Case Analysis

12th May, 2014

Status or position of Public Servant accused of bribery etc.is of no relevance #indianlaws

Can the Legislature lay down different principles for investigation/inquiry into the allegations of corruption for the public servants who hold a particular position?  
12th May, 2014

Sale and installation of lift work is a Works Contract #indianlaws

Whether a contract for manufacture, supply and installation of lifts in a building is a “contract for sale of goods” or a “works contract”?
2nd May, 2014

Validity of contract (for marriage) by guardian of the minor on her behalf so as to bind her #indianlaws

 On the wording of the Indian Contract Act, the Privy Council held that all contracts of minors were void and not merely voidable
2nd May, 2014

NOIDA is the sole authority to identify and develop sites for varied land uses #indianlaws

NOIDA is the sole authority to identify and develop sites for varied land uses and to allocate plots/properties in accordance with State policies
2nd May, 2014

Criterion for determining if tendering/ bidding is anti-competitive #indianlaws

Informant, a Company engaged in the business of providing application software solutions and services, particularly to the agencies of the Government of India, State Governments, UTs, PSUs, semi-government agencies etc. The informant filed the present […]
2nd May, 2014

Mere filing of representation does not extend the period of Limitation #indianlaws

The law does not permit extension of period of limitation by mere filing of a representation.
2nd May, 2014

Appeal taken up in the absence of counsel cannot be dismissed on merits #indianlaws

Appeal taken up in the absence of counsel cannot be dismissed on merits but on default of appearance  
2nd May, 2014

Sting operations by the enforcement agencies #indianlaws

Sting operations by the enforcement agencies – Process yet to be experimented, tested and legally accepted in the Indian legal system
2nd May, 2014

Directions to Criminal Courts for faster disposal of Cheque bounce cases #indianlaws

Delay in disposal of cheque bounce cases by the Courts of Law
20th Apr, 2014

Frustration of contract – the position in India #indianlaws

The doctrine of frustration is an aspect or part of the law of discharge of contract by reason of supervening impossibility or illegality of the act agreed to be done
20th Apr, 2014

Breach of undertaking given to the Court amounts to playing fraud on the Court #indianlaws

Dishonoring an undertaking given to the court would amount to a fraud on court and that would inevitably affect the administration of justice
20th Apr, 2014

Transaction earnings in the usual course of business of trading in shares and securities and not for making static investments is stock-in-trade #indianlaws

Assessee was found to be deriving its income from dividends received from mutual funds and equity shares interest from investment of capital in partnership firm.