1 June 2020

Search Results for Tag : Summon


Trial Court has power to summon any person as a witness, if his evidence appears to it to be essential to just decision of case(02.07.2018)

Petitioner/Accused impugns order, whereby, on an application under Section 311 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Cr.P.C.) filed by the Petition.....

Tags : Witness, Evidence, Summon


Before passing order of service of summons, it was duty of Court to examine Process Serving Officer/Bailiff, if his report is not on affidavit(10.07.2018)

The Appellant-husband ('the Respondent') against whom decree of dissolution of marriage has been passed in the petition filed by the Respondent-wife (.....

Tags : Service, Summons, Ex-parte decree, Validity


For summoning an Accused under Section 319 of Cr. PC, it requires much stronger evidence than mere probability of his complicity(27.02.2019)

Present appeals arise out of the order passed by the High Court by which the High Court has affirmed the order of the trial court summoning the Appell.....

Tags : Summon, Proceedings, Validity


Powers to summon any witness can be invoked at any stage of inquiry or trial, if such evidence appears to the Court to be essential(09.08.2019)

The present criminal revision petition is filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) for quashing of order passed by learn.....

Tags : Witness, Summon, Proceedings, Quashing of


Commercial matters to not be kept lingering in no-contest(07.09.2015)

The Delhi High Court allowed a trade mark suit in favour of international food chain, ‘Burger King’ despite the Defendant’s non-cooperation. Arising f.....

Tags : Trade mark, summons, written statement, ex parte



Telangana High Court: Summoning Income Tax Returns Does Not Violate Right to Privacy(18.02.2020)

Telangana High Court has held that a direction to produce income tax returns in Court will not violate the right to privacy under Article 21 of the Co.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Summoning Income Tax Returns


Allahabad HC Refuses to Entertain Writ Petition of Applicant Evading Summons of GST Intelligence(27.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has refused to entertain a Writ Petition of an Applicant who consistently evaded summons of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Intellig.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Applicant Evading Summons of GST Intelligence


Bombay High Court: Lower Courts Must Go ‘Digital’ in Serving Summons, Notices(16.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that courts should adopt ‘modern ways’ of serving summons/notices through WhatsApp or Email.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Summons, Notices


Lawyer of Opposite Party can be Summoned As Witness: Kerala HC(29.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that a lawyer of an opposite party can be summoned as witness, in cases where his examination is justified by the circumsta.....

Tags : Kerela High Court, Lawyer of Opposite Party can be Summoned As Witness


Magistrate Not Liable to Record Reasons for Summoning Accused in Case Instituted on Police Report: SC(06.02.2019)

Supreme Court has re-iterated that in a case based upon the police report, the Magistrate is not required to record any reason at the stage of issuing.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Magistrate Not Liable to Record Reasons for Summoning Accused in Case Instituted on Police Report


Madras HC: Avoid Unnecessary Summoning of Accused(06.07.2016)

Madras HC has said, “Courts are entitled to compel the appearance of the accused in criminal cases but such insistence should not be for the mere plea.....

Tags : Madras HC , Summoning of Accused


Bombay High Court Sets Precedent, Serves Summon via Messaging App 'Whatsapp'(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has set a precedent after it served a summon via WhatsApp in a copyright infringement suit against producers of Kannada movie ‘Pushp.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Whatsapp, Summon


Bombay HC: Appoint Nodal Officers to Track Progress in Service of Notices Sent Abroad(10.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Union of India to appoint nodal officers in Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Law and Justice for purpose of tra.....

Tags : Bombay HC, summons


Trial of Sohrabuddin Sheikh Fake Encounter Case to Start From Next Week(29.11.2017)

Trial of Sohrabuddin Sheikh Fake Encounter Case to Start From Next Week

Tags : "The court has issued summons to Sohrabuddin's brother Nayamuddin and some others, and the recording of evidence will start from November 29," said special CBI prosecutor B P Raju.


International Cases

Failure of a Registrar to sign a summons is susceptible to condonation(26.03.2020)

The crisp issue in present appeal is whether a summons which has not been signed by the registrar of the court is a nullity or a defective pleading wh.....

Tags : Summons, Signature, Peremptory requirement


Top Story

Subjected to law? Make a fuss(07.12.2015)

Hearing complaints of how the upper echelon of the Indian National Congress political party illegally acquired several thousand crores worth of Associ.....

Tags : Gandhi, national herald, summons, prima facie