What is the difference between stridhan and dowry?

Although ‘Stridhan’ and ‘Dowry’ are entirely different, they are generally misconceived to mean the same. Under Indian law, dowry means any property or valuable security that is given or agreed to be given by the bride’s side to the bridegroom’s family before, after or during the time of marriage. The main difference between ‘dowry’ and … Read more

What is the distinction between O 7 R 10 of CPC(Return of the plaint) and S 10 of CPC(Stay of suit)?

At the outset, it is necessary to note a submission, of Mr. Sai Deepak, that Order VII Rule 10, and Section 10, of the CPC, were required to be read together. This submission deserves, in my opinion, to be rejected even at this stage. A bare reading of Section 10, and Order VII Rule 10, … Read more

When documents obtained under right to information can be treated as a public document?

In view of the above analysis, the xerox copy certified by the designated Public Information Officer under Right to Information Act of the private documents are not certified copies within the meaning of the provisions of Section 65 of the Evidence Act. They are merely true copies of the private documents available in the records … Read more

What is Zero FIR?

Zero FIR is an FIR that can be lodged regarding a cognizable offense irrespective of the place of crime and jurisdiction of the police station. After recording of Zero FIR, the case is allotted to the police station with the jurisdiction of the case, and thereafter that concerned Police station investigates the case. Any police … Read more