10 August 2020

Search Results for Tag : Complaint


Mere reference of numerous members not having the same interest does not raise presumption of non-maintainability(12.08.2015)

In a case where the Petitioner, with over 3,000 members, alleged non-maintainability of a suit filed by one member disputing a resolution taken in an .....

Tags : Company, jurisdiction, single member, complaint


Court orders perjury proceedings against untruthful ‘victim’(05.12.2015)

A Special Fast Track Court in Delhi directed initiation of proceedings against a prosecutrix for perjuring in her complaint for rape. The Court had no.....

Tags : Perjury, false complaint, rape


If goods bought or services hired or availed by a person for commercial purpose, then said person would not be consumer(16.08.2016)

Consumer complaint alleging deficiency in service on part of opposite party in respect of Builder-Buyer Agreement executed between members of associat.....

Tags : Deficiency of service, Complaint, Maintainability


Contradictory statement by a person in judicial proceeding not always sufficient to justify prosecution(23.11.2016)

Instant appeal challenged legality of proceedings under Section 340 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 initiated by High Court. Appeal before High Co.....

Tags : Pre-condition, Complaint, Validity


Jurisdiction of consumer fora not barred, even if, provisions to provide compensation are laid down in Railway legislation(18.01.2017)

Present first appeal has been filed under Section 19, read with Section 21(a)(ii) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, against impugned order passed .....

Tags : Complaint, Compensation, Jurisdiction


Affidavit could only be considered as piece of evidence, when statute permits so(08.05.2017)

Applications under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Cr.PC) have been filed with prayer to quash proceedings of Criminal Complaint Case.....

Tags : Complaint, Quashing


If goods bought and/or services availed are exclusively for purpose of earning livelihood by means of self-employment, such an activity shall not fall within definition of commercial purpose.(26.07.2017)

Present first appeals have been filed under Section 19 read with Section 21(a)(ii) of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against impugned orders, passed by.....

Tags : Complaint, Maintainability, Service, Availment


The period of delay is to be counted from the knowledge of the deficiency(14.09.2017)

Instant first appeal has been filed by the Appellant against the order passed by the State Commission. Appellant/complainant had purchased the first f.....

Tags : Complaint, Delay, Maintainability


Heirs of complainant can continue the prosecution(03.11.2017)

Instant appeal has been filed against the judgment of the High Court allowing an application filed by the legal representatives of Petitioner. Chandra.....

Tags : Complaint, Prosecution, Legal heirs


Principles of natural justice are to be followed, when civil right of person already appointed or employed are affected(31.03.2017)

By present petition filed under Article 226 of Constitution of India, Petitioner questions order/communication issued by Chancellor, Rashtrasant Tukdo.....

Tags : Complaint, Appointment, Validity


An inquiry would commence only when Disciplinary Authority is of the opinion that there are grounds to enquire into the matter(12.12.2017)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition, impugning a "status report" prepared by Respondent No. 5, holding that, the complaint of sexual harassm.....

Tags : Complaint, Sexual harassment, Time barred


Complaint cannot barred by limitation, where there is case of continuing cause of action(10.01.2018)

Instant first appeal has been filed under Section 19, read with Section 21(a)(ii) of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against the impugned order, pas.....

Tags : Complaint, Maintainability, Possession


Sessions Judge is empowered to call for and examine record of any proceeding before any subordinate criminal court situated within its jurisdiction(23.02.2018)

Appellant filed a complaint before the jurisdictional police station under Sections 420, 467, 468, 471, 120B, 506 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) and.....

Tags : Complaint, Cognizance, Remand order, Validity


Onus to prove medical negligence lies largely on the complainant and that this onus can be discharged by leading cogent evidence(19.03.2018)

In facts of present case, the Complainants' (Nos. 1 & 2) son, met with bike accident. Immediately he was admitted in Sterling Hospital (OP) at Rajkot......

Tags : Complaint, Medical negligence, Proof


Act of issuance of process is a serious business; a trial cannot be based on vague and incomplete allegations in complaint(26.09.2018)

Present application has been filed for invoking inherent powers of present Court, by the original accused No. 2 in order to challenge order of issue o.....

Tags : Complaint, Proceedings, Validity


Provision of hostel facilities to nurses so as to facilitate better medical care is a positive duty enjoined upon hospital and cannot be linked to any commercial activity(14.11.2019)

In present matter, the Appellant’s case is that Respondent No. 1/Opposite Party No. 1 had developed two buildings ‘Madhuvan’ with thirty two ‘1 BHK’ f.....

Tags : Complaint, Maintainability, Transaction, Nature


High Court has inherent power to quash criminal proceedings even in the cases which are not compoundable but where parties have settled the matter between themselves(02.12.2019)

By way of present petitions filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) a prayer has been made on behalf of the Petitioner(.....

Tags : Complaint, Quashing of, Settlement, Parties


Court has to be prima facie satisfied that, there have been instances of domestic violence before issuing notice(22.01.2020)

Present appeal arises out of the impugned judgment passed by the High Court by which the High Court has dismissed the petition filed by the Appellants.....

Tags : Complaint, Cognizance, Jurisdiction


Second complaint lie only on fresh facts or on previous facts, only if, a special case is made out(02.03.2020)

In the facts of present case, the father of the complainant passed away. It is submitted that, on 2nd November, 2010, vehicle maruti -800 owned compla.....

Tags : Forged documents, Second complaint, Maintainability


Power under Section 482 of the CrPC cannot be exercised for upsetting concurrent findings of two courts below in absence of any perversity(13.03.2020)

The Petitioners have filed the present petition under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) with the prayers to allow the presen.....

Tags : Powers, Complaint, Quashing of


A Corporate Debtor would not be liable for any offence committed prior to commencement of CIRP and would not be prosecuted, if a resolution plan has been approved by Adjudicating Authority(13.03.2020)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition impugning an order, whereby the Trial Court had taken cognizance of the offences punishable under the Co.....

Tags : Complaint, Cognizance, Quashing of


Notifications & Circulars

RBI releases Annual Report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme(26.11.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India released the Annual Report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme 2006: 2014-2015. Some highlights include receipt of 85,131 compla.....

Tags : Rbi, ombudsman, complaints, 2015


Telecom Regulatory Authority of India launches Complaint Management System portal and app(09.01.2020)

As per TRAI Act, 1997, consumer protection is an important mandate of TRAI. TRAI has taken several initiatives, over the years to protect the interest.....

Tags : Portal, Launch, Consumer Complaints


Incognito visits to check banks’ customer service(16.02.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India is set to undertake incognito visits to bank branches to check the culture towards customer complaints in banks. It will als.....

Tags : Banks, Customer complaints, culture, charter



Supreme Court: Lawyers Making Judges' Lives Miserable(30.09.2015)

Supreme Court has expressed grave concern over continued habit of a section of lawyers to file complaints casting aspersions on integrity of “defencel.....

Tags : Supreme Court ,lawyers complaints


Bombay HC Seeks State’s Report over Dowry Complaints(04.10.2016)

Bombay HC has asked Maharashtra Government to file a report on dowry-related complaints received by its grievances redressal forum, set up recently.

Tags : Bombay HC , Maharashtra Government, Dowry Complaints


Bombay High Court Slams State Government for Failure to Constitute Police Complaint Authorities(20.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has rapped State Government for not constituting Police Complaint Authorities, which were to start functioning by October 15.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Police Complaint Authorities


Delhi HC: ICC Not to Presume Guilt of Sexual Harassment Accused, Until Proved Guilty(28.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) is meant to tackle sexual harassment at workplace and help affected women, not to t.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Internal Complaints Committee, sexual harassment


Delhi Cab Driver Arrested for Trying to Abduct Woman Judge(29.11.2017)

Delhi Cab Driver Arrested for Trying to Abduct Woman Judge

Tags : The judge, in her complaint, told the police that instead of taking her to the Karkardooma Court, the driver started driving towards Hapur on the NH-24 on Monday, police said.


FIR Against PVR's Directors, Promoters for Cheating, Forgery(29.11.2017)

FIR Against PVR's Directors, Promoters for Cheating, Forgery

Tags : The case came to light when Elan Group filed a complaint in the court, which on November 17 directed the local police to register an FIR against Chairman and Managing Director of PVR Limited Ajay Bijli, and directors Niharika Bijli, Sanjeev Kumar Bijli and others.


Bombay HC Directs State to Make Complaints Authority Functional Within a Month(27.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State government to make State Complaints Authority functional within a month in view of petitions alleging lack of redres.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, State Complaints Authority


Bombay HC Directs State Government to Make SPCA Functional Within Two Weeks(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that State Police Complaints Authority (SPCA) should start functioning in two weeks.

Tags : Bombay High Court, State Police Complaints Authority


Punjab & Haryana HC Sends Panel Name for PCA Chairman Post(05.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sent a panel of three retired judges for post of Chairman of Police Complaint Authority (PCA), which has been lying .....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Police Complaint Authority,


Consumer Complaints by Subsequent Transferee of Flats Not Always Barred: SC(28.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that consumer complaints by subsequent transferee of flats are not always barred and clarified that decision in Haryana Urban D.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Complaint, Subsequent Transferee of Flats


'Cheque Bounce' Complaint Based on Second Notice After Re-Presentation of Cheque Maintainable: SC(18.01.2019)

Supreme Court has held that a 'cheque bounce' complaint filed based on the second statutory notice issued after re-presentation of cheques, is maintai.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Cheque Bounce Complaint


Cheque Bounce Complaint Against Director Not Maintainable if Company is Not Arraigned as Accused: SC(25.01.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that a 'cheque bounce' complaint against the director of the company is not maintainable if the company is not arraigned .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Cheque Bounce Complaint


Delhi HC Sets Aside LCC’s Order on Sexual Harassment Complaint(07.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has set aside an order of a Local Complaints Committee (LCC) which had rejected an employee’s sexual harassment at work place complai.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, LCC’s Order on Sexual Harassment Complaint


Criminal Complaints can't be Quashed Just because Allegations Appear to be of Civil Nature: SC(13.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that criminal complaints cannot be quashed only on the ground that the allegations made therein appear to be of a civil nat.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Criminal Complaints, Criminal Complaints can't be Quashed Merely Because Allegations Appear to be of Civil Nature


CONSUMER - Consumer Forums have Jurisdiction to Dismiss Complaints In Limine: SC(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that consumer forums have the jurisdiction to dismiss the complaint in limine and decline its admission without notice to t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Forum, Dismissal of complaint


Second Complaint Maintainable If There is Discovery of New Fact: Supreme Court(13.07.2018)

Supreme Court has reiterated that a subsequent complaint would be maintainable if there is the discovery of a new fact after disposal of the first com.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Complaint


Bombay High Court Notices State Over 'Police Complaint Authority' at State, District Level(18.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to file an affidavit with details of Police Complaint Authority that needs to be set up at State and Dist.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Police Complaint Authority


Telangana HC Imposes Cost on Petitioner for Lodging Ingenuine Complaint Against Ex-Wife(20.07.2020)

Telangana High Court has imposed costs of Rs. 5,000/- on a Petitioner for lodging ingenuine complaint against his ex-wife, with an intention to "bolst.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Ingenuine Complaint Against Ex-Wife


Karnataka HC Initiates Suo Moto Case to Quash Private Complaint Against Judicial Magistrate(24.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Registrar General of the High Court to register a suo-motu criminal Petition under Section 482 of the Code of Cr.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Private Complaint Against Judicial Magistrate


Karnataka HC Stays Private Complaint Registered Against Judicial Officer(28.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has stayed the private complaint registered against a Judicial Magistrate First Class, under Sections 166, 205, 120 (A) 211, 219,.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Private Complaint Against Judicial Officer


SC Issues Notice to PMO on Whistleblower's Plea on Corruption Complaints Against Central Ministers(03.02.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on a Special Leave Petition moved by Whistleblower Indian Foreign Service officer.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Corruption Complaints Against Central Ministers


SC: Complaint u/s 138 NI Act Cannot be Quashed When Disputed Question of Facts are Involved(12.02.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that a cheque bounce complaint under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 cannot be quashed when disputed qu.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Complaint under Section 138 Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881


Kerala High Court Refuses to Quash Woman's Complaint Against Youth Who Followed Him(24.02.2020)

Kerala High Court has refused to quash a criminal case against a man accused of following a woman, a total stranger to him, and inviting her to accomp.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Woman's Complaint Against Youth Who Followed Him


Supreme Court: Second Complaint on Same Facts Not Maintainable(06.03.2020)

Supreme Court has held that if the earlier disposal of the complaint had been on merits and in a manner known to the law, the second complaint on "alm.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Second Complaint


Bombay High Court: Set Up Complaint Boxes in Every Civic School(03.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has recommended to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to set up complaint boxes in each of its schools to tackle the problems pe.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Complaint Boxes


Madras High Court: Police Complaints Authority not Authorized to Issue Directions to Register FIR(31.07.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that the Police Complaints Authority was not authorized to issue directions to police for registration of FIR or further i.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Police Complaints Authority


Apex Court: Initiating Criminal Complaint for Settling Civil Dispute is Abuse of Process of Law(09.08.2019)

Apex Court has ruled that initiating criminal proceedings and filing a criminal complaint for settling a civil dispute is nothing but an abuse of the .....

Tags : Apex Court, Criminal Complaint


International Cases

Firm exercising characteristics of power against one player due to contractual relationship between the two, cannot be interpreted to imply that, it would be able to do so on a broader level(23.11.2017)

Present matter concerns two interlocutory applications, an amendment application and an exception application, arising from a private complaint referr.....

Tags : Prohibited practice, Complaint, Amendment, Exception, Application


A Court’s finding of its lack of jurisdiction prevents any binding decision by that court on merits of the matter(03.06.2019)

The Respondent, Mr Anil Bhagwan Maharaj, a professional racehorse trainer, instituted proceedings in terms of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention.....

Tags : Complaint, Unfair discrimination, Remittal


Once Court recognized its jurisdiction over a public interest matter, applicant is not entitled to halt proceedings by unilateral withdrawal(14.09.2018)

Issue involved in present case was relating to maintainability of proceedings initiated vide Show Cause Notice No. 70/2012 dated 14th June 2012 (SCN').....

Tags : Jurisdiction, Complaint, Withdrawal


Public law acts were to be regarded and relied upon as lawful unless and until they were set aside by Courts(27.09.2018)

Appeal was against decision of Tribunal which it handed down on 2 June 2017. Tribunal's decision related to a special plea taken by both Goodyear Sout.....

Tags : Complaint referral, Compliance, Provisions


Top Story

Ministry of Women and Child Development links Portal 'SHe-Box' to central/ state ministries and districts for speedy disposal of cases(22.11.2018)

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) has linked SHe-Box, the online portal to report complaints of Sexual Harassment at Workplace, to al.....

Tags : She-box, Linkage, Complaint, Redressal