21 May 2018 at 16:48

Legal Drafting

  POSTED BY Prof V Narayana Swamy

Drafting is an art of writing. It is the skill of joining words in a chain to make it a tasty reading creating curiosity to red more and more and improves the talent in writing an article, essay, prose or composing a poem. The self inspired curiosity

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23 May 2018 at 11:56

Command of Language: A key tool for advocates

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Nothing else is more crucial for an advocate for his professional success than his command of language. In fact the command of language is the key to success in any profession in which words count. Advocacy is a profession where command of language -

Posted in Others  12 comments |   1069 Views


30 May 2018 at 12:50

Court Marriage Procedure

  POSTED BY Legal resolved

Court marriage is the form of civil ceremony through which persons of different religions, castes, nationality or creed looking to avoid the traditional marriage ceremonies to tie the knot. Court marriage is a simple procedure that is carried out in

Posted in Family Law  4 comments |   764 Views


30 May 2018 at 12:49

Unregistered Document- Value thereof

  POSTED BY Prashanti

Illustrative caseA gifts a house property to his sister B, in 1986, through an unregistered but properly stamped Gift deed, with a stipulation that neither he nor his descendants would have any right title and interest over the property. The deed als

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21 May 2018 at 16:41

Legal enforceability of Letter of Intent or Memorandum of Understanding

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

Introduction It is not uncommon for the parties to a contract to, upon agreeing into principal/broad terms of their agreement, reduce the same into writing and call the same as Letter of Intent (LoI), Term Sheet or Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Posted in Civil Law  3 comments |   583 Views


11 June 2018 at 10:52

All question related to section 138 Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881

  POSTED BY Aman chawla

DISHONOUR OF CHEQUE U/S 138 OF N.I ACT 1881 WHAT IS CHEQUE?As per simple definition is concerned the word cheque means an order to a bank to pay a stated sum from the drawer's account, and according to Black�s law Dictionary cheque is defin

Posted in Criminal Law  10 comments |   538 Views


08 June 2018 at 16:52

The Right to Coparcenary property of Daughters- Settled yet Unsettled?

  POSTED BY Prashanti

The Right to Property of a woman witnessed unprecedented changes from the days of uncodified Hindu Law till date. A woman was entitled to only a Limited Estate before 1956 but was entitled to an absolute right to hold enjoy and alienate property by

Posted in Others  8 comments |   476 Views


12 June 2018 at 13:47

Tips on acquiring drafting or writing skills

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Writing is done by everyone, every professional and every lay person. In this digital world no literate person can keep away from writing in one form or other. A lawyer has to write a lot many things compared to any other professional. Writing is no

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13 June 2018 at 12:26

Live-in relationships & domestic violence act - The decisive test

  POSTED BY Prashanti

The point of discussion is whether in a broken Live- in relationship, the non- maintenance of a woman would attract Section 3 of the Domestic Violence Act. Before going into detail, t

Posted in Civil Law  0 comments |   378 Views


31 May 2018 at 14:10

Proposed amendment to Specific Relief Act: Need to deal with impact of lapse of time and escalation of price in specific performance cases

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

The proposed amendment to section 20 of Specific Relief ActSection 20 of the existing Specific Relief Act 1963 recognizes that grant of relief of specific performance, is discretionary. The court is not bound to grant such relief merely because it is

Posted in Civil Law  0 comments |   370 Views


29 May 2018 at 10:12

Whether all lis pendens transactions are invalid?

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

Understanding doctrine of lis pendensSection 52 of Transfer of Property Act, 1882 (TP Act) embodies the doctrine of lis pendens. The doctrine provides that during the pendency of a litigation in which any right to immovable property is in question, s

Posted in Property Law  0 comments |   368 Views


05 June 2018 at 10:23

Whether plea of adverse possession is only a shield and not a sword?

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

IntroductionUnder Indian Limitation Act, 1963 a suit instituted after the period prescribed, is not maintainable and shall be dismissed.[1]Article 65 of the Limitation Act prescribes the period of limitation for suits for possession of immovable prop

Posted in Property Law  3 comments |   355 Views


04 June 2018 at 11:12

The Right to Coparcenary property of Women - Settled yet Unsettled?

  POSTED BY Prashanti

The Right to Property of a woman witnessed unprecedented changes from the days of uncodified Hindu Law till date. A woman was entitled to only a Limited Estate before 1956 but w

Posted in Property Law  3 comments |   321 Views


13 June 2018 at 12:27

Women Governed By Muslim Personal Law Can Invoke Provisions Of DV Act And Seek Relief: Bombay HC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

IntroductionLet me begin at the very beginning by first and foremost pointing out that in a latest landmark judgment by the Bombay High Court titled Mr Ali Abbas Daruwala v/s Mrs Shehnaz Daruwala (Writ Petition No. 114 of 2018 with Civil Application

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07 June 2018 at 15:03

Effect of misrepresentation: Whether renders a document void or voidable?

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

Misrepresentation as to content Section 19 of the Indian Contract Act makes an agreement consent to which is caused by misrepresentation voidable at the option of the party whose consent was so caused. A party to contract, whose consent was caused by

Posted in Civil Law  3 comments |   303 Views


30 May 2018 at 12:49

Requirement of prior notice

  POSTED BY Prof V Narayana Swamy

Principles of natural justice requires that a person charged with any blame should be given an opportunity to explain or give reason for such conduct before proceeding to take action against such person. On the same principle before initiating any ac

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04 June 2018 at 11:12

The curious case of the "Chief Executive Officer" under the Companies Act,2013

  POSTED BY Ramaswami Kalidas

One of the innovations in the Companies Act,2013 (hereinafter referred to as "The Act") is that it has given rise to a new genre of corporate personnel who are collectively referred to as �key managerial personnel�(KMP).The

Posted in Corporate Law  1 comments |   282 Views


25 May 2018 at 17:14

Indian Court dismisses the Anti-investment treaty arbitration suit of Government of India

  POSTED BY S. Ravi Shankar

High Court of Delhi by a judgment dated 7th May 2018 dismissed the anti-arbitration suit filed by the Government of India (herein after GOI) challenging the 2nd investment treaty Arbitration proceedings initiated by Vodafone Group Plc (herein after V

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11 June 2018 at 10:52

Right Of Adult Couple To Live Together Without Marriage: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It has to be stated at the very outset that in a landmark judgment with far reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on May 6, 2018 in Nandkumar & Anr v The State of Kerala & Ors in Criminal Appeal No. 597 of 2018 arising out of SLP (Crl.

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21 May 2018 at 16:41

UP Former CMs Can't Stay In Govt Bungalows: SC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

Coming straight to the core issue, let me begin at the very beginning by first and foremost expressing my utmost satisfaction to note that the Supreme Court just recently on May 7, 2018 in the landmark case of Lok Prahari Through Its General Secretar

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