14 September 2020

Search Results for Tag : Suit


Sufficient grounds for withdrawal of suit(07.08.2015)

Petitioner seeking to withdraw suit because issue is to be decided in another pending petition constitutes 'sufficient grounds'. The Court noted that .....

Tags : suit, withdraw, sufficient ground


'Judgment on admissions' not suitable when objections raised go to the root of the case(12.08.2015)

In an appeal against an order of the trial court passed on the admission of a landlord-tenant relationship, the Supreme Court found the same inappropr.....

Tags : judgment on admission, inappropriate, unsuitable


Prominent Hotels Ltd. suit for injunction against eviction not maintainable(11.09.2015)

Setting aside the judgment of the trial court, the Delhi High Court pronounced Prominent Hotels’ suit for declaration and injunction against the NDMC .....

Tags : Hotel, eviction, lease, maintainability, suit


A Court cannot make a new case, not made out by parties in their pleadings(03.04.2017)

Instant revisional application under Article 227 of Constitution of India, at instance of pre-emptor in a proceeding for pre-emption under West Bengal.....

Tags : Suit, Pre-emption, Validity


Consent of Charity Commissioner is necessary for institution of suit of nature specified in Section 50 of MPT Act(12.06.2017)

Challenge in present appeal is to impugned orders made by City Civil Court at Bombay rejecting plaint in Appellant's Suit under Order 7 Rule 11(d) of .....

Tags : Suit, Maintainability, Adequate remedy


A minor can bring a suit within a specified time after the termination of his minority and/or during the subsistence of his minority, through his next friend(30.08.2017)

Defendant is the Appellant against a confirming judgment. Case of the Defendant is that, the suit land is his ancestral homestead. He is in possession.....

Tags : Suit, Minor, Maintainability


Jurisdiction of the Court is required to be determined with respect to the situs of the property(07.04.2018)

In facts of present case, the Respondents filed a suit for declaration seeking to declare a communication dated 04th October, 2013 issued by Petitione.....

Tags : Suit, Situs, Jurisdiction


Anti-suit injunction should be granted sparingly and not as a matter of routine(17.04.2018)

In instant case, the marriage between Appellant-husband and Respondent-wife was solemnized on 20th February, 1995 as per Hindu rites and two children .....

Tags : Anti-suit injunction, Decree, Grant


Document containing contract to transfer right, title or interest in an immovable property for consideration is required to be registered, if party wants to rely on same(04.07.2018)

Instant appeal emanates from the decision of the High Court dated 2nd December, 2016 allowing the application preferred by Respondent Nos. 1 & 2 (Defe.....

Tags : Suit agreement, Document, Admissibility


When suit is filed on basis of an open, mutual and current account, limitation commences at end of financial year for which the transactions are entered into(24.08.2018)

Present Regular First Appeal under Section 96 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC) is filed by the Plaintiff in the suit impugning the Judgment .....

Tags : Suit, Time barred, Validity


Jurisdiction of civil Courts cannot be completely taken away in spite of either an express or implied bar(19.08.2019)

The order of assessment and the demand for payment of property tax made on the Respondents was the subject matter of challenge in a civil suit filed b.....

Tags : Civil Courts, Jurisdiction, Suit, Maintainability


Right of appeal is not restricted to parties to suit only(30.11.2018)

Instant petition has been preferred by Petitioner under Section 104 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir read with Article 227 of the Constitution.....

Tags : Status quo, Independent suit, Remedy


Payment of rent or monetary consideration are not required to be proved by affirmative evidence as same may have been made secretly in case of sub-tenancy(01.02.2019)

The Plaintiff instituted suit against the Defendants for recovery of possession, alleging that Defendant No. 1 remained in arrears of rent and other c.....

Tags : Eviction, Suit premises, Subletting


Courts shall have jurisdiction to try all suits of civil nature excepting suits of which their cognizance is either expressly or impliedly barred(15.03.2019)

In facts of present case, the dispute relates to 4/5th share in the suit land. The suit land was subjected to ceiling proceedings under the Haryana Ce.....

Tags : Suit, Maintainability, Jurisdiction


In the guise of exercising jurisdiction under Article 227 of the Constitution, High Court cannot convert itself into a court of appeal(26.06.2020)

Present appeal challenges the judgment passed by the learned single judge of the High Court thereby, allowing the writ petition filed by Respondent No.....

Tags : Suit premises, Eviction, Jurisdiction


Notifications & Circulars

Central Government, hereby issues notification for the purposes of making available suitable vaccines to meet the requirements of emergency arising due to COVID-19(18.05.2020)

1.Whereas, the Central Government is satisfied that making available suitable vaccines is essential to meet the requirements of emergency arising due .....

Tags : Notification, Suitable vaccines, Emergency, COVID-19


NRDC Licenses NavRakshak PPE Suit Manufacturing Know-how to Five MSMEs Developed by Indian Navy(18.06.2020)

National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) has licensed the manufacturing know-how of a PPE Suit being named as NavRakshak to five MSME clients:.....

Tags : Licenses, PPE Suit, Know-how, MSMEs



Supreme Court: Alienation of Suit Property not Invalid During Pendency of Suit(14.08.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that the effect of doctrine of Lis Pendens is not to annul all the transfer effected by the parties to a suit but only to rend.....

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CRIMINAL - “Sufficient Ground” for Withdrawal Of Suit in O 23 R 1(b) CPC Not Limited To Formal Defect: Orissa HC(19.03.2019)

Orissa HC while answering a reference arising out of conflicting judgments held that expression "sufficient grounds" occurring in Order 23, Rule 1(b) .....

Tags : Orissa HC, Withdrawal of Suit, CPC, Order 23 Rule 1(b)


CIVIL - “Sufficient Ground” for Withdrawal Of Suit in O 23 R 1(b) CPC Not Limited To Formal Defect: Orissa HC(19.03.2019)

Orissa HC while answering a reference arising out of conflicting judgments held that expression "sufficient grounds" occurring in Order 23, Rule 1(b) .....

Tags : Orissa HC, Withdrawal of Suit, CPC, Order 23 Rule 1(b)


Delhi HC to Transfer Commercial Suits Valued at or Below Rs.2 Crores to District Courts(31.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has issued a circular to transfer all commercial suits valued at or below Rs. 2 crores pending before it to respective District Court.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Commercial Suits


Delhi HC: Affidavit for Admission/Denial of Documents in Commercial Suits Must Filed Within 45 Days(01.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has held that the maximum period for filing reapplication or affidavit for admission/denial of documents in commercial suit is 45 day.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Commercial Suits


Calcutta High Court: Inconvenience of Wife Treated as Prime Consideration in Matrimonial Suit(16.01.2020)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that if a Transfer Petition under Section 24 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 is sought by a wife during matrimonial.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Transfer Petition, Matrimonial Suit


Bombay High Court: In Absence of Karta, Any Member of Family May Prosecute Suit(20.01.2020)

Bombay High Court has held that where a Karta has not been appointed, any member of the Hindu Undivided Family may represent the family in the capacit.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Prosecution of Suit in Absence of Karta


SC: Mandatory Time Line for Filing Written Statement is Not Applicable to Non-Commercial Suits(21.01.2020)

Supreme Court has clarified that the mandatory time-line for filing written statement does not apply to non-commercial suits. The Court held that as r.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Timeline for Non- Commercial Suit


Supreme Court: Suits with Basic Relief of Challenging Decree Passed by DRT Not Maintainable(02.03.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the suits with the basic relief of challenging the decree passed by the Debts Recovery Tribunal (DRT) are not maintain.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Suits with Basic Relief


Delhi HC Allows Plea Seeking Postponing Vacation of Suit Property Due to COVID-19 Pandemic(09.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has allowed a judgment debtor to postpone the vacation of suit property due to the unforeseen circumstances brought about by the COVI.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Vacation of Suit Property


Delhi HC Passes Anti Suit Injunction, Temporarily Restraining Defendant(05.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has allowed Hindustan Times Media Limited's plea seeking interim injunction against a company from using domain name 'hindustan.com' .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Anti-Suit Injuction


SC: Bar to File Separate Suit Challenging Compromise Decree Applies to Stranger Also(07.05.2020)

Supreme Court has held that the bar under Order 23 Rule 3A of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 to challenge a decree passed on a compromise in a sepa.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Bar to File Separate Suit


NHRC Takes Cognizance of Mother Pulling Suitcase with Exhausted Kid Sleeping(18.05.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about a mother pulling a suitcase with her small child sleeping on it .....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Mother Pulling Suitcase with Exhausted Kid Sleeping


Don’t List Certain IPR Suits Before 3 Judicial Officers: Delhi High Court(18.10.2018)

Delhi High Court, taking note of allegations of forum shopping involving three judges, has directed that IPR cases filed by certain litigants be not l.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, IPR Suits


Suitability of Candidate can be Considered Even After Disclosure by Him of Pending Criminal Cases: SC(27.11.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that even after disclosure is made by a candidate about criminal cases pending against him, the employer would be well with.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Suitability of Candidate


Bombay HC: No Formula to Determine Period of Limitation for Filing Administration Suit(07.05.2018)

Bombay High Court while allowing a man to claim rights as a beneficiary to an estate under a will over three years after a parent's death has held tha.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, administration suit, limitation


Kerala High Court: Suits Instituted As Against Private Persons Can't be Dismissed u/s 80 CPC(28.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has held that suit instituted as against private persons cannot be dismissed under Section 80 of CPC even if the cause of action aga.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Suit, Notice


Supreme Court: Eviction Suit By Co-owner With ‘No Objection From Other Owners’ Maintainable(24.03.2017)

Supreme Court has reiterated that a co-owner can alone maintain a suit for eviction of tenant without joining other co-owners if such other co-owners .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Eviction Suit



Delhi High Court (Amendment) Act, 2015(11.08.2015)

The Delhi High Court (Amendment) Act, 2015 became Act No. 23 of 2015. It amends the Delhi High Court Act, 1966, raising the value of suits in which th.....

Tags : delhi high court, district court, suit value


International Cases

A person who suffers damage as a result of malicious prosecution of a civil suit against him is entitled to recover that damage(20.07.2016)

Principal issue in instant appeal is relating to prosecution of civil proceedings in tort of malicious prosecution. Instant appeal is from a decision .....

Tags : Malicious prosecution, Civil suit, Damages


A trustee is entitled to the benefit of the lapse of time when, although he had done something legally or technically wrong, he had done nothing morally wrong or dishonest(28.02.2018)

Present appeal raises a well-formulated issue as to the construction of Section 21 of the Limitation Act 1980, and a rather more diffuse question as t.....

Tags : Fraud, Summary judgment, Suitability