Criminal Law

Bhikaji Narain and Ors. Vs. The State of Madhya Pradesh and Anr

Article 13(1) had the effect of nullifying or rendering the existing law which had become inconsistent with Article 19(1)(g) read with clause (6) as it then stood ineffectual, nugatory and devoid of any legal force or binding effect only with respect to the exercise of the fundamental right on and after the date of the …

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State Of Karnataka Vs M.V. Manjunathegowda & Anramanlal And Anr.

In order to establish the offence under Section 304B IPC the prosecution is obliged to prove that the death of a woman is caused by any burns or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances and such death occurs within 7 years of her marriage and it is shown that soon before her …

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Soni Devrajbhai Babubhai Vs. State Of Gujarat And Ors.

 The enactment of Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 in its original form was found inadequate which led to several other legislative measures in the continuing battle to combat this evil. [Case Brief] Soni Devrajbhai Babubhai Vs. State Of Gujarat And Ors. Case name: Soni Devrajbhai Babubhai Vs. State Of Gujarat And Ors. Case number: 1991 SCR …

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Shiva Karam Payaswami Tewari V. State Of Maharashtra

“Human mind is not a tape recorder which records what has been spoken word by word. The witness should be able to say as nearly as possible actual words spoken by the accused” [Case Brief] Shiva Karam Payaswami Tewari V. State Of Maharashtra                                       Case name: Shiva Karam Payaswami Tewari V. State of Maharashtra Case …

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Selvi & Ors vs State of Karnataka & Anr.

“No individual should be forcibly subjected to any of the techniques in question, whether in the context of investigation in criminal cases or otherwise. Doing so would amount to an unwarranted intrusion into personal liberty.” [Case Brief] Selvi & Ors vs State of Karnataka & Anr. Case name: Selvi & Ors vs State of Karnataka …

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