Difference between tort and crime

Tort is Civil Wrong, in other word a tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfeasor. Tort is a civil wrong but all civil wrongs do not come within … Read moreDifference between tort and crime

Main features of the Indian Constitution

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It is a living document, an instrument which makes the government system work. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties of government institutions and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles and the duties of citizens. It … Read moreMain features of the Indian Constitution

Ingredients of Tort

According to Salmond and Hueston, a tort is a civil wrong for which the remedy is a common action for unliquidated damages, and which is not exclusively the breach of a contract or the breach of a trust or other mere equitable obligation. Under the Hindu law and the Muslim law tort had a much … Read moreIngredients of Tort

Constitutional Validity of Suicide

Suicide’ is defined as an act or an instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally especially by a person of years of discretion and of a sound mind. The Black’s Law Dictionary defines suicide as “The act of taking one’s own life. Also termed self-killing; self-destruction; self-slaughter; self-murder; felony-de-se; death by one’s own hand. … Read moreConstitutional Validity of Suicide

Importance of Latin words and expression

Why Latin terms and expressions are important? Before I tell you the importance of Latin I would like to acknowledge you that Latin is a regarded as a ‘dead’ language because it is not used as a main language in any nation and we do not use it in day-to-day communications. But however, Latin remains very … Read moreImportance of Latin words and expression

THE SECURITIES CONTRACTS (REGULATION) ACT, 1956

Introduction: The Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 “Act” was enacted in order to prevent undesirable transactions in securities and to regulate the working of stock exchanges in the country. The provision of the Act came into force with effect from 20th February, 1957 vide Notification No. SRO 528 dated 16th February, 1957. Click here to … Read moreTHE SECURITIES CONTRACTS (REGULATION) ACT, 1956

Anti-dowry law likely to be amended soon

An amendment bill making offences under the Indian Penal Code’s Section 498A compoundable with court permission will be introduced in the next Parliament session. The section deals with offences of dowry demand and cruelty by husband and in-laws. TOI had reported on March 22 that the NDA government is working on the proposal to make … Read moreAnti-dowry law likely to be amended soon

Court allows Muslim girl to live with Hindu husband

Coming to the aid of a young Muslim woman who alleged threats from her family after she married a Hindu, the Delhi high court has allowed them to live together. Justice Sanjeev Khanna and Justice Ashutosh Kumar told the woman’s parents not to interfere in her personal life, saying she was over 18-years old and … Read moreCourt allows Muslim girl to live with Hindu husband

The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

Sec 1 of the Hindu Marriage Act – Short title and extent:- ACT NO. 25 OF 1955 1* [18th May, 1955.] An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among Hindus. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixth Year of the Republic of India as follows:- (1) This Act may be … Read moreThe Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881   Chapter I – PRELIMINARY 1. Short title: – (26 of 1881) (9th December, 1881) An Act to define and Law relating to Promissory Notes, Bills of Exchange and cheques. WHEREAS it is expedient to define and amend the law relating to promissory notes, bills of exchange and cheques.It is hereby … Read moreThe Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

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