498a conviction based on extra judicial confession reversed.

Excerpt:Law is well settled by a catena of decisions rendered by Hon'ble the Supreme Court that extra judicial confession is inherently a weak piece of evidence. prosecution theory that the accused poured kerosene on the person of the deceased and then set her ablaze, is totally (29 of 31) [CRLA-799/2014] unsubstantiated. If this allegation was true, … Continue reading 498a conviction based on extra judicial confession reversed.

Righ to privacy in matrimonial proceedings

 Judgements Cited :1.K. A. Abdul Jaleel vs T.A. Shahida2. State of Gujarat vs Ramprakash P. puri 3. Sahara India Real Estate Corporation Limited vs. SEBI4. R. Sukanya vs. R. Sridhar  High Courtx vs y  on 1 June, 2020Bench: M.S.Ramachandra Rao THE HONOURABLE SRI JUSTICE M.S.RAMACHANDRA RAO Civil Revision Petition No.275 of 2020 ORDER : This Civil Revision … Continue reading Righ to privacy in matrimonial proceedings

Prof. R.K. Vijayasarathy vs Sudha Seetharam

Excerpt: In the present case, the son of the appellants has instituted a civil suit for the recovery of money against the first respondent. The suit is pending. The first respondent has filed the complaint against the appellants six years after the date of the alleged transaction and nearly three years from the filing of … Continue reading Prof. R.K. Vijayasarathy vs Sudha Seetharam

Dowry as a quid pro for marriage is prohibited and not the giving of traditional presents to the bride or the bride groom by friends and relatives.

Excerpt: Dowry as a quid pro for marriage is prohibited and not the giving of traditional presents to the bride or the bride groom by friends and relatives. Thus, voluntary presents given at or before or after the marriage to the bride or the bridegroom, as the case may be, of a traditional nature, which … Continue reading Dowry as a quid pro for marriage is prohibited and not the giving of traditional presents to the bride or the bride groom by friends and relatives.

the testimonies of the related witnesses should be of such a nature so as to foreclose all the possibilities of bias and tampering

Excerpt: Though, it is trite that it is not necessary for the prosecution to examine any independent witnesses and that the  testimonies of related witnesses would be suffice, however, a rider is attached to the same, in that the testimonies of the related witnesses should be of such a nature so as to foreclose all … Continue reading the testimonies of the related witnesses should be of such a nature so as to foreclose all the possibilities of bias and tampering