much-needed reforms/initiatives.
New initiatives like filing cases online and seeing the dates and other case details online are a thing now.
Adultery – No longer punishable in India “Any law which affects individual dignity, equity of women in a civilised society invites the wrath of the Constitution.” A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court today struck down Section 497 of The Indian Penal Code which penalises Adultery. The judgment was delivered
WHAT IS TRIPLE TALAQ? Very simply put, Triple Talaq is (now was) a form of instant divorce by Muslims (especially in India) (none of the Muslim majority countries practised this). Using Triple Talaq Muslim men can divorce their wife just by saying the word ‘talaq‘, three times either orally, in
Right to live with Dignity The honourable Supreme Court today in Nambi Narayanan’s case observed that Reputation of an individual is an insegregable (inseparable) facet of his right to life with dignity, and in this case fundamental right under Article 21 has been gravely affected. There can be no scintilla
Sedition is an offence defined in Section 124 A of the IPC.
As per this definition anyone who brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards the Government by words spoken or written or by signs or by visible representation or otherwise is guilty of the offence of sedition.