Where there is no essential difference in identity between the original commodity and post processed article – would processing stage would mean manufacturing and open to excise levy was the issue before Court.
Warrant of authorization under Section 132 of the Act is required to be founded on a reasonable belief of the authorized official regarding the existence of the conditions precedent to the exercise of the power […]
The presence of suspicious circumstances naturally tends to make the initial onus very heavy; and, unless it is satisfactorily discharged, courts would be reluctant to treat the document as the last will of the testator.
The propounder can be initiated to the benefit of Section 71 of the 1872 Act only if the attesting witness/witnesses, who is/are alive and is/ are produced and in clear terms either denies /deny the […]
The legal position settled provides that a conviction can be based solely on the testimony of official witnesses subject to a condition that the evidence of such official witnesses must inspire confidence.
The protection given under Section 197 Cr P C is to protect responsible public servants against the institution of possibly vexatious criminal proceedings for offences alleged to have been committed by them while they are […]
A tendency has, however, developed for roping in all relations of the in-laws of the deceased wives in the matters of dowry deaths which, if not discouraged, is likely to affect the case of the prosecution even […]