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Agartala High Court Dismisses the Criminal Revision Petition Against the Survivor of a Road Accident

Excerpt The High Court of Agartala rejected an instant appeal filed by the Petitioner challenging the Judgment on a Criminal Appeal delivered by the Extra Sessions Judge. The Petitioner got convicted of several offences which included causing grievous hurt by...

Inadequate Compensation Does Not Deem a Sale as a Mortgage: Calcutta High Court

Excerpt The case over the contested assets began in 1975, when the plaintiff's predecessor-in-interest filed a Title Suit in the 1st Court of Munsiff at Serampore, seeking a declaration that the alleged deed of the sale he executed was just...

If Grievous Hurt Is Caused Then the Offence of Wrongful Restraint Also Committed Is Not Necessary: Tripura High Court

Case: Ratan Sarkar Versus The State of Tripura Excerpt  The High Court of Tripura after thoroughly going through the evidence and witnesses upheld the decision of the Sessions Judge and held the Accused guilty of assault and grievous hurt. Facts  This Appeal was...

Court Should Not Interfere If the Arbitration Is Done After Considering All Facts: Calcutta High Court

Case- Madan Kumar Saha Vs. Indian Oil Corporation Limited Excerpt  In an appeal filed under Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 the High Court of Calcutta upheld the decision by the Arbitrator. The decision by the Arbitrator was, although not binding, the...

District Court Judgement Not Overturned By Tripura High Court Due to Unavailability of Substantial Facts

Excerpt The learned trial Judge's conclusions cannot be defined as perverse, and there are no good and convincing reasons to revoke the acquittal of convicted persons based on the benefit of the doubt. Facts Sri Kripesh Sabdakar, the complainant, filed a written...

TVF Allowed To Broadcast on Multiple Platforms Due to Invalid Contract With MX Player: Delhi High Court

Excerpt The petitioner had filed an arbitration case before the Delhi High Court praying for an injunction restraining order to be passed from delivering content to platforms other than the petitioner’s and direct the respondent to refund the advance consideration...

Dismissal of the First Complaint Not To Be a Bar for Filing Of a Second Complaint on the Same Grounds in Exceptional Cases: Jammu...

Excerpt The Petitioners have filed the instant petition to invoke the inherent jurisdiction for quashing proceedings initiated against them upon a complaint titled "Manzoor Ahmad Bhat v. Tahira and others" along with impugned order dated 13.11.2019. The Petitioners urged that...

Victim’s Consent For the Sexual Act Is Immaterial As She Was a Minor During the Incident: Bombay High Court

Excerpt The Appellant was arrested under Section 376 (2) (n) of Indian Penal Code, Section 4, 8 and 12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 and Section 3(1)(r), 3(1)(w), 3(2) (v) of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled...

Gujarat High Court Dismisses a Petition for Amendment in Prayer Clause, On the Ground That Application Was Filed After Commencement of Trial

Excerpt  A petition was filed under Article 227 of the Constitution of India, against an order dated 01.10.2018, which was passed by the Learned 2nd Additional Senior Civil Judge, Rajpipla, Narmada below Exh.88 in Regular Civil Suit no. 157 of 2007, wherein,...

Appeal Of the Man Who Sexually Assaulted a 3-Year-Old Boy Stands Dismissed: Bombay High Court

Excerpt The appellant was charged for committing unnatural carnal intercourse and oral intercourse on the victim boy under Section 377 of the IPC and Sections 6 & 10 of the POCSO Act. He was sentenced to suffer RI for 10...
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Agartala High Court Dismisses the Criminal Revision Petition Against the Survivor of a Road Accident

Excerpt The High Court of Agartala rejected an instant appeal filed by the Petitioner challenging the Judgment on a Criminal Appeal delivered by the Extra...

Inadequate Compensation Does Not Deem a Sale as a Mortgage: Calcutta High Court

Excerpt The case over the contested assets began in 1975, when the plaintiff's predecessor-in-interest filed a Title Suit in the 1st Court of Munsiff at...

If Grievous Hurt Is Caused Then the Offence of Wrongful Restraint Also Committed Is Not Necessary: Tripura High Court

Case: Ratan Sarkar Versus The State of Tripura Excerpt  The High Court of Tripura after thoroughly going through the evidence and witnesses upheld the decision of...